Tenure-Track Position at the Rank of Assistant or Associate Professor

The Department of History at Clark University invites applications for the endowed Michael and Lisa Leffell Chair in twentieth-century Jewish history. Specialization in the Soviet Union, Eastern Europe, the Near or Middle East, and/or the transnational movement of peoples and cultures between these regions are especially welcome. The candidate’s research and teaching should complement and not duplicate department strengths. Evidence of excellent scholarship and a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching as well as a willingness to mentor graduate students are required.The candidate should have the ability to teach broad survey courses as well as upper level courses in their area of specialization.

The appointment will be a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant or associate professor, to begin in fall 2019. The Leffell Chair is also expected to contribute to the Jewish Studies program and the Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies. Ph.D. required by the time of appointment.

Please send a letter of application including a statement of research and teaching interests, c.v., and three letters of reference to Professor Thomas Kühne, Chair, Leffell Chair Search at LeffellChairSearch@clarku.edu.

Inquiries regarding this position should be directed to the same address. Review of applications will begin on September 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. AA/EOE.

Clark University embraces equal opportunity and affirmative action as core values: we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. This commitment applies to every aspect of education, services, and employment policies and practices at Clark. Our commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. All positions at Clark share in the responsibility for building a community that values diversity and the uniqueness of others by exhibiting integrity and respect in interacting with all members of the Clark community to create an atmosphere of fairness and belonging. We strongly encourage members from historically underrepresented communities, inclusive of all women, to apply.


Contact: Professor Thomas Kühne, Chair, Leffell Chair Search at LeffellChairSearch@clarku.edu.
Website: http://www2.clarku.edu/departments/history