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De Montfort University of Leicester (UK:Eng) - Non-TT, Photographic[]

  • Lecturer in Photographic History, This is a temporary, full time (1.0 FTE) post to provide 12 months or when the post holder returns cover for maternity leave. We are looking for the successful candidate to start 1st September 2023.
  • The successful candidate will have teaching experience and research interests in any period of modern history since c. 1780. A specialisation in one or more of the following is essential: Photographic History, Cultural History; History of Medicine is preferred.
  • Teaching: You will be expected to teach the BA History modules ‘Photography and Conflict’ and ‘Global Cities’ and postgraduate modules ‘Photography, Ethic and Emotions.’ You will also contribute to other team-taught courses on historiography and methodology. The successful candidate should be actively engaged in their own research and have experience of teaching and researching within a Higher Education environment. A PhD in a related area is essential. You will possess excellent communication, inter-personal and networking skills, with a strong commitment to delivering an excellent student experience and to working within a team.
  • Deadline: 23 Jul. 2023

Technische Universität Dresden (DEU) - Didactics of History[]

  • Junior Professorship (W1) in Didactics of History (with Tenure Track to W2) is to be filled for an initial period of four years as of April 1, 2024.
  • If the interim evaluation, which usually takes place in the fourth year, is positive, the employment relationship will be extended to a total of six years. At the latest in the fifth year, a tenure evaluation will be carried out by an inter-faculty and inter-departmental commission. If the tenure decision is positive and the appointment requirements are met, the candidate will be appointed to a permanent Chair (W2) of Didactics of History.
  • You (m/f/x) will represent the above-mentioned academic field in its entire spectrum in research and teaching within the degree programs of the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Science, actively participate in the design and advancement of the Bachelor's and Master's degree programs as well as of the State Examination programs, and participate in academic self-administration. With its research focus “Societal Change”, the School of Humanities and Social Sciences is part of the university’s Emerging Fields. Moreover, the training of future teachers is of key importance, making subject didactics highly relevant, especially at the Institute of History.
  • We wish for a personality with a research focus is in the field of empirical history education research, reflective and skills-based history education, or teaching and learning in times of digital change. Additionally, you have submitted relevant project proposals or have planned or successfully acquired third-party funding, and you have teaching experience at a university. We expect you to have a university degree in history (1st State Examination or Master of Education) and an excellent doctorate in history didactics. You should also have experience in teaching history to school students. Furthermore, you should have additional academic achievements in history didactics, in particular publications in peer-reviewed journals, participation in curricula design, or the development of teaching materials. Applicants must fulfill the employment qualification requirements of § 63 of the Act on the Autonomy of Institutions of Higher Education in the Free State of Saxony (SächsHSFG).
  • Please submit your application including a teaching concept on the didactics of history (max. 500 words) and a concept for future research and collaborations (max. 500 words), a curriculum vitae in tabular form, a description of your academic career, a list of academic publications, a list of acquired third-party funds, a list of courses taught, results of teaching evaluations, and a copy of the certificate for the highest academic degree... to: TU Dresden, Philosophische Fakultät, Dekanin, Frau Prof. Dr. Heike Greschke, Helmholtzstr. 10, 01069 Dresden, Germany, or in electronic form as PDF file via the TU Dresden SecureMail Portal ( to
  • Deadline: 23 May 2023

Thapar School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Patiala (IND) - Literary, Cultural and Intellectual History[]

  • Assistant Professor in any area of Indian literary, intellectual, and cultural history preferably in classical/medieval/early modern Indian literature and culture.
  • An advanced-level training in one of the Indian classical or medieval languages — Sanskrit/Prakrit/Apbhramsha/Persian or any of the medieval regional/vernacular languages — and demonstrated use of the acquired linguistic skills is desired for such positions.
  • The minimum qualification for the position of Assistant Professor is PhD; however, a Ph.D. candidate expecting the degree in the near future is also welcome to apply. We will also consider applications from candidates with a strong proven record of high-quality research work for senior positions of Associate and full Professors
  • Please send your detailed CV and two recent research papers along with a letter of application to with a CC. to
  • Deadline: not stated in ad, ad expires 25 Dec. 2022.

University of the Arts, London (UK:Eng) - Senior hire, Anti/Post/Decolonial Histories, Theories and Praxes[]

  • Reader in Anti/Post/Decolonial Histories, Theories and Praxes
  • Working closely with the Director, Institute Research Fellows and Senior research staff across UAL, the post holder will contribute to the academic research profile of the Institute and lead the development of new partnership and funding opportunities beyond the Institute’s current major funded 3-year projects, towards multivocal, multidisciplinary and multimodal spaces and practices.
  • Within UAL, Readers are required to develop and lead research projects and significantly contribute to the academic research profile and activities of the University. Readers will produce research and scholarship which makes a significant contribution to the furtherance of knowledge and its application within arts, communication or design. The post-holder will develop their research and practice within the research aims and remit of the University of the Arts, through work in relation to the spaces and modalities of anticolonial, postcolonial and decolonial histories, theories, practices and praxes across arts and cultures in UK and global contexts, at the UAL Decolonising Arts Institute.
  • Deadline: 30 Jun. 2023

University of Exeter (UK:Eng) - cornwall campus - Colonial/Postcolonial History and/or Environmental History[]

  • Lecturer in Colonial/Postcolonial History and/or Environmental History (Education and Research), to begin 1 Sept. 2023
  • Deadline: 17 May 2023

University of Glasgow (UK:Scot) - Economic & Social, non-TT[]

  • 12 month fixed term position Lecturer in Economic and Social History
  • We are looking for someone with relevant expertise and experience to teach economic history, globalisation and international economic relations to postgraduate level, focusing on the twentieth century to the present day. The post is teaching replacement cover for one year.
  • Apply online at:
  • Deadline: 9 Jan. 2023

University of Glasgow (UK:Scot) - Pref Black History[]

NB as of 6 Mar this advert is listed with the title 'contemporary economic history' but the text 'social history'. The link here may break if they change the categorisiation. [7 Mar] - Fixed.

  • Lecturer in Social History.
  • The post holder will conduct research in modern social history as well as deliver teaching in the Economic and Social History subject area at undergraduate and postgraduate level. This post fits within the School’s thematic priority of addressing historical legacies and inequalities, and we welcome applicants with expertise in any area of Black history from the eighteenth century onwards. This could include but need not be limited to a focus on Black British, (post-) colonial or Commonwealth history.
  • Apply online at
  • Deadline: 11 Apr. 2023

University of London, School of Advanced Studies (UK:Eng) - History of the Book[]

  • Lecturer in Book History
  • Applicants with an established research record appropriate to their career stage in any area or period of book history are welcome to apply, but we are particularly looking to expand our research expertise and training provision in one or more of the following areas: global book history, inclusive book history; bibliography and textual criticism; text technologies (including digital book history); modern book and publishing studies.
  • The successful candidate will contribute to the delivery of the MA/MRes in the History of the Book and to the Institute’s programme of short courses and seasonal schools, including the London Rare Books School. The successful candidate will be expected to take a leading role in the strategic development of the Institute’s teaching and research training provision, and to contribute to collaborative work with other Institutes in the School of Advanced Study and with external partners.
  • The University currently operates a Hybrid Working framework involving a mix of working remotely and in the office. Typically, the majority of employees will be able to agree to work remotely for up to 60% of their working week, role dependent, however will be required to attend on specific days for training or team meetings
  • Deadline: 26 May 2023

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

  • Jonathan Cooper Professorship of the History of Sexualities with effect from 1 October 2023
  • You will be expected to lead the development of major new projects which will support the growth of the field, including funded grant applications, workshops, course design, public events and outreach, broadly defined. You will play a leading role in the Faculty’s main research Centre for the History of Gender, Identity and subjectivity (CGIS), acting as its Director from time to time, seeking funds to support its administration and helping to maintain an exciting portfolio of activities. You will organise an annual public lecture in LGBTQ+ History, which will be a major event in the Faculty’s calendar, signalling the importance of the subject to a wide audience.
  • Your main teaching responsibility will lie in the History Faculty’s new ‘Women’s, Gender and Queer History’ MSt and MPhil strand - collaborating in this with the Hilary Rodham Clinton Professor of Women’s History - and in supporting and supervising graduate students and early career scholars in the field. You will also contribute to undergraduate teaching, including conducting thesis supervision and offering lectures, and you will be encouraged to devise a new undergraduate paper, or contribute to an existing paper.
  • You will be a well-established historian and you will be a champion for LGBTQ+ history both externally and internally. You may specialise in any aspect of LGBTQ+ history from any period and region after 250 CE, and you will have: broad interests in the field; an excellent record of innovative research and publications; the capacity to lead and inspire others; and an ability to communicate the importance of LGBTQ+ history to a wide public.
  • Deadline: noon 9 Jan. 2023


Architectural Association School of Architecture in London (UK:Eng) - Chair of History and Theory[]

  • Chair of History and Theory, to begin 1 Sept. 2023
  • The AA invites applications from candidates with a research focus on any aspect of the theory or history of architecture, urban or landscape design, and socio-cultural studies to contribute to teaching in undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, be actively involved in unit and programme-based design discussions, lead research initiatives and participate in the wider life of the school.
  • We are seeking a 2-3 individual with a rising academic trajectory and a strong record of research publications commensurate with their level of experience that shows potential to make a significant impact on architectural discourse, and who has the potential to become a key player in the AA's teaching and research activities. Candidates should have a doctorate in architecture or a related area and experience lecturing and teaching.
  • Please email the below documents via the 'Apply' button ...stating the job title in the subject heading: AA Application Form, Cover Letter / Email highlighting why you feel you are the right person for the role. This should be no more than two-pages , Full CV. Informal enquires should be addressed to or 0207887411.
  • Deadline: 28 Apr. 2023

Northeastern University London (UK:Eng)[]

  • Lecturer in Architectural History
  • Prospective applicants should be able to lead courses in the global history of architecture cities and landscapes from antiquity to present. Preference may be given to candidates with active interests in the relationship of architectural history to one or more of the following areas: software and/or technology; employment contexts; diversity and inclusion. The proposed course studies important monuments in the global history of architecture, as well as tools for analysing the built environment. Applicants will be evaluated on their abilities to situate buildings in relation to their political, social, economic, and cultural context, and as expressions of diversity in human societies and cultural perspectives. Topics include the language of architecture, architectural drawings, the classical orders, the problem of ornament, construction techniques, materials, site, and the role of the patron. The course also aims to develop students' eye for composition in two and three dimensions, aesthetic discrimination of detail, ability to see buildings as part of a larger social and cultural fabric, and critical judgment in speaking and writing.
  • Applications should be made via the ‘Apply’ button ...Please reference your application “LAH0323”. Please ensure that your application includes a CV and cover letter that sets out concisely and in ways relevant to this role: (a) your achievements and challenges in the last 12-months, and in your career to-date, in education; (b) what your priorities would be in performing the advertised role; (c) what your objectives are for your future career; (d) a statement of your approach to education. You may use bullet points if you wish.
  • Deadline: 8pm 27 Apr. 2023

Trinity College Dublin (IRL) - Architecture[]

NB: tenure status of this post is unclear; it is listed as fixed term/contract, but the advert text says it's both 5 year fixed term *and* tenure track. Please check before applying

  • Assistant Professor in the History of Architecture, with expertise in any period from early modern to contemporary
  • Applications will only be accepted by applying online via Candidates should submit by e-Recruitment: Applicants should submit a Curriculum Vitae, and a Cover Letter (1 x A4 page maximum) that specifically address the following points: A cover letter outlining their interest in the position, A comprehensive curriculum vitae, including a full list of publications, The names and contact details (i.e. addresses, e-mail, etc.) of three referees, A research plan (summarising research to be carried out and including details of funding to be sought) and a teaching statement (summarising teaching experience and approach)
  • Please note: Candidates who do not address the application requirements above in their cover letter will not be considered at the short list stage. Candidates should note that the interview process for this appointment will include the delivery of a presentation
  • Deadline: 20 Mar. 2023

University of Edinburgh (UK:Scot) - Non-TT[]

  • 12 month fixed term Lecturer in Architectural History
  • The successful post-holder will provide teaching support in the history, theory, and heritage of architecture and urbanism across the BA/MA(Hons) Architecture, MA(Hons) Architectural History & Heritage, and MSc Architectural, Landscape, and Environment programmes within ESALA and ECA. They will contribute to lecture courses, offer an upper-level course in an area of specialism, and serve as course organiser for a course in the methodology of architectural history. The post-holder will also be expected to support the development and delivery of these courses and programmes through an appropriate contribution to administration.
  • Deadline: 17 May 2023

Digital Humanities[]

University of Wyoming (USA:WY) - Digital History, Asia or Latin America[]

  • Assistant Professor, Digital History, Asia or Latin America
  • the Department of History seeks a Digital historian with an emphasis on application of geospatial informatics, text analysis or data visualization. Those with specialties in Asian or Latin American History are especially encouraged to apply.
  • Potential candidates should visit the job description at to apply and for information on the desired qualifications and application details for this position
  • For full consideration: 30 Nov. 2022


Illinois State University (USA:IL)[]

  • Nine-month probationary tenure-track assistant professor in Economic History, broadly defined, with the appointment beginning August 14, 2023
  • Scholars in all subfields are welcome to apply, including those specializing in international economic history in the pre-modern period.
  • A conferred Ph.D. in history or a closely related field is expected by the appointment start date
  • Interested candidates please complete an online application for posting number 514254 at and additionally submit the following items ... a letter of application that includes a summary of current and future scholarship, teaching interests and experience, and ability to work effectively with a broadly diverse student population; a C.V.; and a chapter-length sample of scholarship. Please send these materials electronically with your online application. Candidates should also be prepared to send three confidential letters of reference upon request to
  • Deadline: 15 Oct. 2022
  • [10 Nov] Interview Request
  • [6 Dec] campus visit invitation

Osaka Metropolitan University (JPN) - Japanese economic history[]

  • Tenured Associate Professor (junkyōju) or Full-time Lecturer (jōkin sen’nin kōshi) from candidates whose specialty is in the Economic History of Japan. The position will begin from April 1, 2024.
  • See full posting, link above, at Asian_History_2022-23

Queen Mary, University of London (UK:Eng) - Business History & Heritage[]

  • Lecturer in Business History and Heritage (Teaching and Research)
  • The role of Lecturer in Business History and Heritage in the Department of Business and Society includes both teaching and research objectives: (i) to make important research contributions to the field; (ii) to advance the research subject through publications; (iii) to deliver quality teaching including making innovations in key aspects of teaching and learning; (iv) to contribute to the administration of the Department/School; (v) to maximise opportunities for public engagement in the subject.
  • Deadline: 9 May 2023

Queen's University Belfast (UK:NI) - Finance, non-TT[]

  • Fixed term 32-month Lecturer (Education) in Financial History, to begin 1 Jul. 2023
  • Deadline: 27 Mar. 2023
  • Intend to interview: week of the 28 April.

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

  • Professorship of Economic History, to begin 1 Oct. 2023
  • Candidates will have an outstanding research record of international stature in economic history, and the vision, leadership, experience and enthusiasm to build on current strengths in maintaining and developing a leading research presence. They will hold a PhD or equivalent postgraduate qualification.
  • Applications, consisting of a letter of application, a statement of current and future research plans, a curriculum vitae and a publications list, along with details of three referees should be made online
  • Deadline: 10 Jan. 2023

University of Glasgow (UK:Scot) - Contemporary, pref. focus Asia/Africa[]

  • Lecturer in Contemporary Economic History
  • The post holder will conduct research in an area of contemporary economic and/or business history as well as deliver teaching in the Economic and Social History subject area of the School of Social and Political Sciences. We especially welcome applicants with expertise related to sustainable development, business and globalisation, or energy and the environment, particularly focusing on or within the world regions of Asia or Africa
  • Apply online at:
  • Deadline: 23 Nov. 2022

University of Glasgow (UK:Scot) - Contemporary, non-TT[]

nb unclear if/whether this posting relates to the one above.

  • fixed term 4 year Lecturer in Contemporary Economic History
  • The post holder will conduct research in an area of twentieth/ twenty-first century global economic history as well as deliver teaching in the Economic and Social History subject area of the School of Social and Political Sciences, particularly focusing on post-graduate teaching. We especially welcome applicants with expertise related to business and globalisation, entrepreneurship, and innovation. The successful post-holder will be based in the Economic and Social History subject area, which is home to the Centre for Business History in Scotland.
  • Deadline: 30 May 2023

University of Sussex (UK:Eng) - senior hire[]

  • Professor of Economic History
  • We are seeking expertise in all areas of economics with a focus on Quantitative Economic History and long run economic development. Applicants with a research agenda of using natural experiments to address questions of economic history and long run development are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Deadline: 7 Aug. 2023
  • Intend to interview 11 Sept. 2023


Cardiff University (UK:Wales)[]

  • full-time lecturer in Environmental History, to begin 1 Jan. 2023
  • You will possess a record or potential for excellence in research in environmental history and evidence of high-quality teaching at undergraduate level. Scholars with expertise in the post-1750 period are encouraged to apply.
  • Within the School, you will contribute to the continued development of the School’s teaching in environmental history, including teaching on a second-year module Environmental Histories. You will also be expected to contribute to History’s jointly-taught core modules at undergraduate and postgraduate level. In addition to teaching, you will act as a personal tutor to students, engage in scholarly research and publication, and participate in administration at a departmental and / or School level as required.
  • Deadline: 18 Nov. 2022

[Jan 19] Invitation to interview

Duke University (USA:NC)[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in environmental history, period and region open, to begin on July 1, 2023
  • The Department especially seeks candidates whose interdisciplinary research and teaching can relate to historical questions of environmental justice, broadly defined.
  • Ph.D. must be in hand by the time of appointment.
  • Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and a chapter-length writing sample along with three letters of recommendation via the following link:
  • for full consideration: 4 Dec. 2022
    • [9 Jan]- Any word from this?

George Mason University (USA:VA)[]

  • Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Environmental History and Conflict Resolution
  • Our two units are collaborating on this hire based on the belief that training students in environmental history will provide them with unique insights into present-day social and political conflicts. The geographical field is open, with a preference for scholars whose research interests lie in the 19th century through the present
  • Teaching: Part of the teaching load will be in the Department of History and Art History, and part will be in the Carter School. Within the History and Art History Department, they will teach undergraduate courses in environmental history as well as graduate courses in their area of expertise. Within the Carter School, they will teach undergraduate and graduate courses at the intersection of environmental history, conflict, and their area of expertise, in particular as a part of the undergraduate concentration in Environmental Conflict and Collaboration and graduate work in environmental conflict. In both units, they will be involved in mentoring graduate students.
  • Required: Ph.D. in a relevant field in History or a closely related field in the Humanities or Social Sciences (by August 23, 2023)
  • For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F6503Z at; complete and submit the online application, a letter of application, CV, and a one-page statement in which the applicant describes how he or she will contribute to the university’s mission as a diverse and inclusive public university
  • Review begins: 1 Dec. 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Every applicant who applies by the full consideration date will be considered, including those who might require sponsorship

[21 Dec] interview request

University of Bristol (UK:Eng)[]

  • full-time, open-ended (UK tenure-track) Lecturer in Historical and Cultural Geographies, start date unspecified.
  • in a Geography department, but open to expertise in 'historical geographies of emotion, environment and demography, landscape geographies' amongst other things
  • especially interested in applications from candidates who would extend and diversify existing expertise in geohumanities; cultural and historical geographies of social and environmental change; cultural and historical geographies of race, imperialism and justice.
  • welcome applications from across historical and cultural geographies, and are open to a plurality of methodological and conceptual approaches and perspectives, as evidenced by our current expertise in more-than-human geographies, historical geographies of emotion, environment and demography, landscape geographies and spatial theory.
  • further details from Professor John Wylie, john.wylie [at]
  • deadline: 10 Jan. 2023
    • shortlisting mid-January; final selection process provisionally scheduled to take place in late May/early June.

University of Bristol (UK:Eng) - Middle Eastern/Asian[]

  • Lecturer in Asian or Middle Eastern Environmental History, to begin 1 Sept. or as soon as possible hereafter
  • Teaching: You will design and deliver units in history at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, as well as units related to your period and area specialism. You will contribute to team-taught units in history, and, where appropriate, to School and Faculty programmes and initiatives.
  • You have completed a PhD in history, in an area of Asian or Middle Eastern environmental history, by the end of August 2023; have a record of publication and well-developed plans for future research publication in this field; and have demonstrated clear potential to achieve international excellence in research and to attract external research funding. You may also have plans to achieve impact and public engagement with your research. You have a proven track record of teaching Asian or Middle Eastern history and environmental history, at undergraduate and/or postgraduate levels, and potentially also of teaching other units related to your specialism. You have completed an HEA-accredited teaching qualification or have clear plans to do so. You have some administrative experience working in Higher Education.
  • Deadline: 4 Jun. 2023

University of Edinburgh (UK:Scot) - [Non-TT][]

  • 18 month fixed term Lecturer in Environmental History, to begin 1st January 2023
  • The position arises as a result of Dr Emily Brownell’s success in securing an AHRC fellowship. The role requires expertise in any area of environmental history, with a preference for research focused on an aspect of the environmental history of the global south.
  • Teaching: The successful candidate will teach courses at the honours and MSc level and will contribute to team teaching across all levels of the curriculum, including pre-honours, honours and MSc level courses, as appropriate. The successful candidate will also conduct research under their own direction.
  • Deadline: 22 Aug. 2022

University of Newcastle (UK:Eng)[]

  • Lecturer (~asst/assoc prof) in Environmental History
  • This role is open to applicants working across any period or geography in the cognate areas of Environmental or Landscape History. In addition, we are interested in developing our strengths in the intersection between Environment and Health or Environment and Social Justice, broadly defined (although this is not essential), particularly in interdisciplinary collaborations and external partnerships
  • You will be expected to contribute to deliver research-led modules on aspects of Environmental History at undergraduate and postgraduate level. An ability to teach on our public history modules and MA programme is desirable but not essential. You will need to demonstrate a track record or the potential to develop a track record of high-quality teaching within a higher education environment, as well as experience of having effective administration capabilities.
  • Deadline: 29 Jun. 2023

University of Oxford, St Anne's College (UK:Eng) - post-1750 [Senior hire][]

  • Associate Professorship (or Professorship) in Environmental History post-1750
  • As an environmental historian of modern Britain, Europe, and/or their overseas empires, you will have research expertise in environmental history post-1750, and the capacity to teach the subject on both undergraduate and postgraduate papers.
  • The appointment will be made in association with a tutorial fellowship at St Anne’s College. In the College you will complete a team of three historians, help to manage a lively group of undergraduate and graduate historians, and play a full part in the teaching of History at undergraduate level.
  • Teaching: You will be expected to engage in advanced study or research, and give high-quality lectures, classes and tutorials in History at both undergraduate and graduate level. Specifically, at College level, you will be expected to give tutorials on current undergraduate survey papers on British and/or European World history post-1750 to a high level. You will also be expected to contribute to the academic administration of the College and the Faculty. No formal limitation is placed on examining or other work, but it is expected that associate professors will limit their total commitments, and college their demands on them, so that time is available for research.
  • Further information (including details about how to apply) can be obtained from
  • Deadline: noon 12 Dec. 2022

University of Warwick (UK:Eng)[]

  • Associate Professor in Environmental History (106594-1122)
  • The successful candidate will have expertise in Environmental History, broadly construed, and may work on any period from the early modern to present and any place. The Department has existing strengths in global history and the history of science and medicine and would particularly welcome applications from historians who can complement and extend our existing specialisms. The successful candidate will conduct research in Environmental History, work in collaboration with colleagues within the Department and across the University, and will be expected to build research networks beyond the University.
  • All applications must be accompanied by a CV and covering letter. Writing samples and module outlines will be requested from candidates at the longlisting stage of the recruitment process and should not be submitted with the initial application.
  • Deadline: 18 Dec. 2022
  • Expected interview date: Early to mid February 2023. Interviews may take place remotely via Microsoft Teams if this proves necessary.

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (NED) Global Economic and Social History (w/Environmental Focus)[]

  • We are looking for an Assistant Professor (tenure track) Global Economic and Social History of the period 1800-present, with a focus on environmental history.
  • We are especially interested in candidates whose geographic area of expertise lies in Africa or Asia. The prospective candidate has a proven academic record as apparent from academic publications and contributions to public debate. When hired, you will play a central role in teaching the courses offered in the programs Global Economic and Social History (GESH) and Environmental and Water History. You can also be asked to teach general History and History and International Studies courses. You will have the freedom to redesign elements of the courses, according to your interests and qualities, and in close consultation with the director of studies. 30% of your time is available for research, for presenting at conferences and publishing, as well as for writing grant proposals. You will become a member of the history staff within the department of Art & Culture, History, and Antiquity (AHA), Faculty of Humanities. You are expected to work closely with other colleagues in your teaching and research, and to participate fully in the daily affairs of the department. Research of most of the VU historians is embedded within the CLUE+ Research Institute for Culture, History and Heritage and within national and international research networks and schools.
  • Deadline: 25 Sept. 2022


University of Toronto - Scarborough (CAN) - Black Feminist[]

  • full-time tenure stream position in the area of Black Feminist History. The appointment will be at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor, with an expected start date of July 1, 2023, or shortly thereafter.
  • Candidates must have earned a PhD degree in History or a closely related discipline by the time of appointment, with a clearly demonstrated exceptional record of excellence in research and teaching.
  • Candidates must demonstrate a considered and long-term engagement with Black feminist scholarship both conceptually and methodologically. Regional and period specialization are open, but candidates must have active research agendas grounded in relevant archives and, when appropriate, vernacular languages, focusing on one or more of the following thematic areas: intersectional histories of race; African and African diasporic knowledge production; social and intellectual movements; histories of political and economic thought; Black Indigeneities; Black gender subjectivities; Black environmentalism and ecologies; Black transnationalism; Black sexualities, especially Queer and trans; histories of gendered violence, dispossession, and colonialism; race-critical studies of science, technology, health and medicine; Black historical geographies. We especially welcome candidates who have lived experience related to Africa or its diaspora.
  • All qualified candidates are invited to apply online at (Req ID: 26524.) Applicants must submit a cover letter; a current curriculum vitae; a research statement outlining current and future research interests; one recent publication; and a teaching dossier to include a strong teaching statement, sample course materials, 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‐ to 2- page statement of contributions to equity and diversity, which might cover topics such as (but not limited to): creative practice, scholarship or teaching that incorporates a focus on underrepresented communities, the development of inclusive pedagogies, or the mentoring of students from underrepresented groups. The statement should describe how the candidate’s lived experience has influenced their understanding of and commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion (EDI), the promotion of a respectful and collegial learning and working environment, as well as examples of how it is reflected in their research or teaching. Applicants must provide the name and contact information of three references. The University of Toronto’s recruiting tool will automatically solicit and collect letters of reference from each after an application is submitted (this happens overnight). Applicants remain responsible for ensuring that references submit letters (on letterhead, dated and signed) by the closing date.
  • Submission guidelines can be found at Your CV and cover letter should be uploaded into the dedicated fields. Please combine additional application materials into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Prof. E. Natalie Rothman, Chair at [26524 - Black Feminist History Position|].
  • Deadline: 16 Jan. 2023


Universiteit van Amsterdam (NDL) - Food History[]

  • Assistant Professor in Food History, to begin 1 Aug. 2023 (preferred)
  • We offer permanent employment upon a satisfactory evaluation following a temporary employment contract of a maximum of 18 months with a probationary period of two months.
  • You are a researcher in the field of food studies (19th and 20th century) and its connections to health humanities and/or environmental history. You have a strong publication record around issues of the production, consumption and/or representation of food in the modern world or clear potential to develop one. You have an enticing vision on how to incorporate the culinary collections at the University of Amsterdam’s Allard Pierson Special Collections into your research. You have a proven flair for collaborative projects with colleagues in the history domain
  • You will provide education in a dynamic context with ample opportunities for the development of innovative teaching methods within the History BA and MA programmes. The current vacancy will also help broadening the Department’s thematic reach and geographical scope.
  • Applications should include the following information (submitted in one .pdf): a letter of motivation; a detailed CV; a list of publications; the names and email addresses of two references who can provide letters of recommendation. Only complete applications received within the response period via the link below will be considered.
  • Deadline: 24 Mar. 2023
  • Intend to interview week of the 10 April A trial lecture may be part of the application procedure


Birkbeck, University of London - Non-TT[]

  • Lectureship in the History of Gender and Sexuality. This is a fixed term, full time appointment until 31 August 2024.
  • Scholars working on any historical period and with a strong grounding in theories and methods of gender and /or sexuality research will be considered.
  • Applicants should have completed a relevant PhD or equivalent qualification, possess a publication record that shows clear evidence of research excellence and outstanding potential to contribute to the Department’s commitment to research-led teaching. They should also have strong and relevant teaching experience. You will primarily work on the MA/MSc Gender and Sexuality Studies. You will convene and co-teach the core module ‘Theorising Gender’ and the option module ‘Queer Histories, Queer Cultures’. You will also convene the programme’s dissertation module and supervise an agreed number of student dissertations. You will be expected to contribute to the department’s jointly-taught core modules on undergraduate level.
  • Deadline: 15 May 2023

MacEwan University (CAN)[]

  • Full-time tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in Women’s and Gender History with a social or cultural research focus, to begin 1 Jul. 2023
  • Preference will be given to candidates whose research focus is outside North America and Europe.
  • The preferred candidate will hold a Ph.D. in a relevant area of expertise and will demonstrate a primary commitment to undergraduate teaching and an ongoing research program.  
  • All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
  • For more details, see
  • Review begins: 2 Jan. 2023 and will continue until a candidate is chosen

University of Bristol (UK:Eng) - non-British Gender and Sexuality, non-TT[]

  • 12 month Lecturer (~VAP) in History of Gender and Sexuality, to begin 1 Sept. 2023
  • They will be a specialist in non-British gender and sexuality history, ideally queer history, in any period c.1700-1945.
  • Teaching: You will contribute to the provision of existing team-taught outline and optional units on gender and sexuality history, such as HIST10069 Gender in the Modern World and HIST30118 Sexualities. You may be expected to assume the leadership of teaching teams for research-led outline and optional units in history.
  • Deadline: 8 June 2023

The University of Hong Kong (CHN)[]

  • Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in History with an emphasis on Gender in the School of Humanities (History) (Ref.: 519131), to commence on August 1, 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal and with consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract.
  • Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree or equivalent by the date of appointment. They should be able to demonstrate a passion for research and a commitment to the development of an innovative research-led teaching profile. We especially welcome applicants with expertise in gender, imperial history, and the engagement of the U.S. with the wider world.
  • Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 515225) need not re-apply. All applications will receive full consideration
  • The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online at the University’s careers site, by clicking the 'Apply' button and upload: a letter of application, a C.V., a writing sample of scholarly work, evidence of teaching ability (e.g. sample syllabi, student teaching evaluations). Applicants should also arrange three reference letters sent by their referees to [[1]].
  • Deadline: 31 Mar. 2023



University College London (UK:Eng)[]

  • Lecturer (asst/assoc prof) in Modern Intellectual History, to begin 1 Sept. 2022
  • Candidates must have a PhD in a relevant area of modern intellectual history. They must also have experience in undergraduate and graduate teaching and assessment.
  • Teaching: Candidate will initially be expected to teach modules of their own devising which relate to their area of specialism, including a second-year ‘Research Seminar’ module, and either an ‘Advanced Seminar’ module or a ‘Thematic’ module. Postgraduate Teaching Candidate may be expected to contribute to the core course for the intercollegiate MA in History of Political Thought and Intellectual History. Along with that develop an MA module related to their own field of research and supervise doctoral students. Finally participate actively in at least one relevant seminar at the Institute of Historical Research
  • Deadline: 29 Aug. 2022


Johns Hopkins University (USA:MD) - [Open Rank][]

  • Professor, Constitutional History (Open Rank)
  • The Department of History at the Johns Hopkins University invites applications for an open-rank chair in Constitutional History, with an anticipated start date on July 1, 2024. We encourage applications from scholars working in any field related to the constitutional history of the Americas, broadly construed. We are especially interested in applicants whose research addresses national and transnational legal movements; Latinx history; Asian American and diasporic history; indigenous history; disability history; immigration and citizenship; human rights, civil rights, and civil liberties; slavery and its legacies; constitutional ideas; popular constitutionalism; legal pluralism; and/or the history of gender and sexualities. Queer, trans, and scholars of color are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Johns Hopkins University is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Consistent with the University’s goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will assess the comprehensive qualifications of each applicant.­­
  • Qualifications: PhD must be in hand at the time of the application.
  • Application Instructions: Please submit a cover letter, CV, research statement, and writing sample online via Interfolio: Materials will begin to be reviewed on September 23, 2022.


Medicine/medical humanities[]

University of Houston, Honors College (USA:TX) - Medical Humanities/History of Medicine[]


Bishop Grosseteste University (UK:Eng)[]

  • Lecturer (~ asst/assoc prof) in History/Military History, to begin Sept. 2023
  • We are looking for someone with proven expertise in British and global history, with a specialism in early modern and/or imperial history as several of the modules you will be required to lead focus on the early modern British isles, histories of the Atlantic World and the global British Empire in the long nineteenth century. We are, however, open to quality applications from specialisms that are not adequately captured in the above description; the full range of history courses and modules are visible on our website. Equally, we are also seeking a colleague with the flexibility, interest and enthusiasm to teach any of our History/Military History modules.
  • Teaching: The role will involve assuming module leadership roles and associated marking, administrative and tutorial duties. This post will initially be focused on our undergraduate degrees (levels 4-6) but may involve co-ordinating and delivering Foundation Year and Master’s degree activity... we are looking to appoint enthusiastic and innovative academics to this post who are flexible in their approach, keen to work closely and flexibly with small groups of students and comfortable teaching beyond their subject specialism.
  • SHORT Deadline: 26 Aug. 2023

James Madison University (USA:VA) - International Violence or Game Studies[]

  • tenure-track assistant professor in Military History in any geographical area or period with expertise to support studies in international violence or Game Studies.
  • PhD in hand by August 2023 is preferred
  • Teaching: Teaching duties include introductory, upper-level and graduate courses in Military History, topical courses related to the successful candidate’s areas of specialization, and contributions to the General Education Program
  • To learn more and to apply, go to and reference posting F1981 or go to ... For more information regarding the position contact the search chair, Dr. Shah Mahmoud Hanifi, at
  • Review begins: 21 Oct. 2022 and continues until position filled.
    • [18 Nov] Zoom interview request
    • [16 Dec] Campus interview invite
    • offer made and accepted

National Army Museum (UK:Eng)[]

  • Historian
  • We are seeking to appoint a Historian to conduct and communicate research into the history and traditions of ‘Our Army’: the land forces of Britain and the former British Empire. Working as part of the Museum’s research team, the NAM’s Historians carry out and encourage research inspired by the Museum’s collections and archive, collaborating with colleagues and external partners, and communicating their research through a range of outputs including: academic and popular publications, digital content, conference papers, and other public history activities.
  • We encourage applications from historians with a background in any aspect of British military history from the Civil Wars to the present day, particularly those with expertise in the Victorian Army and/or the pre-1947 Indian Army.
  • Deadline: 28 Aug. 2022
  • Intend to interview 15 Sept.

National University of Singapore (SNG) - pref. 19/20thC Asia[]

  • tenure-track appointment, at the Assistant Professor rank, in Military History, to commence in 2023.
  • The search committee welcomes applications from military historians working on any chronological or geographical area. Scholars who focus on nineteenth and twentieth century Asia are especially encouraged to apply.
  • The successful candidate will have a completed PhD degree, teaching experience, and a strong research agenda rooted in appropriate fields in military history.
  • Application dossiers should include a complete list of publications, research interests, 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 three academic referees.
  • Deadline: 1 Mar. 2023

United States Air Force Academy (USA:CO)[]

  • The Department of History at the United States Air Force Academy seeks applicants with expertise in military history or world/global history for a two-year term appointment at the rank of instructor beginning in August 2023. While not required, a demonstrated ability to teach the history of science and technology and/or history of the Middle East is highly desired.
  • See full posting, link above, at Open_Field_or_Mixed_Hire_History_2022-23


Royal College of Music, London (UK:Eng) - [Senior hire][]

  • Area Leader in History [pay grade at full prof+] - 0.9FTE
  • The College is seeking an experienced musician and educator to provide outstanding leadership in music history. The postholder will oversee the BMus core music history curriculum and elective modules in historical musicology
  • You will be an experienced educator with a strong research profile in any area of historical musicology. You will have substantial previous experience of undergraduate teaching in music history. You will be adept at using technology in innovative ways to support student learning. You will understand diverse student needs and be able to devise engaging and inclusive learning activities for students at different levels.
  • To apply, please complete our 1) Application form and 2) Equal Opportunities form (available to download from the RCM website) and submit in Word or PDF format by email to
  • Deadline: 9 Sept. 2022
  • Also posted at Musicology/Ethnomusicology 2022-23


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

  • fixed-term (one year) Lecturer with expertise in the history of philosophy, modern period, including Spinoza and Leibniz, to begin 1 Sept. 2023
  • Research specialization, competence and ability to teach at all levels and supervise postgraduate students in that area is required and teaching competence in epistemology at undergraduate and MA level is also required; research expertise in this area is desirable.
  • Teaching: To contribute to the teaching at BA and MA levels of Philosophy as directed by the Head of Department in the candidate’s areas of expertise and competence; To supervise BA, MA and Postgraduate students in Philosophy in the candidate’s areas of expertise and competence
  • Please include the following with your application materials: a CV, including publications and two referees, a brief personal statement (ca 500 words) explaining your suitability for the post, and a recent piece of your research of up to 5000 words. This may be an indicated portion of a larger piece of work.
  • Deadline: 18 Jul. 2023
  • The selection process will include a teaching presentation on a topic tbc, and a panel interview. These will take place around the second week of August.


Loughborough University (UK:Eng) - Modern Political[]

  • Reader in Modern Political History
  • Successful candidates will have a record of academic excellence which is contributing to the furtherance of knowledge in their discipline, and which is recognised internationally. Candidates must also have a PhD or equivalent experience and be able to demonstrate academic leadership, as well as a clear trajectory towards further achievement at a higher academic level.
  • Deadline: 27 Nov. 2022

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (NDL)[]

  • Assistant Professor (tenure track) Political History of the period 1800-present, specialised in Dutch and European political history in a global context
  • We offer a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor initially for the duration of 5 years, starting 1 March 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter. Tenure can be achieved if the faculty criteria for Assistant Professor are fulfilled.
  • Demonstrable expertise in gender history is desirable, as is affinity with knowledge areas such as heritage studies, political biography or public history. You will have a proven academic record as apparent from academic publications and contributions to public debate.
  • Teaching: You will play a central role in teaching the courses of the section Political History, and will participate in teaching courses in the Dutch-language BA Geschiedenis, the English-language BA History and International Studies, and the MA History. You will have the freedom to redesign elements of the courses according to your interests and qualities, in close consultation with the director of studies.
  • requirements include: a completed PhD thesis in History that demonstrates a clear affinity with the field of European or Dutch political history; good proficiency in Dutch; CEFR B2 for reading and listening, and CEFR B1 for writing and speaking, all in view of teaching, archival research, day-to-day communication and administrative tasks. Improved proficiency in Dutch is required within two years after appointment
  • SHORT deadline: 30 Nov. 2023
  • The job interviews are planned between 6 and 16 December 2022; when possible please take this into account when applying for the position.


Bath Spa University (UK:Eng)[]

  • Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (~asst/assoc to assoc/full prof) History
  • You will be active in the field of public history as a researcher and a practitioner, comfortable in working across disciplinary boundaries as well as within them, and an effective collaborator with internal and external partners.
  • Teaching: Our courses are practical, professional and applied, and you will bring a clear understanding of how this works in and through the study of History, public debate about the past, and the creative use of historical evidence and analysis. You will be able to contribute to teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including our highly-regarded MA in Heritage Management, and to PhD supervision.
  • For further information or to apply on-line please visit the Bath Spa University jobs page at Please note that CVs will not be considered and those included with application forms will be removed. Any queries regarding the application process or our website should be emailed to
  • Deadline: 16 Oct. 2022

College of Charleston (USA:SC)[]

  • full-time, tenure-track assistant professorship in Public History, area of specialization open, to begin in August 2023.
  • Candidates must have completed all requirements for a Ph.D. in History or a related field by August 16, 2023, but ABDs close to completion may also be considered.
  • Apply online at JOBS.COFC.EDU. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2022. All applicants must submit: a detailed letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and a diversity statement (a brief statement describing the candidate’s commitment to diversity and inclusiveness in teaching, research, service, and/or mentoring). Additional materials such as sample syllabi and letters of recommendation will be requested for those candidates who are invited to interview. Questions regarding the position can be directed to Dr. Cara Delay at
  • review begins: 1 Nov. 2022
  • Initial interviews of selected applicants will be conducted via Zoom, and we expect to hold in-person campus visits for finalists in early 2023.
  • [Dec 17] this job as was reposted in recent days, so I assume that means a busted search?

Cornell University (USA:NY)[]

  • assistant or early associate professor of public history and/or public memory, with a focus on the Global South, Europe, indigenous communities, and/or transnational/transregional history
  • We seek a scholar with a PhD in History or a related field who is also grounded in theoretical and methodological approaches in public history and memory studies, including, but not limited to commemorative practices, historic preservation, studies of the built environment, heritage studies, oral history, archival studies, material culture studies, and digital history, with potential research interests including but not limited to migration, race and ethnicity, indigeneity, and decolonization
  • Candidates should submit the following materials: cover letter that includes a statement of current and future research plans; curriculum vitae; syllabus or teaching statement that speaks to the applicant’s work in public history; diversity statement that specifies some of the work the applicant has done to be inclusive and equitable in their research or teaching practices. Details can be found here: ; writing sample of no more than 30 pages; names of three people who can write letters of reference; we will not ask for references unless the candidate advances to the video interview stage.
  • For full consideration: 1 Dec. 2022

New Mexico State University (USA:NM) - Modern U.S. History and Public History[]

Posted after the closing date

  • Assistant Professor
  • The ideal candidate will teach modern U.S. History and Public History at the undergraduate and graduate levels, with expertise in at least two of the following areas: historic preservation, museum studies, US-Mexico borderlands, digital history, New Mexico history, local history.
  • Closing date: 15 Nov. 2022
  • Any movement here?
  • Any updates on this search?

North Carolina State University (USA:NC) - African American with Public History[]

  • tenure-track faculty appointment in 20th century African American history with an emphasis on public history at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning August 2023.
  • See full posting, link above, at North_American _History_2022-23

Stetson University (USA:FL) - [non-TT][]

  • full-time Brown Teacher-Scholar Fellowship in Public History, to begin 8 Aug. 2023
  • Specializations in African American History or Atlantic World History, or the history of the African Diaspora are particularly welcome
  • We seek candidates with a PhD in Public History, History, or a related field with a focus on Public History. Applicants with an MA in Public History, History or a related field with post-graduate experience in Public History are welcome to apply. Applicants should have an active scholarly record and experience working with public history institutions and shaping collaborative projects.
  • Teaching: up to 5 courses/year, including courses in core Public History areas that might include Digital History, Historic Preservation, Oral History or the candidate’s own area of expertise; and a History Practicum in which the Fellow mentors students working collaboratively on a public history project with local institutions. A significant element of this position includes community outreach and work on collaborative public history projects with students and community partners. Administrative responsibilities include building relationships with local and regional institutions in public history. In addition, fellows are expected to participate in professional development programs through the Brown Center during their residency and enrich our learning community by extending and sharing their expertise as emerging teacher-scholars with faculty across campus and the broader Stetson community.
  • Applicants must submit the following materials for consideration: 1) cover letter that includes a statement about the candidate's teaching and research interests, experience relevant to the position, and a discussion how the candidate proposes to use the residency to develop as a teacher-scholar; 2) Teaching portfolio, inclusive of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, and student evaluations (if available); 3) curriculum vitae, 4) transcripts (copies are acceptable for screening); 5) an article-length writing sample and 6) three letters of recommendation – at least one should include an evaluation of the candidate’s teaching experience. Candidates are encouraged to highlight skills and experiences that demonstrate a commitment to social justice, diversity and inclusion...All application materials should be addressed to Dr. Kimberly Reiter, Brown Fellows Search Committee chair, and sent to Caitlyn Bishop at
  • review begins: 30 Oct. 2022 - for full consideration: 15 Nov. 2022

St Mary's College (USA:ML) - 16 to 18th C Atlantic world and public history[]

University of Amsterdam (NDL) - public history of slavery[]

  • Assistant Professor in Public History of Slavery
  • We offer permanent employment upon a satisfactory evaluation following a temporary employment contract of a maximum of 18 months with a probationary period of two months. If you already have an employment contract with the UvA, we offer permanent employment upon a satisfactory evaluation following a temporary employment contract of a maximum of 12 months. The employment contract is for 38 hours a week. Preferred starting date is between 1 February 2023 and 1 August 2023.
  • We are looking for a colleague who will teach and conduct research on the various ways the history of slavery has been told, retold, ignored, represented, dismissed, memorialised, or commemorated in recent history - and today.
  • a PhD in (Public) History or a related discipline required
  • Teaching: You will have ample opportunities to develop new teaching modules on these and related topics for both BA and MA students.
  • Applications, including a letter of motivation, a detailed CV, a list of publications and the names and email addresses of two references who can provide letters of recommendation, should be submitted in one pdf.
  • Deadline: 31 Oct 2022
  • intend to interview Nov. 2022

University of Nebraska (USA:NE)[]

  • tenure track Assistant Professor of History (Public History)
  • The faculty member will teach courses in the undergraduate public history minor and online MA in Public History, as well as graduate and undergraduate courses in their area(s) of topical specialization. They will also mentor undergraduate and graduate research, engage in scholarly activity, develop new public history initiatives, and provide service to the department, university, community, and profession.
  • NB one preferred qualification is Ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in 19th Century US and/or African American history.
  • Deadline: not stated in ad, ad expires 30 Mar. 2023

University of Newcastle (UK:Eng) - pref. non-Anglophone[]

  • Lecturer (~asst/assoc prof) in Public History
  • This role is open to applicants working across any period or geography in the cognate areas of Public History, although applications from those working in non-Anglophone geographies and cultures will be especially welcome.
  • You will be expected to contribute to deliver research-led modules on aspects of Public History at undergraduate and postgraduate level. You will need to demonstrate a track record or the potential to develop a track record of high-quality teaching within a higher education environment, as well as experience of having effective administration capabilities. You should have excellent communication skills and be able to communicate effectively and engagingly to students, staff and external audiences. You will be able to work within a diverse teaching and research environment
  • Deadline: 21 Jun. 2023

University of South Carolina, Columbia (USA:SC) - Associate Professor and Director of Public History[]

NB Posted without link to original advert, in wrong sub-page. Please ALWAYS include a link to the original advert when you add a posting AFII (talk) 09:39, 11 October 2022 (UTC)

  • Tenured Associate Professor to serve as Director of the department's Public History program, to begin August 16, 2023.
  • "Candidates must have PhD in History (field open) plus at least five years of academic or other relevant experience in Public History. Applicants with expertise in African American historic preservation, history of education and/or cultural heritage are especially encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrable success in seeking & receiving major grant funding and in engaged local and cultural and historical stakeholders. National recognition for Public History is also highly valued.
  • Teaching: The successful candidate will direct our storied public history program, teach graduate and undergraduate courses in public history, supervise Public History internships at all levels, serve on graduate thesis committees, and chair the department’s Public History committee. In addition, this position will manage relationships with a wide variety of campus, local, and regional public history partners, assist in the development and management of public history projects and grants, and have responsibility for curricular review and reform. The Public History Director will liaise with national groups and organizations such as: NCPH, NPS, NEH, IMLS, AASLH, and lead student recruitment efforts.
  • "All applicants must apply online at USCJobs at Applications must include: (1) a cover letter that describes their research and teaching interests, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) the names and email addresses of 3 references, (4) a writing sample (article, chapter or narrative from a successful grant applications. Please submit letters of recommendation as well to: Applications are not complete until at least 3 letters signed and on letterhead are received."
  • Review begins: 7 Nov. 2022

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

  • Assistant or Associate Professor in Public History, to begin fall 2023
  • The successful candidate should have a strong and demonstrable record in Digital History methods, theories and applications, be able to expand the Public History curriculum, and our professional development initiatives at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Research that engages with historically under-represented communities will merit special consideration.
  • Preferred but not required: Experience in historic preservation or historical consultancy.
  • A Ph.D. in history or closely related field is required at the time of appointment.
  • All applicants must submit a letter of interest, curriculum vita, transcripts, writing sample, digital history project sample, and contact information of three reference writers. Additionally, applicants should submit a statement of contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Letters of recommendation will be requested separately of candidates going into the first round of interviews
  • Review begins: 1 Oct. 2022

University of Texas, Rio Grande (USA:TX)[]

  • Tenure track Assistant Professor in History(Public History)
  • Individual research emphasis is open, but the CHAPS and public heritage programs put significant emphasis on place-based learning, which could emphasize our location on the US-Mexico border, or encompass both conceptual and comparative borderlands in a global context.
  • The minimum qualifications to be considered as a tenure track Assistant Professor is a Ph.D. degree in History or a related field of study with at least 18 hours of graduate coursework in History from an accredited institution of higher education. ABDs will be considered, but a conferred doctorate by August 31, 2023 is required for appointment.
  • Teaching: Candidates may be expected to teach surveys and upper-division classes in their area of research focus.
  • In order to receive full consideration applicants should have submitted a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, writing sample or digital history project sample, and contact information of three reference writers. Additionally, applicants should submit a statement of contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Letters of recommendation will be requested separately of candidates going into the first round of interviews.
  • Deadline: not stated in ad. Ad expires 5 Jan 2023.

University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point (USA:WI)[]

  • Assistant Professor of History
  • Teaching 4/4 This will usually include three sections of a lower-division introductory history course and an advanced course in Public History, or two sections of a lower-division introductory history course, a lower-division course in public history, and one upper-division course in public history. This position manages and supports the department minor in Museum Studies. Average enrollment for each lower-division section is 40 and enrollment in advanced courses averages 25.
  • Deadline: not stated in ad, ad expires 1 Feb. 2023

Western Michigan University (USA:MI)[]

  • full-time tenure track Assistant/Associate Professor in the field of U.S. Public History, to start August 2023.
  • Teaching: We also seek applicants who can teach both undergraduate and graduate courses in U.S. history addressing race, ethnicity, gender, or immigration as well as survey courses in U.S. history. Other responsibilities include developing and maintaining relationships with public history organizations locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally. In addition to teaching in at least two areas of public history, the successful candidate will contribute to teaching U.S. survey courses and classes that expand the department’s offerings in the areas of race, ethnicity, gender, or immigration. Tenure track and tenured faculty in the Department of History historically and currently typically teach 2 courses per semester.
  • Qualifications: Ph.D. in History, Public History, American Studies, or related areas required (e.g., African American Studies, Archives Management, Digital Humanities, Ethnic Studies, Immigration/Migrant Studies, Museum Studies, Native American Studies), received from an accredited institution. Candidates will demonstrate their ability to teach in at least two public history areas. Preferred candidates will also have the ability to teach both graduate and undergraduate courses that expand the department’s offerings in the areas of race, ethnicity, gender, or immigration.
  • Candidates are required to provide evidence of a publication record in public history. Applicants are required to provide evidence of professional activity in one or more fields of U.S. public history.
  • The following application materials must be submitted at Curriculum vita, Letter of application addressing required and preferred qualifications, List of references. Submitted via email at A statement that addresses the candidate’s commitment to or experiences with diversity, equity, and inclusion through scholarship or public history activities, Copies of research publications or digital access to a portfolio containing the same, A minimum of two items associated with the applicant’s different public history teaching fields, with at least one item in each field (e.g., sample syllabi, assignments, lectures), Three letters of recommendation, sent by the recommenders or a dossier service, Unofficial or official copy of graduate transcript
  • Review begins: 7 Dec. 2022 and continues until the post is filled. Campus visits have been requested (February 2023).


Case Western Reserve University (USA:OH) - Asian Religions [senior hire][]

  • tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor with a focus on Asian religions... The successful candidate will also hold the Severance Professorship in the History of Religion, to begin July 2023
  • The department welcomes all approaches within the field of religious studies and encourages candidates whose research focuses on East and Southeast Asia. A PhD in Religious Studies or relevant area is required.
  • Teaching Load: 2/2 Duties include teaching undergraduate courses in the candidate’s areas of expertise, teaching introductory and advanced courses on theory and method in religious studies, as well as contributing to the curriculum and service needs of the Department of Religious Studies and the College of Arts and Sciences.
  • To ensure full consideration, please submit all application materials via Interfolio at
  • A complete application consists of a cover letter; a curriculum vitae; a writing sample; a research statement; a sample syllabus; three letters of recommendation; and a diversity statement, which explains either: a) How the candidate’s research, teaching, and/or service have contributed to diversity, equity and inclusion within their scholarly field(s) and/or how their individual and/or collaborative efforts have promoted structural justice inside and outside institutions of higher learning. This statement should also reflect on the ways in which the candidate’s continued efforts will foster a culture of diversity, pluralism, and individual difference at Case Western Reserve University into the future, Or b) How the candidate values diversity, equity, and inclusion within their research and discipline(s) and how their own scholarly work might contribute to structural justice inside and outside institutions of higher learning. This statement should also suggest how the candidate’s work, while as a member of Case Western Reserve University, will contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion and how moving forward they intend to foster a culture of diversity, pluralism, and individual difference.
  • Deadline: 5 Dec. 2022

Dartmouth College (USA:NH) - Pre- and Early Modern Islam[]

  • Assistant Professor of the history of the Early Islamic period (600-1400), to begin 1 Jul. 2023
  • Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in History or a closely related field, or be ABD with degree in hand by the start date.
  • We are especially interested in applicants whose research and teaching engages the Central Islamic lands (the Middle East, North Africa, Indian Ocean), and whose research includes Arabic language sources.
  • Teaching: Qualified candidates should be able to teach courses on early Islamic history and the development of the Islamicate world in the Middle East and North Africa, as well as upper-level topics courses and specialized seminars.
  • For a complete position description, see Interfolio search .
  • Review begins 16 Sept. 2022 and continues until the position is filled.

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

  • Tenure-track position as assistant professor in medieval/early modern Jewish history. The successful applicant will also hold the position of the Stuart E. Eizenstat Fellow at UNC-CH.
  • Applicants must have Ph.D. in hand in the field of history, Jewish studies or a related field by July 1, 2023.
  • The successful candidate will be comfortable teaching courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels. The department seeks candidates whose research, teaching and service have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education.
  • Applicants should submit online at 1) a cover letter; 2) a CV; and 3) the names of three references with contact information. References will be contacted to submit letters by the application deadline
  • Review begins: 9 Dec. 2022

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

  • Associate Professor of Jewish History from the Achaemenid period to Late Antiquity from 1 October 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter.
  • The post provides vital teaching for undergraduate and graduate degrees in Hebrew and Jewish Studies in the Faculty, and will be attached to Wolfson College
  • With a doctorate in a relevant field of Jewish Studies and/or Ancient History, complete by the time of appointment, you will have an internationally recognised record of research and publication in the field of Jewish History from the Achaemenid period to Late Antiquity. You will be able to show that you can teach and inspire undergraduate and graduate students; experience of curriculum and pedagogical design and development would be an advantage, as would experience of supervising graduate students. The successful candidate will have a high level of competence in Hebrew, Aramaic and Ancient Greek, and ideally in another language relevant to the field such as Latin or Syriac.
  • Deadline: noon 11 Nov. 2022

University of Southhampton (UK:Eng) - Holocaust History[]

  • Lecturer (~asst/assoc prof) in Holocaust History
  • The Parkes Institute and History are launching an MA Holocaust History in October 2023 and are seeking to recruit a lecturer in Holocaust history. The MA will draw upon the extensive primary source collections held at the Parkes Library and Jewish archive collections. The new lecturer will be asked to contribute to the teaching of Parkes and History modules. These may include: the History BA core modules and option modules such as Jewish Life and Death in Europe (Y1), Responses to the Holocaust (Y2), Special Subject on the Holocaust (Y3), and modules on the new MA. You will also contribute to the life and administrative running of History and the Parkes Institute.
  • You will have a PhD in Holocaust history and/or expertise in Jewish history and culture, cultural history, heritage, memory, and Holocaust education.
  • Deadline: 11 Apr. 2023

University of Tennessee - Knoxville (USA:TN) - Premodern Islamic History[]

  • professor of premodern Islamic history (7th – 14th centuries) at the tenure-track Assistant rank. The appointment will begin fall semester 2023.
  • The field of research is open in terms of geography and thematic focus
  • Teaching: the successful candidate will be able to teach the undergraduate world history survey (pre-1500 CE) and offer upper level and graduate courses that complement our current strengths in premodern and medieval histories
  • Applications should include a cover letter addressing research and teaching interests and experience, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and an article length writing sample. Materials should be submitted to
  • Review begins: 7 Oct. 2022

Vanderbildt University (USA:TN)[]

  • Mellon Assistant Professor of History in Imperial Russia, Soviet, or comparative East European and Eurasian empires, who also has expertise in Jewish histories of the region. This non-tenure-track position is for a three-year term
  • See full posting, link above, at European_History_2022-23


University of Texas, Austin (USA:TX) - Physical Activity, Culture, Race, and Gender - [Senior Hire][]

  • Associate/Full Professor who focuses on the intersections of physical activity, culture, race, and gender.
  • The department is open to a range of orientations to scholarship, with interests in cultural studies, sociology, sport studies, history, health behavior, and public health.
  • Candidates must hold a doctoral degree in kinesiology, sociology, physical culture studies, race and/or gender studies, American studies, history, public health, health behavior, or a related field with a record of scholarship that is in alignment with appointment at the Association or Full Professor level with tenure.
  • For full consideration: 7 Oct. 2022, review begins 15 Oct.