Tenure-Track Professor in Modern German History

Massachusetts, United States
22 Sep 2019
End of advertisement period
22 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time


Faculty of Arts and Sciences


Department of History

Position Description

The Department of History seeks to appoint a tenure-track professor in Modern German History, with an emphasis on the twentieth century. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2020. The appointee will teach and advise at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate or terminal degree in History or related discipline by the time the appointment begins.

Additional Qualifications

Demonstrated strong commitment to teaching is desired.

Special Instructions

Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal (http://academicpositions.harvard.edu). Candidates are encouraged to apply by October 1; applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

  1. Cover letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching statement (describing teaching approach and philosophy)
  4. Research statement
  5. Names and contact information of 3-4 referees, who will be asked by a system-generated email to upload a letter of recommendation once the candidate’s application has been submitted. Three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is considered complete only when at least three letters have been received.
  6. Publications, if applicable
  7. Statement describing efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging, including past, current, and anticipated future contributions in these areas

Contact Information

Taylor Maurice, Faculty Coordinator, Department of History, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138

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