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Boston College (USA:MA) - Global or International[]

  • Tenure track Assistant Professorship in Global or International History
  • PhD must be in hand by 31 Aug. 2018
  • All topical, chronological, and geographical specializations are welcome. The strongest applications will demonstrate attention to the processes and problematics of globalization (e.g., environmental, social, economic, political or cultural dimensions), and a facility with moving between various temporal and spatial scales.
  • Teaching Load: 4 courses each academic year "that encompass a mix of undergraduate surveys suited to the university’s Core curriculum (; electives; and graduate colloquia. All four courses will be given history designation, but at least two of them should be clearly relevant for International Studies students.
  • Applicants for this position should submit a cover letter; a curriculum vitae; a research statement; a one-page summary of teaching experience accompanied by two sample syllabi; an article-length sample of research; and three letters of recommendation.
  • Deadline: 13 Oct. 2017
  • Intend to interview at the AHA
  • Any updates here? I'm sure they have hundreds of applications to sift through.
  • I haven't heard anything yet (Nov 10).
  • Nothing here (Nov 13)
  • Still nothing (Nov 28) x7
  • Heard today committee is still reviewing applications. Over 350 (Nov 30)
  • Received request for further materials (Nov 30) x4
  • Wow they already asked for quite a bit -- what more materials did they want, just out of curiosity?
  • ^ I almost asked the same question yesterday. I wonder if the materials requests only went to ABDs? Of course, this is totally because I don't want to cross BC off my list yet. :) (Dec 7)
  • ^ not only ABDs, but don't cross off on account of that!
  • [8 Dec.] The TT job search is so demoralizing and depressing. (x2)
  • ^Indeed, what more materials might they want after what they asked for already? They had already been sent quite a bit - I probably sent them close to 70 pages of syllabus material, and I know that my books are in their library.
  • ^cough cough.
  • Presumably AHA interview invites have been sent out (December 27)
  • Any updates? [Jan 11]
  • on-campus interviews have been scheduled and will begin next week (Feb 1)
  • And a formal no-thanks e-mail, saying the job has been offered (and accepted). Email stated there were nearly 400 applicants. (20 March)
  • Who was hired?

Brigham Young University (USA:UT) - Pre- and Early-Modern[]

  • Continuing faculty status (BYU equivalent of tenure) track appointment at Brigham Young University, to begin August 2018.
  • PhD required.
  • Applications are welcome from candidates in all pre- and early-modern world history fields of history. Teaching load will include World Civilizations before 1500, courses in field of specialization, and other service and core courses in history.
  • Preference is given to qualified candidates who are members in good standing of the affiliated church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • Applicants must apply on-line and attach current curriculum vitae. In addition, send letter of application, two writing samples, transcript(s), recent teaching evaluations, and three letters of recommendation to: Search Committee, Dept. of History, Brigham Young University, 2130 JFSB, Provo, UT 84602
  • Deadline: 16 Oct. 2017.

California State University-Monterey Bay (USA: CA) - Global and Comparative History[]

  • Tenure track Assistant Professor in Global and Comparative History scheduled to begin fall 2018.
  • The successful candidate will teach world history survey courses and develop upper-division offerings in her/his specialty, and will demonstrate the capacity to address teaching, research, professional application, and service obligations. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to student-centered and outcomes-based pedagogies, and an ability to teach and interact with culturally and linguistically-diverse student populations. Candidates will demonstrate a capacity, or willingness, to engage instructional delivery via new and effective technology-based applications and/or strategies. Successful candidates will be expected to maintain an ongoing program of comparative historical studies, scholarly application, and peer-reviewed publication as an expectation of tenure and promotion. Successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment to service, including contributions in the areas of curriculum development and assessment, academic advising, faculty development, capstone mentoring, and other shared faculty responsibilities, including campus and/or departmental committee assignments and service.
  • Moreover, the successful candidate will demonstrate knowledge of the California K-12 teacher preparation content requirements in World History, and the ability to advise students in the History/Social Science Teacher Preparation Track.
  • You can apply for this position online at
  • PRIORITY SCREENING Date: 15 Dec. 2017.
  • [10 Jan] Anything?????
  • [11 Jan] nothing here [x5]
  • [20 Jan] Still nothing.
  • [22 Jan] Request for video interview x2
  • [31 Jan] Any Ottomanists get interviewed?
  • [7 Feb] Invitation for campus visit. 
  • [ 5 Apr] Any updates?
  • [6 Apr] Haven't heard anything yet either way.
  • [5 Apr] The job was reposted on Chronicle--failed search in the making.
    • [10 Apr] Looks like the Chronicle reposted all the CSUMB jobs on April 5 (including 10+ faculty hires)? Maybe more a technical glitch than a failed search?
    • Again? This search failed the same way last year.

4 May Reposting was a technical glitch. Offer has been made and accepted. 

Ferrum College (USA:VA) - [Non-TT:VAP][]

  • Two year Visiting Assistant Professorship in World History, with a primary expertise in African or Asian history, chronological focus open.
  • We are particularly interested in a broadly trained historian with additional foci in trade, borderlands studies, migration studies, history of climate and disease, or colonialism
  • Teaching Load: 4/4 with optional experiential May term (eTerm). "The dynamic faculty member will teach survey courses, as well as upper division courses for history and social studies majors"
  • PhD must be in hand by Aug. 2018
  • A comprehensive review of applications will begin immediately; unless noted otherwise in the description below, the position will remain open until filled. Ferrum College offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including medical, dental, life, STD/LTD insurances, paid holidays, and a 403(b) retirement plan. Interested applicants should submit the following: A letter of application, A curriculum vitae, Evidence of teaching, A statement of teaching philosophy, Sample syllabi for one lower division survey course and one upper division course, Evidence of scholarship and research, Copies of graduate transcripts, TWO recent letters of recommendation addressing teaching effectiveness
  • Electronic submissions (PDF or Word file attachments) may be emailed to or completed applications may be submitted to: Office of Human Resources, Ferrum College, P.O. Box 1000, Ferrum, VA 24088
  • Deadline not stated in ad, ad expires 30 Apr. 2018
    • [March 7] Invitations for Skype interviews given
      • [March 23] Campus visits scheduled

Franklin College (USA:IN) pref. Global south excl. Latin America, w/Middle East or East Asia[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship, to begin Aug. 2018
  • 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
  • PhD or ABD is required for candidates; doctorate will be required for tenure.
  • Teaching Load: 24 Semester hours/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 (electronic submissions preferred) including letter of application, vita, three current letters of recommendation with contact information, and a sample of student evaluations to: Franklin College, Office of Human Resources, 101 Branigin Blvd., Franklin, IN 46131,
  • Deadline: 31 Oct. 2017
  • [15 Nov] Email letting me know that none of my references were received and to send them in ASAP.
  • Any update? Are they interviewing at AHA?
  • Nothing yet here, and nothing through the grapevine either
  • [26 Feb] Wondering if this might be a failed search? Haven't heard anything from colleagues, colleagues of colleagues, etc.

Georgia State University (USA:GA) - [non-TT] Multiple positions[]

NB: posted after the closing date AFII (talk) 09:45, March 19, 2018 (UTC)

  • Three Lecturer positions in World History to begin Fall 2018
  • GSU history lecturers are fulltime, non-tenure track instructors who make vital contributions to the department’s undergraduate teaching and programmatic mission; they are eligible for promotion after 5 years to Senior Lecturer.
  • The Department of History welcomes applicants who are committed to creative, engaging pedagogies, the scholarship of teaching, and the development of learning opportunities beyond the classroom. The area of specialty is open, although the department has special interest in candidates with expertise and/or experience teaching in pre-modern (origins to 1500 CE) or modern (1500 CE to present) world history. We anticipate two hires in pre-modern world history and one hire in modern world history.
  • Teaching Load: 4/4 usually the World History Surveys
  • A Ph.D. in history and evidence of teaching excellence are required qualifications. Application materials should include a cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendation, relevant instructional materials (or web link), a statement of teaching philosophy and interests, and student and/or colleague teaching evaluations.
  • Applicants to the pre-modern position should send letters and application materials to Chair, Pre-Modern World Search Committee, at Applicants to the modern position should send letters and application materials to Chair, Modern World Search Committee, at Applicants wishing to be considered in both searches should send a separate application to each committee. 
  • Please direct questions to Nick Wilding at for the pre-modern search and Joe Perry for the
  • For full consideration: 2 Mar. 2018
  • preliminary interviews will be conducted by Skype.modern search.
  • Any News?
  • Interviews conducted on March 13 via Skype.

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

  • Nine-month non TT position in History, to begin Fall 2018, to teach the world history survey
  • Area of specialization is open; however, candidates may have the opportunity to teach upper division undergraduate courses as needed by the program
  • Teaching Load: 27 semester hours/year
  • Minimum qualifications include the doctorate in History or the foreign equivalent
  • For a full description of this position, application deadlines, and application procedures, visit
  • Deadline: not stated in ad, ad expires 20 Nov.
    • Generic rejection email received (19 Oct)
    • Generic rejection email received (Dec 5)

London School of Economics and Political Science (UK:Eng) - [Non-TT] History of Empire[]

  • LSE Fellow in History of Empire, c.1500-1900, for the next two academic sessions (24 Months) to commence in September 2018, with the possibility of a further one-year extension
  • The Fellow will teach on the course, Empire, Colonialism and Globalisation. The course covers the Ottoman, Mughal, Qing Spanish, British and French Empires. Themes that run through the course include pluralism and imperial identities; tolerance, conversion and religious change; gender and imperial power; slavery, labour, and environmental change.
  • The successful candidate will contribute to the scholarship and intellectual life of the School by conducting teaching and research which will enhance the School’s reputation as a research-led teaching institution, with appropriate mentoring from department. They will be expected to participate in teaching at both undergraduate and masters’ level for up to a maximum of eight classroom contact hours per week and will be expected to participate in the administrative and social activities of the Department.
  • The successful candidate will have completed or be close to completing a PhD in history, or history of empire, by the post start date; A very good knowledge of history or history of empire; A developing research record in history or history of empire c.1500-1900; 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.
  • To apply for this post, please go to If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please email Dr Taylor Sherman at
  • Deadline: 20 Apr. 2018

Misericordia University (USA: PA) - Asst. Professor of World History (TT)[]

  • Tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor in Modern World History to start in the fall of 2018.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated strength in East Asian, Latin American, Middle East, or African history.  
  • Applicants must be able to offer courses in the Core Curriculum, teach upper-level courses in the candidate’s field of study, as well as be able to offer writing-intensive courses and/or the department’s version of the University Writing Seminar. 
  • Doctorate in History required by August 15, 2018. 
  • View full job ad / apply here: Misericordia University HR page
  • Deadline January 2, 2018
  • I keep getting the same error message when I input my phone number. It keeps telling me "area code must be a number." obviously, I input a number. Anyone else got the same problem?
  • [9 Jan] Phone interview scheduled x2

New Jersey Institute of Technology (USA:NJ) - University Lecturer in History (Non-TT)[]

  • Non-tenure track, renewable lectureship in history, based at NJIT's Federated History Department, to begin either January 2018 or September 2018.
  • Chronological and geographical area(s) of expertise are open, but the successful candidate must be able to teach a wide range of courses offered by the department, including Hist 213: 20th-Century World or HIST 214: Technology and Culture in American History.
  • Preference for applicants whose teaching can support the Federated History Department's undergraduate initiative in the History of Technology, Environment, and Medicine/Health (HisTEM) and undergraduate program in Law, Technology and Culture (LTC).
  • Ph.D. in History or related discipline. (Applicants who are A.B.D., and will have Ph.D. in hand by August 2018 are welcome to apply.)
  • Applicants should submit materials electronically as directed at
  • Review of applications will begin October 23.
  • Also posted at North American History 2017-18 and History of Science Technology Medicine 2017-18

Ritsumeikan University (JPN)[]

  • Full time tenure track Associate Professor or Professor in History, to begin Apr. 2019
  • Teaching responsibilities: “Civilization in Global History” (Undergraduate Level). The successful candidate is responsible for five classes (ninety minutes/class) per week each semester in principle, and might also be assigned to teach other courses through inevitable circumstances.
  • Short-listed candidates who pass the document screening will be called for an interview, conducted in English and Japanese. In addition to the interview, they will be asked to give a mock lecture in English, based on the submitted course syllabus. The course syllabus should be written in English, and requested to submit after the document screening. Details will be sent to the email address shown in the Form 1.
  • Application Materials- Materials sent by post: Curriculum Vitae (four sets; One set consists of the four designated documents (Form 1, Form 2, Form3 and Form 4). Each document should be placed in order and the upper left part of the set should be stapled. These documents should be submitted by email as well; Research Achievement of three major publications (four hardcopies each); Certificate of the final academic background (one original and three hardcopies) Four hardcopies are also acceptable. In this case, please bring the original to an interview; Essay on your thoughts, opinions, and vision on the liberal arts education. (four hardcopies); Essay should be written in English within one A4-sized paper. - Materials sent by email: "Curriculum Vitae” should be submitted also by email. The other materials are not acceptable.
  • By post (Your postal mail must be registered and recorded) - Faculty Recruitment Team, Development Office of College of Global Liberal Arts, Ritsumeikan University, 1 Nishinokyo-Suzaku-Cho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, 604-8520, Japan - (Note) Please label an envelope in red ink “Application for Faculty Position ‘E’ enclosed”. By email Title: Application for Faculty Position “E” (YOUR NAME)
  • Deadline: 5:00 p.m., June 23, 2017 (JST).

Royal Holloway University, London (UK:Eng) - Imperial & Global [Senior hire][]

  • Senior Lecturer (~tenured assoc/full prof) in Imperial and Global History, to begin 1 Sept. 2018
  • Applications are invited from scholars with an outstanding track-record in teaching and research on the history of modern empires. The teaching remit will include, but not be limited to, the history of the British Empire, and applications from colleagues bringing additional strengths in areas such as gender, religion, slavery, and legal or cultural hybridity are encouraged.
  • The successful applicant will take a leadership role in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and supervision, administrative and public engagement work, alongside individual and collaborative research. In the case of an exceptional candidate the Department may consider appointing at a lower band (Grade 8). The essential qualification for this role is educated to PhD level.
  • For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Professor Kate Cooper, Head of History, on +44 (0) 1784 443295 - To view further details of this post and to apply please visit The RHUL Recruitment Team can be contacted with queries by email at:
  • Please quote the reference: 0418-135
  • Deadline :14 May 2018

San Diego Community College District (USA:CA) - two positions[]

  • Two Assistant Professorships in History
  • Position one:
  • a world history generalist, with an emphasis on comparative civilizations from the earliest historical periods to the start of the Modern Era, c. 9,000 BCE to 1500 CE, will have the following parameters: Offering the World History I/II Sequence, but having specialization in two or more geographic areas (Asia, Europe, Middle East), with expertise in two broad chronological eras, through 1500 CE. Primary responsibility will be offering World History I (HIST 100); secondary responsibilities in World History II (HIST 101), Western Civilization I (HIST 105), and Ancient Egypt (HIST 154). Depending upon the qualifications and experience of the successful candidates and the needs of the Department, other responsibilities may include teaching courses in Introduction to Asian Civilizations (HIST120).
  • Position two:
  • a world history generalist, with an emphasis on comparative civilizations, 1500 CE to the present, will have the following parameters: Offering the World History I/II sequence, but having specialization in two or more geographic areas (Asia, Europe, Middle East) with expertise in two broad chronological eras, from the start of the modern era, 1500 CE, to the present. Primary responsibility will be offering World History II (HIST 101); secondary responsibilities in World History I (HIST 100), Western Civilization II (HIST 106), and The Modern Middle East (HIST 130). Depending upon the qualifications and experience of the successful candidates and the needs of the Department, other responsibilities may include teaching courses in Asian Civilizations in Modern Times (HIST 121).
  • Deadline: Open until filled [posted 2 Aug. 2017]-this is incorrect: Deadline was November 30, 2017
    • [Jobs appear to have been filled]-INCORRECT: jobs are not filled
    • [JAN 23] generic HR rejection email

University of Alabama, Huntsville (USA:AL) - [Non-tt][]

  • two-year lecturer with experience teaching world history.
  • Preference for specialized teaching field in sub-Saharan Africa, East Asia, South Asia, or Europe (1400-1900) and an ability to teach trans-regional themes (empire, religion, environment, diaspora, gender).
  • Teaching load 4/4: Teaching responsibilities mainly include freshman-level world history surveys but also an opportunity to teach in candidate’s field; experience in online teaching is desired.
  • Candidates should ideally have completed the Ph.D. by August 1, 2018, and should have a strong commitment to teaching.
  • Email letter of application, C.V., and at least three signed letters of reference (with contact’s name, address, telephone number and email address) to Stephen Waring, Chair, Department of History, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL 35899 via
  • For full consideration: 16 Jun. 2018 although those submitted later will be considered until the position is filled.

University of Cambridge (UK:Eng) - pref Middle East post-1800 [non-TT][]

  • 24-month Teaching Associate (~VAP) in Global History
  • We invite applications from outstanding historians with specialist expertise in any region, but with a possible preference for scholars of the Middle East since c.1800. The post is tenable from 1 October 2018 to 30 September 2020.
  • The appointee must hold a PhD or equivalent, and will be an outstanding researcher in their field.
  • The successful applicant will be required to contribute to undergraduate teaching for the Historical Tripos, in particular lecturing in Paper 21 (Empires and world history from the fifteenth century to the First World War) and Paper 23 (World history since 1914). S/he may also contribute to a Part I Themes and Sources paper as appropriate and will supervise undergraduate dissertations. At graduate level, the post-holder will contribute to teaching for the MPhil in World History in the Faculty of History, as well as supervising MPhil dissertations. There will be a requirement for examining at Tripos and MPhil level. There will be an expectation of College supervision in Papers 21 and 23.
  • To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.
  • Applicants seeking further information about this post may contact Professor Tim Harper, Chair of the Faculty of History at For Further information about the application process please contact the Faculty's HR Administrator, Ms Joanne Pearson (e-mail:, telephone: +44 (0)1223 335350). Please quote reference JJ14210 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
  • Deadline: 24 Apr. 2018
  • [May 9] Invited to interview
  • Any news?

University of Northern Colorado (USA:CO) - World History & Secondary Education[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in World History and Secondary Education to start in August 2018
  • PhD in either History or Curriculum and Instruction in hand at time of appointment.
  • Applicants' research and instructional focus will be in World History; experience in history secondary education and/or licensure in secondary history required.
  • Teaching Load 3/3: "Responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate teaching in World History and secondary education as well as contributing to our secondary education program through advising and supervising teaching candidates...The successful candidate will teach World History survey(s), upper-division and graduate World History courses and secondary education methods courses.
  • Please submit to a cover letter, C.V., unofficial graduate transcripts, and two sample syllabi (one World History survey and one teaching methods course; combine both in a single document and upload to “other documents”); send three confidential letters of recommendation to World History and Secondary Education Search Committee, History Department, University of Northern Colorado, 501 20th St. Campus Box 116 Greeley, CO 80639 or to search chair at
  • Review begins: 15 Nov. 2017.
  • Initial interviews will be conducted via Skype.
  • Skype Interviews Dec 4-8
  • Skype Interview (x 1)

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley - 3YR Lecturer in History[]

  • The ideal candidate will have specialized in U.S. History with a minor field or substantial graduate training in World History and/or Geography. 
  • Preference will be given to applicants who have a minimum of one year’s experience teaching at an institution of higher education
  • Primarily responsible for teaching freshman U.S. history survey courses and, if needed, an occasional 2000-3000 level course in World History, World History Studies, or Geography and the Environment in History. Research agenda is encouraged.
  • Application closes: 28 February 2018

University of Toronto (CA) - Contemporary International History[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Contemporary International History – Asian or Middle Eastern Transnational.
  • Joint tenure-stream appointment in the Department of History (51%) and International Relations Program at Trinity College (49%).
  • Successful candidate will have Ph.D. in History by date of appointment (1 July 2018); an emerging record of excellence in scholarly accomplishment, as evidenced by a record of sustained contributions and refereed publications in leading journals in the field; presentations at significant conferences; accolades and awards; strong endorsements from referees of high standing; and evidence of experience and excellence in teaching. The successful candidate will also be expected to conduct innovative research and establish an outstanding, externally funded research program.
  • Teaching load: 2/2
  • Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
  • The search will continue until the position is filled. To ensure consideration, applicants should submit complete applications by 28 September 2017.
  • This position will be held at the University of Toronto campus in downtown Toronto (St. George campus).
  • Skype interview (Oct. 10)


University of Oregon (USA:OR) - Ancient World/Late Antiquity[]

  • Tenure-track assistant professorship in Ancient History, to begin 16 Sept. 2018
  • We seek an excellent, innovative, scholar and teacher in ancient history. Research specialization is open in terms of geography, theme (including women, gender, and sexuality), and chronological focus (including late antiquity). The successful candidate will offer a range of courses on the ancient world, from introductory surveys to advanced courses on ancient Greece and Rome
  • PhD must be in hand by start date
  • Send c.v., a letter describing research and teaching interests, a chapter-length writing sample, and three letters of recommendation to Academic Jobs Online (
  • For full consideration: 15 Oct. 2017 but the position will remain open until filled.
  • [15 Nov] Generic rejection letter received


Knox College (USA:IL) - [Non-TT][]

  • One-year (with poss. of renewal) visiting assistant professorship or Instructor in Atlantic World History, to begin 1 Sept. 2018
  • Teaching Load: 2/2/2 "Candidates should be able to offer courses in colonial North American history and West African history. The successful candidate will teach introductory and intermediate courses in North American and West African history, and possibly an upper-level research course based upon the candidate’s area of expertise. Other teaching responsibilities will depend upon the candidate’s specialties. "
  • Ph.D. in history or related field expected; exceptional ABD candidates considered.
  • Please submit a cover letter addressing your research agenda and undergraduate liberal arts teaching philosophy, a curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching potential (including sample syllabi for existing or future courses), and three letters of recommendation (or placement dossier) to PDF format preferred.
  • Review begins: 9 Apr. 2018

York University (CAN) - Canada 150 Research Chair in the History of Britain and the World, 1500-1850[]

  • tenure track Canada 150 Research Chair in the History of Britain and the World, 1500-1850, with preferred specialization in Africa and the Atlantic World, to commence July 1, 2018.
  • See full posting (link above) at European_History_2017-18

Early Modern[]

European University Institute (ITL) - Senior Hire [non-TT][]

  • Chair in Early Modern Global History
  • Strong preference for specialists in the relations between Europe and the Indian Ocean and/or Pacific Worlds
  • The contract is for five years, renewable for a further three years
  • The successful candidate will be expected to provide major input in research, teaching, supervision and management
  • Your file should contain the following elements. 1) Application form (to be filled in online – the form is available at in which you are invited to provide your personal data, and to indicate two “signature publications” which you consider most representative of your work. Normally they should be single-authored. If you submit jointly authored work please specify the contribution of each co-author. At least one of them should be an article. Please provide the full bibliographic citation. Please submit four names of possible referees whom the EUI may contact. The referees should not include members of the professorial staff of the EUI. Please give us the names and e-mail addresses of referees who know you in both your teaching and a research functions. The Selection Committee may consult other external experts if it considers that helpful to its deliberations.
  • Attach the following documents as PDF files to the online application form: 2) Cover letter 3) CV: Please present a short CV of maximum 5 pages including education,professional experience, prizes and other major achievements. 4)List of publications: Please present a list of your books, contributions to books, journal articles, and other relevant publications. 5)Research project: The research project should be designed to cover a five year contract and correspond to the profile. It should specify the objectives and scope of the project and give indications on the background, especially how it relates to work you have already undertaken and published. It should also give some preliminary indications about the methodology you intend to follow in exploring the proposed hypotheses or theories; indications as to the empirical components and sources; management of the research especially its organisation and the possible running of a research team. It should also include some preliminary indications on the type of outcome you have in mind. The project should preferably be written in English, and have a length of up to 2000 words.
  • Deadline: 16 Jul. 2018

Pennsylvania State University (USA:PA) - Early Modern European or Global [Open Rank][]

  • tenured or tenure track assistant, associate or full professorship in Early Modern European or Global History, to begin Aug. 2018
  • see full posting at European_History_2017-18

University of Warwick (UK:Eng) - 1400-1800[]

  • Assistant Professor in Global History (c.1400-1800)
  • You will have a proven record of achievement in research, with clear potential for/or demonstrated excellence in publication in an area or areas of Global History relating to any region except the Americas or Europe in the period between approximately 1400 and 1800. Your work may cover a period earlier than 1400, but will not substantially focus on the period after 1800. If your work includes some aspect of European imperialism, your primary focus will be on the experience and agency of non-European subjects. You will have undergraduate teaching experience, and experience of/or the potential to engage in postgraduate teaching. You will have knowledge of applying for funding, and the potential to participate in collaborative grant initiatives and management. You will be expected to participate as appropriate in the administration of the History Department.
  • All applications must be accompanied by a CV and covering letter. Writing samples may be requested from candidates during the latter stages of the recruitment process and should not be submitted with the initial application.
  • Please direct all informal inquiries to Professor Daniel Branch, Head of Department, at
  • apply online
  • Deadline: 3 Dec. 2017.
    • Any news?
    • Request for more materials [Dec 19]



Baruch College (USA:NY)[]

  • Assistant professorship in Islamic World History, to begin Aug. 2018
  • Specialization is open, but preference will be given to candidates whose research focuses on the Middle East and/or North Africa. Teaching duties include a global history survey and upper level undergraduate electives. Active research, committee participation and service are also expected.
  • HOW TO APPLY: STEP ONE - To be considered for this position, please submit your application online by clicking on "Apply Now" through this link Candidates should provide a resume, a cover letter and three letters of reference. STEP TWO - Go to All applicants are required to have three confidential letters of recommendation submitted electronically by their references as described below. Please go to and enter the contact information for three (3) references. The online system will automatically send your references a request to submit a letter via the system. Full instructions will be provided. Emailed or hard copy applications will not be considered. If you have any questions, please contact HR at 646-660-6590.
  • Deadline: 16 Oct. 2017.
  • The official posting on the CUNY website asked for a writing sample, unlike the one on H-Net. Anyone else notice this? I didn't send a writing sample. Now I'm worried ...
  • I didn't notice it either!
  • Anyone hear anything?
  • [Nov 9] No, but someone I know claims to have been contacted ...
  • Anyone else?
  • Nothing here...
  • Still nada from anyone else? (Nov 27) (x4) -- nothing useful, but I just got another 'one of your references is ignoring us and hasn't submitted a letter yet, please get on that' from their HR department. I'm fairly certain it's an auto-generated email, but it kind of makes me think that they haven't gotten past the point of culling the herd if they're still bothering to solicit recommendations.
  • Anything? Anyone? [Dec 3]
  • Had Skype Interview [Dec 8]
  • Anything? [Dec. 21]
  • I think they have scheduled the campus visits already.
  • [december29] form rejection email.

Lehigh University (USA:PA)[]

  • Assistant Professorship in Islamic World History, with expertise in a particular region of the Islamic World combined with broad training in the history of Islam’s transnational, cross-cultural, and global dimensions
  • Phd must be in hand by Aug 2018.
  • Teaching load: 2/2 inc. "graduate (M.A. and PhD in History) and undergraduate courses."
  • To apply, please upload letter of application, vita, three letters of recommendation and a writing sample to Academic Jobs Online (
  • For full consideration: 10 Oct. 2017.
  • Has anyone heard anything?
  • [8 Nov.] Nothing here yet (x4)
  • [22 Nov.] Completed skype interview (x3)
  • [24 Nov.] Were these interviews held on Nov. 22? Some of us interviewed in late October.
  • [27 Nov.] Skype Interview in mid-November, they requested additional materials a few days later on Nov 17
    • [27 Nov.] Ditto. Was asked for teaching materials. However, this was before interview, not after.
  • Any updates?
  • Recieved a formal rejection email Nov 30. Stated that there were almost 200 applications. (x2)
  • [5 Dec.] Finalists from skype interviews being contacted this week.
    • [7 Dec.] Congrats to the finalists. This seems like a great institution to work at.

Stanford University (USA: CA) - Law and Legal Institutions in Muslim Societies (incl. History)[]

  • Stanford University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor or a tenured Associate Professor faculty position focused on law and legal institutions of Islam and/or Muslim societies in any time period.
  • The successful applicant for this position will be jointly appointed in the Stanford Law School and one of the following departments within the School of Humanities and Sciences: Anthropology, History, Political Science, or Sociology. The successful applicant will have teaching and advising responsibilities in both the Law School and the School of Humanities and Sciences and will also be expected to contribute to the Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies’ curricular and outreach efforts.
  • The exact structure of the appointment, including the share of the appointment in Law and Humanities and Sciences, will depend on the successful candidate. We have a preference for candidates who hold both a J.D. and Ph.D., but will also consider candidates with a Ph.D. and substantive expertise in Islamic law and institutions.
  • Applicants should provide a cover letter including a brief statement of research interests, a curriculum vitae including list of publications, and one recent writing sample. Assistant level and untenured associate level applicants should arrange to have three letters of reference submitted to
  • For full consideration, materials should be received by October 15, 2017. Please use the following link to apply:

University of Manchester (UK:Eng)[]

  • Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc or assoc/full prof) in the History of the Islamic World, to begin 1 Sept. 2018
  • You should have a strong record of research and publication (appropriate to stage in career); a track record of securing external grants, or well-developed plans for future applications; a demonstrable commitment to fostering undergraduate- and postgraduate-level study in the field; and a record of successful teaching in a relevant field. At Senior Lecturer level, candidates will be expected to undertake academic administration and leadership roles.
  • Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews Email :, General enquiries, Email: & Tel: 0161 275 4499, Technical support, Email:
  • Apply online
  • Deadline: 29 Mar. 2018
    • Any word? These UK jobs tend to move fast. [20 April]

--Invitations out for campus interviews in May. [27 April]

University of St. Thomas (USA: MN) - Modern Muslim World / Middle East (post-1500)[]


Bard Graduate Centre (USA:NY) - Art and Material Culture of the Ancient World [Open rank][]

  • Open rank position for scholars specializing in object-based studies of the arts and material culture of the ancient Mediterranean, the Near East and Egypt, with a preference for Greece and Rome.
  • Candidates should demonstrate a substantial record of scholarly achievement, the ability to teach and supervise research broadly across the field, understood geographically, chronologically and conceptually, as well as a willingness to collaborate on study of the afterlives of antiquity.
  • Ph.D. required
  • Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a representative piece of scholarly writing, and the names of three referees via email to or via mail to Search Committee, Bard Graduate Center, 38 West 86th Street, New York, NY 10024.
  • Deadline: 1 Nov. 2017.

Kalamazoo College (USA:MI) - Medieval or Early Modern Mediterranean History[]

  • Assistant Professorship in Medieval or Early Modern Mediterranean history, to begin Sept 2018
  • See full post at European History 2017-18

University of California, San Diego (USA: CA) - Early Modern Mediterranean and the World[]

  • Assistant professor specializing in the Early Modern history of the Mediterranean and the World, to begin 1 Jul. 2018
  • Our preference is for a scholar whose research and teaching utilizes a transnational approach to the study of the Mediterranean, and whose scholarship contextualizes and connects the region with the other parts of the globe such as the greater Atlantic world, Africa, the Middle East or South Asia.
  • "This search has been designated as a Diversity Search, meaning that previous and/or potential contributions to diversity will be considered and carry strong weight in the final selection process alongside research, teaching and service."
  • Ph.D. in History or a related field must be in hand at the time of appointment
  • To Apply: Application materials will be accepted electronically at: Please submit a cover letter, C.V., three letters of recommendation and a separate personal statement summarizing experience and leadership contributions in the arena of equity and diversity. For further information about contributions to diversity statements, see: ( Further materials, including syllabi, and a writing sample may be requested at a later date.
  • Review of applications will begin on 1 Nov. 2017 and continue until the position is filled.
  • [1 Dec] Any news? None here [Dec 1]
  • Any news at all?? [Dec 22]
  • Invites for AHA interviews have already gone out
  • Received an AHA interview invite on Dec 11.
  • Any news on campus invites? [Jan 18]
  • Has the offer gone out yet?

University of Miami (USA:FL) - Medieval or Early Modern [Non-TT][]

  • Visiting Assistant Professorship of Medieval or Early Modern Mediterranean History
  • e particularly welcome applications from candidates specializing in the history of the Islamic Mediterranean. Duties include teaching introductory surveys and upper-level lecture courses and seminars. The teaching assignment is three courses each semester.
  • The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in hand by August 2018.
  • Please apply to this position through the University’s Faculty Careers Website: For your application, please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three confidential letters of recommendation, and a writing sample (dissertation chapter, published paper, conference presentation). Please note that the letter of application, curriculum vitae and writing sample must be uploaded on the "Resume/CV" screen by hitting the attachment button for each document you wish to upload. Please have the three confidential letters of recommendation sent to:
  • Please contact Interim Chair Eduardo Elena with any questions.
  • Deadline: 2 May 2018

University of North Alabama (USA:AL) - ancient mediterranean world[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in the history of the ancient Mediterranean world
  • PhD must be in hand by start date
  • Teaching Load: 4/4 - Teaching responsibilities will include survey courses in world history, a survey of Ancient Greece and of Rome, advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in the candidate’s area of specialty, as well as the development of online courses. Contributions to departmental offerings in Philosophy and Religion encouraged.
  • To apply for this position, please visit our Online Employment System at Applications will only be accepted through this system. Please be prepared to upload the following at the time of application: cover letter (detailing teaching and research interests), curriculum vitae, teaching statement (no more than two pages), teaching evaluations (no more than two sets), sample syllabus for an upper-division undergraduate course in ancient history, a list of courses taught or are prepared to teach, an article-length writing sample of scholarly work, and a reference list. Applicants must also provide three letters of reference and unofficial/official transcripts. For questions, please email or call 256.765.4291 and select option #2.
  • Deadline: 10 Nov. 2017.

Washington and Lee University (USA: VA) - Mediterranean History, 500-1500 C.E[]

  • Tenure-track assistant professorship in Mediterranean history, 500-1500 C.E., beginning September 2018.
  • Special consideration will be given to candidates who can situate Mediterranean history in a global context by contributing to the Africana Studies, Middle East and South Asia Studies, and/or Medieval and Renaissance Studies Programs.
  • Candidates whose research focuses on issues such as, but not limited to, race and ethnicity, gender and sexuality, cross-cultural contact, religious cooperation and conflict, urbanism and/or empire are particularly encouraged to apply. Successful applicants will be expected to teach introductory surveys as well as intermediate and advanced undergraduate courses related to their areas of specialization.
  • The department requires successful completion of the Ph.D by June 2018.
  • Apply electronically at our portal: You will be prompted to upload a letter of application, resume, graduate transcripts, and enter contact information for three providers for letters of recommendation (or a credentials file).
  • Address your application letter (and any questions) to Professor Sarah Horowitz (, Chair, Mediterranean History Search Committee, Department of History, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA 24450.
  • Deadline: 15 Oct. 2017
  • Interviews will take place at the American Historical Association Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. Candidates who are unable to attend the AHA may arrange to interview with the Search Committee over Skype.
  • Any word?
  • [9 Nov] AHA.Skype interview requested. They seem like great people. x2


Kings College, London (UK:Eng) - 20th Century International Relations[]

  • Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in the history of 20th Century International Relations, to begin 1 Sept. 2018
  • The post-holder will conduct and publish internationally-leading research in their area of specialism, seek external funding for their research and engage in impact-generating activities. Working closely with colleagues in the Departments of History and War Studies, they will play an important role in the delivery and running of the joint BA programme in History and International Relations. They will be expected to contribute to the teaching of modern history - and particularly the 20th century history of international relations - at all levels, including introductory undergraduate lectures, research-led upper-level undergraduate modules, supervision of Free Standing Long Essay dissertations, MA modules and PhD supervision. They will also contribute to the administration and pastoral provision of the Department of History.
  • The successful candidate will have an excellent track record of research in the history of 20th century international relations (publications, grants, impact-related activities) commensurate with their career stage. They will be a versatile and engaging teacher, capable of enthusing BA, MA and PhD students and enhancing their learning experiences. They will also possess excellent administrative skills, and be capable of communicating effectively and working collaboratively with academic and professional services staff.
  • The selection process will consist of a presentation to History Department staff and students, followed by an interview.
  • To apply for this role, please go to the King’s College London HireWire Job Board and register to download and submit the specified application form.
  • Deadline: 26 Feb. 2018

Misericordia University (USA:PA)[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Modern World History, to begin fall 2018
  • The University seeks a candidate who holds a Doctorate in History by August 15, 2018.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated strength in East Asian, Latin American, Middle East, or African history. Applicants must be able to offer courses in the Core Curriculum, teach upper-level courses in the candidate’s field of study, as well as be able to offer writing-intensive courses and/or the department’s version of the University Writing Seminar. Duties include preparing and delivering lectures; evaluating and grading students’ classwork and assignments; and initiating, facilitating, and moderating classroom discussions.
  • For confidential consideration, applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations, and three letters of recommendation online at under Faculty Opportunities or by mail at Misericordia University, Attn: Human Resources, 301 Lake St. Dallas, PA 18612.
  • Review begins: 2 Jan. 2018 and continues until position filled
  • intend to conduct preliminary Skype interviews in January.
  • Has anyone received a campus invite?
  • Haven't heard anything yet. Anyone else?

Queen Mary University of London (UK:Eng) - [Non-TT][]

  • Lecturer (~Asst/Assoc Prof) in World History, fixed term for 2 years
  • To provide cover for Dr Moffatt during his two-year period of research leave, the School is seeking to appoint a Teaching and Scholarship Lecturer in World History from 1600 to the present. Preference may be given may be given to candidates with an African (especially South African) or Asian area of expertise. The post-holder will be required to develop and deliver modules at every level, to develop a third year Special Subject and possibly to deliver summer school teaching.
  • The successful candidate will have a PhD in history or equivalent, and experience in teaching at undergraduate or postgraduate level. Higher education teaching accreditation e.g. Fellow of the HEA is desirable.
  • Informal enquiries may be made in confidence to: Professor Julian Jackson (Head of Department): or Dr Kim Wagner:
  • Apply online
  • Deadline: 15 Dec. 2017.

University College Dublin (IRL) - 19th/20thC Global History[]

  • Lecturer/Assistant Professorship in 19th/20thC Global History
  • Any research specialization within that period will be considered, but the School has a preference for candidates with a research area that stretches beyond Europe.
  • You will have a PhD in a relevant area, a proven teaching ability and a track-record of high-quality research, demonstrated by publications. A proven ability to attract external funding would be an advantage. Preference may be given to candidates with research and teaching interests that complement and reinforce existing areas of strength within the School.
  • Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the UCD Job Vacancies website:
  • Deadline: 2 Mar. 2018
  • intend to interview May 2018
  • This job looks amazing
  • Rejection (23 March)
  • offer made and accepted
  • Who was hired?

University College Dublin (IRL) - [Non-TT][]

  • One year Lectureship/Assistant Professorship in Modern International History (20th Century) (presumably a fill-in for the position advertised above)
  • Any regional focus will be considered but preference may be given to those who can deliver an undergraduate survey course on twentieth-century economic history.
  • The successful candidate will teach a total of four courses (two per semester). Applicants should indicate in their covering letter what kind of modern history courses they would be able and willing to teach and how they might complement the existing strengths of the School.
  • The post-holder will have a PhD in a relevant area, a proven teaching ability and evidence of potential towards high-quality research and publication. They will design and deliver teaching on undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the field of Modern History and will contribute to the School’s research profile through high-quality publication
  • Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the UCD Job Vacancies website:
  • Deadline: 11 May 2018

University of Nebraska, Omaha (USA:NE)[]

[nb: posted 29 June, start date unclear AFII (talk) 09:32, June 30, 2017 (UTC)]

  • Assisstant professor in History and Humanities
  • In classroom teaching of undergraduate and graduate level courses totaling nine credit hours a semester, including two sections of World Civilizations, an upper-division Holocaust class and Comparative Genocide.
  • Requires a PhD in History, Humanities or related field. Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
  • Direct resumes to John A. Grigg, Department Chair, History, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 6001 Dodge Street, Omaha, NE 68182.
  • Deadline: 31 Jul. 2017.

Washington State University (USA:WA)[]

  • Tenure track assistant professor position in Modern (19th-20thC) World History, to begin 15 Aug. 2018
  • The successful applicant’s research will be transnational, and include regional expertise in at least one of the following: Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean.
  • Teaching Load: 2/2 "The successful candidate will teach the university’s innovative foundational course History 105: Roots of Contemporary Issues, contribute to the History department’s World History PhD program, and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in his/her areas of expertise"
  • PhD must be in hand by start date
  • Applications must include: (1) A cover letter addressing each of the required and preferred qualifications; (2) Statements of research and teaching qualifications and interests; (3) Current Curriculum Vitae; (4) Writing sample, including any published articles; (5) Official, summary teaching evaluations for all courses taught or TA’d since 2014, if available; (6) Three letters of recommendation. Applicants should apply online through WSU Human Resources (; position # 84478.
  • Review begins: 1 Nov. 2017 and continues until position filled.
  • [20 Nov] Invitation to interview at AHA x2
  • [17 Jan] Any news since AHA?
  • [17 Jan] No news here. Has anyone been invited to campus?
  • No news here either. Probably they've made invites by now? I'll post if I hear anything. [17 Jan]
  • Thank you! Likewise. [17 Jan] x2
  • [Jan 22] Invitation to campus visit
  • Position filled--congrats!