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Scuola Normale Superiore of Pisa (Ita) - History of Renaissance PhilosophyEdit

  • Full professorship in the History of Renaissance Philosophy
  • We seek candidates with documented experience in the history of philosophy, with a strong philological background and a thorough knowledge of modern and contemporary studies on Renaissance philosophy. A special focus is put on the study of Italian Renaissance, but experience on its links with other European cultures is very welcome.
  • SNS looks for candidates with a proven record of achievements, a clear potential to promote and lead research activity and a specific interest in teaching at the graduate and undergraduate level to a small set of highly selected students.
  • Expressions of interest should be addressed to: Preside della Classe di Lettere e Filosofia, Piazza Cavalieri, 7 I-56126 Pisa, Italy. email applications are welcome and should be sent to classi@sns.it, writing HRF-2014 in the subject field.
  • Applications (in Italian or English) should include a CV, a description of current research interests and all relevant information about the applicant.
  • Deadline: 31 Aug. 2014

Cultural and/or Social HistoryEdit

Digital Humanities / New MediaEdit

California State University- Fullerton - Two positionsEdit

  • Two tenure track Assistant Professorships in Digital Humanties and New Media in History, to begin August 2015
  • The new faculty members will teach undergraduate history survey courses; advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in their historical fields and in Digital Humanities and New Media; as well as courses in historical writing, theory, and methods.
  • PhD in History or related field must be in hand by August 2015
  • Please submit, in hard copy, a cover letter describing teaching and research experiences and interest, a vita, copy of graduate transcripts, and a writing sample to: Dr. Nancy Fitch, Chair, Department of History, CSU Fullerton, 800 N. State College Blvd. Fullerton, CA 92834. Please arrange to have three current letters of recommendation e-mailed directly to Dr. Nancy Fitch at nfitch@fullerton.edu
  • Deadline: 31 Oct. 2014
    • Intend to interview at the AHA Annual Meeting in New York, NY, in January 2015

Economic HistoryEdit

Arizona State University (USA: AZ) - History of Capitalism and Political Economy in Europe and/or US (18th c.-present)Edit

  • The School of Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies (SHPRS) at Arizona State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor specializing in the history of capitalism and political economy in Europe and/or the United States, from the 18th century to the present. Anticipated start date: August 2015. 
  • In addition being a member of the School’s history faculty, the successful candidate will be affiliated with the Center for Political Thought and Leadership at ASU
  • Required qualifications: Ph.D. in History or an appropriately adjacent field, specializing in the history of capitalism and political economy in Europe and/or the United States, 18th-century to the present, at the time of appointment.
  • Desired qualifications: Broad command of the economic, political, and intellectual history of capitalism and political economy, in modern Europe and/or the United States ... Research focus on (a) the relations between free-market institutions and political liberty in modern history; (b) on the contribution of economic theories and ideologies to the formation of public policy related to major sectors of modern economies such as industry, healthcare, housing  education and related topics; or (c) on the intellectual history of the leading normative principles of modern political economy--economic freedom, growth and efficiency; distributive justice; political liberty, and constitutionalism.
  • To apply, submit the following application materials: 1) curriculum vitae; 2) contact information (name, address, email) for three references and 3) a cover letter stating qualifications, experience, accomplished research and future research plans, and teaching interests. The application should be submitted as a single pdf to shprsjobs@asu.edu with “Assistant Professor-History, Job #10823” in the subject line.
  • Application deadline is September 30, 2014; if not filled, reviews will occur every two weeks thereafter until search is closed.

Environmental HistoryEdit

Gender / Women's HistoryEdit

Jewish HistoryEdit

Harvard University (MA) - Professorship in Modern Jewish HistoryEdit

  • William Lee Professor in Modern Jewish History, to begin 1 Jul. 2015
  • "The successful candidate must have a distinguished record of publication and instruction; she/he will teach and advise at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates for this appointment should also demonstrate intellectual leadership in the field, as well as potential for significant contributions to the Department, the University and the wider scholarly community. An earned doctorate is required"
  • "Demonstrated excellence in teaching and research is desired. Candidates should also evince intellectual leadership and impact on the field and potential for significant contributions to the department, University, and wider scholarly community."
  • "Please submit cover letter, c.v., teaching statement, and research statement through the ARIeS portal at http://academicpositions.harvard.edu"
  • Deadline: 30 Sept. 2014
  • Intend to begin review on 1 Oct. "with visits to Harvard to follow for the finalists."
  • Also posted at Jewish Studies 2014-2015

University of Chicago (IL) - Harriet & Ulrich E. Meyer Professorship in Modern Jewish History (Assoc. or Full Prof.)Edit

  • The University of Chicago History Department invites applications for the Harriet & Ulrich E. Meyer Professorship in Modern Jewish History.
  • Research interests may be in any region in the 19th and 20th centuries.
  • 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 Department.
  • This appointment will be made at the Tenured Associate or Full Professor rank and will begin on July 1, 2015 or as soon as possible thereafter.
  • Interested candidates must apply online at the University of Chicago's Academic Career Opportunities website at http://tinyurl.com/kyogjtt . Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement and a recent published chapter or article. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled or the application deadline of January 6, 2015. Early application is strongly recommended.

University of South Alabama (AL) - Visiting Assistant Professor, Jewish History (1 yr; Non-TT)Edit

The University of South Alabama seeks to fill a one year Visiting Assistant Professorship in the field of Jewish History.  Responsibilities will include program development, research, community outreach, and teaching courses in Jewish history and U. S. or European history.  Minimum qualifications: Ph. D. in Jewish History or closely related field.  Applications should include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation (sent directly from the referee or appropriate placement office), official graduate and undergraduate transcripts sent directly from the schools attended, and a chapter length writing sample.  Send all materials to: Jewish History Search Committee, Department of History, HUMB 344, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama, 36688.  

Military HistoryEdit

Chapman University (USA: CA) - History of War and SocietyEdit

  • The History Department seeks a tenured Associate Professor in the history of War & Society to direct the Department’s new Masters of Arts in War & Society, and teach both graduate and undergraduate classes. The MA in War and Society expands the study of warfare beyond its military, diplomatic, and political dimensions by examining the social and cultural aspects of how societies go to war, experience war, and its consequences.
  • To apply submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references to: Jennifer Keene at slaird@chapman.edu Department Chair, History. Please use "History Position" in the subject line. Short-listed candidates will be asked to submit additional materials.
  • Application review begins October 1 and will continue until the position is filled.

University of Calgary (CAN: AB)Edit

  • Tenured or Tenure-Track Associate or early career professorship in Military History
  • The successful candidate will have an outstanding research record and the demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in military history, as well as to supervise graduate students. The geographical area of specialization is open. Teaching responsibilities will include History/Strategic Studies 655 (“Classics of Strategy,” one of the core courses in the Military and Strategic Studies graduate program), undergraduate military history survey courses, and courses in the successful candidate’s other areas of expertise.
  • Prospective applicants are encouraged to discuss their candidacy with Dr. Hendrik Kraay, head of the Department of History. Applicants should submit a letter of application detailing their research and teaching interests, a curriculum vitae, copies of written work in electronic form where possible, and three letters of reference.
  • Review begins: 15 Oct. 2014 and continues until position filled.  Applications accepted until position filled.

Public HistoryEdit

Religious HistoryEdit

See also: Religious Studies 2014-2015Edit

Urban HistoryEdit

New York University [Multiple positions; some senior]Edit

  • Three mid-career faculty positions: tenured Assoc Prof or Full Prof, to begin on/after 15 Jan 2015
  • Candidates must be "in the humanities with areas of specialization in the study of cities, urbanism, and the urban environment"
  • Applicants are invited from across the range of humanities disciplines. Desirable research and teaching interests include, but are not limited to: the history of cities; architectural history; the humanistic study of urban design or urban ecology; and social and cultural urban processes, past and present.
  • Applications must include a curriculum vitae with the names of at least three references, a letter of application, and a writing sample (published article or book chapter).
  • To apply, please visit: http://www.nyuopsearch.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=52013 and follow the application instructions.
  • Review begins immediately [posted 21 May 2014]
  • Intend to interview on campus Fall 2014
  • Any news on this? (June 4)
  • None here (July 7) x 2
  • Rejection email (7/22)

University of Basel (CH) - Professorship in History and Theory of Architecture and Urbanism Edit

  • Tenure tracked or tenured Professorship in History & Theory of Architecture and Urbanism at the assistant, associate or full professor level.
  • Deadline: 15 Sept. 2014
  • See full post (link above) at Art History 2014-2015

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