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TOTAL: 31

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Ancient: 2
Ancient/medieval:
Medieval: 7
Byzantium:
Medieval/Renaissance/Early Modern: 3
Early Modern: 2
Modern: 1
British (early modern): 3
British/British Empire (modern): 1
French: 3
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German (early modern):
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American University of Malta (Malta) -- Open Rank / Field in European History (2 positions)Edit

  • Successful applicants will be appointed at the rank they currently hold.
  • AUM is looking for faculty who not only have strong credentials and experience, but also the enthusiasm and commitment to work together to create a first-rate university. This is a rare and exciting opportunity for those who want to work collaboratively and to devote themselves to building a university of lasting value. Visit aum.edu.mt for details. Experience teaching in an American or American-style university is also highly desired. (It appears that this a new insitution in the process of "getting off the ground." See also here.)
  • Please submit applications electronically to provost@aum.edu.mt, including CV, a list of 5 references with contact information, a statement that describes your relevant experience, and the reasons this position in particular interests you. For more details contact Dr. John Ryder, Provost, provost@aum.edu.mt. (License Number: 2016-002)
  • Review of Applications will begin December 12, 2016.

Christopher Newport University (USA: VA) - Modern/Early Modern European History of STMEdit

  • Skype interviews begin Oct 21 x 2
  • Has anyone heard back regarding campus interviews?
  • [15 Nov] No news here

Cornell University (USA: NY) - Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in History - Central, Eastern or Southern Europe, 1600 to the Present [Non-TT]Edit

Cottey College (USA:MO) - Western CivilizationEdit

  • Tenure-track Western Civilization assistant professor, specialization open, to begin August 2017.
  • The successful candidate will also teach an introduction to the liberal arts course and oversee capstone projects of liberal arts majors. History courses required are both halves of the western civilization sequence. The successful candidate will also be expected to teach specialty courses in her/his field. An ability to teach history courses on women, the Middle East, and/or Africa preferred. [Note: Cottey is a women's college.]
  • Teaching load is four courses per semester.
  • Send cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, and contact information for three references by Email in Microsoft Word or PDFs to Dr. Chioma Ugochukwu, VPAA, Cottey College, Nevada, MO 64772. E-mail: dkerbs@cottey.edu
  • Review of applications begins January 16, 2017, and continues until the position is filled.

Davis & Elkins College (USA:WV) - World and/or European History [open rank]Edit

  • Full time faculty position in History, to begin Fall 2017
  • Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful candidate will have a specialty in World/European History (preferred). (It is unclear if tenure exists at this institution).
  • Teaching Load: 4/4
  • All candidates are encouraged to provide evidence of successful college-level teaching, including strong professor-student relationships, commitment to student development, and creative pedagogical practice.
  • All applications must include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information (including phone numbers and email addresses) of four professional references. Original transcripts and background check will be required before an appointment is made. Please submit materials electronically via email to Ms. Donna McCauley, Administrative Assistant, Office of Academic Affairs, Davis & Elkins College at Mccauleyd@dewv.edu. Please put "History" in the subject line.
  • Review of applications will begin immediately  [ad posted 29 Nov.] and continue until the position is filled.

Dominican University (USA:IL) - [Non-TT;~VAP]Edit

  • One year visiting position (Lund-Gill Chair) in European History since 1500
  • The department seeks a historian who can offer introductory and upper-level courses which address imperialism, colonization (and decolonization), gender, migrations and ethnicities over both the early modern and modern European periods.  We are also interested in applicants who can address the history of science/medicine in these contexts.  The successful candidate will teach at least one course in the university’s Honors Program and will contribute courses that could be cross-listed with one or more of the college’s interdisciplinary programs such as Women and Gender Studies, Interfaith Studies, Black World Studies, or Latino/a and Latin American Studies.  The Lund-Gill Chair also would be expected to offer at least one lecture open to the public.
  • Please apply online at http://www.dom.edu/jobs. Candidates will be asked to submit the following materials: a cover letter addressing the applicant’s qualifications for the Lund-Gill Chair position as described; a curriculum vitae (highlighting teaching experience); a list of three or more references who can speak to the applicant’s teaching excellence (Please submit under "other".); an unofficial Ph.D. transcript (Please submit under "writing sample".)
  • Deadline: 1 Jan. 2017

Francis Marion University (USA:SC) - Continental Western Europe (no time period specified)Edit

  • Tenure-track position in the history of continental Western Europe, starting August 2017. While the subfield is open, preference will be given to those candidates who can teach courses that complement those currently offered by the department.
  • Teaching load is 4-3, including both halves of the European history survey.
  • Application Materials: 1) Letter of Interest (Referencing Position Number 17-16); 2) FM Faculty Application (PDF here); 3) curriculum vitae; 4) at least three letters of recommendation; and 5) copies of all transcripts (official transcripts will be required of the successful candidate). Materials should be mailed to:

    Dr. Scott Kaufman, Chair
    Department of History
    Francis Marion University
    PO Box 100547
    Florence, SC 29502-0547
  • Deadline: February 1, 2017

Gardner-Webb University (USA:NC)Edit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in History, to begin Aug. 2017
  • Areas of focus may include early modern Britain, early modern Europe, modern Britain, or modern Europe. The Department is especially interested in candidates who would compliment our existing strengths with expertise in one or more of the following: history of capitalism/business history, museum studies/public history, legal history, or history of religion.
  • The Ph.D. (held by the start date) is required for a tenure track appointment
  • Teaching Load: 4/4 "Two to three sections of Western Civilization in the General Education curriculum are required each semester. Upper level courses will include Nineteenth Century Europe and Twentieth Century Europe every two years. Other upper level offerings can be in the selected candidate’s area of expertise."
  • Gardner-Webb University is a private institution founded by North Carolina Baptists in 1905 and employs individuals who participate in and whole-heartedly support Christian values
  • Submit application materials via email to searchhistory@gardner-webb.edu A completed profile should include a letter of application, CV, official transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness (including syllabi), and a statement of how the candidate's personal faith connects with the mission of Christian higher education. These and three letters of reference (under separate cover) should be electronically submitted via email
  • Review begins: 1 Nov. 2016.
    • Has anyone heard back?
    • Nothing yet could be a bad sign or it could be slow search, Stay strong!
    • Hopefully a slow search! Good luck
    • I've not heard anything (7 Dec.)

Howard Payne University (USA:TX) - [Open rank]Edit

  • Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Instructor of History. (Starts Fall 2017?).
  • Courses taught will depend on departmental need and the applicant's experience and expertise, but will include multiple general-level courses in history (US to/since 1877; Western Civ I and II; Non-Western Civ.; etc.) each semester, and upper-division courses primarily in European history as needed (at least one per semester, typically).
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with Texas public school teacher certification requirements is preferred but not required.
  • Howard Payne University, a church-related institution affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas seeks to employ evangelical Christians, with preference given to Baptists, who are dedicated to teaching and service as they model the principles of the Christian faith and the university's sincere religious beliefs. The University is committed to the integration of learning and Christian faith in the pursuit of truth. Howard Payne University expects its employees to be professing Christians and be willing to support the Christian mission, purpose, vision and curriculum of the University. As a result, the University expects employees to lead lives of service through active involvement in Christian religious life both on campus and through a local Christian church. Your signature on the Job Description indicates your acceptance and affirmation of these statements.
  • To be considered, applicants must submit an Employment Application (available at: www.hputx.edu/jobs), a letter of application, curriculum vita, Statement of Christian Commitment or Personal Faith Statement, a Statement of Philosophy of the Integration of Faith & Learning, and unofficial transcript to: Mrs. Kyra Owen, Administrative Assistant to Business and Human Resources, Howard Payne University, 1000 Fisk Avenue, Suite 210, Brownwood, TX 76801, Phone: (325) 649-8031, E-mail: hr@hputx.edu
  • Open until Filled. (Ad posted December 5, 2016)

New York University (USA: NY) - Faculty Fellow Center for European & Mediterranean Studies [Non-TT]Edit

  • One year faculty fellow position in The Center for European and Mediterranean Studies in Arts and Science at New York University, to begin 1 Sept. 2017
  • Position is renewable annually for a maximum of three years, pending administrative and budgetary approval.
  • CEMS/NYU seeks a scholar specializing in one or more of the following fields: comparative European and Mediterranean politics, anthropology, or sociology, or contemporary or recent European and Mediterranean history. We are particularly interested in candidates with research and/or teaching interests concerning the European Mediterranean regions. Additionally, we would value academic interest in the European Union.
  • Responsibilities include teaching three courses per year (possibly including an undergraduate or graduate research seminar), and a significant role in advising theses (for both MA students and undergraduate seniors). Service to the program will also involve representing the Center at university occasions and committee meetings. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to interdisciplinary scholarship and excellence in teaching, and have completed the Ph.D. no earlier than 2012
  • To apply, see the NYU Center for European and Mediterranean Studies website at http://cems.as.nyu.edu/page/employment.
  • The applicant should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample, and three references.
  • Deadline: 31 Jan 2017.

Newcastle University (UK) - [Senior Hire] excl. Britain & IrelandEdit

  • Professor (full prof+) of European History, excluding Britain & Ireland
  • The post is available immediately to commence on a mutually agreed date. Informal enquires to Professor Sam Turner, and Dr Violetta Hionidou
  • The post is open to specialists in any area of European History without regard to period, region or approach
  • You will be expected to make an outstanding contribution to the research culture of the School by producing internationally excellent and world-leading publications, generating significant levels of research income, and demonstrating leadership within your research field. You will have the experience and qualities needed to deliver excellent teaching on our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. You will also be expected to make a significant contribution to the culture and management of the School of History, Classics and Archaeology in broad terms and to offer leadership in European History in ways that reinforce and extend our existing activities and reputation
  • click here for more info
  • Deadline: 16 Sept. 2016.

Penn State University, Altoona (USA:PA)Edit

  • Tenure track position in History with a focus on Continental Europe
  • Specific research specialization open. Teaching responsibilities at both lower- and upper-division levels center on continental Europe 1800-1914 and areas related to research, if different, and will include Western Civilization and/or world history survey. Versatility in lower-division teaching encouraged, with experience in, or background appropriate to, teaching Latin American history highly desirable, and ability to contribute to one or more of College’s programs in Women’s Studies, Environmental Studies, Communications, Political Science, and community-based learning also desirable
  • Applicants should upload a letter of application establishing their qualifications; a current vita; a description of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness; a statement of research interests; and transcripts (official transcripts required at the time of an interview). Please combine materials to fit appropriated space.
  • Deadline: open until filled [ad posted 14 Sept. 2016]
    • Has anyone heard anything? (30 November 2016)

Rockford University (USA:IL) - with Non-Western HistoryEdit

  • Tenure-track assistant (or associate) professorship in history, starting Fall 2017.
  • The successful candidate will have a strong background in both European and non-Western (i.e. not European or U.S.) history. Responsibilities include teaching the Western Civilization survey, introductory and upper-level courses in the candidate’s area of specialty, and courses in service to the major. Time period of specialization is open. Excellent teaching ability is a must and candidates need an educational philosophy compatible with a private, independent institution and liberal arts-based curriculum. Teaching load is 12 credits per semester.
  • Please submit via e-mail a letter of application addressing qualifications for the position and a brief description of current research, a curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching success, and three letters of recommendation (sent via separate e-mail) to HumanResources@rockford.edu.
  • Applications will be reviewed beginning December 10, 2016, but will be accepted until January 16, 2017.

Ruhr-University Bochum (DEU) - European Expansion, 1700-1850Edit

  • Junior Professorship in the History of the period of European Expansion, 1700-1850, to begin 1 Apr. 2017
  • The successful candidate will be able to cover the History of the European Expansion with a focus on the period from the beginning of the 18th to the middle of the 19th century in both research and teaching in a global or comparative perspective. While focusing on the period during which the European colonial powers expanded into non-European areas, central areas of interest will include migration and global wars, but also of changing knowledge and cultural transfer during the Enlightenment and the revolutions at the dawn of the Industrial Age.
  • Requirements for the position include an excellent PhD/Dissertation and evidence of special aptitude for academic teaching as well as the willingness to participate in the self-governing bodies of the RUB. In addition, applicants are required to be enthusiastic about teaching, to contribute to the relevant research projects and to work within an interdisciplinary and international context. A further requirement is the willingness and ability to acquire third party funding and to supervise PhD candidates.
  • Applications including a covering letter, information on your academic career to date, lists of publications and third party funding as well as academic certificates should be sent by email to the Dean of the Faculty of History of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum, email: dekan-gw@rub.de,
  • Deadline: 3 Nov. 2016.

Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa (ITA) - [Senior Hire] Early Modern & Modern history (16-18thC)Edit

  • The Scuola Normale Superiore (SNS) invites expressions of interest from qualified scholars in the field of Early Modern and Modern History (XVI-XVIII centuries), in view of the possible opening of a position at the full professor level in the Classe di Scienze Umane
  • Applications are particularly welcome from those with a sizeable and internationally recognized production of studies in the field of Intellectual and Cultural European History between the Sixteenth and the Eighteenth Centuries, focused on the mutual relationship between Politics, Economics, Religion, Art and Literature. An outstanding ability to grasp continuity and fractures of intellectual and cultural life as well as a strong emphasis on interdisciplinary approach and awareness of methodology and international historiography are among the qualities sought.
  • Applications (in Italian or English) should include a CV, a description of current research interests and all relevant information about the applicant. Expressions of interest, addressed to: Prof. Gianpiero Rosati, Preside della Classe di Scienze Umane, Scuola Normale Superiore, Piazza dei Cavalieri, 7 PISA – Italy or can be sent by email to the following address: classi@sns.it, writing EOI/EMHIS in the subject field.
  • Deadline: 30 Sept. 2016.

St Lawrence University (USA:NY) - [Non-TT;VAP]Edit

  • One year Visiting Assistant Professorship in European History for the 2017-18 academic year
  • This position is potentially renewable for two additional years
  • Though the area of specialization is open, candidates working on the Ancient, Medieval, or Early Modern era and/or with a focus on the diversity of European society are especially welcome to apply.  Must offer evidence of experience in teaching and be qualified to teach an interdisciplinary, introductory course in European Studies.  The standard workload is three courses per semester, including at least one at the introductory level. 
  • European History Ph.D. in hand by August 2017.
  • Interested applicants must apply online at http://employment.stlawu.edu uploading all required materials which are defined in the “special instructions to applicant” section.
  • Review begins 15 Jan. 2017 and continues until position filled.

University of Oxford (Exeter College) (UK:Eng) - IberianEdit

  • Associate Professorship or Professorship in Iberian History, to begin 1 Oct. 2017
  • Exeter College and the Faculty of History, University of Oxford, propose to make a joint appointment in Iberian History (European and Extra-European, 1450-1800), with effect from 1 October 2017. The postholder will be an Official Fellow and Lecturer in History at Exeter College, and an Associate Professor in Iberian History in the Faculty of History in the University of Oxford.
  • Candidates should have completed a doctorate in a relevant field, or be able to provide evidence of a completed doctoral dissertation submitted for examination by the advertised closing date for this position.
  • The successful candidate must also demonstrate evidence of: distinguished research and/ or research potential in the area of Iberian History 1450–1800; a publication record of international standing (appropriate to the stage of the candidate’s career) which will enhance the profile of the History Faculty in this area; the ability to deliver excellent tutorial teaching and to give lectures and classes; successful grant applications, or of the potential to make successful applications; participation in conferences, seminars and other research meetings; experience of, or potential for, participating effectively in the running and development of the subject at Faculty level (including the development of externally-funded research projects); the ability to act as an examiner; the ability to supervise graduate students; and the ability to undertake administration and pastoral responsibilities on behalf of both the College and the University.
  • apply online
  • Deadline: 23 Jan. 2017

University of Warwick (UK:Eng) - Early Modern EmpiresEdit

  • Assistant Professorship in the history of Early modern empires
  • You will have a proven record of achievement in research, with clear potential for/or demonstrated excellence in publication in an area or areas of the history of Early Modern empires. You will have undergraduate teaching experience, and experience of/or the potential to engage in postgraduate teaching. You will have knowledge of applying for funding, and the potential to participate in collaborative grant initiatives and management
  • apply online
  • Deadline: 11 Dec. 2016

Western Washington University (USA:WA) - Jewish HistoryEdit

Youngstown State University (USA:OH) - Early Modern/Modern & Director of Judaic and Holocaust StudiesEdit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Early Modern/Modern European History, and Directorship of Judaic and Holocaust Studies
  • Will serve as director of Judaic and Holocaust Studies. Teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses in relevant fields: Jewish History, Early Modern and/or Modern Europe; pursue appropriate scholarship, and participate in department, college and university service activities.
  • Minimum Qualifications: An earned Ph.D/Doctorate in History is required. Major field in Jewish and/or Holocaust studies, Early Modern and/or Modern Europe. Demonstrable experience in grants, public programming, and/or community relations.
  • apply online
  • Deadline: not stated in ad, ad expires 2 Feb. 2017

AncientEdit

Cardiff University (UK:Wales) - pref. Imperial RomeEdit

  • Lectureship (~tenured assoc/asst prof) in Ancient History
  • Applicants for the post should have the ability to deliver high-quality and research-led teaching in Imperial Roman History at both undergraduate and postgraduate level and to contribute to the research record of the School through commitment to carrying out research leading to the publishing of work in high-quality journals. The appointee would also contribute to the life of the School, including carrying out administrative duties.
  • apply online
  • Deadline: 3 Dec. 2016 although they 'reserve the right to close the search early should sufficient applications be received'
    • Intend to interview 9 Dec. [???!!]

Durham University (UK) - [Senior Hire] Greek History or LiteratureEdit

  • Chair/Reader (~tenured Full Prof) in Ancient Greek History or Literature, to begin 1 Sept. 2017
  • The successful candidate will have an outstanding international reputation for their research and an exceptional track record of academic leadership, teaching and administration. They will be expected to demonstrate the highest professional standards in both research and education, and to attract excellent research students to Durham.
  • We welcome applications from exceptional scholars with research and teaching interests in the broad field of ancient Greek culture. Applications are equally welcome from scholars with a primary interest either in literature or in history, including cultural history.
  • For further details of this position and to make an application, please [click here]
  • Deadline: 20 Nov. 2016.

Durham University (UK) - Classics or Ancient HistoryEdit

  • Lecturer (~Assistant Professor) in Classics or Ancient History, to start 1 Sept. 2017
  • We welcome applications from exceptional scholars with research and teaching interests in any sub-field of Classics. Applications from specialists in ancient philosophy or the material culture of the ancient world are particularly encouraged.
  • For this lectureship we are keen to invite applications from individuals at any stage of their academic career. Candidates in the early stages of their career should have a completed doctorate (or have a doctorate under examination) and be able to demonstrate the capacity for international-level research achievement. More experienced candidates will be expected to have a more significant publication record.
  • For further details of this position and to make an application, please visit: www.durham.ac.uk/academictalent
  • Deadline: 20 Nov. 2016.

Macquarie University (AUS) -  Senior Hire, Ancient HistoryEdit

  • Professorship in Ancient History
  • The successful candidate will have the vision and capability to lead our undergraduate and postgraduate Ancient History program and will perform a research leadership role aligned with, or complimentary to, our existing research activities, including building a research group and the attraction of significant research funding. The successful appointee will undertake a leading role in the development of the Ancient History curriculum and deliver key units within the program. 
  • To be considered for this position, you will demonstrate the requirements listed below in your CV and cover letter:
  • A PhD in a field relevant to Ancient History.
  • Outstanding contributions to scholarship and research in the discipline as evidenced by ongoing publications in top tier journals and recognition as an eminent authority in the discipline
  • Proven ability to attract competitive grant funding
  • Demonstrated willingness to undertake management responsibility at a senior level in the Department and to contribute at the Faculty and University level
  • Distinguished record of high quality teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels
  • Capability to supervise and mentor research students and staff members
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and demonstrated commitment to teamwork.
  • Demonstrated leadership, professionalism and a sense of responsibility and integrity in matters pertaining to all related academic activities of the University/Faculty/Department.
  • Deadline: 11.55pm 4 Sept. 2016.

Macquarie University (AUS) - Roman HistoryEdit

  • Lecturer (full time, permanent) in Roman History
  • The successful candidate will: deliver undergraduate and postgraduate units in the area; be actively engaged in research; supervise HDR candidates studying in the field of Roman history
  • To be considered for this position, you will demonstrate the requirements below in your CV and a 1-2 page cover letter: PhD in a relevant field; Demonstrated experience in quality research/scholarship, which may be evidenced by an internationally competitive publication record and success in attracting research support; Demonstrated ability to conduct lectures, tutorials, assessment and exam marking in the relevant discipline area and evidence of teaching quality at undergraduate and postgraduate levels; Record of contributing, or capacity to contribute, to administration in a University or professional setting and to interact within these settings; Record of enhancing, or capacity to enhance, the University's reputation through engagement with relevant external stakeholders; Preference may be given to a candidate who is able to contribute to the teaching of ancient languages.
  • Deadline: 6 Nov 2016 at 11.55pm Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT)
  • [16 Nov] Rejection email

Michigan State University (USA:MI) - Ancient MediterraneanEdit

  • Tenure system assistant professorship in Ancient Mediterranean History, to begin 16 Aug. 2017
  • Candidates must be able to teach classes on ancient Greece and Rome and must demonstrate an ability to enhance department and university strengths. We have a preference for candidates with abilities in digital humanities and social sciences
  • Teaching Load: 2/2
  • Ph.D. required before the appointment is made.
  • Apply at https://jobs.msu.edu (Job # 3952).  Upload a CV, writing sample, cover letter addressing research and teaching, and a list of references.  In addition, arrange to have three references upload confidential letters of recommendation through the MSU system.
  • Deadline: 1 Nov. 2016.
  • Classics wiki says "email request for skype interview - 11.21.16"

Missouri State University (USA:MS) - Ancient Near East/Mediterranean World (excl. Rome)Edit

  • Tenure Track Assistant Professor in the History of the Ancient Near East and/or Mediterranean World excluding Rome
  • Candidates without their Ph.D. must complete it within one year of their initial appointment
  • Successful candidates must demonstrate an ability to teach upper-division courses broadly in their specialty including Greece, the Near East and/or Egypt. A successful candidate will also be asked to teach the first part of the department’s World History survey course.
  • Submit a cover letter, academic vita, graduate transcript and a syllabus for an upper level course and a survey in World History to 1600. Letters of recommendation will also be required and collected through the website. All applications must be completed on-line at http://www.missouristate.edu/human/jobdescriptions/28592 ; no paper submissions will be accepted.
  • For full consideration: 14 Oct. 2016 though review continues until position filled

Tel Aviv University (ISR)Edit

  • 'Senior Academic Position' - tenure track position in Ancient History, to begin Oct. 2017
  • Applications will be considered from candidates specializing in any period or aspect of Greek or Roman history, but all things being equal, preference will be given to candidates specializing in some area of the History of the Roman World.
  • PhD must be in hand by start date
  • Candidates should send their applications, including a CV and samples of publications or other written work, by post or by email ... to: Professor Jonathan Price, Chair, Department of History, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel, price@post.tau.ac.il - Three letters of recommendation from senior scholars are to be sent directly this address.
  • Deadline: 15 Jan. 2017

University of California, Los Angeles (USA:CA) - Open Rank, RomanEdit

  • Ronald J. Mellor Chair in Ancient Roman History
  • We will consider candidates of all ranks, with a minimum requirement that PhDs must be in hand by the time of application.
  • All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply online at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF02190 to upload their information. Documents should include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and writing sample; non-tenured applicants are also asked to include sample syllabi and three letters of recommendation.
  • This position is subject to final administrative approval.
  • Deadline (& review begins): 1 Oct. 2016.
    • [17 Nov] Classics wiki has email request for interview

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (USA:MI) - Rome & the Ancient Mediterranean WorldEdit

  • Tenure track Assistant or Associate Professorship in the HIstory of Rome and the Ancient Mediterranean World, to begin 1 Sept. 2017
  • This is a university-year appointment [does this mean 9 months? AFII (talk) 08:33, June 29, 2016 (UTC)]
  • We seek a historian whose research and teaching explores connections between ancient Rome and the cultures and polities of the Mediterranean and adjacent regions as well as the relationship of Rome to larger issues of world history.  The Department of History welcomes applications from candidates in a wide variety of thematic and methodological specialties. We are particularly interested in applicants whose research and teaching could contribute to one of our current strengths in the study of gender and sexuality, environmental history, and imperial and colonial encounters, or who could add to developing fields such as digital humanities or public history
  • All applicants should send: a letter of interest, a C.V., a statement of current and future research plans, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, evidence of teaching excellence, and any other supporting materials you may wish to include. In addition, three letters of recommendation should be sent under separate cover. Direct all materials to Prof. Kathleen Canning, Chair, History Department, 1029 Tisch Hall, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109-1003, or by email to shelanz@umich.edu
  • Deadline: 15 Oct. 2016.
  • Why is the deadline 8/15 here? It's 10/15 on the h-net job ad . [25 Jul. - corrected AFII (talk) 07:59, July 25, 2016 (UTC)]
  • [28 Nov] Classics wiki has email request for video interview

University of New England (AUS) - Classics & Ancient HistoryEdit

  • Lecturer in Classics and Ancient History
  • The successful candidate will be a collegial and productive individual with a passion for teaching and research in the field of Ancient Egyptian/Near Eastern History, as well as for teaching Classical Greek Language.
  • PhD required, in Classics, Ancient History, and/or Egyptology
  • apply online: www.une.edu.au/jobs-at-une Reference No: 216150
  • Deadline: 11 Dec. 2016

University of Oxford (UK) Senior Hire, Ancient GreekEdit

  • Wykeham Professorship (Full Prof ++) in Ancient (Greek) History
  • "The successful applicant will have a strong international research profile and broad interests and sympathies in order to contribute to and promote what is a wide and increasingly interdisciplinary research field in Oxford. S/he will have an excellent teaching record, and will exercise leadership and coordination across all areas of activity in the study and research of ancient Greek history in Oxford and beyond."
  • Apply online
  • Deadline: Noon 19 Sept. 2016.

University of Utah (USA:UT) - Ancient Med.Edit

  • Tenure line assistant professorship in Ancient Mediterranean World
  • We are particularly interested in scholars working on cross-cultural contact, material culture, archaeology, or who have contributed to digital humanities projects, but we welcome applications from all qualified candidates.
  • PhD in hand by July 1st 2016 preferred
  • The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate a strong commitment to research and to teach at all levels of the undergraduate and graduate curriculum, including upper-division courses on the history of both the ancient Greek and Roman worlds, Western Civilization to 1300, as well as contributing to the teaching of an undergraduate course in historical methodology.
  • Applications should include a letter indicating research and teaching interests, a c.v., three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample, and should be submitted online (http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/56675)  ... attention Isabel Moreira, search committee chair.
  • Deadline: 1 Nov. 2016.
    • Any news here?
    • [2 Dec] Classics wiki says phone request for Skype interview

University of Wales, Trinity St David (USA:Wales) - Late AntiquityEdit

  • Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in Late Antiquity
  • The Faculty is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in the Late Antiquity period with a particular focus upon either Ancient Religions or Ancient Medicine. Experience in teaching, delivery, assessment and student support at undergraduate and postgraduate level in Late Antiquity with particular reference to Ancient Medicine or Ancient Religions will therefore be required.
  • For further information about the post and an application form, please visit the University's website: www.uwtsd.ac.uk and follow the link to ‘Job Vacancies’ or contact the Human Resources Department on 01267 225121 or via humanresources@uwtsd.ac.uk.
  • deadline: 12 Sept. 2016.

ByzantineEdit

University of Birmingham (UK:Eng)Edit

  • Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in History of Byzantium, to start Sept. 2017
  • The thematic and chronological expertise of the appointment is completely open, though we would particularly welcome applications from candidates working in the areas of material culture and/or gender (very broadly defined).  Ideally, candidates’ work should complement our strengths in two or more of the key research areas for the School:  imperialism, transnationalism and diasporas; war, conflict and cooperation; history of religions, beliefs and ideas; everyday life and popular culture; environment; political cultures, material culture.
  • The post holder would be required to have the following knowledge, skills, experience: Normally, a higher degree relevant to the research/teaching area (usually PhD) or equivalent qualifications
  • To download the details and submit an electronic application online please click on the Apply Online button; please quote Job Reference in all enquiries. Alternatively information can be obtained from 0121 415 9000 or visit www.hr.bham.ac.uk/jobs
  • Deadline: 18 Dec. 2016

Ancient/MedievalEdit

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (USA: CA) - Rome / Medieval EuropeEdit

  • Tenure-track position in ROME/MEDIEVAL EUROPE with an ability to teach WORLD HISTORY at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin Fall 2017.
  • The department seeks a strong teacher-scholar with expertise in the area of Rome/Medieval Europe with an ability to teach world history. Duties in this position include teaching Greek and Hellenistic history, Roman history, medieval European history, and world history through 1500; teaching graduate courses; research and publication; and service to various levels of the university and the related community. Applicants whose work incorporates a global perspective and who are committed to diversity in higher education are particularly encouraged to apply.
  • Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in History from an accredited university. ABDs are welcome to apply, but such applicants must complete all the requirements for the Ph.D. by September 1, 2017
  • Early response is encouraged. An online submission process will be used. To apply, please go to http://www.cpp.edu/~class/open-positions/applications/hst.shtml
  • First consideration will be given to completed applications submitted by 2 Nov. 2016.

College of the Ozarks (USA:MO)Edit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Ancient & Medieval Europe, to begin Aug. 2017
  • Ph.D. and undergraduate teaching experience preferred, but ABD considered
  • Responsibilities include teaching general education courses in western civilization to and since 1660, and upper division courses in Greek, Roman, and medieval history.
  • The successful candidate must embrace the College’s Christ-centered mission and demonstrate excellence in teaching undergraduate students, a commitment to serving as a mentor and positive role model, and an interest in the relationship of history and Christian faith
  • Send letter of application, CV, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation (including one from your pastor) to: Dr. Eric Bolger, Dean of the College, PO Box 17, Point Lookout, MO 65726, or email cmarley@cofo.edu
  • Review begins immediately [18 Oct] and continues until position filled.
  • Classics wiki says on campus interview scheduled (no date given)
  • Campus Interview Scheduled (contacted in mid-November)

Stephen F. Austin State University (USA:TX)Edit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Ancient and/or Medieval history (to 1500), to begin Aug. 2017
  • Teaching Load: 12 hours/semester " In addition to teaching upper-level and graduate courses in the areas of specialization, the successful candidate will teach freshman-level Western Civilization or world history surveys"
  • PhD 'preferred' by time of appointment
  • Please submit application letter detailing teaching philosophy and research interests, curriculum vitae, graduate transcript copies, and list of references electronically to https://careers.sfasu.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1463757852591.  Please direct any questions to Dr. Robert Allen at rballen@sfasu.edu.
  • Deadline: not stated in ad. ad expires 16 Jan 2017.
    • Now posted as November 15 (on H-Net)
    • [18 Nov] Request for recommendations received,  (x2)  Was this selective or did everyone get one?
      • [21 Nov] Definitely not everyone! Unless they're rolling these out, that's probably a good sign for you (congrats!).
      • Thanks for the response.  Good luck out there!

MedievalEdit

Fordham University (USA:NY) - [Senior Hire]Edit

  • Associate or Full Professorship in Medival European History
  • In addition to scholarly and teaching excellence, the successful applicant will demonstrate the ability to enhance Fordham’s role as an international leader in Medieval Studies. The position includes an invitation to participate in the activities of Fordham University’s Center for Medieval Studies.
  • Fordham is an independent, Catholic university in the Jesuit tradition that welcomes applications from all backgrounds
  • Please submit a cover letter, CV, and three letters of recommendation ... to https://apply.interfolio.com/38468.
  • Deadline: 1 Dec. 2016

Johns Hopkins University (USA: MD) - Medieval European HistoryEdit

  • Tenure-track Assistant or tenured Associate Professor of medieval European History, region and period open, beginning July 1, 2017.
  • We favor candidates whose research makes broad intellectual connections and/or spans regions, whose publications and academic profile are innovative and outstanding, and who will continue our excellence in both undergraduate teaching and the training of graduate students for academic positions.
  • The search committee is committed to hiring candidates who, through their research, teaching and/or service will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. PhD is required by time of appointment.
  • Please submit a cover letter, c.v., three letters of recommendation, research statement, and writing sample to Interfolio at: https://apply.interfolio.com/36153.
  • Review begins: 30 Nov. 2016.

Ruhr-University Bochum (DEU) - Medieval Cultural Areas and their EntanglementsEdit

  • Junior Professorship in the History of Medieval Cultural Areas and their Entanglements, to begin 1 Apr. 2017
  • Applicants will be able to cover the field of Medieval History with a focus on a particular cultural area. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the History Institute’s fields of research, in particular Mediterranean Studies, in both research and teaching.
  • Requirements for the position include an excellent PhD/Dissertation and evidence of special aptitude for academic teaching as well as the willingness to participate in the self-governing bodies of the RUB. In addition, applicants are required to be enthusiastic about teaching, to contribute to the relevant research projects and to work within an interdisciplinary and international context. A further requirement is the willingness and ability to acquire third party funding and to supervise PhD candidates.
  • Applications including a covering letter, information on your academic career to date, lists of publications and third party funding as well as academic certificates should be sent by email to the Dean of the Faculty of History of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum, email: dekan-gw@rub.de,
  • Deadline: 3 Nov. 2016

Saint Mary’s College (USA: IN) - Humanistic Studies / Medieval HistoryEdit

  • The Department of Humanistic Studies at Saint Mary’s College, an interdisciplinary program focused on European history, literature, and culture, invites applications for an entry-level tenure-track Assistant Professor of Humanistic Studies beginning in August 2017.
  • Applicants should have a specialization in Medieval history or Medieval Studies with a history concentration. They should be broadly trained and competent to teach a range of courses using primary documents with a record of excellence in teaching discussion-based classes.
  • Preferred candidates will also have experience in Classical civilization or Renaissance history, and in interdisciplinary studies, art history, or the cultural, religious, and racial exchange between Europe, Asia, Africa, or the Americas.
  • Applicants should have a Ph.D. in hand by job start.
  • Teaching load 3-2 in the first year, 3-3 thereafter.
  • Applicants should email a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, transcripts, and a statement of teaching philosophy or sample course syllabi to hust@saintmarys.edu, attn: Professor Laura Williamson Ambrose, Chair, HUST.
  • Review of applications will begin 15 Nov. 2016 and continue until the position is filled.
    • Has anyone heard back?
    • [5 Dec] - Request for Skype Interview (x2)
    • Areas of specialization?

Southern Methodist University (USA: TX) - Western European Medieval HistoryEdit

  • Seek[ing] a tenure-track assistant professor to hold the Jeremy duQuesnay Adams Centennial Professorship in Western European Medieval History, beginning fall 2017.
  • The successful candidate will join a department characterized by excellent teaching and first-rate scholarship, with a longstanding commitment to the study of the Middle Ages.
  • Ph.D. required by August 15, 2017; teaching experience desirable; salary competitive. Employment eligibility verification required upon appointment. Hiring is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.
  • Preliminary interviews will be conducted via Skype, likely in December. Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, a writing sample (maximum fifty pages), and three letters of recommendation to Professor Andrew R. Graybill, Chair, Medieval History Search Committee, via our website: http://www.smu.edu/Dedman/Academics/Departments/History/Employment/HistoryFacultyPosition.
  • The History Department will notify all applicants of its employment decision after the position is filled. For more information about the History Department at SMU, please visit our website http://www.smu.edu/history.
  • For full consideration, applications must be received by 28 Oct. 2016, but the committee will continue to accept applications until the position is filled.
    • 16 Nov.: Kind rejection email.
    • 15 Nov. request for Skype interview

Trinity College Dublin (IRL) - [Senior Hire]Edit

  • Lecky Professorship (tenured full prof ++) in History, to begin 1 Sept. 2017
  • The post holder will be expected to maintain a research interest in any aspect of the history of the Middle Ages (c.500-c.1500).
  • The holder of this post will enhance the School’s international profile in medieval history. S/he will be a scholar of the highest international standing, with broad historical interests and an outstanding and internationally recognised track record of publication. S/he will be expected to have an active personal research agenda consistent with the Professorship. S/he will promote research on an individual and on a collaborative basis and seek significant funding for research projects. S/he will help to generate a stimulating, supportive and collegiate working environment that attracts high calibre researchers and encourages their contribution to scholarship. S/he will provide academic leadership at Departmental, School and College levels and be ready to assume a senior administrative role.
  • Deadline: 8 Dec. 2016

University of Exeter (UK:Eng) - Medieval Mediterranean c.500 - 1350Edit

  • Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in Medieval Mediterranean History, to begin 1 Sept. 2017
  • The successful applicant will hold a PhD (or nearing completion) or equivalent in medieval European history and have an independent, internationally-recognised research programme in an active field of medieval historical research related or complementary to existing Exeter strengths. He/she will be able to demonstrate the following qualities and characteristics;  a strong record in attracting research funding, or demonstrable potential to attract such funding, teamwork skills to work in collaboration with existing group members, an active and supportive approach to inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary research that will help to foster interactions and links both within the University and externally, the attitude and ability to engage in continuous professional development, the aptitude to develop familiarity with a variety of strategies to promote and assess learning and enthusiasm for delivering undergraduate programmes
  • Applications should be made via our website. For more information and to apply online please go to www.exeter.ac.uk/jobs Please quote reference number P54941 in any correspondence.
  • Deadline: 1 Dec. 2016

Medieval/Early ModernEdit

Amherst College (USA: MA) - Medieval and Early ModernEdit

  • Tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor in Medieval and Early Modern European history, beginning in the fall of 2017.
  • The area of specialization is open, but we particularly seek candidates who will offer a broad range of courses, including, but not limited to, those that cross conventional chronological boundaries between the medieval and early modern periods.
  • The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in hand by the start of the appointment. Learn more about the department at http://www.amherst.edu/~history.
  • An application letter, CV, short writing sample, sample syllabus, teaching statement, and three confidential letters of recommendation should be submitted electronically to https://apply.interfolio.com/35764.
  • Review begins 1 Nov. 2016 and continues until position filled
    • Nov. 11 Request for Skype Interview x2
    • Did anyone else receive a request for a Skype interview?
    • What sub-field?
    • [29 Nov] Request for campus visit.

Grinnell College (USA: IA) - Medieval or Early Modern EuropeEdit

  • Tenure-track appointment in Medieval or Early-Modern Europe beginning Fall 2017.
  • Assistant Professor (Ph.D.) preferred; Instructor (ABD) or Associate Professor possible.
  • Area of specialization open; we particularly welcome candidates whose teaching and/or research interests take a diverse or global perspective.
  • Grinnell College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college with a strong tradition of social responsibility. In letters of application, candidates should discuss their potential to contribute to a college community that maintains a diversity of people and perspectives as one of its core values.
  • Please visit our application website at https://jobs.grinnell.edu to find more details about the job and submit applications online. Candidates will need to upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (copies are acceptable), and writing sample, and provide email addresses for three references. Questions about this search should be directed to the search chair, Professor Kelly Maynard, at [ HistorySearch@grinnell.edu] or 641-269-4655.
  • For full consideration; 4 Nov. 2016.
  • 3 December: Request for AHA interview x2

United States Naval Academy (USA: MD) - Medieval and Early ModernEdit

  • Tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor in Medieval and Early Modern European History to begin August 2017.
  • While areas of specialization are open, the department is particularly interested in candidates who are prepared to teach the history of women, gender, or race and ethnicity.
  • PhD in history or related field anticipated by date of appointment
  • For more information about this position and how to apply please visit the USNA position announcement at https://www.usna.edu/HRO/jobinfo/HistoryAsstProf-17.php
  • Application review will begin on 13 Oct. 2016 and will continue until the positions are filled.
  • 20 Sept 2016: The position announcment at the link above is consistently written in the plural--"these positions--but the announcement link on the USNA HR page appears to list a single position. I've written to the search chair to confirm if this is one or two positions. -- Goldenwest (talk) 22:09, September 20, 2016 (UTC)
  • 22 Sept 2016: per communication with chair, "at least one" position is available and a second might be possible if there are strong candidates in both areas. -- Goldenwest (talk) 11:06, September 22, 2016 (UTC)
  • Due to administrative hangups that have prevented this job ad from making it to other listserves, the USNA welcomes and encourages applications submitted after 13 October.
  • [2 Nov] Has anyone heard from the committee?
    • [2 Nov] Not yet, 2x
  • 2 November - Request for Video Interview x2
    • what field? Women and Gender
  • 16 November - Request for On Campus Interview
  • [23 Nov] Request for a video interview.

Early ModernEdit

Auburn University (USA: AL) - Early Modern European History (c. 1450-1700) - excl. British IslesEdit

  • Tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor in Early Modern European History, ca. 1450-1700.
  • All geographic areas except the British Isles will be considered.
  • Candidates already holding a PhD in History are desired, although outstanding candidates who are in the final stages of his/her doctoral candidacy (ABD) will be considered. Appointment to the tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor requires the earned degree by August 16, 2017.
  • Online App. Form: https://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com/postings/1919
  • Review of applications will begin November 15, 2016.

Birkbeck, University of London (UK:Eng)Edit

  • Lecturer A (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in Early Modern History c.1500-1750
  • Applicants should ideally have completed their doctorate in History, and they should have a research record that shows clear evidence of outstanding potential to contribute to the national and international profile of the Department.
  • apply online
  • Deadline: 22 Jan. 2017
    • Intend to interview in Feb.

Northeastern Illinois University (USA: IL) - Europe and the World (c. 1450-1789)Edit

  • Assistant Professorship in Europe and the World, with a strong field in Europe (excluding Russia) from c. 1450-c. 1789
  • Desirable fields include transnational processes such as trade, migration, capitalism, the history of science and technology, or the formation of the European state.
  • The successful candidate will be required to teach within the department’s Western Civilization sequence, as well as upper-division and graduate courses in her/his specialty.  The ability to teach historical methods at the undergraduate and graduate levels is a plus, as would be experience with digital historical sources and new media.
  • Applicants should send a cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendation, a chapter or article-length writing sample, and evidence of teaching preparation (syllabi, course evaluations, etc.). 
  • Materials can be sent to Professor Francesca Morgan, Chair, Early Modern Europe Search, Dept. of History, Northeastern Illinois University, 5500 N. St. Louis Ave., Chicago, IL 60625-4699.   Electronic submissions are welcome: F-Morgan@neiu.edu
  • review begins: 1 Nov. 2016.
  • Invited to a phone interview x2

University of Arizona (USA: AZ) - Chair in Reformation and Early Modern European History (Open Rank)Edit

  • The Division for Late Medieval and Reformation Studies in cooperation with the Department of History at the University of Arizona seeks to make the first appointment to the Susan C. Karant-Nunn Chair in Reformation and Early Modern European History, to begin August 2017.
  • The appointment will be open rank within the Department of History; the Karant-Nunn Chair itself is located in the Division.
  • A colleague is sought in Continental European Religious History during the Reformation and Counter-Reformation period, with a research specialty that is pursued from a social and cultural perspective. Potential specializations include, but are not limited to, minority faiths, applications of gender concepts within religious groups, or patterns of interaction connected with religion.
  • The person chosen will show scholarly excellence and commitment, including significant linguistic capability, appropriate to the supervision of doctoral students. They will work closely with the occupant of the Heiko A. Oberman Chair in Late Medieval and Reformation History, presently Professor Ute Lotz-Heumann. Undergraduate teaching fields will encompass the entire late-medieval and early-modern European world, including the Renaissance.
  • Applications should include a detailed letter of application, curriculum vitae, summary of present and future research, teaching statement or portfolio, and representative writing sample of not over 35 pages. Candidates should also arrange for three letters of reference that address their research and teaching. All of these should be addressed to Oberman Professor Ute Lotz-Heumann, Chair of the Search Committee, and submitted electronically to http://uacareers.com/postings/13876
  • Review of applications will begin on 15 Nov. 2016, and will continue until an appointment is made.

University of California Santa Barbara (USA: CA) - c. 1500-1700, excl. FranceEdit

  • Tenure-track assistant professorship in Early Modern Western European history, c. 1500-1700, including Britain and the German-speaking Lands, excluding France, to begin 1 Jul. 2017
  • PhD expected at time of appointment; prior teaching experience preferred. All research focuses will be considered.
  • The department seeks candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service. The successful candidate will contribute to the department's lower- and upper-division, and graduate history curriculum.
  • Applicants should apply at: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/. Applications should include a cover letter including discussion of current and future research, curriculum vitae, writing sample, evidence of teaching excellence, and at least three letters of recommendation.
  • Address inquiries to Professor Hilary Bernstein, Early Modern European History Search Committee chair, at bernstein@history.ucsb.edu.
  • Deadline: 17 Oct. 2016.
  • [Nov 9: Any news?]
    • [Nov. 10] Nothing here.
    • Nov. 8: Request for additional materials
    • What sub-field please?
    • Italy/Catholic World
    • [29 Nov] For those who received the additional materials request - anything further? I've heard nothing.
    • [29 Nov] I haven't heard anything either. (x3)
    • Dec 4 Request for video interview. (x2)
    • Any more requests?

University of Kent (UK) - 1450-1700 (excl. Britain)Edit

  • Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in Early Modern History, 1450-1700 (excluding Britain)
  • You will be able to demonstrate a flair for teaching, a willingness to work innovatively to help develop Early Modern History at Kent, and a keenness to participate actively with the public engagement and impact activities of the School and its external partners. A research specialism in either France, Spain, the Dutch Republic or the Holy Roman Empire is of particular interest.
  • applications must be made via the University’s online application system. You will be required to fill in the main details section of the application form as well as upload your CV and a summary document. Your summary should provide clear evidence and examples demonstrating where you meet the essential criteria for the post. We recommend a maximum of 4 x A4 sides for this document.
  • Deadline: 5 Jan. 2017
    • Intend to interview 31st Jan.

University of Lincoln (UK)Edit

  • Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc or assoc/full prof) in Early Modern History, to begin 1 Jan 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter
  • Our ideal candidate for this position will have a developing or developed research profile in early modern history, which will allow him or her to be returned to the next REF, and will be an outstanding HE teacher. He or she will also take a leading role in developing relationships with local and regional heritage bodies and agencies, notably the National Civil War Centre in nearby Newark. We are especially interested in candidates who can demonstrate expertise in the history of ideas or political thought.
  • The successful candidate at the rank of senior lecturer will play a key role in the School’s curriculum development, introducing modules that address areas popular with our growing body of undergraduate historians (for example Tudors and Stuarts, The English Civil War). He or she may also contribute to the development of modules in related areas, according to expertise. He or she may have a profile that helps in further strengthening links between history and conservation within the School.
  • For further information or to apply online please visit our website at http://jobs.lincoln.ac.uk/
  • Deadline: 9 Nov. 2016

University of Memphis (USA; TN) -Europe and the World 1400-1800 Edit

  • Tenure-track assistant professorship in European history to begin in August 2017
  • PhD in History required at time of appointment 
  • Desired emphasis in British history with a focus on transnational or global interactions 
  • The successful candidate will teach courses in British and European history, a survey of World History since 1500, and topical undergraduate and graduate courses in fields of expertise
  • Applicants should include a CV, letter of application, writing sample, and list of contacts (with email addresses) for professional references 
  • Deadline: November 28, 2017
    • [2 Dec] contacted re: AHA interview x3

University of New England (AUS)Edit

  • Lecturer (level B) in Early Modern European history (pre-1600)
  • As Lecturer in Early Modern European History you will be active in securing grant funding for history projects, proactively contribute towards service roles within the school, interact with the New England community and promote historical engagement in the region. Core to the role is the ability to develop, coordinate and teach undergraduate and postgraduate units and courses on history, and to research and publish in the area of early modern European history [pre-1600].
  • apply online www.une.edu.au/jobs-at-une Reference No: 216151
  • Deadline: 2 Jan. 2017

University of St Andrews (UK:Scot) - [non-TT;~VAP]Edit

  • 18 months teaching fellow (~VAP) in Early Modern European History (c.1450-1770), to start 1 Jan. 2017
  • The School of History welcomes applications from historians working across the broad field of early modern European history, particularly the history of religion and/or Italian history. The successful candidate will have to be able to deliver at least one Honours module in early modern Italian history. In addition, the successful applicant must be able to deliver or contribute to the teaching of a number of existing modules and courses at Sub-Honours, Honours and taught postgraduate level, including the M. Litt programmes in Reformation Studies and Early Modern History. Please consult the Further Particulars for details.
  • Applicants should be qualified to PhD level and have experience of teaching at University level
  • Further Particulars: AO1992SB FPs.pdf
  • Deadline: 25 Nov. 2016

Early Modern/ModernEdit

University of Redlands (USA:CA)Edit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Early Modern/Modern European History, to begin 1 Sept. 2017
  • Responsibilities will include teaching European and world history survey courses, plus additional courses in the candidate’s areas of expertise
  • PhD must be in hand by start date
  • Candidates must have a primary field in European history. Candidates must also have a demonstrated ability to teach world history to undergraduates. Secondary fields in a period of European history outside of the candidate’s primary focus is desirable. The department is able to support a wide range of sub-fields, including Historical GIS (Geographic Information Systems) and the history of capitalism among others
  • Candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation, a writing sample, and evidence of effective teaching to http://apptrkr.com/896775.
  • Review begins 15 Nov. 2016 and continues until position filled
    • Inquiries can be directed to john_glover@redlands.edu, including requests for interviews conducted at the annual American Historical Associate Convention in January 2017.
  • [Dec 6] any updates on this one?
  • [Dec 6] I haven't heard anything.   [x3]

University of Oxford, Magdalen College (UK:Eng)Edit

  • Tutorial Fellowship with Associate or Full Professorship (~tenured open rank) in European History (1650-1780), to begin 1 Oct. 2017
  • PhD must be in hand
  • This is a permanent position. Applications are invited from candidates with major research interests in European History during the period 1650-1780. The successful candidate will provide teaching in European History and will engage in scholarly research and publication.
  • Applications, containing a completed application cover sheet (including the names and addresses of three referees), a detailed covering letter (which should set out information about the candidate’s research and the subjects which the candidate could offer to teach for the College and for the Faculty), a full curriculum vitae including a list of publications, and two samples of written work should be sent by email to Miss Liz Howdill, (Academic Administrator, Magdalen College, Oxford, OX1 4AU), email liz.howdill@magd.ox.ac.uk (tel. (+44) 0 1865 276113; fax (+44) 0 1865 276094)
  • Candidates should ask their referees to send references directly to the Academic Administrator by this deadline without further prompting. Further particulars and an application cover sheet are located on the College website at: www.magd.ox.ac.uk/vacancies.
  • Deadline: 21 Dec. 2016
    • Intend to interview 30 Jan.

ModernEdit

Albion College (USA:MI)Edit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Modern European History, to begin Aug. 2017
  • Teaching load: 3/3 "Teaching responsibilities include courses on Western Europe since 1500 and others on topics of interest to the appointee."
  • We seek applicants with a passion for teaching and the liberal arts, a commitment to mentoring an increasingly-diverse student body, and an ongoing scholarly agenda. Candidates should have completed PhDs and teaching experience at the time of appointment.
  • Candidates should submit a letter of application, CV, a copy of graduate transcripts, and three letters of reference ...to Professor Marcy Sacks at msacks@albion.edu.
  • Deadline: 15 Nov. 2016.
    • [3 Dec] contacted for Skype interview x2
      • Willing to share career stage and concentration? I felt like I was a viable candidate for this position.

Arkansas State University (USA:AR) - Modern European History and Digital HistoryEdit

  • Tenure-track, Assistant Professor position with research and teaching emphases in Modern European History and Digital History beginning August 2017
  • The hire will be responsible for teaching the World Civilization general education survey course and undergraduate and graduate courses in Modern European history, developing courses in digital history for undergraduate and graduate programs, and establishing a research and scholarship agenda.
  • Online application link: http://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ARKASTAT2&cws=1&rid=11362
  • Application Materials: Cover Letter, CV, 3 Letters of Recommendation, Sample Digital Project
  • Closing date for applications: 19 Nov. 2016

Dalton State College (USA:GA) - Excluding Britain, with preference for secondary field in Middle Eastern HistoryEdit

  • Tenure-track assistant professorship in Modern European History (excluding Britain), starting August 2017
  • A second field of teaching expertise in some aspect of Middle Eastern history is desirable, but not required. A genuine interest in and commitment to teaching freshman surveys as well as upper-level courses
  • A complete application sent through USPS only must include (1) a letter of interest (2) a separate statement of teaching philosophy, (3) a current curriculum vita, (4) three signed letters of reference on letterhead written within the last three years, (5) transcript copies of all college work. Materials should be mailed to:

    Dr. Judy Cornett, Chair
    Department of History
    Dalton State College
    650 College Drive
    Dalton, GA 30720-3797
  • Review of completed applications will begin December 16, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.

Dartmouth College (USA: NH)Edit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Modern (19th and 20thC) European History, to begin 1 July 2017
  • This is a search for Europe broadly defined, including Britain and Russia, as well as Europe and the world.
  • The successful candidate must show promise of outstanding scholarly achievement and a commitment to classroom teaching at the undergraduate level.  Teaching assignments will involve courses that broadly cover modern Western European history
  • PhD must be in hand [ambiguous if at time of application or start date - member of the department here: PhD must be in hand by start date (July 2017), not application. ABDs will be considered.]
  • Applicants should submit via INTERFOLIO a letter of application, a curriculum vitae and three letters of reference
  • For full consideration: 12 Sept. 2016.
  • Unable to find the link to apply via INTERFOLIO - can anyone help?
  • Since Udi Greenberg teaches the German history and Nazi Germany/Holocaust courses, wouldn't a Germanist not fit well into this department?  Why is Germany not excluded on the call (unless he is leaving?)?
  • Member of the department here: curricular coverage is not a primiary consideration in this search. Candidates will have to teach widely in European history, including intro/thematic courses, so potential geographical overlap is not an issue, including the German-speaking sphere. The department is more interested in candidates' intellectual and scholarly profile.   
  • [22 Sept] Did anyone figure out how to submit reference letters via interfolio? I couldn't...
  • Will the dept. consider making a tenured appointment or is it strictly tt?
  • [26 Sept] Skype interviews conducted this week and next
  • [29 Sept] That was quick! Any chance they're still contacting people?
  • I suppose post-Skype invites have gone out? It's been a while now.
  • [Oct 19] Reliable source said that campus visits invites have gone out. 
  • [Oct 19] Very nice rejection email.
  • [Oct 22] Campus visit arranged

Elizabethtown College (USA:PA)Edit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Modern European History, to begin jul. 2017
  • We particularly welcome candidates whose teaching and/or research interests take a diverse or global perspective. As well, we seek candidates whose expertise complements, rather than duplicates, the department’s existing strength in French history
  • Teaching Load: 3/3 "Candidates should be able to contribute survey courses to the College’s Core Curriculum program as well as upper division sections in their specialty area"
  • PhD must be in hand by Summer 2017
  • To apply, candidates should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference. to hr@etown.edu (preferred) -OR- Elizabethtown College, Attn: Human Resources, One Alpha Drive, Elizabethtown, PA 17022. For more information visit: www.etown.edu/hr
  • review begins: 17 Oct. 2016
  • Has anyone heard anything on this? [2 Dec.]
  • Haven't heard anything [2 Dec]
  • Invited to interview at AHA [2 Dec]

Memorial University of Newfoundland, Grenfell Campus (CAN:NL)Edit

  • Tenure-track appointment in Historical Studies (in the history of modern Europe), at the rank of Assistant Professor. The position will begin on August 1, 2017.
  • Evidence of effective teaching experience at the undergraduate level is required.  While the sub-specialization is open, the successful candidate will teach History 1100 and 1101 (Introduction to History, Parts One and Two respectively, history of the West ca. 1500-present), as well as courses beyond first year in fields of modern western history. It would be considered an asset if the candidate could teach in one or more of the following areas: military history, gender history, and social history.  The candidate also must have and will be expected to maintain a strong research program that demonstrates evidence of scholarly dissemination.
  • The application package must include a cover letter of application along with a curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier, a sample publication, and the names and contact information of three referees.  Please send these materials electronically to:

    Dean, School of Arts and Social Science
    Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland
    Corner Brook, NL
    Telephone (709) 637-6202
    Email: sassdean@grenfell.mun.ca
  • Applications will be accepted until 5:00p.m. on Wednesday, December 14, 2016. (Note: 5:00PM Newfoundland time is 3:30PM in the Eastern Time Zone in the US.)
  • All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian Citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Missouri State University (USA:MO) - 20th Century Continental EuropeEdit

  • Description of Primary Duties: Teach classes and conduct research in 20th Century Continental Europe. Be able to offer classes in in the era of the World Wars and the second half of the World History Survey.
  • Candidates without their Ph.D. must complete it within one year of their initial appointment.
  • Must also be able to teach on-line when necessary, offer graduate courses, advise students and fulfill service obligations.
  • Applicants should submit a cover letter, academic vita, graduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation and a syllabus for an upper level course and one for the second half of World History. All materials must be submitted online. (Direct link to job application: https://jobs.missouristate.edu/postings/28314)
  • First Date of Consideration: 15 Oct. 2016.
    • Contacted tor Telephone Interview (25 October)

Princeton University (USA: NJ)Edit

  • Modern European History. Assistant Professor, Tenure Track. Anticipated start date, September 1, 2017.
  • Particularly encourage[s] applications from candidates whose expertise complements, rather than duplicates, the department’s existing strengths in British, French and German history.
  • Candidates should send a dossier that includes a detailed cover letter, CV, and one-page dissertation or book abstract.
  • Applicants should also provide contact information for at least three recommenders as part of the online application process. For candidates who do not yet have a Ph.D., the recommendation of the principal advisor must include precise information on the present status of the dissertation and the likelihood of completion by summer 2017.
  • Please apply online at: https://jobs.princeton.edu; Requisition No. 1600593
  • Review begins 3 Oct. 2016, but applications will be considered until the department chooses to close the search.
    • [7 Oct] Got a confirmation of application notice; says that the search committee plans to hold Skype interviews in lieu of AHA.
    • [19 Oct] Request for an article-length writing sample [x2]
    • [10 Nov] Invitation for Skype interview
    • [17 Nov] apparently on-campuses have been scheduled

Ruhr-University Bochum (DEU) - Violence in Modern EuropeEdit

  • Junior Professorship in the History of Violence in Modern Europe, to begin 1 Apr. 2017
  • Applicants should be able to cover the history of violence in Europe in both research and teaching and have shown an interest in new approaches with regard to both subjects and methodology. They should be prepared to conduct interdisciplinary and comparative research into the phenomena of violence in Europe as well as to contribute to furthering the methodology of research into the history of violence
  • The successful candidate will be expected to work within the History Institute’s focus on the History of Violence and to contribute to its efforts to acquire third party funding.
  • Requirements for the position include an excellent PhD/Dissertation and evidence of special aptitude for academic teaching as well as the willingness to participate in the self-governing bodies of the RUB. In addition, applicants are required to be enthusiastic about teaching, to contribute to the relevant research projects and to work within an interdisciplinary and international context. A further requirement is the willingness and ability to acquire third party funding and to supervise PhD candidates.
  • Applications including a covering letter, information on your academic career to date, lists of publications and third party funding as well as academic certificates should be sent by email to the Dean of the Faculty of History of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum, email: dekan-gw@rub.de
  • Deadline: 3 Nov. 2016

St. Bonaventure University (USA: NY) - with Digital HistoryEdit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Modern European History, to begin Fall 2017
  • The successful candidate will teach upper-level courses in a wide range of European History.  The candidate will be expected to teach core and survey courses and contribute a secondary field outside of Europe to complement the department’s existing strengths.The department is looking for an energetic teacher interested in curriculum innovation who can contribute to an evolving digital history focus.
  • Ph.D.s are preferred but A.B.D.s are welcome to apply.
  • Appreciation and respect of the Franciscan-Catholic mission of St. Bonaventure University is expected of the successful candidate.
  • Applications should be submitted electronically in PDF or MS Word format with the applicant’s name in the file name.  Please e-mail letter of application, curriculum vitae, three reference letters, and evidence of successful teaching (such as syllabi, classroom observations and student evaluations) and a short writing sample to Sharon Godfrey at sgodfrey@sbu.edu
  • Deadline: 1 Nov. 2016.
    • Any word on this? [Dec 6]

Swarthmore College (USA: PA)Edit

  • Full-time, tenure-track appointment at the rank of assistant professor in modern European history to begin with the fall semester of 2017.
  • Applicants should hold a Ph.D. by the time of appointment.
  • Applicants specializing in environmental history or histories of science and technology are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Candidates are expected to offer a range of courses including survey courses, first-year seminars, upper-division courses on modern European history as well as courses in the candidate’s area of specialization.
  • Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, c.v., and three letters of recommendation. The cover letter should discuss their teaching experience, style, and objectives, and describe their interest in teaching at a liberal arts college. In addition, applicants should outline their research interests, now and in the future, and indicate why they believe they are prepared to teach students of diverse backgrounds.
  • Candidates must apply at AcademicJobsOnline. Email inquiries (but not applications) can be made to history@swarthmore.edu.
  • Review begins: 1 Oct. 2016.
  • [Oct 25] Has anyone been contacted for additional material or interviews yet?
  • [Oct 25] no updates here x 5
  • [Nov 1] Sent a neurotic email to dept. admin. asking for an update and recieved a (very) friendly email back informing me that the committee will decide next week who they will contact for skype interviews.
    • Much obliged ^ to the above for writing up what all of us are feeling 
  • [Nov 10] Contacted for video interview
  • Has this search been re-opened? Saw the same position listed with a deadline of Dec 15...
  • Yeah, it appears they relisted it on AJO with a new deadline of 12/15....well then....
    • They're only halfway through the first-round interviews
    • [29 Nov] Wrote to ask if the search is still open. They said "We keep the job open on the site for technical reasons, but we are no longer reviewing new applications."

University of California, Berkeley (USA: CA) - Late Modern, post-1800 (excl. UK and Russia/Eastern Europe)Edit

  • Tenure-track assistant professor in Late Modern European history, with an expected start date of July 1, 2017.
  • The search is open to scholars of all regions and thematic interests in European History since 1800, with a preference for France, Italy, Spain, Portugal as well as Europe and the World, and excepting the history of the United Kingdom and Russia/Eastern Europe.
  • Basic Minimum Qualifications: The completion of all PhD or equivalent degree requirements except the dissertation at the time of application.
  • Additional Qualifications: A Ph.D. or equivalent degree is required by date of hire.
  • To apply, please go to the following link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01123
  • All application items must be submitted electronically by 1 Oct. 2016.
    • Any updates?
    • Contacted for additional writing sample x2 [2 nov]
    • any news about interviews?
    • (2 dec) polite rejection email 
    • [2 Dec] Very nice rejection email. Says there were 170 applicants. 

University of Louisiana - Lafayette (USA: LA) - excl. Germany and RussiaEdit

Reposted here 17 Nov]

  • Tenure-track assistant professor in Modern European history beginning Fall 2017
  • Any aspect of post-1789 continental European history (excluding Germany and Russia) will be considered, but we especially encourage applications that can situate Europe within a larger transnational or global perspective, including but not limited to: European colonial and post-colonial connections, migrations, trade, diplomacy, transnational media.
  • Teaching responsibilities include the World Civilization survey, specialized upper-division, and M.A. level courses.
  • Ph.D. required at time of appointment.
  • Send letter of application, current C.V., three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample (max. 40 pp) to Dr. Richard E. Frankel, Chair, via email or snail mail.
    • Mail: Modern Europe Search Committee, Department of History and Geography, P.O. Box 42531, UL Lafayette, Lafayette, LA 70504-2531.
    • To email your application, send materials to frankel@louisiana.edu
  • Due date: December 14, 2016

University of Minnesota - Morris (USA: MN) - pref. German History and Gender/Women StudiesEdit

  • Tenure-Track position in Modern European history starting August 14, 2017.
  • Teaching responsibilities include courses on Modern Europe, Modern Germany, an introductory course in World History, and contribution to the Gender, Women, and Sexualities Studies program (including periodically teaching the Intro to GWSS course).
  • Teaching load is five courses per year, and evidence of teaching excellence is required.
  • Ph.D. in Modern European history expected by start date (ABD appointment as Instructor).
  • Research emphasis in German history preferred.
  • To apply for this position, complete the basic application on-line at the U of M Online Employment System at http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/employment/ (no uploads or attachments, please). Choose Job ID # 313449. Send via e- mail attachment (to severask@morris.umn.edu, subject line History Search - Your Last Name) a letter of application, curriculum vita, graduate transcripts, and evidence of teaching effectiveness; also send or arrange to have sent three letters of recommendation (same address, same subject).
  • Application review will begin on 15 Nov. 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.
    • Phone interview scheduled [3 Dec]

University of Mississippi (USA:MS)Edit

  • Assistant Professorship in Modern European History, (inc Britain) 1848-1949, to begin Aug. 2017
  • Phd must be in hand by start date
  • Teaching Load 2/2
  • Candidates must complete an online letter of interest and submit a vita, three letters of recommendation, teaching portfolio (including syllabi and evaluations, if available), and a chapter-length writing sample. These supplementary materials may be attached to the online application (https://jobs.olemiss.edu) or mailed to Chair, European History Search Committee, Arch Dalrymple Department of History, 310 Bishop Hall, University of Mississippi, P.O. Box 1848, University MS 38677-1848
  • Review begins: 28 Nov. 2016
  • Intend to interview at the AHA

University of Southern California (USA: CA) - Open RankEdit

  • The History Department of the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA) is conducting a search in modern European history, 1800 to the present. We seek applications at all ranks (Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Full Professor). An appointment at the full professor rank will be eligible for an endowed chair. Applicant must have a doctoral degree by time of appointment.
  • The applicant should upload a CV, a cover letter, a writing sample, and the names of three individuals who will be contacted by USC for references. Inquiries may be sent to Professor Jacob Soll at soll@usc.edu.
  • Direct link to job application: https://facultypositions.usc.edu/FAS/application/position?postingId=2003036 (routed from https://jobs.usc.edu/postings/76579)
  • Application materials are due 14 Nov 2016.
    • [16 Nov] Request for recommendations received. (x2) Did everyone receive these?

University of Southern Maine (USA: ME) - post-1600 - region and time period openEdit

  • Tenure track Assistant Professor of Modern European History (post-1600, region and time period open), with a second field of teaching expertise in the Middle East, Africa, or the Atlantic World.
  • Beginning in fall 2017, the successful candidate will teach the Western Civilization survey, must have (or be willing to acquire) expertise in online teaching, and will teach at least one upper level course in their area of specialty each semester.
  • The Department also sponsors an interdisciplinary minor in Race and Ethnic Studies and would welcome candidates whose teaching and research fields align with the minor.
  • Apply online at: https://usm.hiretouch.com/view-all-jobs.
  • Review of applications will begin 28 Nov. 2016.
    • [Dec 5] Email update announcing Skype interviews will be held between Jan 9th-13th, 2017.

Yale-NUS University (SNG)Edit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in History, to start for the 2017-18 academic year
  • The successful applicant will be a modern historian, who works on connected and transnational histories of continental Europe in the wider world. Geographical interest in Asia is desirable but not required. History at Yale-NUS is developing strength in global history, through such fields as empire, diaspora, circulation and networks, citizenship and nationalities, transnational cultures of war, and the environment.
  • Applicants should have a relevant PhD and be active researchers with a commitment to creative and effective undergraduate teaching and mentoring within their specialties. The incoming faculty member would join a committed team dedicated to the development and teaching of the History Major and Yale-NUS’s flagship Common Curriculum (see http://www.yale-nus.edu.sg/curriculum/common-curriculum).
  • Applications should be submitted ... via https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/YaleNUS; early application is encouraged. Interested applicants are advised to contact Professor Naoko Shimazu at naoko.shimazu@yale-nus.edu.sg. For questions concerning administrative aspects of the application, please contact Divisional Manager, Ms. Mastura Saleh at enquiry_humanitiesdiv@yale-nus.edu.sg
  • Deadline: 14 Nov. 2016
    • Invitation to interview at AHA [Nov. 24]

Yale University (USA: CT) - Senior HireEdit

  • Senior appointment in modern European history since 1800, in any field or region excluding Russia, beginning July 1, 2017
  • Applications are welcome from scholars at the level of advanced associate or full professor who have demonstrated exceptional scholarship and teaching as well as leadership in their field and the profession. Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • All applicants should submit a letter of application, C.V., and statement of research and teaching interests to Denise Scott at denise.scott@yale.edu. Letters of reference are not required at this initial stage
  • Review begins 31 March 2016 and continues until position filled
  • [16 May: discussion about naming pages moved to the Talk page AFII (talk) 07:54, May 16, 2016 (UTC)
  • Candidate job talk announced for early October 2016.

BritishEdit

High Point University (USA:NC) - with British EmpireEdit

  • Full-time, tenure track, Assistant Professor of British History, with secondary field in British Empire, to begin August 2017.
  • Applicants should have a commitment to interdisciplinary teaching and research; relevant teaching experience working with high achieving students or First Year Seminar programs, or collaborative or project-based teaching experiences are desirable. Responsibilities include teaching general education courses in British History, First Year Seminar, Honors courses and upper level courses in British History and secondary field for the undergraduate major.
  • Please send a cover letter, CV and three letters of recommendation (by mail only?) to: Professor Frederick C. Schneid, Chair, Department of History, High Point University, One University Parkway, High Point, NC 27268-0002
  • Closing date: Listed as February 3, 2017 in job ad.

Kennesaw State University (USA: GA)Edit

  • Nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in British history
  • Begins August 10, 2017.
  • The subject and period of specialization are open, but the successful candidate will be expected to teach the two-semester survey of British history, the introductory world history course, as well as upper-level courses that meet the needs of the department.
  • An earned doctorate in history or the foreign equivalent, or its equivalent in training, ability, and/or experience is required.
  • For a full description of this position and application procedures, go to https://facultyjobs.kennesaw.edu.
  • All applications must be received by Friday, 7 Oct. 2016.
  • Invitation for Skype interview 13 Oct. 2016
  • Rejection email 14 Oct. 2016
  • Interesting - I have neither been rejected, nor received a request to interview. Anyone else in this category? 16 Oct. 2016
  • I'm the one that posted above - just got a rejection email. Good luck to the finalists! 25 Oct. 2016
  • Campus visit scheduled - 26 Oct 2016.

University of Alabama (USA: AL) - Early Modern English/British HistoryEdit

  • Tenure-track assistant professorship in Early Modern English/British History, research specialization open.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to teach the department's English History to 1688 survey course, upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses in Early Modern English/British History, and to take part in the Western Civilization survey.
  • To apply, go to https://facultyjobs.ua.edu/postings/39638 and complete the online application. Attach a letter of application, vita, and an article-length writing sample. Please arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to John Beeler, Chair, Early Modern English/British History Search Committee, Department of History, Box 870212, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0212. Please direct any inquiries to jbeeler@ua.edu.
  • Review of applications will begin Nov. 15, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.
  • [16 Nov] Request for more materials x2
  • [21 Nov] Written and signed notice of application acknowledgement via snail mail.

FrenchEdit

Baylor University (USA: TX) - 1715 to PresentEdit

H-Net job ad

  • Tenure Track Assistant Professorship in France 1715 to Present or Francophone World-French Colonies/Atlantic World
  • Teaching Load: 2/2 |The successful candidate will offer undergraduate survey courses in World History as well as advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in areas of specialization. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and pursue a rigorous program of research and publication in area of specialization.
  • Please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, and official transcripts showing highest degree conferred (if ABD, also submit official transcript of completed Ph.D. hours). Include names, addresses, email contacts and phone numbers of three individuals from whom you have requested letters of recommendation. Materials may be submitted electronically to: apply.interfolio.com/37305
  • For questions about the application process, please contact Rene_Coker-Prikryl@baylor.edu or Joseph_Stubenrauch@baylor.edu, Search Committee Chair.
  • Review begins 1 Oct. 2016 witha hard deadline of 1 Nov 2016.
  • Note #1: Baylor University is a private, Christian institution. The University seeks to hire faculty who are active in a Judeo-Christian tradition (Catholics, Episcopalians, etc.--you don't have to be Baptist). You will be asked about religion in your interview, but faculty do not have to sign off on any specific faith statements.
  • Note #2: Attentive readers may remember that Baylor ran this search just a few years ago. The department hired an excellent colleague and scholar who has now been poached by Notre Dame. We'll miss her, but we're also quite happy for her.
  • Note #3: For the first round of the application process, unofficial transcripts are fine. Candidates who are invited for campus interviews will be asked for official transcripts. The boilerplate language from HR on all Baylor job ads isn't helpful on this point.
  • [Nov. 15] Request for more materials
  • [Nov. 22] Invitation to interview at AHA
  • [Nov. 30] Cordial rejection email

Florida State University (USA: FL) - Ben Weider Professorship in French Revolutionary Studies [Open Rank]Edit

  • Open Rank with preference for "candidates with a record of scholarly and professional achievement suitable to the holder of a named professorship", to begin Aug. 2017
  • Please submit a letter of application and a vita as single PDF through: https://jobs.fsu.edu. Please forward three letters of recommendation to ddittgen@fsu.edu.
  • Questions about the search may be addressed to Rafe Blaufarb, Chair, Weider Chair Search, Department of History, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, 32306-2200, rblaufarb@fsu.edu.
  • Review begins: 30 Sept. 2016 and continues until position filled
  • [Oct 1] skype interview scheduled [x2]
  • [posted Oct. 13] On-campus scheduled.

Kent State University (USA:OH) - Postwar French Intellectual HistoryEdit

  • Tenure-track assistant professorship in the History of Post-1945 French Intellectual History, beginning Fall 2017.
  • The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to publication of their research, and will develop courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level in the History of France, as well as in their thematic and conceptual fields of specialization.
  • Please send [via mail only?] letter of application that includes a research statement, curriculum vitae and writing sample to Dr. Richard Steigmann-Gall, Search Committee Co-Chair, Department of History, Kent State University, 305 Bowman Hall, Kent, OH, 44242-0001.  Three letters of recommendation should be sent under separate cover.
  • Review of applications will begin December 12, 2017 [assuming this is a typo and they mean December 12, 2016]  and continue until the position is filled.

GermanEdit

Université de Montréal (CAN) - 19th & 20th CEdit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in German History, 19th and 20th centuries
  • The appointed candidate will be expected to teach at all three levels of the curriculum, supervise graduate students, engage in ongoing research and publication, and contribute to the academic life and reputation of the University.
  • All areas will be considered. The Department has special interests in: Conflicts and conflict resolution, Movement of populations.
  • Requirements: Ph.D. in History, Teaching experience constitutes an asset, Publication and research records in the field of German History, 19th and 20th centuries, Proficiency in the French language
  • The application must include the following documents: a cover letter, a curriculum vitæ, copies of recent publications and research. Three letters of recommendation are also to be sent directly to the department chair by the referees.
  • Jacques Y. Perreault, Chair, Département d’histoire, Faculté des arts et des sciences, Université de Montréal, C. P. 6128, succursale Centre-ville, Montréal (QC) H3C 3J7, Canada
  • For more information regarding this position, please contact the Département d’histoire at: gabrielle.vidal@umontreal.ca.
  • Deadline: 13 Nov. 2016.
  • campus interviews arranged 

University at Albany, SUNY (USA:NY) - 19th/20thCEdit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in nineteenth and twentieth century German History
  • Thematic specialization is open, though candidates whose research interests include business/economics, the environment, or race and gender are especially encouraged to apply.
  • Candidates will be expected to teach courses on subjects such as German history, modern Europe, World War II, and the candidate's area of expertise, as well as Western Civilization and World History surveys.
  • PhD must be in hand by Summer 2017
  • Applicants must address in their applications their ability to work with and instruct a culturally diverse population.
  • Please apply online via http://albany.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=76272
  • Deadline: 1 Nov. 2016.

University of Nevada, Las Vegas (US:NV) - Germany/Central EuropeEdit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in the history of Germany and/or Central Europe
  • Open to any research specialization. The successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to teach courses at all levels of instruction and in multiple periods, with breadth of geographic scope.
  • Submit a letter of interest, a detailed curriculum vitae listing qualifications and experience, and three letters of recommendation.
  • Materials should be addressed to Dr. Elspeth Whitney, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted via on-line application at https://hrsearch.unlv.edu.
  • Please have three confidential letters of recommendation sent directly to history@unlv.edu.
  • Review of materials begins 21 November 2016 and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date.
  • intend to interview at the AHA
  • Anyone else having technical issues with the online application? Unable to submit mine.

IrishEdit

University of Warwick (UK:Eng) - modernEdit

  • Assistant Professor in the History of Modern Ireland
  • "You will have a proven record of achievement in research, with clear potential for/or demonstrated excellence in publication in any area of the history of Modern Ireland. We welcome applicants working in any area of this field. However, we particularly encourage applications from candidates who will be able to enhance existing research strengths in the department"
  • apply online
  • Deadline: 15 Dec. 2016
    • intend to interview 7 Feb.

ItalianEdit

Syracuse University (USA: NY) - Early Modern Italy (Renaissance)Edit

  • Tenure-track assistant professorship in the history of Early Modern Italy (Renaissance).
  • The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to research as well as to undergraduate and graduate education.
  • The Maxwell School especially seeks candidates open to collaboration and interdisciplinary in their teaching and research.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to teach two courses per semester, work in active research program and serve on departmental and other committees.
  • Ph.D. must be in hand at time of appointment.
  • For a complete position description and application instructions, go to https://www.sujobopps.com Job #072787. A letter of application, curriculum vitae, and list of professional references must be attached online.
  • Priority consideration will be given to applicants received by October 17, 2016, and the search will remain open until the position is filed.
  • [Nov. 23] Has anybody heard anything?
  • No
  • Request for interview [14 Nov]

OttomanEdit

Columbia University (USA:NY) - early modern or modernEdit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Ottoman History (Early Modern or Modern periods), to begin 1 Jul. 2016
  • PhD must be in hand by start date
  • We particularly encourage applications from scholars who take transnational approaches to the history of the Ottoman Empire
  • The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses on modern Turkish Republic in addition to offering courses in their specialization. The candidate will also be expected to teach in the Contemporary Civilization program. We also encourage candidates interested in digital history to apply.
  • Applicants should include a letter of interest, CV, writing sample, and three letters of reference. ll applications must be made through Columbia University's online Recruitment of Academic Personnel System (RAPS): https://academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=63356
  • Review begins: 15 Oct. 2016 and continues until position filled.

Russia/Eastern Europe/EurasiaEdit

Georgetown University (USA:DC) - ImperialEdit

  • Tenure line faculty position (Assistant or Associate Prof) in Imperial Russian History
  • The search is open to scholars of all specializations in the period from Peter I to 1917, but applicants should be prepared to teach Georgetown’s two-semester undergraduate Russian history survey, “Russia to 1800” and “Russia since 1800.”
  • Teaching Load: 2 courses/semester
  • Review of applications will begin immediately after the deadline and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should send a cover letter, CV, three letters of academic recommendation, and evidence of teaching preparation (syllabi, course evaluations, etc.).  Applicants should include a writing sample such as a completed dissertation chapter, article, or published work
  • All subsequent communications about the position should be addressed to historyjobs@georgetown.edu or Imperial Russia Search Committee, Department of History, Box 571035, ICC 600, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057-1034.
  • Deadline: 1 Nov. 2016.

McGill University (CAN) - ModernEdit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in the modern history of the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union, to begin 1 Aug. 2017
  • The successful applicant is expected to hold a Ph.D. at time of appointment, to show promise of excellence in teaching and to have an innovative research portfolio.
  • Applications should be submitted electronically, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, sample syllabus, writing sample (limit of thirty pages typescript), and three letters of reference uploaded by the referees, at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8023  . Enquiries may be directed to jobsearch.history@mcgill.ca
  • Deadline: 14 Nov. 2016.
  • Rejection via email Dec. 6.
  • Request for skype interview Dec. 6.

University of Pennsylvania (USA:PA)  - [Senior Hire] - Russian & East European StudiesEdit

  • Tenured position in Russian and East European Studies
  • The University of Pennsylvania is seeking a transformational hire at the senior level ...to complement existing research and teaching strengths.
  • This search is open to any area of expertise in the humanities and social sciences, including anthropology, art history, economics, ethnomusicology, literary and cultural studies, history, musicology, politics, religion, sociology, theater studies, visual studies and other fields. Likewise, it is open to scholars of all regions and sub-regions of Russia, Central and Eastern Europe.
  • The appointment will be in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, which is in the process of transforming itself into a multi-disciplinary Department of Russian and East European Studies. Demonstrated strength in research and publication and excellence in teaching required.
  • Please submit applications online at: http://facultysearches.provost.upenn.edu/postings/922 . Include a cover letter describing research and teaching experience, and a CV.
  • Review begins: 15 Oct. 2016 and continues until position filled
  • Intend to interview at the ASEEES convention in Nov.
  • Also posted at Russian/Slavic 2016-2017
  • [4 Nov] . Kind rejection via email. 130 applicants.

University of Tennessee - Knoxville (USA:TN) - Eastern Europe and/or RussiaEdit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in the history of Eastern Europe and/or Russia ((imperial, Soviet, or post-Soviet), 1600 to present, to begin Fall semester 2017
  • Ph.D required at the time of appointment. Research specialization is open.
  • Teaching duties include a survey in Western or World Civilization and upper division undergraduate and graduate courses in candidate’s area of specialization
  • A complete application will include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and an article-length writing sample. Please submit materials electronically to Prof. Monica Black, Search Committee Chair, Department of History, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996 via Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/36830
  • Review begins: 17 Oct. 2016.
    • Any updates? (October 25)
    • [16 Nov] Contacted for AHA interview

University of Warwick (UK:Eng) - ModernEdit

  • Assistant Professor in the history of Modern Russia
  • You will conduct research in the history of Modern Russia, and be prepared to work in collaboration with colleagues within the Department, and across the University. You will be expected to build research networks in your specialism beyond the University.
  • You will have a proven record of achievement in research, with clear potential for/or demonstrated excellence in publication in any of the history of Modern Russia. We welcome applicants working in any area of this field. However, we particularly encourage applications from candidates who will be able to enhance existing research strengths in the department.
  • apply online
  • Deadline: 11 Dec. 2016

Williams College (USA: MA)Edit

  • Tenure-track appointment at the rank of assistant professor in Russian history, to start July 1, 2017. *The department welcomes all areas and periods of specialization and expects the successful candidate to be a committed and imaginative scholar with Ph.D. in hand or expected by September 2017.
  • The Department also expects the successful candidate to be able to offer courses from the medieval through the post-Soviet period, courses which engage with the fact that Russian history encompasses a vast geographic area spread across Eurasia.
  • Please send the following application materials to the department chair, Thomas Kohut, via Interfolio (https://apply.interfolio.com/36483): a letter of application, which includes a summary of current scholarship, teaching experience, and any additional relevant information for the search committee; a curriculum vita; a separate brief description of suggested courses; and three letters of recommendation.
  • The deadline for receipt of materials is Tuesday, 1 Nov. 2016.
    • Skype interview (December 1). 94 applicants, 11 interviews.
    • [2 Dec] Polite rejection email via Interfolio.

Yale University (USA:CT) - Russian/Soviet since 1855Edit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Russian/Soviet History since 1855, to begin 1 Jul. 2017
  • The successful candidate will be expected to teach across the entire modern period.
  • Applications are invited from historians with strong potential for achievement in scholarship, undergraduate and graduate teaching, and intellectual leadership. We welcome applications from historians who already hold teaching positions, as well as from recent PhDs and those who expect their PhD by the time of appointment
  • Submit letter of application, C.V., statement of research and teaching interests, a chapter-length writing sample prepared for anonymous reading, and three letters of reference to https://apply.interfolio.com/35162
  • Review begins: 15 Oct. 2016.
  • Any news? And does anyone know their timeline? Thanks!
  • Request for more materials (17 Nov)

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