Assistant Professor, Early Modern, Europe or Mediterranean

Villanova University

Job Type: Faculty, Tenure Track

Application Deadline: October 15, 2021

The Department of History at Villanova University invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of assistant professor in the history of Early Modern Europe or the Early Modern Mediterranean, circa 1400-1700 whose research and teaching interests intersect with the History of Science and/or Global interactions. We seek applicants who have a strong commitment to teaching and can demonstrate an ability to offer compelling courses at undergraduate and M.A. levels. The successful applicant will teach a thematically based core History course of their creation and will be able to offer undergraduate and graduate courses in their areas of specialization. The position begins August 2022. Teaching load 3-2. Ph.D. required at the time the position commences. The application deadline is October 15, 2021. The first round of interviews will be conducted via online video meeting.

Applications must be submitted online at and will include the following: a) Cover letter of interest b) Complete curriculum vitae c) Statement of teaching philosophy d) Statement of research agenda including dissertation abstract e) one article or chapter-length writing sample f) Unofficial graduate transcripts; official transcripts required if you are chosen for interview g) Contact information for three references who will receive a secure email link to upload their recommendations. Finalists will be asked to submit statements of their contribution to DEI and the university’s mission.
Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. The university is in the ethnically and culturally diverse Philadelphia metro region. Diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism are integral components of Villanova University’s mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University’s mission and values. For more information, please see

Posted: July 20, 2021