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, 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 or from the faculties of other universities. The appointment will begin on July 1, 2021.
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 must be received no later than November 2, 2020.
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.
Apply online. Candidates should select the job title option “Tenure-Track Position in History” when choosing a position on the application. A link to the application can be found under the “Business, Government & the International Economy” header on the HBS Open Position page: https://www.hbs.edu/faculty/positions/Pages/default.aspx
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