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Colgate University (USA:NY) - Immigration or Migration After 1900[]

  • Assistant Professor of History, Historian of Immigration or Migration After 1900, to begin Fall 2022
  • The geographical field is open, but we are especially interested in candidates who employ innovative methodologies, take a transnational approach, or use oral history sources in their research. We welcome work on all aspects of immigration and migration, including the history of forced migration, immigration policies, stateless people, and refugees, to name just a few topics. The successful candidate should have experience in archives or field work and relevant language proficiency
  • Teaching Load: 5 courses/year "New colleagues can expect to teach introductory and upper-level courses, with opportunities to design specialized and experimental courses consistent with their interests and departmental needs. (Further information about the History Department can be found here.) They will also participate in the University’s Liberal Arts Core Curriculum and its interdisciplinary programs."
  • A cover letter, a CV, an article-length writing sample, and three reference letters must be submitted through
  • Review begins: 1 Oct. 2021
  • Zoom interview request [Oct. 26] x2.
    • What geographical field(s) are people in?
      • Exile and immigration in Latin America and the U.S.-Mexico borderlands
      • Mediterranean Jewish
      • Middle East and North Africa
  • [1 Nov] email rejection (x2)
  • On-Campus Interview Request (Nov 9)

Kean University (USA: NJ) - Any field Considered (administrative experience required)[]

  • Tenure-track Assistant Professor of History
  • The successful candidate will also serve as the full-time administrator and advisor to students in the History and History/Pre-Law program at Kean Ocean.
  • The successful candidate will also serve as the full-time administrator and advisor to students in the History and History/Pre-Law program at Kean Ocean.
  • Please submit cover letter, resume, statement of teaching philosophy and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Official transcripts for all degrees are required before appointment.  Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. A comprehensive benefits package is included.
  • Application:

Loyola University (USA:IL) - Digital Public[]

  • Full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of History with a research and teaching specialty in Digital Public History for academic year 2022-23
  • The Department defines Digital History and Public History broadly, and this position is open to historians who have demonstrated a commitment to using digital methods to develop scholarship and to using digital modes to present history to broad audiences.  Subject matter and geographic fields are open
  • Teaching expectations generally involve two courses per semester for research-intensive faculty. The successful candidate will teach graduate and upper-level undergraduate courses in the fields of digital humanities and digital public history, as well as broader surveys in the Loyola University core curriculum
  • The candidate should be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education
  • Candidates should submit the following to (1) a letter of interest; (2) a current Curriculum Vitae; (3) a statement outlining the applicant’s research agenda; (4) a statement on teaching experience; and (5) a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to mentoring a diverse student body through research, teaching and other channels and engaging a diverse community through scholarship and service. Applicants should also arrange for three recommendations from individuals prepared to speak to their professional qualifications for this position, especially in terms of scholarship, teaching and mentorship, to be submitted electronically to the above website (letter writers will receive an electronic prompt from LUC). Candidates may forward additional materials in digital form related to teaching excellence and samples of scholarly publications to D. Bradford Hunt, Professor and Chair,
  • Review begins: 15 Nov. 2021
  • [6 Dec] any updates on this position?
  • [21 Dec] anyone hear anything yet?
  • [21 Dec] The chair emailed me in late Nov bc one of my letters was missing, and said the committee would start reviewing apps on Dec 6. That's the last I've heard.
  • [12 Jan] Has anyone heard anything?
  • [13 Jan] Nothing here.
  • [23 Jan] Any updates?

Ryerson University (CAN) - Black History[]

  • tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of Black History, effective July 1, 2022
  • Candidates will ahve a Ph.D. in Black HIstoyr or a related disicpline in any time period or geographic region. Candidates who are ABD and are demonstrably very close to completion of their PhD may also be considered.
  • The application must contain the following: a letter of application; a curriculum vitae; a statement of research interests; a teaching dossier and results of teaching evaluations; an names of three individuals who may be contacted for references. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority, in accordance with Canadian immigration regulations. Candidates must therefore indicate in their application if they are a permanent resident or citizen of Canada.
  • Deadline: 2 Oct. 2021
  • Oct 12 - Long - shortlisted candidates contacted

University of Kansas (USA:KS) - [Senior Hire] - slavery in the British Atlantic World[]

  • 9-month associate, full, or distinguished professor of the history of slavery in the British Atlantic World. We define the British Atlantic World broadly as an area that spans the British Isles, the Americas, and Africa, to begin 18 Aug. 2021
  • We define the history of slavery expansively, including but not limited to ideologies, economies, institutions, lived experience, race, identity, and gender.  The successful applicant will complement and enhance departmental strength in Early American, colonial Latin American, African, and early modern European history
  • For a complete announcement and to apply online, go to A complete application will include the following materials: (1) a cover letter detailing descriptions of research agenda and teaching philosophy, (2) a Curriculum Vitae that includes a record of accomplishments and productivity, (3) and the names, addresses and contact information for 3 professional references
  • Review begins: 1 Dec. 2021


Digital Humanities[]

Clemson University (USA:SC)[]

  • Tenure track assistant professo in digital history
  • Ph.D. must be in-hand by August 2022. Priority will be given to applicants with a demonstrated ability to teach graduate courses in digital history, including an advanced graduate course in programming for historians (one or more of R, PHP, Python, Perl, JavaScript, or XML) as well as undergraduate and graduate courses in their historical content area.
  • Applicants should make electronic submission of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts, one-page statement on how digital tools and methods inform your scholarship, and two samples of scholarship (at least one of which should be digitally inflected) to Prof. Douglas Seefeldt, Digital History Search Chair, Dept. of History, Clemson University, by means of Interfolio [1]. Applicants selected for a Zoom interview will be required to have three letters of recommendation submitted. Please notify your references that they may be asked to submit a letter at the appropriate time in the search process and that they will receive a request via email along with information on uploading their letter.
  • For full consideration: 1 Dec. 2021
  • [Dec 6] letters of recommendation requested.

Rowan University (USA:NJ)[]

  • tenure-track assistant professor position in Digital History to begin in the fall of 2022
  • The subfield is open but with a strong preference for candidates in environmental history, the history of science and medicine or Latinx history.
  • Teaching Load 2/2 for the first five years: The applicant will teach upper-level courses in their area of specialty and may also teach surveys.
  • Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae (to include a list of three references), one-page statement on how digital tools and methods inform your scholarship, andother appropriate supporting materials such as syllabi and teaching evaluations. Please do not submit letters of reference at this time.
  • Review begins: 15 Jan. 2022
  • [1/11] I submitted early and they requested reference letters shortly after I had submitted my application, which really surprised me, because the submissions instructions state that no letters are needed yet. Did others have the same experience?
    • [1/12] Same. The application is not customized for a TT search -- it's a general employee recruitment online application system, which requires contact information from references. I didn't find out that those emails were sent out until one of my references wrote to let me know that s/he had submitted the recommendation on my behalf. It's just an automatic thing, I think.


Durham University (UK:eng)[]

  • Assistant Professor of Economic History.
  • We welcome applications from historians with research and teaching interests in the broad field of economic history, encompassing any region of the globe since 1750 CE. This might include any aspect of economic history or associated fields such as (but not limited to) financial, monetary, and business history, and any specialism within economic history such as demography and mortality, family and the household, agriculture and industry, inequality and human capital, and markets and institutions. However, in order to complement existing strengths and areas of interest within the department and the wider university, we are particularly eager to hear from applicants with a focus on environmental history and/or an interest in regional economic history with the potential to make use of local archives. Expertise in quantitative methods, in order to strengthen our provision on the MA in Social and Economic History and build further links with the Durham Research Methods Centre, is also desirable
  • Apply Online or Email for APPLY_URL field (notifications of applications):
  • Deadline: 26 Jan. 2021

Harvard Business School (USA:MA)[]

  • tenure-track position in the Business, Government, and the International Economy (BGIE) unit, to begin 1 Jul. 2022
  • While candidates may study any geographic region or time period, we are especially looking for scholars whose research focuses on one or more of the following areas: business-government relations, economic development, democratic governance, international institutions and/or international relations, law, political economy, public policy, and trade. 
  • Candidates may come directly from Ph.D. programs or from the faculties of other universities.
  • Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, description of research-in-progress, published articles or working papers, dissertation chapters or other writing samples, statement of teaching interests and, if applicable, teaching evaluations. In addition, three confidential letters of recommendation are required, which should be submitted through the online portal by the referees. Apply online. Candidates should select the job title option “Tenure-Track Position in History” when choosing a position on the application
  • Deadline: 25 Oct. 2021
  • [16 Dec.] Any news here? Based on past years with this job I suspect they've moved to interviews but would be nice to have confirmed.

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

  • career-track Assistant Professorship in Economic History
  • We are particularly interested in candidates with research interests in financial history, broadly defined, who could contribute to teaching on our MSc in Financial History, which launches in September 2022.
  • Deadline: 15 dec. 2021
    • [Jan 21]: Any news?


Harvard Graduate School of Design - Landscape Architecture (Environmental History)[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship, with possibility of senior appointment, to begin Fall 2022.
  • Teaching responsibilities include a comprehensive course on the history of the environment and engagement in the Department of Landscape Architecture’s core curriculum, including “Climate by Design."
  • Candidates are required to hold a PhD in the history of landscape, art, architecture, urbanism, environmental or ecological humanities, history of science, STS, critical geography, or related fields.
  • Application materials: a letter of interest, current CV, a teaching statement and a research statement, a Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging statement, and two or three significant works such as articles or book chapters.
  • Deadline: will review applications on a rolling basis starting on Sep. 1, 2021.
  • any news??

University of Iowa (USA) - non-US environmental history (ref#: 74204)[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in non-US environmental history, to begin Aug. 2022
  • must have a Ph.D. in History or related field in hand  by August 15, 2022.
  • Teaching load: n/a
  • Department website
  • Application materials: Curriculum Vitae; Name and Contact Information of References (three); Letter of Application; Supporting Attachments; Substantial sample of written work (ideally, dissertation or book manuscript); Teaching Statement; Sample syllabus
  • Deadline: Screening will begin Sep. 15, 2021 and continue until an offer is made.
  • Any updates? <- this was posted well in advance of the deadline, accident or getting a head start?
  • [19 Oct] One of my recommenders got a request for a letter from the department (x2)
  • Invitation to Zoom interview [22 Oct] (x3)
  • Invitation for campus visit [9 Nov]

University of Nebraska - Omaha (USA:NE) - North American West[]

  • tenure-track assistant professorship in the Environmental History of the North American West, to begin Aug. 2022
  • Teaching Load: 3/3 (nine hours a semester). Courses to be taught should include the department’s upper-division course, “History of the American West,” upper-division courses and graduate seminars in Environmental History and one or more of the department’s methodology courses
  • Applicants must have their dissertation and all other work for a Ph.D. in history or a closely related field completed and approved by May, 2022
  • All applications must be submitted online via UNO’s Human Resources website (search for job posting number 2021F-00149). Please submit the following: Cover letter, C.V., Diversity, equity, & inclusion statement, including how this would influence the candidate’s approach to teaching the diverse student body at UNO, Names and contact information of three referees, Teaching statement which should include the candidate’s approach to different teaching modes: in person, online, and hybrid. Candidates who advance beyond the first round will be asked for letters of reference, syllabi, and a writing sample.
  • Inquiries can be directed to: Dr. John Grigg, Department Chair, Department of History,
  • Review begins: 25 Oct. 2021 and continues until position filled.
    • Any News?
    • All: department chair here. We had an internal glitch that slowed down the process. The search committee is currently reviewing applications with a view to conducting first round interviews after Thanksgiving. Apologies for the delay.
    • [Dec 2] Request for interview/additional materials
    • [Jan 10] Invitation for virtual campus visit

University of Oklahoma (USA:OK) - with US history [Open Rank][]

  • tenure-track or tenured position in US environmental history, with an emphasis on issues of race, indigeneity, and/or ethnicity, at the rank of assistant, associate, or full professor
  • A Ph. D. in History or a related field is required by August 16, 2022, the time of the appointment
  • Teaching Load: 2/2: Candidates should be prepared to teach upper-division and graduate courses in environmental history and US history as well as the US survey.
  • Please submit a cover letter, cv, writing sample (chapter or article), and three letters of recommendation to Interfolio at The search committee may request additional materials at a later date.
  • Review begins immediately [ad posted 27 Sept] & encourage application by 1 Nov. 2021
  • [24 Nov] Update: Zoom interview request,
  • [25 Dec] Had Zoom interview in early Dec. Any updates?
  • [30 Dec] Same, and I haven't heard anything! I'm assuming that means I wasn't invited for an on-campus.

Vanderbilt University (USA:TN)[]

  • tenure-track assistant professor in environmental history, to begin 15 Aug. 2022
  • Defined broadly to include, but not limited to, histories of environment or climate; the development of the environmental sciences; race and environmental justice; economic, legal and policy histories of environmental regulation; and indigenous and/or non-western societies’ environmental practices. The candidate will be expected to contribute actively to the new Climate Studies major, which is part of a group of broad initiatives on climate change across the university
  • Preferred strengths include but are not limited to expertise in regions outside North America or in regional or global processes encompassing North America. We are interested in research that connects environmental history with legal, economic, or race and diaspora studies, or the history of science, medicine, and/or technology.
  • To be considered, please submit your application ... with the following materials: cover letter, complete curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, writing sample (maximum 10,000 words), statement of teaching philosophy and approaches to diversity and inclusion in the classroom, and three letters of recommendation. Applications are only accepted through Interfolio [2]. Inquiries about the position may be sent to Professor Ruth Rogaski (
  • Deadine 30 Oct. 2021
  • Interviews of finalists will be conducted by Zoom in November and December 2021.
  • [21 Nov] Zoom interview request [x2]
  • Said they would issue invites for campus visits / final round after winter break during Zoom interview.
  • rejection email 13 dec


Acadia University (CAN) - Early Modern Europe (1400-1789)[]

  • tenure-track assistant professorship in Women’s and Gender History, Early Modern Europe, to begin 1 Jul. 2022
  • Teaching: The successful candidate will be expected to teach existing courses in Women’s and Gender history, and Europe in the Early Modern period; they will also be expected to develop courses in their area of research expertise
  • Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, teaching dossier, and the contact information for three references. The teaching dossier should include a statement of teaching philosophy, and up to two samples of course syllabi. Full letters of reference may be requested in later stages of the selection process. Candidates are to submit their application electronically as a single PDF file to: Ms. Janice Worthylake Perry, Administrative Assistant, Dept. of History and Classics ( ). Only those candidates shortlisted for interviews will be contacted.
  • Deadline: not stated in ad, ad expires 19 Jan. 2022

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

  • Lecturer (asst/assoc prof) in the history of sexuality, to begin 1 Sept. 2022
  • The role requires expertise in the history of sexuality, possibly including expertise in queer history, history of LGBTQ+ or any other relevant specialization. Area and period are open, expertise in quantitative methods is desirable.  
  • Teaching: The successful candidate will develop and teach courses in the history of sexuality and contribute to teaching and team teaching across all levels of the curriculum, including pre-honours, honours and MSc level courses, as appropriate. They will have a track record of producing internationally excellent research on any aspect of the history of sexuality.
  • Deadline: 3 Dec. 2021
  • Dec 7: interview invitation

University of Pennsylvania (USA:PA) - History of Sexuality[]

  • tenure-track position in the history of sexuality at the assistant professor rank, to begin 21 Jun. 2022
  • We welcome candidates working in the post-1800 period on any geographical and topical area.  We seek applicants who embrace innovative methods and critical perspectives on sexuality; engage with questions of race, ethnicity, empire, and colonialism; take interdisciplinary approaches; and/or study global/transnational materials
  • Teaching Load: 2/2
  • Applicants should submit their materials online at and include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a writing sample (article or dissertation chapter), a teaching statement, and three confidential letters of recommendation
  • review begins: 15 Nov. 2021
  • through grapevine, seems zoom interviews conducted
    • After less than six weeks? Can you elaborate on 'grapevine' source, because that seems unlikely...
    • not the original poster or affiliated w the search but idk that turn-around sounds pretty standard for a committee that's trying to be done w this stage before end of term.
    • yea i think they did interviews on zoom.
  • Rejection by email January 6.


University of British Columbia - Okanagan (CAN)[]

  • tenure-track faculty Assistant Professor position in Indigenous History, to begin 1 Jul. 2022
  • The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in History or a closely related field (e.g., Indigenous Studies with an historical focus) by the start of the appointment, an active scholarly profile and demonstrated excellence in research and publication, as well as demonstrated excellence of relevant teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels. The search is open to scholars specializing in any region or period for Indigenous history, and applications are welcome from scholars of comparative, hemispheric, and/or global approaches to Indigenous history. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active program of research, teaching and graduate supervision, and to engage in service, to establish a strong externally funded research program, and to engage with the interdisciplinary nature of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.
  • Teaching: The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching introductory survey history courses as well as developing and teaching new upper-level courses in their area of expertise
  • Applications are to be submitted online in one continuous PDF file at and should include: (i)  A cover letter outlining qualification for the position and fit with the History program and the Irving K. Barber Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences; (ii)  A curriculum vitae; (iii)  A two-page statement of research; (iv) A two-page statement of teaching philosophy and interests, including classes prepared to teach, and evidence of teaching effectiveness (can include appendix with syllabi); (v) Up to three scholarly publications that demonstrate contributions to the field; and (vi) a one-page diversity statement (i.e. experience working within a diverse environment and contributions to creating/advancing a culture of equity and inclusion on campus) (vii) The names and contact information of three referees to be contacted at a later date if the application moves forward. Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Ruth Frost, Head of the Department of History and Sociology, at
  • Deadline: 4 Jan. 2022



New Jersey Institute of Technology (USA:NJ) - [Non-TT][]

  • renewable non-tenure track appointment as a university lecturer in legal history or legal studies, based at NJIT, beginning the Fall 2022 semester.
  • We seek an outstanding, dedicated teacher who can offer a range of undergraduate courses. The incumbent will support the Federated History Department’s initiatives in the undergraduate program in Law, Technology and Culture (LTC). Chronological /geographical area(s) of expertise are open, but the successful candidate must be able to teach legal history and/or legal studies
  • Teaching Load: 4/4
  • Candidates must apply via the NJIT Jobs website at Please submit a cover letter describing your teaching experiences and research interests, a C.V., a sample syllabus for an undergraduate history/legal studies course, and any course evaluations. Three confidential letters of recommendation should be sent directly to Carla Guerriero at
  • For full consideration: 7 Nov. 2021


University of Plymouth (UK:Eng) - Early Modern [Non-tt][]

  • 12 month lectureship (~VAP) in Early Modern maritime History, beginning 24 Jan 2022
  • Teaching: You would be expected to teach across the University’s undergraduate and postgraduate History curriculum, and to specifically lead the following module: HIST604 Piracy and Privateering c.1560-1816
  • Deadline: 6 dec. 2021
  • intend to interview 16 Dec. 2021


Ohio State University (USA:OH) - Global Military[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship (Seth Andre Myers Professorship) in Global Military History, to begin 15 Aug. 2022
  • We are particularly interested in candidates who consider the impact of conflicts on societies in ways that include, but are not limited to: the circulation and interaction of people and practices, the development and transformation of networks of trade and knowledge, the transformation of material culture, and the propagation of diseases beyond national border
  • Candidates should submit (1) a cover letter, (2) a diversity statement that will articulate demonstrated commitments and capacities to contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, mentoring and/or outreach and engagement, (3) a curriculum vitae, and (4) three letters of recommendation. The search committee might subsequently ask applicants to provide copies of research publications and/or materials that document teaching accomplishments. Candidates are encouraged to submit initial application materials through Academic Jobs Online at: Paper materials will also be reviewed if mailed to Professor Bruno Cabanes, Chair, Seth Andre Myers Professorship Search Committee, Department of History, Ohio State University, 261 Dulles Hall, 230 Annie and John Glenn Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210
  • Review begins: 15 Oct. 2021
    • [6 Dec] Rejection email sent


Tufts University (USA:MA) - Diplomatic[]

  • Associate or Full Prof full-time tenured faculty position in diplomatic history or the history of international relations to begin in September 2022 (Lee E. Dirks Chair in Diplomatic History)
  • Applications are encouraged from historians as well as political scientists who study diplomatic history
  • Candidates should submit a cover letter, a statement of research and teaching interests including concrete descriptions of current and future plans for research as well as their particular interest in the position at The Fletcher School), curriculum vitae, list of at least three references, and previous teaching evaluations...Applications can be submitted via Interfolio. Inquiries about the position should be addressed to search committee chair Professor Josephine Wolff (
  • Review begins: 1 Oct. 2021 and will continue reviewing until the position is filled


California State University - Sacramento (USA:CA) - Public History with Specialization in Historically Underrepresented Communities in the United States[]

  • Assistant Professor in Public History with specialization in historically underrepresented communities, including, but not limited to, communities of color, sexual orientations, gender identities, sex, and disabilities to begin Fall 2022.
  • Successful candidates are expected to have demonstrable accomplishments in the field of Public History, broadly defined (e.g., an exhibit, community-engaged project, management of an archival project). Individuals who will have attained a PhD in History, Public History, or a related field by August 15, 2022 are encouraged to apply
  • teaching: Sacramento State is a teaching-focused institution. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Public History and American History as relates to their specialization. Our new colleague will also supervise graduate student research in Public History. Successful candidates will also be prepared to design and offer courses in their areas of specialization. Teaching requirements may also include undergraduate survey courses in US history, historical methods seminars, and undergraduate and graduate seminars.
  • Applications are only accepted through the Sacramento State job website located at must upload the following attachments with the electronic application:1. a cover letter addressing teaching and research; 2. a curriculum vitae, including contact information (phone and email) for 2 references; 3. a teaching portfolio including syllabi and a statement of teaching philosophy; 4. a diversity statement (see description above); 5. two examples of scholarly work: one traditional piece of historical writing and one publicly engaged writing sample (e.g., an exhibit script, historic register nomination, grant application, finding guide, podcast, or blog post) 6. graduate transcripts (unofficial accepted, official required for interview). Candidates must also have two (2) recent letters of recommendation sent to the search committee at
  • Review begins: 1 Mar. 2022

City, University of London (UK:Eng)[]

  • Lecturer (Research and Education) in Public History with particular interests in race and related issues.
  • The Lecturer will have completed a PhD in History, have an emerging record of publications and a clear direction for future research plans. They will produce internationally or world leading research outputs consistent with the terms of the Research Excellence Framework.
  • They will develop teaching modules based on public history and the history of race and contribute to the development of the department’s history teaching portfolio. The Lecturer will also have experience working with external partners in the heritage, cultural, media, and/or policy sectors
  • Deadline: 31 Jan 2022

Jacksonville State University (USA: AL): Assistant Professor of History, Public History[]

  • tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of History specializing in Public History. 
  • The successful candidate will be prepared to teach Public and Oral History and assist in the implementation of the department’s proposed Graduate Certificate in Local History.  The ability to teach Alabama history and experience with digital humanities would be a benefit, but not required.  Public and local history is a new sub-field for the department.  The appointed candidate will assist both in the design the program and community outreach.
  • Teaching Load:Primarily a teaching institution, JSU faculty carry a 4-4 load, and normally a 3-1 prep.  The successful candidate will be expected to teach the surveys of U. S. History each semester and one to two upper division courses at the undergraduate and graduate level according to the needs of the university and the department.  Scholarship is expected, encouraged, and supported.
  • Cover letters should discuss the applicant’s ability to teach a diverse group of students while creating an inclusive classroom that supports JSU’s tradition of being the “friendliest campus in the South.”   The appointment will begin in August 2022.  PhD expected prior to appointment. Posted Dec. 17 2021 and applicated close by Feb 4, 2022 CST ( to apply)

Moravian College (USA:PA) - [non-TT][]

  • Assistant Professor of Practice in Public History, a three-year, renewable position, to begin in the 2022-23 academic year.
  • Teaching Load: 4/4 which will include an introduction to public history course and overseeing internships. Preference will be given to scholars specializing in underrepresented or historically marginalized groups or the Global South
  • TO APPLY: Qualified candidates should attach the following to their online application by clicking "Apply Now": (1) a letter of interest; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) three letters of recommendation; (4) evidence of teaching Experience; (5) Diversity Statement; Please attach documents as a single PDF file. Moravian University will not sponsor applicants for this position for a U.S. work visa.
  • position open until filled.

National University of Singapore (SGP)[]

Readvertised 12 Jan 2022

  • full-time, tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor in Public History to commence in August 2022.
  • We seek applications from candidates with a track record of public engagement and experience in conducting collaborative projects with museums, archives, heritage organizations, local communities, media developers, schools, and public agencies.  The position is open to scholars in any geographic and chronological specialization, with a preference for candidates who can customize the theory and practice of Public History for Asian contexts, work with digital methods/pedagogies, and engage in interdisciplinary approaches.  Candidates for the position must clearly demonstrate the potential for excellence in research and teaching and have a record of (or plans for) grant-funded research, curriculum development, and student mentorship at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.  NUS is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service as appropriate to the position.
  • Application dossiers should include a complete list of publications, research interests, public historical work, and teaching experience, as well as any other relevant information; a covering letter explaining why the position at NUS is of interest; and the names and contact information of no less than four referees. Review of applications will begin on December 30, 2021. The search will continue until an appointment is made. Please submit your application here: Associate Professor in Public History (
  • Review begins: 30 Dec. 2021 15 Feb. 2022

University College London (UK:Eng)[]

  • Lecturer (~asst/assoc prof) in Public History, tenable from 4 January 2022
  • The main purpose of the role is to bring expertise in public history to the department; to support the delivery and development of the new MA Public History at UCL East; to extend and deepen the role of public history at UCL; and to enhance the History Department's work in all areas (research, teaching, administration, and knowledge exchange).
  • You should be able to demonstrate your contributions to the field of public history, through a combination of research, education and/or knowledge exchange, depending on prior experience. You must have a demonstrable aptitude for pedagogical innovation and a track record in bringing members of the public into their research and teaching, whether as active participants, practitioners or advisers
  • Deadline: 31 Aug. 2021

University of California, Santa Barbara (USA:CA)[]

  • Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Public History, to begin July 1, 2022
  • We seek applications from scholars in any geographic and chronological specialization, with a preference for candidates with demonstrated experience in conducting field-related projects in collaboration with museums, archives, preservationist organizations, historical justice initiatives, local communities, and public agencies. The department is especially interested in candidates working in areas of race and/or indigeneity, and who can contribute to the department’s ongoing work of internationalizing our Public History program
  • Apply link:
  • For full consideration: 1 Nov. 2021 although applications will be considered as long as position open until 30 Jun. 2022
    • [Nov 23] Any news here?
    • [Nov 29] Anything? Bueller?
    • [Dec 8] hah to the person above this, but still nothing on my end... anyone else?
    • [Dec 8] Requests for addtional materials sent to "long short list"
    • [Dec 11] Were these requests sent to all on the 'long short list' or just those applying at the associate/full level, since those at the assistant level application were required to submit all materials whereas those who are applying from assoc/full did not have to submit syllabi, writing samples, etc?
    • [Jan 5] Was on long short list but haven't head anything since. Anyone?
    • [Jan 10] Zoom interview request

University of Edinburgh (UK:Scot)[]

  • Lecturer in public history.
  • Area and period are open, expertise in quantitative methods is desirable
  • Teaching: The successful candidate will develop and teach courses in public history and contribute to teaching and team teaching across all levels of the curriculum, including pre-honours, honours and MSc level courses, as appropriate.
  • Deadline: 22 Dec. 2021
  • intend to interview Jan.

Unversity of Leeds (UK:Eng)[]

University of Louisville (USA:KY)[]

  • tenure-track Assistant Professor in Public History and Public Humanities to begin August 2022.
  • Within two years, this hire will become director of the Public History and Public Humanities programs.
  • Teaching: Candidates will teach upper division and graduate courses in public history/humanities, along with courses in the Cardinal Core program and their research specialization. 
  • The University of Louisville requires all candidates to apply online. 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.  
  • Questions about the search can be sent to
  • Deadline: 4 Oct. 2021
  • Any word here?
  • Nov. 2, 2021: Letters and additional materials requested, with note that initial zoom interviews to be scheduled shortly,
  • Any news here re: campus invites?
  • Any word here, kids?
  • 14 Dec: campus interviews scheduled
  • What subfields/areas of specialization?

University of North Alabama (US: KY): Assistant Professor of Native American/SE North American Public History[]

  • The Department of History at the University of North Alabama invites applications for a tenure track assistant professorship in Native American history, specialty in Southeastern North America preferred, as part of the undergraduate and graduate programs in public history beginning Fall 2022. Review of applications will begin January 14, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. Responsibilities include teaching US history surveys, upper-level undergraduate courses, and graduate courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. Further, the candidate will identify, develop, and manage public history projects at the university and in cooperation with the Muscle Shoals National Heritage Area.A Ph.D. in History is required.  ABD status applicants will be considered provided that degree requirements are met by the time of appointment.
  • To apply for this position, please visit our Online Employment System at  Applications will only be accepted via this system.  Please be prepared to upload the following at the time of application: cover letter (detailed, addressing research and teaching philosophy/experience), curriculum vitae, a writing sample (upload under attachment heading of Other Document 1), and a one-page diversity statement. Information regarding the diversity statement may be found here.   
  • Three letters of reference and transcripts are also required, but may be submitted at a later date.  Electronic copies, if available, of unofficial transcripts may be attached under the attachment headings of Unofficial Transcript 1, Unofficial Transcript 2, etc.  Letters of reference may be sent via email to  Our system will not elicit letters from references as that functionality is not operable at this time.  If electronic copies are unavailable, hard copies of unofficial or official transcripts or letters of reference must be sent to Human Resources at UNA Box 5043, Florence, AL 35632 or brought to 601 Cramer Way, Room 226. Official transcripts must be sent directly to HR from the issuing school to be considered official. Transcripts with a designation of “Issued to Student”, or with the student name listed as the recipient, will not be considered official. Official transcripts will be required of the successful candidate but unofficial copies will be accepted for the application process. For questions, please email or call [[3]].

University of South Carolina (USA:SC)[]

  • tenure-track assistant professor position in Public History, to commence August 16, 2022.
  • Teaching Load: 2/2 and the successful applicant will be prepared to offer undergraduate and graduate courses in Public History and should have strong interest in supervising graduate students.
  • Candidates must apply through USCjobs via, and upload a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a publicly engaged writing sample (e.g., an exhibit script, historic register nomination, grant application, finding guide, podcast, or blog post), and the names and contact information for three references. Please send letters of reference directly to
  • Review begins: 1 Nov. 2021 and continues until position filled
  • [Nov 29]: first round interviews scheduled
  • [Jan 4]: Any word on campus visits?
  • Yes, campus interviews were scheduled in Dec

University of Southern Mississippi (USA:MS)[]

  • tenure-track Assistant Professor in History with expertise in Public History.
  • Individual research emphasis is open. In addition, the successful applicant should have a background working in one or more of the following: community organizations; state, local, and federal historical agencies; historic preservation associations; Digital History; K-12 schools; or private historical contracting.
  • teaching: The successful candidate will direct our graduate Public History certificate program, contribute to the Public History curriculum, and expand our professional development initiatives at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Successful applicants will offer undergraduate and graduate courses in Public History as well as World History surveys, upper-level and graduate courses in their field of specialization, and direct theses and dissertations in a doctoral-granting program.
  • To apply, upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, names and email addresses of three recommendations, teaching portfolio, and an article/chapter length writing sample to (job #2318). All attachments must be uploaded at the time of submission. In addition, confidential letters of recommendations should be sent directly to Questions should be directed to: Dr. Matthew Casey, Director, School of Humanities, Email:
  • For full consideration: 20 Dec. 2021
  • [Jan 17] any news here?

University of Texas, El Paso (USA:TX)[]

  • Assistant/Associate Professor of Public History, to begin Fall 2022
  • The successful applicant will have a background of working in or with any of the following: community organizations; state, local, and federal historical agencies; historic preservation associations; and private historical contracting. The successful candidate should have a strong and demonstrable record in Digital History, be able to contribute to the Public History curriculum, and expand our professional development initiatives at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Individual research emphasis is open, but the department is known internationally for its doctoral program in Borderlands history
  • All applicants must submit a letter of interest, curriculum vita, transcripts, writing sample, and contact information of three reference writers. Letters of recommendation will be requested separately of candidates going into the first round of interviews. Additionally, applicants should submit a statement of contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Review begins 15 Nov. 2021 and continues until position filled
  • Any news here?
  • [Dec 3] first round interviews scheduled
  • Have campus invites been sent?
  • Committee stated they would not meet with department to decide who to invite until next semester.
  • Committee stated they hoped to select finalists by end of Dec.
  • [Jan 4]: on campus interviews scheduled

University of Connecticut, Hartford Campus, CT[]

  • This is an open rank, tenure-track position for a scholar with a strong profile in public history (or of public engagement as a historian), who will direct the Office of the State Historian, with part-time administrative support. Period and research focus are open, but might include such fields as Religious, Architectural, Urban, Indigenous, Immigration, Racial, Gender, Business, Labor, or Political history. The successful candidate will continue the recent work of the Office of the State Historian in developing a more diverse and inclusive view of the history of Connecticut.
  • The State Historian is an authority on and advocate for the study, teaching, research, and enjoyment of Connecticut history by the public, students, educators, government officials, and the media. The State Historian will maintain a broad program of research and public engagement. While the exact profile of this program is flexible and will vary according to the strengths and preferences of the successful candidate, it has recently included a substantial digital presence (through websites, social media, and a podcast), public lectures (in-person and online), service on several state committees, and membership on the boards of relevant magazines and journals. (See
  • The State Historian will have a reduced teaching load of one course per semester at the Hartford campus and may occasionally teach an upper-level or graduate course at the Storrs campus. The State Historian will play an important role in training undergraduate and graduate students in public history, working in connection with the department’s new initiative, EPOCH (Engaged, Public, Oral, and Community History), and the Digital Public History minor being jointly developed with the Department of Digital Media and Design. More generally, the State Historian will share a deep commitment to effective instruction and the development of innovative courses for a diverse student population.   
  • Please apply online to Academic Jobs Online and submit the following application materials:
    • Cover letter that addresses the criteria for the position, including experience in public engagement, research, and teaching;
    • Curriculum vitae,
    • Equity and Inclusion statement,
    • Article-length writing sample,
    • Three (3) letters of reference.
    • Please include search number #495667 with all correspondence. The evaluation of applicants will begin on November 15, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled.Candidates selected for interviews will be asked to submit a teaching statement (including teaching philosophy and experience) and sample syllabi. For questions about this position, please contact the search chair, Manisha Sinha,  
    • [dec 2] any news here?
    • [8 Dec] rejection email [2x Dec 17]
    • [15 Dec] Zoom interviews held this week


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

  • full-time lecturer in Jewish History to cover a secondment. The post is fixed term to 31 December 2025 with an anticipated start date of 1 January 2022.
  • Applicants for the post should have a record or potential for excellence in research in any field of Jewish History) and a commitment to high-quality teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The appointee will be expected to teach modules on the History degree programmes and contribute to the life of the School, including administrative duties.
  • Deadline: 28 Dec. 2021

Emory University (USA:GA) - Medieval/Early modern[]

  • tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Medieval/Early Modern Jewish History to begin Fall 2022
  • see full posting, link above at European History 2021-22

Harvard University (USA:MA) - Medieval Islamic[]

University of Colorado - Boulder (USA:CO) - Jewish [Senior Hire][]

  • Louis P. Singer Endowed Chair in Jewish History; This is a tenured senior position open to advanced associate professors and full professors working in History and related disciplines
  • We particularly encourage applications from scholars who specialize in modern European history.
  • Teaching: teach a variety of courses in European and Jewish history/studies, including introductory survey courses, specialized courses in the candidate’s area of research, and broader courses on topics such as European and Jewish history and Holocaust and genocide studies. The successful candidate will also play an active role in training graduate students, and provide service to History and Jewish Studies, the campus, and the larger professional community.
  • To apply, please submit the following materials: A letter of application, A current CV, A teaching and mentoring statement, A research statement, A diversity and inclusion statement that addresses how the candidate would foster a diverse and inclusive environment through their teaching, scholarship, and service. During the application process you will need to enter contact information for three references and we will request letters of recommendation and additional materials, if needed, as the search progresses.
  • For full consideration: 13 Sept. 2021

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (USA:NC) - Medieval/Early Modern Jewish[]

  • tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Medieval/Early Modern Jewish History.
  • Applicants who work on Jewish history in the Mediterranean world, Europe, and/or Islamicate lands are especially welcome. The successful applicant will also hold the working title of Van der Horst Fellow at the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies ( Their scholarship, teaching, and service will involve active and ongoing participation in Jewish Studies.
  • Applicants must have Ph.D. in History or a related field in hand by July 1, 2022.
  • Applicants should submit online (please click the above 'Apply' button to access): 1) a cover letter; 2) a CV; and 3) the names of four references with contact information. The review of applications will begin on November 29, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.
  • Inquiries about this position can be directed to the chair of the search committee: Brett Whalen (
  • Deadline: 29 Nov. 2021

University of Oxford (UK:Eng) - Jewish[]

  • The Faculty of Oriental Studies and Wolfson College are recruiting an Associate Professor of Jewish History in the Second Temple and Late Antiquity periods from 1 October 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter
  • The successful candidate will have a high level of competence in Hebrew, Aramaic and Ancient Greek, experience of supervising graduate students, and a proven ability and readiness to contribute effectively to academic administration. You will also have a proven record of successful collaboration with colleagues in pursuit of common goals and research, teaching and administration, a demonstrated capacity for leadership in developing and maintaining teaching programmes, a readiness to participate in development and fundraising activities, and a doctorate in a relevant field of Jewish Studies and/or Ancient History, complete by the time of appointment.
  • Deadline: noon 28 Jan. 2021