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Bilkent University (TUR) - Open rank[]

  • tenure-track position of open rank in the European History of Modern Period (post-1500).
  • The candidate should be prepared to offer an undergraduate lecture on Modern European History, as well as upper-level undergraduate courses and graduate courses on the specialized aspects of this history.
  • Preference will be given to those who can demonstrate excellence in research, publications and teaching. The Department of History particularly welcome applications from scholars who will enhance standing thematic and interdisciplinary strengths in the department.
  • Candidates must have completed the Ph.D. by December 2023.
  • Benefits include membership in a comprehensive group health plan (with a small monthly premium), a free, fully-furnished on-campus apartment, and support for travel for international conferences and research.
  • Deadline: 30 Dec. 2023

Boston University (USA:MA) - European imperialism, colonization, decolonization[]

  • 1Tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor in the history of European imperialism, colonialism, and/or decolonization, pending budgetary approval.
  • We welcome candidates specializing in either the early modern or modern period, and this position is geographically open. Scholars working on the European imperial presence in Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, and South/East Asia are particularly encouraged to apply.
  • Ph.D. in hand by beginning of employment.
  • Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate core courses and in fields of specialization.
  • Applicants should submit a cover letter detailing teaching and research interests, a C.V., and three letters of recommendation to ...We encourage candidates to address in these materials their past and future contributions to diversity and inclusion in their teaching, research, and other professional activities. Additional materials may be requested of short-listed applicants.
  • Deadline: 1 Oct. 2023
  • Preliminary virtual interviews will be conducted in early November with campus visits anticipated immediately following the Thanksgiving recess.
[Oct 17] Any news?
[Oct 18] Additional materials requested with deadline of Oct 22, with interviews expected early November
[Oct 26] Any word since materials went out?
(5 Nov) Has anyone received a Zoom invitation?
(9 Nov) Nothing so far unless someone else has heard something?

[Nov 14] Any candidates that can confirm that Zoom interviews have occurred? Best wishes to all!

[Dec 6] Campus interviews are in progress

Concordia University Chicago (USA: IL)[]

  • full-time, tenure-track History faculty position. This position requires academic, teaching, and research experience in European history, ideally with teaching interests in political science and/or philosophy as well.
  • The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in History; those nearing terminal degree by start date will be considered. Additionally, the ideal candidate will have experience in course and curriculum design, development, and revision at the university level.
  • Applicants should provide a cover letter, resume/CV, copies of post-secondary academic transcripts that reflect completion of advanced degree(s) (Official transcripts will be required upon hiring of successful candidates.), and names and phone numbers of three references.
  • Review of applications will begin immediately will continue until the position is filled. This position is located in River Forest, IL, and the projected start date is August 2024.
    • [Jan 29] This appears to be a re-advertisement of a position that closed in Fall. Anyone have any word on what happened with the first attempt to fill the position?

Hope College (USA:MI) - Europe/Med to 1500CE, non-TT[]

  • one-year, visiting assistant professor, with the possibility of renewal for one more year, to teach courses in history and classics.
  • Teaching Load 4/4: The successful candidate will offer an introductory survey course of European/Mediterranean history to 1500 CE and upper level courses in Greek and Roman history.The ability to offer in Greek or Latin language and/or archaeology and material culture is also desirable.
  • To apply, please visit As part of your online application, please upload the following: Cover letter, CV, A copy of unofficial transcripts, A statement (one page) indicating a willingness to commit to and engage with the mission of Hope College, our Christian Aspirations, and the Hope College ethic of Inclusive Excellence. Semifinalists will be asked to provide three confidential letters of recommendation
  • for full consideration: 22 Apr. 2024

Memorial University of Newfoundland (CAN) - History of Race, Colonialism and/or Diaspora[]

National Chengchi University (TWN) - Open rank, Open field with pref. European[]

  • Open rank (assistant professor, associate professor, or full professor), Open field (with a preference for European history), to start 1 Feb, or 1 Aug, 2024
  • See full posting, link above, at Open_Field_or_Mixed_Hire_History_2023-24

Princeton University (USA:NJ) - Open Field, Byzantine[]

  • Assistant Professor (tenure-track), Associate Professor (with tenure), or Professor (with tenure) in Byzantine history, to begin 1 Sept. 2024
  • We are especially interested in candidates whose work connects Byzantium to other areas, either geographically, through connections to the Islamic world, the Silk Road (i.e., Caucasus and Central Asia), or Slavic societies; or methodologically, including (but not limited to) environmental history, the study of material culture, or the history of science
  • Teaching: The candidate should be prepared to offer undergraduate lecture courses, as well as upper-level undergraduate courses and graduate seminars
  • Applicants should provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a brief statement (maximum 2 pages) of research interests. At least three names of referees should be entered into the online system. Reference letters and samples of written work will be solicited by the search committee for candidates of interest. For candidates who do not yet have a Ph.D., the recommendation of the principal advisor must include precise information on the present status of the dissertation and the likelihood of completion by summer 2024. Apply online at
  • Review begins: 15 Oct. 2023

University of Cambridge (UK:Eng) - Modern or Early Modern, non-TT[]

  • College Lecturer in Early Modern or Modern History for a fixed-term of three years eleven months, starting on 1 January 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter.
  • The post would be particularly suitable for someone early in their academic career, and carries teaching, research and administrative duties and opportunities. The successful applicant will hold the PhD degree (or equivalent) and will already have a track record of publication. It is anticipated that the post-holder will be elected to an Official Fellowship for the duration of the post.
  • Teaching: The post-holder will offer college undergraduate teaching (supervisions) in at least two of the History Tripos Part IA Outline papers from among the following: Early Modern Britain; Europe in the World, 1450-1780; Global Eighteenth Century; Modern Britain and Ireland, 1750-present; Twentieth-Century World. 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. Teaching will in the first instance be for Magdalene College students, but teaching may also be offered on the basis of exchange arrangements with other colleges. 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).
  • Applications 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 16th October 2023. Applications and references should be, submitted through the following link: ... It is expected that interviews of shortlisted applicants will take place in late October or early November.
  • Deadline for applciations: NOON 16 Oct. 2023
  • applciations?

University of Nottingham Ningbo (CN) - Associate Professor of European and International History[]

  • Associate Professor of European and International History
  • Applicants should be able to teach core courses in European History and also broader courses in International Studies: for example, ‘The Silk Road: Cultural Interactions and Perceptions’, ‘The History of Political Thought’ and ‘Roads to Modernity, Europe 1600-1939’.
  • Deadline: July 23, 2023.

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

  • DAAD Fellowship and Tutorship (~ extremely egregiously badly paid VAP) in Modern History, 3-5 years
  • As well as conducting research, the Fellow will be required to give on average eight hours per week of tutorials for Wadham College during the eight-week term, and to be available during both term and for some periods of the students’ vacation to offer organizational, pastoral, and admissions support. They will also be expected to give 16 hours of University lectures or classes per year, and will serve as a member of the College’s Governing Body (and, thus, as a charitable trustee).
  • The Fellow will be expected to take responsibility for teaching papers in 19th and 20th century German and European and/or international and/or transnational history. They will also be required to contribute to courses on methodology and historiography. It is expected that the successful candidate will have a doctorate and proven teaching experience in the subject range to be covered.
  • The stipend will be fixed according to the DAAD regulation with an additional college contribution (£20,325 in 2023-24). The Fellow will be a member of the College’s Senior Common Room, entitled to lunch and dinner free of charge and allowances of £2200 per annum for research expenses and £356 per annum for the entertainment of students
  • Deadline: 16 Nov. 2023

University of Vienna (AUT) - Church history[]

University of Vienna (AUT)- Senior Hire, National Socialism and the Holocaust in Austria and Europe[]

  • Tenure-Track Professor in the Field of National Socialism and the Holocaust in Austria and Europe
  • Successful applicants will conduct research on the history of the Holocaust in a European context as well as on related cultures of remembrance in contemporary Austria. Desirable are: a focus on the history of Nazi policy of violence, camp systems, forced labour and its transnational entanglements, the movement of survivors' associations or post-war justice; Knowledge of European memory cultures, museum representations, memorial sites and digital forms of presentation; Willingness to engage in topic-specific public communication and to cooperate with Austrian memorial sites
  • Your academic profile: Doctoral degree/PhD; Two years of international research experience during or after doctoral studies; Outstanding research achievements, excellent publication and funding record, international reputation; Experience in designing of and participating in research projects, ability to lead research groups and acquire third-party funding; Enthusiasm for excellent teaching and supervision at the bachelor's, master's, and doctoral level. We expect the successful candidate to acquire, within three years, proficiency in German sufficient for teaching in bachelor’s programmes and for participation in university committees.
  • SHORT deadline: 15 Sept. 2023

University of West Alabama (USA:AL) - Open-Rank Historian of European, British or Irish with Non-Western[]

  • 9 month Asst, assoc or full prof in European, British or Irish History starting 4 January 2024
  • We will especially welcome applications from candidates with the ability to also offer instruction in any area of Non-Western History.
  • Ph.D. in European, British, or Irish History (advanced, exceptional ABD candidates may be considered).
  • Email materials listed below to Prof. R. Volney Riser, Only complete applications will be considered. Please send in one PDF document: 1. Letter of application, 2. Current CV, 3. Names and contact information of three references, 4. Transcripts of all college work (unofficial transcripts will suffice for the application; official transcripts must be submitted immediately upon employment). Materials may also be mailed to: Prof. R. Volney Riser Dept. of History and Social Sciences Station 22 The University of West Alabama Livingston, AL 35470
  • Review of applications begins 1 August 2023 and continues until the position is filled.

Washington and Lee University (USA:VI) - 20thC Eastern Europe and/or Russian/Soviet/Post-Soviet History[]

  • Assistant Professor of 20th Eastern Europe and/or Russian/Soviet/Post-Soviet History, to begin Aug. 2024
  • Area and period of research specialty are open, but candidates whose research and teaching explore European Jewish history, European totalitarianisms, and/or human rights are particularly welcome.
  • Teaching: Successful candidates will demonstrate an ability to teach the department’s one-term introductory course in modern European history, courses in the histories of World War I and World War II, and offer courses in their own area of specialization at all levels. Candidates should also be prepared to contribute to the university’s interdisciplinary East European and Russian Studies program.
  • Candidates should submit a letter of application describing their teaching interests, experience, and pedagogical philosophy, summarizing their current and future scholarship, and reflecting their work with a diverse student population. Applicants should also provide a CV and a list of three references. All materials should be uploaded here: For more information, please contact Prof. Sarah Horowitz at Semi-finalists will be asked to supply three confidential letters of recommendation and a writing sample before their interview.
  • Review begins: 2 Oct. 2023
  • Semi-finalists will be interviewed via Zoom
  • [10 October]-Interview request
  • [16 October] - Rejection received
  • [17 October]-Interview x2
  • Does anyone know if campus visit requests have gone out? (1 Nov)
  • [17 October] Interview. Still no campus invite. x2

Western Colorado University (USA:CO) - Non-TT[]

  • one-year Lecturer position in History beginning August 2024.
  • General area of specialization is Global Europe but additional fields outside of US, Africa and Latin America are of interest especially experience or specialization in Digital History and/or Public History
  • Teaching Load: 24 credits/year (4/4)
  • To apply, go to and use our online application. Required attachments to your online application include a cover letter describing qualifications, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, three references, and statement of teaching philosophy. In addition, have two letters of recommendation sent via email to All applicant questions may be directed to Dr. Heather Thiessen-Reily:
  • Review begins immediately [ad posted 21 Apr]

University of Nevada, Reno (USA:NV) - early modern/modern Non-TT[]


Aarhus University (DEN)[]

  • assistant professor in Ancient History (Mediterranean). The position will be available from 1 February 2025 or as soon as possible thereafter.
  • promotion/tenure review after 3 years
  • Teaching: The successful applicant will be required to teach and supervise theses in the history of Ancient Greece or the Roman Empire at BA and MA levels of the department’s degree programmes and will be expected to have teaching experience at university level. Experience in teaching within one or more of the following areas would be beneficial but is not required: uses of the past, historical method, theoretical approaches to the past, digital history.
  • Applicants must 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.
  • Deadline: 24 Jun. 2024

Brandeis University (USA:MA) - Greek[]

  • tenure track Assistant Professor, Ancient Greek History, to begin Fall 2024
  • Research specialization is open, but preference will be given to candidates whose interests complement, but do not duplicate, those of the department faculty, and who demonstrate a commitment to interdisciplinary and inclusive teaching and scholarship.
  • Teaching: 2/2 The successful candidate will teach survey courses and special topics in Greek history and the early Mediterranean world. An ability to teach Greek language and literature is desired, but not required. The Department of Classical and Early Mediterranean Studies instructs undergraduates and administers the Ancient Greek and Roman Studies MA program. A well-rounded candidate will advise undergraduate majors at all levels of their studies, mentor seniors on independent projects covering various topics, and serve as an advisor and mentor to graduate students working on MA papers or theses
  • Applications, submitted online through AcademicJobsOnline at should include: Curriculum Vitae, Cover letter to include a brief statement of research, teaching experience, and how the candidate will contribute to the social justice mission of Brandeis (no longer than two pages), Writing sample (under 30 pages), One-page research statement describing the candidate's ongoing work and five-year goals, One-page teaching statement on the candidate's efforts to represent to students the diversity of ancient Mediterranean world, Names of three references (no actual letters, only names and email addresses).
  • Full consideration: 16 Oct. 2023 with a rolling hard deadline of 30 Oct. 2023.
  • Letters of recommendation will be solicited once a short list of candidates is compiled for Zoom interviews to be held in mid-November 2023.

Cardiff University (UK:Wales) - Hellenistic[]

NB: as of March 2024 Cardiff University has chosen to cut support for ancient languages

  • Lecturer (~asst/assoc prof) in Hellenistic History.
  • You will engage with and contribute to research in your field through participation in relevant events and activities, and carry out academic administrative duties within the School as required. You will also supervise and support postgraduate research students. You will pursue excellence in research, teaching and enterprise and inspire others to do the same. You will be provided with office space as well as access to funding for conferences and travel to pursue developments in research activity.
  • 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.
  • SHORT Deadline: 28 Aug. 2023

Cardiff University (UK:Wales) - Non-TT, immediate start[]

NB: as of March 2024 Cardiff University has chosen to cut support for ancient languages

  • Lecturer in Ancient History to join the School of History, Archaeology and Religion, This post is full-time (35 hours per week), is fixed term for 12 months and is immediately available [posted 5 March 2024]
  • The role will undertake a full teaching load, including the development, delivery and evaluation of modules within the undergraduate and post qualification provision within the School. To supervise students and to carry out administrative duties within the work area as required. To pursue excellence in, teaching and to inspire others to do the same.
  • Deadline: 2 Apr. 2024

Connecticut University (USA:CT) - Roman[]

  • 9 month tenure-track appointment in Roman History at the Assistant Professor level beginning August 23, 2024.
  • Chronological focus is open, from early Rome to Late Antiquity.
  • Teaching Load: 4 courses per year including a large undergraduate survey course (likely HIST 1300 Western Traditions before 1500), upper-level and graduate courses in their area of expertise, and core courses in the undergraduate and graduate curriculum
  • Please apply online to Academic Jobs Online: Please submit an application letter that addresses the criteria for the position; curriculum vitae, teaching statement (including teaching philosophy, experience, commitment to effective learning, concepts for new course development, etc.); commitment to diversity statement (including broadening participation, integrating multicultural experiences in instruction and research, and pedagogical techniques to meet the needs of diverse learning styles, etc.); and a sample article or chapter. Additionally, please follow the instructions in Academic Jobs Online to direct three or more reference writers to submit letters of recommendation on your behalf.
  • For full consideration: 23 Oct. 2023

McGill University (CAN) - Greek, material culture[]

  • tenure-track Assistant Professor in Ancient Greek History, with a specialization in any period from the beginning of the Iron Age through the Hellenistic era, whose research agenda meaningfully engages material culture, to begin 1 Aug. 2024
  • Teaching: The successful candidate will teach survey courses in ancient Mediterranean history, as well as upper-level and graduate courses in Ancient Greek history, and will have the opportunity to guide graduate student research. An ability to teach Ancient Greek language at all levels is essential. The capacity to develop experiential learning opportunities, whether in Montreal or abroad, is an asset. A commitment to inclusive classroom pedagogy and mentorship is a must.
  • Applications should be submitted electronically on McGill's employment portal, Workday and should include the following in a single PDF file: cover letter, curriculum vitae, One-page research statement describing the candidate's ongoing work and 5-year goals, One-page teaching statement on the candidate's efforts (both tested and aspirational) to represent to students the complexity and diversity of the ancient Greek world within its Mediterranean and global context, A concise, representative sample of written work (e.g., a published article, essay, or book chapter, or a chapter from a completed or in-progress dissertation)
  • Enquiries may be directed to
  • For full consideration: 15 Nov. 2023

Newcastle University (UK:Eng)[]

  • Ancient History Lecturer
  • You will contribute to the research profile of the Classics and Ancient History Section in the School of History, Classics and Archaeology (HCA) by developing an ambitious research programme, including (for example) publishing high-quality outputs in internationally recognised venues, demonstrating research impact, and securing external research funding. You will be an innovative educator, contributing to the development and delivery of programmes in HCA, ensuring an outstanding teaching experience for our students
  • Deadline: 17 May 2024

North Carolina State University (USA:NC) - Ancient Med[]

Rowan University (USA:NJ)[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Ancient History
  • A Ph.D. in History with a degree conferral date no later than July 1, 2024, is required
  • Complete applications will include: Cover letter, Current detailed CV, Statement of research interests, including applicant’s future research goals, Statement of teaching philosophy that includes the candidate’s commitment to inclusive teaching and mentoring practices, Graduate transcripts (unofficial copies acceptable for initial review), Names and contact information for at least three references; confidential letters will be requested if an application is moved forward. Applicants will need to submit the above materials via our online application system at
  • Teaching duties include history surveys related to the candidate’s field of expertise, Historical Methods, and upper-level courses in their area of specialty. A preferred specialization is the Mediterranean World. The successful candidate will be expected to deliver one or more classes in an online format from time to time
  • Review begins: 30 Nov. 2023 with a hard deadline of 1 Jan. 2024
  • Request for Zoom interview [12.12]

Southern Illinois University - Carbondale (USA:IL)[]

  • 9 month tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor rank to begin 16 August 2024
  • We seek a broadly trained faculty member with teaching and research expertise in Ancient Rome or late antiquity, with a secondary preference in digital humanities, non-European antiquity, or transcultural approaches to the history of Rome and/or late antiquity.
  • Teaching: Teaching is primarily at the undergraduate level but may also include graduate courses. The successful candidate should be prepared to teach general education courses in World History and Roman Civilization; share in teaching graduate courses in History; and teach topics courses for Classics and History in the candidate’s areas of interest
  • Minimum Qualifications: PhD in Classics, History, or a closely related field. ABD applicants will be considered if all requirements for the PhD will be completed by August 15, 2024. If all requirements are not completed by August 15, 2024, a term, non-tenure track appointment may be offered under University policy
  • Required Documents: Cover letter addressing teaching, research, and fit for position; curriculum vitae; writing sample; copy of graduate transcript; three letters of reference. Those selected for interviews will be expected to submit a teaching portfolio, including a statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, and a set or sets of course evaluations.
  • Deadline: not stated in ad, ad expires 27 Nov. 2023.

Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin (IRL) - Roman History, Culture, and Society[]

  • Assistant Professor in Roman History, Culture, and Society.
  • The primary purpose of this post is to consolidate and expand teaching provision, and to broaden the scope of research in the areas of Roman history, culture, and society with a new research strand in the contemporary political understanding of the ancient Roman past. Applicants should have a research specialism in any aspect of Roman history, culture, and society, and demonstrable interests in the cultural and historical legacies of the Roman empire. Areas of specialisation that would especially meet these aims could include (but are not limited to) the subaltern histories of local and peripheralized communities across Rome’s colonial empire, the social histories of their adaptation and integration, marginalization or migration within and beyond empire, local negotiations of authority and rule, Roman imperialism and its social, political, and cultural legacies, ethics and political science (ancient and modern), ancient economy, trade, and mobility
  • Teaching: the successful applicant will be expected to contribute to core teaching needs across three of our joint honour degree programmes in Classics (Ancient History and Archaeology (AHA); Classical Civilisation (CC); Joint Honours (JH) Classical Languages (Latin) and our common entry programme, Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology (CLAHA), and to the School's multidisciplinary degree in Ancient Medieval History and Culture (AMHC). They will also offer advanced undergraduate and postgraduate (MPhil) modules relating to their areas of research.
  • Applications will only be accepted via Candidates should submit by e-Recruitment: A cover letter outlining their interest in the position. A comprehensive curriculum vitae, including a full list of publications. The names and contact details (i.e. addresses, e-mail, etc.) of three referees. A research plan (summarising research to be carried out in the next two years and including details of funding to be sought - 2 pages) and a teaching statement (summarising teaching experience and approach – 2 pages). Outline of a semester-long research-based module suitable for students. PLEASE NOTE: Candidates who do not submit this additional information may not be considered for shortlisting: Please note: Candidates who do not address the application requirements above in their cover letter will not be considered at the short list stage. Candidates should note that the interview process for this appointment will include the delivery of a presentation
  • Deadline: noon 13 May 2024

University of Bristol (UK:Eng) - Classics and Ancient History[]

  • Lecturer (asst/assoc prof) in Classics and Ancient History
  • The successful candidate should have an emerging track record of research expertise in the area of cultural history (broadly conceived) and be able to demonstrate clear plans for research outputs, grant capture, impact and engagement. Special consideration will be given to those who expand our existing teaching and research specialisms. This may include but by no means be limited to e.g. cultures beyond Greece and Rome; comparative antiquities; material or visual culture; archaeology.
  • Deadline: 13 Jun. 2024

University of California, Riverside (USA:CA) - Non-TT, Greek[]

  • Visiting Assistant Professor in Ancient Greek History
  • Teaching Load: 6 courses/year one of which will be at the graduate level. Duties will also consist of advising graduate and undergraduate students in Ancient Greek History, and service to the Department of History. Courses of instruction: HIST 30, Themes and Personalities; HISE 111, History of Archaic Greece; HISE 112, History of Classical Greece; HISE 118, History of Hellenistic Greece; an additional, lower-division course, and one graduate seminar in Ancient Greek History.
  • Applicants will be required to submit: a cover letter, CV, writing sample, a statement of research and teaching interests, 2-3 teaching evaluations, diversity statement and 3 letters of reference. a. Confidential Letters solicited via AP Recruit System Only – Applicant inserts reference names and solicits references from within APRecruit at time of application. Only completed applications that include the letters of reference may be reviewed by the committee. Applications and materials will be submitted using UCR’s online application system located at

  • Deadline: 15 Apr. 2024

University of Cambridge (UK:Eng) - Senior Hire[]

  • Professorship of Ancient History, to begin 1 Sept. 2024
  • The Professor of Ancient History is expected to take a leading role both in advancing research and pedagogy in Ancient History in Cambridge, and in promoting the whole field of Classics within the UK and internationally. Candidates will have an outstanding research record of international stature and the vision, leadership, experience and enthusiasm to build on current strengths in maintaining and developing a leading research presence.
  • Deadline: 18 Oct. 2023

University of Colorado - Colorado Springs - Ancient History (USA:CO)[]

  • Assistant Professor on the Tenure Track in Ancient History with a focus on the Mediterranean world including West Asia and North Africa, to begin 12 Aug. 2024
  • We are especially interested in candidates with expertise in subfields, including, but not limited to, gender history, environmental history, military history, human-animal studies, and mythology. We highly encourage candidates who can bring novel topics and innovative methodologies to apply for this position.
  • Teaching: The successful candidate is expected to teach both introductory survey courses and upper-division electives in Ancient History, as well as graduate seminars in the candidate’s areas of expertise.
  • Also, although not posted, the teaching load is a 2/3 and new hires are often offered a starting package.
  • Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, Unofficial transcript.
  • For full consideration: 20 nov. 2023 5pm local time However, this posting will remain open until filled
    • Intend to conduct first round of interviews in the week of 27 Nov. 2023
    • The review committee is meeting on 29 Nov 2023 to select candidates for Zoom interviews. We will be scheduling interviews very soon after. Apologies for the slight delay.
    • Interviews scheduled for advancing candidates for the week of 4-8 Dec 2023.

University of Durham (UK:Eng) - 300-1500CE pref. with Digital humanities[]

  • Assistant Professor of European History
  • We welcome applications from candidates with research and teaching interests in European History (including Britain and Ireland) 300-1050 CE, who also have expertise in the broad field of Digital Humanities and who wish to exploit local resources from the period
  • Deadline: 21 Jan. 2023
    • Update 27 March: Received notification of being longlisted on 4 Mar. 2024. Have not heard further since.
    • any update 3 April?

University of Edinburgh (UK:Scot) - Greek[]

  • Lecturer in Ancient History.
  • While we particularly welcome applications from candidates who can combine the study of the Greek World with the study of the Ancient Near East, other profiles within Ancient History will be considered as long as there is a visible focus on the Greek World (broadly conceived).
  • The candidate will be required to routinely teach on first-year courses on Greek History, to develop and teach specialised modules in Ancient History (Greek and potentially beyond) for advanced undergraduate as well as postgraduate students, and to supervise doctoral students.
  • Deadline: 26 Apr. 2024

University of Exeter (UK:Eng) - Classics and Ancient History, non-TT[]

  • Temporary Lecturer in Classics and Ancient Historyfrom 1st September 2024 to 31st August 2026
  • Teaching: You will support the delivery of teaching across a range of programmes within the Department of Classics, Ancient History, Religion and Theology. This will include the design, development and production of teaching and learning material and the delivery of teaching across a range of ancient history modules up to MA level. This is likely to include the following modules: Roman History: Problems and Sources; Greek History: Problems and Sources; Ancient Sources (Written Evidence): Tyranny.
  • For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Professor Rebecca Langlands, Head of Classics, Ancient History, Religion and Theology,
  • Deadline: 17 Apr. 2024

University of Leicester (UK:Eng) - Roman[]

  • Lecturer (~asst/assoc prof) in Roman History
  • We define this as a subject specialism relating to the text and culture of the Roman world in the Republican and Imperial periods.
  • Teaching: The School has a thriving distance learning community and plans on further development in this space with increased focus on online delivery. A successful candidate would be expected to engage in development of campus based and distance learning taught content as we explore new teaching spaces in HE and enhance our current distance learning provision.
  • Deadline: 24 Sept. 2023
  • We anticipate that interviews will take place in early October 2023.

University of Liverpool (UK:Eng) - Roman[]

  • Lecturer (~asst/assoc prof) in Roman History
  • In research, you will be a specialist in any aspect of Roman History. If possible, the department would be keen to appoint in the areas of Roman Republican History, or the history of Italy and the western provinces of the Roman Empire, to complement its existing strengths in Roman imperial political and socio-economic history and the history of Graeco-Roman Egypt.
  • Teaching: You will be expected to participate in a broad range of teaching primarily aimed at students taking programmes of study in Ancient History, Classics and Classical Studies, and Ancient History and Archaeology. Teaching duties will be in Roman History, with contributions to the teaching of ancient languages, and a desirable attribute would be the ability to contribute to other ancient history teaching (including Greek History) as needed. As well as participating in taught UG and PGT modules, there will also be UG and PGT dissertation supervision
  • Deadline: 28 Aug. 2023 although The University has the right to close the vacancy early if it is deemed that there have been enough applications received.

University of Liverpool (UK:Eng) - non-TT[]

  • Two year Lecturer in Ancient History (Teaching and Research), 1 Sept 2024 - 31 Aug 2026
  • You will be expected to participate in a broad range of teaching primarily aimed at students taking programmes of study in Ancient History, Classics and Classical Studies, and Ancient History and Archaeology. Teaching duties will be in Greek and/or Roman History, and a desirable attribute would be the ability to contribute to the teaching of ancient languages as needed. As well as participating in taught UG and PGT modules, there will also be UG and PGT dissertation supervision. In research, you will be a specialist in any aspect of Ancient History (Greek and / or Roman). You will be an active researcher, will have a demonstrable track record in publishing in their field, plans for significant future research, and the ability and ambition to make applications for substantial research grant funding (which could be interdisciplinary), both as a single researcher and in collaboration with other members of the Department and beyond.
  • Deadline: 24 Jul. 2024

University of Oxford (UK:Eng) - Senior Hire, Roman[]

  • Camden Professorship of Ancient History with effect from 1st October 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter.
  • The Faculty takes an inclusive view of the concept of ‘Roman history’, and although all applicants will be expected to engage with the politics, society and culture of Republican and Imperial Rome between the third century BCE and the fourth century CE, and to be ready to supervise doctoral projects across this field, applications are welcomed from those whose research ranges beyond this, within what the discipline currently understands as the ancient world.
  • Deadline: noon local time 30 Oct. 2023

University of Western Australia (AUS)[]

  • Full-time, tenurable appointment, Lecturer - Classics and Ancient History
  • As the appointee you will undertake independent teaching and research in the area of Classics and Ancient History (Greek or Roman). This position will involve independent and team teaching in the areas of Classics and Ancient History at all undergraduate levels, including Honours. The appointee will be expected to enhance the area’s recognised international reputation for excellence. You will teach into this programme, assist in the development of undergraduate units and participate in the supervision of Honours and Higher Degree candidates. As a balanced teaching and research position, the appointee is expected to have a track record of publication (relative to opportunity).
  • To be considered for this opportunity, you will demonstrate: PhD in an academic field relevant to the discipline (Classics and Ancient History) or other higher professional qualifications appropriate to the discipline; Demonstrated ability to utilise innovative teaching approaches, assessment and materials for units and courses; A demonstrable track record (relative to opportunity) of excellence in research evidenced by peer-reviewed journal articles, refereed book chapters, or academic mongraphs; Evidence of successful supervision or co-supervision of HDR (postgrad) students, relative to opportunity, or potential to supervise HDR students; Demonstrable experience of participation in education/research leadership in public engagements that promote research and/or education outcome, government and industry.
  • Deadline: 9 Jun. 2024

Washington University in St. Louis (USA:MO) - Roman[]

  • Assistant Professor of Classics in the field of Roman History, to begin Fall 2024
  • We are particularly interested in applicants with expertise in the Roman Empire and in one or more of the following areas: social history, slavery, race and ethnicity, law.
  • A Ph.D. in Classics, Ancient History, or a closely related field is required at the time of appointment (July 1, 2024) for employment at this rank
  • Teaching Load: 2/2
  • Applicants should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a writing sample, course evaluations or other evidence of teaching excellence, and three letters of recommendation. All materials should be submitted via Interfolio []. Inquiries may be sent to Tim Moore, Chair of the Department of Classics
  • For full consideration: 23 Oct. 2023

Wichita State University (USA:KS) - Non-TT[]

  • renewable, non-tenure track Assistant Teaching Professor in ancient history to begin in August 2024.
  • Individuals with experience teaching courses in medieval history are particularly encouraged to apply.
  • Teaching Load: 4/4 (with the potential for course releases with service.) The successful candidate will teach the World History survey (to 1500), existing upper division courses on ancient Greece and Rome, and new courses they develop in ancient and medieval history.
  • There are no research or publication expectations.
  • To apply for this position, please go to and complete the application, which includes a cover letter, c.v., teaching portfolio and the names of three references, to Professor Keith Pickus, search committee chair
  • Deadline: 18 Mar 2024


California State University (USA:CA) - Non-TT[]

  • two-year Postdoctoral Instructor appointment in medieval history, with a particular interest in the history of law and legal practices, documentary culture, power, or violence, in the broader Mediterranean (including Islamic and Byzantine) and North Atlantic/Scandinavian worlds as well as in Europe, which will begin Fall 2024
  • The appointment is contingent upon completion of the Ph.D.
  • Teaching: The successful candidate will be expected to teach two (ten-week) undergraduate courses in the first year of appointment and three in the second year.
  • Interested candidates should apply electronically at by uploading a cover letter, a research statement, a teaching statement, current CV, and a single writing sample (article or dissertation chapter). Candidates unable to apply electronically may send the above materials to: Chair, Medieval History Postdoctoral Instructorship Search, HSS 101-40 Caltech, Pasadena, CA 91125. Candidates should also submit names of three references. The search committee will solicit letters of recommendation from candidates at a later stage. Applicants should also submit a diversity and inclusion statement that discusses past and/or anticipated contributions to improving diversity, equity, and inclusion in the areas of research, teaching, and/or outreach.
  • Deadline: 15 Mar. 2024

Central Connecticut State University[]

  • Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position in the History Department, World History Pre-1500, Ancient or Medieval Europe preferred.
  • Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in history or a related field in hand or due to be conferred by August 1, 2024, Evidence of scholarly activity and achievement, Evidence of effective teaching at the college level, Evidence of commitment to social studies education.
  • Preferred Qualifications: Scholarly expertise in Ancient or Medieval Europe, and/or Experience with 7-12 social studies education in public schools.
  • Teaching Load: 4/4
  • Submit the following documents: Letter of interest addressing the qualifications for this position; Current curriculum vitae with names of three current professional references including their title, email address, and telephone number; Two Syllabi –World History Before 1500 course and upper-level specialization course; Writing Sample (dissertation chapter, or book chapter, or published essay, or equivalent writing sample).
  • Deadline: Jan. 15, 2024.
    • First-round interviews happening the second week of Feb

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (DEU) - Senior hire[]

  • Full Professorship (W3) of History of Early and High Middle Ages, to begin 1 Oct 2024
  • The future holder of the position is expected to have a broad thematic, regional and methodological orientation in research and teaching on the history of the Early and High Middle Ages (ca. 500 to 1250). Comparative and interdisciplinary research perspectives, the inclusion of (trans-)regional interconnections as well as continuities and transformations since antiquity are particularly desirable. The successful applicant will be expected to participate in the interdisciplinary research activities of the Department of History as well as the Faculty and to actively contribute to research and teaching.
  • Please submit your application (comprising a curriculum vitae, documentation of academic degrees and certificates as well as a list of publications) in electronic form to the Dean of the Faculty of History and the Arts, Prof. Dr. Arndt Brendecke, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1, 80539 Munich, Germany - (registration required).
  • Deadline: 4 Aug. 2023

University of California, Los Angeles (USA:CA) - Senior Hire[]

  • Associate or Full Professor for the Wellman Chair in Medieval History.
  • The UCLA History Department seeks a historian of any region of Europe (including the Byzantine world) whose period of focus lies between 500 and 1400 CE. The successful candidate will be a senior Associate or Full Professor distinguished by a field-leading research and publication record, as well as a dedicated teacher and mentor
  • The department welcomes candidates whose experience in teaching, research or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply online at to upload their information for this position. This position is subject to final administrative approval.
  • Documents should include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching, a statement of research, and the name and contact information of three scholars who might be contacted for a letter of reference. A reference check authorization release form and a statement addressing the applicant’s past and/or potential contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion are also required
  • Deadline: 15 Aug. 2023

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

  • 2 year Temporary Assistant Professor in Medieval History, fixed term to 30 Sept. 2026
  • This is ... to cover the the absence of Professor Caroline Goodson, while she is seconded to the American Academy in Rome. The role will include teaching and examining at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels across a range of early medieval European topics; expertise relating to the medieval Mediterranean may be an advantage.
  • We are looking for someone with a developing bibliography of research publication, who can demonstrate a firm commitment to teaching at both UG and PG levels and is willing to take a leading role in the development of teaching materials for UG and PG students. They should be willing to undertake management and administrative duties and also have experience of/aptitude for organising and participating in collaborative teaching and research.
  • Deadline: 9 Jun. 2024

University of Manchester (UK:Eng) - [non-tt][]

  • 31 month Lecturer in Medieval European History (Teaching Focussed)
  • Candidates specialising in any aspect of medieval Europe with a proven track record in teaching, are encouraged to apply.
  • Teaching: At level 1 you will design and teach a History in Practice seminar as well as a survey course on the Medieval World. At level 2 you will supervise our Independent Research Project students and contribute to another team taught module. At level 3 you will devise and teach a specialist course based on your own area of research expertise OR an existing course. In addition to this you will be contributing to three other team taught courses for our PGT provision and act as an academic advisor and dissertation supervisor at both UG and PGT levels.
  • Deadline: 16 Jan. 2023

University of Oxford (UK:Eng) - [non-tt][]

  • Departmental Lecturer in Medieval History [term not outlined or defined in the advert]
  • Although this is primarily a teaching role, you will also engage in advanced study and conduct independent research and play an active role in the interdisciplinary College community. The post is intended to fill a gap in our teaching coverage while Dr Benjamin Thompson is on leave following secondment as Associate Head of the Humanities Division. You will be based between the Faculty of History, George St, and Somerville College, Woodstock Road, Oxford.
  • You will have research and teaching interests in Medieval History, which must include, but need not be confined to, British History, between c.1000 and c.1550. A willingness to teach a range of subjects both thematically and geographically will be an advantage. You will be able to inspire and enthuse students and draw on your own research to inform and augment your teaching.
  • One year post to start in January 2024.
  • Deadline: noon 27 Nov. 2023
    • Intend to interview 11 Dec.

University of Oxford (UK:Eng)[]

  • Assistant Professor and Tutorial Fellow in Medieval History.Candidates will have a research expertise in some aspect of the social, economic, environmental, or material history of the British Isles within the period 1100-1500
  • The role is permanent upon the completion of a successful review, which occurs within the first 5 years of employment.
  • Teaching: Associate Professor will shape and coordinate the teaching of history and its joint schools at Oriel college, where they will teach 8 hours a week averaged over the three eight-week terms. In addition, the Associate Professor will give lectures and undertake graduate teaching and supervision at the history faculty over a broad range of topics and themes in the British, European and/or world history of the period.
  • Further particulars, including information about how to apply, are available on the College’s website (, or they may be obtained from the Academic Staff Officer, Oriel College, Oxford, OX1 4EW (
  • Deadline: 22 Apr. 2024
    • Intend to interview week beginning 4 June 2024.
    • 16 May: Anyone heard further?
    • 21 May: Rejection email!
    • 18 June: Any updates? No rejection here, but also no invite.
    • FWIW I (21 May) got the rejection email because I emailed to enquire about my application status, so they may not have sent them out en masse...

Washington and Lee University (USA:VA) - Non-TT[]

  • Visiting assistant professorship in the history of the Medieval World (500-1500), starting in July 2024.
  • This a one-year position with the possibility of a renewal for a second year.
  • teaching: Successful applicants will be expected to teach introductory surveys in medieval history and the Renaissance as well as intermediate and advanced undergraduate courses related to their areas of specialization. Candidates should also be prepared to contribute to the university’s interdisciplinary Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program.
  • Candidates should submit: a letter of application summarizing teaching interests and experience, scholarship, and demonstrating the ability to work with a diverse student population; a CV; names and contact details of three references who are willing and able to write confidential letters of recommendation (we will solicit the letters when and as needed). All materials should be submitted via Interfolio at - After application review, semi-finalists will be invited for Zoom interviews in March, with finalists’ on-campus interviews to follow.

For more information, please contact Prof. Molly Michelmore at Semi-finalists will be asked to supply three confidential letters of recommendation.

  • Review begins: 23 Feb. 2024

Medieval/Early Modern[]

Amherst College (USA:MA)[]

  • full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor in medieval and early modern European history, beginning July 1, 2024.
  • The area of specialization is open, but we particularly seek candidates who will offer a broad range of courses, including, but not limited to, those that cross conventional chronological boundaries between the medieval and early modern periods.
  • Teaching Load: 2/2
  • Candidates are asked to submit electronically an application letter, CV, and writing sample to ... Upon completion of the initial review of applications, a smaller number of candidates will be invited to submit additional materials to the committee by September 1, 2023, which will include three letters of recommendation, a sample syllabus, and a proposal for an additional course. We expect to hold virtual interviews with a short-list of candidates in mid-November, followed by on-campus interviews in December.
  • Review begins: 1 Sept. 2023 and continues until the position is filled
    • [19 Sept] - Rejection received (x4) - (was invited to apply for this job by the committee but didn't clear the first hurdle...)
    • Stage 2 materials were due mid-October but received message about delayed timelines: Invitations for zoom interviews will be extended around mid-Nov

Miamia University (USA:OH) - non-TT[]

  • One year Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor, to begin 19 Aug. 2024
  • Teaching: teaching responsibilities include a survey on Medieval History, survey on Early Modern European History, and upper-level courses in these fields.
  • Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness and a writing sample to Evidence of teaching effectiveness may include teaching evaluations, sample syllabi, statement of teaching philosophy. Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Wietse de Boer at
  • review begins: 21 May 2024

Early Modern[]

European University Institute (ITL) - senior hire[]

  • Chair in Early Modern History, c.1500-1800.
  • The successful candidate is expected to have a wide range of research and supervision experience in the history of Europe in the sixteenth to the eighteenth century, from a global perspective. The Department particularly welcomes applications by candidates who focus on the history of the Atlantic and Iberian worlds.
  • Deadline: 15 Jan. 2024

Hollins University (USA:VA) - Early Modern Europe and the World[]

  • Tenure-track Assistant Professor of History in Early Modern Europe and the World. Both entry-level and experienced candidates are encouraged to apply, to begin 1 Jul. 2024
  • Applications are welcomed from candidates with teaching and research interests in early modern European history (ca. 1350-1750) and Europe’s connections with the wider world. Desired subfields include gender and sexuality, environmental history, empire and colonialism, history of science, history of medicine, public history, or digital history. ABD candidates are encouraged to apply. A Ph.D. in history or a related discipline must be in hand by June 30, 2024.
  • Teaching Load: 6 courses/year. The successful candidate will introduce a variety of courses for majors and non-majors that will build the department’s curriculum to reflect current trends in the history of early modern Europe’s global interconnections. Additional duties include service to the department and university, such as student mentorship and advising; supervision of undergraduate internships, research, and theses; and active participation in campus-wide faculty governance. The successful candidate will be committed to excellent academic advising and mentoring of students, including those of underrepresented populations, within and beyond the classroom.
  • To apply, please submit the following materials: A cover letter describing teaching and research interests and detailing progress toward the Ph.D. with an expected completion date no later than June 30, 2024 if not in hand at the time of application; A curriculum vitae; and A diversity, equity, and inclusion statement that addresses your approach to teaching and mentoring students from underrepresented backgrounds and how you promote inclusivity and anti-racism in your teaching, writing, research, and/or service. Candidates advanced to the second stage of review will be invited to submit the following materials: A teaching statement; An article or chapter-length writing sample; Three letters of recommendation (at least one of which must focus specifically on teaching experience and abilities); and Unofficial copy of graduate school transcripts.
  • Review begins: 1 Oct. 2023
    • [11 Oct] Interview Request
    • [3 Nov] Any news after the interview?
    • [2 Jan] I was a finalist and received notification that another candidate was extended an offer and accepted it

Kings College London (UK:Eng) - non-TT[]

  • Lecturer (Education and Research) in Early Modern British History, tenable for 12 months full-time from 1 January 2024
  • The post-holder will specialize in any part of the period 1500-1800.
  • Teaching: Their responsibilities will include teaching the first year module Historical Skills, Sources and Approaches, the second year Themes in Premodern British History, and final year Crime and Punishment, as well as contributing to the first year survey module, Early Modern Worlds
  • SHORT deadline: 3 Dec. 2023

Newcastle University (UK:Eng) - Non-TT,British & European[]

  • 12 month fixed term post as Lecturer in Early Modern British and European History, to begin 1 Feb. 2024
  • Teaching: You will be expected to contribute to deliver scholarship-informed modules on aspects of Early Modern British and European History at undergraduate level. In addition, you would contribute towards our stage 3 public history module and stage 1 skills and historiography modules. You might also be asked to contribute to our MA modules.
  • Deadline: 3 Oct. 2023

Texas Christian University (USA:TX)[]

  • full-time, tenure-track assistant professor of early modern European history, to begin August 2024
  • Candidates must complete the PhD by July 2024
  • Teaching Load: 3/2 The successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to teach survey courses on pre-1789 European or world history in addition to upper-level courses in their area of specialization
  • Applications should be submitted online through the TCU Human Resources website at A completed application must include 1) letter of application, 2) full CV with contact information for three professional references, and 3) one-page teaching statement that discusses possible course offerings and approaches to teaching in the 21st century classroom. Letters of recommendation will be requested at a later time in the search process. Please direct questions to Dr. William Meier, Chair, Department of History, at
  • Review begins: 15 Oct. 2023 and continues until position filled.
    • [24 Oct] Request for Zoom interview received
    • [14 Nov] Invitation for campus visit
    • [9 Jan] I was a finalist and received notification that another candidate received an offer and accepted it

University of Bristol (UK:Eng)[]

  • Lecturer (~asst/assoc prof) in Early Modern History
  • You will work further to develop an established research profile through publication, bidding for external research funding and presenting your research at national and international conferences. You will play an active role in maintaining and enhancing the research profile of the Department, School and Faculty and in generating wide ranging impact. You will also be expected, after appropriate training and mentoring, to supervise postgraduate research students. To this end, you will be expected to develop and keep up-to-date with scholarship in the relevant fields of teaching and research.
  • Teaching: You will design and deliver units in early modern history at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, as well as units related to your period and area specialism. You will contribute to team-taught units in early modern history, and, where appropriate, to School and Faculty programmes and initiatives.
  • For informal enquires, please contact: James Thompson
  • Deadline: 12 Jan. 2024

University College London (UK:Eng) - non-TT[]

  • 12 month Associate Lecturer (Teaching) in History of Early Modern Europe
  • Applicants must have a doctorate in Early Modern European History; previous experience of teaching undergraduate students in this period and specialism; previous experience of small group teaching; a commitment to high-quality teaching, and fostering an inclusive and positive learning environment.
  • Deadline: 30 May 2024

University of Miami (USA:FL)[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Early Modern European History, to begin 15 Aug. 2023
  • Regional and thematic expertise of research and teaching are open; scholars whose work engages with digital methods and tools are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate must be prepared to teach a range of undergraduate and graduate History courses, closely mentor graduate students, and provide evidence of an ambitious research and publication agenda. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in History by the appointment start date.
  • Please compile the following documents in a single PDF and upload under the Resume/CV section of the online application: letter of application, CV, research statement, teaching statement, and a statement that explains your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion. In addition, please arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to the Search Committee at
  • Deadline: 2 Oct. 2023
  • [16 Oct] Request for supplemental materials
  • [Nov 3] Anything since supplemental materials?
  • [Nov 20] Zoom interview request
  • [Dec 20] Anything since the Zoom interviews?
  • [Jan 14] Campus invites were sent out before the end of the semester. [Oof--thanks for letting us know. It's been radio silence since Zooms...]

University of North Texas (USA:TX)[]

  • tenure-track assistant professorship in the history of Early Modern Europe to begin Fall 2024.
  • Research specialization is open and need not be limited strictly to Europe: for instance, work on the Mediterranean or the Atlantic World, early colonialism, or relations between Christian Europeans and Muslims, among other topics, will be considered.
  • A Ph.D. in history or a closely related field by the time of appointment is required.
  • Teaching: Responsibilities will include pursuing a research agenda appropriate for an R1 institution, teaching courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, working closely with graduate students, and providing service to the department, college, and university.
  • All applications must be submitted electronically via the UNT faculty career site at: (Applications and/or application materials not submitted through this website will not be considered). All applicants must submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and a list of names and contact information for three references to be contacted for letters of reference.
  • Review begins: 5 Oct. 2023 and continues until position filled.
  • [24 Oct] Request for Zoom interview received
  • [13 November] Request for campus visit

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

  • One year Departmental Lecturer in Early Modern History
  • This is a Faculty of History Departmental Lecturer post with an associate Stipendiary Lectureship at Christ Church College, to cover Professor Sarah Mortimer’s Academic Leave; Some knowledge or interest in the history of ideas, particularly religious and political ideas, would be desirable.
  • Teaching: The successful candidate will undertake teaching (full details of courses can be found at and, supervise undergraduate theses and Masters and DPhil dissertations, and produce lecture notes, course materials, reading lists, and reference guides as required. They will also, organise specific areas of the syllabus at undergraduate and/or graduate (Masters) levels, including coordinating one undergraduate cohort if required, and coordinate, set and mark College termly exams (Collections), monitor student progress, and write termly reports on students.
  • Deadline: noon 22 May 2024
    • intend to interview 21 Jun.

University of Sheffield (UK:Eng) - non-TT[]

  • three-year fixed-term Lecturer in Early Modern History
  • Teaching: the post is to cover Professor Philip Withington while he takes up a Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship, and we are looking for candidates with research and teaching expertise that will enable them, in the first year, to deliver the Undergraduate Level 3 Special Subject ‘The World of Intoxicants in Early Modern England’, and to contribute to the teaching of other individually and team taught undergraduate and postgraduate modules. In subsequent years, the successful candidate will deliver a similar combination of early modern and core history teaching. We are also looking to support the candidate to develop their research and knowledge exchange profile.
  • Deadline: 3 Apr. 2024


Carroll College (USA:MT) - Modern Europe & Sub-saharan africa (non-TT or TT)[]

  • one-year Visiting Assistant Professor OR tenure-track Assistant Professor of Modern European and Sub-Saharan African History for the 2024-2025 academic year.
  • The successful candidate will have an earned PhD in history by the start of the fall 2024 semester,
  • Teaching Load: 4/3 includes such courses as the second semester of the Topics in Global History survey class, as well as upper-level courses in modern Europe and the history of modern Africa, excluding North Africa. Ability to teach Russian History an advantage.
  • please submit all of the following materials electronically to by November 30, 2023: Letter of application, Current CV Statement of teaching and research philosophies, Graduate transcripts (unofficial), Contact information for at least three professional references, Writing sample not to exceed 1,500 words
  • for full consideration: 30 Nov. 2023 - extended to Jan. 30, 2024 due to the addition of tenure-track potential
    • This position has the potential to convert to a tenure-track position at time of hire depending on experience.
    • [1 Apr.] Anyone have any news?
    • [2 Apr.] Zoom interviews took place about two weeks ago

College of the Holy Cross (USA:MA) - Non-TT, excl. Russia[]

  • One year Visiting Full-Time Faculty Appointment in History (Modern European History)
  • Geographic specialization is open, but Russia is excluded.
  • Teaching: 3/3 Candidates should be able to offer at least one section of our early modern European survey (History 113, Renaissance to Napoleon) in the fall and at least one section of our late modern European survey (History 114, Napoleon to the Present) in the spring. These courses may be tailored to focus on different sets of Global Themes, depending on a candidate’s interests. The additional course(s) each semester will be electives that reflect the strengths and interests of our visiting colleague while aligning with our curricular needs and in consultation with the department chair.
  • Please submit a cover letter addressing the position requirements listed above, a current curriculum vitae, a statement on teaching, transcripts, and two confidential letters of recommendation. In your cover letter, in addition to describing your research and teaching interests, please address the ways you might contribute to and further the College’s mission as a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college (see​ ​​) and its core commitment to diversity and inclusion. Previous experience teaching, mentoring, or advising diverse student populations is an asset. For more information, please visit​ ​ - College of the Holy Cross uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications. Please submit all application materials to Materials submitted through any other means will not be considered.
  • Review begins: 15 Apr. 2024

Florida International University (USA:FL)[]

  • Tenure Track Open Rank Professor in Modern European History
  • We are especially interested in candidates who work on authoritarianism or autocracy broadly defined, including questions of historical memory or transnational connections between Europe and other parts of the world.
  • A Ph.D. in History or related field is required and must be in-hand before beginning the appointment.
  • Teaching Load: 2/2 contribute to the History Department’s undergraduate and graduate courses, including our broad M.A. program in History and our Ph.D. program in Atlantic History.
  • Qualified applicants should apply to Job Opening ID# 530997 at Please submit your cover letter, C.V., and contact information for three references in a single PDF file. Letters of reference, transcripts and writing samples will be solicited from finalists at a later date. In your cover letter, please discuss your scholarly profile, your teaching expertise and pedagogical innovations, any externally funded projects, and how you envision your work enhancing and extending the Department’s strengths. Please address any questions to the search committee chair, Dr. Gwyn Davies at
  • Deadline: 3 Dec. 2023
  • [21 Dec] Any updates? Anyone hear anything?
  • [3 Jan] Nothing here
  • [9 Jan] Committee member here: we will meet 1/19 to decide a long list and notify shortly thereafter
  • [30 Jan] Any updates?
  • [30 Jan] Zoom interviews held on 1/26.
  • (12 Feb) Any updates for any candidates since the zoom interviews?
  • [1 Apr] Anything here? Been ca. 10 weeks since interviews.
  • [31 May] Their first choice turned them down!
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Kean University (USA:NJ) - Modern Europe/Holocaust & Genocide Studies[]

  • tenure-track associate professor of Modern Europe with a specialty in Holocaust and Genocide Studies
  • Specialization in the area of gender and environment is highly welcomed.
  • Qualifications: Doctorate degree in History is required, with a preference for candidates who can demonstrate significant teaching experience. ABD candidates will be considered with degree completion by September 1, 2024
  • Teaching: Candidate will teach undergraduate upper level classes, as well as Worlds of History as part of General Education
  • Please apply directly to this link on our Workday Career site ; - Please submit a cover letter, resume, statement of teaching philosophy and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Official transcripts are required before appointment.
  • Deadline: not stated in ad, ad expires 17 Mar 2024.
  • [27 January] Contacted for interview

Kenyon College (USA:OH) - non-TT[]

  • Visiting Assistant Professor in Modern European History, to begin 1 Jul. 2024
  • Teaching: The successful candidate will teach both survey and upper-level seminar courses in modern and early modern European history, some with a broader comparative scope and others on their region of specialization
  • To apply, candidates should visit the online application site found at A complete application will be composed of 1) a cover letter discussing the applicant's research and scholarship undertaken, its relevance to the field or discipline, and prior teaching experience; 2) a statement of the applicant's teaching philosophy; 3) a Curriculum Vitae; 4) an unofficial transcript; and 5) three (3) letters of recommendation. All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon's employment website. Candidates advancing to the interview stage will be asked to submit a statement of teaching philosophy that addresses pedagogical inclusion of a diverse student population and an unofficial graduate school transcript. To apply, candidates should visit the online application site found at
  • For full consideration: 10 Feb. 2024
    • 28 Feb: Any news?
    • 28 Feb: Glad you asked! Nothing here either, the website says "Under Review"
    • 28 Feb: A friend of mine received an interview request on Friday, Feb 23.
    • 7 March: To the last person: has your friend heard something since? I assume that the race is over at this point
    • 31 March: sorry for the late reply, he had a first-round interview, then pulled out due to another offer. I'm not sure on any other updates
    • 20 April: very kind rejection

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA:MA)[]

  • full-time, tenure-track assistant professor in the field of Modern European History effective July 1, 2024.
  • Candidates working on nineteenth- and twentieth-century European History, including European imperialism and its diasporas, preferably with a primary focus other than France or Russia, are invited to apply. A successful candidate must have received a Ph.D. or expect to do so by July 1, 2024.
  • To apply, and submit a cover letter and c.v.
  • Candidates who advance to the semi-finalist stage will be asked to submit three letters of recommendation and a substantial writing sample. The search committee expects to invite finalists to campus in early December. Applications must be submitted through Academic Jobs Online. Please do not send materials by mail.
  • Deadline: 15 Sept. 2023
    • 9 Oct: additional material requested by email (letters and writing sample)
    • 17 Oct: Rejection Email
    • 30 Oct: Anyone heard anything following the supplementary material submission deadline?
    • 15 Nov: interview, told they were still on expected timeline of campus visits in December
    • 22 Nov: Anyone received a campus invitation? The committee said they would communicate by Thanksgiving.

Newcastle University (UK:Eng) - post-1700[]

  • Lecturer (asst/assoc prof) in History, post-1700
  • preferably in either of the following subfields: The history of race in a British or European context; European history, especially relating to revolution, ideology, empire, or war; We are keen to develop the interdisciplinarity of our unit's research and education.
  • You will have an ambitious research programme. This will include securing external research funding, publishing high-quality outputs in internationally recognised venues, and carrying out activities that use academic research to make demonstrable contributions to society. You will be an innovative educator, contributing to the development and delivery of programmes in the History section, and ensuring an outstanding teaching experience for our students. We are eager to develop our unit's capacity to engage with the impact of the latest developments in technology (AI, big data) on teaching and learning in our field.
  • Deadline: 27 Jun. 2024

Pennsylvania State University (USA:PA) - Non-TT[]

  • 36-week, term appointment (two academic semesters; this term has a possibility of renewal), Lecturer/Assistant Teaching Professor in Modern European History, to begin 1 Jan. 2024
  • Teaching Load: 3/3 Topics of these courses may include History of Western Civilization, Modern Europe, and the World War II era. This position will include resident and normal university service.
  • To be considered for this position, applications must be submitted electronically on and must include a formal letter of application detailing relevant qualifications for this job, a current curriculum vitae, evidence of any teaching excellence, and contact information for three references.
  • Review begins immediately [ad posted 15 Aug.]
    • [8 Dec] Rejected through email from Workday (the application system used to apply)
    • [8 Dec] Rejection email - Rather blunt.

Scuola Normale Superiore (ITL) - Senior hire, 1450-1850[]

  • Full Professor & Chair in Modern History (1450 – 1850)
  • The Scuola Normale Superiore invites expressions of interests from very highly qualified scholars whose scientific achievements are widely recognised internationally, and who can demonstrate a significant production of high-level studies in the field, a proven experience in promoting and directing research activities, and a specific interest in teaching highly motivated and selected undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Teaching associated with this position, if activated, may be delivered in Italian or in English. Knowledge of Italian is not a prerequisite, but it is expected that the person appointed will develop, over the course of the first two years at the Scuola, a level of knowledge adequate to allow an active participation in the life of the School.
  • Expressions of interest should be sent exclusively by email to taking care to write EOI_STORIA_MODERNA2024 in the subject line. Expressions of interest (in Italian or in English) should include a curriculum vitae, a description of current research interests and any other relevant information. No referees should be listed at this stage.
  • Deadline: 30 Apr. 2024

Southern New Hampshire University (USA:NH) - Non-TT, IN PERSON[]

  • One-Year position teaching Modern European History: "The area of specialization is open, but you will need to teach across national histories of the age and serve students in the major and in our general education program, The Commons."
  • In person at the Manchester campus, starting Fall 2024.
  • Apply here (it looks like you cannot get more information about what documents they require without creating an account / logging in).

Swansea University (UK:Wales) - Non-TT[]

  • Fixed term Lecturer in Twentieth-Century European History, with a focus on the first half of the century, to begin 1 Jan. 2024 with an end date 31 Dec. 2025.
  • Duties of the postholder may include: development of a new MA module for our MAs in History, Modern History, and/or Public History & Heritage; development of one or more undergraduate modules in modern European history; contributions to team-taught undergraduate and MA modules, such as our first-year modules Europe of Extremes, 1789-1989, and Making History; supervision of undergraduate and MA dissertations; adminstrative duties as determined by the Head of Department.
  • Applicants are asked to provide a completed online application providing evidence against the essential criteria in the recruitment documentation. Applicants should also attach to the application: a curriculum vitae; proposals for one undergraduate and one MA module (20 credits each), consisting of a title and one-paragraph synopsis; these should be designed to be attractive to a wide range of students; a sample of unpublished or published work, illustrative of your research, comprising one chapter or article.
  • Deadline: 21 Sept. 2023

University of Exeter (UK:Eng) - non-TT, Eastern Europe[]

  • Lecturer (~Asst/asso prof/VAP) in Modern History, available from 01/01/2024 – 31/12/2024 on a fixed-term contract (maternity cover)
  • You will have responsibility for the design, development and production of teaching and learning material and deliver either across a range of modules within the field of Modern History. The ability to teach on the history of internationalism and modern eastern Europe will be necessary.
  • Deadline: 24 Oct. 2023
    • [Nov 1] Rejection
    • [Nov 1] Request for Interview

University of Florida (USA:FL) - Lecturer, pref. Southern/Mediterranean/Digital[]

  • Full-time, nine-month, non-tenure-accruing position in Modern European History at the rank of Lecturer, working title Assistant Instructional Professor, beginning August 16, 2024
  • The area of specialization is open with a preference for candidates who specialize in Southern Europe and the Mediterranean, and in digital history
  • Teaching responsibilities will include courses in 19th and 20th Europe, upper-division courses in the candidate’s regional or thematic specialization, and courses in digital history
  • Instructional faculty are typically assigned six courses per year (3-3)
  • A complete application includes (1) a letter of application summarizing the applicant's qualifications, interests, and suitability for the position, (2) a complete curriculum vitae, (3) a statement on teaching goals and digital pedagogy, and (4) a list of at least three references to be requested for selected applicants
  • Review begins: 8 Dec. 2023

University of Iowa (USA:IA) - Europe in the World post 1750[]

  • Tenure-track Assistant Professor, History of Europe in the World since 1750, to begin Aug. 2024
  • The successful candidate must have a record of excellence in research and scholarship in the history of modern Europe in the context of world history
  • Teaching: be prepared to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in European history (including the undergraduate survey The West and the World), as well as courses tailored to their own research specialty; and be prepared to engage the programmatic missions of the department.
  • Application materials should be submitted electronically to (refer to requisition #74924) and include a letter of interest addressed to the European History ­Search Committee, a curriculum vitae, a substantial sample of written work, ideally the dissertation or book manuscript*, a 1-page teaching statement, and a sample syllabus, and the names/contact information of three references. (If an application file exceeds the attachment size limit, please submit to
  • Review begins: 15 Sept. 2023
    • [Oct 17] Any news?
    • [Oct 24] Nothing here.
    • [Oct 27] invite for short zoom interview between Oct 31- Nov 8
    • [Dec 18] Rejected by email; never received Zoom interview or on-site or anything; 150 total applicants and they say they've successfully concluded the search [x3]

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

  • Departmental Lecturer in Modern European History: fixed-term two-year post at the Faculty of History, George Street, OX1 2RL, in association with Balliol College, Broad St, Oxford OX1 3BJ
  • The post is intended to cover teaching and administrative duties whilst Professor Martin Conway is serving as the Chair of the History Faculty Board and as the Academic Lead for Research Environment in the Humanities Division.
  • Teaching: he successful candidate will provide lectures, classes, or tutorials, to an annual total of 16 lectures or classes for the Faculty lectures, and 8 weekly hours of college tutorials and classes. They will organise specific areas of the syllabus; be the first point of contact for students as required in matters relating to attendance, conduct, coursework, performance, and welfare (referring the students to appropriate others as needed); and support of the development of courses and teaching, and manage their own academic research activities and conduct independent research and publication.
  • You will possess a completed doctorate in a relevant field, or have evidence that a doctorate is close to completion, e.g., candidates who have submitted their dissertation will be considered, subject to successful examination. You will have an aptitude for teaching, the ability to inspire and enthuse students and experience of teaching the History of twentieth-century Europe, and sufficient depth and breadth of knowledge in Modern European History to develop course materials and research proposals. The ability to take on administrative responsibilities such as coordinating an undergraduate cohort or core undergraduate course, and evidence of professionalism as a colleague and a proven track record of working with others is essential.
  • Deadline: noon 5 June 2024

University of South Florida (USA:FL)9-month, full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in the field of Modern European History, to start August 7, 2024[]

  • Open field, including global and international approaches
  • Teaching Load: 2/2
  • Apply: . Click on the Apply Now button. Apply online by completing the required information and attaching your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above. YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME, PLUS ANY OTHER REQUESTED MATERIAL, MUST BE IN ONE ATTACHMENT. When applying, please attach a cover letter, CV, teaching philosophy, evidence of successful research, and provide names and contact information for three references. [NB: based on update from 28 November this no longer seems valid]
  • Review begins: 12 Dec. 2023
    • [Oct 13] Anyone have an idea of what documents to upload to show "evidence of successful research" beyond what is already listed on the CV? Is this code for a writing sample?
    • [Oct 13] I submitted my application yesterday and the online portal only asked for a CV and a cover letter. Info here also differs from the H-Net ad. What's happening?
    • [17 October] I updated this field on the 13th to include the instructions I found directly on their "career" website, which includes the above portion in bold:
    • [28 November] I reached out to the department chair RE: the additional materials/evidence of successful research and he said the following "That phrase was an artifact of transferring internal USF language to the job ad site. I’m not sure how it remained in the ad, but we were unable to change it. You only need to send a job letter addressing research and teaching and a CV. "
    • [21 Dec] Any updates? Haven't heard anything.
    • [3 Jan] Nothing here -- anyone?
    • [Jan 10] Invitation for Zoom interview
    • [Jan 22] Rejected after Zoom interview; three finalists invited to campus.

University of Warwick (UK:Eng)[]

  • Assistant Professor in Modern History on a full-time and indefinite basis from 1 September 2024
  • You will have expertise in the Modern History (post 1800), of Britain (including Ireland) or Europe and/or their empires
  • Teaching will include HI153 Making of the Modern World, HI2E1 & HI2E2 Historiography
  • All applications must be accompanied by a CV and a covering letter. Your cover letter should detail how you meet the essential and desirable criteria for this post. Writing samples might be requested from candidates at the shortlisting stage of the recruitment process and should not be submitted with the initial application. Please direct all informal enquiries to the Head of Department, Professor Tim Lockley, by e-mailing:
  • Deadline: 14 Jan. 2024
    • Intend to interview Feb/Mar 2024
    • [Feb. 7] Rejected. Over 200 applicants and only 5 shortlisted.
    • [Feb. 21] Invitation to interview.

University College London (UK:Eng)[]

  • Lecturer (~asst prof) in Modern European History
  • We welcome applications from historians working on aspects of modern European history (c.1750-1914) that will increase the department’s strength in this field. We are also interested in applicants working on Europe’s relationship with any region of the world (c.1750-1914), and/or modern European history (c.1750-1914) from comparative, transnational or global perspectives.
  • The postholder will be required to conduct high-quality, original research and knowledge exchange; make an active contribution to the planning, development, delivery and coordination of learning and teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels; engage in supervision and assessment at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels; play a role in the development of the department’s doctoral programme; and undertake administrative and management duties as required and supported by the Head of Department.
  • When applying please upload in one consolidated PDF the following documents: 1. a curriculum vitae (maximum length 5 pages); 2. a letter of application explaining your interest in the post (maximum length 2 pages); 3. a statement of the intellectual significance of your research to date (maximum 2 pages); 4. a statement about your future research plans (maximum 2 pages); 5. a statement of teaching experience (maximum 2 pages); 6. the names and addresses of two referees (referees will not be contacted until after interview).
  • Deadline: 6 Apr. 2024
    • Intend to interview early June
    • Anyone heard on rejections/invites? (24 April)
    • Nothing here (24 April)
    • Heard nothing official but someone told me that the post has already been offered to an internal candidate (24 April)
    • What a great use of everyone’s time, if true. (25 April)
    • Still heard nothing (May 13)
    • Two internal candidates facing redundancy were interviewed on 18 April. One was offered — and accepted — the job. No other applications were read. (15 May)
    • This is terrible, most of all for the multiple staff facing redundancy. Has to also be said that externally advertising jobs should surely happen after any internal process? (16 May)

Utah State University (USA:UT) - Non-TT[]

  • Temporary Assistant Professor of Modern European History with an emphasis in the 20th century and any region.
  • This is a one-year term appointment, renewable for a second year, depending on performance and availability of funds.
  • Teaching Load: 6 courses/year including the second half of the European History survey (HIST 1110), as well as a selection of our existing upper division courses, as appropriate to the candidate’s area of specialization and departmental needs
  • Along with the online application, please attach: CV (to be uploaded to the applicant profile). A cover letter that speaks to your effectiveness as a teacher and your specialization in European history (to be copied and pasted into a fillable field within the application). The names and email addresses of three references that can speak to your teaching ability. (References will be contacted after initial screening of applicants.) Additional materials may be requested of candidates who advance to the next level.
  • Review begins: 29 Mar. 2024

Wake Forest University (USA:NC) - pref. French/German history[]

  • full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in History with a focus on modern Western Europe from the late 18th century through the 20th century, beginning July 1, 2024.
  • The area of specialization is open, but we particularly seek candidates who will offer a broad range of courses, including, but not limited to, those that focus on French and/or German history in the modern period
  • Teaching: 9 courses/year (4 semesters) Teaching responsibilities include an introductory-level survey course, a two semester survey of their field, and upper-level history courses in the candidate’s area of specialization. We welcome innovation in both teaching approaches and the creation of new courses that will demonstrate the continuing relevance of modern European history.
  • Interested applicants should apply via the University’s career website at: The application should be submitted as ONE PDF file, which includes all of the following in the indicated order: (1) a cover letter addressing the motivation to join our teacher-scholar community; (2) a CV with contact information for three professional references; (3) a teaching statement outlining possible course offerings and pedagogical approaches to welcoming a diverse body of students and supporting their engagement in the practice of historical inquiry; (4) a research statement describing plans and potential impact of scholarly pursuits; and (5) copies of graduate transcript(s) (official copies only required upon employment). Letters of reference will be requested only for short-listed candidates.
  • Inquiries about the faculty position or department should be directed to Susan Rupp, the chair of the search committee ( Inquiries about the application process and document submission may be addressed to If access to the internet is an obstacle, a paper copy of the application can be submitted to Laura Gammons, Wake Forest University, Department of History, P.O. Box 7806, Winston-Salem, NC 27109.
  • Deadline: 1 Nov. 2023
    • [Nov 13 - has anyone heard anything?]
    • [Nov 18] (different poster from above) Still heard nothing
    • [Nov 19] Ditto
    • [28 November] (a new poster on here) any word yet?
    • [30 Nov, am] I'm the poster from Nov 13, still nothing
    • [30 Nov. early pm] I'm the poster from Nov 18, still nothing
    • [Dec 2] (new poster here) I've personally heard nothing, but a friend shared that she had a Zoom interview last week
    • [Dec 12] Heard nothing at all until today, rejection email

Wake Forest University (USA:NC) - Non-TT[]

  • One year visiting assistant professor of modern European history (after 1800, including Britain) for appointment beginning July 2024.  
  • Teaching Load: 3-3; the primary teaching responsibility of the post will be sections of HST 102, “Europe and the World in the Modern Era,” which meet the college’s general education requirements. Successful candidate will also teach an upper division course for majors in modern European history with a regional focus according to their area of expertise, including Britain, Western Europe, and European empires.
  • Candidates should have teaching experience and Ph.D. in hand by August 2023; advanced ABD students will be considered as well.
  • More information about the department and its course offerings can be found at, and for quick facts about the University, go to Additional Job Description A complete application will include a curriculum vitae, a letter of application that includes
  • Inquiries about the position should be directed to the search chair, Dr. Barry Trachtenberg
  • Deadline: not stated in ad.
    • [May 28] Any news?
    • [May 28] Zoom interviews this week
    • [June 17] Offer was made and accepted


University of Vienna (AUT) - since 1918, senior hire[]

  • Full Professor of Contemporary History: Austrian Contemporary History since 1918 in an international Context
  • The applicant should be qualified in the historical analysis of political, economic, social and cultural developments in the area of today's Austria in the 20th and 21st centuries, including references to the 19th century. The focus of reflection should be on transnational approaches (international influences, mutual transfers as well as the cross-border relevance of events and processes). Competence in media history as well as the active participation in the curriculum of the Master's program in Contemporary History and Media is expected. A willingness to publicly communicate topics of Austrian contemporary history is desirable.
  • Please submit a single PDF file (LastName_FirstName.pdf) containing the following information in English via e-mail to the Dean of the Faculty of Historical and Cultural Studies of the University of Vienna, Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Christina Lutter ( Letter of motivation, Academic curriculum vitae [including: education and training, positions held to date, parental, family or other care leaves as applicable, awards and honors, commissions of trust, previous and current cooperation partners, list of most important acquired third-party funding as principal investigator, and, if applicable, of inventions/patents, list of most important scientific talks (max. 10), teaching and mentoring, supervision experience (Master and PhD)], List of publications and a link to your ORCID record, Research statement [most important research achievements (max. 2 pages) and planned future research activities (max. 4 pages), synopsis of five key publications with relevance to the position advertised], Teaching and supervision statement [teaching and supervision concept, including a description of the previous and planned priorities in academic teaching and supervision (max. 2 pages)]
  • Appendices to application document (in a single PDF or ZIP file named “LastName_FirstName_Appendices.pdf/zip”): Five key publications as electronic full text version (if not publicly available), Teaching evaluations (if available, compiled into a single PDF file), Copies of certificates of academic degrees (mandatory, compiled into a single PDF file)
  • Deadline: 15 Sept. 2023


Mississippi State University (USA:MS)[]

  • Tenure-track appointment in British history, beginning August 16, 2024
  • A Ph.D. in British History at the time of appointment is required. Evidence of successful teaching and publications are preferred.
  • Teaching Load: 2/2 Offerings include a turn in either the Western Civilization or World History survey and undergraduate and graduate courses in the area of expertise. Of particular importance is demonstrated ability to contribute to our graduate program, which focuses on the period since 1650
  • All applicants must apply online at and attach a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, and teaching statement.
  • For full consideration: 19 Jan. 2024
    • [Jan 26] Request for interview, references, and further materials.
    • [Feb 29] Any updates post-interview?
    • [Mar 1] No updates yet after Zoom interview x2
    • [Mar 8] Any updates or timeframe?
    • [April 19] prepare yourself for what can only be described as the comically worst rejection email you will ever receive
    • [May 19] Ha! Is it really a rejection e-mail if it says that "the department has made its choice" but does not actually say that I'm not the choice?

Queen Mary, University of London (UK:Eng) - Non-TT[]

  • 1-year fixed-term Lecturer in Modern British History (Teaching & Scholarship).
  • The post-holder will be expected to deliver high-quality teaching and participate in activities to improve student education, welfare, engagement, and overall experience. The Lecturer in Modern British History (T&S) will contribute to teaching of modern British history modules, convene final-year module “Making Thatcher's Britain: The Thatcher Revolution, 1975-1997” and supervise related dissertations, and contribute to other British history and history skills modules.
  • Deadline: 3 May 2024

Queens University Belfast (UK:NI) - non-TT, post-1914[]

  • full-time, thirteen-month Lecturer in Contemporary British History (post-1914)
  • This is a fixed term contract available from 19 August 2024 to 18 September 2025. Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be renewed or made permanent subject to availability of funding.
  • The successful candidate must have, and your application should clearly demonstrate that you meet the following criteria: PhD in History, Record of publication of research outputs appropriate to stage of career, A research focus in British History in the period since c.1914, Evidence of effective and innovative teaching at University level appropriate to stage of career, including successful design and delivery of modules, Evidence of ability to contribute to the teaching of survey modules in 20th-century British history, and to design and deliver a specialist course on ‘Thatcher’s Britain’, Evidence of ability to contribute to the development and teaching at Masters level.
  • Deadline: 6 May 2024

Trinity College Dublin (UK:NI) - non-TT, Northern Irish[]

  • see full posting under Irish history, below.

University of Birmingham (UK:Eng) - Non-TT, Modern[]

  • Fixed Term Contract up to August 2024, Assistant Professor (Education [teaching focused]) in Modern British History
  • We seek a specialist to help deliver and develop our portfolio in Modern British Studies. We would especially welcome applicants with an existing research focus on the history of Britain, Empire and conflict during the twentieth century. We particularly invite applications from historians whose research directly links with the Department’s established strengths in modern British studies and military history, broadly conceived. The appointee will likely contribute to the following modules: The Making of the Contemporary World; Britain and her Soldiers; Pandora’s Box: Europe and the First World War; Eye of the Storm: Europe and the Second World War; and The Global Cold War, in addition to other survey and skills modules as required (including Distance Learning and UG and PGT Dissertation Supervision). The ability to range across the history of Britain, Empire and conflict in the twentieth century is important.
  • Deadline: 10 Apr. 2024

University of Bristol (UK:Eng) - British Imperial History, Non-[]

  • Lecturer in British Imperial History nb while listed as "permanent" the detailed job description clearly states that funding is currently available from 1 Sept 24 to 31 Aug 27.
  • Teaching: They will be expected to contribute to the provision of team-taught units reflecting this field of research, including HIST30120 Britain’s Long Nineteenth Century, 1789-1914 and HIST20116 Decolonisation. A specialism in the history of the British Empire in Asia would be desirable. The successful candidate may be asked to teach seminars or deliver lecturers on HIST20143 Asia in Global Perspective.
  • Deadline: 10 Jul. 2024

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

  • Lecturer (~asst/assoc prof) in Early Modern Scottish History
  • Applications are welcome from specialists in any area of early modern Scottish History. We are particularly keen to appoint a specialist in sixteenth-century Scottish history, a field in which we currently lack specialists. The candidate will pursue an active research agenda ideally drawing on existing strengths and synergies in the School and College.
  • Teaching: They will be expected to recruit and supervise doctoral students and contribute to developing the research culture in Scottish History and Scottish Studies. They will teach across all levels of the curriculum, including pre-honours, honours and MSc level courses, as appropriate, and will propose, develop and teach courses in early modern Scottish history. They will contribute to team-taught courses across the history curriculum, including our pre-honours courses The History of Edinburgh and Themes in Scottish History.
  • Deadline: 7 Nov. 2023

University of Exeter (UK:Eng) - Modern, non-TT[]

  • Fixed term (1st September 2024 to 31st March 2026) Lecturer in Modern British History
  • You will design, develop, produce, and deliver teaching and learning material across a range of modules within Modern British History, with a particular emphasis on histories of race, empire and enslavement. You will be able to teach a broad range of topics, contributing to the teaching of core modules at all levels, as well as supervising independent research projects in your specialist field. You will have a keen interest in decolonising the curriculum, which is a priority for the Department, Faculty, and wider University. You will also be expected to act as Personal Tutor for undergraduate students, and to play a part in the administrative work of the department, when required.
  • Deadline: 18 Apr. 2024

University of Glasgow (UK:Scot) - modern/late-modern Scottish, non-TT, part time[]

  • fixed-term Lecturer (worse than VAP) in Modern/Late-Modern Scottish History (Learning, Teaching and Scholarship Track) within the School of Humanities.
  • 0.7FTE (24.5 hours per week) and fixed term from 1 August 2024 until 31 July 2026.
  • Teaching: Delivery of lectures relating to modern-era Scotland on our flagship first year undergraduate course ‘History 1A: Scotland's Millennium: Kingdom, Union and Nation c 1000-1999’ (HIST1008), alongside seminars and assessment marking. Contribution to our team-taught postgraduate course, ‘Issues, Ideologies and Institutions of Modern Scotland’ (HIST5012). Sole teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level of one or more of the following modern Scottish History courses, relative to the successful applicant’s expertise: HIST4203 Migrant Nation: Scotland and the Modern World 1745-1979, HIST4185 Devolving the Nation: Scotland 1945-2004, HIST5123 Scottish Radicalism 1848-1950
  • Deadline: 11 Apr. 2024

University of Leeds (UK:Eng) - Modern, Non-TT[]

  • Teaching Fellow in Modern British History, fixed term to 31 Jul. 2025
  • Teaching Load: This teaching will likely include L3 option HIST3728 ‘The Breaking of Contemporary Britain’, HIST2291 , and teaching across our L1 core modules such as HIST1530 ‘The Making of the Twentieth Century’.
  • Deadline: 17 May 2024

University of Oxford (UK:Eng) - non-TT, modern[]

  • five-year, non-renewable, Darby Fellowship in Modern History with effect from 1 September 2024, or as soon as possible thereafter, until 31 August 2024...Preference may be given to researchers in the area of British history post-1815.
  • See full posting, link above, at Open_Field_or_Mixed_Hire_History_2023-24

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

NB as below, this post may not pay enough to sponsor some forms of work visa please check before applying

  • Fixed term Departmental and College Lecturer in Modern British History
  • The position is full-time and will be held for 1 year (with a possibility of extension on a part-time basis during 2025/26) and is intended to cover teaching and administrative duties whilst Professor William Whyte is on leave
  • Teaching: The successful candidate will provide lectures, classes, or tutorials, to an annual total of 16 annual hours of Faculty lectures and classes, and 8 weekly hours of college tutorials and classes. They will Supervise graduate and undergraduate theses as necessary; and take part in University examining for undergraduates and graduates as and when requested to do so (this position is expected to involve a significant amount of examining, at UG and PGT levels)
  • Deadline: 28 Jun. 2024

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

  • Brock Junior Research Fellow in Modern British and/or British World History since 1800, tenable for three years with effect from October 2024.
  • Teaching: up to 4 hours per week in term (covering the outline papers on 19th and 20th century British history, as well as assisting in the teaching of overview papers on historiography and methodology);
  • The salary will be in the range £33,966 – 38,205 per annum plus piece rates for teaching over 4 hours per week plus additional allowances. The appointment will be pensionable under the USS scheme. [nb this salary may not be enough to sponsor a work visa after legal changes in the UK CHECK BEFORE APPLYING**] [that threshold is for a dependent's VISA, so you may not be able to take your spouse or children with you]
  • Deadline: 5 Mar. 2023

University of Oxford (UK:Eng), Wadham College - Modern[]

  • Associate Professor in Modern History to commence at the start of the academic year 2024/25; the post will be held in association with a Tutorial Fellowship at Wadham College.
  • The person appointed will be expected to engage in advanced study or research in History, focused on the cultural and intellectual history of the British Isles from c.1850 to the present day, with a preference for scholars working on religious and/or gender history.
  • There is no separate application form for this post. Applications should include: Your full contact details including, email address, full postal address and at least one contact telephone number; A covering letter or statement explaining how you meet the selection criteria set out in the further particulars; A full CV and publication list; Three references to be sent directly to the address below by the closing deadline; Shortlisted applicants will be asked to submit two representative samples of written work; Contact details, covering letters and CVs should be emailed (as a single pdf) to
  • Deadline: 5pm 29 Apr. 2024

University of Stirling (UK:Scot) - Modern Scottish[]

  • Lecturer (~asst/assoc prof) in Scottish History since 1800
  • The appointee will pursue a programme of research, including research outputs and funding applications, in that context. We are particularly interested in applicants with a specialism in social, economic, environmental, or health history; a focus on nineteenth-century Scottish history within European or transnational contexts; and / or a critical focus on gender and race in Scottish history.
  • Deadline: 12 Feb. 2024

University of York (UK:Eng) - Medieval British History (c.1300-c.1500), non-TT[]

  • Associate Lecturer in Medieval British History (c.1300-c.1500), This post is offered on a Fixed Term basis from 9 September 2024 to 8 September 2025
  • You should have a PhD in an area of history relevant to the post and ideally hold an appropriate teaching qualification. You will have an emerging publication record in a relevant field with proven experience of taking responsibility for teaching and learning at undergraduate level.
  • Teaching: the successful candidate will be asked to teach existing undergraduate modules as follows: Year Three Special Subject: Reading and Writing in Medieval England (Semester 1 and Semester 2); Year Three Comparative: Work (Semester 2) (co-taught);Evidence and Methods (Semester 2) (4 lectures). The successful candidate may, in addition, be asked to deliver a combination of: lectures and seminar groups on an existing Year Two Option module appropriate to their area of knowledge, seminar groups on our core undergraduate modules, supervise BA and MA dissertations appropriate to their area of knowledge
  • Deadline: 18 Jun. 2024
  • intend to interview week commencing 15 Jul.



Maynooth University (IRL) - france & north africa[]


Institut für Zeitgeschichte München-Berlin (DEU) - Senior Hire[]

  • Full professorship and Director at the Institute for Contemporary History Munich
  • The position is to be filled in the form of a joint appointment to a (permanent) full professorship (W3) in Modern History at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) in Munich with a reduced teaching load (2 SWS). The director is usually appointed for a period of five years. Reappointment is possible, as is the change to a permanent position
  • The IfZ’s research field, as stipulated in its statute, is all of Germany’s 20th century history up to the present, while also considering its European and global dimensions. We are looking for an outstanding scholar with a proven track record of research in key periods of contemporary history. Furthermore, relevant organisational and management experience is required; experience in non-university research institutions is desirable.
  • Please submit your application (comprising a curriculum vitae, documentation of academic degrees and certificates as well as a list of publications, evidence of teaching experience and third-party funding) in electronic form both to the deputy director of the IfZ, Prof. Dr. Magnus Brechtken, Leonrodstr. 46b, 80636 München (, and the Dean of the Faculty of History and the Arts, Prof. Dr. Alexandra Kertz-Welzel, Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1, D-80539 Munich, Germany: (registration required).
  • Deadline: 29 Feb. 2024

McGill University (CAN) - Senior Hire[]

  • Peter C. Hoffmann Chair in German History, effective August 1, 2024. The appointment is expected to be as an Associate or Full Professor with tenure.
  • he successful applicant is expected to hold a Ph.D. in History and be an internationally recognized senior scholar of German history. In addition to having a demonstrated record of outstanding research (including the publication of at least one research monograph), candidates will be expected to have a track record of graduate supervision and effective undergraduate teaching.
  • Teaching: The successful applicant will be responsible for teaching German history in its entirety, including advanced courses in a period that must include two centuries before the 21st century.
  • Applications should be submitted electronically at Workday (McGill’s employment portal), and should include the following: cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement (500 words maximum), material pertinent to teaching skills, sample of written work. Once application materials have been submitted, candidates 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. Enquiries may be directed to
  • Review begins: 29 Sept. 2023

Technische Universität Dresden (DEU) - Senior Hire[]

  • Chair (W3) of Early Modern History, to begin 1 Apr. 2024
  • You will represent the above-mentioned discipline and its national and international connections to research and teaching with the greatest possible systematic breadth. In teaching, you will be responsible for lectures in German and English in the degree programs that have history as a subject, including the teachers training program. You should display a willingness to participate in the interdisciplinary research networks of TUD and to collaborate with DRESDEN-concept partners as well as with other cooperation partners.
  • We expect you to have a proven research profile with a primary focus on German history and a secondary focus on European, non-European, or global history, or on another innovative topic. This can be demonstrated by internationally visible publications and a reputable academic network. In addition, you should have an active interest in current historical, cultural, and/or social science theories and issues, as well as an open-mindedness toward the Digital Humanities. We expect experience in the acquisition of third-party funds as well as your willingness to participate in academic self-administration. Applicants must fulfill the employment qualification requirements § 58 of the Act on the Autonomy of Institutions of Higher Education in the Free State of Saxony (SächsHSFG).
  • Please submit your application with a curriculum vitae in tabular form, a description of your academic career, a list of academic publications, a list of third-party funds raised, a list of courses taught, results of teaching evaluations, and a copy of the certificate for the highest academic degree in one file by March 13, 2023 (stamped arrival date of the university central mail service applies), preferably in electronic form (one PDF file) via the TU Dresden SecureMail Portal by sending it to or as a hard copy to: TU Dresden, Philosophische Fakultät, Dekanin, Frau Prof. Dr. Heike Greschke Klein, Helmholtzstr. 10, 01069 Dresden, Germany.
  • Deadline: 13 Mar. 2023


Trinity College Dublin (UK:NI) - Non-TT, Northern Irish[]

  • Assistant Professor in the History of Northern Ireland
  • The primary purpose of this post will be to engage in research and deliver teaching relating to the history of Northern Ireland within the Department of History and to contribute to the teaching of modern history within the Department and on the School of Histories and Humanities’ taught postgraduate programmes in Modern Irish History and Public History and Cultural Heritage. The successful applicant will have a PhD in History or a related field, and we would especially welcome applications from candidates with research interests and teaching experience in the political history of Northern Ireland in any period from the early 20th century to the present. The successful applicant must demonstrate a proven ability or evidence of potential to establish a strong record of research and publication in the history of Northern Ireland.
  • This post arises from teaching relief for a staff member on a multi-year research award.
  • Candidates should submit by e-Recruitment: Covering Letter (1 x A4 page); Full Curriculum Vitae to include your list of publications and the names and contact details of 3 referees (including email addresses); Research plan (summarising research to be carried out in the next three years – maximum of 2 x A4 pages); Teaching statement (summarising teaching experience and approach – maximum of 2 x A4 pages). Outline of a semester-long research-based module suitable for students at either final year undergraduate or M.Phil level (maximum of 2 x A4 pages).
  • Deadline: 9 Apr. 2024

University College Cork (IRL) - Gender, senior hire[]

  • [Full] Professor of Irish Gender History
  • Applicants are required to include the following as part of their application: A recent curriculum vitae; A covering letter indicating how you meet the criteria outlined in the job description; The applicant statement per section 3.1; A document providing details using the following headings if applicable: Publications, Research Interests, Teaching Interests & Abilities, Teaching Objectives and Methods. Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Professor Chris Williams at or +353 21 4902737
  • Deadline: noon [local time] 9 Jan. 2024

University of Limerick (IRL)[]

  • Assistant Professor in Irish History – 5 Year Fixed Term Tenure Track
  • During the term of the contract the successful applicant will have the opportunity to apply for tenure in accordance with the University's Policy and Procedures for Granting Multi-annual Status to Tenure Track Academic Staff
  • Deadline: noon 18 June 2024
  • Please confirm that you are currently eligible to work in Ireland. Applications by candidates who are not eligible to work in Ireland will not be processed

University of St. Thomas Houston (USA:TX) - open rank[]

  • Open Rank Professor of Irish History and Core Fellow, The start date for the contract is August 1, 2024. Teaching is projected to begin for the Fall 2024 term on Monday, August 19, 2024
  • The position will be a dual appointment in Irish Studies and UST’s Department of Core Fellows in History. Candidates also will be asked to teach in various areas of History, International Studies and courses in other disciplines depending on the candidate’s expertise. Although not required for the position, proficiency in and the ability to teach Irish language and culture would be received positively.
  • The University of St. Thomas (UST) ( is a private Catholic university committed to the liberal arts and the religious and intellectual tradition of Catholic higher education; Applicants should also share the Core’s vision of and commitment to a classical liberal arts education in the Catholic Tradition in a way that embraces the thought of St. John Henry Newman and Josef Pieper
  • Application Process: At the time of application, interested candidates should submit: A Cover Letter that directly addresses the applicant’s qualifications to teach courses in the Irish Studies minor and graduate concentration in the Master of Liberal Arts Programs and the Core Curriculum (history and other disciplines); A comprehensive Curriculum Vitae; Evidence of teaching effectiveness and commitment to teaching excellence (i.e., peer review of teaching; student and administrative evaluations); Unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts ; A statement demonstrating an understanding of the university’s Catholic mission. This statement should include a thoughtful, substantive reflection on the candidate’s dedication to UST’s mission as expressed particularly in UST’s Mission Statement and, generally, in Ex corde ecclesiae. Further guidance on this reflection can be found here:
  • Review begins" 30 Jan. 2024


Monash University (AUS) non-TT, Italian Renaissance[]

  • Lecturer - Italian History - Level B or Senior Lecturer - Italian History - Level C
  • Expertise in Italian Renaissance history and culture in a broader European/transnational context
  • 5-year fixed-term appointment
  • deadline: 6 February 2024


University of St Andrews (UK:Scot) - Ottoman and/or Middle Eastern 1400-1800[]


Davidson College (USA:NC) - Modern[]

  • tenure-track Assistant Professor in Modern Russian History with an emphasis in Jewish History and Eastern Europe, including Ukraine
  • Ph.D. in History or related field expected by June 30, 2024.
  • Teaching Load: 5 courses/year (4 in first year) - The successful candidate will offer courses in the History Department and in the Russian Studies Department, including introductory and upper-level courses of their own design. The candidate will also participate in the college’s Writing Program.
  • Applicants should submit a cover letter; CV; teaching statement (1-2 pages); research statement (1-2 pages), and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity (DEI) statement (1-2 pages). The DEI statement should describe how your teaching, research, and/or service might contribute to Davidson's institutional commitment to diversity and inclusion. Application materials ... can be submitted online at Letters of recommendation, writing sample, and sample syllabi will be requested from short-listed candidates at a later date.
  • Deadline: 1 Oct. 2023
    • [Nov 2]: Spoke with a colleague yesterday who had an interview there, so initial interviews seem to have taken place.
    • [Nov 3]: Anyone heard back from Davidson? Nothing yet here (Nov 3) [x3]
    • [Nov 3]: Campus visit invitations have gone out.

Indiana University - Bloomington (USA:IA)[]

  • tenured or tenure track position in modern Russian History: newly endowed Stephen F. Cohen Chair, to begin 1 Aug. 2024
  • We seek a scholar of Russian History in the long Twentieth Century – including Soviet history, and Russia’s Eurasian borderlands and contact zones – committed to excellence in scholarship and teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels. We anticipate that the successful candidate will be hired at full or associate level, but outstanding junior candidates with a proven research record are encouraged to apply.
  • This position is tenured/tenure-track. Ph.D. is required at time of appointment.
  • Applicants should apply online at and include a cover letter; CV; statement on teaching and a statement on fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion in and out of the classroom; and contact information for three referees
  • For full consideration: 14 Jan. 2024
  • Rejection - didn't make short list: 25 March 2024

Oberlin College (USA:OH) - Russian/Soviet[]

  • Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in the College of Arts and Sciences in Russian and/or Soviet History with a preferred specialization in borderlands history.
  • Teaching: The incumbent will teach the standard teaching load (4.5 courses per year) in the general area of Russian and Soviet History. In addition to teaching topical lecture and seminar courses in their subfield, the applicant will regularly teach a two-semester Russian and Soviet History survey course, as well as being part of the regular rotation to teach the History Department’s required history methods course. The incumbent will teach a yearly upper-level seminar course where Russian East European and Eurasian Studies (REEES) majors will have the opportunity to use Russian language skills and which could count as a potential REEES capstone.
  • 1) a Cover Letter describing your teaching, scholarship, mentorship, and service, detailing any connections to supporting an inclusive learning environment; 2) a Curriculum Vitae; 3) an unofficial graduate transcript; 4) a chapter length writing sample; 5) a statement (or statements) on your teaching philosophy and expertise in diversity, equity, and inclusion and your plans to support undergraduate research; and 6) Letters of Reference from three recommenders.*
  • Review of applications will begin on October 16, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled. Completed applications received by the October 16, 2023, deadline will be guaranteed full consideration.
    • [Oct. 24] Full dissertation been requested by the committee (x4)
    • [Nov. 6] Request for Interview
    • [Jan. 2] Anyone heard back after zoom interviews?
    • [Jan. 7] Hire made

Princeton University (USA:NJ)- soviet & post-soviet[]

  • Tenure track Assistant Professor, Soviet and Post-Soviet History
  • Teaching: The candidate should be prepared to offer an undergraduate lecture course on Soviet and post-Soviet history, as well as upper-level undergraduate courses and graduate courses on the specialized aspects of the history of the USSR and the successor states
  • Applicants should provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a research statement outlining the dissertation or book as well as other relevant projects, and a copy of either the dissertation or another substantive writing sample. At least three referees should be entered into the online system, which will automatically generate requests for their letters. For candidates who do not yet have a Ph.D., the recommendation of the principal advisor must include precise information on the present status of the dissertation and the likelihood of completion by summer 2024.
  • Review begins: 15 Oct. 2023
    • 30 Oct. Request for Interview
    • Has anyone else (other than the above person) been contacted for the first-round interview yet? Curious because the application system remains open.
    • 9 Nov. Yes I am different person, and I got the interview request at the same time. We did the interview already.
    • I have a question for anyone else who interviewed: did you manage to ask/get any info about timeline? I wanted to ask but totally ran out of time
    • 13 Nov. Received invitation for a campus visit
    • Campus visits happened. Decision on hire will be communicated second-half of February to selected candidate.

Williams College (USA:MA) - Russian/Eastern European/Eurasian[]

  • Tenure-track assistant professor in Russian/Eastern European/Eurasian history, to begin during the 2024-25 academic year.
  • Candidates should be dedicated scholars with Ph.D. in hand or expected by September 2024.
  • All thematic and methodological approaches and chronological specializations are welcome. We are looking for a colleague who will teach Russian and Soviet surveys as well as courses in their area of focus.
  • Please send the following application materials to the department chair, Roger Kittleson, via Interfolio, at a letter of application that includes a summary of current and future scholarship, teaching interests and experience, and ability to work effectively with a broadly diverse student population; a curriculum vitae; separate one-paragraph descriptions of proposed courses (please include one survey and two specialized courses); and three letters of recommendation.
  • The deadline for receipt of materials is Friday, 15 Sept. 2023

[Oct. 23] Anyone heard from Williams?

[Nov 1] Rejection (110 applications apparently!)x3 had no idea that there are 110 Soviet Union/Eurasia historians out there:) (x2)

[Nov 1] Request for Interview [x2]

[Nov 1] They are interviewing 11 applicants and 11 more are waitlisted ("applications still considered active").

[Nov 15] Campus Invites are out

[Jan 4] Offer made and accepted, according to the rejection email.

University of North Carolina - Wilmington (USA:NC) - [Non-TT][]

  • nine-month full-time Visiting Assistant Professor in Russian history for a fixed-term two-year non-renewable appointment beginning August 2024 through May 2026.
  • Teaching Load: 4/4 Candidates should be prepared to teach surveys covering the entirety of Russian history including the post-Soviet period, upper-division courses and seminars in their area of concentration, and lower-division surveys in European history.
  • To apply, please complete the online application process available at and attach the following materials as an Adobe PDF document including: Cover Letter, Curriculum Vita, Writing Sample, If needed, applicants may upload additional materials under the Other category. LETTERS of RECOMMENDATION: 3 Professional Letter of Recommendation are required. Submit contact information via the Reference Check section of this application. All reference check emails will be sent to contacts provided once your application is submitted
  • Deadline: 1 Feb. 2024

University of Southern California (USA:CA) - Eurasian/Soviet/Russian Empire[]

  • Tenure-track assistant professor in the history of modern Eurasia/Russian Empire/Soviet Union, including its constituent lands and peoples, beginning August 2024.
  • Looking for applications from a broad range of scholars, including those whose work decenters the imperial metropole, focuses on understudied regions and peoples, and/or crosses conventional chronological and geographical boundaries. Academic fluency in at least one regional language in addition to Russian is preferred.
  • Please include a cover letter that addresses your research and teaching, and how you incorporate issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion into your scholarly work and pedagogy; a c.v. including the names and email addresses of three references; and a chapter- or article-length writing sample (applicants may include a one-page statement that contextualizes dissertation or book chapters). Letters of recommendation will be solicited from short-listed candidates at a later date.
  • Review of applications will begin October 15, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.
  • The annual base salary range for this position is $89,250 - $94,250.
    • Any news yet? (Oct 20th) [Oct. 22 - I learned that shortlists had been contacted for more supplementary materials (x4).]
    • [Oct 23rd] Wow, that was fast! Thanks for the info.
    • Any updates?
    • Have they sent out the job talk invitations? [Dec. 9, yes, I have received one]
    • Does this mean they completed the first round of phone/zoom interviews?
    • Rejection letter received [Dec. 13] [x2 and, wow they received 125 applications for this position!]
    • Campus visits happened end of January.


York University (CAN) - Modern[]

  • Assistant or Associate Professorship in Modern Spanish History, to begin 1 Jul. 2024
  • Candidate Qualifications:

• Degree: PhD in History or a related discipline by 1 July 2024 is required. • Scholarship: A coherent and well-articulated program of research and specialization in Modern Spanish History; A record or evident promise of generating innovative, substantive, rigorous, and as appropriate, externally funded research and/or research creation. o A record or evident promise of making influential contributions and demonstrating excellence in the field demonstrated by, for example, a strong record of publications (or forthcoming publications) evidenced in monographs with major presses or articles in significant journals in the field; presentations at major conferences; public history or community work; awards and accolades; a record of external funding from major funding bodies; and strong recommendations from referees of high standing. York particularly values scholarship that emphasizes new themes and methodologies in Modern Spanish History and that will provide or lead to national and international research leadership. • Teaching: The successful candidate will be expected to teach a course on the Spanish Civil War and contribute to the teaching of Modern European History at all levels.

  • Required materials: 1) current CV; 2; cover letter; 3) a statement of research and teaching interests; and 4) three confidential letters of reference. Provide required information regarding your Canadian work status and optional self-identification for Affirmative Action purposes as part of the online application. Please direct questions about the application to Stephen Brooke, Chair of History Department, Submit materials at
  • Deadline: 15 Oct. 2023


University College London (UK:Eng)[]

  • Lecturer (~asst/assoc prof) in Ukrainian History
  • The postholder may specialise in any period from the seventeenth century to the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991. Preference may be given to a candidate interested in the early modern period.
  • In addition to teaching their own modules, it is also expected that the postholder will contribute to teaching relevant courses on the history of Poland-Lithuania, the Habsburgs, and the Russian Empire.
  • The postholder will maintain a track record of high-quality research publications; plan, develop, submit and secure external research grant funding; contribute to the School’s interdisciplinary research culture and environment, including its research centres and seminar series; engage with non-academic actors, communities and stakeholders, including the media and the public, to disseminate and secure impact from research; supervise postgraduate research students to timely submission and completion; and provide academic and pastoral support and advice to undergraduate and postgraduate students, serving as a Personal Tutor.
  • Deadline: 12 Mar. 2024