2020–21 Faculty Searches

 

Associate or Full Professor, Slavery and Emancipation

The Department of History at the University of Chicago invites applications for a tenured (Associate or Full) professorship in the histories of slavery, emancipation, and the afterlives of slavery, to begin on or after July 1, 2020.  We seek applications from historians of Africa, the Atlantic World, the Caribbean, Latin America, North America, and the United States.  We especially welcome candidates working on Afro-descendent slavery, and from scholars of race, ethnicity, empire, migration, gender, and sexuality, but will consider scholars from any subspecialty related to the search’s core themes and scope.  This search is part of a larger cluster hiring initiative in this field that will lead to multiple appointments.  

Among the goals of the search is increasing the diversity of the faculty in the Department of History, and we therefore welcome applicants who are from groups that are historically underrepresented in the academy. 

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. Applicants must apply online at http://apply.interfolio.com/65473 and include:

  • a cover letter,
  • a curriculum vitae,
  • a dissertation abstract,
  • an article or chapter-length writing sample,
  • contact information for three references,
  • a research statement, and
  • a teaching statement.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University of Chicago's Notice of Nondiscrimination. Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call (773) 702-0287 or email ACOppAdministrator@uchicago.edu with their request.

Questions regarding the application process should be sent to Cyndee Breshock at c-breshock@uchicago.edu.

Assistant Professor, Slavery and Emancipation

The Department of History at the University of Chicago invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in the histories of slavery, emancipation, and the afterlives of slavery, to begin on or after July 1, 2020.  We seek applications from historians of Africa, the Atlantic World, the Caribbean, Latin America, North America, and the United States.  We especially welcome candidates working on Afro-descendent slavery, and from scholars of race, ethnicity, empire, migration, gender, and sexuality, but will consider scholars from any subspecialty related to the search’s core themes and scope.  This search is part of a larger cluster hiring initiative in this field that will lead to multiple appointments.  

Among the goals of the search is increasing the diversity of the faculty in the Department of History, and we therefore welcome applicants who are from groups that are historically underrepresented in the academy.

Consideration of applications will begin on September 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed; early submission is encouraged. Applicants must apply online at apply.interfolio.com/65684 and include:

  • a cover letter,
  • a curriculum vitae,
  • a dissertation abstract,
  • an article or chapter-length writing sample,
  • a research statement, and
  • a teaching statement.

Three reference letters are also required.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University of Chicago's Notice of Nondiscrimination. Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call (773) 702-0287 or email ACOppAdministrator@uchicago.edu with their request.

Questions regarding the application process should be sent to Cyndee Breshock at c-breshock@uchicago.edu.

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.

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.  Applicants must apply online at http://apply.interfolio.com/65689 and include:

  • a cover letter,
  • a curriculum vitae,
  • a dissertation abstract,
  • an article or chapter-length writing sample,
  • a research statement, and
  • a teaching statement.

Three reference letters are also required.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University of Chicago's Notice of Nondiscrimination. Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call (773) 702-0287 or email ACOppAdministrator@uchicago.edu with their request.

Questions regarding the application process should be sent to Cyndee Breshock at c-breshock@uchicago.edu.