University of Pennsylvania — Assistant Professor of Modern Central European History, 1800-present

Modern Central European History, 1800-present: The Department of History at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professorship in Modern Central European history, 1800-present, broadly construed to include national and/or transnational approaches. Teaching portfolio will include major themes in modern German history in addition to the candidate’s own areas of specialization. Receipt of the PhD is expected by the time of appointment.

Submit applications online at Please include letter of application, curriculum vitae, writing sample approximately 7500 words in length, and the contact information of three individuals who will provide letters of recommendation. Recommenders will be contacted by the University with instructions on how to submit letters to the website. If the writing sample is part of a dissertation or other major project, include an abstract explaining the sample’s relationship to the larger work. Review of applications will begin 1 November 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Preliminary interviews will take place at the American Historical Association annual meeting in Chicago.

The Department of History is strongly committed to Penn’s Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to creating a more diverse faculty (for more information see:

The University of Pennsylvania is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.