Deadline: Open Until Filled
The Department of History at Bucknell University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Eurasia with a focus on Russian imperial relations, at the level of assistant professor, to begin in August 2023. Research approach and geographical area are open, with particular interest taken in candidates focusing on gender and/or sexuality. The successful candidate will teach introductory courses on the Russian Empire as well as either the Soviet Union or post-Soviet Russia, and upper-level courses in the candidate’s areas of expertise. Such electives could include the Mongols, the Khanates, the Silk Road, Russian colonial/imperial expansion, Muslim women in the Communist/post-Communist world, extractivist politics in Central Asia and Eastern Europe, independence and decolonization movements, and non-European Russian Indigenous movements and minoritized peoples. Ph.D. in History required at time of employment.
Interested candidates should submit a letter of application; a curriculum vitae; a sample of scholarship; and three letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin on September 12, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. Applications will only be accepted through Bucknell’s career site (careers.bucknell.edu).
Bucknell University, an Equal Opportunity Employer, believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. We seek candidates who are committed to Bucknell’s efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and we welcome applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education.
Bucknell University is a private, highly ranked, primarily undergraduate, national liberal arts institution that also offers strong professional programs in engineering, management, education, and music.
Bucknell University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The university believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education are encouraged.
Bucknell is committed to creating a climate that fosters inclusion, growth, and development for a diverse student body, and seeks candidates who are also committed to these goals.
Bucknell is committed to supporting the teacher-scholar model of faculty development. With a student-faculty ratio of about 9:1, small class sizes are a hallmark of the Bucknell educational experience. The university sponsors a range of activities to support the development of its faculty, including a Teaching-Learning Center and generous research support and leave policies.
Bucknell is located in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, on the banks of the Susquehanna River. The Lewisburg area offers a combination of outdoor recreation opportunities and small-town amenities. In addition to the cultural and athletic events offered at the University and in town, the region offers strong schools and medical facilities, and an affordable cost of living. Bucknell is about three hours from Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C