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ABD: 12
ABD, Adjuncting:
Postdoc: 4
Visiting or Temporary Assistant Professor: 5
Adjuncting PhD: 8
Continuing Non-Tenure Track Professor: 1
TT but looking for a new job: 4
Tenured but always on the lookout for an opportunity: 4
Tenured or TT but reading out of curiosity: 6
PhD, Employed in academia in non-faculty position: 2
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Fully employed outside of academia: 1
Partly employed outside of academia:
Currently Unemployed PhD:
Adjuncting, denied tenure, trying again:
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TOTAL: 36

Specialization breakdown Edit

Ancient: 2
Ancient/medieval:
Medieval: 10
Byzantium:
Medieval/Renaissance/Early Modern: 4
Early Modern: 2
Modern: 1
British (early modern): 3
British/British Empire (modern): 1
French: 3
French Empire: 1
Flemish/Walloon:
German (medieval):
German (early modern):
German (modern): 2
Russian: 1
Portugal (Early Modern):
Spain (medieval/early modern): 1
Spain (modern):
Italy (modern):
Irish (modern):
Eastern European:
East-Central Europe (modern): 1
History of Science/Medicine/Technology: 1
Military:
Diplomatic: 1
Economic/Social:
Other: 1

Mixed/Open/ThematicEdit

Albion College (USA:MI)  - [Non-TT:VAP] pre-Early ModernEdit

  • One year Visiting Assistant Professorship in Europe before the Early Modern Period, to begin Aug. 2017
  • Teaching Load: 3/3 "to include lower-division survey of Europe to 1500, mid-level courses in Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome, and courses in areas of interest. Teaching expertise in the Renaissance or Islam is especially welcome.
  • Qualifications include Ph.D. (ABD will be considered) and a commitment to liberal arts education.
  • Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, CV, a copy of graduate transcripts, and three letters of reference to Ms. Joan Eagen at jeagen@albion.edu
  • Review begins: 24 Feb. 2017 and continues until position filled.

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.
  • [27 Jan]: Request for skype interview

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
  • [16 Dec] Did anyone ever get a campus interview?  Any news at all?
  • Campus interview in November--haven't heard more.
  • [19 Dec] Heard they made a hire.

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.
  • [Jan 23] Contacted for skype interview.

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.
    • Any word on this? [11 Jan]
    • Sent email asking for an update [17 Jan]
    • [1 Feb] Invited to a phone interview
    • Phone interview (Feb 8)
    • invited for on-campus interview (Feb 13)

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
  • Skype interview scheduled for Feb 13.
  • They sorted through all those applications in less than a week?
  • I know, unbelievable. Internal candidate perhaps?

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.)
    • request for Skype interview (8 Dec.)

Gordon State College (USA:GA) - Lecturer [non-TT, benefits-eligible, renewable]Edit

  • Gordon State College invites applications for a lecturer of history with a European specialization—all subfields and time-periods are welcome. Applicants must have their completed PhD in history by August 2017. Primary responsibilities will include teaching survey courses in Western Civilization and American History as well as upper level courses in the candidate’s area of specialization, advising students, and engaging in appropriate institutional/community service and scholarship.
  • Include a letter of application [and CV and teaching philosophy]. In your CV, provide phone numbers and addresses for at least three professional references. Submit clear scans of your unofficial transcripts or mail to: Gordon State College, Attn: HR, 419 College Dr, Barnesville, GA 30204-1746. Transcripts will be the only material accepted by mail.
  • Application website: https://jobs.gordonstate.edu/postings/2561
  • Review of applications will begin immediately (ad posted March 17) and continue until the position has been filled.

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)

Kings College London (UK:Eng)  - [non-TT:~VAP] Early Modern Portuguese & IberianEdit

  • Two year lectureship (~VAP) in Early Modern Portuguese & Iberian History, including the colonial world, to begin 1 Sept. 2017
  • Applicants are encouraged with scholarly expertise in any aspect of the history of Iberia’s kingdoms and their mercantile or territorial empires from c.1500-1750. The post holder will cover the core teaching responsibilities of Professor Francisco Bethencourt, while he takes up a two-year Major Research Fellowship at the Leverhulme Trust. They will contribute to our team-taught lecture sequences for first year undergraduates in early modern European history. They will also teach advanced undergraduate modules on Religion and Society in Southern Europe, and the History of the Iberian World (1492-1822), together with an MA module on European Expansion: Civil Rights and Ethnic Prejudices (1500-1850). In addition, they will contribute to other modules, and perform pastoral and administrative responsibilities as appropriate.
  • To apply for this role, please go to the King’s College London HireWire Job Board and register to download and submit the specified application form
  • Deadline: 26 Mar. 2017
  • intend to interview 3 or 4 Apr.

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

REPOSTED 27 Mar 2017 with new deadline

  • 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 Click here for further details
  • Deadline: 16 Sept. 2016. 27 Mar. 2017
    • intend to interview 29 June.

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)
    • Request for Telephone Interview (7 February 2017)

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.
    • [Feb 6] Contacted for phone interview.
    • Any news since the interviews?

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.
  • Kind friends - any word on this one from anyone? [30 jan]

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.
  • Search has been cancelled (per communications with the Search Chair and HR)

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
    • a friend just received notice on 29 Dec 2016] of an AHA interview.
    • [9 Jan] emailed about Skype interview x 2
    • [23 Jan] on-campus x 3

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"
  • [According to classics wiki] "Four job talks posted on departmental calendar (January)"

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
  • Phone Interview for the long-list scheduled and completed (late November)

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 Birmingham (UK:Eng) - EgyptologyEdit

  • Lectureship (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in Egyptology, to begin Sept. 2017
  • We are seeking to appoint a lecturer to extend our expertise in the history and culture of ancient Egypt.  Within this field the thematic and chronological expertise of the appointment is open with all approaches to Egypt being of interest including archaeological, art historical and historical approaches. Knowledge of the relevant scripts and language is essential.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to provide modules on their broad subject of expertise at all undergraduate levels C, I and H (i.e. First, Second and Final years), to contribute to core modules on ancient history more generally and to Egyptian language modules. They will also be asked to contribute to modules for the MA and MRes postgraduate degrees in Egyptology and in due course will be expected to recruit PhD students.
  • To download the details and submit an electronic application online please click on the Apply Online button below; please quote Job Reference [56573] in all enquiries. Alternatively information can be obtained from 0121 415 9000 or visit www.hr.bham.ac.uk/jobs
  • Deadline: 27 Mar. 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 Connecticut (USA:CT)  - Roman HistoryEdit

  • 9-month Assistant Professorship in Roman History, to begin 23 Aug. 2017
  • The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate courses in Ancient History, together with advanced undergraduate or graduate courses in his/her area of interest. Development of a strong, ongoing research trajectory through high quality publications, and engagement in service and outreach activities will also be expected.
  • Minimum quals: A Ph.D. in History or a related field, with a specialization in the history of Classical Rome, by the appointment start date. Equivalent foreign degrees are acceptable. Applicants must have experience and demonstrated excellence in teaching Classical Greek and Roman History, and be able to teach advanced Latin texts. Applicants must show the potential to build a successful research record, and be able through their activities to contribute to the History Department’s scholarly community and commitment to diversity in learning.
  • Visit https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8868 to be redirected to Academic Jobs Online to complete your application. Please submit an application letter that addresses the criteria for the position; curriculum vitae, teaching statement relevant to courses in history and the history of Classical Rome (including teaching philosophy, teaching experience, commitment to effective learning, concepts for new course development, etc.); research and scholarship statement; commitment to diversity statement (including broadening participation, integrating multicultural experiences in instruction and research and pedagogical techniques to meet the needs of diverse learning styles, etc.); and a sample article or chapter. Additionally, please follow the instructions in Academic Jobs Online to direct three or more reference writers to submit letters of recommendation on your behalf.
  • For Full consideration: 1 Mar. 2017

University of Edinburgh (UK:Scot)  - [non-tt: ~VAP] Roman HistoryEdit

  • 3-year Teaching Fellow (~VAP) in Roman History, to begin 1 Sept. 2017
  • The appointee should demonstrate the ability to teach students at all levels of the undergraduate curriculum and the MSc programmes.
  • For further particulars and to apply for this post please click on the 'apply' button
  • Deadline: 27 Feb. 2017

University of Exeter (UK:Eng) - Classics &  Ancient History (Pref. Greek)Edit

  • Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in Classics & Ancient History, to begin 1 Sept. 2017
  • The specialisation sought is open with the fields of Classics and Ancient History. However, the Department has a preference for a Greek Historian and a scholar able to make a significant contribution to the work of our Centre for Hellenistic and Graeco-Roman Culture and Society.
  • The successful applicant will hold a PhD in the field of Classics and Ancient History and have an independent, internationally recognised research programme in an active field of Classics and Ancient History. 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; a strong commitment to the teaching of Greek and/or Latin language and texts and a preparedness to do so at all levels; teamwork skills to work in collaboration with existing group members; an active and supportive approach to interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary research that will help to foster interactions and links both within the University and externally; the willingness to engage in continuous professional development; the aptitude to develop familiarity with a variety of strategies to promote and assess learning; enthusiasm for delivering undergraduate programmes; and credible plans for Impact work.
  • 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 R46876 in any correspondence.
  • Deadline: 19 Feb 2017

University of Idaho (USA:ID) - [Non-TT]- Ancient Med.Edit

  • 9 month non renewable Lectureship or Visiting Assistant Professorship in the history of the Ancient Mediterranean World, to being 14 Aug. 2017
  • PhD must be in hand by hire date
  • To apply, please visit: http://apptrkr.com/974110
  • The required 3 letters of reference to be mailed directly to Chair, Search Committee, History Department, University of Idaho, 875 Perimeter Drive MS 3175, Moscow ID 83844
  • For full consideration: 24 Mar. 2017

University of Kent (UK:Eng) - Republican and/or Imperial RomeEdit

  • Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc or assoc/full prof) in Ancient History
  • This opportunity within the Department of Classical and Archaeological Studies at Kent will suit an experienced lecturer with expertise in any field of Republican and/or Imperial Roman History. You will be able to demonstrate an outstanding research profile commensurate with career stage, and the ability to teach on a range of modules in the Department’s undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.
  • As Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Ancient History, you will develop new modules in your area of expertise, be an enthusiastic and inspiring teacher, and collaborate with colleagues in order to develop, manage and contribute to the Department’s MA programmes delivered in Rome. Moreover, you will be able to contribute to the Department’s increasing ambition and international standing in terms of high-quality research, and be a dynamic colleague capable of working effectively as part of a team.
  • At Senior Lecturer level, you would also be expected to undertake a major leadership role within the School and will therefore be able to demonstrate a higher standard of achievement in either excellence in practice/activity or leadership within and/or beyond the discipline and your University and how your achievements have been recognised in impact and recognition
  • Please press the [apply button] to go to the university's website where you can view the full job description and also apply for this post. If you require further information regarding the application process please contact Teresa Bubb, Resourcing Adviser, at T.C.Bubb@kent.ac.uk Please note - 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 cover letter / summary document. You should provide clear evidence and examples in your application which back-up any assertions you make in relation to each criterion. We recommend a maximum of 4 x A4 sides for this document.
  • If you are invited for an interview, we will request references for you at that stage
  • Deadline: 5 Mar. 2017
  • Apparently readvertised with a new date of 4 Apr. 2017

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 Oregon (USA:OR)  - [Non-TT:VAP]Edit

  • 9-month Visiting Assistant Professorship in Ancient History
  • Teaching Load: 6 courses/year "these courses may include the first quarter of our Western Civilization survey, a course on sports in Antiquity, a course on war in the Ancient world, as well as upper division courses in classical Greece and Rome. Area of specialization open"
  • PhD must be in hand Spring 2017
  • Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, one chapter- or article-length sample of scholarly work, syllabi, and other evidence of teaching effectiveness. Please also arrange for three letters of reference. Application submissions will be online at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8966.
  • Review begins: 16 Mar. 2017

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 Roehampton (UK:Eng) - [Open Rank] Classical CivilisationsEdit

  • Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc or assoc/full prof) in Classical Civilisations
  • We welcome applications from highly motivated scholars who are interested in the areas of Greek and Latin literature, Greek and Roman history, art history and material culture, and preference will be given to candidates who can teach the classical languages. Candidates must have an interest in developing exciting, innovative programmes of study which are attractive to students
  • For an informal discussion about the post, please contact the Head of School:  Professor Mike Edwards on (0)20 8392 5143 or mike.edwards@roehampton.ac.uk
  • To find out more information about the role and what we’re looking for, please visit the Working at Roehampton section of our website where you will find full details, how to apply, as well as further information about the benefits of working for us.http://www.roehampton.ac.uk/Working-at-Roehampton/
  • Deadline: 6 Mar. 2017
    • intend to interview weeks beginning 15 and 22 May.

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

  • Temporary Lecturer [~VAP] in Ancient History, to begin 1 Sept. 2017
  • We wish to appoint a temporary Lecturer within the School of Classics. This post is available from 1 September 2017 and is fixed-term until 30 June 2019. You will be a scholar with a growing international research reputation and commitment to delivering high-quality teaching within any area of Ancient History. The successful candidate will be expected to have a range of interests, to be active in producing internationally excellent research publications that strengthen or complement the School’s existing expertise, and to be capable of outstanding teaching to undergraduate and taught postgraduate students from a wide range of backgrounds. Candidates should hold a PhD in a cognate discipline. Excellent teaching skills and an interest in promoting knowledge exchange are essential. You should also have some familiarity with grant-seeking processes in relation to research councils and other sources.
  • Further Particulars: AC1869RXML FPs.doc
  • Deadline: 24 Mar. 2017

University of Sydney (AUS)  - [non-TT;~VAP]Edit

  • Two year lectureship (~VAP) in Roman History, to begin July 2017
  • The area of research specialisation within Roman history is open, but the successful candidate will have a demonstrated capacity to publish high-quality research in their field of study. Applicants must be prepared to teach a full suite of units in Roman history. An interest in Hellenistic history is also desirable, as is the capacity to teach Latin at all levels. The successful applicant will be expected to participate in graduate teaching and supervision as appropriate
  • PhD required
  • All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number [365/0217] to apply
  • Deadline: 29 Mar. 2017

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.
  • Any word here? x1
  • Reference informed me that hiring committee scheduled a call with reference about my application. 11 Jan. 2017 x1
  • Campus interview scheduled
  • Offer made

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)


College of Wooster (USA:OH) - [Non-tt:VAP History & English]Edit

  • Joint Visiting Position in History and English, to begin August 2017
  • This is a joint appointment in both departments, with required expertise in medieval literature and in the teaching of courses in textual and cultural interpretation as well as the ability to teach topical courses on the history of the Middle Ages.
  • Ph.D. in English Literature, History, or Comparative Literature required.
  • Applicants should submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate school transcripts, three letters of recommendation, sample syllabi, and a writing sample of no more than twenty-five pages through Interfolio http://apply.interfolio.com/40355</span>. Please direct any questions to Dr. Madonna Hettinger.
  • Deadline: 13 Feb. 2017.
  • [24 March] skype interview

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!
    • [16 Dec] Rejection email received (112 applicants)

MedievalEdit

Aarhus University (DNK) 700-1500 CEEdit

  • Assistant professorship in European Medieval History, 700-1500, with special interest in the Nordic region, to begin 1 Aug. 2017
  • The position is a three-year probationary position, and subject to appropriate funding a subsequent associate professorship in the same subject area will be announced in open competition.
  • Applicants must possess strong research qualifications in European medieval history. They must also document how they have obtained a research profile in the medieval history of the Nordic region, or present convincing plans for how they will build such a research profile.
  • The position will involve teaching topics in the field of European, Nordic and Danish medieval history. The successful applicant will be expected to play an active role in the broader teaching framework in the subject of history, including teaching methodological and theoretical auxiliary courses. Please see this website: http://cas.au.dk/en/about-the-school/departments/history-and-classical-studies/
  • Applicants must provide documentary evidence of a PhD degree in history or similar qualifications. Applicants must also document: A relevant research profile at international level; A relevant publication profile; Experience of or interest in working in national and international research networks; Interest in attracting external grants; Interest in teaching at a broad university level, and preferably interest in interdisciplinary teaching and the development of new forms of instruction.
  • If the successful applicant is not fluent in Danish, he or she will be expected to learn Danish within a period of approximately two years.
  • Please apply online here
  • SHORT Deadline: 28 Feb. 2017 [only posted 2 Feb]

College of Wooster (USA:OH) - [Non-TT;VAP] Medieval History & LiteratureEdit

  • One year Visiting Assistant Professorship in Medieval History & Literature, to begin Fall 2017
  • This is a joint appointment in both departments, with required expertise in medieval literature and in the teaching of courses in textual and cultural interpretation as well as the ability to teach topical courses on the history of the Middle Ages.
  • Teaching Load: 3/3
  • Ph.D. in English Literature, History, or Comparative Literature required
  • Applicants should submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate school transcripts, three letters of recommendation, sample syllabi, and a writing sample of no more than twenty-five pages through Interfolio http://apply.interfolio.com/40355
  • Deadline: 13 Feb. 2017

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
  • anyone know if they are interviewing at AHA?
  • Did they interview at the AHA?
  • [14 Jan.] Received a nice email saying I was not shortlisted.

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.
  • 4 Jan: Request for additional materials, 2x
  • [Jan 30] Received email notifying me that JHS has selected people for campus interviews. They're still keeping a group of candidates active, 3x

Kenyon College (USA:OH)  - [non-TT:VAP]Edit

  • Two-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Medieval History, to begin July 2017
  • Teaching Load: 5 courses/year "The successful candidate will teach a survey of medieval history and upper-level courses in his/her area of expertise."
  • Candidates should have a record of excellent teaching and a Ph.D. or be near completion by the beginning of the appointment.
  • Applications should include (1) a letter of application, (2) a C.V., (3) graduate school transcript, (4) teaching statement, and (5) three letters of recommendation. To apply, candidates should visit the online application site found at http://careers.kenyon.edu.
  • Review begins: 20 Mar. 2017 and continues until position filled.

Lancaster University (UK:Eng) - Later Medieval British or European HistoryEdit

  • Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in later medieval British or European history, roughly defined as AD 1200–1500.
  • All specialisms will be considered, but preference may be shown for historians of state formation, frontiers, military history, material culture, private and everyday life.
  • Link to application
  • Deadline: 20 Jan. 2017

Macalester College (USA:MN) - [non-TT:VAP]Edit

  • Visiting Assistant Professor in Medieval History (500-1500) for the 2017-18 academic year
  • Ph.D. in History and college-level teaching experience preferred.
  • We are particularly interested in candidates whose research and pedagogical concerns encompass comparative or global frameworks. Teaching responsibilities include introductory thematic courses on medieval Europe and upper level courses in the candidate’s general fields. Courses on Europe and the wider world particularly welcome
  • Applications should be made to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8897, and include a letter of application that addresses teaching interests, a C.V., sample syllabi, and three letters of recommendation.
  • review begins: 20 Feb. 2017
  • [9 Mar] Offer made and accepted

New York University Arts & Sciences (USA:NY)  - [non-TT;VAP]Edit

  • One year Visiting Assistant Professorship in medieval history, to begin 1 Sept. 2017
  • PhD must be in hand by start date
  • Strong preference will be given to those scholars whose work addresses History of the Medieval Mediterranean (including the Black Sea) 500-1500. The successful candidate will demonstrate scholarly excellence and a commitment to both graduate and undergraduate teaching
  • Please send letter of interest, C.V., chapter length writing sample and three letters of reference by March 24th, 2017. Applicants are to submit their materials online at http://history.fas.nyu.edu/page/employment
  • Deadline: 24 Mar. 2017

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?
    • I'm a weird mixed bag; I'm a medieval historian but write a lot about a particular genre of early modern books, plus I have a BA in Classics. I've taught ancient, medieval, early modern, and literature courses and also have museum experience. Also, I have written about and taught a course on medieval and early modern expansionism, and I went to a Catholic university for grad school. So, I seem to be everything they're looking for...
    • Has anyone gotten a campus visit invitation (after Skype interview) yet?
    • Received official email stating that an offer has been made to another candidate and accepted (March 9)

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

Texas A&M University - San Antonio (USA:TX)Edit

  • Assistant Professorship in Medieval European History (500-1400), to begin Fall semester 2017
  • The college seeks excellence in instruction, research, and service.
  • Ph.D. required at the time of appointment.
  • Field of specialization is open.
  • Application process: Applications are accepted only through the online job portal at: https://employment.tamusahr.com/applicants/jsp/shared/Welcome_css.jsp
  • Applicants must complete online (1) the application/Faculty Form, and upload (2) the letter of interest, (3) curriculum vita, and (4) unofficial copies of transcripts. In the letter of interest mention, in the very first sentence, the specialization for which you would like to be considered.
  • For full consideration 3 Jan. 2017 though position open until filled.
  • Phone interviews started last week (c.23 Jan 2017), but thir time-table sets decisions for invites in Feb, with campus visits in March.

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 Cambridge (UK:Eng) - pre-1100Edit

  • Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc or assoc/full prof) in Medieval History pre-1100 (Europe/Britain), to begin 1 Oct 2017 or as soon as posisble thereafter
  • The successful candidate will be part of a lively and intellectually stimulating research community in ancient and medieval history, which performs at the highest intellectual levels in terms of teaching, research and publications. She or he will teach and examine within a broad area of pre-1100 medieval history and at all levels from first-year undergraduate to PhD. The ability to teach over a wide range of early medieval history will be an advantage. Research of international standing will be expected. A scholar appointed at the more senior level will be expected to have demonstrated leadership in research, teaching and administration.
  • The Faculty welcomes applications from both early-career scholars and those who already have established careers. By the start of appointment the successful candidate must hold a doctorate (or equivalent) in a relevant field.
  • To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/12720. This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form
  • Applicants seeking further information about the post are invited to contact Dr Lawrence Klein, Chair of the Faculty of History: histchm@hermes.cam.ac.uk. For further details about the application process, please contact the Faculty's HR Clerk, Ms Joanne Pearson (e-mail: jobs@hist.cam.ac.uk, telephone: 01223 335350). Please quote reference JJ11274 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
  • Deadline: 29 Mar. 2017

University of Edinburgh (UK:Scot) - late medieval 1200-1500Edit

  • Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in Late Medieval History c.1200-1500
  • We are seeking an outstanding scholar of Late Medieval history c1200 to 1500 with a strong track record of internationally excellent publications and clear evidence of the potential for future development at the highest level. The successful candidate will also be expected to make a significant contribution to the teaching of Medieval history at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Candidates with interests in the history of gender and sexuality, the history of science, medicine and technology, global and transnational history, material culture, and intellectual history would be particularly welcome.
  • apply online
  • Deadline: 5pm 8 Mar. 2017

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

University of Glasgow (UK:Scot)  - Medieval TransculturalEdit

  • Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in Medieval Transcultural History
  • While the post is open to all applicants with research and teaching experience in this field, expertise in the interaction between the West and the medieval Islamic world, including the crusades, would be especially welcome.
  • In addition to making a substantial contribution to the teaching of relevant pre-Honours courses, the post holder will be expected to devise and teach new Honours modules, and to play a significant role in the teaching and development of a new Postgraduate Qualification in Global History, as well as contributing to the teaching and development of existing Masters programmes. The post-holder must also demonstrate an ability to contribute to at least one of the areas, centres and research clusters within History: see http://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/humanities/research/historyresearch/
  • Apply online
  • Deadline: 19 Mar. 2017

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

  • Two year fixed term Teaching Fellow (~VAP) in Medieval History, to begin 1 Sept. 2017
  • You will have a PhD in History or a cognate discipline (or be close to submission) and relevant teaching experience.
  • You will carry out teaching in medieval history, with a particular focus on the history of the Crusades. You will also contribute to the delivery of ‘Medieval and Renaissance Europe’, a core level one module. In your second year of appointment you will be encouraged to run your own, level 3 special subject, related to your research area. You will also be expected to contribute to MA teaching, including the supervision of dissertation students, within the Institute for Medieval Studies, and to contribute to its culture of interdisciplinary research and research-led teaching
  • To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact either: Professor Simon Hall, Head of School of History, Tel: +44 (0)113 343 3596, email: s.d.hall@leeds.ac.uk OR Professor Emilia Jamroziak, Director of the Institute for Medieval Studies, Tel: +44 (0)113 343 3592, email: e.m.jamroziak@leeds.ac.uk
  • apply online
  • Deadline: 6 Apr. 2017

University of Leicester (UK: Eng) - Later MedievalEdit

  • Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in Later Medieval History (c.1100-1500)
  • We are looking to appoint an expert in the field of Later Medieval History to develop the School’s teaching and research in this area, with a focus on the medieval Mediterranean, Middle East and North Africa and/or Continental Europe during the same period
  • You will contribute to the teaching and development of both the undergraduate curriculum and the School’s taught postgraduate provision, as well as the supervision of postgraduate researchers. You will have a pro-active strategy for developing academic publications and research collaborations, submitting grant applications, attending and organising conferences and seminars, and enhancing the research profile of the School, commensurate with the level of seniority. You will also contribute to the Leicester Medieval Research Centre which acts as a hub for research development in medieval studies, and for post-graduate and early career researchers
  • Click here for further information
  • Deadline: 31 Jan. 2017

University of Tennessee - Knoxville (USA:TN) - [Open Rank] 500-1400Edit

  • Assistant to full professorship in Medieval European History (500-1400), to begin Fall semester 2017
  • Ph.D. required at the time of appointment.
  • Field of specialization is open. Preference will given to candidates with a demonstrated excellence in teaching and a significant record of publication, including a monograph, either already published or in press.
  • The successful candidate will teach at both the graduate and the undergraduate level, including survey courses in Western Civilization and/or World History, more advanced specialized courses, and undergraduate and graduate research seminars, and will participate actively in Marco, the Medieval and Renaissance Studies Institute
  • A complete application will include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and an article-length writing sample. Materials should be emailed to http://apply.interfolio.com/39773
  • Review begins: 10 Feb. 2017 and continues until position filled

University of York (UK:Eng)  - 800-c.1200Edit

  • Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in Medieval History, 800-c.1200, to begin Sept. 2017
  • "...with a preference for European history, including the British Isles. "
  • You should have a PhD in a field of Medieval History relevant to the post, and ideally hold an appropriate teaching qualification. It is expected that you will have an emerging publication record in a relevant field, with proven experience of taking responsibility for teaching at undergraduate, and preferably postgraduate, level.
  • For further information and to apply on-line, please click on the [apply button] .
  • Deadline: 13 Mar. 2017

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.
    • Does anyone know if this search was successful?
    • Offer made and accepted.
    • Congratulations! Best job on the market this year. You must be ecstatic. Would you please reveal your sub-field?
    • Is it the VAP?

Denison University (USA:OH) [non-TT:VAP] Medieval or Early Modern Europe/Med. WorldEdit

  • One year visiting assistant professorship in the History of Medieval or Early Modern Europe/Mediterranean World
  • Teaching Load: 3/3 to include introductory survey courses on the history of medieval and/or early modern Europe and upper level courses in the candidate's general fields
  • Ph.D. in History and college-level teaching experience preferred
  • Applications must include a letter of application that includes discussion of both teaching and research interests, a C.V., sample syllabi, an unofficial transcript, and two (2) letters of recommendation
  • Review begins: 22 Feb. 2017 and continues until position filled.
  • Feb. 28: Request for a Skype interview.
  • March 22: Offer made.

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 x4
  • What field(s)?
    • Early Modern Spain
    • Medieval France/Mediterranean
  • 21 December: Thoughtful rejection email received
  • 18 January: Invitation for campus visit x2
  • 6 March: Offer made and accepted

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.
  • [Feb 5] Has anyone heard anything at all since having their video interview?
    • Campus visits were held in December. An offer was made for medieval, but early modern is on hold
  • [Feb 17] rec'd polite rejection email (early modern).  160 applications total.
  • [March 21] video interviewed for early modern in Nov. and have not recieved rejection. Early modern must still be on hold.

University of Glasgow (UK:Scot)Edit

  • Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in Late Medieval/Early Modern History
  • While the post is open to all applicants with research and teaching experience in this field, expertise in European history before 1600 would be particularly welcome.
  • n addition to making a substantial contribution to the teaching of relevant pre-Honours courses, the post holder will be expected to devise and teach new Honours modules, and to play a significant role in the development of a new postgraduate qualification in Global History, as well as contributing to the teaching and development of existing Masters programmes within History and the School of Humanities. The post-holder will also be expected to contribute to one or more of the areas, centres and research clusters within History: see http://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/humanities/research/historyresearch/
  • Apply Online
  • Deadline: 19 Mar. 2017

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.
  • Dec 7: Request for video interview x2
  • Dec 14: Very kind rejection email. Said they gave "many" video interviews but I wasn't one of them.
  • Dec 18: Request for further written research example following video interview.
  • Did anyone else receive requests for more writing samples?
  • Feb. 28: Email from search chair; search concluded successfully.

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.
    • Has anyone heard anything? (27 Jan. 2017)
    • Rejection Email. 16 Jan

College of William and Mary (USA:VA) - [non-TT, VAP] Early Modern Continental Europe (1450-1750)Edit

  • A one-year, non-tenure-track Visiting Assistant Professorship position that will begin August 10, 2017. We seek an individual with expertise in the field of continental European history between 1450 and 1750. The successful applicant will be expected to be an effective teacher and will have a 3-3 teaching load, including broad surveys of pre-/early modern European history, freshman seminars, and upper-level courses.
  • Applicants must apply online at https://jobs.wm.edu.  Submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter including statement of research and teaching interests. You will be prompted to submit online the names and email addresses of three references who will be contacted by the system with instructions on how to submit a letter of reference.
  • For full consideration, submit application materials by the review date, April 7, 2017. Applications received after the review date will be considered if needed and the position will remain open until filled.

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
  • Invited to campus visit (12/16)
  • Offer made and accepted.

Southeastern Louisiana University (USA:LA) - pref. with Women's HistoryEdit

  • Responsibilities will include teaching Western Civilization and World History surveys, upper level and graduate level courses on Early Modern Europe (Renaissance, Reformation, Age of Reason, French Revolution) and Women in Europe, and other courses as assigned.
  • To apply for this position, please complete and submit an online application, which will include the names and contact information for three references and the following attachments: letter of application, resume, and transcripts from all colleges/universities (official transcripts required upon employment).
  • Job application link: https://jobs.selu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=58602
  • Due date: April 10, 2017
  • Teaching Load: Professors are expected to teach 5 classes each semester.

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.
    • Any news?
    • Interviews are taking place at AHA.

University of Bristol (UK:Eng) 1400-1700Edit

  • Lectureship (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in History, 1400-1700, to begin Sept. 2017
  • Candidates who can demonstrate excellence in research and teaching (specialising in the period 1400-1700 in any geographical area) are invited to apply
  • PhD must be in hand Aug. 2017
  • Candidates must have "a record of publication or well-developed plans for publication, and clear potential to achieve international excellence in research. S/he will be expected to develop further an established research profile through publication, bidding for external research funding, and contributing to the Department’s research strategy and the Faculty research culture.  S/he will also be expected to supervise postgraduate research students, and to contribute to teaching at all levels, including team teaching."
  • Deadline: 1 Mar. 2017
    • Long-listed candidates will be notified on or about Friday 10 March 2017. They will be required to submit a sample of their work (in English, not more than 10,000 words) as soon after notification as possible but no later than Wednesday 15th March 2017.
    • Short-listed candidates will be notified on or about Friday 31st March and invited to interview. They will be required to submit brief outlines for 2 units they might teach (see department website for unit types http://www.bris.ac.uk/history/)
    • Interview date: Week commencing 24 April 20
  • Has anyone actually been notified?
  • 14 March - longlisting confirmed. Committee asked for sample of research by 17 March. Interviews scheduled for 9 May.
  • Heard that longlisting excluded non-British people/programs.  

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?
    • Any news after video interviews? [23 December]
    • [30 Dec] Haven't heard anything -- but also not expecting to -- I thought they weren't informing finalists til January. Grrr.
    • Any news? [10 Jan.]
      • They said that it would be mid to late January, as it has to go through several stages of approval, including the dean's office or something similar. [11 Jan.]
    • Request for campus visit [14 Jan]

University of Edinburgh (UK:Scot) - Senior Hire, ReformationEdit

  • John Laing Senior Lecturer (~tenured assoc/full prof) in Reformation History, to begin 1 Aug. 2017
  • Applications are invited from scholars with research interests and teaching experience in Reformation History. The successful candidate will have outstanding skills in teaching and supervision at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and a profile in research, commensurate with the stage of their career. The post, which is entirely endowed by the Kirby Laing Foundation, will be situated within the History of Christianity Subject Area of the School of Divinity.
  • apply online
  • Deadline: 15 Apr. 2017

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.
  • Rejection email 17 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

Interview invite received 14 November. Interview on 21 November. Provided a list of questions.

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
    • [19 Jan] Has anyone been contacted for campus visits?  - Not yet, but they said it might take 2 weeks to get the invitations through HR.
    • [20 Jan] Campus visit scheduled for early February

University of New England (AUS:NSW)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
    • Reposted on 5 January  (with same reference no., 216151) with a new due date of 5 February 2017
  • Request for Skype interview (15 Feb)
  • Rejection email (22 Feb)

University of Puget Sound (USA:WA) - [Non-TT; VAP]Edit

  • Visiting Assistant Professorship in Early Modern European History, with a Mediterranean Focus, Fall 2017-Spring 2018
  • Teaching Load: 3/3 "to include lower-division surveys of European history from the fourth to seventeenth centuries and upper-division courses in areas of interest. Teaching expertise in the Renaissance or Islam is welcome"
  • Please submit curriculum vitae (CV) when prompted to submit resume. Additional documents can be attached within the application before submission. Applications submitted without the required attachments will not be considered: Curriculum vitae; Cover Letter; Letter of Interest; Teaching statement; Research statement; Writing sample; Teaching evaluations; Unofficial transcripts; Three letters of recommendation
  • Deadline: Not stated in ad, ad expires 10. Mar. 2017
    • [6 Mar.] Campus interview invite.

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]
  • [Dec 9] Invited to interview at AHA
  • [Jan 24] Has anyone been contacted for on-campus interview at U of Redlands?
  • [Feb 7] Still no word on Redlands? At this point I suspect it's quite safe to move on.
  • [Feb 9] Chair says they're in the middle of on-campus interviews.

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.

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Aarhus University (DNK) - Danish/Scandinavian Cultural history after 1945Edit

  • Associate Professorship in Danish/Scandinavian Cultural History after 1945, to begin 1 Sept. 2017
  • We are looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated researcher and teacher who is willing and able to contribute to the department in the field of cultural history after 1945 with emphasis on Denmark and Scandinavia. We are particularly interested in applicants with strong research profiles in media cultures who also have an interest in the methods of digital history.
  • Applicants must possess the qualifications and ambition needed to develop the field of cultural history after 1945 in terms of both content and methodology/theory. It is important that applicants can enter into collaboration with the other researchers at the Department of History as well as cross-disciplinary collaboration with colleagues within the broader framework of the School of Culture and Society with a view to developing the fields of cultural and digital history in both research and teaching.
  • Read the full job description and apply online here
  • Deadline: 10 Feb. 2017

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.
  • Mod note: extended discussion on snark & appropriate posting moved to the Talk page AFII (talk) 09:16, December 12, 2016 (UTC)
  • (3 Mar) Rejection e-mail - search has concluded.

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
    • Any word on this? (26 Dec)
    • Invitation to interview on campus (19 Dec)

Bowdoin College (USA:ME) - Modern Europe [non-TT, 2-year visiting]Edit

  • The History Department at Bowdoin College invites applications for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship position in Modern European history,19th century to the present (including Britain, excluding Russia and Germany) to begin July 1, 2017. Sub-field is open, but preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate an ability to offer at least some post-1945 curricular coverage. Fellows are expected to teach three courses per year and participate in the life of the department.
  • Applicants for this fellowship must have completed their Ph.D. no earlier than January 1, 2014.
  • Bowdoin College accepts only electronic submissions. Please visit https://careers.bowdoin.edu to submit a c.v., a letter of application, and the names and contact information for three references who will provide letters of recommendation.
  • Review of applications will begin on March 10, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.
  • Email invitation for initial Skype interview. [21 March] (x2)

Clark University (USA:MA) - Holocaust History [non-TT, VAP]Edit

  • The Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Clark University invites applications for the position of Visiting Assistant Professor in Holocaust History for the academic year 2017-18.
  • We seek a junior scholar who will be engaged in the research life of the Center, with responsibilities to teach two courses per semester, and offer one additional unit each semester of research-oriented instruction through independent studies at the graduate level.
  • The visiting professor will be a full participant in the Strassler Center scholarly community, attending lectures and events, mentoring students, and presenting their research.
  • The successful candidate will possess a doctorate in History, strong teaching credentials, and research publications. Applicants whose research demonstrates strong expertise on the Jewish perspective and experience of the Holocaust will be most competitive.
  • Please submit a CV, detailed statement of professional experience, research and teaching interests, and contact information for three references to Jean Hearns at jhearns@clarku.edu.
  • The initial review date is March 6, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Colorado College (USA:CO) -- Twentieth-Century Europe [non-TT, VAP]Edit

  • One year visiting position in twentieth-century European History.
  • Colorado College is a leading national liberal arts college with a distinctive academic calendar called the Block Plan.  There are eight 3 ½ week blocks in the academic year, and students take, and teachers teach, one course at a time.   The successful candidate will teach six blocks, which will include the European history survey and more specialized courses on 20th century European history.
  • The applications should include Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Statement of Teaching Philosophy, Graduate Transcript, Three Letters of Recommendation.
  • Link to application form: https://employment.coloradocollege.edu/postings/2773
  • Review of applications will begin on March 16; we will continue to consider applications until the position is filled.

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
  • Offer made but not confirmed
    • mod note: please do not post personal details about candidates.  When you edit a page you are agreeing to abide by the wiki's Terms & Conditions, which includes restrictions on the posting of personal information that is not in the public sphere (and making potentially libellous personal comments). Thanks. AFII (talk) 10:10, January 23, 2017 (UTC)

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]
  • Invited on campus [11 Jan]
  • Search concluded successfully [21 Feb]

King's College London (UK:Eng) - Warfare in Twentieth-Century Europe [non-TT; 22-month visiting]Edit

  • The Department of History seeks to appoint a Teaching Fellow in the History of Modern Warfare, full-time for 22 months, to join King’s on  September 1, 2017.
  • Applicants are encouraged from candidates with expertise in all aspects of the history of twentieth-century warfare in Europe (including the United Kingdom), social, cultural, economic and technological as well as political and military. The post holder will contribute to our team-taught lecture sequences for first year undergraduates in modern European and/or British history. They will also teach an undergraduate module on the History of World War II in Europe and a thematic module on war, and contribute to other modules as appropriate. The successful candidate will help coordinate our joint degree in History and War Studies, and assist in the management of the Sir Michael Howard Centre for the History of War.
  • For an informal discussion to find out more about the role please contact Jon Wilson, jon.wilson@kcl.ac.uk or +44 20 7848 1081.
  • To apply for this role, please go to the King’s College London HireWire Job Board and register to download and submit the specified application form.
  • Due date: March 31, 2017 (according to job ad)
  • The selection process will consist of a panel interview. Interviews are scheduled to be held the week commencing April 17, 2017.

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.

- Any word on this search? [Feb. 2nd]

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)
  • Any word on campus interviews?
    • Emailed search committee chair; he says that they have selected three candidates for on-campus interviews. (7 January)

Mount Allison University (CAN:NB) (Sackville Campus) [non-TT Teaching post-doc]Edit

  • The Department of History at Mount Allison University invites applications for a one–year McCain Post–doctoral teaching fellowship in Modern Continental European history, consisting of two one-semester courses per term of the 2017/18 academic year. Applicants should be prepared to teach one first year course treating Women and Gender in Modern European history with an anticipated enrolment of 90 students, a second year survey of nineteenth–century European history with an anticipated enrolment of 60 students, and two third–year courses, each with an anticipated enrolment of 35 students, one treating European history, 1900–1945, and a second, Culture and society in modern European history, that can be adapted to the successful applicant’s teaching and research interests.
  • Please send letter of application, a complete curriculum vitae, supporting materials, and request three referees to send letters of reference to:

    William Lundell
    Head, History Department
    Mount Allison University
    63D York St
    Sackville, NB
    E4L 1G9
    CANADA
  • The search committee will begin reviewing applications on March 31, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.
  • All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Canadian and permanent residents should indicate their citizenship or residency status in their application.

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.
  • Anyone heard anything? (13 March)

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]
  • I've heard nothing. I emailed Sharon Godfrey for status Dec. 7 and did not get a reply [Dec. 9]
  • Request for Skype interview week of Jan 9. [12 Dec] x2
    • Any movement since the skype interviews?
  • Invited for campus interview [26 Jan]

Simon Fraser University (CAN) - 19/20th C conflict & population movements in Greece & BalkansEdit

  • Assistant Professorship in the  History of Conflict and Population movements in 19th and 20th century Greece and the Balkans.
  • Duties will include research and teaching courses at the undergraduate and graduate level in the candidate’s field of expertise. Ability to teach outside the advertised disciplinary focus, notably in other specializations within the broader umbrella of Hellenic Studies (Byzantine, Ottoman, Balkan and Modern Greek history) will be positively assessed.
  • The ability to read and conduct research in Modern Greek and at least one Balkan language is a requirement for the position
  • Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and research statement. They should also include in their application package a one-page statement of teaching philosophy. Submit all application materials to agerolym@sfu.ca or mail to: Dr. André Gerolymatos, Chair, Hellenic Studies Program, Simon Fraser University, AQ6190 - 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6
  • Deadline: 10 Feb. 2017

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.
  • [15 Dec] very polite rejection email.  over 200 applications. (x4) Four campus visits arranged. 
  • [15 Dec] Yep, very kind rejection email. I also appreciate that they did not unnecessarily wait months to inform everyone. Reflects well on the dept. Congrats to whoever gets this one
  • [7 Mar] ​​Offer made and accepted

University of Birmingham (UK:Eng)Edit

  • Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in Modern European History (1800-1950)
  • We are looking for a historian to help consolidate our expertise in the history of modern Europe from the early 19th to the 20th centuries.  The chronological parameters are broadly defined, though we would be especially interested in applicants whose work would mesh with our existing strengths in modern European, British and global history.  In all events, candidates’ research should ideally fall within one or more of the School’s key research themes, and should complement our strengths in at least one of the following areas:  imperialism, transnationalism and diasporas; war, conflict and cooperation; history of religions, beliefs and ideas; everyday life and popular culture; environment; political cultures.
  • The appointment would be expected to consolidate and expand our UG teaching provision, expand PGT and PGR recruitment and work with one or more of our research centres to bolster History’s research strength.  The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to courses at undergraduate levels C, I and H (i.e. First, Second and Final years) in History and to contribute to our postgraduate programmes (where appropriate). As part of her/his undergraduate remit, the successful candidate will be expected to provide an Option and Special Subject on their broad subject of expertise, as well as contribute to core modules on modern history more generally.  The successful candidate will also be asked in due course to undertake administrative duties within the Department, School or College. S/he will be expected to participate in our plans for the REF and in helping to increase our postgraduate recruitment, ideally contributing to the further development of our existing MA programmes as befits their expertise (MA in Contemporary History; MA in Global History; MA in Renaissance, Reformation and Early Modern Studies).
  • To download the details and submit an electronic application online please click on the Apply Online button below; please quote Job Reference [56593] in all enquiries. Alternatively information can be obtained from 0121 415 9000 or visit www.hr.bham.ac.uk/jobs
  • Deadline: 6 Mar. 2017

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?
  • nothing here, I'm one of the 2 contacted for writing sample.
  • Invited by email for an AHA interview on [28 Nov]
  • (2 dec) polite rejection email 
  • [2 Dec] Very nice rejection email. Says there were 170 applicants. 
  • [Dec 16] Apprently on the long list (specifically not on the short list) of candidates. Not requested for interview at the AHA, but asked to keep my information on record.

University College London (UK:Eng)  - [Non-TT:~VAP]Edit

  • 12-month Teaching Fellowship (~VAP), to begin 1 Sept. 2017
  • The Department seeks to appoint a Teaching Fellow to offer a range of undergraduate and postgraduate modules including European Fin-de-Siecle: A Cultural and Society History; Nations and States in Transnational Perspective ; and Crisis and Future in Nineteenth-Century European Thought. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to assist with the following MA module Approaches to Transnational Studies
  • apply online
  • Deadline: 6 Apr. 2017

University of Edinburgh (UK:SCO) -- Modern Europe [temporary]Edit

  • Teaching Fellowship in Modern European History, tenable for three years (1 September 2017 to 31 August 2020).
  • The School is seeking to appoint an outstanding candidate with clear evidence of excellence in teaching Modern European history. The appointee should demonstrate the ability to teach students at all levels of the undergraduate curriculum and the MSc programmes.
  • Closing date: 5pm GMT on Friday 17th February 2017
  • Link to details and application form.

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
  • any word on this?
  • [13 Jan] Skype interview scheduled
  • Any word on campus visits?
    • Have heard nothing.
    • Invites to on-campus interviews have been sent out
  • Due date: December 14, 2016

University of Miami (USA:FL) - [non-TT, VAP]Edit

  • The Department of History at the University of Miami seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor for academic year 2017-2018 in Modern European History. We are seeking candidates with a specialization in fields other than modern French, German, Italian, or Russian history. Candidates should be prepared to teach the survey course on Europe since 1648, and courses on nationalism and Europe in the World, as well as courses in the field of their specialty. The teaching assignment will be 3/3.
  • Please send a letter of application, c.v., and a writing sample by email and PDF attachment to Modern European Search, Department of History (place "Modern European Search" in subject line of email).  Application materials must be sent to vapme@miami.edu. Three confidential letters of recommendation should be sent to the same email address by the same deadline.
  • Due date: no later than March 24, 2017

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
  • [8 Dec] Any news yet?
  • [9 Dec] Request for interview at the AHA
  • [11 Jan] Campus interview invitation

University of Nottingham (UK:Eng) - 20th C [non-TT:~VAP]Edit

  • Three- year Assistant Professorship in 20thC European History
  • The successful candidate, who should have a track record of high quality teaching at all levels of the undergraduate curriculum, will convene and teach European Fascisms, 1900-1945 (Level 2 module) and contribute to teaching The Contemporary World since 1945 (Level 2), Learning History (Level 1) and Roads to Modernity (Level 1). The successful candidate will supervise dissertations at Level 3 and offer a Level 3 module on a subject agreed with the Head of Department. The candidate will also undertake such administrative tasks as agreed with the Head of Department.
  • Candidates must have a PhD already awarded in twentieth-century continental European history, excellent oral and written communication skills, the ability to design and deliver high quality and up-to-date course materials, experience and demonstrable success in delivering undergraduate teaching, research experience and achievement in their field, reflected in research publications, and future research plans. A higher education teaching qualification or equivalent is desirable.
  • Further details: View Additional Information
  • Deadline: 21 Apr. 2017

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

  • The Department of History is seeking to appoint a two-year fixed-term [full time] Teaching Associate in Modern European History. Historians with expertise in twentieth-century fascism are especially encouraged to apply.
  • The successful candidate will have teaching strengths within the broad area of modern European history and will help design and deliver teaching on undergraduate and postgraduate [levels]. You will have a PhD in History or a related subject area (or have equivalent experience) and proven teaching experience in Global History. Experience of supervising undergraduate students and the ability to lead taught modules and programmes is essential.
  • Link to application form on Sheffield's website
  • Deadline: March 28, 2017

University of Southampton (UK:Eng) - [non-tt;~VAP] Modern East-CentralEdit

  • 3 year lectureship [~VAP] in Modern (East-Central) European History, 1800-1989, to begin 18 Sept. 2017
  • The successful candidate will be required to teach Professor Cornwall’s Special Subject (‘The Crisis of the Habsburg Empire’) in the academic year 2017-18 and ideally will be able to teach one or more of Professor. Cornwall’s option modules (‘The Struggle of the Czechs: From Serfdom to Stalinism’, ‘The Birth and Death of Yugoslavia’, or ‘In Hitler’s Shadow: Eastern Europe 1918-1939’).  There will be scope to develop new modules in modern East-Central European history over the course of the lectureship that will enhance the Department’s existing strengths in Modern European History (for further details, see our website at http://www.southampton.ac.uk/history/). 
  • You must have a PhD or equivalent qualifications and experience in Modern History, and must show a developing profile of international excellence in research and publications, together with potential for attracting research funding.
  • Applications will be considered from candidates who are nearing completion of a relevant PhD qualification.
  • You should submit your completed online application form at www.jobs.soton.ac.uk.
  • Deadline: 23 feb. 2017

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?
    • Sorry for the delay - no, not everyone who applied got these! Probably a good sign. (11 Dec)
  • [30 Dec] I'm assuming no AHA on this one? Any news or idea of their time frame?
  • [10 Jan] Does anyone have any information on the status of this search? Anything is appreciated.
  • [10 Jan] I noticed on the department's webpage that there is a talk being held on Jan. 13th - https://dornsife.usc.edu/events/site/527/866435/sex-talk-and-the-post-algerian-history-of-france-with-todd-shepa/ - but I don't know whether that's a job talk...could conceivably be. Otherwise, I've heard nothing since the request for letters of recommendation (see 16 Nov).
  • [10 Jan] -- they have scheduled jobs talks. 

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. x2
  • [3 Jan] Form rejection email. Weird wording. "While your interest is appreciated, there are other applicants whose qualifications and experience more closely match the specific needs for the position."
  • [3 Jan] Skype interview x3
  • [25 Jan] Post-Skype rejection email, on-campus candidates selected.  Great department, good people.  Best of luck to those in the final round. 

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]
  • Any news on this? [Jan. 16]
  • Still no news [Jan. 25]
  • Generic rejection email after AHA interview.

Yale University (USA: CT) - Senior Hire - failed search?Edit

This position appears to have been readvertised with a 2018 start date [advert linked here as a holding position until the 2017-18 pages are up and running AFII (talk) 10:04, December 15, 2016 (UTC)]

  • 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

Durham University (UK:Eng) - Since 1945Edit

  • Lectureship (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in British History since 1945
  • [19 Dec: Note - Durham uni recruitment site seems to be down, and there is no additional information on the post given in the jobs.ac.uk posting.  Please do add details if you can find them! AFII (talk) 10:28, December 19, 2016 (UTC)]
  • Deadline: 16 Jan 2017.

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.
  • [2 March] Has anyone heard anything about initial interviews? I realize it's only been one month, but for a TT search in the Spring, I thought we'd hear something by now...
    • [2 March] This search wasn't initially planned and is only happening because High Point's historian of Britain passed away unexpectedly in the fall.  The department is also running another search (for a Latin Americanist), so the timeline for the British history job is longer than one would normally expect.

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.
  • Received notification that offer has been made and accepted - 17 Jan 2017.

King's College London (UK:ENG) - Early Modern BritainEdit

  • The Department of History seeks to appoint a full-time Lecturer (approximately Assistant Professor) in Early Modern British History, starting September 1, 2017. Applicantions are invited from candidates with an outstanding research record in any aspect of British history from 1500 to 1750.
  • For an informal discussion to find out more about the role please contact Jon Wilson, jon.wilson@kcl.ac.uk or +44 20 7848 1081.
  • To apply for this role, please go to the King’s College London HireWire Job Board and register to download and submit the specified application form.
  • The deadline for applications is midnight (GMT) on April 7, 2017.
  • The selection process will consist of a presentation, a teaching practice, and a panel interview. Interviews are scheduled to be held the week commencing April 24, 2017.

Minnesota State University - Mankato (USA:MN) - British Atlantic WorldEdit

Northumbria University (UK:Eng)  - Senior Hire, 1700 to presentEdit

  • Professor (~tenured full prof+) of British History
  • We invite applications from outstanding academic leaders with an international research profile in British history. We are interested in applications from across the full spectrum of British history from 1700 to the present, including Modern British History and British Social/Political History
  • To download an Application Form please visit: http://work4.northumbria.ac.uk/hrvacs/ads1611
  • Deadline: 30 Mar. 2017
  • 'selection date' 8 May.

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.
  • [9 Dec] Skype interview scheduled
  • [19 Jan] Has anyone been contacted for campus visits?
    • [26 Jan] Not I.
    • [1 Feb] Rejection email.
    • [1 Feb] Also rejected; my last candidacy. Fare thee well, Academia. <mic drop>

University of Birmingham (UK:Eng)  - 19thC Britain & the WorldEdit

  • Lectureship (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in the history of 19thC Britain and the Wider World
  • The chronological and geographic parameters of the position are broadly conceived, though we would be especially interested in applicants working on the 19th century and whose work would mesh with our existing strengths in late modern imperialism, earlier Asian empires or European maritime expansion (research interests of staff are available on the History Department website). In all events, candidates’ research should be well situated within the context of global history, and should ideally complement our strengths in at least one of the following key research areas for the School (imperialism being one of them): transnationalism and diasporas; war, conflict and cooperation; history of religions, beliefs and ideas; everyday life and popular culture; environment; political culture
  • The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to courses at undergraduate levels C, I and H (i.e. First, Second and Final years) in History and to contribute to our postgraduate programmes (where appropriate). As part of their undergraduate remit, the successful candidate will be expected to provide an Option and Special Subject on their broad subject of expertise, as well as contribute to core modules on modern history more generally
  • 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: 6 Mar. 2017

University of Bristol (UK:Eng) - 1750-presentEdit

  • Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in British History, to begin 1 Sept. 2017
  • Candidates who can demonstrate excellence in research and teaching (specialising in any area of the period 1750-Present) are invited to apply. We particularly welcome applications from candidates specialising in the history of race, gender, and/or Britain's relationship with Europe.
  • For further information about the department, see http://www.bris.ac.uk/history/.
  • Deadline: 27 Apr. 2017
  • Long-listed candidates will be notified on or about 12th May 2017. They will be required to submit a sample of their work (in English, not more than 10,000 words) as soon as possible after notification but no later than 17th May 2017. Short-listed candidates will be notified on or about 26th May 2017 and invited to interview. They will be required to submit brief outlines for 2 units they might teach, to be sent to the Executive Support Team at hums-academicsupport@bristol.ac.uk. See department website for unit types: http://www.bris.ac.uk/history/.
  • intend to interview 15 June.

University of Calgary (CAN) - [non-tt] Military/Diplomatic history of Britain/British EmpireEdit

  • 2-year contingent term position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Military/Diplomatic History of Britain/British Empire, to begin 1 Jul. 2017
  • We are seeking a candidate who will establish and maintain an active and externally funded research program in the area of military or diplomatic history of Britain or the British Empire from the 18th through 20th centuries. Ability to teach the history of intelligence would be considered an asset. The successful candidate will be expected to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in the area of their specialization in addition to a wide range of courses in the program of History including contributions to our core introductory courses
  • The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in history or a relevant field, (or provide solid indication of completion by the position start date – July 1, 2017).
  • Applicants should submit a letter of application detailing their research and teaching interests, a curriculum vitae, no more than four samples of scholarly work (in electronic form if possible), and a teaching dossier including a statement of teaching philosophy. Please also arrange for three confidential letters to reference to be sent directly to the Department Head by the deadline
  • Send application materials to: Dr. Mark Konnert, Head, Department of History, University of Calgary, 2500 University Dr. NW, Calgary, AB, Canada, T2N 1N4, Email: mkonnert@ucalgary.ca
  • Deadline: 31 Jan. 2017

University of Cambridge, Queens' College (UK:Eng) - [non-TT;~VAP]Edit

  • One year college lectureship (~VAP) in history, to begin 1 Oct. 2017
  • The post is intended to provide a scholar and teacher of outstanding potential with an opportunity to pursue research, and gain teaching and administrative experience, early in their academic career. The successful candidate will be required to teach undergraduates selected parts of the History Tripos. The successful candidate will complement the teaching interests of the current Fellows. She or he will be expected to supervise aspects of modern British history, including political history. She or he will also participate in the admission of undergraduates and some admissions/outreach activities in History.
  • The successful applicant will have completed a PhD before the commencement of the post, will be a scholar and teacher of outstanding potential, and will be active in research.
  • Applications should be submitted electronically via the College’s online application system ... https://app.casc.cam.ac.uk/fas_live/qu_history.aspx
  • Deadline: noon 20 Apr. 2017
    • Intend to interview 16 May.

University of Oxford (UK:Eng), Brasenose/Balliol - [Open Rank] pre-1000Edit

  • Tutorial Fellowship plus Associate Professorship or Professorship in Early Medieval British History (Pre-1000), ot begin 1 Oct. 2017
  • Applications are invited from candidates with major research interests in the Early Medieval History of the British Isles, in their full ethnic and political diversity.
  • Candidates must hold a doctorate.
  • The successful candidate will provide teaching in Early Medieval History and will engage in scholarly research and publication. ... Candidates need to demonstrate an outstanding level of research and excellence, or the potential for excellence, in teaching; be able to participate effectively in the running and development of the subject at faculty level, and in college and faculty administration; and have participated in conferences, seminars, and other research meetings
  • pplications, 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), and a full curriculum vitae including a list of publications, should be sent by email to Mrs Victoria Holt (College Office, Balliol College, Oxford, OX1 3BJ; email: college.office@balliol.ox.ac.uk; tel: (+44) 01865 277758; fax (+44) 01865 277803),
  • 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: https://www.balliol.ox.ac.uk/balliol-people/vacancies/academic-vacancies.
  • Deadline: noon GMT 10 Feb. 2017
    • Intend to interview 10 Mar.

University of York (UK:Eng)  - Britain & the World, 19thC to presentEdit

  • Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in the history of Britain and the World, 19th Century to present, to begin Sept. 2017
  • The Department’s preference is for candidates working on Britain’s relationship with Europe, Empire or other geographies; on areas such as gender and transnational networks; and with the potential for public policy engagement.
  • You should have a PhD in a field of Modern History or a cognate field relevant to the post, and ideally hold an appropriate teaching qualification. You will have an emerging publication record in a relevant field with proven experience of taking responsibility for teaching and learning at undergraduate, and preferably, postgraduate leve
  • For further information and to apply on-line, please click on the ‘[apply button]
  • Deadline: 13 Mar. 2017

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
  • Any updates?
  • [Mar. 7] Offer extended and accepted. 

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.

University of Cambridge (UK:Eng) - 19thC French StudiesEdit

  • University Lectureship (~asst/assoc prof) in nineteenth century French Studies, specializing in the literature of the period, to begin 1 Sept. 2017
  • Preference may be given to candidates who can also demonstrate an interest in the visual culture and/or cultural history of the period.
  • The successful candidate will normally hold a PhD in a relevant field and will have a record of outstanding research and publications in Nineteenth-Century French Studies. The appointee will be expected to contribute to the outstanding research culture of the Faculty by engaging in research of the highest standards of excellence, to take part in collaborative work, to seek opportunities to win external funding for research and to publish in his/her specialist field. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the teaching, supervising and examining of undergraduate and postgraduate students in one or more of the following areas: Literary Studies, Cultural History, Visual Arts
  • High level of fluency in both French and English is essential. The successful candidate will hold the lectureship in conjunction with a Fellowship at Girton College according to the terms of the Trinity Scheme for Joint Lectureships
  • To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/12411. This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form. Please quote vacancy no GK10992 in your application.
  • Deadline: 12 Mar. 2017

GermanEdit

Syracuse University (USA:NY) - Modern [non-TT postdoc]Edit

  • The Department of History at Syracuse University invites applications for a teaching postdoctoral position in modern German history for a one-year, full-time, non-renewable appointment beginning August 21, 2017.
  • The successful candidate must be prepared to teach a large lecture course on Nazi Germany and the Holocaust during the fall semester and other undergraduate courses in modern German history. Special consideration will be given to candidates who can also teach courses touching on East Central Europe during the twentieth century. The teaching load is two courses per semester.
  • Complete online application here: https://www.sujobopps.com/postings/69400, to which candidates attach a cover letter and a CV.
  • Deadline: April 14, 2017

Université de Montréal (CAN:QC) - 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.
    • Any news? [Dec. 13]
    • Sent an email inquiry to Dept on Dec. 15 and have yet to hear back. [Dec. 19]
    • Heard back from search chair: They are still working through applications, and will be skipping AHA. [Dec. 21]
    • Still nothing? [Jan. 28]
    • What ended up happening with this job? [March 27] 

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.
  • [Dec-9] Any word here?
  • Yes, invitation to AHA interview [Dec-9]

GreekEdit

Bogazici University (TUR)  - Modern [Non-TT: VAP]Edit

  • Visiting Assistant Professorship in Modern Greek History, to begin Sept. 2017
  • The holder of this position will be expected to teach a total of four courses each year, one undergraduate course and one graduate seminar per semester. The weekly load for any undergraduate course or graduate seminar is three hours. Courses are to be taught entirely in English, and course material, textbooks, and readings need also to be in English
  • Candidates with a Ph.D. degree in a relevant field and excellent command of English should send in their application to the Department of History ... The application file should include a detailed CV and list of publications, and three letters of recommendation from specialists in the candidate’s field. Candidates should include a detailed syllabus and course description for the undergraduate course and the graduate seminar they wish to propose for consideration. They are also expected to include a sample of their written work
  • Deadline: 31 Mar. 2017

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.
    • Has anyone heard anything about this? [5 Jan.]
    • Rejection letter from HR Department. [3 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.

University of Oxford (UK:Eng)Edit

  • Associate Professorship in Ottoman History, to begin 1 Oct. 2017
  • The Associate Professor will engage in advanced research in Ottoman history from the beginning to c. 1800CE, publishing the findings in international journals and academic presses. She/he will seek opportunities for collaborative and externally funded research projects, and develop Ottoman history in Oxford through conferences, workshops and seminars. The postholder will give lectures or classes; undertake tutorial (small group) teaching, and contribute to the teaching of undergraduate Islamic history 1500-1800 C.E., and graduate courses in Ottoman Turkish Studies, Islamic Studies and History, and others. Co-ordinating, in conjunction with colleagues, the undergraduate degree courses in Turkish, and contributing to the development of new teaching programmes, the Associate Professor will supervise students and their dissertations, and serve as examiner for undergraduates and graduates when requested to do so. The postholder will also contribute to the administartion and wider work and life of both college and faculty. This will include acting as College Adviser to Exeter College graduate students in Oriental Studies and related subjects, and participating in the governance of the College.
  • With a doctorate in the field of Ottoman history, complete by the time of the appointment, the successful applicant will have an outstanding record of internationally excellent publication and research in Ottoman history of the period. She/he will have an excellent command of Ottoman Turkish, being able to carry out research using primary sources in that language, and to teach it to students; a working knowledge of Arabic and/or Persian is also necessary.
  • For further details, and to make an application, visit https://www.ox.ac.uk/about/jobs/academic/ and search for vacancy 127301.
  • Deadline: 24 Mar. 2017

Russia/Eastern Europe/EurasiaEdit

Baltic Defence College (EST)  - [Non-TT]Edit

  • Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Assistant/Assoc Prof) in Russian and Eastern European Studies, to begin May-Aug 2017
  • Contract is for 3-5 years with possibility of renewal
  • We are looking for a qualified and professional person to develop, plan, co-ordinate and deliver modules and electives within courses at the Baltic Defence College in the area of Eastern European and Russian Studies, particularly with focus on Russia’s foreign, security and defence policies. The selected person will educate military and civilian personnel from the Euro-Atlantic region and support their professional development in an attractive and vibrant environment. The job also involves the conduct of conferences (namely the Annual Conference on Russia), seminars and roundtable discussions. To master the requirements of the position good knowledge of Russian language is of particular importance.
  • To apply for this position, please fill in the Application Form. and send it together with a curriculum vitae to the Head of the Human Resources Section, Ms. Kaja Arulepp [kaja.arulepp@baltdefcol.org].
  • Deadline: 24 Mar. 2017

Connecticut College (USA:CT) - [Non-TT]Edit

  • One-year visiting assistant professorship in Modern European History starting July 1, 2017. Preference will be given to candidates who can teach one or two courses on Russia and/or the Soviet Union. 3/3 teaching load.
  • To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, two letters of recommendation, and evidence of teaching effectiveness to Interfolio at: https://apply.interfolio.com/40762.
  • Questions may be addressed to Lisa Wilson, Chair, History Department, Connecticut College, 270 Mohegan Avenue, New London, CT 06320; lhwil@conncoll.edu.
  • Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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.
    • [9 Dec] Invitation to interview at AHA
    • [18 Jan] Invitation for on-campus interview
    • [18 Feb] Offer made and, eventually, accepted

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.
  • Invitation to on campus interview Jan. 14
  • Offer made and accepted Mar. 10

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
    • [11 Jan] Contacted for on campus interview
    • [24 Feb] Offer made and accepted.

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
    • [19 Dec] Rejection email

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.
    • [7 Feb] Offer made.

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)
  • Any news?
  • Campus invites have been made.
  • [5 Jan] Still nothing. Told they are still shortlisting
  • [17 Jan] four job talks scheduled

ScandinavianEdit

ScottishEdit

University of Glasgow (UK:Scot) - 18thCEdit

  • Lectureship/Senior Lectureship (~tenured asst/assoc or assoc/full prof) in eighteenth-century Scottish history
  • The post holder will be an expert in the history of eighteenth-century Scotland with publications, teaching and administrative experience, and grant capture commensurate with the grade of the appointment made and with well-developed plans for future research and teaching activities in the context of Scottish history and Scottish studies broadly defined.
  • apply online
  • Deadline: 19 Mar. 2017

SpanishEdit

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