History Tenured Historian of the 20th-century United States University of Pennsylvania , Department of Humanities/ History/ Philosophy United States

Position Information


Position Title History Tenured Historian of the 20th-century United States

Position Type Humanities/ History/ Philosophy

Position Description

The University of Pennsylvania History Department seeks a senior historian of the 20th-century United States. The successful candidate will have a record of significant research, influential publications, and effective teaching. She or he will be appointed at the level of advanced associate or full professor. We are seeking a scholar who possesses a broad command of 20th-century U.S. history, a vision for enhancing our program, and a willingness to work with colleagues across different areas of history.


Candidates should apply online at http://facultysearches.provost.upenn.edu/postings/502 Please attach a letter of application, CV, and research statement. The department will begin reviewing applications on 3 April 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.


The Department of History is strongly committed to Penn’s Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to establishing a more diverse faculty (for more information see: http://www.upenn.edu/almanac/volumes/v58/n02/diversityplan.html). The University of Pennsylvania is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.


Position Posting Date 01/30/2015

Closing Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

Posting Number 1121

Affirmative Action Statement

The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class status in the administration of its admissions, financial aid, educational or athletic programs, or other University-administered programs or in its employment practices. Questions or complaints regarding this policy should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, Sansom Place East, 3600 Chestnut Street, Suite 228, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6106; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).


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