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  • Medieval: 7
  • Byzantium:
  • Medieval/Renaissance/Early Modern: 3
  • Early Modern: 2
  • Modern:
  • British (early modern): 3
  • British/British Empire (modern): 1
  • French: 2
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  • German (early modern):
  • German (modern): 1
  • Russian:
  • Portugal (Early Modern):
  • Spain (medieval/early modern): 1
  • Spain (modern):
  • Italy (modern):
  • Irish (modern):
  • Eastern European:
  • East-Central Europe (modern): 1
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  • Other: 1


Christopher Newport University (USA: VA) - Modern or Early Modern European History of Science or MedicineEdit

  • Tenure-track position in History, effective August 21, 2017
  • This position will specialize in the history of Europe (Modern or Early Modern) with special emphasis on the history of Science and/or Medicine broadly defined.
  • The successful candidate will teach upper and lower division courses in the candidate’s area of research and in the University’s liberal learning core.
  • The nominal teaching load for tenure track appointments is 3-3.
  • The Ph.D. in History or a closely related field is required for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. In some cases, exceptionally well-qualified candidates may be considered for appointment at a higher rank and ABD candidates who will not hold the Ph.D. by the time of appointment may be considered for appointment at the rank of Instructor.
  • Phi Beta Kappa membership is highly desirable.
  • To apply, submit a letter of application, vita, graduate transcripts (copies acceptable for initial screening), a statement of teaching philosophy, a sample of scholarly work, a sample syllabus for a course you typically teach, and three letters of reference to: Director of Faculty Recruitment, History (European History of Science or Medicine) Faculty Search, Search #8356, Christopher Newport University, 1 Avenue of the Arts, Newport News, VA 23606-3072 Or
  • Review of applications will begin on October 10, 2016.

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

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
  • The applicant should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample, and three references.
  • Deadline: 31 Jan 2017.

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

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

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:, writing EOI/EMHIS in the subject field.
  • Deadline: 30 Sept. 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.

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 (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.

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
  • uccessful 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 ; no paper submissions will be accepted.
  • For full consideration: 14 Oct. 2016 though review continues until position filled

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 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.

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
  • Deadline: 15 Oct. 2016.
  • Why is the deadline 8/15 here? It's 10/15 on theh-net job ad . [25 Jul. - corrected AFII (talk) 07:59, July 25, 2016 (UTC)]

University of Oxford (UK) Senior Hire, Ancient GreekEdit

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

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

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

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: and follow the link to ‘Job Vacancies’ or contact the Human Resources Department on 01267 225121 or via
  • deadline: 12 Sept. 2016.



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
  • First consideration will be given to completed applications submitted by 2 Nov. 2016.


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

  • Tenure-track Assistant or tenured Associate Professor of medieval European History, region and period open, beginning July 1, 2017.
  • We favor candidates whose research makes broad intellectual connections and/or spans regions, whose publications and academic profile are innovative and outstanding, and who will continue our excellence in both undergraduate teaching and the training of graduate students for academic positions.
  • The search committee is committed to hiring candidates who, through their research, teaching and/or service will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. PhD is required by time of appointment.
  • Please submit a cover letter, c.v., three letters of recommendation, research statement, and writing sample to Interfolio at:
  • Review begins: 30 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, attn: Professor Laura Williamson Ambrose, Chair, HUST.
  • Review of applications will begin 15 Nov. 2016 and continue until the position is filled.

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:
  • 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
  • For full consideration, applications must be received by 28 Oct. 2016, but the committee will continue to accept applications until the position is filled.

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
  • An application letter, CV, short writing sample, sample syllabus, teaching statement, and three confidential letters of recommendation should be submitted electronically to
  • Review begins 1 Nov. 2016 and continues until position filled

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 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 [] or 641-269-4655.
  • For full consideration; 4 Nov. 2016.

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
  • 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)

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:
  • Review of applications will begin November 15, 2016.

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:
  • review begins: 1 Nov. 2016.

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: 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
  • Deadline: 17 Oct. 2016.


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 Professor Marcy Sacks at
  • Deadline: 15 Nov. 2016.

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?

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:
  • First Date of Consideration: 15 Oct. 2016.

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:; Requisition No. 1600593
  • Review begins 3 Oct. 2016, but applications will be considered until the department chooses to close the search.

St Bonaventure University (USA: NY)Edit

  • 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.
  • 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
  • Deadline: 1 Nov. 2016.

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
  • Review begins: 1 Oct. 2016.

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:
  • All application items must be submitted electronically by 1 Oct. 2016.

Yale University (USA: CT) - Senior HireEdit

  • Senior appointment in modern European history since 1800, in any field or region excluding Russia, beginning July 1, 2017
  • Applications are welcome from scholars at the level of advanced associate or full professor who have demonstrated exceptional scholarship and teaching as well as leadership in their field and the profession. Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • All applicants should submit a letter of application, C.V., and statement of research and teaching interests to Denise Scott at 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.


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
  • All applications must be received by Friday, 7 Oct. 2016.

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

  • Tenure-track assistant professorship in Early Modern English/British History, research specialization open.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to teach the department's English History to 1688 survey course, upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses in Early Modern English/British History, and to take part in the Western Civilization survey.
  • To apply, go to 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
  • Review of applications will begin Nov. 15, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.


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:
  • For questions about the application process, please contact or, 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.

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: Please forward three letters of recommendation to
  • Questions about the search may be addressed to Rafe Blaufarb, Chair, Weider Chair Search, Department of History, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, 32306-2200,
  • Review begins: 30 Sept. 2016 and continues until position filled


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

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

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
  • Deadline: 1 Nov. 2016.

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

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in the history of Germany and/or Central Europe
  • Open to any research specialization. The successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to teach courses at all levels of instruction and in multiple periods, with breadth of geographic scope.
  • Submit a letter of interest, a detailed curriculum vitae listing qualifications and experience, and three letters of recommendation.
  • Materials should be addressed to Dr. Elspeth Whitney, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted via on-line application at
  • Please have three confidential letters of recommendation sent directly to
  • 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



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 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.


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):
  • Review begins: 15 Oct. 2016 and continues until position filled.

Russia/Eastern Europe/EurasiaEdit

Georgetown University (USA:DC) - ImperialEdit

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

McGill University (CAN) - ModernEdit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in the modern history of the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union, to begin 1 Aug. 2017
  • The successful applicant is expected to hold a Ph.D. at time of appointment, to show promise of excellence in teaching and to have an innovative research portfolio.
  • Applications should be submitted electronically, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, sample syllabus, writing sample (limit of thirty pages typescript), and three letters of reference uploaded by the referees, at  . Enquiries may be directed to
  • Deadline: 14 Nov. 2016

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 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: . Include a cover letter describing research and teaching experience, and a CV.
  • Review begins: 15 Oct. 2016 and continues until position filled

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
  • Review begins: 17 Oct. 2016.

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
  • Review begins: 15 Oct. 2016.

Williams College (USA: MA)Edit

  • Tenure-track appointment at the rank of assistant professor in Russian history, to start July 1, 2017. *The department welcomes all areas and periods of specialization and expects the successful candidate to be a committed and imaginative scholar with Ph.D. in hand or expected by September 2017.
  • The Department also expects the successful candidate to be able to offer courses from the medieval through the post-Soviet period, courses which engage with the fact that Russian history encompasses a vast geographic area spread across Eurasia.
  • Please send the following application materials to the department chair, Thomas Kohut, via Interfolio ( 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.



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