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Regis University (USA:CO) - Latin America and/or Iberian Atlantic[]

  • Tenure-track position in the history of Latin America and/or the Iberian Atlantic at the Assistant Professor level beginning August 1, 2022.
  • See full posting (link above) at Latin American History 2021-22

Southeast Oklahoma State University (USA: OK) - Pre-Modern & Interdisciplinary Humanities[]

  • Assistant Professor in Pre-Modern European History and Interdisciplinary Humanities
  • This position will be a shared appointment between the Department of English, Humanities, and Languages; the Department of Social Sciences; and the Honors Program
  • Successful candidate will teach 24 credits per year: Teaching responsibilities will include honors, ancient, and medieval history courses, and general education humanities and English courses.
  • [28 Sept] deleted some editorialising while putting this post into the right section. Please use the Talk:European_History_2021-22 page for discussing postings. AFII
    • Have decisions already been made for this?

St Olaf College (USA:MN) - since 1400[]

  • Full-time, tenure-track assistant professorship in European History since 1400 with a preferred specialization in Western European history
  • Ph.D. in-hand at time of the appointment (August, 2022)
  • Teaching load: 6 courses/year, typically 3-1-2 or 2-1-3
  • Interested candidates must submit materials online at A complete application includes: Cover letter, Curriculum vitae, Other: A 500-word statement on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). In the DEI statement, candidates should address how they bring diversity and inclusion into their courses and describe their experiences mentoring students from underrepresented and underserved groups. The contact information for three professional references who can speak to your abilities in teaching and scholarship (St. Olaf solicits letters directly after an initial round of screening.)
  • Review begins: 1 Oct. 2021
  • Any news? [October 22]
  • [22 Oct] Rejection received . Rought start to job season! (x4)
  • What to make of not hearing anything I wonder, other than an automated ping of soliciting recommendation letters? (x2)
  • Either the rejection letter fell into in your spam folder, or you made it into the "long long" list (c. top 20 candidates).
  • Any more news on this? Seems rather long time to let people who haven’t been eliminated know whether they’re going to have an interview, or not…
  • No more news here [October 29]
  • [4 Nov] Any more updates?
  • [5 Nov] Not here. Given the amount of time it's been since the solicitation of recommendation letters, I've come to the conclusion that they've already drawn up the shortlist, but that the people who follow this wiki sadly aren't on it.
  • [7 Nov] Request for virtual interview [x2]
  • A Sunday interview request - wow, the academy never sleeps. Congrats.
  • Any news on campus visits?
  • [1 Dec] Not here
  • [Dec 2] Campus interview scheduled
  • Are places actually scheduling on-campus interviews given the pandemic? Or is this all being done over zoom as well?
    • Campus going online in January; visitors not allowed. Perhaps everything will be on Zoom...

Texas Woman's University-Empire post 1500[]

  • Tenure-track Assistant Professor position in History to begin Fall 2022.
  • The successful applicant will be trained in European history with an emphasis on empire building (post 1500). Special consideration will be given to those who study subaltern experiences with European colonization in Asia, Africa, the Middle East or the Indian subcontinent. We are particularly interested in applicants engaged with public history broadly defined.
  • Candidates should have Ph.D. in hand no later than August 2022.
  • To be considered for this position, you must send a cover letter, graduate transcripts, C.V., statement of teaching philosophy, a diversity statement, a sample of scholarly work, and three letters of reference to Please note the position name and vacancy number in the subject line of the email (Assistant Professor – IRC37516).
  • Inquiries regarding this position should be directed to Dr. Sara Fanning, Chair of History Search Committee (
  • Deadline: 1 Nov. 2021
  • [Nov 18] Invitation for Zoom interview
  • [Dec 14] Campus visits invites sent

University of Cambridge (UK:Eng) - [Non-TT][]

  • 4 year JH Plumb College Lectureship and Fellowship in History
  • Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a College Lectureship in any field of British history since 1500 or continental European history since 1800, associated with a Fellowship of Christ’s College
  • The post is intended to provide a valuable development opportunity over a fixed term for an individual at the beginning of their academic career to allow them to build teaching skills, a publication record and other academic activity with a view to obtaining a university appointment in Cambridge or elsewhere. Tenable from 1st September 2022 to 31st August 2026 or for a similar period with dates to be agreed, this post is not renewable or extendable.
  • Letters of application (there are no forms) should be sent to ...including a curriculum vitae with details of qualifications, publications and experience and the names and addresses of two persons who have agreed to act as academic referees.  Candidates must arrange for their referees to send a reference directly to so that references  are received by the closing date.  Short-listed candidates may be asked for copies of written work and may be invited for interview, expected to be held on or around Monday 31st January 2022.
  • Deadline: 11 Jan. 2022


Cardiff University (UK:Wales) - Ancient Near East[]

  • Lecturer in Ancient Near Eastern History
  • You will contribute to the continued development of the School’s teaching in Ancient History and Religious Studies, with a focus on the ancient Near East, Judaism and Semitic languages.
  • Teaching: You will also be expected to contribute to jointly-taught core modules at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and to supervise projects and dissertations. Additionally, you may be involved in providing interdisciplinary modules within the School.
  • Deadline: 25 Sept. 2021

University of Exeter (UK:Eng) - Classics & Ancient[]

  • full-time, permanent lectureship in the Department of Classics and Ancient History, with an open specialism within the field, broadly conceived, which complements our existing expertise.
  • Teaching: the successful candidate will be required to contribute to core teaching on our Classics and Classical Studies programmes, which includes Greek language at all levels and ancient literature both in translation and in the original. They will be able to deliver the Greek elements of our core literature modules Greek and Roman Narrative and Greek and Roman Drama (taught in translation), Greek language at beginners and intermediate levels, and Greek set texts in the original.
  • Deadline: 9 Dec. 2021

University of Nevada, Las Vegas (USA:NV)[]

  • Assistant Professor-in-Residence in Ancient World history beginning August 2022.
  • We welcome applications from candidates with any geographic, linguistic or temporal area of interest in the Ancient World. We particularly encourage applications from candidates whose interests and experiences would prepare them to teach on archeology, digital methods, material culture, museology, textual analysis or other areas that would complement our undergraduate and graduate programs
  • Teaching: We anticipate that the successful candidate will teach existing courses on classical Greek and Roman civilization, as well as surveys in the world history sequence. The candidate should also be prepared to propose new courses on other regions and societies of the Ancient World and on broader historical themes and methods in the candidate’s area of specialization.
  • Position is contingent upon funding.
  • Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualification and a teaching statement highlighting the candidate’s experience, and commitment to teaching effectiveness in the discipline of History, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted, (We will notify candidates prior to contacting references). Application materials should emphasize how the candidate will approach teaching Ancient World History at a Minority-Serving Institution with a high proportion of non-traditional and first-generation college students. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based....Materials should be addressed to Dr. Gregory Brown, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted online as we do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at [895-3504|(702) 895-3504] or
  • For full consideration: 1 Dec. 2021
  • [9 Dec] Email request for interview via Zoom

University of Oxford (UK:eng) - Greek[]

  • Associate Professorship (or Professorship) of Ancient History (Greek), to begin 1 Sept. 2022
  • Applications for this post are welcome from well-qualified candidates with teaching competence across the whole range of Ancient History (Greek) papers as required by the three undergraduate degrees of Classics, Classical Archaeology and Ancient History (CAAH), and Ancient and Modern History (AMH).  The successful candidate will be expected to engage in advanced study and academic research, and to enthuse and inspire students at both undergraduate and graduate level through tutorials, classes, lectures, and supervision
  • Deadline: noon (GMT) 24 Jan. 2022



Aarhus University (DEN) - c.700-1500[]

  • Associate professorship in European medieval history c.700-1500, with special emphasis on the Nordic region, to begin 1 Feb. 2022.
  • Teaching: The associate professor will be expected to teach and supervise students at all levels (BA, MA and PhD) and contribute to the further development of a dynamic teaching environment, in collaboration with other colleagues. The position involves teaching topics in European, Nordic and Danish medieval history, ranging from the Viking Age to the later Middle Ages. The successful applicant will also contribute to teaching across the BA and MA programmes in history, including courses in historical method and theory, and to interdisciplinary teaching activities.
  • Most of the department’s BA and MA teaching is conducted in Danish, but applicants must also be able to teach and supervise in English at university level. If the successful applicant is not fluent in Danish, s/he will be expected to acquire the language within a period of approximately two years
  • In the application, applicants should explicitly present their vision and plans for the development of research in the field of the medieval history of the Nordic region. Finally, applicants are asked to provide a research plan for the next three years as well as stating how they see themselves and the department contributing to future research developments within the field. The length of the application, including plans for research and visions for the future of the field, should be no longer than 5-8 pages. Applications must be in English.
  • Deadline: 22 Sept. 2021

Purdue University (USA:IN) -- Assistant Professor in Medieval History of Science and Religion[]

See full posting History_of_Science,_Technology,_and_Medicine_2021-22#Purdue_University_.28USA:IA.29_-_Medieval_Science_.26_Religion

  • [4 Jan]: Any news? I inquired about the search before Christmas and was told that the search is still ongoing.
  • [5 Jan]: see link above, this was originally posted and updated on the History of Science page.

Simon Fraser University (CAN: BC) - Late Antique and Medieval periods[]

  • Assistant OR associate professor rank with experience in either Greek Language and Literature of the Late Antique and Medieval periods or in the History of Art of the Byzantine era., to begin 15 July, 2022.
  • The duties of the 5-year renewable Hellenic Canadian Congress of BC Chair in Hellenic Studies appointment will include research, teaching courses at the undergraduate level, graduate supervision, university service, and outreach both within the university and in the wider community. Ability to teach outside the advertised disciplinary focus, notably in other specializations within the broader umbrella of Hellenic Studies and Humanities (Ancient and Modern Greek Art or Literature and Language, or Medieval Art and Literature of the wider world around and beyond Byzantium), will be assessed positively. The successful candidate will develop courses that effectively integrate their field of expertise into the curriculum and research profile of the Department of Humanities, as well as actively engaging in the research and outreach activities of the Department and the affiliated Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) Centre for Hellenic Studies.
  • Applicants will submit electronically a cover letter, CV, statement of research interests, teaching philosophy and SIX academic letters of reference. Original letters of reference should be submitted by the referees directly to Dr. David Mirhady, Chair of the Appointments Committee. Complete applications should be sent in pdf format c/o
  • Review begins: 30 Nov. 2021 and continues until position filled.

Union College (USA:NY)[]

  • tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in Medieval European History, c. [[1]], (including Medieval Mediterranean History and/or Islamic World), to begin Fall 2022
  • The applicant should be conversant in the methods of digital history. A demonstrated potential for successful research and publication is highly desirable.
  • Teaching Load 6 courses/year "The successful applicant will be expected to develop coursework a) in European history from c. 500 to 1400, including the Renaissance; b) focused on transcultural commercial, religious, and intellectual contacts/exchanges, primarily in the fields stated above, with courses in the Islamic World being particularly desirable; and c) in digital history. Other curricular responsibilities will include offering a junior seminar for majors; supervision of the two-term senior project; and participation in the college's general education curriculum. Involvement in the Religious Studies Program and/or interdisciplinary programs is anticipated."
  • Please upload a cover letter, CV, a sample of scholarly work, teaching evaluations, and other relevant teaching materials, to Please provide names and contact information for three references when you complete the online application. An email will be sent automatically requesting that they upload their letter of recommendation to our system.
  • Deadline: 15 Nov. 2021
  • Any news?
  • [6 Dec] - anyone hear something?
  • [10 Dec] - nothing yet.
  • [21 Dec] - any updates?
  • [30 Dec] - no word here.
  • [7 Jan] - no word yet either
  • [14 Jan] - invitation for zoom interview x2

University of Edinburgh (UK:Scot) - Medieval Scottish[]

  • Lecturer (asst/assoc prof) in Scottish Medieval History, ca. [[2]], to begin 1 Sept. 2022
  • See full posting at Brittish (incl. Scottish) below.

Williams College (USA:MA)[]

  • Tenure-track appointment in medieval European history, to start July 1, 2022.
  • We aim to appoint an assistant professor who will be responsible for teaching the history of Europe, broadly understood, from c. 500-c. 1450. Specialists in all regions of Europe and all methodological approaches are welcome to apply. Applicants should be able to position their research and teaching with respect to the premodern world at large, whether connectively or comparatively.
  • The candidate should be a dedicated scholar with a Ph.D. in hand or expected by September 2022.
  • The teaching load in the department is 2-2 plus a January-term course every other year
  • Deadline: 1 Oct. 2021
    • [3 Nov] Rejected ...and the job market pain continues
    • [3 Nov] Invited to Zoom interview.
    • [21 Dec] search concluded email

Medieval/Early Modern[]

Emory University (USA:GA) - Jewish History[]

  • tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Medieval/Early Modern Jewish History to begin Fall 2022.
  • Geographical and chronological focus open, but applicants whose teaching and/or research connect European Jewry to other global regions are particularly encouraged to apply.
  • PhD must be in hand by 1 Aug. 2022
  • Teaching: Applicants should be able to teach pre-modern survey courses in both History and Jewish Studies as well as more specialized courses in their area of expertise
  • Interested candidates should submit: a) letter of application, b) curriculum vitae, c) short (article or chapter-length) writing sample, d) sample undergraduate course syllabus, and e) statement in which the candidate reflects upon their experience and vision regarding the teaching and mentorship of students from diverse backgrounds. Candidates should request three recommenders to submit letters on their behalf. All application materials should be submitted via Interfolio: Inquiries can be directed to the chair of the search committee: Prof. Ellie Schainker,
  • Review begins: 26 Oct. 2021 and continues until position filled. Applications received up to 30 days after review begins will be given full consideration.

Heidelberg University (GER) - Regional / Comparative History[]

  • Lecturer (fixed term, full time) at the Institute for Regional History (Institut für Fränkisch-Pfälzische Geschichte und Landeskunde)
  • Three-year position with the possibility for the contract to be extended for an additional three years
  • Research projects and other scholarly activities that carry out regional history within its global and comparative dimensions.
  • Only those applicants who have completed their Ph.D.  at time of application will be considered
  • Deadline: 17 Dec. 2021

University of Vienna (AUT) - Economic/Social[]

  • University Professor (senior hire) of Economic and Social History of the Late Medieval and Early Modern Ages, 13th - 17th
  • Research and teaching experiences should cover both periods, and successful candidates are expected to offer classes crossing topics and periods at the Bachelor, Master, and PhD level and for the Teacher training programme: History, Social Studies and Political Education (Teaching Subject). With respect to research and research-based teaching, the professorship will contribute to the established main research area “Economy and Society – A view from history and cultural studies” of the Faculty for Historical and Cultural Studies. Successful candidates are expected to have a strong interest in theories and methods of social sciences and economics.
  • Deadline:29 Sept. 2021

Early Modern[]

Acadia University (CAN) - Women/Gender[]

University of Edinburgh (UK:Scot) - [Non-TT][]

  • Teaching Fellow in Early Modern History, 1st January 2022 to 30th June 2023
  • The role requires expertise in any area of early modern history.
  • Teaching: The successful candidate may single-teach a course at the postgraduate level and will mainly contribute to team teaching across all levels of the curriculum, including pre-honours, honours and MSc level courses, as appropriate.
  • Deadline: 5pm (local time) 24 Sept. 2021

University of Melbourne (AUS)[]

  • Senior Lecturer (~Asst/assoc prof) in History
  • The applicant must have demonstrated research and teaching expertise covering Early Modern European History and Culture, the History of Sexuality, and the French Revolution
  • Deadline: 21 Oct. 2021

University of Wisconsin-Madison (USA:WI)[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in history, to begin Aug. 2022
  • Position 2: Early Modern Europe, 1450-1800; thematic field and geographical specialization open. The successful applicant will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Early Modern European history.
  • Ph.D. in History or related field by start of appointment.
  • For full consideration: 8 Sept 2021

- any news? (October 18)

-[19 Oct] None here

- [Nov. 5] Rejection email received [x5]

- [Nov. 5] is there anyone who has not been notified yet? any invite so far?

- [Nov. 5] applied, have not received any notification. (x4) <--made the long-short list. Now we wait...

- [Nov. 16] still nothing after the rejections? [nothing here, still waiting to hear one way or another]x4...Reading the tea leaves here, but something must be coming soon. FX for some news this week.

(20 Nov) Invitation for Zoom interview

- (30 Nov) Anyone else just left hanging (no rejection, no invitation)? I assume this means no, but curious if I just missed my rejection email. <-- also in this boat, but I'm assuming there won't be a rejection letter. <---So puzzling! Why would they bother sending rejections to some but not all??!!

-11 January: Any news on campus invites?

(12 Jan) no news here; hopefully soon

Villanova University (USA:PA) - Europe or Med[]

  • Tenure track position at the rank of assistant professor in the history of Early Modern Europe or the Early Modern Mediterranean, circa 1400-1700, to begin Aug. 2022
  • Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order
  • Seeking someone whose research and teaching interests intersect with the History of Science and/or Global interactions
  • Teaching Load: 3/2 "The successful applicant will teach a thematically based core History course of their creation and will be able to offer undergraduate and graduate courses in their areas of specialization."
  • Deadline: 15 Oct. 2021
  • curious how much interest there was in this job. show of hands? [update: best of luck!]
  • applied [x8]
  • [Nov. 16] any words? <- still nothing yet

[Dec 1] Has anyone heard anything?

(2 Dec) No news so far. x3

[Dec 10] Anything yet?

[Dec 10] Nothing here

[13 Dec] Still no movement. Wonder what gives?

[ 13 Dec] Heard through the grapevine that the search committee is meeting this week. So we should hear something soonish. <---That is very helpful to know, thank you for sharing. <--- Ditto! [x2]

[14 Dec] Invitation for a first-round zoom interview.

[17 Dec] Rejection email.

St. Olaf College (USA:MN)[]

  • See posting, above, in Mixed/Open

University of Cambridge, Magdalen College (UK:Eng) - [Non-TT][]

  • College Lecturer in Early Modern or Modern History for a fixed-term of three years eleven months, starting on 1 January 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter.

[nb it is conventional in the UK that fixed term staff who complete 4 years at an institution should be considered for a permanent post. 3 years 11 months is an active choice by the employer]

  • Teaching Load: The post-holder will be expected to offer 160 hours of teaching across the academic year (an average of 8 hours per week during full term). The post-holder will offer college undergraduate teaching (supervisions) in at least two of the current History Tripos Part I papers from among the following: British Political History, 1485-1714; British Political History, 1688-1880; British Political History, since 1880; British Economic and Social History, c.1500-c.1750; British Economic and Social History, 1700-1880; British Economic and Social History, since c.1880; European History, 1450-1760; European History, 1715-1890; European History, since 1890. The post-holder will also be expected to arrange, and participate in, College teaching of general papers in historical methodology that are compulsory elements of the undergraduate course.
  • Further particulars are available at: should consist of a covering letter; a curriculum vitae with details of qualifications, publications and relevant experience; a statement of no more than a thousand words of the applicant’s research; and the names and contact details of two referees who have been asked by the candidate to supply a reference by noon 13 September 2021
  • Deadline: noon (local time) 13 Sept. 2021


Albion College (USA:MI) - Modern Europe - [VAP][]

  • Spring semester full-time visiting assistant professor position in Modern European history to begin Jan. 2022.
  • Teaching responsibilities include an introductory survey of Europe since 1500, a mid-level course Europe, 1789-1918, and an upper-level course on the First World War.
  • This position will actively promote diversity, belonging and equity through critical and compassionate communication and strategic outreach efforts to various students, faculty and staff (e.g., historically underrepresented, first-generation, undocumented and DACA students, LGBTQ students). Applications are encouraged from candidates who can address the needs of a diverse student body and contribute to building a more diverse and equitable college community, including through the use of inclusive pedagogies.
  • Ph.D. in hand is preferred, but candidates in the final stages of completing the dissertation will be considered.
  • Interested candidates should submit an online application through Interfolio at
  • Review begins: 24 Sept. 2021

Brandeis University (USA:MA) - Modern Continental + World[]

  • full-time, tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the history of modern continental Europe and the World (c. 1800 – c. 1950), to begin Fall 2022
  • We are especially interested in historians who would extend the methodological, geographic and chronological range of the department’s current faculty, and contribute to graduate and undergraduate advising and teaching. The candidate's research focus may be European or transnational, but candidates must have a demonstrated capacity to teach both European and transnational thematic history courses in this period
  • Candidates should submit a letter of application, a c.v., a writing sample of no more than forty pages, a teaching statement, a diversity statement, and three letters of recommendation. Only online applications will be accepted. Please submit all materials to Academic Jobs Online:
  • For full consideration: 15 Oct. 2021

[Nov. 23] Invitation for Zoom interview

(Dec 1) - any word on this?

[Dec. 3] No word from Brandeis, one week after the first interview invitations apparently went out. Expecting my rejection email shortly. This job market is beyond exhausting and disappointing.

[Dec. 6] Rejection e-mail received. sigh. (x3)

[Dec. 16] Rejected for campus visit. Man, this one hurts :(

Durham University (UK:Eng) - [Non-TT][]

  • Fixed term 23 month Lectureship in modern European history
  • NB unclear from the advert whether this is to start in 2021 or 2022
  • Teaching: In the first year, the post-holder will contribute to the team-taught level 1 module Modern Times: A Cultural History of Europe, 1860-1960. They may also be expected to offer an optional module for the MA. They will undertake some undergraduate and MA dissertation supervision and, where appropriate, carry out other teaching duties specified by the Head of Department. In the second year, they will be expected to offer additional teaching on new or existing level 2/3 modules.
  • SHORT Deadline: 9 Sept. 2021

Freie Universitaet Berlin (DEU) - 19th & 20th C[]

  • Junior Professor of 19th and 20th Century European History
  • The successful applicant will assume responsibilities in research and teaching in the field of European history, including perspectives of political, social, and cultural history. In addition, the candidate will demonstrate a research focus in 19th and 20th century European history, including comparative and transnational perspectives, as well as knowledge of the language(s) spoken in the regions of research. They are also expected to have regularly engaged in international research activities and successfully submitted publications to international peer-reviewed journals. Furthermore, the successful candidate should have teaching experience at the university level, ideally including international teaching experience. They should also have experience with projects financed through third-party funding, and have excellent knowledge of German and English enabling them to teach in the respective language.
  • The junior professor will be expected to contribute to new developing the degree program module “European Studies,” and to participate in interdisciplinary research groups at Freie Universität Berlin. In addition, the appointee should help work on the existing bachelor’s and master’s degree programs and develop them further (including course offerings in English). They will also be expected to engage in public outreach in non-university contexts, including contact with media outlets, and be involved in lecturing activities on an international level. The junior professor will be expected to engage in the acquisition of third-party funding. They should also address gender and diversity issues as part of their teaching, research, and administrative duties.
  • The position entails a three-year appointment as a civil servant for a fixed period (“Beamter/Beamtin auf Zeit”). Following a successful midterm review (“Zwischenevaluation”), the position can be extended for another three years. If the appointee then successfully passes their tenure review, they will be appointed to a permanent professorship through a streamlined appointment procedure (i.e., the permanent appointment will not be advertised as a separate position). As part of this process, performance goals will be negotiated at the time the junior professor is hired. The fulfillment of those goals will be assessed as part of the tenure review (Section 102c of the Berlin Higher Education Act, BerlHG).
  • Please submit all application materials electronically as one PDF file (maximum 5 MB). Be sure to include a personal postal address and email, as well as the reference code for the position. For formal purposes, (i.e., for formatting application documents), you may use the following postal address, but please send your application to the e-mail address below: Freie Universität Berlin, Department of History and Cultural Studies, Dekanat, Attn. Ms. Heike Willingham, Fabeckstr. 23/25, 14195 Berlin e-mail:
  • Deadline: 17 Nov. 2021

Illinois State University (USA:IL) - 19th C[]

  • 9 month probationary tenure track assistant professorship in 19thC European History, to begin 15 Aug. 2022
  • Specialization is open. A conferred Ph.D. in history or a closely related field is expected by the appointment start date. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity on campus are especially welcome to apply. State law mandates demonstrable oral proficiency in the English language as a requirement for teaching positions.
  • Interested candidates please complete an online application for posting number 512043 at and additionally submit the following items: a letter of application, c.v., a chapter-length sample of scholarship, and three confidential letters of reference. Please send materials electronically to
  • Deadline: 1 Nov. 2021

[Nov 29] invitation for Zoom interview (x2)

[Dec 10] invitation for campus visit

Louisiana State University (USA:LA) - 20thC exc. Britain[]

  • Tenure-track assistant professorship position in 20th Century Europe, excluding Britain, to begin Aug. 2022
  • Teaching Load: 2/2
  • Applicants should submit a cover letter explaining their qualification, a CV, and a list of three references. A copy of your transcripts(s) may be attached to your application (if available). However, official transcripts are required prior to hire. Apply here: Please attach all documents under the “Resume/CV” section of your application.
  • Deadline: 1 Oct. 2021
  • [28 Oct] -- Request for Interview (x3)
  • [27 oct] -- Rejection email (x3) - that was fast!
  • [23 Dec] - Campus invites went out. No Christmas miracle for this one.

Occidental College (USA:CA) - [non-TT] 20thC[]

  • full time, non-tenure track Visiting Assistant Professor position in modern European history for the 2022 – 2023 academic year, starting August 2022.
  • We seek applicants who specialize in twentieth century history with preference for one of the following areas of expertise: imperial and postcolonial societies; labor and political economy; refugee and forced migration studies
  • Teaching Load: 3/3 "Including:lower division survey on Europe since the 1740s, lower division survey on Europe in the interwar period, upper division seminar in field of specialization, two sections of a first-year writing seminar in the college’s First Year Writing Seminar Program (topic reflecting applicant’s expertise)
  • Applicants should send an electronic file of their materials to Please include the following materials:cover letter of interest and qualifications, current curriculum vitae including dates and titles of courses taught, teaching portfolio: teaching philosophy statement that addresses experience with, and commitment to, teaching a diverse student body, plus syllabi and undergraduate teaching evaluations for two courses, two confidential letters of recommendation
  • Deadline: 4 Feb. 2022

West Virginia (USA:WV) - excl. Britain & Russia/Soviet Union[]

  • 9 month tenure track assistant professor in Modern European History to begin August 2022
  • We seek candidates with research and teaching capabilities in Twentieth-Century European history, excluding Britain and Russia/Soviet Union, who can also contribute to one or more of the department’s four thematic strengths: gender and kinship, imperial and post-colonial societies, labor and political economy, and war and society.
  • Teaching Load: 2/2 The successful candidate will be expected to teach the introductory survey in European History since 1600, as well as more specialized upper level undergraduate courses and graduate seminars in Modern European history
  • To apply, please visit navigate to the position title listed above and upload a letter of application describing your research and teaching interests and abilities, a curriculum vitae (including the names of three references), and a sample of scholarship. Letters of recommendation, as well as additional materials, may be requested for selected candidates following an initial review of applications ... The department expects to conduct preliminary interviews via zoom in January.
  • review begins: 8 Dec. 2021
    • Update? (x2)

University of California, Los Angeles (USA:CA) - senior hire[]

  • Associate or Full professor & Eugen Weber Chair in Modern European History
  • We are searching for a scholar with a distinguished research and publication record, who is also a leader in the field as well as a dedicated teacher and mentor. A Ph.D. in history or related field is required.
  • All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply online at to upload their information for this position.Documents should include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and the name and contact information of three scholars who might be contacted for a letter of reference. A statement addressing the applicant’s past and/or potential contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion is also required.
  • Deadline: not stated in ad, ad expires 31 Jan. 2022.

University of Tampa (USA:FL) - 20thC[]

  • tenure-track Assistant Professor of History who specializes in 20th-century Europe, with demonstrated research and teaching related to the World Wars, the Cold War, international organizations, and non-state actors
  • For further details, and to apply, please visit our website at  
  • Review begins: 30 Nov. 2021
  • Any word on the status for this job search? Hoping for good news this year!

British (inc. Scottish)[]

Missouri State University (USA:MS) - long 19thC[]

  • tenure-track assistant professorship with a specialization in British History in the long nineteenth-century (1750-1914) to begin August 2022
  • The department is particularly interested in candidates with an established research agenda whose work engages with British history from an imperial, transnational, and/or global perspective. Candidates with a secondary regional field in the history of South Asia, Southeast Asia, and/or the Indian Ocean World are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Teaching: The successful candidate will develop and offer undergraduate and graduate courses in their area(s) of expertise. In addition, the successful candidate will contribute to teaching the department’s service courses, especially undergraduate and graduate historiography
  • The successful candidate must have completed all requirements for the PH.D. within one year of their appointment.
  • Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample, sample syllabus for an undergraduate-level historiography course, and three letters of recommendation at
  • For full consideration: 15 Oct. 2021
    • [Nov. 9] email request for Zoom interview
    • Zoom interviews week of 15 - 19 Nov.
    • Campus interview scheduled for Feb 2022

University of Edinburgh (UK:Scot) - Medieval Scottish[]

  • Lecturer (asst/assoc prof) in Scottish Medieval History, ca. [[3]], to begin 1 Sept. 2022
  • Area and period are open, expertise in quantitative methods is desirable. They will have a track record of producing internationally excellent research on any aspect of Scottish medieval history
  • Teaching: The successful candidate will develop and teach courses in Scottish medieval history and contribute to teaching and team teaching across all levels of the curriculum, including pre-honours, honours and MSc level courses, as appropriate. They will have a track record of producing internationally excellent research on any aspect of Scottish medieval history.
  • Deadline: 4 Dec. 2021

University of Liverpool (UK:Eng) - Black British - Senior Hire[]

  • Lecturer, Senior Lecturer or Reader in Black British History (~assst/assoc to full prof)
  • Teaching: You will contribute to core teaching in History and will contribute to the development of the interdisciplinary MA in International Slavery, which will be relaunched in 2022-23 in partnership with the International Slavery Museum, National Museums Liverpool. This post will entail the development and delivery of modules relevant to the study of any aspect of Black British history (from the early modern to the contemporary period) and/or the wider history and legacies of transatlantic slavery at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, as well as contributing to team-taught History modules at all levels.
  • For full details and to apply online, please visit:
  • SHORT deadline: 19 Nov. 2021

University of Oxford (UK:Eng) - [Non-TT][]

  • Departmental and College Lecturer in Modern British History, for a fixed-term of 33 months (with a possibility of extension on a part-time basis during 2024/25 and 2025/26), starting from 1st January 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter
  • You will have research and teaching interests in the nineteenth-, twentieth- or twenty-first-century history of the British Isles
  • Deadline: noon (local time) 27 Oct. 2020

University of South Florida, Tampa (USA:FL) - British Empire[]

  • 9-month, full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in the history of the British Empire (19th-20th centuries).
  • We are particularly interested in scholars whose research is in South Asia, the Middle East, Africa, or the Caribbean. PhD in History or related discipline required.
  • Teaching Load: 2/2 (2/1 during probation)
  • To apply please visit Candidates should submit a cover letter addressing research, teaching, and diversity; C,V including names and contact information of three references
  • Review begins: 1 Dec. 2021
    Request for further materials (20 Dec.)

University of Southern Mississippi (USA:MS) - 19th & 20th[]

  • Tenure-track Assistant Professor in the history of nineteenth or twentieth century Britain to begin Fall 2022.
  • In particular, applicants whose research will add to our strengths in gender and/or sexuality or war and society are encouraged to apply.
  • Teaching: Responsibilities will include teaching world and European history surveys, upper-level and graduate courses in field of expertise, and directing theses and dissertations in a doctorate-granting program.
  • To apply, upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, names and email addresses of three recommendations, teaching portfolio, and an article/chapter length writing sample to (job #2317). All attachments must be uploaded at the time of submission. In addition, confidential letters of recommendations should be sent directly to Questions should be directed to: Dr. Matthew Casey, Director, School of Humanities, Email:
  • for full consideration: 20 Dec. 2021
  • [6 Jan] Invitation for Zoom interview



Aberystwyth University (UK:Wales) - 20thC [Non-TT][]

  • Lecturer in Twentieth-Century German History from 1 Feb. 2022 to 31 Jan 2024
  • The Department is especially keen to receive applications from candidates working in any aspect of Weimar Germany and / or the Third Reich.
  • Teaching: The successful candidate will be expected to teach at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, to supervise undergraduate and postgraduate dissertations and to participate in university examining at undergraduate and taught postgraduate level, as well as to participate in student recruitment and in departmental administration
  • Deadline: 9 Dec. 2021

McGill University (CAN) - Senior Hire[]

  • Peter C. Hoffmann Chair in German History, effective August 1, 2022.
  • The successful applicant is expected to hold a Ph.D. in History, or in a related field, and a demonstrated record of innovative research (including the publication of at least one research monograph). In addition, the successful applicant will be responsible for teaching German history in its entirety, including advanced courses in a period that must include two centuries between 1400 and 2000
  • Applications should be submitted electronically at Workday (McGill’s employment portal), and should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a research statement (500 words maximum) and three letters of reference. PLEASE NOTE: once your application materials have been submitted, you will be notified via McGill’s Employment Portal Workday to provide the contact information for three referees. These referees will then be contacted by Workday to upload their reference letters.
  • Deadline: 1 Nov. 2021




Johns Hopkins University (USA:MD) - Early Modern Ottoman[]

  • Tenure track Assistant or Associate Professor in Early Modern Ottoman History (fifteenth to eighteenth centuries)
  • Expected start date: 1 July 2022
  • Regional specialization open, but research engagement with Ottoman Turkish and other relevant languages preferred.
  • We are particularly interested in candidates whose research makes broad connections and/or spans multiple regions and communities.
  • Applications to be submitted via Interfolio:
  • Deadline: 15 November 2021

Russian/Eastern Europe[]

Columbia University (USA:NY) - 20thC Russian & Soviet[]

  • Tenure track Assistant Professor - 20th-Century Russian and Soviet History
  • We are particularly interested in someone who is willing to push the boundaries of the Soviet field, whether by focusing on geographical regions (e.g. Central Asia, diaspora), broader chronologies (e.g. fin de siècle, WWI), or new methodological approaches (e.g. environmental history).
  • Applicants should include a letter of application (including a statement of research interests), c.v., and two letters of recommendation, to be submitted online via Columbia University’s Academic Search and Recruitment System (
  • Deadline: 15 Sept. 2021
    • [10 Oct]- Request for Skype interview x2
      • [8 Nov] Campus interviews are taking place.
      • [7 Jan] Official Rejection Letter

Indiana University, Bloomington (USA:IA)[]

  • tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor to begin in the fall of 2022
  • Desired areas of expertise include, but are not limited to, tsarism, serfdom, labor, agriculture, war and empire, borderlands and nationalisms, religion and state, culture and cultural production, social and historical memory, ethnicity, environment and regional studies, urban evolution, medicine, law, rights, social movements, visual and digital humanities
  • Teaching Load: 4 courses/year Expectations are for a full survey of Russian history, and broad thematic courses on Russia that will appeal to a diverse undergraduate student body
  • A full dossier will include a cover letter; CV; statements on teaching and diversity, equity, and inclusion in and out of the classroom; and three letters of reference...Interested candidates should review the job description and submit application materials online at Queries can be sent to search co-chairs Prof. Judith Allen ( and Prof. Marianne Kamp (
  • For full consideration: 15 Nov. 2021
  • [5 December] Any updates?
  • (6 December) request for additional materials

Naval Postgraduate College (USA:CA) - Modern Russian and Security Policy[]

  • tenure track assistant or associate professorship in ModernRussian History and Security Policy
  • Relevant expertise might include Russian military history/strategy, the Cold War, Russian technology issues, arms control, or military issues in Russia’s relations with NATO, Eastern/Central Europe, the Caucasus, or Central Asia.
  • Teaching Load 2/2 "The successful candidate must also be prepared to teach introductory Masters-level courses on modern Russian history, Russian/Eurasian military strategy, and possibly modern European history, as well as courses in the candidate’s specific research specialty."
  • U.S. citizenship is required; ABDs are welcome to apply with the understanding that the award of a Ph.D. degree is a condition of employment.
  • Deadline: 29 Oct. 2021
  • Invitation for Zoom interview [Nov 13]

Northwestern University (USA:IL) - Modern Russian/Soviet History[]

  • A tenure-track assistant professor with a specialization in the modern history of imperial Russia, the Soviet Union, and/or their successors. Duties include research, teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and advising Ph.D. students. Candidates must have completed their Ph.D. before the start date of September 1, 2022.
  • Applications will only be accepted through the online form by October 15, 2021.
    • [9 Nov] Request for additional materials
    • [17 Nov] Has anyone been invited for interviews yet?
    • [7 Dec] Any updates?
    • [7 Dec] Invitation for Zoom interview

Ruhr-Universität Bochum (DEU)[]

  • Professorship for Eastern European History
  • (The professorship will be offered with a tenure track to W3. If the tenure evaluation is positive, the professorship will be raised to W3 level in an appropriately simplified procedure.)
  • Applicants should be able to cover the History of Eastern Europe in its entirety, including questions of transcultural entanglements. Particular emphasis should be placed on the study of processes of change in political and social concepts of order and associated questions of violence; they should be inspected both in historical depth and geographical breadth, with a focus on processes of upheaval and their effects on the entire Eurasian region
  • Applications should include a cover letter, information on the applicant’s academic career to date, lists of publications, classes taught and third -party funding, academic certificates, a filled-in application form that can be downloaded here, and a concept outline on research and teaching. These materials should be sent by email (one pdf only) to the Dean of the Faculty of History of Ruhr-Universität Bochum, email: dekan-,
  • Deadline: 16 Jan. 2022

University of California at Berkeley (USA:CA) - 20thC Russia[]

  • Full-time tenure-track faculty appointment at the level of assistant professor in the Department of History.
  • The position is defined as "20th Century Russia," including Russian, Soviet, and post-Soviet history and all ethnic groups living within those territories. We welcome applications from candidates working on topics in all subfields of history.
  • Document requirements
    • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
    • Cover Letter
    • Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
    • Published and/or Unpublished Scholarly Work
    • 3 letters of reference.
  • Deadline: 8 October 2021
    • [3 Nov] Request for additional materials x4
    • [4 Nov] May I ask which kind(s) of additional materials were requested? - Further writing samples. - Thank you for your response!
    • [18 Nov] Invitation to first round interview - per zoom? conference?
    • [9 Dec] Rejection (note - wasn't previously invited to an interview)
    • [9 Dec] Campus visit invitation

University College London (UK:Eng) - soviet & post-soviet[]

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (USA:IL) - Soviet and Post-Soviet[]

  • The Department of History at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a tenure-track position in Soviet and Post-Soviet History. We welcome applications from scholars whose research explores any topic, region, or period within that specialization.
  • Priority will be given to applicants whose research and teaching interests show a deep engagement with methodological and historiographical debates as they relate to Soviet and Post-Soviet history.
  • We are looking for candidates who can offer engaging, innovative undergraduate and graduate courses (alongside their original scholarship) and also provide strong professional mentorship to our MA and PhD students. Applicants should address this broader institutional context for full consideration.
  • To apply, create your candidate profile through and upload your application materials: a letter of application, a cv, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three professional references by October 11th, 2021. Questions about the position or application procedures may be directed to Bonnie Crawford
    • [18 Oct] Writing sample requested (x3)
    • [22 Oct] I notice that my sample request went to spam. Consider checking yours?
    • [Nov 9]: Those of you who received writing sample requests, have you heard anything from the search committee since then?
      • [Nov 10] Not yet
    • [19 Nov] Invitation to Zoom interview
    • [9 Jan] Invitations for cmapus visits have been sent

University of Ottawa (CAN:ON) - Slovak History and Culture[]

  • Assistant Professor level, but higher ranks will be considered under exceptional circumstances.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses on Central European history, including courses on the history and culture of Slovakia. A critical aspect of these expectations will be the provision of teaching and mentoring to graduate students at the University.
  • The candidate will be expected to implement a research program in Central European history that includes Slovakia and will lead to scholarly publications and which has the potential of attracting, developing, and retaining excellent students and future researchers in addition to external funding, and to supervise these students in writing theses and research papers.
  • The candidate will hold the University of Ottawa’s Chair in Slovak History and Culture and will be expected to organize activities related to the chair.
  • At the time of tenure, active bilingualism is required – English-French bilingualism at time of hire is thus a qualification.
  • Application deadline: Applications received by November 12, 2021, will receive full consideration, the position will remain open until filled.