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Princeton University (USA:NJ) - 18th & 19th CEdit

  • Tenure track Assistant Professorship in European architectural history, eighteenth- to mid-nineteenth century
  • PhD expected by start date
  • Responsibilities will include undergraduate and graduate teaching as well as supervision of undergraduate independent work and doctoral dissertations...teaching experience and publication record is an advantage
  • Apply online at: with cover letter, CV, writing sample, and names and contact information of three references, who will be invited to submit letters of recommendation directly through this site
  • For full consideration: 1 Oct. 2017

Cultural and/or Social History Edit

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Economic History Edit

Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (CHE) - [Open Rank] InternationalEdit

  • Associate Professor of International History with a specialisation in Economic and/or Financial History, to begin 1 Sept. 2018
  • The Institute is seeking to recruit a person either at the rank of assistant professor (with at least three years experience) or of associate professor (or in a similar position). Candidates must hold a PhD in history or in economy. They must have an outstanding teaching and research track record in the field of international history and be able to make a significant long-term contribution to the field of Economic and/or Financial History.
  • The selected candidate must show an interest in comparative analysis and methodological innovation. The ability to work with colleagues from other disciplines will be an asset.
  • The successful candidate will teach postgraduate courses and supervise master’s dissertations and PhD theses in the Department of International History. She or he will also be called upon to teach classes and supervise master’s theses in the Institute’s interdisciplinary programmes and possibly contribute to executive education programmes.
  • The teaching language is either English or French. Prior knowledge of French is not required, but the successful candidate is expected to acquire at least a passive knowledge of it within two years of being hired.
  • Deadline: 31 Aug. 2017

Harvard Business School (USA:MA)Edit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship (public policy, democratic governance, political economy, law, economic development, business-government relations, international institutions, and/or international relations), to begin 1 Jul. 2018
  • see full posting, link above, at Open Field or Mixed Hire History 2016-17

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

  • Lecturer, Fixed Term for 19 months, in Economic History, to begin 1 January 2018
  • Teaching responsibilities will be primarily in Economic History, contributing to and leading in the delivery of our existing modules for Economics undergraduates. You may also contribute to teaching in other areas of Economics, which may include quantitative, and/or the supervision of MSc dissertations on appropriate topics.
  • You will have a PhD, or equivalent professional experience, in Economic History, History or Economics. You should also hold an appropriate academic professional and teaching qualification or a willingness to complete the Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice.
  • Apply online
  • Deadline: 30 Aug. 2017

Environmental History Edit

Bryn Mawr College (PA) - Environmental Humanities (incl. History)Edit

  • The Bi-College Department of Environmental Studies at Bryn Mawr College and Haverford College invites applications for two full-time, beginning tenure-track Assistant Professor positions in Environmental Studies to begin August 1, 2018.
  • One position is in Environmental Humanities and the Arts (broadly defined) and the other in Environmental Social Sciences (broadly defined). Successful candidates will be joining a newly established Bi-College Environmental Studies Department. Candidates must have completed all Ph.D. or other terminal degree requirements by the start date.
  • For the Environmental Humanist position, we seek candidates in environmental studies grounded in one or more of the humanities or arts, including philosophy, history, literary and/or visual studies, critical theory, cultural studies or the creative arts. For the Environmental Social Scientist position, we seek candidates in environmental studies grounded in one or more of the social sciences, including anthropology, human geography, economics, political science or sociology.
  • For both positions, we seek individuals with the type of interdisciplinary graduate training common to Ph.D. programs in Environmental Studies, with a preference for candidates who hold their terminal degree in Environmental Studies.
  • Candidates must show demonstrated promise in research and a serious commitment to undergraduate teaching. The faculty members filling these positions will teach courses at all levels in our Environmental Studies curriculum, including our mid-level Environmental Service Learning course. For both positions, we welcome candidates whose scholarship and teaching address issues at the intersection of the environment and social justice, ethics, race, class, and gender. We are looking for candidates excited by the opportunity to contribute to the development and growth of our new Bi-College Environmental Studies Department. Prior experience teaching in an interdisciplinary Environmental Studies program is desirable.
  • To apply for the Environmental Humanist position, candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, and statement of teaching philosophy by October 2, 2017 to the Environmental Studies Department Search Committee via Interfolio ByCommittee at: In addition, candidates must arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted via Interfolio to the Environmental Studies Department Search Committee. Applications received by October 2, 2017 will receive full consideration.

Loyola University, Maryland (USA:MD) - European Environmental (post-1700)Edit

  • Tenure track assitant professorship in European Environmental History (post-1700), inc. Russia, excl. Germany, to begin Aug 2018
  • See full posting at European History 2017-18

North Carolina State University (USA:NC) - TT Open Rank - Chancellor's Faculty Excellence Program - Global Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WaSH) (incl. History)Edit

  • We seek social scientists whose work will contribute to interdisciplinary collaborations and is anchored in underserved communities. Training in either qualitative or quantitative methodologies would be welcome as would a disciplinary background in fields such as anthropology, environmental sciences, history, international development, policy science, and public health. Specific research approaches may include, but are not limited to, environmental justice/equity, design and evaluation of behavioral and community interventions, gender studies, and behavioral psychology. Geographic expertise is expected in the Global South, with some preference for regions with the greatest needs in the WaSH domain. Rank is open with some preference for candidates positioned to take on leadership roles within the cluster.
  • Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter, and contact information for three references. Applicants should also submit a vision statement that discusses how the applicant would fit and work within the Global WaSH cluster, and that identifies potential home departments in the College of Natural Resources or the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. Materials for consideration will be accepted electronically via A comprehensive review of applications will begin on 15 August and continue until the positions are filled, with an expected start date of Fall 2018.
  • LINK:

Gender / Women's History / History of SexualityEdit

Johns Hopkins University (USA: MD) - History of Gender and/or Sexuality (pref. post-1800)Edit

  • The Department of History at the Johns Hopkins University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant- or tenured associate-rank professorship in the history of gender and/or sexuality, with an anticipated start date on or about July 1, 2018.
  • Open to scholars in any geographic or chronological field, as well as transnational historians. We are particularly interested in applicants whose work is deeply engaged with and contributes to one or more of the following: feminist, queer, gender, queer-of-color, and trans theories/studies. Special consideration will be given to scholars whose work has a post-1800 focus and is not limited to the USA.
  • Queer, trans, and other scholars of color are encouraged to apply. Ph.D. required in history or in a related field with a historical focus (such as Gender and Sexuality Studies).
  • Please submit a cover letter, CV, writing sample, research statement, and three letters of reference online via Interfolio at
  • Materials will begin to be reviewed on October 1, 2017.

Virginia Commonwealth University (USA: VA) - Modern LGBTQ HistoryEdit

  • The Department of History at Virginia Commonwealth University invites applications for a tenure-eligible Assistant Professor position in Modern LGBTQ History, with a preferred specialization in oral history. This position is one of three tenure-eligible searches in LGBTQ Studies taking place in a range of disciplinary settings during the academic year 2017-18 as a major hiring initiative in the College of Humanities and Sciences to strengthen LGBTQ scholarship and course offerings at VCU. These three new hires will work alongside other faculty with expertise in LGBTQ topics across the College and the University to expand VCU's LGBTQ-related curriculum, research profile, and community engagement efforts.
  • The successful candidate must have proof that all requirements for Ph.D. are complete prior to August 1, 2018, will have a clearly defined research agenda, and will demonstrate potential for scholarship and teaching that complements and expands existing expertise in the department. The successful candidate will demonstrate experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment, or show a commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.
  • Please apply online at Submit a letter of application, CV, and a writing sample in PDF format with your online application (please submit the writing sample under the website's category for “Other Document”). Three letters of reference are required. Reference providers will be notified by email that they have been asked to provide a reference, with instructions how to do so.
  • Questions about the position should be directed to Dr. Richard Godbeer, chair of the search committee, at
  • Start date will be August 16, 2018.
  • The deadline for applications is November 1, 2017.

Intellectual HistoryEdit

Legal HistoryEdit

Military History/History of War Edit

University of British Columbia (CAN) - non-Western war/conflict/mass violenceEdit

  • Tenure track Instructor in History, whose scholarship concerns war, conflict, or mass violence in non-Western contexts, to begin 1 Jul. 2018
  • The ideal candidate is a broadly-trained historian of the non-Western world, able to demonstrate an ability to design and teach innovative courses on war and its social, political, and/or cultural dimensions.
  • Teaching Load: 6 courses/year "This load comprises first-year undergraduate History courses with a global focus at UBC Vantage College as well as undergraduate courses at various levels (including third- and fourth-year) in the Department of History...they are expected to dedicate 2/3 of teaching workload towards the Arts stream of the University’s international program, Vantage College ("
  • Candidates must have a PhD before commencing the position and experience teaching undergraduate courses.
  • As this is a tenure-track position, the successful candidate will be reviewed for reappointment, tenure, and promotion in subsequent years, in accordance with the Collective Agreement. For a description of the Instructor rank and criteria for reappointment and promotion, visit:
  • Applications are to be submitted online ... through the UBC Faculty Careers website at: Applicants should be prepared to upload the following documents in the order listed: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a 1 page statement identifying the applicant’s contributions, or potential contributions, to diversity, along with their ability to work with a culturally international student body. In addition, applicants should arrange to have three confidential, signed letters of reference sent in care of Ms. Janet Mui,, by the same deadline. Alternatively, the letters of reference may be mailed to: Ms. Janet Mui, Instructor Search, Department of History, University of British Columbia, 1297-1873 East Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1, Canada
  • Deadline: 16 Oct. 2017


Political History Edit

Public History Edit

Religious History Edit

Wheaton College (USA:IL) - American ChristianityEdit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in the History of American Christianity, to begin Aug. 2018
  • See full posting (link above) North_American_History_2017-18

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