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Faculty Position Available- Department of History

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Linda A. Cicero / Stanford News Service 

Linda A. Cicero / Stanford News Service
Jul 2 2019


The Department of History at Stanford University is seeking applicants for a tenure track Assistant Professor in the area of modern history of South Asia with an emphasis on 19th and 20th centuries. Applicants will be expected to teach courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. We particularly encourage applicants who are able to bring their work and interests into a wide conversation amongst both specialists and non-specialists across the university.  

Applicants should submit the following materials online at
1.     Cover letter addressing research and teaching interests
2.     Curriculum vitae
3.     One writing sample
4.     Three letters of recommendation

For full consideration, applications must be received by September 15, 2019. The search committee will conduct preliminary interviews by video-conferencing in October 2019. The appointment will begin on September 1, 2020.  Ph.D. must be in hand by the appointment start date. 

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.