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Dublin City University (IRL) - pref. early modern[]

  • Assistant Professor in Global History
  • The successful candidate will be required to design and teach a combination of core and optional modules on the BA Joint Honours and Bachelor of Religious Education with History programmes.
  • Applicants must hold a PhD in History or a closely related field; Applicants must have demonstrated teaching experience at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level, ideally including experience in innovative pedagogies and/or assessments, and/or online or technology-assisted teaching; Applicants must have a willingness and demonstrated capacity to teach outside their area of research interest; The successful candidate should ideally have a minimum of three years’ relevant post-doctoral experience and strong research credentials and publication record appropriate to career stage; Applicants’ research specialism must be focused on the period before 1900, we especially encourage applicants with a specialism in early modern history; Applications are specifically invited from those working within the histories of Africa, Asia or Latin America; Applicants should demonstrate how their research complements existing strengths in the school: social history; gender; crime; environmental history or urban history.
  • Deadline: 17 May 2023

Drury University (USA:MS)[]

  • "broadly trained" tenure-track Assistant Professor of World History to begin August 2023
  • Specialists in all fields of World History (including India, China, Japan, Russia/Eastern Europe, Africa, or Latin America, or in thematic areas such as migration, transnational studies, global Cold War/socialisms, environmental history, the history of film, etc.) are welcome to apply. Preference will be given to candidates who can teach Asian history.
  • ABD candidates will be considered, but a Ph.D. in history by August 2023 is required.
  • Teaching: Alongside History courses, they will teach one of our thematic first-year seminars required of all University students.
  • Applicants should email a cover letter, CV, three letters of reference, transcripts, sample syllabi, and evidence of teaching excellence to Applicants should demonstrate commitment to academic service, the extracurricular enrichment of students and campus communities, and the fostering of an equitable and inclusive environment in the classroom and beyond.
  • Deadline: not stated in ad, ad expires 23 Nov.
    • Request for additional information and video [Dec 13]
    • Any updates?

Emily Carr University of Art and Design (Vancouver, BC, Canda) - Assistant/Associate Professor of Critical and Cultural Studies[]

  • two (2) to three (3) full-time faculty positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in Critical and Cultural Studies within the Faculty of Culture and Community. Within this interdisciplinary framework, we are seeking individuals with research and teaching expertise in one or more of the following areas:
  • Histories, theories and contexts of art, design, or media, with concentrations that span geopolitical contexts beyond North America and Western Europe, and/or in diaspora.
  • Writing practices, including collaborative, multilingual, and experimental approaches to art writing, as well as foundation-level writing and composition.
  • Critical approaches to popular culture studies.
  • We are particularly seeking candidates whose research is rigorously invested in transnational and/or anticolonial perspectives on artistic and cultural production.
  • Posted Dec 20, 2022; open until filled.

Fairmont State University (USA:WV)[]

  • Tenure track asistant professorship in World History - start date *either* Jan 2023 or Aug 2023, see ad for details.
  • Teaching Load 4/4: The successful candidates will be required to teach the university’s World Civilization well as advanced history electives in their field of study.... Preference will be given to candidates who can offer courses in the history of one or more of the following areas: Africa, Asia, Middle East, or Latin America. The ability to teach “The Historian’s Craft,” the program’s writing-intensive course for history majors, will be viewed favorably as well
  • Applicants must have their Ph.D. in History in hand by August 2023
  • Deadline: not stated in ad, ad expires 13 Oct. 2022
  • 28 Oct Interview request
  • Position Filled

Hong Kong Shue Yan University (CHN) - [Open Rank][]

  • full-time Assistant Professor or above to start in January 2023. Rank will be commensurate with qualifications, experience, and achievements.
  • The field of specialization is world history with an emphasis on international relations, diplomatic history, American history, Western thoughts, and/or history of science and technology. Preference will be given to those applicants who have at least two years of teaching experience and a good track record in research and publication. Proficiency in English is required, and the capability to teach ancient world history is a plus.
  • Applications should be addressed to: The University Secretary, Hong Kong Shue Yan University, 10 Wai Tsui Crescent, Braemar Hill, North Point, Hong Kong. It should contain (1) a cover letter, (2) a complete CV including a list of publications, (3) two representative publications, and (4) three references to be sent directly from the referees. For further information about the University and the Department of History, please visit; for enquiries, please send emails to Ms. Agnes Pau:
  • Review begins: 1 Oct. 2022
    • Invite to zoom interview : 17 October 2022

Katz Yeshiva High School of South Florida (USA:FL)[]

  • Full-time High School history teacher to start Fall 2023.
  • Teaching Load: 5 courses per year (20 periods per week). Will be teaching World History, European History, United States History, and senior-level thematic seminar courses.
  • Early-career historians are welcome to apply. Compensation and benefits are highly competitive and commensurate with qualifications.
  • A master’s degree or PhD in History or a closely related field expected.
  • Experience teaching History (or a closely related subject) at the high school or college level required. Graduate assistant teaching may be applicable with a strong record of excellence.
  • Resumé and Cover Letter required. More info on linked page

Raritan Valley Community College (USA:NJ) - non-TT[]

  • Full-Time Instructor of World History for the 2023-2024 academic year. We seek candidates with research and teaching experience in the non-Western World, but candidates with any area of expertise in World History will be considered.
  • Candidates with training in and ability to teach the history of women and gender in a global context will be given special consideration.
  • Teaching Load 5/5 and will include introductory courses in early (pre-1500) and modern (15th century to the present) World History.
  • Phd preferred but not required.
  • For full consideration: 10 Feb. 2023

University of Tampa - Global Since 1500[]

  • full-time, non-tenure eligible position as Assistant Teaching Professor of History beginning in August 2023.
  • eligible for promotion
  • teaching load is 32 credits per academic year, typically distributed as four 4-credit courses (16 credits) per semester.
  • field of specialization is open, but the successful candidate must be able to teach World History since 1500.
  • Ph.D. in History is required by the time of appointment, and candidates must demonstrate teaching promise.
  • Cover letter, CV, and list of three professional references
  • Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2022.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill (USA:NC) - [Senior Hire][]

  • Frank Porter Graham chair in Global History, to begin 1 Jul. 2023
  • Applicants for the Frank Porter Graham chair in Global History should have a Ph.D. or equivalent in History or a related field and hold the rank of full professor with tenure (or equivalent) at the time of appointment.
  • Candidates for this position should demonstrate proven excellence in their field(s). They should possess a strong publication record and a commitment to teaching and advising undergraduate and graduate students, as well as to service within the department and university. We expect the Frank Porter Graham Professor to play an active role in co-advising graduate and undergraduate students pursuing topics and applying methodologies associated with global history. They should also possess the ability to engage themes that cut across regional specializations and academic disciplines, as our faculty regularly participate in interdisciplinary working groups as well as events and programs organized by area studies centers across campus. Importantly, the Frank Porter Graham Professor will be expected to engage with diverse public audiences beyond the University.
  • To apply, please follow this link ( and submit online your current CV and a cover letter. Your cover letter should keep the above-mentioned vision in mind while addressing the main themes of your research, your teaching experience, and your past engagement with public audiences. Please also include contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion in any of these areas.
  • Review begins: 9 Dec. 2022

United States Air Force Academy (USA:CO)[]

  • The Department of History at the United States Air Force Academy seeks applicants with expertise in military history or world/global history for a two-year term appointment at the rank of instructor beginning in August 2023. While not required, a demonstrated ability to teach the history of science and technology and/or history of the Middle East is highly desired.
  • See full posting, link above, at Open_Field_or_Mixed_Hire_History_2022-23

Ursinus College (USA:PA) - pref. history of STM[]

  • tenure-track assistant professor in World History, with expertise in the history of science and medicine highly desirable. Regional expertise will be in either Latin America (excluding North America), Africa, the Indian Ocean, or South Asia. It is not defined by period.
  • Teaching: 3/2 Candidates should be able to design and teach engaging and inclusive courses in addition to the history department’s established 100-level world history offerings. The ability to contribute courses to and actively participate in the Health and Society Program and, if appropriate, either the Latin American Studies Program or African American and Africana Studies Program is strongly preferred. In addition, all tenured and tenure-track faculty are expected to teach in our highly innovative Quest core curriculum, anchored in a writing intensive, discussion-based, first-year interdisciplinary seminar, the Common Intellectual Experience (CIE).
  • All applicants will submit a CV, letter of application, and transcripts. In addition, applicants will provide three separate statements (1-2 pages each) reflecting on: (a) teaching experience, practices, and goals; (b) scholarly accomplishments and proposed research agenda; and (c) record of and commitment to helping cultivate an inclusive community. All application materials will go to Dr. Lori Daggar via Interfolio:
  • The first round of interviews will be conducted by telephone. Letters of reference will be requested at the time of interviews.
  • Review begins: 15 Nov. 2022
    • [15 Dec.] Any updates on this?
    • [16 Dec.] First round interview on 14 dec

Vancouver Island Univeristy (CAN) - 1450 to 1850 CE[]

  • full-time regular professor to teach World History in the period from 1450 to 1850 CE. Preference will be given to candidates whose primary area of geographic specialization falls outside of Europe and North America.
  • The department specifically invites applications from historians who take an intersectional approach to transnational themes during this period
  • Teaching: faculty teach a total of 7-8 courses over two terms (Fall: September to December, and Spring: January to April).
  • Deadline: 16 Nov. 2022

Yale University (USA:CT) - [Senior Hire][]

  • tenured Associate/Full Professor in History and Global Affairs beginning July 1, 2023
  • We seek applications from scholars in global and international history, especially those addressing issues of labor, migration, political economy, and/or transnational movements.
  • Applicants, who must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree, should submit an application via They should submit a cover letter, CV, statements of research and teaching interests, and one article/chapter-length writing sample. Additional materials will be requested at a later stage.



Early Modern[]

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

  • Lecturer (teaching-focused) in Early Modern Global History, from 1st September 2023 to 31st August 2024
  • Candidates with interests in the area of early modern global history c.1450-1750 are encouraged to apply.
  • You will contribute to a range of existing undergraduate and postgraduate courses catering to our provision for early modern global and world history. At level 1 you will design and teach a History in Practice seminar. At level 2 you will supervise our Independent Research Project students. At level 3 you will devise and teach a specialist course based on your own area of research expertise. In addition to this you will be contributing to other lectures and seminars on early modern global history across our UG and PGT provision and act as an academic advisor at both levels.
  • Deadline: 6 Jul. 2023


Boston University (USA:MA) - History of International Relations [Open Rank][]

  • this is a dual search for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the History of International Relations and a tenured Professor in the History of International Relations, both beginning July 1, 2023.
  • the search is open to all regional and functional specializations
  • applicants should submit 1) a letter of application describing your teaching and research interests and professional experience, 2) statement of how you will support the university’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, 3) curriculum vitae, and 4) three letters of recommendation electronically
  • at for the tenure track position
  • at for the tenured position.
  • Review begins: 1 Oct. 2022
  • Anyone updates on this one? (Nov 2)
  • Request for 20 minute Zoom interview (Nov 3)
    • Was this interview invitation for the junior or senior search? (Nov 8)
    • Zoom interview for the junior search on Nov 7 (Nov 9)
    • Zoom interview for the senior search on Nov 21
    • Campus visit invite for junior search (Dec 15)
    • Campus visit invite for senior search (Dec 15)

City, University of London (UK:Eng) - [non-TT][]

  • Lecturer in Global/World History (Education and Research) Fixed-term 12 months, to begin January 2023
  • We seek to appoint a fixed term Lecturer (Research and Education) in Global/World History. They will lead lectures and seminar teaching on for a range of topics in the BA History, BA History and Politics, and BA Journalism, Politics and History. Expertise in one or more of the following areas would be particularly advantageous: history of colonialism and empire in the 19th and twentieth centuries; the history of slavery, colonialism and revolution in the Caribbean.
  • Deadline: 23 Nov. 2022

University College Dublin (IRL)[]

  • Lecturer/Assist Professor of Global History since c. 1750
  • The School particularly welcomes applications from global historians working on one or more of the following themes: race, gender, environment, migration, labour, capital, colonialism and anti-colonialism, and religion; and with a focus on one of the following regions in their global context, including knowledge of relevant languages for research: Africa, Latin America, East Asia, South Asia, and the Middle East.
  • Teaching: The successful candidate will teach survey and research-led modules at BA level, including a first-year module introducing students to methodologies in global history as part of the Global Studies pathway in the BA Humanities; will act as director of the Global Studies pathway; will contribute to the MA in Global History; will supervise undergraduate and graduate dissertations.
  • Deadline: 5pm local time 11 Apr. 2023

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

  • 12 month Teaching Fellow in International History
  • Are you an academic with a proven track record in twentieth and twenty-first century international history? Are you keen to contribute to research-led teaching on topics such as transnational war volunteers and the international history of the Middle East region? Do you have the ability to motivate and inspire students? You will carry out teaching on the BA International History and Politics modules and relevant MA Programmes. You will have a PhD in History or a cognate discipline (or be close to submission) and relevant teaching experience.
  • Deadline: 21 Apr. 2023

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

  • Fixed term Lecturer in Non-European Modern World History from 1st September 2023 to 31st August 2024
  • We are interested in applications from candidates with a successful record of undergraduate teaching in any area of non-European Modern World history of the nineteenth and twentieth century, and preferably African history.
  • Teaching: You will contribute to a range of existing undergraduate and postgraduate courses catering to our provision for non-European modern world history. At level 1 you will design and teach a History in Practice seminar. At level 2 you will supervise our Independent Research Project students and contribute to another team-taught module, ‘Back to the Future’. At level 3 you will devise and teach a specialist course based on your own area of research expertise. In addition to this you will be contributing to other lectures and seminars on non-European modern world history across our UG and PGT provision and act as an academic advisor at both levels.
  • Deadline: 18 Jul. 2023

University of Nottingham (UK:Eng) - Modern Black History, pref. Black British[]

  • Assistant Professorship in Modern Black History.
  • Preference will be given to those whose research focuses on Black British history, whether that demonstrates a focus upon an African and African-Caribbean presence within Britain, or the interactions between Britain, Africa, the Caribbean, the ‘Black Mediterranean’ or ‘Black Atlantic’ Worlds, or the African diaspora more widely.
  • Other areas of expertise in modern Black history beyond Britain will also be considered, such as: African-American history, African history (or specific nations and regions therein), African-Caribbean history, or histories of a global African presence in Asian, Middle Eastern, Latin American or European countries. In all cases, the successful candidate will be an expert on the histories of people of African and/or the African Diaspora in any period after 1850.
  • Informal enquiries can be directed to Professor Anna Greenwood
  • Deadline: 31 October 2022

University of Oregon (USA:OR) - Global Studies (Global Political Economy focus)[]

  • 9 month tenure-track Assistant Professor in Global Political Economy to start in Fall 2023.
  • We seek a scholar who holds a Ph.D. in a relevant social science, humanities, or interdisciplinary program by the time of appointment and whose expertise addresses one or more of these areas in qualitative and/or quantitative perspective: economic globalization and its political and social impacts; international political economic institutions and processes; debt, dependency, and the legacies of colonization; and the relationships between global political economy, human development, and development strategies and policies. We are especially interested in candidates who take critical, interdisciplinary, and decolonial approaches to the global political economy; and whose teaching and research complement core foci in our department, including food systems, education, global health and wellbeing, and environment and climate change.
  • Deadline: 15 Oct. 2022

23 Nov: the support your cohort (poli sci) slack reports that zoom interview invitations went out 22 Nov.

14 Dec; any updates from those who zoomed - have campus visits gone out?


Leeds Beckett University (UK:Eng) - North America and/or Atlantic World post-1700[]

  • History Lecturer (grade 7) to join a dynamic and committed team of Historians from January 2023.
  • See full posting (link above) at North American History 2022-23

Randolph College (USA:VA)[]

  • full-time, tenure-track assistant professor in the history of the Atlantic world. Date of employment is July 1, 2023; report date is in mid-August
  • Ph.D. or ABD with a completion date prior to July 2023
  • Teaching Load: 3/3 The College’s innovative TAKE2 curriculum includes four seven-week sessions in an academic year, allowing students to sharpen their focus with immersive learning, gain life balance with a more flexible schedule, and, most importantly, thrive within a supportive student-centered environment. Opportunities for new course development are available.
  • Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, brief statement of teaching philosophy, graduate transcript, and three confidential letters of recommendation to
  • For full consideration: 9 Jan. 2023
    • Any word on this? (Jan 27)
    • Zoom interviews happening this week (Feb 2)
      • I'm assuming interview requests have gone out then?
    • [posted ~20 Feb] Campus visit invite

Stetson University (USA:FL) - [non-TT][]

  • "Specializations in African American History or Atlantic World History, or the history of the African Diaspora are particularly welcome."
  • See full posting, link above.

St. Mary's College (USA:ML) - 16th to 18th Century Atlantic World and Public History[]

  • Tenure-track Assistant Professor position in 16th to 18th Century Atlantic World and Public History beginning August 2023.
  • We seek a public historian with demonstrated potential for excellence in these two fields.
  • Teaching responsibilities are shared with the Museum Studies program; besides introductory and upper division courses in their specialty in the History Department, the successful candidate will teach two courses a year for the Museum Studies Program: its introductory course, as well as an upper division History course that will count towards the Museum Studies minor. The successful candidate will also sit on the Museum Studies Steering Committee
  • Application materials should include a cover letter that addresses how the candidate will contribute to a campus culture of inclusion; curriculum vitae (including email address), statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, and evidence of teaching effectiveness (if applicable). Applicants should also arrange for the submission of three confidential letters of recommendation. Applicants can request confidential letters through their Interfolio Dossier account, which may be uploaded for free by the letter writer directly to our Interfolio-hosted account for committee review. Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check and proof of COVID-19 vaccination, medical and religious exemptions may be considered. Applications are being accepted online at: Questions may be directed to Dr. Adriana M Brodsky at
  • Review begins: 1 Nov. 2022
    • [5 January] Invitation for zoom interview
    • [18 January] campus invite

University of British Columbia (CAN) - Black Atlantic and/or African Diaspora, pre-1900[]

  • tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the history of the Black Atlantic and/or African diaspora, broadly defined, before 1900, to begin 1 Jul. 2023
  • We seek candidates who demonstrate a commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion of underrepresented groups in academia; to engaging the needs of diverse student populations; and to diversifying what and how we know about the past.
  • Applicants should upload (in the following order, collated into a single pdf file): a cover letter or letter of application; a curriculum vitae; a statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as sample syllabi, student or peer evaluations of teaching, etc.); a 300-500 word statement identifying the applicant’s experience relevant to working with a diverse student body, and contributions, or potential contributions, to advancing a culture of equity and inclusion within the university and beyond; up to three article-length samples of scholarship (including published articles, unpublished papers, or book/dissertation chapters). Applicants should also provide names and contact information for three scholars willing to provide a letter of reference; we will request letters directly for candidates who advance in the search process
  • Applicants with questions about the position are welcome to contact the search chair, Dr. Joy Dixon, at This position is subject to final budgetary approval.
  • Review begins: 15 Sept. 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.
    • Any updates on this? (Nov 2 2022)
    • Candidates Invited for on Campus Visits, Email Received First week of January
    • On Campus Visits began January 11 -February 15

University College London (UK:Eng) - Non-TT, Iberian World 1450-1800[]

  • Associate Lecturer (Teaching) in History of Iberia and the Iberian World (c1450-1800), The post is available from 1/9/23 to 31/8/25 in the first instance.
  • Applicants must have a doctorate in a relevant area of Iberian history. It is essential that they have previous experience of teaching undergraduate and graduate students in this period with specialism in the UK. Additional key requirements include previous experience of small group teaching and a commitment to high-quality teaching and fostering a positive learning environment. A more detailed job description and person specification can be accessed in the attached document.
  • Teaching: Race, Identity and Empire in the Iberian Atlantic World, Thinking with the Caribbean, 1492-1700 & to teach ONE of the following Second-Year Research Seminar topics, Black Lives in the South Atlantic or Culture, Ideas and Identities or Atlantic History,1450-1810
  • Deadline: 1 Jun. 2023

York University (CAN) - Black Atlantic[]

  • professorial stream tenure-track appointment in The History of the Black Atlantic at the Assistant level, to commence July 1, 2023.
  • The search is open to all fields in the History of the Black Atlantic, but the Department is particularly interested in research dealing with the history of the Caribbean
  • This opportunity is open to qualified individuals who self-identify as Black peoples of African Descent (for example Africans and African heritage people from the Caribbean, Americas, Europe). Recognizing the underrepresentation of Black faculty, this opportunity supports the University’s Affirmative Action program and has been developed based on the special program provisions of the Ontario Human Rights Code
  • A PhD in History or a related discipline is required by July 1, 2023, with a demonstrated record of excellence or promise of excellence in teaching, scholarly research and publication and service. Applicants should have a clearly articulated program of research in the History of the Black Atlantic.
  • Application, including a cover letter, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests and three confidential letters of reference, may be uploaded to
  • Deadline: 15 Nov. 2022


Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (NED) Global Economic and Social History (w/Environmental Focus)[]

  • We are looking for an Assistant Professor (tenure track) Global Economic and Social History of the period 1800-present, with a focus on environmental history.
  • We are especially interested in candidates whose geographic area of expertise lies in Africa or Asia. The prospective candidate has a proven academic record as apparent from academic publications and contributions to public debate. When hired, you will play a central role in teaching the courses offered in the programs Global Economic and Social History (GESH) and Environmental and Water History. You can also be asked to teach general History and History and International Studies courses. You will have the freedom to redesign elements of the courses, according to your interests and qualities, and in close consultation with the director of studies. 30% of your time is available for research, for presenting at conferences and publishing, as well as for writing grant proposals. You will become a member of the history staff within the department of Art & Culture, History, and Antiquity (AHA), Faculty of Humanities. You are expected to work closely with other colleagues in your teaching and research, and to participate fully in the daily affairs of the department. Research of most of the VU historians is embedded within the CLUE+ Research Institute for Culture, History and Heritage and within national and international research networks and schools.
  • Deadline: 25 Sept. 2022

Global South[]

Aberystwyth University (UK:Wales)[]

  • Lectureship (~asst/assoc prof) in the History of the Global South, to begin 1 Sept. 2022 (nb not advertised until 18 Aug so presumably open to later start dates, given it doesn't close until after that date!)
  • We will be particularly interested in applicants who specialise in one or more of: East Asia, South Asia, the Middle East, Africa, the Caribbean, or Latin America. The successful candidate will be expected to teach at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, to supervise undergraduate and postgraduate dissertations and to participate in University examining at undergraduate and taught postgraduate level. The successful candidate will also have a strong research record or exhibit evidence of the capacity to develop such a record in a relevant field of the History of the Global South.
  • Under the UK Government’s points-based system scheme, this role meets the criteria to be sponsored by Aberystwyth University (AU) for a Skilled Worker Route (SWR) application.
  • Deadline: 15 Sept. 2022

The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art (USA:NY)[]

  • Full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor or Advanced Assistant Professor of History with a focus on the Global South.
  • We are particularly interested in applicants with experience in research and teaching across disciplinary boundaries, and with a research interest in questions of empire, migration, anti-colonial movements, decolonization, and post-colonial theory. Candidates who develop such questions through urban or environmental perspectives are encouraged to apply.
  • Teaching Load: HSS faculty are expected to teach two core courses and one elective as part of a 3/3 teaching schedule, with nine credits of course release within the first six semesters.
  • Candidates should have completed the Ph.D. by the position start date (August 23). Postdocs and visiting assistant professors are encouraged to apply
  • Application Instructions: Applicants should submit the following materials to Cover letter, Curriculum vitae, Teaching philosophy, Writing sample, Sample syllabus, Name and contact details of three referees. WHEN APPLYING, PLEASE INCLUDE "GLOBAL HISTORY" IN YOUR SUBJECT LINE
  • Review begins: 1 Dec. 2022
  • We plan to conduct Zoom interviews for selected candidates in January and February, with campus visits to follow in March
  • Any news?
  • Nope. I am also waiting for this one. It's a great gig and a good institution save for the teaching load.
  • [30 Jan] Zoom interview invitation.
  • [2 Mar] Any word on campus visits (I didn't hear yet since Zoom)?
  • [3 Mar] Nothing here since the zoom interview.

Indian Ocean[]

University of Edinburgh (UK:Scot) - Indian Ocean World before 1750[]

  • lecturer in the History of the Indian Ocean World before 1750.
  • The role requires expertise in any aspect of the history of the Indian Ocean World before 1750.
  • Teaching: The successful candidate will teach courses at the honours and MSc level and will contribute to team teaching across all levels of the curriculum, including pre-honours, honours and MSc level courses, as appropriate. The successful candidate will also conduct research under their own direction.
  • Deadline: 17 Feb. 2023


Augusta University (USA:GA) - Africa/Islamic World[]

Cornell University (Ithaca:NY)- Arabic & Islamic Studies, pre-1800[]

  • Tenure track assistant professor who specializes in Arabic and Islamic studies in the Middle East and North Africa prior to 1800. We particularly welcome applicants whose work is innovative and interdisciplinary. Discipline open.
  • Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a representative writing sample, contact information for three references, and a statement of contribution to diversity, equity, and inclusion. The committee will solicit letters of recommendation from selected candidates and conduct initial interviews online.
  • Deadline: 15 Oct. 2022

University of Manchester (UK:Eng)[]

  • Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (asst/assoc or assoc/full prof) in History of the Islamic World
  • We invite applications from candidates with historical expertise in any dimension of the Islamic World broadly defined from the 7th Century CE to the present. They will be expected to have expertise in one or several languages of the Islamic world (broadly conceived), which may also include languages spoken by non-Islamic groups, such as Armenian, Aramaic and so on. They should have a strong record of research and academic publication in the field of Islamic History with outputs appropriate to their career stage, as well as a track record in attracting external sources of research funding, and/or have a clear plan for future grant applications. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching on the history of Islam and the Islamic World.
  • Deadline: 31 Jul. 2023

Wesleyan University (USA:CT) - Premodern Islamic Intellectual Traditions[]

  • tenure-track Assistant Professor of Letters, beginning July 1, 2023.
  • We seek a scholar-teacher with expertise in premodern Islamic intellectual traditions and cross-cultural exchanges around the Mediterranean world. The successful candidate may work in classical Arabic, Syriac, Persian, Ottoman Turkish, Hebrew, Coptic, Ethiopic, Greek, Latin, and/or any number of related languages. Areas of research/teaching expertise may include instances of Muslim cultural transmissions and receptions between and within the societies of Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa, such as the Graeco-Syriac-Arabic “translation movement,” the cultures of al-Andalus, or Late Medieval travelogues. In their application materials, we encourage candidates to address the ways in which their research/teaching is informed by critical theories of gender, sexuality, class, race; or by academic subfields such as diaspora studies or translation studies.
  • Teaching Load: 2/2. In addition to offering courses in their areas of scholarly expertise, the successful candidate will be expected to teach in the COL’s sequence of five interdisciplinary colloquia for majors (Antiquity, Medieval, Early Modern, 18th-19th centuries, 20th-21st centuries), the first three of which are co-taught by an expert in the period and a non-expert. We expect the successful candidate to have expertise suitable for teaching the Medieval colloquium. Additional duties include supervising senior theses and essays, advising majors and pre-majors, carrying on a program of research, and participating in faculty governance at the College and University level.
  • Applications will be reviewed in two stages...please send: (1) a cover letter; (2) a current CV; (3) a research statement; (4) a teaching statement. Long-listed candidates will be asked to send by December 15, 2022: (5) evidence of teaching ability; (6) a writing sample. In the cover letter, applicants should describe how they will embrace the University’s commitment to fostering an inclusive community, as well as their experience working with individuals from historically marginalized or underserved groups. You will also be asked to provide the email addresses of three referees from whom we may obtain confidential letters of recommendation (please double-check the accuracy of the email addresses of the referees you name to ensure that you have the most up-to-date email addresses for each one). After you have submitted all of the required documents, you will see a confirmation number. At that point, each of your referees whose email address you have provided will receive an automatically-generated email requesting that he or she submit a letter of reference for you.
  • For full consideration: 15 Oct. 2022
  • 18 Nov. Rejection received


Seattle University (USA:WA)[]

  • Tenure track assistant professor in the Medieval and Early Modern Mediterranean World, to begin Sept. 2023
  • The ideal candidate will have a primary teaching and research field in the Medieval and Early Modern Mediterranean World (ca. 500-1600) broadly defined.
  • Teaching: There will be opportunities to teach in a variety of programs, including History, the University Core Curriculum, the Honors Program, and in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies or other interdisciplinary programs. A specialist in the Medieval and Early Modern Mediterranean World will support the department’s curriculum emphasizing social justice issues such as the historical roots of inequality and marginalization, and interpreting the diversity of human experience across world regions. The specialist would also help contribute to the vision of both College and University for equity, justice, and centering the margins.
  • Review begins: 1 Oct. 2022
    • 14 Nov: Any news?