Department of History

Digital World History Postdoctoral Fellowship

The World History Center and the Department of History at the University of Pittsburgh seek applicants, pending budgetary approval, for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in digital world history beginning fall 2017.  

We seek candidates who have a background in history or a cognate field and who also have expertise in database and website design, data visualization,spatial analysis, and/or semantic web methodologies. Reading ability in Chinese is a plus. In addition to engaging in his or her own research, the successful candidate will collaborate on Center Director Ruth Mostern's digital atlas of Chinese environmental history and will participate in the Center's initiatives for world historical data design and integration. The successful candidate will also direct digital history practicums at the undergraduate and graduate level. Salary and benefits are competitive. Candidates must have completed their Ph.D. before June 2017. Please apply here: by uploading a letter of application, full CV and three letters of recommendation. Deadline for applications is March 17th, 2017. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmitive Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.  

Contact Info:
Ruth Mostern, Chair
Digital World History Postdoc Search Committee
World History Center
3900 Posvar Hall
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15260