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Assistant Professor in Medieval/Early Modern Jewish History

The Department of History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) (, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Medieval/Early Modern Jewish History. Applicants who work on Jewish history in the Mediterranean world, Europe, and/or Islamicate lands are especially welcome. The successful applicant will also hold the working title of Van der Horst Fellow at the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies ( Their scholarship, teaching, and service will involve active and ongoing participation in Jewish Studies.


Applicants must have Ph.D. in History or a related field in hand by July 1, 2022.


Applicants should submit online at 1) a cover letter; 2) a CV; and 3) the names of four references with contact information. The review of applications will begin on November 29, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.


Inquiries about this position can be directed to the chair of the search committee: Brett Whalen (


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