Assistant Professor of History, Modern Europe The Department of History at Lafayette College invites applications for a tenure-track position to begin in July 2019. We seek candidates with a specialization in the history of modern Europe (excluding Russia). The successful candidate will teach five courses per year, including surveys and specialized courses in European history. We are also interested in candidates able to contribute to our new Global History Initiative. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in hand by fall 2019. Applications, including a letter of application, a c.v., three letters of recommendation, an article or chapter-length writing sample, and a teaching portfolio that includes a syllabus for a survey course on modern Europe, should be uploaded to In your application, please address how your scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and/or community service might support Lafayette College’s commitment to diversity and inclusion articulated in the College’s diversity statement (  The application deadline is November 1. We plan on conducting preliminary interviews at the American Historical Association Annual Meeting in Chicago, January 3-6, 2019, and may conduct videoconference interviews with selected candidates unable to attend. Questions about the position may be directed to the head of the History Department, Paul Barclay (


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