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Does “Early Modern” refer to the US in any capacity?

Yale University, History
Assistant Professor-Early Modern Intellectual History
Institution Type:  College / University
Location:   Connecticut, United States
Position:  Assistant Professor

Early Modern Intellectual History
The Yale University Department of History and Humanities Program intend to make a tenure-track assistant professor appointment, to begin July 1, 2013, focusing on early modern intellectual history. We invite applications from candidates specializing in any region of the world. The successful candidate will be expected to teach two sections each year in the Directed Studies Program on the European intellectual tradition and two courses to be cross-listed in the History Department and the Humanities Program.
Applications are invited from historians and other historically-oriented scholars with strong potential for achievement in scholarship, undergraduate and graduate teaching, and intellectual leadership.  Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women and underrepresented minorities.  Ph.D. expected.  Application, C.V., statement of research and teaching interests, a chapter-length writing sample, and three letters of reference should be submitted at http://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/1657.  The review of applications will begin September 15, 2012.

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  1. I am sure one could make an argument that there are topics within colonial American (especially Spanish imperial) history that fall within the rubric of “early modern” history, but somehow I doubt that the folks on this search committee would listen to such arguments too closely.

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