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World/Global/Transnational_History_2018-19#Modern University of Glasgow (UK:Scot) - Global Economic and Social since 1800Edit


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Digital Humanities / New MediaEdit

See also: New Media and Digital Humanities 2019Edit


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, 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of application, a curriculum vitae, up to three article-length samples of scholarship (including published articles, unpublished papers, or book/dissertation chapters), and evidence of teaching effectiveness.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,, 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.

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 (
  • 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 (
  • Further Particulars: AC2173AS FPs.doc Please Quote Reference: AC2173AS
  • Deadline: 30 Jul. 2018.


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:
  • Deadline: 15 Sept. 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

Gender / Women's / SexualityEdit

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

  • The University of Michigan’s Departments of Women’s Studies and History seek qualified applicants for a jointly-appointed assistant professor tenure-track, or at the rank of associate or full professor with tenure, in the history of gender and health.
  • 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.
  • This is a university-year appointment with an expected start date of September 1, 2019. Interested applicants are required to hold a Ph.D. degree prior to the appointment in women’s studies, history or related disciplines. Applicants must demonstrate evidence of excellence in both teaching and research.
  • Candidates should submit a digital application dossier via email attachment (in PDF format) to 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 from the signer’s (or credentialing service’s) institutional email address.
  • Deadline to apply for full consideration for the position is October 1, 2018. The search committee will begin reviewing applications on October 8, 2018, and will continue until an appointment is made.



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 Enquiries about the post should be sent to Professor David M. Pomfret (e-mail:
  • 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 Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at Further particulars can be found at
  • Deadline: 21 Sept. 2018.





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

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.