Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Job Opening: Harvard Business School

Harvard Business School is seeking candidates with a Ph.D. in history (or related fields) for a tenure track position in the Business, Government, and the International Economy (BGIE) unit. Candidates whose research interests and experience include international political economy, comparative political economy of industrialized or developing countries, political economy of development, economic history, history of economic policy and regulation, history of capitalism, or history of globalization will be considered. The search is open with regard to methodological approach and focus area. Candidates may come directly from Ph.D. programs or from the faculties of other universities. The appointment will begin on July 1, 2013.

All applicants should have excellent academic credentials and a demonstrated potential for conducting outstanding research. The School is particularly interested in applicants with interdisciplinary interests in social sciences and strong records of, or potential for, excellence in teaching. Successful candidates will, at the outset, teach a required first-year MBA course on the economic, political, and social environment of global business.

Applications must be received no later than November 15, 2012.

Applications should include curriculum vitae, description of research-in-progress, published articles or working papers, dissertation chapters or other writing samples, statement of teaching interests and, if applicable, teaching evaluations. In addition, three letters of recommendation are required, which should be submitted online directly to the School by the referees. Those interested may apply online at, making sure to select the job title option "Tenure-Track Position: History" in the process.

Materials that can be sent only in hard copy may be mailed to:
                     Harvard Business School, Faculty Administration
                     Attn: BGIE Unit Application
                     Morgan Hall T25, Soldiers Field Road
                     Boston, MA 02163