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Brandeis University (USA:MA) - Modern & contemporary architectureEdit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in the history of modern & contemporary architecture, to begin Jul. 2017
  • While the area of research specialization within this rubric is open, candidates whose scholarship and teaching demonstrate a global perspective and an awareness of contemporary issues are especially welcome
  • PhD must be in hand by start date
  • Teaching Load: 2/2 "Including lectures on Modern and Contemporary Architecture, as well as upper level thematic courses and seminars.  Courses are expected to take advantage of the extraordinary architectural richness of the Boston area. A secondary area of teaching expertise that could expand the global scope of our curriculum (Middle Eastern/ Islamic, Asian, or Latin American) would be a plus."
  • The faculty member will serve as the principal advisor for our recently launched Architectural Studies minor, which combines history and design (via studio art offerings). Endowed funds provide the opportunity to explore annually issues of modern and contemporary architecture through arranging guest lectures, symposia and/or other public events on campus....Teaching experience beyond the TA level is required. A record of scholarly research and publication is desired.
  • Please submit a letter of application, current CV, representative writing sample/publication, sample syllabi, and three letters of recommendation (uploaded by the referees) to the Academic Jobs Online portal (
  • For full consideration; 6 Dec. 2016
    • Intend to interview at the Annual Conference of the College Art Association in New York and, if need be, by Skype.

Idaho State University (USA:ID) - History of EnergyEdit

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:
  • Deadline: 31 Aug. 2016

North Carolina State University (USA:NC) - Agricultural excl. North America/Western EuropeEdit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Agricultural History
  • We seek applicants who specialize in any time period and any region with the exception of North America or Western Europe.  Successful candidates should situate their work within the broader historiography of agriculture in world history.  Candidates will be expected to teach survey courses in their region of specialization.
  • Candidates should have a PhD in History or a relevant field in the Humanities or Social Sciences, or ABD with confirmed plans to defend the dissertation within the next year.
  • NC State University now requires all applications to be initiated electronically.  To apply, visit and click “Apply to this Job.”  Applications should include a cover letter; curriculum vitae; and a chapter-length writing sample. In addition, applicants should send three letters of recommendation, addressed to: Professor Ross Bassett, Chair, Search Committee, Department of History, North Carolina State University, Campus Box 8108, Raleigh, NC, 27695-8108. Questions can be sent via email to
  • Review begins 10 Nov. 2016 and continues until position filled.
  • [14 Dec] Invited to interview at the AHA x2
  • Geographical Field? 
  • Modern Middle East x1. 
  • [13 Jan] Campus visits announced

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:
  • 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
  • The application must be sent electronically through the website Jobbnorge (, 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

Ruhr-University Bochum (DEU) - History of MiningEdit

  • Junior Professorship (W1) in the History of Mining, to begin 1 Apr. 2017
  • The successful candidate will be able to cover the History of Mining in both research and teaching in the context of the BA and MA courses of the History Institute. Applicants may have a focus on social, economic, environmental or cultural history or the history of technology.
  • Requirements for the position include an excellent PhD/Dissertation and evidence of special aptitude for academic teaching as well as the willingness to participate in the self-governing bodies of the RUB. In addition, applicants are required to be enthusiastic about teaching, to contribute to the relevant research projects and to work within an interdisciplinary and international context. A further requirement is the willingness and ability to acquire third party funding and to supervise PhD candidates.
  • Applications including a covering letter, information on your academic career to date, lists of publications and third party funding as well as academic certificates should be sent by email to the Dean of the Faculty of History of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum, email:
  • Deadline: 3 Nov. 2016

University of Houston (USA:TX) - NEH-Cullen Chair History & BusinessEdit

  • Senior Hire; NEH-Cullen chair & professorship in History & Business
  • Established in 1984, this distinguished professorship has been critical to the university’s endeavor to link the humanities to the professions. In order to fulfill the intentions of the endowment, the chair will play an instrumental role in the History Department, as well as in the College of Business.
  • We seek applications from scholars working on any aspect of economic or business history and global political economy, broadly defined. Geographic and chronological concentrations are open.
  •  To apply, please submit an online application that will include a letter of application, a C.V., a writing sample, unofficial transcripts, and the contact information for three reference providers. Any questions regarding the position can be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Professor Thomas O’Brien, at tfobrien@Central.UH.EDU.
  • Review begins: 15 Feb. 2017 and continues until position filled

University of Oxford (UK:Eng) - [Senior Hire] - Economic & SocialEdit

  • Professor (tenured, full prof ++) in Economic and Social History
  • Applications are welcome from historians of any period or area who seek to understand the development of social and economic arrangements over time, and apply socio-economic theories to them.
  • The Professorship is held in the Faculty of History in association with the Department of Economics, and the post holder will also be a Fellow of St Hilda’s College.
  • The successful candidate will be a scholar of the highest international standing with an exceptional record of research and publication, proven leadership qualities, a record of successful undergraduate and graduate teaching and the ability and willingness to undertake senior administrative duties.
  • Deadline: noon 1 Dec. 2016

Yale University (USA:CT) - [Senior Hire] International, Diplomatic and/or MilitaryEdit

  • multiple senior appointments in these research areas beginning July 1, 2017.
  • Preference will be given to applicants whose research concerns multiple regions. Applications are welcome from scholars at the level of full professor or advanced associate who have demonstrated exceptional scholarship and teaching as well as leadership in the profession. Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • 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.
  • The review begins 1 Dec. 2016 and continues until suitable candidates are found.
  • Ten job talks announced 25 January 2017.

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 or 0116 2577320
  • Deadline: 31 Oct. 2016

Manchester Metropolitan University (UK:Eng) - Senior Hire, Fashion HistoryEdit

  • Professor (~tenured, full prof+) in Fashion History
  • We are seeking a Professor of Fashion History for our newly established Manchester Fashion Institute. In this stimulating role, you will provide specialist leadership to researchers within the Institute, developing an ambitious agenda for world-class interdisciplinary historical research
  • To join us, you will require a PhD or significant experience in research driven professional practice within the field of Fashion History. Equally importantly, you will be working within established research groups and will be able to write and exhibit with authority, both nationally and internationally.
  • If you have any questions about this role please contact Alison Welsh, Head of the Department of Apparel via email:
  • Applications should be sent via email to Applications should include a covering letter and CV, demonstrating how your experience and skill set meet the requirements of the personal specification.
  • Deadline: 20 Mar. 2017

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
  • 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 (, 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.

Texas State University (USA:TX)Edit

  • 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 -
  • For full consideration: 11 Nov. 2016
  • Readvertised 18 Dec here with revised deadline of 20 Jan. 2017
  • On campus interview scheduled

University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Edit

  • (Also listed under "Public History" below)

Economic History Edit

Harvard Business School (USA:MA)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: 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.
  • [8 Dec] anyone hear anything?
  • [9 Dec] invitation to interview at AHA

Georgetown University (USA: DC)Edit

  • 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: 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.
    • [5 Dec.] Any news on this position?
    • [6 dec] no news here
    • [22 Nov] Request for AHA interview

London School of Economics and Political Science (UK)Edit

  • 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 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

University of Bergen (NOR)Edit

  • Associate Professorship in Modern Economic History
  • Economic history is an integral part of the teaching and research activities at the department. Economic history is understood to embrace all aspects of the material existence of mankind. Consequently, economic history encompasses households as well as multinational companies, states and markets, the local as well as the global. The position thus opens for approaches from micro as well as macro perspectives, for quantitative as well as qualitative methodologies and for business history as well as economic history in its broadest sense.
  • The applicants must have research competence on the level of a Norwegian PhD within modern economic history. We are particularly interested in applicants with research experience on processes of economic globalisation after 1850. This also includes analysis of effects of globalisation on a national and local level. In the evaluation, publications from the latest five years will be emphasised.
  • Further information about the position can be obtained from the Head of Department, Professor Jan Heiret, by e-mail, or telephone + 47 55 58 97 62, or from the co-ordinator of the History program, Associate Professor Christian Sæle, by e-mail, or telephone + 47 55 58 26 25. For full information an how to apply for the job see: Reference no: 16/13616.
  • Deadline: 1 Mar. 2017

University of Houston (USA:TX) - ChairEdit

  • NEH-Cullen Chair in History and Business.
  • We seek applications from scholars working on any aspect of economic or business history and global political economy, broadly defined. Geographic and chronological concentrations are open
  • To apply, please submit an online application that will include a letter of application, a C.V., a writing sample, unofficial transcripts, and the contact information for three reference providers. Any questions regarding the position can be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Professor Thomas O’Brien, at tfobrien@Central.UH.EDU
  • Screening begins: 15 Feb. 2017 and continues until position filled.

Environmental History Edit

Georgia Institute of Technology (USA:GA)Edit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Environmental History, to begin Fall 2017
  • Primary area of expertise should be in the history of the environment. The successful candidate should be in a position to teach undergraduate courses in the History, Technology, and Society program and contribute to our graduate program in History and Sociology of Technology and Science. A strong research record and excellence in teaching are prerequisites.
  • PhD in history required.
  • Application materials should be sent electronically. Please send as a single pdf your letter of application, curriculum vitae, and writing sample to, and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to the same address.
  • Review begins: 1 Dec. 2016 and continues until position filled
    • Skype interview scheduled [Dec 20] 
    • Any news? [Jan 13]
    • Campus visit offered [Jan 17]

University of Bristol (UK;Eng) - [Senior Hire]Edit

  • Reader/Chair (~tenured full prof) in Environmental History, to begin 1 Sept. 2017
  • The successful candidate will have established an international reputation in research and publication, and will show the potential to maintain and further enhance this reputation. She or he will have experience in academic leadership, and a strong understanding of the current research environments in the UK and internationally. The University welcomes applicants from any specialisation and temporal focus within the broad field of environmental history, but the appointment panel may display a preference for an applicant with a specialisation in global environmental history.
  • To apply, please go to;p=11137201106204 and click on the Apply For Job button.
  • Deadline: 18 Dec. 2016
  • "The selection process is provisionally scheduled to take place between late January/end of March 2017."

University of Maine, Machias (USA:ME) - Non-Western pref. EnvironmentalEdit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in History to begin Jan 2017
  • See full posting at Open Field or Mixed Hire History 2016-17
  • [25 Nov] Any news? x 2
  • Invitation for phone interview, Dec. 2
  • Invitation for phone interview, December 2
  • Any news? [Jan. 2]

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities (USA:MN)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.
  • Skype interviews in progress
  • Campus Interviews Offered

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 or contact the recruitment team at 020 7107 5205.
  • Deadline: 7 Nov. 2016
    • Intend to interview 6 Feb.

Rhodes College (USA:TN) - Gender & SexualityEdit

  • Tenure track Assistant Professorship in the History of Gender & Sexuality, to begin Aug. 2017
  • The Department especially welcomes interests in such areas as queer history, urban history, history of medicine and/or public health, African or Africana Studies, or environmental studies. In addition, the Department seeks applicants who can supplement the geographical and/or chronological diversity of current course offerings
  • Teaching Load: 5 courses/year
  • Please apply online at; only online applications will be accepted. A complete application includes a cover letter, a CV, and three letters of recommendation. Please address in your cover letter your interest in teaching at a liberal arts college and how your experiences with teaching, scholarship, and/or service might contribute to a college community that includes a commitment to diversity as one of its core values.
  • Review begins: 12 Dec. 2016

University of Essex (UK) - Senior HireEdit

[nb: post readvertised, apparently same wording, 5th Sept - link updated AFII (talk) 08:20, September 5, 2016 (UTC)]

[post readvertised again 10 March 2017 with a new deadline: AFII (talk) 16:15, March 10, 2017 (UTC)]

  • 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 23 Apr. 2017

University of Hong Kong (HKG)Edit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Gender History, to begin 1 Sept. 2017
  • "...on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal and with consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract."
  • PhD must be in hand by start date
  • Applicants should send a completed application form, a letter of application, a C.V., a writing sample of scholarly work, evidence of teaching ability (e.g. sample syllabi, student teaching evaluations), and three reference letters sent by your recommenders to Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at Further particulars can be obtained at Please state the post applied for clearly on the application form
  • Deadline: 7 Dec. 2016

Intellectual HistoryEdit

Kent State University (USA:OH) - Post-war FrenchEdit

  • Tenure-track assistant professorship in the History of Post-1945 French Intellectual History, beginning Fall 2017.
  • See full posting (link above) at European_History_2016-17

Labor History Edit

Legal HistoryEdit

Concordia University, Montreal (CAN)Edit

Posted without link to original advert. please always include a link to the advert when adding new jobs. AFII (talk) 10:02, March 7, 2017 (UTC)

  • Tenure track position ('normally' at the rank of Assistant Professor) in law & society with a focus on the Global South, to begin 1 aug. 2017
  • We welcome applications from scholars with research in law and society in colonial, postcolonial, international, transnational, or comparative contexts.
  • Research specialties may include, but are not limited to: transitional justice, empire and the law, peace and conflict studies, legal pluralism, and law in everyday social life and informal contexts. * Applicants must have a Ph.D., or be near completion of a doctoral degree, in History, Political Science, or a relevant discipline.
  • Applications must consist of a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, a writing sample, a statement of teaching philosophy/interests, a statement of research achievements/interests, and evidence of teaching effectiveness, and should be addressed to the Hiring Committee. Candidates must also arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly to: Dr. Peter Gossage Chair, Department of History Concordia University 1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. W. LB 1001.05 Montréal, Québec, Canada, H3G 1M8 - Inquiries about the position should be directed to Dr. Gossage or to Dr. Marlene Sokolon, Chair, Department of Political Science:
  • Deadline: 7 Apr. 2017, after which assessment will immediately begin.
  • All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. Concordia University is committed to employment equity.

Military History Edit

University of Exeter (UK:Eng) - [Non-TT] Naval & MaritimeEdit

  • Lecturer (~VAP) in Naval and Maritime History, 1 Sept 2017-1 Aug 2020
  • The successful applicant will hold a PhD or equivalent in History and have an independent, internationally-recognised research programme in an active field of historical research related or complementary to existing Exeter strengths. He/she will be able to demonstrate the following qualities and characteristics;  a strong record in attracting research funding, or demonstrable potential to attract such funding, teamwork skills to work in collaboration with existing group members, an active and supportive approach to inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary research that will help to foster interactions and links both within the University and externally, the attitude and ability to engage in continuous professional development, the aptitude to develop familiarity with a variety of strategies to promote and assess learning and enthusiasm for delivering undergraduate programmes.
  • For further information please contact Professor Richard Toye, e-mail or telephone (01392) 723296.

Applications should be made via our website. For more information and to apply online please go to Please quote reference number P56050 in any correspondence.

  • Deadline: 14 Feb. 2017

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:  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 - or call (877) 997-8807
  • Deadline: not stated in ad [ad closes 15 Oct.]
  • [9 Mar] Heard through the grapevine that an offer has been extended to a modernist.


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

Royal Holloway, University of London (UK:Eng)Edit

  • Lecturer or Senior Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc or assoc/full) in Oral History
  • Applicants must have proven teaching experience, and also REF-eligible high-quality research-based publications, reflecting their expertise in oral history. The successful applicant will be required to contribute to a range of undergraduate courses, offer an appropriate MA teaching, and recruit PhD students. They will also be required to assist in departmental administration and other collective departmental activities.
  • Preference may be given to applicants who are able to contribute to the department’s active Public History teaching programme, both at undergraduate and MA level. Final appointment level will depend on the successful applicant’s relevant experience and publications. The essential qualification for this role is educated to PhD level (or equivalent) in a relevant field.
  • To view further details of this post and to apply please visit . The Human Resources Department can be contacted with queries by email at: or via telephone on: +44 (0)1784 276540.
  • Job references: Senior Lecturer= 0317-098 Lecturer=0317-099
  • Deadline: 9 Apr. 2017

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 (  Applications will only be accepted via our on-line recruitment website, However, in cases of access issues due to disability, paper application forms are available by telephoning 01248 383865.
  • Deadline: 16 Oct. 2016

Queen Mary, University of London (UK:Eng) - 20thC Political ThoughtEdit

  • Lecturer (~tenured Asst/Assoc prof) in 20th Century Political Thought, to begin 1 Sept. 2017 or asap thereafter
  • The School seeks to appoint a Lecturer in the history of political thought, specialising in the ‘long’ twentieth century. This appointment will join the international research cluster formed by the Centre for the Study of the History of Political Thought, a cross-faculty collaborative venture based in the School of History.
  • By appointing in the twentieth century, the research cluster aims to acquire expertise in the field of political ideas since 1890. The successful candidate will be expected to teach in the history of political thought and intellectual history more generally, but to be able to supervise in the twentieth century at Masters and PhD level. Active participation in the activities of the Centre for the Study of the History of Political Thought will be expected.
  • apply online
  • Deadline: 15 Jan. 2017
    • intend to interview 1 & 2 Feb. 2017.

University of Bergen (NOR) - ModernEdit

  • Associate Professorship in Modern Political History
  • he department is now looking to strengthen its expertise in political history after 1945, with emphasis on state, governance and political systems.
  • The applicants must have relevant research competence on the level of a Norwegian PhD within Norwegian or Nordic history. Applicants with a research competence on processes of European integration after 1945 will have an advantage. In the evaluation, publications from the latest five years will be emphasised.
  • The selection process will include an assessment of the candidate’s personal suitability for the position, and therefore good collaboration skills, evidence of ongoing research activity and potential to strengthen the department's research environment are essential. A successful record of attracting external research funding will be given weight
  • Further information about the position can be obtained from the Head of Department, Professor Jan Heiret, by e-mail, jan.heiret@uib.noor telephone + 47 55 58 97 62, or from the co-ordinator of the History Program, Associate Professor Christian Sæle, by e-mail, christian.sele@uib.noor telephone + 47 55 58 26 25. For full information and how to apply see: Reference no: 16/13618
  • Application deadline: 1 March 2017

Utrecht University (NDL)  - ModernEdit

Public History Edit

Colorado State University (USA:CO)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.
    • [27 Jan] Anything from this one yet?

Duquesne University (USA:PA) - American/USEdit

[posted without a link to the original advert. Please always include a link to the original posting when adding new jobs. AFII (talk) 12:44, September 14, 2016 (UTC)]

  • 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
  • Duquesne 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>
  • 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 < 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
  • [21 Nov] Skype interview scheduled
  • [13 Dec] Any updates post-Skype?
    • The timeline they told me was notification of final round before holiday break.
    • [Dec 17] Rejection for campus visit received

Grand Valley State University (USA:MI)Edit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Public History
  • PhD must be in hand by Aug. 2017
  • We welcome candidates with a broad range of experiences such as public history training, campus and community partnerships, and interest in collaborating with digital humanities initiatives. Applicants are encouraged to address in their cover letter how their areas of specialization will contribute to the department’s history curriculum. Responsibilities include teaching courses in public history and the candidate’s area of specialization, creating and collaborating on public history projects, overseeing internships, and engaging in a sustained program of scholarly activities.
  • Candidates will submit complete applications including 1) curriculum vitae, 2) cover letter, 3) teaching philosophy, 4) sample syllabi, 5) evidence of teaching effectiveness, examples of their public history scholarship (for example, articles, links to websites, digital history projects or other public history works), and 6) graduate transcripts. To submit application materials go to Please send three letters of recommendation to Dr. Matthew Daley (, Grand Valley State University, Department of History, MAK D-1-150, Allendale, MI 49401
  • Review begins: 28 Oct. 2016 and continues until position filled
  • [24 Nov.] - Any updates?
    • [28 Nov.] Received an email on Nov. 17 asking for a missing letter, was told it needed to be in by Nov. 29; guessing there will be movement this week.
  • [Dec 1] - Phone interviews scheduled
  • [Dec 21] - Campus visit scheduled
  • [Jan 30] rejection email
  • [Feb 8] offer accepted

Morgan State University (USA:MD) -[open rank]Edit

  • Assistant, associate or full professorship in Public History, with any subspecialty
  • The successful applicant will be expected to take a leadership role in the department's proposed undegraduate public history minor and in the graduate museum studies program and to teach classes in their subspecialty at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
  • PhD must be in hand by Aug. 2017
  • Teaching experience at an urban university, and potential for scholarship are desired for applicants at the assistant professor level. More senior applicants should be able to demonstrate a distinguished record of teaching and publication.
  • For full consideration: 9 Dec. 2016
  • intend to interview at the AHA
  • Interviewed at AHA. Late February/1st week of March for campus interviews.
  • Has anyone been contacted about this position?  Campus interviews?
  • Received email from chair: Search has been cancelled.  
  • yes, as of March 8, 2017!

St Mary's University (USA:TX)Edit

  • Tenure track Assistant professorship in Public History, to begin Aug. 2017
  • Candidate expected to " to coordinate an already existing undergraduate Public History program and to establish an innovative Master of Arts degree in the same field.  The ideal candidate must have a PhD in history with a specialization in Public History and interest in developing an MA program with a strong vocational and internship orientation.  Preference will be given to those with knowledge and background in Museum Studies, Heritage Tourism, Documentary History Filmmaking and experience applying digital methods and technologies in the field of public history."
  • Contract load: 4/4 " The successful candidate will receive one course-release per semester for directing the undergraduate and graduate programs, and will teach three courses per semester."
  • St. Mary's is a comprehensive Catholic and Marianist university with a strong tradition of integrating liberal arts with professional studies
  • Applications should include (1) a letter of interest, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) three letters of reference, (4) evidence of teaching excellence, and (5) writing sample(s).  Applications can be found at with the option to upload all supporting documents electronically. Please send additional materials to Professor Gerald E. Poyo, Chair, History Department Search Committee, St. Mary's University, San Antonio, Texas 78228-8546.
  • Deadline: 31 Mar. 2017

Texas A&M University - Commerce (USA:TX) 20thC US HistoryEdit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in History
  • The Assistant Professor of History will teach upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses as appropriate to area of specialization and department need, as well as U.S. survey courses.
  • This faculty member will supervise the graduate public history certificate and will develop additional public history initiatives. With other history faculty members, this individual will be expected to advise history majors and recruit new students. The individual also will be expected to contribute to department, college and/or university service.
  • PhD in Public History or a PhD in history with significant concentration/experience in public history required by start date. Area of expertise must be 20th century U.S. History.
  • Preference will be given to areas of expertise that are encompassed broadly by Global Civil Rights and that complement and enhance the department's identified and emerging programmatic priorities (e.g., LGBTQ history; African American history; Latino/a history; Women and Gender history; Genocide history; etc.).
  • All documents must be electronically submitted through the Texas A&M Online Employment Services website to be considered. Incomplete or improperly submitted applications may be excluded from consideration. A complete application includes: Completed online application, Cover Letter, CV/Resume, Writing Sample, Sample Syllabus, Complete contact information for three professional references. (Unsolicited letters of recommendation will not be considered), Transcripts (Unofficial will be accepted with application. Official transcripts are required at time of verbal offer). If transcripts are from an international institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective faculty member to have the transcripts translated and evaluated by an approved credential evaluator.
  • Deadline: not stated in ad, ad expires 15 Jan.

University of Bristol (UK:Eng)Edit

  • Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in Public History, to begin 1 Sept. 2017
  • We invite applications from specialists in any area of history or heritage, with experience of partnership working and a strong track record of engaging with individuals, groups and/or institutions outside academia. Candidates with a professional background outside academia are also encouraged to apply.
  • All candidates should be able to demonstrate excellence in research, teaching and impact and engagement. The successful applicant will be expected to contribute fully to high-quality teaching and administration within the Department of History and to pursue research in her/his area of specialism to the highest standards in order to enhance the international research profile of the Department, the School of Humanities, and the Faculty of Arts.
  • For further information about the department, see
  • Deadline: 21 Apr. 2017
    • Timescale of appointment: Long-listed candidates will be notified on or about 5th May 2017. They will be required to submit a sample of their work (in English, not more than 10,000 words) by 10th May 2017. Short-listed candidates will be notified on or about 26th May 2017 and invited to interview. They will be required to submit brief outlines for 2 units they might teach, to be sent to the Executive Support Team at: See department website for unit types:
    • Intend to interview 13 June.

University of Derby (UK:Eng) - History & HeritageEdit

  • Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in History
  • we are seeking to recruit a lecturer in History and Heritage. You will undertake teaching and student support within History and related programme areas, including a new MA in Public History and Heritage. In particular, you will teach on a range of undergraduate and postgraduate modules relating to public history and heritage. An interest in both theoretical and practical issues of heritage, potentially at an international level, would be particularly welcome.
  • For more information and to apply on-line, please click the “Apply” button
  • Deadline: 16 Jan. 2017

University of North Alabama (USA:AL)Edit

  • Tenure track assistant or associate professorship in Public History
  • The candidate will coordinate the department’s offerings in Public History, including the direction of the Master of Arts in Public History. Teaching responsibilities will include U.S. history surveys, advanced undergraduate courses in the candidate’s area(s) of specialty in U.S. History, as well as graduate courses.
  • PhD must be in hand by Aug. 2017
  • To apply for this position, please visit our Online Employment System at  For questions, please email or call 256-765-4291 and select option #2.
  • Review begins immediately [ad posted 23 Oct] and continues until position filled.
    • Any news on this one? [Feb 27]

University of North Carolina at Wilmington (USA:NC)Edit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Public History
  • The successful candidate will teach upper-level courses in public history, and participate in the supervision of professional practica, capstone projects, and theses in the Master of Arts in History with a concentration in Public History
  • Teaching responsibilities also include undergraduate and graduate courses in American or European history. Research-active faculty at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department teach six courses per academic year (3-3).
  • Candidates must have a Ph.D. in History, American Studies, or a related field in hand at the time of appointment. Strong commitment to teaching, scholarship, and service is required.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with a specialization in material culture and with professional experience in community-engaged museums or historic sites.
  • To apply, please complete the online application process available at In addition, please have three letters of reference and a writing sample (article-length essay or book chapter) sent to Prof. David La Vere, Chair, Public History Search Committee, UNCW, 601 S. College Road, Wilmington, NC 28403- 5857 by November 18, 2016. Review of applications begins on that date, and will continue until the position is filled.
  • Preliminary interviews will be conducted at the annual meeting of the American Historical Association, January 6 and 7, 2017. In certain cases, other interview arrangements may be made.
    • Has anyone heard anything on this?

University of Wisconsin Milwaukee (USA: WI) Edit

  • Tenure Track Assistant Professorship in Public and Digital History, to begin Aug. 2017
  • Geographic field and period of research are open. Applicants must have a clear research agenda demonstrated by publications, public scholarship, and/or digital products, as well as show evidence of teaching ability through courses taught or planned, experience teaching in a public history setting, or other pedagogical activities.
  • Teaching Load: 2/2 Teaching responsibilities will include courses at the graduate level in public history and digital history, and may also include museum studies, local history, oral history, and courses in the candidate’s secondary field of interest. Undergraduate courses may include any of these. We expect the new appointee to play a leading role in the department’s large and long-standing MA in Public History, contribute to the department’s PhD program, help shape the department’s growing digital presence, and link with other digital humanities scholars across campus.
  • PhD must be in hand by Aug. 2017
  • Applicants must apply online :
  • Application must include a) a letter of application describing research and teaching interests and expertise; b) curriculum vitae; c) writing sample (chapter or article length) and/or links to online work. In addition, please have three professional letters of recommendation emailed directly to Anita Cathey, the History Department office manager, at
  • For full consideration: 31 Jan. 2017
  • [Feb 4] Skype Interviews Scheduled
  • [Feb. 23] Any word for on-campus interviews?

Religious History Edit

Nanyang Technological University (SGP) - Comparative ReligionEdit

  • Tenure-track Assistant Professor in History of Comparative Religion
  • The History Programme seeks to appoint a scholar in the field of "History of Comparative Religion" with a second specialization in one or more of the following: Pre-modern, World History (Indian Ocean), Legal History, and Material Culture. We encourage applications by candidates whose research will complement our existing strength in Global Asian studies. We are expanding our focus in interdisciplinary fields including but not restricted to: anthropology, cultural studies, and environmental studies. Candidates whose research focuses on one or more world religions are encouraged to apply. We are especially interested in a scholar who works on Islam and/or Buddhism. A proficiency in a Southeast or South Asian language will be an advantage.
  • Phd must be in hand by Aug. 2017
  • To apply, please refer to the Guidelines for Submitting an Application for Faculty Appointment ( and email your application package (consisting of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, personal particulars form, teaching and research statements, evidence of teaching effectiveness (if available), three selected reprint/preprints of publications, and the names and email addresses of three potential referees) to: The Search Committee (History of Comparative Religion), History Programme, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, 14 Nanyang Drive, Singapore 637332 Email: Applications sent via email should include a reference to “Assistant Professor (History)” in the subject line. Please send your enquiries about the position to the above email address
  • Deadline: 15 Jan. 2017 Only shortlisted candidates will be notified

University of California - Irvine (USA:CA) - Late Antique JewishEdit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in the history of Judaism in Late Antiquity
  • The successful candidate will contribute to the History Department’s undergraduate and graduate curriculum, as well as to the development of the Jewish Studies Program at UCI.
  • Candidates should submit a letter of application that describes research and teaching interests; a current CV; a statement addressing how their past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion will advance UC Irvine's commitment to inclusive excellence; an article or book chapter not to exceed 50 pages; and three letters of recommendation. Applications need to be submitted electronically at
  • For full consideration: 16 Dec. 2016
  • Has anyone heard back yet?

Western Washington University (USA:WA) - Jewish HistoryEdit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Jewish History, to begin 16 Sept. 2017
  • Teaching Load: 2/2/2 "including a survey course on the History of the Jews and upper-level and graduate courses in Jewish history and the Holocaust. High-quality research and service are also expected."
  • PhD must be in hand by 15 Sept. 2017
  • Please log in to and submit your application via WWU's Electronic System for Employment (EASE). Application materials may be uploaded per the EASE instructions. The application must include a letter of application along with a c.v., a graduate transcript, a chapter- or article-length writing sample, and sample syllabi for an introductory course in Jewish history or upper-level courses in Jewish history or on the Holocaust.
  • The applicant should arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly to: Jennie Huber, Administrative Services Manager, Department of History, MS 9061, Western Washington University, 516 High Street, Bellingham, WA
  • Review begins: 1 Nov. 2016 and continues until position filled

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 To apply, please send a detailed CV, three references, a publication list and publication samples along with a letter of application ... to Caro Coemans,
  • Review begins: 1 Dec. 2016 and continues until position filled
    • We are planning faculty visits in December 2016 and/or January 2017

Ryerson University (CAN)Edit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Urban History, to begin 1 Jul. 2017
  • 'subject to final budgetary approval.'
  • The area of specialization is urban history (excluding Canada and the United States), time period open. We seek candidates whose work is grounded in the historiography and methods of urban history and analyzes key historical moments in the development, cultures, economies, and/or politics of cities, urban formations and their populations.
  • PhD must be defended by 7 Nov. 2016
  • The successful candidate will be expected to take a leading role in the creation of an urban-focused History MA program, which is in development, and must show capacity for graduate teaching and supervision. The successful candidate will also have opportunities to join Ryerson’s interdisciplinary programs, including the BA in Arts and Contemporary Studies.
  • Applicants should submit their application online via the Faculty Recruitment Portal ( Applications must contain the following components uploaded as a single PDF file: a letter of application and curriculum vitae; two recent samples of scholarly research production; the results of teaching evaluations (or equivalent evidence, such as a teaching dossier); the names of at least three individuals who may be contacted for reference letters; Applicants are asked to indicate in their application if they are a citizen or permanent resident of Canada.
  • Deadline: 11 Nov. 2016
  • Has anyone heard from them? (x2)
  • 4 candidates invited to campus for Jan and early Feb.

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