Faculty Positions in History

We invite applications for faculty positions in History beginning immediately.

The University gives utmost importance to teaching and mentoring students from diverse socio-economic contexts. You should be open to engage with a very diverse and large student body. 

We encourage applications from candidates belonging to historically underrepresented social groups and communities including people with disabilities.

Position 1: Indian Ocean Studies

  • An advanced degree in History or in any other social science field, with a focus on South Asian History
  • We especially seek candidates with research and teaching expertise in the field of Indian Ocean studies and connected world in the period 700 to 1600 CE
  • You must have research level skills in a relevant language of the period

Desirable:

  • Proven expertise through academic publications in the relevant field
  • Strong interest in teaching various history courses set in the said period at the undergraduate level

Position 2: Public Histories

  • An advanced degree in History or in any other social science field, with a focus on South Asian History
  • We seek candidates whose research interests are in the field broadly defined as Public Histories which includes museum studies, curatorial studies, archival studies, architectural and monumental studies or historical preservation
  • Expertise in digital techniques and platforms is desired

Desirable:

  • Working experience outside the academic settings, particularly in contexts of engagement with the public, such as museum curation, heritage walks etc.
  • Publications (both academic and public writing) in the relevant field



Please email the following documents to <historypositions@​apu.​edu.​in> with the subject line Faculty position application for History”

  • Cover letter indicating the subject area of your interest and a professional statement of purpose
  • A one page autobiographical statement
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Two writing samples (e.g., journal articles, book chapters, conference papers, ongoing research article, writing in public media)