The University of Chicago — Assistant Professor, Environmental History

The Department of History at the University of Chicago invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in Environmental History to begin on or after July 1, 2020. Specialization is open in terms of area and period. The department especially welcomes candidates working from a global, imperial, or transnational perspective.

Candidates must have Ph.D. in hand by the start of the appointment.

Application Instructions
Applicants must apply online at the University of Chicago’s Academic Recruitment job board at and include 1) a cover letter, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a research statement, 4) a teaching statement, 5) an article or chapter-length writing sample, and 6) three letters of reference. Consideration of applications will begin on September 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed; early submission is encouraged.

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