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Creighton University (NE)- History & Digital Humanities[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in History to begin Aug. 2014
  • "Specialist in Digital Humanities to take a leadership role in new research and curricular initiatives.  Strong preference for United States history, history of the Americas, or thematic fields such as environmental history that will complement existing departmental strengths."
  • Teaching Load: 9 Hours/Semester
  • PhD must be in hand by start date
  • Review begins: 8 Nov. 2013
    • Any news here? Presume it has long ago moved on, but just curious! (x3)
    • nothing yet.

Durham University (UK) - Modern Economic & Social[]

  • Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (tenured ~Asst/Assoc or Assoc/Full Prof) in Modern Economic and Social History (since c.1700)
  • "The successful candidate will contribute to this Centre by taking a leading part in training postgraduates in social science methods of research; will conduct original research addressing substantial and significant issues in economic or social history, and undertake research-led teaching and supervision at all levels, undergraduate, masters and doctoral."
  • Apply online
  • Deadline: 17 Jan. 2013

George Mason University (VI) - Digital History[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Digital History
  • While the historical field is open, candidates must have the ability to teach digital theory and methods at the undergraduate and graduate level, including a graduate course in programming (PHP, Python, Perl, Javascript, XML, for example).
  • Teaching Load: 2/2
  • PhD must be in hand by Aug. 2014
  • "For full consideration, please apply for position number F5343z at Complete the online faculty application and upload a letter of interest, CV, and a writing sample and/or a link to a digital project. Letters of reference should be sent separately to Professor Paula Petrik, Chair, Digital History Search, Department of History and Art History, George Mason University, MSN 3G1, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030"
  • Review begins: 15 Nov. 2013 and continues until position filled
  • Request for AHA interview by e-mail (12/4)
  • Short list decided - good luck finalists (1/23)

Indiana University Purdue University - Indianapolis - History/Digital Humanities[]

  • Tenure track Assistant Professorship in Digital Humanities, to begin 1 Aug. 2014
  • "We are looking for a scholar with a strong academic background in historical research.  Period and area of specialization are open"
  • PhD must be in hand by time of appointment
  • "The successful candidate's research should integrate the theoretical perspectives and digital tools of the evolving field of digital humanities and demonstrate the potential to produce significant scholarship. While technical skills, such as programming or expertise in database design would be beneficial, we are looking for candidates who have a firm understanding of the critical application of digital tools, the desire to continuously develop their technical expertise, and the ability to collaborate with specialists across the disciplines in order to build digital humanities capacity on campus."
  • "Teaching responsibilities include history survey courses and upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses in digital humanities and the candidate's fields of expertise"
  • "Please send a letter of application, which includes evidence of digital scholarship, curriculum vitae, and three current letters of recommendation...electronically to the IUPUI Department of History,"
  • Review begins: 1 Oct. 2013 and position is open until filled
    • 10/28/13: Received rejection email--they cut to a group of semi-finalists

Michigan Tech University - Assistant/Associate Professor of Spatial History[]

University of Baltimore (Maryland)  - Urban & Public History [Open Rank][]

  • Tenure track or tenured faculty appointment in Urban & Public History, to begin fall 2014
  • "Ph.D. in hand or near completion in Urban & Public History. Candidates must have higher education teaching experience, an active agenda of research or scholarship related to their teaching, and the potential to provide significant service to the Division, College and University."
  • Teaching Load: 3/3 or 3/4
  • Complete applications must include: CV, writing sample, PHOTOCOPY of transcripts, three letters of recommendations, teaching syllabi, and evidence of teaching effectiveness"
  • Deadline: 15 Oct. 2013
    • ​Has anyone received confimation that their application was received? (10/22)
    • Called to schedule AHA interview 12/11

University of California - Berkeley - History & Theory of Rhetoric [tenured][]

  • Tenured Associate or Full Professorship in the history & theory of rhetoric, to begin 1 Jul. 2014
  • " Minimum qualification required is a Ph.D. or equivalent.  Additional qualifications are an excellent research profile and outstanding record of scholarship, and a strong record of teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Candidates should work in the history and theory of rhetoric, broadly conceived, and have a demonstrated commitment to the teaching of the rhetorical tradition to undergraduate and graduate students. Areas of scholarship could include: the classical rhetorical tradition and its varied receptions; modern rhetorical theory and its origins; and interdisciplinary approaches to the ancient world. Examples of research themes might include politics and political theory, theories of knowledge and epistemology, orality and literacy, literary theory."
  • "Candidates should send cover letter, CV, a writing sample of no more than thirty pages, and contact information for 3-5 people willing to submit letters of reference. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including those whose letters are provided via a dossier service or career center, to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality: All application materials should be uploaded to the secure search portal at"
  • Deadline: 12 Nov. 2013

University of California - Merced - [Open Rank] World Heritage[]

  • Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of World Heritage
  • looking for " expertise in World Heritage from the perspective of Digital Heritage and/or Digital Humanities.  We seek a candidate whose research methods involve visualization.   Candidates may focus on depicting existing monuments, artifacts and/or landscapes using methods such as GIS or 3D reconstruction; or may use information visualization to study social or spatial phenomena.  No specific disciplinary background is required, but priority will be given to scholars whose research crosses boundaries of discipline, genre, geography, and era"
  • " Interested applicants should apply at"
  • Deadline: 6 Jan. 2014
    • Any word if a hire was made? (5/11)

University of Hertfordshire (UK) - Digital History[]

  • Lectureship (~tenured Asst/Assoc Prof) in Digital History, to begin 1 Jul. 2014
  • "The successful candidate will have a PhD or be near completion of a PhD in History, and have experience in developing Digital History projects either individually or as part of a team. The successful candidate will lead the development of research and teaching in Digital History, develop externally-funded research projects in Digital History, and contribute to the general teaching programmes, including the new undergraduate pathway in Public History and the Professional Doctorate in Heritage."
  • Informal enquiries about the post should be directed to the Acting Head of History, Dr Katrina Navickas (
  • reference number: 011891
  • Deadline: 25 Apr. 2014
    • Intend to interview mid-May

University of Nevada, Reno - Digital History[]

  • Tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Digital History to begin in the fall of 2014.
  • Time period, specialty, and geographic region are open.
  • The Department has particular interest in candidates who can expand departmental offerings, such as Middle Eastern Studies and/or the Islamic World.
  • Candidates must have completed their PhD by July 1, 2014.
  • "For fullest consideration, applicants should submit online 1) a letter of application that also includes a brief statement of research and plans and teaching experience, 2) current curriculum vitae, 3) a writing sample, and 4) sample syllabi. Three letters of recommendation under separate cover should be sent to the Search Committee Chair Linda Curcio. Dr. Linda Curcio (Email:, Search Committee Chair, Department of History, Mailstop 0308, University of Nevada-Reno, Reno, Nevada 89557—0308."
  • Apply through .
  • Deadline: 15 Oct., 2013.
    • Did anyone hear back from here?  With an October deadline I am again presuming they have moved on.

University of Toronto - TT Asst. / Assoc. Professor, Film and Media History[]

University of Toronto - Scarborough (Can.)  - Full Prof. Food Studies[]

  • Full Professor in the Historical Study of Food and Foodways, to begin 1 Jul. 2014
  • "Applicants must have a PhD in History or Food Studies and demonstrate excellence in research and teaching. Special consideration will be given to applicants whose teaching and research methods engage with a multidisciplinary department that includes historians, women’s and gender studies scholars, and area studies specialists. The successful candidate will expand the department’s present strengths in the study of food and foodways as it relates to transnational histories, ethnicity, gender, and urban studies. Ideally, the successful candidate will have an interest in studying and working with the diasporic communities in the Greater Toronto Area, and in connecting with other initiatives at UTSC that are similarly engaged. The department particularly encourages applications from outstanding scholars who can contribute to interdisciplinary teaching, research, and programming"
  • "The candidate will be responsible for the development of a range of undergraduate courses, including a thematic course in global/world history to be taught occasionally and creatively designed courses in food studies that place historical understanding at the centre of the curriculum"
  • All qualified candidates are invited to apply at (Job#1302018). Applications should include a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, a writing sample, teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy and sample syllabi relevant to the position), and a statement outlining current and future research interests. If you have questions about this position, please contact Professor Daniel Bender, Chair, Department of Historical and Cultural Studies at All application materials should be submitted online. The UofT application system can accommodate up to five attachments (10 MB) per candidate profile; please combine attachments into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. Submission guidelines can be found at: Applicants should also ask three referees to email letters directly to the Department at
  • Deadline: 18 Feb. 2014

Any news? 3/26


Massachusetts Institute of Technology - [Open Rank][]

  • Tenure track advanced assistant professorship through tenured associate professorship in Architectural History, to start Fall 2014
  • "While the main responsibility of the successful candidate will be to the PhD and SMArchS students of the HTC program, he/she is also expected to contribute to the professional graduate design program (MArch) as well as to MIT’s undergraduate curriculum. Attention to the theoretical position of contemporary scholarship is expected. We prefer candidates who work on modernisms - modernism from a global perspective - modernism in its global settings. A Ph.D., significant publications, and teaching experience are required."
  • Deadline: 1 Nov. 2013

School of the Art Institute of Chicago - Modern and Contemporary[]

  • Tenured or tenure track historian of Modern and Contemporary Architecture
  • "The successful candidate has a record of research and publication in the history and theory of architecture and design. Specialization is open to any geographic area; a global perspective is preferred."
  • "Ph.D. is required, with some teaching experience preferred"
  • Deadline: 16 Dec. 2013

Cultural and/or Social[]

University of Toronto - St George (Can.) - Film & Media History[]

  • Tenure stream assistant or associate professor in Film and Media History, to begin 1 July 2014
  • " This will be a joint appointment in the Cinema Studies Institute (67%) at Innis College and the Department of History (33%)"
  • The Cinema Studies Institute (CSI) and the Department of History are seeking applicants with extensive knowledge of film and media history and historiography. Knowledge from a range of approaches that may include economic, political-economic, cultural, industrial, and/or technological aspects of that history would be considered an asset. Expertise in non-Western film and media history is also welcome.
  • The successful candidate will teach courses in cinema and related media at both the graduate and undergraduate level in CSI and History and will be involved in supervising and mentoring students.
  • All qualified candidates are invited to apply online through the following link . Applications should include a letter of application and CV, along with a teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy), a statement outlining current and future research interests and two recent publications (either published or submitted). All application materials should be submitted online. Please see submission guidelines at Application materials should be combined into a single PDF file of less than 5 Mb. Applicants should also ask at least three referees to send letters directly to the department via e-mail to
  • Deadline: 15 Nov. 2013


Framingham State University (MA) - Economic/Business of Atlantic World[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Business & Economic History of the Atlantic World (ca. 1500-present), to begin Sept. 2014
  • "The Department seeks a scholar whose research and teaching emphasize a comparative and/or transnational perspective. The ability to offer courses on the history of media is highly desirable. Teaching responsibilities include two survey courses - United States History to Reconstruction and United States History since Reconstruction - as well as upper level courses in the appointee's area(s) of specialization."
  • PhD must be in hand by 1 Sept. 2014
  • "Please apply online by submitting a letter of application, CV, copies of graduate transcripts, writing sample, and sample course syllabi. Additionally, please send three letters of recommendation to Search Committee, Department of History, Framingham State University, 100 State Street, Framingham, MA 01701-9101"
  • Review begins immediately [24 Feb.] and continues until position filled

Harvard Business School (MA)[]

  • Tenure track faculty position in the Business, Government, and the Internatioanl Economy Unit, to begin 1 Jul. 2014
  • We will consider candidates whose research interests and experience include economic history, history of economic policy and regulation, history of capitalism, or history of globalization. The search is open with regard to methodological approach and focus area. Candidates may come directly from Ph.D. programs or from the faculties of other universities.
  • Successful candidates will, at the outset, teach a required first-year MBA course on the economic, political, and social environment of global business
  • Applications should include curriculum vitae, description of research-in-progress,  published articles or working papers, dissertation chapters or other writing samples, statement of teaching interests and, if applicable, teaching evaluations. In addition, three letters of recommendation are required, which should be submitted online directly to the School by the referees. Apply online: If you have materials that can only be sent in hard copy, you can send them to: Harvard Business School, Faculty Administration, Attn: BGIE Unit Application, Morgan Hall T25, Soldiers Field Road, Boston, MA 02163
  • Deadline: 15, Nov. 2013.
  • Any news on this one (12/23)?
  • Still nothing? (1/8)
  • Interviewed at AHA
  • Five on-campus interviews at end of January
  • Offer made 2/5

University at Albany (NY) - Early American Economic or Business[]

University of Pennsylvania  - 1700-Present [Open Rank][]

  • Assistant or Full Professor of Economic History since 1700
  • "The Department is particularly interested in historians who study global economic history from a comparative or transregional perspective.  The successful candidate will have a proven record of teaching, research and publication at the highest level.  Thematically, she or he may work on any area of economic or business history except for labor history and the history of banking systems.  Geographically, the Department is looking for candidates specializing in any non-US domain"
  • Candidates are to apply online ...Include a letter of application, CV, teaching statement, and research statement"
  • Review begins: 15 Nov. 2013 and will continue until position is filled.

University of Sussex (UK) - [non-TT][]

  • Three year lectureship [~Asst/Assoc Prof] in Economic History, to begin 1 Sept. 2014
  • "Applications from candidates working in the economic history of modern Britain are particularly welcomed."
  • For an informal discussion of the post, please contact the Head of the History Department, Professor Claire Langhamer in the first instance by email at:
  • Apply online
  • Deadline: 15 May 2014


Auburn University (AL) - [Asst/Assoc][]

  • Tenure track assistant or associate professor of Environmental History, to begin 16 Aug. 204
  • " Primary field of specialization within environmental history is open in terms of geography and chronology. We seek candidates who can also contribute to the department’s programs in public history and / or the history of technology"
  • " Ph.D. in History before employment date is preferred, but outstanding candidates who are in the final stages of dissertation writing (ABD) will be considered.  Appointment to the tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor, however, requires the earned doctorate by August 15, 2014."
  • To apply for this position: Applicants will be required to attach letter of application, vita, a teaching portfolio including student and peer evaluations (if available) and course syllabuses, a writing sample, graduate transcripts, and the names and e-mail addresses of three references.
  • Review begins: 4 Nov. 2013 and continues until position is filled
    • Intend to interview at the AHA
    • Anyone else have errors in submitting the online application? It wouldn't let me submit it and the closing date is open, so I know it's not that.
    • Any news?
    • AHA interview scheduled 12/6 x2
    • On-campus scheduled 1/15
    • Offer made and accepted 3/16

Drexel University (PA)[]

Loyola University - Chicago (IL)[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Environmental History, to begin Aug. 2014
  • "Minimum Qualifications: Applicants should have a Ph.D. in History, a strong record of excellence in teaching and research, and expertise in environmental history, with a preference for experience in urban history"
  • "The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to teach survey courses in LUC’s core curriculum, upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses in environmental history in their geographic area of expertise, pursue a successful program of research, and engage with Loyola’s new Institute for Environmental Sustainability"
  • "Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants should submit a current Curriculum Vitae, a teaching statement/research agenda, and a letter of interest outlining the candidate’s qualifications to Candidates should provide the names and email addresses of three individuals prepared to speak to their professional qualifications for this position, especially in terms of scholarship, and graduate and undergraduate teaching and mentorship. Referees will not be contacted immediately but might be at subsequent points in the review process.  Candidates should forward additional materials related to teaching excellence and samples of scholarly publications to:   Chair, Environmental History Search Committee, Department of History
    Loyola University Chicago, 1032 W. Sheridan Road, Chicago, Illinois   60660
  • Review begins immediately [7 Oct.] with a deadline of 30 Nov. 2013
  • Additional materials requested 11/11 (x3),- When did you send in your application? - Oct. 7; Oct 10
  • Any news? [3 Dec.]
  • Nothing here. [3 Dec.] x2
  • Any news this week? [9 Dec.]
  • Nothing here. [11 Dec.] What on earth are they doing? (did anyone else read this in eddie izzard's voice?)
  • Any news this week? [18 Dec.]?
  • a friend of a friend told me that they had an interview for this at the AHA. I was disappointed for sure. Weird that no one posted a single thing here!

Michigan State University - Water resources[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Environmental History "whose research focuses on water resources in historical contexts", to begin 16 Aug. 2014
  • "Applicants should have a PhD in History with expertise in Environmental History and the History of Science and with a research focus on water (time period and geographic area are open). Preference will be given to applicants who have postdoctoral teaching and research experience. Applicants should be committed to high-quality teaching. Duties include (1) teaching three small undergraduate courses (15-30 students) annually in the LBC History, Philosophy, and Sociology of Science (HPS) Program on topics in the history of science, technology, and the environment; (2) teaching one course on Environmental History annually in HST; and (3) maintaining an active program of research, publication, grant-making, outreach and engagement focusing on the history of water management, distribution, justice, and/or pollution."
  • "The position is listed on the MSU Applicant Page, posting #8309. Applications must be uploaded to MSU’s online job application site (, and should include a cover letter, CV, teaching portfolio, and a brief statement of research interests...In addition, three letters of recommendation addressing the candidate’s research and teaching must be submitted electronically by the recommenders through the application system."
  • Deadline: 22 Oct. 2014 review continues until position filled
  • phone interviews took place on Nov 4; on-campus interviews have been scheduled for November and early December

Tulane University - 19th/20th C US History[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in 19th or 20th C US History, with specialization in Environmental History, the History of Medicine, or the History of Science and Technology
  • Candidates must complete the requirements for the Ph.D. no later than June 2014.
  • Applicants should submit letter of interest, CV, and three letters of reference to Environment/Medicine/Science and Technology Search Committee, Department of History, Tulane University through Interfolio. Letters of recommendation may be submitted via Interfolio, email or hard copy.
  • Review begins 1 Nov. 2013 and continues until position is filled.

University at Albany, SUNY - Early American[]

University of Cambridge (UK)[]

  • Lectureship (~tenured Asst/Assoc Prof.) in Environmental History, to begin 1 Oct 2014 or as soon as possible thereafter
  • "The appointee must hold a PhD (or equivalent) and will be an outstanding scholar and teacher in their field. Research of international standing will be expected. The Faculty welcomes both early career scholars and those who already have established careers."
  • "To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: This will take you to the role on the University's Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form."
  • Please quote reference JJ02784 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
  • Deadline: 13 Jun. 2014
    • Rejection e-mail received (7/5)

University of Wisconsin - Madison - World Environmental History[]

Whitman College (WA) - Americas/Pacific Rim[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Environmental History, with a specialization in the Americas or Pacific Rim, to begin Aug. 2014
  • Ph.D. required.
  • Expertise in the history of indigenous peoples or borderlands preferred.
  • The successful candidate will offer courses in Environmental History and in his or her regional specialty, and share the departmental responsibilities for History major requirements and the College's required first year course, General Studies 145-146. Teaching and research interests that could take advantage of Whitman's location in the U.S. West, and contribute to the department's emphases on comparisons and cultural encounters, are desirable.
  • To apply, go to, click "Faculty" and "Assistant Professor of History".
  • Deadline: 1 Nov. 2013
    • Intend to interview at the AHA
    • Interview request at AHA by phone (11/25).
  • Any news on campus invites? I had an AHA interview, but I can't remember when they said they'd be extending invites. (1/24).
  • A friend has a campus interview scheduled for February, I think the invitation was made around 1/20
  • The facebook page for the history department reads, "The History Department is hiring an Environmental Historian! You are invited to attend talks by our three finalists for the position over the next week." And then proceded to list two presentations. (1/30)
  • Hmmm...never saw that on the Facebook page (and I've been checking obsessively...).  They must have pulled it very quickly.  An overzealous Facebook poster, perhaps... (1/31)


North Dakota State University - History/Soc. Studies Education[]

  • North Dakota State University invites inquiries, nominations, and applications for a tenure-track position in the School of Education and the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. The position is focused on history and social studies education. The position will be housed in the Department of History, with a joint appointment in the School of Education in the College of Human Development and Education. Responsibilities will include undergraduate and graduate instruction in secondary history/social studies methods as well as in his/her social studies content area; research and scholarly activity; supervision of field experiences; advising undergraduate and graduate students; and collaboration with internal and external constituencies. Salary is commensurate with experience.
  • Screening Date: 10/15/2013
  • See full ad and apply at
  • Offer made and accepted.


Harvard University - Gender & Culture excl. USA[]

  • tenure-track professor (at the assistant or untenured associate professor level) in the modern history of gender and culture, in a regional specialty other than the United States, to begin on July 1, 2014.
  • The tenure-track professor will be responsible for teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels in history, and for interdisciplinary instruction in history and literature.
  • Doctorate in history or a related discipline is required by the time the appointment begins.
  • Strong teaching experience as well as demonstrated competence in relevant research languages is desired. Applicants should submit a letter of application, including a brief statement of current and future research and teaching interests, a curriculum vitae with a complete bibliography, and names and contact information of three references [online.] Applications are not considered complete until the required three letters of recommendation are received.
  • Deadline: 15, Oct. 2013.
  • Harvard is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Applications from women and minorities are strongly encouraged.

Lehman College, CUNY[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in History, to begin in the 2014-15 academic year
  • "Interests should include online education, and women's and gender studies. Candidates must possess the Ph.D. by the appointment date, present strong evidence of scholarly potential, and demonstrate a commitment to teaching undergraduate and MA-level courses. Salary offers will be commensurate with experience"
  • " Interested candidates should submit...a curriculum viate, a description of their research accomplishments and goals, a description of their teaching philosophy, and three letters of reference to: Professor Marie Marianetti, Chair, Department of History, Lehman College, CUNY, 250 Bedford Park Blvd. West, Bronx, NY 10468"
  • Deadline: 6 Dec. 2013
  • Contacted by phone for AHA interview (12/13) (x3)
  • Congrats, what is/are your field(s) of study?
  • post AHA request for more materials (1/9)
  • anyone hear about on-campus visits yet? (2/7) (x2)

Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum (Germ.) Early Modern/Gender[]

  • Professor (W3) in Early Modern and Gender History, to begin 1 Oct. 2014
  • "Applicants should be able to cover the approaches of culture and gender history as well as early modern history across the entire width of the field in both research and teaching...Ideally, one of the areas of specialisation candidates should be able to demonstrate is the history of religions including aspects of encounters between different cultures and groups. Extensive teaching experience is required, as is a commitment to the History Section’s BA/MA courses and the interdisciplinary Master programmes “Gender Studies” and “Medieval and Renaissance Studies” and the willingness and ability to collaborate with the Käte Hamburger Kolleg “Dynamics in the History of Religion between Asia and Europa”.
  • Positive evaluation as a junior professor or equivalent academic achievement (e.g. habilitation) and evidence of special aptitude are just as much required as the willingness to participate in the self-governing bodies of the RUB and to generally get involved in university processes according to RUB’s mission statement."
  • Applications should be sent by email to the Dean of the Faculty of History of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Email:
  • Deadline: 30 Sept. 2013

University of Toronto - Assoc./Full Professor, Gender Immigration and Diaspora[]


Morgan State University (MD)[]

  • Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Intellectual History, to begin fall 2014
  • "The successful candidate must be able to teach courses that cover twentieth-century religion, science and the history of ideas or eighteenth-century imperial studies integrating Europe and South Asia"
  • PhD must be in hand by August 2014
  • " Additional requirements: engage in research and scholarly activity related to intellectual history, advise majors, serve on departmental committees, advance university engagement with the community, and eventually supervise undergraduate and graduate research."
  • " Send cover letter, current CV, three letters of recommendation and unofficial transcripts. "
  • Review begins: 1 Mar. 2014 and continues until position filled.


Appalachian State University (NC) [non-TT][]

  • one-year 9-month faculty position in military history, to begin Aug. 2014
  • "Requirements for the position include the Ph.D. in history; candidates who are ABD will also be considered.  The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in Military and United States history. Please send a letter of application, c.v., and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Lucinda McCray, Chair, Department of History, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC 28608-2072....Electronic applications will not be accepted."
  • Review begins: 28 Feb. 2014 and continues until position filled

Ohio State University -  post-1900, non-US[]

  • Donald G. and Mary A. Dunn Chair in Modern Military History (post-1900) with a research focus on non-U.S. military history
  • "We seek a candidate who has conducted research and who has compiled a strong publication record on the history of non-U.S. countries and combatants in World War I and/or World War II.  The candidate must possess a demonstrated ability to use sources in relevant languages.  The candidate would be expected to teach history survey courses and thematic courses in military history at the undergraduate level, in addition to undergraduate and graduate seminars in his/her specialty.  The Dunn Chair must possess a Ph.D. and qualify for appointment as a tenured professor"
  • Candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three potential references.  The search committee might subsequently ask applicants to provide copies of research publications and/or materials that document teaching accomplishments.  Candidates are encouraged to submit initial application materials online through Academic Jobs Online."
  • "Paper materials will also be reviewed if mailed to Professor Geoffrey Parker, Chair, Dunn Chair Search Committee, Department of History, Ohio State University, 106 Dulles Hall, 230 West 17th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210"
  • Review begins: 15 Oct 2013 and will continue until position is filled.
  • Additional materials requested.
  • Department approved short list.

Sam Houston State University - European Military History[]

Texas Tech University - pre-1918 US Military History[]

United States Military Academy (NY) - History of Cyberspace Operations [non-TT][]

  • Instructor or Assistant Professor of Cyberspace Operations, Cyber Technology, Information Technology and Innovation and or similar domain, to begin 1 Jan. 2014
  • This is a full time term appointment in the excepted service not to exceed 24 months
  • Applicants must hold a Ph.D. that included or was supplemented by major study in education or in a subject matter field appropriate to the position or posses a combination of education and experience appropriate to the position
  • "Applicants should be able to teach military history in the Department of History and are expected to document the History of Cyberspace and develop courses that bridge the domain and disciplines of History and Cyberspace.  All teaching is done in classes of about 16 students.  You will utilize discussion-based methods of instruction that encourage active learning.  You will also participate in cadet development through academic counseling and mentorship, and guide student research through academic or other extracurricular activities."
  • Applicants will be evaluated on the following:  1) Academic accomplishment (Ph.D. preferred); 2) Ability to teach the USMA two-semester core "History of the Military Art" course and develop and teach elective courses on the history of military information technology, cyberspace, and innovation; 3) Demonstrated proficiency in student-centered and active learning instruction; 4) Demonstrated scholarly potential; 5) Ability to conduct independent and novel research; 6) Demonstrated potential to contribute to cadet development.  Application packages must include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, academic transcripts; three letters of recommendation, statement of teaching philosophy, sample of scholarly work, DD Form 214 (if claiming veteran's preference); copy of sponsor's Permanent Change of Station orders (if claiming military spouse preference).
  • Deadline: 30 Nov. 2013
  • curious any word on this? Considered, but not real hip on teaching a mil academy (again)...wonder how they expect to teach all this at UNCLASS level ... All cyberspace stuff is at least TS/SCI...I suspect this is bogus job for retired officer, typical inside job.

University of Notre Dame (IN)- [Open rank][]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship or tenured associate professorship in Military History
  • "Geographical and chronological specialty is open, but applicants must be prepared to offer survey courses on modern military history"
  • "Candidates should send a letter of application, c.v. and three letters of recommendation to Professor Patrick Griffin, Chair, Department of History, 219 O’Shaughnessy Hall, Notre Dame, IN  46556"
  • Review begins: 1 Oct. 2013
    • ​Anyone hear anything yet? (10/30)
    • Request for additional materials (10/31) x2
      • Just one person with a request? Not looking good for the rest of us. 
      • didn't ask for more stuff but skype interview for early dec
    • Any further news about this one? (11/19)
    • Nope (11/20)
    • Request for Skype interview (11/26) x2
      • What's your specialty and rank, if you don't mind my asking? And did they say if they are doing Skype instead of the AHA? (Just curious, as I assume I'm now out of the running) (12/6)
    • skype interview (12/6)...said they'd get back to me mid-Jan 14
      • And have they? [1/27]
      • Campus visits underway (1/27)
  • Have they hired someone? (4/25)



Auburn University (AL) - [Asst/Assoc][]

  • Tenure track assistant or associate professor in Public History, to begin 16 Aug 2014
  • "We seek candidates with significant public history and teaching experience.  Any public history specialization other than archives will be considered"
  • "Ph.D. in History before employment date is preferred, but outstanding candidates who are in the final stages of dissertation writing (ABD) will be considered.  However, appointment to the tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor requires the earned doctorate by August 15, 2014. "
  • "To apply for this position: Applicants will be required to attach letter of application, vita, a teaching portfolio including student and peer evaluations (if available) and course syllabi, a writing sample, graduate transcripts, and the names and email addresses of three references."
  • Review begins 4 Nov. 2013 and position is open until filled
  • Intend to interview at AHA
  • Email, 12/16: "The search committee for the Public History position advertised at Auburn University will not be conducting interviews at the January 2014 meeting of the American Historical Association.  We will instead be conducting interviews by Skype in the first half of January.  We will notify those applicants selected for Skype interviews no later than Friday, December 20."
  • (12/20) Contacted for a skype interview via email
  • They called to let me know they'd made an offer to someone February 6, 2014

Indiana University (PA)- Pref. with US History[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Public History, to begin Aug. 2014
  • ABD considered but PhD must be in hand by start date " in history or related field and relevant experience in a public history setting required, with preference for U.S. history and digital history and/or historic preservation"
  • "The successful applicant will participate in the continued growth of the department’s public history program and work collaboratively with university and community partners.  The position involves a twelve-hour teaching load with two or three preparations per semester."
  • "Visit to apply through our on-line application system.  Application requirements: letters of application, curriculum vitae, at least three letters of reference, graduate and undergraduate transcripts (official transcripts required before hiring), and evidence of a recent public history project and teaching ability."
  • Review begins: 2 Dec. 2013
  • 11/15: received confirmation letter via US Mail.  Will review applications in December, have phone / Skype interviews in January, and on-campus interviews in Feb.
  • 1/9: Contacted by phone for a skype interview.(x3)
  • 1/28: contacted by phone for on-campus interview.

James Madison University (VI) - Public and US history[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Public and US history to begin late August 2014
  • See full posting (link above) at North American History 2013-14

La Salle University (PA)[]

  • Tenure track assistant professor of Public History, to begin Fall 2014
  • (pending final budgetary approval)
  • Applicants must have in hand by the time of appointment a Ph.D. in Public History, or a Ph.D. in American History with substantial Public History experience
  • La Salle University is a Roman Catholic university in the tradition of the De La Salle Christian Brothers
  • "The applicant should be prepared to teach undergraduate survey courses in American and / or global history, undergraduate and graduate courses in Public History and field of specialization and should have prior higher education teaching experience. The successful candidate will oversee the graduate program’s concentration in Public History. Preference will be given to candidates who specialize in digital history, urban history, public archaeology or museum studies."
  • "Please send a cover letter, cv, and three letters of reference to Stuart Leibiger, Chair, Department of History, La Salle University, 1900 West Olney Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19141-1199."
  • Review begins: 1 Jan. 2014
  • Any word on this search?

Mercyhurst University (PA) - American & Public[]

Nanyang University (Sing.)[]

  • tenure track Assistant Professorship in Public History
  • "...expertise that may include but is not limited to the following: applied history, particularly in policymaking and intelligence research; archive and preservation studies; collective memory; community and corporate history; heritage studies; historical documentaries; historical reasoning; museum administration; oral history; the historian’s craft and its interaction with the public; or visual history. The geographical area of specialization is open."
  • "The successful candidate will develop a new teaching and research field related to Public History in the University’s newly established History programme, offering undergraduate and postgraduate courses that connect area studies, global history, transnational history, and/or the history of science and technology to public life and policy. The successful candidate will also be requested to offer a general elective course on the uses of history and historical reasoning in the public and/or private sectors. Candidates should have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment, and demonstrate a commitment to excellence in research as well as teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels"
  • "To apply, please refer to the Guidelines for Submitting an Application for Faculty Appointment [here] and send your application package (consisting of a cover letter, personal particulars form, curriculum vitae, a statement on teaching as well as current and future research plans, the names and contact details of three references, and a sample publication) to: History Search Committee,School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, HR Office, 14 Nanyang Drive #06-19, Singapore 637332, Email:"
  • For full consideration: 16 Mar. 2014, review will continue until position filled; only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

North Carolina State University - [Assoc/Full] Public History & Heritage[]

  • Associate or tenured full professorship in Public History & Heritage, to begin Aug. 2014
  • "Field of specialization is open, but the position is integral to the department’s new doctoral program in Public History. The department seeks outstanding individuals who are active researchers and who have notable applied experience in Public History, who are committed to innovative pedagogy and curriculum development, and who enjoy close mentoring of students. In addition to teaching graduate Public History courses and advising dissertation work, the successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in his/her specialization."
  • "NCSU requires all applications to be initiated electronically. For application instructions, please visit and search for position # 00103569 or go directly to the posting via Interested applicants must upload a letter of interest, C.V., two writing samples --preferably articles or book chapters, (Other Document (1) and Other Document (2)) and statement of teaching philosophy. In addition, please arrange to have three “hard copy” letters of recommendation submitted to Chair, Public History Search Committee, Department of History, Box 8108, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695-8108. We encourage you to have your letters of recommendation sent immediately."
  • For full consideration: 2 Dec. 2013
  • Intend to interview at the AHA

Ouachita Baptist University (AR)[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in history, to begin Fall 2014
  • "PhD preferred in Public History or in another concentration with substantial public history experience.  ABD considered"
  • "The successful applicant will teach introductory-level courses in the department and in the university’s interdisciplinary general education program as well as advanced offerings in specialty field, including the department’s emerging undergraduate concentration in Public History.  Preference will be given to candidates with experience in digital humanities, museum studies, historic preservation, oral history, or related fields. Applicants should demonstrate commitment to the university’s mission, to undergraduate teaching, and to research and professional development.  Ouachita is a private, Christian liberal-arts institution"
  • "Electronically send a letter of application, CV, and have forwarded three reference letters Kevin C. Motl, History Search Committee Chair, at"
  • Review begins: 1 Dec. 2013
  • Had interview.  They expect to bring finalists to campus in Feb.
  • Was told the same.  Any word on if they've issued invites?
  • 1-25: Invited by email for on-campus interview.

University of California, Riverside[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Public History, to begin 1 Jul. 2014
  • PhD required
  • "Regional specializaiton and time period are open"
  • "The department seeks an accomplished scholar who wil broaden our existing graduate MA and Ph.D. Program in Public History and contribute to the global focus of our undergraduate history major. We seek a candidate with both a strong academic background in historical research and a track record in implementing innovative public humanities projects. Scholars with demonstrated expertise in archival practices, digital humanities, and/or visual and material culture are encouraged to apply"
  • "To apply applicants must include a cover letter, a Curriculum Vitae, a writing sample to Letter of application should be addressed to Professor Molly McGarry, Chair, Search Committee, History Department, UC Riverside, Riverside, CA 92521-0204
  • Review begins: 1 Dec. 2013 and continues until position filled.
  • Any news on this? Or is it too early? Would've expected a request for additional materials by now. (12/17)
  • They were reviewing files in mid-December- no idea what progress has been made since then.
  • Anyone have any info on this? (1/26)
  • Campus job talks are scheduled for the 3rd, 6th, and 11th of February- they seem to be down to three final candidates.
  • An offer has apparently been made.
  • Offer was made- no word yet about it being accepted..... (3/30)

University of Maryland - Baltimore County - [Non-TT][]

  • 3 year 12-month FT non-TT lectureship in Public History
  • "The position is intended to develop the department’s new minor in Public History through identifying internships, building relationships with outside partners, supervising interns, and recruiting and advising at the Universities of Shady Grove. Duties will also include teaching introductory courses in public history as well as advanced undergraduate courses in the lecturer’s fields of public history expertise and history specialty. The area of expertise is open, and may include oral history, museum studies, or digital history. A research and teaching focus outside the twentieth-century United States is strongly preferred.  The lecturer will have primary teaching, advising, and administrative responsibilities at the Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville, Md., though some teaching will take place at UMBC’s campus in Catonsville, MD. Requires a Ph.D. and professional experience in public history. "
  • This is a three-year, non-tenure-track 12-month contractual appointment. The contract’s renewal is contingent upon the program’s growth.  The position offers a comprehensive benefits package and competitive salary commensurate with experience.  Only electronic applications will be accepted, and should include a letter of interest, c.v., and an example of your Public History work.  Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of reference submitted separately with the candidate’s name in the subject heading. Send all materials to Prof. Marjoleine Kars at
  • Deadline: 31 Mar. 2014

University of Massachusetts Boston - Public History[]

[posted without link to original advert! PLEASE link to the advert when posting a new job! AFII (talk) 08:15, December 13, 2013 (UTC)]

  • Tenure Track assistant professor in Public History, to begin 1 Sept. 2014
  • "While the area of research specialization is open, we are particularly eager for candidates who will take advantage of the university’s setting in a coastal urban New England environment and its rich colonial, Native American, and immigrant heritages. We seek someone who can continue building links to diverse community and governmental institutions. We particularly welcome candidates with experience in digital public history or historical preservation and can offer students a comparative focus.  Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to excellent scholarship and teaching."
  • PhD must be in hand by Dec 2013
  • "The successful candidate will constitute the academic backbone of the Public History Track in the department’s graduate program. The position will include teaching required courses in this track, advising public history students, and performing related duties for the department including the possibility of teaching undergraduate courses in the area of specialty."
  • To apply, please send a personal statement, curriculum vitae, and a writing sample to: Three letters of recommendation should be submitted by email to Paul Bookbinder, Chair, Public History Director Search Committee, at or mailed to Paul Bookbinder, History Dept., UMass Boston, 100 Morrissey Blvd., Boston, MA 02125.
  • Review begins: 1 Feb. 2014

University of Southern Indiana[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Public History, to begin Aug. 2014
  • PhD or advanced ABD in public history or closely related field with direct experience in public history required by start date
  • Teaching Load: 4/4
  • To apply, please select the “Apply to this Job” link near the top of this page. You will be prompted to complete the appropriate application. When completing the application, you will be given the opportunity to attach the additional documents required for this position, which include (1) letter of application; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) evidence of quality teaching or a statement of teaching 4) evidence of an active scholarly agenda 5) contact information for three current references; and 6) unofficial transcripts. Materials should be provided electronically within this web-based applicant system and to the attention of Dr. Jason Hardgrave, Chair of History.
  • Review begins: '15 Dec. 2013' and continues until position filled.
  • Contacted by phone for phone/Skype interview (1/17) x3
  • Contacted by email for on-campus interview (2/10)

Western Kentucky University - Citizenship and Democracy[]

Western Oregon University (OR) - Public History/American West [Non-TT VAP][]

  • Non-tenture track visiting Assistant Professor in Public History with an emphasis on environmental history in the American West (era of specialization open)
  • The position begins September 16, 2014 and will be a full-time appointment for Fall 2014, Winter 2015 and Spring 2015. The department has a robust undergraduate program. Faculty members participate in a variety of interdisciplinary minors across campus including an Environmental Studies minor. The successful candidate will teach the U.S. History survey sequence and upper-division courses in the fields outlined above, including a course in Archival Science and at least one graduate level course. The candidate will also assist history majors who are completing their senior thesis in these fields. We seek someone who will cultivate links to community and governmental institutions in the region.
  • To apply, submit a WOU Faculty Application Form (available at, letter of interest, CV, unofficial transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and a brief writing sample to
  • Application Deadline: Review of applications begins May 30, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.


Georgetown University - Islamic Studies and History of Islam (Al-Thani Chair [Full Prof])[]

Pennsylvania State University - Modern European Jewish[]

Princeton University - Jewish and/or Christian Populations of the Pre-Modern Muslim World (Open Rank)[]

University of Wisconsin - Madison - Modern European Jewish[]

Yale University - Tenured, Modern Jewish[]

  • Tenured Professorship in Modern Jewish History
  • "Candidates are expected to have broad familiarity with the critical study of Jewish history, whether social, cultural, political, religious, or intellectual, while specializing in modern Jewish history in the Americas, Western or Eastern Europe, North Africa, or the Middle East. Candidates should be thoroughly fluent in Hebrew as a language of both primary sources and contemporary scholarship, as well as at least one other modern Jewish language (e.g., Yiddish, Ladino) or host cultural language. They should be well-grounded in modern critical approaches to the study of history, including the ability to situate Jewish society and its history within broader cultural and comparative contexts. Candidates should have an outstanding record of excellence in publication and teaching, the latter at both the undergraduate and graduate levels."
  • Review begins: 1 Sept 2013
  • Also posted at Jewish Studies 2013-2014


De Montfort University, Leicester (UK) - Senior Hire[]

  • Professorship (senior position, Full Professor ++) in History
  • "The successful candidate will be appointed as the Director of the International Centre for Sports History and Culture"
  • "Applicants should have an outstanding publication record in the fields of History and the History of Sport and be able to demonstrate experience of research leadership."
  • "Please quote reference: 8175"
  • Deadline: 21 Feb. 2014


Manhattan College (NY) - US Urban[]

  • Full / Assoc. professorship in US Urban History
  • teaching load 5 courses/year
  • "Manhattan Collge is a Catholic coeducational institution of higher learning "
  • "Send only a letter of application outlining your research and teaching goals and a curriculum vitae, along with three letters of reference, preferably by email in PDF or Word format to Syrita Newman at or c/o the School of Arts, Manhattan College, 4513 Manhattan College Pkwy, Riverdale, NY 10471. Contact Dr. Jeff Horn at with questions."
  • review begins: 1 Nov. 2013
  • Looks like last year's failed search with a shift from Assistant to Associate/Full.
    • Did anyone ever learn why the search failed last year? Did a first choice accept another job? I know they could not have received any shortage of strong applications, so perhaps they decided along the way that they wanted a more senior person?
    • Their first choice accepted a different TT job. I'm not certain what happened beyond that point. 

New York University - Metropolitian Studies - Open Rank[]

[no link provided & advert posted after review has begun.  PLEASE provide links to the original ads when making new posts AFII (talk) 11:00, November 20, 2013 (UTC)]

  • The Department of Social and Cultural Analysis at New York University announces an open-rank (tenured or tenure-track) position in the field of Metropolitan Studies, to begin 1 Sept. 2014
  • We seek applicants with outstanding publication records and whose research takes the city as central object of analysis. 
  • (Pending administrative and budgetary approval)
  • Candidates should hold a PhD in social science, architecture, planning, or interdisciplinary studies. Social and Cultural Analysis is an interdisciplinary department committed to developing innovative approaches in urbanism, migration, critical ethnic and indigenous studies, gender and sexuality, ecology, and economic life.
  • To apply, see the NYU Department of Social and Cultural Analysis website:
  • Review began: 15 Oct. 2013 and continues until position filled
    • Any news?
    • Nothing here (Dec 8). I emailed a query some time back, no reply.I be
    • I understand they are interviewing the long list at AHA
    • Why would an urban studies job interview at AHA? That could be right, but I'd be skeptical unless you heard it from an inside source.
    • So if you've heard that they're interviewing at AHA, that means they've already contacted their short list?  Seems like they've had applications for long enough that they must have contacted a short list by now.  This is also listed under Cultural Anthro, where someone has reported that this is likely a senior hire.  Any other news out there?  Such a great job!
    • I know,  a dream position. I guess AHA because they are thinking History of the City? I am assuming that the short listed candidates have been contacted...
    • Any updates? (1/12)
    • Rejection 4/21

Portland State University - History of the City - Assistant/Associate[]

  • The Toulan School of Urban Studies and Planning (TSUSP) invites applicants for a tenure-line position at the assistant or associate level, to begin Sept. 2014
  • Applicants should have a Ph.D. in urban studies, history, urban planning, or a related discipline at the time of application or be able to provide assurance of completion prior to appointment
  • We are seeking candidates whose research and teaching take an historical perspective on cities and urban problems. Candidates should also be able to articulate how their expertise and intellectual commitments complement and enhance our existing strengths. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, community-based organizations and social movements, urban environmental issues and environmental justice, and race and immigration.
  • Teaching responsibilities will focus primarily though not exclusively on undergraduate courses, including courses within the School’s Community Development undergraduate degree program. The Community Development program focuses on three areas: urban housing and development, community organizing and social change, and urban environmental issues, all with a strong emphasis on capacity building and citizen engagement. We also support PSU’s innovative, award-winning general education program, University Studies, by offering Freshman and Sophomore Inquiry courses.
  • Review begins: 1 Dec. 2013 and is open until filled
  • Any news on this search?
  • 160 applications.  Phone interviews are underway.  (1/28/14.)
  • Campus visits will take place at the end of February following phone interviews. (1/29/14)
  • Candidates have been selected for campus visits (2/5/14)