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Ottoman HistoryThe Department of History at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Ottoman History. We welcome a range of scholarship in Ottoman history, including transnational and imperial perspectives as well as approaches that address the political, ethnic, and religious diversity of the Ottoman world.  Specialists from any period in Ottoman history may apply. We expect that the successful candidate will be able to teach the broad sweep of the empire’s history.  Receipt of the PhD is expected by the time of appointment.

Submit applications online at  Please include letter of application, curriculum vitae, writing sample approximately 7500 words in length, and the contact information of three individuals who will provide letters of recommendation.  Recommenders will be contacted by the University with instructions on how to submit letters to the website.  If the writing sample is part of a dissertation or other major project, include an abstract explaining the sample’s relationship to the larger work.  Review of applications will begin 15 September 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

The Department of History is strongly committed to Penn’s Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to creating a more diverse faculty (for more information see:

The University of Pennsylvania is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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