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Gordon State College (USA:GA) - excluding Britain, Spain and RussiaEdit

  • Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of History starting January 2018.
  • Gordon State College invites applications for a full-time assistant professor of history with a specialization in European history (excluding Britain, Spain and Russia) -all other subfields and time-periods are welcome.  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.
  • Regular teaching load for tenure-track faculty at Gordon State is 5/4; for those teaching in History BA program, 4/4.
  • Application process (online, application here) Provide a letter of application and a current Curriculum Vita that includes phone numbers and addresses for at least three professional references. Submit your unofficial transcripts* to: Gordon State College, Attn: HR, 419 College Drive, Barnesville, GA 30204. *Transcripts will be the only material accepted by mail.
  • Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled.

The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (CHE) - "Europe in the World"Edit

  • Associate Professor of International History with a specialisation in European History (“Europe in the World”), to begin 1 Sept. 2018
  • The Institute is seeking to recruit a person either at the rank of assistant professor (with at least three years experience) or of associate professor (or in a similar position). Candidates must hold a PhD in history. They must have an outstanding teaching and research track record in the field of international history and be able to make a significant long-term contribution to the field of European History (“Europe in the World”).
  • The selected candidate must show an interest in comparative analysis and methodological innovation. The ability to work with colleagues from other disciplines will be an asset.
  • The successful candidate will teach postgraduate courses and supervise master’s dissertations and PhD theses in the Department of International History. She or he will also be called upon to teach classes and supervise master’s theses in the Institute’s interdisciplinary programmes and possibly contribute to executive education programmes.
  • The teaching language is either English or French. Prior knowledge of French is not required, but the successful candidate is expected to acquire at least a passive knowledge of it within two years of being hired.
  • Deadline: 31 Aug. 2017.

Loyola University, Maryland (USA:MD) - European Environmental (post-1700) excl. GermanyEdit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in European Environmental History, post-1700, inc. Russia, excl. Germany, to begin Aug. 2018
  • Teaching Load: 3/3 "the successful candidate will teach a 100-level introductory survey of modern Europe and a rotating sequence of upper-division courses in her or his area/specialty. Participation in Loyola's Environmental Studies program is likely."
  • To apply, please visit to submit online a cover letter, teaching evaluations, CV, three letters of recommendation, and a copy of graduate transcripts. Paper applications will not be accepted. Questions regarding the position or users of Interfolio recommendations should contact Dr. Thomas Pegram, Chair Environmental/European Search Committee at
  • Deadline: 1 Nov. 2017.

Olivet Nazarene University (USA:IL) - with World HistoryEdit

  • The Department of History and Political Science at Olivet Nazarene University invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track History appointment beginning in Fall 2018 at the rank of assistant professor.  Preference will be given to applicants who specialize in European History with expertise in World History.  Applicants with an interest in a Christian worldview are especially encouraged.  A Ph.D. is expected and teaching experience is preferred.
  • Please send a letter describing teaching experience and commitment to the Christian faith along with a current curriculum vitae to Dr. David Van Heemst, Chair, Department of History and Political Science (
  • Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

St. Lawrence University (USA: NY) - Open, pref. Ancient, Medieval, or Early Modern (Non-TT VAP)Edit

  • The History Department at St. Lawrence University invites applications for a one-year, Visiting Assistant Professor position in European History (potentially renewable for two additional years), beginning August 2018. The standard workload is three courses per semester, including at least one at the introductory level.
  • Candidates must have experience in teaching and be qualified to teach an interdisciplinary, introductory course in European Studies. Candidates must have their European History Ph.D. in hand by August 2018.
  • 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. We welcome applications from candidates who bring diverse cultural, ethnic, and national perspectives to their scholarly work and teaching.
  • Apply at:
  • Review of applications will begin January 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position may be directed to Dr. Judith DeGroat (, Search Chair.

Temple University (USA: PA) - History of Women, Gender, and Sexuality in Europe (Open Period)Edit

  • Tenure-track assistant professorship in the history of women, gender, and sexuality, with a preference for a scholar whose research focuses on Europe. Time period is open.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the History department’s undergraduate curriculum through courses in the history of women, gender, and sexuality and its graduate program’s concentration in Environments, Cities, and Cultures.
  • Additionally, the candidate is expected to teach courses in the College of Liberal Arts’ Global Studies Program, an undergraduate interdisciplinary program focusing on global economies and cultures.
  • Applications should include a cover letter; CV; and sample syllabi for a course (at any level) on women, gender, and sexuality and an introductory global studies class for undergraduates. Three letters of recommendation should be sent under separate cover. Candidates may be asked subsequently to submit research materials in the form of articles or a dissertation chapter.
  • Review of files will begin November 1, 2017. Submit materials via Interfolio at the following link:

University of Tulsa (USA: OK) - European History - 1500-present (spec. Open)Edit

  • Tenure-track Assistant Professorship in European history, 1500 to the present, specialty open, to begin 15 Aug. 2018
  • PhD is required at the time of appointment.
  • Please submit the following application materials: CV, cover letter summarizing research and teaching accomplishments, article-length writing sample, and three letters of recommendation. Candidates should describe how multicultural issues have been or will be brought into courses.
  • Questions may be directed to Professor Jon Arnold, Search Committee Chair, at
  • Contact: Professor Jon Arnold, Search Committee Chair, Department of History, 225 CH, The University of Tulsa, 800 S Tucker Dr, Tulsa, OK 74104.
  • Applications will be reviewed beginning 15 Oct.2017, and will continue until the position is filled.
    • Am I somehow missing it, or does this ad not say how to apply?
    • "Please submit the following documents to as a single PDF in the order listed: CV, cover letter summarizing research and teaching accomplishments, an article-length writing sample, and names and email addresses for three references. Three confidential letters of recommendation should be submitted separately by your references to the address." (via the link to the full posting)
      • Thanks! I guess they updated it, and I neglected to refresh the page - the H-net posting used to have identical language to the wiki posting.

York University (CAN:ON) - Canada 150 Research Chair in the History of Britain and the World, 1500-1850 pref. spec. in Africa/Atlantic WorldEdit

  • tenure track Canada 150 Research Chair in the History of Britain and the World, 1500-1850, with preferred specialization in Africa and the Atlantic World, to commence July 1, 2018.
  • The position is a tenure stream appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor conditional on the successful nomination of the applicant as a Canada 150 Research Chair. To be eligible for this award, nominees must be internationally based at the time of the application (both working and residing outside of Canada), including Canadian expatriates. The individual sought will be nominated for a Canada 150 Research Chairs at the $350,000 per year level. Appointments to Canada 150 Chairs are for 7 years and are accompanied by a full-time tenure-stream faculty position. Further information about the Canada 150 Research Chair program is available at
  • The successful candidate will have a record of excellence in scholarly research including publications appropriate to their stage of career, and will demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching at all levels. The successful candidate will be prepared to participate actively in the Graduate Program in History and be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies.
  • Applicants should submit a signed letter of application outlining their professional experience and research interests, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a sample of their scholarly writing (maximum 50 pp.), and a teaching dossier, and arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be sent to: Professor Thabit Abdullah, Chair, Department of History, 2140 Vari Hall. York University, 4700 Keele St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3J 1P3. Email: - (Subject line: "Britain and the World").
  • Deadline: 24 Jul. 2017.


Durham University (UK:Eng) - Pref. GreekEdit

  • Assistant Professorship in Ancient History
  • Applications from specialists in Greek history and/or the material culture of the ancient Greek world are particularly encouraged to apply, although specialists in other areas of Ancient History are also encouraged to apply. The ability and willingness to teach Latin and Greek at all levels is highly desirable: the Department takes pride in the linguistic training it offers, including successful programmes of learning the classical languages ab initio.
  • You’ll need: A good first degree with a PhD in Ancient History (either completed or under examination, A background of research excellence in Ancient History, with experience of producing research that is recognised as world class, plus a research plan for future studies, Knowledge of contributing to research groups and mentoring early career researchers, The confidence to supervise PhD students, Evidence of delivering high quality teaching, with the ability to attain fellowship of the HEA, Interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Deadline: 20 Oct. 2017

Swansea University (UK:Wales)Edit

University at Albany, SUNY (USA:NY) - spec. Hellenistic CultureEdit

  • Tenure-track assistant professorship in Ancient History, with a research concentration on any aspect of Hellenistic culture (including material culture) from the Classical Period to Late Antiquity.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to teach the first part of the Western Civilization introduction course, surveys of Greek and Roman History, as well as more specialized undergraduate and graduate courses in an area of expertise.
  • Proficiency with digital methods in teaching and research is desirable, as is the potential to complement existing departmental thematic strengths such as Environmental History, Religious Studies, and Business and Public History.
  • PhD must be in hand by 15 Aug. 2018.
  • Application requirements include: cover letter, CV, writing sample, three letters of recommendation (independently submitted), and a teaching portfolio (statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, course evaluations, or peer reviews of teaching). To view the full description and to apply, please visit
  • Deadline: 4 Oct. 2017.

University of Chicago (USA:IL) - RomanEdit

  • Tenure-track assistant professorship in Roman History, to begin 1 July. 2018
  • Research specialization is open. The successful candidate will contribute to both the undergraduate and graduate programs and will be required to teach one course per year in the University's core curriculum.
  • PhD should be in hand by start date.
  • Interested candidates must apply online at the University of Chicago's Academic Career Opportunities website at Applications must include 1) a cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) a writing sample, whether chapter or article, 4) research statement, 5) teaching statement, and 6) three letters of reference. Reference letter submission information will be provided during the application process.
  • Review begins: 1 Oct. 2017 - applicants are encouraged to apply early.
  • Intend to interview at the annual meeting of the Society for Classical Studies in Boston, January 4-7, 2018.

University of Oregon (USA:OR) - Ancient World/Late AntiquityEdit

  • Tenure-track assistant professorship in Ancient History, to begin 16 Sept. 2018
  • We seek an excellent, innovative, scholar and teacher in ancient history. Research specialization is open in terms of geography, theme (including women, gender, and sexuality), and chronological focus (including late antiquity). The successful candidate will offer a range of courses on the ancient world, from introductory surveys to advanced courses on ancient Greece and Rome
  • PhD must be in hand by start date
  • Send c.v., a letter describing research and teaching interests, a chapter-length writing sample, and three letters of recommendation to Academic Jobs Online (
  • For full consideration: 15 Oct. 2017 but the position will remain open until filled.

University of Oxford (UK:Eng) - [Senior Hire]Edit

  • Wykeham Professorship 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. They 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.
  • Deadline: noon 9 Oct. 2017.

University of Western Australia (AUS) - Classics & Ancient History [Senior Hire]Edit

  • Senior Lecturer in Classics and Ancient Hiistory
  • Level C ($117,857 - $135,900) - Tenurable appointment
  • The School of Humanities at The University of Western Australia is seeking an outstanding teacher and researcher to join the Discipline Group of Classics and Ancient History in a continuing Level B or C lectureship position.
  • Essential: PhD in Ancient History or a cognate field; Strong record of research publication relative to opportunity; Demonstrated research program and ability to build research collaboration; Demonstrated ability to develop, co-ordinate and teach, at all undergraduate levels, units in Roman history and material culture which embed the best educational practices; Demonstrated ability to relate well to staff and students at all levels and evidence of a commitment to equity and diversity principles
  • You will be an active and productive researcher with an ability to foster the research culture within the Discipline Group of Classics and Ancient History. The Discipline is particularly interested in candidates whose research expertise will complement and enhance the research into the Hellenistic world currently being conducted in the Discipline Group. Research interests in history, literary studies, philosophy and archaeology that will allow you to contribute to cross-disciplinary research collaborations will also be favourably considered, as will your ability to contribute to the teaching of other aspects of the major (the Latin language, Greek history, material culture and language).
  • This position is open to international applicants who require visa sponsorship.
  • Application Details: Please apply online
  • Deadline: 2 Jul. 2017.



Durham University (UK:Eng) Economic and/or SocialEdit

  • Assistant Professorship in Medieval Economic and/or Social History, 1000-1500
  • You will make an important contribution to the development of a dynamic research culture, building on the department’s established international reputation in the field of Medieval History. Making use of your own outstanding knowledge, the University’s important and extensive library and archival holdings in the field, and our close working relationships with local partners including the Durham Cathedral Library, you will carry out and publish excellent and original research. Passionate about medieval economic and/or social history between the years 1000 - 1500, you will share your enthusiasm through exceptional research-led teaching. At Durham, you will benefit from a strong commitment to intra- and inter-disciplinary research, and from the resources of a host of specialist Research Institutes and Centres. You will also enjoy the advantages of a mentoring scheme to develop you as a historian, teacher and leader in the discipline and beyond.
  • Apply online
  • Deadline: 18 Sept. 2017

Salisbury University (USA: MD) - Continental European History c. 500-1500Edit

  • Tenure-track Assistant Professorship in History.
  • Area of Specialization: Continental European History, 500-1500 with a preferred subfield in one or more of the following: Business, Environmental, Science/Medicine and/or Public History. Ideal candidate will complement existing strengths of the department.
  • Teaching Load: 3/3 "to include World Civilizations, upper-division undergraduate, and graduate courses for our M.A. in History program"
  • Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in History or a pertinent related field (ABD nearing completion of dissertation will be considered. If ABD, would be hired at the rank of Instructor with the requirement that candidate complete doctoral degree within six months of the date of hire).
  • To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit the following: 1) A letter of interest; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) unofficial transcripts; and, 4) three blind letters of recommendation. Items 1-3 must be submitted online. To do so, please visit our website Item 4 - letters of recommendation should come either directly from an online credential service provider or from the professional reference sent to Ms. Melissa Hampton via email at or hard copy to: Salisbury University, 1101 Camden Ave., Salisbury, MD 21801 Attention: Melissa Hampton. Other than blind recommendations, please do not send documents via E-mail.
  • For full consideration: 1 Nov. 2017 although position is open until filled.

Stony Brook University, SUNY (USA: NY) - Late Antique / Medieval History (c. 200-1400)Edit

  • The Department of History at Stony Brook University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of late antique or medieval history. Our search encompasses all fields and areas of medieval European, Mediterranean, and/or Near Eastern history, ca. 200–1400 CE.
  • Preferred qualifications: ability to teach a range of undergraduate lectures and seminars in late antique and/or medieval history; research and teaching interests that relate and can contribute to one or more of our graduate program thematic clusters (Global connections, empire, capitalism; Health, science, environment; Race, citizenship, migration; Religion, gender, cultural identity; States, nations, political cultures).
  • We also welcome interdisciplinary candidates whose historical work addresses social, cultural, economic, and/or political processes; who engage with material and/or visual cultures; and/or who can participate in Stony Brook’s Center for the Study of Jewish-Christian-Muslim Relations.
  • To receive consideration, applications must be received no later than December 1, 2017.
  • A complete application consists of the following: 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) teaching statement, 4) research statement, 5) three letters of reference, and 6) a completed State employment application form. The form can be found here:
  • Apply at Academic Jobs Online
  • We will begin reviewing files on December 1, with first-round Skype interviews planned for January 2018, and campus visits in February 2018. Inquiries may be directed to Sara Lipton:

University of Kent (UK:Eng) - Early (c.400-1100)Edit

  • Lecturer (~tenured asst prof) in Early Medieval History (c.400-1100)
  • We welcome applications from all interested individuals in any field of British and/or European and/or Mediterranean History, within this time period. An interdisciplinary approach to these research fields and experience of teaching graduate students are desirable
  • As Lecturer in Medieval History you will: Devise and teach popular early medieval modules from stage 1 to MA level; Develop you research area to attract international recognition, research grants and PhD students; Undertake administrative roles which advance the interests of the School, Faculty and University; Become active and valued public and cultural engagement, outreach and, in due course, impact.
  • To be successful in this role you will have: A PhD in History or related area or equivalent; Knowledge of Early Medieval history circa 400-1100; Experience of research-led teaching of Early Medieval History in a HE context; A strong submission for the 2021 REF.
  • Deadline: 1 Sept. 2017.
  • Intend to interview 18 Sept.

University of North Texas (USA: TX) - Medieval HistoryEdit

  • Tenure-track Assistant Professorship in Medieval History.
  • Minimum Qualifications: The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in History or a closely related field, and a research concentration in medieval history. Research field within medieval history is open and need not be limited to Europe (e.g. the Mediterranean World, or relations between Christian Europeans and Muslims). The committee cannot consider applicants whose main research focus lies in antiquity or early modern Europe.
  • Preferred Qualifications: Applicants should communicate in their cover letters how they fulfill the following criteria: University-level teaching experience as instructor of record, preferably in-field and at the advanced level; Clear ability to excel in teaching the two-semester advanced undergraduate sequence, "Early Medieval Europe" and "Late Medieval Europe"; Publications in field; Extensive training in the languages relevant to the field.
  • All applicants must submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae (which should make clear training in relevant languages), unofficial academic transcripts, one writing sample (maximum forty pages), and sample syllabi for one graduate and two undergraduate courses demonstrating how you would teach the courses.
  • Apply at:
  • Applicants should submit all these items by 30 October 2017 to receive full consideration; review of applications will begin on that date and continue until the position is closed.

Washington and Lee University (USA: VA) - Mediterranean History, 500-1500 C.EEdit

Medieval/Early ModernEdit

California State University Stanislaus (CA: USA)Edit

  • The History Department invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Medieval and Early Modern Europe.
  • Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate-level courses, maintaining active research and scholarship, and performing department, college, and university service. The successful candidate will be encouraged to develop new courses in a primary area of specialization. The area of specialization is open, but preference will be given to the candidates with some expertise in imperial history. The successful applicant will teach undergraduate courses in World Civilization, Ancient Mediterranean, Medieval and Modern European History, and graduate courses in the candidate's area of specialization and the History of Historical Writing.
  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in History or related discipline, with scholarly emphasis on the Early Modern and Medieval periods of European history. Competence to teach Ancient Mediterranean history. Evidence of teaching effectiveness.
  • Send applications, and all correspondence concerning this announcement to Ethnic Studies Search Committee Chair at: Dr. Philip Garone, Chair, Department of History, California State University, Stanislaus, One University Circle, Turlock, CA 95382 Submission of applications: Correspondence:
  • Screening of completed application files begin on October 15,2017. Electronic submissions preferred. Position will remain open until filled.

Kalamazoo College (USA:MI) - Mediterranean HistoryEdit

  • Assistant Professorship in Medieval or Early Modern Mediterranean history, to begin Sept 2018
  • As the sole member of the department responsible for this period, the successful candidate will be expected to offer introductory and upper-division undergraduate courses on the Mediterranean, Europe, and the Islamic world or Colonial Latin America. These classes should reflect their specific expertise and the broader geographic and conceptual scope of the field. We also seek applicants willing and able to help reimagine the department’s current curriculum. We are especially interested in transnational approaches to Mediterranean history focusing on issues such as (but not limited to) ethnicity, migration, majority/minority relations, gender, and the interaction between the different religious and imperial entities of the region.
  • Teaching Load: 2/2/2 (six courses a year on the quarter system) The successful applicant will also teach within the College’s Shared Passages Program of first-year and sophomore seminars and senior capstone courses.
  • Ph.D. or evidence of imminent completion is required
  • Upload cover letter, CV, detailed statement of teaching philosophy and goals, description of scholarly interests, statement on experience working with underrepresented students and engaging issues of diversity and inclusion in the curriculum and pedagogical approaches, and undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial acceptable) in PDF format at
  • for full consideration: 16 Oct. 2017 with later applications reviewed as needed until the position is filled.

Early ModernEdit

Durham University (UK:Eng) - Social and/or Cultural Edit

  • Assistant Professorship in Early Modern Social and/or Cultural History
  • Passionate about social and/or cultural history during the early modern period, you will share your enthusiasm through exceptional research-led teaching. At Durham, you will benefit from a strong commitment to intra- and inter-disciplinary research, and from the resources of a host of specialist Research Institutes and Centres - including the Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies. You will also enjoy the advantages of a mentoring scheme to develop you as a historian, teacher and leader in the discipline and beyond
  • apply online
  • Deadline: midday 2 Oct. 2017.
  • Note: the official job description excludes British/English History.

European University Institute (ITL) - [non-TT; Senior Hire], Early Modern Med.Edit

  • Chair in the Early Modern (1450-1700) History of the Mediterranean, to begin 1 Sept. 2018
  • Position is for 5 years in the first instance with possible renewal for a further 3 years
  • The European University Institute is looking for candidates with a distinguished record of scholarly publications and experience in postgraduate teaching and doctoral supervision,
  • Interested applicants should consult for Further particulars.
  • Deadline: 24 Jul. 2017.
  • Intend to interview 19 & 20 Oct.

Hamilton College (USA: NY) - Early Modern Intellectual History (excl. Russia and British Isles)Edit

  • Tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in early modern European intellectual history, excluding Russia and the British Isles, to begin on July 1, 2018.
  • This is intellectual history broadly conceived, including the history of science, technology, and exploration. The department is especially interested in applicants whose work engages any of these fields in the context of global or transnational networks, colonialism, gender, sexuality, and/or race.
  • The new hire will be expected to teach both lower- and upper-division courses in their area of specialization, as well as a broader survey course on the history of European thought since the Renaissance, and contribute to relevant interdisciplinary programs across campus.
  • The applicant’s cover letter should address the ways in which they would further the College’s goal of building a diverse educational environment. Ph.D. in History or History of Science required, but ABDs close to completing their dissertation at the time of application may be considered.
  • Candidates should send their letters of application, transcripts, and CVs to Interfolio at Candidates should also arrange for submission of three confidential letters of recommendation to the Interfolio site.
  • Application deadline is 1 Oct. 2017.

Illinois State University (USA:IL)Edit

  • Probationary tenure track assistant professor in Early Modern European history, with the appointment, to begin 16 Aug. 2018.
  • Specialization is open, although the new faculty member will be expected to teach a survey of Western Civilization.
  • PhD must be in hand by start date
  • Interested candidates should complete an online application (link) and additionally send 1. letter of application, 2. c.v, 3. sample syllabi, 4. chapter-length sample of scholarship, and 5. three confidential letters of reference to
  • Deadline: 15 Nov. 2017.

University of California San Diego (USA: CA) - Early Modern Mediterranean and the WorldEdit

University of New England, Australia - Early Modern European [Continental and/or British] HistoryEdit

  • Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (~ Asst/Assoc or Assoc/Full Prof) in Early Modern European History
  • 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 [1400-1800].
  • "The successful candidate will have a developing track record of research and publication, a demonstrated willingness to apply for grant funding, and will be looking to develop future research projects. They will be experienced in, and familiar with, best practice in the teaching of history at tertiary level, with experience in and/or aptitude for the innovative use of technologies for the practise and teaching of history."
  • To demonstrate your suitability for this role, please respond to the selection criteria in your application. [Reference number: 217122]
  • Deadline: 31 Jul. 2017.
  • This is their second attempt. Failed search for same position a few months ago. Lots of issues.
  • Reason for second search: told that they previously interviewed candidates who were offered jobs at other universities. 
  • Above is incorrect. I can confirm there are major problems here.
  • Such as? Can you give more details about these problems? 
  • I'm here. The search is being mainly run out of the Dean's office, while excluding the only faculty who specialize in this area. They fumbled the previous search and excluded many of the most qualified candidates.

University of Zurich (CHE)]Edit

  • 'tenure track' Assistant Professorship in Early Modern (ca. 1500-1850) European History (inc. Switzerland), to begin 1 Feb 2017
  • After two temporary three-year contracts the position will become tenured on the condition that the candidate passes the evaluation process.
  • Candidates should hold a PhD degree and have an excellent record of academic achievements and university teaching experience in the relevant field. Non-German speaking candidates are expected to acquire a professional knowledge of German within the first three years of appointment. In order to increase the number of women in leading academic positions, we specifically encourage women to appl
  • Details on the application procedure are available on
  • Deadline: 1 Oct. 2017.

Early Modern/ModernEdit

Eastern New Mexico University (USA:NM)Edit

  • Eastern New Mexico University's Department of History, Social Sciences and Religion is seeking applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in early modern and modern European History to begin in January 2018 or August 2018. (At main campus in Portales.)
  • Required teaching areas include early-modern and modern European history, with the specialization open. The successful candidate must be able to teach the lower-division survey courses in Western Civilization (although experience in World History is also acceptable) and European history. Ability to develop lower- and upper-division coursework in non-western history is also desirable. Areas of specialization desired may include, but are not limited to, modern middle east/west Asia and Africa
  • Application link
  • Please include the following in the application: Letter of interest, Curriculum vitae, Contact information for three references (Blind reference call will be made on applicants who become finalist for the position), Transcripts (unofficial for application purposes)
  • No deadline given?

Université de Sherbrooke, Quebec (CAN:QC) - 16th-18th CEdit

  • Professeure régulière ou professeur régulier à temps complet... Le domaine d'expertise visé est l'histoire de l'Europe moderne (16e -18e siècles), Date prévue d'entrée en fonction : 1er juin 2018
  • EXIGENCES: Détenir un doctorat en histoire; Avoir mené des travaux de recherche dans le domaine visé et avoir publié dans ce même champ d'expertise; Avoir de l'expérience en enseignement et un intérêt marqué pour la pédagogie et le développement des étudiantes et étudiants; Avoir de l'expérience ou des habiletés pour la supervision et l'encadrement; Avoir de l'expérience ou des habiletés sur le plan de l'organisation, de la coordination et de la planification; Avoir une grande capacité à communiquer ses idées et savoir capter l'intérêt de ses interlocutrices et interlocuteurs; Démontrer des habiletés à établir et maintenir de bonnes relations interpersonnelles et à collaborer efficacement avec les différentes personnes avec lesquelles elle ou il est appelé à travailler; Démontrer une aptitude à développer et renforcer un réseau formel ou informel à l'intérieur et à l'extérieur de l'Université menant à des retombées bénéfiques pour toutes les parties impliquées; Démontrer une capacité à s'adapter dans un milieu en constante évolution et à faire preuve de polyvalence.
  • Nous vous invitons à postuler en ligne par le biais de notre site Web au ou encore par courriel ou par la poste aux coordonnées indiquées plus bas. Veuillez joindre votre curriculum vitae ainsi qu'une lettre de motivation. De plus, veuillez faire parvenir trois lettres de recommandation, en provenance directement des signataires, de même que des tirés à part de deux publications scientifiques récentes (maximum trente pages chacun). Madame la Doyenne, Faculté des lettres et sciences humaines, Offre d'emploi no 02824, Université de Sherbrooke, 2500, boulevard de l'Université, Sherbrooke (Québec), CANADA J1K 2R1, Courriel :
  • L'examen des candidatures débutera au plus tard le 2 octobre 2017 et se poursuivra jusqu'à ce que le poste soit pourvu.


Brown University (USA:RI) - Long Nineteenth CenturyEdit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Modern Europe, with an emphasis on the long nineteenth century (French Revolution to World War I), to begin 1 July 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter
  • PhD must be in hand by start date
  • Interested candidates should send a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a writing sample (essay or book pdf), and three letters of reference, via Interfolio
  • Review begins/For full consideration: 15 Sept. 2017.

California State University-Bakersfield (USA:CA) - Modern Continental European HistoryEdit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Modern Continental European History
  • We seek candidates who can place Europe within a transnational or global perspective that includes, but is not limited to, imperialism, transnationalism, citizenship, diasporas, and the Global South...A secondary field in the Middle East, Africa, Digital History, or Historical GIS (Geographic Information Systems) is most welcome.
  • PhD in hand by start date
  • Candidates are expected to teach lower and upper-division departmental service courses, World History surveys, and graduate courses, as well as developing courses in cross-disciplinary studies and engaging in distance/online instruction.
  • The complete application package must include 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae with evidence of a clear research program leading to publication, 3) statement of teaching philosophy and teaching portfolio, and 4) three letters of recommendation. Submit application to
  • Detailed vacancy announcement, requirements, qualifications, and application procedures at or by contacting Dr. Clíona Murphy,
  • For full consideration: 15 Nov. 2017 & position is opened until filled.

Cornell University (USA: NY) - Associate or early Full Professor of Modern European Jewish HistoryEdit

  • The Department of History at Cornell University, in conjunction with the Jewish Studies Program, seeks applicants for the Laurie B. and Eric M. Roth Professorship of Modern European Jewish history, at the rank of associate or early full professor, with a preference for the history of Eastern and/or Central Europe.
  • We seek candidates who are willing to contribute to the curricula and activities of both the Department and the Program, and whose research includes work in relevant Jewish languages.
  • Teaching responsibilities will include surveys of Jewish history, courses in the broader history of the relevant region, and courses in the candidate’s specific area of expertise.
  • The appointment will commence on July 1, 2018.
  • Please send letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three references by November 1, 2017 to Academic Jobs online at

Durham University (UK:Eng) - CulturalEdit

  • Assistant professorship in Modern European Cultural History
  • You will make an important contribution to the development of a dynamic research culture, building on the expertise of a strong group in modern European cultural history. Making use of your own outstanding knowledge and the University’s important library and archival holdings in the field, you will carry out and publish excellent and original research. Passionate about modern European cultural history post-1800, you will share your enthusiasm through exceptional research-led teaching.
  • You’ll need: A good first-degree, complemented by a PhD in Modern European Cultural History or a related subject (either completed, or currently in progress), The ability to produce world-class research - ideally situating your country specialism(s) in a transnational, transregional or global context - including a research plan which supports the activities of the department, Proof that you have contributed to research groups and can mentor early career researchers, The confidence to supervise PhD students, Willingness to develop successful research project proposals, with the scope to secure funding or generate income, Experience of delivering high-quality teaching across lectures and in smaller study groups, with the ability attain fellowship of the HEA, Confident leadership and communication skills, with the willingness to work collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Deadline: 4 Dec, 2017

Gonzaga University (USA: WA) - Modern Western European History (Enlightenment to Present)Edit

  • Tenure-track Assistant Professor beginning in fall of 2018. We seek a teacher-scholar of Modern Western European History (Enlightenment to present) with experience teaching History of Western Civilization II or World Civilization II.
  • Qualifications: Ph.D. in History, with specialty in Modern Western Europe, ABD considered, with the expectation the candidate will have degree in hand by August 1, 2018; evidence of teaching effectiveness at the college level; and evidence of active research program.
  • To apply or view the complete position description, please visit our website at Applicants must complete an online application. Inquiries can be directed to Dr. Robert Donnelly, Chair, History Department,
  • Position closes on 16 Oct. 2017, midnight, PST. For assistance with your online application, call Human Resources at 509.313.5996.

Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (DEU) - [Senior Hire] 19th & 20th CEdit

  • Full Professorship in 19th and 20th C European History, to begin 1 Apr. 2018
  • In the capacities of both research and teaching, the future holder of this position is expected to address European developments in the context of their historical dimensions. Highly desirable are innovative research foci that deal with Europe’s interrelations within the Continent and with the rest of the world during the 19th and 20th centuries.
  • Prerequisites for this position are a university degree, a doctoral degree or a comparable specific qualification, teaching skills at university level, excellent academic achievements and a productive and promising research program.
  • Please submit your application comprising a curriculum vitae, documentation of academic degrees and certificates as well as a list of publications to the Dean of the Faculty of History and the Arts, Prof. Dr. Martin Zimmermann, by email to the address
  • Deadline: 18 Aug. 2017.

Newcastle University (UK:Eng) - Modern British and/or European (pre-1900) [non-TT]Edit

  • Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in Modern British and/or European history (pre-1900), to begin Jan 2018 FIXED TERM FOR 3 YEARS
  • You will be required to offer research-led teaching in the field of Modern British and/or European History (before 1900) at undergraduate and postgraduate levels; this will include contributions to team-taught History modules (undergraduate and MA). You will also be expected to take on a share of administrative tasks. Suitable candidates with any research and teaching specialism in Modern British and/or European History (before 1900) will be seriously considered.
  • You must have a PhD in a relevant field awarded by time of appointment and clearly developed research plans for excellent publications that will constitute a significant contribution to the next Research Excellence Framework (REF). You must have experience of undergraduate teaching and the ability to respond enthusiastically and positively to students.
  • We welcome applications from specialists who will enhance or complement the existing research and teaching interests of other Historians in the School, and particularly those which fall under one or more of the School's following Strategic Research Themes: Life Cycles, Bodies, Health and Disease; Conflict and Revolution; Ideas and Beliefs; Empires and After; Labour and Society.
  • Deadline: 7 Oct. 2017

Princeton University (USA:NJ) - Modern Continental EuropeEdit

  • Assistant Professor, Tenure Track. Anticipated start date, September 1, 2018. The Department of History at Princeton University invites applications from scholars who specialize in the history of Modern Europe, 1800 to the present. We particularly encourage applications from candidates whose expertise complements, rather than duplicates, the department’s existing strengths in British, French, German, and Russian history.
  • Teaching responsibilities include an undergraduate lecture course providing a survey on a select region or regions of continental European history or Europe’s interactions with the world from 1800 to the present as well as upper level undergraduate courses and graduate seminars on specialized aspects of this 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 2018.
  • Application link:
  • Review of files will begin October 2, 2017, but applications will be considered until the department chooses to close the search.

Rowan University (USA:NJ) excl. RussiaEdit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in modern European history (not including Russia)
  • Specialization is open but with a preference for one or more of the following specialties: Britain and the Atlantic World, modern France, modern Germany, Public History and Material Culture, and the History of Science and Medicine.
  • PhD should be in hand by start date
  • Teaching duties include Western Civilization surveys, Historical Methods, and upper level courses in area of specialty. The Department also seeks a candidate with an interest, background, or experience in digital humanities and a willingness to participate in the Rowan Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies... Finally, the successful candidate will be expected to deliver one or more classes in an online format from time to time.
  • Please submit a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and any other appropriate supporting materials such as syllabi and teaching evaluations. If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Joy Wiltenburg at the address below.
  • Review begins: 1 Oct. 2017.

St. John's University (USA: NY) - Modern European History (excl. Germany and Russia)Edit

  • The Department of History in St. John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at St. John's University (New York) is seeking applicants for a full-time tenure track faculty position in Modern European History (excluding Germany and Russia) at the rank of assistant professor, to begin in fall 2018.
  • Teaching will be at undergraduate and graduate levels. Position will be housed on the Queens campus
  • Qualifications: Candidates must have a Ph.D., teaching experience, and promising research agenda.
  • For any questions, please contact Dr. Dolores Augustine, Interim Chair, Department of History, St. John's University, 8000 Utopia Parkway, Queens, New York 11439. E-mail:
  • Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, writing sample, teaching statement or portfolio, and three letters of reference via Interfolio to by 1 Nov. 2017.
  • Preliminary interviews will take place at the American Historical Association (AHA) meeting in Washington, D.C. in January 2018.

Staffordshire University (UK:Eng)Edit

  • Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in Modern European History, start date unclear (may be 2017)
  • As a specialist in Modern European History, your main responsibility will be to devise and deliver modules on undergraduate awards in Modern History, Modern and International History and International Relations. Your wider expertise in Modern and Contemporary European History will contribute to our innovative and highly successful postgraduate distance learning programme in International Relations and International History.
  • With some HE teaching experience in areas of Modern European and Contemporary History, you will have completed a PhD in a related subject and be able to develop new option modules in your areas of interest and to contribute to the School’s research profile. The School has a strong commitment to widening participation and developing the employability skills of its students. We expect all our History staff to develop links with schools, community groups and museums or heritage organisations and to become proficient in the use of our Virtual Learning Environment Blackboard.
  • Deadline: 14 Jul. 2017.

University of Chicago (USA:IL) - Modern European Jewish [Open Rank]Edit

  • Open rank search for a scholar of 19th/20thC European Jewish History, to begin 1 Jul. 2018
  • Preference will be given to applicants who have a research interest in the Shoah and who have knowledge of Hebrew, Yiddish, or Ladino. The successful candidate will contribute to both the undergraduate and graduate programs and will be required to teach one undergraduate course per year on the history of the Shoah. It is expected that she or he will participate actively in the Center for Jewish Studies, as well as in the History Departmen
  • Interested candidates must apply online at the University of Chicago's Academic Career Opportunities website at
  • All applications must include 1) a cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) teaching statement, 4) research statement and 5) a recent published chapter or article. Applicants at the level of assistant professor must also include three letters of recommendations in their dossier (instructions for submitting letters will be provided during the application process).
  • Review begins: 1 Sept. 2017 and continues until position filled.

University of North Texas (USA:TX) - 20th Century European (or US) Military History [Open Rank]Edit

  • The Department of History at the University of North Texas seeks applications for a full-time tenure-track or tenured faculty position at the assistant, associate or full professor level with areas of specialty in 20th century U.S. or European military history. Additional information about the Department and the Military History Center may be found at and
  • All applicants must submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, list of names and contact information of three references, unofficial academic transcripts, statement of research interests, one writing sample (maximum fifty pages), and sample syllabi for two undergraduate and two graduate courses. Short-listed candidates will be requested to submit at least three letters of recommendation.
  • Link to online application:
  • Review of applications will begin on 1 Nov. 2017 and continue until the position is closed.

University of Richmond (USA: VA) - Modern Europe since 1815 (excl. Britain and Russia)Edit

  • Tenure-track assistant professorship in modern European history, excluding Britain and Russia, to begin fall semester 2018.
  • Specialty is open. Ability to teach broadly in the region is required; to place European developments in a global context (e.g. imperialism, colonialism, transnationalism, immigration, multiculturalism, etc.) highly welcome.
  • In addition to maintaining an active research program, the appointee will be expected to contribute to the general education program, teach advanced courses in the field, and participate, as appropriate, in such related interdisciplinary programs as International Studies; Environmental Studies; Healthcare Studies; and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.
  • A Ph.D is required. ABDs will be considered, but must have completed the Ph.D. by the August 2018 start date.
  • Applicants should apply online at Applicants will be asked to submit electronically a cover letter containing teaching and research statements, current curriculum vitae, and at least three letters of recommendation. Graduate transcripts (required) as well as any documents that cannot be submitted electronically should be addressed to Carol Summers, Chair, Modern Europe Search, Department of History, 28 Westhampton Way, Richmond, VA 23173.
  • Review of applications will begin 1 Nov. 2017.

Universität Wien (AUT) - [Senior Hire] Dictatorships – Violence – GenocidesEdit

  • Professor (~tenured full prof++) in Contemporary History – Dictatorships – Violence – Genocides
  • The applicant should be qualified in comparative research on dictatorship, violence and genocide in Europe, starting from the experience in Germany and Austria, with particular reference to the National Socialist mass murder and its aftermath. Colonial and global contexts are to be included
  • Successful candidates should have the following qualifications: Doctoral degree/PhD and post-doctoral experience at a university or other research institution; Habilitation (venia docendi) in a subject field relevant to this position or an internationally accepted equivalent qualification is desirable; Outstanding achievements in research, excellent publication record, international reputation; Experience in designing, procuring and managing large research projects, as well as the willingness and ability to lead research groups; Enthusiasm for excellent teaching, teaching experience at universities as well as the ability and willingness to teach students in all phases of their studies (bachelor's, master's, or doctoral level), to supervise academic theses and to promoting young academic colleagues
  • The University of Vienna expects the successful candidate to acquire, within three years, proficiency in German sufficient for teaching in bachelor’s programmes and for participation in university committees. In addition, the University of Vienna expects the successful candidate to be prepared to take over responsibility on the organisational level of the Faculty and the University, if necessary.
  • Application documents: Application letter, including a brief description of: current research interests and research plans for the immediate future, current and planned foci in academic teaching and the supervision of young researchers; Academic curriculum vitae, including information about “esteem factors” (e.g. experiences as a publisher, functions in research societies or programme committees); List of publications, including: specification of five key publications which the applicant considers particularly relevant to the advertised professorship, provision of an Internet link for download or electronic submission of PDF versions of these five publications, information about citations and impact factors, depending on the common practice in the relevant research area, List of talks given, including information about invited keynote lectures at international conferences; Third-party funds, list of acquired third-party funds (subject, duration, origin, volume) as well as, if applicable, of inventions/patents Overview of previous academic teaching and supervised theses, especially doctoral theses; Teaching evaluations (if available); Copies of documents and certificates
  • Applications in German or English should be submitted by e-mail to the Dean of the Faculty of Historical and Cutural Studies of the University of Vienna, Univ.-Prof. Dr. Claudia Theune-Vogt, Universitätsring 1, 1010 Wien (
  • Reference no.: 14/23-2016/17
  • Deadline: 30 Jun 2017.


Cardiff University (UK:Wales) - WelshEdit

  • Lectureship (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in Welsh History
  • applicants for the post will have the ability to deliver high-quality research-led teaching in modern Welsh history at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels and to contribute to the research record of the School by publishing high quality work of appropriate standards of originality, significance and rigour. The appointee will also contribute to the life of the School, including carrying out administrative duties
  • Deadline: 13 Aug. 2017 (Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.)
  • Intend to interview 22 Aug.

University of Lincoln (UK:Eng) - ModernEdit

  • Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc or assoc/full prof) in Modern British History, to begin Jan 2018
  • Our ideal candidate will have an emerging or established track record of publications of a calibre to merit inclusion in the next REF exercise, a developing record of research grant applications. He or she will be an outstanding HE teacher or will demonstrate the potential to become one.
  • apply online
  • Deadline: 5 Oct. 2017

University of Southern Denmark (DNK) - [Non-TT]Edit

  • Three year Assistant Professorship in Modern History, to begin 1 Feb. 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter
  • The department is looking for an applicant that can teach modern British history.
  • The position involves teaching and research within British history broadly conceived (including imperial and transatlantic history) from political, social and/or cultural perspectives.
  • The successful applicant is expected to teach BA courses to students enrolled in our English programmes (BA, MA and negot), including British History (nineteenth and twentieth centuries), Modern British Studies, Foundations of the Anglophone World (c. 1500-2000) and/or electives at BA and MA-level. Other responsibilities include dissertation supervision and marking at both BA and MA level. Moreover, applicants are expected to contribute to the development of the study programmes in English and to their interdisciplinary academic environment (encompassing linguistics, literature and history).
  • The successful application is also expected to conduct and publish outstanding research within British history broadly conceived and to play an active role in maintaining and developing a strong research environment at the Department of HIstory. This involves participation in one or more of the department’s research groups (currently there are research groups on “political history”, “cultural encounters” and “authority, materiality and media”).
  • The position as assistant professor requires research qualifications as specified for the university position in question. Essential qualifications: a completed PhD at the time of application; ability to teach in the English language; developed plans for future research and publications, a part of which fall within British/Imperial history
  • Desirable qualifications: a research profile within modern British History, c. 1750- ; experience with teaching and supervision within British History at BA or MA level; experience with participation in collaborative and perhaps interdisciplinary research projects; developed ideas for electives to be offered at BA and MA level
  • 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.
  • Deadline: 1 Sept. 2017.


Oklahoma State University (USA:OK) - since 1763Edit

  • France since 1763. Tenure-track assistant professor beginning August 2018. Area of specialization is open, but strength in the history of religion is highly desirable. Teaching responsibilities include lower-division surveys, upper-division courses, and graduate seminars. The teaching load is 2/2. Applicants must demonstrate an ability to teach modern European courses currently offered by the department.
  • Submit cover letter, CV, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation via lnterfolio at
  • To receive full consideration, complete applications should be received by 15 Oct. 2017.

University College London (UK:Eng) - ModernEdit

  • Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in Modern French History (1789 onwards), to begin 1 Jan 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter.
  • The postholder will be expected to contribute to the Department’s and Faculty’s teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and to contribute to the running of the Department, the School and the University generally.
  • The successful candidate will have a PhD or equivalent and be completely fluent in French. Proven ability to undertake academic research of high quality in any area of modern French history is essential, as well as having the ability to teach modern/contemporary French history at undergraduate and postgraduate level.
  • Further particulars, including a job description, can be accessed here
  • UCL vacancy reference: 1647464
  • Deadline: 31 July 2017.
  • intend to interview 29 Sept.


Syracuse University (USA: NY) - Modern GermanyEdit

  • The History Department in The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in the history of modern Germany.
  • 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 interdisciplinarity in their teaching and research.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to teach two courses per semester, maintain an active research program and serve on departmental and other committees.
  • Ph.D. in Modern German History or cognate field expected at time of appointment.
  • Online App. Form:
  • Priority consideration will be given to applications received by 15 Oct. 2017 although the search will remain open until the position is filled.


University College, Dublin (IRL)Edit

  • Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Greek History & Culture
  • The UCD School of Classics is looking to appoint a lecturer/assistant professor in the area of Greek history and culture to contribute to the BA programme in Greek and Roman Civilization, the taught MA in Classics, and the supervision of MLitt and PhD research students. The School is committed to the highest standards of teaching, learning, and student development in a research-informed environment, and it is expected that applicants will have a proven record of research activity, high-impact publications, and a commitment to teaching excellence. The appointee will participate in teaching across the full range of taught programmes in the School of Classics, contributing to curriculum design and delivery in the area of Greek history and culture, above all the Classical period. It is expected that the person appointed will enhance the School’s research profile, maintaining a track record of publication in leading international journals and other high-impact outlets, developing collaborative networks in Ireland and abroad, and engaging actively in initiatives to secure external research funding and to recruit MLitt or PhD students and postdoctoral researchers. It is also expected that the successful candidate will contribute to administration and strategic planning to support the mission of the School, the College, and the University.
  • Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the UCD Job Vacancies website:
  • Deadline: 16 Oct. 2017

University of Cyprus (CYP) - Early Modern and Modern Greek History (1453-1909)Edit

  • Lecturer or Assistant Professorship in Early Modern and Modern Greek History (1453-1909), (with emphasis on the history of Hellenism under Ottoman Rule, the Greek War of Independence, and the period from the establishment of the modern Greek state to the Goudi coup).
  • Requirements for appointment depend on academic rank and include: prior academic experience, research record and scientific contributions, involvement in teaching and in the development of high quality undergraduate and graduate curricula. The minimum requirements for each academic rank can be found at the webpage:
  • For the above positions knowledge of Greek is necessary. In case the selected candidate does not have sufficient knowledge of the Greek language, it is the selected candidate΄s and the Department΄s responsibility to ensure that he/she acquires sufficient knowledge of the Greek language within 3 years of appointment.
  • The application dossiers must include two (2) sets of the following documents in printed and electronic form (i.e., two (2) hardcopies and two (2) USB sticks with the documents in PDF (Portable Document Format) or Word files): Cover letter stating the Department, the field of study, the academic rank(s) for which the candidate applies, and the date on which the candidate could assume duties if selected; Curriculum Vitae.; Brief summary of previous research work and a statement of plans for future research (up to 1500 words); List of publications; Copies of the three most representative publications; Copies of Degree certificates (scanned and included in the USB sticks); Applicants must ask three academic referees to send recommendation letters in PDF form, directly from their e-mail account to the University, at; Τhe names and contact details of these referees must be indicated in the application, as additional confidential information may be requested.
  • Deadline: 9 Oct 2017 (All application material must be sent by post (in sealed envelopes, post-marked by the deadline of October 09, 2017) and will be accepted as valid if they reach the Human Resources by October 16, 2017, on the sole responsibility of the applicant.)


Trinity College Dublin (IRL) - 18th C.Edit

  • Assistant Professorship (5 year post with a view to permanency), in 18th centry Irish History, to begin Jan 2018
  • The post holder will be expected to maintain an active research interest in any area of the long eighteenth-century in Irish History, which may also embrace broader imperial, Atlantic and/or global contexts. The successful applicant will also be expected to co-ordinate and team-teach a large freshman survey module on early modern Irish history; to teach Honours modules reflecting their research; and to contribute to other undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, as appropriate. Supervision of appropriate undergraduate and postgraduate dissertations is also expected. The post holder will also act as director of the School’s Semester Start-Up Programme (SSP).
  • apply online
  • Deadline: noon 8 Aug. 2017.



Russian/Eastern Europe/EurasiaEdit

Aarhus University (Denmark) - Associate Professor - Russian Studies [Interdisciplinary]Edit

James Madison University (USA:VA) - World/Russian HistoryEdit

  • James Madison University's History Department invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor to begin late August 2018. The successful candidate will teach the World History and Russian History Surveys, and other General Education courses in World History, as well as upper-division and graduate courses in Russia/USSR, as determined by the needs of the History Department.
  • Job Application Link
  • Will need to provide -Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Unofficial Transcript, Statement of Teaching Philosophy and/or sample syllabi, Professional Writing Sample of approximately 20 pages; as well as contact information for 3 references.
  • Review of applications will begin December 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Newcastle University (UK:Eng) - [Senior Hire] RussianEdit

  • Professorship (Full Prof+) of Russian History, the post is available immediately to commence on a mutually agreed date.
  • The successful candidate will be an outstanding individual who will lead research and teaching in Russian History. The post is open to specialists in any area of Russian History without regard to period or approach.
  • Apply online
  • Deadline: 6 Sept. 2017.
  • Intend to interview 18 Oct.

St. Mary's College of Maryland (USA: MD) - Modern RussiaEdit

  • The Department of History at St. Mary's College of Maryland invites applications for a tenure-track position in Modern Russian History beginning in fall 2018. Topics and chronological fields are open, but preference will be given to those with sub-fields in Eastern European or Byzantine History.
  • Applications should include: 1) cover letter. 2) a curriculum vitae. 3) a teaching portfolio that contains: a description of the candidate's approach to pedagogy and of how their teaching at the College will contribute to a culture of inclusion and campus diversity, evidence of teaching ability and innovation, what History courses the candidate is qualified to teach and,   sample syllabi of two possible courses. 4) a writing sample. 5) a statement outlining the candidate's proposed program of research. 6) three letters of reference.
  • Applications are being accepted online at: Questions may be directed to Dr. Adriana Brodsky, Chair, at
  • Please send in all materials by 31 Oct. 2017 for fullest consideration.

Williams College (USA: MA)Edit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Russian History, to begin 1 Jul. 2018
  • 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 2018.
  • 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.
  • Deadline: 15 Oct. 2017.


University of Aberdeen (UK:Scot) - Visual HistoryEdit

  • Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in Scottish Visual History, to begin 1 Jan. 2018
  • he successful candidate will have research interests in any aspect of Scottish visual history since 1850, will be able to offer teaching on the online masters programmes in Scottish Heritage, in Art and Business, on sub-honours outline courses in Scottish History and History of Art, and will develop specialist honours and postgraduate courses in accordance with their interests. Applications will be particularly welcome from specialists in the history of Scottish photograph
  • To apply online for this position visit
  • Deadline: 7 Sept. 2017

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