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University of Bristol (UK:Eng) - Creative & Public [non-TT][]

  • 12 month Lectureship in Creative and Public History, to begin 1 Sept. 2021
  • Teaching: You will contribute to the provision of existing team-taught units on Creative and Public History. This will involve delivering a proportion of the lectures and seminars on team-taught ‘Skills’ and/or ‘Outline’ and ‘Option’ units, such as HIST13015 Approaching the Past; HIST23101 Rethinking History; HIST20089 History in Public; HIST30119 Horrible Histories and All That; HISTM2016 Making History Public; HISTM0055 Researching and Writing History; and HISTM2009 Approaches to History. You will also be expected to convene large team-taught units and carry out associated assessment duties. You will be expected to supervise undergraduate dissertations and act as an academic personal tutor, undertaking other teaching and administrative duties as appropriate
  • Deadline: 15 Jul. 2021

University of Connecticut (USA:CT) - Digital Public[]

  • 9 month tenure-track Assistant Professor with expertise in Digital Public History, 23 Aug. 2021
  • The position will be a joint appointment with the Africana Studies Institute, Asian & Asian American Studies Institute, Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies, or El Instituto: Latina/o, Caribbean and Latin American Studies. We are especially interested in scholars whose work promotes voices, experiences, and opinions silenced and marginalized by media and mainstream accounts of U.S. history.
  • Ph.D. in History or Ethnic Studies or related field (or international equivalent) by August 2021.
  • The successful candidate will regularly teach undergraduate courses in public history and digital methods, along with advanced undergraduate or graduate courses in their area of interest.
  • TO APPLY Please apply online to Academic Jobs Online and submit the following application materials: Cover letter that addresses the criteria for the position, including research and teaching interests, Curriculum vitae, Equity and Inclusion statement, Sample journal article or chapter, Three (3) letters of reference. Please include the search number #494893 with all correspondence.
  • review begins: 15 Jan. 2021 and continues until the position filled
    • Any word from this position?

University of Glasgow (UK:Scot) - International History of Modern Human Rights[]

NB: the advertising period for this post may mean the university is unable to sponsor work visas. Please check before applying.

  • Lecturer in the International History of Modern Human Rights
  • The successful candidate will have research expertise in the nineteenth and twentieth century history of human rights in at least two national contexts. Expertise in one or more of the following is desirable: the histories of race, international law, supranational institutions, international relations, gender and citizenship.
  • The Lecturer will lead a cross-disciplinary team to create and launch a MSc in Global Human Rights and will contribute to the activities of a new multi-institutional Scottish Council on Global Affairs hosted by the University of Glasgow in 2021-23
  • Deadline: 24 June 2021

University of London, School of Advanced Studies (UK:Eng) - Urban & Digital[]

Please note that the short deadline may mean the university is unable to sponsor a work visa, please check before applying.

  • Lecturer in Urban and Digital History
  • Deadline: 25 Apr. 2021

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities (USA:MN) - [open rank] History, Universities and Power[]

  • 9-month Open Rank position for for an historian who investigates how institutions, particularly institutions of higher education, affect their communities and regions in a variety of ways including the reproduction of social power and inequality, to begin 30 Aug. 2021
  • Appointment will be 100% time over the nine-month academic year (late-August to late-May).  The position will be open rank and open appointment type (tenure track, tenured, contract). The rank will depend on the qualifications and experience of the candidate, and consistent with collegiate and University policy.
  • PhD must be in hand by start date
  • The successful candidate will conduct research on the history of the University of Minnesota in relation to communities and organizations within Minnesota, working in close collaboration with archivists at the University Libraries. We are especially interested in candidates with expertise in the history of institutions, including institutions of higher education, as well as their intersections with Indigenous, African-American, and/or women's and gender history. The new hire will take a community-engaged approach to archival and interpretive work, involving students, alumni, and other stakeholders in a process of collaborative inquiry.
  • In addition to developing undergraduate and graduate courses that align with the candidate's research expertise and serve the department's curriculum, the new hire will be asked to develop one or more dynamic courses on the history of the University of Minnesota that will involve students in processes of research and interpretation and place the University in conversation with histories of higher education in the upper Midwest
  • Applications must be submitted online at the Application Page at The posting number is 338085. The following materials must be attached to your online applications. 1) letter of application, 2) curriculum vitae, and 3) a writing sample under 30 pages, which can be accessed after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section. Candidates advancing in consideration will be asked to provide a longer writing sample and three letters of recommendation. Additional materials may be requested from candidates at a later date. Questions may be directed to
  • Deadline: 15 Jan. 2021
  • Feb 6 - has anyone heard anything?
  • Feb 6 - first round interviews scheduled for Feb 18th and Feb 19th
  • March 2 - second round interviews/campus visit for mid/late March
  • March 14 - has everyone heard back? haven't heard anything after first interview
    • I haven't heard anything since the first interview either.
    • I am at Minnesota and I can tell you that campus visits are over (4 invited) and the committee will be making a decision soon.
    • This might be a long shot, but do you know what the general rank was for the invited candidates? Were they mainly full professors? Associates? Assistant? Trying to get a gauge of the market and who is considered for these open rank jobs.

University of Notre Dame (USA:IN) - History of Slavery[]

  • Full or Associate professor in the History of Slavery
  • We are especially interested in scholars who use a comparative and transnational approach to engage issues of movement of enslaved Africans and their descendants, the intersection of race and gender, resistance movements, religion and ritual, political and communal organization, cultural formation, and the complex relationship between slavery and freedom in North America, the Caribbean, and Latin America. In addition to being well-grounded in historical methodology, we expect candidates to have a deep investment in interdisciplinary discussions and collaboration.
  • Candidates must have a Ph.D. and multiple refereed publications in competitive academic journals and presses.
  • To apply, visit
  • Deadline: 7 Dec. 2020
  • [6 Mar]: Any updates on this search?

University of Southern Denmark (DNK) - Political and/or Digital 19th - 21st C - [Non-TT][]

  • Assistant Professor in Political History and/or Digital History, 19th - 21st C
  • The appointment is for four years with the possibility for a subsequent two years of employment as an Associate Professor.
  • Teaching obligations will be reduced in this position compared to a regular Assistant Professor position at SDU and there will be substantial funds available to support research plans.
  • For how to apply and the formal requirements please consult the full call at:
  • Deadline: 15 Feb. 2021
    • Any news?
    • [14 May] Still nothing here
    • Invitation to interview (11 June) x2



University of Toronto (CAN) - Film and Media History of the Global South[]

  • Full-time tenure stream assistant professorship in the field of Film and Media History of the Global South, to begin 1 Jul. 2021
  • PhD must be in hand by start date
  • We are seeking applicants with demonstrated extensive knowledge of film and media history and historiography with a specialization in moving image media and culture of the Global South. Demonstrated knowledge of critical methodologies informed by Indigenous, post-colonial, critical race, feminist, or queer thought is particularly welcome. Demonstrated knowledge from a range of approaches that may include the aesthetic, cultural, industrial, economic, political, and/or technological aspects of that history would be considered an asset, as would complementary demonstrated expertise in sound studies or environmental media.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to teach in the undergraduate and graduate programs at the Cinema Studies Institute, in both required core courses and more specialized electives; to supervise and mentor students; to participate in activities at the Institute; and to pursue innovative and independent research at the highest international level while establishing an outstanding, competitive, and externally funded research program that will expand our current research strengths.
  • All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link ( Application materials must include a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, a research statement outlining current and future research interests, a recent writing sample of no more than 10,000 words, a teaching dossier (consisting of a statement of teaching philosophy, sample course syllabi, and teaching evaluations). Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. We seek candidates who value diversity and whose research, teaching and service bear out our commitment to equity. Candidates are therefore also asked to submit a 1‐2 page statement of contributions to equity and diversity, which might cover topics such as (but not limited to): research or teaching that incorporates a focus on underrepresented communities, the development of inclusive pedagogies, or the mentoring of students from underrepresented groups. Applicants must also arrange to have at least three external referees send letters of recommendation (signed, dated, and on institutional letterhead) directly to the Institute via email to Denise Ing, Assistant to the Director, at by the closing date. PLEASE NOTE: this search is not using the University’s automatic solicitation and collection functionality for reference letters.
  • Deadline: 8 Dec. 2020

Digital Humanities[]

Florida International University (USA:FL)[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Digital History
  • Area of specialization open, but ability to teach courses in modern United States History is desirable.
  • PhD should be in hand by August 24, 2021
  • The position is tenure-earning and includes opportunities for course releases from the standard 2-2 load based on scholarly productivity, enrollments, curriculum development in the digital humanities, and a role in training students.
  • Apply to Job Opening ID 520859 at Include in a single pdf file a cover letter discussing interests and experience regarding teaching and digital humanities scholarship (no more than two pages), a full c.v., unofficial transcripts, and supporting material that demonstrate digital methods in research and teaching. Please send a second copy of all application materials to Three letters of reference will be solicited from finalists at a later date.
  • For full consideration: 15 Oct. 2020 - position open until filled
    • Any updates?
    • E-mailed on 16. Dec. 2020 to schedule a first round interview in January
    • Emailed on 16 Jan. 2021 to say that all virtual interviews had been scheduled and that all remaining applications would remain "on file."
    • Has anyone heard back since the first round of interviews in January?
      • Got an email on the 11th indicating that the vote had been pushed back and they would vote on the 18th. Haven't heard anything since then.
      • Anything at all?
      • Nothing over here. I'm guessing they've brought in final candidates at this point though since they said they would vote on the 18th.

Gallaudet University (USA:DC)[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Digital History, to begin 16 Aug. 2021
  • PhD or able to document close to completing PhD in digital history, multimedia history, or allied field.
  • The ideal candidate should have some background in documentary studies, multi-media production, digital humanities, or oral history.
  • Teaching: They are expected to teach one course every semester in the primary field of expertise of Digital or Public History.  They should also expect to develop and teach courses in conjunction with the History Program, and/or other allied fields.  Their courses should highlight how digital research and presentation augments historical scholarship; works closely with interns and supervises students assigned to specific projects
  • Deadline not stated in the ad. Review begins immediately [ad posted 8 Dec]

George Mason University (USA:VA) - Digital History[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Digital History, to begin Aug. 2021
  • Candidates must have completed a Ph.D. by August 23, 2021.
  • Digital historians and digital art historians pursuing research in any field of history or art history are encouraged to apply. Area of study and methodological specialty are open, but only candidates who can demonstrate that they are digital scholars will be considered. Successful candidates will work at the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media (RRCHNM) and will be expected to initiate and write grant-funded projects to support their work and the work of the Center. All of the projects at RRCHNM are open source and open access and our mission as a Center is to democratize access to historical information. Work at the Center is highly collaborative, including faculty, staff, and students in multiple projects and candidates should demonstrate a past record of working in teams and/or collaborative environments. The person hired in this position will be expected to collaborate with the other senior staff to manage the Center, represent it to the wider community, and plan its overall direction. Candidates should engage with our mission statement ( in their cover letter.
  • This position will have a 2/2 teaching load and will have broad latitude in developing an array of undergraduate and graduate courses in digital history or art history according to their pedagogical and research interests. The candidate will also teach our undergraduate general education course in digital history (HIST 390: The Digital Past) and will help sustain our required graduate coursework in the field. The incumbent will maintain an active scholarly agenda in the field of digital history, art history, or another humanities field relevant to our work at RRCHNM.
  • Deadline: 15 Nov. 2020
    • Request for zoom interview (8 Dec.)
    • On campus interviews in Feb 2021.

Rowan University (USA:NJ) - [Non-TT][]

  • 1 year fellow-in-residence position in digital history
  • The position is designed for an A.B.D. candidate finishing doctoral work but is also available to recent Ph.Ds.
  • Teaching: The Fellow must be prepared to teach one survey course in fall 2021 and two courses in spring 2022:  a digital history and one other upper division course in his/her area of specialty...Besides teaching a survey course, the candidate’s primary work in the fall will be to prepare and offer three workshops on digital humanities to the department faculty.
  • Review begins: 7 Jun. 2021

University of Southern Denmark (DNK) - Political and/or Digital [non-TT][]

  • Assistant Professor level in the field of Political History and/or Digital History of the modern period (19th to 21st Century), to begin 1 Sept. 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter
  • The appointment is for four years with the possibility for a subsequent two years of employment as an Associate Professor. Note that teaching obligations will be reduced in this position compared to a regular Assistant Professor position at SDU.
  • To qualify for the position as assistant professor you must have completed a PhD-degree in history or similar by the application deadline.
  • An application must include: Application letter, Detailed Curriculum Vitaa. Certificates/Diplomas. Please always include a copy of original diploma/certificates. Information on previous teaching experience, please attach as Teaching portfolio. Complete list of publications, indicating which publications are most relevant for the position. Up to 5 of the most relevant publications. Please attach one pdf-file for each publication. Three letters of recommendation from acknowledged international researchers which should be submitted directly by the references to email: (Marie-Louise Wethje-Raabe) mentioning your name and the title of the position in the subject line. Please note that these letters also need to reach us before deadline. Research plan for the next three years, including description of the synergy with the Department as well as interdisciplinarity in DIAS.
  • Application and all appendices must be in English. Attached files must be in Adobe PDF or Word format. Each box can only contain a single file of max. 10 Mb. Applications must be submitted electronically using the link "Apply online".
  • Deadline: 15 Feb. 2021

University of Southern Mississippi (USA:MS) - Digital Humanities[]

  • 9 month tenure track assistant professorship in Digital Humanities
  • Area of specialization is open, but only candidates who are demonstrated Digital Humanities (DH) scholars with expertise in fields taught in School of Humanities (SoH) programs — English, History, Philosophy, and Religion — will be considered. Successful candidates will be expected to apply for major grants to support their work and DH programming, and serve in a consulting role for SoH faculty and students working in the Digital Humanities
  • Ph.D. in English, History, Philosophy, or Religion by time of appointment.
  • Teaching Load: 2/2 "teaching DH courses and classes in candidate's area of specialization at the undergraduate and graduate level—including surveys. The position includes an extensive consulting/advisory role for SoH faculty and student DH projects and DH programming. It may also include summer consulting with additional compensation."
  • To apply, upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, names and email addresses of three individuals providing recommendations, teaching portfolio, a one-page statement outlining your experience and philosophy on Digital Humanities, and an article/chapter-length writing sample to (job requisition #1680). All attachments must be uploaded at the time of submission. In addition, confidential letters of recommendations should be sent directly to Questions should be directed to: Dr. Matthew Casey, Director, School of Humanities, Email:
  • Deadline: 19 Jan. 2021

University of Toronto - Scarborough Campus (Canada:ON)[]

  • A full-time teaching stream position in the field of Digital and Public History.
  • The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream with an expected start date of July 1, 2021, or shortly thereafter.
  • Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. in History or in a related field by the time of appointment, or shortly thereafter with a demonstrated engagement with digital and public historical methods, and a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching.
  • The position is tenure-earning and includes opportunities for course releases from the standard 2-2 load based on scholarly productivity, enrollments, curriculum development in the digital humanities, and a role in training students.
  • Applicants must be prepared to teach courses in digital and public history across all levels of undergraduate instruction, from large survey courses to research-intensive seminars. They also must be prepared to offer a second-year course in Critical Writing and Research for Historians and to spearhead the development of writing-enhanced courses for students pursuing our major and specialist programs.
  • All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by December 14, 2020.
  • To apply:
    • Any updates?


University College London (UK:Eng) - Early Modern British Economic history[]

  • Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in the Economic History of Early Modern Britain (16th-18thC)
  • See full post (link above) at European_History_2020-21

University of Groningen (NDL) - Economic & Social[]

  • Assistant Professor Economic and Social History
  • We offer you a position with 60% of your time for teaching (including administration) and 40% research. The assistant professorship is one of seven positions that are advertised by the Department of History
  • The Chair Group Economic and Social History seeks a candidate with an excellent track record who will further strengthen its profile towards the global history of population and health, and gender and social inequalities focusing on the role of spatial, social, and cultural contexts. These themes are closely related to Groningen University’s focus areas "Healthy Ageing" and "Sustainability" and build further on the regional expertise on Europe, Asia, sub-Saharan Africa, and Latin America that already exists within the group. We particularly welcome applications from candidates with an interdisciplinary approach who have a specific interest in social science history and long-term historical developments (1800/1850-present), and who apply theories and methods from the social sciences in their research.
  • Qualifications: you have a PhD in History (or a closely related discipline); you have at least one year of postdoctoral experience in a teaching and/or research position; you have an excellent publication record for the stage of your career, including at least one monograph (under review) and peer reviewed articles; you have a demonstrable capacity and willingness to operate beyond narrow disciplinary boundaries within and beyond the field of History, in teaching and in research; you bring a strong cooperative attitude and willingness to engage in collaborative research and teaching duties; you have teaching experience and relevant teaching qualifications (such as BKO-Basiskwalificatie Onderwijs, Basic Education qualification), or willingness to obtain one in the first two years of your appointment; you have a capacity and willingness to undertake organizational duties; you bring enthusiasm for communicating academic research to non-academic audiences; your international experience and outlook will be considered an advantage; you have the ability to communicate and teach in English (CEFR C1 level for reading, listening, writing, speaking); knowledge of Dutch or willingness to learn it within a reasonable period of time (within two years) may be one of the conditions for tenure (CEFR B2 for reading and listening, and CEFR B1 for writing and speaking).
  • ou can fill in the form and upload 4 PDF files (all in English): 1. a letter of motivation 2. a CV with a list of three self-selected “best papers”; the complete list of publications and the names and contact details of two referees who may be approached by the selection committee 3. a brief description of scientific interests and plans; a statement about teaching goals and experience (maximum two pages in total). You can upload this under “ extra document” on the website 4. an appropriate writing sample, you can upload this document also. Only complete applications submitted by the deadline will be taken into consideration.
  • Deadline: 14 Feb. 2021

University of Oxford (UK:Eng)[]

  • Associate Professorship (or Professorship) in Economic and Social History, to begin 1 September 2021 or as soon as possible thereafte
  • The contract is for five years in the first instance, then reappointment to retirement upon completion of a successful review
  • We are looking for someone who will make a distinctive contribution to our Economic and Social History team, and help develop a strategic vision for the future of Economic and Social History in Oxford. We seek a person with expertise in any aspect of Economic or Social History that is underpinned by social science methodologies and a grasp of economic processes. We would particularly welcome applicants whose work explores gender, migration, poverty, inequality, political economy, finance, climate and/or the environment, or economic growth, but applicants with any research specialism in the Economic and Social History of any period are welcome.
  • As part of the Economic and Social History team, you will have the opportunity to develop courses for both undergraduate and graduate students and the freedom to develop your own research ideas and projects, working with colleagues across the University and beyond.  You will take part in the running and teaching of our highly successful MSc and MPhil in Economic and Social History, and will also be a member of the Oxford Centre for Economic and Social History
  • Deadline: noon (UK time) 16 Apr. 2021
  • Interviews are expected to take place in May 2021 and may be online.

Vanderbilt University (USA:TN)[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in History
  • "...with excellent research on any topic within an economic framework, including (but not limited to), political economy, the history of commodities, trade networks, business history, free and unfree labor, finance, economic thought, consumer cultures, and the global development of capitalism. We are open to all approaches but have particular interest in those engaging in legal and regulatory regimes and/or comparative/global work. We will consider work on any chronological or geographic specialty but have particular interest in candidates working on periods before the twentieth century and on regions outside the United States."
  • PhD must be in hand by 16 Aug. 2021
  • Applicants should upload a letter of interest, a complete curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, a statement of teaching philosophy and diversity and inclusion, and three letters of recommendation via Interfolio at this link: about the position may be sent to Professor Jefferson Cowie -
  • Deadline: 15 Dec. 2020

Does anyone know what happened with this search? I never heard back from them after the writing sample request. [Apr 10]

  • Any updates? [14 Jan. 2021]; Nope [15 Jan 2021]
  • Anything yet? [22 Jan]
  • [22 Jan] writing sample requested
  • [Jan 25] Rejection notice.
  • Any updates post-writing sample request? [Feb 10]


Copenhagen University (DNK) - Environmental Humanities[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Environmental Humanities
  • We seek a strong candidate with an international profile in the field of either history or ethnology (or related disciplines), who can document an impressive track record of humanities research on questions relating to the environment, climate or sustainability.
  • Please find the full description of the position here:
  • Deadline: 1 Mar. 2021

Dickinson College (USA:PA) - [non-TT:VAP][]

  • one-year visiting position in Environmental History, beginning August 2021
  • We are particularly interested in scholars working on environmental racism and environmental justice and/or agriculture and food sovereignty
  • Teaching Load: 2/3 to include two sections of an environmental history survey, and three topics courses of the candidate’s choosing.
  • In their materials, candidates are strongly encouraged to address their experiences employing innovative and inclusive practices in their pedagogy and scholarship.
  • Interested candidates should apply for this position electronically via Complete applications will include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and a sample syllabus
  • Deadline: 15 Feb. 2021

Duke Kunshan University (CHN)[]

  • tenured or tenure-track position in North American Environmental History to begin in the academic year 2021-2022.
  • see full posting (link above) at North_American_History_2020-21

Virginia Military Institute (USA:VA) - Non-US[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Environmental History (non-US), to begin Aug. 2021
  • Applications from candidates with a primary focus on any temporal or geographic field except the United States are welcome; applicants taking transnational or inter-disciplinary approaches are especially encouraged.
  • PhD must be in hand by May 2021
  • Teaching Load: 3/3 The most attractive applicants will be those able to offer an array of upper-division courses demonstrating innovative approaches to or perspectives on environmental history. Other teaching responsibilities include both halves of VMI's Core Curriculum course in World History
  • Applicants must complete an online state application and submit letters of interest, curricula vitae, and an unofficial transcript of all graduate course work at: - In addition to the materials submitted online, applicants should have three letters of recommendation (including comments on teaching) and samples of scholarship not readily available in electronic format sent directly to: Environmental History Search Committee, Department of History, Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, VA 24450. Please do not mail hard copies of letters of interest, curricula vitae, or application forms directly to the department.
  • Deadline: 1 Nov. 2020
  • Interview requests have gone out.
  • On campus ["on post"] invite for February [Dec 14]
  • [March 1] Looks like this position has been filled.

Gender and/or Women's[]

Kennesaw State University (USA:GO)[]

  • nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor of History and Interdisciplinary Studies faculty position beginning August 2021
  • Applicants should possess expertise in the study of gender and history with an expectation of teaching Women’s History and courses in the Gender and Women’s Studies program in addition to general education courses in US or world history. Strong scholarship, along with a commitment to excellence in teaching and engagement, is expected of all faculty members in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at KSU. Faculty teach courses in various modalities, i.e., face-to-face, hybrid, and online
  • PhD must be in hand by 1 Aug. 2021
  • Responsibilities include: Teaching and developing courses in Women’s history and courses in Gender and Women’s history at the undergraduate and graduate level; Teaching undergraduate survey courses in history and Gender and Women’s Studies; Service to the Dept/College/University/professional community is expected; Scholarship/Research expectations appropriate for faculty at an R2 university with “higher research activity” designation.
  • For a full description of this position, application deadlines, and application procedures, visit
  • Deadline: 4 Jan. 2021
    • Applied
    • Jan 26th, 2021 - Any news?
    • 27 Jan‐ no news here.
    • Feb 16: Request for first round of interviews late January/early February. (1x)



University of Edinburgh (UK:Scot)[]

  • Lecturer (~asst/assoc prof) in History of Labour
  • Deadline: 24 May 2021


University of Edinburgh (UK:Scot - [non-TT][]

  • Early Career Fellow in Legal History, 1 August 2021 – 31 July 2024
  • We are looking for a specialist in Legal History committed to taking a leading role in teaching and researching in that field. We would particularly welcome applications from early career colleagues who have interests in the areas of European Legal History and Roman Law. This is a 3 year fixed term opportunity which may be extended subject to external funding.
  • Deadline: 27 Apr. 2021



University of Utah (USA:UT) - US Military[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in American history since 1865 with a research specialization in the United States military engagement with the wider world.
  • Teaching: The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate a strong commitment to research and to research-informed teaching at all levels of the undergraduate and graduate curriculum, including upper division courses on American history, the one semester US survey, and an undergraduate course in historical methodology.
  • In addition to a cover letter, CV, and writing sample, please submit a 1-2 page statement addressing contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service. (The diversity statement is the “Applicant Document Other”)
  • Deadline: 1 Jan. 2021


University of Southern Denmark (DNK) - Political and/or Digital[]

  • see link, above, under 'Digital Humanities'


Belmont Abbey College (USA:NC)[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Public History to begin Aug. 2021
  • The selected candidate will develop a Public History minor for the department, direct student internships, and cultivate relationships with local historical institutions.
  •  An earned doctorate is preferred but ABDs will be considered. The successful candidate will possess experience in Public History, preferably with a minimum of two years’ experience working in museums, historical societies, or related organizations. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
  • A primary research and teaching focus in early U.S. History (pre-colonial era through the Civil War) is also required.
  • The preferred candidate will also possess coursework, publications, or relevant experience in any of the following subfields: Latin America; East Asia; or Digital History.
  • The successful candidate will be a talented and dedicated academic deeply and enthusiastically committed to the Catholic mission of Belmont Abbey College. Preference will be given to those candidates who can demonstrate 1) a record of excellence in undergraduate teaching and a sense of teaching as a vocation; 2) a philosophy of teaching that supports the approach to education expressed in St. John Paul II’s Ex Corde Ecclesiae; and 3) a strong desire to teach at a liberal arts institution where the academic program is “guided by the Catholic intellectual tradition and the Benedictine spirit of prayer and learning.”
  • Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the search is completed. Please apply by email to using the subject line “History Search.” Include letter of application, vita, the names and contact information of at least three references, and a written response in which you explain how your work engages with the Catholic intellectual tradition in the context of a Benedictine liberal arts college and how your own faith tradition informs your vocation as teacher and scholar. (Evidence of teaching excellence and official transcripts are optional at this stage but required for interview.)

Oklahoma State University (USA: OK)[]

  • Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Public History beginning in August 2021.
  • Candidates with experience in the broadly defined area of Cultural Resource Management, including historic preservation, tribal or indigenous cultural heritage management, historical archaeology, or other similarly engaged public history activities are especially encouraged to apply.  
  • Research specialization and periodization are open.
  • PhD at time of employment, with graduate work and/or professional experience in public history.
  • Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate courses in public history, as well as lower­ division American history surveys, upper-division courses, and graduate seminars in the area of specialization. The teaching load is 2-2.
  • Additional duties include contributing to the public history program and graduate program within the Department of History, arranging and supervising student internships, organizing outreach events, recruiting and advising graduate and undergraduate students, and carrying out public-facing historical work.
  • Candidates are expected to support the learning needs of students from diverse backgrounds, integrate multicultural experiences into instructional methods, and engage communities across and beyond OSU. Conference travel funding and research/project support is available.
  • Submit cover letter, CV, graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to
  • To receive full consideration, complete applications should be received by February 15, 2021. Candidates might be requested to supply additional materials.
  • Any word yet?
    • March 2 - Nothing here
    • March 4 - Zoom interview request received by email
  • Any word regarding on campus interviews?
    • April 3, anyone have an update?
    • April 5, I have not heard anything. I assume they have moved on with the next round. x3 <-- was told that voting would happen week of 3/22 and contact would be made around 3/31, so they are undoubtedly on the next round by now < Thanks for the info! It is crazy that the only people to update the wiki are those that didn't make it to the final round. Of course, I guess it isn't that surprising. Sending you all support right now.
    • Campus visits scheduled

Stetson University - Hal S. Marchman Chair of Civic and Social Responsibility[]

  • Discipline open. Deadline March 1, 2021. Hire at associate or full professor rank, but will consider applications from advanced assistant professors (search committee member posting this).

St. Cloud State University (USA: MN) - [Non-TT][]

  • 1 year position in Public History
  • The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate classes in Public and/or Applied History, as well as US or World History surveys and upper-level courses in at least one of the following: Asia, Africa, or the Middle East. Ability to teach effectively, scholarly achievement or research, continued preparation and study, contribution to student growth and development, and service to the university and community must be demonstrated. 
  • Applicants will need to complete the online form and submit a cv/resume, cover letter, and unofficial transcripts.
  • Deadline: 11 May 2021

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

  • 3 year position as Lecturer in Public History
  • We seek a specialist to consolidate and develop our research and teaching strengths at the intersection of public history and histories of identities (including race, ethnicity and diaspora, gender and sexuality, and material culture). Within this wider framework, we welcome applications from candidates working on any region or period.
  • Teaching: contributing to the delivery, administration, and development of our established second year module in Public History. At undergraduate level the appointee will further be expected to contribute teaching to core and optional modules relevant to their area of expertise and (as appropriate) to team taught module on historical theory and method. For the second and third years in post the successful candidate will be expected to develop new UG and PGT / PGT-DL optional modules in public history.
  • Deadline: 18 Jul. 2021

University of Louisville (USA:KY)[]

  • Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Public History and Public Humanities to begin August 2021
  • Preference will be given to candidates whose research field is the experience of minority or marginalized communities in the United States. We seek a candidate whose interdisciplinary research and professional practice bridges history with adjacent humanities disciplines and reaches beyond traditional academic audiences
  • PhD must be in hand by 1 Aug. 2021
  • Candidates will teach primarily upper division and graduate courses in public history/humanities and will also teach courses in the Cardinal Core program and ​in their research specialization. After two years, this hire will become the program director for the MA tracks in Public History and Public Humanities. Community outreach and engagement will be part of this directorship.  
  • The University of Louisville requires all candidates to apply online at  Job ID # 40431. The application will ask candidates to upload a single document including a CV, a letter of application, and the names and contact information of three referees. In the letter of application, candidates should describe their training and experience in public history/public humanities, as well as how they will contribute to the university’s mission to promote diversity and become a premier anti-racist institution.
  • Deadline: 28 Feb. 2021
  • Any news on this one?
  • 11 March: nothing here
  • 24 March: request for additional materials
  • April 2: search canceled
  • Does anyone know why this search was canceled?

Valdosta State University (USA:GA) - US and Public[]


Hebrew Union College (USA:CA) - Jewish [non-TT][]

  • two-year non-tenure-track position in modern Jewish history and culture, to begin on July 1, 2021.
  • We seek candidates with a PhD in Jewish history; specialties might include Holocaust studies, Sephardic history and heritage, Eastern European history, or modern Jewish intellectual history. Candidates should be able to offer a survey course in Holocaust and courses on other aspects of Jewish history and experience in modernity. Broad knowledge of the Jewish tradition and its texts, as well as proficiency in Hebrew, is essential. Candidates do not have to be affiliated with the Reform Movement.
  • The full application should be submitted electronically to Dr. Leah Hochman, Chair of the Search Committee at and include: 1) a cover letter; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) one or more published articles and/or chapters of a dissertation (the latter in the case of recent PhDs); and 4) the names and email addresses of three referees who can speak to your scholarship and teaching.
  • Queries may be directed to Dr. Leah Hochman at (
  • Deadline: 15 Jan. 2021 Review will begin immediately (posted 21 Dec). Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
    • [3 Feb] Interview request

University of Aarhus (DEN) - Church[]

  • Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in Church History, to begin 1 Jan. 2022
  • An assistant professorship is a full-time, three-year training position that involves research and teaching at BA and MA level and includes an obligatory course in university teaching for assistant professors. Following the assistant professorship period, an associate professorship within the same academic field will be announced in open competition. An associate professorship is a permanent, full-time position involving research and teaching at Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD level.
  • We are seeking an innovative and dedicated candidate with a strong research profile who will contribute to the development of the Department of Theology and its core activities in the areas of research, education, talent development and knowledge exchange. In regard to research fields, we are looking for applicants with strong academic contributions in the history of the Christian church in the early modern and modern period, (from around 1500 until today), including special focus on Danish/Nordic church history in its Nordic as well as its general European context.
  • Deadline: 2 Aug. 2021

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

  • Two year Departmental Lecturer in Ecclesiastical History, to begin 1 Oct. 2021
  • You will hold a PhD/DPhil in a relevant area of the history and theology of medieval Christianity, with evidence of teaching and research experience in those areas. A willingness and ability to take on some administrative tasks is a requirement, as is a readiness to collaborate.
  • SHORT Deadline: 5pm GMT [they may mean BST] 9 Aug. 2021

University of Pennsylvania (USA:PA) - Jewish[]

  • tenured associate or full professor for the Joseph Meyerhoff Chair in Modern Jewish History
  • We seek a dynamic historian whose scholarship ranges anywhere from the 15th to the 19th centuries and focuses on any part of the world, with the exception of a primary focus on the U.S. or Russia. The successful candidate will have a record of innovative research, influential publications, and a deep commitment to teaching both undergraduate and graduate students.  The department is open to a wide variety of approaches within the field of Jewish history and is looking for a historian who possesses both a broad conception of the field and a willingness to work closely with colleagues and students in different areas of history.
  • Candidates should apply online at Please attach a letter of application, CV, and research and teaching statements of no more than 2,000 words each.
  • Review begins: 1 Aug. 2021