The History Department of the University of Texas at Austin invites applications for an advanced associate or full professor position in Ottoman history, with a preference for scholars of social, intellectual, or cultural history who focus on the early modern era (c. 1500-1800). We have a particular interest in those whose work takes an expansive, trans-regional view of the Ottoman Empire. We are looking for scholarship on phenomena like climate, environment, military power, consumer culture, or international trade, as embedded in contacts between the Ottoman provinces and the Ottoman center, as well as entanglements between the Ottoman Empire and the wider early modern world.


Applicants should have an outstanding record of publication and an established international reputation in the field. Applicants should also have documented evidence of teaching excellence.

The successful candidate will be expected to engage in high quality research/scholarly activities, demonstrate effective classroom teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, direct graduate research, and exhibit a commitment to service to the department, college, and university.

A PhD degree in History or related field is required. Applicants may currently hold the rank of either associate or full professor. Salary for this position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Interested applicants are invited to submit a letter of interest, detailed curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Denise Spellberg, Department of History, The University of Texas at Austin. All materials should be submitted online via:  https://dossier.interfolio.com/apply/44876.

For full consideration, applications should be received by November 15th, 2017. The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The University of Texas at Austin is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Background checks will be conducted on the successful candidate. The positions are subject to final budgetary approval.

If you do not have a free dossier account with Interfolio, you will be prompted to create one during the application process, assistance is available from Interfolio’s Customer Support – help@interfolio.com or call (877) 997-8807.


The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity at all levels. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or veteran status.  (Compliant with the new VEVRAA and Section 503 Rules).

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