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Assistant Professor of African History Position

New York University's Department of History welcomes applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor of African history, to begin Fall 2016, pending budgetary and administrative approval. The search is open to all regions, periods, and thematic interests. Candidates should demonstrate commitment to innovation in research and teaching. Completion of PhD by June 2016 is required.

To apply submit a cover letter, c.v., writing sample, and three letters of recommendation through the site: www.nyuopsearch.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=52540.

The deadline for all materials is October 1, 2015.

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Assistant Professor of Atlantic History Position

New York University’s Department of History invites applications for a tenure-track position for an assistant professor with a specialization in Atlantic History, 1492-1825. Duties will include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses and participating in the Atlantic History workshop. The position is to begin September 1, 2016, pending budgetary and administrative approval. A PhD in history is required by the time of the appointment.

Applicants are to submit their materials online at www.nyuopsearch.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=52558: a letter of interest addressed to Professor Nicole Eustace, Chair of the Search Committee; a c.v.; three references; a short writing sample; and a dissertation or book manuscript chapter outline.

The deadline for application is November 2, 2015.

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Elihu Rose Scholar in Modern Military History Position

The Department of History at New York University invites applications for the Elihu Rose Scholar in Modern Military History. The successful candidate will be appointed as a Faculty Fellow effective September 1, 2016, subject to budgetary and administrative approval. The appointment will be for one year, with the possibility of renewal for up to three years. Applicants who hold assistant professor positions at other universities are eligible to apply for a one-year appointment while on leave from home institutions. The committee welcomes applications from military historians, broadly defined, working on any geographical area.

The Rose Scholar will teach one course per semester in military history, including one course on a major conflict of the nineteenth or twentieth century. The Rose Scholar will be provided with funds in support of research and to organize public events on military history. Applicants must hold a PhD in History at the time of appointment and must have received the doctorate no earlier than 2011.

Applicants are to submit their materials online at www.nyuopsearch.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=52789: a cv, a letter of application, three references, and a writing sample (article, book chapter, or dissertation chapter). Review of applications will begin on February 28, 2016.

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