The History Department at Washington University in St. Louis invites applications for a historian of early North America before 1820 specializing in Native American/indigenous history. The search is at the rank of tenure-track assistant professor. A PhD in history or in a related field in hand by August 1, 2018 and evidence of scholarly potential are required. Area and chronological expertise are open. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses on colonial America and Native American/indigenous history as well as classes in the candidate’s area of specialization, be active in research and publication, advise students, perform department and university service, and contribute to a growing community of scholars in related departments and programs. Please send a letter of application, c.v., and three letters of reference (under separate cover) via Interfolio ( 

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Screening of applications will begin on October 15, 2017, and will continue until the search is concluded. Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.