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Alfred University[]

  • tenure-track assistant professor of history (with expertise outside of North American) and global studies to begin August 2011.
  • specialty is open; preference for candidates whose teaching and research connect modern European history to non-Western cultural histories. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a core course in our Global Studies program and European history courses, in addition to courses based on the candidate’s area of specialty; normal teaching load is three courses per semester.
  • Review of applications will begin November 15 and continue until the position is filled.
  • Also posted at European History Jobs, 2010-11
  • snail mail ack received (11/22) (x2)
  • Anyone else NOT receive an ack?
  • Skype interview scheduled for mid-January, by phone (12/23)

Alverno College (WI)[]

  • Our History department has a full-time opportunity available for an Assistant Professor of World History. Contract begins August 2011. Position is on track for continuous appointment and is eligible for promotion in rank.
  • The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. or be near completion. Primary area of expertise should be in World History with secondary area in regions outside the U.S. and Europe, or a comparative or thematic focus. The ability to offer courses in areas which complement the department's current offerings is highly desirable. Preference will be given to broadly trained candidates with experience working in interdisciplinary contexts or having intellectual interests that indicate an ability to teach world history and work in an interdisciplinary, highly collaborative fashion.
  • Application deadline is February 1, 2011.
  • Email request for AHA interview (12/17) --- really? applications aren't due until Feb. 1!
  • It is a real request (via email). I guess they are reviewing applications as they get them. If you look at the AHA job guide, they were always planning on being at the AHA.
  • I can confirm the above post as I was interviewed at the AHA as well.
  • Skype interview scheduled (via phone) - 2/4 (x2)
  • campus visits?
  • Request for letters of reference (2/23)--> I believe this is a "dotting the i's" type thing in preparation for doing that. Had a Skype interview. My guess is this is an HR requirement.
  • Hmmm. They told me they would be contacting applicants this week about campus visits. I now am very confused!
  • Invitation to campus by phone call (2/25) x2

Aurora University[]

  • History - Tenure Track Assistant Professor in non-Western History.
  • Specialization and period open. Teach a broad range of introductory and upper-division courses in Western and non-Western History, as well as courses on historical methodology.
  • Phone interview scheduled, by phone (1/19) x4
  • What is your speciality?
  • On-campus interview scheduled (1/26) + one
  • Congratulations! May I ask what field you are in? (x2)
  • Have not heard but i think they were supposed to decide this week
  • Offer made and accepted (February)
  • Congrats!

Beloit College[]

  • VAP - Early Modern Atlantic World
  • Review of applications will begin on March 21, 2011.

Berry College[]

  • One-year visiting appointment in history
  • Teach world history or US history surveys
  • Will have specializations in one or more of the following fields: Latin American, Asian, Middle Eastern, the Indian Subcontinent, Russian, Slavic, British, African-American, Native American, or environmental history.
  • Review of applications will begin January 31, 2011.

California State University, Fresno[]

  • Tenure-track Assistant Professor in World History, with a preferred specialty in any period and area of Asian history
  • Applications due November 1, 2010.
  • Also posted at Asian History, 2010-11
  • Request for AHA interview (11/24) x2 --said they received nearly 100 applications for position
  • Any news on campus interviews? (1/22)
  • I have heard nothing since AHA. I expect finalists have been chosen already (2/1)
  • Rejection email received (2/3)
  • Any truth to the rumor the department cancelled this search?
  • As far as I know, the search has not been cancelled but is on a bit of a hold (2/5)
  • No, the university pulled the plug. What a waste of time and money.

Claflin University[]

  • Claflin University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in World History. PhD. preferred. Period and specialization are open but the department is particularly interested in historians of Africa and/or the African Diaspora. The successful candidate will teach four courses per semester consisting of World History surveys and advanced undergraduate courses in their area of specialty. Faculty publication is encouraged and research opportunities are available. Other responsibilities include academic advising and University service.
  • Claflin University is a comprehensive institution with an enrollment of approximately 1800 students from fifteen countries offering undergraduate degrees in thirty-four areas and three graduate programs. It has been consistently recognized as one of the best-value liberal arts colleges in the Southeast. The campus is located in the heart of historic Orangeburg and is convenient to Columbia, Charleston, and the Carolina coast.
  • Any word on what happened with this search? I am afraid I never heard back from the university after applying in November.

Cleveland State[]

  • Assistant Prof. - History (World/non-U.S.)
  • Cleveland State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor beginning August 22, 2011. A Ph.D. in History (any geographical area except US) required on or before July 1, 2011. Preferred candidates will have the demonstrated ability to teach world history and geography and a strong commitment to scholarship and service. Teaching duties will include integrated social studies courses, a globally oriented world history, and geography. Current faculty teaching load is two courses (8 credits) per semester. In addition, the successful candidate will assist in coordinating the Social Studies program, including: (1) contribute intellectual leadership for the Social Studies program; (2) assist in advising Social Studies majors; (3) maintain ties to the College of Education and the departments of political science, economics, anthropology, and sociology; (4) represent the Social Studies program to area schools and state agencies.
  • ack received shortly after submitting application--has anyone heard more?
  • nope. just an eeo form by snail mail back in mid-october.
  • still heard nothing (12/7 x3)
  • Any news? (12/14)
  • Had a phone interview at the end of November, but have not heard anything since.
  • Rejection letter by snail mail (1/18) x2
  • Received a "this position has been filled" letter at the end of January (Posted 2/10)

Colby-Sawyer College[]

  • Full time, assistant professor of history in the department of Social Sciences and Education
  • Primary teaching responsibilities include courses in Western and World Civilization, as well as upper-level history courses. A specialization in 20th century Asia, the Middle East, or Europe is preferred.
  • Open Until Filled; Priority deadline: 10/15
  • Email ack received shortly after the deadline. Has anyone heard from them?
  • Yes. Contacted by HR on 11/5 and given initial info about position (salary, benefits, etc.) and to inquire if I was still interested in the position. Search committee currently meeting and those they want for initial interviews will be contacted in a couple of weeks.
  • Anyone hear anything further from them? (12/8) Not since HR call described above.
  • Any news? (12/20) - nothing (12/26)
  • Anything? (1/3)
  • This is the third consecutive year they've run this search (or a similar one), so I too am curious to see how this pans out.
  • (1/18) Rejection email stating that they "offered to another candidate." FWIW. x3
  • Congrats to the new hire - appears to be an idyllic little college/town. I wonder who they went with. Any insights?

College of Wooster (VAP, World History and Women's Studies)[]

  • The Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program and the Department of History at the College of Wooster invite applications for a joint one-year visiting assistant professor of History and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies to begin August 2011. We are seeking a historian with training in feminist studies and a background in global, transnational, or world history. Any area of expertise is welcome. The successful candidate will teach Introductory Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality courses; Global Feminisms; and courses in history in the candidate’s area of expertise.
  • Review of applications will begin January 14, 2011.
  • Cross-posted at Queer/Women's/Gender Studies 2010-11 & Non-Geographic/Methodologically Oriented, 2010-11
  • Invited for Skype interview (via e-mail) 1/26

Erskine College []

  • VAP - Specialization in Ancient, Medieval or World History

Ferris State University[]

  • Assistant Professor - History. Ferris State University is seeking an individual to teach World History Courses, especially in East Asia, Africa, South Asia, or some combination.
  • Required: Ph.D. in History by start of appointment. College teaching experience in World History surveys; ability to teach upper-division courses in non-Western World History. (emphasis on East Asia, Africa, South Asia, or some combination)
  • Phone interview scheduled by phone call (2/8)
  • Campus interview scheduled (2/16)
  • Offer extended and declined, regretfully (march)

Fort Hays State University[]

  • Assistant Professor, possible tenure-track, to teach World History (emphasis in China, Middle East, or Africa), British History, and World Civilization surveys. Ph.D. in history required.
  • Review of applications will begin on January 10, 2011 and continue until position is filled.
  • Rejection letter.

James Madison University[]

  • tenure-track position in World History, at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin late August 2011.
  • Review of applications will begin February 4, 2011.
  • Candidates should have a specialization in Chinese History and ability to teach World History survey, Asian History survey and Research Methods.
  • Cross-posted at Asian History, 2010-11
  • Phone Interview (2/22)

King's College (PA)[]

  • Tenure-track Assistant Professor of World History
  • Research or teaching interests may be in Latin American, the Middle East, transnational, or Ancient history. Teaching load is 4/4.
  • Materials must be received by December 10, 2010. Only complete applications will be reviewed. Preliminary interviews will be conducted at the AHA annual meeting.
  • Email request for AHA interview (12/15) (x2)
  • On-campus visit scheduled (1/13) (x2)

Lock Haven University[]

  • full-time, tenure-track faculty position in Pre-Modern World/European History to begin August 27, 2011.
  • Applications received by March 18, 2011 will be given full consideration.
  • Also posted at European History Jobs, 2010-11

Macalester College[]

  • pre-1800 global/comparative history
  • Deadline: November 1, 2010.
  • Also posted at European History Jobs, 2010-11
  • Request for more materials received 11/19

Marywood University[]

  • Assistant/Associate Professor for tenure track appointment position in History
  • Qualified candidates will possess a doctoral degree with specialties in developing world studies and concentration in one or two of the following areas: Middle East, Africa, or East Asia. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in History (specifically introductory courses in modern history and upper level specialty courses), student advising, commitment to scholarly activity and university, professional and community service. Applicants at the Associate level may be given the opportunity to serve as Department Chair.
  • Review of applications will begin immediately.
  • Has anyone heard anything regarding this search?
  • AHA Interview scheduled. (x4)
  • Anyone else not receive an interview, rejection, or ack confirmation?
  • I haven't received any of these, either.
  • campus visits will be scheduled in the next few weeks
  • Have people been contacted for phone interview, etc? Or is the above comment from the school?
  • Can't tell you if the above comment is from the school or not. I had an AHA interview with them, and was told they would be arranging campus visits by the end of the month but hopefully sooner. From what I understood, there didn't conduct phone interviews, just the ones the AHA, but I could be wrong.
  • FYI I just saw that they posted the job somewhere new about a week ago (after the AHA). Doesn't make me hopeful after the AHA interview
  • anyone heard anything after AHA?
  • not a thing (x2)
  • Is this search dead? Anyone hear anything?
  • official rejection recieved- offer made

Mount Saint Mary College[]

  • Tenure-track professorship in World History.
  • The area of specialty is open, but in addition to World History surveys, the candidate must be able to teach a range of courses in Asian history (Middle East or Far East preferred). Ability to teach International Relations is also desirable. Annual teaching load is 4/4 with a commitment to advisement and college service.
  • Letters must be postmarked by Dec. 15, 2010.
  • I know that its still really early for this one, but is there any idea if they are going to try to schedule AHA interviews?
  • See the link under Southern Oregon (below) for a list of who is and is not planning to interview at the AHA.
  • Thanks for that AHA link it was quite helpful
  • so they are listed as interviewing at the AHA-has anyone been contacted? Or are they going to inform people just a few days before the conference. Does this happen normally?
  • although it says that they will be at the AHA, they will not.
  • request for a phone interview 1/3
  • anyone know their timeline?
  • Invite for a campus visit 1/28
  • not one word about an offer, anyone know anything?
  • Offer made and accepted (3/11)
  • I am a finalist who found out a week later on this wiki that this job was offered and accepted by someone else. The levels of unprofessionalism are astonishing.

Pratt Institute (NY)[]

  • Full-time tenure-track faculty position in History (or a closely related field) in the Department of Social Science & Cultural Studies (2 Positions)
  • Successful applicants will have a fundamental commitment to teaching in and curricular planning of the Department's World History core, a two-semester sequence required of all Pratt's undergraduates. In addition, s/he will have the opportunity to develop new thematic courses in areas of his or her own expertise, including courses in the Department's B.A. program in Critical and Visual Studies. Field open, but preference will be given for Position One to specialization in one or more of the following areas: Middle Eastern/Islamic History, Latin American/Caribbean History, East Asian History, and Indian Ocean History, and for Position Two to specialization in one or more of the following areas: Cultural History, Intellectual History, Social History, and History of Material Culture.
  • Please send only cover letter and C.V. at this time, indicating if application is for Position One or Position Two.
  • Review of applications to begin December 1, 2010 and will continue until the position is filled.
  • Cross-posted at Open Field History Jobs 2010-11
  • Any interest yet?
  • heard nothing (12/7)
  • still nothing. x 3 (12/8; 12/10)-- Still nothing here too (12/11)
  • ditto, nothing (12/13) -- Nada (12/14)
  • Given that there are 2 positions and it closed Dec 1, wouldn't it be pretty early to hear before Xmas? Or are AHA interviews planned? Am I missing something?
  • They're listed on the AHA Job Center handout as scheduled to give prearranged interviews there.
  • Thanks for that info
  • Yes, that is helpful. They should be making a move soon, no?
  • Any news on this one? Any AHA invites (or even requests for more materials)? (12/21)
  • Not here (12/21)-- Rather slow moving search
  • AHA interview requested via phone and email for position 1 (World History) (12/23) x3
  • Congrats!
  • Anyone hear about position 2?
  • Not yet (x7)
  • Anyone know if AHA interviews have been scheduled for position 2 (1/3)?
  • I haven't even received an ack (x2)
  • I presume that position 1 will be finalized first so that they can ensure that they get two hires that cover different areas
  • Anything about position 2?? (1/12)
  • still nothing (1/17) - ditto (1/18) (1/23)
  • Are we looking at a cancelled search for position 2?
  • Anyone heard anything about position after AHA?
  • I was invited for a campus visit. (1/25) (x2)
    • Congrats! Was that for position 1 or 2? -- Position 1
    • Congrats! What field?
  • The entry for this job on the US History page says someone got a rejection email.. did others? No word here either way. (1/30) x4 -- Seriously, what is up with the Position 2 search? Cut? Yes, this is not being conducted in a professional manner.
    • As far as I can tell, position 2 apps were not acknowledged, no AHA interviews or phone interviews and no rejections have been sent. i.e. this search was dead in the water before it began :-(
    • I definitely did get a relatively prompt ack for position 2, but haven't heard anything since (x2). Just FYI. Anyway at this point I assume the search is dead too.
    • At my on-campus interview for position #1, the chair of the department actually mentioned that the search for position #2 was going on "simultaneously." It may just be that the candidates who have been invited for interviews for position #2 are not posting here. (x2)
    • Thanks for posting this info - my application was not acknowledged, so could have just gone astray. Hope you campus interview went well. -- I never received an acknowledgement for position 2 either, just for the record (2/28) Make that three (2/28) four! (3/2)
    • Campus interviews for position 2 are taking place now (2/28)
    • I also believe that the same committee is doing both searches (this was inferred in my recent campus interview for position #1).
    • All very odd
  • Has anyone received an offer? (03/08)
  • Still waiting to hear one way or another about position #1 ... (3/8)
  • Same for position #2... (3/8)
  • Offer for position #1 made and accepted (3/10). Good luck to everyone in their job search. I look forward to working with whomever is hired for position #2.
    • Congratulations! May I ask what field, just out of curiosity?
    • Transnational Islam/Indian Ocean
  • Has anyone heard anything about position #2? I heard that some candidates were invited to campus for interviews, but nothing more. (3/29)
  • Has the search for position #2 concluded? Has anyone received rejection letters/emails? (5/9)
    • I had a campus interview several weeks ago, but haven't heard anything since.
  • Got a rejection email for position 2 6/20

Saginaw Valley State University[]

  • Tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of World History
  • The Department of History at Saginaw Valley State University announces the opening of a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of World History with a specialty in one of the following areas: Africa, Middle East, Latin America, or Iberian Colonial beginning August 2011. In addition, the position calls for teaching World History survey courses, freshmen seminars, and courses in historical methods.
  • Any news here?
  • Nothing (12/13)
  • has anyone heard anything? (12/20) - nothing (12/26)
  • automated e-mail rejection received (1/14)
  • Email request for phone interview (1/14) + 4
  • Does anyone know the teaching load here?
  • Haven't seen anything specific on the history department, but it looks like a 4/4 from other sorts of job postings. -- I agree. --- Yes, SC said 4/4
  • Anyone know a timeline for this search?
  • about 2 weeks to announce campus visits but depending on administrative approval
  • did anyone get a campus invitation yet?
  • I haven't heard back from them as of 2/10
  • Nothing (2/16)
  • (2/22) email saying search had been held up by "administrative delays" and checking to see if candidates were still interested in the position
  • Offer extended for on-campus interview (2/23) + 1
  • has an offer been made yet?
  • Pulled my name from their search (after an earlier on-campus interview) and did not even receive a confirmation that they had received my communication. So have not heard anything about an offer.
  • Thanks! By "earlier" you mean before the on-campus interviews that have taken place in March? And, although I don't mean to be intrusive, did the reasons to pull your name from their search have to do with SVSU or other personal reasons?
  • No, I did the on-campus, had a great visit with the lovely department, but got another offer and took it.
  • thanks and congrats on your job offer!

Samford University []

  • One-year non-renewable position in non-American History. Successful applicant must have the ability to teach in the first-year humanities core curriculum. Major field is open (including Europe), but Asia, Middle East, or Africa preferred.
  • Samford University is affiliated with the Alabama Baptist Convention, and candidates should be willing to contribute to and promote the school's mission as a Christian university in a Baptist tradition.
  • Also posted at European History Jobs, 2010-11

Southern Oregon University[]

  • tenure-track position in the history of the Atlantic World at the rank of assistant professor
  • In addition to the world civilization survey and courses in his or her area of specialty, the successful candidate will be able to offer courses in the histories of Latin America or Africa. This is a full-time(1.0FTE) academic -year position.
  • Application must be received by 12-15-2010 for priority consideration.
  • Does anyone know if they plan to interview at the AHA?
  • The AHA Job Center Handout (download it here: suggests that they will.
  • AHA interview scheduled by e-mail, 12/23 x4
  • Any word here? Anyone remember their timeline for scheduling on campus interviews?
    • I was told that it would be "a few weeks" before campus interviews were scheduled.
  • Interview scheduled 1/18 x2
  • four campus interviews concluding in early March
  • offer issued ---> offer accepted?
  • not yet, but there is an offer on the table
  • Offer accepted (Tenure-Track Latin Americanist)

University of Essex (UK)[]

  • Tenured position, Early Modern or Modern
  • After someone who "uses local and regional approaches to history to look at global phenomena"
  • Deadline: 3 Sept 2010

University of Manchester (UK)[]

  • Lecturer in International History
  • "Applications are invited from those who work on the interactions of states and on international organizations, and on cultural, political and economic interactions beyond the nation state, within Europe and/or beyond. You will carry out research on aspects of international or transnational history of the period since c.1800."
  • Deadline: 6 Sept 2010

University of Oxford[]

  • A fixed-term research and teaching appointment in Transnational History in the 19th and 20th centuries is available from 1 October 2010, or as soon as possible thereafter, for one year.
  • Deadline: 3 Sept 2010

University of Oxford (UK) - Brasenose & St Johns[]

  • Tutorial Fellowship & Lectureship (tenured) in the Early Modern Period (1500-1700)
  • Transnational/Global history with a focus on Asia, the Atlantic World or the Middle East & their relationship to Europe
  • Deadline: 11 Mar. 2011.

University of Pittsburgh (World History Postdoc)[]

  • The World History Center ( and the Department of History ( at the University of Pittsburgh seek applicants, pending budgetary approval, for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in world history beginning fall 2011. We seek candidates who can demonstrate strong training in global historical studies, and whose research interests are cross-disciplinary, multiregional, and/or have varied time frames. The successful candidate will participate in research, teaching, and other activities of the center and the department. Research will include individual research plus work on the World-historical Dataverse project ( Teaching will include three world history courses each year, including at least one graduate course during the two years. Salary and benefits are competitive. Candidates must have completed their Ph.D. before June 2011.
  • For print applications, send a letter of application, full CV, a dissertation chapter, and three letters of recommendation to Evelyn Rawski, Chair, World History Postdoc Search Committee, 3900 Posvar Hall, Department of History, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260. The same application materials may be submitted by e-mail to Katie Jones, World History Center Administrator, at
  • Deadline for applications is February 25, 2011.

University of Texas at Tyler []

  • Two assistant professor appointments beginning August 2011, one in U.S. History and one in World History. Ph.D. required at time of appointment.
  • The successful candidate for the first position will be qualified to teach courses in nineteenth-century U. S. History. Area of specialization is open, excluding gender, race, borderlands, and Native American history. The appointee will have responsibility for American military, political, and diplomatic history and both freshman U.S. surveys. The appointee will also teach Texas history and serve as departmental liaison to the local historical community.
  • The successful candidate for the second position will be qualified to teach courses in some area of World History (Latin America, East Asia, South Asia, Middle East, or Africa/Caribbean/Atlantic World). The appointee will have responsibility for courses in the World History field of specialty as well as both U.S. freshman surveys.
  • Open Until Filled; also posted at U.S. History, 2010-2011
  • Any news here? (12/29)
  • Nothing.
  • The deadline is not until 12/31, so there is no reason to expect news at this point....

University of Utah[]

  • Entry-level tenure track Assistant Professor in History of Colonialism and Colonial Subjects, geographical region and time period open.
  • Deadline: November 19, 2010
  • Also posted at European History Jobs, 2010-11
  • Received EEO survey email Nov 17. (x3)
  • AHA interview scheduled (12/9) by phone? email??
  • AHA Interview Schedule (12/9) by phone
  • Asked for dissertation
  • Sorry, by phone.
  • Campus visit scheduled by phone (1/20)
  • Offer accepted

University of Wisconsin-Stout[]

  • Tenure-track, assistant professor position in history commencing August, 2011. The successful candidate will normally teach 12 credit hours per semester of World History and other non-U.S. history offerings including survey courses and upper-level courses reflecting the University’s commitment to general education, diversity/ ethnic studies, and global understanding; and contribute to the implementation of a new major in Applied Social Science.
  • Ph.D. in History or area studies with a History emphasis by the beginning of the appointment, with a major field in non-U.S. World history, is required. Candidates must also have a non-Western field (such as Asia, Middle East, or Latin America), and be able to contribute to other department history offerings.
  • Screening of completed applications will begin November 26, 2010 and continue until the position is filled.
  • Wasn't this search run last year? Anyone know what happened? - Yes, the search was canceled last year.
  • Anyone get updates besides ack.?
  • Nothing (12/9)
  • Acknowledgement and EEO request via snail mail (12/15) x2
  • Any news here?
  • Nothing (1/31)
  • Contacted for a phone interview by email (2/4)
  • Received letter stating I was no longer under consideration for this position (3/28)

University of York (UK)[]

  • Two Lectureships [tenured] in European HIstory 1650-1850 AND/OR transnational & global history 1650-1850 "including contacts between European and non European societies and cultures)
  • PhD in hand at time of appointment
  • Deadline: midnight GMT 1 April 2011
  • Crossposted to European history 2010-11 (link goes to that wiki page to keep us all discussing it in one place!)

Utah State University[]

  • Department of History at Utah State University (Uintah Basin Campus) invites applications for an entry-level, tenure-track, assistant professorship in world history beginning August 2011.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in transnational histories, such as Ottoman or Islamic Asian history, or the Indian Ocean world pre-1800.
  • Deadline: 11/06/2010A
  • Any news from this one? Haven't received ack. of documents.
  • Request for phone interview. (2/7)
  • Campus visit scheduled (2/23).

Virginia Tech[]

  • Assistant Professor of Public History / Digital Humanities
  • The History Department at Virginia Tech seeks an innovative scholar, adept in emerging technologies, with experience in the teaching and practice of public history. Applicants with specialties in areas such as environment, science, health, migration, culture, media, policy, and other interdisciplinary fields that support programs at Virginia Tech are especially encouraged to apply.
  • Review of applications begins November 1, 2010

Wagner College (Staten Island, NY)[]

  • Assistant Professor in Global History, with a focus on either African, Islamic or South Asian History, beginning fall 2010. The successful candidate will teach the introductory global history survey course as well as upper-level courses in fields of specialization. Interdisciplinary teaching is encouraged.
  • Application review begins immediately until December 8th.
  • Incumbent was South Asianist; VAP was Africanist.
  • Are they interviewing at AHA for this? Any interview requests yet? yes, AHA interview scheduled by email (12/23)
  • The AHA job handout says that they have a table at the job center and are "collecting cv's" at the AHA (12/21)

Wheaton College[]

  • Tenure-track Assistant Professor in World History
  • Specialty in Middle East, Russia, South/Southeast Asia, or Africa
  • "Responsibilities include playing a primary role in the department’s world history general education program, as well as teaching survey and specialized courses in the area of expertise. The department seeks a gifted teacher/scholar, who shares the ideals of Christian liberal arts education and who can communicate a love for history to bright, motivated undergraduates. The successful candidate will have evidence of potential in teaching, research, and publication, as well as general administrative skills."
  • Deadline: November 1, 2010.

Webster University (MO)[]

  • Tenure-track assistant professorship in Early Modern European History, with a subspecialty in a non-European field
  • Possible areas of focus include: imperialism, mercantilism, the Atlantic World, the Islamic World, migration, diplomacy, gender and the family, or intellectual history.
  • Applications must be received by December 3, 2010. Preliminary interviews will take place at the American Historical Association Conference in Boston from January 6-9, 2011.
  • Also posted at European History Jobs, 2010-11
  • Has anyone checked whether they require reference letters? The ad does not ask for references, but it is quite surprising.

Western Carolina University[]

  • Assistant Professor of History, World History. Tenure-track
  • Ability to teach Middle Eastern and/ or Islamic World history preferred.
  • Review of applications will begin 22 October 2010 and continue until the position is filled.
  • Email ack received shortly after 22 Oct. Has anyone heard anything else? (x3)
  • FYI: great group of people here. Interviewed for a position in the past, turned down offer, but that had to do with a more attractive offer and I would have gladly accepted otherwise. Good luck!
  • Notification of finalist status w/request for phone conversation leading up to campus visit (11/24) (x3)
  • Campus visit arranged (12/21) (x2)
  • Search cancelled due to state-wide budget cuts (2/4)