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Anglia Ruskin University (UK:Eng)[]

  • Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in History, start date ideally Jan 2018
  • With a degree and PhD or Professional Doctorate (or nearing completion with 18 months of employment) you’ll 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’ll make a contribution to the thriving research profile of the group, including income generation and the supervision of research students.
  • A specialism in early modern social history and material culture would be important for this post. An interest in public history and/or digital history would also be an advantage.
  • For an informal discussion, please contact Dr Alison Ainley Head of School of Humanities and Social Sciences at, tel. 0845 196 2314
  • Deadline: 5 Nov. 2018
  • Interview provisionally planned for 20 November 2018.
  • NB: the advertising period for this post may mean the university cannot sponsor non-EU applications for a working visa.

Appalachian State University (USA:NC)[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in History
  • Ph.D. in History (research field is open), demonstrated experience in teaching history/social studies at the secondary level and/or developing curriculum work in the discipline, and an active research agenda in their field of study. Candidates who are ABD will be considered, but the position requires completion of all doctoral requirements by August 2019.
  • Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Support the department’s program for history majors seeking licensure to teach social studies at the secondary level. Collaborate with the director and other department colleagues in development and delivery of history/social studies education courses for majors in the program. Teach other courses, particularly in general education and in the candidate's area of research specialization. Conduct field supervision of student teachers as their academic area consultant. Serve on committee assignments pertinent to the university’s teacher preparation program. Pursue a research and publication agenda in history, which can include work in social studies education.
  • Person and address to whom the application should be sent: Search Committee Chair c/o Search Committee Chair Name: Rwany Sibaja Search Committee Chair Email Address: Rwany Sibaja c/o:
  • To apply:
  • Review begins: 7 Jan. 2019
  • [26 Jan] Skype interview scheduled

Bryant University (USA:RI) - [Non-TT][]

  • Non-tenure track, one-year appointment, at the Lecturer level, for the 2018-19 academic year.
  • Teaching load: 4 courses/year "This position includes teaching introductory and advanced undergraduate courses that will include some mix of courses on World History, European History, and Modern Thought."
  • Candidates should have a PhD, or be a very advanced ABD, and have some teaching experience.
  • Applicant Special Instructions: The application process will require the inclusion of a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, and evidence of quality teaching experience. To apply for this position please visit
  • Deadline: not stated in ad, ad expires 16 Oct.

Bryant University (USA:RI) - [Open Rank] European, non-Western, or comparative[]

  • Open Rank tenure line position in the areas of European, non-Western, or comparative History to begin August 2019.
  • The candidate must be prepared to teach upper and lower division courses in one or more of the specified areas, with additional strong expertise to develop courses in one or more thematic areas. This position requires a commitment to quality teaching, research, and service to the department, the college, and the university at large.
  • The candidate must have a doctoral degree in European, non-Western, or comparative History and the expertise to develop courses in one or more thematic areas
  • Candidates must submit their application electronically and include a letter of interest along with a current curriculum vitae. Evidence of excellent teaching also required. Letters of reference are not required at time of application but may be requested as the process progresses
    • Review begins: 1 Mar. 2019 and continues until position filled.
    • Anything?
    • Notification of semi-finalist status/request for materials 11 March
    • Any word post "additional materials" request? 26 March

Bryn Mawr (USA) International Studes[]

Posted after the deadline had passed and without link to original advert. Please ALWAYS include a link to the advert (and follow the formatting of existing posts) when adding new items. AFII (talk) 10:42, December 18, 2018 (UTC)

  • Full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position starting August 1, 2019 in International Development, broadly conceived
  • The academic discipline of the applicant is open, but candidates with specialties in international social justice, humanitarianism, or human rights advocacy are strongly encouraged to apply. Close consideration will be given to applicants who are returning to the academy from field experience in international organizations.
  • Candidates must have completed all Ph.D. requirements by the start date, demonstrate evidence of an established research program and a commitment to undergraduate teaching. 
  • The successful applicant will teach core courses within the International Studies major as well as develop additional core and elective courses within their own area of expertise, and will advise International Studies majors. They will work with an interdisciplinary Steering Committee to continue to build an established and rapidly growing major. 
  • candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and a research statement by November 15, 2018 to the International Studies Search Committee via Interfolio at: Please arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted via Interfolio to the International Studies Search Committee. Applications received by November 15, 2018 will receive full consideration.
  • Deadline: 15 Nov. 2018

Carnegie Mellon University (Qatar) - subject area open[]

  • Full-time (9-month) position as Assistant Teaching Professor at Carnegie Mellon’s Qatar campus beginning in fall 2019
  • Field of specialization open; candidates whose research covers the fields of American, Latin American, South Asian, East Asian, and/or Gender/Women’s history particularly invited
  • 2/2 teaching load
  • Salary is competitive and commensurate with an overseas posting
  • Apply at:
  • Deadline: 15 January 2019, 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time
  • Did anyone who applied hear back from this job? (April 1) 

City University of New York (USA:NY) - pref U.S. History [non-TT][]

  • Assistant Professorship for the 2019-20 academic year
  • The Department is especially interested in candidates with expertise in U.S. History and knowledge and ability to teach in one or more of the following areas: Latin American Studies, Transnational Studies and Women's and Gender Studies.
  • Ph.D. degree in area(s) of experience or equivalent. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.
  • Visit, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID 20129 or Title. Select "Apply Now" and provide the requested information. Candidates should provide a CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests.
  • Deadline: 1 Mar. 2019

Clafin University (USA:SC) - any area of Colonial US/European & American/African American[]

  • Assistant/Associate Professor of History
  • The department is seeking an innovative and visionary scholar who is proficient in the area of colonial U.S. history; Latino/Latina history; or European History and broadly American and African American historical studies as well. He/she will teach courses such as introductory topics and upper-division course that can be grounded in the candidates’ research and teaching interests.
  • The department encourages faculty participation in interdisciplinary programs and provide guidance in developing the curriculum and departmental programs, advising students and other duties within the scope of this position.
  • The candidate must have earned a Ph.D. in History from an accredited institution
  • Demonstrated experience in teaching is required. Candidates with broad training in U.S. history; Latino/Latina history; or European History are preferable. Additionally, the Department of Humanities seeks to grow its Public History offerings and encourages candidates in the field of Public History with expertise in Museum or Archival Studies.
  • Applicants should complete a Claflin University Faculty Application located on our website, send a letter of application, a current curriculum vita, copies of transcripts of all graduate work, three current letters of recommendation and the addresses, telephone numbers and emails of at least three references: Dr. Isaiah R. McGee, Dean, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Claflin University, 400 Magnolia Street, Orangeburg, SC 29115 - E-mail:
  • Deadline: not stated in ad, ad expires 19 Mar. 2019.

College of Charleston (USA:SC) - Multiple positions [non-TT;VAP][]

  • One year three visiting assistant professorships in History to begin the Fall semester of 2019
  • The successful candidate will teach four sections of the 100-level general education requirement each semester, i.e., pre-modern history (pre-1500) and/or modern history (post-1500). The general education classes are organized thematically, around the professor’s academic interests, where appropriate. There may be opportunities to teach upper-division courses. Preference is for candidates who can teach the pre-modern courses, but applicants in all fields are welcome.
  • All requirements for the Ph.D. in History must be completed at the time of appointment.
  • Applications should include a cover letter, C.V., graduate transcripts, names and contact information for at least three references, a writing sample, and sample syllabi (pre-modern and/or modern) for the 100-level courses. Direct materials to:
  • For full consideration: 12 May 2019
  • Skype interview, 20 May, 2019

Faulkner University (USA: AL) - History/Social Sciences - SUSPENDED[]

  • 9-month Professorship for History and Social Sciences, to begin Aug. 2019
  • The teaching responsibilities will be at the undergraduate level, though graduate level teaching may be possible in cooperation with other program needs (e.g., Humanities, College of Education), depending upon the candidate’s credentials. The selected candidate must be able to teach a broad spectrum of courses in History, which may include U.S., World, European History, as well as courses in Social Science Research and Internships. Applicants with credentials to teach other Social Science courses in the department (e.g., Anthropology, Geography) are especially encouraged to apply. The position is primarily for traditional, onground teaching. However, experience teaching and/or developing online courses is a plus, as future online teaching assignments are likely.
  • The preferred candidate will have an awarded terminal degree in History, or Social Science with an emphasis in History. ABD and Master’s applicants will be considered as well, and are encouraged to apply.
  • The successful candidate must demonstrate a commitment to Christ-centered Liberal Arts educatio, Christian service, the mission of Faulkner University and initiatives of the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, to include support of department recruiting and quality improvement efforts. A well-defined research agenda is a plus.
  • Position Requirements: ...Active member of the church of Christ
  • Required Documents: Resume; A brief philosophy of teaching and developing the modern student; A letter of interest, including a summary of qualifications based on position requirements; A list of at least three professional references with telephone and email contact information; A statement of current church affiliation and acceptance of institution’s values; Copies of all academic transcripts (Official copies must be submitted prior to formal employment)
  • Deadline: not stated in ad.
  • [7 Nov] Received email stating hiring manager has suspended position with intent to reopen at later date

Florida Institute of Technology (USA:FL) - Legal History or Philosophy of Law[]

  • Tenure-track Assistant Professorship in History or Philosophy of Law for August, 2019.
  • Will consider all candidates who have a research and/or teaching focus in American Legal History or Philosophy of Law. Undergraduate teaching responsibilities include courses in constitutional law, introduction to law, and Florida Tech’s General Education Humanities Core.
  • Duties also include scholarship, student advising and program and university committee service. Successful applicants must have a Ph.D. in hand in the appropriate field by the time of appointment. Applicants with a J.D., at least a Master’s degree in the appropriate field (history, philosophy, or literature), and relevant teaching and research experience are also welcome to apply.
  • Send a letter of application, CV, three letters of recommendation, and transcripts to Dr. Robert Taylor, School of Arts and Communication, College of Psychology and Liberal Arts, Florida Institute of Technology, 150 W. University Blvd, Melbourne, Florida 32901 or e-mail
  • Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Franklin College (USA:IN) - Global South[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in History, to begin Aug. 2019
  • The ideal candidate is a generalist with a demonstrated interest in the Global South outside Latin America who can teach an introductory level course on World History since 1750 and upper-level history courses that include either the History of the Middle East or the History of East Asia.
  • Typical teaching load: 24 semester hours a year and an every-other-year Winter Term class. Broad service to the college, such as advising and committee work, is also required.
  • Applicants should submit a complete application via the application link - A complete application will include letter of application, vita, three current letters of recommendation with contact information, and a sample of student evaluations.
  • Review begins: 1 Oct. 2018
  • "We have invited three candidates for campus interviews to take place in early December." - Congrats to those invited.

Georgia Southern University (USA:GA) - Chair[]

  • Tenured Chair and Professor or Associate Professor of History, to begin 1 Jul. 2019
  • Reporting to the Dean of the College of Arts and Humanities, the Chair holds administrative, teaching, and research responsibilities. The Chair is expected to provide leadership and support for the major, the graduate program, and departmental initiatives at the different campuses. A successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to embracing and advancing the cross-disciplinary nature of a multi-campus Department and its interactions with other University departments and programs. The position is a 12-month, tenured appointment; the salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
  • PhD in history required
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the institution.
  • A minimum of 5 years full-time college/university teaching experience at the associate professor level is required for the rank of professor along with a strong record of research and service with publications and presentations in professional venues. A minimum of 5 years full-time college/university teaching experience at the assistantprofessor level is required for the rank of associate professor along with a strong record of research and service with substantial publications and presentations in professional venues.
  • A complete application consists of a letter addressing the qualifications cited above; a and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least five professional references. Other documentation may be requested. Only complete applications submitted electronically will be considered. Finalists will be required to submit to a background investigation. Applications and nominations should be sent to:Dr. Karin Fry and Dr. Beth Howells, Search Chairs, Search #67612, c/o Suzanne Shurling, Electronic mail:
  • Deadline: 1 Dec. 2018

Hong Kong Baptist University (CHN) - [Non-TT][]

  • Research Assistant Professor, to begin Sept 2019 (Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of three years... Re-appointment thereafter will be subject to mutual agreement)
  • The appointee is expected to conduct research and contribute to teaching in the history of South Asia, Central and South America, or the Middle East, ideally focusing on but not restricted to the following areas: (a) economic development; (b) intellectual trends; (c) historical representations of childhood in different cultures; (d) history of aging and the well-being of seniors; (e) environmental history; and (f) digital scholarship.
  • Applicants should possess a relevant doctoral degree or equivalent qualifications with strong potential in research.
  • Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System ( 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 should also request two referees to send in confidential letters of reference, with PR number (stated above) quoted on the letters, to the Personnel Office (Email: direct. 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: 1 Jul. 2019

James Madison University (USA:VA) - Department Head[]

  • The History Department at James Madison University invites applications and nominations for the position of Department Head to begin July 1, 2019.
  • Candidates must have a Ph.D. in History or related field, leadership experience, and a scholarly profile commensurate with appointment as a tenured full professor.
  • Field of specialization is open. The History Department is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their leadership, teaching, and service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Candidates from underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply.
  • To apply visit or go to and reference posting number F1227. Applicants will submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a statement describing their leadership philosophy (as Other Document #1... For more information regarding the position contact the search chair, Eric Fife The names and contact information for three references will be requested as part of the application. Each reference listed will receive an email requesting that they submit a reference through the JobLink system.
  • Review begins: 10 Dec. 2018 and continues until position filled.
  • Invitations for Skype interviews went out at some point before Christmas.

King Fahad University of Petroleum and Minerals (SAU) - [Non-TT][]

Position readvertised 4 Sept. 2018

  • Assistant/Associate Professorship in History
  • Applicants are expected to hold a Ph.D. degree with a strong commitment to research and teaching. Applicants are also expected to be proficient in English (spoken and written) as the language of instruction at KFUPM is English. Candidates with Middle East expertise and experience are encouraged to apply.
  • Two-year renewable contract.
  • Please apply online by visiting KFUPM website at:; the click on jobs link.
  • You can also contact us: By email:, CC: By mail: Dean, Faculty & Personnel Affairs, KFUPM, Box no. 5005, Dhahran 31261, Saudi Arabia Fax #: +966 13 860 2429
  • Open until filled [ad posted 3 Jul. 2018]
  • I applied and received an immediatie refusal because.... I am a woman.They dont accept women, despite they dont say anywhere in the ad. I complained to them (and but still they didnt do anything. Curious to know if someone had a different experience.

La Trobe University (AUS)[]

  • Professorship in history, with preference for Australian history
  • see full posting (link above) at Pacific History 2018-19

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

Ths post appears to have been readvertised as of 5 April 2019 with a new deadline. AFII (talk) 08:24, April 8, 2019 (UTC)

  • Professorship (tenured full prof+) in History
  • As a research leader, you will have an impressive academic record and considerable standing in teaching and research, along with an internationally recognised publication record. Naturally, you will have a track record of significant research income generation and likewise should be publicly-engaged, possessing excellent international networks. We welcome applicants working on any period of history, especially those whose research augments existing strengths in public engagement and/or one of our existing research groupings: leisure, consumption and material culture; religious and intellectual history; war, conflict and society; youth, gender and sexuality.
  • Please ensure that you include a CV and covering letter with your application
  • Deadline: 1 Nov. 2018 7 May 2019

Maynouth University, National University of Ireland Maynooth (IRL) - Since 1500 [non-TT][]

  • 4 Year lectureship in History (Since 1500)
  • Maynooth University Department of History (traditionally strongest in Irish and European history, complemented by American, military, and art history) seeks to strengthen and extend its existing undergraduate and postgraduate offerings. Therefore, and in the context of an increasingly diverse University that prizes its growing international ties, we invite applications for a four-year Lectureship in any aspect of History since 1500.
  • The appointee will have completed a PhD and possess an appropriate record of teaching, research and publication commensurate to the level at which the appointment is made, and will be expected both to contribute to the Department’s under/post-graduate teaching programmes and to assist in the supervision of research students. The successful candidate will also share in the administrative duties of the Department.
  • The appointee is also expected to sustain and conduct research, engage in scholarship of quality and substance and generate publications of a high standard.
  • For further details including full comprehensive job description please see the Maynooth University vacancies page at:
  • Deadline: 26 May 2019

Miyazaki International College in Japan (JPN) - History & Religion[]

  • Full time faculty position in History & Religion, to begin 15 Mar. 2019
  • We are particularly interested in strong generalist candidates. Area of specialization is open but candidates must be able to teach introductory History and Religion as well as European Culture courses.
  • Two-year contract, renewable up to the age of 60 with satisfactory biennial reviews.
  • Applicants should have completed a Ph.D. in History or Religion, and have a proven track record of publications and high-quality instruction at the university level.
  • Teaching experience with second language learners is preferred but not necessary. This is principally a teaching position and the majority of our students are non-native speakers. Japanese ability is not required, though can help the application.
  • Application method: Cover letter detailing your qualifications and skills as they relate to the position; Detailed curriculum vitae; Academic achievements; A sample syllabus for one semester Introductory course; Statement on Teaching; Statement on Research; Two letters of reference; Copy of your degree certificate for M.A./Ph.D.; If in Japan, copy of your alien registration card (both front and back pages)
  • [Selection process (selection method and hiring decision), notification of result]:After reviewing the submitted documents, shortlisted candidates will be contacted for a follow-up interview. Only candidates who have passed the first screening will be notified.
  • [Contact and submission details (department, official position, name, e-mail address, and phone number of the responsible person)] Dean of Faculty, School of International Liberal Arts, Miyazaki International College, 1405 Kano-hei Kiyotake Cho, Miyazaki 889-1605, Japan
  • Applications via e-mail preferred:
  • Deadline: 20 Dec. 2018

Mount Royal University (CAN) - Islamic world, South or East Asia, Sub Saharan Africa, or the global south[]

  • Assistant Professorship in History
  • We are seeking a historian whose work focuses on the Islamic world, South or East Asia, Sub Saharan Africa, or the global south. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and teach courses in global/world history. The ability to develop and teach courses in global gender issues will be a strong asset, as will the ability to also teach existing history courses at Mount Royal.
  • A Ph. D. in history is required.
  • New faculty are hired into one of two work patterns. The teaching/ scholarship/ service pattern (TSS) has a focus on teaching with the requirement that the faculty member be involved in a research program as well as service to the Mount Royal community. The teaching/ service pattern (TS) has a focus on teaching and service only. The successful candidate will be hired into the teaching/ scholarship/ service pattern (TSS). There is an option to change work patterns after tenure.
  • For further information, contact Dr. Mark Gardiner, Chair, Department of Humanities at (403) 440-6541 or
  • To Apply: Please visit out Careers Opportunities Page and apply to Requisition Number: 998535.
  • Deadline: not stated in ad. Ad expires 15 May. 2019

Northumbria University (UK:Eng)[]

  • Vice Chancellor's Fellow in History
  • These are permanent positions with a significant focus on research in the first three years of the appointment, to encourage the development of major projects that bring colleagues together at Northumbria and beyond.
  • We wish to appoint historians in one or more of these three sub-fields:
  • Early Modern Britain and Ireland, including the Tudor and Stuart eras, politics, culture and religion;
  • Global History, including (though not limited to) scholars working on migration, consumption or transnational activism and perspectives from African or Asian history;
  • America in the World, such as the political, strategic, cultural and economic relationships between North America and the rest of the world; or the role of nation, race and ethnicity in shaping the US.
  • You will hold a PhD or equivalent, and will already be developing a publication track record of exceptional quality. It is essential that you have excellent written and verbal communication skills; some relevant teaching experience; the ability to work effectively with colleagues; and the potential to attract external funding to support the future development of your research and Faculty. During the first three years of the appointment, you will develop a small amount of teaching and administration, as required within a vibrant Department. After the first three years you will progress as a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in the Department of Humanities.
  • For informal enquiries about this post please contact Professor Julian Wright, Head of Humanities,
  • Deadline: 24 Feb. 2019- the Dealine for this got pushed back to March 10, 2019. It is reflected in the job ad.

Pennsylvania State University Abington College (USA:PA) - Global South[]

Position READVERTISED 7 may 2019 with a start date of Aug 2020 and new deadline of 15 Nov. 2019. Holding advert here until the 2019-20 pages have been set up AFII (talk) 08:46, May 8, 2019 (UTC)

  • Tenure track Assistant Professor of History, to begin fall 2019
  • We welcome applications from historians with a specialization in the Global South, any period. Candidates with a focus on the Islamic World or Latin American/Caribbean History are especially encouraged to apply.
  • Candidates must have completed the Ph.D. in History, or expect to do so by the time of appointment.
  • Teaching Load: 3/3 The successful candidate will teach a variety of undergraduate courses in his or her areas of expertise, including introductory survey courses; maintain an active program of scholarly research and publication; advise students; and contribute service to the department, college, university, and profession.
  • Applicants should submit a complete application through the PSU employment portal: . To apply, submit 1) a cover letter outlining teaching and research interests, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a statement of teaching philosophy and/or sample syllabus, and 4) three letters of reference.
  • Review begins: 1 Nov. 2018 and continues until the position is filled.
  • Any word? [11 Jan]

Queen Mary, University of London (UK:Eng) - Multiple positions/specialisms[]

  • Lectureships (~tenured asst/assoc profs with initial reduced teaching load) in History
  • These lectureships are permanent positions, open to candidates who can demonstrate that they are able to build on our existing strengths and add strategic, additional capacity to our core areas of expertise. They offer an early career route to formally enhance the lecturer’s development. The first three years are supported by the University’s Strategic Fund during which time the lecturers will work within both their host School and the interdisciplinary initiatives of the Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences, with opportunities to shape the intellectual agenda of the Institute, including where appropriate, cross-Faculty initiatives. Upon successful completion of a three-year probation the Lecturer will be confirmed in post and will be wholly located in their host School, but with opportunities to continue to collaborate on research across the Faculty.
  • The first three years of the lectureships will be geared to enabling early career scholars to develop their existing research strengths, as well as their next projects through inter-disciplinary initiatives and taking advantage of external funding opportunities. They will contribute to education provision within their Schools, but in the first year, this will be at a nominal one-quarter of a normal teaching load. In the second and third years, this will be set at one-half of a normal teaching load. Because of these reduced teaching loads, these lecturers will not normally begin their application for a higher education teaching qualification until the second year of employment (if none exists already).
  • School of History: All areas of History will be considered with a particular interest in the following fields: modern France; modern Russia; China; non Anglo-American Atlantic world; history of slavery; visual and material culture; environment.
  • Further information can be found here:
  • These posts are permanent with an expected start date of 1 September 2019. The starting salary will be competitive and no less than £41,682 per annum, inclusive on London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan. Candidate applications should consist of a completed online application form and an accompanying CV of no more than five A4 sides. To apply, please click on the link above. Within the 5,000 character limit, the application should: briefly summarise research; explain how it fits with existing strengths at Queen Mary; set out a plan for how research will be developed further over the next three years.
  • The panel will consist of staff from across the Faculty's disciplines but will include at least one specialist relevant to the candidate's broad research area. It is expected that many applicants may already be in possession of external funded scholarships and may wish to bring these to Queen Mary with a view to obtaining a permanent post, this should be made clear within the application form.
  • Deadline: midnight 3 Jan. 2019
  • Intend to interview Feb. 2019
  • [22 Jan] Any news?
  • [6 Feb] Anyone heard anything?
  • [7 Feb] Rejection email x2
  • An exceedingly "form fitted" letter. And don't ask for feedback!

Queens University of Charlotte (USA:NC) - [Non-TT: VAP][]

  • One year Visiting Assistant Professorship in History, to begin Aug. 2019
  • The research specialization is open, but candidates who demonstrate a breadth of teaching and research interests that complement existing departmental expertise are especially encouraged to apply. Strong candidates will demonstrate a commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and an active research agenda. An earned Ph.D. must be in hand by time of appointment.
  • Please see the full job posting for more details:
  • Review begins: 15 Apr. 2019 and continues until the position is filled.

Royal Holloway, University of London (UK:Eng) - [Non-TT] History, Heritage, and Media[]

  • Three year Senior Fellowship in History, Heritage, and Media, to begin 1 Sept. 2019
  • Candidates will normally have completed a PhD in History and be able to demonstrate a developing record of excellence in training students and supporting colleagues in digital communications and digitally enhanced pedagogies. The candidate will contribute to core undergraduate teaching in the History Department and will have an opportunity to develop teaching in an area of special interest. They will, additionally, participate in the Department’s admissions activities and its public engagement work.
  • For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Professor Kate Cooper, Head of History, at: or via telephone on: +44 (0)1784 443295.
  • To view further details of this post and to apply please visit For queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at: NB the College may make additional appointments if funding becomes available.
  • The College cannot apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship for this post. Candidates applying for this position need to have their own permission to work in the UK based on UK Visa and Immigration requirements.
  • Please quote the reference: 0519-216
  • Deadline: 12 Jun. 2019
  • Interview Date: 27 or 28 June 2019

Sattler College (USA:MA) [Non-TT][]

  • full-time position as Assistant or Associate Professor of the Humanities, to begin Aug. 2019 
  • The professor will teach introductory seminars on expository writing to college freshmen, as well as seminars within the College’s three-semester core curriculum on key literary and philosophical works in western civilization, from antiquity to the modern era.
  • Candidates from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds are welcome, including classics, English and comparative literature, rhetoric and composition, history, philosophy, political science, and religious studies.
  • We seek faculty who support the Founding Precepts of the College, harmonious with the beliefs of the historic Christian faith.  The Founding Precepts can be found on the following webpage:
  • Candidates should have completed a doctoral degree, or be assured of completion, by Aug. 2019
  • Qualified applicants should submit the following materials online at   (1) a cover letter; (2) a curriculum vitae; and (3) a statement of teaching philosophy.
  • For full consideration: 15 Jan 2019
  • Preliminary Skype interviews will be conducted in February 2019. Candidates chosen for preliminary interviews should be prepared to supply letters of recommendation. 

University of the Arts, London (UK:Eng) - Cultural and Historical Studies (Fashion)[]

  • Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in Cultural and Historical Studies
  • In this key role, you will be part of a team teaching Cultural and Historical Studies approaches to fashion. As well as providing both academic and pastoral support to students, you will also be expected to coordinate the Cultural and Historical Studies dissertation units across the School of Media and Communication, and to make a significant contribution to research and scholarly activity in the field of Cultural and Historical approaches to fashion.
  • With a relevant degree and postgraduate qualification (or equivalent), you will be a talented teacher who has experience teaching fashion-related Cultural Studies at Higher Education level. You will have a teaching training qualification, plus experience covering unit management. You will also be comfortable liaising with external examiners and working as part of a team, sharing your knowledge and expertise. Crucially, you combine these talents with a strong research profile. You will be expected to continue your research, while inspiring our students and supporting our links with industry and professional practice.
  • apply online
  • Deadline: 18 Oct. 2018

University College Dublin (IRL) - Ad Astra Fellows[]

[These are essentially tenure track jobs, but with emphasis on research rather than teaching in the first few years, and a relatively generous reserach/studentship budget AFII (talk) 09:41, March 25, 2019 (UTC)]

  • We are looking for the best and brightest talent across all disciplines to come and be a part of Ireland’s Global University. We are expanding our faculty numbers which allows us to introduce exciting new pedagogical approaches that will prepare our graduates for a future society transformed by the 4th Industrial Revolution.
  • Ad Astra Fellows will be appointed at the first salary point of Assistant Professor/Lecturer Above-the-Bar pay scale.
  • The initial term will be five years with the possibility of permanency after a four-year review of performance against targets set at commencement.
  • Ad Astra Fellows will have a reduced teaching load for up to three years.
  • Appointees will receive research support for the first five years, which will normally consist of a PhD student scholarship and a budget for research costs of €5000 per annum.
  • Relocation expenses will be paid in accordance with the UCD Relocation Policy up to €4500.
  • Learn more about the benefits of working at UCD at:
  • For further information and application procedures, visit our website at:
  • Deadline: 22 Apr. 2019

University of Houston-Victoria (USA:TX) pref. Latin America, Europe or World[]

  • 9-month Assistant professor in History and the Humanities, preferably with a major focus in Latin American, European, or world history, to begin in the spring or fall of 2019.
  • PhD must be in hand by start date
  • Teaching Load: 3/3 Primary teaching responsibilities will involve world history survey courses, upper-division humanities period courses—including one or more of Classical Greece and Rome, Medieval and Renaissance Civilization, the Age of Enlightenment, the Age of Revolution, and the Modern Era—upper division courses in European or Latin American history, and graduate courses in the applicant’s field of specialty. Candidate may also need to teach sections of the U.S. history course. Opportunities for summer teaching may be available.
  • Applicants should possess a willingness to teach a broad range of face-to-face and online courses with evidence of prior teaching excellence. Applicant should also have a strong publication record and research agenda, preferably with a specialization in European, Latin American, or world history.
  • Required attachments: 1) a cover letter relating the applicant's expertise to the qualifications listed above; 2) a current curriculum vitae; 3) a list of three potential references, with at least one preferably able to address teaching effectiveness; 4) evidence of effective teaching; 5) copies of all college transcripts. (Official transcripts will be required of all finalists.)
  • Deadline: 5 Apr. 2019
  • [4 Feb]  This is presumably the same position they've started interviewing for over on the European History wiki page?

University of Hull (UK:Eng) - Wilberforce Professor of Slavery and Emancipation and Director of the Wilberforce Institute[]

  • The University is now looking for a new Director of the Wilberforce Institute to replace Professor John Oldfield, who is stepping down from the role.
  • The successful candidate will be an established academic with an outstanding 4*/3* research profile and an international reputation in the fields of slavery and emancipation.
  • They will have experience of winning and managing large grants and have the skills to enhance the Institute’s research and enterprise capacity through the development of a portfolio of national and international partnerships and consortia. They will have substantial experience of leading research-intensive organisations, whether at faculty or departmental level, and have the ability to provide effective and inspirational leadership, both inside and outside the University.
  • Applicants are required to submit a current CV and covering letter outlining how their qualifications and experience meet the person specification in the Job Description which is detailed within the candidate brochure.
  • Deadline: 12 Jul. 2019

University of Northern Iowa (USA:IA) - Head of History[]

  • Department Head in the Department of History with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2019. This is a five year appointment with potential for renewal.
  • Education Requirements: Earned doctorate degree in any field of History.
  • Required Qualifications: The required qualifications include a distinguished record of teaching, research, and service; a current rank of associate or full professor; demonstrated commitment to undergraduate and graduate education; evidence of strong communication skills; and academic administrative experience such as department head, program director, committee chair or other leadership roles in academic or similar programs.
  • Required Documents: Curriculum Vita; Statement of academic leadership philosophy; Names and contact information for three references; Professional References:Applicants must enter reference information online as part of the application process. Number of References: 3; Cover Letter: A plain text cover letter is required.
  • To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button
  • Contact: Emily Machen -; Seerley Hall 332, Phone: 319-273-3184, Department URL:
  • For full consideration: 16 Nov. 2018

University of Portsmouth (UK:Eng) - non-Western Europe/USA, 15th-20thC[]

  • Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in History
  • This post will be based in the History team which is part of an inter-disciplinary school including Area Studies, Politics, International Relations and Development Studies, and Literature. This post is designed to broaden the geographical expertise of the existing History team. We are, therefore, looking to appoint a scholar who has a research specialism in social and cultural history of a geographical area outside of Western Europe and North America in any period between the 15th and 20th centuries. The successful candidate will join colleagues with national and international recognition for their excellent research and teaching.
  • For an informal discussion about this vacancy, please contact Dr Theresa Callan, Head of School via email
  • For detailed information about the vacancy, please select this link: ZZ004766 - Lecturer in History.docx
  • Deadline: 31 Aug. 2018
  • Nb the short period between posting (16 Aug) and deadline may mean the university is unable to sponsor work visas for candidates outside the EU.

University of Salford (UK:Eng) - Politics & Contemporary History[]

  • Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in Politics & Contemporary History
  • The successful candidate will be expected to help develop the study of politics and contemporary history within the Directorate of Journalism, Politics and Contemporary History. This will include delivering high-quality teaching material across a range of modules and taking an overview of the ongoing development and organisation of politics and contemporary history programmes.
  • You will be able to demonstrate you can contribute to the development of the wider University, particularly given the MCUK/Salford context as part of the School’s commitment to Industry Collaboration Zones. Demonstrable ability to deliver this will be a key feature of this post. This can include providing evidence that you can organise and facilitate opportunities for students to engage in industry-based projects.
  • deadline: 18 Nov. 2018
  • NB: the advertising period for this post may mean the university cannot sponsor non-EU applications for a working visa.

University of Waikatao (NZL)[]

  • Lecturer in History
  • Applications are especially welcome from historians early in their academic careers and with expertise in any field of history. Responsibilities of the successful applicant will include establishing and maintaining a productive research programme, teaching undergraduate and postgraduate papers related to history, supervising postgraduate student research, and contributing to the administration of the degree programme.
  • Applicants must have a PhD in History, experience in undergraduate teaching and a record of research publications in keeping with the position of a Lecturer.
  • Enquiries of an academic nature should be directed to the Chairperson, School of Social Sciences, Professor Bruce Curtis email:
  • Vacancy number: 380248
  • For more information and to apply, visit
  • Deadline: 27 Jul. 2018

University of West Florida (USA:FL) - [non-TT][]

  • Full time lectureship position
  • The responsibilities for this non-tenure track position during the academic year are 50 percent teaching ... and 50 percent service as the undergraduate advisor for the history department. The successful candidate will typically teach the undergraduate methods course and one other course in his/her area of specialization each semester. During the summer the individual serves as a full time advisor, working with incoming students, transfers, and participating in summer advising/orientations.
  • Teaching Load: 2/2
  • The successful candidate must have a Masters degree in History, American Studies, or closely related discipline from an accredited institution in an appropriate field of specialization, two or more years of experience teaching undergraduate history majors and two or more years of experience advising undergraduate students. Preferred qualifications include working knowledge of Banner and other advising tools, 2-3 years of experience advising undergraduate students, and 2-3 years documented experience teaching undergraduate courses in modern U.S. history and historical methods. Preference will be given to applicants with documented evidence of teaching excellence, and experience with distance education.
  • Please submit your application online
  • Deadline: 1 Nov. 2018
  • Received rejection email 6 Dec. 2018

Wabash College (USA:IN) - [Non-TT] pref. non-US non-European[]

  • one-year Visiting Assistant Professor of History to begin July 1, 2019
  • he area of specialty is open, though fields outside the US and western Europe will be given special consideration. The department at Wabash College is committed to an international focus and the teaching of world history.
  • Ph.D. preferred by time of appointment, ABD considered.
  • Teaching Load: 3/3 "and will include the introductory course in world history"
  • To apply, visit submit a cover letter, CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three recent letters of recommendation ... Please direct questions to the Chair of History, Prof. Rick Warner, through Ms. Pam Sacco
  • Deadline: 19 Feb. 2019
    • [26 Feb. 2019] Skype interview

Washington State University (USA:WA) - Ancient Greece/Rome, World before 1500 [Non-TT][]

  • 2 year renewable assistant professorship to teach courses in Ancient Greece and Rome, World history (pre-1500), as well as courses in historical writing and methods that are required for the history major
  • Specific area of specialization is open.
  • Teaching Load: 3/3
  • Ph.D. by the time of appointment is required.
  • Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a one-page teaching statement, a sample syllabus (in either world or European history), and three letters of recommendation. Applicants should be prepared to submit materials online at
  • Questions may be directed to the search chair, Professor Lawrence Hatter at
  • Deadline: 1 Feb. 2019


The American University in Cairo (EGY) - [Non-TT][]

  • Five year position in Premodern History at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, beginning fall 2019.
  • All specializations and areas of study are welcome.
  • The successful candidate must have a PhD in hand by the start of the appointment.
  • The department is eager to review the applications of individuals with a strong research program, demonstrated commitment to teaching, and an interest in living and working in Egypt.
  • All applicants must submit the following documents online: a) a current CV; b) a letter of interest; c) a statement of teaching philosophy; d) a completed Personnel Information Form. Also, please ask at least three referees familiar with your professional background to send reference letters to
  • Apply Here:
  • Deadline: 15 Mar. 2019


St. Peter's University (USA:NJ)[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Ancient History
  • Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and three letters of recommendation electronically through the application portal at
  • Review begins immediately [ad posted 14 Nov] with a deadline of: 22 Dec. 2018


University of Oxford (UK:Eng) - Medieval Eurasian c.300-c.1300[]

  • Tutorial Fellowship and Associate (or full) Professorship in Medieval Eurasian History c.300-c.1300, to begin 1 Oct. 2019
  • Applications are invited from candidates who have an excellent record of research and teaching expertise in Medieval Eurasia c.300-c.1300, namely East Asia including China, Central Asia and the steppe, India, the Indian Ocean, the Islamic World, but not the Western European and Byzantine worlds. All other things being equal, a preference may be given to a candidate whose research contributes to one or more of the following fields: gender history; women’s history; cultural history; religious history; inter-cultural connectivities; environmental history, as well as social, political, and economic history. The appointee will be expected to research at the highest level; to teach undergraduates for the College and Faculty, and to supervise graduates for the Faculty; and to undertake relevant administrative duties for both the College and the Faculty.
  • For further particulars, please click here.
  • Deadline: noon 14 Jan. 2019
  • Interviews will be held in Oxford on 7th and 8th March 2019.
  • Crossposted to Asian History

Early Modern[]

University of Kent (UK:Eng) - [Non-TT] Early Modern Europe and the Islamic World[]

  • Three year lectureship (~VAP) in the history of Early Modern Europe and the Islamic World, to begin Sept. 2019
  • We would particularly welcome applications from a specialist who can convene and teach in any area of the shared history of the Christian- and Islamic world c. 1450-1800.
  • You will be an outstanding early-career scholar, with a research portfolio in either early modern Ottoman history, early modern Mediterranean history or in intellectual, religious or economic history involving the early modern Christian and Islamic world, and on course to make a significant contribution to REF2021.
  • As Lecturer in Early Modern Europe and the Islamic World you will: Teach and convene undergraduate and postgraduate modules in the shared history of Islam-Christianity and early modern Global History and to contribute to curriculum development in this area; Make a sustained contribution to the research profile of the School of History through research, successful external funding bids, knowledge exchange and public engagement; Have a proven track record or solid plans for future external funding applications
  • To be successful in this role you will have: A PhD in History or History-related subject (or equivalent); Knowledge of early modern European and/or Middle Eastern history; Experience of research-led teaching of early modern History in a Higher Education context and a strong commitment to personal excellence in teaching; A strong submission for REF2021
  • If you require further information regarding the application process please contact The Resourcing Team on quoting ref number: HUM0916 Please note - You will be required to fill in the main details section of the application form as well as upload your CV and a cover letter. Your cover letter should clearly and explicitly address the requirements of the Person specification and you should provide clear evidence and examples in your application which back-up any assertions you make in relation to each criterion. We recommend a maximum of 4 x A4 sides for this document. If you are invited for an interview, we will request references for you at that stage.
  • Deadline: 10 Apr. 2019
  • Interviews scheduled for 9 May 2019


Chapman University (USA:CA)) - modern Non-Western[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in in modern non-western history (North Africa, the Middle East, Asia, or Latin America), to begin Aug. 2019
  • (senior-level assistant professors may be considered)
  • A Ph.D. from an accredited institution, whose scholarly work promises to make a significant contribution, evidence of effective and innovative teaching, and commitment to a student-centered learning environment and cultural diversity are required.
  • The department is interested in historians who address their field of history in innovative regional, global or comparative contexts, and who can teach lower-division surveys and upper-division seminar courses in their areas of interest. The successful candidate will contribute to the Department’s Masters of Arts in War & Society Studies on a regular basis.
  • To apply submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three professional references to: Dr. Alexander Bay, Search Committee Chair at Please use "History Position" as the email subject line.
  • Review begins: October 2018 and continues until position filled
    • Application acknowledged. Email indicates that review will begin on 1 December. [2 Oct. 2018]
    • [5 FEB 2019] Assuming someone has been notified somewhere?
    • [FEB 8] I interviewed early December, but have heard nothing since. Their semester started Jan. 28. I assume they've moved on by now.

Universität Graz (AUT) - [Senior Hire] contemporary[]

  • Professor of Contemporary History, expected starting date March 1st 2020
  • The professor (f/m) will represent the subject in research and teaching in the full extent from a global perspective. A transnational/comparative research profile and if possible also a focus beyond Europe as well as the collaboration with the Fields of Excellence and the research core areas of the University of Graz is expected. Excellent scientific qualification in research and teaching, experience abroad during the scientific career and competences in the establishment of research projects and research core areas is expected.
  • In addition, we expect gender mainstreaming competence.
  • Please submit your applications stating the reference number BV/18/98 ex 2018/19
  • For information about the application procedures and other prerequisites, please visit
  • Deadline: 6 Mar. 2019

University of Derby (UK:Eng)[]

  • Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in History
  • We are seeking to appoint a full-time lecturer who is committed to the student experience and has a wide-ranging knowledge of modern international, including European, history...The ability to contribute to teaching on public history, policy and heritage would be an advantage, as would experience of working with external organisations and engaging in outreach activities for the subject
  • You will have excellent organisational and administrative skills and be interested in working across traditional discipline boundaries. Experience in curriculum development and a willingness to undertake significant administrative roles would be an advantage. You will have the opportunity to contribute to the research and/or publications profile of the team and to develop professional links and enterprise initiatives.
  • For more information and to apply on-line, please click the “Apply” button
  • Deadline: 12 Nov. 2018
  • NB: advertising period may not be sufficient for this institution to sponsor non-EU nationals in visa applications.

University of Exeter (UK:Eng) - post-1750[]

  • Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in post-1750 History, to begin Jan. 2019
  • The post of Lecturer in post-1750 History will contribute to extending the research profile of History at Exeter, particularly in areas related or complementary to global and imperial and/or naval history. The post will include the delivery of teaching in post-1750 History. In particular, it will involve teaching a selection of undergraduate modules in this area, including Understanding the Modern World.
  • For a Lecturer post you will have: A PhD or equivalent in post-1750 History and have an independent, internationally-recognised research programme in a relevant active field of research. Preference will be given to candidates who specialise in global and imperial and/or naval history.; ability to teach using digital humanities/digital history methods, or a willingness to develop that ability; A strong record in attracting funding for research, or demonstrate potential to attract such funding; An active approach to inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary research; Enthusiasm for delivering high quality undergraduate programmes; Strong connections and funded projects with business and community partners; Involvement in projects which develop impact.
  • Applications should be made via our website. For more information and to apply online please go to Please quote reference number P62460 in any correspondence. For an informal and confidential discussion about the post please contact Professor Richard Toye (email:, or telephone: 01392 723296).
  • Deadline: 29 Aug. 2018

University of Exeter (UK:Eng) - Colonial/Post-Colonial History[]

  • Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) Colonial/Post-Colonial History, to begin 1 Sept. 2019
  • We are seeking to appoint a new Lecturer with a particular focus on colonial/post-colonial history. You will have expertise in an aspect of the global history of colonialism/postcolonialism. We particularly encourage applicants whose research or teaching may have a transnational, comparative and non-elite component, preferably with expertise in Asia, Africa or South America. The ability to engage critically with postcolonial heritage contexts may also be an advantage.
  • For a Lecturer post you will have: A PhD or equivalent in history, or a related area such as post-colonial studies, and have an independent, internationally-recognised research programme in a relevant active field of research; A strong record in attracting funding for research, or demonstrate potential to attract such funding; An active approach to inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary research; Enthusiasm for delivering high quality undergraduate programmes; Strong connections and funded projects with business and community partners; Involvement in projects which develop impact.
  • For an informal and confidential discussion about the post please contact Dr Timothy Cooper (email:
  • Deadline: 9 Jun. 2019

University of South Wales (UK:Wales)[]

  • Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in post-1945 History
  • We are seeking applications from highly motivated candidates with a specialism in post-1945 history and with genuine commitment to research, teaching, and supporting student learning and wellbeing.
  • We are seeking applicants who can offer undergraduates an engaging and supportive experience inside and outside the classroom. We welcome suggestions for attractive new modules to be offered on our BA History programme and on related foundation programmes in partner colleges. There may also be an opportunity to contribute to the design and delivery of new multi-disciplinary undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, with particular reference to public and digital history.
  • The candidate is expected to demonstrate a commitment to research and an ability to contribute to the unit’s Research Excellence Framework submission in 2021. We are particularly interested in candidates whose research informs innovative approaches to teaching, and who have engaged with, or have clear potential to engage with, research impact and public history agendas.
  • Deadline: 9 Jun. 2019