Assistant Professor Tenure Track in Early Modern History including Swiss History

University of Zurich - Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

The University of Zurich invites applications for the position of an 

Assistant Professor Tenure Track in Early Modern History including Swiss History 

The position is in Early Modern History (ca. 1500–1850). It is desirable that the successful candidate participates in the establishment of a Lab for Digital History. 

Candidates should hold a PhD degree and have an excellent record of academic achievements and university teaching experience in the relevant field. Non-German speaking candidates are expected to acquire a professional knowledge of German within the first three years of appointment. In order to increase the number of women in leading academic positions, we specifically encourage women to apply.

The position should be filled by February 1, 2019. After two temporary three-year contracts the position will become tenured on the condition that the candidate passes the evaluation process.

The closing date for applications is October 1, 2017. Details on the application procedure are available on For further information please contact Prof. Dr. Francisca Loetz (

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