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Assistant Professor

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Position Type: Faculty Full Time
Campus: UMass Boston
Department: History
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Job Description

The History Department at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Modern European History, to begin September 1, 2021. A PhD in History is required. Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to scholarship, teaching, and department and university service, and must have an active research agenda. Candidates’ research fields must focus on 19th and/or 20th-century European History.     

The search committee will be looking for teaching experience, as well as the ability to develop new undergraduate and graduate courses. The teaching load is 2-2 and includes teaching, advising, and supervising masters theses in the graduate program. The ability to teach undergraduate and/ or graduate courses in one or more of the following areas would complement existing department strengths: globalism, political history, environmental history, history of science or medicine, race, and/or LGBTQ history.      

Application instructions:

Please submit a c.v., cover letter, three letters of recommendation, and graduate school transcript by November 1, 2020. Further information about the position can be obtained by emailing


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