Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Teaching Position: “History of Capitalism in Modern America”

The Department of History at Brown University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in the history of capitalism defined broadly to encompass candidates working in labor history (free and unfree), business history, economic history, history of economic thought, history of consumer society, and the political economy of the nineteenth and/or twentieth-century United States. The successful candidate must show exceptional scholarly promise and will be expected to teach a range of courses at the undergraduate level (including general chronological courses), as well as to participate in a graduate program that seeks to generate connections across chronological and geographical specializations. The appointment will begin on July 1, 2013, or as soon as possible thereafter. Receipt of the Ph.D. is expected by the time of appointment.
   Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference via Interfolio (  Queries may be addressed to Seth Rockman, Chair, History of Capitalism Search, at The deadline for receiving applications is October 15, 2012. Brown University is an EEO/AA employer. Women and members of underrepresented racial and ethnic groups are encouraged to apply.