The John W. Draper Interdisciplinary Master’s Program in Humanities and Social Thought invites applications for an Assistant Professor/Faculty Fellow in the area of Global Histories. The initial appointment will be for one year beginning September 1, 2012, pending budgetary and administrative approval, renewable annually for a maximum of three years. We seek an outstanding interdisciplinary scholar whose work engages transnational perspectives and local history, cultural studies, and world politics since ca. 1500. We are open to a wide range of research interests, including colonialism and post-colonialism, gender, state formation, geography, environmental sustainability, and/or migration and diasporas, but particularly welcome specialization outside Europe. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, teaching three courses a year, supervising theses, advising students, and participating in Program events. Candidates must demonstrate commitment to interdisciplinary scholarship and excellence in teaching, and have completed the Ph.D. no more than three years before the application date. Applications are due May 1, 2012.