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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, History of the American West at Yale University

Friday, July 29, 2022 7:00 AM | Anonymous member

The Department of History at Yale University is looking to hire an assistant or associate or full professor in the history of the U.S. West, including Hawaiʻi and the Pacific, to begin on July 1, 2023. Candidates in all subfields are encouraged to apply. Scholars who work on topics related to race, gender, sexuality, Indigeneity, empire and borderlands, religion, commerce, politics, intellectual history, and the environment are encouraged to apply. Applicants should have demonstrated achievement and/or strong potential for scholarship, undergraduate and graduate teaching, and academic impact. Yale welcomes applications from historians who already hold teaching positions, as well as recent PhDs and those who expect their PhD or equivalent degree by the time of appointment.


PhD or equivalent degree by July 1, 2023

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit an application via They should submit a cover letter, CV, research and teaching interests statements, and a chapter-length writing sample. Please also submit contact information for three individuals who have agreed to provide letters of recommendation, which may be solicited at a later stage. Review of applications will begin September 23 and will continue until the position is filled. For questions regarding this position, please email Dana Lee at

Western History Association

University of Kansas | History Department

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