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Early Modern Europe – Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track


POSITION: Full-time tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank in the History department beginning in fall 2018.


Early Modern Europe, 1450-1750: State University of New York, College at Cortland. Early Modern European History, specialization open. Tenure-track assistant professorship beginning in fall 2018. In addition to upper-level undergraduate courses and graduate (M.A.) courses in Early Modern European history, the candidate must be able to teach a World or Western Civilization survey. The department is eager to attract candidates also capable of teaching upper-level history courses on some aspect of early modern European interactions with the wider world (commerce, culture, materiality; economy and poverty; race, settler colonialism and migration; gender and sexuality; nature and science, etc.).

THE COLLEGE: SUNY Cortland is a comprehensive college within the State University of New York system and is known for its superb programs in speech-language pathology, teacher education, recreation, parks and leisure studies, health, physical education, and a number of leading liberal arts programs in the natural and social sciences as well as the arts and humanities. Our many programs are designed to support our commitment to civic responsibility, environmental responsibility, international education, professional education and social justice. More than 90 percent of SUNY Cortland's 7,200 undergraduate and graduate students gain hands-on experience through internships, volunteerism, civic engagement and study abroad. Its three schools - education, arts and sciences and professional studies - are committed to excellence in teaching, research, scholarship, service and international education.

The campus is located in the geographic center of New York State and is a half-hour drive from Syracuse and Ithaca and four hours from New York City and Philadelphia. Situated in the beautiful Finger Lakes region, Cortland offers an array of regional cultural and recreational opportunities, as well as affordable housing and excellent school systems.

By November 5, candidates should submit complete applications online (including c.v., cover letter, and evidence of teaching effectiveness) to . Please also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent in your name to or to SUNY Cortland History Department, Graham Ave, Old Main 212 Cortland, NY 13045. The department will conduct a preliminary round of Skype interviews in November prior to a second round of Skype interviews in December, in lieu of attendance at the AHA. For questions, contact Laura Gathagan, Search Committee chair, by email at or phone at 607-753-5622.

The State University of New York College at Cortland is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.

Approximate Start Date:

Sep 1st 2018



Sep 26th 2017



SUNY Cortland

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Mid $50,000 range


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Ph. D. in History required by date of appointment. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Teaching experience, research agenda and scholarly profile, and strong interpersonal skills.




New York



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