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Clemson University (USA:SC) - Digital & PublicEdit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Digital and Public History, to begin Aug. 2019
  • The successful candidate will take the lead in an emphasis area in public history for history majors and contribute to an emphasis area (and potentially a Ph.D. program) in Digital History.
  • Applicants must have the Ph.D. in hand by the time of the appointment
  • Please apply for this position using Clemson University’s Interfolio link http://apply.interfolio.com/55468. Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, writing sample, and three confidential letters of recommendation through the Interfolio link...Applicants may contact the chair of the search committee, Pamela Mack, at pammack@clemson.edu with any questions.
  • Deadline: 26 Oct. 2018.

Harvard Business School (USA:MA)Edit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in History, to begin 1 Jul. 2019
  • We are especially looking for candidates whose historical research focuses on one or more of the following areas: public policy, democratic governance, political economy, law, economic development, business-government relations, international institutions, and/or international relations. Candidates may come directly from Ph.D. programs or from the faculties of other universities.
  • Successful candidates will, at the outset, teach a required first-year MBA course on the economic, political, and social environment of business.
  • 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 confidential letters of recommendation are required, which should be submitted through the online portal by the referees.
  • Apply online. Candidates should select the job title option “Tenure-Track Position: History” when choosing a position on the application. A link to the application can be found under the “Business, Government & the International Economy” header on the HBS Open Position page: http://www.hbs.edu/research/faculty-recruiting
  • Deadline: 1 Nov. 2018.

Texas A&M University (USA:TX) - Diplomatic and/or MilitaryEdit

  • Tenure-track, assistant professor position in the fields of diplomatic and/or military history, to begin 1 Sept. 2019
  • The successful applicant will be a member of the faculty of the Department of International Affairs and will be affiliated with the new Center on Grand Strategy recently established at the Bush School. This new Center will serve as an intellectual hub for the critical examination of U.S. grand strategy. It will foster and disseminate innovative U.S. grand strategic analysis and options that are grounded in scholarship.
  • PhD must be in hand by Sept. 2019
  • Teaching Load: 2/2 The successful candidate will be expected to teach at least one section of the required course in American foreign policy every year.
  • The historian selected will have demonstrated a strong commitment to teaching and research in the context of a public policy graduate school environment.
  • Review begins: 1 Nov. 2018 and continues until the position is filled.

University of Glasgow (UK:Scot) - Global Economic and Social since 1800Edit

University of London, School of Advanced Studies (UK:Eng) - [Senior Hire] - People, Place and CommunityEdit

  • Chair (~tenured full prof+) in the History of People, Place and Community
  • The Institute of Historical Research (IHR) is seeking a senior academic leader to become the founding Director of a new research centre in the History of People, Place and Community. The establishment of this new centre is part a major transformation taking place at the IHR that will culminate in the celebration of the Institute’s centenary in 2021.
  • The centre will be expected to develop a significant research portfolio, building on existing project such as the HLF funded Layers of London project, which began its 30-month delivery phase in January 2018. There will also be opportunity to contribute to and develop a new taught Masters programme, potentially in partnership with other institutions, as well as developing a creative scholarly and public events programme. In collaboration with colleagues at IHR Digital, there will be scope for new digital projects to generate unique, wide-ranging and innovative digital history resources which go further in form and function than content currently available, and which would support the IHR’s broader digital publishing and research innovation plans.
  • If you wish to be considered for this opportunity click the for job’ button ... to upload your CV and cover letter.
  • Deadline: 8 Oct. 2018.
  • Intend to interview 18th or 19th October.

University of Oregon (USA:OR) - Sport & RaceEdit

  • Tenure track assitant professorship specialising in Sport and Race, to begin Fall 201.
  • This tenure track position is broadly conceived and we welcome applications from scholars working on any dimension of race and sport, including, but not limited to, cultural studies, media, history, social science approaches and urban studies. We especially encourage applications from scholars engaged in intersectional analyses, including gender, sexuality, comparative and relational approaches, as well as transnational perspectives.
  • The department is open to expertise in any field of ethnic studies, including African American, Asian American, Chicanx/Latinx, Native Studies, Pacific Islander and Arab-American Studies. The successful applicant will be expected to teach introductory, upper-division, and eventually graduate courses. It is expected that the candidate will develop both specialized courses in sport and race, as well as other, more general courses that contribute to the major and our proposed Ph.D. program.9
  • PhD must be in hand by Fall 2019
  • To apply submit an application letter that outlines the candidate’s research interests; a CV; a sample syllabus; a statement on teaching philosophy; and the names and contact information of three references. The letter of interest should include a statement that describes the candidate’s engagement with Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
  • Deadline: 17 Sept. 2018 (position open until filled).

ArchitecturalEdit

BusinessEdit

University of Toronto (CAN) - Canadian Business History [Senior Hire]Edit

  • Associate or Full Professor & L. R. Wilson & R. J. Currie Chair in Canadian Business History
  • See full posting (link above) at North American History 2018-19

Cultural and/or SocialEdit

Digital Humanities / New MediaEdit

See also: New Media and Digital Humanities 2019Edit

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

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in the Digital History of the Ancient Mediterranean
  • see full posting (link above) at European History 2018-19

Humboldt-University of Berlin (DEU)Edit

  • Full Professorship for “Digital History” (W2) limited for 5 years (with Tenure Track)
  • In order to verify whether the individual performance meets the requirements of a permanent employment, an evaluation process will be opened not later than four years of service. The professorship will be funded by the „Bund-Länder-Programm zur Förderung des wissenschaftlichen Nachwuchses“. The aim of the programme is to pave the way for a secure career in academia for early stage researchers. Tenure track professors at the HU Berlin are expected to carry out research and teach, as well as be active on various university committees and acquire leadership and management skills. The concrete requirements out of the framework catalogue [1] will be specified in the course of the appointment process.
  • The professorship deals with problems of applied computer science in the historical sciences. The future position holder should represent the subject as broadly as possible in research and teaching by linking questions and methods of history with those of computer science. This interdisciplinary connection requires competences in the field of applied computer science or information science as well as historically reflective competences in media history, history of science and modern history. An interest in the changes in historical knowledge through the digitisation of its information and transmission media is most welcome. The future job holder is expected to provide the specialist information services "Clio-online. Subject Gateway for the Historical Sciences" and "H-Soz-Kult. Communication and information services for historical research". The professorship will also contribute to the profiling of the "Digital History" study program commencing in the winter term 2018/19.
  • The applications must be accompanied by an exposé setting out ideas for the design of the professorship and proposals for courses in the field of study "Digital History". The applicants must meet the legal requirements for professorial appointments in accordance with § 100 of the “Berliner Hochschulgesetz”; Please send your application to: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Frau Prof. Metzler, Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin or preferably in electronic form in one pdf file to: dekanat.philfak@hu-berlin.de. Since we will not return your documents, please submit copies in the application only.
  • Deadline: 27 Sept. 2019.

Pennsylvannia State University (USA:PA) - [Open Rank]Edit

  • Tenured or tenure-track position in digital history with a specialization in any field, to begin Aug. 2019
  • The appointment will be made at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, depending upon qualifications
  • The successful applicant should be able to: demonstrate an active research agenda that engages digital humanities methodologies; enhance the graduate and undergraduate curricula; contribute immediately to both graduate and undergraduate teaching in the department; and help to launch and participate in Penn State's new Digital Humanities minor in the College of the Liberal Arts.
  • PhD must be in hand at time of application
  • Prospective candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, a letter of application that describes current and future research, evidence of teaching effectiveness, evidence of digital history scholarship, and the names and contact information of three references. Applications may also include up to three offprints or unpublished papers or chapters. Apply online at http://apptrkr.com/1298192
  • Review begins: 1 Dec. 2018 and continues until position filled.

EconomicEdit

Cape Breton University (NS, Can)  - History of capitalism. Edit

  • Assitant Professor, tenure track
  • Secondary area of teaching may focus on thematic, comparative, applied, and/or global subjects.
  • Qualifications:  PhD. in History. Exceptional candidates with an imminent PhD defense date may also be considered.
  • Applications must be received by 4:00 p.m. June 8, 2018.

University of Britsh Columbia (CAN) - Capitalism until 1800Edit

  • Tenure track Assistant Professorship in the history of Capitalism until 1800, to begin 1 Jul. 2019
  • Thematic and geographic specialty is open.
  • The successful candidate will show outstanding potential as an innovative scholar and researcher, as evidenced by their record of intellectual engagement, published work, and/or work in progress. A strong commitment to teaching excellence at both the graduate and undergraduate level is also required. The successful candidate would be expected to offer courses at both the graduate and undergraduate level within their area of specialization, as well as teaching lower division surveys, including HIST 108, The Global History of Capitalism.
  • Candidates must have a Ph.D. or will have a Ph.D. in hand by July 1, 2019.
  • Applicants should apply only through the UBC faculty careers website, www.facultycareers.ubc.ca/30300. Applicants should upload (in the following order, and not exceeding 12 megabytes per attachment): a cover letter or letter of application, a curriculum vitae, up to three article-length samples of scholarship (including published articles, unpublished papers, or book/dissertation chapters), and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Applicants should also arrange to have three signed and confidential letters of reference sent by email to Ms. Janet Mui, hist.recruitment@ubc.ca, or by mail to: Ms. Janet Mui, Canada Search, Department of History, University of British Columbia, 1297-1873 East Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1, CANADA.
  • Deadline: 15 Oct. 2018.
  • [15 Nov] received an invitation to interview (letter said they were interviewing 10 of the 50 applicants)

University of St Andrews (UK:Scot) - Global EconomicsEdit

  • Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in Global Economic History, to begin Jan 2019
  • Strong preference for a historian with particular expertise in regions outside of Europe (especially Asia, Africa, and/or Latin America). The subject expertise can relate to any period in global economic history. Candidates should have a firm grounding both in quantitative and qualitative research methods, and in-depth knowledge of recent debates in the field of global and transnational history.
  • Applications from historians with an interdisciplinary profile are particularly welcomed. The School of History has recently joined the ESRC-funded Scottish Graduate School of Social Science (SGSSS) as part of the Economic and Social History pathway, and candidates are expected to make a vital contribution to both the training provision and studentship competition of the SGSSS, as well as the teaching of a new Master’s programme in Social and Economic History (https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/subjects/history/economic-social-history-msc/).
  • Applicants must have a PhD in a relevant subject, show evidence of substantial research potential, and have experience of teaching at university level, combined with an ability to bring imagination to tutorials, seminars and lectures.
  • To discuss this post informally candidates may wish to contact the Chair of the Appointing Committee, Professor Simon MacLean (hhis@st-andrews.ac.uk).
  • Further Particulars: AC2173AS FPs.doc Please Quote Reference: AC2173AS
  • Deadline: 30 Jul. 2018.

EducationalEdit

Stanford University (USA:CA) - [Open Rank]Edit

  • Open rank position in the history of education 'broadly defined'.
  • Applicants should provide: a cover letter which describes research and teaching experience, a curriculum vitae, three pdfs representing published, in press, or submitted research manuscripts, applicants for assistant rank positions should submit three letters of reference. Applicants for associate or full professor ranks should submit a list of three names of references (complete with addresses and phone numbers). We will request letters of recommendation for a short list of finalists only.
  • All application materials must be submitted online. Please submit your application on Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/51930.
  • Deadline: 15 Sept. 2018.

EnvironmentalEdit

Oklahoma State University (USA:OK) US Environmental HistoryEdit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in the Environmental History of the US, to begin Fall 2019
  • Research and teaching of American environmental history in transnational contexts desirable. Research expertise in health or food desirable.
  • Ph.D. required at time of employment. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience and publications.
  • Teaching Load; 2/2 "Teaching responsibilities in the history of the United States include lower-division surveys, upper-division courses, and graduate seminars. Responsibilities also include regularly teaching existing courses in American environmental history"
  • Submit cover letter, CV, graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/55385.
  • For full consideration: 9 Nov. 2018

University of British Columbia (CAN) - 19th & 20th C CanadianEdit

  • tenure track assistant professorship in Canadian History, with a specialism in Environmental History, to begin 1 Jul. 2019
  • see full posting (link above) at North American History 2018-10

Yale-NUS College (SGP) - [Open-Rank]Edit

  • Two open-rank, tenured/tenure-track positions (Assistant, Associate, Full Professor) in Environmental Studies (one Environmental Science, one - detailed here, Environmental Humanities)
  • Successful candidates will work within a multi-disciplinary teaching team to deliver an environmental-studies curriculum tailored to a top liberal arts college. Teaching responsibilities include contributing to the Introduction to Environmental Studies module, offering specialized courses in the candidate’s field, supervision of senior capstone projects, and teaching into the Yale-NUS Common Curriculum. Candidates must demonstrate a clear passion for undergraduate teaching.  
  • for the Environmental Humanities position: We welcome applicants from candidates working in environmental humanities, with a preference for candidates in environmental history, or in religion and the environment. We especially seek candidates with demonstrated connections to the social sciences, who can mentor students and offer courses at the intersection of the humanities and social sciences around pressing environmental concerns.  
  • Research achievement should include publications in leading peer-reviewed journals commensurate with career stage and scholarly field, as well as demonstrated ability or potential to secure research funding. For both positions, successful applicants will be expected to develop an active research programme that invites student engagement, while competing successfully for external funding.  
  • Regionally-relevant experience or research focus is a plus.  We invite applications from candidates whose research and teaching will contribute to the integration of diverse aspects of environmental studies. Applicants should clearly describe their future trajectory of research and publication.
  • Applications should include the following: (1) a cover letter explaining why a position in environmental studies at Yale-NUS College is of interest; (2) a full curriculum vitae, including a complete list of publications and relevant teaching experience; (3) a statement on research activity and trajectory; (4) a description of teaching experience and philosophy, including how these might fit with the College’s mission and curriculum; and (5) teaching evaluations. These should be submitted as a single combined PDF document via https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/YaleNUS.
  • For Assistant Professor candidates, please have three academic referees submit a written statement of support via https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/YaleNUS. For candidates at the associate or full professor ranks, please provide names and contact information of three academic referees...Short-listed candidates will be notified soon thereafter; unsuccessful applicants will not be notified. The interview process will require an on-campus visit for each short-listed candidate, to include a research presentation, a sample class, and formal interviews. Questions should be addressed to search committee chair Professor Michael Maniates (michael.maniates@yale-nus.edu.sg).
  • Review begins: 31 Oct. 2018 and continues until position filed.

Gender / Women's / SexualityEdit

Ball State University (USA:IN) - Asian Women's HistoryEdit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in History and Women’s and Gender Studies, with a primary specialization in Asian and Asian women’s history, available August 2019.
  • Minimum qualifications: ABD in history from an accredited college or university. All degree requirements must be completed by date of appointment.
  • Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in women’s and gender studies and undergraduate and graduate courses in Asian history, and supervision of MA students in Asian history; maintaining scholarly productivity; and performing appropriate professional service.
  • Apply online at: http://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/15116. Include the following documents with your application: cover letter addressed to Dr. Lisa Pellerin, curriculum vitae and please upload under the “Other” document option in the Applicant documents a writing sample, a reflective statement on diversity, and if available, teaching evaluations. The references that you list on your application will be contacted to submit confidential letters of reference. Transcripts are recommended at time of application, but an official, original transcript of the highest degree will be required at time of hire.
  • Review begins immediately [ad posted 11 Oct] with a deadline of 7 Nov. 2018.

Queens University of Belfast (UK:NI) - [Senior Hire]Edit

  • Professor of History
  • The successful candidate will contribute to and enhance the strong tradition of fine scholarship in women’s and gender history at Queen’s University. The field is open to scholars with a specialism in any historical period post-1500 history, but candidates should identify the ways in which they believe their research and teaching profile would complement or enhance any one, or more, of our existing areas of strength.
  • The successful candidate will make significant contributions to the mentoring and development of early-career staff, support and enable the development of large-scale externally funded research projects, and support and enhance the ongoing production of significant and impactful research outputs of the highest quality.
  • The Professor, who will have a specialism in any period post-1500, will make significant contributions to the mentoring and development of early-career staff, support and enable the development of large-scale externally funded research projects, and support and enhance the ongoing production of significant and impactful research outputs of the highest quality.
  • The successful candidate must have: A PhD in History or a cognate discipline; A degree in History or a cognate discipline; Recognised excellence and reputation – research internationally acknowledged as world-leading.; Sustained publication record of outputs of world-leading quality that fully demonstrates a formative and lasting contribution to the field; Sustained record of securing and enabling large-scale research funding, awarded through competitive external peer-review processes; Sustained record of successful delivery of such funded projects, including the management of financial and human resources; Sustained record of successful PhD supervision, including demonstrated potential to develop PhD and postdoctoral funding sources; Sustained track record of invitations as keynote/plenary speaker at major international conferences/University named lectures; chair of major conferences/events; Substantial experience of teaching and assessment at University level.; Evidence of ability to teach and assess core modules in History at undergraduate and postgraduate level; Substantial and significant experience of providing academic leadership at a strategic level in Higher Education; Demonstrated ability to contribute to the academic leadership of the School in general and to field of women’s/gender history in particular.; Outstanding contribution to the development of staff and students. Sympathetic to the needs of early-career researchers, with demonstrable ability to provide effective mentoring; Proven ability to plan and deliver a programme of research and proven skills in coaching and developing others in best practice techniques; Involvement in productive external collaboration with leading international scholars and non-academic beneficiaries, with demonstrated ability to develop impactful international research and impact opportunities of the highest quality; Executive roles on, or committee membership of, major national and/or international bodies, and/or evidence of a track record of providing advice to governments or other significant universities; Ability to provide effective leadership.
  • Informal enquiries may be directed to the Head of School, Professor Alister Miskimmon, email: A.Miskimmon@qub.ac.uk, telephone: +44 (0)28 9097 1415 or Professor Sean O’Connell, Disciplinary Lead for History, email: s.oconnell@qub.ac.uk, telephone: +44 (0)28 9097 1417
  • Deadline: 1 Feb. 2019
  • Intend to interview 11 Mar. 2019

University of Michigan (USA: MI) - History of Gender and Health (Open Rank)Edit

  • Jointly-appointed assistant professor tenure-track, or at the rank of associate or full professor with tenure, in the history of gender and health, to begin 1 Sept. 2019
  • PhD (in women's studies, history or related disciplines) must be in hand by start date.
  • We seek candidates with scholarly expertise and teaching experience and interests in the history of gender and health in non-U.S. locations such as East Asia, Mexico, Central America, or Africa. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated an ability to implement a multidisciplinary approach that includes history and women’s/gender/feminist studies. Related interests may include: science, technology, and society studies; sexuality studies; ethnic and/or area studies; environmental history; health care; or intersectionality.
  • Candidates should submit a digital application dossier via email attachment (in PDF format) to WS-History-Search2018@umich.edu. Applicants should provide: Cover letter addressed to Chair of the History of Gender and Health Search Committee; Curriculum Vitae; Statement of current and future research plans; Writing sample (no more than 25 pages); Statement of teaching philosophy and experience (or a teaching portfolio containing such a statement); Evidence of teaching excellence (i.e., student evaluations of teaching, course syllabi, teaching awards that can be part of a teaching portfolio). In addition, candidates should provide three letters of recommendation, which should be sent directly to WS-History-Search2018@umich.edu from the signer’s (or credentialing service’s) institutional email address.
  • For full consideration: 1 Oct. 2018. The search committee will begin reviewing applications on October 8, 2018, and will continue until an appointment is made.

University of Saskatchewan (CAN) - [Non-TT - Fixed Term] - 20thC Europe & SexualitiesEdit

  • 5-year limited term appointment as Assistant Professor, to begin 1 Jul. 2019
  • The department seeks a specialist in the history of gender and/or sexualities in twentieth-century continental Europe, with a preference for someone working in queer history. The successful candidate will enhance the department’s research and teaching profile in gender and sexuality, one of its signature areas. The successful candidate will develop and teach a first-year thematic course in the history of gender and/or sexualities, second-year survey courses in European history, and upper year courses in the area of specialization. Participation in the department’s M.A. and Ph.D. programs will also be required.
  • A Ph.D. is required by the time of appointment
  • Interested candidates must submit, via email, a cover letter; a detailed curriculum vitae; a teaching portfolio; and 3 letters of recommendation to history.department@usask.ca.
  • Review begins: 30 Nov. 2019.

Western Michigan University (USA:MI) - Gender HistoryEdit

  • The Department of Gender and Women’s Studies and the Department of History at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan invite applications for a joint position as a tenure-track Assistant Professor, beginning fall 2019, with tenure home in GWS.
  • Required Qualifications: This position requires a Ph.D. in Gender and Women’s Studies, History, or a related field, completed or expected by June 2019, as well as demonstrated potential for teaching and research on gender history.
  • Desired Qualifications: We encourage applications from scholars specializing in the modern (19th-20th century) United States, Latin America, or Europe, especially intersectional approaches to Latinx gender history, African-American, or indigenous studies. However, other areas of research will also be considered. Experience in gender theory, teaching a diverse range of students, community engagement or activism will all be welcomed.
  • WMU is committed to fostering a community of diverse, inclusive, equitable and globally-engaged scholars, learners and leaders. We strongly encourage applications from women, members of marginalized communities, and other underrepresented groups. WMU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
  • To apply, visit http://wmich.edu/hr/jobs and submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references. Additional materials may be solicited later in the application process. Review of applications will begin November 25th, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Direct any inquiries about the position to Anise K. Strong, Department of History, Western Michigan University, 1903 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5334, anise.strong@wmich.edu. 

IntellectualEdit

Legal/LawEdit

Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (DEU)Edit

  • W3 Professorship in Civil Law and Legal History, to begin 1 Oct. 2019
  • The professor should represent the civil law in its full extent, in particular family and inheritance law, as well as the field of legal history with a focus on German legal history of the Middle Ages and the early modern times in research and teaching.
  • Applicants are expected to show a habilitation or an equivalent academic achievement.
  • The duties of the position also include all tasks listed in § 34 of the Higher Education Act of the Land of Saxony-Anhalt (Hochschulgesetzes des Landes Sachsen-Anhalt). Thus, applicants must fulfill the appointment requirements for professors in accordance with § 35 of the Higher Education Act of the Land of Saxony-Anhalt.
  • Applications should be received by September 30th, 2018. Applications should be submitted, preferably by e-mail, to: Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Juristische und Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät, Dekan, Universitätsplatz 10 a 06108 Halle (Saale) - E-Mail: dekanat@jura.uni-halle.de
  • The application should include a curriculum vitae, certificates, an account of the scientific career, a list of publications, a statement of the extent of the previous fund-raising activity and proof of previous teaching.
  • Deadline: 30 Sept. 2018.

University of Hong Kong (CHN)Edit

  • Assistant Professor in Law and History in the School of Humanities (History), to commence on January 1, 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter
  • three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal and consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract.
  • Applicants should ideally have a Ph.D. degree or equivalent. A JD or equivalent law degree would also be desirable.
  • They should be able to demonstrate a passion for research and a commitment to the development of an innovative research-led teaching profile. The successful candidate is expected to develop an excellent research profile, to excel in undergraduate teaching, contributing to teaching in the Faculty of Arts, to undertake postgraduate supervision and participate in the administration of the department.
  • Information about the Department of History can be obtained at http://www.history.hku.hk/. Enquiries about the post should be sent to Professor David M. Pomfret (e-mail: pomfretd@hkucc.hku.hk).
  • Applicants should send a completed application form and an up-to-date 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 the School at ap743@hku.hk. Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc. Further particulars can be found at http://jobs.hku.hk.
  • Deadline: 21 Sept. 2018.

Military/WarEdit

The Citadel (USA:SC)Edit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Military History
  • Teaching Load: 4/4 consisting usually of two preparations. Course reductions are often available. Must have the ability to teach courses on a range of military history topics. The candidate must participate in the design and delivery of online courses for a new Online MA in Military History... Teaching responsibilities may include upper-level, graduate, and general education courses
  • Ph.D. by date of employment is strongly preferred.
  • Interested applicants should utilize the official online application website at http://www.citadel.edu/careers/. A complete c.v., transcripts, and three letters of recommendation can be uploaded to your application OR you can send those materials to: Professor Keith Knapp, Department of History, The Citadel, 171 Moultrie St., Charleston, SC 29409.
  • Deadline: 7 Dec. 2018
  • Preliminary interviews will be conducted by Skype in late December or early January.

University of Notre Dame (USA:IN)Edit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in military history
  • Geographical and chronological specialty is open, and topics in the history of war and society are welcomed.
  • Applicants must be prepared to offer survey courses on modern military history
  • Candidates should send a letter of application, c.v. and three letters of recommendation to Professor Jon Coleman, Chair, Department of History, 219 O’Shaughnessy Hall, Notre Dame, IN 46556. Information about Notre Dame is available at http://www.nd.edu, and about the department at http://history.nd.edu/.
  • Review begins: 1 Oct. 2017.
  • [30 Oct] Request for phone interview
  • [15 Nov] On-campus interview Invitation

PoliticalEdit

Duke University (USA:NC) - Diplomatic History [Senior Hire]Edit

  • Full professorship in Modern Diplomatic History
  • The Sanford School of Public Policy invites applications for the inaugural Bruce Kuniholm Chair in History and Public policy. This search is for an outstanding senior scholar in the field of modern diplomatic history whose work engages contemporary policy questions.
  • Candidates should submit a letter of application that traces their research agenda and makes it clear why they would be interested in joining the Sanford School of Public Policy. The letter, along with a CV and the names of three references, should be submitted to Peter Feaver, Chair, pfeaver@duke.edu, Kuniholm Chair in Diplomatic History Search, via the following website: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11564
  • For full consideration: 15 Oct. 2018.

PublicEdit

Cornell University (USA:NY)Edit

  • Advanced assistant professor or an early associate professor in the area of Public History
  • We seek a scholar with a PhD in History who is also grounded in theoretical and methodological public history approaches, including, but not limited to Museum Studies, Historic Preservation, and digital history
  • Please upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three reference letters to Academic Jobs Online: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/12469. Questions about the position and the search can be sent to the chair of the committee, Professor Lawrence Glickman at lbg49@cornell.edu.
  • Deadline: 9 Jan. 2019

Florida Atlantic University (USA:FL) - US Public & LGBTQEdit

  • Tenure track assistant or associate professorship in U.S. LGBTQ History and Public History
  • See full posting (link above) at North_American_History_2018-19

Duquesne University (USA:PA) - American & PublicEdit

  • 9 month tenure track assistant professorship in Public history with expertise in American history, to begin Aug. 2019
  • see full posting (link above) at North_American_History_2018-19

Ohio Northern University (USA:OH) - [non-TT]Edit

  • 9-month Visiting Assistant Professor of Public History/Museum Studies, to begin Fall 2019
  • Required Skills: Knowledge of pertinent digital platforms required. Ability to teach survey courses in American history and a variety of courses in the areas of Public History, Museum Studies, and Digital History required; Ability to teach a basic course in archaeology and conduct a field school in archaeology is desirable.
  • PhD preferred but not essential
  • To view full description and apply online go to: https://jobs.onu.edu/postings/5778
  • Deadline: 15 Oct. 2018

Stetson University (USA:FL) - [Non-TT:~VAP]Edit

  • Brown Teacher-Scholar Fellow in Public History, to begin 12 Aug. 2019
  • The fellow will support and help develop a vibrant Public History concentration through engaged, innovative teaching and collaboration with a diverse constituency of community partners. We invite candidates with expertise in any Public History area and with experience as a practicing Public Historian to join Stetson’s faculty. A significant element of this position includes community outreach and collaborative public history projects involving students and community partners. Administrative responsibilities include building relationships with local and regional institutions. We welcome candidates prepared to effectively engage the diverse history of Florida and the region. This position is funded by the Cici and Hyatt Brown Teacher-Scholar Fellows Program for one year with an option for a second-year appointment after satisfactory performance.
  • The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. in Public History or a Ph. D. in History or a related field with a focus on Public History. Applicants with an M.A. in Public History with post- graduate experience in the field will be considered.
  • Applicants must submit the following materials for consideration: 1) cover letter that describes the candidate's teaching and research areas and experience relevant to this Public History position 2) a philosophy of teaching and learning in a liberal arts environment that values diversity and inclusion; 3) curriculum vitae; 4) transcripts (copies are acceptable for screening); 5) three letters of recommendation. In the cover letter, candidates are encouraged to highlight skills and experiences that demonstrate a commitment to social justice, diversity and inclusion.
  • Review begins: 15 Dec. 2018

University of Colorado, Denver (USA:CO) - Public & American WestEdit

  • assistant or associate professor position in public history, emphasizing museum studies, community studies, and digital studies, with a specialty in the American West. The Department seeks a dynamic scholar-teacher who has both practical experience and theoretical knowledge of the field of public history
  • see full posting (link above) at North_American_History_2018-19

University of Massachusetts, Boston (USA:MA)Edit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Public History, to begin 1 Sept. 2019
  • Teaching duties will include an introductory, interdisciplinary course in Labor History, upper-level courses in U.S. Labor/Working Class History, and Public History courses. The successful applicant will also serve as the Associate Director of the University’s Labor Resource Center, contributing to the enhancement of the center through research, teaching, and program development (https://www.umb.edu/lrc). Responsibilities in the History Department will focus on working with the Director of the Public History track to support the program and develop the curriculum, and advising students, capstones, and theses.
  • A Ph.D. in History, Public History, or a closely related field is required.
  • To apply, please submit a CV, cover letter, contact information for three letters of recommendation, and graduate school transcript to: http://employmentopportunities.umb.edu/boston/en-us/job/495548/assistant-professor-public-history - For more information please contact the search chair at tim.hacsi@umb.edu
  • Review begins 1 Nov. 2018 and continues until position filled.

University of North Carolina, Greensboro (USA:NC)Edit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Public History, to begin Aug. 2019
  • The geographic area of specialization is open.
  • Candidates must hold or anticipate a Ph.D. in History, Public History, American Studies, African American Studies, Indigenous Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies, or a related field by August 1, 2019.
  • Stand-out applicants will have a strong track record in public practice, demonstrating imagination and skill in working collaboratively to connect history or historic sites with public audiences. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain a dynamic research agenda; to inspire and train undergraduate and graduate students; and to join with existing faculty in program administration and long-term planning.
  • Applications should include a letter of application stating your accomplishments in research, community-engagement, and teaching; a current c.v.; names and contact information for three letters of recommendation; and a brief statement on your experience in and commitment to fostering inclusive excellence. A teaching portfolio and writing sample will be requested of finalist applications at a later date. Applications will be submitted online through the UNCGJobSearch system at http://jobsearch.uncg.edu (Position #1656)
  • Review begins: 1 Nov. 2018 and continues until position filled.

University of Wisconsin Eau Claire (USA:WI)Edit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Public History, to begin 26 Aug. 2019
  • ABD applicants may be considered but must complete the terminal degree by March 1, 2020
  • The successful candidate will be expected to help expand an established public history program and teach courses in the Department of History as assigned, based on program needs and in accordance with specialization, including introductory survey courses. They will participate in research and scholarly activities, engage in service to the department, University and community, and contribute to department, college and university committee work.
  • Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Web site:http://www.uwec.edu/Employment/uweccareers.htm. You must create an account and login before you can apply. If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login." Click the link to the History: Assistant Professor in Public History position (Job ID # 14754) and then click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application electronically. Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed. Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format: Letter of application; Curriculum vita; Unofficial graduate school transcript; Evidence of teaching effectiveness; may include sample syllabi, teaching philosophy and/or teaching evaluations, where appropriate; Three letters of reference, at least one of which should speak to teaching, should be sent directly to the History Department Academic Associate, Linda Glenna: glennale@uwec.edu
  • Please direct requests for additional information to: John Mann, Search Committee Chair mannjw@uwec.edu
  • For full consideration: 1 Nov. 2018 However, screening may continue until position is filled. The university reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. A criminal background check is required prior to employment.
  • Skype Interviews Requested [x1]

University of Wisconsin Madison (USA:WI) - Director Public History ProjectEdit

  • The Department of History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in association with the Office of the Chancellor seeks an innovative and creative scholar and public historian who will create and sustain a new Public History Project on campus. This position will end on June 30, 2021; this position may be extended or become renewable
  • The Project Director will be responsible for linking diverse community members within and beyond the University in order to recover and acknowledge the history of exclusion on the campus, especially through the voices of those who experienced and resisted it. This project has been proposed in response to a recently completed report about the history of organizations named for the Ku Klux Klan that operated on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus in the 1910s and 1920s. More information about this initiative can be found at https://news.wisc.edu/content/uploads/2018/04/Study-Group-final-for-print-April-18.pdf. The University Chancellor has allocated funds for execution of the project.
  • The Project Director will use their expertise in conducting historical research in archives and libraries to document and create physical, digital, and video collections and tools to reflect the lived history of marginalized populations on the UW-Madison campus and to engage students and the community in this campus history. When complete, the project will include a research-based document summarizing the information gathered in an engaging way; public displays of the information using physical, video, or digital tools; curricular materials based on the information that can engage students in multiple types of classes across campus; and a database of materials collected by project staff from which cross-campus programming can be produced. The Director will work with an advisory committee composed of faculty, staff, students, and community members.
  • A Master's in History is required. A Ph.D. in history or closely related field is preferred.
  • Interested candidates should find the position announcement at jobs.wisc.edu (PVL 96456), click on "Apply Now" and submit a letter of application describing the following: training and experience in oral and archival research; experience working alongside graduate and undergraduate students; interest in and knowledge of issues concerning racial and social justice; teaching experience; a background of working with an array of marginalized communities including but not limited to people of color, LGBTQ people, disabled people, immigrants, and religious minorities; experience in project management, including budget and personnel oversight. You will also be required to submit a curriculum vita and a writing sample of roughly 35 pages. You will be asked to provide contact information for three references; they will each receive an electronic link through which they can upload a signed letter of reference. If the writing sample forms part of a larger book manuscript or dissertation, please include an abstract and table of contents or a statement of how the writing sample fits in with the larger project.
  • Deadline: 1 Dec. 2018

ReligiousEdit

Cardiff University (UK:Wales) - Modern JewishEdit

  • Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in Modern Jewish History
  • Applicants for the post should have a record or potential for excellence in research in any field of modern Jewish History (with relevant language competency) and a commitment to high-quality teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The appointee will be expected to teach modules on the Religious Studies and History degree programmes and contribute to the life of the School, including administrative duties.
  • Deadline: 10 Dec. 2018 but "Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received."

Clark University (USA:MA) - 20thC Jewish HistoryEdit

  • Chair & tenure track assistant/associate professorship in 20th C Jewish History, to begin Fall 2019
  • See full posting, link above, European_History_2018-19

University of Toronto, St George (CAN) - JewishEdit

  • Associate professor or Professor (Full time tenure stream) position in Jewish History, to begin 1 Jul. 2019
  • Required specializations include the modern history (in a broad sense of the term “modern”) of the Jews in Europe, or in the Middle East and North Africa. Candidates will also be expected to teach the history of Zionism, the Zionist-Palestinian conflict, and the state of Israel. Command of languages relevant to the subject area is essential.
  • The successful candidate will be appointed as the endowed Samuel J. Zacks Chair of Jewish History for a five-year term, renewable following a favourable review, and will be appointed to the Department of History (51%) and the Centre for Jewish Studies (49%).
  • The successful candidate must hold a PhD in History or a closely related field, and have a demonstrated exceptional record of excellence in research and teaching with a focus on Modern Jewish History
  • Candidates will have an established international reputation and will be expected to sustain and lead innovative and independent research at the highest international level and to maintain an outstanding, competitive, and externally funded research program.
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching will be demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application including a strong statement of teaching philosophy, sample course syllabi, teaching evaluations, and graduate supervisions, as well as strong letters of reference. The successful candidate will teach at all levels of the undergraduate and graduate program and supervise theses at the honours, Master’s, and Doctoral levels. Undergraduate courses will include an introductory survey of Jewish history from antiquity to the present, an upper-level course on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and more specialized courses that complement the Department’s existing strengths in the history of early modern Mediterranean Jewry, modern Polish Jewry, and the Holocaust. The Zacks Chairholder should demonstrate active engagement with innovative methodological and theoretical approaches. The Zacks Chairholder will also teach interdisciplinary courses administered by the Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies and contribute to the collaborative graduate program in Jewish Studies
  • Applicants must submit a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, a research statement outlining current and future research interests, sample(s) of recent scholarly work (e.g., an article or book chapter), a teaching dossier to include a statement of teaching philosophy, sample course syllabi, teaching evaluations, description of graduate supervisions, and a proposal for a “dream” course intended for advanced undergraduates in History. Applicants must also arrange to have at least three letters of reference sent directly by the referees via email (on letterhead and signed) to Amy Ratelle at history.chair@utoronto.ca by the closing date. Please ensure “Zacks Chair” and the applicant’s name are in the subject line. Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. If you have any questions about this position, please contact history.chair@utoronto.ca.
  • Review begins: 15 Nov. 2018 although position is open until filled

Utah State University (USA: UT) - Leonard J. Arrington Chair in Mormon History and CultureEdit

  • Preferred start date for the position is 1 Jan. 2019.
  • Teaching load: Candidates must be able to teach a variety of courses on Mormonism at the undergraduate and graduate level. The ability to teach our American Religious History course or Introduction to Religious Studies (RELS 1010) is desirable. The successful applicant will participate actively in the life of the Religious Studies Program, which consists of a vibrant community of scholar-teachers and students committed to the interdisciplinary study of religion.
  • Minimum Qualifications for Associate Professor: PhD in Religious Studies, History, or related field; Strong record of peer-reviewed publication; Established record of teaching excellence
  • Preferred Qualifications for Associate Professor: At least three years at rank of Associate Professor at time of application
  • Minimum Qualifications for Professor: PhD in Religious Studies, History, or related field; Excellent record of peer-reviewed publication; Outstanding record of mentoring and teaching excellence
  • Preferred Qualifications for Professor: Evidence of national scholarly reputation in the field
  • Applications should be submitted through the online application link and include a cover letter expressing interest in the position, a current CV, a research statement, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and the names and addresses of three referees.
  • Review of applications will begin on 15 Aug. 2018.

Westminster Theological Seminary (USA: PA) [Non-TT] Church HistoryEdit

  • Fixed term (3 year) professorship of church history, to begin 1 Jul. 2019
  • Teaching load: Teach courses in the Master of Divinity, Master of Arts in Religion, and Master of Arts in Counseling curriculum; lead Master of Theology and Doctor of Philosophy seminars; supervise theses and dissertations. Participate in service/scholarly activities designed to advance the mission of the Seminary.
  • Minimum Qualifications: Must have a Ph.D. in Church History, or a related discipline; ordination or a willingness to be ordained as a teaching elder in a Reformed or Presbyterian denomination; at least two years of applicable teaching experience preferred; and a record of scholarly publications.
  • Westminster Theological Seminary hires only personnel who belong to a Christian church and subscribe to biblical orthodoxy (belief) and orthopraxy (practice).
  • Qualified applicants should upload a cover letter and curriculum vitae and include names of two references
  • Deadline: 1 Sept. 2018.

Oklahoma State University (USA:OK) - Religious Studies (including Early Church History - Apostolic Era to 1200) [Non-TT;two positions]Edit

  • Two Teaching Assistant Professors (career-track renewable contract) beginning August 2019. 
  • Ph.D. in Religious Studies or related discipline at time of employment and some teaching experience required. 
  • Areas of specialization must include at least one of the following:  Hebrew Scripture, New Testament Studies, Early Church History (Apostolic Era to 1200), Systematic/Constructive Theology.  Must be able to teach undergraduate lectures and seminars in at least three of the following: Hebrew Scripture, New Testament Studies, Jesus in Historical Context, Paul and the Early Church, Classic Christian Writings.
  • Teaching Load: 4/3 
  • Submit cover letter, CV, graduate transcripts, teaching statement, teaching evaluations, and three letters of recommendation via Interfolio. Writing sample optional. To receive full consideration, complete applications should be received by November 7. Candidates might be requested to supply additional materials. The filling of this position is contingent upon availability of funding. Please contact Lawrence Pasternack with questions at l.pasternack@okstate.edu
  • For full consideration: 7 Nov. 2018.

Sport/Physical CultureEdit

University of Texas, Austin (USA:TX) - History of Physical Culture and Sport StudiesEdit

  • 9 month tenure track assistant professorship in the History of Physical Culture and Sport Studies, to begin Aug. 2019
  • The successful candidate will teach and mentor graduate students in the doctoral program in Physical Culture and Sport Studies, teach in the department’s undergraduate major in Physical Culture and Sport, and assist with the closely affiliated master’s and undergraduate programs in Sport Management.
  • Candidates should have: 1) Demonstrated knowledge of the history of physical culture and the ability to teach a variety of courses such as Historical Research Methods, The History of Physical Culture, the History of Exercise Science and Sport Medicine, Historical and Ethical Issues in Physical Culture and Sports and other courses tied to their research expertise; 2) A doctoral degree in Kinesiology or Health Education with a specialization in Sport History or other field in the Sport Humanities; or a doctoral degree with a research specialization in the history of physical culture, history of exercise, or history of sport from departments such as History, American Studies, Women and Gender Studies, African-American and Diaspora Studies, Latin-American Studies, other programs in race and ethnic studies, or other programs in the Humanities. (ABD candidates will be considered if graduation occurs before August 2019); 3) An established record of scholarly publication and presentation in the field of physical culture history, sport history, and/or sport studies.
  • To formally apply for the position, go to https://apply.interfolio.com/55120. If you do not have a Dossier account with Interfolio, you will be prompted to create one prior to applying for the position. If you have questions about using Interfolio, please email help@interfolio.com or call (877) 997-8807.
  • Applicants should submit: 1) a letter of application that includes a discussion of research, qualifications, teaching experience and interests, and funding if applicable; 2) a statement detailing how your teaching, service and/or scholarship has supported the success of students from racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds that are underrepresented in your academic field. Applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience should note how their work will further the University of Texas’s commitment to diversity and its mission as a major research university; 3) your current curriculum vitae; 4) teaching and graduate-assistant evaluations if available; 5) the names, title, addresses, phone, and email contacts for three professional references. No letters of reference are required to apply; references will be contacted later; 6) up to three pre-prints or reprints of published articles or other significant research works (articles are not required for consideration).
  • Review begins: 22 Oct. 2018 and continues until position filled

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