Senior Academic Position in the Department of History

Salary Not specified
Sep 24, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of General History at Tel Aviv University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Western History, 1400-1990.  

 The Department of General History seeks researchers who focus on one of the following areas and/or the relation among them: Western Europe, Colonial America and/or the United States. There may be a preference for a candidate whose research contributes to the understanding and the discussion of the broad contexts of contemporary global issues, such as the environmental crisis, the emigration crisis, the economic and social gaps, difficulties of stabilization of democratic regimes, the challenges of a multi-cultural world and gender relations. The job requires versatility in tutoring research students and in teaching.

 Requisites of the position:

Ph.D at the time of filling the position.

Excellence in research and broad knowledge of historiographic debatesAcademic publications, published or accepted for publication

Ability to perform independent research

Versatility in tutoring and teaching Western History

Teaching in Hebrew, by the beginning of the third year of employment

Salary and conditions will conform to Tel Aviv University regulations. Appointment procedures will be carried out according to the rules and regulations of Tel Aviv University and are subject to the approval of the University authorities. The position is effective from October 2021 and the academic rank will be determined towards the beginning of employment.

Candidates should send their applications including a cover letter referring to the educational and academic trajectory of the candidate (max 2 pages), CV, list of publications, samples of publications, a short description of their next research project (up to one page), and 2 potential course syllabi to:

Prof. Gerardo Leibner, Head, Department of General History

by email:

Candidates who will advance to the second stage will be invited for an interview and be asked to provide recommendation letters.

The deadline of submission is November 30, 2020

The position is open to all candidates. The appointment will be based on candidate qualifications and Department needs. The Department, Faculty or Tel-Aviv University are not obligated to appoint any of the candidates who apply for this position. 

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