Imperial History of Russia and the Soviet Union, European University



Position in the Imperial History of Russia and the Soviet Union


The Department of History at the EUSP invites applications for a one to three year visiting or tenure-track appointment in the history of empire for the tsarist or Soviet period with a focus on ethnic, national, and religious issues. The successful applicant would help the Department develop its programs for the study of empire, nation, and nationalism; intellectual history; the socio-cultural history of religion; and new political history. The Department particularly welcomes applications from candidates able to situate the imperial history of Russia and the Soviet Union in an interdisciplinary or comparative context. Responsibilities include 2 courses at the graduate level each semester, as well as advising, participation in departmental seminars, and other similar activities.


Candidates should have a Ph.D. or its equivalent in hand at the time of employment and preferably have published in peer-reviewed journals. Applications should include a CV; a statement of research and teaching interests; names and contact information (not letters) for three people able to provide recommendations; samples of scholarly writing; and relevant syllabi. Salary is competitive, and will include a housing allowance as well as travel and health insurance funds. Review of applications will begin on 15 March 2013; the deadline for all applications is 15 April 2013.


Please send all materials either by e-mail to or by FedEx or other express courier to the Department of History, European University at St. Petersburg, 3, Gagarinskaia Street, 191187 St. Petersburg, Russia.
For enquiries about the position or the European University, contact Alexandra Bekasova, or Bill Rosenberg The European University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.