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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

York University (CAN) - 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


Unviersity of Chicago (USA:MI) - 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)Edit

  • 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 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



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.

Medieval/Early ModernEdit

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

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.

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


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

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

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.

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 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


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.






Russian/Eastern Europe/EurasiaEdit

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

See listing under Russian / Slavic 

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 iterview 18 Oct.

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


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