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Durham University (UK:Eng) - [Senior Hire] Transnational/European post-1800Edit

  • Professor [~Full Prof++] in Transnational and European History (post-1800), to begin 1 Oct 2019
  • You will make an important contribution to the development of a dynamic research culture, building on the expertise of a strong group of historians of modern Europe. 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 transnational and modern European history, you will help to develop and extend our suite of undergraduate and postgraduate modules, and share your enthusiasm through exceptional teaching
  • You'll need: A good first degree, complemented by a PhD in transnational and European history (post-1800) or a related subject; The proven ability to produce world-class research, including a research plan which supports the activities of the department; Proof that you have led national or international research groups and networks, mentoring early career researchers and making an internationally recognized contribution to the development of research fields; A track record of contributing significantly to the development of PhD programmes and the supervision of PhD students; The proven ability 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 ability to attain the rank of Principal Fellow of HEA; Excellent leadership and communication skills, with the willingness to work collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Full job description
  • Deadline: 1 Oct. 2019

University of Houston-Victoria (USA:TX) - European and/or Latin American and/or WorldEdit

  • The University of Houston-Victoria invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor in History and the Humanities in the School of Arts and Sciences, preferably with a major focus in Latin American, European, or world history, to begin in the spring or fall of 2019. Applicants should possess a willingness to teach a broad range of face-to-face and online courses with evidence of prior teaching excellence.
  • Required attachments: 1) a cover letter relating the applicant's expertise to the qualifications listed above; 2) a current curriculum vitae; 3) a list of three potential references, with at least one preferably able to address teaching effectiveness; 4) evidence of effective teaching; 5) copies of all college transcripts. (Official transcripts will be required of all finalists.)
  • Application website:
  • Review of applications will begin after 10 business days (from either August 2 or August 8; the ad is unclear) on December 15, 2018.
    • NB: Deadline has been changed for clarity. Please see updated job posting (linked above).

University of Kent (UK:Eng) - 19th C ImperialEdit

University of Nottingham, Ningbo (CHN) - (Non-TT) European & InternationalEdit

  • Assistant/Associate Professor (Lecturer/Senior Lecturer) In European and International History, to begin 15 Feb. 2019
  • The post will initially be offered on a fixed term contract with the University of Nottingham Ningbo China ... This contract may be extended on an indefinite basis by mutual agreement.
  • UNNC’s School of International Studies seeks an historian with a background/training in European and international history and an ability to teach core modules in European/Western history. Attractive also would be interest/experience in imperial or global dimensions of European History in relation to a non-European region (e.g. Latin America, Africa, South Asia, South East or East Asia).
  • The role holder will be expected to contribute to one to two important modules among the School’s core undergraduate history offerings, and possibly an MA module in history as well. The role holder would be expected to teach or contribute to one or more of the following compulsory undergraduate history modules: Understanding the West, The Making of Modern Europe, and/or The Making of Contemporary Europe. The role holder would also develop one or two modules of their own, and/or contribute to other existing modules in the School.
  • The role holder will be expected to contribute to the research output of the School, bring in grants, and guide students in their own research, whether at the bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral levels.
  • In addition to the application form, candidates should supply a cover letter explaining the reasons for their interest in the position, a CV/resume which includes details of their teaching experience and publications, and a list of references with email addresses. References of candidates shortlisted will be contacted prior to the interview. Informal enquiries regarding this vacancy may be addressed to Dr. Christian Mueller, School of International Studies ( Please note, however, that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted. Applications must be submitted on-line.
  • Please quote ref: 994646 - For more details and/or to apply on-line please access:
  • Deadline: 12 Sept. 2018
  • Interviews will take place in Ningbo, China and likely interview dates are set for the week of 8 October 2018, but this is subject to change.

University of Southern California (USA: CA) - 2 Senior Positions - British and European History (Modern or Early Modern)Edit

  • The History Department of the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA) is seeking to fill two senior positions, the John R. Hubbard Chair in British History and the Garrett & Anne van Hunnick Chair in European History. We seek specialists in the Early Modern or Modern period.
  • Only applicants at or on the cusp of the rank of Full Professor will be considered.
  • Apply at:
  • The applicant should upload a CV and a cover letter, and the names of three individuals who may be contacted by USC for references.
  • The review of application materials begins on 16 Nov. 2018. Inquiries may be sent to Professor Wolf Gruner at or Professor Paul Lerner at


Columbia University (USA: NY) - Roman HistoryEdit

  • Tenure-track assistant professor in the field of Roman History to begin 1 July 2019.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to offer graduate and undergraduate seminars, broad survey classes on Roman history, and teach in the College's Core Curriculum.
  • The successful applicant will show evidence of innovative scholarship and experience with teaching and advising, and have the Ph.D. in hand by 1 July 2019.
  • Applications should include a letter of interest, CV, writing sample and three letters of reference and must be made online via Columbia University's Recruitment of Academic Personnel System (RAPS) at:
  • Review of applications will begin on 30 Sept 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

George Mason University (USA:VA) - Ancient & DigitalEdit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Digital History of the Ancient Mediterranean (Bronze Age through Late Antiquity)
  • Teaching Load: 2/2 "will teach undergraduate courses on Greek and Roman history and in digital history, as well other undergraduate and graduate courses in their areas of research interest."
  • PhD must be in hand by Aug. 2019
  • For full consideration, applicants must apply at for position F6473Z; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, CV, and a one-page statement in which the applicant describes how they will contribute to the university’s mission and core values as a diverse public university. Applicants must also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to Susie LeBlanc at
  • Review begins: 1 Nov. 2018 and continues until the position is flled

Providence College (USA:RI) - RomeEdit

  • Tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professorin Ancient Roman History, beginning Fall 2019.
  • Teaching Load: 3/3. The successful candidate will have an active research agenda and be prepared to teach the department’s survey courses in Roman and Greek history, other courses in ancient history and culture, and Latin and Greek at undergraduate levels. Competence to teach in the College’s Development of Western Civilization program as part of the regular teaching load is required. Experience in interdisciplinary and/or team-teaching is desirable.
  • Ph.D. in Classics or History by date of appointment is required.
  • Providence College, a Roman Catholic, four-year, liberal arts institution conducted under the auspices of the Dominican Friars, seeks candidates who can affirm and contribute to its mission.
  • Letter of application, c.v., unofficial undergraduate and official graduate transcripts, and three letters of reference should be submitted electronically to Please note that those selected for interviews at the annual meeting of the Society for Classical Studies in San Diego will be asked to provide supplementary materials prior to the interview.
  • Questions about the position may be addressed to Dr. Robin Greene, Chair of the search committee at
  • Deadline: 19 Oct. 2018.

Queensborough Community College, CUNY (USA:NY) - AncientEdit

  • Instructor or Assistant Professor in Ancient History, to begin Fall 2019
  • In addition to teaching, faculty members are encouraged to develop specialized courses in their own field of expertise including curriculum development and grants; continued scholarly activities are required for tenure and promotion; Candidates will share responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory and other functions. For Instructor title, scholarly activities are required for continued appointment. For Assistant Professor rank, scholarly activities are required for tenure and promotion. Some evening or weekend teaching may be required.
  • PhD required for Asst Prof. position, masters for instructor
  • PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. Degree in Ancient History or related field in Ancient History. Prior teaching experience in an academic setting, and demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution. Candidates with specialization in any field of Ancient history will be considered. Other Preferred qualifications include: 1) college level teaching experience; 2) experience using instructional technology; 3) experience with course and/or program assessment; and 4) experience teaching diverse college student populations; 5) an innovative perspective and non-traditional approach to pedagogy.
  • From our job posting system, select "Apply Now", create or log in to a user account, and provide the requested information. If you are viewing this posting from outside our system, access the employment page on our web site and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title. Candidates must provide a CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests
  • Review begins 12 Sept 2018, with a hard deadline of 30 Sept. 2018.

Villanova University (USA:PA) - Greece & RomeEdit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in the history of Ancient Greece and Rome, to begin Aug. 2019
  • looking for candidates " with an ability to teach courses on cross-cultural interactions in the ancient world for the period 400 BCE to 500 CE. "
  • Ph.D. required at the time the position commences.
  • Teaching Load: 3/2 "The successful applicant will teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate level in her/his areas of specialization and also teach a thematically-based core History course of his/her creation."
  • Selected candidates will be interviewed at the AHA annual meeting. Applications must be submitted online at and will include the following: a) Cover letter of interest b) Complete curriculum vitae c) Statement of teaching philosophy d) Dissertation abstract and one article or chapter-length writing sample e) Unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts; official transcripts required if you are chosen for interview f) Contact information for three references who will receive a secure email link to upload their recommendations g) Statement of contribution to the university’s mission (finalists only).
  • Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order
  • Deadline: 1 Nov. 2018.


California State University - San Bernardino (USA:CA)Edit

  • Full-time, tenure track, Assistant Professor of Ancient, Late Antique, or Medieval History beginning September 2019.
  • Our search encompasses all fields of Antique or Medieval European and Mediterranean history, ca. 800 BCE and later, but preference will be given to candidates who examine Ancient Rome and Greece and their connections with the Mediterranean world.
  • The successful candidate is expected to hold a PhD in History or related field by time of appointment, provide evidence of effective teaching, high-quality scholarly research, and be able to provide service to the university and the community
  • The successful candidate for this position is expected to teach and develop upper and lower division courses on the Ancient and Medieval World in their field of interest and be able to offer core undergraduate courses such as "Ancient and Medieval Europe," "History of Ancient Greece," "History of Ancient Rome" and "World History to c1500." The Department of History offers courses across all areas of the world and temporal time periods
  • Please submit the name, telephone number and email address of three references and three (3) letters of recommendation from individuals qualified to comment, a writing sample, copies of syllabi of courses taught or proposed, and copies of all postsecondary degrees (official transcripts will be required prior to appointment). Also include a Diversity Statement detailing how your teaching and/or service and/or scholarship would support the success of students from racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds that are underrepresented in your academic field. (Maximum 250 words).
  • Review begins: 31 Oct. 2018 and continues until position filled.



Queensborough Community College, CUNY (USA:NY) - MedievalEdit

  • Instructor or Assistant Professorship in Medieval History, to begin Spring 2019
  • Candidates will teach courses in Medieval and Early Modern Western Civilization. Candidates with an ability to teach courses on Africa and/or Middle East, or with a subspecialty in gender, are encouraged to apply. Faculty members are encouraged to develop specialized courses in their own field of expertise; participate in departmental and college responsibilities including curriculum development and grants; and provide mentoring and advisements to students
  • For more information, please see the department's website at
  • QUALIFICATIONS - For Assistant Professor: Ph.D. degree in area(s) of experience or equivalent. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution. For Instructor: Master's degree in area(s) of expertise, and/or active progress toward a Doctorate, or equivalent. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.
  • PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 1) College level teaching experience; 2) Experience using instructional technology; 3) Experience with course and/or program assessment; and 4) Experience teaching diverse college student populations.
  • HOW TO APPLY: From our job posting system, select "Apply Now", create or log in to a user account, and provide the requested information. If you are viewing this posting from outside our system, access the employment page on our web site and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title. Candidates must provide a CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests.
  • Review begins 5 Sept, with a hard deadline of: 20 Sept. 2018.

University College London (UK:Eng)Edit

  • Lectureship (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in Medieval History
  • We welcome applications from scholars doing research of the highest quality and able to teach successfully at both undergraduate and taught graduate levels, and in due course to attract doctoral students. You will be expected to teach modules of your own devising, that relate to your area of specialism; in addition you will contribute to a 'team taught' first year undergraduate core course. You will convene the module 'Manuscripts and Documents' (MA Medieval and Renaissance Studies) as well as developing an MA module which relates to your own field of research.
  • We welcome applications from historians working on any aspect of medieval history (from c1100 on), in order to complement existing areas of strength within the department. The department seeks to build on its considerable strength in the field of medieval history, in terms of both range and depth. We are looking for demonstrable strength in palaeography and diplomatic, as well as strong working knowledge not just of medieval Latin but also of the key scholarly languages in the field, including French and German.
  • Applicants should apply online. UCL vacancy reference: 1744800
  • Deadline: 23:59 26 Sept. 2018.

University of East Anglia (UK:Eng) - LateEdit

  • Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in Late Medieval History, c.1300-1500, to begin 14 Jan. 2019
  • Preference may be given to candidates with research interests in European history but applicants from the full range of research backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
  • Deadline: 10 Sept. 2018.

University of Kent (UK:Eng) - c.500-1200Edit

  • Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in Medieval History, c. 500-1200
  • We welcome applications from all interested individuals in any field of medieval history within the time period c.500-1200, particularly from specialists in British and/or Anglo-Norman history. An interdisciplinary approach to these research fields and experience of teaching graduate students are desirable.
  • With a flair for teaching and a willingness to work innovatively, you will help develop teaching and research interests in medieval history at Kent. You will be able to demonstrate an enthusiasm to participate actively with public engagement and impact activities of the School and its external partners and research interests which complement those of other medieval historians in the School.
  • To be successful in this role you will have: A PhD in History or related area or equivalent; Knowledge of medieval History within time period 500-1200; Experience of research-led teaching of Medieval History within time period 500-1200 in a Higher Education context; A developing profile of international excellence in research and publication and a strong submission for the 2021 REF, including high quality (3*– 4* level) research publications.
  • Please click on the apply button to view the full job description and also to apply for this post. For further information regarding the application process please contact The Resourcing Team on quoting ref number: HUM0869
  • Please note - 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 as well as 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 are invited for an interview, we will request references for you at that stage.
  • Deadline: 25 Jul. 2018.
  • Intend to interview 24 Sept.

Medieval/Early ModernEdit

Oakland University (USA:MI)Edit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in the history of Late Medieval or Early Modern European History
  • Teaching Load: 2/3 "comprised of survey and upper-level courses, and may also work with M.A. students"
  • Applicants must have a Ph.D. in medieval or early modern history or a closely related field completed by the August 15, 2019 appointment date.
  • Candidates should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vita, unofficial transcripts, an article or chapter length sample of scholarship, and sample syllabi or similar evidence of teaching effectiveness. Candidates should also provide three reference letters submitted through the online application. In the "professional references" section, candidates should provide the contact information for references, then have references use the link provided to submit letters. In addition, candidates should submit a diversity statement that describes their interest or efforts in furthering diversity and inclusion, e.g. through mentoring, pedagogy, activism, faculty recruitment/retention, or research on issues related to diversity and social inequality. Candidates should apply on-line:
  • Review begins: 1 Dec. 2018
  • Intend to conduct first round interviews in Jan. 2019.

Early ModernEdit

University of East Anglia (UK:Eng)Edit

  • Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in Early Modern History, c1500-1800, to begin 14 Jan. 2019
  • Preference may be given to candidates with research interests in European history but applicants from the full range of research backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
  • Deadline: 12 Sept. 2018.

University of Rochester (USA: NY) - Clark Chair in Early Modern European History (associate professor/professor)Edit

  • The Department of History at the University of Rochester invites applications for the Gladys I. and Franklin W. Clark Chair in History. Candidates should be in the field of early modern European history (broadly understood to mean the period from roughly 1600 to 1815 and all areas of Europe, including northern and western Europe, the Balkans, Mediterranean, Scandinavia, and eastern/central Europe). We are looking for an established, mid-career scholar at the associate or full professorial rank who will complement existing and developing strengths in our graduate and undergraduate programs. We welcome all approaches to historical study and encourage applications from those versed in interdisciplinary and digital methodologies. In general, we seek a recognized scholar who is eager to find creative ways to work with several different departments and participate in the University of Rochester’s new Early Worlds Initiative as well as its burgeoning Humanities Center.
  • The University of Rochester has a strong commitment to diversity and actively encourages applications from groups underrepresented in higher education. To apply, visit and submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, article-length writing sample, and the names and contact information for three references by November 1, 2018. Review of applications will begin on November 1 and continue until the position is filled. For more information about the position or the Department of History, please contact Stewart Weaver, Interim Chair, Department of History, University of Rochester (
  • Deadline: 1 November 2018.

Early Modern/ModernEdit


Barnard College (USA:NY) - with Hist. of Env., Med. Sci.Edit

  • Tenure track professorship in Modern European History between 1800 and 1945, with a focus on the history of the environment, sustainability, technology, medicine, and/or public health, to begin Jul. 2019
  • The successful candidate is expected to teach an introductory survey of modern Europe as well as courses in her/his area of specialization. The capacity to situate Europe within a broad context across borders or through transnational connections between Europe and other regions is also welcome, though not a requirement.
  • PhD must be in hand by start date
  • Submit letter of application, C.V., a chapter-length writing sample, and the contact information for three references to:
  • Review begins: 1 Nov. 2018.

Clark University (USA:MA) - 20th C Jewish HistoryEdit

  • Endowed Chair & tenure track assistant or associate professorship in Twentieth Century Jewish History, to begin Fall 2019
  • Specialization in the Soviet Union, Eastern Europe, the Near or Middle East, and/or the transnational movement of peoples and cultures between these regions are especially welcome. The candidate’s research and teaching should complement and not duplicate department strengths. Evidence of excellent scholarship and a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching as well as a willingness to mentor graduate students are required.The candidate should have the ability to teach broad survey courses as well as upper level courses in their area of specialization.
  • Ph.D. required by the time of appointment.
  • Please send a letter of application including a statement of research and teaching interests, c.v., and three letters of reference to Professor Thomas Kühne, Chair, Leffell Chair Search at
  • Review begins: 15 Sept. 2018 and continues until the position filled

Colorado College (USA:CO) - 1870-presentEdit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in European History, 1870-present, to begin Aug. 2019
  • Applications from all fields of specialization and any geographic region in Europe (with the exception of France) warmly welcomed.
  • One distinguishing feature of Colorado College is its Block plan, in which professors teach, and students take, one course at a time. Each block is three and a half weeks long, and professors teach six of the eight blocks in an academic year: The successful candidate will be expected to teach broad courses on European history, introductory and advanced courses in their fields of expertise, and the department’s junior historiographical seminar, as well as the senior capstone courses. The department seeks a gifted teacher/scholar who can mentor and support history majors as well as students majoring in other disciplines, supervise theses, participate in co-curricular history-related programming, and maintain energy for scholarly productivity.
  • The College actively promotes a dynamic and inclusive environment in which students and employees of diverse backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives can learn and work. Applicants should describe the ways in which they can contribute to this goal in their cover letter
  • For more information, consult the departmental web page at
  • Review begins: 1 Nov. 2018.
  • Representatives of the search committee will attend the American Historical Association meeting in Chicago, IL in January 2019 for the purpose of meeting candidates. For more information, contact Prof. Bryant Ragan, Department of History at
  • This was advertised as a VAP in March 2017... Inside candidate?

Cornell University (USA: NY) - 19-20th c., excl. Britain and Russia (2 Positions)Edit

  • Two tenure track assistant professorships in Modern European History (19th and 20th century, excluding Britain and Russia)
  • Applicants must have their Ph.D. in hand by July 1, 2019.
  • Teaching Load: 2/2 (one lecture course and one seminar each semester).
  • Questions about the position and the search can be sent to the chair of the committee, Professor María Cristina García, at
  • Please upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three reference letters to Academic Jobs Online
  • Deadline: 1 Sept. 2018 Applicants are encouraged to submit their materials early. [review of applications began in July]
  • The History Department is authorized to hire only at the rank of Assistant Professor.
  • additional written materials requested 8 Sept. (x2, 12 Sept)
  • Wow. That was quite the fast turnaround. Anyone else get one of these?
  • What field?
  • The search committee will conduct skype interviews with the 'long short list' of candidates and select 5-6 candidates to bring to campus for interviews.

Elizabethtown College (USA:PA)Edit

  • Tenure track position in Modern European history, to begin Jul. 2019
  • We particularly welcome candidates whose teaching and research interests take a diverse or global perspective.
  • PhD in history must be in hand by start date
  • As well, we seek candidates whose expertise complements, rather than duplicates, the Department’s existing strength in French history.
  • Teaching Load: 3/3 "Candidates should be able to contribute survey courses to the College’s Core Curriculum program as well as upper division sections in their specialty area"
  • Interested candidates may apply at: Please upload cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference.
  • Deadline: 9 Dec. 2018
  • [14 Sept] Anyone know what's going on here?? - they hired a TT in 2016-17, then last year a VAP, and now they are readvertizing a TT post? Seems...dysfunctional. 

Grove City College (USA:PA) - since 1750 [non tenured]Edit

  • Permanent faculty position in the Department of History, with a specialization in modern Europe (1750-present) and some expertise in a non-Western field to begin in August 2019.
  • Responsibilities include teaching courses in European and non-Western history at the 200 and 300-level, as well as offering a Western Civ course in the College's interdisciplinary Humanities sequence.
  • Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to instructing and advising highly motivated students at a Christian liberal arts institution.
  • Note: Grove City College does not offer tenure to its faculty.
  • Please send a current curriculum vitae, names and contact information of four references (three professional and one pastoral), and a letter of interest that includes an explanation of how your Christian faith represents a strong fit with Grove City College's see: ( to: Ms. Jamie N. Kimble, Assistant Director of Human Resources at
  • Review begins: 1 Oct. 2018.

Indiana University Southeast (USA:IN)Edit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Modern European History, to begin Fall 2019
  • Ph.D. in European History in hand by appointment
  • Expected teaching areas: Survey courses on Early Modern and Modern European History, Western Civilization, and Twentieth-Century World History. Upper level courses in continental European History (rotational basis), sophomore and senior seminars, and teaching of Grad students undertaking the Graduate Certificate in Modern World History. Online teaching required.
  • Apply at:
  • Deadline: 3 Dec. 2019

Lafayette College (USA: PA) - Modern Europe (excl. Russia)Edit

  • Tenure track assistant professorhip in Modern European History, to begin July 2019
  • We seek candidates with a specialization in the history of modern Europe (excluding Russia). The successful candidate will teach five courses per year, including surveys and specialized courses in European history. We are also interested in candidates able to contribute to our new Global History Initiative.
  • Candidates should have a Ph.D. in hand by fall 2019.
  • Applications, including a letter of application, a c.v., three letters of recommendation, an article or chapter-length writing sample, and a teaching portfolio that includes a syllabus for a survey course on modern Europe, should be uploaded to In your application, please address how your scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and/or community service might support Lafayette College's commitment to diversity and inclusion articulated in the College's diversity statement (
  • Questions about the position may be directed to the head of the History Department, Paul Barclay (
  • Deadline: 1 Nov. 2018.
  • We plan on conducting preliminary interviews at the American Historical Association Annual Meeting in Chicago, January 3-6, 2019, and may conduct videoconference interviews with selected candidates unable to attend.

London School of Economics and Political Science (UK:Eng)Edit

  • Assistant professorship in International History (Modern European), to begin 2 Sept. 2019
  • The role holder will be expected to offer new courses at undergraduate and Masters level in Modern European History, c. 1870-1945. They will also be expected to conduct and publish outstanding quality research.
  • We are seeking exceptional candidates with outstanding research potential and a developing record of publications in Modern European History in the period specified. The research interests of candidates will need to show a global, international, transnational or comparative perspective.
  • PhD must be in hand by 2 Sept. 2019
  • You will also have expertise and research interests in modern European history, c. 1870-1945 (excluding British history); a track record or trajectory of internationally excellent publications and a proven ability, as evidenced by existing publications, or potential to publish in top journals, or with leading book publishers, in history. You will have a clear, well developed and viable strategy for future outstanding research that has the potential to result in world-leading publications; and the ability to teach history at undergraduate and postgraduate level in the area advertised.
  • To apply for this post, please go to If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please email Professor Piers Ludlow
  • Deadline: 19 Oct. 2019
  • Intend to interview 30 & 31 Jan.

McGill University (CAN) - Modern Jewish History (pref. Eastern European)Edit

  • Tenure-track position in modern Jewish history, to begin 1 Aug. 2019
  • Candidates with expertise in the Eastern European Jewish experience are of particular interest. A strong application will provide evidence of outstanding research potential and the ability to teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Command of Hebrew and of the relevant languages for her/his subfield of study is essential; knowledge of French an asset.
  • If the successful candidate satisfies the specific eligibility conditions of the program, the candidate may be supported by the University for nomination to a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Modern Jewish Studies which provides protected time for research within a full-time academic appointment.
  • Tier 2 Chairs are for emerging researchers (individuals who are no more than 10 years from having earned their highest degree). However, career interruptions (e.g. maternity or parental leave, extended sick leave, clinical training, family care, etc.) may be taken into consideration using the Tier 2 justification process to review the candidate’s eligibility. Potential applicants who are more than 10 years from their highest degree with career interruptions may contact the institution to have their eligibility reviewed through the Tier 2 justification process. The eligibility conditions for the CRC chairs are described at
  • Candidates should have already completed the PhD or be very near completion. Candidates who do not satisfy CRC eligibility criteria for a Tier 2 chair are nevertheless invited to apply.
  • Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, a complete CV, a sample of written work, descriptions of four courses (three at the undergraduate level) that they are qualified to teach, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent from the referees' institutional email accounts to the following website: Internal applicants to the Canada Research Chair need to submit a recent curriculum vitae and a statement of research interests aligned with the designated subject area for the chair.
  • Deadline: 20 Oct, 2018.

Sarah Lawrence College (USA:NY) - 20th-CenturyEdit

  • Full-time tenure-track position in 20th Century Continental European History to begin Fall 2019. 
  • This appointment will offer introductory courses on political history of Europe from 1900 to the present, and will guide independent student research on diverse topics and themes in modern continental European history. Excellent grounding in German and French history is required.
  • Deadline for application has passed (May 28, 2018) but posting for reference/discussion.
  • Rejection by e-mail: 26 June (nice to get that out the way quickly)
  • Heard from the grapevine that the search was for an inside hire.

University of California, Los Angeles (USA: CA) - 19th and 20th-c. Central and/or Eastern/Southeastern European HistoryEdit

  • Tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor in 19th and 20th-century Central and/or Eastern/Southeastern European history, to begin 1 Jul. 2019
  • The department welcomes applications considering any theme or methodological approach within those geographical and chronological parameters.
  • All candidates should have completed their PhD in history no later than June 30, 2019.
  • The department welcomes candidates whose experience in teaching, research or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.
  • All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply online at upload their information for this position. This position is subject to final administrative approval.
  • Deadline: 1 Nov. 2018. Applications will be reviewed immediately thereafter.

University of Illinois at Chicago (USA:IL) - modern Western European HistoryEdit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in modern Western European history from 1789 to the present, to begin Aug. 2019
  • The geographic specialization is open, but excludes the lands east of Germany. We are particularly interested in applicants working on trans-national projects in European history, especially on colonialism or imperialism in conjunction with European nation-building, economic and migration networks, the transfer of cultural or intellectual influences, or other projects linking Europe to wider global developments. The new faculty member will teach introductory and advanced undergraduate courses in European history. They will also participate in the Department’s vital graduate program focused on historical encounters within and among modern states and empires, and on the post-imperial legacy of colonial powers in Europe and beyond. An interest in working with graduate students specializing in East Central European and Russian empires and post-imperial transitions, world history, and the history of non-European former colonial world is welcome.
  • PhD required by start date
  • Questions may be directed to the search Chair, Prof. Keely Stauter-Halsted:
  • please complete an on-line application including the names and email addresses of three references, a letter of application, curriculum vitae and an chapter length writing sample (30-50 pages) at on the job board and then the position)
  • Deadline: 31 Oct. 2018 and review begins 1 Nov.
  • intend to interview at the AHA; Skype interviews may be conducted with select candidates unable to attend the convention

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (USA: MN) - 20th c. Europe + Comparative Genocide and International Human RightsEdit

  • 9 month Tenure-track assistant professor of history in comparative genocide and international human rights to begin in fall semester 2019 (August 26, 2019).
  • We are especially interested in candidates working in 20th century-Europe who could teach courses on comparative genocides and comparative human rights, as well as our courses on the history of the Holocaust and the history of Nazi Germany.
  • The department seeks scholars whose work engages with critical issues in this growing and vital field. We are particularly interested in scholars whose research has the potential to enter into conversation with other fields of history that are represented in the department, including but not limited to the social and cultural histories of race, gender and sexuality, indigeneity, colonialism, empire, historical memory, and migration. Candidates whose work is interdisciplinary are also strongly encouraged to apply, especially scholars who can engage with our programs at the University of Minnesota in Heritage Studies and Public History and/or Human Rights.
  • A completed PhD or foreign equivalent in history or in a related field with a focus on history, in hand before beginning the appointment (August 26, 2019), and a dissertation on a topic appropriate to the position are required. Candidates must demonstrate scholarly excellence with evidence of potential for scholarly distinction and an ability to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Salary is competitive.
  • Candidates will be evaluated according to a) overall quality of their academic preparation and scholarly work, b) relevance of their scholarly research to the department's academic priorities and fields of inquiry, c) evidence of commitment to teaching and skills as a teacher, and d) strength of recommendations.
  • How To Apply: Applications must be submitted online at the Application Page at The posting number is 325877. The following materials must be attached to your online applications. 1) letter of application, 2) curriculum vitae and 3) a writing sample under 30 pages as a separate attachment in “My Activities”. Candidates advancing in consideration will be asked to provide a longer writing sample and three letters of recommendation. Additional materials may be requested from candidates at a later date. Questions may be directed to
  • For full consideration: 14 Oct. 2018. This position will remain open until filled.

University of Pennsylvania (USA: PA) - Modern Central European History, 1800-present (incl. German)Edit

  • Full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professorship in Modern Central European history, 1800-present, broadly construed to include national and/or transnational approaches.
  • Teaching portfolio will include major themes in modern German history in addition to the candidate’s own areas of specialization.
  • Receipt of the PhD is expected by the time of appointment.
  • Submit applications online at 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 of applications will begin 1 Nov. 2018 and continue until the position is filled.
  • Preliminary interviews will take place at the American Historical Association annual meeting in Chicago.

University of Texas, El Paso (USA:TX) - 20th-Century Central, Eastern and/or SoutheasternEdit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in 20th-Century Central, Eastern and/or Southeastern European History, to begin Fall 2019
  • The ideal applicant will have a research interest in boundaries, migration, the politics of racial or ethnic division, or other Borderlands-related issues that will enable broad contribution to our doctoral program in Borderlands history.
  • PhD must be in hand by start date
  • Willingness to develop and teach one half of the introductory U.S. History survey desirable. History faculty are expected to have active research and publication agendas and will have teaching loads consistent with those at other research universities.
  • To apply, please visit A complete application will include the following materials: 1. Letter of interest; 2. Curriculum vitae; 3. Writing Sample; 4. Statement of Teaching Interests; 5. Graduate transcripts (unofficial is fine); 6. Contact information for three references
  • Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Paul Edison at
  • Review begins: 1 Nov. 2018 and continues until the position is filled.

Webster Vienna Private University (AUT)Edit

  • Full time Assistant Professorship in Contemporary European History, to begin Jan 2019 (preferred)
  • The Assistant Professor of Contemporary European History will be responsible for teaching seminar-style courses at the undergraduate level, maintaining an active research agenda and scholarly profile, as well as participating in departmental and university service activities.
  • Candidates are initially employed on a three-year all-in contract, in which annual performance agreements orientate the assistant professor’s teaching, research and service goals. After three years and a successful review, the employment relationship is then based on an unlimited contract.
  • The university welcomes applications that broadly conceive of the focus, geography and methodologies appropriate to the study of contemporary European history. Possible areas of specialization could include, but are not limited to, the political history of European integration, the history of multiethnic states, migration or comparative nationalisms, post-Soviet and post-war history, women’s history, history of work, or political economy. Preference will be given to candidates whose areas of specialization focus on the comparative and/or transnational dimensions of contemporary European history.
  • The successful candidate is expected to teach broadly in the field, concentrating especially on historical surveys of late 19th and 20th century Europe, as well as reading courses for advanced students and topic courses related to the applicant’s own research focus. The successful candidate will also teach in the university’s general education curriculum (history-specific seminars for bachelor’s students, i.e. First-Year Seminars, Keystone Seminars).
  • The Assistant Professor of Contemporary European History is expected to develop a research program that addresses the social, political and economic problems of contemporary Europe by setting them within their proper historical context. In addition to traditional scholarly activities (publication, conference participation, service to the field), the successful applicant is also expected to provide key student services, such as student advising and thesis supervision, and pursue research projects aimed at securing external funding and increasing international scholarly cooperation.
  • The successful applicant is expected to have: a PhD in history or related fields (ABD candidates will only be considered if all PhD requirements are completed by the date of appointment); experience teaching undergraduate students; career-stage appropriate record of scholarly publications in the field; a short- and-medium term plan for developing research projects aimed at attracting external funding; an interest in engaging with non-academic communities about contemporary research in European history; Full professional fluency in English.
  • The annual salary on a full-time basis (40 hours) for this position is a minimum of € 42.000 gross, negotiable on the basis of qualifications and experience.
  • Applications are to be submitted online via the university’s website: Please include: 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) statement of teaching philosophy, 4) article-size writing sample 5) names of three referees who will provide letters of recommendation upon request
  • For questions related to your application, please contact the HR Department: at WVPU, Praterstraße 23, A – 1020 Vienna. All other inquiries can be addressed to Dr. Ryan Crawford, chair of the search department (
  • Deadline: 15 Sept. 2018 although review will continue until the position is filled.

Yale-NUS College (SGP)Edit

  • Tenure track position at the Assistant Professor rank in History.
  • The successful applicant will be a modern historian, who works on connected and transnational histories of continental Europe in the wider world. Geographical interest in Asia is desirable but not required.
  • History at Yale-NUS is developing strength in global history, through such fields as empire, diaspora, circulation and networks, citizenship and nationalities, transnational cultures of war, and the environment.
  • Applicants should have a relevant PhD and be active researchers with a commitment to creative and effective undergraduate teaching and mentoring within their specialties. The incoming faculty member would join a committed team dedicated to the development and teaching of the History Major and Yale-NUS’s flagship Common Curriculum (see
  • Salary, benefits, and leave policies will be competitive at an international level. Yale-NUS College is committed to supporting faculty research through various grants, research, and travel allowances.
  • Applications should consist of the following: a cover letter explaining why the position at Yale-NUS is of interest; a full curriculum vitae, including a complete list of publications; statements on research interests, teaching experience, and teaching philosophy, including how these might fit with the College’s particular mission and curriculum; and the names and contact information of three academic referees.
  • Applications should be submitted via For questions concerning administrative aspects of the application, please contact Divisional Manager, Ms. Jessie Wong at
  • Deadline: none (posted 30 Aug. 2018)

Yale University (USA: CT) - Modern Europe since 1750 [Senior Hire: Multiple Positions] - excl. RussiaEdit

  • One or more senior appointments in modern European history since 1750, in any field or region excluding Russia, beginning July 1, 2019.
  • Applications are welcome from scholars at the level of advanced associate or full professor who have demonstrated exceptional scholarship and teaching as well as leadership in their field and the profession.
  • All applicants should submit a letter of application, C.V., and statement of research and teaching interests to Letters of reference are not required at this initial stage.
  • Please contact Denise Scott ( with questions about the application process.
  • The review of applications will begin 31 Oct. 2018 and continue until a suitable candidate is found.

British (incl. Scottish)Edit

Providence College (USA: RI) - Modern British HistoryEdit

  • Tenure-track assistant professorship in Modern British History beginning, August 2019
  • We particularly desire applications from scholars whose research and teaching place British history in an imperial, global, transnational and/or comparative context (Colonial Atlantic World excluded).
  • Competence to teach in the Development of Western Civilization program as part of the regular teaching load is required. Experience in interdisciplinary and/or team-teaching is desirable.
  • Ph.D. from an accredited institution by date of appointment is required.
  • Letter of application, c.v., unofficial undergraduate and official graduate transcripts should be submitted electronically to Applicants will be prompted to submit the names and email addresses of three reference providers who will receive an email from our on-line career site with a link and instructions on how to submit a letter of recommendation. Please note that those selected for interviews at the annual meeting of the North American Conference of British Studies will be asked to provide supplementary materials prior to the interview. Copies of transcripts are acceptable for application purposes; however, official transcripts would be required upon employment. Questions about the position may be addressed to Dr. Karen Holland, Chair of the search committee at
  • Deadline: 7 Sept. 2018.

University of Portsmouth (UK:Eng) - 20th C NavalEdit

  • Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc or assoc/full prof) in 20th C Naval history
  • The School is seeking to appoint a lecturer who specialises in any aspect of naval history in the twentieth century.
  • The successful candidate will also have a broad understanding of the history of the Royal Navy sufficient to supervise projects and dissertations on our successful MA in Naval History distance learning course. You will also contribute to our undergraduate BA hons programme and be expected to participate in personal tutoring and administrative work, including unit coordination.
  • You should have a degree and PhD in the relevant areas and have experience in undergraduate teaching. You should possess existing REFable material or have well-developed plans for publication.
  • For detailed information about the vacancy, please select this link:ZZ600981 - Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Naval History.docx
  • Deadline: 17 Aug. 2018.



George Mason University (USA:VA) - Modern German History (preference for Digital History)Edit

  • Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Modern German History. Candidates for this position will have an active scholarly agenda in the field of modern German history, understood broadly to include research on Germany proper and on transcultural contact beyond Germany alone. We particularly encourage applications from candidates with demonstrated digital skills who can contribute to current and initiate new digital humanities projects. Candidates will have a 2/2 teaching load and will have broad latitude in developing an array of undergraduate and graduate courses in and beyond modern German history according to their pedagogical and research interests, though it is expected that the candidate will teach undergraduate survey courses in modern German history, the history of Nazism, and the Holocaust. Candidates who can develop new course offerings or contribute to existing courses in digital history are particularly encouraged to apply.
  • For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F7844Z at; complete and submit the online application, a cover letter, CV, and a one-page statement in which the applicant describes how he or she will contribute to the university's mission as a diverse public university. Applicants must also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent electronically to Susie Leblanc
  • Review of applications will begin after November 1, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled. Every applicant that applies by the full consideration date will be considered, including those that might require sponsorship.




Russian/Eastern Europe/EurasiaEdit

Christopher Newport University (USA:VA) - ModernEdit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Modern Russian History, to begin Aug. 2019
  • Teaching Load: 3/3 "The successful candidate will teach World History Survey classes, and upper-level courses in their area of research specialization. The successful candidate should be able to teach modern Russian history broadly defined, with special consideration to be given to those with expertise in Soviet and post-Soviet history."
  • The Ph.D. in History or closely related field is required for this appointment. Individuals who are ABD and will not hold the Ph.D. by the time of appointment may be considered for appointment at the rank of Instructor. Phi Beta Kappa membership is highly desirable.
  • To apply, please provide a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts (photocopies acceptable for initial screening), statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of recommendation (letters should be uploaded with application materials or emailed to
  • Review begins: 15 Oct. 2018 Applications received after this date will be accepted but considered only if needed.

SUNY Oswego (USA:NY)Edit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Russian History, to begin Aug. 2019
  • The Assistant Professor of Russian History will offer upper-division undergraduate courses in either medieval/imperial Russia and/or Soviet/post-Soviet history, as well lower-division courses in either World or European history. Advisement duties are also required. In addition, the Assistant Professor of Russian History will be expected to display a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship, commitment to undergraduate and/or graduate education, and possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues.
  • PhD must be in hand by start date.
  • LINK to Apply:
  • Review begins: 28 Sept. 2018 and continues until position filled.

University of Pittsburgh (USA:PA) - Modern RussianEdit

  • Tenure stream assistant professorship in Modern Russian History (including the imperial, Soviet, and post-Soviet period from 1800 to the present), to begin Sept. 2019
  • We welcome candidates whose research and teaching complement the department's topical and methodological strengths and who share the department’s interest in transregional or global history.
  • PhD required by the time of appointment.
  • teaching load: 2/2
  • Applicants should submit a cover letter containing a description of their academic background and teaching profile, a full CV, a statement on their research agenda (2-3 pages, including chapter descriptions of their dissertation, if appropriate), one sample syllabus or course proposal, a single journal article or book/dissertation chapter, and contact information (including email address) of three recommenders ... to the following link Once applicants advance to the next stage, their recommenders will be notified to submit letters of recommendation via our online application system. At this future stage, applicants will be asked to submit additional material, including a 1-2-page statement, discussing how their past, planned, or potential contributions or experiences relating to diversity, equity, and inclusion will advance the University of Pittsburgh’s commitment to inclusive excellence.
  • Please direct administrative questions to Kathy Gibson at For other questions, feel free to contact Professor Gregor Thum, Chair, Russia Search Committee,
  • Deadline: 12 Sept. 2018.