Academic Jobs: Professor in Eurasian History/Russian Imperial Relations (Bucknell University)

Deadline: September 12, 2022

The Department of History at Bucknell is pleased to announce a job opening in Eurasian History and/or Russian Imperial Relations, to begin August 2023. PhD in History required by start date. Please contact Jennifer Thomson, search chair, with any questions:

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 and/or 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 ( 

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.

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