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Anderson University (USA:SC) - Not necessarily TT?Edit
- Assistant professor of European History—field and period open—beginning August 2018.
- We invite candidates whose scholarship and teaching present Europe within a global or transnational context. The successful applicant will teach University Core Curriculum Courses in Historical Perspectives, and World Civilizations and will be invited to revise upper division offerings to reflect teaching strengths and best practices. Special consideration will be given to applicants with the ability to offer courses on South or East Asia, the Middle East or Africa.
- Anderson University recognizes three paths for faculty employment: annual appointment, professional path, and tenure track. Faculty in the Professional Path focus on teaching and learning and are evaluated on mission fit, teaching and learning, and service; and they are able to promote through professorial ranks. After six years of exemplary service, faculty on the Professional Path become eligible for multi-year contracts. Faculty on tenure track focus initially on teaching and learning, but they are evaluated on mission fit, teaching and learning, service, and scholarship. Tenure-track faculty promote through professorial ranks and are eligible for tenure status in year six.
- Candidates with a strong Christian value system, lifestyle, and commitment to the integration of faith and learning are encouraged to apply.
- To ensure full consideration, please send a letter of application, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, and an Anderson University faculty application to: European History Search Committee, C/O Ms. Annie Brink, Administrative Assistant, College of Arts and Sciences, Anderson University. Electronic submissions are preferred and should be sent by email to email@example.com.
- Review of applications begins immediately.
Columbia University (USA:NY) - Central Europe, open time period (Associate Prof.)Edit
- The Department of History at Columbia University in the City of New York invites applications for a tenure-track Associate Professor of Central European Studies. The successful candidate will teach courses in Central European history, which may cover medieval, early modern, and modern periods to undergraduate and graduate students and will also teach Columbia's Core Curriculum to undergraduate students.
- Inquiries about the position should be addressed to the chair of the search committee, Professor Seth Schwartz at firstname.lastname@example.org
- All applications must be made through Columbia University's online RAPS application system:
https://academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=65661 On the RAPS site, please upload a cover letter of application, curriculum vitae, writing sample (article or book chapter), and list of references. For questions about the application process, please contact Najila Naderi at email@example.com
- Review of applications begins February 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.
- The Department of History at Erskine College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor, beginning August 2018. Candidates must have expertise in European history, with the field of specialization open. Applicants must demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching in an academically rigorous Christian liberal arts environment that emphasizes the intentional integration of faith and learning.
- Teaching load: 4-4 and will include courses in world civilizations (general education).
- Application form: https://erskine-lmfmf.formstack.com/forms/erskine_college_faculty_application_form-v3
- Job ad has conflicting language about deadline: "Application screening will begin November 10, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled." then later "Application review will begin immediately and applications will be accepted until the position is filled."
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.
- Rejection Recieved Oct. 20
Koc University (TUR) - East European (including Russia, excluding Central Asia) / Southeast European History [Open Rank]Edit
- Full-time faculty appointment, open rank, in the History of East Europe (including Russia, excluding Central Asia) or Southeast Europe, with an expected starting date of 1 September 2018.
- The search is open to scholars of all regions and thematic interests in the Early Modern and Modern History of the above-mentioned areas with demonstrable linguistic proficiency in any of the Slavic languages.
- Teaching Load: 2/2
- Interested scholars should submit applications electronically in pdf format to the e-mail address listed below and fill out the online application form: Online application cover form: (https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScIbTQkaRm-1Fmno9l3qoPCF5T1tavofNSGwcWhRjQdbVmm9A/viewform?embedded=true)
- application should include: Cover letter, Curriculum vitae, including a specification of up to three key publications (to be submitted as a part of the application package in PDF format) which the applicant considers particularly important and/or relevant to the advertised position, Teaching philosophy statement with a summary of teaching evaluations if available, Research statement with a clear goal setting for the coming 3 to 5 years, Three letters of reference: The referees should directly e-mail a signed PDF copy of the reference letter to the e-mail address below. The referee should insert the following in the e-mail subject line: “Reference for [candidate's name] for a History Position at Koç University.” To: Ms Ahu Erkmen, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject line of application e-mail: "Faculty position in the East European / Southeast European History, the Department of History, Koç University"
- Questions concerning the position should be directed to Dr. Alexis Rappas (email@example.com)
- Deadline: 15 Dec. 2017.
Linfield College (USA:OR) - excluding BritainEdit
- The History Department at Linfield College located in McMinnville, Oregon invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position in European History, excluding Britain, to begin fall semester 2018. Teaching duties include a rotation of lower-level European history surveys, upper-level courses in area of specialty, and capstone courses for majors. Specialization is open but ability to teach courses on some of the following themes considered a plus: diasporas, ethno-racial relations/conflict, gender, imperialism, revolutions, science and medicine.
- Like other colleges affiliated with the American Baptist Churches, U.S.A., Linfield is committed to the principles of academic and religious freedom long associated with that denomination.
- To apply, please complete the online application process and attach the following documents: Curriculum vitae; Letter of interest; Evidence of teaching effectiveness, including syllabi and teaching evaluations; A sample of scholarly work; Statement of teaching philosophy and pedagogy; Statement of how your professional and lived experience, scholarship, teaching, mentorship, and/or service will build on Linfield's diversity and inclusion efforts; Undergraduate and graduate transcripts; Three letters of recommendation. Please send recommendation letters to History Search c/o Betty Henninger, Director of Human Resources, firstname.lastname@example.org for attachment to your application
- For full consideration 1 Nov. 2017.
- Any update? (Dec. 3)
- [6 Dec.] Request for Skype interview received [X2]
- [4 Jan.] Invitation for campus visit [X2]
Loyola University, Maryland (USA:MD) - European history (post-1700) excl. GermanyEdit
- Tenure track assistant professorship in European 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 Global Studies major likely.
- To apply, please visit https://careers.loyola.edu/ 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 R. Pegram, Chair European Search Committee at email@example.com.
1 Nov. 2017.Readvertised 1 Nov. 2017 with new deadline 27 Nov. 2017
- Skype interviews in January
- Crossposted to Non-Geographic/Methodologically Oriented History 2017-18
- This is an expanded search not just an extended deadline. We are now considering all specialties in European history since 1700 (excluding Germany). We are particularly interested in the following subfields: environmental, gender, urban, and migration/ethnic history. Please see revised advertisement on H-Net. European Search Committee, Loyola University Maryland
- Invitation for Skype Interview (Dec. 15) [x2]
- Invitation for campus visit (Jan. 10)
- Very thoughtful rejection email that for some reason went to my spam folder (Jan. 16)
- Out of interest, did you receive the rejection email after a Skype interview?
Olivet Nazarene University (USA:IL) - with World History [non-TT]Edit
- 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 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
- Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
- 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: https://employment.stlawu.edu/postings/1188
- Questions about the position may be directed to Dr. Judith DeGroat (email@example.com), Search Chair.
- Review of applications will begin 15 Jan. 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.
- The Social Science Division [of SUNY Adirondack] invites applications for a tenure‐track position in European History at the assistant or associate professor rank beginning September 1, 2018
- The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in Western Civilization/European History. A demonstrated ability to teach the history of another region is beneficial. Teaching load is 5 courses/semester (15 credit hours/semester). (Note: SUNY Adirondack is a two-year college).
- When applying (to firstname.lastname@example.org), please include a letter of interest, resume, and names, telephone numbers and email addresses of three professional references.
- Full consideration will be given if received by February 13, 2018.
- NB, SUNY Adirondack ran this search two years ago (2016). I suspect the person whom they hired then is going elsewhere?
- 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 1 Nov. 2017. Submit materials via Interfolio at the following link: https://apply.interfolio.com/44865.
- Also posted at Womens/Gender/Queer Studies 2017-2018
- [Jan 21] Has anyone who interviewed at AHA heard back/anything? Thanks in advance!
University of Cambridge (UK:Eng) - British or continental European history since 1500 [Non-TT]Edit
- Fixed term 4 year Lectureship (~VAP) in British or continental European history since 1500
- The Lectureship is intended to provide a valuable development opportunity for a fixed term to an individual at the beginning of his or her academic career to allow him or her to build teaching skills, a publication record and other academic activity with a view to obtaining a University appointment in Cambridge or elsewhere. Tenable from 1st September 2018 to 31st August 2022 or for a similar period with dates to be agreed, this post is not renewable or extendable.
- The successful candidate will be expected to reside in Cambridge and will be elected to a Fellowship of the College. He or she will be expected to undertake at least six hours of small-group teaching per week for the College during Full Term (equivalent to 120 hours per academic year), to act when required as Director of Studies in History, to engage in research and publication, and to undertake other College offices or duties appropriate to an early-career appointment if asked to do so. Candidates should normally be able to teach a wide range of topics within the general fields indicated above. The Fellow may, at his or her discretion, give additional College teaching (beyond 120 hours per annum) which would be remunerated at the normal hourly rates for College supervision.
- Further particulars are available at www.christs.cam.ac.uk/jobs. Applications (there are no forms) should be sent to email@example.com ...ncluding a curriculum vitae with details of qualifications, publications and experience, and the names and addresses of two persons who have agreed to act as academic referees. Candidates must arrange for their referees to send their reference directly to firstname.lastname@example.org so that references are received by the closing date.
- Deadline: 29 Jan. 2018
- Short-listed candidates may be asked for copies of written work and may be invited for interview, to be held on Friday 16th February 2018.
University of South Florida (USA:FL) - European History (Medieval Preferred) and Digital HumanitiesEdit
- Tenure-track Assistant Professorship
- See full posting (link above) at Non-Geographic/Methodologically_Oriented_History_2017-18
- Anybody heard anything? (22 Jan.)
- 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 email@example.com.
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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.
- Anyone heard anything on this? Have invitations for interviews gone out yet? (6 Nov.)
- I haven't heard a thing from anyone yet. x2
- - Word on the street is that files were still being reviewed last week.
- [4 Dec] Any update on this search?
- Invitation for Skype interview [5 Dec]. x2
- Request for more materials [Dec. 15]
- Out of curiousity, what materials did they request? [Dec 19]
- [20 Dec] They apparently asked their short list of Skype interviewees for materials before deciding on campus visit invitations, I was asked for materials that were discussed in the Skype interview. I think they did this for all top contenders?
- They asked, apparently, for materials (such as syllabi, etc) from their top contenders before deciding on campus invitations. [Dec 20]
- Ah OK - so campus invitations have been sent out then? [Dec 20]
- I don't know if campus invites have been made.
- [18 Dec] Rejection email
- [22 Dec] - Any updates?
- No news here (22 Dec) x2
- Invitations made (26 Dec)
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 http://www.canada150.chairs-chaires.gc.ca.
- 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: firstname.lastname@example.org - (Subject line: "Britain and the World").
- Deadline: 24 Jul. 2017.
- Crossposted to World/Global/Transnational_History_2017-18
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.
Gettysburg College (USA:PA) - Ancient World [Non-TT:VAP]Edit
- Two year Visiting Assistant Professorship in Classics and History
- seeking a candidate whose teaching and scholarly interests are in Greek and Roman history and the intersection of Greek and Roman cultures with other Mediterranean civilizations. We seek candidates dedicated to teaching within the liberal arts environment, who are willing to create innovative courses and to promote cooperation with other departments.
- Teaching Load: 3/3
- Ph.D. in Classics or Ancient History preferred, although advanced ABD applicants will be considered if degree will be received before the start of the Fall 2018 semester. Must be able to teach Greek and Roman history, Greek and Latin language courses at all levels, an introductory level course on the history of the Ancient World, and 200 or 300-level electives that will contribute to the Classics and History programs. Courses that address race and ethnicity in the ancient world are desirable. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate through their teaching and scholarship that they can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our community.
- Please visit our website to submit your electronic application: http://gettysburg.peopleadmin.com/postings/2329 Provide a letter of interest, addressed to Professors Timothy Shannon and GailAnn Rickert, which should include a discussion of teaching philosophy and experience, curriculum vitae, evidence of ongoing research, and contact information for three professional references, at least one of which addresses teaching experience. References will be contacted by Gettysburg College to submit letters of recommendation electronically.
- For full consideration: 15 Nov. 2017.
- Intend to interview at the SCS/AIA and AHA - "DC. Skype interviews will be arranged for selected candidates not attending either of these meetings."
- Interview Requested,12 Dec. 2017 x2
New York University (USA:NY) - History and Archaeology of the Ancient MediterraneanEdit
- Tenure track assistant professorship in the History and Archaeology of the Ancient Mediterranean
- Preference for emphasis on the first millennium BCE, who can blend innovative and rigorous methodological approaches to interpret texts, objects, sites, and landscapes. We are looking for someone with a broad range of interests and a commitment to the study of connections across geographical and chronological lines. We seek individuals of scholarly distinction whose work will benefit from freedom from departmental structures and who will be stimulated by working closely with colleagues in other disciplines, approaches, periods, and geographical areas and who are committed to helping develop the intellectual life of such a community. Applicants with a history of interdisciplinary exchange are particularly welcome. The Institute’s doctoral program emphasizes research seminars and individual supervision. The faculty is involved in choosing a group of visiting researchers each year.
- Applications (letter, curriculum vitae, and list of referees) should be submitted through https://apply.interfolio.com/45547. Letters of recommendation and writing samples are not required in the initial phase of the search, but may be required at a later stage.
- Review begins: 15 Nov. 2017.
- Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in Ancient History
- Informal enquiries should be directed to Professor Mark Humphries email@example.com , Head of the Department of Classics, Ancient History, and Egyptology. For more information or to apply on line please go to: http://www.swansea.ac.uk/personnel/jobs/details.php?nPostingId=5114&nPostingTargetId=8538&id=QHUFK026203F3VBQB7VLO8NXD&LG=UK&mask=suext
- Deadline: 11pm 29 Aug. 2017.
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 https://albany.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=88176
- Deadline: 4 Oct. 2017.
- According to the Classics wiki, they've gone straight to campus visits already (no first-round interviews).
University of Birmingham (UK:Eng) - Open rank History & Culture of Ancient Near EastEdit
- Open Rank hire in the History & Culture of the Ancient Near East, to begin Sept. 2018
- The successful candidate could work on any period from the third to the first millennium BC and the thematic expertise of the successful candidate is open. Knowledge of, and the ability to teach, relevant scripts and language is essential. Ideally, candidates’ work should complement and enhance the existing strengths within the Department of Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology and links might be made to those who work on Egypt and the Aegean, or to those using the same methodological, theoretical or thematic approaches to ancient cultures.
- An internationally outstanding research record (as defined by REF), appropriate to their career stage, is essential for the successful candidate.
- The successful candidate will be expected to provide or contribute to modules on their broad subject of expertise for undergraduates, to contribute to core modules on ancient history more generally, and to Ancient Near East language modules if appropriate (exact languages to be decided in discussion with the successful candidate). In due course they will also be asked to contribute to modules for master’s level students and will, eventually, be expected to recruit MRes and PhD students.
- To submit an electronic application online visit: www.hr.bham.ac.uk/jobs. For informal enquiries, please contact Dr Gareth Sears, Head of Department, Department of Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology; or Professor Sabine Lee, Head of School, School of History and Cultures, The University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; S.LEE.HST@bham.ac.uk.
- Deadline: 23 Feb. 2018.
University of California San Diego (USA: CA) - [Senior Hire] - Endowed Chair in Studies in Ancient Jewish CivilizationsEdit
- Endowed Chair in Studies in Ancient Jewish Civilizations and concurrent tenured appointment at the full or associate professor level in the Department of History.
- Scholars whose research focuses on the Second Temple period, the Rabbinic period, and Jewish interactions with the Hellenic world are particularly encouraged to apply. Income derived from the Chair's endowment will be available for the support of research and related scholarly and teaching activities.
- The successful candidate will join UC San Diego's cohort of Endowed Chairs specializing in Greek History and Jewish Studies and will help enhance the department's gathering strength in the History of the Ancient Mediterranean.
- The successful candidate for this tenured position must have a Ph.D. in History or a related field at the time of appointment on July 1, 2018.
- Applications, including a cover letter, statement of research agenda, and curriculum vitae will be accepted electronically at: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01502. Three letters of recommendation should be uploaded electronically by the letter writers. Applicants should include in their cover letter a personal statement briefly summarizing their research interests, teaching experience, and leadership efforts. They should also include a separate personal statement summarizing their experience and leadership contributions in the arena of equity and diversity see: (http://facultyequity.ucsd.edu/Faculty-Applicant-C2D-Info.asp) for further information.
- Review of applications will begin 1 Nov. 2017 and continue until the position is filled.
- Also posted at Jewish Studies 2017-2018
- 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 http://tinyurl.com/y8cq2dbn. 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.
- Interview Requests sent via email [23 Nov] (x2)
University of Edinburgh (UK:Scot) - Ancient w/focus on GreekEdit
- Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in Ancient History with a focus on Greek History
- The successful candidate will have a strong track record of internationally excellent publications, proportionate to career stage, and clear evidence of their potential for future development at the highest level. S/he will also be expected to make a significant contribution to the teaching of ancient history at undergraduate level, as well as at postgraduate level, especially in the context of the Master’s programme in Ancient History. Additional research and teaching interests in the history of other peoples with whom the Greeks came into contact (including the Romans) and/or in material culture would be an asset
- This post is one of two currently advertised in Edinburgh Classics with the aim of building on recent scholarly successes. Applicants interested both in this post and in the Lectureship in Greek History and Culture (vacancy no. 041581) are asked to make separate applications.
- Apply online
- Deadline: 5pm GMT 7 Nov. 2017.
University of Kent (UK:Eng) - Hellenic/HellenisticEdit
- Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in Ancient History with expertise in Hellenic or Hellenistic history.
- You will have an outstanding research profile and the ability to teach on a range of modules in the Department’s undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, including classical Greek language modules
- We welcome applications from candidates whose expertise also includes the ability to teach another ancient society, such as the Persians or Egyptians.
- To succeed in this role you will:
- have a PhD or equivalent in Classics/Ancient History or a relevant discipline and an appropriate teaching qualification or equivalent;
- be able to provide evidence of substantial research activity, including peer-reviewed publications of 3* or 4* quality, in the field of Hellenic or Hellenistic history;
- have experience of teaching at university level in the field of Hellenic or Hellenistic history and experience of teaching classical Greek language to diverse groups of learners.
- Applications must be made via the University’s online application system. You will be required to fill in the main details section of the application form and upload your CV and a cover letter. Your cover letter should clearly and explicitly address the requirements of the Person specification and you should provide clear evidence and examples in your application which back-up any assertions you make in relation to each criterion. We recommend a maximum of 4 x A4 sides for this document. If you require further information regarding the application process please contact The Resourcing Team on email@example.com quoting ref number: HUM0830.
- Deadline: 12 Feb. 2018
- Intend to interview 16 Mar. 2018
University of Kent (UK:Eng) - Republican or Imperial RomanEdit
- Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc or assoc/full prof) in Ancient History with expertise in any field of Republican or Imperial Roman history.
- You will have an outstanding research profile and the ability to teach on a range of modules in the Department’s undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, including Latin language. We welcome applicants whose expertise includes the ability to teach another ancient society, e.g Persians or Egyptians.
- You will develop new modules in your area of expertise, be an enthusiastic and inspiring teacher, and collaborate with colleagues to develop, manage, and contribute to the Department’s MA programmes delivered in Rome.
- For the Senior Lecturer post, you will be able demonstrate a higher standard of achievement in either excellence in practice/activity or leadership within and/or beyond your discipline and your University. You will be able to evidence how your achievements have been recognised in impact and recognition.
- To succeed in this role you will:
- Hold a PhD or equivalent in Classics/Ancient History or a relevant discipline and an appropriate teaching qualification or equivalent
- Be able to provide evidence of substantial research activity, including peer-reviewed publications of 3* or 4* quality, in the field of Republican or Imperial Roman history
- Have experience of teaching at university level in the field of Ancient History
- Applications must be made via the University’s online application system. You are required to fill in the main details section of the application and upload your CV and cover letter. Your cover letter should clearly and explicitly address the requirements of the Person specification and you should provide clear evidence and examples in your application which back-up any assertions you make in relation to each criterion. For further information regarding the application process please contact The Resourcing Team: firstname.lastname@example.org quoting ref number: HUM0831
- Deadline: 12 Feb. 2018.
University of North Alabama (USA:AL) - Ancient MediterraneanEdit
- Tenure-track assistant professorship in the history of the Ancient Mediterranean.
- Teaching responsibilities will include survey courses in world history, a survey of Ancient Greece and of Rome, advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in the candidate’s area of specialty, as well as the development of online courses.
- The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, an active research agenda, and commitment to the campus community. Candidates who have experience with online instruction or a willingness to learn about online instruction are urged to apply. The standard teaching load is four courses per semester.
- A Ph.D. in History or Classics (with a focus on historical study) at the time of appointment is required.
- To apply for this position, please visit our Online Employment System at http://jobs.una.edu/postings/4533 Applications will only be accepted through this system. Please be prepared to upload the following at the time of application: 1) cover letter (detailing teaching and research interests), 2) curriculum vitae, 3) teaching statement (no more than two pages), 4) teaching evaluations (no more than two sets), 5) sample syllabus for an upper-division undergraduate course in ancient history, 6) a list of courses taught or are prepared to teach, 7) an article-length writing sample of scholarly work, and 8) a reference list. Applicants must also provide three letters of reference and unofficial/official transcripts.
- Deadline: 10 November 2017.
- [20 Dec] Interview Request
- [4 Jan] Interview Request
- [11 Jan] Classics Wiki reports campus invites
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 (https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9338)
- For full consideration: 15 Oct. 2017 but the position will remain open until filled.
- Also posted at World/Global/Transnational History 2017-18
- [11 Nov] According to Classics Wiki, first round interview requests were sent out via email for Skype interview
- Rejection via email (14 Nov). "Dear candidate..." (X2; although I have to say that I am grateful they at least did that instead of just letting it hang!)
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.
- Associate Professor/Professor in Ancient History (Greek), with effect from 1 September 2018
- This post will be held in association with a Tutorial Fellowship at Corpus Christi College, Oxford.
- The successful candidate must have an internationally outstanding research record, appropriate to their career stage, in any aspect of the history of the Ancient Greek World, and be able to provide a high standard of research-led teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. They should have the capacity to teach across the whole range of Ancient Greek History papers which include Greek History in the following broad period 650 – 336, World of Homer and Hesiod, Thucydides and the West, Aristophanes’ political comedy, Athenian Democracy, Alexander the Great & his Early Successors and the Hellenistic World. They should also have the ability and willingness to undertake administrative duties, and evidence of good interpersonal and organisational skills are essential.
- Full details of the post, its conditions, and the application process are set out in the Further Particulars which can be downloaded from http://www.ccc.ox.ac.uk/vacancies/ or, in case of difficulty, may be obtained from the Academic Registrar, Corpus Christi College, Oxford, OX1 4JF (email: email@example.com, telephone +44 (0)1865 276737).
- Deadline: nooon 7 Dec. 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.
Trinity College Dublin (IRL) - Late Antique & Byzantine StudiesEdit
- Assistant Professor in Late Antique and Byzantine Studies
- Five-year, fixed-term contract with a view to permanency (full-time)
- The successful candidate will be expected to take up post at the beginning of the 2018/19 academic year.
- The School of Histories and Humanities at Trinity College Dublin, seeks to appoint an Assistant Professor in Byzantine Studies, with a focus on Late Antique or Early Byzantine History, from September 2018. Based in the Department of Classics, this is a new post, made possible by the generous support of the A. G. Leventis Foundation. It is intended both to expand teaching provision and the scope of research in the Department of Classics, and to enhance links within the School by bridging the gap between existing strengths in Ancient and Early Medieval history and culture. Applicants should have a research specialism in any aspect of Late Antique/Early Byzantine history or culture. The successful applicant will be expected to co-ordinate and teach undergraduate modules in Roman History, and to offer advanced undergraduate and postgraduate (MPhil) modules relating to their areas of research. They will also be expected to contribute to the School’s interdisciplinary undergraduate degree programme in Ancient and Medieval History and Culture. Willingness and ability to teach Latin and/or Greek to advanced level will be an advantage.
- Informal enquiries about this post should be made to Monica Gale (Head of Department of Classics) firstname.lastname@example.org or Christine Morris (Head of the School of Histories and Humanities) email@example.com.
- Deadline: 11 Dec. 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.
- 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 http://www.salisbury.edu/HR/careers/. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
- AHA interview requested Nov. 29 (x2)
- Has anyone interviewed at the AHA heard back yet? It seemed from the interview that the committee wanted to move on to the campus visit stage pretty fast
- [Jan 18] Campus interview request for early Feb.
- 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.
- 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: https://www.asa.stonybrook.edu/asa/ASAForms/Department/HRS/Document/HRSF0113
- Apply at Academic Jobs Online
- Inquiries may be directed to Sara Lipton: email@example.com.
- For full consideration: 1 Dec. 2017
- first-round Skype interviews planned for January 2018, and campus visits in February 2018.
- Does this mean invitations have been sent out?
- No. The info you see above is posted in the actual job ad; nothing new or special about it. They likely won’t contact for interviews until after the AHA.
- The are doing Skype interviews; why would they wait for the AHA to send out invitations?
- I was just using the AHA as a shorthand. Let me rephrase: they likely will wait until the early week or so of January to send out Skype requests. I wouldn’t expect anything this close to Christmas; most Depts have scattered to the winds and I don’t imagine any SCs convening again until about a week or so prior to Spring classes.
- [8 Jan] Any word about movement with this one yet?
- [9 Jan] Just spoke with the admin person handling this (not anyone on the SC). The list of candidates who will be asked to interview via Skype is complete, but they have to wait for the Dean to ‘ok’ it before anyone can be contacted. This is standard procedure. They expect to send out emails in 2-3 weeks.
- [9 Jan] Email from Search Chair (Sara Lipton), stating that in 1-2 weeks they will officially notify 15 semi-finalists to interview via Skype; then 3 from those for campus visits. I am not sure if this was sent to all applicants or only to those whom they desire to interview, yet cannot officially notify without the approval of the Dean (as noted above). The Dept. Chair was CC'd in email, so I doubt that this email went to all 100-200 applicants, but can I get any confirmation? Did anyone else receive this email?
- [11 January] This is not an accurate account of that email. What the email I received on Tuesday, 9 January said was, "In the next week, we expect to contact fifteen semi-finalists for Skype interviews, hopefully to take place next week. We will then select three finalists to invite for on-campus interviews in February." So, unless they don't meet that timetable, they should be contacting people to arrange for Skype interviews today or tomorrow, not in 1-2 weeks.
- Since the email was sent this Tuesday, "in the next week" cannot possibly mean "today or tomorrow" (i.e. Thursday or Friday this week), but the week starting on Jan. 15. On the other hand, the email itself is confusing, as it is not clear to me how they can both invite and hold interviews with 15 candidates next week, unless "hopefully to take place next week" actually means that interviews will be scheduled the week after (Jan. 22-26).
- If you are all this bad at textual analysis then I should be a shoo-in for this job.
- We just want to lull you into a false sense of security.
- [9 Jan] same email from search chair received x4; "Dear Applicant" means they sent to everyone, in my opinion.
- Did anyone NOT receive the email?
- And, do all who did receive it also have the Dept Head CC’d?
- I got the CC from Dept Head on my email. (x4)
- [11 Jan] Very nicely worded invitation for Skype interview to be held in 2 weeks (week of Jan. 22).
- This is clearly either A) someone who misread the 9 Jan email, thinking it was an invite or B) someone deliberately posting incorrect information.
- Probably B)
- [12 Jan] Everyone, the snark and speculation about others' motives are out of line. This is understandably the frayed-nerves portion of the job search season, but try to keep it in check, please.
- [15 Jan] Confirmed that invitations for Skype interviews went out on the 11th of January, and are scheduled for Jan. 22-24.
- [16 Jan] I just wiped out the comments that followed this. If you have a complaint about this search and the way it was handled, post to the Universities to Fear page. If you want to discuss it with other people, post to TALK page or to another forum.Goldenwest (talk) 16:28, January 16, 2018 (UTC)
- [21 Jan.] Erased comments moved to TALK page.
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.
- Congrats to Dr Ed Roberts (PhD St Andrews)
- Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc or assoc/full prof) in Medieval History, to begin 1 Sept. 2018
- Candidates from all periods of Medieval History are invited to apply although preference may be given to candidates working in the Early Medieval (up to c.1000) period.
- You will have an outstanding record of academic publication in Medieval History, compatible with inclusion in our submission to REF 2021 and appropriate to their career stage. You will contribute to existing undergraduate and postgraduate courses, including the MA in Medieval and Early Modern Studies. These team-taught courses are subject to review and revision at regular intervals in order to incorporate the interests of new staff. At level 3 you will devise and teach a specialist course based on their area of research expertise.
- Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews: Name: Professor Julie-Marie Strange Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 0161 275 3081
- General enquiries: Email: email@example.com Tel: 0161 275 4499
- Technical support: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 01618502004
- Apply Online
- Deadline: 10 Dec. 2017
- Interviews will include a research presentation and an evaluated teaching demonstration.
- 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: https://facultyjobs.unt.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/Welcome_css.jsp
- 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.
- Invited for Skype interview
- [5 Dec.] Are there any news about candidates being invited for campus interviews?
- 3 campus interviews have happened
- See full post at World/Global/Transnational History 2017-18
- 15 Nov, rejection, 120 applicants
- 15 Nov, invited for AHA or Skype interview
Arizona State University (USA:AZ) - pref. with Global HistoryEdit
- Tenure eligible Assistant Professorship in History with an anticipated start date of August 2018.
- Areas of specialization: medieval or early modern Europe (any geographic region) with research specialization in any period between the fifth and the eighteenth centuries C.E.
- The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in European history, the global history survey, and comparative courses, and to teach both on-ground and online courses.
- To guarantee full consideration, applicants must apply online at: http://apply.interfolio.com/46667, submitting a complete dossier which consists of the following: A cover letter, not to exceed 800 words, stating qualifications; A CV, clearly identifying areas of specialization and competence (if ABD, the CV must include information concerning which requirements in the candidate’s doctoral program have been completed, and the expected date of completion of the remaining requirements); Three letters of reference; A research statement no longer than 500 words; One syllabus for a course in European history, and one syllabus for a course in global history. Please indicate whether course was taught or if syllabus is a sample syllabus; A writing sample equivalent to a dissertation or book chapter, or a scholarly article. The applicant’s last name should appear in the name of each document that is uploaded as part of the dossier. The cover letter can be addressed to Victoria Thompson, Search Committee Chair. Questions about the position should be directed to the search committee chair at Victoria.Thompson@asu.edu.
- Deadline: 26 Dec. 2017 at 11:59p.m. Eastern Standard Time. If not filled, completed applications will be reviewed every week thereafter until the search is closed. A background check is required for employment.
- 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: Pgarone@csustan.edu
- Screening of completed application files begin on 15 Oct. 2017 Electronic submissions preferred. Position will remain open until filled.
- Interview!!! [posted 19 Nov.] (x3)
- Skype interviews conducted - candidates will hear about campus interviews in early January to be held in late January
- [Jan 10] Any news since the interviews?
- [Jan 11] Nope. I haven't heard anything. (x2)
- [Jan 18] Still nothing. Anybody?
- [Jan 17] Emailed the search chair: the committee is still deliberating
Hartwick College (USA:NY) - Early Medieval through 1750Edit
- Full-time, tenure-track assistant professorship in Pre-Modern European History (from the early Middle Ages to 1750) to begin August 2018
- pending final administrative approval.
- Research and teaching background in the Renaissance or Reformation eras preferred. Special consideration will be given to candidates who can offer courses with links to other regions of Afro-Eurasia, such as Mediterranean History, Islamic/Ottoman history, or early African or Asian colonial history.
- Teaching Load: averages 20 semester creidt hours/year Specific teaching assignments will include lower-division thematic courses in early modern Global History, survey courses and advanced seminar in pre-modern European history, and possibly general education courses, including First Year Seminars...all faculty members teach during the College's distinctive four-week January Term. The successful candidate must be committed to excellence and innovation in undergraduate teaching, active engagement in scholarly or creative activities, and working closely with students in a small college environment. Committee service and academic advising also are expected for tenure and promotion.
- From the application instructions: Hartwick College is committed to a diverse candidate pool, values an inclusive workforce and workplace environment, and wishes to minimize or eliminate the impact of implicit bias during the search and hiring process. To apply, please submit two single pdf copies of your application materials. One of these copies should have any and all reference to your name redacted. The other copy should leave any reference to your name intact. Both copies should be inclusive of: cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, Diversity Statement – a statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will support Hartwick College’s Diversity Statement (https://www.hartwick.edu/campus-life/intercultural-affairs/diversity-at-hartwick/) and the names and contact information for three references. All materials should be sent electronically to email@example.com with Pre-Modern European in the subject line.
- Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. [posted 3 Oct. 2017]
- -I noticed this morning (17 Nov. 17) that the listing had disappeared from their HR website. I called and they confirmed that this is because they had just closed the window for receiving applications, and had not yet taken down the ads at listing sites.
- [4 Dec. 2017] Email stating search has been suspended: "Thank you for applying to Hartwick College for the Assistant Professor of History Pre- Modern Europe position. Regretfully, I must inform you that this search has been suspended for the time being. We hope at some point to reopen the search and hope that if you are still available, that you would consider re-applying. "
- I did not receive any such notification. Are you sure you posted this in the correct place?
- Yes, it is.
- I did receive the same notification as the previous poster, also on Dec. 4
- They haven't told me anything yet either. I don't understand why they would tell only some candidates that the search was suspended. Very strange.
- It was kind of a generic e-mail. Is it possible that it was filtered to your spam folder by accident?
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 https://www.kzoo.edu/search/history/.
- For full consideration: 16 Oct. 2017 with later applications reviewed as needed until the position is filled.
- Any word on this one?
- I've no word yet from any institution with an Oct deadline
- [17 Nov] Still nothing x 1
- [21 Nov] Invited for Skype interview x 1
- [11 Dec] Generic rejection received
- [18 Dec] Did anyone else get a weird vibe from the Skype interview?
- I wouldn't say it was a weird vibe exactly, but it did appear as if some of the committee members were bored or distracted.
- OP here: Maybe "weird" was the wrong word. "Uncomfortable"? I got the feeling that either the SC members didn't like each other very much, or they were not interested/invested in the interview, or both.
- [deleted what appeared to be a real name; please bear in mind the T&C about personal data].
- I did not have that experience at all.
- ^ The names of search committee members are listed all over this website. Why would you choose to enforce this now? #methree.
- MeToo experience with search committee member.
- It seems some of the students, judging from rate my professor comments, have had similar experiences.
Based on the faculty profiles it seems likely they have an internal candidates-perhaps that was the reason for the lack of interest in the interview?
- ^^For what it's worth, their religion department also had an inside candidate this year and they didn't hire her. [19 Jan]
- Any word on the on-campus stage? They said they would be in touch in early January so I assume the search has moved on? Thanks!
- They have started scheduling interviews
- Appreciate the update!
- Might be worth noting that a couple faculty members were Kalamazoo alums - that might be a preference you're up against.
- Interview scheduled, not a KU alum, no #metoo interview experience [16 Jan]
- That's great. Hope it doesn't happen to you. Just be careful with JB.
- Good luck! And yes, do be careful around JB (though he's more respectful to other men, so you might not have any problems), and do make sure you know that it's a college and not a university.
University of Manchester (UK:Eng) excl. BritainEdit
- Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc or assoc/full prof) in Early Modern History
- Candidates with interests in any area of Early Modern history (excluding the British Isles) c.1450-1800 are encouraged to apply. Applications from candidates with research interests that map onto one or more of History’s existing research groups (Capital at Manchester; Cultural History of War; Embodied Emotions; Histories of Humanitarianism; Political Cultures) are particularly welcome although other research areas will be considered.
- You will contribute to existing undergraduate and postgraduate courses, including the MA in Medieval and Early Modern Studies. These team-taught courses are subject to review and revision at regular intervals in order to incorporate the interests of new staff. At level 3 you will devise and teach a specialist course based on their area of research expertise. At Senior Lecturer level, you will be expected to undertake leadership roles and university administration.
- Interviews will include a research presentation and an evaluated teaching demonstration.
- Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews: Professor Julie-Marie Strange, Head of Department firstname.lastname@example.org 0161 275 3081
- Apply online
- Deadline: 19 Nov. 2017.
- can anybody tell what is required in the application? The application portal doesn't list what kind of documents are going to be needed, and it seems like you need to go through the whole process to get to the "additionatal documents" section.
Durham University (UK:Eng) - Social and/or Cultural (excl. British)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.
- Any news? (3 Nov 2017)
- Rejection received 15 Nov. 2017. (x2)
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 http://www.eui.eu/vacancies for Further particulars.
- Deadline: 24 Jul. 2017.
- Intend to interview 19 & 20 Oct.
- Assistant Professor Early Modern Europe
- Applicants must have a PhD in early modern European history or a closely related field. ABD candidates will be considered but must complete all requirements for the PhD by the date of appointment. Applicants should have a clear research agenda as demonstrated by publications, works in progress and/or presentations, as well as promise of excellence in teaching as demonstrated by student evaluations, peer reviews, or supervisor’s comments.
- Applicants should complete an online application at http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/46045 and upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate school transcripts, and an example of written work. Three letters of recommendation must be either uploaded with the online application or may be emailed to GWHistorySearch@gwu.edu, or physically mailed to Early Modern Europe Search, George Washington University, Department of History, 801 22nd St NW, Phillips Hall 335, Washington, DC 20052.
- Review of applications will begin on Nov. 10, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Only completed applications will be considered.
- Any word here? (Dec 3).
- No news here. Is it just me or does this year's job search seem eerily quiet? [Dec 3]
- Invitation for AHA or Skype interview [Dec 13] (x2)
- [18 Dec] Rejection email
- Any word on when campus invites will be made? [8 Jan]
- [17 Jan] Four candidates have been invited to campus.
- 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 http://apply.interfolio.com/43345. Candidates should also arrange for submission of three confidential letters of recommendation to the Interfolio site.
- Application deadline is 1 Oct. 2017.
- Rejection received.
- Skype interviews conducted. Campus visits to be held in December.
- Congratulations. What field are you in? And what level (asst. prof, post-doc, ABD, etc.)?
- - If the person who posted the note about the Skype interviews is someone who has been invited for a campus interview, they might be reluctant to share that information. It wouldn't be too hard for the search committee to figure out who it is & the candidate might be worried that posting here might be viewed negatively.
- 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 email@example.com
- Deadline: 15 Nov. 2017.
- [6 Dec] Any updates on this one?
- [20 Dec] Nothing yet?
- [4 Jan] Skype interviews took place in mid-December
- [20 Jan] Any update on this one?
- Campus visit invitations extended in late December [20 Jan]
- Thanks so much for the update/info
Pennsylvania State University (USA:PA) - Early Modern Europe or Global [Open Rank]Edit
- Tenured or tenure track position at the assistant, associate or full professorship level, in the Early Modern European or Global history, 1450-1789, to begin Aug. 2018
- Candidate must have a Ph.D. in hand at date of application.
- Submit a curriculum vitae, a letter of application that describes current and future research, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and the names and contact information of three references. Applications may also include up to three offprints or unpublished papers or chapters...Apply online at https://psu.jobs/job/74012
- Review begins: 15 Oct. 2017 and continues until position filled.
- Crossposted to World/Global/Transnational_History_2017-18
- Anyone hear anything yet?
- Nothing yet as of Nov 22
- Still waiting here as well (Nov. 23)
- They did Skype interviews last week [posted 23 Nov.]
- Does anyone know if they interviewed for both Assistant and Associate levels? Nov 23
SUNY Cortland (USA: NY) - c. 1450-1750Edit
- Early Modern Europe, 1450-1750: State University of New York, College at Cortland. Early Modern European History, specialization open.
- Tenure-track assistant professorship beginning in fall 2018. In addition to upper-level undergraduate courses and graduate (M.A.) courses in Early Modern European history, the candidate must be able to teach a World or Western Civilization survey. The department is eager to attract candidates also capable of teaching upper-level history courses on some aspect of early modern European interactions with the wider world (commerce, culture, materiality; economy and poverty; race, settler colonialism and migration; gender and sexuality; nature and science, etc.).
- Candidates should submit complete applications online (including c.v., cover letter, and evidence of teaching effectiveness) to http://jobs.cortland.edu . Please also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent in your name to firstname.lastname@example.org or to SUNY Cortland History Department, Graham Ave, Old Main 212 Cortland, NY 13045.
- The department will conduct a preliminary round of Skype interviews in November prior to a second round of Skype interviews in December, in lieu of attendance at the AHA. For questions, contact Laura Gathagan, Search Committee chair, by email at email@example.com or phone at 607-753-5622.
- Deadline: 5 Nov. 2017.
- Nov 20: Invitation for Skype interview (x4)
- Inivitation for second Skype interview [4 Dec.] (x3)
- Did campus invites go out already?
- Anybody hear anything about campus invites? [10 January]
- Campus interviews have been arranged [posted 11 Jan]
- See full post at World/Global/Transnational History 2017-18
University College London (UK:Eng) - Iberia and the Iberian World, c.1450-c.1800Edit
- Lectureship (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in the history of Iberia and the Iberian World, c.1450-c.1800, to begin 1 Sept. 2018
- We are seeking to appoint an outstanding historian working on the history of Iberia and the Iberian world in the early modern period, in order to enhance and complement existing areas of strength within the department (including the history of Britain, Europe and the Atlantic world in the early modern era; history of modern Latin America, and of early modern and modern South and East Asia). We are seeking a scholar doing high quality research, able in due course to attract doctoral students and to teach successfully at undergraduate and taught postgraduate levels.
- Applicants must have a doctorate in the relevant area; at least one outstanding research publication; an imaginative post-doctoral research project; and experience of teaching in a university History department, preferably at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
- Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button
- Deadline: 27 Dec. 2017
- intend to interview 19 Jan. 2018
University of Florida (USA:FL) - Early Modern Iberian & Colonial Latin AmericanEdit
- Tenure track assistant professorship in Early Modern Iberian and Colonial Latin American History
- See full posting (link above) at Latin American History 2017-18
- Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in early modern history (1500-1800).
- As a full-time Lecturer at the Centre, you will work from the Centre’s base in Dornoch in the north Highlands. You will design, deliver, monitor, administer and evaluate academic programmes and contribute to the research environment, the development and efficient operation of the Centre. You should have previous experience of university-level teaching and be a research active historian in the field of early modern history (1500-1800). Applications would be encouraged, in particular, from those with a focus on environmental history and/or landscape history relating to that period.
- To apply visit our website www.uhi.ac.uk/vacancies or contact the Personnel Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 01463 279214.
- Please note: No enquiries will be dealt with from the period 22 December 2017 until 8 January 2018.
- Deadline: 28 Jan. 2018
- intend to interview (in Inverness) 13 Mar
University of Mississippi (USA: MS) - Early Modern Europe, incl. Britain and Atlantic world, 1500-1800Edit
- Tenure-track position assistant professor in the History of Early Modern Europe, including Britain and the Atlantic world, 1500-1800.
- Teaching load is 2/2 with the expectation of regular graduate instruction.
- Appointment will begin in August 2018. Ph.D. by the time of appointment, demonstrated excellence in teaching, and the potential for significant peer-reviewed publications are required.
- Candidates must complete an online letter of interest and submit a CV, three letters of recommendation, teaching portfolio (including syllabi and evaluations, if available), and a chapter-length writing sample. These supplementary materials may be attached to the online application (https://jobs.olemiss.edu) or mailed to Chair, European History Search Committee, Arch Dalrymple III Department of History, 310 Bishop Hall, University of Mississippi, P.O. Box 1848, University MS 38677-1848.
- Review of applications is scheduled to begin 10 Nov. 2017
- Intend to interview at the AHA; a candidate unable to attend this meeting may interview via telephone or video-conference call.
- 29 Nov: Invitation for AHA interview
- Who is on the search committee?
- campus visits scheduled
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. www.une.edu.au/jobs-at-une [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.
- Why? Is there a problem in the department?
- I think the above comment answers your question.
- '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 www.phil.uzh.ch/jobs.html.
- Deadline: 1 Oct. 2017.
- Template rejection email received [7 Nov.]
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 www.USherbrooke.ca/emplois 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 : email@example.com
- L'examen des candidatures débutera au plus tard le 2 Octobre 2017 et se poursuivra jusqu'à ce que le poste soit pourvu.
- Nov 10 Has anyone heard anything about this job?
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 http://apply.interfolio.com/42716
- Review begins/For full consideration: 15 Sept. 2017.
- Any updates on this search? 10/20
- Oct 1 Request for additional writing
- Oct 21 Skype interviews were this past week
- Re: Skype interviews - How can this be? They asked for teaching-related materials on the 12th and conducted Skype interviews only a few days after? Any info would be appreciated.
- Strange as it may seem, that is what they did. I was one of those interviewed. The interview invitation came very shortly after I submitted the teaching materials they asked for -- so shortly that they could not have taken more than a cursory look at the materials before the interview was scheduled. Perhaps they only asked for teaching materials from people they had already decided to interview, and wanted the materials on hand for the interview, but who knows? Don't try to make sense of academic job searches or you'll lose your mind. At any rate, the interview was a few weeks ago, and no word since then. Given how quickly they moved at the outset of the search (additional writing request came two weeks after the deadline, and the interviews happened about two weeks after that) I suspect they've made campus invites by now.
- Nov 5 I've heard that interviews have been conducted and campus visits booked.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
- Detailed vacancy announcement, requirements, qualifications, and application procedures at https://www.csub.edu/facultyaffairs/_files/TT-Euro-Hist-2018.pdf or by contacting Dr. Clíona Murphy, email@example.com
- For full consideration: 15 Nov. 2017 & position is opened until filled.
- Phone interview offered (Dec 1)
- Phone interview conducted (Dec 6)
- Any news?
Colby College (USA:ME) - [Non-TT] Excl. RussiaEdit
- One year faculty fellow in modern European history, to begin 1 Sept. 2018
- We are searching for an historian of modern Europe (non-Russia). The specialization is open but we especially encourage those whose research or teaching engage questions of race and/or gender to apply. Comparative and interdisciplinary approaches are welcomed.
- Demonstrated teaching experience is preferred, as is a PhD
- Teaching Load: 4 courses/year "one of which is the second half of the European History survey"
- Please submit a letter of interest, c.v., three letters of recommendation, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a statement of research interests via Interfolio at the following link, http://apply.interfolio.com/45991
- Review begins: 1 Dec. 2017 and continues until position filled.
- Invitation to interview (x3) [Dec. 12]
Cornell University (USA: NY) - Associate or early Full Professor of Modern European Jewish HistoryEdit
- 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 ... to Academic Jobs online at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9584.
- Deadline: 1 Nov. 2017
- Also posted at Jewish Studies 2017-2018
- From Jewish Studies 2017-2018: "Finalists invited to campus (3) [posted 3 Jan.]"
Denison University (USA: OH) - Visiting Asst. Prof. - Modern Continental Europe (post-WWI) [3 yr. appt. - Non-TT]Edit
- Three-year visiting position in the history of continental Europe post-World War I to begin in Fall 2018.
- Teaching responsibilities in a 3/3 load include introductory survey courses in modern Europe and upper level seminars in the candidate’s areas of expertise.
- Apply at: https://employment.denison.edu/postings/1820
- Review of applications will begin on January 2, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.
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.
- Rejection email (18 Jan.)
- Tenure track assistant professorship in European History
- The area of specialization is open but we invite candidates whose scholarship and teaching present Europe within a global context.
- Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in History (ABD nearing completion of dissertation will be considered. If ABD, the person would be hired at the rank of instructor with the requirement that s/he complete doctoral degree within six months of the date of hire).
- Teaching duties include offering both halves of the European history survey as well as upper level courses in nineteenth- and twentieth- century Europe. The candidates will be expected to contribute a secondary field that supports the History Program as well as the General Education Program. Special consideration will be given to applicants with the ability to offer courses on African history, Middle Eastern history, European colonial history, or public history.
- Please send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and three confidential letters of recommendation to Dr. Jim Twombly, One Park Place, Elmira College, Elmira, NY 14901 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Review begins: 1 Nov. 2017 and continues until position filled
- intend to conduct preliminary interviews via Skype in December
- Received email indicating that search is suspended and may restart in February. (1 December 2017)
- Interesting. I received no email. I wonder what that means? (x3)
- I received an email meant for another candidate. I think it just means they're being extremely slipshod about the process and someone else got your email. Here's the full text of the email, for those who don't have it: "We have received your materials in application for our advertised position in European History. You should take pride in being part of what, so far, looks like an extraordinary field of candidates. At present we have been asked to suspend our search with the possibility of restarting it in February. We will keep your application on file in the event that we are able to move forward with the search this academic year."
- Thanks to the poster above for the contents of the email. This search seemed weird from the get-go. It was advertised within a week of the deadline. I never even received an email of receipt for my application. (4 Dec.)
- I just got one of these search suspension emails too (Dec 5)
Farmingdale State College (USA:NY) - excluding Germany and Russia, preference for Britain and/or MediterraneanEdit
- The Department of History, Politics, and Geography at Farmingdale State College (SUNY) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track appointment at the rank of assistant professor in modern European history (excluding Russia and Germany) to begin in the fall semester 2018. Applicants specializing in the Mediterranean World and/or Modern Britain are strongly encourage to apply. Applicants must hold the Ph.D. degree by the time of appointment. Candidates are expected to offer a range of courses including Western Civilization survey courses, upper-division courses on modern European history and/or the Mediterranean World as well as courses specific to the candidate's area of specialization.
- Note: Farmingdale does not have a history major; the department does have a minor in history.
- Interested candidates should submit a letter of application and most recent CV. The cover letter should discuss the candidates teaching philosophy highlight any experience in teaching students from diverse backgrounds. In addition, applicants should demonstrate a clearly defined research agenda (publications preferred). To apply, submit a letter of application (that includes a statement of teaching philosophy and methodology), c.v., and names and contact information for three references. Candidates selected for interviews may be asked to provide copies of teaching evaluations and graduate transcripts (showing highest degree awarded/or currently in process). Only applications made through Farmingdale's electronic application system will be accepted. Candidates invited for interviews will be asked to make a presentation on their research as well as a separate teaching demonstration. Application website: http://www.farmingdale.edu/employment
- No Visa Sponsorship Available
- Application deadline: 5 January 2018.
Franklin and Marshall College (USA:PA) - [Non-TT: VAP]Edit
- One year Visiting Assistant Professorship in Modern European History, to begin Fall 2018
- Candidates should have or be close to completing the Ph.D. Teaching experience is required.
- Teaching Load: 3/2 The successful candidate will teach a two-semester survey of modern European history (HIS121, HIS122) as well as topics courses areas of expertise, and contribute to the College's general education curriculum, "Connections."
- Candidates must submit the following materials electronically via Interfolio https://apply.interfolio.com/47452 letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcript, three letters of recommendation, teaching statement, and teaching evaluation forms.
- Deadline: 15 Feb 2018 or until position filled.
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 http://www.gonzaga.edu/jobs. Applicants must complete an online application. Inquiries can be directed to Dr. Robert Donnelly, Chair, History Department, email@example.com.
- Position closes on 16 Oct. 2017, midnight, PST. For assistance with your online application, call Human Resources at 509.313.5996.
- Has anyone been contacted by the search committee yet?
- Not yet. On pins and needles...
- Request for telephone interview [8 Nov] x2 [9 Nov] x2
- Campus Interviews Scheduled [Dec 1] x 2
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 W3EG@lrz.uni-muenchen.de
- Deadline: 18 Aug. 2017.
Maastricht University (NL) - post-1945 Western EuropeEdit
- Assistant Professor with demonstrated excellence in teaching and research in contemporary (post-1945) Western European history, with a particular emphasis on the political history of European integration and cooperation.
- Research is carried out within the context of the Research Institute for Arts and Social Sciences and, in particular, relating to the interdisciplinary research programme Politics and Culture in Europe (PCE). S/He is expected to develop international research projects and to attract external funding that is related to the faculty’s core research themes.
- Suitable candidates will have a PhD degree in History with a focus on modern and contemporary (post-1945) Western European history, and the political history of European integration and cooperation in particular.
- Fluency in English is a prerequisite, while non-Dutch speaking applicants should be willing to learn Dutch (basic level). After earning the PhD, they will have gained relevant work experience in an academic position at a university.
- In view of recruitment policies and the composition of our corps of assistant professors at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, and Maastricht University in general, female candidates with equal qualifications will be given preferential treatment.
- Initially, candidates are employed on a temporary contract as assistant professor (level 2) and agree to specific development goals. Five years into the appointment, candidates will be evaluated and if the development goals have been met, promoted to assistant professor (level 1) on a permanent contract. The evaluation can be brought forward if criteria are met earlier. On the candidate’s request the evaluation can be deferred in case of special personal circumstances, such as pregnancy leave, parental leave or chronic illness.
- Any inquiries about the position or the project may be addressed to: Prof. dr. K.K. Patel, Head of the Department of History (+31 43 388 3314; email: K.Patel@maastrichtuniversity.nl).
- (Application information from here; if you do not speak Dutch the site can be unclear.) Candidates are invited to submit their application (via email) to firstname.lastname@example.org, which should consist of: A letter of motivation, The PhD degree certificate, A full CV & complete list of publications, A statement on teaching and research interests and how these link to the teaching and research conducted at our faculty, Teaching evaluations (if available), Two writing samples: published article(s) and/or book chapter, and the contact information of two referees (including e-mail, phone number, mailing address, and relationship to the applicant).
- Deadline: 1 Feb 2018.
Marymount University (USA:VA) - 18th-20th C Western excl. BritainEdit
- Tenure track assistant professorship in Modern (18th - 20th C) Western European History, excluding Britain, to begin Aug 2018
- Teaching Load; 3/3 Teaching responsibilities will include the Modern European History survey course as well as upper-division courses on 19th Century Europe, 20th Century Europe, and France since 1815.
- Applicants must have a PhD or provide assurance that it will be completed by August 2018.
- The search committee prefers applicants with: Teaching and research experience, Respect for liberal arts education within the Catholic intellectual tradition, Interest in inquiry-based teaching
- For further details and to apply, please visit marymountjobs.com and search for Position M00837
- Deadline: not stated in ad, ad expires 30 Nov. 2017.
- - When you want a French historian....but can't bring yourself to say the words "French historian"
- AHA interview invitation [Dec. 4}
- Campus invite [Jan. 19]
- Tenure-track Assistant Professor of History beginning in August 2018
- We are seeking a broadly-trained historian of Europe. The successful candidate will be able to teach advanced courses in modern Europe, as well as introductory courses in Western Civilization and either early or modern U.S. History. We are particularly interested in candidates with a secondary specialization in pre-modern Europe, Middle Eastern, African, or Asian history
- PhD preferred but ABDs will be considered
- Teaching Load: 4/4
- Applicants should submit a detailed letter of application, curriculum vitae (with the names, addresses, email addresses, and phone numbers of three references), and copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts. (Official transcripts are required 45 days after contract is issued.) Please apply online at http://www.mssu.edu/jobs.
- Deadline: 1 Mar. 2018
Missouri Western State University (USA: MO) - 19th and 20th c. Europe, *spec. Central and/or Eastern Europe *preferred Edit
- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF EUROPEAN HISTORY- (full-time, tenure- track) - to teach 12 credit hours per semester beginning August 2018 (including at least one section of a general education course online per semester).
- Areas of expertise must include 19th and 20th century Europe, with particular emphasis on Central and/or Eastern Europe; additional desirable fields include global history.
- REQUIRED: Ph.D. in History.
- Employment is contingent upon proof of the legal right to work in the U.S. An appointment is not final until all documents are provided.
- Qualified applicants must submit a cover letter, CV, unofficial transcripts, evidence of excellence in teaching, a link to a writing sample or a writing sample of no more than 6,000 words, and contact information for three references (including name, address, email and phone number) to be sent electronically to: email@example.com
- Deadline: 31 Jan. 2018.
- NOTE** Although the job ad on the AHA site states that they are looking for a candidate who specializes in Central or Eastern Europe, the committee also welcomes applications from qualified candidates whose research focuses on other regions of Europe, provided their research has a global focus or they have a demonstrated ability to teach global history.
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.
- Invited to interview: 16 Oct. 2017.
- Rejected after shortlist: Nov. 12 2017.
Princeton University (USA:NJ) - Modern Continental EuropeEdit
- Tenure track assistant professorship in the history of Modern Europe, 1800 to the present, to begin 1 Sept. 2018
- 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: https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/2921
- Review begins 2 Oct. 2017, but applications will be considered until the department chooses to close the search.
- Any news on this?
- I happened upon the very similar search they had last year (with an almost identical deadline), and it seems they didn't send out invitations for Skype interviews until November 11th last year. I would have guessed that they had already selected candidates this year, but maybe just maybe invites have not gone out yet.
- [20 Dec] Any update on this search? I can't imagine they haven't contacted some candidates yet
- Jobs talks have been underway for a few weeks.
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.
- This online app system is a NIGHTMARE! (agreed!)
- The job announcement says that they want three letters of recommendation, but has anyone figured out exactly how these are supposed to be submitted? I don't see a way to get the application to send links to referees to upload letters.
- I had the same issue re: the letters. There was a space to add contact information for recommenders, so I figured (hoped) that was what they wanted.
- Letters could be emailed to the committee chair.
- I had Interfolio send letters to the committee chair, but honestly, this search smells fishy. They happen to have an instructor-ranked Ph.D. on staff with a recent book on Britain and the Atlantic world, who also happens to coordinate the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies... (feel free to delete if this is inappropriate commentary) --> I'm ok with knowing this context. Plus, deadline's already passed, so... we'll see! [posted 10/3]
- For those interested, you can look back at the Wiki to the 2013-2014 cycle and see that they ran a permanent instructor position 4/4 (with security of employment or as they call it, "tenure-track" or "3/4 load faculty") with a preference for field of study in modern Europe. Not sure what happened with that (whether they hired, if that person left, etc.; I'm not going to look through the faculty lists), but in case this information is useful.
- interview scheduled [posted 24 Oct.]
- Have campus visit invitations gone out yet?
- Generic rejection email received [23 Jan.]
- Tenure track assistant professorship specializing in Modern European History beginning the fall 2018 term.
- The successful candidate will teach surveys for the general student population and upper-level courses in a wide range of European History.
- The candidates will be expected to contribute a secondary field that complements the department’s existing strengths and initiatives, including but not limited to military, diplomatic and world history. The department is looking for a teacher interested in curriculum innovation.
- Ph.D.s are preferred but A.B.D.s are welcome to apply.
- Appreciation and respect of the Franciscan-Catholic mission of St. Bonaventure University is expected of the successful candidate.
- Applications should be submitted electronically in PDF or MS Word format with the applicant’s name in the file name. Please e-mail letter of application, curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, evidence of successful teaching (such as syllabi, classroom observations and student evaluations) and a short writing sample to Sharon Godfrey at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Review begins: 1 Nov. 2017.
- [5 Dec] Any news on this search?
- Last year they sent out Skype interview requests in late December (Dec. 5)
- [19 Dec] Invitation to interview on Skype.
- 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: email@example.com.
- Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, writing sample, teaching statement or portfolio, and three letters of reference via Interfolio to firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline: 1 Nov. 2017.Ad reposted 4 Oct with new review start date 15 Nov. 2017.
- Preliminary interviews will take place at the American Historical Association (AHA) meeting in Washington, D.C. in January 2018.
- Invitation to interview (X2)
- [9 Jan] Campus invite
Southeastern Louisiana University (USA:LA) - Modern Europe since 1815Edit
- The Department of History and Political Science invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor of History with expertise in Modern Europe Since 1815.
- Applicant responsibilities will include teaching American, Western Civilization, and/or World History surveys, both upper-level classes and a graduate seminar on European History since 1815, and other courses as assigned…
- Online application form here. Include the names and contact information for three references and the following attachments: letter of application, resume, and transcripts from all colleges/universities.
- Deadline: 1 Feb. 2018.
- Spring Hill College is seeking candidates to fill a tenure-track assistant professor position in Modern European history (specialization open), beginning August 2018. Teaching duties include core courses in Western Civilization and Global History and upper level courses in Nineteenth and Twentieth(-Century) Europe.
- Please send a letter of interest, c.v., a statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Tom Ward, Chair, Department of History, Spring Hill College, 4000 Dauphin Street, Mobile, AL 36608, or via e-mail to email@example.com
- The deadline for receipt of applications is 10 Nov. 2017.
- interview request (7 Dec 2017) [x2]
- 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 Arkansas at Little Rock (USA:AR) - CANCELLED Edit
- The Department of History at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UA Little Rock) invites applications for a position at the tenure track Assistant Professor - Modern European History (R96971) with a starting date of August 15, 2018.
- Teaching responsibilities include World Civilization history survey courses, upper level and graduate courses, and MA thesis supervision. An active research agenda that will lead to publications is required. Service is expected at department, college and university levels, along with community engagement. Experience with or willingness to participate in online teaching and learning
- Application materials must be submitted through the UALR PeopleAdmin online application system. Additional information about this position and application requirements are available under the Jobs link on the Human Resources' website at http://ualr.edu/humanresources/ . Incomplete applications will not be considered.
- Deadline: 15 Nov. 2017.
- Was this search cancelled? I can't find it anywhere in their website (10/06)
- It must have been - the original posting has also been deleted - wish I had known that before I spent hours working on a cover letter.
- It was cancelled--the administration withdrew the posting, and the department hopes to re-open the search next year. (Source: emailing the department chair) [posted ~30 Oct.]
University of British Columbia (CAN) - [Non-TT Lecturer]Edit
- One year lectureship in Modern European History
- Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. in European History or a related field.
- Teaching Load: 24 credits (8 courses) . In cases where an extraordinary level of additional administrative or service responsibilities are assigned, a 3-credit teaching reduction may be granted.
- This position may be renewed for a second year, subject to availability of funds and demonstration of excellence in teaching and service, in accordance with the Collective Agreement between UBC and the UBC Faculty Association
- Applicants must apply through the UBC faculty careers website, www.facultycareers.ubc.ca/28439 and are requested to upload (in the following order, and not exceeding 12 megabytes per attachment): a cover letter or letter of application, a curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, sample course syllabi, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Only completed applications will be considered by the search committee. Applicants should also arrange to have three confidential letters of reference sent by the same deadline by email, with “Lecturer” in the subject line, to Ms. Janet Mui, the coordinator of the search, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, letters of reference may be mailed to: Ms. Janet Mui, European History Search Committee, Department of History, University of British Columbia, #1297-1873 East Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1, Canada.
- Deadline: 15 Feb. 2018.
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 http://tinyurl.com/kwpb96o.
- 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 College Dublin (IRL) - Modern East EuropeanEdit
- Permanent Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Modern (20thC) East European History
- including Russian history and/or the history of Eastern and East-Central Europe but excluding the German-speaking lands of Central Europe
- The successful applicant will have a PhD in a relevant area, a proven teaching ability and a track-record of high-quality research, demonstrated by publications. A proven ability to attract external funding would be an advantage. Preference may be given to candidates with research and teaching interests that complement and reinforce existing areas of strength within the School.
- The post-holder will design and deliver teaching on undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the field of twentieth-century European history and will contribute to the School’s research profile through high-quality publications, engagement with the wider public and external grant acquisition.
- Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the UCD Job Vacancies website: www.ucd.ie/hr/jobvacancies
- Deadline: 5pm GMT 24 Nov. 2017.
- [1 Dec] Email rejection received [x2]
- Surprisingly fast shortlisting.
- Strangely, received another rejection email today [18 Jan]
University College London (UK:Eng) - 1700-1850Edit
- Lectureship (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in European History (1700-1850), to begin 1 Sept. 2018
- Applicants must have a doctorate in the relevant area; a competitive record of research publication; an imaginative post-doctoral research project; and experience of teaching in a university History department, preferably at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
- Apply online
- Deadline: 9 Jan. 2018
- Intend to interview 2 Feb.
- Any news?
University of Melbourne (AUS) - 20th CEdit
- Lectureship (continuing) in 20th Century European History
- The Lecturer is required to be a History specialist in 20th-century Central or Western European history, with suitable research and teaching experience. The incumbent will work to develop new areas of research and training as well as support existing programs.
- The Lecturer is responsible for teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and will assist in the development of new subjects and re-development of existing subjects as appropriate; supervision of Research Higher Degree students is also a requirement. The incumbent will undertake research resulting in publications with leading publishers in the field, and apply for competitive research grants, foster engagement links with external networks/partners nationally and internationally and will take on administrative tasks associated with the appointment.
- Deadline: 28 Feb. 2018.
- Full-time, tenure track assistant professor in the history of modern Western Europe, with a focus on the 18th and long 19th centuries, to begin Aug 2018.
- The candidate must be willing to offer classes on the history of the Middle East and/or North Africa. The candidate will also be expected to teach graduate and undergraduate classes, including courses in the University’s general education curriculum and a historical methods course.
- PhD must be in hand by start date.
- Teaching experience and evidence of potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship are required.
- The department will give preference to candidates with a transnational or comparative perspective. In addition, the department will give preference to candidates willing to develop distance learning classes, and with an interest in teaching and/or research in the digital humanities.
- Applicants must complete an online application at http://www.unfjobs.org, as well as upload and mail or e-mail supplemental documents in order to be considered for this position. Applicants who do not apply online and/or upload and e-mail all the required documents will not be considered for this position. Once you submit both your completed application and uploaded documents you will receive a confirmation number. Keep the confirmation number for your records. While the confirmation number guarantees that your online application and uploaded documents have been successfully received, it does not mean that your application is complete. Your application is not complete until your mailed or e-mailed documents have also been received.
- You must mail or e-mail the following materials: 1. Three (3) letters of recommendation
- Address the letters to:
- UNF History Search,
- Position Number: 317030,
- Department of History,
- University of North Florida,
- 1 UNF Dr.
- Jacksonville, FL 32224
- For further information, please contact Marianne Roberts at (904) 620-2880 or via e-mail at email@example.com .
- Initial review of applications will begin on 8 Nov. 2017.
- Offered Skype interview (21 Nov)
- Any update? (29 Dec)
University of North Texas (USA:TX) - 20th Century European (or US) Military History [Open Rank]Edit
- 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.
- 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: https://facultyjobs.unt.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=177545
- Review of applications will begin on 1 Nov. 2017 and continue until the position is closed.
- Also posted at North American History 2017-18
- 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 http://jobs.richmond.edu. 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.
- Does anyone know if they will be holding interviews at the AHA?
- Yes, they are.
- Rejection email [Nov 27], (x4, although they try to couch it as if there is a tiny outside possibility in case all the AHA interviewees turn out to be duds)
University of Tampa (USA:FL) - Non-TTEdit
- The Department of History, Sociology, Geography and Legal Studies in the College of Social Sciences, Mathematics and Education at The University of Tampa invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track, renewable position as an Assistant Professor of History beginning in August 2018.
- The successful candidate will teach four 4-credit courses each semester. At least three of these classes each semester will be sections of HIS 103 World History Since 1500. Demonstrated success in teaching courses on the Holocaust and Twentieth-Century Europe is also required.
- To apply on-line, please visit https://ut.edu/jobs Applicants should be prepared to attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and a copy of graduate transcript.
- Three reference letters from external providers are required. Please have the reference provider email the reference letter to Employment@ut.edu to include your name and the position you applied for in the email subject line.
- Review of candidates will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled.
University of Wyoming (USA:WY) - Long Twentieth CenturyEdit
- The Department of History and American Studies at the University of Wyoming invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Modern European History, focusing on the long twentieth century, to begin August 2018.
- We are particularly interested in candidates who specialize in the areas of imperialism and/or globalization during the long twentieth century
- Faculty teach 5 courses per year
- Please submit the online application, and upload the following as a single document: a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, contact information for three professional references, and a writing sample (20-30 pages). Additionally, please email graduate transcripts and three letters of reference directly to Dr. Carolyne Larson at firstname.lastname@example.org. Research and teaching statements will be required for first-round phone interviews.
- Deadline: 15 Jan. 2018.
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 (email@example.com).
- Reference no.: 14/23-2016/17
- Deadline: 30 Jun 2017.
Utrecht University (NDL) - PoliticalEdit
- Assistant professorship in Political history
- Applicants should be specialised in modern or contemporary European political history, ideally with a focus on comparative or transnational dimensions.
- The successful candidate will have: Experience with and enthusiasm for teaching undergraduate students at all levels; A PhD degree in history; Ability to contribute to research-led postgraduate courses and to assist in the recruitment of postgraduate students; A record (appropriate to career stage) of publications that demonstrates the ability to conduct research that is internationally excellent in significance, originality and rigour; A realistic medium-term research plan, addressing substantial historical problems and aiming for publications in leading journals, and holding the promise of winning external funding for research; Readiness to engage with non-academic research users and to assist in developing the impact of historical research beyond the university sector; Ability to play an important role in departmental management and to contribute fully to the academic life of the department
- Candidates are expected to be versatile in both Dutch and English; non-Dutch candidates will need to master the Dutch language on an academic level within two years.
- Written applications should address each of the criteria, and include the following documents: • Cover letter; • Curriculum vitae; • Statement of research (max. 1000 words); • Copy of a key publication; • Example of a course syllabus for BA-students; • Names and contact details of two referees.
- Deadline: 5 Jan. 2018.
- Initial interviews may be conducted over Skype. Candidates who make the shortlist will be interviewed in person in Utrecht. The interviews will be scheduled in February 2018.
British (incl. Scottish)Edit
- 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.
- Fordham University seeks a historian for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in 19th and/or 20th century British or British Imperial history with a specialization in gender and/or sexuality. Applications with colonial, transnational and Irish perspectives/approaches are encouraged.
- Questions should be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Prof. Silvana Patriarca, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Fordham is an independent, Catholic University in the Jesuit tradition that welcomes applications from all backgrounds. Fordham is an equal opportunity employer.
- Applications should include a CV, three recommendations and a writing sample, and should be submitted to Interfolio (ID: 27665) by 1 December 2017.
- Also posted at Womens/Gender/Queer Studies 2017-2018
- Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc or assoc/full prof) in Modern British History, to begin Summer 2018
- The successful applicant should have a background in modern British History and a proven ability to teach undergraduates and postgraduates in this area effectively. Applicants with specialisms in post-war social history and/or public history are particularly encouraged to apply. The successful applicant must also be a scholar with a recognised record of achievement in research as demonstrated by publications that are REF 2021 eligible and world-class in terms of originality, significance, and rigour. S/he will also have experience in applying for external grants and building external partnerships. The appointed candidate must also be collegial and a team-player, with an ability to mentor and nurture the talents of others to the benefit of the Department and University as a whole.
- Apply Online
- Deadline: 15 Dec. 2017.
Manchester Metropolitan University (UK:Eng) - Public Heritage w/British historyEdit
- Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in History – Public Heritage
- See full posting (link above) at Non-Geographic/Methodologically_Oriented_History_2017-18
- Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc or assoc/full prof) in Twentieth Century British History, to begin Jan. 2018
- You will be required to offer research-led teaching in the field of Twentieth-century British History at undergraduate and postgraduate levels; this will include contributions to team-taught History modules (undergraduate and MA). You will also be expected to contribute to the further development of postgraduate research at Newcastle and to take on a share of administrative tasks. Suitable candidates with any research and teaching specialism in twentieth-century British history will be seriously considered.
- For informal enquiries please contact Dr Violetta Hionidou, Head of History email@example.com, or Prof. Sam Turner, Head of School firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Please be advised that due to a new minimum salary threshold of £30,000 per annum imposed by the UKVI, this post may not qualify for University sponsorship under Tier 2 of the points based system.
- apply online
- Deadline: 17 Nov. 2017.
University of Aberdeen (UK:Scot) - Scottish 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 www.abdn.ac.uk/jobs
- Deadline: 7 Sept. 2017.
- Lectureship (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in the history of Modern Britain and its global context, to begin Sept 2018.
- The chronological and geographic parameters of the position are broadly conceived, though we are interested in applicants working on the 19th or 20th century and whose work will complement our existing strengths (research interests of staff are available on the History Department website). In all events, candidates’ research should be well-situated within the context of global history, and should ideally complement our strengths in at least one of the following key research areas for the School: mobilities, subjectivities, temporalities, materialities, global networks, and state, society, and conflict. We define British history broadly and especially encourage applications from historians working comparatively or who place Britain in imperial, global, European, or other transnational context. In the context of modern British history, we would be particularly interested in historians working on minority communities, race, migration, or imperial and post-imperial contexts
- The appointment would be expected to consolidate and expand our UG teaching provision, expand PGT and PGR recruitment and work with one or more of our research centres (Modern British Studies, West Midlands History, Modern and Contemporary History) to bolster History’s research strength and intellectual community. The successful candidate will contribute to courses at undergraduate levels C, I and H in History and to contribute to our postgraduate programmes. As part of their undergraduate remit, the successful candidate will be expected to provide an Option and Special Subject on their subject of expertise, as well as contribute to core modules on modern history more generally. They will be expected to participate in our plans for the REF and TEF, and help to increase our postgraduate recruitment, ideally contributing to the further development of our existing MA programmes as befits their expertise (MA in Modern British Studies; MA in Contemporary History; MA in Global History; MA in West Midlands History).
- Apply Online
- Deadline: 23 Feb, 2018
University of Cambridge (UK:Eng) - post-1800Edit
- University Lecturer (~asst/assoc prof) in Modern British History, since c.1800, to begin 1 Sept. 2018
- The successful candidate will have an outstanding and developing research profile in modern British history. The incumbent must have excellent communication, interpersonal, and organisational skills; show a commitment to supporting students academically; and be able and ready to co-operate in Faculty affairs, including undertaking administration.
- The appointee will be responsible for teaching modern British history, at all levels from first-year undergraduate to PhD. S/he will be expected to contribute substantially to the MPhil in Modern British History, and to supervise undergraduate and postgraduate dissertations. In due course, the appointee will be expected to design and teach a Part II Specified or Special Subject paper on a modern British or thematic topic.
- The Faculty welcomes applications from both early-career scholars and those who already have established careers. By the start of the appointment, the successful candidate must hold a doctorate (or equivalent) in a relevant field.
- The Lecturer will be based in central Cambridge. Appointments will be for a probationary period of 5 years with appointment to the retiring age thereafter, subject to satisfactory performance.
- To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the Apply Button. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form. Applicants seeking further information about the post are invited to contact Professor Peter Mandler, Professor of Modern Cultural History: email@example.com. For further details about the application process, please contact the Faculty's HR Administrator, Mrs Joanne Pearson (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, telephone: 01223 335350). Please quote reference JJ14421 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
University of Dundee (UK:Scot) - Scottish History & Literature [Senior Hire]Edit
- Senior Lecturer/Reader (~tenured assoc/full or full prof) in Scots History and Literature
- Working between English and History discipline groups the successful candidate will “extend our curriculum” and “promote interdisciplinary work” and “embed retention and entrepreneurialism” in the curriculum. They will extend the range and scope of interdisciplinary research, open up new areas of research funding and avenues for partnership-based research in local, national and international contexts. The post will make a significant contribution to our over-arching goal of becoming Scotland’s leading university by becoming the keystone in a distinctive area of teaching and research.
- Applicants should have established research achievements, possess considerable potential and an ability to work in an interdisciplinary environment.
- Apply Online
- Deadline: 15 Dec. 2017.
University of Leicester (UK:Eng) - Modern Social & CulturalEdit
- Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in British Social & Cultural History post-1750
- We are looking to appoint an expert in the field of British social and cultural history, with emphasis placed on English and Welsh history post-1750, with clearly defined local or regional dimensions.
- You will hold a PhD in History, or a related field and have a record of publications in international journals and with leading publishers, commensurate with career experience.
- further details (pdf)
- Apply Online
- Deadline: 14 Dec. 2017
- We anticipate that assessments will take place on 11th January 2018.
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 Manchester (UK:Eng) - post-1800Edit
- Lectureship/Senior Lectureship (~asst/assoc or assoc/full prof) in Modern British History, to begin as soon as possible
- Applications from candidates with research interests that map onto one or more of History’s existing research groups (Capital at Manchester; Cultural History of War; Embodied Emotions; Histories of Humanitarianism; Political Cultures) are particularly welcome although other research areas are encouraged to apply.
- You will have an outstanding record of academic publication in Modern British History, compatible with inclusion in our submission to REF 2021 and appropriate to their career stage. You will contribute to existing undergraduate and postgraduate courses. These team-taught courses are subject to review and revision at regular intervals in order to incorporate the interests of new staff. At level 3 you will devise and teach a specialist course based on their area of research expertise. At Senior Lecturer level, you will be expected to undertake academic administration and leadership roles.
- apply online
- Deadline: 23 Nov. 2017.
University of Oxford (UK:Eng) - Britain & the World since 1700Edit
- Associate Professor & Tutorial Fellow (Somerville College) in History, to begin 1 Sept. 2018
- The main duties of the postholder will be to engage in research at an internationally competitive level and teach at all levels in a field within ‘Britain and the World since 1700’. Applicants should have relevant expertise in one of the following fields: Britain’s relations with other parts of the non-European world, especially South Asia or the Caribbean (for instance, in the latter case, the slave trade); The impact of the non-European world on Britain, for instance through migration, the development of a multi-cultural society, or the history of Black and Asian populations in modern British society.
- Applicants should note that the appointment involves two separate contracts, one with the college and one with the University, and the postholder will be expected to undertake duties (as outlined in the further particulars) for both the college and the Faculty of History.
- Candidates should normally have received the degree of PhD or DPhil by 1 September 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter. The faculty and colleges will also be happy to consider applications from senior faculty staff at other universities.
- Further particulars and an application form are available from the following website: www.some.ox.ac.uk/jobs
- Deadline: 29 Jan. 2018.
University of Roehampton (UK:Eng) - 19th/20th CenturyEdit
- Lectureship/Senior Lectureship (~asst/assoc or assoc/full prof) in Modern British History
- We seek an historian of nineteenth and or twentieth century British history, with a preference for political approaches. Specific preference may be given for scholars working on domestic political history. We expressly wish to expand expertise beyond a team which already covers Anglo-Irish history and post-1945 diplomatic and international dimensions of British history.
- To find out more information about the role and what we’re looking for, please visit the Working at Roehampton section of our website where you will find full details, how to apply, as well as further information about the benefits of working for us. http://www.roehampton.ac.uk/Working-at-Roehampton/
- Deadline: 16 Oct. 2017.
- It is hoped that interviews will be held during week commencing 6 November, 2017.
University of Scranton (USA:PA) - British EmpireEdit
- Tenure track assistant professorship in the History of the British Empire, to begin Fall 2018
- A Ph.D. in History and teaching experience are required qualifications.
- Primary responsibilities include teaching both halves of a world history survey, British History, as well as other courses in south Asian and/or African history.
- The University of Scranton is, by tradition and choice, a Catholic and Jesuit university. A full statement of our mission may be found at http://www.scranton.edu/mission.
- To apply please submit a letter of interest, c.v., and three letters of reference at universityofscrantonjobs.com
- Deadline: 3 Nov. 2017.
- Intend to interview at the AHA.
- Phone call offering AHA interview (16 November)
- Well, damn...that is disappointing for me. Congrats to you!
- This has to be the shortest turnaround time to hear for interviews from them. Less than 2 weeks??!
- With only two British jobs in the US, I'm sure they could afford to cherry pick. It's definitely a rough year, no doubt about it. (20 Nov)
- Any word since the AHA? (18 Jan)
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 of St. Andrews (UK:Scot) - MedievalEdit
- Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in Medieval History, Britain 1000-1300, to begin 1 Aug. 2018
- The successful candidate should be able to contribute substantially to the research and teaching profile of the School of History. The successful candidate will have a PhD in a relevant field, show evidence of research potential that will complement existing strengths in the School, and undertake a range of teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.
- Further Particulars: AC2152ML FPs.doc
- Deadline: 5 Feb 2018.
University of St. Andrews (UK:Scot) - [Senior Hire] ScottishEdit
- Professorship (~tenured Full Prof++) in Scottish History, to begin 1 Aug. 2018
- The successful candidate will have a distinguished record of research and publication in Scottish History, experience of teaching Scottish and British history at all levels of the curriculum, and an ability to develop the profile of Scottish history at St Andrews through postgraduate recruitment, external research grant capture, and public engagement.
- Further Particulars: AC2151ML FPs.doc
- Deadline: 5 Feb. 2018.
University of Warwick (UK:Eng) - teaching-focused, 20thC BritishEdit
- Senior Teaching Fellow (tenured faculty with emphasis on teaching) in 20th Century British History
- Although your area of specialism may be in any aspect of 20th Century British History, we particularly welcome applications from individuals working in the areas of race, ethnicity and migration. We also welcome applications from individuals with experience of working with digital humanities.
- You will undertake lecturing, seminar teaching, essay tutorials, office hours, marking of undergraduate work, exam invigilation, and monitoring of student attendance in accordance with the Department’s quality assurance practices, as required by the Head of Department and as appropriate to subject knowledge. You will also act as personal tutor to an assigned group of undergraduate students, providing pastoral support and guidance during the academic year. You will be actively engaged in research in 20th Century British History, or a comparable field, and be able to work with the staff and materials of the Warwick University Modern Records Centre (MRC) in your teaching. You will possess experience in undergraduate teaching and subject specialism appropriate for research-led teaching in 20th Century British History. You should also possess a PhD (or equivalent) in History.
- All applications must be accompanied by a CV and covering letter. Writing samples may be requested from candidates during the latter stages of the recruitment process and should not be submitted with the initial application.
- Please direct all informal inquiries to Professor Daniel Branch, Head of Department, at D.P.Branch@warwick.ac.uk.
- apply online
- Deadline: 3 Dec. 2017.
University of Warwick (UK:Eng) - Early ModernEdit
- Assistant Professor in Early Modern British History
- You will have a proven record of achievement in research, with clear potential for/or demonstrated excellence in publication in an area or areas of Early Modern British History. You will have undergraduate teaching experience, and experience of/or the potential to engage in postgraduate teaching. You will have knowledge of applying for funding, and the potential to participate in collaborative grant initiatives and management. You will be expected to participate as appropriate in the administration of the History Department.
- All applications must be accompanied by a CV and covering letter. Writing samples may be requested from candidates during the latter stages of the recruitment process and should not be submitted with the initial application.
- Please direct all informal enquiries to Professor Daniel Branch, Head of Department, at D.P.Branch@warwick.ac.uk.
- apply online
- Deadline: 3 Dec. 2017.
- January 9 2018: contacted Human Resources for update. Department has not finalised the shortlist.
- 15 Jan 2018: Rejection email
Emory University (USA:GA) - French and Francophone Studies - early modern (16th- 17th century) and/or modern period (1900-present)Edit
- Advanced Assistant Professor, to begin September 1, 2018.
- We seek a colleague with a specialization in either early modern (16th-17th century) and/or modern (1900-present) French or Francophone Studies who shares our commitment to critical theory, close textual analysis and interdisciplinary approaches and who would complement and diversify our signature strengths. We would be particularly interested in candidates with subspecializations in philosophy; aesthetics; theater and performance; poetics; sexuality studies; film; new media and technology; and medical humanities. Candidates should have a record of demonstrated excellence in research, teaching, and service. Preference may be given to candidates who specialize in more than one field of French and Francophone Studies and/or whose work puts French and Francophone Studies into a dynamic engagement with other fields and disciplines.
- PhD required
- Teaching Load: 2 courses/semester
- Only applications submitted through Interfolio will be considered. Paper applications will not be accepted. Application must include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, a writing sample (no more than thirty pages) and a brief statement detailing your experience and commitment to teaching and mentoring students with diverse backgrounds. Emory University is an EEO/AA employer. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. Submit your application here: http://apply.interfolio.com/45265
- Deadline: 20 Nov. 2017.
Oklahoma State University (USA:OK) - France 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 http://apply.interfolio.com/43853.
- To receive full consideration, complete applications should be received by 15 Oct. 2017.
- Is it just me or is there no specific place to upload a cover letter for this application? --> Yeah, I don't think they included a specific field for it (as most apps seem to) but there was a spot for "other documents" or something so I just put it there.
- Skype interview offered (9 Nov) (x2)
- Any news?
- Skype interview was in late November - haven't heard anything since.
University College London (UK:Eng) - Modern French History (post-1789)Edit
- 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.
- Tenure track assistant professorship in Modern European History (c.1700-1900) with a particular interest in France and its cross-European and global links, to begin 25 July 2018
- Applicants at the assistant professor rank must be on track to receive a PhD in History by May 2018 and must hold a PhD at the time of appointment; Applicants at the assistant professor rank should have a promising trajectory of scholarly publication, and indicate their plans for disseminating their work in the form of journal articles, book chapters, conference papers and books. Applicants at the associate professor rank must hold the PhD at the time of application and must demonstrate an outstanding publication and teaching record.
- To apply candidates must submit a Candidate Profile through Jobs@UVa (https://jobs.virginia.edu), search on posting number 0621725 and electronically attach the following: a cover letter of interest describing research agenda and teaching experience, a curriculum vitae, a sample article- or chapter-length sample of scholarship (Attach to Writing Sample 1) and contact information for three references. Please have reference letter writers email letters directly to Histemail@example.com. Questions regarding the application process in JOBS@UVa should be directed to: L. Kent Merritt, firstname.lastname@example.org, 434.924.6380.
- Review begins: 30 Nov. 2017.
- Any news? It wasn't entirely clear if this search was interviewing at the AHA this year.
- Afrer many weeks have received no reply to inquiry seeking confirmation of receipt of recommendation letters. One suspects they already have someone in mind and are just running this search for show.
- Interviews took place, via Skype, last week. <----Can anyone confirm this?
Queen Mary University of London (UK:Eng) - Modern [non-TT]Edit
- Lecturer (Asst/assoc prof) in Modern German History, fixed term for 5 years
- To provide cover for Professor Christina von Hodenberg during her five-year secondment as Director of the German Historical Institute, the School is seeking to appoint a Teaching and Scholarship Lecturer to develop and teach modules on German history since 1800 at every level.
- Informal enquiries should be addressed to Professor Julian Jackson, Head of the School of History (email@example.com).
- apply online
- Deadline: 15 Dec. 2017.
- 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: https://www.sujobopps.com/postings/71283
- Priority consideration will be given to applications received by 15 Oct. 2017 although the search will remain open until the position is filled.
- Any word? other mid-October positions are hearing back already...
- Request for AHA interview [Dec. 8]
- 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: http://www.ucd.ie/hr/jobvacancies.
- 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: http://www.ucy.ac.cy/hr/el/recruitmentsupportoffcacadresearch/20-gr-articles/recruitmentsupport-offc-acad-research/55-guidesproceduresacadmpersn
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.; 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.)
Newcastle University (UK:Eng) - [Non-TT] ModernEdit
- One year Teaching Fellow in Modern Irish History, to begin Jan 2018
- You will be expected to undertake research-led teaching in Modern Irish History and contribute to co-taught modules, including modules in British History. You will also need to teach the existing stage 2 module ‘Anglo-Irish relations, 1798-1998’. We welcome applications from specialists who will enhance or complement the existing 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: Ideas and Beliefs; Life Cycles, Bodies, Health and Disease; Empires and After; Conflict and Revolution; and, Labour and Society.
- For informal enquiries please contact Dr Violetta Hionidou, Head of History, email@example.com, or Prof. Sam Turner, Head of School, firstname.lastname@example.org.
- This post is full-time and fixed-term from January 2018 for 12 months to cover maternity.
- apply online
- Deadline: 5 Dec. 2017.
New York University Arts and Sciences (USA:NY) - [Senior Hire]Edit
- Tenured associate or full professor in Irish History
- The Faculty of Arts and Science invites applications for a senior scholar in the field of Irish history, with a broad focus on Ireland, Irish-America, and/or the global Irish diaspora, who will also assume the Directorship of the Glucksman Ireland House, NYU’s world-renowned center for Irish and Irish-American studies.
- Applicants should present a distinguished record of publication and extensive teaching experience in some combination of Irish history, the history of Irish America, and/or the wider history of the transnational Irish diaspora. To apply through http://apply.interfolio.com/47794, please submit letter of application, with c.v., and three letters of recommendation
- Deadline: 27 Jan. 2018.
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.
Bogazici University (TUR) 18-20thCEdit
- Assistant Professorship in late Ottman History (18th - 20thC)
- Teaching Load: minimum 2 courses/semester
- Preference will be given to candidates with a research focus in social and/or economic history using a variety of written source materials and adopting a comparative/global perspective. Candidates who can teach a broader range of courses including history of the Turkish Republic, historiography and research methods, and contribute substantially to the department's required undergraduate teaching are encouraged to apply. Skills in teaching quantitative and/or textual analysis are a plus
- Applicants must have a Ph.D., an excellent command of English and some teaching experience by the time of application.
- Applications must include a curriculum vitae, a cover letter discussing research and teaching interests and accomplishments, three letters of recommendation (to be sent directly by the referees), two articles or chapter-length writing samples and the syllabi of at least one survey of late Ottoman history (1700-1922) and two specialized graduate or upper level undergraduate courses in the relevant fields.
- Electronic files (in pdf format) must be received by the application deadline at history.application [at] boun.edu.tr. Hard copies must be mailed on or before the deadline to the address given below
- Geç Osmanlı Tarihi Seçici Kurulu, Boğaziçi Üniversitesi, Fen-Edebiyat Fakültesi, Tarih Bölümü, Bebek 34342, Istanbul, Turkey
- SHORT Deadline: 26 January 2018.
University of Pennsylvania (USA:PA) - OttomanEdit
- Tenure track assistant professorship in Ottoman History
- We welcome a range of scholarship in Ottoman history, including transnational and imperial perspectives as well as approaches that address the political, ethnic, and religious diversity of the Ottoman world. Specialists from any period in Ottoman history may apply. We expect that the successful candidate will be able to teach the broad sweep of the empire’s history
- PhD must be in hand by start date
- Submit applications online at http://facultysearches.provost.upenn.edu/postings/1146. Please include letter of application, curriculum vitae, writing sample approximately 7500 words in length, and the contact information of three individuals who will provide letters of recommendation. Recommenders will be contacted by the University with instructions on how to submit letters to the website. If the writing sample is part of a dissertation or other major project, include an abstract explaining the sample’s relationship to the larger work
- Review begins: 15 Sept. 2017 and continues until position filled.
- Also posted at African/Middle East History 2017-18
University of Texas, Austin (USA:TX) - [Senior Hire]Edit
- Advanced associate or full professorship in Ottoman History
- "...with a preference for scholars of social, intellectual, or cultural history who focus on the early modern era (c. 1500-1800). We have a particular interest in those whose work takes an expansive, trans-regional view of the Ottoman Empire. We are looking for scholarship on phenomena like climate, environment, military power, consumer culture, or international trade, as embedded in contacts between the Ottoman provinces and the Ottoman center, as well as entanglements between the Ottoman Empire and the wider early modern world"
- A PhD degree in History or related field is required. Applicants may currently hold the rank of either associate or full professor.
- Interested applicants are invited to submit a letter of interest, detailed curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Denise Spellberg, Department of History, The University of Texas at Austin. All materials should be submitted online via: https://dossier.interfolio.com/apply/44876.
- Deadline: 15 Nov. 2017.
Aarhus University (Denmark) - Associate Professor - Russian Studies [Interdisciplinary]Edit
The Citadel (USA:SC) - Assistant or Associate Professor, Modern Russian Military and/or Diplomatic HistoryEdit
- Tenure-track position in Russian military/diplomatic history at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.
- The ability to teach courses on the Soviet era and Cold War is desirable as is willingness to participate in the design and delivery of online courses.
- Teaching load : 4/4 consisting usually of two preparations. Course reductions are sometimes available. Teaching responsibilities may include upper-level, graduate, and general education courses.
- Complete c.v., transcripts, and three letters of recommendation can be emailed to: Professor Kyle S. Sinisi, Department of History, email@example.com
- Applications should be submitted by 15 Nov. 2017.
- Preliminary interviews will be conducted at the AHA meeting in Washington, DC.
- [Jan 10] any news?
James Madison University (USA:VA) - World/Russian HistoryEdit
- 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 15 Dec. 2017 and continue until the position is filled.
- [Jan 12] anybody hear anything?
- Nothing yet
Monash University (AUS) - Eastern European JewishEdit
- Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (~asst/assoc prof, continuing appointment) in Eastern European History
- This position will strengthen the Centre's existing undergraduate program across diverse areas and to initiate new units in areas of high enrolment potential; develop innovative research projects; identify and apply for external research grants; and build a profile to attract postgraduate research students nationally and internationally. The successful candidate will have a research specialisation in East European Jewish history, with knowledge of relevant languages, and a broad grounding in Jewish studies which includes Modern Israel and its Middle East context. A primary requirement is track record in research. This position will provide balance and flexibility to teaching and research capacity within the Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation. The candidate may also make contributions to administrative service, commensurate with expertise and experience, within the Department and/or School.
- Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer toDownload File "How to apply for Monash jobs"
- Enquiries: Professor Andrew Markus, Director of the Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation, Andrew.Markus@monash.edu
- Please visit http://careers.pageuppeople.com/513/cw/en/job/571345/lecturer-senior-lecturer-kronhill-lecturer-in-east-european-jewish-history to view the Position Descriptions
- SHORT Deadline: 31 Jan. 2018
Nazarbayev University (KAZ) - Open Rank, EurasianEdit
- open-rank faculty position in Eurasian history, to begin Aug. 2018
- Contracts are for a period of three years and are renewable upon a positive review.
- The period and specialization are open, but preference will be given to candidates able to offer undergraduate and graduate courses in the history of the USSR and Soviet Central Asia.
- Successful senior applicants will be expected to have a demonstrated track record of excellence in teaching, research, and service. Applicants at the junior level will be expected to demonstrate potential for excellence in all three areas.
- Teaching Load: 2+2 (with TA support for large classes) "The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to a team-taught class on the history of Kazakhstan, as well as to offer courses based on their research interests."
- Ph.D. in hand or expected by the starting date in August 2018.
- To apply, please send a letter of interest, current c.v., contact information of three referees, teaching evaluations, and a writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org ...More information about the school is available at http://shss.nu.edu.kz. Questions related to the position, the university, or living and working in Astana can be sent to Daniel Scarborough, search committee chair (email@example.com).
- Deadline: 5 Nov. 2018.
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: https://apply.interfolio.com/42587. Questions may be directed to Dr. Adriana Brodsky, Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Please send in all materials by 31 Oct. 2017 for fullest consideration.
- Nov 29: Rejection via Interfolio
- [29 Nov] AHA interview requested (x3)
- Note to colleagues who got the AHA request: The email instructs you to "reply to this email," but Intefolio's help desk confirms that the committee will not receive a direct reply. (The reply address is email@example.com, and messages don't go through.) You should use the chair/committee members' email addresses listed on the St. Mary's History Faculty page.
- Jan 17: Polite rejection [x2]
- Jan 17: Campus visit invite
- Tenure-track assistant professorship in Russian history, chronological period and area of specialization open.
- The successful candidate will offer upper-division undergraduate courses in medieval/imperial Russia, Soviet Russia, and Eastern European history, as well as lower-division courses in world history. Interest in developing courses to complement existing departmental offerings is encouraged.
- Applicants must complete an online faculty/staff data form to which they will attach a letter of application, current c.v., statement of teaching philosophy, and evidence of teaching experience. The online application process can be accessed by using the “search postings” link found at http://jobs.weber.edu. In addition, applicants will arrange to have three letters of recommendation mailed to Brady Brower, Department of History, Weber State University, 1299 Edvalson St., Ogden, UT, 84408-1205.
- Review begins 15 Nov. 2017
- Intend to interview at the AHA annual meeting in Washington DC in January.
- [Dec. 8] AHA interview scheduled
- [Dec. 12] Generic rejection received
- [Jan. 12] Ivitation to campus visit
- 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 (http://apply.interfolio.com/43343): 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.
- [31 Oct] Request for Writing Sample (x3)
- [14 November] Polite rejection via Interfolio. 70 applicants.
- [15 November] Skype interview scheduled.
- [20 December] Campus Visit Rejection Email.
- [20 December] Campus visit scheduled.
Norwegian University of Science and Technology - 'long 19thC'Edit
- Associate Professorship in the history of the long 19th century (the period from circa 1780 to 1914).
- The position includes responsibility for research and teaching as well as academic supervision (Norwegian and international history) at BA, MA, and PhD level. The position will consist of teaching and research in approximately equal proportions, as well as administrative duties related to teaching and research. The successful candidate will participate in efforts towards further development of the discipline and the teaching programme, including continuing and further education. The position will primarily be linked to the Department's history programmes.
- Applicants must have a doctoral degree in history.
- The person appointed to the post must have a strong research profile in the history of the 19th century (ca. 1780s-1914). Research skills in Norwegian history during this period will be given special emphasis in the assessment of applicants. Academic works from the past five-six years will be emphasized.
- The application must be submitted electronically via www.jobbnorge.no (ID search 146288) and marked HF 17-052.
- Further information about the position can be obtained from the Deputy Head of Department, Professor Erik Opsahl (tel.: +47 992 29 128, email: firstname.lastname@example.org), or Head of Department Tor Einar Fagerland (telephone: +47 411 44 702, email: email@example.com). If you have questions about the application process, please contact the administrative executive officer/HR advisor at the Faculty of Humanities, Hege Kissten (telephone: +47 73 59 76 84, email: firstname.lastname@example.org).
- SHORT deadline: 31 Jan 2018.
- Beginning tenure-track assistant professorship in the history of Spain and the Spanish American empire in the eighteenth century.
- We are particularly interested in candidates whose work addresses questions of Atlantic political economy, but all research topics will receive serious consideration.
- The appointment may begin as early as July 1, 2018. Candidates are expected to have the Ph.D. in hand by the start of the appointment.
- Applications must be submitted through the University of Chicago's Academic Career Opportunities website, http://tinyurl.com/y9ytkluy.
- Review of applications will begin on 20 Nov. 2017, and will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed; early submission is encouraged.
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