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Leeds Beckett University (UK) - Senior Hire; pref Modern, North AmericaEdit
[NB the start date for this post is unclear; as it is a UK post, it might start during the 2016-17 academic year]
- Senior Lecturer (~tenured Ass/Full Prof) in History
- Applications are especially welcome from those with a particular interest or expertise in the areas of Modern History (post 1750) with a particular focus on Histories of North America.
- All applicants should have experience of university teaching, curriculum development and leadership or show the willingness/capacity to develop in these areas. An ability and willingness to work collegially across disciplinary boundaries is essential to this post.
- For further information and to apply please visit: http://ow.ly/cxy9302BQHP
- Deadline: 31 Aug. 2016
- Crossposted to North American History 2016-17
Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim (NOR) - Political & Economic 1870-2000Edit
- Tenure track associate professorship in Politican and Economic History 1870-2000
- The position is part of the Onsager Fellowship Program; see URL for more information and conditions for the position. The full announcement can be viewed here: https://www.jobbnorge.no/ledige-stillinger/stilling/127034/associate-professor-in-modern-political-and-economic-history-1870-2000-onsager-fellowship
- The position will be associated with the research group working on modern political and economic history at the Department of Historical Studies. In its research, the group is especially focusing on the political economy of natural resources in a global perspective. A key aim is to develop systematic historical knowledge about the role of natural resources in economic and societal development. The Department hosts several research projects on natural resources, and the Onsager Fellow will thus be a part of a research team of 12-14 historians.
- During the tenure track period of 6-7 years, the successful applicant will receive professional guidance, training and advice by mentors appointed by the faculty to build a successful academic career. In addition, the candidate will have no teaching load for the first year of employment. The candidate will be subject to a mid-career assessment after 3 years, and a final tenure assessment after no more than 6 years. It is expected that the candidate will qualify for a full professorship at the end of the tenure-track period.
- Academic staff without a formal pedagogical qualification in university-level teaching, and who are unable to document equivalent qualifications, are required to successfully complete a recognized course that provides a pedagogical qualification in university-level teaching within two years of taking up the appointment. The university offers such courses. Newly employed academic staff who are not already fluent in a Scandinavian language must obtain knowledge of Norwegian or another Scandinavian language at an equivalent standard to level three in the "Norwegian for Foreigners" courses provided by the Department of Language and Literature. This must be done within three years following the appointment. The University will make it possible for the successful candidate to attend such courses.
- The following material must be submitted electronically: CV including a list of publications; Doctoral dissertation; A maximum of five peer-reviewed papers/book chapters that the candidate considers his/her best work ;A five page research program statement outlining the major research question(s) that the candidate has, including an outline of the candidate’s research plans for the next five years.
- Applicants unfamiliar with the appointment system in Norway are advised that the assessment of applicants is based upon submitted academic work, published or unpublished, and that shortlisted applicants who submit no such work will not be found qualified for the position. For further information, candidates are invited to contact Professor Hans Otto Frøland at email@example.com.
- The application must be sent electronically through the website Jobbnorge (http://jobbnorge.no), and be marked with the file number for the position (HF 16-032). Please note: Applications that are not sent through Jobbnorge and/or are sent after the application deadline will not be taken into consideration.
- Deadline 2 Sept. 2016
Cultural and/or Social History Edit
De Montfort University (UK) - [Senior Hire] Cinema and TVEdit
- Professor (Full Prof+) in Cinema and Television History
- The work of the Cinema and Television History (CATH) Centre is securely underpinned by a high-recruiting single and joint honours undergraduate programme in Film Studies, which achieved a maximum overall satisfaction score in the last NSS. Undergraduates are taught in part at our partner cinema, the Phoenix in Leicester. The successful candidate will be expected to teach one module per term on the undergraduate programme, but the main duties of the post will be research-facing.
- This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced first-class researcher with a good record of grant-capture and PGR supervision to secure a senior post in one of the UK's fastest-growing and highest-achieving media research centres.
- For further information or an informal discussion please contact the CATH Centre's Director, Professor Steve Chibnall on firstname.lastname@example.org or 0116 2577320
- Deadline: 31 Oct. 2016
Digital Humanities / New Media Edit
San Diego State University (USA:CA) - Digital Humanities and Global Diversity Edit
- Assistant or Associate Professorship in Digital Humanities.
- San Diego State University seeks a Digital Humanist at the rank of assistant or associate professor who can lead and develop our Area of Excellence in “Digital Humanities and Global Diversity” to pursue and foster intersectional, interdisciplinary, collaborative research and teaching. (For more information on our Area of Excellence, see http://literature.sdsu.edu/digital_humanities/index.html)
- We are looking for a humanities scholar who rigorously explores the relationships between media and / or technology and human diversity (with an emphasis on race and ethnicity, including perspectives of the global or transnational) in historical context. This is an innovative and collaborative hire, who will be housed in and teach for one of the following participating departments to be determined by the candidate: History, European Studies, Chicano/a Studies, or Africana Studies.
- An earned doctorate in a humanities field (including history, cultural studies, media studies, ethnic studies, and American studies) is required. The successful candidate will demonstrate a capacity for academic leadership, cutting-edge research, and dynamic, student-centered teaching.
- Applicants should apply via Interfolio (http://apply.interfolio.com/35748), providing letter of application, curriculum vita, writing sample (published article preferred), one to two sample syllabi, and letters of recommendation. In the application letter, candidates are invited to address how they meet one or more of the following criteria in alignment with SDSU’s campus commitment to diversity: Engagement in service with underrepresented populations (African-American, Latina/o, Native American, Pacific Islander); Demonstrated knowledge of barriers for underrepresented students and faculty in higher education; Experience or demonstrated commitment to teaching and mentoring underrepresented students; Integration of understanding of underrepresented populations and communities into research; Knowledge of how to achieve artistic or scholarly success as a member of an underrepresented group; Commitment to research that engages underrepresented communities; Demonstrated expertise in cross-cultural communication and collaboration; Research interests that contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education.
- Review of application materials will begin 15 Oct. 2016, and continue until the position is filled.
- Tenure track assistant professorship in Digital History, to begin 15 Aug. 2017
- Ph.D. in History or related field (geographic area and time period are open). The successful candidate will be expected to teach specialized courses in digital history and undergraduate and graduate courses appropriate for their subfield and will contribute to the Public History Program. Candidates should demonstrate an active research agenda complementing the existing methodological and topical strengths of the department with a record of scholarship resulting in digital history or digital public history. We seek a collaboratively-minded historian with an interest in engaging with communities and organizations across and outside the university. A record of leading major funded research projects is preferred
- A complete application comprises a letter of application, a CV, a statement of research, a sample of digital history scholarship commensurate with an article-length writing sample, and three letters of recommendation; Dr. Lynn Denton, History Department, Texas State University, 601 University Drive, San Marcos, TX 78666 - email@example.com
- For full consideration: 11 Nov. 2016
Economic History Edit
- Tenure track position in History, to begin 1 Jul. 2017
- Candidates may come directly from Ph.D. programs or from the faculties of other universities
- "We are especially looking for candidates whose historical research focuses on one or more of the following areas: history of capitalism, public policy, democratic governance, economic development, and/or political economy – preferably in the nineteenth or twentieth century. Policy areas that are of particular interest include regulation, macroeconomic policy, education policy, environmental policy, social welfare policy, national security, infrastructure, energy, international commerce, and innovation"
- All applicants should have excellent academic credentials and a demonstrated potential for conducting outstanding research. The School is particularly interested in applicants with interdisciplinary interests and a strong record of, or potential for, excellence in teaching. Successful candidates will, at the outset, teach a required first-year MBA course on the economic, political, and social environment of business. Starting salaries will be highly competitive.
- Applications should include curriculum vitae, description of research-in-progress, published articles or working papers, dissertation chapters or other writing samples, statement of teaching interests and, if applicable, teaching evaluations. In addition, three letters of recommendation are required, which should be submitted online directly to the School by the referees. Apply online. Candidates should select the job title option “Tenure-Track Position: History” when choosing a position on the application. The application can be accessed here: http://www.hbs.edu/research/faculty-recruiting Material that can only be sent in hard copy can be sent to: Harvard Business School, Faculty Administration, Attn: BGIE Unit Application, Morgan Hall T25, Soldiers Field Road, Boston, MA 02163
- Deadline: 7 Nov. 2016.
- The Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service of Georgetown University invites applications for a position at the rank of Assistant Professor (tenure track) in economic history to begin in the Fall of 2017.
- Teaching duties will include a required one-semester course, the history of globalization, in the Master's degree program (MSFS).
- Preference may be given to candidates with expertise in British or European economic history, the history of capitalism, or the history of economic globalization.
- To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a representative writing sample, three letters of recommendation, and if possible evidence of teaching record (e.g., course evaluations).
- All applications and supporting materials must be submitted through the following link: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/7606 Faxed, emailed, or mailed applications will not be accepted.
- Applications accepted immediately with review beginning on November 15, and preliminary interviews will be held at the annual meeting of the American Historical Association in Denver in January 2017.
- Assistant Professor of Economic History
- Outstanding junior candidates from all areas of economic history are encouraged to apply. We value diversity of research methodology and invite applications from candidates working on any time period or geographical area and from related disciplines, provided the candidate has an explicitly historical approach.
- Candidates should have a completed PhD, or be close to obtaining a PhD by September 2017. Candidates near the completion of their PhD will be able to demonstrate potential for internationally leading publications in the field. Early state post-doctoral researchers will also be able to produce evidence of building a track record of internationally leading publications.
- The successful candidate will be expected to undertake research in economic history and to teach at both undergraduate and graduate levels.
- To apply for this post, please click here. If you have any queries about applying on the online system, or require an alternative format for the application, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or contact the recruitment team at 020 7107 5205.
- Deadline: 31 Oct. 2016
- Shortlisted candidates will be invited to give presentations in mid-November 2016
Environmental History Edit
- Assistant professor of environmental history (tenure-track)
- The area of temporal or geographic specialization is open; the department is particularly interested in scholars whose research can engage with other historical fields of social and cultural history represented in the department, including but not limited to the social and cultural histories of race, gender and sexuality, indigeneity, colonialism, empire, capitalism, and migration. Candidates whose work is interdisciplinary and/or transregional are also strongly encouraged to apply.
- A PhD degree in History or related field is required before beginning the appointment on August 28, 2017. A dissertation on a topic appropriate to the position of environmental history is also required. Candidates must demonstrate scholarly excellence with evidence of potential for scholarly distinction and an ability to teach at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Salary is competitive.
- Interested applicants should submit an application online. A completed application will include a cover letter, CV, writing sample, and three letters of recommendation mailed or e-mailed separately to the search committee.
- Deadline: priority will be given to completed applications received by October 24, 2016, but applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.
Gender / Women's History / History of SexualityEdit
London School of Economics and Political Science (UK) - transnational/comparativeEdit
- Assistant Professorship in the history of gender since c. 1800 with a transnational or comparative perspective, to begin 1 Sept. 2017
- PhD must be in hand by 1 Sept.
- We are seeking exceptional candidates with outstanding research potential and a developing record of publications in gender history with a transnational or comparative perspective.
- To apply for this post, please click here.If you have any queries about applying on the online system, or require an alternative format for the application, please e-mail email@example.com or contact the recruitment team at 020 7107 5205.
- Deadline: 7 Nov. 2016
- Intend to interview 6 Feb.
University of Essex (UK) - Senior HireEdit
- Rab Butler Chair in History & Gender
- The Department wishes to appoint to a new Rab Butler Chair in History and Gender as part of its strategy to strengthen its teaching and research expertise in the fields of Gender and/ or Women’s History post 1500, specifically in Continental Europe.
- The post holder will be expected to make a significant contribution to the REF, as well as strengthening the capacity of the department to increase income from externally-funded research. We envisage that the post holder will play a role in shaping and delivering our core modules at undergraduate level, and also contribute to the development of a new modules and courses in Gender and/ or Women’s History.
- Please use [this link] to make an application and for further details about this job (Ref. ACR178).
- Deadline: 26 Sept. 2016.
- Also posted at Womens/Gender/Queer Studies 2016-2017
Labor History Edit
Military History Edit
University of Texas - Austin (USA:TX) - Senior hireEdit
- Advanced Associate or full professor in Military History
- The area of specialization is open; however candidates with experience in the area of transnational history are encouraged to apply.
- A PhD degree in History or related field is required. Applicants should have prior experience in the rank of advanced associate or full professor. Salary for this position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
- Interested applicants are invited to submit a letter of interest, detailed curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Charters Wynn, Department of History. All materials should be submitted online via: apply.interfolio.com/36159 If you do not have a free dossier account with Interfolio, you will be prompted to create one during the application process, assistance is available from Interfolio's Customer Support - firstname.lastname@example.org or call (877) 997-8807
- Deadline: not stated in ad [ad closes 15 Oct.]
Newcastle University (UK) - [Senior Hire]Edit
- Professor (full prof+) of Oral History
- You will be an individual of international reputation and standing with an excellent track record of internationally recognised publications, high quality research income generation and engagement. You will also have strong experience of successful leadership of research teams, and management of research environments.
- The appointed Chair will oversee two full-time Research Associates who will work under her/his guidance for an initial period of three years.
- The post is available immediately to commence on a mutually agreed date. Informal enquiries to Dr Violetta Hionidou and Professor Sam Turner
- Click here for more information
- Deadline: 16 Sept. 2016
Political History Edit
Bangor University (UK:Wales) - 20th CEdit
- Lecturer (~tenured Asst/Assoc Prof) in Modern & Contemporary History to begin Jan 2017
- The School seeks to appoint a candidate to this post with research experience and publication plans in any aspect of twentieth century political history (broadly defined and not limited to more traditional histories of governments or political parties). We particularly welcome applications from candidates specialising in non-British political history.
- Candidates should be educated to PhD level (or working towards completion) in any aspect of modern and contemporary history or any related/relevant subject and be an outstanding scholar with a clearly-defined research trajectory for the next REF and beyond. The successful candidate will have a flexible approach to teaching and must be willing to teach and supervise outside their immediate area of expertise. The expectation is to deliver a first year module (War, Society & Media) from January 2017, contribute to other first year modules, team-taught courses and undergraduate dissertations and to develop their own Special Subject (which draws on the applicant’s research interests and expertise), general survey and topic modules, MA modules and postgraduate supervision. on any aspect of social and cultural history. You must also be able to contribute to first year modules, other team-taught courses and undergraduate dissertations and Masters level modules.
- An ability to contribute to Welsh medium teaching may be an advantage, but is not essential.
- If you need more details on the requirement for module outlines, or if you would like to informally discuss any other issue regarding the post and application process, please email the Head of School, Dr. Peter Shapely (email@example.com). Applications will only be accepted via our on-line recruitment website, jobs.bangor.ac.uk. However, in cases of access issues due to disability, paper application forms are available by telephoning 01248 383865.
- Deadline: 16 Oct. 2016
Public History Edit
- 9-month tenure track assistant professorship in Public History, to begin 16 Aug. 2017
- PhD must be in hand by start date
- The preferred candidate will contribute to the department's undergraduate and graduate curriculum and programs. Applications are invited from candidates who offer promise of significant research and publication, who maintain an active public history practice, and who can work effectively with faculty, students, and the public. Other preferred qualifications include the training and/or experience to contribute broadly to the public history curriculum; professional experience in museum curation, interpretation, and/or management; experience with a variety of interpretive and design approaches; demonstrated ability to teach digital cataloging platforms (such as ContentDM and PastPerfect) online exhibits, and/or other forms of digital history; and the ability to teach grant writing, fundraising, and project management
- Application materials include letter of interest, vita, graduate transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness, three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample (article or chapter length)...Application materials of semifinalist candidates, including letters of reference, will be made available for review by the entire tenure-track faculty of the Department of History.
- For full consideration: 1 Nov. 2016 though applications considered until position filled.
- 9-month Tenure track assistant professor in public history with expertise in American US History, to begin Aug 2017
- In American/U.S. history the Department prefers a scholar specializing in African-American, labor, or local history, as well as ethnic studies, but will consider other historical sub-fields.
- PhD must be in hand by June 2017
- Teaching Load: 3/3 The new faculty member will teach specialized graduate classes in public history, upper division classes in their areas of expertise, as well as undergraduate surveys in U.S. history and 20th century world history – which are part of the University Core Curriculum. Teaching expectation may includ PHST 601:Introduction to Public History; PHST 513: Cultural Resources Management; HIST 203: U.S. to 1877; HIST 204: U.S. since 1877; HIST 151: Shaping of the Modern World; Lower- and upper-division undergraduate courses within fields of specialization
- uquesne University is Catholic in mission and ecumenical in spirit. Its Mission Statement commits the University to "serving God by serving students." Applicants for this position should describe how they might support and contribute to this mission.
- For more information, please consult Duquesne's Human Resources site at </span>http://www.duq.edu/hr/faculty
- Duquesne University uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Please submit a cover letter, CV, graduate transcript, an outline of teaching goals and/or sample syllabi, an article or chapter-length writing sample, and three letters of recommendations electronically to <http://apply.interfolio.com/37541 The letter and inquiries may be addressed to: Public History Search Committee, Duquesne University, Department of History, 603 College Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15282
- For full consideration: 4 Nov. 2016
- Preliminary interviews will be conducted via Go-To-Meeting by late December and campus visits will be held in early January 2017
Religious History Edit
Urban History Edit
Delft University of Technology (NLD) - History of Architecture & Urban PlanningEdit
- Tenure track assistant professorship in the History of Architecture & Urban Planning, to begin between 1 Feb and 1 Sept 2017.
- The committee is particularly interested in an Assistant Professor who will complement and built upon the expertise of the current members of the chair, notably in Dutch and European architectural and urban history, while also participating in collective research activities.
- The Assistant Professor will teach classes in the fundamental courses in the Bachelor programme (in Dutch or English) on the longterm development of architectural and urban form(Grondslagen/Foundations I, II, III) and give focused lectures on specialised topics (in English) in the Master and PhD programmes according to his/her individual research interests. He/she will also supervise Master and PhD students
- Applicants must have a proven background in architectural and/or urban history and a PhD degree in an appropriate discipline. The candidate is expected to have some teaching experience and be committed to research excellence, as demonstrated by academic publications. He/she has a demonstrated ability to initiate and direct research projects and to obtain external funding. The candidate possesses good communication and people skills and is capable of teaching at the university level. In addition, the candidate is expected to have an international profile with an active international network of scientific contacts. Demonstrated ability in written and spoken English is required. Knowledge of Dutch is welcome but not required at the start of the position
- For more information about this position, please contact Prof. Carola Hein, at firstname.lastname@example.org. To apply, please send a detailed CV, three references, a publication list and publication samples along with a letter of application ... to Caro Coemans, HR-BK@tudelft.nl
- Review begins: 1 Dec. 2016 and continues until position filled
- We are planning faculty visits in December 2016 and/or January 2017