European Intellectual History. Associate Professor. Anticipated start date, September 1, 2020. The Department of History at Princeton University in conjunction with the University Center for Human Values invites applications from scholars who specialize in the intellectual history of Europe from the Renaissance to the present. The candidate should be prepared to offer a broad undergraduate course on European intellectual history, as well as upper level undergraduate courses and graduate seminars on specialized aspects of the field. The candidate's work should engage with the life of ideas and their implications for human values, whether political, social, economic, or cultural. Review of files will begin October 7, 2019, but applications will be considered until the Department, in conjunction with the University Center, chooses to close the search. Applicants should provide a detailed letter of application, curriculum vitae, and two chapter- or article-length writing samples. Applicants should also provide contact information for at least three recommenders as part of the online application process. Please apply online at https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/12721.Princeton is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. This position is subject to the University's background check policy.
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