Free open Job in North, South & Central America Assistant Professor, 19th-Century British History at Columbia University New York


The Department of History at Columbia University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in the field of Britain in the long 19th century. All specializations are welcome, but in light of the Department’s existing strengths in international and imperial history we are interested especially in candidates with expertise in intellectual, social, and cultural history and those who work on Britain in relation to Europe. Candidates with expertise in Irish history are also encouraged to apply. Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate and graduate courses in the candidate’s field of expertise and in the foundational curriculum of the department, as well as regular participation in the undergraduate core curriculum of Columbia College.

Applicants are encouraged to highlight how their teaching, research, or service would help further Columbia’s mission of building a culturally diverse and inclusionary scholarly environment.

Applications should include a letter of application, research statement, CV, writing sample, and three letters of reference by October 15, 2019.

The successful applicant will show evidence of innovative scholarship and experience with teaching and advising, and have the Ph.D. in hand by July 1, 2020.

All applications must be made through Columbia University’s online Recruitment of Academic Personnel System (RAPS):

Columbia University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a diverse environment, and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.


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