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Anglia Ruskin University (UK) - Pref. 19-20thC British/Gender history[]

  • Lectureship (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in History
  • With a PhD or Professional Doctorate you will have proven experience in teaching History modules at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. With a research profile commensurate with the stage of your career, you will make a substantial contribution to the thriving research profile of the group, including income generation and the supervision of research students. Specialism in 19th and 20th C British history and/or the history of gender would be an advantage.
  • For an informal discussion, please contact Dr Alison Ainley Head of Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at, tel. 0845 196 2314.
  • Job description & details of how to apply here
  • Deadline: 22 Feb. 2015

Cameron University (USA:OK) - Modern Europe & World[]

  • 10-month tenure track assistant professorship in Modern Europe and the World, whose teaching and research interests embrace one or more of the following major world regions: East Africa, South Asia, Southwest Asia, and/or Southeast Asia, to begin Aug. 2015
  • The successful candidate will ... teach Western Civilization survey courses (pre- and post-Renaissance) and upper division classes in Modern European History and World/Comparative History, to include courses in the candidate’s area of specialization.
  • Teaching Load: 4/4 " Summer teaching assignments may be requested but are not required. Course assignments will typically involve multiple survey sections of Western Civilization each fall and spring semester, and a rotation of upper division and service classes that support the baccalaureate program in History. Ability or willingness to teach online required. A willingness to teach an introductory course in World Religions is desirable."
  • ABD candidates will be considered at the level of Instructor rather than Asst. Prof.
  • Please visit to complete an application. Internal Number: F1235I
  • For full consideration: 23 Jan. 2015 although position is open until filled.

Central European University (HUN) - Comparative History[]

  • Assistant Professorship in Comparative History, to begin August 2015 or January 2016
  • Candidates must have the capacity to develop a convincing and innovative methodological program for research and teaching in Comparative History. While the topical focus is open, candidates must be able to connect to focus areas of the department. In keeping with the Department’s strong emphasis on interdisciplinary and cross-cultural studies, we seek applicants whose research and teaching accommodate contemporary approaches in social, political, gender, intellectual or cultural history. Applicants must hold a PhD degree or provide documentation that they will receive a PhD by August 2015.
  • The normal teaching load at CEU is 12 taught credits (where one credit equals 50 minutes of classroom contact over a 12-week academic term) per academic year, plus MA and PhD thesis supervision."
  • Applications should include: a C.V., including language skills; a list of publications; an essay-length sample publication; a letter of application including a statement about the applicant’s research and teaching plans; a draft syllabus for a graduate course; the names and addresses of three referees; Please submit your complete application package to including job code in subject line: 2014/075.
  • Deadline: 22 Feb. 2015

Community College of Philadelphia (USA:PA) - Open[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in History to begin Fall 2015
  • Applicants should demonstrate a record of excellence in teaching in two or more of the following subjects: African History, African-American History, American History and/or World History.
  • The ideal applicant will be committed to promoting student success beyond the classroom and demonstrate a willingness to contribute in significant ways to the life of the department and the College.
  • Ph.D. in History or a related field preferred
  • Interdisciplinary and online teaching experience preferred
  • Deadline: 15 Dec. 2014.
  • contacted for remote interview 1/19
  • Failed Search:  Will be reposting this position for the 2015-16 cycle with start date of Fall 2016

Gulf University for Science and Technology (KUW) - Non-Western[]

  • Assistant Professor of History
  • The ideal candidate will have a research interest in non-Western history and demonstrate interest in teaching a variety of introductory courses, in particular the world history survey. Preference will be given to candidates with a specialty in the history of East Asia, South Asia, Latin America and the Middle East.
  • Successful candidates must be able to articulate a research agenda, have an emerging record of publications, and demonstrate commitments to instructional excellence and departmental service. Candidates are expected to have completed all the requirements for their doctorate at the time of appointment. Applications will be considered on a continuous basis until the position is filled. Although preference will be given to candidates who qualify for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, those who qualify for appointment at higher ranks are also encouraged to apply
  • Interested applicants are requested to visit our vacancies page at and fill out the online form and upload supporting documents including a cover letter, CV and the names and contact information for at least three references. A confirmation that the application has been received will be sent immediately.
  • Review begins: 1 Dec. 2014 and continues until filled

Harvard University (MA) - Lecturers in History and Literature (Non-TT)[]

  • The Committee on Degrees in History and Literature at Harvard University seeks Full-Time and Part-Time Lecturers beginning academic year 2015-16.
  • Positions in: American, Modern European (including but not limited to British, French and German), Medieval, Early Modern European, Russian, Latin American, North and Sub-Saharan African, Middle Eastern, and South Asian history and literature.
  • We are interested in candidates who bring comparative or transnational as well as interdisciplinary perspectives into their teaching and scholarship, and especially those with expertise in transatlantic and post-colonial studies.
  • Minimum Requirements: strong interdisciplinary background; doctoral degree and teaching experience; ability to design and execute interdisciplinary tutorial programs for sophomores and juniors, as well as direct senior honors theses; ability to advise students on curricular matters, to evaluate examinations, essays and senior theses, and to conduct senior oral examinations. A doctorate in a related field ordinarily is required by the time the appointment begins.
  • Lecturer positions are normally for three years, the second two years contingent upon a successful performance review in the first year. 
  • Application deadline is January 16, 2015.

Hong Kong Baptist University (HKG) - Two positions[]

  • Two assistant professorships in History
  • "Applicants should possess a relevant PhD degree, a solid publication record, teaching and research experience in higher education, and expertise in two or more of the following areas: (i) American History, (ii) History of Mid-imperial China, (iii) History of Pre-imperial China, (iv) Public History and Museum Studies, (v) Material Culture, (vi) History of Science and Technology, (vii) Ethnic History, (viii) Chinese Diaspora, (ix) Comparative History, (x) Environmental History."
  • Applicants are invited to write in response to the requirements and provide an updated curriculum vitae and/or fill in the application form which is obtainable by downloading from Completed application form should be sent to the Personnel Office, Hong Kong Baptist University, AAB903, Level 9, Academic and Administration Building, 15 Baptist University Road, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong or by email to:  Please quote PR number on all correspondence.  Applicants are requested to send in samples of publications, preferably three best ones out of their most recent publications/works, statements of teaching and research interest and recent teaching evaluation results.  Applicants not invited for interview 4 months after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful.  All application materials including publication samples, scholarly/creative works will not be returned after the completion of the recruitment exercise unless upon request.  Details of the University's Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at
  • Deadline: 20 Dec. 2014

Hong Kong Institute of Education - Assoc/Asst Prof or Lecturer[]

  • Associate Prof, Assistant Prof or Lecturer in History
  • Applicants should have a doctoral degree in the disciplines of History (relevant specialties: History of Colonial Empires, European History, East and/or South Asian History, Hong Kong History, Historiography and/or Philosophy of History) and a successful record of teaching and research publications in the areas of either geographic or thematic fields within the discipline of History in tertiary institution(s).
  • Fresh PhDs or PhD students in their final year with good potential in research may be considered for the rank of Lecturer (academic track). Applicants with very strong record of research and publications will be considered for the rank of Associate Professor.
  • While a good command of spoken and written English is expected, preference will be given to applicants who are competent also in Chinese (including Mandarin).
  • Application Forms are obtainable from (a); or (b) the Human Resources Office, 3/F, Administration Building, The Hong Kong Institute of Education, 10 Lo Ping Road, Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong. The completed Application Form, together with full CV, should be sent to the Human Resources Office by email to or by fax to (852) 2948 6005 or by post. ...Please quote the reference number of the position in the application and mark "Strictly Confidential - Job Application" on the envelope.
  • Review begins: 15 Aug. 2014
    • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Indiana University - Bloomington (USA:IA) - Senior hire + editorship of American Historical Review[]

  • Associate or Senior Professorship in History and the editorship of American Historical Review
  • The appointment will be with tenure at the senior associate or full rank, with service as editor of the AHR set initially for a five-year term beginning on August 1, 2016. Field of specialization is open to any and all world regions and time periods. Experience in scholarly editing is desirable but not essential; an interest in the future of journal publishing in a digital age is essential. Candidates must possess a doctoral degree and have achieved excellence in scholarly research and teaching.
  • Interested applicants should review position requirements and apply at Those desiring further information on this position may contact the Department of History at, 812-855-3236 or by sending mail to: Indiana University, Department of History, Ballantine Hall 742, 1020 E. Kirkwood Avenue, Bloomington, IN 47404-7103. Search Committee co-chairs are Edmund Russell (University of Kansas), e-mail:  and Mark Roseman (Indiana University), email:
  • Review begins: 1 Feb. 2015 although applications will be considered until position filled.
  • This position was advertised in the summer of 2013. Does anyone know what happened with that search?

Indiana Weslyan University (USA:IN) - Non-Western[]

  • Position in Non-Western History (rank and tenure unclear)  Univ does not have tenure. Only term contracts.
  • The candidate must have a Ph.D. by the time of employment or strong evidence of probable award of degree shortly thereafter.  The specialization is open to areas such as Asian, Middle Eastern, African or Latin American history.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to assist in the department’s general education and departmental world civilization courses, as well as a historiography course for our history majors, engaging in teaching, advising, and mentoring undergraduate students on the residential Marion, Indiana campus. Applicants should demonstrate an ability to combine engaged teaching with scholarly endeavors. Applicants who bring diverse ethnic, racial, and gender perspectives to their scholarship and teaching are especially encouraged to apply.
  • All candidates must be dedicated to liberal learning and the integration of faith and learning within an evangelical, Wesleyan Christian perspective.
  • Applicants must complete the online application, which can be found on our website,
  • review begins immediately [ad posted 4 Feb.] and continues until position filled

Iowa State University (USA:IA) - Senior Hire[]

  • Seeking applications and nominations for the position of Department Chair.
  • The successful candidate will be an active scholar and exemplary teacher whose background merits appointment as a Full Professor. He or she will provide vision and demonstrated leadership to the department’s tenured and tenure-track faculty, Lecturers, and Graduate Teaching Assistants. Iowa State University's Department of History is a dynamic academic unit with a thriving 325-major undergraduate program and graduate programs including a secondary education certification program, an M.A. degree in History, and a Ph.D. in Rural, Agricultural, Technological and Environmental History (RATE). For more information, please visit Iowa State University has a strong commitment to family leave and partner accommodations.
  • Required Qualifications: Ph.D. or equivalent degree in History; internationally-recognized scholarly record; demonstrated commitment to and record of excellence in teaching; scholarly activity and professional service to support a tenured appointment as a full professor; demonstrated administrative ability and experience. 
    Preferred Qualifications: Evidence of a balanced perspective on research and teaching, as well as the vision and ability to lead a faculty with a diverse range of interests; demonstrated experience in attracting external funding; budget and personnel management experience; demonstrated commitment to diversity.
  • To apply for this position, please visit and click on "Apply for this Vacancy.”
  • Deadline: not stated in ad. ad expires 1 Jan. 2015

Keele University (UK) - Senior Hire[]

  • Chair (tenured, full prof + ) in History
  • appointees will offer outstanding leadership in research and teaching, as well as administrative expertise acquired in the British HE system.
  • The successful applicants will be expected to participate fully in the research life of the School and Faculty, including the production of excellent publications, the submission of high-quality grant applications, and the development of public engagement strategies for History. The post-holders will be responsible to the Head of the School of Humanities and will undertake such teaching and administrative duties as may reasonably be negotiated with either the Head of School or Director of Programmes in History.
  • Informal enquiries may be addressed to: Dr Alannah Tomkins, Programme Director for History, or Professor David Amigoni, Head of the School of Humanities, For more details and to apply for the post of Chair in History please visit:
  • deadline: 1 Mar. 2015

Koç University (TUR) - [Open Rank] pref. Arab World/Iran[]

  • Open Rank Faculty search, to begin Sept. 2015
  • PhD must be in hand by start date
  • We are open to all areas of specialization, but we are particularly interested in historians of the Arab world and Iran.
  • Teaching Load: 2/2
  • Interested scholars should submit applications electronically in pdf format to the e-mail address listed below and fill out the online application form ( Cover letter; Curriculum vitae; Summary statement of teaching; Research statement; Three letters of reference (The referees should directly e-mail a signed PDF copy of the reference letter to the e-mail address below. The referee should insert the following in the e-mail subject line: “Reference for [candidate's name] for History Position”. To Ms. Zehra TOSUN. e-mail: Subject line of application e-mail: "Position in History"
  • Deadline: 30 Nov. 2014

Leeds Beckett University (UK) - pref. Modern European/American [Senior hire][]

  • Senior Lectureship (~tenured Assoc/Full Prof) in History
  • Applications are especially welcome from those with a particular interest or expertise in the areas of Modern History (post 1750) with a particular focus on EITHER continental Europe OR North America.
  • You will have a Doctoral qualification, together with experience of university teaching, curriculum development and leadership or show the willingness/capacity to develop in these areas. An ability and willingness to work collegially across disciplinary boundaries is essential to this post. Successful applicants should also be able to demonstrate either a proven track record in research and publication activity or the capacity to develop such a track record.
  • apply online
  • Deadline: 19 Apr. 2015

Leeds Beckett University (UK) - Public OR Modern Urban [Senior hire][]

  • Senior lectureship (tenured Assoc/full prof) in Public or Modern Urban (post-1800) History
  • The successful candidate will be expected to help lead curriculum developments, and should be able to show that research potential that would enable entry into the next Research Excellent Framework. A PGCHE or equivalent teaching qualification or Fellowship of the HEA is highly desirable.
  • Further details and an application form are available from our website
  • Deadline: 17 Dec. 2014

Lees-McCrae College (NC) - World History and American/European[]

  • Full-time lecturer with "the flexibility to offer introductory courses in World History, as well as upper-level history courses in the candidate's area of expertise that support the program's two tracks in American and European history. Other responsibilities include student advising, scholarship, professional development and service to the college."
  • Ph.D. in History preferred; master's degree considered.
  • "A commitment to teaching in this discipline is required."
  • Application materials are a cover letter, curriculum vitae, sample syllabus, and "a list of three references with complete contact information." Materials should be sent via email to Carolyn Ward, Director Human Resources: 
  • Review begins immediately with SHORT deadline: 30 Jun. 2014 'or until position filled' (posted on 6/16/2014).

Loughborough University (UK)[]

  • Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in History
  • Preference will be given to candidates who can build on Loughborough's thriving social science traditions, especially in culture and media analysis, discourse analysis and human geography, and the new Critical Politics for Global Challenges theme. Candidates should have a publication record, success in attracting funding from the research councils and other sources, vision and willingness to contribute towards research activities in History, develop collaborative bids with School members, and develop impact case studies.
  • Job Ref REQ15188
  • Deadline: 23 Apr. 2015
    • intend to interview 20 May.

Loughborough University (UK) - Open Call[]

  • Lecturer (~tenured Asst/Assoc Prof) positions across all discplines available in an open call
  • Positions come with guaranteed funding for a PhD student, and research expenses
  • SHORT Deadline: 4 June 2015

Macalester College (MN) - Advanced Associate or Full Professor[]

  • Full time Advanced associate or full professor in History, to begin Fall 2015
  • PhD required
  • We prefer a candidate with previous experience as History Department Chair or similar relevant responsibilities.
  • We seek applicants with a specialization in one of the following areas: European History (medieval or modern Europe) or US History (Colonial America/Atlantic World or US Since 1865), particularly candidates who place their work in a global context. Evidence of methodological innovation and creative teaching strategies is highly desirable. 
  • To apply, go to and electronically submit a cover letter, CV, and three letters of recommendation. For any questions about the position or submission of materials, contact Dr. Lynn Hudson, Chair, History Department, at or 651-696-6819.
  • Review of applications will begin on 1 Nov. 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.
  • Has anyone heard anything back from Macalester on this?  12/5/14
  • Nope. 12/15/14
  • Nope. 12/21/14
  • Nada 12/23
  • In December I was contacted for extra materials and an offer of a conversation about the job at the AHA.  
  • March 10 - still nothing (no rejection letter).  Has the job been offered to anyone?  

Manchester Metropolitan University (UK;Eng) - Senior Hire[]

  • Full professorship in History
  • You will be expected to provide strategic leadership, lead a research programme, lead and support knowledge exchange activities and contribute to the teaching and management agenda of your Department or School.
  • We are looking for someone with an international reputation in scholarship, a record in obtaining research funding, excellent leadership and mentoring skills. You will be actively involved in national and international networks, and hold a doctorate level qualification or other equivalent professional qualifications.
  • For full details including a job descrition, please visit
  • Deadline: 14 Nov. 2014

Murray State University (USA: KY) - Senior Hire, Department Chair[]

  • Associate or Full Professor in History, to act as Department Chair
  • The candidate must possess an earned doctorate in any area of History.  In addition, a record of successful teaching, research/scholarly productivity, and professional service commensurate with the rank of Associate or Full Professor is required.  Preference will be given to candidates with a demonstrated record of effective leadership and administrative experience.
  • Teaching Load: 6 hours/semester " and providing the department leadership and vision for a variety of functions including instruction, department governance, faculty development, program assessment, curriculum development, budget management, and fundraising."
  • To Apply:  Visit  Include a letter of application, current vita with references and contact information, graduate transcripts, and three recent letters of recommendation that address the candidate’s qualifications for this position
  • Deadline: 3 Nov. 2014.

National Research University, Moscow/St Petersburg (RUS) - Open Rank[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship, or higher, in History
  • We welcome candidates with recent PhD degrees in all subfields and notably in economic history and 18-20th century world history, early modern and modern international history with preference to 19-20th century historians, post-colonial theory and historiography, history of international relations, diplomacy and public diplomacy, social and technological history, global, comparative, and transnational history, and history of art. 
  • Work conditions: Internationally competitive сompensation package, 13% flat income tax rate and other benefits'; Generous travel support and research grants provided by the university’s Centre for Advanced Studies (; Low teaching load; minimal service required; Heavy emphasis on high quality research
  • Requirements: Recent Ph.D. in History or related fields; Fluent English (knowledge of Russian is not required); Ability and high motivation to conduct high-quality research publishable in reputable peer-reviewed journals and international university presses
  • Generally appointments will be made for an initial three-year period and upon successful completion of an interim review, contracts would normally be extended for a further three years until the tenure review.
  • Please provide a CV, a statement of research interest and a recent research paper via online application form. At least 2 letters of reference should be forwarded directly to the attention of CAS Director Martin Gilman at
  • Deadline: 18 Jan. 2015

Reed College (USA: OR) - African, Middle Eastern, or South Asian history[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in History and Humanities, with preference for African, Middle Eastern, or South Asian history
  • We encourage applications on any theme or methodology in one or more of these fields.  In addition to teaching courses in one's own area, the appointee will lecture and lead sections in the College’s interdisciplinary Humanities program (see:, including rotation into a year-long writing-intensive freshman course.  Teaching duties also include advising year-long senior theses.
  • Applicants should have the PhD in hand by August 2015
  • We expect to make the appointment at the Assistant Professor level but will consider applications from more senior candidates.  Please send an application letter, a CV, and three letters of recommendation to Douglas Fix, Tenure-Track Search in History/Western Humanities at
  • Deadline: 1 Nov. 2014.

Springfield College (USA: MA) - History, U.S. History in a Global Context[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in History, preference for candidates with experience teaching U.S. history in a global context
  • "The successful candidate will have an opportunity to make a strong impact on the History, American Studies, and Education programs. Teaching responsibilities include coursework in support of Educator preparation students as well as general education history and geography courses. Applicants with expertise (research and teaching) in support of the college’s commitment to an increasingly diverse campus community are of particular interest; attention to teaching U.S. History in a global context greatly valued. Experience with public history, oral history, archival and/or museum studies also a plus."
  • Applicants should have a PhD in History or a closely related field, ABDs also considered
  • "Please send letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy statement, and the names and contact information for 3-5 professional references to: Dr. Anne Herzog, Dean of Arts, Science, and Professional Studies, Springfield College, 263 Alden Street, Springfield, MA 01109. E-materials welcome at"
  • Deadline: 31 Oct. 2014.
  • Anyone heard anything? I assume the ship has sailed....(12/8)
    • Nothing here. (12/8) x4
    • Crickets! (12/11)
    • AHA Interview Request (12/12)x2
    • "Semi-Finalists" Notified (1/13)x2
    • Finalists invited to campus (1/28)

Teeside University (UK)[]

  • Research Lectureships/Senior Lectureship in History
  • We have created 15 new Research Lectureships/Senior Lectureships for early-career, post-doctoral researchers who wish to grow their academic careers by working with leading colleagues in their discipline and contribute to the continued growth of our key research themes
  • As a Research Lecturer/Senior Lecturer you will receive a significant research time allowance to facilitate the growth of your research. You will also be encouraged to supervise research students and to identify and apply for external research funding.
  • To be considered you must hold a PhD and have an encouraging track-record of research and publication.
  • Further information can be sought from the appropriate Research Institute Director, and from the University’s website:  Job Reference: C8180 
  • Deadline: 19 Mar. 2015

Universidad del Rosario (COL)[]

  • Full time tenure track Professor (Profesor Principal de Carrera) of History, to begin Fall 2015
  • We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in any of the following fields: Latin American Contemporary History; Colonial Latin American History with the disposition to teach Ancient and Medieval History as well; Public History or Digital Humanities; Atlantic History or Transnational History
  • Minimum Qualifications: PhD in Social Sciences (candidates should hold at least one degree, e.g. BA/MA, in History) from an accredited university. Candidates who have defended their PhD thesis but have not graduated at the time of this application can also apply, provided they certify that their thesis has been approved; Evidence of effective teaching (TA or AI might apply) in a college or university setting.
  • For inquiries on further details, requirements, duties, dates, contact information, etc., please see the Spanish version of this announcement:
  • Deadline: 30 Apr. 2015

University of British Columbia (Can.) - [tenured] Head of Dept[]

  • Five year rolling renewable position as Head of History and Sociology
  • "The ideal candidate will be in the early stages of the Full Professor rank, although a senior Associate Professor may also be considered.  The Head's position includes a faculty appointment. We are seeking a candidate with demonstrated excellence in research, teaching, leadership and management skills, with proven ability to lead and motivate faculty, staff, and students.  Field of research specialization can be related to any area of History or Sociology.   Desirable attributes include a strong record of published research and external funding as well as prior experience in academic administration and undergraduate and graduate education"
  • "Applicants should provide: A cover letter that clearly identifies all related administrative experience, including a statement of the candidate's philosophy or approach to leadership; an up-to-date curriculum vitae; statements of a program of research and of teaching interests; evidence of teaching ability; and the name, title, and contact information of three referees.
    Following the initial review of applications, candidates selected for further consideration will be asked to provide letters from the referees.   Preferred formats are Microsoft Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf).  Please state whether you are currently legally entitled to work in Canada."
  • Search for job ID: 17992
  • Deadline: 31 Aug. 2014.

University of Cambridge, Gonville & Caius College (UK)[]

  • College lecturer in History, to begin 1 Sept. 2015
  • The appointment will be for three years in the first instance, with the possibility of renewal for a further two years and thereafter reappointment to the retiring age. Re-appointment to the retiring age will be dependent upon satisfactory teaching and research
  • pplications are welcome from individuals with expertise in any field taught in the Cambridge Historical Tripos (see and not currently covered by a member of the college’s teaching staff. American and Atlantic history (any period), medieval history (any area), early modern British history, and 20th-century European history (excluding Britain) would be particularly relevant
  • Further particulars can be obtained from the College website ( Completed applications should be sent to the Senior Tutor at Gonville and Caius College ( ... Candidates are also asked to arrange for three supporting references to be sent to the same address, and by the same date.
  • Deadline: 21 April 2015

University of Hong Kong[]

  • Assistant Professorship in History, to begin 1 Jul 2015 or as soon as possible thereafter
  • appointment is on "a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal. Appointee with demonstrated performance will be considered for tenure towards the end of the second three-year contract."
  • "Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree or equivalent by the date of appointment. They should demonstrate a passion for research and a commitment to develop an innovative research-led teaching profile. Geographic and thematic fields within the discipline of history are open. Preference will be given to candidates who complement the research strengths of our department."
  • " Applicants should send a completed application form, a letter of application, a C.V., a writing sample of scholarly work, evidence of teaching ability (e.g. sample syllabi, student teaching evaluations), and your three referees should send their reference letters, to The application form (341/1111) can be obtained at Further particulars can be found at  Please state the post applied for clearly on the application form."
  • Deadline: 5 Sept. 2014.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
    • any word? (10/14)
    • does anyone know if interviews have been scheduled yet? (11/07)

University of Leeds (UK:ENG) - Race and Empire[]

  • University Academic Fellowship in the History of Race and Empire
  • NB: these Fellowships are intended to offer a post-doc-like period of research which segues into a tenured position.  See: AFII (talk) 08:03, October 3, 2014 (UTC)
  • You will have demonstrated research excellence, and teaching ability, in the broadly-defined field of the history of race and empire. You will not necessarily be limited to the history of the British Empire / Commonwealth alone, or to the history of race and empire in any one part of the globe. You will also demonstrate an awareness of, and aptitude for, maximising the advantages offered by the funding landscape.
  • You will have significant proven research experience within the field of Environmental and/or Medical Humanities within the field of English studies, the ability to teach at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate level, as well as a clear and compelling vision for personal academic development.
  • As part of the application process you will be required to upload the following documents: A CV; A list of publications; A statement detailing your research and academic plan (no more than 2 sides of A4). For informal enquiries about the role please contact Professor Graham A. Loud, tel: +44 (0)113 343 3601, email: or Professor William Gould, tel: +44 (0)113 343 3612, email or Dr Shane Doyle, tel: +44 (0)113 343 3655, email
  • Deadline: 16 Nov. 2014
    • Official rejection email (12/16).

University of Leeds (UK:ENG) - Legacy of War[]

  • University Academic Fellowship in the Legacy of War
  • NB: these Fellowships are intended to offer a post-doc-like period of research which segues into a tenured position.  See: AFII (talk) 08:03, October 3, 2014 (UTC)
  • You will have demonstrated research excellence, and teaching ability, in the cultural history of war, broadly defined, whether they have been situated in a History or Modern Languages department. You will be able to work beyond a British/Anglo-American perspective, and have some expertise in a modern European language. You will also demonstrate an awareness of, and aptitude for, maximising the advantages offered by the funding landscape.
  • You will have significant proven research experience within the field of Environmental and/or Medical Humanities within the field of English studies, the ability to teach at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate level, as well as a clear and compelling vision for personal academic development.
  • As part of the application process you will be required to upload the following documents: A CV; A list of publications; A statement detailing your research and academic plan (no more than 2 sides of A4). For informal enquiries about the role please contact Professor Alison Fell, tel: +44 (0)113 343 8879, email: or Professor Simon Ball, tel: +44 (0)113 343 1094, email
  • Deadline: 16 Nov. 2014

University of Lincoln (UK;Eng) - Senior Hire[]

  • Head of School - History & Heritage
  • With a strong track record of research, you will have the ambition to work with staff to create a compelling, shared vision for your School and the drive to play a leading role within the senior management of the College and the University.
  • Please contact Ben Tucker at Minerva by email on or +44 (0) 20 37140961 for an informal conversation about this opportunity. For further information or to apply online, please visit
  • Deadline: 1 Oct. 2014.

University of Macau (MAC) - History of East/West interactions/Maritime History [open rank][]

  • Assistant, Associate or Full Professorship in the History of East/West Interactions/Maritime History
  • Rank of appointment is open, depending on qualifications.  Applicants should specialize in either the History of East-West Interactions or Maritime History, ideally including but not limited to diplomatic history, missionary history, or cultural, social and economic exchanges. The successful candidate may be required to teach General Education courses in Global History as well as the History of Europe, or Maritime Empires in the Age of Sail.
  • Applicants should visit for more details, and apply ONLINE at Jobs@UM ( (Ref. No.: FSS/DHIST/EWIM/10/2015)...Applicants may consider their applications not successful if they were not invited for an interview within 3 months of application.
  • Review begins 1 Dec. 2014 and continues until position filled.

University of North Carolina - Asheville (USA: NC)[]

  • The University of North Carolina at Asheville, UNC system's designated public liberal arts institution, seeks qualified applicants for a full-time, tenure track Assistant or Associate Professor in the Department of History that will begin in the fall semester of 2015.
  • Specialization: colonial and 19th century Central American history
  • The ideal candidate would have the Ph.D. in History in-hand. In addition to upper-division courses in Central American and Atlantic World History, the successful candidate should be able to teach U.S. History to 1865, World Civilization since 1500, the research methods and historiography course, North Carolina History, and the Senior Thesis sequence. 
  • Deadline: October 15, 2014
  • Preference will be given to applications received by the review date. But review of application materials will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Ellen Holmes Pearson,
  • Required documents: Cover Letter; Curriculum Vitae; Teaching Philosophy; Unofficial Undergraduate Transcript; Unofficial Graduate Transcript
    • Also posted at Latin American History 2014-15 and World/Global History 2014-15
      • Bear in mind that UNC-A currently has an adjunct (Ph.D., Chapel Hill, 1999) who teaches all of those classes at the moment, and would likely be the leading candidate for the position if he applies.  It wouldn't be surprising if the search is rigged simply to elevate him to T-T status.

University of Westminster (UK) - Pref Urban History[]

  • Lecturer or Senior Lecturer (~tenured Asst/Assoc or Assoc/Full Prof) in History
  • Applicants should have a good first degree and a PhD in History or a related field and teaching experience at degree level, along with high-quality publications.
  • We would like to hear from outstanding candidates with good knowledge and experience of their discipline and are particularly interested in hearing from those who have an ability to teach modules on urban history.

Outstanding candidates may be appointed to the Senior Lecturer grade, subject to aptitudes and experience.

Candidates should apply via our website at  A full job description and an online application form can be found under the reference number: 50028628.

  • SHORT Deadline:  8 June 2015
    • Intend to interview 29 June.

University of Wolverhampton (UK) - Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in post-Medieval history[]

  • Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (~tenured Asst/Assoc or Assoc/Full Prof) in post-Medieval History
  • Applicants will have a good first degree or equivalent, a Masters’ degree in a relevant subject, experience of teaching in the HE/FE sector and the ability to demonstrate commitment to research development in an appropriate subject area. For the L/SL in History post, a PhD in an area of post-medieval history is essential together with the ability to contribute to a well-established and growing REF unit of assessment.
  • For further discussion regarding the L/SL in History post please contact Paul Henderson on 01902 323498 or
  • Deadline: 12 Apr. 2015
    • intend to interview 21 May.


University of Swaziland (SZ) - [Open Rank][]

  • Professor/Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in History
  • Qualification and Experience: Must have a Ph.D. in History; University teaching Experience; Scholars with peer review publications in African History will have an added advantage.
  • Duties: Teach undergraduate and post graduate history courses and To supervise theses.
  • Applications with detailed CV, certified copies of academic and professional qualifications and names of three referees should be sent to: The Registrar, University of Swaziland, Private Bag 4, Kwaluseni Email:
  • SHORT Deadline: 11 Jul. 2014.


Medieval/Early Modern[]


Loughborough University (UK) - Senior Hire[]

  • Professorship (~tenured Full Prof+) in Modern History
  • The appointee will become a leading figure in the newest history programme in the country
  • Preference will be given to candidates who can build on Loughborough's thriving social science traditions, especially in culture and media analysis, discourse analysis and human geography, and the new Critical Politics for Global Challenges theme. Candidates should have a significant publication record, success in attracting funding from the research councils and other sources, vision to lead research activities in history, develop collaborative bids with School members, and develop impact case studies.
  • Further details here
  • Deadline: 7 May 2015
    • Intend to interview 2 June.

Oxford University, Lincoln College (UK) - [Non-TT][]

  • Five year Darby Fellowship in Modern History, to begin 1 Sept. 2015
  • This post is intended to provide a career development opportunity for a scholar in the early stages of an academic career. Candidates should have either recently obtained a doctorate in a relevant field, or be in the final stages of completing it, and must have some experience in teaching History at University level.   Preference may be given to researchers in the area of British history post-1815.
  • Further particulars and application forms may be downloaded from the College website Applications must be submitted to the college via
  • Deadline: 1pm (GMT) 30 Mar. 2015

Swansea University (UK;Wales)[]

  • Lectureship (~tenured assistant professor) in Modern History (post-1700)
  • Applicants should have a PhD in History and a record of published outputs and/or planned outputs which can contribute to the projected (2020) University REF return. Experience of developing research objectives and proposals for individual or joint research, and the potential to develop these into research funding proposals, are essential.  An awareness of the REF impact agenda and its potential relevance to research activity is also required.
  • The successful candidate will lead undergraduate modules based upon his or her specialism, and contribute to the department’s team-taught undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in history. The department is committed to innovative forms of teaching and to enhancing the employability of its students and thus welcomes applications from individuals with ideas and experience in these fields.  There will be opportunities to contribute to the development of further modules and programmes in addition to the current provision.
  • To apply please go to:
  • Deadline: midnight 12 Mar. 2015

University of Groningen (NLD) - [Two positions; poss TT; part time][]

  • Two 0.8fte positions, initially for a fixed term of 2 years but with possibility of 'indefinite appointment', in Modern History (1798-1945), to begin 1 Jan. 2015
  • We are looking for two excellent, enthusiastic, versatile colleagues who are able to strengthen our varied teaching curriculum in modern history, based on innovative and pioneering research. The teaching will cover the history of politics and culture of the Netherlands and Europe and non-Western history. Research in these fields in modern history can range from global history with a focus on imperialism and colonialism to the history of material culture, from the history of politics and policy to the history of culture and identity in modern society, from Dutch history to the history of Eastern Asia. Knowledge of or experience with applications of digital humanities in teaching and the own research is an advantage
  • "In addition to a number of basic requirements set by the University of Groningen, such as excellent social, communication, presentation and coaching skills as well as a results-oriented attitude, we are looking for a candidate with a PhD in the field of modern history, who has an adequate command of Dutch or who is willing to learn Dutch within two years"
  • You may apply for this position by submitting a letter, curriculum vitae and list of publications ... by means of the application form, see:
  • Deadline: 17 Aug. 2014
    • Intend to interview week beginning 22 or 29 Sept.

University of Manchester (UK)[]

  • Lecturer (~tenured Asst/Assoc Prof) in Modern History (since 1750)
  • We welcome applications from candidates with expertise in any of the following fields post-1750: The history of international development; The history of inequalities; The history of human rights and humanitarianism; The history of international governance and international law
  • You should have a strong record of research and publication (appropriate to stage in career), and a track record of securing external grants, or well-developed plans for future applications. You will also have a demonstrable commitment to fostering undergraduate-level and postgraduate-level study in the field. You will also have a record of successful teaching in a relevant field.
  • Apply online
  • Deadline: 13 Apr. 2015

University of Northampton (UK)[]

  • Lecturer or Senior Lecturer (~tenured Asst/Assoc or Assoc/Full Prof) in Modern history, to begin 1 Sept. 2015
  • Applicants with an interest in European history and complementary interests in heritage are especially welcome.
  • Deadline: 12 July 2015
    • Intend to interview 29 July.

University of Nottingham, Ningbo (CHN) - Modern Imperial[]

  • Associate Professorshp in Modern Imperial History
  • The posts are available from 1 January 2015 or as soon as possible thereafter and will initially be offered on a fixed-term contract with the University of Nottingham, Ningbo, China for a period of up to five years. This contract may be extended on an indefinite basis by mutual agreement.
  • The successful candidate will be a specialist in the history of imperialism of the 19th and/or 20th centuries. Applications by specialists of British, American or comparative imperialism and colonialism are particularly welcome. Knowledge of Asian, Pacific and Trans-Pacific histories would be beneficial. The post is open to any methodological specialism, such as political history, international relations, the history of science, intellectual history, the history of migration, or religious history.
  • Candidates must have a PhD in a relevant discipline and should have experience in teaching and course leadership. Experience of teaching and tutorial work in relevant subjects at undergraduate and postgraduate level in an international English-speaking institution is also essential
  • For more details and/or to apply on-line please access: If you are unable to apply on-line please contact the Human Resources Department, Tel: +44 (0) 115 95 15206. Please quote ref. UNNC377.
  • Deadline: 28 Sept. 2014

University of Oslo (NOR) - two posts, contemporary history[]

  • Two Associate Professorships in Contemporary History (after 1918)
  • The holders of the positions are expected to initiate and lead research in contemporary history (after 1918), to supervise PhD candidates, to participate in teaching and in exam setting and evaluation at all levels, and to carry out administrative duties in accordance with the needs of the Department.
  • Requirements: PhD or equivalent academic qualifications with a specialization in contemporary history; Documented relevant teaching competence acquired through pedagogical education or experience in teaching and supervision; Personal suitability and motivation for the position
  • Applicants who at the time of appointment cannot document basic teaching qualifications will be required to obtain such qualifications within a two year period. The incumbent must master English and a Scandinavian language as working languages. If an appointee is not fluent in a Scandinavian language, the appointee will be expected within a two year period to learn sufficient Norwegian to be able to participate actively in all functions the position may involve.
  • Applicants must submit the following attachments with the electronic application form, preferably in pdf format: Application letter describing qualifications; Curriculum Vitae; List of published and unpublished works
  • Deadline: 15 Nov. 2014
    • 5-10 Shortlisted candidates will be asked to provide additional materials
    • 12/5 email saying larger applicant pool than expected so sorting of applications will take longer than expected, but no timeline given.
    • Anything more? - Have not heard anything more 12/24

University of Sheffield (UK) - Two posts, post-1800[]

  • Two lectureships (~tenured asst/asso prof) in Modern History, post-1800
  • We are one of the most active centres for historical research in the country with a distinguished record of internationally outstanding and innovative historical research.
  • You will have a PhD in History or a related subject area (or have equivalent experience), proven teaching ability and the capacity to carry out high quality research and disseminate research findings. The ability to communicate to a variety of audiences is also essential for this position.
  • Apply online job ref no. UOS010235
  • Deadline: 18 Mar. 2015
  • rejection email recieved 3/26

University of Southampton (UK) - 20th C Non-British[]

  • Lectureship (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in 20th C (non-British) History, to begin 1 Sept. 2015
  • We especially welcome applications that will enhance our strengths in European and/or Global history
  • You must have completed a PhD in a relevant area and must show a developing profile of international excellence in research and publications, together with potential for attracting research funding. You will be expected to contribute to research-led teaching at all levels of the History programme and to play an active role in our administrative team.
  • You should submit your completed online application form at ... If you need any assistance, please call Maxine Parker (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 3784. Please quote reference 522615F4 on all correspondence.
  • Deadline: 15 Mar. 2015