Business, Government and the International Economy: Tenure-Track Position in History - 2024
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Higher Education Institution
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Harvard Business School is seeking candidates with a Ph.D. in history for a tenure-track position in the Business, Government, and the International Economy (BGIE) unit. While candidates may study any geographic region or time period, we are especially looking for scholars whose research focuses on one or more of the following areas: business-government relations, business history, economic development, democratic governance, international institutions and/or international relations, law, political economy, public policy, and trade. Candidates may come directly from Ph.D. programs (must be complete by time of appointment) or from the faculties of other universities. The appointment will begin on July 1, 2024.
All applicants should have excellent academic credentials and a demonstrated potential for conducting outstanding research. The School is particularly interested in applicants with interdisciplinary interests and a strong record of, or potential for, excellence in teaching. Successful candidates will, at the outset, teach a required first-year MBA course on the economic, political, and social environment of business.
Harvard is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.
Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, description of research-in-progress, published articles or working papers, dissertation chapters or other writing samples, statement of teaching interests and, if applicable, teaching evaluations. In addition, three confidential letters of recommendation are required, which should be submitted through the online portal by the referees.
Applications must be received no later than October 25, 2023.
Harvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. The University, which is based in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts, has an enrollment of over 20,000 degree candidates, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Harvard has more than 360,000 alumni around the world. The University has twelve degree-granting Schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, offering a truly global education. Established in 1636, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States.