Cornell University, Department of History

Position ID:Cornell-History-ASSTASSOC [#12469, WDR-00016865]
Position Title: Assistant or Associate Professor of Public History
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Area: History / Public History
Appl Deadline:2019/01/09* finished (2018/10/18, finished 2019/05/22)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of History is searching for an advanced assistant professor or an early associate professor in the area of Public History. We seek a scholar with a PhD in History who is also grounded in theoretical and methodological public history approaches, including, but not limited to Museum Studies, Historic Preservation, and digital history. In collaboration with the Departments of City and Regional Planning and Landscape Architecture, this position will be part of a new Provost’s initiative in “Humanities, Art, & Public Life.” (Information can be found at:  This position will involve developing new directions in public history teaching and research, and joining an interdisciplinary group of scholars and students whose projects focus on historic sites, digital media, museums, libraries, archives, and/or local communities.

Please upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three reference letters to Academic Jobs Online by January 9, 2019. Questions about the position and the search can be sent to the chair of the committee, Professor Lawrence Glickman at

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. The College of Arts and Sciences at Cornell embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will create a climate that attracts students and faculty of all races, nationalities, and genders. We strongly encourage women and underrepresented minorities to apply. Cornell University is a recognized EEO/AA employer and educator, valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

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Further Info:
Cornell University
Department of History
450 McGraw Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853

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