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Postdoctoral Instructorship in History


The Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences at the California Institute of Technology invites applications for a two-year Postdoctoral Instructorship in History beginning Fall 2018. Areas of Specialization: American Political History and/or American Race Relations. The successful candidate will be expected to teach three undergraduate courses per year (quarter system). The appointment is contingent upon completion of the Ph.D.

Interested candidates should electronically submit a letter of application, three letters of recommendation, a CV, and a writing sample of no more than 25 pages at Candidates unable to apply electronically may send these materials to: Chair, American History Postdoc Search, Caltech, HSS 228-77, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA.

Deadline for applications is November 15, 2017.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Approximate Start Date:

Sep 1st 2018


Sep 26th 2017



California Institute of Technology – Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences

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