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Amarillo College (USA:TX) - US HistoryEdit

  • Full Time, 9 Month Faculty member, looking to hire for Fall 2018 if possible; will be reviewing applications immediately
  • The qualified candidate must be able to teach Survey of United States History I and II
  • Must make a commitment to student success by using high impact practices, learner-centered pedagogies, and flexible course delivery.
  • Master's Degree in History or Master's Degree with 18 hours graduate hours in History is required, PhD preferred
  • Prefers the candidate having an additional Master's Degree or 18 hours in Political Science, with the willingness to teach US and TX Government.
  • In order to be considered for this position, must upload: Cover Letter, Resume, Applicable Transcripts
  • No longer accepting applications as of 9 Aug. 2018

Brandeis University (USA:MA) - [Open Rank]Edit

  • Open Rank position for a historian of the United States, to begin Fall 2019
  • While the specific field of expertise is open, we are especially interested in historians who would expand the methodological and chronological range of our department faculty and contribute to graduate and undergraduate advising and teaching. Areas of special interest include (but are not limited to): the U.S. and the World; the history of capitalism, broadly defined; gender and sexuality; and race and ethnicity.
  • PhD must be in hand by Fall 2019.
  • Candidates should submit a letter of application, a c.v., a writing sample of no more than forty pages, and three letters of recommendation. Only online applications will be accepted. Please submit all materials to Academic Jobs Online: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11653
  • For full consideration: 15 Oct. 2018.

California State University, Monterey Bay (USA:CA) - ModernEdit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Modern US History (with a strong grounding in the social sciences.), to begin Fall 2019
  • The successful candidate should demonstrate the ability to address contemporary social issues in the United States through historical and other social science lenses in their teaching and research, and link those histories to global and/or transnational contexts since 1880.
  • Teaching Load: 12 credits/semester. This position requires the ability to teach both lower- and upper-division courses in the modern history of the United States. We are especially interested in candidates whose teaching can address histories of cultural diversity, immigrant and ethnic/racial groups, environmental histories, and the intersections of race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality and social class. Historians with a specialization in California history and demonstrated ability to teach interdisciplinary social science core courses--including qualitative or quantitative research methods--is highly desirable. Additionally, candidates with a demonstrated commitment to critical pedagogy and research interests and/or professional development in the “Scholarship of Teaching and Learning” (SOTL) are especially encouraged to apply.
  • PhD in History with emphasis in modern U.S. History must be in hand by start date
  • A completed online application, curriculum vitae and cover letter must be received by University Personnel by 5:00 p.m. on the priority screening date listed above to be guaranteed a review. Application submissions received after the application screening date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University. Materials submitted become the property of CSUMB and will not be returned. CSUMB will not fax application materials.
  • All employees must be eligible for employment in the U.S.
  • Deadline: 5pm 16 Oct. 2018

Centre College (USA:KY) - Modern AmericanEdit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Modern American History, to begin Fall 2019
  • Our preferred subfields include borderlands, the American West, and Indigenous history. The successful candidate will be able to teach both halves of the United States history survey (pre-1877 and 1877-present).
  • Candidates with a Ph.D. are preferred, however A.B.D. will be considered.
  • To apply, please go to http://apply.interfolio.com/54472 and submit a letter of application, CV, three confidential letters of recommendation, transcripts, and a statement of teaching philosophy. In addition, please include a diversity statement explaining how you would contribute to and/or address the issues of diversity and inclusion at Centre. The letter of application must include a statement addressing the candidate’s experience and goals as a teacher/scholar in the liberal arts mo
  • Review begins: 1 Nov. 2018.

College of the Holy Cross (USA: MA) - pre-1900 United States History / History of CapitalismEdit

  • Ttenure-track assistant professorship in pre-1900 United States history with a specialization in the history of capitalism and a focus anywhere from the Colonial period through the Gilded Age beginning in August 2019.
  • Thematic specialization is open, and we encourage applicants to apply whose expertise and teaching interests may focus upon histories of technology, environment, trade, science, labor and migration, and/or transnational histories. We likewise encourage applicants whose research methods and skills engage with digital humanities scholarship.
  • Teaching Load: 3/2 Successful applicants will be expected to teach courses in pre-20th century U.S. history, the history of capitalism, thematic courses or regional surveys from their own areas of expertise (possibly with a transnational or World history focus), and a historical methods course for majors. Inc. full-salary one-semester research leave prior to tenure review, and generous sabbatical and fellowship leaves for tenured faculty.
  • A successful candidate should have a willingness to collaborate with colleagues and contribute to our department's innovative major curriculum that asks students to think comparatively about issues of race, gender, politics, war, imperialism, and religion (http://www.holycross.edu/academics/programs/history). The candidate will also have opportunities to participate in the college's many interdisciplinary programs.
  • Ph.D. required.
  • Please submit a cover letter addressing the position requirements listed above, curriculum vitae, statement on teaching, transcripts, and three confidential letters of recommendation. In your cover letter, in addition to describing your research and teaching interests, please address the ways you might contribute to and further the Colleges mission as a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college (see http://holycross.edu/mission), and its core commitment to diversity and inclusion. Previous experience teaching, mentoring, or advising diverse student populations is an asset. For more information, please visit http://holycross.edu/diversity.
  • To apply, visit apply.interfolio.com/52957Questions about this search may be directed to Rosa Carrasquillo, Chair of the US History Search Committee, History Department, rcarrasq@holycross.edu.
  • Deadline: 14 Sept. 2018. Review begins 17 Sept. and continues until position is filled.
  • Initial preliminary interviews of selected applicants will take place via Skype in mid-October.

Cornell University (USA:NY) - History of WorkEdit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship of US History, to begin Aug. 2019
  • Ph.D. in U.S. history
  • We are interested in social and political historians whose scholarship engages questions of work, inequality, the economy, or political and working-class culture. We are particularly interested in scholars whose research focuses on the experiences of African-American or Asian-American workers. This may involve workers' experiences in their jobs, organizations, and/or communities, or how their labor intersects with questions of citizenship, class, race/ethnicity, disability, and gender and sexuality, among other areas of inquiry
  • Teaching Load 2/1, with research assistant and summer pay. 
  • Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated potential in scholarly research and teaching who will have completed their Ph.D. prior to August 2019.
  • To be considered, please apply via Academic Jobs Online at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11376. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter describing their research and teaching interests, a vita, a writing sample, and three references...Questions about this position should be directed to Professor Ileen DeVault, Search Committee Chair, at iad1@cornell.edu.
  • Deadline: 15 Oct. 2018.

Dixie State University (USA:UT) - Southwest/BorderlandsEdit

  • Tenure-track Assistant Professor, specializing in American History.
  • Ph.D. in U.S. history with a major concentration in Southwest/Borderlands and the ability to teach Utah history required; a minor concentration in Latin American history, European history, Native American history, Gender and/or Women's history, or Environmental history strongly desired.
  • Candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for three professional references (including email addresses), transcripts, and a Student Success Statement (approximately one page, single-spaced, about their teaching or other experience, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population). Please upload all of the requested documents when you submit your application.
  • Application review begins 8 Oct. 2018, position open until filled.

Durham University (UK) - [Non-TT]Edit

  • Fixed term lectureship (~VAP) in United States History
  • This role is full-time and fixed term from 1 October 2018 - 31 August 2020.
  • Applicants must demonstrate research excellence in the field of United States History, with the ability to teach our students to an exceptional standard and to fully engage in the services, citizenship and values of the University.
  • The post-holder will be responsible to the Head of Department, currently Professor Sarah Davies.
  • Successful applicants will, ideally, be in post by 1 October 2018. It is not anticipated that this period would be extended beyond the initial fixed term.
  • Deadline: 16 July 2018, midday UK time.
  • Decline letter received 23 July 2018.
  • Long-listed 23 July; didn't advance to interview stage 31 July

Emory University (USA:GA) - [Three TT Posts] - Race/Ethnicity/InequalityEdit

  • Cluster hire of up to three tenure track assistant professors in US History
  • We are seeking scholars who study the history of race, ethnicity, and inequality in the United States in any time period. We are also interested in work on these subjects that engages significantly with the history of the United States, but is rooted in other geographic locations. We are particularly interested in scholars of African American history and in scholars of US engagement with the Pacific World.
  • All applicants must have a demonstrated commitment to teaching and mentoring a diverse student body. Intersectional approaches to these topics are welcomed but not required.
  • A Ph.D. in history or a related discipline is required. (Current Ph.D. candidates should confirm in their cover letters that their Ph.D. will be awarded by August 1, 2019.)
  • At this stage, we ask applicants to submit a cover letter and CV only (to http://apply.interfolio.com/52659). Candidates’ cover letters should include a brief statement about their experience and approach to teaching and mentoring students of diverse backgrounds. Inquiries may be directed to the search committee chair, Daniel LaChance, at dlachance@emory.edu.
  • Deadline: 15 Sept. 2018.
  • Semi-finalists will be contacted for further materials in late September/early October, with Skype interviews planned for late October and campus interviews in November and December.

Florida State University (USA:FL) - American Religious HistoryEdit

  • 9-month tenure track Assistant or Associate Professor in American Religious History, to begin 7 Aug. 2019
  • Appointment at rank of Associate Professor includes the option of seeking tenure-upon-appointment. Specialization is open. Preference is for expertise in areas that will broaden the historical and thematic strengths of the program. Applicants must show evidence of an independent program of scholarly research yielding significant peer-reviewed publications, and must show promise of a strong teaching contribution in the context of a comprehensive program (B.A. through Ph.D.).
  • PhD must be in hand by start date
  • Applicants should submit a vita and supporting materials (transcripts, course outlines, and samples of written work) as one PDF at: http://jobs.fsu.edu job ID 44125
  • Deadline: 15 Oct. 2018.

Georgetown University in Qatar - Full or Advanced Associate Professor in American StudiesEdit

  • Full Professor or Advanced Associate Professor position in American Studies.
  • Core faculty positions are full-time positions designed to replicate the institutional commitment to academic freedom and professional opportunities associated with tenure-track and tenured appointments.
  • We are especially interested in candidates with research and teaching interests in American politics and/or American relations with the world, broadly construed. We will consider candidates with a Ph.D. in American Studies and other relevant fields. The successful candidate will have experience in teaching and mentoring both undergraduate and graduate students. Experience in developing and/or managing graduate programs in American Studies is highly desirable. The successful applicant may be asked to teach a graduate seminar on theories and methods in American Studies. Applicants must have substantial research accomplishments and demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and research.
  • Teaching Load: 2/2 Colleagues with senior core faculty status are eligible to apply for periodic research sabbaticals.
  • Queries about the position should be directed to Dr. Karine Walther, chairperson of the search committee at:  kvw@georgetown.edu
  • Applicants should provide a cover letter detailing teaching and research interests, curriculum vitae, and the names of three scholarly references. All application materials should be emailed to:  GUQ-AMST@georgetown.edu. Please reference “American Studies Search” in the subject line. Faxed applications will not be accepted.
  • Review begins: 1 Oct. 2018.

Hollins University (USA:VA) - early Edit

  • Tenure track Assistant Professor of early American History, to begin 1 Jul. 2019
  • The teaching load will include both semesters of U.S. history, as well as advanced elective courses in U.S. history before 1865.
  • Strong preference will be given to candidates with research interests and teaching experience in the following areas: African-American history, the history of slavery, and/or comparative race relations. Additional consideration will be given to candidates whose courses also contribute to the university’s interdisciplinary programs (Gender & Women’s Studies, International Studies, and Environmental Studies). The position carries a teaching load of three courses per semester, and requires ongoing scholarly activity in the form of publications and presentations. Other duties include advising students, supervising students doing senior projects, and participating in department and university service.
  • PhD must be in hand by 1 Jul. 2019
  • Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a separate statement of teaching philosophy, three letters of recommendation, and graduate school transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable) to historysearch@hollins.edu
  • For full consideration: 1 Nov. 2019.

Idaho State University (USA:ID) - Early American, pref. African-American/Native AmericanEdit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Early American History, to begin Aug. 2019
  • The area of specialization is early American History. Preference will be given to applicants working in African American History or Native American History, and who have experience in digital humanities and methods in teaching history pedagogy.
  • PhD must be in hand by 1 Aug. 2019
  • We seek candidates who demonstrate a commitment to effective teaching, a growing record of peer-reviewed publications, and potential for successful external grant funding.
  • Teaching: The successful candidate will contribute to the existing undergraduate and graduate curricula, delivered in live, broadcast, and online formats, and will routinely teach HIST 4418 U.S. History for Teachers. Advising, recruitment, and assessment of undergraduate majors in History and Education (with a History or Social Studies emphasis) and graduate students is essential.
  • Review begins: 7 Sept. 2018.
  • Our intent is to conduct interviews by Skype in October and to invite finalists for on-campus interviews in November and early December

Johns Hopkins University (USA: MD) - [Open Rank] before 1800Edit

  • Open-rank position in the history of North America before 1800.
  • We are interested in scholars working in any field of early America, broadly defined to include borderlands, imperial, environmental, and Atlantic World histories, among others.
  • Qualifications: Ph.D. must be in hand at the time of the application. Queer, trans, and scholars of color are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Please submit a cover letter, CV, writing sample, research statement, and three letters of reference online via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/51891 using the Apply Now button on that page.
  • Review begins: 1 Nov. 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

Manhattan College (USA:NY) - Modern USEdit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in modern US History, to begin Aug. 2019
  • preference for an ability to offer courses in race/ethnicity studies, women's and gender history, the history of Latin America, and/or public history. The successful candidate will teach an upper-division course in the history of US foreign relations, as well as surveys in post-1876 US history.
  • PhD must be in hand by appointment date
  • To apply, submit: a letter of application and curriculum vitae to https://manhattan.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/6c62c9ae-75b3-97aa-f218-c47537880726/apply?source=797676-CS-27746; a teaching portfolio and at least three letters of reference in PDF or Word format to Syrita Newman at syrita.newman@manhattan.edu. If you are using a dossier service please complete the application here and have your dossier sent to Syrita Newman at syrita.newman@manhattan.edu. Contact Dr. Adam Arenson, adam.arenson@manhattan.edu with questions.
  • Review begins: 1 Nov. 2018 and continues until position filled.

Mississippi State University (USA: MS) - U.S. Religious HistoryEdit

  • Tenure-track appointment in U.S. religious history, beginning August 16, 2019.
  • Teaching responsibilities are two courses per semester. Offerings include a turn in the US History survey and undergraduate and graduate courses in the area of expertise.
  • Of particular importance is demonstrated ability to contribute to an anticipated new graduate specialty that joins ideas of identity--race, gender, class and the south—together. See https://www.history.msstate.edu/news/when-three-four/ for further details.
  • A Ph.D. in U.S. religious history at the time of appointment is required. Evidence of successful teaching and publications are preferred. Salary is commensurate with qualifications.
  • All applicants must apply online at http://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu and attach a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, and research and teaching statements. Have three letters of recommendation sent to Professor Alan I Marcus, Professor and Head, P.O. Box H, Mississippi State, MS 39762 or at aimarcus@history.msstate.edu.
  • For full consideration: 3 Nov. 2018. Please include e-mail address to facilitate contact.
  • Here is yet another positing from Mississippi State University. Last year they ran 4 searches, this year they are already up to 3. I have a grad school colleague of mine who worked in the department for a few years and has since moved on. Word of caution to anyone interested in applying to this position, steer clear of this department. There are systemic issues with leadership, which should be obvious with the high turn-over rate of new faculty members.

Mississippi State University (USA: MS) - U.S. Southern HistoryEdit

  • Tenure-track appointment in U.S. Southern History
  • Teaching Load: 2/2 Offerings include a turn in the US History survey and undergraduate and graduate courses in the area of expertise.
  • Of particular importance is demonstrated ability to contribute to an anticipated new graduate specialty that joins ideas of identity--race, gender, class and the south—together. See https://www.history.msstate.edu/news/when-three-four/ for further details.
  • A Ph.D. in U.S. Southern History at the time of appointment is required. Evidence of successful teaching and publications are preferred. Salary is commensurate with qualifications.
  • All applicants must apply online at http://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu and attach a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, and research and teaching statements. Have three letters of recommendation sent to Professor Alan I Marcus, Professor and Head, P.O. Box H, Mississippi State, MS 39762 or at aimarcus@history.msstate.edu.
  • For full consideration 16 Oct. 2018. Please include e-mail address to facilitate contact.

Murray State University (USA:KY) - Modern US & Social Studies EducationEdit

  • Assistant Professor - U.S. History/Social Studies Education
  • Teaching Load: 12 hours/semester "in Modern U.S. history, survey courses in World History, and teach and develop courses in history/social studies education."
  • Ph.D. in Modern U.S. History or in history/social studies education required and certification as a history/social studies teacher for grades 8-12. Persons holding the Ed.D. may also be considered. At least 3 years of experience teaching Social Studies in a middle or high school required. Applicants must also be able to teach survey courses in World History. Ability to teach online preferred.
  • How to Apply: Please submit a letter of application, a current CV, three letters of recommendation, and copies of transcripts electronically via the MSU online employment system at www.murraystatejobs.com/postings.
  • Deadline: 1 Nov. 2018

Northwest University (USA: WA) - American HistoryEdit

  • Tenure track appointment in US History
  • Teaching Load: 4/4 including US History survey courses and upper-division courses in area of speciality 
  • Doctoral degree in history (ABD considered). Applicants with subfields in Latin-American or African-American history are especially encouraged to apply.
  • Candidates must possess a meaningful commitment to Jesus Christ, the church, and the Gospel. We are seeking someone with a winsome, encouraging and culturally-engaged faith. Proven ability to mentor African-American, Hispanic, and Native American students preferred.
  • For full consideration, please submit the following materials to Sarah Drivdahl, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at sarah.drivdahl@northwestu.edu :Letter of interest; Curriculum vitae; A list of three professional references with e-mail and phone contact information; A statement explaining how the candidate’s Christian faith shapes his or her approach to the discipline of history; A statement describing the candidate’s personal Christian faith, practice, and current local church affiliation; Other information may be requested in the interview process.
  • Review of applications will begin 1 Dec. 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 http://apply.interfolio.com/55385.
  • For full consideration: 9 Nov. 2018

Southwestern University (USA:TX)Edit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in US History, to begin Aug. 2019
  • The ideal candidate will be able to contribute courses to more than one of our interdisciplinary programs in Environmental Studies, Feminist Studies, Latin American and Border Studies, and Race and Ethnicity Studies. The department especially encourages candidates whose research and/or teaching specializations incorporate the perspectives of marginalized or minority populations.
  • Teaching Load: 3/2 Department responsibilities include teaching US surveys, other thematic courses on US history (preferably including courses that place the US in a global or world history context), and rotating with colleagues in the teaching of historiography and our senior research seminar
  • PhD must be in hand by start date
  • A letter of application, CV, a writing sample (chapter or article), and three letters of reference should be submitted ... to apply.interfolio.com/53441. Email and paper applications will not be accepted.
  • For full consideration: 15 Oct. 2018
  • We expect to hold first-round Skype interviews by the end of October and invite finalists to campus interviews in November and early December.

Texas State University (USA:TX) - Texas History to World War IIEdit

  • Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Texas History to World War II
  • Teaching load: The successful candidate will be expected to teach U.S. and Texas history survey courses and specialized undergraduate and graduate courses in Texas history.
  • Required Qualifications: Candidates should demonstrate an active research agenda and a record of scholarship complementing the existing strengths of the department. We seek a collaboratively-minded historian with an interest in engaging with communities and organizations across and outside the university. Participation in departmental programs, service, and governance is expected of the successful candidate. Ph.D. in History or related fields is required by time of appointment, and the salary is commensurate with experience.
  • Preferred Qualifications: Preferred areas of specialization include borderlands and transatlantic/transnational approaches, but all subfields in pre-World War II Texas History will be considered.
  • Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered, https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/22484. To assure full consideration, please submit the following before November 12, 2018: a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, an article-length writing sample, and three letters of recommendation. Note that as part of our application process, we are requesting 3 letters of reference. Please provide the names and email addresses for your references in the Reference Letter section of the employment application. Upon submission of your application, an automated email will be generated and sent to your references with instructions on how to attach the reference letter to your application through a confidential online portal. The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts from all degree-granting universities.
  • Review date: 12 Nov. 2018.

University of California - Berkeley (USA:CA) - History of the American West [Open Rank]Edit

  • Full-time faculty appointment open rank position  in the history of the American West, to begin 1 Jul. 2019.
  • Basic Minimum Qualifications: At the Assistant Professor level, completion of all Ph.D. or equivalent international degree requirements except the dissertation at the time of application. At the Associate/Full Professor level, PhD or equivalent international degree required at the time of application.
  • Preferred Qualifications: At the Assistant Professor level, A Ph.D. or equivalent international degree is preferred by date of hire.
  • Assistant Professor Applicants (including current advanced Assistant Professors): To apply please go to the following link: http://apptrkr.com/1286290 and submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, one to three pieces of published and/or unpublished scholarly work ready for examination (such as dissertations or dissertation chapters, a book or book manuscript, articles, and book chapters), and three letters of reference.
  • Associate and Full Professor Applicants (individuals currently holding a tenured or equivalent position): To apply please go to the following link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01850 and submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, two to four pieces of published and/or unpublished scholarly work ready for examination (such as a book or book manuscript, articles, and book chapters), and the names and contact information of three references. Letters may be solicited for candidates under serious consideration (the committee will seek candidates' permission before soliciting letters of recommendation from references).
  • Rank will be determined based on qualifications and experience. Advanced Assistant Professors should apply to the Assistant recruitment.
  • All application items must be submitted electronically by 1 Oct. 2018.
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  • Thank you for the heads up. I doubt anyone here would have guessed an Open Rank position at UC Berkeley would be competitive and nepotistic without this warning. I'm sorry you found my contribution inadequate. Best of luck to you!!

University of Guam (USA:GU) - U.S. History, pref. colonialism/imperialism [Open Rank]Edit

  • 9 month Assistant Professor to Associate Professor (History), to begin 22 Jan. 2019
  • Teaching load: 12 contact hours/semester (faculty may request for the Dean’s approval of a .25 load allocation for research, instructional innovation, or service) including (1) teach courses in U.S. history; (2) teach survey courses in World History
  • Minimum Qualifications: Earned Ph.D. in U.S. History or closely related discipline from a U.S. regionally accredited institution or foreign equivalent. Degree must be in hand by the expected start date of January 22, 2019. Must be willing to teach online.Preferred Qualifications: (1) Subfield in regionally relevant area such as Spanish Empire, Japanese Imperialism, or Philippine History; (2) Ability to teach and develop courses in American foreign policy, colonialism, and imperialism; (3) Ability to teach and develop courses in World History; (4) Ability to teach courses in historiography and research methods; (5) Interest in expanding and/or developing a regionally-oriented research agenda; and (6) Experience working with online learning programs.
  • Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience relevant to the position. The following salary figures are for nine (9) months: Assistant Professor: $39,473 – $68,237 Per Academic Year; Associate Professor: $43,703 – $77,498 Per Academic Year.
  • Deadline: 11:59pm 13 Aug. 2018 (Chamorro Standard Time/UTC+10. (Note to applicants in the mainland United States: Please be advised that Guam is a day ahead of the mainland United States.)

University of North Texas (USA:TX) - New (post-Civil War) SouthEdit

  • Tenure-track appointment in Post-Civil War U.S. Southern History, beginning Fall 2019
  • A Ph.D. in U.S. History or a closely related field and a demonstrated research concentration in the New South at the time of appointment are required.
  • Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, conducting a vigorous research program, supervising graduate training, and serving on departmental committees. Teaching responsibilities include the U.S. History survey and undergraduate and graduate courses in the area of expertise.
  • Ability to contribute to the department’s strength in Texas history preferred. The committee will also consider ways in which candidates could contribute to the department’s other initiatives, including minors in African American and Mexican American Studies, the Oral History Program, the Jewish and Israel Studies Program, the Military History Center, and/or the graduate concentration in Body, Place and Identity.
  • ll applications must be submitted electronically via the UNT faculty career site at: http://facultyjobs.unt.edu (Applications and/or application materials not submitted through this website will not be considered). All applicants must submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, list of names and contact information of three references to be contacted for letters of reference, unofficial academic transcripts, a statement on teaching, and proposed syllabi for an undergraduate course and a graduate course.
  • Review begins: 1 Nov. 2018 and continues until position filled

University of Oxford (UK:Eng) - [Senior Hire]Edit

  • Edward Orsborn Professor of US Politics and Political History, and Director of the Rothermere American Institute
  • The successful candidate will be a scholar with an outstanding international reputation in the field of US Politics and Political History since independence and demonstrable leadership ability at a senior level. They will provide the intellectual vision and strategic leadership for the Rothermere American Institute, and develop its activities as a major international centre for research and teaching in American history, culture and politics. They will offer teaching in US politics and/or political history at both undergraduate and graduate level.
  • https://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=137016
  • Deadline: noon 29 Oct. 2018

University of Richmond (USA: VA - (Senior Hire) 19th & 20th C.Edit

  • Douglas Southall Freeman Distinguished Professorship in History, to begin Fall 2019.
  • The successful candidate for this tenured chair will have an outstanding record as a teacher-scholar of North American history, with scholarship that focuses chronologically somewhere between the 1830s and the late 20th century.
  • We seek a colleague with a strong record of scholarship and publication who is also committed to teaching and mentoring all levels of undergraduates in a liberal arts environment. The successful candidate will be joining a department that teaches an academically strong and increasingly diverse student population; a demonstrable commitment to meaningful inclusivity through research and publication, pedagogy and course design, and/or mentoring and service is important. The Distinguished Professor's work is also likely to include planning the use of the Freeman chair's substantial resources as well as seeking ways to engage with the Richmond region's notable archival, interdisciplinary, and community opportunities. We welcome candidates who can, as appropriate, collaborate thematically with department colleagues of varied cultural and chronological expertise, whether in research symposia, teaching, etc. Applicants will be expected to regularly teach and participate in department and university service activities.
  • Candidates should have a Ph.D. in history and records of teaching and publication sufficient for the rank of Full Professor at the University of Richmond. Applications will be accepted from Associate Professors who are prepared for promotion to Full Professor.
  • Applicants should apply online at (http://jobs.richmond.edu ).
  • Questions about the search should be addressed to Carol Summers.
  • Review of applications will begin on 15 Sept. 2018, and continue until the position is filled.

University of Texas, El Paso (USA:TX) - Texas HistoryEdit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Texas History, to begin Fall 2019
  • We invite applications from scholars with research interests in any facet or period of the history of Texas.
  • PhD must be in hand by start date
  • The successful applicant will regularly teach an upper division survey of Texas History--which is required of students seeking certification to teach history in Texas schools--as well as the U.S. History survey, and should be able to offer other courses in U.S. History as well.
  • To apply, please visit www.utep.edu/employment A complete application will include the following materials: 1. Letter of interest; 2. Curriculum vitae; 3. Writing Sample; 4. Statement of Teaching Interests; 5. Graduate transcripts (unofficial is fine); 6. Contact information for three references.
  • Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Jeffrey Shepherd at jpshepherd@utep.edu.
  • Review begins: 1 Nov. 2018 and continues until the position is filled.

CanadianEdit

Glendon College, York University (CAN)Edit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Canadian History, to begin 1 Jul. 2019
  • A PhD (or a PhD near completion by July 1, 2019) in Canadian history is required.
  • Candidate must show excellence or promise of excellence in teaching, scholarly research and publication and service. Applicants should have an ongoing program of research and specialize in one or more of the following areas: Indigenous history, immigration history, or French-Canadian history.
  • The successful candidate must be fluent in English and French, be able to teach in both languages in a multicultural context and must be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. The position will involve graduate teaching and supervision, as well as undergraduate teaching, research and service responsibilities. Pedagogical innovation in high priority areas such as experiential education and technology enhanced learning is preferred. Given Glendon's bilingual mandate, the selected candidate will also participate actively in College-wide service activities in both English and French.
  • A letter of application with an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, three letters of reference (at least one of which should address teaching) and teaching evaluations should be sent to: Professor Mark Jurdjevic, Chair, History Department, Glendon College, York University, 2275 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4N 3M6 or canadianhistoryhire@glendon.yorku.ca
  • Deadline: 15 Oct. 2018.

McMaster University (CAN) - [Non-TT]Edit

  • L.R. Wilson Assistant Professorship in Canadian History - 2 year term
  • Possible themes of research and teaching might include international migration, Diaspora politics, religious movements, changing conceptions of human rights, post colonialism, wars, solidarity, and global finance and trade.
  • The Wilson Assistant Professorship will be awarded to a new scholar who shows early promise as an excellent university teacher and researcher. 
  • Wilson Fellows are required to attend all Wilson public functions and, during the course of their two-year term, organize at least one workshop on a topic to be negotiated with the Institute and forming the basis of a contribution to the Wilson Institute book series.
  • Teaching responsibilities will be negotiated but will likely include involvement in the Wilson Institute’s undergraduate history course, “Making History,” which challenges students to participate actively in a central debate in Canadian history.
  • Applicants must have received their PhD after 1 January 2015 or be scheduled to receive their PhD by 1 June 2018. 
  • Completed applications must include a covering letter, a CV, and two (2) letters of reference, including one from the dissertation advisor and some indication of the relationship of the candidate’s research to the mission of the Institute. Although applicants need not have any teaching experience, some evidence of teaching potential would be helpful.
  • For full consideration:  1 June 2018

University of British Columbia (CAN) - Env. HistoryEdit

  • Tenure track Assistant Professorship in Canadian History, with specialization in environmental history, to begin 1 Jul. 2019
  • We are seeking candidates with scholarly interest and expertise in Canadian environmental history, with an additional program of active research focusing on the nineteenth or twentieth centuries. Candidates must have a PhD in History, a strong record of research productivity, and proven ability to attract external funding. They must also demonstrate a commitment to student mentoring and supervision; an established record of excellence in undergraduate teaching and learning; and evidence of, or interest in, effective graduate teaching appropriate to career stage. They are also expected to show evidence of commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and the promotion of a respectful, collegial, and conducive learning and working environment.
  • To apply for this position please visit the link and apply online: http://www.hr.ubc.ca/careers-postings/faculty.php (Job Opening ID#30038)
  • Applicants are asked to submit: (i) A cover letter outlining qualification for the position and fit with the History program and the IKBSAS; (ii) A curriculum vitae; (iii) A one-page statement of research; (iv) A one-page statement of teaching philosophy and interests; (v) Evidence of teaching effectiveness (please provide a complete set of university-issued teaching/course evaluations for courses taught over the last five years); (vi) Up to three scholarly publications that demonstrate contributions to the field; and (vii) The names of three referees who have been asked to submit letters of reference.
  • Applicants should arrange for three letters of reference to be sent by email directly to Dr. Catherine Higgs (Head, History and Sociology) at: catherine.higgs@ubc.ca.
  • Deadline: 14 Sept. 2018.
  • Applied

African-AmericanEdit

Austin Peay State University (USA:TN) - African-American History (pref. Colonial / Early National)Edit

  • 9 Month tenure track Assistant Professorship in African-American History with a preference for colonial and early national period, to begin Aug. 2019
  • Fields can include Atlantic World.
  • Teaching Load: 4/4
  • Primary Duties and Responsibilities: Teach 4 classes per semester; Conduct and publish their research; Advise students and serve on Departmental committees; Demonstrate a willingness and ability to work effectively with colleagues to support the mission of the institution and related academic units.
  • Required Minimum Qualifications: A Ph.D. in History at the time of appointment is required; ABD will be accepted if all requirements in History are completed by date of hire; Ability to teach courses in African American History and Early and Modern US Surveys. A background search will be required of the successful applicant.
  • Applications taken ONLINE ONLY at http://www.apsu.edu/human-resources
  • Position is open until filled, ad posted 30 Aug. 2018.

Boston University (USA:MA)Edit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in African-American History, to begin 1 Jul. 2019
  • This position will be joint between the Department of History and the African American Studies program, and we seek a colleague whose scholarship focuses on African American experiences, with a particular ability to teach courses on the modern United States. Areas of specialization are open.
  • Candidates must have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. by the date of appointment.
  • Initial applications should be submitted to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11691 and include 1) a cover letter describing your teaching and research interests and professional experience addressed to Professor Louis Chude-Sokei, Chair, Search Committee; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) two samples of your scholarly writing; and 4) three letters of reference, sent directly by your referees.
  • Review begins: 5 Oct. 2018 and continues until position filled

California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo (USA:CA)Edit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in African-American History, to begin 12 Sept. 2019
  • Specialization and time period are open. Interdisciplinary, transnational, and comparative approaches to African American history welcome. Ability to develop new courses on race and ethnicity, and experience working with underrepresented students preferred. The successful candidate will have research expertise and the ability to teach upper-division and graduate courses in African American history and in other areas related to the candidate's specialization(s), as well as the ability to teach lower-division general education U.S. History survey courses.
  • TO APPLY: Please visit http://www.calpolyjobs.org to complete the required online faculty application and submit to Requisition #104977. Please upload the following required materials: (1) cover letter indicating teaching and research interests, (2) current curriculum vitae, (3) statement of teaching philosophy, (4) a Statement of Diversity and Inclusion describing past experience and contributions to diversity and inclusion efforts, and a description of how you will demonstrate a commitment in these areas in teaching, research, and/or service at Cal Poly (upload under "Other"), (5) sample of scholarly writing (e.g. dissertation chapter, book chapter or article), (6) student evaluations and other evidence of teaching effectiveness, (7) sample syllabi and (8) unofficial transcripts. Sealed official transcripts of highest degree earned will be required prior to start date. In the cover letter, the applicant should also address the feasibility of conducting a research program within the context of a primarily teaching-oriented undergraduate program. Please be prepared to provide the names and email addresses of three professional references when completing the application. Cal Poly will directly solicit letters from the individuals listed as references.
  • Review begins: 5 Nov. 2018 and continues until position filled.

CUNY Graduate Centre (USA:NY)Edit

  • Tenure track Associate or Full professorship in African-American History, to begin Fall 2019
  • The Ph.D. Program in History at the Graduate Center seeks an Associate or Full Professor who is scholar on black life and thought and whose research and work covers any period of American history. The Program seeks a historian in African-American studies who has an interest in pursuing recent intellectual developments in the field and collaborating with a colleague whose work presses beyond the history of the United States, conventionally defined by colonial and national boundaries.
  • Qualifications - For Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor: Ph.D. degree in area(s) of experience or equivalent. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.
  • How to Apply: 1. Please apply using this link Click on "Apply Now" which will bring you to the registration screen. If you are a new user, you must register to apply. If you already have a user ID, please use your existing ID to apply. Make sure to upload a cover letter, CV, and contact information for three (3) professional references (name, title, and organization). Please upload all documents in Word or PDF format as one file. OR 2. Go to http://cuny.jobs/ and search for Job ID 19184.
  • Review begins: 1 Oct. 2018.

Fairfield University (USA:CT) - tenured pref. 20thCEdit

  • Tenured Associate Professorship in African American History, to begin Fall 2019
  • The successful candidate must be a specialist in African American history, preferably with a concentration in the twentieth century; secondary field in African history is desirable.
  • She/he will teach courses that are cross-listed in Black Studies: Africa and the Diaspora that include the African American History survey, 1865-present; a seminar on the Long Black Freedom Struggle, and other courses in African American history and Black Studies. As one of the leaders of Fairfield’s interdisciplinary Black Studies Program, the candidate will participate in the teaching of the foundational Black Lives Matter course.
  • To be considered for an interview please provide a CV and at least three letters of reference (including names, addresses, and telephone numbers) ... and upload to https://ffd.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/EmploymentOpportunities/job/Fairfield-CT/Tenured-Associate-Professor-of-AfricanAmerican-History_JR0000233.
  • Deadline: 15 Nov. 2018
  • Intend to interview at the AHA

Mississippi State University (USA:MS) - 20thCEdit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in 20thC African American History, to begin 16 Aug. 2018
  • Teaching Load: 2/2 "Offerings include a turn in the US History survey and undergraduate and graduate courses in the area of expertise. Of particular importance is demonstrated ability to contribute to an anticipated new graduate specialty that joins ideas of identity--race, gender, class and the south—together. See https://www.history.msstate.edu/news/when-three-four/ for further details.:
  • A Ph.D. in African American History at the time of appointment is required. Evidence of successful teaching and publications are preferred. Advanced assistant professors are welcome to apply.
  • All applicants must apply online at http://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu and attach a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, and research and teaching statements. Have three letters of recommendation sent to Professor Alan I Marcus, Professor and Head, P.O. Box H, Mississippi State, MS 39762 or to aimarcus@history.msstate.edu.
  • For full consideration: 16 Sept. 2018.
  • This is a new post for a failed job search from last year. Just as an FYI, this department has a very high turn over rate for faculty members seems to be a disfunctional department. 
  • I had a colleague of mine who interviewed for the position when it posted in the spring of 2018. This individual said that there were several nice faculty members, but there seemed to be a major disconenct between faculty and the department's leadership. 

Stanford University (USA:CA) - 20th c. African American History [Senior Position]Edit

  • Tenured professorship (associate or full) in twentieth-century African American history with a specialization in the modern civil rights movement.
  • This scholar also will serve as the Faculty Director of The Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute for a renewable five-year term.
  • The successful applicant will be expected to play a meaningful role in a department committed to dynamic teaching and to maintain a vibrant and productive scholarly research agenda. This scholar will provide intellectual, strategic and visionary leadership for the Institute. We welcome applications from scholars who are pursuing a wide range of projects that represent the broad diversity of the field of modern African American and civil rights history. The position will be entirely located in the History Department. The scholar will split time between teaching and research (50%) and directing the Institute (50%). If the scholar chooses not to renew the directorship position after five years, the scholar’s teaching and research obligations will be to the History Department at 100%.
  • The university views filling this position as an important step in a process to build our program in African American Studies. The successful candidate should bring a dynamic vision and leadership ability to Stanford.
  • Recognizing the crucial benefits that diversity contributes to our intellectual vitality, the university has embarked on significant initiatives to diversify its faculty, student body, and curriculum. We encourage applications from dedicated scholars eager to contribute to this mission.
  • Application materials must be submitted on-line via https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11499. Please submit a statement of interest that includes a description of academic background and teaching experience, curriculum vitae, research statement of no more than three pages, and the names of three recommenders. Please direct questions to Allyson Hobbs at ahobbs@stanford.edu.
  • Review begins 1 Oct 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

Texas Christian University (USA:TX) - pre-1860 African-American or Black Atlantic HistoryEdit

  • Tenure-track position at the assistant or associate level in pre-1860 African-American or Black Atlantic history, to begin August 2019.
  • Candidates are expected to contribute to an active Ph.D. program and to offer undergraduate courses in African American History, and in the history of sub-Saharan Africa and/or the African Diaspora. Their research specialization should include a significant U.S. component. Duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, directing graduate students at the M.A. and Ph.D. levels, carrying out a scholarly research and publication program, and contributing service at the department and university levels.
  • Teaching Load: 3/2 ... including the possibility of course releases tied to work in the graduate program.
  • PhD must be in hand by start date.
  • Candidates must possess ... a teaching, publication, and service record commensurate to their academic experience. TCU values the teacher-scholar model and seeks candidates with a dedication to excellence in teaching in a liberal arts environment, a promise of long-term successful scholarly engagement, and a commitment to developing diversity, equity, and inclusion on campus.
  • Applications will be accepted until 15 Oct. 2018 and should be submitted through the TCU Human Resources website at https://tcu.igreentree.com/CSS_Faculty.

Texas State University (USA:TX) - African American History since 1865Edit

  • Tenure-track Assistant Professor in African American History since 1865.
  • Required Qualifications: A Ph.D. in history or related fields is required by time of appointment.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to teach U.S. history survey courses and specialized undergraduate and graduate courses and to be able to direct theses in African American History. Candidates should demonstrate an active research agenda with a record of scholarship that complements the strengths of the department. Participation in departmental programs, service, and governance is expected.
  • Preferred Qualifications: The Department prefers a specialization in pre-World War II African American history, the history of race and political economy, and/or the social history of African American freedom struggles, but all sub-fields in post-1865 African American history will be considered.
  • Only applications submitted through the Texas State University faculty employment website will be considered, https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/22215.
  • To guarantee full consideration, all application materials must be received by 15 Oct. 2018.

University at Buffalo, SUNY (USA:NY) - Slavery and African Diaspora in North America to 1865Edit

  • 10-month tenure track associate or advanced assistant professorship in the history of slavery & the African Diaspora in North America, to 1865
  • Teaching Load: 2/2 (including undergraduate courses and graduate seminars), advising and mentoring graduate students, maintaining a strong research program, and providing service to the Department and University.) Ability to teach the first half of the US Survey is essential. A strong scholarly record and commitment to teaching are expected.
  • For more information about the Department of History, visit http://arts-sciences.buffalo.edu/history.html.
  • PhD required
  • Preferred Qualifications Ability to contribute to the department's North and South Atlantic Ph.D. field and/or its concentration in medicine, disability, and science.
  • Online App. Form: https://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu/postings/14647
  • Deadline for Applicants: 1 Nov. 2018.

University of Maryland, College Park (USA:MD)Edit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in African American History
  • Applications from scholars in all areas of specialization from the colonial period to the present are welcome. A strong record of research and teaching is required. The successful candidate will actively research and publish, teach graduate and undergraduate history courses, mentor graduate students, serve on administrative committees, and participate fully as a faculty member in the department.
  • For best consideration, applicants should submit a letter describing their scholarly and teaching interests and achievements, along with a curriculum vitae, a writing sample (approximately 30 pages), and the names and contact information for three recommenders to https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/62668 ... Recommenders will be invited to submit their letters of reference online.
  • Deadline: 5 Nov. 2018.
  • Intend to interview at the AHA

University of Pittsburgh (USA:PA) - 19th CEdit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in African American History, focusing on the eras of slavery and/or Reconstruction.
  • Applicants should submit a dossier ... at the following link https://facultysearch.as.pitt.edu/apply/index/MjI4. The dossier must include: a cover letter containing a description of academic background and teaching experience, current curriculum vitae, email contact information for three recommenders, a research statement (2-3 pages with chapter descriptions, if appropriate), a writing sample (either an article-length essay or dissertation/book chapter including references), and a diversity statement that discusses how past, planned, or potential contributions or experiences relating to diversity, equity, and inclusion will advance the University’s commitment to inclusive excellence. Upon submission, each recommender will receive instructions for uploading letters to our system. Please notify recommenders that their letters are due by October 1, 2018.
  • Questions can be directed to Kathy Gibson at kag36@pitt.edu.
  • Deadline: 1 Oct. 2018.

University of South Carolina (USA:SC)Edit

  • Tenure track Assistant or Tenured Associate Professor in African-American History, to begin 16 Aug. 2019
  • PhD must be in hand by start date
  • candidate must hsve the ability to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses in African-American history; and a strong interest in supervising master’s and doctoral students.
  • To Apply: http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/40386
  • Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a writing sample, and contact information, including telephone number and email address, for three references at the website above.
  • For full consideration: 2 Nov. 2018.

Washington and Lee University (USA:VA)Edit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in African American History, to begin Sept. 2019
  • The topical historical specialty of the candidate’s research within the African-American history field is open
  • PhD must be in hand before start date
  • The successful candidate will be expected to teach a two-course survey sequence in African-American history, as well as intermediate and advanced undergraduate courses related to their areas of specialization. Candidates should also be prepared to contribute to the university’s interdisciplinary Africana Studies program
  • Apply electronically at our portal: http://jobs.wlu/hr/postions/XXXX. After filling out a cover sheet, you will be prompted to upload a letter of application, resume, graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation (or a credentials file).
  • Address your application letter (and any questions) to Professor Barton Myers (myersb@wlu.edu), Chair, African-American History Search Committee, Department of History, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA 24450. As an EOE, Washington and Lee University encourages applications from women and minority candidates.
  • Review begins: 9 Nov. 2018.
  • Intend to interview finalists at the AHA or via Skype.

Williams College (USA:MA) - 20thCEdit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in 20th Century African-American History, to begin 1 Jul. 2019
  • The Department welcomes all areas of specialization, but is especially interested in applications from those whose research interests and/or teaching portfolio encompass the Caribbean or interactions between North America and the Caribbean.
  • PhD should be in hand by Sept. 2019
  • The Department also expects the successful candidate to teach a survey of twentieth-century African-American history in addition to more specialized courses, and to participate in teaching the modern U.S. history survey
  • Please send the following application materials to the department chair, Anne Reinhardt, via Interfolio (http://apply.interfolio.com/52760): a letter of application which includes a summary of current and future scholarship, teaching interests and experience, and ability to work with a broadly diverse student population; a curriculum vitae; a separate brief description of suggested courses; and three letters of recommendation.
  • Deadline: 2 Nov. 2018.

Asian AmericanEdit

Brandeis College (USA:MA) - Asian American & Pacific Islander StudiesEdit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Asian American and Pacific Islander Studies, to begin Fall 2019
  • We are open to expertise in any field and welcome a variety of disciplinary and interdisciplinary perspectives on the Asian American experience, especially with respect to history, politics, religion, culture (art, music, literature), immigration, identity, community formation, social movements, homeland/diaspora, the environment, as well as broader connections to class, race, ethnicity, gender, and sexuality
  • Applicants must have a Ph.D. in hand by the commencement of the position, preferably received within the past six years.
  • Please include the following: a letter of interest outlining research, teaching, and possible course offerings, a CV, and three letters of recommendation.. Applications should be submitted through AcademicJobsOnline at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/12044.
  • Full consideration: 1 Nov. 2018

Native AmericanEdit

Carleton College (USA: MN) - Native American History and American StudiesEdit

  • The History Department and American Studies Program at Carleton College seek a scholar of Native American history and culture with research and teaching expertise in the nineteenth or twentieth century. The successful candidate’s classes would be divided between History and American Studies (with a five-course load on a trimester schedule). In addition to courses in Native American History or Native American Studies, the successful candidate would be expected to regularly teach core courses in American Studies, and occasionally to offer a survey of US history post-1865.
  • Interest in collaborations with indigenous communities or nations in the region will be particularly welcome. Administrative responsibilities will be primarily in the American Studies program.
  • Carleton is dedicated to developing its faculty to better reflect the diversity of our student body and of American society. We are particularly interested in candidates committed to devising creative ways to teach a diverse student body. Women and members of minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Carleton College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, veteran status, actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, status with regard to public assistance, disability, or age in providing employment or access to its educational facilities and activities. Full benefits apply.
  • Please direct any questions to Serena Zabin at szabin@carleton.edu. Ph.D. should be in hand or expected by August 2019.
  • To apply, please submit the following materials to http://jobs.carleton.edu: letter of application with a description of courses you might like to teach and current and future research; c.v.; and graduate transcripts. Candidates should also submit the names of three references who must upload letters of recommendation by the application due date.
  • Deadline: 15 Oct. 2018.

Colgate University (USA: NY) - Native American Studies / HistoryEdit

  • Tenure-stream position in Native North American history at the rank of Assistant Professor (Ph.D. expected by time of appointment) to begin fall semester 2019.
  • The successful candidate will have a joint appointment primarily in Native American Studies and secondarily in the Department of History.
  • We seek an historian with deep training in the indigenous history of North America, specifically in lands that have become the United States and Canada. Candidates for the position should be engaged in active research on the indigenous past, and demonstrate a strong potential for excellence in teaching. The ideal candidate will possess research and teaching interests in the colonial era broadly defined, as well as one or more areas, such as: dispossession and reclamation of land and ecological resources; resistance and revitalization movements; patterns of ethnogenesis and intercultural relations; repercussions of colonial trauma in the contemporary era; the value of oral history and/or ethnohistory in reconstructing the indigenous past; construction of memory. It is also suggested that the candidate will have a specific regional focus within the United States or Canada, such as the Northwest Coast, Great Plains, Northeast, or other region.
  • Teaching Load: 5 courses/year - The successful candidate will teach courses on the introductory level as well as upper-level electives in the candidate’s areas of specialization. The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in Colgate’s Liberal Arts Core Curriculum.
  • All application materials should be submitted through: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11554. All applications should include a cover letter specifying the applicant's interest in the position and considering how that interest is reflected in the applicant's teaching and research experience. Applicants should also provide a C.V., one article-length writing sample, and three current letters of recommendation. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Applicants should describe in their cover letter how their teaching and/or scholarship might support Colgate’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.
  • Review of applications will begin 15 Oct. 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

Indiana University, Bloomington (USA:IN) - [Open rank]Edit

  • Open-rank tenure-track or tenured position in Native American History, to begin Fall 2019
  • Tenured candidates with a strong focus on the history of the Midwestern U.S. may also be eligible, with the appropriate credentials, to be appointed to an endowed position, the Carmony Chair, that carries with it half-time responsibility for editing The Indiana Magazine of History.
  • This will be a joint appointment, with teaching responsibilities split evenly between the Department of History and Native American and Indigenous Studies.
  • PhD must be in hand by the time classes start Aug. 2019
  • Interested candidates should submit application materials online to https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/6583. Questions should be directed to Prof. Peter Guardino, Search Committee Chair (pguardin@indiana.edu). Candidates must submit a cover letter, current CV, a diversity statement (identifying diversity-related research, teaching, service, and community outreach activities in which the candidate has participated or hopes to participate), and three letters of recommendation.
  • For full consideration: 15 Oct. 2018

Oklahoma State University - Native American & U.S. History, 1789-1860Edit

  • The Oklahoma State University Department of History invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Native American and United States history beginning August 2019. We seek applicants with research and teaching expertise in both Native American and United States history during the Early Republic and Antebellum eras. Ph.D. required at time of employment. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience and publications.
  • Teaching responsibilities include lower-division surveys, upper-division courses, and graduate seminars. The teaching load is 2/2.
  • Duties also include innovative and sustained peer-reviewed research and service to the department, college, and university. Conference travel funding and research support is available.
  • Candidates will be expected to support the learning needs of students from diverse backgrounds, integrate multicultural experiences into instructional methods, and demonstrate a commitment to engaging communities underrepresented in the academy. Candidates will demonstrate an ability to serve as a core faculty member for the American Indian Studies program.
  • Submit cover letter, CV, graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/55390. To receive full consideration, complete applications should be received by November 8. Candidates might be requested to supply additional materials. Salary competitive. The filling of this position is contingent upon availability of funding.
  • First round interviews conducted by Skype

University of Denver (USA:CO) - [Open Rank]Edit

  • Full time, tenure track Professorship (Open Rank) in Native American or Indigenous History
  • The search will consider scholars whose work focuses on North America as well as those who use comparative frameworks in relation to North America. We are especially interested in candidates from underrepresented groups as well as individuals who have experience working with diverse student populations.
  • The successful candidate will teach a broad range of introductory- and upper-level courses to history majors and the undergraduate population at DU. The successful candidate will also guide undergraduate theses on a broad variety of topics, including in Native American or Indigenous history.
  • PhD must be in hand by Fall 2019
  • Candidates must apply online through www.du.edu/jobs to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please scroll to the bottom of the page to apply.
  • Please include the following documents with your application: Letter of application; C.V.; Writing sample; Teaching portfolio (statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, and list of proposed courses); A statement reflecting the candidates commitment to and experience in promoting inclusive excellence; Three letters of recommendation. Send only letters of recommendation to: Elizabeth Escobedo, Search Committee Chair, 2000 E. Asbury Ave. #366, Denver, CO 80208
  • NOTE: The online system is limited to uploading 10 files. Please combine content if necessary to get all content uploaded.
  • For full consideration (review begins): 4pm MST 8 Oct. 2018.
  • Preliminary interviews will be in early November.

University of Wisconsin - Madison (USA: WI) - North American Indian HistoryEdit

  • Tenure track Assistant Professor in American Indian Studies - Cohort Hire
  • We welcome candidates whose work focuses on North American Indian history, preferably but not necessarily in the Great Lakes region, and expect them to be conversant in archival methods, have links to indigenous communities that situate the candidate's historical investigations in contemporary contexts, and have an interest in or demonstrated commitment to an ethno-historical approach. The ideal candidate will actively engage in the intellectual life in both American Indian Studies and the Department of History and embrace the departmental and AIS program's commitments to under graduate and graduate education. We expect significant research and publication as well as departmental, AIS program, university, and community service as appropriate for career stage.
  • Teaching Load: 4 courses/year - 2 in American Indian Studies and 2 in History.
  • This position is part of the Race, Ethnicity, and Indigeneity Studies Cohort, which was developed in order to advance innovative approaches to the study of racialization and the practice of social justice in the U.S. We seek scholars whose transformative research honors both the desire to understand oppression and to enact social justice in the form of pedagogic practices, inclusive campus climate initiatives, and community involvement. Candidates should have an interest in collaborating with the Cohort and with colleagues in schools, centers, and training programs across campus.
  • Find the position announcement at http://jobs.wisc.edu, click on "Apply Now," and submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a sample of writing or other scholarly work. 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.
  • For full consideration: 1 Nov. 2018. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Chican@ and/or Latin@Edit

Columbia University (USA:NY) - pref. Mexican-American/Chicano/a HistoryEdit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in US Latino/a history, with a preference for Mexican-American/Chicano/a History to begin 1 July 2019
  • PhD must be in hand by 1 Jul. 2019
  • Candidates may specialize in any period. Teaching responsibilities will include graduate and undergraduate courses.
  • Applications should include a letter of interest, CV, writing sample, and three letters of reference and must be made online via Columbia University's Recruitment of Academic Personnel System (RAPS) at: http://academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=66792
  • Review begins: 15 Oct. 2018.

Women's/GenderEdit

Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi (USA:TX) - US Women, Gender & SexualityEdit

  • Tenure-track Assistant Professor in US Women, Gender, and Sexuality History beginning August 2019
  • Preference will be given to candidates whose work fits within the larger context of Transnational/Borderlands or emphasizes Latinx History
  • PhD in history is required; advanced ABD considered, degree must be conferred by August 2019
  • Teaching Load: 3/3 "3, including two sections of their preferred half of the U.S. Survey each semester, as well as undergraduate upper-level and graduate courses in their field and area of specialization"
  • Required materials: a CV, cover letter, list of three professional references including name, address, title, telephone number, and email addresses, a writing sample of approximately 30 pages, evidence of teaching experience and effectiveness (syllabi, portfolio, teaching review, student evaluations, etc.), and unofficial copies of graduate transcripts. Confidential letters of recommendation will be requested after the application is submitted
  • Deadline: 1 Nov. 2019.

Colonial/AntebellumEdit

19th CEdit

University of Pennsylvania (USA:PA) - [Senior Hire in 19th C. US History]Edit

  • Tenured Associate or Full Professor in 19th C US History
  • The successful candidate will have a record of significant research, influential publications, and effective teaching. We welcome applicants working in a variety of subfields, but seek candidates committed to enhancing our department’s educational and scholarly mission, and willing to work with colleagues in all historical fields.
  • Candidates should apply online at http://facultysearches.provost.upenn.edu/postings/1353. Please attach a letter of application, CV, research and teaching statements.
  • Review begins 18 Oct 2018 and continues until position filled.

Valparaiso University (USA: IN) - 19th c.Edit

  • Valparaiso University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor to begin August, 2019.
  • The successful applicant will teach courses on the American Revolution and the Civil War, as well as the University's first-year Humanities Core and elective courses in the applicant's specialty.
  • A Ph.D. in United States history or closely related field is required; A.B.D. candidates who expect to complete the Ph.D. by Fall 2019 will be considered.
  • Successful applicants will demonstrate a commitment to cultural diversity and the ability to work with individuals or groups from diverse backgrounds. In addition to strong academic qualifications and excellence in teaching, the University highly values experience in working across cultural and other significant differences. Applicants should also be interested in working at a university engaged in issues in Christian higher education in the Lutheran tradition.
  • Submit letter of application, c.v., and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Heath W. Carter through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/54768.
  • Review of applications will begin on 22 October 2018, and continue until the position is filled.

20th CEdit

Bard College (USA: NY) - 20th C. US HistoryEdit

  • Tenure-track Assistant Professor of 20th Century U.S. History.
  • The successful candidate will be able to teach survey and advanced courses in U.S. history since 1876 as well as have the opportunity to develop courses in the candidate's area of specialization and that have interdisciplinary potential.
  • PhD must be in hand by Aug. 2019
  • To apply, please submit a cover letter, a CV, a sample of written work no longer than 40 pages, material related to teaching experience (including sample or actual course syllabi and student evaluations), and three letters of recommendation through Interfolio.com at: http://apply.interfolio.com/52739
  • Review of applications will begin by 15 Oct. 2018.
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Columbia University (USA:NY) - PoliticalEdit

  • Tenure track assitant professorship in 20th Century US political history, to begin 1 Jul. 2019
  • The successful candidate will teach, in addition to areas of personal interest, core U.S. history courses on such topics as the Progressive Era, the New Deal, Postwar United States, and so forth. Advanced assistant professors will be considered.
  • PhD must be inhand by 1 Jul. 2019
  • Applications should include a letter of interest, CV, teaching statement, writing sample and three letters of reference and must be made online via Columbia University's Recruitment of Academic Personnel System (RAPS) at: academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=66797
  • Review begins: 15 Oct. 2018.

Lehigh University (USA: PA) - 20th c. American HistoryEdit

  • The Department of History at Lehigh University welcomes applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor with expertise in twentieth-century American history.
  • Ph.D. required at time of application, along with documented evidence of teaching effectiveness and scholarly productivity.
  • This position carries a 2/2 teaching load of graduate (M.A. and Ph.D. in History) and undergraduate courses.
  • Thematic research fields are open with a preference for candidates whose scholarship complements the department’s current strengths. Advanced assistant professors are encouraged to apply.
  • To apply, please upload a letter of application, vita, and three letters of recommendation to Academic Jobs Online (https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11875).
  • For full consideration, all materials should be received by 15 October 2018.

University of Miami (USA:FL) - Modern/20thCEdit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in modern US History/20thC US History, to begin Aug. 2019
  • All specializations will be fully considered by the search committee. The successful candidate will be expected to teach the second half of the U.S. survey regularly as well as develop courses in U.S. History and in her or his special field(s).
  • Applicants must have the PhD in hand by the time of the appointment in August 2019.
  • Please apply to this position through the University’s Faculty Careers Website: https://umiami.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UMFaculty. For your application, please submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae...Please contact the Chair of the Search Committee, Don Spivey at historysearch@miami.edu with any questions. Three confidential letters of recommendation should also be sent independently by your recommenders to the same email address.
  • Deadline: 25 Sept. 2018.

University of North Carolina at Charlotte (USA:NC) - since 1960Edit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in US History since 1960, to begin Aug. 2019
  • Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. in History or a related field at the time of appointment,
  • We are especially interested in applications from historians doing innovative work in one or more of the following areas: politics, labor and business, law, medicine and health, and foreign policy.
  • Applications must be made electronically at https://jobs.uncc.edu and should include a cover letter, CV, and a writing sample not to exceed 30 pages. Three letters of recommendation should be emailed separately to history@uncc.edu.
  • Review begins: 15 Oct. 2018.
  • Finalists will be asked during their screening interview to discuss how the topics of diversity and inclusion are incorporated into their teaching and research.

University of Pennsylvania (USA:PA) - [Senior Hire in 20th C. US History]Edit

  • Tenured Associate or Full Professor in 20th Century United States History
  • The successful candidate will have a record of significant research, influential publications, and effective teaching. We welcome applicants working in a variety of subfields, but seek candidates committed to enhancing our department’s educational and scholarly mission, and willing to work with colleagues in all historical fields.
  • Candidates should apply online at  http://facultysearches.provost.upenn.edu/postings/1354.  Please attach a letter of application, CV, research and teaching statements.
  • The department will begin reviewing applications on 1 Aug. 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.
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University of Tulsa (USA:OK) - 20th C US and the WorldEdit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in 20th century American history with a comparative U.S.-Global perspective
  • Successful candidates must be able to teach 20th century U.S.-Global history as part of the University's core curriculum in addition to undergraduate and graduate courses in their area of expertise. Comparative and transnational teaching is required, and ideal candidates will have research and teaching interests that connect the U.S. with the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Russia, or Central Asia. The candidate’s scholarly interests might also complement one of the following interdisciplinary programs: African American Studies, Global Scholars, Honors, International Studies, and Women’s and Gender Studies.
  • Ph.D. must be in hand by time of appointment.
  • Send application materials, including CV, letter summarizing research and teaching accomplishments, and three confidential letters of recommendation in PDF or word format to history-search@utulsa.edu.
  • Questions may be directed to Professor Kristen T. Oertel, chair of the department.
  • Review begins: 1 Nov. 2018 and continues until position filled.