Cornell University, Department of History

Position ID:Cornell-History-USWORLD [#19014]
Position Title: Assistant Professor, US in the World
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: History / U.S. and the World
Appl Deadline:2021/09/10 11:59PMhelp popup* finished (2021/07/23, finished 2022/02/11, listed until 2022/01/23)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

As part of the university's comprehensive vaccination program, all Cornell employees are required to have and provide proof of an FDA-or WHO-authorized or approved COVID-19 vaccine and booster or have obtained a university-approved disability/medical or religious exemption, regardless of their role and work location.

New hires are required to provide documentation showing full vaccination status (that is, completion of two shots of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine or one shot of the Janssen/Johnson & Johnson) before their first day of work. If a new hire's vaccination is not complete or information is not received by their start date, the first day of work will be delayed. It is possible in some cases that an offer of employment may be withdrawn.

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Assistant Professor, US in the World
The Department of History at Cornell University seeks applicants for an Assistant Professorship focusing on the U.S. in the World (19th-21st centuries). We welcome all areas of specialization, including U.S. empire or hegemony, foreign policy, international history, grand strategy, cultural diplomacy, economic development, science and technology, and conflict and security, as well as the consequences of US policies and actions. The ability to conduct research in a language other than English is welcome but not necessary.

Applicants must have their Ph.D. in hand by July 1, 2022. Please upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and writing sample to AJO by September 10, 2021. Applicants are encouraged to submit their materials early. We will request letters of recommendation and additional materials from those candidates selected for the second round of review. Questions about the position and the search can be sent to the chair of the search committee, Professor Aaron Sachs, at

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University's heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations.

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