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Baylor University (USA:TX) - American Intellectual[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in American Intellectual History
  • See full posting (link above) on North American History 2015-16 page
  • Review begins: 1 Oct. 2015 & for full consideration 1 Nov. 2015.

Brigham Young (USA:UT) - Race/Gender/Ethnicity[]

  • Continuing Faculty Status (tenure) track position, to begin August 2016
  • PhD required.
  • Applications are welcome from candidates working in any geographic area or chronological period.
  • Teaching load will include history survey courses, courses in field of specialization, and other core courses in History.
  • Preference is given to qualified candidates who are members in good standing of the affiliated church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • Applicants must apply on-line and attach current curriculum vitae.  In addition, send letter of application, two writing samples, transcript(s), recent teaching evaluations, and three letters of recommendation to: Race/Gender Search Committee, Dept. of History, Brigham Young University, 2130 JFSB, Provo, UT 84602
  • Deadline: 15 Oct. 2015
  • [3 Dec] Rejection (no interview)

California State University - East Bay (USA:CA) -[?open-rank] Sustainability[]

  • The History Department at California State University, East Bay seeks a specialist in the history of sustainability.
  • Preference will be given to candidates whose research is on Latin America. We welcome candidates interested in sustainability as an aspect of environmental history across human history as well as in cultural and social adaptations to, and influences on, modernization. Consideration will also be given to those candidates with an interest in the history of science, technology, or medicine
  • A Ph.D. in history or related field is required at time of appointment.
  • The department also prefers candidates who share its commitments to digital history, public history, or scholarship on the practices of teaching and learning history.  The successful candidate will develop upper division courses in his or her field, teach lower division survey courses appropriate to the department's curriculum, support the Department’s core offerings in historical writing and historiography, and teach in the graduate program. 
  • Please submit a letter of application that addresses the qualifications noted in the position announcement and a complete and current vita to the application portal provided at: (The job ID number is 4595.  You will be prompted to register first.) Additionally, applicants must mail the following as hard (paper) copies to Sustainability Search Committee, Department of History, Meiklejohn Hall #4036, California State University, East Bay, Hayward, CA 94542-3045: 1.) Letter of application (a duplicate of the above-mentioned letter); 2.) Complete and current vita; 3.) A chapter- or article-length writing sample; 4.) Three letters of recommendation.
  • For full consideration: 16 Oct. 2015

Clemson University (USA:SC) - Architectural History[]

  • Tenure track assistant or associate professorship of Architecture, in Architectural Design and Architectural History and Theory, to begin 15 Aug. 2016
  • Minimum requirements for this position include a Master’s degree in architecture and a Master’s degree architectural history and theory, or a closely related field. Prior teaching, publications, and/or licensure/professional design experience are preferred. A previously awarded Ph.D. in architectural history and theory, or a closely related field, is the preferred qualification, but ABD applicants close to defense will be considered.
  • Interested candidates should submit the following materials in digital format: 1) Letter of interest (maximum two pages), that outlines teaching, research/scholarship, and service objectives related to the position for which you are applying. 2) Curriculum vitae; 3) Names and contact information of three references (one page and no letters); and 4) Portfolio of relevant studio, professional and scholarly work (maximum ten pages).All of these documents should be combined in a single PDF file for electronic submission no larger than 10 MB in size. Submit applications via email, with the Subject “Faculty Search Committee – [your name]” to Nancy Brown at
  • Deadline: 31 Dec. 2015

Queen Mary, University of London (UK) - Legal History[]

  • Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in the history of law and legal thought
  • They invite applications from candidates, who may have completed research towards a doctorate in Law or in History, and whose research may include: The history of legal thought, Constitutional history, Law in colonial and imperial contexts, The history of human rights, Religious traditions of law, International and transnational history of law, Comparative legal history
  • The School of History and the School of Law would expect the successful candidate to lead in the development of their new degree of Law with History, which will be offered to undergraduates from September 2016, including designing and offering a new module for this programme.
  • Informal enquiries may be made in confidence to: Professor Miri Rubin (Head of the School of History) or Professor Valsamis Mitsilegas (Head of the School of Law) by e-mail:;
  • To apply, please visit the Human Resources website on and search for reference QMUL7328
  • Deadline: 29 Nov. 2015

Universiteit Utrecht (NLD) - Cultural History & Digital Humanities[]

[29 JAN] Failed Search; to be re-advertised.

  • Assistant Professorship in Cultural History and Digital Humanities
  • The initial appointment, as from 1 September 2016 at the latest, will be on a temporary basis for a period of one year. Subject to satisfactory performance, this will be followed by a permanent appointment.
  • Applicants should have a firm grounding in European cultural history and the theory and methodology of digital humanities; they must also have a proven working knowledge of digital humanities tools relevant to the broad historical domain. The assistant professor will be expected to engage with colleagues and students within and outside the cultural history section as well as beyond the department itself.
  • Research work must complement that of existing staff in the Cultural History group. Applicants should show how their research will contribute to the group’s research focus on Western modernity and to the university’s strategic research area Institutions for Open Societies. Female candidates are especially encouraged to apply
  • Written applications should address each of the criteria mentioned under Qualifications, and include the following documents: Cover letter; Curriculum vitae; Statement of research (max. 2 pages); Copy of a key publication; Example of a course syllabus for BA-students; Two course evaluations; Names and contact details of two referees. Please visit to apply.
  • Deadline: 14 Jan. 2016
    • Preliminary interviews may be held via Skype before shortlisted candidates invited to Utrecht.
    • [29 jan] Email "Unfortunately, the applications did not demonstrate in-depth digital knowledge and skills and/or reflection on digital humanities, or they lacked the proper profile (“cultural modernity”). We will therefore re-advertise the vacancy in the coming 1-2 months. If you think you can make a convincing case, I encourage you to apply again."

Universiteit Utrecht (NLD) - Economic & Social History[]

  • assistant professor in social and economic history.
  • The initial appointment, as from 1 September 2016 at the latest, will be on a temporary basis for a period of one year. Subject to satisfactory performance, this will be followed by a permanent appointment.
  • We are looking for applicants specialised in the social and economic history of the 19th and 20th centuries. A proven record in fields such as comparative and/or global history or the comparative history of labour relations and socio-economic institutions is an added value. Likewise, international teaching experience is an advantage but not a requirement. Successful applicants are expected to teach in the domains of socio-economic history and the history of international relations, and to contribute to the university’s strategic research area Institutions for Open Societies.
  • Candidates are expected to be versatile in both Dutch and English; non-Dutch candidates will need to master the Dutch language on an academic level within two years.
  • Written applications should address each of the criteria mentioned under Qualifications, and include the following documents: Cover letter; Curriculum vitae; Statement of research (max. 2 pages); Copy of a key publication; Example of a course syllabus for BA-students; Two course evaluations; Names and contact details of two referees. Please visit to apply.
  • Deadline: 14 Jan. 2016

University of California - Berkeley (USA: CA) - Theatre/Performance History before 1800[]

  • tenure track assistant professorship in Theatre or Performance History, to begin 1 Jul. 2015
  • The ideal candidate will have a strong early-career record of research and undergraduate teaching experience in the theater or performance history of any geographical region prior to 1800. We are especially interested in the histories of non-European performance traditions, but will also carefully consider European specialists
  • Candidates will be expected to teach core courses in theater history, theory, and literature for both our undergraduate and doctoral programs, train students in historical research methods, to serve on departmental committees, and maintain a productive scholarly profile. Candidates with additional facility with the theoretical core of Performance Studies would also be welcome. We are very interested in candidates whose research, teaching, or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education.
  • Basic qualification for this position is the completion of all degree requirements except the dissertation for a PhD or equivalent degree in theater, performance studies or a related humanities field at the time of application. Additional qualifications include a research specialization in the performance histories of any geographical location prior to 1800; evidence of a strong early‐career record of research (conference participation, publication, etc); and PhD or equivalent degree in hand by start date. Preferred qualifications include some undergraduate teaching experience in the candidate’s field of specialization; the ability to conceptualize the candidate’s area of specialization in a global context; facility with the theoretical core of Performance Studies.
  • All applications should include a cover letter, CV, statement on teaching, writing sample, and the names and contact information for three referees (letters of reference will only be solicited for finalists). Please do not include additional materials. Materials should be uploaded to our website
  • Deadline: 18 Oct. 2015.

University of Cambridge (UK) - [non-TT: ~VAP] in History of Modern Political Thought[]

  • ~three year lectureship (~fixed term asst/asoc prof) in the History of Modern Political Thought, to begin 1 Oct. 2016
  • The successful candidate must hold, by the start of the appointment, a doctorate in a relevant field and outstanding abilities in teaching and research. The postholder will teach at both undergraduate and Masters levels. In particular, s/he will be expected to (a) contribute to core teaching in Part II of the Historical Tripos in Paper 5 (Political Philosophy and the History of Political Thought since c. 1890); (b) offer, if needed, an additional paper in Part II; (c) supervise final year undergraduate dissertations; (d) offer modules and supervise individual students in the M.Phil. in Political Thought and Intellectual History; (e) and, if necessary, contribute to Ph.D. training courses
  • The post is especially suited to a specialist in twentieth-century political thought; however, those with expertise in a related period or field, who can offer excellent teaching in the required area at undergraduate and graduate level, are also encouraged to apply.
  • 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.
  • Applicants seeking further information about this post are invited to contact Dr Joel Isaac at, in the first instance, or Dr Lawrence Klein, Chair of the Faculty of History at  For Further information about the application process please contact the Faculty's HR Clerk, Ms Joanne Pearson (, telephone: 01223 335350).
  • Please quote reference JJ08275 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
  • Deadline: 9 Mar. 2016

University of Macau (MAC) -  [Open Rank] East-West Interactions / Maritime History[]

  • Full/Associate/Assistant Professorship in the History of East-West Interactions and Maritime History
  • Rank of appointment is open, depending on qualifications. Applicants should have a PhD in hand and teaching experience by the start date of the employment. The position is in the general area of the History of East-West Interactions, broadly conceived. We aim to recruit the best applicant therefore, the specific area of research and teaching focus is open but may include Maritime History, Ancient / Pre-Modern / Modern European-Asian Relations, and/or the History of Southeast / South / East Asia or Europe. Preference may be given to applicants whose research has some focus on Macao or other Asian regions. The successful candidate may be required to teach General Education courses in the area of Global History.
  • Applicants must be able to lecture and publish research in English; command of at least one European or Asian language (in addition to English) relevant to her/his area of specialization may be considered as an advantage.
  • Applicants should visit for more details, and apply ONLINE at Jobs@UM ( (Ref. No.: FSS/DHIST/AR/09/2016)
  • Review begins: 15 Nov. 2015 and continues until position filled.
    • Applicants may consider their applications not successful if they were not invited for an interview within 3 months of application

Wentworth Institute of Technology (USA:MA) - Public and/or Digital[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in History, specializing in Public and/or Digital
  • The successful candidate will integrate the perspectives and methods of the Digital Humanities– including, but not limited to, computer programming, text-mining, data visualization, network analysis, and GIS mapping. The geographic area and time period of specialization is open.
  • A PhD in history or related field is required by the appointment date (August 2016)
  • To apply, please visit our online application site at
  • Deadline: not stated in ad, ad expires 21 Jan.
    • Anyone heard back from this one yet?
    • [1 Feb?] Phone interview scheduled (2/1)

Cultural and/or Social History[]

Goldsmiths University, London (UK) - [non-TT; ~VAP] Cultural Studies & Cultural History[]

  • 1 year lectureship (~VAP) in Cultural Studies and Cultural History, fixed term until 30 Sept. 2017
  • We are seeking a lecturer to establish our new core module in Introduction to Arts and Cultural History for first year BA Arts Management students, and to convene and co-teach Global Cultural Politics for third year BA Philosophy, Politics, Economics (PPE) students. You will also teach an established MA level module in Cultural Studies and Capitalism
  • Your research will be focused within the broad field of cultural studies and cultural history. We are looking for someone able to link British and global cultural studies with contemporary cultural theory. Your research interests might include feminism, gender, globalisation, the digital, cities, and related topics, along with those concerning the topics of the modules.
  • Deadline: 1 Jul. 2016

University of Manchester (UK) - Cultural History of Modern War [non-TT;~VAP][]

  • 1 year lectureship (~VAP) in the Cultural History of Modern War, to begin 1 Sept. 2016
  • You will contribute to the teaching of Modern British history at undergraduate Levels 1, 2 and 3, at MA level. This will be by teaching and examining in undergraduate and MA programmes as specified, academic advisement (personal tutoring) and supervision of undergraduate Level 1 projects, Level 2 long essays, Level 3 and MA dissertations
  • Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews: Professor Julie–Marie Strange Head of History,
  • Deadline: 24 Jun. 2016

Digital Humanities / New Media[]

Anglia Ruskin University (UK) - Early Modern Britain/Europe and/or Digital History[]

  • Lectureship (~tenured Asst Prof) in History, with specialism in early modern Britain/Europe and/or Digital History
  • See full posting (link above) on European History 2015-16 page
  • NOTE: short deadline - 28 Sept. 2015.

Middle Tennessee State University (USA:TN)[]

  • Tenure track assistant/associate professorship in Digital History, to begin 1 Aug. 2016. Geographic specialty and time period open.
  • PhD in history or related field is required by appointment date
  • All applicants must complete an on-line application: Submission of application letter, curriculum vita, teaching philosophy and research/creative activities statement must be attached via online system. Additionally, applicants must supply contact information (including email) for a minimum of three individuals (in the sections provided) that may be contacted at any point during the search for letters of recommendation and references. Applicants may submit unofficial transcripts, published articles, text or recordings that display their successful professional activity.
  • Review begins: 9 Nov. 2015
  • The committee will not meet until Nov. 23 for initial phase of review. Candidates may apply after Nov. 9.
  • [2 Dec] Request for phone interview
  • [41 Jan] Phone interview

North Carolina State University (USA:NC) - 'visual narratives' [Open Rank][]

  • Tenure track assistant or tenured associate or full professorship in history
  • To work in the 'visual narrative cluster'
  • We seek a collaboratively-minded historian with a demonstrated record of scholarship resulting in digital history or digital public history that uses visual sources in historical research, including visual culture, spatial history and/or visualization. Any geotemporal field is acceptable. The candidate will be housed in the department of history. For more information or to apply visit
  • Deadline: 1 Dec. 2015

University of Central Florida (USA:FL)[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Digital History, to begin Aug. 2016
  • A Ph.D. in History or a related field from an accredited institution is required at the time of hire.
  • Applicants are required to apply online; submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and any other supporting material through (position number 38343). The selected candidate will need to provide official transcripts. 
  • Note: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents at a later date. In addition, please have three letters of reference sent to: Attn: Dr. Scot A. French, Digital History Search Committee Chair, University of Central Florida, History Department, 12790 Aquarius Agora Dr., Suite 551, Orlando, FL  32816-1350
  • For full consideration: 10 Oct. 2015 review continues until position filled.
  • Phone interviews took place week of 26-30 Oct. 2015. Hiring committee stated they hope to complete hiring process this semester.
  • Campus visit on 18 Nov. 2015.
  • Offer made and accepted. (May 2016)

University of Iowa (USA: IA) - Digital Humanities (Asst. or Assoc. Prof.)[]

  • tenure track Assistant or associate professorship in digital humanities.
  • Seeking historian, field open, whose work integrates the perspectives and methods of the digital humanities (including, but not limited to, computer programming, text-mining, data visualization, network analysis, and GIS mapping).
  • Phd must be in hand by 17 Aug. 2016
  • All positions in this initiative require interest in engaging collaboratively with communities and organizations across and outside the university. New hires under this initiative will actively participate in exploring the role of digital practices on the production of scholarship and creative work in projects central to the humanities.
  • Candidates must submit applications online at, please refer to requisition #59793. Electronic attachments to the application should include cover letter, curriculum vitae, full dissertation (if available) or dissertation chapters, and the contact information for three letters of recommendation. Any hard copy materials (such as a book) and letters of reference should be sent directly to: Digital Humanities Search Committee, Department of History, 280 Schaeffer Hall, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242-1409.
  • Screening of applications begins 10 Oct. 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.
  • anyone heard anything from them yet?
  • [9 Feb 16] Rejection email received

University of London (UK)[]

  • Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (~tenured Asst/Assoc or Assoc/Full Prof) in Digital History and head of IHR Digital
  • The Institute of Historical Research is seeking a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer to lead its Digital History department. The successful candidate will lead a team of professional staff, taking an academic lead on digital history projects and initiatives, and manage the financial, HR and administrative affairs of the team.
  • The successful candidate will have a track record of excellence in research and digital project management, and experience of obtaining external funding.
  • Interested candidates should submit a CV with a covering letter... If you have any queries about the role, please contact the IHR Institute Manager, Alex Bussey:
  • Deadline: midnight 24 May 2016
  • intend to interview 16 Jun.

University of Miami (USA: FL)- [Open Rank] Modern History/Digital Humanities[]

  • Tenure track assistant or associate professor 'who works on the modern period and who uses the methods of the digital humanities'
  • Geographic area of expertise is open, but we have a particular interest in candidates who study Latin America, the Caribbean, and the United States. 
  • Candidates must have a Ph.D. in hand by 15 August 2016 and demonstrate significant promise as scholars and teachers. 
  • Please send a letter of application, c.v., and three letters of recommendation to: Eduardo Elena, Chair, Search Committee, Department of History, P.O. Box 248107, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124-4662.  Candidates should also submit application materials electronically to
  • Deadline: 26 Oct. 2015
  • Applicants please note: The Modern Languages and Litteratures Department at the University of Miami is running a parallel but separate search in digital humanities.Their ad has been posted to many of the same websites as the History Department ad, so please make sure that you apply to the correct job.
  • The Lit. search is posted at New Media and Digital Humanities 2016
  • Crossposted to Open Field or Mixed Hire 2015-16
  • [13 Nov] Request for materials x2
  • [4 Dec] AHA interview request x2
  • [16 Feb] Nothing here, huh? At the AHA interview they said 2 weeks, so presumably I'm out, but I also don't see anything like a set of job talks on their events page. Curious who they went with.
  • [19 Feb] Rejection email.

University of South Florida - Tampa (USA:FL) - Digital Social Science or Humanities[]

  • 9-month tenure eligible Assistant Professorship in Digital Social Science or Humanities (Anthropology, Archaeology, History or related discipline)
  • PhD in Anthropology, Archaeology, Heritage, History, or related discipline is required. Applications from individuals who are ABD will be accepted, but the degree must be conferred by appointment start date.
  • Teaching Load: 2 courses/year
  • The candidate will have expertise in some aspects of virtual reality, 3D laser scanning, LIDAR, visualization, photogrammetry or other novel techniques as applied to field and online research and education, a publication record, and the ability to generate external funding.
  • The candidate will be expected to pursue international digital projects, funding, and publication, and will be expected to participate and contribute to the Center’s new $9.6 million Hitz Project for Advanced Virtualization, Education and the Democratization of Science. Overseas travel and research required.
  • To Apply, please visit and attach a cover letter, CV, teaching philosophy, evidence of successful research, and provide names and contact information for three references
  • Review begins: 1 Dec. 2015, position open until filled.
  • Has anyone been contacted about this position yet?

Economic History[]

London School of Economics and Political Science (UK)[]

  • 'Assistant Professor' in Economic History
  • We value diversity of research methodology and invite applications from candidates working on any time period or geographical area and from related disciplines, provided the candidate has an explicitly historical approach.
  • Candidates should have a completed PhD, or be close to obtaining a PhD by September 2016. Candidates near the completion of their PhD must be able to demonstrate potential for internationally leading publications in the field. Early stage post-doctoral researchers must be able to produce evidence of building a track record of internationally leading publications.
  • To apply for this post, please go to and select "Vacancies". Please ensure that you follow the instructions in the ‘How to Apply’ letter attached to the post.
  • Deadline: 9 Nov. 2015
    • intend to interview in early December.
    • [3 Dec] received rejection e-mail

London School of Economics and Political Science (UK) - [Non-TT;~VAP][]

  • Fellow (1 year position ~VAP/lecturer) in Economic History, to begin 1 Sept. 2016
  • The successful candidate is likely to be involved primarily in teaching two post-graduate courses:  ‘The Development and Integration of the World Economy in the 19th and 20th Centuries’ and ‘The Historical Context of Business.’
  • Candidates for the post will be expected to have a strong background in research and teaching in the field of economic history and excellent written and oral communication skills.  You will also have successfully completed a PhD in economic history or a related discipline, or with thesis scheduled for submission by September 2016.
  • To apply for this post, please go to If you have any queries about applying on the online system, or require an alternative format for the application, please e-mail: quoting reference 1558430.
  • Deadline: 27 Jun. 2016

Nalanda University (IND) - Open Rank[]

  • Open rank faculty hire in Economic History
  • The successful candidate will have Ph.D. with a specialization in Asian/African History/the history of the Americas and should have broad knowledge and expertise in historical and socio-cultural contexts around the framework of Asia and the Indian Ocean
  • The entire application process is paperless in keeping with the Universitys commitment to sustainability. Interested applicants must submit the following requirements via email to: Cover letter (which must clearly indicate position and rank applied for); Updated CV Statement of teaching philosophy, along with indicative courses (500 words); Statement of research interests, along with research plan for the next three years (500 words); Contact information of at least three (3) academic/ professional references
  • review begins 25 Jun. 2015.

University of British Columbia - Okanagen (CAN) [senior hire][]

  • Tenured Associate or Full Professorship in Economic History, to begin 1 Jan. 2017 'or as soon as a qualified candidate is hired'
  • We are seeking candidates with research and teaching expertise in economic history, relevant to management and history. Candidates with research and teaching relevant to British Columbia and the Canadian West; to the intersection between urban and rural development in non-metropolitan contexts; and to the economic histories of the BC interior and the Okanagan Valley, will be seen favourably. The particular field and chronological period is open. The position will be 70% with the Faculty of Management and 30% with the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences (History).
  • Successful candidates will satisfy the UBC Collective Agreement criteria for appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor (see and 4. Criteria for Appointment, Reappointment, Tenure and Promotion, for further details). Successful candidates will bring a doctoral degree in their field and a record of excellence in scholarly activities, teaching and service, in areas of demonstrable relevance to UBC, the Okanagan campus, and the participating Faculties’ vision and aims.
  • Applications must include: (1) A cover letter that explicitly addresses the above-mentioned requirements. The cover letter must also explain the candidate’s own approach to research, teaching and community engagement, as well as their own leadership philosophy and approach to academic management; (2) A current and complete curriculum vitae; (3) Statements outlining a program of future scholarly activity and areas of teaching interest, and demonstrations and expectations about engaging with communities; (4) A sample of scholarly activity, whether traditional research publication or some other demonstration of the candidate’s work; (5) Evidence of teaching ability and pedagogical accomplishments; (6) Three letters of reference sent directly by the referees, who should be of international academic stature.
  • Review begins: early July and continues until position filled.

University of Edinburgh (UK; Scot) - International Economic History[]

  • Lectureship (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in International Economic History, to begin 2 Feb. 2016
  • The successful applicant should have a strong track record of high-quality publications and clear evidence of the potential for future development at the highest level. S/he would be expected to make a significant contribution to the teaching of international economic history at undergraduate and postgraduate level
  • The appointee should also be able to demonstrate the potential to secure grants for major research projects from external funding bodies, and to engage in collaborative research projects and KE activities. A scholar with economic, financial and quantitative skills would allow existing strengths in natural resource economic history, business history and trade to be developed, and provide mutual benefits to the School and the appointee in the development of existing links with economics.
  • Vacancy Ref: 034902
  • Deadline: 5pm gmt 5th Jan. 2016

University of Sussex (UK) - after 1500[]

  • Lectureship (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in Economic History (after 1500), to begin 1 Sept. 2016
  • We seek an ambitious individual, with a demonstrable track record of high quality teaching and research, whose work complements our existing strengths. Candidates are expected to have a profile of high quality publications  and clearly formulated plans for research grant capture over the next five years. Good communication skills, and an ability to work productively as part of a team-oriented department are essential for this position
  • 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:
  • Please send completed application form [download online] by email to: When emailing your application please use the following format in the 'subject' line: post reference number / post title / your name. If you are applying for more than one post advertised by the University, please send a separate email and application form for each post. Please attach your completed application form and any other documents directly to the email rather than using a web-based upload / weblink service (e.g. SkyDrive) otherwise we may not receive your application due to incompatibility with our email software. Or post to: Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH. Applications should be received by midnight on the closing date.Dead
  • Deadline: 26 Apr. 2016

History of Education[]

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

  • Tenure track Assistant or Associate professorship in the history of education "with an emphasis on race, ethnicity, immigration and/or urban education"
  • For a full position description and information on applying, please go to
  • Please apply electronically with a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, and two samples of scholarly writing all submitted as a single PDF file labeled with the applicant's name (e.g. JaneDoe.pdf) to  In addition, please have three letters of recommendation submitted directly from the recommenders to with the subject line "Reference for [Applicant's Last Name]"
  • Deadline: 20 Nov. 2015

Environmental History[]

Boston College (USA: MA) - US Environmental History (Open Rank)[]

Brown University (USA:RI)[]

  • tenure track assistant professorship in Environmental History, to begin 1 July 2016
  • We invite applications from candidates working in any region, any specialty, and any time period in environmental history.
  • PhD must be in hand by start date
  • Interested candidates should send a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a writing sample (essay or dissertation/manuscript chapter), and three letters of reference via
  • Review begins 1 Oct. 2015
  • Request for additional materials 10/29 x2
  • Does anyone know whether requests for materials are for ABDs only, or for post-docs/assistant professors too? That is, are they requesting proof of sufficent progress towards degree, or general publications from post-grads?
    • Sorry to be the bearer of bad tidings (I wanted this job, too), but a postdoc friend of mine received a request for more materials a few weeks ago. So I'm assuming that those of us who have heard nothing are out.
  • Skype interviews already held.
  • [2 Dec] Official rejection via interfolio 12/02 (x2)
  • [3 Dec] Well this is odd - I had a request for more materials, but neither a Skype interview request nor an official rejection. Maybe they're keeping a pool of us as backups? Seems somewhat strange. For those with the Skype interview, did you have a sense of the search timeline? (x3 12/3)
    • Same here, more materials followed by radio silence. Rejections would be nice.  

Daemon College (USA:NY) - World History (excl. Russia/Europe), incl. Digital Hums.[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in History, to begin Sept. 2016
  • The position requires a primary emphasis in world history with any regional focus except Russia/Europe and expertise in environmental history and/or the digital humanities
  • See full posting (link above) on World/Global/Transnational History 2015-16 page
  • [2 Nov] Skype interview scheduled 11/2

Drexel University (USA:PA) - Transnational[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in transnational environmental history, to being Fall 2016
  • The candidate should have their Ph.D. requirements completed by September 1, 2016
  • To apply, visit, department 3181 -History. Candidates should include: 1) a cover letter; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) up to three samples of your scholarly writing; and 4) the names and contact information only of three references. Please do NOT send letters of reference; they will be requested from short-listed candidates at a later date. Only applications submitted via Drexel's online system will be considered
  • Review begins: 19 Oct. 2015 (pending budgetary approval)
  • What's going on with this position? Isn't this the third year it's been advertized? 
  • Department building a major stream / core in transnational environmental history, so needs more faculty
  • Nearly two months after review began and nothing. Anyone heard anything? Can we assume that the budget was not approved? 
  • They interviewed in October and campus interviews should be underway now
    • Really? Deadline Oct 19 and they managed to interview in October? But had no time to send a friendly letter of rejection? 
    • Seriously. How difficult is it to send out a mass email saying, "Sorry, honey, but we've moved on. Wish upon a different star."  

Nazarbayev University (KAZ) - History of Medicine, Public Health and/or Environmental History[]

Ohio State University (USA:OH)[]

  • Tenure track Assistant or tenured Associate Professorship in Environmental History and Sustainability, to begin Fall 2016
  • PhD must be in hand by start date
  • The candidate should have their Ph.D. requirements completed by August 1, 2016
  • Apply online through Academic Jobs Online at:
  • Review begins:   20 October 2015
    • [26 Nov] Interview scheduled x2
    • [4 Dec] Official rejection by email
    • [10 Jan] Campus visit notification

Sciences Po, Paris (FRA)[]

  • Assistant Professorship in Environmental History (19th and/or 20th C)
  • "The objective for the creation of this new post is the development of a research field in environmental history at the Center for History at Sciences Po (CHSP). It will be integrated into at least one of the research domains at the CHSP, and it will contribute to reinforce the CHSP’s central research axis, which is political history understood in its broadest possible terms"
  • Teaching Load: 2 courses (24 hours) until 2018, three courses from then "Other than the teaching of environmental history as such, the successful candidate may also have to teach in more general areas of history. The ability of the candidate to teach subject matters that reach beyond the strict limits of her/his research interests and her/his knowledge of international debates in history will therefore be appreciated."
  • All subject areas related to environmental history may be considered, but the links with the research fields at CHSP, and a perspective of political history understood in very broad terms, will be essential"
  • "Candidates with an international track record regarding their research, their professional activities, their teaching experience, their publications and their linguistic competence will be given a preference. A solid knowledge of English is indispensable. A working knowledge of French will be required within a stipulated number of years after appointment. For those candidates who do not have a solid knowledge of French at the time of application, teaching will initially be carried out in English."
  • All candidates must submit their dossiers via email imperatively. A complete file will consist of: i) a letter of intent, including motivations for the candidacy and the delineation of research interests and projects; ii) a curriculum vitae; iii) electronic copies of three key book chapters or articles” Please send application materials to Professor Paul-André Rosental [] and to Isabelle de Vienne, executive secretary of the CHSP [].
  • Deadline: 8pm local time, 10 Jul. 2015
  • has anyone heard anything on this job? --request for interview received 7 Oct

Trinity College Dublin (IRL)[]

  • Ussher Assistant Professorship in Environmental History since 1800, to begin 12 Sept. 2016
  • This position forms part of a major expansion in the field of environmental history: another post for a specialist in the period before 1500 has already also be advertised; and both post-holders will work closely with Professor Poul Holm, who has recently won a major ERC grant in environmental history.
  • The successful applicant for this position will be expected to maintain a research interest in any aspect of the environmental history after 1800. Candidates with specialist knowledge of Africa, or Asia or America or Europe are welcome to apply. The successful applicant, together with other appointments in the area, will be expected to develop a taught Masters course in Environmental History. In addition, s/he will be expected to teach a Broad Curriculum module on environmental history (i.e. a module open to students of all disciplinary backgrounds) and Honours modules reflecting research interests. Contributions to other undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, as appropriate, is also expected, as is supervision of appropriate undergraduate and postgraduate dissertations
  • Candidates wishing to discuss the post informally should contact: Professor David Ditchburn (School of History and Humanities)
  • Applications will only be accepted through e-recruitment; Further information and application details can be found at:
  • Deadline: noon GMT 19 Jan. 2016
  • Received invitation to campus (19 Feb)
  • Has an offer been made?

University of Oregon (USA:OR)[]

  • Tenure track assistant or associate professorship in Environmental/World History, to begin 16 Sept. 2015
  • PhD must be in hand at time of appointment.
  • Qualified candidates at the rank of associate professor may be considered for an endowed appointment. We seek an innovative, rigorous scholar and teacher whose work addresses the global dimensions of environmental history. Applications are encouraged from all geographic areas of specialization.
  • The successful candidate must be able to teach a variety of graduate and undergraduate history courses.
  • Send c.v., a letter describing research and teaching interests, a chapter-length writing sample, and three letters of recommendation to Academic Jobs Online, posting #5799.
  • For full consideration: 15 Oct. 2015 but applications are accepted until the position is filled.
    • [11 Nov] Surely some lucky ones of you have received word by now? Wishing it were me.
    • [15 Nov] still no word here,
    • [16 Nov] Request for more material x2
    • [7 Dec] Any news on interviews?
    • [11 Dec] Polite rejection email [after not making the first cut] 160+ applicants. (x2)
    • [13 Dec.] Can anyone confirm that they are already conducting phone interviews?
    • [12 Dec.] Skype interviews scheduled.
    • [13 Jan.] Campus visit requests sent.

University of Virginia (USA:VA)[]

  • Tenure track assistant or associate professorship in Environmental History, to begin 25 Aug. 2016
  • The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence in scholarship, a commitment to undergraduate and graduate education, and an interest in teaching courses on environmental history as well as those that will support students in related interdisciplinary programs, such as Global Studies, African and African American Studies, Environmental Thought and Practice, or Women, Gender and Sexuality.
  • Applicants at the assistant professor rank must be on track to receive a Ph.D. in the relevant field by May 2016 and must hold a PhD at the time of appointment, although those still at the ABD stage in August 2016 may be appointed as acting assistant professor. Applicants at the associate professor rank must hold a Ph.D. at the time of application and must have a strong publication and teaching record.
  • Candidates must apply through Jobs@UVa ( Search on posting number 0617470 and electronically attach a cover letter describing research and teaching interests and experience and a curriculum vitae including the names of three references. Applicants at the assistant professor rank should have their references send letters directly to:
  • Review begins: 1 Dec. 2015 and continues until position filled.
    • Intend to start interviewing mid-dec, by skype or phone.
    • Any word on this; it's Dec 14th!
    • [20 Dec] No word, only bated breath.
    • They may very well have had an A-list even before 12/1, but committing to conducting interviews, even first-round interviews, two weeks after closing seems a tad ambitious. Still, it'd be nice to hear from anyone who knows anything (though I suppose it'd be even nicer to hear from UVA in the form of a request).
    • [8 Jan] Does anyone know what's going on with this search? Are they just behind or have they moved on and the wiki hasn't gotten word?
      • Haven't heard a peep, and I've asked every TT or tenured enviro historian I know what's up. Nothing.
  • [11 Jan.] Skype Interview request.

Called the contact and asked for an update on [12 Jan]; he said they are still working on the files and will let candidates know in about ten days. [14 Jan])

  • Thanks for the update--though given the post immediately preceding yours, I'm assuming that what the dept. will let us know is that there were many excellent candidates, but that we, unfortunately, were not among the skype-able.
  • [Jan 28] Dito. Friendly rejection via email.x2

Utah State University (USA:UT) - [Non-TT] pre-modern world and environmentl][]

Film / TV / Media[]

University of Lincoln (UK)[]

  • Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in Film and TV History
  • You will expand and strengthen our expertise by bringing a developing research profile and established teaching record in the history of film and visual media. You will play a key role in the Schools’ curriculum development, notably in advancing plans to introduce additional modules in visual and material culture and the history of film and visual media.
  • If you are invited for interview will be asked to offer a presentation on their own work with FTV archives and how MACE will inform their teaching.
  • For further information or to apply online please visit our website at
  • Deadline: 14 Mar. 2016

Gender / Women's History / History of Sexuality[]

Colgate University (USA: NY) - TT Asst. Professor - History of Gender (incl. North American or US History prior to 1900)[]

  • The Department of History at Colgate University invites applications for a tenure-stream position in the history of gender at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning fall semester 2016.
  • We welcome applicants whose work also engages the history of the body, sexuality, health, or medicine.
  • The successful candidate will be prepared to offer courses in North American or United States history prior to 1900, and we encourage applications from scholars who employ comparative or transnational approaches in their teaching and research.
  • The successful candidate will have opportunities for cooperation with programs including but not limited to Women’s Studies, LBGTQ, Africana and Latin American Studies, Native American, Peace and Conflict Studies, and/or Asian Studies. Completion of Ph.D. is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire.
  • A cover letter, CV, and reference letters must be submitted through
  • Review of applications will begin 15 October 2015; the department expects to interview selected applicants at the annual American Historical Association conference in Atlanta early in January 2016.

Columbia University (USA: NY) - History of Sexuality (Assoc. or Full Prof.)[]

  • The Department of History at Columbia University invites applications from distinguished scholars in the history of sexuality, period and region open.
  • Candidates must have a record of outstanding scholarly publication, teaching and research. A profile as a public intellectual in LGBTQ rights and institutional experience in building LGBTQ studies preferred.
  • The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate students, as well as participate in building LGBTQ studies across disciplines and schools at Columbia.
  • The selectee will be appointed at the rank of tenured associate or tenured full professor.
  • Inquiries about the position should be directed to the chair of the Search Committee, Professor Mae Ngai at:
  • All applications must be made through Columbia University's Recruitment of Academic Personnel System (RAPS). To apply, please visit our online site:
  • Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.

University of Essex (UK) Senior Hire, pref. post-1500, continental Europe.[]

[This position is likely to start late in 2017-18 academic year; posted here as 'holding' poosition until new pages are formed]

  • Rab Butler Chair (~full prof) in History and GenderThe Department wishes to appoint to a new Rab Butler Chair in History and Gender as part of its strategy to strengthen its teaching and research expertise in the fields of Gender and/ or Women’s History post 1500, specifically in Continental Europe.
  • The post holder will be expected to make a significant contribution to the REF, as well as strengthening the capacity of the department to increase income from externally-funded research. We envisage that the post holder will play a role in shaping and delivering our core modules at undergraduate level, and also contribute to the development of a new modules and courses in Gender and/ or Women’s History
  • Please use the link below to make an application and for further details about this job (Ref. ACR178). Visit our website: for information about the University of Essex. If you have a disability and would like information in a different format, please telephone (01206) 874693 / 873521.
  • Deadline: 26 Sept. 2016

History Education[]

Labor History[]

Rutgers University (USA: NJ) - Labor and Employment History/Labor Studies (Non-TT Instructor)[]

  • The Labor Studies & Employment Relations Department of the School of Management and Labor Relations, Rutgers University, seeks a non-tenure track faculty member to provide teaching and support for its programs.
  • Working under the direction of the Department Chair, the main responsibilities of the position are to teach the equivalent of 7 courses per year in our undergraduate and graduate programs. Instructors are also expected to assist with student advising, participate in scholarly and outreach events, and carry out other service duties as assigned.
  • We prefer someone who can teach large undergraduate labor/employment history courses and introduction to labor studies courses. Since our labor history courses are writing intensive, we prefer individuals who are experienced instructors of undergraduate writing and who can mentor graduate students who assist faculty in writing instruction. Experience teaching online is a positive, as is willingness to teach off-campus and/or in our non-credit adult education programs.
  • This position begins September 2016 and come with an annual contract that can possibly be renewed with successful performance, contingent on budgetary support.
  • Requirements: Graduate degree required. A PhD in History or a closely related field is preferred.
  • Evidence of successful teaching excellence with a student body similar to the one here at Rutgers.
  • Although later applications may be considered at the discretion of the search committee, applications should be submitted by June 1, 2016 to: Ms. Laura Walkoviak, Administrator, Labor Studies and Employment Relations Department, School of Management and Labor Relations, Rutgers the State University of New Jersey, 50 Labor Center Way, New Brunswick, NJ 08901. Email: Phone: 848-932-9503

Military History[]

University of Houston - Downtown (USA:TX) - American Military History[]

  • Assistant professorship in American Military History, post-World War II, to begin Fall 2016
  • PhD must be in hand by start date
  • Candidates should have an established research agenda, be willing to teach upper-level undergraduate courses in post-World War II American military history and other courses in mid- and late- twentieth century American history, as well as US history surveys, and contribute to service activities within the department and the university.  Secondary areas of interest in Critical Race Studies or Latino history desirable.
  • To be considered a candidate for this position a cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, teaching philosophy, writing sample and three letters of reference are required. Please upload with your online application a cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, teaching philosophy and writing sample online at Please send three letters of reference directly to: University of Houston-Downtown, Attention: Dr. Aaron Gillette, Chair, One Main Street, Suite N- 1009, Houston Texas, 77002,
  • Review begins immediately [ad posted 19 Oct] with hard deadline 1 Dec. 2015
    • Skype interviews held mid March

Political History[]

Universiteit Utrecht (NLD) - 20th C[]

[26 Nov] A very similar position has been advertised in  20thC Political History with a new deadline of 14 Jan. 2016 - unclear if this is a readvertisement? AFII (talk) 12:18, November 26, 2015 (UTC)

  • Assistant Professorship in Twentieth Century Political History
  • The initial appointment, as from 1 November 2015, will be on a temporary basis for a period of one year. Subject to excellent performance, this will be followed by a permanent position
  • Applicants should be specialized in European political history.
  • A proven record in fields such as the history of democratization and citizenship or the history of revolutions and political violence is an added value. Experience with research from a comparative or transnational perspective in a wide range of sources is an advantage.
  • The successful candidate will have: experience with teaching for undergraduate students at all levels; a PhD degree in political history or a related discipline; ability to contribute to research-led postgraduate courses and to assist in the recruitment of postgraduate students; a record (appropriate to career stage) of publications that demonstrate the ability to conduct research which is internationally excellent in significance, originality and rigour; a realistic medium-term research plan, addressing substantial historical problems and aiming for publications in leading journals, and holding the promise of winning external funding for research; readiness to engage with non-academic research users and to assist in developing the impact of historical research beyond the university sector; ability to play an appropriate role in departmental management and to contribute fully to the academic life of the department.
  • Written applications should address each of the criteria, and include the following documents: Cover letter; Curriculum vitae; Statement of research (max. 1000 words); Copy of a key publication; Example of a course syllabus for BA-students; Names and contact details of two referees.
  • Please use the application button on the website of the University of Utrecht to apply
  • Deadline: 17 Aug. 2015.
  • Initial interviews (8/9 Sept) will take place over Skype, with follow ups in Utrecht.
  • Contacted for interview 8/21
  • Has anyone heard anything from the readvertised position? (2/5)
  • campus invitations (2/8)

Public History[]

American University (USA:DC)[]

  • Tenured or tenure track assistant or associate professorship in Public History, to begin 1 Aug. 2016
  • Applicants should have a PhD or an anticipated PhD completion by August 2016 in the field of Public History. 
  • The department is seeking a dedicated scholar-practitioner who is committed to the public documentation and interpretation of history, effective teaching, and scholarly excellence.  Demonstrated record of professional practice in public history preferred. 
  • The successful candidate should be able to teach graduate courses in public history, oversee internships, and develop new courses in one or more of the following areas: museum studies, new media, and/or cultural heritage/sites of conscience. Strong candidates will demonstrate that they can build partnerships with area cultural institutions and community groups, participate in grant writing, and support the management of a vibrant graduate program.  In addition to scholarship and teaching, responsibilities will include participation in department, school and university activities.
  •  Please submit applications via: . Include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, recent teaching evaluations (when possible), and copies of recent published papers or working papers. Please contact the Department of History at 202-885-2401 or if you have any questions.
    • Review begins immediately [ad posted 3 Aug] and continued until position filled.  For full consideration: 1 Nov. 2015
    • e-mail rejection received 1 Dec. 2015
    • Skype interview

California State University, Fresno (USA:CA)[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Public History, to start in the academic year 2016-7
  • Candidates with experience in digital humanities, oral history, and grant writing are especially encouraged to apply.
  • PhD must be in hand by 17 Aug. 2016
  • Teaching Load: 4/4 with competitive course releases available, Teaching responsibilities will include courses in Public History and lower-level, upper-level, and graduate courses in American History
  • To apply, please complete an on-line application at and attach the following: 1) a cover letter specifically addressing experience and qualifications; 2) a curriculum vitae; and 3) three professional references. Additionally, send three letters of recommendation. Please have your three writers mail their letters directly to: Dr. Dan Cady, Search Committee Chair, Department of History, M/S SS 21, 5340 N. Campus Drive, Fresno, CA 93740-8019. Phone: (559) 278-6817 Fax: (559) 278-5321 e-mail: Finalists will be required to submit official transcripts and a writing sample.
  • review begins: 1 Nov. 2015 and continues until position filled.
    • Anyone heard anything yet?
    • Request for AHA interview (11/25) (x3)
    • Has anyone else gotten an interview?
    • Invitation for campus interview (1/27)
    • Offer accepted

Georgia SouthWestern State University (USA:GA) - American & Public[]

  • Tenure track Assistant Professor in American and Public History, beginning August 2016
  • See full posting (link above) at North American History 2015-16
  • Deadline: Unclear
    • Contacted for a phone interview (2/12)
    • Campus invitation extended (2/17)

Jackson State University (USA: MS)[]

  • Tenure track position in Public History beginning January 2016.
  • Teaching load is 9-12 credit hours per semester, depending on faculty status.
  • QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated training or experience in public history and a completed Ph.D. at time of application.
  • Priority will be given to candidates with an additional specialization in early American or early Atlantic World history. Applicants with prior teaching experience, particularly in an urban setting and online; evidence of grantsmanship; and scholarly publications are preferred.
  • For more information on the Department of History and Philosophy, visit:
  • Submit a letter of interest, a curriculum vita, sample course syllabi, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a writing sample, research agenda, academic transcripts, and three letters of professional reference. Materials should be addressed to Dr. Rico D. Chapman, Interim Chair, Department of History and Philosophy, and are to be submitted online at Only electronically submitted applications will be considered.
  • [Deadline not stated; posted 20 Sept. 2015]

Marian University (USA:WI) - US with Public[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in History
  • See full posting (link above) at North American History 2015-16
  • Deadline: 15 Oct. 2015 [posted to this site after closing date]
    • Any news?

Rochester Institute of Technology (USA:NY) - Public & Curatorial[]

  • Tenure track Assistant Professorship in (public) History, to begin 10 Aug. 2016
  • The successful candidate must: have the Ph.D. in hand, as ABDs will not be considered; demonstrate a track record of outstanding teaching in public history courses; and have recent curatorial experience. In addition, the ability to offer courses in local history, especially the history of Rochester, NY, is required. Additional areas of teaching interest within American history will be considered. Strong scholarly potential, in candidate’s area of research expertise, is required.
  • Teaching Load: 3/2
  • Required Application Documents: Curriculum Vitae or Resume; Cover Letter; Statement of Diversity Contribution; List of References; Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Apply online at ; search openings, then Keyword Search 2415BR. Please submit your application, curriculum vitae, cover letter addressing the listed qualifications and upload the following attachments: A brief teaching philosophy; The names, addresses and phone numbers for three references; Contribution to Diversity Statement
  • You can contact the search committee with questions on the position at: Dr. Rebecca Edwards, at
  • SHORT Deadline: 9 may.2016

Sheridan College, Oakville, Ontario (Canada)[]

  • Non-tenure track (teaching) Professorship in Public History
  • Sheridan is seeking a professor who will be responsible for curriculum leadership in the field of Public History. The incumbent will be responsible for teaching and developing curriculum in this area of Historical Studies and will also be asked to teach a range of introductory and advanced courses in one or more of the following: Canadian, European, and Global History.
  • Deadline: 20 Mar. 2016
  • Invitation to interview x1

State University of New York, Cortland (USA:NY)[]

  • Assistant Professorship in Public History
  • The Department is eager to attract applicants who have developed public history curriculum and who have an interest in collaborating with digital humanities faculty. Applicants are encouraged to address in their cover letter how their areas of specialization will contribute to the department's history curriculum. Responsibilities include: developing and delivering undergraduate courses in public history, teaching courses in history, overseeing internships, and engaging in a sustained program of scholarly activities.
  • Candidates should submit complete applications (including c.v., cover letter, and evidence of teaching effectiveness) using SUNY Cortland's on-line system. We encourage candidates to submit examples of their public history scholarship (including, for example, articles, links to websites, digital history projects or other public history works). Candidates must arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be submitted directly to Public History Search, Department of History, SUNY Cortland, Cortland, NY, 13045.
  • Deadline: 16 Nov. 2015
    • Intend to conduct preliminary Skype interviews prior to interviews at the AHA conference.
    • [23 Nov] Invitation to Skype interview  (x2)
    • Invitation to AHA interview (post-Skype) (x2)
    • [20 Jan] Invitation to campus interview (x2)
    • Offer extended and accepted [March 4]

University of Central Oklahoma (USA:OK) - Native American w/Public History[]

Religious History[]

City University of New York, City College (USA:NY) - [Senior Hire] Jewish History[]

  • Tenure track or tenured Full Professorship in Jewish History, to begin 27 Aug. 2016
  • We wish to recruit a senior scholar in Jewish History for the Michael and Irene Ross Chair in Hebrew and Yiddish... The geographic and chronological focus is open, but the person must be able to work in Hebrew and Yiddish, among other languages.
  • The tenure home will be in the Department of History with teaching responsibilities split between History and Jewish Studies. The possibility exists of teaching doctoral students at the CUNY Graduate Center.
  • To apply, please view the job posting (Job ID 13771) at, and follow all instructions.  Please upload a CV; two articles or chapters; a summary of current and future research interest; teaching portfolio, including syllabi, statement of teaching interests, and evaluations. At least three confidential letters of recommendation and one copy each of major books should be sent separately to: Professor Craig Daigle, Department of History, NAC 5/144, City College of New York, New York, NY 10031
  • Deadline: not stated in ad, ad expires 1 Nov. 2015.

Sam Houston State University (USA:TX) - American Religious[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in American Religious History, to begin Fall 2016
  • See full posting (link above) at North American History 2015-16

University of South Alabama (USA:AL) - Jewish[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Jewish History (Fanny & Bert Meisner Professorship)
  • Responsibilities will include program development, research, community outreach, and teaching courses in Jewish history, the Holocaust, and continental European history as well as introductory classes in Western Civilization.
  • PhD in history required.
  • Applications should include a letter of application, a curriculum vita, and names and email addresses of three referees. Three letters of reference with original signatures and official transcripts from all institutions of higher learning from which a degree was received will be required prior to approval of an offer of employment. Send all materials to: Dr. Mara Kozelsky, Jewish History Search Committee, Department of History, HUMB 344, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama, 36688.
  • Review begins: 2 Nov. 2015 and continues until position filled.

Urban History[]

Aarhus University (DEN)[]

  • Associate Professor (?tenured) in Urban History, to begin 1 Feb 2016 or as soon as possible thereafter
  • With the job follows the position as Director of the Danish Centre of Urban History, which is organised and financed in collaboration with Den Gamle By Museum (the Old Town, Open-Air Museum) in Aarhus.
  • The successful applicant must have strong research profile qualifications in the fields of urbanity and the history of urban spaces and culture within a time frame that ideally covers the period from the Middle Ages until the present. Research must be both deep and broad enough to qualify as an associate professor.
  • The associate professor will be expected to teach and supervise students at all levels (BA, MA and PhD) and contribute to the development and application of innovative teaching methods involving (when possible) the facilities and collections of Den Gamle By. A special assignment of the job will consist of contributing to the development of the special study of cultural history within the MA programme in history.    
  • Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent qualifications in history, preferably within urban history, as well as documented teaching qualifications equivalent to those acquired in an assistant professorship.
  • Apply Online
  • Deadline: 22 Aug. 2015

Ryerson University (CAN) - excl. Canada/US[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Urban History (excluding Canada & the US), to begin 1 July 2016
  • We seek candidates whose work analyzes key historical issues in the development, cultures, economies, and/or politics of urban formations and their populations.
  • Applicants must submit their application online as a single pdf attachment via the Ryerson Faculty Recruitment Portal. Please visit the Faculty Opportunities section on the Ryerson career website at The application must contain a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, two recent samples of scholarly production, and the results of teaching evaluations (or equivalent evidence, such as a teaching dossier). Only candidates who are considered for an interview will be asked to submit letters of reference. Please indicate in your application if you are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada; onfidential inquiries can be directed to Dr. Catherine Ellis, Department Chair (
  • Deadline: 15 Oct. 2015
  • Request for Skype interview Nov.13 x3
  • Invitation to campus Dec. 8
  • Any news?
  • The position was cancelled 8 weeks following campus visits.

University of Missouri - Kansas City (USA:MO) - 20th C American Urban[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in 20th C American Urban History, to begin Aug. 2016
  • The Ph.D. in History or a related field must be completed by the time of employment
  • The preferred candidate will contribute to the department’s Public History program with experience in oral history and/or digital humanities. Other possible subfields include labor/capitalism, or ethnic/Latino studies.
  • Candidates must submit a letter of interest, CV, three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample or public history project overview. Address the cover letter to: Diane Mutti Burke, search committee chair. Application materials must be submitted online at Applicants must combine all application materials into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment. Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).
  • Deadline: 15 Dec. 2015
    • Request for AHA interview (12/16) (x2)
    • Invitation to Campus (1/16)
    • Offer extended (2/17)
    • Offer accepted