We welcome candidates in all subfields and notably in economic history and 18-20th century world history, post-colonial theory and historiography, history of international relations, diplomacy and public diplomacy, social and technological history, global, comparative, and transnational history. 

The HSE is a young, dynamic, fast-growing Russian research university providing unique research opportunities (http://hse.ru/enhttp://hist.hse.ru/en/http://spb.hse.ru/en/history/) 

Work conditions:

-                      Internationally competitive ñompensation package, 13% flat income tax rate and other benefits

-                      Generous travel support and research grants provided by the university’s Centre for Advanced Studies (www.cas.hse.ru)

-                      Low teaching load; minimal service required

-                      Heavy emphasis on high quality research



-                      Ph.D. in History or related fields

-                      Fluent English (knowledge of Russian is not required)

-                      Ability and high motivation to conduct high-quality research publishable in reputable peer-reviewed journals and international university presses 

Generally appointments will be made for an initial three-year period and upon successful completion of an interim review, contracts would normally be extended for a further three years until the tenure review. 

Please provide a CV, at least 2 letters of reference forwarded directly, a statement of research interest and a recent research paper. All materials should be addressed to Martin Gilman, Director, Centre for Advanced Studies atcas@hse.ru no later than December 18, 2013.