Position, Assistant Professor, Eurasian History (18th-20th Century), University of Pittsburgh, History

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University of Pittsburgh, History

Assistant Professor, Eurasian History (18th-20th Century)

Institution Type: College / University
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Position: Assistant Professor

~~Eurasian History.  The Department of History at the University of Pittsburgh seeks applicants for a tenure-stream assistant professor, beginning fall 2015, pending budgetary approval. We invite applications from candidates working in the area of modern Eurasian history (18th–20th century), in particular the history of Russia and its Eurasian borderlands (Caucasus, Central Asia, East Asia).  Individuals with interests in political, social, economic, and cultural history and who are able to conduct their research in both Russian and another Eurasian language are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will teach introductory and upper-level undergraduate courses, normally including one writing seminar annually, and should be ready to participate in our dynamic program of graduate teaching and research, which is built around cross-regional thematic collaboration.  We encourage applicants to demonstrate how their research and teaching will contribute to one or more of our transnational thematic fields: Atlantic History, Power and Inequality, Texts and Contexts, and World History (http://www.history.pitt.edu/graduate/transnational-thematic-history.php).  The appointee will join a department committed to excellence in teaching as well as research in a university with great strength in international and area studies.  Send letter of application, CV, a single well-selected journal article or book/dissertation chapter, and three letters of recommendation to Chair, Eurasian Search Committee, Department of History, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA  15260.  Applications must be postmarked by October 15, 2014. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer.  Women and members of minority groups under-represented in academia are especially encouraged to apply.

Chair, Eurasian Search Committee
Department of History University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA  15260

Website: http://www.history.pitt.edu/graduate/transnational-thematic-history.php
Primary Category: Russian or Soviet History / Studies
Secondary Categories: Asian History / Studies
Posting Date: 07/02/2014
Closing Date: 10/15/2014