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Albion College (USA:MI) - Africa/Global South[]

  • Tenure-track assistant professor in global history with specializations in Africa and the Global South, to begin August 2022
  • The ability to teach transnational, gender, science/medical, and/or environmental topics is highly welcomed.
  • Teaching Load: 3/3 include an introductory survey in African history as well as mid-level and advanced courses on the Global South and other topics of the instructor’s choosing.. with one course every year contributing to an interdisciplinary program such as a First Year Seminar (FYS) or the Honors Program.
  • Ph.D. in hand is preferred, but candidates in the final stages of completing the dissertation will be considered.
  • For consideration, candidates must submit applications to Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/91271. A complete application consists of: Cover letter, Current CV, Please include a statement explaining how you foster diversity, equity, and inclusion in your classroom and on campus through your teaching, research and/or service. Course evaluations, sample syllabi, and other evidence of teaching effectiveness, Writing sample or recent publication, Three letters of recommendation, uploaded directly to Interfolio by references
  • Review begins: 1 Oct. 2021
  • Any updates? [18 Nov]
  • [14 October] Zoom Interviews conducted

American University of Paris (FRA)[]

  • Tenure-track appointment in History at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 1, 2022.
  • The Department seeks to hire a world historian who is also qualified to teach courses in the history of Africa, Asia, or the Middle East (preferably 1500 to present) from a global perspective. Candidates with a specialty in European History from a global perspective may apply as well.
  • Teaching Load: 6 courses/year
  • Applications: Please submit your application online ... to include: cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement on the candidate’s approach to teaching history in an international context, a statement of research interests , a writing sample of recent scholarship, three confidential letters of reference
  • Review begins: 15 Jan. 2022

Augsburg University (USA:MN) - World & Islamic World[]

  • full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor of History position with expertise in World History and the Islamic World to begin in August 2022.
  • A Ph.D. in related fields is required. Doctoral candidates will be considered if the doctorate will be completed by July 2022.
  • Strong candidates will have demonstrated an ability to teach undergraduate courses in history, a commitment to student-centered teaching practices, and research experience.
  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S. during the 2022-2023 academic year.
  • To apply for this position, go online at http://www.augsburg.edu/hr and upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial copy of graduate transcript, statement of teaching intent (including list of courses taught), and a statement of research interests. The cover letter should include a description of applicant's interest in teaching a diverse student body as well as an explanation of how applicant's qualifications and experiences would contribute to advancing Augsburg University's mission. As part of the online application process, you will be asked to provide the names of three professional references, ideally at least one of whom can address your teaching or teaching potential. If your application advances, you will be notified prior to Augsburg contacting your reference
  • For full consideration: 15 Nov. 2021
  • Any updates on zoom interviews? [29 Nov]
  • [6 Dec]: Invited for Zoom interview.

California State University, Los Angeles (USA:CA) - pref. early modern[]

  • Assistant Professor of World History
  • Research specialization connected to early modern world history preferred (1400 to 1800 CE). Other specializations in world history will also be considered.
  • Deadline: not stated in ad. *Deadline for full consideration, per ad on Indeed.com, is January 10, 2022.

DeSales University (USA:PA) - [non-TT] Modern (19th-21st centuries) Global or Non-Western History[]

  • full-time non-tenure position as Assistant Professor of History to begin August 2022
  • This is a non-tenure full-time position.  Successful applicants can take advantage of extended long-term contracts with the possibility of conversion to tenure in the distant future
  • The candidate should have scholarly specialization and teaching expertise in Modern (19th-21st centuries) Global or Non-Western History (African or Asian preferred)
  • Please submit a cover letter outlining your interest in and qualification for the position, a diversity and inclusion statement, curriculum vitae, three professional letters of reference, and photocopies of all transcripts (official transcripts will be required, if hired) to: Search Committee for Assistant Professor of History c/o Ms. Maryanne Charlton Administrative Assistant Division of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences DeSales University 2755 Station Avenue Center Valley, PA 18034-9568 - Electronic submissions should be emailed to Maryanne.Charlton@desales.edu.  In the subject line of the email, please only include your Last Name – History
  • DeSales is a Catholic, Salesian institution
  • Review begins: 5 Nov. 2021

Lehigh University (USA:PA) - Transnational[]

  • Lawrence Henry Gipson Chair in Transnational History. This will be a tenured appointment with highly competitive compensation and research funding at the rank of Professor or advanced Associate Professor
  • To apply, please submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a chapter or article-length writing sample, and complete contact information for three references to Academic Jobs Online. At a later stage of the search, candidates will be asked to provide letters of recommendation, further evidence of scholarship, evidence of teaching excellence, a research statement, and a statement of contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Review begins: 7 Jan. 2022

Northern Michigan University (USA:MI) Asian & World[]

  • Tenure track Assistant Professor of Asian and World History
  • Teaching Load: 12 credits/year Teaching responsibilities include both halves of the World History survey, HS 130: Globalization and You, History of Asia, historical methodology and historiography, and courses developed in the candidate's specialty
  • Deadline: not stated in ad, ad expires 10 Dec.

Saint Leo University (USA:FL)[]

  • 9 months Assistant Professor in History with a focus on the modern world
  • Candidates with secondary specializations in the Atlantic World or the Global South are encouraged to apply, as are individuals specializing in gender, race, or environmental history
  • Teaching Load: 12 credit hours he successful applicant will be expected to teach both sections of Western Civilization and a course on immigration
  • Deadline: not stated in ad, ad expires 6 Jan 2022

SOAS University of London (UK:Eng) - Diaspora History[]

  • Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (asst/assoc prof) in Diaspora History
  • The School of History, Religions and Philosophies invites applications for the post of Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Diaspora History starting in September 2022. This position is part of our strategic initiative to strengthen the departmental profile. The successful candidate will pursue transnational, transregional and interdisciplinary approaches to historical research and contribute to a research focus around the themes of migration, diaspora and environment.
  • If you are interested in applying for this vacancy, please click the apply button and complete the online application form, including your supporting statement (no more than 2000 words, max) updated CV, two publications and a list of your publications. You can find further information in the Job Description and Person Specification, along with a full list of duties and responsibilities.
  • Deadline: 30 Jan. 2021
  • Interviews will provisionally be Mid-February 2022 - tbc (via Video conferencing)

University of British Columbia (CAN) -pre-1500[]

  • full-time tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor of Teaching in global history before 1500, with an expected start date of 1 July 2022
  • Fields and geographical specializations are open, but preference will be given to approaches that connect regions rather than perpetuate historical and historiographical insularity. Experience and expertise in auxiliary disciplines such as digital humanities or archaeology would be assets, but are not required.
  • Teaching: six 3-credit courses over the academic year - In addition to offering upper-division courses within their area of specialization, the successful candidate will teach the lower division undergraduate course in global history before 1500
  • Applicants should apply only through the History Department’s Internal Resources website at https://hist.air.arts.ubc.ca/6092-2-gh-jr3026/ Applicants should upload, in the following order, collated into a single PDF file: a cover letter or letter of application; a curriculum vitae; a brief statement identifying the applicant’s experience working with a diverse student body, and contributions, or potential contributions, to advancing a culture of equity and inclusion within the university and beyond; a sample syllabus; evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as course evaluations or peer reviews); a sample publication
  • Review begins: 1 Sept. 2021
    • Rejection letter 16 Nov. 2021

University of South Florida, Tampa (USA:FL)[]

  • 9-month, full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in the history of the British Empire (19th-20th centuries).
  • See full posting (link above) at European_History_2021-22

University of Waikato (New Zealand)[]

NB: as of 3 Nov. the university job site is experiencing difficulties "Please note the advertisements and position descriptions for our vacancies are currently unable to be viewed, please email [Application Assistance|hrm@waikato.ac.nz] to request copies of these documents.  We apologise for any inconvenience."

  • Lecturer (~asst/assoc prof) in History
  • Applications are especially welcome from historians early in their academic careers and with expertise in America, Europe, Africa or Asia, that complements and adds to the Programmes current areas of expertise (particularly Indigenous Histories, Oral History, Pacific History, Historical Theory and Method).
  • Applications due 10 December 2021

Ancient/Premodern[]

Atlantic[]

Sam Houston State University (USA/TX) - Slavery[]

  • Assistant Professor in the history of slavery, to begin Fall 2022.
  • We seek an historian who specializes in slavery in the Atlantic World, and whose scholarship and teaching foregrounds the lived experiences of enslaved persons. The department is especially interested in candidates whose work maps onto one or more of the thematic tracks organizing the department’s M.A. program: (1) Rights & Identity; (2) War & Violence; and (3) Encounters & Exchanges.
  • Teaching Load 3/3 The successful candidate will be expected to teach the first half of the United States history survey, as well as upper-division courses and graduate seminars in the history of slavery
  • To apply, upload a letter of application to the site https://shsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/28763, addressed to Dr. Bernadette Pruitt, Chair of the History of Slavery Search Committee; a curriculum vitae; unofficial graduate transcripts (official transcripts of all post-secondary education will be required of all finalists prior to on-campus interviews); a diversity and inclusion statement, specifically addressing your qualifications and strategy for engaging all students at SHSU; a writing sample of chapter length; one sample syllabus for an upper-division course on slavery; and three letters of recommendation. Upload the syllabus to the Teaching Portfolio link. If a candidate has not completed the doctorate, one letter must be from the candidate’s advisor, addressing the state of the dissertation and anticipated defense date
  • Review begins: 3 Jan. 2022 and continues until position filled

University of Denver (USA:CO) - Black Diaspora (1600-1800)[]

  • tenure-track appointment in the history of the Black Diaspora in the Americas (1600-1800). The appointment for this position is intended to begin in September 2022
  • We are particularly interested in scholars whose research is engaged with the early Atlantic world.
  • Teaching: Although our department allows faculty to create course rosters focused on their teaching interests, we hope to attract applicants who are excited to teach courses in early North American history
  • Please include the following documents with your application: 1. CV, 2. Letter of Application, 3. Writing Sample, 4. Teaching Portfolio (statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, and list of proposed courses), 5. Diversity Statement - Candidates can view DU’s DEI Strategic Plan for the College of Arts and Humanities and Social Sciences here Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Strategic Plan for CAHSS (du.edu), 6. Letters of Recommendation. Please provide names and information of the three references. Letters of recommendation will be requested once your application is submitted.
  • Deadline: 4pm MST 8 Oct. 2021
  • Position on hold as of 30 Nov. 2021 - applicants will need to reapply

Young Harris College (USA:GA)[]

  • tenure-track Assistant Professor of History with a focus on the Atlantic World beginning August 1, 2022
  • In keeping with the department’s increasing focus on interdisciplinary studies and global history, the candidate’s research and teaching interests should speak to global contexts and demonstrate the ability to provide a comparative perspective of the intersection among Africa, the Caribbean, and Latin America. The Department is open to expertise in all themes, including (but not exclusively) histories of race, gender, and sexuality, and histories of trans-Atlantic slavery, migration, religion, trade, and empire.  Additional credentials in philosophy and/or religious studies are preferred but not mandatory.
  • Candidates must possess a PhD in History or a related field that demonstrates expertise of the Atlantic World by the time of appointment.
  • Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, three confidential letters of recommendation, and a statement of teaching philosophy.  The candidate selected for the position will be required to provide official transcripts prior to appointment.  The selected candidate must also successfully pass a background check.
  • Review begins: 15 Oct. 2021

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- (Nov 15) Any news on this?

Environmental[]

See Non-Geographic/Methodologically Oriented History

Global South[]

Thomas More College (USA:KY)[]

  • tenure-track assistant professor whose primary focus is an area of the Global South (Asia, Africa, or Latin America, Transnational, or World History) with appropriate minor fields starting August 2022
  • Teaching Load: 4/4 which may include teaching the introductory world history sequences, upper-level courses in the area of specialty, and be an active participant in our First Year Experience.
  • A letter of application, CV, a teaching statement, writing sample (no longer than an article or dissertation/book chapter), and three letters of recommendation (sent separately) must be submitted via email to: hr@thomasmore.edu.
  • Deadline: not stated in ad, ad closes 29 Nov. 2021

Islamic[]

Central Washington University (USA:CT) - (job ID 4528) Pre-1500 Islamicate World[]

  • tenure track hisotry faculty position of the Islamicate world prior to 1500, to start September (fall quarter) 2022.
  • geographic, religious, linguistic, and thematic specializations are open.
  • will teach cross-listed courses in the Africana and Black Studies program.
  • opportunity to contribute to cross-listed courses in other interdisciplinary programs possible (such as Women and Gender Studies)
  • candidates who can teach introductory world history (pre-1500), cross-cultural, or borderlands classes are particularly welcomed.
  • direct questions to Dr. Roxanne Easley, search chair: roxanne.easley@cwu.edu
  • Deadline: 3 January 2022

Central Connecticut State University (USA:CT)[]

  • tenure-track historian of the Islamic World to join the faculty beginning in the fall semester 2022. 
  • The candidate’s geographical and temporal specialty is open. 
  • Teaching: Each semester, the successful candidate will teach a combination of general education courses, including a survey of Middle Eastern or Islamic World history, and upper-level undergraduate or graduate courses in their field of specialization.  The successful candidate will also contribute to the B.A. and M.S. in International Studies and the Minor in Middle Eastern Studies.
  • To begin the application process, please visit the CCSU HR Job Opportunities at https://www.ccsu.edu/hr/faculty-management-admin.html. Select the job advertisement for [C21-113] Assistant Professor, History of the Islamic World and click on the Apply button and submit the following documents: Cover Letter describing how the applicant meets all required qualifications for the position; Curriculum vitae; 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.; Full-text example of a research-based scholarly work; finalists may be asked to submit additional scholarly materials; Unofficial transcripts. Note: Candidates uploading additional materials must combine all documents into one PDF file. For further assistance, please email gabriela.s.flores-erazo@ccsu.edu.
  • Deadline: 12 Jan. 2021

Columbia University (USA:NY) - pref. western Asia[]

  • tenure-track assistant professor as the Richard W. Bulliet Chair of Islamic History, to begin 1 Jul. 2022
  • We especially seek scholars focusing on the history of western Asia, during the 10th-15th centuries CE, working primarily in Persian and/or Arabic.
  • Teaching: The candidate will be expected to teach undergraduates and graduate students while also contributing to the general curriculum of the department and the Core curriculum of the College
  • All applications must be made through Columbia University’s Academic Search and Recruiting (ASR) system (apply.interfolio.com/94886). Please upload the following required materials: 1) a cover letter of application, 2) CV (including language proficiency and teaching experience), 3) a statement of research interests, 4) two reference letters, and 5) a chapter or article length writing sample (35 pp. max).
  • Review begins: 5 Nov. 2021 and continues until position filled.

Durham University (UK:Eng)[]

  • Assistant Professor of History c.950-c.1250 (CE)
  • with a focus upon the Islamicate World (including North Africa, Sicily and al-Andalus, the Levant, Arabian Peninsula, Iran, Khorosan and northern India). We particularly want to hear from applicants whose work will complement and expand the department’s current strengths. Applications from historians whose research draws connections between multiple geographical regions or takes a transcultural approach within the Islamicate World and with neighbouring cultures, and who share the department’s commitment to decolonising the curriculum, are therefore especially encouraged.
  • deadline: 26 Jan. 2022

Harvard University (USA:MA) - Medieval Islamic[]

  • full-time, tenure-track appointment with the rank of assistant professor in Medieval Islamic History, to begin 1 Sept. 2022
  • We welcome applicants who specialize in the medieval period (600-1500) and in various subfields, including (but not limited to) cultural history, digital humanities, economic history, gender history, intellectual history, legal history, political history, and social history.
  • PhD must be in hand by 15 Dec. 2021
  • Teaching: The successful candidate will be expected to teach and advise at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, including teaching general surveys of Islamic history in the medieval period (600-1500), and will have an excellent reading knowledge of Arabic, Persian or Turkish and the ability to guide graduate students in the reading of primary sources in at least one of these languages.
  • Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal (https://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/10505) 1.   Cover letter, 2.   Curriculum Vitae 3.   Teaching/advising statement (describing teaching philosophy and practices) 4.   Research statement 5.   One writing sample of max. 35 pages. 6.   The names of three references whom the search committee may contact. 7.   Statement describing efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging, including past, current, and anticipated future contributions in these areas.
  • Deadline: 15 Oct. 2021

Medieval[]

University of Edinburgh (UK:Scot)[]

  • Lecturer (~asst/assoc prof) in Global Medieval History, to begin 2 Sept. 2022
  • Area and period are open, expertise in quantitative methods is desirable.  They will have a track record of producing internationally excellent research on any aspect of global medieval history.
  • Teaching: The successful candidate will develop and teach courses in global medieval history and contribute to teaching and team teaching across all levels of the curriculum, including pre-honours, honours and MSc level courses, as appropriate.
  • Deadline: 4 Dec. 2021

Mediterranean[]

Modern[]

Athabasca University (CAN) - Non-Western][]

  • tenure-track position in Modern Non-Western/Global History at the rank of Assistant Professor, anticipated November 2021
  • The successful candidate will expand the geographic breadth of our undergraduate modern history courses beyond Europe and North America. Having a research specialty in the modern history of a non-Western area or areas is an asset.
  • Candidates must have a PhD in History. All educational credentials must be recognized in Canada. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority.
  • Teaching: While creating courses in their teaching specialty, the candidate will also coordinate and revise a suite of existing online courses based on the needs of the program. There is the possibility of graduate teaching through the Master of Arts in the Interdisciplinary Studies Program. Evidence of scholarly output and research productivity as well as proof of teaching excellence at the undergraduate level is required. Familiarity with online systems of education is preferred. Experience in graduate teaching will also be considered an asset.
  • Please apply directly on this link: https://athabascau.acquiretm.com/job_details_clean.aspx?ID=2223 For further information regarding this position, please contact Mark A. McCutcheon, Chair of the Centre for Humanities, at +1-833-850-8202 or via email: mccutcheon@athabascau.ca
  • Deadline: not stated in ad [ad posted, 3 Sept. 2021]
  • Contacted for a remote interview (Oct 7)

University of Manitoba (CAN)[]

  • Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Modern World History, to begin 1 Jul. 2022
  • Preference will be for a scholar of world history with demonstrated expertise and interest in the intersection of histories of capitalism, colonialism, and decolonization and/or race, slavery, migration, gender and sexuality.
  • Teaching: The successful candidate must be both able and willing to teach Modern World history courses at the introductory and advanced levels. Teaching responsibilities include core introductory courses in Modern World History at the 1000 and 2000-level, as well as upper-level and graduate-level course offerings.
  • Applications for this position must include: a letter of application, including a statement of how the candidate will contribute to equity and diversity within the Department, a curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier, and an article or chapter-length writing sample. As well, three confidential letters of reference must be received directly from the applicant's referees via email.
  • Deadline: 31 Dec. 2021
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