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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:
  • Deadline: 1 Nov. 2018

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).


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: Since we will not return your documents, please submit copies in the application only.
  • Deadline: 27 Sept. 2019


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


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
  • 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

Gender / Women's / SexualityEdit

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 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.
  • For full consideration: October 1, 2018. The search committee will begin reviewing applications on October 8, 2018, and will continue until an appointment is made.



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:
  • 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 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.


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, and about the department at
  • Review begins: 1 Oct. 2017


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,, Kuniholm Chair in Diplomatic History Search, via the following website:
  • For full consideration: 15 Oct. 2018


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:
  • Deadline: 15 Oct. 2018

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 ( 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: - For more information please contact the search chair at
  • 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 (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: 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:
  • Please direct requests for additional information to: John Mann, Search Committee Chair
  • 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.


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.

Oklahoma State University - Religious Studies (including Early Church History - Apostolic Era to 1200)Edit

The Religious Studies program at Oklahoma State University invites applications for two faculty positions at the level of Teaching Assistant Professor (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.  4/3 teaching load.   This is a teaching-oriented position with some service/committee work expected and research encouraged.  Benefits and competitive salary.  Career-track includes path to promotion to Teaching Associate Professor (w/o tenure).  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

Application Instructions

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.

Also posted at Religious Studies 2018-2019