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Castleton State College (USA:VT) - East Asia and Western Europe[]

  • tenure-track assistant professorship beginning August 2022 to teach undergraduate courses in the history of East Asia and Western Europe.
  • Applicants should have a primary specialization in one of those fields and a secondary specialization, or demonstrable expertise, in the other. Historians with a specialization in European colonialism in Asia will also be considered. The successful candidate will teach introductory survey courses in the ancient and modern world and develop upper-division courses on East Asia and Western Europe according to interest and expertise.
  • Teaching Load: 4/4
  • Please include a CV, evidence of teaching excellence (if possible), three letters of recommendation, and a statement of your teaching philosophy. All required documents must be submitted via this online process. We regret we are unable to accept applications or documents submitted via mail, email, or fax.
  • Review begins: 1 Jan. 2022

Central Connecticut State University (USA:CT)- History + Social Studies[]

  • full-time, tenure track Social Studies Coordinator in the Department of History. The position is at the rank of assistant professor specializing in history and social studies
  • The successful candidate will oversee the History Department’s secondary education program, including preparing student teachers in African-American/Black and/or Puerto Rican/Latino history in accordance with CT Public Act 19-12
  • Required: Ph.D. in History or Ed. D. in appropriate field in hand or due to be conferred by July 1, 2022. Demonstrated commitment to a research agenda in history and/or social studies, including publications, conference presentations, or their equivalent. Demonstrated experience working with teacher education programs or teaching courses related to teacher preparation
  • Preferred:Teaching experience in middle or high school setting. Experience in multicultural contexts and/or with English language learners. Proficiency in Spanish.
  • To begin the application process please visit the CCSU HR Job Opportunities at Select job [C21-101] Assistant Professor - History (Social Studies Coordinator) and click on the Apply button and submit the following documents:Letter of interest addressing the qualifications for the position. Curriculum Vitae. Statement of teaching philosophy that specifically addresses your approach to teacher education. Full-text example of a research-based scholarly work, including published work, dissertation chapter, or conference presentation; finalists may be asked to submit additional scholarly materials. Three letters of reference and contact information from individuals who can speak to the specific qualifications required for the position. References will not be contacted unless a candidate has been chosen as a position finalist, and the candidate will be notified if references are contacted. Unofficial transcripts.
  • Deadline: 13 Feb. 2022

Harvard University (USA: MA) - Lecturers on History & Literature[]

  • The Committee on Degrees in History and Literature seeks applications for multiple Lecturer positions. The program’s hiring needs include: American Studies and Ethnic Studies; world histories and literatures, especially Black or Asian diasporas; and European Studies, including work on migration, colonization, and decolonization. Especially encouraged to apply are candidates whose work focuses on race or ethnicity, candidates whose work is comparative or transnational in scope, and those who can teach a range of geographic areas and historical periods.
  • Deadline: 12 January 2022

Jackson State University (USA:MS) - African-American History, African History, Public History[]

  • Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position beginning August 2022.
  • A Ph.D. degree in African-American History, African History, Public History, or in a related area (e.g., African-American L Studies and/or African Studies.
  • Deadline: not stated in ad, ad expires 31 Jul.

Kennesaw State University (USA:GA) - US/World [Non-TT][]

  • nine-month, non-tenure track Lecturer of History in the Department of History and Philosophy. This position begins August 1, 2022.
  • Faculty members are expected to: teach survey courses in World or US history, serve the department, college, university, and/or professional community, ensure and gauge student success.
  • For a full description of this position, application deadlines, and application procedures, visit  Search for Job ID 237471.
  • Deadline: 31 Jan. 2022
  • [Virtual Interview 16 Feb.] The search committee said that their timeline is second round interviews in mid-March with the intent to extend an offer in April. Good luck candidates!
  • [March 7th] Invitation for campus interview

Lahore University of Management Sciences (PAK)[]

  • Assistant Professor and above in History
  • The ideal candidate should have a PhD in History with some years of teaching experience at the undergraduate level. Although candidates with a research focus on any region are encouraged to apply, we will prefer those who, through their research and teaching, will diversify the currently available expertise at the Humanities and Social Sciences Department and its History stream.
  • Interested applicants should submit their current curriculum vitae and a cover letter to: Mehreen Jamil, Assistant Manager, e-mail:
  • Deadline: 13 May 2022
  • Shortlisted candidates will be invited for Zoom interviews by the end of May.

London School of Economics and Political Science (UK:Eng) - [Non-TT] 20thC Global & Indian[]

  • LSE Fellow in Twentieth-century Indian and Global Imperial History; This is a fixed term appointment for 24 months
  • The successful candidate will have completed or be close to completing a PhD in History, Indian History, or Global Imperial History, by the post start date; A very good knowledge of History, Indian History or global Imperial History in the period 1935-1965; a developing research record in History, Indian History or global Imperial History, 1935-1965; excellent communication and presentation skills and the ability to work in close partnership with fellow teachers, including on a one-on-one basis and in small groups, and to provide effective support, as necessary. Relevant teaching experience would be desirable.
  • Teaching: HY329 Independent India: Myths of Freedom and Development and HY488 European Empires and Global Conflict, 1935-1948 which is half a unit taught in Lent term & other teaching up to a maximum of eight classroom contact hours per week
  • Deadline: 6 Jun. 2022

Maynooth University (IRL) - Post-1500 [senior hire][]

  • Professor of History (Post-1500)
  • The person appointed will have an excellent record in teaching and research, and outstanding potential in both research and grant capture, with a proven capacity to secure national and/or international funding. This post is open to applicants with a distinguished research profile in any area of history after 1500. The successful applicant will join a Department with an excellent research profile and publications record. They will be expected to add value to the Department’s research culture by bringing high-level expertise in research-funding applications.
  • For further details including full comprehensive job description please see reference number 014701 on the Maynooth University vacancies page at:
  • Deadline: 1 May 2020

Nazareth College - Rochester (USA:NY) - [Non-TT:VAP][]

  • One year Visiting Instructor or Visiting Assistant Professor - History
  • Desirable areas of specialization include Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East, and/or Modern Europe. 
  • Teaching Load: 4/4 (two sections of introductory classes, survey classes and upper division classes in areas of specialization).
  • Deadline: not stated in ad, ad expires 21 Feb. 2022

University of Houston - Victoria (USA:TX) - Latin American, Mexican American, Atlantic World, Indigenous, or Colonial American History - [Non-TT:VAP][]

  • Visiting Assistant Professor beginning Fall 2022.
  • Course load: four courses per semester, fall and spring, including a lower-level undergraduate sections on the history of the United States
  • The University of Houston-Victoria is an HSI: Hispanic Serving Institution
  • Materials: Cover letter and CV.
  • Proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. must be provided as condition of employment.
  • Apply at
  • Review of applications will begin on May 10, and will remain open until position is filled.

University of Limerick (IRL) - after 1800[]

  • Lecturer below the bar in History
  • Tenure Track (five year fixed term). During the term of the contract the successful applicant will have the opportunity to apply for tenure
  • We will consider applications from candidates with research expertise and teaching experience in any aspect of history since 1800 (beyond Ireland), but we may give precedence to (a) those with strengths in one or more of our strategic priority areas, particularly in the history of conflict, broadly understood (we are designing an MA in the Irish and International Conflict History, and (b) broaden our geographical coverage.
  • Deadline: noon 10 Jun. 2022

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

NB: short deadline which goes over a period of industrial action in the UK; people honouring the industrial action would only have 2 working days to submit their applications. This is a deliberate choice.

  • Head of Department in History. The role of Head of Department will be fixed term until 31.07.2027 initially and will be offered in combination with a permanent post at Professorial level
  • You will be an inspirational academic leader, with a demonstrable commitment to equality, diversity and inclusivity. You will have extensive experience in organisational leadership, and be committed to creating an environment in which departmental staff at all career stages, including PGRs and ECRs, are given the opportunities and support to develop and thrive. You will be a leading researcher with an outstanding track-record of internationally excellent publications and ambitious research plans for the future. Experience of winning major research council funding and/or a proven record of securing other sources of research income will be required. We would also expect you to demonstrate a track-record of leading innovation in research-connected teaching. You may be specialised in any field of History
  • As Chair in History, you will assume a professorial role in the School and will be expected to establish a significant research presence, and also to make an appropriate contribution to teaching. In your statement we specifically invite you to set out your vision for developing the Department over the next five years, as well as your personal research agenda/plan for the next five years and to explain how you see your own collaborative activity contributing to the School’s priority of maintaining and further developing our international research excellence
  • Deadline: 22 Feb. 2022

University of Warwick (UK:Eng) - History & Literature [Non-TT][]

  • Teaching Fellow in History and Literature for a fixed-term period of 12 months on a full-time basis commencing on 1 September 2022
  • We seek an outstanding scholar who specialises in the historical embeddedness of literature and culture – socially and materially – and who is keen to provide innovative teaching in this area. The successful candidate will engage with the intersection of history and literature in both their research and teaching
  • We welcome applications from early career researchers, please note that the PhD must be awarded by the job start date of 1 September 2022
  • The successful applicant will teach on the joint BA English and History degree alongside colleagues from the department of English and Comparative Literary Studies and will cover a period of leave of absence of an academic member of staff who has been successful in obtaining a fellowship abroad
  • It is envisaged that the successful candidate may contribute to teaching on the modules listed below: First year module: ‘EN126 History and Textuality’ Second year module: ‘EN2J9 Writing History’ Final year module: ‘EN3K9 English and History Dissertation’ as well as contributing to some core first and/or second year History modules, e.g.: First year modules: ‘HI153 Making of the Modern World’ or HI113 ‘Europe in the Making’ Second year modules: ‘HI2E1 Historiography I’ and/or ‘HI2E2 Historiography II’ and/or HI2E4 ‘Research Project’
  • Deadline: 1 May 2022
  • Expected interview date: Late May – early June 2022. Interviews may take place remotely via Microsoft Teams if this proves necessary

Western Colorado University (USA:CO)[]

  • Full-time tenure track position in History beginning August 2022
  • General area of specialization is open but of particular interest is the ability to teach Global Europe and U.S. history. Secondary fields outside of U.S., Africa and Latin America are of interest, especially experience or specialization in Digital History and/or Public History
  • Teaching Load: 24 semester credits per academic year (4 courses per semester) and the position involves academic advising, assisting with the History League, program recruitment and the development of Digital History projects and/or course. There is also the opportunity to develop and deliver innovative courses in one’s area of expertise.
  • To apply, go to and use our online application. Required attachments to your online application include a cover letter describing qualifications and how the candidate sees themselves supporting our program and campus goals, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness and commitment to teaching diverse students, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, three reference letters, and statement of teaching philosophy. In addition, have two letters of recommendation sent via email to
  • Review begins: 15 Feb. 2022


STM College, University of Saskatchewan (CAN) - Non-TT[]

  • LECTURER (one-year term): Department of History in Medieval History, to begin 1 Jul. 2022 [to 30 Jun. 2023]
  • Teaching Load: 5 courses per year at the undergraduate level and will have some flexibility teaching in the area of their expertise over their term of employment. The courses (in-person delivery) required for 2022-2023 will cover early Britain (Anglo-Saxon, Viking), medieval and late medieval Britain, the Crusades. Candidates will be expected to engage with all levels of students enrolled in the Classical, Medieval, and Renaissance Studies Program.
  • email application materials to Dr. Sharon Wright, Head, Department of History, St. Thomas More College (STM) and Director of CMRS. Email:
  • Review begins: May 24, 2022 and will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

Early Modern[]

University of Manchester (UK:Eng) - non-European[]

  • Lecturer (~asst/assoc prof) in Early Modern History, to begin 1 Jan 2022
  • Candidates will be expected to have proven expertise in material culture studies and any field of non-European early modern history c.1450-1750
  • Teaching: You will contribute to a range of existing undergraduate and postgraduate courses, including the MA in Medieval and Early Modern Studies. At level 1 you will design and teach a History in Practice seminar and contribute to the Early Modern survey course ‘Forging a New World: Europe 1450-1750’. At level 2 you will contribute to the innovative material-culture focused course 'The Stuff of History: Objects across Borders, 1500-1800'. At level 3 you will devise and teach a specialist course based on your own area of research expertise. In addition to lectures and seminars, you will also take an active role in undergraduate and postgraduate dissertation supervisions, in PhD supervision, and act as an academic advisor.
  • Deadline: 18 Aug. 202
  • Interviews over zoom, 16 Sept


Drake University (USA:IA) - European and World[]

  • Tenure-track assistant professor position in Modern World and European History starting August 2022
  • Preference will be given to applicants who are prepared to teach pan-European and world history topics at the introductory and advanced undergraduate levels.
  • Teaching Load: 3/3 Course responsibilities include teaching an introductory modern world history sequence, a research seminar, and other courses to be negotiated with the Department.  Preference will be given to applicants who are prepared to teach pan-European and world history topics at the introductory and advanced undergraduate levels.
  • Ph.D. in history required
  • To apply, go to and upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, diversity statement, and any syllabi and teaching evaluations from the most recent teaching year. Questions may be directed to Dr. Karen Leroux, the search committee chair, via email,
  • Review begins immediately [ad posted 3 Sept 2021] and continues until the position filled.
  • Oct. 27 Rejection email

University of Oxford (UK:Eng) - [Non-TT][]

  • Research Lecturer in History (Modern and Contemporary) for a fixed-term period, from the 1st September 2022 to 31st December 2023.
  • This Research Lecturership is intended to provide an opportunity to undertake high-quality research, and to cover the College and Faculty teaching needs arising from a period of leave being taken the College’s Fellow and Tutor in Modern History, Professor James McDougall.
  • Deadline: 6 Jun. 2022

University of Wolverhampton (UK:Eng) - post-1700[]

  • Lecturer (~asst/assoc prof) in Modern History
  • We invite applications from candidates with teaching and research expertise in Modern History post-1700, with a geographical focus beyond the UK and Europe. You will play a key role in promoting non-European perspectives, sources and approaches in our existing and future history teaching and will complement and broaden our global coverage of the histories of class, gender, generations, communities, conflict and consumption.
  • Informal enquiries can be directed to Dr David Hussey, Head of Department of History, Politics and War Studies Email D.P.
  • Deadline: 31 Aug. 2021
  • Intend to interview week beginning 27th Sept.