Job Opening: Tenure-track assistant professorship in Modern British History

Modern British History

The History Department at Providence College invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in Modern British History beginning August 2019.  We particularly desire applications from scholars whose research and teaching place British history in an imperial, global, transnational and/or comparative context (Colonial Atlantic World excluded). Competence to teach in the Development of Western Civilization program as part of the regular teaching load is required.  Experience in interdisciplinary and/or team-teaching is desirable.  Ph.D. from an accredited institution by date of appointment is required.

Providence College, a Roman Catholic, four-year, liberal arts institution conducted under the auspices of the Dominican Friars, seeks candidates who can affirm and contribute to its mission. Providence College believes that cultural and intellectual pluralism is essential to the excellence of its academic program, and strives to foster an academic culture and campus community that attracts and supports the development of a stellar and diverse faculty reflecting the global environment in which we live and work. As an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, the College especially encourages applications from women and persons of color.

Letter of application, c.v., undergraduate and graduate transcripts should be submitted electronically to  Applicants will be prompted to submit the names and email addresses of three reference providers who will receive an email from our on-line career site with a link and instructions on how to submit a letter of recommendation.  Please note that those selected for interviews at the annual meeting of the North American Conference of British Studies will be asked to provide supplementary materials prior to the interview.


Deadline for completed applications is September 7, 2018. Questions about the position may be addressed to Dr. Karen Holland, Chair of the search committee at