Associate Professor of International History, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (Geneva, Switzerland)

With the academic year now over for many of our readers, we move quickly into … the season of more job postings. Here’s one of the first for this season–with an early application deadline–that should surely interest readers of the Global History Blog. “The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies,” announces a recent posting from that institution in Geneva,

invites applications for a full-time position at the rank of


with a specialisation in one of the following fields:

The history of international governance and systems

The history of transnational actors and actions

The history of cultures, societies and markets in regional or global perspective

starting on 1st February 2017 or on a mutually agreed-upon date.

The Institute is seeking candidates about to be appointed associate professor or already at the rank of associate professor with a few years of experience. Candidates must hold a PhD in history or equivalent. They should have an outstanding teaching experience and research track record. They should be open to comparative analysis and active on the frontier of methodological innovation. The ability to work with colleagues from other disciplines will be an asset.

The successful candidate will teach courses at both the master’s and doctoral levels and supervise master’s dissertations and PhD theses in the Department of International History. She or he will also be called upon to teach classes and supervise master’s theses in the Institute’s interdisciplinary programmes and possibly contribute to executive education’s programmes.

The teaching language is either English or French. Prior knowledge of French is not required, but the successful candidate is expected to acquire at least a passive knowledge of it within two years of being hired.

The Institute reserves the right to fill this position by invitation at any time.

If this sounds like you, then make sure to apply using this portal no later than August 20, 2016.

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