Overview

The History Department in The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in the history of modern Germany. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to research as well as to undergraduate and graduate education. The Maxwell School especially seeks candidates open to collaboration and interdisciplinarity in their teaching and research. The successful candidate will be expected to teach two courses per semester, maintain an active research program and serve on departmental and other committees. Ph.D. in Modern German History or cognate field expected at time of appointment.

Qualifications:
Ph.D. in Modern German History or cognate field expected at time of appointment.

Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will be expected to teach two courses per semester, work in active research program and serve on departmental and other committees.

Physical Requirements:

Tools/Equipment:

Application Instructions:
Please complete an online faculty application and attach the following documents:A letter of application, curriculum vitae, writings sample, and list of three professional references must be attached online. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by October 15, 2017 although the search will remain open until the position is filled. Syracuse University is an AA/ EOE.

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