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Last Year's Jobs (2010-11)

Mixed Hire/Multiple Specialty Jobs[]

American Historical Association[]

  • Special Projects Coordinator, job deadline August 20.
  • Ack received by email.
  • How many here applied for this?
  • Any further news? (11/7/2011)
  • Still nothing - seriously? Have they made a hire already?

Arizona State University - Barrett Honors College[]

  • Non tt Faculty position in the Humanities and Social Sciences
  • "We seek to fill a full-time, multi-year faculty position whose primary responsibility will be to teach the first-year seminar...A PhD in any field of the humanities or social sciences (including interdisciplinary and area studies, e.g. African American studies) that complements the academic focus of the existing faculty members. Experience in leading discussion seminars and teaching argumentative writing skills is required"
  • Review begins: 13 Feb. 2012

Azusa Pacific University[]

  • Assistant or Associate Professor in the History of "the Middle East, Asia, or Latin America"
  • "The successful applicant must be able to teach lower-division world civilization surveys and upper-division courses in area of specialty"
  • Deadline: 15 Nov. 2011

Bluffton University (OH)[]

  • Bluffton University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position beginning fall 2012. Ph.D. preferred; ABD considered. Candidate must be prepared to function as a generalist in the western historical tradition. Must have ability to teach the Humanities sequence and World History survey courses as well as upper level and more specialized topics. An ability to teach a course in a non-Western subfield is desirable.
  • Review of applications begins October 15 and continues until position is filled. Send letter of interest, vita, three letters of reference and official transcripts to Elaine Suderman, Academic Affairs, Bluffton University, 1 University Drive, Bluffton, Ohio, 45817. See for additional information.
  • Bluffton University welcomes applications from all academically qualified persons who respect the Anabaptist/Mennonite peace church tradition and endorse Christian higher education in a liberal arts environment.
  • Also posted at European History 2011-12

City University of New York[]

  • Tenured Associate or Full Professor in either "The History of Empire from 1500 to the present, with a preference for European, including Ottoman, empires; or the History of Religion from the Middle Ages to the present."
  • Review begins: 16. Jan 2012

Colorado State University, History Assistant Professor, Public History[]

Drexel University[]

  • 2 tenure-track positions in History, Assistant or Associate Professor level
  • " While the particular sub-field is open, we are primarily interested in candidates who can add to our existing strengths in the history of science, technology, medicine and the environment. Candidates at the associate professor level may also be considered to direct Drexel's Program in Science, Technology & Society. For that position we will consider historians as well as candidates in sociology, anthropology, political science, and other STS-focused fields. For both positions research centered on Africa or Asia may be viewed favorably."
  • Review begins: 15 Nov. 2011

East Tennessee State University - French/British Colonial & African[]

  • Tenure track associate professor "specializing in French or British history (emphasis on colonialism) with a demonstrated ability to teach African history"
  • "Preferences will be given to a candidate who has the ability to teach both U.S. and World history"
  • 3/3 Load
  • Deadline: Not Stated
    • Cross posted at European History 2011-2
    • [12 Apr] Offer made and accepted, according to posting on European History page.

Emerson College - History Generalist[]

  • Has anyone heard if this position is still considering applications that were submitted? It remained listed on the Emerson website after HEd took it down.
  • NB: Higheredjobs notes that this search is no longer active.
  • Emerson College seeks an assistant professor, tenure-track faculty member to teach a range of general history courses in topic areas such as Contemporary World History, Non-Western World History, US history, US political institutions, American Political History, and Renaissance and Reformation Thought. The initial appointment is for the 2012-13 academic year beginning September 1, 2012.
  • Send a cover letter, curriculum vita and a list of at least three references and their contact information to: Chair of History Search Committee, Department of Journalism, Emerson College, 120 Boylston St. Boston, MA 02116. No faxes or email submissions please. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2011, and will continue until the position is filled.
  • Applicants must fill out an online application form in addition to submitting application materials directly to the department. To view this position and apply online please visit our faculty employment web page at
  • Also posted at US History 2011-12
  • Has anyone heard anything? (12/17) nothing here 12/21
  • Haven't heard anything (1/2). I recall their search last year was similarly slow and reticent.

Fairmont State University[]

  • Fairmont State University invites applications for Assistant Professor of History. Candidates must have the ability to teach the U.S. Survey courses and World History courses along with upper level courses in their specialties. Preference will be given to those who can offer courses in Women's History, Gender Studies, and specialized courses in non-Western History. Ability to teach upper level European, World and American courses are highly desirable. The expected teaching load is four classes per semester. Teaching experience at the college level is essential as is demonstrated excellence in the classroom. Applicants must have their Ph.D. in History in hand by August 2012.
  • For complete job description and to apply, visit, position # 20120042.
  • Full Consideration Date: 01-12-2012
  • Also posted at US History & World History

Finlandia University - History (open field)[]

  • Finlandia University seeks to fill a tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor level, beginning August 2012. A PhD in History or related field is required. ABDs are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • "We seek a broadly trained individual able to teach general education courses as well as core courses in history. Area of expertise is open."
  • "The successful candidate will have the potential for excellence in teaching and an interest in developing courses for and engaging first-year students."
  • "Finlandia is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples. Dual career couples should note that Finlandia University is planning to make appointments in a number of departments. A list of all openings can be found at "
  • Review begins: April 6, 2012
    • Rec'd email acknowledgment of application (3/15)
    • On 5/6, after inquiring about the search, I received an email from the search chair stating that they had finalists coming to campus that week.

Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government[]

  • The Harvard Kennedy School is conducting a search for one (or more) Assistant Professor(s) of Public Policy with an emphasis on politics, to be filled by the Fall semester 2012. We invite applications from political scientists, sociologists, historians and other social scientists with research interests in: Urban politics and policy, in the US and/or other countries; and/or Ethnic and race relations in the US. In both cases, we look for strong public policy components or implications in the applicant’s work.
  • We welcome applications from persons with newly granted or expected doctorates and from persons who received their doctorates within the past three to four years. Qualifications for appointment include a distinguished Ph.D. record, strong evidence of a commitment to research, strong teaching skills, and a demonstrated interest in public policy issues.
  • Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, list of references, teaching evaluations, and one research paper online at:
  • The deadline for receipt of applications is November 23, 2011.
  • Also posted at US History 2011-12 & Non-Geographic/Methodologically Oriented 2011-12

Limestone College World/Non-Western and Non-American History[]

  • Tenure track assistant/associate professorship in History
  • "to teach survey courses in World and Non-Western History as well as upper-level courses in Latin American, European, and other non-American fields."
  • Deadline: Not state in ad (posted 30 Jan)

Lingnan University (Hong Kong)[]

  • Assistant/Full Professor in History
  • "The appointee should assist with instruction of courses in his/her field of expertise and should demonstrate competence to cover some required courses, either the historiography sequence required of majors or the World Civilizations course that is part of the University's core curriculum. Candidates who are capable of teaching and researching in multiple cultures such as Atlantic history, Pacific Rim, or South Asia are strongly preferable."
  • Review begins: November (no date given) 2011.

Mary Baldwin College[]

  • Assistant Professor of History: American or Public History
  • "Primary appointment in the Adult Degree Program. Ph.D., teaching experience required. Experience with adult learners, willingness to travel important. Teaching includes American and public history."
  • Review begins: 1 Oct. 2011
  • Also posted at US History 2011-12

Missouri Western State University[]

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF HISTORY- (tenure- track position)- to teach 12 credit hours per semester beginning August 2012; areas of expertise must include Ancient History, Medieval Civilization, and English History; additional desirable fields include non-Western Civilization or the British Empire.
  • Qualified applicants must submit a letter of application (include e-mail address if available), vita, unofficial transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and 3 current letters of teaching effectiveness to: Review of applications will begin December 31, 2011.
  • Also posted at European History 2011-12

New York University - Abu Dhabi[]

  • History Faculty, Open Rank
  • "applicants should offer a special area of research and teaching dealing with the Indian Ocean region and/or Africa and the Gulf region, in which a transnational, comparative or global approach is part of the methodology."
  • Review begins: 1 Dec. 2011

Nottingham Trent University (UK)[]

  • Lectureship - fixed term in the first instance for 23 months but "with the possibility of renewal or transfer to a permanent contract"
  • Topic, period and speclialisation completely open.
  • Deadline: 9 Feb 2012
  • applied but haven't heard anything as of yet
  • still waiting, 18.2
  • was called for campus interview, 5 Mar
  • did interview yesterday, haven't heard anything yet

Oxford Brookes University (UK) - Three Tenured Posts[]

  • Three Lectureships/Senior Lectureships (tenured ~Assoc/Asst Prof.) in History since 1500
  • "Applicants whose research or teaching interests are in Early Modern British or Early Modern European History or Nineteenth/Twentieth Century American History would be particularly welcomed, but applications from all areas of historical study will be considered"
  • "International applicants from outside the EU will need to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK"
  • Deadline: 6 Jun. 2012

Richmond, The American International University in London (UK)[]

  • Tenure track Assistant Professorship in International History
  • "Candidates with interests in non-European, trans-national history are particularly encouraged to apply" & knowledge/experience of both UK and US higher ed. systems an advantage.
  • [NB: at the time of posting the History faculty at Richmond consists of only 4 people, two profs (one of whom is presumably leaving?) and 2 adjuncts + art historians]
  • Deadline: 30 Mar. 2012

Saint Martin's University[]

  • Lacey, WA; Catholic Benedictine University
  • Assistant Professor of History, open specialization
  • "applicants must be able to teach survey sections in Western Civilization and United States Civilization."
  • "PhD is required by time of appointment, as is a willingness to support the Catholic, Benedictine tradition of Saint Martin's University."
  • Review begins: 19 Nov. 2011

Sheffield Hallam University (UK) - Extra European History[]

  • Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (tenured ~Assoc. Prof.) in 'Extra European History'
  • expertise in a period "since the late eighteenth century and particularly an area or aspect of the history of Asia, Africa, or the Middle East. Preference may be given to candidates who are interested more generally in imperialism and/or globalisation"
  • "The University has a legal responsibility to ensure that all employees are entitled to live and work in the UK. Due to the current restrictions on the number of Tier 2 Certificates of Sponsorship available, it is unlikely that we would be able to obtain a Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship for this job. Therefore it is unlikely that we will be able to consider applications from candidates who require Tier 2 immigration status to work in the UK"
  • Deadline: noon, 6 Jan 2012
  • Invited to campus interview (01/13)

Taft College[]

  • Tenure track associate professorship in History
  • No specialism or details available - home ad here
  • Open until filled, but for full consideration: 9 Mar. 2012

University of Cambridge (UK) (Peterhouse) [non TT: VAP equiv.][]

  • 5-year lectureship (~VAP) in History, to cover teaching in Ancient, Modern British or Modern European History
  • 120 hours teaching a year (6 hours/week in term time) which would mostly consist of teaching small groups (1-3) of students; Fellows are expected to also conduct research and publish material.
  • As with most Cambridge college positions, this includes substantial additional support e.g. research expenses, accomodation subsidy, free meals, etc.
  • Deadline: 25 Jun. 2012

University of Cape Town (S. Africa)[]

  • Two Lectureships or Senior Lectureships in History
  • Preferred fields: "Modern Economic History/African History (outside South Africa)/Transnational and/or Comparative History, especially in Africa and the southern world (i.e. Latin America, Asia, Indian Ocean)."
  • SHORT Deadline: 14 Oct. 2011
  • Rejection letter recieved (Nov. 1)

University of Essex (UK) - Early Modern History[]

  • Lectureship (tenured ~Asst/Assoc Prof) in Early Modern History excluding the British Isles & Germany
  • "Preference in making the appointment may be given to scholars working on France, Spain, or the Spanish, Portuguese or Ottoman Empires; to scholars whose research and teaching interests use digital technology in innovative ways; or to scholars whose work has a significant impact beyond academia."
  • Deadline: 29 Apr. 2012

University of the Highlands and Islands (Scot.)[]

  • Lecturer (tenured) in History; no period/approach/region specified
  • PhD in hand
  • NB SHORT DEADLINE: 8 Sept. 2011
    • Intention is for a start date in 2011, although this is negotiable

University of Illinois[]

University of Kent (UK) - Early Modern (non-(continental)European)[]

  • Lecturer (tenured ~Asst/Assoc Prof) in Early Modern History
  • Looking for " a historian of the early modern wider world circa 1500-1800 (excluding the North Atlantic). This will develop the School's cross-period interest in relations between Europe and the wider world."
  • "The successful candidate will have a PhD in History or a related area, with knowledge of the history of non-continental Europe circa 1500-1800."
  • Deadline: 7 May 2012
    • Interviews: 1 Jun.

University of Liverpool (UK)[]

  • Lecturer (tenured ~Asst/Assoc Prof) in History, with expertise in 'any area of slavery, the slave trade, abolition or post slavery'.
  • Deadline: 30 Mar. 2012
  • Invitation, 18 May, to interview, 31 May.

University of Massachusetts Amherst - Transnational Spanish-Speaking History[]

  • The History Department and the Commonwealth Honors College (CHC) of the University of Massachusetts Amherst invite applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in Transnational Spanish-Speaking History beginning 1 September 2012. Duties include teaching in both the History Department and the CHC. Preference will be given to candidates whose research and teaching specialties focus on the study of Spanish-speaking people in Europe, Latin America, and the United States. We expect the successful candidate to draw upon other existing strengths in the department, including the Public History program, which could provide additional avenues for community engagement and outreach to neighboring Latina/o communities.
  • The department will conduct interviews at the AHA annual meeting. Applicants must submit a letter of application stating research interests and qualifications, CV, three letters of reference, a sample syllabi, and a recent research paper by November 4, 2011 at Letters of reference and complete applications can also be submitted by postal mail to Professor Joel Wolfe, Chair Transnational Spanish-Speaking Search Committee, Department of History, Herter Hall 616, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 161 Presidents Drive, Amherst, MA 01003-9312.
  • Also posted at World/Global History 2011-12 & Latin American History 2011-2012

University of Southampton (UK) - 'Humanities' hires[]

  • Unspecified no. of tenured positions, unspecified rank, in the Humanities.
  • Earlier job search (2010-11) specified UK professorial-rank, tenured faculty - this time it's "world-class scholars or rising stars with the potential to be international leaders in their field".
  • Deadline: 25 Nov. 2011

University of Texas at Austin[]

  • Professor or advanced associate professors in multiple historical fields sought
  • " including South Asia, Latin America and the United States, without respect to era"
  • Review begins 1 Nov. 2011

University of Utrecht (Netherlands)[]

  • Lecturer (tenured) in 19th and/or 20th C Economic and Social History and with a "clear affinity with Political History and the History of International Relations."
  • Lectures are delivered in English, but applicants must already have, or be willing to obtain, proficiency in Dutch.
  • Deadline: 1 Jul. 2011

University of Wisconsin - La Crosse - Cultural and/or Social History[]

  • Tenure track assistant professor, cultural and/or social history, region/ geographic area/period specialization open
  • "Teaching responsibilities include a General Education World History course and upper level courses in specialty areas."
  • "The department is especially interested in applications from candidates with specialties in race, class, social movements, sports and leisure, film, the arts, and literature."
  • "Ph. D. in an appropriate field, in hand by August 2012."
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  • please apply at
  • Deadline: November 1, 2011
  • Also posted at World/Global History 2011-12 & Non-Geographic/Methodologically Oriented 2011-12
  • AHA interview scheduled yet?
  • haven't heard anything 11/24 (x3) 11/28 (x2)(12/2)x3
  • From posts in other catagories looks like AHA interviews scheduled
  • AHA Interviews scheduled
  • Rejection email (300 applicants!) (12-15)

University of Wisconsin - La Crosse - Public and/or Policy History[]

  • Tenure track assistant professor, public and/or policy history, region/ geographic area/period specialization open
  • "Teaching responsibilities include a General Education World History course and upper level courses in specialty areas."
  • "We are especially interested in applications from Public History candidates with backgrounds in material culture studies, built environment, or oral history. The department is also especially interested in applications from candidates with Policy History specialties in education, welfare, race, criminal justice, or other social or domestic policy topics."
  • "Ph. D. in an appropriate field, in hand by August 2012."
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  • please apply at
  • Deadline: November 1, 2011
  • Also posted at World/Global History 2011-12 & Non-Geographic/Methodologically Oriented 2011-12
  • Received an email--not accepted for AHA interview (11/18). Nice of them to notify. x2 (w. # of apps, even.)

University of York (UK) - Open Hire[]

  • 50th Anniversary Research Lectureships; History is a named field but no guarantee there'll be a hire in History.
  • "These posts are aimed at providing outstanding post-doctoral researchers with an opportunity for an extended period of research and a permanent career path. Anniversary Research Lecturers will spend a three year period establishing a strong personal research profile, followed by a transfer to an established academic post, comprising teaching and research."
  • [Similar schemes have been run elsewhere; most active on this board is the Chancellor's Fellowship Scheme at Edinburgh which is being discussed on Humanities and Social Sciences Postdocs 2011-12 page]
  • Deadline: 22 Mar.

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University - Pre-20thC Asian or Continental European History[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in pre-20thC Asian or pre-20thC Continental European History
  • Candidates' research should "emphasize issues of race, gender, or ethnicity. Applicants whose research engages global/transnational perspectives, who are committed to using new media and emerging technologies in teaching and research, and who will contribute to one of the department's emerging areas of inquiry (Identity, Politics, and Power; Science, Technology, and the Environment; Knowledge Production and Transmission) are especially encouraged to apply."
  • Review begins: 31 Oct. 2011

Wichita State University - Medieval/Renaissance History[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in 'Medieval/Renaissance History'
  • "Sub-specialty is open, but candidates with fields in Middle Eastern, Islamic, or African History, who can further the University’s goals in interdisciplinary studies, are especially encouraged to apply"
  • "The position has a 3-3 teaching load, and the successful candidate will teach a world civilization prior to 1500 course, and upper division and graduate courses in the candidate’s area of specialization."
  • Deadline: 11 Nov. 2011
  • Also posted at European History 2011-12

Modern History[]

Goldsmiths, University of London (UK)[]

  • Lecturer (tenured) in Modern History
  • "Applicants specialising in non-European history are particularly encouraged to apply, because Europe (especially the UK) is already strongly covered by several staff. However, the main criteria for shortlisting will be academic excellence, contribution to the department's REF submission and outstanding research potential."
  • Deadline: 20 Jan. 2012
    • Interviews: 13 Feb. 2012

Keele University (UK)[]

  • Lecturer (tenured) in Modern (post-1900) History, with a 'research specialty beyond Europe'
  • Preferably not a specialism in South Asia or North America
  • Deadline: 12 Jul. 2011
    • NB: initial intention is to hire for a start date of Sept. 2011
  • For the record: Looks like the successful candidate here

Liverpool Hope University (UK)[]

  • Lecturer (tenured) in Modern History, with a preference for a Cultural Historian
  • "please note that a PhD is required for this post. When completing your application please include the title of your doctorate dissertation. Candidates who have not completed a PhD but are at an advanced stage can be short-listed and interviewed but if offered the post will be required successfully to complete the PhD within the 12 month probationary period."
  • Deadline: 18 Jul. 2011
    • NB: initial intention is to hire for a start date of Sept. 2011

Monash University (Aus.)[]

  • Lectureship in Modern History (c.1750-present)
  • "The area of specialisation is in one or more of the following fields of historical study - British / European, American, East/South Asian, Imperial and Colonial, Migration and Diasporas - with a capacity to work across disciplines, regions and/or time periods."
  • Deadline: 15 Jan. 2012
  • anyone else on the wiki toss their hat in the ring on this one? any news?
  • Nothing beyond the receipt of application email! But it's a bit soon yet, don't you think? (1/20)
  • yes, soon, but I think that they move pretty quickly after closing date. I suspect we'll hear something by early Feb. Really just wondering if anyone else was on wiki and paying attention to this one. I'll post if I hear anything.
  • Thanks. I'll do the same. Good luck!
  • Rejection recieved via email (1/31 EST) [x3]

Swansea University (UK;Wales)[]

  • Lecturer (tenured ~asst/assoc prof) in 20th C History
  • "Applicants should have a PhD in Modern History and a record of internationally-excellent published outputs that will make a strong contribution to the University’s REF return"
  • Ability to speak welsh an advantage
  • Deadline:18 Jun. 2012
    • [28 Jun.] Invitation (email) to interview.

University of Bristol (UK)[]

  • Lecturer (tenured ~assistant/associate prof.) in Modern History
  • "Candidates who can demonstrate excellence in research in any area of Modern History, and who are capable of teaching in the period c. 1700 - c. 1914, are invited to apply for this post...You will be a specialist in any area of Modern History (1700-1914) but particular interest will be shown in applicants who work in an Extra-European field."
  • Deadline: 11 Nov. 2011
    • Interviews 9 Dec. 2011
    • 15 Mar: see posting below, not clear if Spring 2012 search is a new job, or if this position was a failed search.
    • Spring 2012 is a new search. This post was appointed.

University of Bristol (UK) - [Readvertised?][]

  • Lecturer (tenured ~asst/assoc prof.) in Modern History
  • "You must be able to demonstrate excellence in research in any area of the history of any part of the world since 1700, and be capable of teaching it in that period...You will have a PhD (or completion by August 2011), a record of publication or well-developed plans for publication, and clear potential to achieve international excellence in research. You will be a specialist in any area of history since 1700"
  • Deadline: 12 Apr. 2012
    • Interviews: 14 Jun 2012.
  • [5 Apr] Personallised (!) ack. of materials with a "disappointment date" (4 weeks from closing).
  • [Applicants may want to check comments on the failed search for a post-1700 US historian on the US History 2011-12 page, which may be relevant to this search. AFII 09:46, April 9, 2012 (UTC)]
  • [25 April] Long-listed - request for example of research output
  • Which field, if I may ask?
  • 20th Century Russia.

University of Chichester (UK)[]

  • Senior lecturer (tenured) in Modern or Contemporary History (1800-2010, cultural or political)
  • "the post holder may specialise in British, European, North American or World History" in "the sub-disciplines of either cultural or political history"
  • Deadline: 3 Oct. 2011
  • [NB: Senior Lectureships are generally a senior hire; i.e. at least one published monograph, ideally two] -- however the "essential" criteria of the Chichester job specs states the need to have 4 journal articles by 2013 "To demonstrate publications of an international standard and a quantity of work sufficient to be entered in the REF 2013: 4 publications in the period 2008-13 is the minimum requirement."

University of Dundee (UK: Scot)[]

  • 3 lectures (tenured ~ asst/assoc Prof) to join the History and Politics team
  • "The main areas of research and teaching will be in politics and international relations and contemporary international/global history. Applications would be particularly welcome from those working in the following target areas:
    • International relations theory;
    • European Union Politics and the history of European Integration;
    • The history of international relations / international politics and security;
    • Environmental history / history of environmental politics / green movement;
    • Imperial / post-imperial history, including the histories of Asia / the Middle East / Africa / the Americas.
  • Deadline: Not stated in Ad [posted 3 Apr]
  • Invitation for interview (5/16)

University of Essex (UK)[]

  • Lecturer (~tenured Asst/Assoc Prof) in Modern History
  • Area of specialism: "1850 onwards; excluding Germany and Britain, but including the British Empire). Preference may be given to scholars working on colonial/imperial history, environmental history, or public history; whose research and teaching interests use digital technology in innovative ways; or to scholars whose work has a significant impact beyond academia."
  • Deadline: 29 Apr. 2012

University of Hull - Twentieth century history[]

  • Lectureship (tenured ~ Assist/Assoc Prof) in Twentieth Century History, specialism open
  • "You will pursue a vigorous and imaginative research programme, which will be of an international standard, and you will design, deliver and assess research-informed learning modules in twentieth century history. With your impressive teaching background, you will enhance and enrich the History syllabus. Committed to your own research, your publications will form part of the department’s submission to the Research Excellence Framework in 2014. You will also be expected to apply for and win external research funding."
  • As mentioned above, the REF will require 4 substantial pieces of academic work, produced between Oct 2008 & Oct 2013.
  • Deadline: 4 Dec. 2011

University of Liverpool (UK)[]

  • Lectureship (tenured) in Twentieth Century History
  • "We welcome applications from scholars whose research expertise complements the existing research strengths and clusters within the Department, and relates to one of the University's research themes."
  • Further details state that an ability to teach "in European (including British) political history, including political culture and political protest" would be an advantage.
  • Deadline: 20 Jan. 2012

University of Reading (UK)[]

  • Lecturer/Reader (tenured ~Asst/Assoc or Senior Full Professor) in Modern History
  • Full REF submission essential
  • Deadline: 28 Jun. 2012
    • [12 Jul.] Email invite to interview
    • [27 Jul.] Polite email rejection

University of Sheffield (UK)[]

  • Two Lectureships (tenured) in History (post 1800)
  • "The post-holders will design and deliver research-led teaching on specific areas of history post 1800."
  • Deadline: 16 Feb. 2012
    • [26 Feb.] Email rejections for the British Empire post went out on the 24th feb according to the posting on the European History 2011-12 page. Any word? They had a *lot* of jobs advertised, so I wonder if they've staggered them or are running them parallel?
    • Nothing new here. My guess is that the post-1800 position will take longer, since they probably received more applications. But who knows. And maybe they have to figure out first which fields they really want.
    • Rejection Email received. Field: 20th Century Europe.
    • [27 Feb] Rejection email (Field: 19&20th C British/Europe/Global)

University of Southampton (UK)[]

  • Lectureship (tenured ~asst/assoc prof) in Modern History
  • "Research fields of interest could include (but are not restricted to): decolonisation, migration and diasporas, colonial and post-colonial Britain"
  • Deadline: 18 Jun. 2012
    • [28th Jun.] Email rejection.

University of St Andrews (Scot.)[]

  • Lectureship (tenured ~Assoc. Prof) in Modern History "specialising in the relations between Europe (excluding Britain) and the wider world between c. 1500 and c. 1900"
  • Deadline: 13 Jan. 2012
    • Interviews: 13 Mar. 2012

University of York (UK) - Modern history & Railway/Transport history[]

  • Lectureship (tenured ~assoc/asst prof) in Modern History
  • "The post-holder will also be a member of the Institute of Railway Studies and Transport History, s/he will assist in the delivery of the Certificate in the History of Transport, Traffic and Mobility, in the teaching of the MA in Railway Studies, and in the supervision of students enrolled for the MA (by research) and PhD in Railway Studies."
  • deadline: 25 May 2012


Cal State Polytechnic Pomona (Pomona)[]

  • FT TT Assistant Professor in the Interdisciplinary General Education Department in the College of Education and Integrative Studies "candidates specializing in Postcolonial and Trans-American Studies are especially welcomed to apply"
  • Deadline: Jan. 15 2012
  • Any word on this position? 2/1/12
  • Any word on this hire? Has the position been filled? 7/4/12
  • Also posted on World/Global History 2011-2012