Associate Professor or Full Professor, World History – University of Pittsburgh

At the University of Pittsburgh, the Department of History has announced a search for an Associate or Full Professor position with a specialization in World History. The announcement explains further:

The Department of History at the University of Pittsburgh seeks applicants for a tenured position in World History at the level of advanced Associate Professor or Professor, beginning in fall 2016, pending budgetary approval. Applicants should have an outstanding record of internationally recognized research and of creative scholarly collaboration and methodological innovation. The successful candidate will be committed to advancing the research profile and reputation of the department as a center for transnational, macro-regional, and world-historical research.

The World History Center, an integral component of the department’s undergraduate and graduate programs, supports research, teaching, and international collaboration on the global past, with attention to policies for the global future. The successful candidate will hold the position of center director in rotation with colleagues. We also seek excellence in graduate and undergraduate teaching. Applicants should demonstrate how they would participate in our dynamic program of graduate teaching and research built around cross-regional and thematic collaboration.

Those who wish to apply to the position are requested to submit a letter of application, C.V., and three letters of recommendation to Pitt’s internal application system (link here) no later than September 15, 2015. Informal questions and enquiries are to be directed to Professor Holger Hoock.

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