Modern South Asian Historian Search

Assistant Professor, Modern South Asian History (1500- present). The Federated Department of History at Rutgers University, Newark - New Jersey Institute of Technology, invites applications for a tenure-track position, at the rank of assistant professor, in Modern South Asian History (from 1500 to the present), based at Rutgers University-Newark, to begin September 2015.  The applicant should be able to present evidence of scholarly accomplishment and effective teaching. Ph.D. in hand by September 2015 preferred, but ABD considered.  The department is a partner in the three Rutgers University-Newark campus centers that focus on race, ethnicity and culture (including historical memory, public history, human rights); urban studies; and global affairs. 

Send letter of application, c.v. and a short (chapter or article-length) writing sample electronically to by October 15. Three letters of recommendation are also required and should be sent to Dr. Kornel Chang, South Asian History Search, Department of History, Rutgers University, 323 Conklin Hall, 175 University Avenue, Newark, NJ 07102-1814. 

Rutgers University is an AA/EOE and especially encourages applications from women and members of minority groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other classification protected by law.