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Aarhus University (DEN) - Senior Hire, Philosophy/History of Ideas[]

  • full professorship within the field of philosophy or history of ideas. The position is permanent and is available from 1 January 2025, or as soon as possible thereafter
  • The successful applicant will be expected to take a leading role in the core research activities of the Department of Philosophy and History of Ideas and the multi-disciplinary research activities of the School of Culture and Society, the Faculty of Arts, and beyond. In the application, applicants should explicitly present their vision for the development of research and research training in their field or sub-field. This should include a research plan for the next five years demonstrating how the applicant will consolidate, develop and/or expand existing research specialisations in the department. The department has the ambition to expand its external research funding, and candidates are invited to include proposals for how this might be achieved in the application.
  • A maximum of eight submitted publications should be uploaded with the application. A list of publications is not sufficient and applications without submitted publications will not be assessed. References or recommendations should not be included with the application. Applicants who are selected for a job interview may be asked to provide professional references.
  • Most of the department’s BA and MA teaching is conducted in Danish, but applicants must also be able to teach and supervise in English at university level. Applicants who are not fluent in Danish will be expected to acquire the language within a period of approximately two years.
  • Deadline: 21 March 2024

University of Glasgow (UK:Scot) - LGBTQ+ History and/or the History of Sexuality[]

  • Lecturer (~asst/assoc prof) in LGBTQ+ History and/or the History of Sexuality
  • The successful candidate will undertake research of international excellence and contribute to knowledge exchange activities relative to the discipline, and learning and teaching on agreed programmes including the Master’s programmes in Gender History and in Global Gender History. They will undertake administration and service activities in line with the School/College’s strategic objectives. Expertise is sought in the fields of LGBTQ+ history and/or the history of sexuality, including any historical period and geographical area.
  • Deadline: 3 Oct. 2023
  • Interview request Oct 11
  • Form rejection non-shortlist Oct 11 x2

University of Houston (USA:TX) - Modern Arab History[]

  • Arab-American Educational Foundation Professorship in Modern Arab History at the advanced associate or full professor level
  • Candidates for the position should be working in the post-1798 time period. Applicants for this position should have fluency in Arabic and English. The research specialization is open, and we welcome a wide range of subfields within Modern Arab History. Candidates should at minimum have received tenure and the rank of associate professor at a comparable institution and should have a professional dedication to teaching, executing an active research agenda, and community engagement. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, and service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. Responsibilities will include teaching graduate courses in modern Arab history, as well as undergraduate courses in the field.
  • The standard departmental teaching load of 2-2 is reduced to 1-1 for serving as center director.
  • Complete applications should include a letter of introduction, CV, and the names and contact information for three references. Additional materials will be requested from short-listed candidates. Please direct all inquiries to Prof. David McNally at Applications should be submitted through the University’s online job site, TALEO. The position number keyword is FAC003233
  • Review begins: 1 Jan 2024

University of Ottawa (CAN:ON) - Public History, Colonialism, Digital Humanities[]

  • Tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Public History and Colonialism, with expertise in digital humanities, beginning July 1, 2024
  • A doctorate (Ph.D.) by July 1, 2024 in History or a related discipline.
  • Please submit the following application materials as a single PDF document; cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of two recent peer reviewed publications, statement of research interests, statement of teaching philosophy and students evaluations (if available). Under separate cover, three confidential letters of reference should be sent directly by the referees to: Eric Allina, Director, Department of History, University of Ottawa; Email:
  • For full consideration: 27 Oct. 2023

University of Texas at Dallas (USA:TX) - Human Rights, Genocide, and/or the Holocaust[]

  • Jacqueline and Michael Wald Professorship. This is a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the history of human rights, genocide, and/or the Holocaust. The area of chronological and geographical specialization is open.
  • Teaching Load: 2/2
  • For full consideration: 29 Jan. 2024 Reviews will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed on 1 Aug. 2024.
    • [20 February] Interview request

University College London (UK:Eng) - social & economic since 1500[]

  • Lecturer (~assoc prof) in Social and Economic History (since 1500)
  • The postholder will be required to conduct high-quality, original research and knowledge exchange; make an active contribution to the planning, development, delivery and coordination of learning and teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels; engage in supervision and assessment at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels; play a role in the development of the department’s doctoral programme; and undertake administrative and management duties as required and supported by the Head of Department.
  • When applying please upload in one consolidated PDF the 6 documents requested in the JD.
  • Deadline: 5 Apr. 2024
    • intend to interview early June
    • 20 May -- has anyone heard anything?

Winston-Salem State University (USA:NC) - History Politics & Social Justice[]

  • 9 Month tenure track assistant professorship
  • We seek exceptional candidates who demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching undergraduate courses in Justice Studies/Criminology/Criminal Justice, and an interest in teaching and working collaboratively across our undergraduate degree programs in History, Justice Studies, and Political Science. Candidates must possess the following requirements for consideration:
    • Applicants must have a Ph.D. or have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. in Justice Studies/Criminology, or History, Political Science or a related field by the time of appointment from a regionally accredited college/university, postdoctoral or equivalent research experience, and the potential for attracting extramural funding.
    • Candidates with a J.D. and accompanying master’s degree in related fields of History & Political Science.
    • Candidates must possess effective written and verbal communication skills, and they must illustrate effective interpersonal skills.
    • Candidates must demonstrate an ability to work collaboratively across our undergraduate degree programs in History, Justice Studies, and Political Science with colleagues to develop and expand a cross-disciplinary forensics concentration and course offerings and enhance co-curricular programs.
  • Teaching: The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in Justice Studies and cross-disciplinary courses either face-to-face or online and must communicate continuously with students as s/he monitors student progress for student success.
  • Deadline: 'closed date' listed as 12 Feb. 2024 but position also listed as 'open until filled'

Architecture/Architectural History/Historic Preservation[]

Some additional jobs listed under Art History

Brown University (USA:RI) - non-TT, medieval or early modern European art and architectural history[]

  • 10-month non-renewable position in medieval or early modern European art and architectural history in the world, at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor, to begin 1 Aug. 2024
  • We seek candidates who are grounded in the study of Europe and interested in connections to locations and people outside of, or in cultural and economic dialogue with Europe.
  • Teaching Load: 4 courses two undergraduate lecture courses and two undergraduate seminar course
  • Applicants must have completed a Ph.D. in art or architectural history before the start of the position on August 1, 2024
  • A complete application includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, the names and contact details of three recommenders, and a sample syllabus. All application materials should be submitted via Interfolio
  • Review begins: 3 Jun. 2024
    • intend to interview week of 10 Jun.

Clemson University (SC: USA)[]

  • full-time tenure-track/tenured position in Historic Preservation at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, to begin August 15, 2024.
  • Candidates for this position should be invested in collaborating on timely preservation work addressing a host of issues relating to social and environmental justice and preservation of the built environment as it is imbued with cultural meaning. We seek a candidate who will establish themselves in Charleston and become a respected partner for local and regional organizations, communities, and individual stewards of historic places.
  • Application:
  • For full consideration: 20 Jan. 2024 but will continue to be accepted until a suitable candidate is identified for the position.
  • [4 Mar. 2024] Anyone heard anything? I saw it reposted on HigherEdJobs today.

Syracuse University (USA:NY)[]

  • Full-time tenure-track position in the history of architecture at the Assistant Professor rank starting in the 2024-2025 academic year
  • Candidates must have earned a Ph.D. in the history of architecture or allied field by the time of the appointment, or shortly thereafter.
  • Candidates must have a demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching, essays published in recognized field-relevant journals, forthcoming high impact essays or books, and/or research in progress that targets recognized venues for publication, participation in field-leading research projects and professional networks, presentations at academic or field-relevant conferences, awards and accolades, other noteworthy activities that contribute to the visibility and prominence of the discipline of architectural history, and strong endorsements by referees of high standing. We seek candidates whose research and teaching interests complement and enhance our existing strengths. Candidates should show a strong commitment to exploring the historical relationship between the natural and built environments and the social, political, and economic context of architectural production. We are particularly interested in candidates whose scholarly agenda examines the interconnected global histories of architecture and the built environment.
  • Applications must be submitted online via the Syracuse University job site: Applicants should submit: Resume/CV, List with three academic and/or professional references; letters of recommendation will be required for the finalists., Other Document: Two recent course syllabi., Teaching Philosophy: Letter of Interest including a teaching and research statement., Statement of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility., Two recent publications or writing samples.
  • Review begins: 17 Nov. 2023
  • [4 Mar. 2024] Anyone heard anything?
  • (5 Mar 2024) -- No word, but at this point I have written it off as I imagine they would have started interviews by now.
  • [12 Mar 2024] - Notice of rejection.

Trinity College Dublin (IRL) - modern architecture[]

  • Assistant Professor in the History of Modern Architecture, based in the Department of History of Art and Architecture, to commence on 1 August 2024. Post status: Five Year Fixed Term, Tenure Track
  • The primary purpose of this post is to contribute to teaching and research in History of Modern Architecture and to administrative activities in the Department and School. The successful applicant will have a proven ability or evidence of potential to establish a strong record of research and publication in the History of Modern Architecture and will be expected to contribute to both undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in this field and to interdisciplinary curricular teaching, supervision, and mentoring.
  • Applications will only be accepted via Candidates should submit by e-Recruitment: Cover Letter (1 x A4 page); Full Curriculum Vitae to include your list of publications and the names and contact details of 3 referees (including email addresses); Research plan (summarising research to be carried out in the next two years – maximum of 2 x A4 pages); Teaching statement (summarising teaching experience and approach – maximum of 2 x A4 pages). Outline of a semester-long research-based module suitable for students at senior undergraduate (4th year) or Masters level (maximum of 2 x A4 pages).
  • Deadline: noon 27 Mar. 2024

Tulane University (USA: LA)- Assistant or Associate in Historic Preservation[]

  • Assistant or Associate Professor in Historic Preservation
  • This position will contribute to the development of our research agenda in the area of preservation, while supporting our educational mission in the teaching of preservation design studios and other related courses. The selected candidate for this position will play a critical role in the definition and development of school and university-wide research initiatives, collaborating with programs at the school, other schools and centers at Tulane, and with organizations beyond the university.
  • Apply to the following link:
  • The search committee will commence its initial screening on December 12, 2022. However, applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled.
  • [6 Nov. 2023] First-round virtual interview
  • [4 Mar. 2024] Notice that I am not a finalist

University of Texas at Austin (USA:TX)- [non-TT][]

  • Part-time, non-tenure track instructors to teach conservation or preservation courses for the 2023-2024 academic year.
  • Experience in the field of historic preservation and building conservation is desired.
  • Compensation for the 3 hours/week course per semester (15 weeks) is $8500. For more information, you may contact Benjamin Ibarra-Sevilla directly or go to
  • Deadline: ???

University of Houston (USA:TX) - History and Theory of Architecture[]

  • full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor in the History and Theory of Architecture with a focus on Global Modern and Contemporary Architecture, to begin Aug. 2024
  • Candidates will be expected to demonstrate a broad understanding of the design disciplines and strong teaching, scholarship, and leadership abilities. We encourage candidates with an interest in multi­disciplinary research and collaborations.
  • Teaching load: 2/2
  • Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in the discipline or its equivalent, and a professional degree in a design-related field is desired. A strong record of scholarship and demonstrated teaching effectiveness are required.
  • Only electronic applications will be accepted. Applicants should provide the following: a one- to two-page letter of interest including a brief outline of scholarly and teaching objectives; curriculum vitae; two sample syllabi; a focused selection of scholarly work (10MB max upload), and contact information for three references including telephone and mailing/email addresses. Submit application to:
  • Review begins: 15 Jan 2024

University of Pittsburgh (USA:PA) - Senior hire, Histories of Art and Architecture[]

  • Andrew W. Mellon Professorship for a historian of art, architecture, or related fields, to begin 1 Sept. 2024
  • We seek a colleague who will use the prominence of this endowed professorship to advance HAA’s mission of expanding and diversifying the histories of art and architecture through their teaching, research, mentorship, and leadership. The position provides an opportunity for its holder to undertake significant scholarly initiatives at the departmental, university, and extra-institutional levels. The successful applicant will be asked to develop and teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, supervise doctoral students, undertake service, and participate actively in the life of the department and university. (More info at link above, including full description and minimum requirements)
  • Applications should include: Cover letter addressed to Prof. Mrinalini Rajagopalan, Chair, HAA Department, that discusses the applicant’s approaches to research, teaching, and mentoring (of peers, graduate, and undergraduate). Please include a discussion of your current and future research program. Current CV. Please include a list of students mentored and courses taught. Two sample publications (in the case of a single-authored book, please send the introduction, table of contents, and one sample chapter). Diversity Statement of 1–2 pages, in which you share how your past, planned, or potential contributions or experiences relating to diversity, equity, and inclusion will advance the University of Pittsburgh’s commitment to inclusive excellence.
  • Review begins: 8 Sept. 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.

University of Vermont (USA: VT) - Historic Preservation, non-TT[]

  • full-time, non-tenure track position in Historic Preservation at the rank of Lecturer.
  • The initial appointment term is for the 2024-2025 academic year, subject to annual review, and is renewable based on the factors outlined in the Collective Bargaining Agreement Confirming the university's commitment to its Historic Preservation Program, the appointment may be converted to a tenure track line at a future date, depending on results of a current fundraising campaign, progress toward enrollment benchmarks being developed, the scholarship record of candidates, or other factors.
  • Apply and learn more:
  • Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2024 and continue until the position is filled.
  • [29 Feb. 2024] Received finalist notice and campus invite.

Wellesley College (USA:MA) Art, Architecture, and/or Design [Senior Hire][]

  • Grace Slack McNeil Chair in American Art, associate or full prof only.
  • The successful applicant must have a distinguished record as a teacher and a publishing scholar... Scholars specializing in any areas of American art are invited to apply; The department is particularly interested in candidates in architecture. 
  • Please submit: (1) a letter of interest; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a pdf of a recent publication; and (4) names of three referees who will be asked to submit confidential letters of recommendation (the online application will request name and email address). Applications should be submitted electronically to:
  • Deadline:1 Oct. 2023

Digital Humanities[]

Middle Tennessee State University (USA:TN)[]

  • Tenure-track faculty position (#126210) in Digital History at the rank of assistant/associate professor. The start date for the position is August 1, 2024.
  • A terminal degree in history or a closely related field is required by the appointment date
  • Teaching: The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses and specialized courses in Digital History. In addition, the successful candidate will teach in and contribute to the Public History Program (MA and PhD), and work with campus partners
  • Deadline: not stated in ad, ad expires 9 Jan. 2024


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

  • 12-month Lecturer in Modern Economic History
  • This is to cover a colleague who has been awarded a research fellowship. We are looking to recruit a colleague with expertise in any aspect of modern economic history, able to teach a range of courses in modern economic history and its methods.
  • Deadline: 30 Jun. 2024

London School of Economics (UK:Eng)[]

  • entry-level career-track Assistant Professorship
  • You will have completed a PhD, or be close to obtaining a PhD, in Economic History or a related discipline by the post start date
  • Deadline: 13 Dec. 2023
    • Applied x1

London School of Economics (UK:Eng) - non-TT[]

  • LSE Fellow in the Department of Economic History; This is a fixed term appointment for 2 years with the possibility of a 1-year extension.
  • An LSE Fellow is a career development post which allows aspiring academics who are post PhD, or close to PhD completion, the opportunity to gain experience in teaching and research. LSE Fellows teach at undergraduate and Masters’ level and contribute to courses as appropriate, with the support of faculty.
  • The successful candidate will have completed or be close to completing a PhD in economic history by the post start date and should be able to teach courses in economic history and/or financial history. Candidates must have a developing research record in economic history, excellent communication and presentation skills, and the ability to work in close partnership with fellow teachers, including on a one-on-one basis and in small groups, and to provide effective support, as necessary. Relevant teaching experience would be desirable.
  • Deadline: 24 May 2024

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

  • Fixed term Lecturer in Economic History, from 1 August 2024 to 31 December 2026
  • Applications are welcome from specialists in Economic History with expertise in any period from 1750 to the present, and any part of the world. We are particularly seeking a colleague who will complement existing strengths, and thus applicants with expertise in South Asian history, US history and European (non-Anglophone) history are particularly welcome.
  • Teaching: The appointed colleague will be part of a team teaching a second-year course The Global Economy since 1750. They will also offer specialist courses at Honours and MSc level, and contribute to other team-taught courses.
  • Applications should include a cover letter and a CV. Applicants either can submit two letters of reference with their initial applications, or can provide contact details for referees to be contacted only if successful at the shortlisting stage. Applicants who do not wish for anyone to be contacted until after an offer has been made, should indicate this on their application.
  • Deadline: 12 Jan. 2024


Appalachian State University (USA:NC) - American[]

  • Tenure-track assistant professorship in American Environmental history, beginning August 2024.
  • Teaching: Ability to teach courses in area of specialization, as well as American history surveys and courses on U.S. National Parks, required. Ph.D. in history or a related field, teaching experience, and evidence of scholarly potential expected
  • Candidates who are ABD will be considered, but the position requires completion of all doctoral requirements by August 2024.
  • For a complete application, please apply and submit all required documents electronically through Appalachian State University’s Job Board at:
  • Review begins: 1 Nov. 2023
    • Applied x1
    • [13 Nov] Zoom interviews scheduled
    • [17 Nov] Campus interviews scheduled
    • [21 Dec] Has anyone who did a campus interview heard anything?

Brown University (USA:RI) - 1500-Present[]

  • Assistant professor of environmental history, to begin 1 July 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter
  • Geography is open. Time period is any in the 1500-present range.
  • Ph.D. or equivalent is required by time of appointment.
  • The History Department and IBES place a high priority on research excellence, high-quality teaching, and a commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community. Interested candidates should speak to their ability to contribute to each of these three areas in a letter of application. Please also submit a curriculum vitae and writing sample (essay or dissertation/manuscript chapter). Applicants should submit the cover letter, writing sample, and CV at . Additional materials, including three letters of reference, may be requested after an initial review of the applications. Questions should be directed to Bathsheba Demuth (, search chair.
  • Deadline: 5 Sept. 2023
    • Applied x4
    • [22 Sept] Has anyone heard anything? My interfolio account now says I have submitted the app but it is incomplete (i.e. asking for letters of rec) but won't let me edit it. Wondering if this happened to others too —— [22 Sept] Haven't heard, my Interfolio similarly changed in the last couple of days; had this before with Interfolio apps, it means they've advanced to the next round without us. —— [24 Sept] Also saw my Interfolio change. I assumed the best, but I guess it meant the worst! Darn.
    • [Sept 26] Email saying they did not want further materials at this time. x2
    • [Oct 2] Requested more writing and references no later than 10/2 x2
    • [16 Nov] Campus interviews scheduled

Clemson University (USA:SC) - Open Field[]

  • Tenure-track position in Environmental History at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 15, 2024. Period and area of specialization are open.
  • Applicants should make electronic submission of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and an article-length writing sample to Prof. James Burns, Search Chair, Dept. of History and Geography, Clemson University, by means of Interfolio link:
  • Candidates who are invited to participate in an initial interview via Zoom will be asked to provide three letters of reference.
  • Applications received by 15 Oct., 2023 will receive full consideration.
    • Applied x1
    • [Oct 27] Zoom interview invite
    • [Nov 3] Did any fellow Zoom interviewees get a timeline from the search committee?
    • [Nov 7] Campus invites extended.

Hamilton College (USA:NY) - Open Field[]

  • Tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in environmental history.
  • The department is especially interested in applicants whose work engages decolonial methodologies, indigenous forms of knowledge production, and the perspectives of the Global South, particularly of Africa and Latin America.
  • Your cover letter should address the ways in which you would further the College’s goal of building a diverse educational environment. Ph.D in History, Environmental Studies, or related fields required
  • Candidates with ABD will be considered, although candidates with a Ph.D are preferred
  • Candidates should submit cover letter and cv via Interfolio at Questions regarding the search may be directed to Lisa Trivedi, Search Committee Chair, at
  • Review begins 23 Sept. 2023.
    • Applied x4
    • [Oct 15] Request for additional materials
    • [Oct 27] Rejection received x3
    • [Oct 30] Rejection received following submission of additional materials. Ouch!
    • [Dec 4] This was an internal hire. We were all duped!
    • Oops. That's a real surprise!

Harvard University (USA:MA) - Open Field [Senior Hire][]

  • Tenured professor in Environmental History. The professor will teach and advise at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
  • Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal ( cover letter; curriculum vitae; teaching/advising statement (describing teaching philosophy and practices); research statement; statement describing efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging, including past, current, and anticipated future contributions in these areas; a list of courses taught from 2013-present, including any semester on leave and which, if any, courses were taught remotely, whether partially or in full, due to the COVID-19 pandemic; a list of teaching awards, if applicable; a list of past and present undergraduate and graduate theses supervised (and postdoctoral advisees as relevant) if not already included in the CV; representative course syllabi; teaching evaluations from courses listed in point #6; PDFs of significant articles and most recent articles (or other works), significant unpublished manuscripts, and monographs; authorization form:
  • Please note that references and/or recommendation letters are NOT required. Click "Save & Continue" on the "References" page to move to the next stage in the application process
  • Deadline: 15 Sept. 2023

Lancaster University (UK:Eng)[]

[nb this post seems to have been advertised twice on with an impossible start date on one advert of 1 Sept. 2023]

  • Lecturer (~asst/assoc prof) in Environmental History. This is a full-time indefinite appointment to start 2nd January 2024, or as soon as possible thereafter.
  • The post is open to environmental historians of all chronological periods (from ancient to contemporary history) and all geographic regions of the world. The department is particularly keen to appoint a candidate who works on geographical areas that are currently under-represented in the department's curriculum
  • You will be expected to have completed your PhD and show evidence that you will have a strong set of publications for the next Research Excellence Framework or its future equivalent. Candidates will also be expected to show a willingness to develop research projects with the potential to attract funding from bodies such as the AHRC, ESRC, and NERC. A strategy for engaging with external stakeholders in ways that will lead to research impact is also desirable
  • Teaching: You will have experience of undergraduate teaching (preferably including the design and delivery of their own modules) and will be expected to be able to design and teach undergraduate and postgraduate modules and supervise doctoral students. An ability to be able to contribute to one or more of our postgraduate programmes – Masters in History, International and Military History, War and Diplomacy, Digital Humanities, and PGCert in Regional and Local History – would be an advantage. In addition, the candidate will make a more general contribution to the department’s teaching programme at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, for example by contributing to team-taught modules and supervising dissertations
  • Deadline: 16 Oct. 2023
    • Applied x1

Lehigh University (USA:PA) - Open Field[]

  • tenure-track faculty position as Assistant Professor of History with a specialization in Environmental History, effective 15 August 2024. Candidates must have an earned Ph.D. in History or a related field by the date of employment.
  • The geographical, thematic and temporal focus is open.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to teach a 2:2-equivalent load at all levels of the History Department’s graduate and undergraduate curricula, as well as at all levels of the Environmental Studies Program’s curriculum
  • We welcome candidates whose work includes a transnational or global dimension, who demonstrate innovative methodologies of historical research, and who think in an integrated way about environmental history and its place across disciplinary boundaries.
  • To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, an article- or chapter-length piece of scholarship, and contact information for three references by November 1, 2023, to Academic Jobs Online. At a later stage of the search, selected candidates will be asked to submit letters of recommendation, further evidence of scholarship, a teaching portfolio, a research statement, and a statement of contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Review of applications will begin on 1 Nov. 2023, and continue until the position is filled.
  • The Department plans to hold semifinalist interviews via Zoom in early January and on-campus visits for finalists in late January and early February. Questions about the position should be directed to the search committee chair, Professor Nitzan Lebovic (
    • Applied x4
    • [9 Nov] Request for additional materials
    • [11 Dec] Anyone hear anything after the request for additional materials?
    • [13 Dec] Received a zoom interview invite on 8 Dec x2
    • [13 Dec] Rejected: "The search committee has identified semifinalists for this position." Good luck for you guys who got into the interview!

Tufts University (USA:MA) - Environmental History of Antiquity[]

  • Tenure-track faculty appointment at the level of assistant professor in the Environmental History of Antiquity (3000 BC - 800 CE) across Western Eurasia and North Africa.
  • This appointment calls for interdisciplinary research, scholarship, and teaching that bridges Classical and Environmental Studies.
  • Applications should include the following required documents which should be directly uploaded to Interfolio by recommenders: Curriculum Vitae; Cover Letter; Statement of Research; Teaching philosophy including evidence of the candidate’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence; Teaching Evaluations and representative syllabus (if available); Three Confidential Letters of Reference; Writing Sample (Published and/or Unpublished Scholarly Work, c. 10,000 words)
  • All applications are submitted via Interfolio, at
  • For any questions about the position, please contact Review of applications will start on 1 Dec. 2023, and continue until the position is filled.
    • [11 Jan] Any news?
    • [29 Jan] Any updates?

United States Naval Academy (USA:MD) - Open Field[]

  • Tenure-track assistant professor specializing in environmental history to begin as early as July 2024.
  • Candidates must have a Ph.D. in history or a closely related field and a clear commitment to researching and teaching environmental history. Chronologies, methodologies, approaches, and geographical areas are open.
  • Interested candidates should send: a letter of application that addresses their qualifications, research, and teaching interests; a statement that explains the applicant's experience with or commitment to teaching and mentoring a student body from a wide variety of backgrounds and lived experiences; curriculum vitae that includes all undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate education and experiences; three (3) letters of recommendation that address both teaching and research abilities; the names and contact information of three (3) persons that we may contact as references. The same individuals may serve as writers of letters of recommendation and as references; a brief course outline or a sample upper-level course syllabus appropriate for an undergraduate college.
  • These materials and any questions about the position should be sent electronically to: Rick Ruth, Chair of the Environmental History Search Committee, at
  • Review begins: 2 Oct. 2023
    • Applied x1
    • [14 Nov] Any updates?
    • [15 Nov] committee will reach out to finalists sometime after Thanksgiving
    • [7 Dec] Heard first-round interviews are happening

University of California - Berkeley (USA:CA)[]

  • Tenure track Assistant Professor Environmental History
  • The position is defined as Environmental History, including histories of how people have interacted with, represented, thought about, and changed and/or been changed by the biophysical places, biomes, and/or earth systems of which they have been a part. We welcome applications from candidates in all fields, areas, and periods of Environmental History.
  • Document requirements: Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V., Cover Letter, Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired at Berkeley. /shortcuts/ofew_contributions_diversity, Statement of Research, Statement of Teaching, Teaching Evaluations - Should you find it challenging to provide teaching evaluations, kindly submit a memo clarifying the reason for the unavailability and indicating whether they can be provided at a later date, Published and/or Unpublished Scholarly Work - Dissertation, dissertation draft, dissertation chapters, a book or book manuscript, articles, and/or book chapters, Additional Published and/or Unpublished Scholarly Work - Dissertation, dissertation draft, dissertation chapters, a book or book manuscript, articles, and/or book chapters (Optional), Syllabi (Optional). Reference requirements: 3 letters of reference required. Apply link: - Help contact:
  • Deadline: not stated in ad, ad expires 12 Dec. 2023.
  • Applied x5
  • [Dec 4] Request for further materials. x4
  • [Dec. 18] Any update?
  • [Dec. 19] Nothing yet. Not sure whether we will get any news before the break.
  • [Jan. 9] Any news?
  • [Jan. 11] Anyone who sent in requested additional materials hear anything back about zoom interviews? -- [Jan 13] Not yet.
  • Yes, zoom interviews have been taking place (this is 100%)

University College Dublin (IRL) non-TT[]

  • 3 year Lecturer/Assistant Professor of Environmental History
  • The School particularly welcomes applications from historians working on environmental history and with a focus on South/Southeast/East Asia, including knowledge of relevant languages for research. The post is funded via the ERC Starter Grant `Land Limits’ (PI: Associate Professor Jennifer Keating) and the successful candidate will be expected to be in role for the start of the 2024/25 academic year.
  • Teaching: will teach survey and research-led modules at BA level, including co-teaching a first-year survey module HIS10450 Radicals and Revolutionaries; will contribute to the MA in Global History; will supervise undergraduate and graduate dissertations;
  • Deadline: 5pm 14 Mar

University of Idaho (USA:ID)[]

  • tenure-track assistant professor of North American environmental history with expertise in the histories of water and Indigenous knowledge and practice.
  • We are particularly interested in candidates with research interests focused on the Pacific Northwest. This position would contribute to the curriculum with courses on American environmental history, Indigenous history, and broader North American history courses. Expertise in public history, material culture studies, cultural heritage management, or other forms of community engagement is also preferred.
  • Candidates are expected to show a strong potential for excellence in research and teaching, and should have a Ph.D. in history, public history, appropriate interdisciplinary or cultural studies programs, or other related fields by start date of appointment. ABDs close to completion are welcome to apply
  • Applicant materials must include all of the following:1) cover letter2) curriculum vitae3) 2-3 page statement describing current and future research projects (upload as Statement of Research)4) 2-3 page pedagogy statement (upload as Statement of Teaching)5) writing sample of most relevant publication or manuscript (upload as Other Document 1)6) list of 3 references
  • For full consideration: 15 Oct. 2023

Applied x1

University of Tasmania (AUS) - Open rank[]

  • Lecturer / Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor in Environmental History
  • This new role will focus on developing research in Environmental History, especially in relation to the Antarctic and Southern Ocean, and maintaining links and partnerships with key relevant community groups, industry partners, and governmental and non-government organisations in and beyond Tasmania.
  • If this role is of interest, we look forward to hearing from you. Please provide: your up-to-date resume; a two-page cover letter outlining your motivation for the role, which level you are applying for and how your skills and experience align; your responses to the success criteria from the Position Description outlined in the Candidate Brochure
  • Deadline: 15 Mar. 2024

University of Vermont (USA:VT) - Global Environmental History[]

  • Full-time, tenure-track assistant professorship Global Environmental History at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin Fall 2024
  • Period and area of specialization are open; Other forms of scholarship-including digital scholarship and public history-are valued by the department.
  • Candidates should hold a PhD in history or be an advanced ABD in History
  • Teaching: Engaging classroom practices that excite and inspire students in the study of history, as well as the ability to teach courses at the introductory (including the Global Environmental History survey) and advanced undergraduate and graduate levels, are also expected.
  • Please apply online at Applicants are asked to include: a curriculum vitae (CV); a letter containing a statement on research; a description of teaching approach, philosophy, and interests; and an inclusive excellence statement; contact information for three professional references. The reference providers will be emailed information to upload their letters. After an initial review of applicants, successful candidates will be asked to submit examples of their writing as well as sample course syllabi For more information about the position, please contact Professor Erik Esselstrom, chair of the search committee at
  • Review begins 13 Oct. 2023 and continues until the position is filled.
    • Applied x4
    • [Nov 2] Invitation for remote interview and request for further materials.
    • [Dec 1] Campus Interview Invitations

University College London (UK:Eng)[]

  • Lecturer (~asst prof) in  Environmental History
  • The postholder will be required to conduct high-quality, original research and knowledge exchange; make an active contribution to the planning, development, delivery and coordination of learning and teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels; engage in supervision and assessment at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels; play a role in the development of the department’s doctoral programme; and undertake administrative and management duties as required and supported by the Head of Department.
  • When applying please upload in one consolidated PDF the 6 documents requested in the JD.
  • Deadline: 5 Apr. 2024
    • Intend to interview early June.
    • [15 May] Anyone heard news?
    • long list emailed May 9




University College Cork (IRL) - Irish Gender, Senior hire[]

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

  • Hillary Rodham Clinton Professorship of Women's History, to begin 1 Oct. 2024
  • We are seeking a major historian and intellectual, who will be a champion for women’s history both externally and internally. You may specialise in any aspect of women’s history from any period and region after 250 CE, and 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 women’s history to a wide public.
  • You will play a leading role in the Faculty’s main research centre for women’s history, acting as its Director from time to time, seeking funds to support it and helping to generate and maintain an exciting portfolio of activities. The centre brings together women’s, gender and queer histories from across the University. You will work with colleagues, particularly the Jonathan Cooper Professor of the History of Sexualities, to shape its focus for the future. 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 organise an annual public lecture in women’s history. Statutory professors are expected to take a prominent part in the administration of the Faculty, serving regularly on the Board, and being prepared to hold major offices. In addition to your role in the Faculty of History, you will be appointed as a Professorial Fellow of St John’s College and will be expected to be an active participant in College life.
  • Deadline: noon local time 4 Mar. 2024

University of Tennessee - Knoxville (USA:TN) - Gender and/or sexuality[]

  • Tenure-track assistant professor appointment in history with a focus on gender and/or sexuality from any world region or chronological period, to begin fall semester 2023 [this must be a typo?]
  • Teaching Load: 2/2 The successful candidate will teach introductory-level survey courses as well as upper division and graduate courses in the candidate’s area of expertise.
  • Interested applicants should apply through Interfolio at Applications should include: 1) cover letter addressing research and teaching interests and experience. 2) a curriculum vitae with contact info for three professional references; 3) an article length writing sample, preferably published
  • Review begins: 1 Oct. 2023
  • [13 Oct] Any updates?
    • None for me as of [13 Oct] either
    • [15 Oct] None for me either x3
    • As of 17 Oct my interfolio dossier is editable, I'm not sure if it was before. And it's at the top of my deliveries list again. No word on anything, no idea if this means anything.
  • [19 Oct] No updates here | [24 Oct] Same.
  • [30 Oct] Any new information? nothing here [31 Oct]
  • Still nothing here Nov. 7. -> Same. Although I wonder if they've contact people not monitoring the thread.
  • Zoom interviews were held last week (Oct 31 for me), but no campus visit invitation yet.
  • On-campus interviews are scheduled for end of November/beginning of December.
  • Did they make an offer?



University of Washington - Tacoma (USA:WA) - Labor in the Americas[]

  • 9-month tenure track Assistant Professor of Labor History ...with an emphasis on working-class, and social justice movements across the Americas and in all time periods, to begin 16 Sept. 2024.
  • Initial appointment will be for a three-year term, eligible for reappointment after a successful second-year review.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to support diverse student populations through inclusive teaching practices; will integrate effective pedagogical techniques and technologies into teaching/learning; and will also demonstrate a commitment to institutional, professional, and community service
  • Positive factors for consideration include, but are not limited to: Scholars whose work focuses on relations of social reproduction, labor and racial capitalism, and/or transnational and comparative studies; examines coerced and forced labor; features Black, Brown, Indigenous, and immigrant workers, and/or foregrounds care work and social reproduction; Scholars whose work focuses on spaces of working-class life and struggle that connect the workplace to other spaces of everyday life; thinks through higher education as a site of labor and working-class struggle; and/or considers the intersections of working-class life and class consciousness with histories of race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, and disability; Teaching and research experience emphasizing race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, social class and/or intersectionality, and experience relevant to teaching methods of courses for both the History and Ethnic, Gender, and Labor Studies majors.
  • To apply, please submit the following via the Interfolio system.
  • Applicant's statements should detail how their teaching, service, and/or scholarship have supported the success of students from diverse racial, ethnic, and gender background. 1. A cover letter (2-page maximum) delineating qualifications, research interests, and relevant teaching experience. Letters should also speak to how the applicant’s teaching, service, and/or scholarship has supported the success of students from BIPOC and historically marginalized communities/populations; 2. A curriculum vitae that includes a list of courses taught; 3.A research statement (2 pages or less). This should include an assessment of the impact of your research to date and a concise description of planned research areas. Please highlight any community partnerships and community-engaged scholarship, and include how you will involve UWT undergraduate students in your research program; 4.A copy of your most creative or impactful published scholarly work; 5.A statement of your teaching philosophy, methods used (or that you intend to use), and high-impact teaching practices you have (or will) incorporate. Also include a list of courses you have taught and existing UWT courses you feel qualified to teach; 6.Evidence of teaching effectiveness including a teaching-related artifact (i.e., a syllabus, an assignment, a rubric, or teaching evaluations) demonstrative of excellence and/or innovation in teaching; 7.A Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) statement (two-page maximum). The DEI statement is an opportunity for you to highlight your leadership and other prior experiences with diversity, equity, and inclusion in educational settings, as well as to describe or explain specific ways you would help advance our commitments to DEI and anti-racism:·Your experience with, or plans for, mentoring/advising marginalized undergraduate populations in research. ·Teaching practices you have used, or plan to use, to promote inclusion and equity in teaching. ·Any other aspects of your leadership, commitment, and experiences you wish to highlight, and how your experiences and previous work will contribute to the success of students from marginalized groups on our campus; 8.The name and contact information of three professional references to be provided on the application form.
  • Review begins: 15 Dec. 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. For further information, e-mail Luther Adams – Free Man of Color, search chair, at


Clemson University (USA:SC) - 19-21st Century[]

  • tenure-track position in legal history from the nineteenth through the twenty-first century at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 16, 2024.
  • The search is open to legal historians who focus on any geographical area. A J.D. is preferred but not required.
  • Applicants should make electronic submission of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and an article-length writing sample to Prof. Lee B. Wilson, Legal History Search Chair, Dept. of History, Clemson University, by means of Interfolio link: The committee will conduct interviews via Zoom.
  • For full consideration: 15 Oct. 2023

[7 Nov] Anyone with a sense of when they might reach out with interview requests? [13 Nov] Request for Zoom interview

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

  • tenure track assistant professor of history and legal studies, to begin Sept. 2024
  • This faculty member will principally support NJIT’s undergraduate program in Law, Technology and Culture (LTC) and may contribute to the federated department’s graduate course offerings in the History of Technology, Environment & Medicine/Health. Preference will be given to historians whose scholarship is law-related. Chronological/geographical area(s) of expertise are open. Some preference may also be given to applicants whose law-related research also aligns with the Department’s strengths in one or more of the following fields: environmental history, history of science, history of medicine, history of public health, history of technology, or media history Applicants who use digital humanities methods in their research or teaching are especially welcome.
  • Applicants should have evidence of scholarly accomplishment and effective teaching, with Ph.D. in hand by July 2024.
  • At the university's discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may be exempted where the candidate can demonstrate to the satisfaction of the university, an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position.
  • Send cover letter with statements on research and teaching, C.V., and three letters of recommendation ... as directed at req5379.
  • Deadline: 27 Oct. 2023

[22 Nov.] Request for zoom interview.


Arizona State University (USA:AZ) - WWII & Holocaust, non-TT[]

  • full-time, 12-month (fiscal-year), benefits eligible, career-track (non-tenure-eligible) faculty member at the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor with a focus on the Second World War and Holocaust & Genocide studies, to begin 1 Aug. 2024.
  • The fiscal year is July 1 through June 30. As the appointment will begin on August 1, 2024, the salary between August 1, 2024 and June 30, 2025 will be prorated. The position is based at ASU’s main Tempe Campus. Residence in Arizona is required. Subsequent annual renewal is desired, contingent upon satisfactory performance, availability of resources, and the needs of the university. The position includes a path to promotion to Associate and Full Teaching Professor.
  • To apply, candidates must submit application materials online at Interfolio: Application materials should include the following: 1) A cover letter, stating their qualifications; 2) A CV, clearly identifying areas of specialization and competence; 3) Contact information (name and email) for three professional references; 4) Teaching Portfolio
  • Deadline: 30 May 2024

The Citadel (USA:SC)[]

  • tenure-track position in military history at the rank of assistant professor.
  • The applicant should be able to teach a variety of military history topics, which can include naval warfare or any other specialty not currently covered by the department.
  • Teaching Load: 4/4 The candidate must participate in the design and delivery of online courses for the Online MA in Military History. Teaching responsibilities will also include face-to-face upper-division and general education undergraduate courses.
  • Interested applicants should use the official online application website at A complete c.v., transcripts, and three letters of recommendation can be uploaded there.
  • Deadline: 15 Nov. 2023
  • Any news yet?
  • Zoom interviews have been conducted - in-person interview invites will be handed out this week. 16 Jan. 2024

National WWII Museum (USA:LO) - WWII, open rank[]

  • World War II Military Historian to be a part of the intellectual life of the Jenny Craig Institute for the Study of War and Democracy, providing particular expertise on why the war was fought and how it was won.
  • This scholar will engage fully in Museum and Institute activities, actively participate in the Museum's graduate education programs, perform research and writing functions for the Institute's Historical Research Services, take part in public programs and presentations, and represent the Museum to the scholarly community at professional and academic conferences.
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule that goes beyond a 40-hour week, including some weekends and evenings.
  • Deadline: Not stated in ad, ad expires 13 June.



University of Sheffield (UK:Eng) - History of Philosophy[]

  • Professor in Philosophy with expertise in either History of Philosophy or Political Philosophy.
  • You will have a PhD in Philosophy or a related subject area (or equivalent experience), contribute to the leadership of the Department, further develop our research profile, design and deliver modules at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, and supervise MA and PhD students. You will also contribute to the Department’s presence across the University, in particular its Faculty of Arts and Humanities, and, through outreach and knowledge exchange activities in the local community and beyond.
  • Deadline: 12 Feb. 2024



Rutgers University, Camden (USA:NJ)[]

  • Full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor in Public History to begin in fall 2024.
  • The department welcomes applications from candidates who will complement the department’s existing strengths: adding to our graduate Public History offerings; offering undergraduate Public History courses; and contributing to our offerings in 20th-century US history post-1945. A PhD in History is required; candidates must have received their degree by the start of the appointment.
  • The position carries a 2-2 teaching load. We seek candidates with a strong publishing record, an active research agenda with the potential to secure external funding, a commitment to effective teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels. The department seeks faculty with experience or interest in developing courses with civic engagement and experiential learning components.
  • Interested applicants should send a CV, a cover letter describing their research agenda and teaching philosophy, name and contact information for three references, a chapter or article-length writing sample, and a diversity statement. The diversity statement should specifically address how the applicant has demonstrated commitment to advancing diversity and inclusiveness in scholarship and teaching and how their background and experiences have prepared them to positively impact Rutgers-Camden’s ethnically, culturally, and socioeconomically diverse student community.
  • Deadline: 27 Nov. 2023

Rutgers University, New Brunswick (USA:NJ)[]

  • Full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor in Public History to begin in fall 2024.
  • The department welcomes applications from candidates who work in all regional fields and time periods but is particularly interested in scholars who work in the areas of historical memory, historic preservation, museum work, oral history, or digital humanities. A PhD in History is required; candidates must have received their degree by the start of the appointment.
  • Teaching: The successful candidate will teach a range of public history courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in addition to courses in their own area of specialization and will contribute to the department’s undergraduate certificate program in public history and the graduate certificate program in the Public Humanities of the School of Arts and Sciences.
  • applicants should upload ... following materials to a cover letter addressed to Professor Jennifer Mittelstadt, Search Committee Chair; a CV; brief statements on research and teaching; the names and e-mail addresses of three referees; and an article-length writing sample directly relevant to public history. The cover letter and the research and teaching statements should explain the candidate’s training in, experience with and commitments to public history.
  • Deadline: 1 Oct. 2023
  • any news?
  • Heard through the grapevine that Zoom interview requests have gone out last week

Rutgers University, New Brunswick (USA:NJ) - Non-TT[]

Unclear how this relates to the position above

  • 1 year non-tenure-track (NTT) faculty position in Public History at the Lecturer rank beginning Fall 2024.
  • Teaching load: 3/3 The successful applicant will teach an introductory public history survey course (Public History: Theory, Method and Practice), additional public history courses (preferably including Digital History) and courses in the applicant’s field of specialization (as determined in consultation with the Undergraduate Director and Director of Public History).
  • Applicants should upload the following materials to a cover letter that explains the candidate’s training and experience in Public History and discusses their teaching experience; a CV or resume; a list of 5 or 6 courses that the candidate is prepared to teach; at least one sample course syllabus; the names and e-mail addresses of three referees who can speak to your public history background and/or teaching experience.
  • Review begins: 1 Mar. 2024

Stevenson University (USA: MD) - Full-Time Faculty, History (Open Rank) and Humanities Internship Director[]

Texas A&M University (USA:TX) - Two posts[]

  • Two full-time positions in Public History, one at the rank of tenure-track Assistant Professor and one at the rank of Associate Professor with tenure, to begin in the fall of 2024
  • The geographical, chronological, and topical focus is open
  • Teaching Load: 2/2
  • For queries about the position please contact Dr. Sonia Hernandez electronically at All application materials should be submitted through or uploaded to Interfolio To apply please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, personal statement to include philosophy and plans for research, teaching, and service as applicable, and 3 confidential letters of reference.
  • Deadline: not stated in the ad, ad expires 1 Nov. 2023.
  • Any news?
  • [Nov 13] - request for zoom interview.

University of Central Florida (USA:FL)[]

  • nine-month tenure-track assistant professor in Public History beginning in August 2024.
  • Teaching: The successful candidate will be expected to teach regularly offered courses appropriate to their subfield (geographic area and time period open) as well as more specialized courses in areas that will complement our undergraduate and graduate Public History program, such as Cultural Heritage Management, Historic Preservation, Oral History, and Curation and Museum Studies. The faculty member will participate in our department’s Public History program and in strengthening interdepartmental/interdisciplinary ties throughout the university and with the College of Arts & Humanities’ Texts & Technology Ph.D. program.
  • A Ph.D. in History or a History-related field from an accredited institution is required by the time of appointment.
  • UCF requires all applications and supporting documents be submitted electronically through the Human Resources employment opportunities website, In addition to the online application, candidates should upload a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, and a list with contact information for three (3) professional references. Potential candidates who continue to the final round of selection will be required to submit three letters of recommendation and a copy of their transcripts.
  • Review begins: 31 Jan. 2024

University of Kansas (USA: KS): Museum Studies[]

Full post under Art History

University of North Alabama (USA:AL)[]

University of Texas Arlington (USA:TX) - public & digital humanities[]

  • Assistant Professor of Public History and Digital Humanities, Tenure Track.
  • The department welcomes applications from publicly engaged scholars who work in all regional fields and time periods but is particularly interested in applicants with experience in GIS or other spatially aware research methods, and/or archival administration and records management.
  • Teaching Load: 2/3
  • To apply applicants should go to and submit the following materials: Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter, Contact information for 3 references, A writing sample and statement of teaching philosophy will be required of those who progress past the first round. Questions may be addressed to Kenyon Zimmer at
  • Review begins: 27 Nov. 2023 and will continue until position filled
  • [Dec 1]- request for zoom interview

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

  • Tenure Track Assistant Professor in History (Public History), to begin 1 Sept. 2023
  • The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate history surveys as well as upper-division courses and graduate courses in their area of expertise. Research emphasis is open. Annual evaluation and progress toward tenure are generally based on a distribution of effort at 60% teaching, 20% academic achievement, and 20% service.
  • To apply, visit
  • Deadline: not stated in ad, ad expires 12 Dec.

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (USA:TX) - Non-Tt[]

NB: it is unclear how this post relates to the hire above.

  • Visiting Assistant Professor in Public History; This is an appointment for a 2-year period upon successful completion of the first year.
  • The History Department seeks a historian specializing in public history with a geographic or thematic field that complements the needs of the department.
  • Teaching: The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate history surveys as well as upper-division courses and graduate courses in their area of expertise. Research emphasis is open. The successful candidate will contribute to expanding the department's course offerings and professional development initiatives in public history within the context of the rich local history resources in the Rio Grande Valley and university programs such as the Community Historical Archaeology Project with Schools (CHAPS), the Public Heritage and Community Engagement BAIS, and the School of Interdisciplinary Programs and Community Engagement. Teaching experience and scholarly potential required.
  • In order to receive full consideration, applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, writing sample, and contact information for three references. Letters of recommendation will be requested separately from candidates selected for interviews.
  • Deadline: not stated in ad, ad expires 9 Sept.

University of Ottawa (Canada) - Public History and Colonialism[]

  • tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Public History and Colonialism, with expertise in digital humanities, beginning July 1, 2024.
  • Higher ranks may be considered under exceptional circumstances.
  • A doctorate (Ph.D.) by July 1, 2024 in History or a related discipline; Active knowledge of both French and English.
  • Application Deadline: Applications received by October 27, 2023 will receive full consideration but the position will remain open until filled. Short-listed candidates will be invited to present their research to professors and students.
  • Please submit the following application materials as a single PDF document; cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of two recent peer reviewed publications, statement of research interests, statement of teaching philosophy and students evaluations (if available). Under separate cover, three confidential letters of reference should be sent directly by the referees to: Eric Allina, Director, Department of History, University of Ottawa; Email:
  • Deadline: for full consideration 27 Oct. 2023 but the position will remain open until filled.
  • short-listed candidates will be invited to present their research to professors and students.
    • Feb 6 -- any news?

West Virginia University (USA:WV) - Non-TT[]

  • 9 Month Visiting Assistant Professor of History with an area of specialization in Public History starting August 16, 2024
  • The initial appointment is for two years with the possibility of a 1-year renewal.
  • Teaching Load: 5/5 including in public history, historic preservation, local history research methods, cultural resource management and in their other area(s) of expertise. 
  • The successful candidate will contribute to the graduate programs in History and Public History, the graduate certificate program in Cultural Resource Management, as well as the undergraduate program in History. The successful candidate must 1) hold a Ph.D. in History by time of appointment. 2) Demonstrate ability to teach public history and cultural resource management courses at undergraduate and graduate levels. 3) Have at least one of the following. A minimum of two years of experience working for a federal agency, a state historic preservation office, or an NGO (e.g. UNESCO) / Has secured federal grants or contracts / Hands-on development of Historic Resource Studies, Administrative Histories, Interpretive Plans, or National Historic Landmark or National Register nominations. 4) Demonstrate potential for coordinating with local, regional, and national agencies to provide professional experience for undergraduate and graduate students.
  • To apply, please upload (1) a cover letter describing your research and teaching interests (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) complete contact information for three professional references. Additional material may be requested at a later date...For more information, please visit our website or contact the chair of the search committee, Melissa Bingmann (
  • Review begins: 18 Mar. 2024

Xavier University of Louisiana (USA:LA)[]

  • Tenure track position in History (Public History) at the assistant professor level beginning August 2024.
  • The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in History with experience in the teaching and practice of Public History. While the time period and geographical region of specialized area of research is open, preference will be given to applicants with additional expertise in global or environmental history.
  • Teaching Load: 4/4
  • How to Apply-Required Documentation: Qualified candidates are invited to apply using Xavier’s online application site by logging in to Please submit the following materials: Enter required documentations here: (1)a cover letter emphasizing qualifications for this position; (2)a comprehensive curriculum vitae; (3)a statement of teaching philosophy; (4)a statement of research philosophy; (5)transcripts; and (6) contact information for three references.
  • Questions about the position should be directed to the committee chair, (Dr. Elizabeth Manley
  • Deadline: not stated in ad, ad expires 14 Feb. 2024.
  • First-round interviews the week of 19 Feb. 2024.


University of Galway (IRL) - Race & Ethnicity[]

  • Lecturer B (permanent 1.0 FTE) in History (History of Race and Ethnicity) at University of Galway.
  • The successful candidate should have a PhD in History. They should have teaching experience and research expertise in the history of race and ethnicity in a region not limited to Europe, for the early modern or modern era. They will have a publication record in line with career stage and an active research agenda in this area (including plans for funding applications). The successful candidate will contribute to and take responsibility for, as appropriate, teaching and examining at all levels and the development of the discipline’s internationalisation and EDI strategies. They will also assist with general administrative duties and the development of the discipline and school.
  • Deadline: 5pm 2 Apr. 2024


Doha Institute for Graduate Studies (QAT) - Open Rank, Medieval Islamic[]

  • Assistant or Associate Professor specializing in medieval Islamic history.
  • Priority is given to candidates who are proficient in the Arabic language and/or have a special interest in research and practice in the Arab region.
  • For full consideration please provide: A Letter of Application, A Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, Samples of publications, Teaching, Statement and evidence of teaching effectiveness (syllabi, student evaluations, etc.), Copies of University degrees, Three names and contact information of referees who can provide letters of recommendation, Teaching philosophy statement, Additional material may be requested at a later stage. For further inquiries about the job, you may contact the Head of Program Professor Issam Nassar
  • Deadline: 15 Jan. 2024

Friedrich Schiller University of Jena (DEU) - Senior Hire[]

  • W3 or W2 with Tenure Track to W3 Professorship in Church History is to be filled from the winter semester 2024/25.
  • The future holder of the position (M/F/D) should represent the subject of Church History in the entire disciplinary breadth in terms of teaching and research from the Reformation period to the Present. We expect an independent research profile with internationally visible contributions in the context of a Reformation history focus as well as with a further focus, e.g. in the area of Global History of Christianity, Cultural History Research or Contemporary Church History. Outstanding publication achievements, experience in the successful acquisition of competitive third-party funding, a visible network in national and international research as well as leadership skills are required. Intensive collaboration within the university's LIBERTY profile line is desired.
  • In teaching, the post holder shall represent the entire field of Church History, including Thuringian Church History, in the pastoral and teaching degree programmes, as well as in the BA/MA degree programmes of the university.
  • Deadline: 15 Feb. 2024

Southern Methodist University (USA:TX) - History of Christianity[]

  • full-time, tenure-eligible Assistant Professor in the History of Christianity to begin August 1, 2024
  • Teaching: Full-time teaching and scholarship in the history of Christianity, with particular attention to Methodist/Wesleyan Studies. Teaching courses in the various degree programs of Perkins School of Theology and in the M.A. and Ph.D. curricula of the Graduate Program in Religious Studies of Southern Methodist University.
  • Minimum qualifications: includes Lay or clergy membership in The United Methodist Church.
  • For full consideration: 31 Dec. 2023

University of Vienna (AUT) - Church history[]

  • Tenure-Track Professor in the field of Church History (History of the Reformation and of Protestantism)
  • The professorship is dedicated to modern church history with a focus on the history of the Reformation and Protestantism. A willingness to devote research to the developments of Protestantism in the Habsburg dominion or in Austria, as well as an openness for interdisciplinary cooperation, especially with the historical, philological, cultu
  • Your academic profile: Doctoral degree/PhD, Two years of international research experience during or after doctoral studies, Outstanding research achievements, excellent publication and funding record, international reputation, Experience in designing of and participating in research projects, ability to lead research groups and acquire third-party funding, Enthusiasm for excellent teaching and supervision at the bachelor's, master's, and doctoral level
  • We expect the successful candidate to acquire, within three years, proficiency in German sufficient for teaching in bachelor’s programmes and for participation in university committees.
  • SHORT deadline: 15 Sept. 2023

Yale University (USA:CT) - Jewish[]

  • tenure-track assistant professor in Global Sephardi/Mizrahi History (1492 to 2000), to begin July 2024
  • Applicants must have expertise in, and be able to teach, the long durée of Sephardi/Mizrahi History including command of the relevant languages and knowledge of the surrounding societies. We welcome applications from historians who already hold teaching positions, as well as recent PhD's and those who expect their PhD or equivalent degree by the time of appointment.
  • All applicants should submit an application via They should submit a cover letter, C.V., statement of research and a statement of teaching interests, and a chapter length writing sample prepared for anonymous reading. Letters of reference are not required at this initial stage but will be requested later. Please contact Ms. Denise Scott, Senior Administrative Assistant at with any questions.
  • Review begins: 1 Oct. 2023

10/25: Anyone hear from them?