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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 cas@andersonuniversity.edu.
  • Review of applications begins immediately.
  • Has anyone received any news regarding this search?
  • Rejection letter/email (23 Feb)

Black Hills State University (USA:SD) - with Latin American, African, Middle Eastern, or Asian history excl. Anglo-Atlantic worldEdit

  • Tenure-track assistant professor in European History with a secondary field in Latin American, African, Middle Eastern, or Asian history, time period and region open (excluding the Anglo-Atlantic world), to begin Aug. 2018
  • Teaching load is 12 credits per semester.
  • Applications must be made online at http://yourfuture.sdbor.edu. Please attach a letter of application, CV (including the names and contact information for three references), unofficial graduate transcripts, and an article-length writing sample.
  • A Ph.D. in History by August 2018 is required.
  • Review begins: 29 May 2018 and continues until position filled
  • Any word? I've heard this is a great place. [June 3]
  • (June 11) Phone interviews conducted last week.

Blue Mountain College (USA:MS) - with Geography / Social Science Teacher Training (Asst or Assoc Prof.)Edit

  • Blue Mountain College seeks applications and nominations for a faculty member in History as an Assistant or Associate Professor beginning Fall, 2018. Blue Mountain College seeks an individual to teach undergraduate courses in Western Civilization, European History, Geography, as well as Methods of Teaching Social Science.
  • Blue Mountain College seeks faculty who are active Christians and dedicated teacher-scholars to assist students in developing intellectual integrity, academic excellence, social awareness and Christian character.
  • Please submit a completed BMC employment application (link here) along with CV, transcript copies and evidence of quality teaching performance to Dr. Sharon Enzor, P.O. Box 160, Blue Mountain, MS 38610 or by email senzor@bmc.edu.
  • Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

Carlow College, St. Patrick's (IRE) - [Non-TT]Edit

  • Now recruiting for the position of Lecturer, European History. This is temporary fixed-term, full-time (Monday - Friday) contract with the commencement date of 7 August 2018 (ending date: 23 August 2019).
  • Candidates should submit their CV and covering letter specifically outlining how their qualifications and experience fits the requirements of the role to hr@carlowcollege.ie (There are also a series of questions to be answered, see the job description).
  • Deadline: 24 June 2018

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 srs166@columbia.edu
  • 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 nn2159@columbia.edu
  • Review of applications begins February 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.
  • Any word on this?

Columbus State University (USA:GA)Edit

  • Tenure-track Assistant Professor position in European history, to begin August 2018.
  • Teaching load is 4/4 (1 upper-division and 3 surveys).
  • The successful candidate will teach the World History survey and upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses in his or her own area of specialization each semester. The successful candidate will use active learning strategies which increase student engagement in the learning process.
  • Job application site: https://hr.columbusstate.edu/employment-opportunities.php
  • Required documents: Unofficial Transcripts, Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Curriculum Vitae, Sample Syllabi, Writing Sample, Statement of Teaching Philosophy, Contact information of three persons willing to provide letters of reference.
  • Review begins 30 Apr., 2018 and will continue until the position has been filled.
  • Any movement here? (May 14)
    • interview requested and carried out last week (14 May)
  • Any word on post-interview campus visit invites? (30 May)

Erskine College (USA:SC)Edit

  • 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."
  • Any word on this? x2
  • Job is filled (sometime well before 2 May)

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: ahuerkmen@ku.edu.tr 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 (arappas@ku.edu.tr)
  • Deadline: 15 Dec. 2017.
  • Rejection e-mail (27 Feb)

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, behennin@linfield.edu 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 tpegram@loyola.edu.
  • Deadline: 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?
  • [Feb 26] Offer made and accepted

Maynooth University, National University of Ireland Maynooth (IRL) - Roman [Non-TT]Edit

  • 2 year lectureship (~VAP) in Roman History
  • The successful candidate will also be required to teach Latin at both introductory and higher levels. The person appointed will have a proven record of teaching, research and publication, appropriate to career stage. He/she will be expected to make a strong contribution to the teaching programme of the Department and undertake teaching duties on the Department’s undergraduate and postgraduate programmes as well as the supervision of Master’s and PhD students.
  • The appointee will be expected to build a strong research profile, that supports the University’s research strategy including affiliating to the Research Institutes, where appropriate and working with colleagues on national and international research. The appointee will be expected to sustain and conduct research, engage in scholarship of quality and substance and generate publications of international standard.
  • For further details including full comprehensive job description please see the Maynooth University vacancies page at: www.maynoothuniversity.ie/human-resources/vacancies
  • 21 May 2018

McMurry University (USA:TX) - [non-TT]Edit

  • McMurry University invites applications for a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor in History (1 year, renewable up to 3 years) to begin in August 2018.
  • The ideal candidate is a generalist with a demonstrated interest in the Western Tradition who can teach introductory level courses on World History and upper-level history courses that may include the Greco-Roman Classical Period as well as Early European History, British History, and other World History topics in line with your research and expertise and aligned with the department curriculum. Typical teaching load is 4/4 (24 semester hours a year) with opportunities to teach travel classes in May and over the summer. Broad service to the college, such as advising and committee work, is also required.
  • Application link: https://mcm.peopleadmin.com/postings/2278. Need cover letter, CV, transcripts, and information for 3 references.
  • Deadline: Listed as "Open Until Filled"
    • [15 March]: Skype interview request.

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 (dvh@olivet.edu).
  • Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Pfeiffer University (USA:NC) - Assistant/Associate Prof.Edit

  • The Department of Humanities at Pfeiffer University seeks a candidate to fill an open position for a generalist in European History. The ideal candidate will be able to teach in general education surveys in European History as well as on a broad array of topics in our major field curriculum. The position will also require the applicant to be credentialed to teach general education surveys in World History. The department will consider qualified candidates at the Assistant or Associate level.
  • Application appears to be done online (see here).
  • Due date (listed in ad): 1 April 2018
  • Rejection letter (15 May)

Sarah Lawrence College (USA:NY) - Part-Time Position in the History of ScienceEdit

[18 Apr] Moved (again!) to correct wiki page History of STM - please do not reinstate this advert. AFII (talk) 12:59, April 19, 2018 (UTC)

SUNY Adirondack (Community College) (USA:NY)Edit

  • 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 apply@sunyacc.edu), please include a letter of interest, resume, and names, telephone numbers and email addresses of three professional references.
  • Full consideration: 13 Feb 2018 & position will remain open until filled
  • NB, SUNY Adirondack ran this search two yearsago (2016). I suspect the person whom they hired then is going elsewhere? (They have two Europeanist lines. One person retired last year.)
    • Thanks for the insight! (Original poster here.)
  • [March 9] Skype Interview Request.
    • was this an official reply or did you find out that you’re on their short list through unofficial means (called HR; personally know a member of SC, etc..) ?
      • Member of the Search Committee here. Invites for skype interviews went out last week. Recipients have confirmed and interviews scheduled.

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

  • Tenure-track assistant professorship in the history of women, gender, and sexuality, with a preference for a scholar whose research focuses on Europe. Time period is open.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the History department’s undergraduate curriculum through courses in the history of women, gender, and sexuality and its graduate program’s concentration in Environments, Cities, and Cultures.
  • Additionally, the candidate is expected to teach courses in the College of Liberal Arts’ Global Studies Program, an undergraduate interdisciplinary program focusing on global economies and cultures.
  • Applications should include a cover letter; CV; and sample syllabi for a course (at any level) on women, gender, and sexuality and an introductory global studies class for undergraduates. Three letters of recommendation should be sent under separate cover. Candidates may be asked subsequently to submit research materials in the form of articles or a dissertation chapter.
  • Review of files will begin 1 Nov. 2017. Submit materials via Interfolio at the following link: https://apply.interfolio.com/44865.

University of Cambridge (UK:Eng)- [non-TT] (pref. Early Modern)Edit

  • College Teaching Associate (for up to 1 year to 1 Oct 2019) in History
  • The successful applicant must be active in research, with a completed PhD (which must have been awarded by the deadline for receipt of applications), and have experience in university-level undergraduate teaching
  • It is expected that the successful applicant will offer 120 hours of teaching for the College in the field of early modern history broadly defined (up to 20 hours of which may be commuted into University Lectures or Classes at a rate of 2.5:1). It would be an advantage if the CTA were able also to contribute to the teaching of Paper 17 in Part II of the Historical Tripos [this is "The politics of knowledge from the late Renaissance to the early Enlightenment"]
  • For full details of the post and how to apply please go to https://www.pet.cam.ac.uk/news/college-teaching-associate-history-1-year-fixed-term
  • Deadline: 5pm 22 Jun. 2018

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 masters-assistant@‌christs.‌cam.‌ac.uk ...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 masters-assistant@christs.cam.ac.uk 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.
  • Rejection (Feb. 7)

University of Exeter (UK:Eng) - Continental since 1500Edit

  • Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in History, to begin 1 Sept. 2018 or 1 Jan 2019
  • The post will include responsibility for conducting your own programme of research in any field of continental European history, broadly interpreted, in any period since 1500. You will develop grant applications to support this research programme. In addition to established approaches to European history we also welcome applications that interpret ‘European’ broadly in terms of either focus, geography, or method.
  • For a Lecturer post you will have: A PhD or equivalent in History and have an independent, internationally-recognised research programme in a relevant active field of research, A strong record in attracting funding for research, or demonstrate potential to attract such funding, An active approach to inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary research, Enthusiasm for delivering high quality undergraduate programmes, Strong connections and funded projects with business and community partners, Involvement in projects which develop impact.
  • Applications should be made via our website. For more information and to apply online please press the apply button Please quote reference number P62459 in any correspondence.
  • Deadline: 8 Jun. 2018

University of Guam (GUM) - US & WorldEdit

  • Assistant Professorship in History, to begin Aug. 2018
  • The successful candidate is expected to: (1) teach courses in U.S. history; (2) teach survey courses in World History; (3) teach twelve (12) contact hours per semester (faculty may request for the Dean’s approval of a .25 load allocation for research, instructional innovation, or service); (4) maintain a continuous record of scholarly activity; (5) perform university and community service; (6) advise students; and (7) maintain standards of collegiality.
  • Earned Ph.D. in U.S. History or closely related discipline from a U.S. regionally accredited institution or foreign equivalent. Degree must be in hand by the expected start date of January 22, 2019. Must be willing to teach online.
  • Preferred: (1) Subfield in regionally relevant area such as Spanish Empire, Japanese Imperialism, or Philippine History; (2) Ability to teach and develop courses in American foreign policy, colonialism, and imperialism; (3) Ability to teach and develop courses in World History; (4) Ability to teach courses in historiography and research methods; (5) Interest in expanding and/or developing a regionally-oriented research agenda; and (6) Experience working with online learning programs.
  • Applicants for University of Guam faculty positions must complete an online job application through the UOG’s online employment portal at https://uog.peopleadmin.com. Please have the following documents prepared and ready to upload with your application: (1) Letter of Intent, stating interest; (2) Up-to-date curriculum vitae or resume; (3) Copies of all graduate and undergraduate transcripts
  • Applicants who are short-listed for an interview will be required to provide a short (approximately 5 minutes) video clip of their lecture or presentation.
  • Special Instructions for References: Three (3) current letters of recommendation from persons knowledgeable about your academic and professional performance must be provided by providing a list of at least three (3) references to be contacted on the References section of the online application. Enter each reference by clicking on the “Add References Entry” button. Provide the name, title, email address, mailing address, and telephone number of each reference. A system automated email will be sent to each reference’s email address with a link to attach their reference letter to your application.
  • Selected candidate must provide official transcripts prior to hire date. For further information, please contact Dr. Anne Perez Hattori, Chair, History Search Committee at hattoria@triton.uog.edu or the Human Resources Office at uoghro@triton.uog.edu, telephone number, (671) 735-2350 or fax number at (671) 734-6005.
  • Police and Court Clearance: Pursuant to Public Law No. 28-24 and Executive Order 2005-34, applicants selected for a position are required to provide original police and court (Superior Court of Guam) clearances of no more than three (3) months old prior to commencement of employment. Off-island applicants must obtain clearances from their place of residence. Applicants are responsible for fees associated with obtaining the clearances.
  • Deadline: ??13 Aug. 2018

University of South Florida (USA:FL) - European History (Medieval Preferred) and Digital HumanitiesEdit

University of St Andrews (UK:Scot) - [non-TT] 20th C Germany or FranceEdit

  • 1 year Associate Lectureship in Twentieth-Century French and/or German History (including aspects of colonial and postcolonial French history)
  • The post will be held from 1 September 2018 to 31 August 2019. You will be expected to contribute to undergraduate teaching at sub-Honours and Honours level and to Masters programmes in such areas as Modern History and Historiography.
  • To discuss this post informally candidates may wish to contact the Chair of the Appointing Committee, Professor Frank Müller (flm3@st-andrews.ac.uk), or the Chair of the Department of Modern History, Dr Jacqueline Rose (jer9@st-andrews.ac.uk).
  • Please quote ref: AO1534HM - Further Particulars: AO1534HM FPs.doc
  • Deadline: 16 Mar. 2018

University of Strathclyde (UK:Scot) - [Non-TT], Europe & InternationalEdit

  • Two year (1 Aug. 2018 - 31 Jul. 2020) Teaching Fellowship in European and International History
  • The successful candidate should be capable of delivering and contributing to existing undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programmes in European and International History. In 2018/2019, the post holder will lead and deliver one undergraduate module on the Cold War in semester 1 and one undergraduate module on Britain in the Second World War in semester 2, as well as contributing to the delivery of the undergraduate survey class ‘Modern Europe’ in semester 1. The successful candidate will also teach a PGT class on European and International History, and will supervise undergraduate and postgraduate dissertations. The post holder may also have the opportunity to design new undergraduate modules for 2019/2020.
  • A good honours degree and PhD in appropriate discipline, as well as an established track record of teaching at undergraduate and/or postgraduate levels, inclusive of student assessment activities and curriculum development are essential. Ability to deliver teaching and conduct assessment activities on the new MSc on Diplomacy and International Security (2019) is desirable.
  • apply online
  • Deadline: 8 Apr. 2018
  • intend to interview 1 May.

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

  • Tenure-track Assistant Professorship in European history, 1500 to the present, specialty open, to begin 15 Aug. 2018
  • PhD is required at the time of appointment.
  • Please submit the following application materials: CV, cover letter summarizing research and teaching accomplishments, article-length writing sample, and three letters of recommendation. Candidates should describe how multicultural issues have been or will be brought into courses.
  • Questions may be directed to Professor Jon Arnold, Search Committee Chair, at jon-arnold@utulsa.edu.
  • 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 history-search@utulsa.edu 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 history-search@utulsa.edu 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)
  • Any word here? [1 FEB]

University of the West of England (UK:Eng) - pref. British/European medieval/early modern historyEdit

  • Senior Lectureship (~tenured asst/assoc prof but note text in advert saying "We are also keen to appoint an early-career academic, although significant teaching experience and an existing publication record are essential.")
  • We are particularly interested in scholars with expertise in British/European medieval/early modern history
  • An ability and willingness to teach at all levels and range widely chronologically and geographically are required, although the appointee can expect to develop modules based on their research interests. An interest in/experience of public engagement will be an advantage.
  • For an informal discussion please contact the Associate Head of History, Dr Martin Simpson, 0117 328 4380, Martin.Simpson@uwe.ac.uk.
  • Apply Online
  • SHORT Deadline: 20 Mar. 2018
  • On campus interview invitation.
  • Interview yesterday . . . polite rejection today. I sense they had an inside candidate.

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: chairhis@yorku.ca - (Subject line: "Britain and the World").
  • Deadline: 24 Jul. 2017.

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Birkbeck, University of London (UK:Eng) - [Non-TT] Ancient Greek & ArchaeologyEdit

  • One year lectureship in Ancient Greek History and Archaeology
  • You will be expected to teach a Level 6 (advanced undergraduate) module in an area of your expertise suitable for advanced archaeology and classical studies students. You will also contribute to the jointly-taught BA introductory module 'The Ancient World' (Level 4). The ideal candidate may be required to teach the MA module 'The Greeks and the Sea' or similar and will be in a position to make a contribution to the postgraduate 'Introduction to Classical Culture'. The position will include other team teaching, tutoring and administrative responsibilities as required.
  • Apply online
  • Deadline: 24 Jun. 2018
  • Intend to interview 9 Jul.

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.
  • Job offered and accepted by Alberto Rigolio (Oxford/Princeton)

Durham University (UK:Eng) - Roman [Non-TT]Edit

  • One year teaching fellowship in Ancient Roman History for the academic year 2018-19
  • The successful applicant will contribute to research-led teaching of Roman History at all levels, and may also be required to make a contribution to the teaching of Latin and/or ancient Greek, particularly in the marking of exams. The successful candidate should have a research specialism in some aspect of Roman history, which is an area in which the Department has particular teaching needs.
  • Deadline: 23 May 2018

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
  • Any word on this?  The last interview time was Friday Jan 19.  They said they intend to have campus visits late Jan/early Feb.  This doesn't seem good.  The 5 people on the Classics Wiki who interviewd all also have no insight.. any intel would be appreciated.
  • Job offered and accepted by Katheryn Whitcomb (Rutgers/Haverford)

Harvard University (USA:MA) - [Non-tt]Edit

  • College Fellow in Ancient History, to begin 1 Jul. 2018
  • The Fellow will be responsible for three courses, comprising either three undergraduate courses or two undergraduate courses and a graduate seminar, with 25% of the appointment reserved for the Fellow’s own research. The Fellow may also advise and evaluate senior theses or conduct reading courses with graduate students, and contribute to the supervision of graduate research.
  • Doctorate or terminal degree is required by the start of the 2018-19 academic year, and must have been received no earlier than 2014. The appointment is for one year, with the possibility of renewal for a second year. Detailed requirements and information, as well as a link to the online application, are available at http://facultyresources.fas.harvard.edu/college-fellows-program.
  • Complete applications, including letters of reference, must be submitted by June 7, 2018.

Manchester Metropolitan University (UK:Eng)Edit

  • Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in Ancient History, to begin July 2018
  • The Department of History, Politics and Philosophy is seeking to appoint a lecturer to contribute to our research, undergraduate teaching and postgraduate supervision in Ancient History. We welcome applications from those with specialisms in any period of the ancient world broadly defined (pre-Historic, Classical, Late Antique, Byzantine). Specific research interests in the history or archaeology of youth or childhood would be an advantage, as the post will align closely with the work of the Manchester Centre for Youth Studies (MCYS), a cross-disciplinary research centre which aims to be a centre of expertise for the use of participatory research with children and young people.
  • Candidates must be hold a PhD or equivalent (e.g. DPhil, or EdD) in a directly relevant area. Evidence of a strong showing for REF 2021 is also required.
  • You will have a background in Ancient History/Archaeology, with particular focus on childhood or youth. You will effectively and enthusiastically prepare and deliver original teaching materials informed and led by your personal, published research, as well as your wide-ranging experience in the field. You will deliver high quality, engaging and inspiring teaching in keeping with our team’s culture; benefitting your students, supporting your colleagues, and strengthening our collective reputation. You 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. You will have experience in, or a clear plan for, applying for external grants and building external partnerships. As a collegial team-player you will have the ability to mentor and nurture the talents of others to the benefit of the Department and University as a whole.
  • Our History Research Centre showcases and supports thematic research strands, including specialisms in histories of youth, gender and sexuality: http://www2.mmu.ac.uk/research/our-research/arts-and-humanities/history/. Current expertise in Ancient History and Archaeology includes: Community archaeology; Iron Age archaeology/Roman Republic; archaic/classical Greek history and military psychology; and Graeco-Roman Egypt/Roman Empire and ancient childhood.
  • apply online
  • deadline: 22 Feb. 2018

Newcastle University (UK:Eng) - [Non-TT] pref. RomanEdit

  • One year lectureship (~VAP) in Ancient History, to begin 1 Sept. 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter
  • The successful candidate will be an experienced university teacher with a PhD (held or examined) able to undertake research-led teaching in Roman history and culture.
  • You will be expected to design and lead a module on Roman history for final-year undergraduates and MA students, to make contributions to existing modules in Ancient History and Classical Studies (including CAC1013 Life and Literature in the Roman Republic) and to supervise dissertations at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Duties may also include contributions to Latin and/or Greek modules. We welcome applications from specialists who will enhance or complement the existing interests of classicists in the School.
  • Informal enquiries to Dr David Creese (david.creese@newcastle.ac.uk) or Professor Sam Turner (sam.turner@newcastle.ac.uk)
  • further details: here
  • Deadline: 4 Jul. 2018

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.
  • [21 Mar] Job has been offered and accepted (word of mouth)
    • Accepted by a sitting Greek Archaeolgist at Cincinnati

Swansea University (UK:Wales)Edit

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

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

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: g.m.sears@bham.ac.uk; 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.

University of Chicago (USA:IL) - RomanEdit

  • Tenure-track assistant professorship in Roman History, to begin 1 July. 2018
  • Research specialization is open. The successful candidate will contribute to both the undergraduate and graduate programs and will be required to teach one course per year in the University's core curriculum.
  • PhD should be in hand by start date.
  • Interested candidates must apply online at the University of Chicago's Academic Career Opportunities website at 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)
  • [22 Mar] Job offered and refused
  • This job has been offered and refused by their top 3 candidates, all of whom took T-T jobs elsewhere (Stanford; Princeton; Columbia).  This job will more than likely be ruled a "failed search" and will return in the next few years.

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 Idaho (USA:ID)Edit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in history 'with emphasis on the ancient world', to begin Aug. 2018
  • Period, region, and sub-fields are all open for consideration, but the candidate's research agenda should enhance the department's and university's strategic goals in terms of research and strategic enrollment. Possible specializations could include, but are not limited to, material culture, historical archaeology, public history, and history of science/medicine/technology
  • Teaching Load: 5 courses/year "A successful candidate will develop an undergraduate curriculum in the ancient Mediterranean world. S/he will teach key benchmark classes in the department's assessment program, as well as offering coursework in the University's general education curriculum (such as the first-year integrated seminars). In addition, the candidate will contribute to graduate education, both in the department's MA and PhD programs and in related university signature research areas."
  • Please apply online at: jobs.uidaho.edu Candidates must submit the following materials: letter of application, curriculum vitae, chapter/article-length writing sample (one only), three letters of recommendation
  • For priority consideration: 10 Apr. 2018 but the committee will continue to review candidates until a sufficient number of qualified candidates have been identified.
    • Just checked application status and as of today [25 Apr] lists as "no longer under consideration"
      • I still show "In Progress" for my status.. This seems like an odd way to deal with applicants, can anyone else aside from previous poster confrim that their status has also been changed to "no longer under consideration"  ??
      • I can confirm that my status has also been amended to "no longer under consideration". Godspeed.
  • [30 Apr] Email request for interview x2
  • [6 May] Request for campus interview
  • [14 June] Job is filled.  Rumor is that it was an internal candidate

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 jobs@kent.ac.uk quoting ref number: HUM0830.
  • Deadline: 12 Feb. 2018
  • Intend to interview 16 Mar. 2018
  • Job offered and accepted - Ada Nifosi (Kent/Kent)
    • Talk about incest.. Received PhD from Kent, holding a VAP job at Kent, then gets a T-T job from Kent !!

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: jobs@kent.ac.uk quoting ref number: HUM0831
  • Deadline: 12 Feb. 2018.

University of Manchester (UK:Eng)Edit

  • Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc or assoc/full) in Ancient History (Greek and/or Roman), to begin 1 Sept. 2018
  • This position is designed to cover teaching, administration, and related duties in ancient history and cognate subjects, and to make a significant contribution to the research profile of the Department. The post-holder will be expected to contribute also to the teaching of classical languages and culture more widely.
  • You will have a PhD or equivalent in hand (before the interview) in Ancient History, Classics or a closely related discipline, and will be able to teach courses and conduct research in Greek and/or Roman history.
  • You will also show at least the beginnings of a strong, international publications record, and very clear and specific promise of its further development. You will have a similar track-record of applying for research funding and of developing collaborative projects with colleagues locally and internationally. Candidates will be expected, in their letters of application and (if shortlisted) at interview, to explain how they expect their research to develop in the future, and how their specialised interests would strengthen or complement the existing research strengths of the Department.
  • Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews: Professor David Langslow, david.langslow@Manchester.ac.uk, 0161 275 3028 Or: Dr Andrew Morrison, andrew.morrison@manchester.ac.uk, 0161 275 3024 - General enquiries:hrservices@manchester.ac.uk,0161 275 4499 - Technical support: universityofmanchester@helpmeapply.co.uk, 0161 850 2004
  • Apply online
  • Deadline midnight 29 May 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
  • [20 Mar]  Job has been offered and accepted by Benedict James Lowe (Edinburgh/Royal Holloway London)

University of Nottingham (UK:Eng) - RomanEdit

  • Assistant Professorship in Roman History, to begin 1 Sept. 2018
  • The successful candidate will be required to teach, assess, and administer modules at undergraduate and postgraduate level in Roman history (broadly defined), and to contribute to other teaching in the Department, ideally including Latin language modules, as directed by its Head; to provide students with pastoral care; to attract research students to study with the candidate for the PhD degree; to conduct outstanding research and to publish and otherwise disseminate the results of that research, and thereby to make a significant contribution to the next Research Excellence Framework and subsequent such assessments; to contribute as requested by the Head of Department to the efficient and harmonious administration of the Department.
  • Candidates must have a PhD successfully completed in a topic connected with Roman history; a record of scholarly publications on Roman history commensurate with the candidate’s career stage and experience
  • Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Helen Lovatt at helen.lovatt@nottingham.ac.uk. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.
  • apply online
  • Deadline: 12 Jun. 2018

University of Nottingham (UK:Eng) - 2 posts, ancient Greek historyEdit

  • Two Assistant Professorships in Ancient Greek History, 1 Sept. 2018
  • The successful candidates will be required to teach, assess, and administer modules at undergraduate and postgraduate level in ancient Greek history (broadly defined), as well as Greek language modules, and to contribute to other teaching with the Department as directed by its Head; to provide students with pastoral care; to attract research students to study with the candidate for the PhD degree; to conduct outstanding research and to publish and otherwise disseminate the results of that research, and thereby to make a significant contribution to the next Research Excellence Framework and subsequent such assessments; to contribute as requested by the Head of Department to the efficient and harmonious administration of the Department.
  • Candidates must have a PhD successfully completed in a topic connected with ancient Greek history; a record of scholarly publications on ancient Greek history commensurate with the candidate’s career stage and experience; evidence of the ability to make a strong contribution to future REF or other research assessment exercises; the ability to make successful research grant applications; the ability to teach Greek history to undergraduate and postgraduate students; the ability to contribute to the lectures, seminar teaching, and assessment of team-taught modules; the ability to supervise final-year undergraduate dissertations and MA dissertations; the ability to contribute effectively to departmental administration; strong commitment to the Department, especially in terms of collegial approach and presence; the ability to work in a team and independently; excellent interpersonal skills; excellent communication skills; the ability to relate to students in terms of both teaching and pastoral care; and previous teaching experience at Higher Education level. It is desirable for the candidate to have the ability to teach Greek language from beginners’ to advanced level; to have a Higher Education teaching qualification (or to be working towards one); the ability to teach Latin language and literature at any level; previous lecturing experience; previous experience of supervising doctoral students; previous experience of outreach activities.
  • Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Helen Lovatt at helen.lovatt@nottingham.ac.uk. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.
  • Apply Online
  • Deadline: 26 Mar. 2018

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

  • Tenure-track assistant professorship in Ancient History, to begin 16 Sept. 2018
  • We seek an excellent, innovative, scholar and teacher in ancient history. Research specialization is open in terms of geography, theme (including women, gender, and sexuality), and chronological focus (including late antiquity). The successful candidate will offer a range of courses on the ancient world, from introductory surveys to advanced courses on ancient Greece and Rome
  • PhD must be in hand by start date
  • Send c.v., a letter describing research and teaching interests, a chapter-length writing sample, and three letters of recommendation to Academic Jobs Online (https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9338)
  • For full consideration: 15 Oct. 2017 but the position will remain open until filled.
  • [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!)
  • Job offered and accepted by Lindsey Mazurek (Duke / Bucknell)

University of Oxford (UK:Eng), Magdalene College - [Non-TT]Edit

  • One year stipendiary lectureship in Ancient history, to begin 1 Oct. 2018
  • The successful candidate will be required to provide eight contact hours of tutorial teaching per week in Full Term. Two thirds of the teaching will be for undergraduates of Magdalen College, and one third for undergraduates of Exeter College.
  • Applicants should hold a doctorate or be close to completion. The successful candidate will need to show evidence of successful relevant teaching experience at undergraduate level, and must show the ability to provide a high standard of tutorial teaching in Ancient History. The further particulars are located on the College website: www.magd.ox.ac.uk/job-vacancies/. Applicants are asked to email a completed application, containing the cover sheet (including the names and addresses of two referees), a detailed letter, which sets out the papers the candidate could offer to teach for the College, and a full curriculum vitae, to Miss Liz Howdill, Academic Administrator (liz.howdill@magd.ox.ac.uk) ...Applicants should ask referees to email their references directly to the Academic Administrator by the same deadline without further prompting.
  • Deadline: noon 26 Jun. 2018
  • Interviews are scheduled for the morning of Tuesday 3 July 2018.

University of Oxford (UK:Eng) - [Non-TT]Edit

  • Fixed term (3 year) Departmental Lectureship in Ancient History
  • to cover the teaching and other duties of Professor Teresa Morgan while she is on Leverhulme Major Research leave from October 2018 to September 2021 with effect from 1 October 2018.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to engage in advanced study and research in aspects of ancient history, and will be able to lecture and teach both undergraduates and graduate students. They will be expected to engage in examination assessment, admissions processes, and Faculty administration. They will be required to share in managing the tuition and pastoral care of students studying Classics in Oriel and Jesus Colleges.
  • The successful candidate will have a PhD/ DPhil in a related field with a record of successful undergraduate teaching and research experience, have an aptitude for teaching and awareness of pedagogic methods, a strong publication record in a related field and familiarity with the existing literature and research in the field.
  • www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=133852
  • Deadline: 4 Apr. 2018

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.
  • https://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=129737
  • Deadline: noon 9 Oct. 2017.

University of Oxford (UK:Eng)Edit

  • 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: college.office@ccc.ox.ac.uk, telephone +44 (0)1865 276737).
  • Deadline: nooon 7 Dec. 2017.

University of Roehampton (UK:Eng) - Classics/Greek HistoryEdit

  • Lecturer or Senior Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc or assoc/full) professor in Classics (Greek History/Culture)
  • Applications are invited from outstanding academics, whether early career researchers or established scholars, in the fields of Classics and Ancient History. In particular, we are looking for candidates with expertise in Greek history/culture who have produced world-leading research publications.
  • For an informal discussion about the post, please contact the Head of Classical Civilisation, Professor Fiona McHardy, f.mchardy@roehampton.ac.uk, or the Head of Department: Professor Don MacRaild, donald.macraild@roehampton.ac.uk
  • To find out more information about the role and what we’re looking for, please visit the Working at Roehampton section of our website where you will find full details, how to apply, as well as further information about the benefits of working for us. http://www.roehampton.ac.uk/Working-at-Roehampton/
  • SHORT deadline: 18 Mar. 2018
  • intend to interview 1 May 2018.

University of St Andrews (UK:Scot) -  [Non-TT; multiple positions]Edit

  • 1 year Lectureship (~VAP) in Ancient History
  • There are TWO ancient history VAPs at St. Andrews; one in Roman and one in Greek history. This ad and the update below is for the ‘Roman’ position. There was no position for a general “ancient” historian; stop changing this post.
  • [17 May] the initial advert for this post (now no longer available) & the related job description for post AC1869RXAS clearly said 'ancient history' in the title, specifiyng only 'any area of Ancient History', mentioning a need for teaching in Roman History. No position for an Ancient Historian with a preference for Greek was ever added to the wiki - if you have information on this position, please add it as a separate posting to avoid confusion.AFII (talk) 08:58, May 17, 2018 (UTC)
  • You will be a scholar with a growing international research reputation and commitment to delivering high-quality teaching within any area of Ancient History. The successful candidate will be expected to have a range of interests, to be active in producing internationally excellent research publications that strengthen or complement the School’s existing expertise, and to be capable of outstanding teaching to undergraduate and taught postgraduate students from a wide range of backgrounds. We have a particular teaching need in Roman History. Candidates should hold a PhD in a cognate discipline. Excellent teaching skills and an interest in promoting knowledge exchange are essential. You should also have some familiarity with grant-seeking processes in relation to research councils and other sources.
  • Informal enquiries can be directed to Professor Jason König, Head of School (jpk3@st-andrews.ac.uk).
  • Please quote ref: AC1869RXAS - Further Particulars: AC1869RXAS FPs.docx
  • Deadline: 7 May 2018
  • [13 May] Notification that application is under consideration [US applicant]

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.

Utah Valley University (USA:UT) - [Non-TT, 1-yr VAP]Edit

  • One year lectureship in Ancient History, to begin Aug. 2018
  • Ph.D. in History is required. Candidates must have experience teaching in a university setting.
  • The successful candidate will teach pre-1500 World History surveys as well as upper-division courses in Greek and Roman History.
  • Interested applicants should send a cover letter that discusses classroom experience and research interests related to teaching, a one-page teaching statement, a c.v., student evaluations, and contact information for three references to http://www.uvu.jobs/postings/5715.
  • Deadline: 16 Apr. 2018
    • [23 Apr] email requesting interview
    • [27 Apr] Job Offered and Accepted

Ancient/MedievalEdit

Ruhr-Universität Bochum (DEU) - [Non-TT] Cultural Transformation Processes in the Period from Late Antiquity to the Early Middle AgesEdit

  • Professor (5 year term) for Cultural Transformation Processes in the Period from Late Antiquity to the Early Middle Ages, to start as soon as possible
  • Applicants should be able to cover the history of Europe and the Mediterranean in the transitional period from the 3rd to the 8th century in its entirity on an international level. Particular focus should be placed on the many and varied processes of transformation which took place during the transitional period from Antiquity to the Middle Ages which have played an important part in the development of Europe and the World today.
  • We are looking for a scholar with an international reputation for clearly defined areas of research which complement the existing expertise within the faculty. He or she will be able to draw on these in his or her teaching to cover both the History of Late Antiquity and the Earlier Middle Ages, and the many connections between these two time periods.
  • The future post holder will be expected to cooperate extensively with his or her colleagues within the faculty as well as in the research centres of the RUB (Centre for Mediterranean Studies, Centre for Religious Studies). He or she should be both willing and able to work in an international and interdisciplinary context, and to have demonstrated the ability to work with colleagues to develop new perspectives and projects for larger research groups and to bring in the necessary third party funding. The willingness and ability to attract external funding is essential, as are a high commitment to teaching both undergraduate and graduate students is essential, a reputation for original research both in a national and an international context, the number of publications and a proven track record as an active contributor to collaborative research projects.
  • Positive evaluation as a junior professor or equivalent academic achievement (e.g. habilitation) and evidence of special aptitude are just as much required as the willingness to participate in the self-governing bodies of the RUB and to generally get involved in university processes according to RUB’s mission statement
  • Applications including a covering letter, information on your academic career to date, lists of publications and third party funding, as well as academic certificates, and an application form which can be downloaded at http://www.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/geschichtswissenschaft/Ausschreibungen should be sent by email (one pdf only) to the Dean of the Faculty of History of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum, email: dekan-gw@rub.de,
  • Deadline: 6 Jul. 2018

Wartburg College (USA:IA) - [Non-TT:VAP] Pre-Modern World & Ancient/Medieval EuropeEdit

  • 9-month Visiting Assistant Professorship (possibility of renewal for 'up to two additional years') in History (Ancient/Medieval European and Pre-Modern World), to begin Fall term 2018
  • Teaching Load: 3/3/1
  • Required: Ph.D. in history, with specialty in Ancient/Medieval European and Pre-Modern World history, including Gender/Women’s/Sexuality; Ability to teach world civilization sequence; Evidence of successful teaching at the undergraduate level; Willingness and ability to teach general education courses as needed; Willingness to support the mission of the College; Continuing professional development
  • Review begins immediately [ad posted 25 Jan. 2018] and continues until position filled.
  • [16 Mar] received email asking if I am still interested in job, stated that requests for skype interviews would be issued soon
  • [20 Mar] Skype interview requested
  • [20 Mar] Phone interviw requested
    • any movement here?

[before 14 May] job offered and accepted

ByzantineEdit

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) mrgale@tcd.ie or Christine Morris (Head of the School of Histories and Humanities) cmorris@tcd.ie.
  • Deadline: 11 Dec. 2017.

University of Oxford (UK:Eng) - Byzantine (500-1200)Edit

  • Associate Professorship in Byzantine History (500-1200), to begin 1 Sept. 2018
  • The appointment will be made in association with a Fellowship at Corpus Christi College.
  • You will have research and teaching expertise in any area of Byzantine History from 500 to 1200. You will conduct advanced research, give lectures, classes and tutorials, supervise, support and examine students at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and undertake administrative duties for both the Faculty and College. You will also play a strategic role in developing research programmes in Byzantine History and actively participate in the governance and administrative work of the Faculty and College.
  • You will have a doctorate in a relevant field, significant postdoctoral research and teaching experience and a recognised academic track record in Byzantine History (500-1200). You will have the ability to educate and inspire graduate and undergraduate students, and sufficiently wide historical interests to contribute effectively to the long-term development of the study of Byzantine History at Oxford. Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills are essential.
  • Apply [www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=133018 online]
  • SHORT deadline: 19 Mar. 2018

MedievalEdit

Birkbeck, University of London (UK:Eng)Edit

  • Lecturer A/B (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in Medieval History
  • The appointee will have demonstrated expertise in the middle ages using both textual sources and the material record (whether the built environment, material culture, or landscape). The appointee will have a growing reputation for research excellence, demonstrated preferably by publication in leading journals and/or academic presses, and will also have strong experience in teaching.
  • The appointee will provide both undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in medieval history and archaeology, including the supervision of MA dissertation students and MPhil/PhD candidates. Qualified candidates must be able to teach medieval history at all levels, including convening modules and contributing to team teaching. The position will include administrative responsibilities within the Department and School.
  • Applications will be welcome especially from scholars whose work looks beyond European contexts, those working on the global Middle Ages, and/or research topics crossing traditional disciplinary, chronological or regional boundaries.
    • particular interest in candidates able to teach in both history and archeology
    • preference for early/high medieval focus
  • For further information on this opportunity contact Jan Rüger, j.rueger@bbk.ac.uk. A link to the PDF document containing the job description and person specification is here: .Job Pack.pdf.
  • Deadline: 4 Mar. 2018
  • intend to interview 20th March.

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.

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

  • 23 month Teaching Fellow in Medieval History, to begin 1 Sept. 2018
  • The post-holder will specialize in medieval history and contribute to departmental teaching in the subject. In 2018/9, s/he will convene and deliver entry level teaching on Historical Skills, Sources and Approaches, 1-semester upper level undergraduate modules on ‘The Sociology of the Middle Ages’ and ‘The First English Empire? The Peoples of Britain and Ireland, 1050-1350’, and a 2-semester upper level undergraduate module on ‘Aristocratic Society and Culture in Medieval Europe 900-1300.’ S/he will also contribute to the MA in Medieval History (potentially through the supervision of student dissertations) and lecture on the core Y1 Medieval History modules. In addition, the post-holder will have research time to build their publication profile, and is expected to contribute to the administration and pastoral provision of the Department of History. Duties may change slightly in 2019/20.
  • Applications are welcome from candidates with expertise in Medieval History and with the ability to teach across the range of topics outlined above. Candidates are expected to have submitted a PhD in this area by the date of appointment.
  • To apply for this role, please go to the King’s College London HireWire Job Board and register to download and submit the specified application form.
  • Deadline: 2 Apr. 2018
  • The selection process will consist of a short presentation and interview, and is scheduled to take place on the morning of Wednesday, 25 April 2018.

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

  • Tenure-track Assistant Professorship in History.
  • Area of Specialization: Continental European History, 500-1500 with a preferred subfield in one or more of the following: Business, Environmental, Science/Medicine and/or Public History. Ideal candidate will complement existing strengths of the department.
  • Teaching Load: 3/3 "to include World Civilizations, upper-division undergraduate, and graduate courses for our M.A. in History program"
  • Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in History or a pertinent related field (ABD nearing completion of dissertation will be considered. If ABD, would be hired at the rank of Instructor with the requirement that candidate complete doctoral degree within six months of the date of hire).
  • To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit the following: 1) A letter of interest; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) unofficial transcripts; and, 4) three blind letters of recommendation. Items 1-3 must be submitted online. To do so, please visit our website 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 mjhampton@salisbury.edu 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.
  • Offer made and accepted.

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

  • 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: sara.lipton@stonybrook.edu.
  • 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.
  • [Jan. 30] Three candidates have been selected for campus visits in February.
  • Job has been offered and accepted
  • Job accepted by Mohamad Ballan (Chicago)

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

  • fixed term 1 year Teaching Fellow (~asst prof) in Medieval History, to begin 1 Sep. 2018
  • The Department seeks to appoint a Teaching Fellow, for a period of 12 months, to offer the following modules:
    • The First European Union? Christendom c.1100-c.1350
    • Templars, Heretics, Hermit and Antipopes: The Crises of the Papacy 1294-1334 
    • The Friars in the Medieval World
    • Approaching History 
    • The Invention of the Question: a History of European Thinking, 1100-1400
  • Amongst other duties the Teaching Fellow will also be required to act as Personal Tutor to both undergraduate and MA Medieval and Renaissance Studies students; as well as providing dissertation supervision to MA students.
  • Candidates must have a PhD in the relevant field. They must also have experience in university teaching and assessment (preferably in the UK).
  • Apply online
  • Deadline: 21 Jun. 2018
    • Intend to interview 11 July

University of East Anglia (UK:Eng) - [Non-TT]Edit

  • fixed term 2 year Lecturer (~asst/assoc prof) in Medieval History, to begin 1 Oct. 2018
  • To cover a period of Leverhulme Trust research leave, the School intends to appoint a fixed term full-time Lecturer in Medieval History. The successful candidate will be expected to research and to provide expert teaching in medieval history.
  • Apply online
  • Deadline: 17 Apr. 2018

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.

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

  • Teaching Fellow (~VAP) in Medieval History, 1 Aug. 2018-31 Aug. 2019
  • You will carry out teaching in Medieval History, with a particular focus on the history of the Crusades.
  • You will have a PhD in Medieval History or a cognate discipline (or be close to submission) and relevant teaching experience.
  • To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: Professor Simon Hall, Head of School of History Tel: +44 (0)113 343 3596, email: s.d.hall@leeds.ac.uk - Professor Emilia Jamroziak, Director of the Institute for Medieval Studies Tel: +44 (0)113 343 3592, email: e.m.jamroziak@leeds.ac.uk
  • Deadline: 15 Jun. 2018

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

  • Lecturer, teaching focused (~VAP) in Medieval History, 1 Sept - 31 Aug 2018
  • You will have research interests in the field of Medieval history and will be able to teach Medieval history at all levels.
  • Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews: Email: Julie-marie.strange@manchester.ac.uk Tel ++44 (0) 161 275 3081
  • Deadline: 19 Aug. 2018 (NB this hiring period - ad posted 9 Aug - may not be long enough to sponsor work visas for non-EU applicants).

University of Manchester (UK:Eng)Edit

  • 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: julie-marie.strange@manchester.ac.uk Tel: 0161 275 3081
  • General enquiries: Email: hrservices@manchester.ac.uk Tel: 0161 275 4499
  • Technical support: Email: universityofmanchester@helpmeapply.co.uk Tel: 01618502004
  • Apply Online
  • Deadline: 10 Dec. 2017
  • Interviews will include a research presentation and an evaluated teaching demonstration.

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

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

University of St Andrews (UK:Scot) - [Non-TT]Edit

  • 36 month lectureship (~asst/assoc prof) in Continental European History (c.500-c.1050)., to begin Sept. 2018
  • You will be expected to contribute to undergraduate teaching at sub-Honours and Honours level and to Masters programmes in such areas as Medieval History and Historiography.
  • To discuss this post informally candidates may wish to contact Professor Frances Andrews (fea@st-andrews.ac.uk).
  • Please quote ref: AC1892MR
  • Further Particulars: AC1892MR FPs.doc
  • Closing Date: 18 April 2018

University of Stirling (UK:Scot) Medieval & EnvironmentalEdit

  • Associate Professor in Medieval and Environmental History
  • The successful candidate is able to teach on medieval Scottish, English and European history modules and to develop our portfolio of modules in interdisciplinary environmental history at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. We would particularly welcome applications from candidates with expertise in the ‘long fourteenth century’ and with specialisms in areas such as the Great European Famine, European livestock epizootics and the Black Death.
  • The successful candidate has a track record of grant applications, an excellent record of publications, and is able to work interdisciplinary with relevant colleagues in the Faculty of Natural Sciences. The appointee is also able to take on research leadership roles, also in the context of the Centre for Environmental History, Heritage and Policy. It is desirable that the candidate have skills in quantitative methods, for example in the field of economic history. The candidate will undertake other administrative duties as prescribed by the Head of Division. The successful candidate will be expected to supervise PhD student(s) and to produce high quality research outputs, work towards generating impact and apply for grant funding in their area of research expertise.
  • For further information, including essential criteria and details on how to apply, please see https://www.stir.ac.uk/about/jobs/list
  • Deadline: 26 Jun. 2018

University of York (UK:Eng) - [Non-TT]Edit

  • One year lectureship (~VAP) in Medieval History, to begin 10 Sept. 2018
  • You will be responsible for developing and delivering teaching across the Department within the area of Medieval History; carrying out individual or collaborative research projects, leading to the production of research outputs/outcomes, and undertaking relevant administrative and managerial duties.
  • You should have a PhD in a field of Medieval History or a cognate field relevant to the post, and ideally hold an appropriate teaching qualification. You will have an emerging publication record in a relevant field with proven experience of taking responsibility for teaching and learning at undergraduate, and preferably, postgraduate level.
  • The starting salary will be £38,832 a year on grade 7 of the University’s salary scales.
  • Deadline: 6 Jun. 2018

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

  • 15 Nov, rejection, 120 applicants
  • 15 Nov, invited for AHA or Skype interview

Medieval/Early ModernEdit

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.
  • [Jan. 25] I assume this has moved on, but can anyone confirm that? (X2)
  • I can confirm that I have yet to hear anything, and that very large history departments at state schools can be notoriously slow to move on their searches. Jan. 29.
  • [12 Feb] Skype interviews scheduled for this week and next.
  • [12 Mar] Any word since the Skype interviews?
  • [19 Mar] I don't know, but today's "Lecturer" posting on AHA jobs leads me to believe the search was cancelled (it's not letting me include the link here for some reason). While I'm here, I should really say that this department is just the worst, and I don't say that lightly. I have heard some serious horror stories about how they've treated candidates - the lack of professionalism (from at least some people), and even lack of empathy - is just incredible. Run, RUN from the corporate university!
  • Offer made and accepted.

Arizona State University (USA:AZ) - [Non-TT]Edit

[21 Mar] Unclear how this position relates to the ???cancelled one above

  • 9 month non-tenure track lectureship in European History (focusing on Medieval and/or Early Modern Europe), to begin 16 Aug. 2018
  • Required Qualifications: Doctoral degree in History or a related discipline, with a focus on European History by the time of appointment; Experience teaching European and/or Western Civilization survey; Evidence of successful instructional experience at the university level
  • Desired Qualifications: Ability to teach Global History and Western Civilization surveys; Expertise in Medieval and/or Early Modern European History; Experience teaching in an online environment; Evidence of successful online instructional experience at the university level; A strong potential for success in serving the needs of diverse populations and/or reaching out to diverse communities.
  • Applicants must apply online at Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/49133, submitting the following: a cover letter stating qualifications; curriculum vitae; and contact information (name, address, email, telephone number) for three professional references.
  • Applicants name should appear in each uploaded file name. Cover letter can be addressed to Dr. Victoria Thompson, Search Committee Chair. Questions about the position should be directed to the search committee chair at: Victoria.Thompson@asu.edu.
  • Deadline: 3 May 2018

Australian Catholic University (AUS)- research only positionsEdit

  • Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow (Full time, continuing or five-year fixed term, depending on experience, research only) Medieval or Early Modern Studies
  • We seek scholars of outstanding potential and demonstrated achievement with expertise in medieval and early modern studies broadly conceived, to join and help to develop this new research team.
  • Research Fellows and Senior Research Fellows have a primary focus on research, but some teaching, especially of graduate students, may be part of the role. In addition to these roles, we are also seeking a senior academic leader for the team.
  • Institute members engage in collaborative research on religion and critical thought from multiple disciplinary perspectives, including philosophy, theology, history, and literature. They explore the inter-relationships between philosophy, religion, and their cultural contexts, and contribute to contemporary theological, philosophical, social, and political debates. The new Medieval and Early Modern Studies Program adds to and builds on established research in Biblical and Early Christian Studies, Philosophy, and Religion and Theology. The Institute has developed research partnerships with leading global universities, and presents a series of research seminars each year at ACU’s Rome Campus. In the Excellence in Research Australia 2015 exercise, research in Religion and Religious Studies and Philosophy was ranked ‘above world standard’.
  • deadline: 20 Jun. 2018
  • Any news on this one? Interviews? Requests for more info?

California State University Stanislaus (CA: USA)Edit

  • 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
  • [Jan 25] Has anyone heard anything? I'm guessing the committee has moved on?
  • [April 20] - Standard rejection email

Durham University (UK:Eng) - [Non-TT]Edit

  • One year lectureship (~VAP) in European History from c.1000-c.1500, to begin 1 Oct. 2018
  • This role is full-time and fixed-term from 1 October 2018 - 30 September 2019.
  • Applicants must demonstrate research excellence in the field of European History c. 1000-c. 1500, with the ability to teach our students to an exceptional standard and to fully engage in the services, citizenship and values of the University.
  • The role is available for a fixed term for 12 months, and has arisen due to Len Scales’ success in winning a Leverhulme Research Fellowship.
  • Apply online
  • Deadline: 17 Jul. 2018

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 facultyjobs@hartwick.edu 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?

Institute for Advanced Studies, London (Princeton, NJ) - European Middle Ages, 5th -15th C [Senior Hire]Edit

  • Professorial appointment (~tenured full prof++) in the field of European Medieval Studies will be considered, including, but not limited to, history, art history, literature, Byzantine studies and religion.
  • Candidates with distinguished scholarly accomplishments are invited to apply.
  • Applications and nominations, including bibliography and curriculum vitae, should be sent...to the Administrative Officer, School of Historical Studies, Institute for Advanced Study, 1 Einstein Drive, Princeton, New Jersey 08540, or by email to hssearch@ias.edu
  • Deadline: 15 May 2018

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.
  1. mefour
  2. MeToo experience with search committee member.
  3. 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.
  • An offer was made [20 Feb]

SUNY College at Old Westbury (USA:NY)Edit

  • The Department of History and Philosophy at the State University of New York at Old Westbury is seeking applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in European History starting Fall 2018. Candidates must have a demonstrated expertise in European history with a research specialization in Medieval or early Modern European history. Candidates should have the ability to teach an undergraduate European history survey and more detailed courses on all periods of European history (from Ancient through the modern period).
  • A letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interest, and contact information (name, email address and telephone number) for three (3) references should be submitted online at: https://oldwestbury.interviewexchange.com
  • Submit three (3) letters of reference (on letterhead and signed) to Human Resources via email to COLELLAL@oldwestbury.edu
  • Deadline: March 25, 2018
    • Not to be a dick, but this looks like it might be matched with their current VAP, who teaches historiography, though they are asking for someone with a wide range.
    • Also, no Europeans, or any other non-citizens/non-residents need apply.  They will NOT sponsor visas.  
    • [18 Apr.] Any updates?
    • [20 Apr] Skype interviews were held Apr 5-6, have heard nothing since

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 julie-marie.strange@manchester.ac.uk 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.

University of the West of England (UK:England) -- pref. BritishEdit

  • We are looking to appoint a Senior Lecturer (approx. associate prof.) in History to join the History team at UWE, expand the range of the History award and contribute to REF 2021.
  • We are particularly interested in scholars with expertise in British/European medieval/early modern history. We are also keen to appoint an early-career academic, although significant teaching experience and an existing publication record are essential. An ability and willingness to teach at all levels and range widely chronologically and geographically are required, although the appointee can expect to develop modules based on their research interests. An interest in/experience of public engagement will be an advantage.
  • Application link here
  • Deadline: 20 March 2018 at 11:59PM (UK time)

Early ModernEdit

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.

George Washington University (USA: DC)Edit

  • 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.
  • [1 Mar] Offer Made

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

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

Illinois State University (USA:IL)Edit

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

Newcastle University (UK:eng) - [Non-TT]Edit

  • 1 Year teaching fellow in early modern history
  • The post is full-time and fixed-term from 1 September 2018 for 12 months.
  • You will be expected to undertake research-led teaching in aspects of Early Modern History (1450-1800) and contribute to co-taught modules. 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, violetta.hionidou@newcastle.ac.uk, or Prof. Sam Turner, Head of School, sam.turner@newcastle.ac.uk
  • 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.
  • Deadline: 23 Jun. 2018

Northeastern Illinois University (USA:IL) - Early Modern Europe and the WorldEdit

  • Assistant Professor with a strong field in Europe (excluding Russia) from c. 1450-c. 1789. 
  • Desirable fields include, but are not limited to, transnational processes such as trade, migration, capitalism, the history of science and technology, or the formation of European states.
  • The successful candidate will be required to teach within the department’s Western Civilization sequence, as well as upper-division and graduate courses in her/his specialty.  The ability to teach historical methods at the undergraduate and graduate levels is a plus, as would be experience with digital historical sources and new media.
  • Applicants should send a cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendation, a chapter or article-length writing sample, and evidence of teaching preparation (syllabi, course evaluations, etc.).  Materials can be sent to Professor Francesca Morgan, Chair, Early Modern Europe Search, Dept. of History, Northeastern Illinois University, 5500 N St. Louis Ave., Chicago, IL 60625-4699. Electronic submissions are welcome: F-Morgan@neiu.edu.
  • Review of applications begins 20 Feb. 2018.
  • this appears to be a re-post of a position NEIU advertised for last year. Clearly that hire didn't work out? www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=5363
  •  "The state of Illinois’s budgetary crisis has prevented us from hiring anyone this year." <---From the Search Chair last year
  • [9 Mar] has anyone heard anything?
  • Received phone interview request (9 Mar.)
  • Received phone interview request (12 Mar.)
  • [10 April] Has anyone heard anything after the phone interviews?
  • [13 April] after emailing to ask, I found out that three finalists have been chosen.

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.
  • 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

Queen Mary, University of London (UK:Eng) - [Non-TT]Edit

  • Fixed Term (24 months) lecturer in Early Modern British History
  • The School is seeking to a recruit a Teaching and Scholarship Lecturer to develop and teach modules on Early Modern British history 1500-17000 [sic] at every level. The role holder will take part in the care of students, assessment and admissions‐related activities, and may be required to deliver courses during Summer Schools
  • You will hold a PhD in History and have experience in teaching at undergraduate or postgraduate level, together with experience in running modules independently. Clear and ambitious plans for future scholarship activities, the ability to communicate new and complex information effectively, engaging the interest and enthusiasm of the target audience and good IT skills, are also essential. Higher education teaching accreditation at Fellow or Associate Fellow level, or in the process of obtaining accreditation would be beneficial.
  • Apply Online
  • Deadline: 5 Apr. 2018
  • intend to interview 'start of May 2018'
  • Any news? (26 Apr)

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 history.department@cortland.edu 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 laura.gathagan@cortland.edu 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]

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

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 Cambridge (UK:Eng) - [non-TT] Irish & BritishEdit

  • One year unestablished University Lectureship (~VAP) in Early Modern British & Irish History, to begin 1 Oct. 2018
  • The successful candidate must hold, by the start of the appointment, a doctorate in a relevant field and outstanding abilities in teaching and research. The postholder will teach at all levels, from first year undergraduate to Master's. In particular, s/he will be expected to (a) contribute to the core teaching of Paper 4 (British Political History, 1485-1714) in Part I of the Historical Tripos (years 1-2), and additionally in Paper 9 as required; (b) supervise undergraduates in these papers and participate in the teaching of Historical Argument and Practice (HAP) in Part II of the Tripos (year 3); (c) contribute to the core teaching of the MPhil in Early Modern History by offering a Sources and Methods option; and (d) where appropriate, supervise individual students in the MPhil in Early Modern History.
  • The postholder will be required to take their share of Faculty administration. S/he will have excellent communication, interpersonal, and organisational skills; show a commitment to supporting students academically in the Faculty; have a proven record of high-quality research; and be able and ready to participate in the life of the Faculty and University more generally.
  • To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/17361. This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.
  • Applicants seeking further information about this post may contact Professor Tim Harper, Chair of the Faculty of History at histchm@hermes.cam.ac.uk. For Further information about the application process please contact the Faculty's HR Administrator, Ms Joanne Pearson (e-mail: jobs@hist.cam.ac.uk, telephone: +44 (0)1223 335350). Please quote reference JJ15435 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
  • Deadline: 7 Jun. 2018

University of East Anglia (UK:Eng) - [Non-tt]Edit

  • One year lectureship (~VAP) in Early Modern History, to begin 1 Sept. 2018
  • The successful candidate will be expected to teach an undergraduate special subject on Henry VIII, to contribute to teaching of Tudor England, to supervise related undergraduate dissertations, and to contribute to first-year early modern teaching.
  • Apply online
  • Deadline: 19 Jul. 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

University of the Highlands and Islands (Dornoch) (UK:Scot)Edit

  • 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 personnel@uhi.ac.uk 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
  • offer accepted

University of Nevada - Reno (USA:NV) - [Non-TT] pref. BritishEdit

  • Full time two year Lectureship in Early Modern European History, to begin fall 2018
  • Teaching Load: 4/4 "Teaching responsibilities include upper-division period courses in early modern European history, survey courses in Western Civilization, other courses in areas of interest, and participation in university-wide Core Humanities courses."
  • A PhD in History (must be in hand by 1 Jul. 2018) with an early Modern European history emphasis is required. The preferred area of interest is early modern British history with a social/cultural focus.
  • Deadline: not stated in ad, ad expires 31 Jul. 2018

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.

University of Sheffield (UK:Eng) excl. Britain & IrelandEdit

  • Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in Early Modern European History
  • We are looking for a historian of continental Europe (excluding Britain and Ireland, for which we already have extensive coverage) between c. 1500 and c. 1800. The successful candidate will be an excellent researcher and communicator capable of teaching specialist courses and contributing to our undergraduate and postgraduate provision.
  • You will have a PhD (or equivalent experience) in Early Modern European History or a relevant subject area. You will have teaching and research strengths within your field and be a potential leader in your subject and in the Department as a whole. You will help design and deliver teaching on undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, and develop the Department’s research profile both by the production of high-quality publications and by attracting external research funding. You will also be expected to contribute to the Department’s presence within the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, the wider University and, through outreach and knowledge exchange, in Sheffield and beyond. The willingness to communicate to a variety of audiences beyond the purely academic is also essential for this position.
  • Deadline: 5 Jun. 2018

University of Zurich (CHE)Edit

  • 'tenure track' Assistant Professorship in Early Modern (ca. 1500-1850) European History (inc. Switzerland), to begin 1 Feb 2017.
  • After two temporary three-year contracts the position will become tenured on the condition that the candidate passes the evaluation process.
  • Candidates should hold a PhD degree and have an excellent record of academic achievements and university teaching experience in the relevant field. Non-German speaking candidates are expected to acquire a professional knowledge of German within the first three years of appointment. In order to increase the number of women in leading academic positions, we specifically encourage women to appl
  • Details on the application procedure are available on www.phil.uzh.ch/jobs.html.
  • Deadline: 1 Oct. 2017.
  • Template rejection email received [7 Nov.]

Early Modern/ModernEdit

Eastern New Mexico University (USA:NM)Edit

  • Eastern New Mexico University's Department of History, Social Sciences and Religion is seeking applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in early modern and modern European History to begin in January 2018 or August 2018. (At main campus in Portales.)
  • Required teaching areas include early-modern and modern European history, with the specialization open. The successful candidate must be able to teach the lower-division survey courses in Western Civilization (although experience in World History is also acceptable) and European history. Ability to develop lower- and upper-division coursework in non-western history is also desirable. Areas of specialization desired may include, but are not limited to, modern middle east/west Asia and Africa
  • Application link
  • Please include the following in the application: Letter of interest, Curriculum vitae, Contact information for three references (Blind reference call will be made on applicants who become finalist for the position), Transcripts (unofficial for application purposes)
  • No deadline given?
  • I called their HR department today (26 January 2018).  The search has not closed yet and the committee is apparently still taking applications.  The HR rep didn't know when the search would close.
  • Position has been filled
  • And a formal rejection e-mail

United States Naval Academy (USA:MD) - Western Europe - 18th and 19th C.Edit

  • The Department of History at the United States Naval Academy is seeking applicants to fill a tenure track position at the assistant professor level in Eighteenth and Nineteenth-Century Western European History to begin the Fall semester of 2018.
  • US citizens only
  • Applicants should submit a cover letter describing their qualifications and research interests, their curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to Prof. Richard Ruth, Chair of the History Department, history-department-search-2018-group@usna.edu 
  • Applications will be reviewed beginning March 19, 2018 but the position will remain open until filled.
  • [7 Apr.] Any updates?
  • (Apr 7) Skype interviews are underway (x2)
  • (Apr 13) Anyone know if they moved forward from these yet?

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 : direction.flsh@usherbrooke.ca
  • 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?

Western State Colorado University (USA:CO) - [non-TT]Edit

  • Full-time, one-year, non-tenure track Lecturer position in European History beginning August 2018.
  • The successful candidate must be a broadly-trained historian of Europe, Early Modern and/or Modern.
  • Teaching load is 24 semester credits per academic year (4 courses per semester) and involves advising undergraduates and assisting with program development and the History League Student Association. Candidates should illustrate a willingness to pursue professional development and provide support for committee service if called upon.
  • A Ph.D. in European history is preferred but ABD will be considered for appointment. Sub-Specialties are desired and open outside of the fields of Latin America and Africa. Expertise with and interest in application of digital tools in the humanities is of interest. Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to a liberal arts undergraduate education, and to excellence in teaching and a willingness to work with and advise students of diverse backgrounds
  • To apply, go to www.western.edu/jobs and use our online application (see the “apply” link at the top of the job posting); required attachments to your online application include: a detailed cover letter, curriculum vitae and copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts.
  • In addition, have three references send letters of recommendation (with names, addresses, email addresses, phone numbers) directly to Donna Holden, mail to: dholden @western.edu.
  • Review of applications will begin immediately [ad posted 26 Apr2018] and continue until the position is filled.

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Austin Peay State University (USA:TN) -- Modern Western Europe (excluding Britain)Edit

  • The Department of History and Philosophy at Austin Peay State University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in Modern Western European history, excluding British history. Appointment to begin August 1, 2018. We particularly welcome scholars whose work builds on transnational topics, or whose work contributes to campus and department strengths.
  • Online application form: https://apsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/9424
  • Applications should include a cover letter including discussion of current and future research, curriculum vitae, writing sample, and at least three letters of recommendation.
  • Materials must be received by May 11, 2018.

Birkbeck, University of London (UK:Eng) - Continental, 19th/20th CEdit

  • Lecturer A/B (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in Continental European History (19th/20th C)
  • The ideal candidate will have a growing reputation for research excellence, demonstrated preferably by publication in leading journals and/or academic presses, and will also have strong experience in teaching. They will provide undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in modern European history, including the supervision of MA dissertation students. They will also be expected to contribute to the jointly-taught BA introductory modules ‘The Modern World’ and/or ‘The Contemporary World’.
  • For further information on this opportunity contact Professor Jan Rüger, j.rueger@bbk.ac.uk. A link to the PDF document containing the job description and person specification is here (pdf
  • Deadline: 4 Mar. 2018
  • Intend to interview 20 Mar.
  • [14 Mar] Email rejection

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.
  • Rejection letter Feb. 2
  • Out of curiosity, do we know who ended up getting this job?

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 org-europeansearch@csub.edu
  • 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, cmurphy@csub.edu
  • 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]
  • Phone interview conducted [Jan. 16]
  • Any updates? (Feb. 7)


Anybody hear anyting about this one?

College of William & Mary (USA:VA) - [non-TT] 20thC East Central EuropeEdit

  • one-year, non-tenure-track Visiting Assistant Professor in 20th Century East Central European History that will begin August 10, 2018
  • Specialization is open
  • Teaching Load: 3/3 ncluding introductory European or world surveys and intermediate/advanced undergraduate courses in modern East Central Europe.
  • A PhD is required by the time of appointment.
  • Applicants must apply online at https://jobs.wm.edu/postings/31574. Submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter including statement of research and teaching interests, and a writing sample. You will be prompted to submit online the names and email addresses of three references who will be contacted by the system with instructions on how to submit a letter of reference.
  • Note, the date for full consideration is not mentioned in the ad (listed as 'xxx') - ad posted 18 Apr.

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

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.
  • Position has been 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.)
  • Notification about long-listing (25 Jan) [x2]
  • Shortlisting email (26 Jan)

Elizabethtown College (USA:PA) - Visiting Asst. Prof. Modern EuropeEdit

  • The Department of History at Elizabethtown College invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Modern Europe to begin July 2018
  • Elizabethtown College particularly welcome candidates whose teaching and/or research interests take a diverse or global perspective. As well, we seek candidates whose expertise compliments, rather than duplicates, the department’s existing strength in French history.
  • The Department is especially interested in attracting faculty committed to dynamic and innovative classroom instruction. The typical teaching load is 3-3, and faculty are expected to involve students in high-impact practices such as research and internships whenever possible. Qualified applicants will be committed to contribute survey courses to the College’s Core Curriculum program as well as upper division sections in their specialty area.
  • A Ph.D. in History must be completed by summer 2018.
  • Deadline: 18 May 2018
  • To apply, submit a cover letter, CV, and three letters of recommendation: https://etown.peopleadmin.com/postings/1284
  • Didn't they just hire someone for this job last year? Someone moving on to greener pastures? [16 Apr.
    • They did but that person is still there and it was a TT job. This is a 1-year VAP (Interview requested)

Elmira College (USA:NY)Edit

  • 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 historysearch@elmira.edu.
  • 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.
  • Invitation to interview (Jan. 30)
  • Can I ask the above poster – is your subfield Britain or the Mediterranean? (30 Jan)
  • Yes

ANY NEWS? (27 feb)

  • Campus invite (27 feb)
  • When were you invited? Around Feb 17

Any Updates? (15 March) not yet; thanks! did you get a sense when a decision would be made?

This week (I'm sort of surprised there hasn't been news yet, or maybe someone has been told something and they're not sharing what they know). Thanks, let me know if you hear anything.
Offer made and accepted (28 March) <---- I assume this is true, but it would be nice to get official notice from them. 

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.
  • Any updates? (April 27)
  • Rejection email (6 May)

Furman University (USA:SC) - [Non-TT; VAP]Edit

  • Furman University invites applications for a one-year replacement position in Modern European History for the 2018-2019 academic year. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in hand but ABD’s will be considered. The teaching load is 3-2 and will teach a general European history survey course.
  • Application includes a CV and a cover letter which " should include a description of how your teaching, scholarship, mentoring and/or service might contribute to a liberal arts college community that includes a commitment to diversity as one of its core values."
  • Application website: https://jobs.furman.edu/postings/7058
  • Deadline: 10 April 2018
  • Rejection e-mail, apparently interviews are underway. (April 17)

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, donnelly@gonzaga.edu.
  • 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
  • Offer made (and accepted [21 Feb.])
  • Congratulations! (thank you!)

Harvard College (USA:MA) - [non-TT]Edit

  • College Fellow ( for one year, with the possibility of renewal for a second year, contingent on performance, position availability, curricular need, and divisional dean authorization) in Modern European History, to begin 1 Jul. 2018
  • Teaching duties will include three undergraduate courses in Modern European History, with 25% of the appointment reserved for the Fellow’s own research. The Fellow will be expected to evaluate senior theses in accordance with Departmental practice and may also advise a senior thesis and help organize workshops.
  • Detailed requirements, position information, and a link to the online application are available at https://facultyresources.fas.harvard.edu/college-fellows-program. Please submit the following materials through the application portal by March 16, 2018: A cover letter describing your experience and interest in the position, Curriculum vitae, Research statement, Teaching statement describing your teaching philosophy, goals, methods, and prior experience, Teaching materials, including representative course syllabi and evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g. teaching awards and evaluations), Names and contact information of 3-5 referees, who will be asked by a system-generated email to upload a letter of recommendation once you have submitted your application. Three letters are required, and the application is considered complete only when at least three letters have been received., Applicable only for those candidates who have not yet received the Ph.D.: A letter from your advisor confirming that you will receive your Ph.D. by the expected start date
  • Deadline: not stated in ad. ad expires 16 Mar. 2018

Any news on this? (march 28)


Invitation to interview

Liverpool Hope University (UK:Eng)Edit

  • Lecturer/Senior Lecturer(~tenured asst/assoc or assoc/full prof) in Modern European History
  • We are seeking a suitably qualified candidate who has the capacity to deliver excellent teaching and supervision at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and who will take an active role in contributing to a range of research activities within the Department and contribute to our forthcoming REF 2021 submission.
  • The appointee will be in a position to help devise and deliver components on our BA and MA degrees in History and in Politics. This post is open to candidates from research specialisms in Modern European History covering areas other than Britain and Ireland. We especially welcome applications from candidates which will complement but not duplicate research areas covered by our modern historians (currently we offer Fascism/Nazism, food history, history of crime and punishment.)
  • The successful candidate will hold a doctorate at the time of the appointment and possess the ability to offer lectures, facilitate seminars and provide individual support to students seeking to maximise their learning. All members of the department are expected to teach at our Hope campus and contribute to our Network of Hope provision.
  • For an application form and further details, please visit our website or contact us using the details below. Liverpool Hope University, Personnel, Hope Park, Liverpool, L16 9JD tel: 0151 291 3661 (24 hrs), e-mail: jobs@hope.ac.uk, www.hope.ac.uk/jobs
  • Deadline: 11 May 2018

Liverpool John Moores University (UK:Eng) pref. Central EuropeEdit

  • Lecturer or Senior Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc or assoc/full) in European History
  • We are seeking to appoint a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer able to teach on a number of modules related to Modern History and wider Foundation, undergraduate, and postgraduate level as required. We would particularly welcome applications from candidates whose research and teaching specialisms would allow us to develop our expertise into the history of Central Europe during the long-nineteenth century.
  • Applicants who can strengthen our offer to students in the fields of social, cultural or intellectual history are particularly encouraged to apply. Additionally, we are interested in applicants who may have leadership or teaching experience of Foundation year, Level-3 delivery. Applicants should have completed a PhD in the discipline, and have teaching experience at undergraduate level.
  • nformal enquires may be made to the Subject Leader for History, Dr David Clampin, email: D.J.Clampin@ljmu.ac.uk or telephone: 0151 231 5173
  • For further information and to apply online please visit our website: https://www.ljmu.ac.uk/about-us/vacancies-at-ljmu
  • Deadline: 7 Jun. 2018

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 pzfasosvac-hislk@maastrichtuniversity.nl, 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]
  • Any news?

Maryville College (USA:TN) - 20-21st Century [non-TT, VAP]Edit

  • Maryville College, a selective four-year liberal arts college committed to superior teaching, invites applications for a two-year, full-time visiting lecturer appointment in History.  The successful candidate will be able to teach survey and upper level courses in 20th-21st Century European history and modern world history, as well as in one of the following fields: East Asian history, Russian/Soviet history, Middle Eastern history.
  • Send letter of application along with curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of reference (at least two of which fully address teaching experience and potential) electronically to history.search@maryvillecollege.edu (please place “History Position” in subject line). Cover letters may be addressed to: Dr. Daniel Klingensmith, Chair, Division of Humanities, Maryville College.
  • Applications received by March 23rd, 2018 can be assured of full consideration.
  • rejection e-mail May 28

McGill University (CAN) - [Non-TT] excl. British/RussianEdit

  • 1 year non-tenure track Faculty Lecturer in modern continental European history (excluding British or Russian history), to begin Aug. 2018
  • Applicants should have a PhD in History by the time of appointment
  • Applicants must fill out the online application form at http://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/10948 and upload a letter of interest highlighting relevant teaching experience and expertise, a curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and the contact information for three references. Please send any inquiries to jobsearch.history@mcgill.ca.
  • Review begins: 15 Apr. 2018 and continues until position filled.
  • Skype interview scheduled (23 April) x 2
  • Offer accepted

Missouri Southern State University (USA:MO)Edit

  • 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
    • [March 7] Phone Interview Request.
    • Campus visit invitation received. (March 21)

Missouri Western State University (USA: MO) - 19th and 20th c. Europe, *spec. Central and/or Eastern Europe *preferredEdit

  • 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: recruitment@missouriwestern.edu
  • 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.
  • Request for additional materials (2 Feb)
  • Phone interview scheduled (13 Feb)

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.

Queen's University Belfast (UK:NI)Edit

  • Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in Modern European History, to begin 1 Sept. 2018
  • The post holder will have a track record of research and publications of the highest international standards and will enhance the research culture within the School. She/he will contribute to the development of the School’s undergraduate, Masters, and PhD programmes in European history and public history.
  • We welcome applications from applicants with research specialisms in any aspect of nineteenth and/or twentieth century Europe. The School has existing specialists working on Spanish and Russian history and wishes to complement this through the appointment of a scholar working on the history of another continental European nation, particularly Germany or France. The successful applicant is also expected to play a leading role in the development of a new MA Public History and in the recently established Centre for Public History by enhancing the School’s European history expertise in this respect.
  • Candidates should be able to demonstrate an ability to develop the undergraduate and MA curriculum in attractive and innovative fashion. Candidates may wish to indicate how their research and teaching will broaden or enhance our current areas of strength in modern history which include gender history, cultural and social history, the history of crime, oral history, historical commemorations, history and heritage, the cold war, religious history, and race.
  • For full criteria and to apply online, visit www.qub.ac.uk/jobs.
  • Deadline: 5 Mar. 2018
    • [3 Apr] Has anyone received any updates?

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.]

Royal Holloway, University of London (UK:Eng) - [Non-TT]Edit

  • Three year lectureship (~VAP) in Modern European History, to begin 1 Sept. 2018
  • to replace Professor Helen Graham who has secured a Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship Award for a project on Franco’s Prisons, 1936-1976.
  • Candidates will normally have completed a PhD in modern European History and be able to demonstrate a developing record of publications.
  • The candidate will be expected to teach modern European history comparatively, and to teach it across a broad range of levels. The candidate will contribute to other undergraduate teaching in the History Department, such as the Independent Essay module or the Historiography unit. They will also contribute to modern European MA teaching. They will, additionally, participate in the Department’s admissions activities, and its public engagement work.
  • For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Professor Kate Cooper, Head of History, at: kate.cooper@rhul.ac.uk or via telephone on: +44 (0)1784 443295. To view further details of this post and to apply please visithttps://jobs.royalholloway.ac.uk/ The RHUL Recruitment Team can be contacted with queries by email at: recruitment@rhul.ac.uk. Please quote the reference: 0418-126.
  • Deadline: 9 May 2018
    • generic rejection email from HR (15 may)

St. Bonaventure University (USA:NY)Edit

  • 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 sgodfrey@sbu.edu
  • 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. 

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

  • 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: augustid@stjohns.edu.
  • Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, writing sample, teaching statement or portfolio, and three letters of reference via Interfolio to sju.moderneurohistory.search@gmail.com
  • 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.
    • Any news? (2 March)
    • Skype interview request
    • I had a skype interview with them around March 20. They said they'd be in touch, and I never heard back. After more than a month, I figured they'd clearly moved to campus intereviews and just sent a quick email to verify I was out of the running. And again it was crickets. Any idea what's going on? Did they make a hire?
    • Unless something unexpected happened, they finished on-campus interviews in April. The chair is co-ordinating 4 searches this year so the process is taking longer than an individual search would. It is possible though that they've made all of the offers and just haven't gotten to the rejections yet.

Spring Hill College (USA:AL)Edit

  • 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 historysearch@shc.edu
  • The deadline for receipt of applications is 10 Nov. 2017.
  • interview request (7 Dec 2017) [x2]
  • Any news? (30 Jan 2018) [no news, 7 feb 2018]
  • Informed by email that offer was made and accepted (16 Mar 2018)

Staffordshire University (UK:Eng)Edit

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

Stanford University (USA:CA) -- Hoover Institution Collection Analyst [non-TT, 3-year position]Edit

  • The Hoover Institution at Stanford University is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Hoover Centennial Librarian for Collection Analysis for the Hoover Institution Library & Archives. The position is a full-time, non-career track position for a three-year fixed term.
  • Qualifications (among others): An advanced degree in 20th century European history, politics or culture required, PhD preferred, and evidence of strong analytical, scholarly communication and teaching skills, Advanced Degree in Library Science or a relevant academic discipline with demonstrated understanding of academic libraries and two or more years of relevant experience in a relevant library setting or a combination of education and relevant experience, Competence in at least one modern non-English language (preferably Russian, German or French)


Application link: https://stanford.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=78251&lang=en

  • Deadline: Uncertain, closing date of ad is June 20, 2018

State University of New York, Geneseo (USA:NY) - Transnational Europe after 1800 (excl. Britain)Edit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Transnational European history after 1800 (excluding the British Isles)
  • Areas of global and/or transnational interest include but are not limited to imperialism, global trade, the history of composite and multiethnic states, migration, regional histories (e.g. the Mediterranean), or problem-oriented history on topics that transcend national boundaries (e.g. comparative nationalisms, the history of science and technology, environmental issues, gender history, or some other type of cultural history).
  • Duties include: Teach a range of History courses at the undergraduate level, including and especially courses that cover Europe after 1800, Teach skills-based seminars and/or senior capstone seminars that include research methods and/or historiography, Teach general education courses outside History, including courses in humanities and first-year critical writing, Conduct research and publish in area of expertise, Contribute to pedagogical and curricular innovation, including work with digital scholarship or methods, Provide academic advisement to students, Mentor and supervise undergraduate research and other projects, Contribute to governance through service at the department and college level, Contribute service to the discipline and university
  • PhD must be in hand by Aug. 2018
  • Contact: Jordan Kleiman, kleiman@geneseo.edu
  • Deadline: not stated in ad, ad expires 1 Mar. 2018
  • Any idea about the teaching load? 
  • 3/3 according to a policy document I found on their website
  • Any word on this?
  • [14 Mar] Skype interview
  • [3 Apr] Any updates here?
  • They are doing campus talks (I know via a friend)
  • [26 Apr] Does anyone know whether an offer has been made?

Swansea University (UK:Wales) - post-1800Edit

  • Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in post-1800 European History
  • We welcome applications from suitably qualified candidates with research and teaching interests in this field. In order to develop the History Department’s current research and teaching profile, we would particularly welcome applications from candidates with interests in gender and/or intersectional history, visual culture, or using digital humanities methods in their work.
  • To apply for the post please click on the link: www.swansea.ac.uk/jobs
  • Deadline: 22 Apr. 2018
  • Any news on this job? (18 May)

University of Arkansas at Little Rock (USA:AR) - REPOSTED FEB 2018 (New posting)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.
  • In new posting: "Preferred Education and/or Experience: Sub-specialty in urban history. Sub-specialty in the history of race, ethnicity, and gender, and/or the history of migrations."
  • 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.
  • [6 Oct] Was this search cancelled? I can't find it anywhere in their website
  • 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.]
  • Job reposted with deadline of March 3, 2018
  • [3 Apr] Has anyone received any updates since the repost?
  • [22 april] - Any news anyone?
  • [23 April] - No thanks e-mail

University of Birmingham (UK:Eng) - [Non-TT]Edit

  • Three year fixed term lectureship in 20th Century European History
  • We are looking for a historian to develop our expertise in European history with a particular expertise in the history of mass violence and genocide during the period from 1914 through 1945. We are particularly interested in candidates whose research focus also encompasses a focus on totalitarian regimes and the objects of their violence, including National Socialist Germany, Fascist Italy, or the Soviet Union, as well as other authoritarian regimes throughout Europe. Within these parameters, candidates’ research should ideally have the capacity to complement our strengths in one or more of the following key research areas for the School: mobilities, temporalities, materialities, global networks, and state, society, and conflict.
  • The appointment would also 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 and Contemporary History; Modern British Studies) to bolster History’s research strength and intellectual community. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to courses at undergraduate levels C, I and H (i.e. First, Second and Final years) in History and to contribute to our postgraduate programmes (where appropriate). As part of their undergraduate remit, the successful candidate will be expected to provide an Option and Special Subject on their broad subject of expertise, as well as contribute to core modules on modern history more generally. They would also need to be prepared to supervise undergraduate and MA dissertations from a wide range of subjects in modern history, including political history, cultural history, and the history of conflict. 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 Holocaust and Genocide; MA in History of Warfare; MA in Contemporary History; MA in Global History).
  • Informal enquiries should be directed to Prof Sabine Lee at s.lee@bham.ac.uk
  • Apply Online
  • Deadline: 8 Mar. 2018'

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 hist.recruitment@ubc.ca. 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.
  • No thank you e-mail (3 May 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]
  • Position has been filled.

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?
  • Rejection letter

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.

Any news (march 28)?

University of North Florida (USA: FL) - Modern Western Europe (18-19th c.)Edit

  • 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
Or
history@unf.edu
  • For further information, please contact Marianne Roberts at (904) 620-2880 or via e-mail at history@unf.edu .
  • Initial review of applications will begin on 8 Nov. 2017.
  • Offered Skype interview (21 Nov)
  • Any update? (29 Dec)
  • Offer made and accepted (23 Mar)

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.

University of Oxford (UK:Eng) - 20th CEdit

  • One year departmental lecturer position (~VAP) in Contemporary European History (20th Century), to begin 1 Sept. 2018
  • You will have active research interests in any area of contemporary European history (20th century) and the ability and willingness to teach a number of courses in modern European history at undergraduate and graduate levels. You will also be required to undertake examining and administrative work, engage in advanced study and original research and engage positively and proactively with the academic community in the Faculty and College.
  • You will have a doctorate in a relevant field (or show evidence that a doctorate is imminent) and the ability to publish in international journals and/or major presses. You will have outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, and fluency in any relevant languages.
  • Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. To apply for this role and for further details, including the job description and selection criteria, please click on the Apply link : https://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=134627
  • Deadline: noon 7 June 2018

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

  • Tenure-track assistant professorship in modern European history, excluding Britain and Russia, to begin fall semester 2018.
  • Specialty is open. Ability to teach broadly in the region is required; to place European developments in a global context (e.g. imperialism, colonialism, transnationalism, immigration, multiculturalism, etc.) highly welcome.
  • In addition to maintaining an active research program, the appointee will be expected to contribute to the general education program, teach advanced courses in the field, and participate, as appropriate, in such related interdisciplinary programs as International Studies; Environmental Studies; Healthcare Studies; and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.
  • A Ph.D is required. ABDs will be considered, but must have completed the Ph.D. by the August 2018 start date.
  • Applicants should apply online at 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 St Andrews (UK:Scot) - [Non-TT] ModernEdit

  • Associate Lectureship (Education focused), for 12 months, with the possibility of extension for a further 24 months, in Modern European History.
  • Applications are invited for a temporary Associate Lecturer (Education Focused) in Modern European History, post-1800, with particular expertise in German history. The post will be held from 3 September 2018 to 31 August 2019, with the possibility of a renewal for two further years to 31 August 2021. You will be expected to contribute to undergraduate teaching at sub-Honours and Honours level and to Masters programmes in such areas as Modern History and Historiography.
  • To discuss this post informally candidates may wish to contact the Chair of the Department of Modern History, Dr Jacqueline Rose (jer9@st-andrews.ac.uk).
  • Please Quote Reference: AOAC1930XXHM
  • Further Particulars: AOAC1930XXHM FPs.doc
  • Deadline: 13 July 2018

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.
  • Rejection e-mail (6 Feb)
  • Job offered and accepted

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 cryan9@uwyo.edu. Research and teaching statements will be required for first-round phone interviews.
  • Deadline: 15 Jan. 2018.
  • Any news? [Feb 5]
  • Request for Skype interview [Feb. 16]
  • Offer accepted [April 11]

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 (dekanat.hkw@univie.ac.at).
  • 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

Columbia University New York (USA:NY) - [non-tt;lecturer]Edit

  • Postdoctoral lectureship in the field of British history after 1870, to begin 1 Jul. 2018 (with possibility of renewal for a second year)
  • In the first year of appointment, the Lecturer will teach wholly in the History department, offering three semester courses (one in one semester and two in the second semester) in or related to Modern British history. The Lecturer will also help to support the New York-Cambridge Training Collaboration in Twentieth-Century British History and to run its transatlantic reading group and workshops. In the second year, half of the appointment will involve teaching one section each term of Introduction to Contemporary Civilization, a central part of Columbia's undergraduate core curriculum, and attending Core Curriculum weekly preceptor meetings as required; the other half will involve teaching one history department course and supporting the work of the NYCTC.
  • Ph.D. in history must be in hand at the time of the appointment and cannot have been awarded prior to July 1, 2016
  • All applications must be made through Columbia University's online Recruitment of Academic Personnel System (RAPS): http://academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=65694
  • Review begins: 16 Feb. 2018 and continues until position filled.

Cardiff University (UK:Wales) - WelshEdit

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

Fordham University (USA: NY) - Gender/Sexuality in Modern Britain and/or British EmpireEdit

  • 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 patriarca@fordham.edu.
  • 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.

Kings College London (UK:Eng) - [non-TT]Edit

  • (36 month) Early Career Development Fellowship in Modern British History, to begin 1 Sept. 2018
  • This Fellowship is a fixed term post intended to provide a promising early-career academic with opportunities to develop as an educator and a researcher in Modern British History. Applicants must be within seven years of the award of their doctorate at the time of application. They should have an outstanding research track record for an Early Career scholar (publications, grants, impact initiatives), and experience of providing innovative teaching at BA and/or MA level.
  • The Fellow will pursue research, deliver teaching, provide administrative and pastoral support for the Department of History, and engage in personal and professional development. The percentage of time devoted to teaching, research and administration will be allocated 40:40:20%. There is an expectation that in the second or third year of the fellowship the post-holder will submit a research grant application.
  • To apply for this role, please go to the (https://www.hirewire.co.uk/HE/1061247/THW_JobBoard.aspx King’s College London HireWire Job Board) and register to download and submit the specified application form.
  • Deadline: 6 Apr. 2018
  • The selection process will consist of a short presentation and interview, and is scheduled to take place on the afternoon of Thursday, 10 May 2018

London South Bank University (UK:Eng) - 19th or 20th CEdit

21 May - position Readvertised with new due date AFII (talk) 08:56, May 22, 2018 (UTC)

  • Lecturer in History, starting September 2018. The successful applicant will be expected to deliver high quality teaching in one or more of the following areas:19th and 20th Century British social and political history; historical practice and research; 20th Century London; Black British History and Empire. Applications from those with other specialisms within history are also welcome.
  • Application website
  • Applications due 20 May 2018, interviews expected to take place 5 June 2018.
  • New deadline: 12 Jun. 2018

Manchester Metropolitan University (UK:Eng) - ModernEdit

  • 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

Newcastle University (UK:Eng) - 20thCEdit

  • 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 violetta.hionidou@newcastle.ac.uk, or Prof. Sam Turner, Head of School sam.turner@newcastle.ac.uk.
  • 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.

Royal Holloway University, London (UK:Eng) - Imperial & GlobalEdit

Southeast Missouri State University (USA:MO) - Modern British (post-1688)Edit

  • The Southeast Missouri State University Department of History and Anthropology seeks applicants for a tenure-track position in modern British (post-1688) history.  Applicants should also have a second field in one or more of the following fields: East Asia, Middle East, South Asia, or Africa.
  • To apply, submit the following items online by clicking http://agency.governmentjobs.com/semoedu/default.cfm?promotionaljobs=1 (Letter of interest addressing all position required qualifications, Statement of teaching philosophy, Current curriculum vitae, Unofficial copies of transcripts, and names, telephone numbers, addresses and e-mail addresses of three professional references)
  • The ad says "open until filled" but then goes on to say to ensure full consideration, applications must be received by March 9, 2018.
  • SC member here: I can confirm the deadline is 9 March.
  • Also posted at Open Field or Mixed Hire History 2017-18
  • [13 Apr] Any updates on this one?
  • [13 Apr] Skype interviews are underway
  • [25 Apr] Any updates on this?
  • [30 Apr] campus interviews are underway

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.

University of Birmingham (UK:Eng) - ModernEdit

  • 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
    • [15 Mar] Request for (specified) writing samples
    • [23 Apr] Rejection email

University of Birmingham (UK:Eng) - Modern Midland History SHORT DEADLINEEdit

  • Lectureship (~tenured Asst/Assoc Prof) in British Regional History
  • We are looking for a historian to develop our expertise in West Midlands history after 1700. We are particularly interested in candidates who use the concept of ‘region’ or ‘locality’ as a category or unit of analysis; whose research is work grounded in the archives and historical experiences of the West Midlands; who are able to engage with scholarship on the regional or the local in other contexts in the UK and beyond; and whose work speaks to broader historical and historiographical debates in the modern British field and other relevant areas. Candidates’ research should ideally complement our strengths in one or more of the department of History’s key research areas: mobilities, temporalities, materialities, global networks, and state, society, and conflict.
  • A full job description is available in PDF format http://www.download.bham.ac.uk/vacancies/jd/31603.pdf
  • Deadline: 1 Jun. 2018

University of Cambrige (UK:Eng) - [non-TT; ~VAP, 39 months]Edit

  • 39-month Unestablished University Lectureship (~VAP) in Modern British History, to begin 1 Oct. 2018
  • Replacing Professor Eugenio Biagini, who will be on externally-funded leave.
  • The post holder will teach at both undergraduate and Master's levels. In particular, he or she will be expected to: (a) contribute to core lecturing in Paper 6 (British Political History since 1880) in Part I of the Historical Tripos (years 1-2); (b) supervise undergraduates in the Part I modern British history papers (any or all of papers 5 and 6); (c) supervise undergraduates in final-year dissertations; (d) supervise students in the MPhil in Modern British History.
  • To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/17041. This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.
  • Applicants seeking further information about this post may contact Professor Tim Harper, Chair of the Faculty of History at histchm@hermes.cam.ac.uk. For Further information about the application process please contact the Faculty's HR Administrator, Ms Joanne Pearson (e-mail: jobs@hist.cam.ac.uk, telephone: +44 (0)1223 335350). Please quote reference JJ15140 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
  • SHORT Deadline: 25 Apr. 2018

University of Cambridge (UK:Eng) - [non-TT;~VAP, 12 months]Edit

  • One-year Unestablished University Lectureship (~VAP) in Modern British History, to begin 1 Sept. 2018
  • "replacing Professor Peter Mandler who will be on externally-funded leave."
  • The postholder will teach at both undergraduate and Master's levels. In particular, he or she will be expected to: (a) contribute to core lecturing in Paper 11 (British Economic, Social and Cultural History since 1880) in Part I of the Historical Tripos (years 1-2); (b) supervise undergraduates in the Part I modern British history papers (any or all of 5, 6, 10 or 11); (c) supervise undergraduates in final-year dissertations; (d) supervise students in the MPhil in Modern British History and contribute to its core course, 'Debates in British History', in the Michaelmas term. The postholder will be required to examine at all levels. Ability to offer lectures in other papers apart from Paper 11 would be an additional advantage.
  • The successful candidate must hold, by the start of the appointment, a doctorate in a relevant field and have outstanding abilities in teaching and research.
  • To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/16461. This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form. Applicants seeking further information about the post are invited to contact Professor Peter Mandler, Professor of Modern Cultural History: pm297@cam.ac.uk. For further details about the application process, please contact the Faculty's HR Administrator, Ms Joanne Pearson (e-mail: jobs@hist.cam.ac.uk, telephone: 01223 335350). Please quote reference JJ14630 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
  • Deadline: 28 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: pm297@cam.ac.uk. For further details about the application process, please contact the Faculty's HR Administrator, Mrs Joanne Pearson (e-mail: jobs@hist.cam.ac.uk, 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 East Anglia (UK:Eng) - [Non-TT] Modern w/20th C BritishEdit

  • One year lectureship in Modern History
  • The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate modules on modern history, including twentieth-century British social history, and may also be required to teach some classes on the MA.
  • This full-time post is available from 1 September 2018 on a fixed term basis until 31 July 2019.
  • Deadline: 21 Jun. 2018

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) - [non-TT] MedievalEdit

  • One year lectureship in Medieval British History, to begin 1 Oct. 2018
  • (covering Prof. Blair's sabbatical leave)
  • The Lecturer will be required to teach four hours per week for Queen’s and Pembroke Colleges. He or she will have an expertise in medieval British History, including in particular an ability to teach the papers listed below. By a long-standing arrangement, we cover Pembroke’s British History I teaching at Prelim level. The Lecturer will be expected to continue that arrangement.
  • The Preliminary Examination: History of the British Isles I (c.300-1087); History of the British Isles II (1042-1330); and one or more of European and World History (EWH) II: The Early Medieval World, 600-1000; EWH III: The Central Middle Ages, 900-1300; EWH IV: The Global Middle Ages, 500 – 1500, and the Optional Subject: The Age of Bede.
  • The Final Honour School: History of the British Isles I (c.300-1087); History of the British Isles II (1042-1330); and one or more of General History II (476-750), III(700-900) and IV (900-1122), Further Subjects: Anglo-Saxon Archaeology; Justinian and Muhammad and Carolingian Renaissance, and Special Subjects: Francia in the Age of Clovis and Gregory of Tours; Byzantium in the Age of Constantine Porphyrogenitus, and The Norman Conquest of England.
  • It should be emphasized that the History of the British Isles papers are the main requirement: we would not expect the successful candidate to cover more than a small proportion of the other papers listed above.
  • Candidates should submit their electronic application to the Academic Administrator, joyce.millar@queens.ox.ac.uk,
  • Deadline: 9 Mar. 2018

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.
    • [27 Feb] (misgendered) rejection notice - shortlist for interviews has been put together.

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) - Scottish c.1450-1660Edit

  • Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in Scottish History c.1450-1660
  • The successful candidate should be able to contribute substantially to the research and teaching profile of the School of History. S/he will have a PhD in a relevant field, show evidence of research potential that will complement and extend existing strengths in the School, and undertake a range of teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.
  • To discuss this post informally candidates may wish to contact the Chair of the Appointing Committee, Prof Michael Brown (mhb@st-andrews.ac.uk).
  • Please quote ref: AC2170HM
  • Further Particulars: AC2170HM.doc
  • Deadline: 20 Jul. 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

FrenchEdit

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.

University of Huddlesfield (UK:Eng) -- [non-TT, temporar] Modern France pref with Oral HistoryEdit

  • Fixed-term, 10 month appointment
  • We are looking for a historian of modern European History who can provide inspirational and engaging teaching to undergraduates and postgraduates. In the context of modern European history, we would be particularly interested in historians who have a good knowledge of modern French history and experience in the methodologies and practice of oral history. You should have a degree and PhD in the relevant areas with experience in undergraduate teaching.
  • Application website: http://hud.ac/efn
  • Deadline: 12 June 2018
    • intend to interview 13 July 2018

University of Virginia (USA: VA) - 1700-1900 (spec. France and its cross-European and global links)Edit

  • 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 Hist-jobs2@virginia.edu. Questions regarding the application process in JOBS@UVa should be directed to: L. Kent Merritt, lkm6h@virginia.edu, 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? Yes. Rejection email received saying that 8 candidates were interviewed via Skype and 2 invited for campus visits. 
  • Does anyone know what happened with this search? I saw it re-upped on one of the job boards and found that strange.

GermanEdit

University of East Anglia (UK:Eng) - Modern [Non-TT]Edit

  • One year lectureship (~VAP) in Modern European History, to begin 1 Sept. 2018
  • The successful candidate will be expected to teach modern German History, and contribute to the teaching of other modules in nineteenth- and twentieth-century European history.
  • Apply online
  • Deadline: 19 Jul. 2018

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 (j.t.jackson@qmul.ac.uk).
  • apply online
  • Deadline: 15 Dec. 2017.

Syracuse University (USA: NY) - Modern GermanyEdit

  • The History Department in The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in the history of modern Germany.
  • The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to research as well as to undergraduate and graduate education. The Maxwell School especially seeks candidates open to collaboration and interdisciplinarity in their teaching and research.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to teach two courses per semester, maintain an active research program and serve on departmental and other committees.
  • Ph.D. in Modern German History or cognate field expected at time of appointment.
  • Online App. Form: 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]
  • Decline for interview, but request to keep them informed of the active status of my application. Anyone else receive the same request regarding notification of change of status? (Jan 24.)
  • There is an inside candidate, the current VAP. FYI.
  • Generic rejection e-mail from HR [Mar. 7]
  • Offer accepted [Apr. 10]

GreekEdit

University College, Dublin (IRL)Edit

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

IrishEdit

Kings College London (UK:Eng) - Modern Irish & BritishEdit

  • Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in Modern Irish/British history, to begin 1 Sept. 2018
  • They will contribute to the teaching of modern Irish / British History at all levels, including introductory undergraduate lectures, upper-level undergraduate modules, MA modules and PhD supervision. In the first instance, teaching will focus on modern Irish history post-1900. Subsequently, the post-holder will have opportunities to develop their own research-led modules.
  • For an informal discussion to find out more about the role please contact. Professor Abigail Woods. abigail.woods@kcl.ac.uk To apply for this role, please go to the King’s College London HireWire Job Board and register to download and submit the specified application form.
  • Deadline: 23 Feb. 2018

Mary Immaculate College (IRL) - 19th CEdit

  • Assistant Lecturer/Lecturer in History, to begin Aug. 2018
  • Applicants for the post must be specialists in the history of nineteenth-century Ireland. The successful applicant will be expected to teach modules in nineteenth-century Irish history, as well as in modern European history. Applicants must be willing to teach outside their own area of specialism. In addition to the main criteria in nineteenth-century Irish history, the department is especially keen to attract applicants with expertise in social and / or cultural history. Furthermore, expertise in transnational history or oral history may prove advantageous. The successful applicant will supervise dissertations at undergraduate, taught postgraduate and research M.A./Ph.D. levels. She or he will be engaged actively in research and publication in nineteenth-century Irish history. She or he will contribute to the administration of the department and the wider work of the college.
  • Full details on this post, including how to apply are available on the College’s website www.mic.ul.ie/vacancies. Please refer to the application and selection process before making an application.
  • Deadline: 2pm 4 May 2018

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, violetta.hionidou@newcastle.ac.uk, or Prof. Sam Turner, Head of School, sam.turner@newcastle.ac.uk.
  • 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.
  • [1 Mar] Any word on this?
    • [5 Mar] Nothing here
  • [19 Mar] So I know someone who contacted NYU a month ago & they said then they would not even start reviewing applications for a few more weeks. Has anyone heard anything more recently?
  • [11 Apr] Rejection email received.
  • [13 Apr] Who'd they hire?

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.

ItalianEdit

OttomanEdit

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.

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.

Russian/Eastern Europe/EurasiaEdit

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

Central European University (HUN) -- Habsburg StudiesEdit

  • The Department of History at Central European University (CEU) invites applications for an assistant professor position in Habsburg Studies. Candidates must have the capacity to develop a convincing and innovative program for research and teaching in topics related to the history on the Habsburg Empire and its multiple legacies, connecting to the Department's focus of comparative empires. While the chronological focus of the candidate's research is open, candidates should be able to cover in their courses the long-term processes shaping this area from the early modern period to World War I. In keeping with the Department's strong emphasis on interdisciplinary and cross-cultural studies, we seek applicants whose research and teaching accommodate contemporary approaches in diverse sub- and neighbor disciplines. We are particularly interested in a research portfolio focusing on political institutions and political culture; cultural and art history; social structures and conflicts; mobility and migration. German language competence and the working knowledge of one more regional language is a requirement.
  • Applications should include a C.V., including language skills, a list of publications, an essay-length sample publication, a letter of application including a statement about the applicant's research and teaching plans, a draft syllabus for a graduate course, and the names and addresses of three referees. Please submit your complete application package to advert038@ceu.edu including job code in subject line: 2018/038.
  • Deadline: Looks like May 1 2018 according to job ad.

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, sinisik@citadel.edu
  • 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?
  • [Feb 26] Still no news?
  • ANY NEWS?
  • Polite rejection email (March 21)

Miami University (USA:OH) - [Non-TT:VAP] 20th CEdit

  • Teaching Fellow/Visiting Assistant Professorship in 20th C Russian/Soviet History
  • The position is renewable for up to four years, dependent on performance and funding & includes a three-month research appointment during the summer of 2019.
  • Teaching responsibilities will include Soviet History, World History surveys (either 1500-present or 1945-present), and upper-level courses in area of specialty.
  • PhD in History or completed defense by August 2018. Desire: a specialist in World War II or the Cold War.
  • Submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and a single page description for two to four classes in your specialty you would like to teach (as “other” document) to https://miamioh.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=5202 . Inquiries may be directed to Stephen Norris at norriss1@miamioh.edu
  • Review begins: 15 Feb. 2018 and continues until position filled.
  • [22 Feb.] Request for Skype interview received
  • [15 Mar.] Polite rejection email, record number of applicants (2x)
  • I haven't heard anything one way or the other--anyone else in my boat? 

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 hr.shss@nu.edu.kz ...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 (daniel.scarborough@nu.edu.kz).
  • 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.

Penn State University-Erie (USA:PA) - Modern European and Russian History [non-TT; VAP]Edit

  • Penn State Erie, The Behrend College is seeking applications for a full-time, one-year, non-tenure track, assistant teaching professor position in European History beginning August 2018. The successful candidate must be an excellent teacher and have received his or her PhD no later than August 2018. The successful candidate must be able to teach scheduled courses in Modern European and Russian History.
  • Please upload required application materials: a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation. (Application website: https://psu.jobs/job/77055)
  • Have references send letters of recommendation directly to Cindy Cass, cmc123@psu.edu
  • Review of applications will begin on February 26 (2018) and continue until the position is filled.
  • [March 9] Phone Interview Request
  • Campus Visit request.

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 ambrodsky@smcm.edu
  • 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 noreply@interfolio.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

University of York (UK:Eng) - [Non-TT] Russia and CommunismEdit

  • One year Lectureship (~VAP) in the histories of Russia and Communism, to begin 10 Sept. 2018
  • You will be responsible for developing and delivering teaching across the Department within the areas of Russian history and the history of communism; carrying out individual or collaborative research projects, leading to the production of research outputs/outcomes, and undertaking relevant administrative and managerial duties.
  • You should have a PhD in Russian History or a cognate field relevant to the post, and ideally hold an appropriate teaching qualification. You will have an emerging publication record in a relevant field with proven experience of taking responsibility for teaching and learning at undergraduate, and preferably, postgraduate level.
  • Deadline: 6 Jun. 2018

Weber State University (USA:UT)Edit

  • 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

Williams College (USA: MA)Edit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Russian History, to begin 1 Jul. 2018
  • The department welcomes all areas and periods of specialization and expects the successful candidate to be a committed and imaginative scholar with Ph.D. in hand or expected by September 2018.
  • The Department also expects the successful candidate to be able to offer courses from the medieval through the post-Soviet period, courses which engage with the fact that Russian history encompasses a vast geographic area spread across Eurasia.
  • Please send the following application materials to the department chair, Thomas Kohut, via Interfolio (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.
  • [18 February] Has anyone heard anything following campus visits?
  • [25 February] Offer made and accepted 

ScandinavianEdit

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: erik.opsahl@ntnu.no), or Head of Department Tor Einar Fagerland (telephone: +47 411 44 702, email: tor.e.fagerland@ntnu.no). 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: hege.kissten@ntnu.no).
  • SHORT deadline: 31 Jan 2018.

SpanishEdit

University of Chicago (USA: IL) - Spain and the Spanish American Empire in 18th c. - CANCELLEDEdit

  • 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.

TurkishEdit

Trinity College Dublin (IRL) - [Non-TT] CulturalEdit

  • 3-year, fixed-term contract as an associate professorship, joint appointment with the Yunus Emre Institute, in Turkish Cultural History, to start 1 Aug. 2018
  • Applications from candidates with a specialisation in the social and/or cultural history of the Ottoman Empire will be particularly welcome.
  • Applicants must hold a PhD and have a strong research profile appropriate to their career stage. They will be expected to demonstrate an ability to address wider thematic debates and to teach survey courses to undergraduates, as well as offer more advanced research led modules in their area of specialisation. They will also be expected to develop modules for post graduate students.
  • The successful candidate will develop new modules as well as contribute to modules in the Department of Near and Middle Eastern Studies and in the School of Languages, Literatures and Cultural Studies. The successful candidate will also be expected to undertake the organisation of public events and outreach related to Turkish Cultural History in consultation with the Head of Department of Near and Middle Eastern Studies and the Yunus Emre Institute.
  • Informal enquiries about this post should be made to Dr. Anne Fitzpatrick on fitzpaa@tcd.ie
  • In order to assist the selection process, candidates should submit the following by email trinity@yee.org.tr: Cover letter (2 A4 pages maximum). Candidates must have at least 2 years of teaching experience. Applicants should clearly address this experience and how they obtained their knowledge in their application; Full curriculum vitae, list of publications and the names and contact details (email addresses) of 3 referees; Research plan (summarizing research to be carried out in the next two years and including details for funding to be sought – 2 A4 pages maximum); Teaching statement (summarizing teaching experience and approach – 2 A4 pages maximum); A tentative plan of two years to promote Turkish history, language and culture.
  • Deadline: 25 Jun. 2018
  • intend to interview July 2018

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