U.S. History, post-1945: The Department of History at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Post-1945 U.S. History. We are particularly interested in scholars specializing in urban and/or political history as well as race, ethnicity, and immigration.  The candidate will participate in the undergraduate and graduate teaching mission of the Department.  Receipt of the PhD is expected by the time of appointment.

Submit applications online at http://facultysearches.provost.upenn.edu/postings/1183.  Please include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, writing sample approximately 7500 words in length, and the contact information of three individuals who will provide letters of recommendation. Recommenders will be contacted by the University with instructions on how to submit letters to the website.  If the writing sample is part of a dissertation or other major project, include an abstract explaining the sample’s relationship to the larger work.  Review of applications will begin1 November 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Preliminary interviews will take place at the American Historical Association annual meeting in Washington, D.C.

The Department of History is strongly committed to Penn’s Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to creating 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. For more information contact Octavia Carr octaviac@sas.upenn.edu.