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October 29, 2013

Job: Assist. Prof. History, HSE Moscow/St. Petersburg 18.12.13

Deadline: December 18, 2013

The Higher School of Economics invites applications for full-time, tenure-track positions of Assistant Professor, or higher, in the Faculties of History at both its Moscow and St. Petersburg campuses.

We welcome candidates in all sub-fields and notably in economic history and 18-20th century world history, post-colonial theory and historiography, history of international relations, diplomacy and public diplomacy, social and technological history, global, comparative, and transnational history.

The HSE is a young, dynamic, fast-growing Russian research university providing unique research opportunities (http://hse.ru/en, http://hist.hse.ru/en/,

- Internationally
competitive сompensation package, 13% flat income tax rate and other benefits
- Generous travel support
and research grants provided by the university’s Centre for Advanced Studies
- Low teaching load;
minimal service required
- Heavy emphasis on high
quality research

- Ph.D. in History or
related fields
- Fluent English
(knowledge of Russian is not required)
- Ability and high
motivation to conduct high-quality research publishable in reputable
peer-reviewed journals and international university presses

Generally appointments will be made for an initial three-year period and upon successful completion of an interim review, contracts would normally be extended for a further three years until the tenure review.

Please provide a CV, at least 2 letters of reference forwarded directly, a statement of research interest and a recent research paper. All materials should be addressed to Martin Gilman, Director, Centre for Advanced Studies at cas@hse.ru
no later than December 18, 2013.

Posted by jmkirsch at October 29, 2013 02:17 PM