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Hong Kong Baptist University (HKG) -  x2 positionsEdit

  • 2 Assistant Professorships in history
  • Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of two to three years commencing from either January or September 2017.  Re-appointment thereafter is subject to mutual agreement and availability of funding.
  • The basic teaching load is two courses per semester but teaching relief may be granted upon successful bidding of external research funding
  • Applicants should possess a relevant PhD degree with related teaching and research experience in higher education; a strong publication record and an active research agenda.  Previous successful grant applications would be an advantage.  While applications from scholars with expertise in any historical sub-field are welcome, priority will be given to applicants working on the history of the following areas: Japan, South Asia, the Middle East, Australia, or Latin America.  Candidates who will contribute to the cultural and academic diversity of the Department are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Applicants are invited to write in response to the requirements and provide an updated curriculum vitae and/or fill in the application form which is obtainable by downloading from http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/applicationforms. Completed application form should be sent to the Personnel Office, Hong Kong Baptist University, AAB903, Level 9, Academic and Administration Building, 15 Baptist University Road, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong or by email to: recruit@hkbu.edu.hk.  Please quote PR number on all correspondence.  Applicants are requested to send in samples of publications, preferably three best ones out of their most recent publications/works, statements of teaching and research interest and recent teaching evaluation results.  Applicants not invited for interview 4 months after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful.
  • Deadline: 25 Jun. 2016.

University of Cape Town (ZAF) [3 posts]Edit

  • 1 lectureship and 2 senior lectureships (permanent positions) in History
  • We particularly encourage application from scholars pursuing innovative research in any field of intellectual, cultural, political and social history of modern Africa; histories of gender and sexuality; histories of violence and racism; critical economic histories; and connected and comparative histories of colonial and postcolonial global south. Candidates would be expected to have strong empirical grounding in their fields of specialization, a collaborative spirit, theoretical fluency, and ability and willingness to develop and teach critical and imaginative courses beyond their immediate research fields. Experience in critically using non-English sources in their own research will be considered a strength.
  • Requirements: A PhD in History or a cognate discipline for appointment. Exceptional candidates nearing the completion of PhD may also be considered for the Lecturer position; For the Senior Lecturer positions, a track record of research and peer-reviewed publications on histories of Africa and/ or the Global South. For the Lecturer position, publications will be an advantage; Undergraduate teaching experience.; For the Senior Lecturer positions, postgraduate teaching and supervision experience.
  • Complete applications will include: UCT Application Form (download at http://forms.uct.ac.za/hr201.doc); An up-to-date curriculum vitae, including the names and e-mail addresses of three referees; A cover letter of no more than 2 single-spaced pages, which includes a brief statement of teaching philosophy, a short description of past and current research, and an outline of future research plans; One writing sample of no more than 30pp. (for example, an article, conference paper or excerpt drawn from a dissertation chapter); A proposal for a twelve-week lecture course intended for final-year undergraduates in History. A course proposal may include: A short 150-word introduction to the nature, contents and aims of the course, indicating the main questions, the types of study materials, and the skills involved; (At most) twelve explicit sub-themes expressed clearly in the titles of weekly lectures; Specific texts, with full citation details, for each week’s theme (not to exceed three for each week).
  • Deadline: 14 Oct. 2016

University of Florida (USA:FL) - Classics, Philosophy, and Religion LibrarianEdit

  • Assistant or Associate University librarian (tenure track)
  • The Librarian is responsible for the overall development, management and coordination of the George A. Smathers Libraries resources in all formats and outreach to students and faculty in all three disciplines, and supports the University’s academic programs in these areas as well as in interdisciplinary humanities programs supported by the University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
  • The Librarian is also responsible for analyzing the University’s programs in these disciplines and collaborating with other librarians and the academic faculty to establish collection profiles, selection guidelines, and preservation, location and cataloging priorities.
  • The Librarian evaluates existing collection strengths and current collecting intensities. In collaboration with the Library West Humanities and Social Sciences selectors, the Librarian uses subject expertise to help build the reference collection.
  • The Librarian manages specialized classics, philosophy and religion reference services, library instruction, and online database.
  • The Librarian provides general reference and instruction services to students, faculty, staff, and visitors at the Library West Research Assistance Desk, as well as online through the Ask-A-Librarian chat and texting service, email and via telephone queries.
  • This position requires fluency in either Greek or Latin.
  • The library encourages staff participation in reaching management decisions and consequently the Classics, Philosophy, and Religion Librarian will serve on various committees and teams. To support all students and faculty and foster excellence in a diverse and global society, the Librarian will be expected to include individuals of diverse backgrounds, experiences, races, ethnicities, gender identities, sexual orientation, and perspectives in work activities. The Librarian will pursue professional development opportunities, including research, publication, and professional service activities in order to meet library-wide criteria for tenure and promotion.
  • For a full description of the position and instructions on how to apply, please refer to the George A. Smathers Libraries faculty recruitment webpage at http://library.ufl.edu/pers/FacultyPositions.html. Failure to submit the required documents may result in the application not being considered. If you have any questions or concerns about this process please contact: Bonnie Smith, George A. Smathers Libraries Human Resources Office, at bonniesmith@ufl.edu.
  • For full consideration: 10 Oct. 2016.

University of Liverpool (UK) - Slavery & Unfree LabourEdit

  • Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in the History of Slavery or Unfree Labour
  • The post is not limited in terms of themes, chronologies, or geography; however we encourage applicants working on the black experience of slavery, particularly in the Caribbean. Wider areas of interest include: the politics of slavery, including abolition; gender, race and medicine; and post-slavery societies.
  • You should have a PhD in History or a relevant discipline and an excellent publication record, with developed plans for future publications and research. Experience of teaching in Higher Education at undergraduate level is essential; experience of course design and of teaching at postgraduate level are desirable.
  • We particularly encourage applications from scholars who share our interest in Transnational and Global History, and who can take forward our collaborative work with local and national partners.
  • Deadline: 16 Sept. 2016.

University of Liverpool (UK) - Senior HireEdit

  • Chair of History
  • We are seeking to appoint a Chair in History and particularly welcome applications from candidates with expertise in any of the following areas: medieval and/or early modern history, especially of the Near and Middle East; the history of medicine; global history; digital and/or public history; the history of China. Your research should link to one of the research themes currently prioritised by the Faculty of the Humanities and Social Sciences. You will play a central role in driving forward the Department’s development, building on our current excellent achievements in research and pedagogy, offering leadership and vision across both areas. An appetite for contributing to institutional leadership will be vital and you will be expected to contribute to teaching relevant to your experience and research expertise
  • For full details, or to request an application pack, visit www.liv.ac.uk/working/job_vacancies/ or e-mail jobs@liv.ac.uk, please quote Job Ref [001523/JAC] in all enquiries
  • Deadline: 9 Sept. 2016.

University of Macau (CHN) - [Senior Hire] - East-West InteractionsEdit

  • Full/Associate/ Assistant Professor of History in East-West Interactions, to begin Aug. 2017
  • Rank of appointment is open, depending on qualifications. Applicants should have a PhD in hand and teaching experience by the start date of the employment.
  • We aim to recruit the best applicant; therefore, the specific area of research and teaching focus is open but may include History of East-West Interactions/Europe, Asia, or China. The successful candidate may be required to teach General Education courses in the area of Global History. Applicants must be able to lecture and publish research in English; command of at least one European or Asian language (in addition to English) relevant to her/his area of specialization may be considered as an advantage
  • Applicants should visit http://www.umac.mo/vacancy for more details, and apply ONLINE at Jobs@UM (https://isw.umac.mo/recruitment) (Ref. No.: FSS/DHIST/FAP/2017). Review of applications will commence on 15 November 2016. No application after the deadline will be considered. Applicants may consider their applications not successful if they were not invited for an interview within 3 months of application.
  • Deadline: 15 Nov. 2016

University of South Alabama (USA: AL) - Senior Hire: Department ChairEdit

  • Candidate with current position as Assistant or Full Professor of History to act as Department Chair, to begin 15 Aug. 2017 at the latest
  • The Department Chair is responsible for the academic, personnel, financial, and administrative needs of the Department and reports to the Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences.
  • Specialization is open. Other requirements for consideration include a strong research and publication record, a commitment to teaching excellence, and demonstrated administrative experience
  • Please submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a statement outlining a strategic vision for leading and developing a research department, and the names and contact information for three references to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/USA/History. Additional information regarding this position, the History Department, and the University of South Alabama is available here:  http://www.southalabama.edu/colleges/artsandsci/history/. Questions may be addressed to the chair of the search committee, Professor Daniel Rogers, at drogers@southalabama.edu.
  • For full consideration: 14 Oct. 2016.

University of West Florida (USA:FL)- [Open Rank] public, applied, or trans-disciplinaryEdit

  • Tenure rank Assistant or Associate professorship in history, to begin Jan 2017
  • PhD must be in hand by Jan 2017
  • Teaching Load: 3/3 "ncluding core courses, upper-division courses, and graduate seminars. The department has special interest in candidates with the ability to teach two or more of the following areas: environmental or coastal history, material culture, community/local history, Big Data/GIS/ quantitative analysis, twentieth century."
  • Region and chronological period is open. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in educational or public program development and administration and a record of successful teaching to culturally diverse audiences. The ideal candidate will have a strong potential for advancing UWF's goal of achieving Emerging Preeminence status, including a record of peer-reviewed scholarly publications, public/applied/digital history products, and grant writing.
  • The University requires that all candidates apply online at https://jobs.uwf.edu. Submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy and names and contact information of three references to the online jobsite
  • Deadline: 7 Oct. 2016

University of Wolverhampton (UK) post-medieval, non-EuropeanEdit

  • Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc or assoc/full prof) in History
  • The posts requires specialism in Post-Medieval Non-European History. A PhD in any area of post-medieval history is essential.
  • You will be required to demonstrate a commitment to research development in the appropriate post to contributing to a well- established and growing REF unit of assessment. You should also have experience of teaching students on a wide range of awards from Undergraduate to Masters and Professional and have experience of teaching students on a wide range of awards from Undergraduate to Masters and Professional. The Faculty has well established links with professional bodies, therefore membership and experience of working with relevant professional bodies would be advantageous.
  • For more information about this post and to apply on line, go to our website www.wlv.ac.uk/jobs
  • Deadline: 24 Oct. 2016
  • Interview Date to be confirmed for November/December

University of Wolverhampton (UK) post-medieval, non-European, Cultural, Social/Gender History [Senior Hire]Edit

  • Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc or assoc/full prof) in History
  • The post requires specialism in Post-Medieval, Cultural, Social or Gender History. A PhD in any area of post-medieval history is essential.
  • For more information about this post and to apply on line, go to our website www.wlv.ac.uk/jobs
  • You will be required to demonstrate a commitment to research development in the appropriate post to contributing to a well- established and growing REF unit of assessment. You should also have experience of teaching students on a wide range of awards from Undergraduate to Masters and Professional and have experience of teaching students on a wide range of awards from Undergraduate to Masters and Professional. The Faculty has well established links with professional bodies, therefore membership and experience of working with relevant professional bodies would be advantageous.
  • For informal discussion please contact David Hussey, Head of Department on 01902 322481 or d.p.hussey@wlv.ac.uk
  • Deadline: 24 Oct. 2016
  • Interview Date to be confirmed for November/December

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Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NOR) - 1600-1850Edit

  • Associate Professor of Early Modern History (1600-1850)
  • The position entails responsibility for research and teaching as well as academic supervision (Norwegian and international history) at BA, MA and PhD level. The position will consist of teaching and research in approximately equal proportions, as well as administrative duties related to teaching and research. The successful candidate will participate in efforts towards further development of the discipline and the teaching programme, also including continuing and further education. The position will primarily be related to the Department’s history programme, but teaching and supervision duties in the integrated master’s programme in history and in the BA and MA in cultural heritage management must also be expected.
  • The person appointed to the position must have a doctoral degree in early modern history (1600-1850). Academic works from the past five years will be emphasized.
  • The applicant must document practical competence in teaching based on training or on teaching and supervision. Teaching experience and teaching skills as well as supervision experience will be emphasized. NTNU is strongly committed to new forms of learning and assessment. The applicant’s experience in and motivation for work in this area will also be emphasized. The language for teaching and supervision is Norwegian or another Scandinavian language. It must be possible to document language proficiency equivalent to level three in Norwegian at the latest two years after commencement of the position.
  • The application must be submitted electronically via Jobbnorge and marked HF 16-034. Applications that are not submitted through Jobbnorge or that arrive after the deadline for applications will not be considered. The following documents must be attached to the application:
  • CV, including three reference persons with contact information
  • complete publication list with description of where the works have been published
  • description of the academic works that you consider most important, and that you want to be emphasized during the evaluation. The description should include, but not necessarily be limited to, the up to five works specified below. Joint works will be considered. If it is difficult to identify your contribution to joint works, you must include a brief description of your participation
  • project proposal of up to four pages for research that you would like to be conducted during the first five years if you are selected for the position
  • documentation of and an account of your teaching qualifications based on the list of factors in connection with appointment to an academic post at NTNU in “Documentation of an applicant’s pedagogical qualifications”, which is available from the Faculty’s executive officer, telephone no. +47 73 59 76 84, or at the URL: http://www.ntnu.edu/vacancies/pedagogical-qualifications
  • certificates and diplomas
  • other relevant information
  • Do NOT attach academic works to the application. After the deadline for applications, some of the applicants will be recommended for further assessment. All applicants will be notified about whether they have been recommended or not. Applicants who are recommended will be invited to submit a selection of academic works that are regarded as important for the expert committee’s evaluation of the necessary qualifications. It will be possible to submit up to five selected academic works (published or unpublished) that the applicant would like to have considered in the evaluation. These must be submitted electronically by email to Hege Kissten, hege.kissten@ntnu.no. Mark the email HF 16-034.
  • Deadline: 30 Sept. 2016

ModernEdit

Lancaster University (UK) - International History of Cold WarEdit

  • Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in the International History of the Cold War, to begin 1 Jan 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter
  • The Department is particularly interested in receiving applications from scholars whose main teaching and research interests focus on the development of the Cold War in continental Europe and / or the Middle East. We are also ready to accept applications from scholars working on other aspects of the history of the Cold War. The Department is happy to consider applications from scholars with a wide range of interests ranging from military and security questions through to the impact of the Cold War on local political / social / cultural developments.
  • You will have experience of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching (preferably including the design and delivery of your own modules) and in due course will be expected to supervise doctoral students. You will also be expected to provide evidence that you have, or will shortly have, a strong publication profile. The Department is particularly interested in candidates whose research interests will allow them to develop projects with other members of staff both in the Department of History and beyond.
  • apply online
  • Deadline: 23 Sept. 2016

Miami University (USA:OH) - Senior HireEdit

  • Full Professorship [Phillip R. Shriver] in History, to begin 21 Aug. 2017
  • Any field in History since 1750 complementary to current departmental strengths will be considered; Strong preference will be given to scholars outside U.S. History whose research investigates global connections, interactions, and/or comparisons, in areas such as (but not limited to) empire, economics, environment, gender, and science
  • Required: PhD in History; credentials appropriate to be appointed as full professor; active research agenda, a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching at all levels, and a desire to participate fully in the life of the department and university.
  • Submit letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness and writing sample to https://miamioh.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=2918.  A minimum of three letters of reference are required; request will be sent by the department directly to the references.
  • Review begins: 15 Sept. 2016 and continues until position filled.

Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NOR) - 1750-2000Edit

  • Associate Professorship in Modern History (1750-2000)
  • The responsibilities of the position are closely related to the development and implementation of the Department’s five-year integrated master’s programme in teacher education in history.
  • Applicants must have a doctoral degree in history in the period 1750-2000. Academic works from the past five years will be emphasized. Experience in the development of, as well as participation in and leadership of research projects, and documented ability to obtain external funding for academic activity will be emphasized.  The applicant must have formal teaching qualifications and/or experience in teaching as well as in leadership of teaching
  • The language for teaching and supervision is Norwegian or another Scandinavian language. It must be possible to document language proficiency equivalent to level three in Norwegian at the latest two years after commencement of the position.
  • The application must be submitted electronically via Jobbnorge and marked HF 16-033. Applications that are not submitted through Jobbnorge or that arrive after the deadline for applications will not be considered. The following documents must be attached to the application:
  • CV, including three reference persons with contact information
  • complete publication list with description of where the works have been published
  • description of the academic works that you consider most important, and that you want to be emphasized during the evaluation. The description should include, but not necessarily be limited to, the up to five works specified below. Joint works will be considered. If it is difficult to identify your contribution to joint works, you must include a brief description of your participation
  • project proposal of up to four pages for research that you would like to be conducted during the first five years if you are selected for the position
  • documentation of and an account of your teaching qualifications based on the list of factors in connection with appointment to an academic post at NTNU in “Documentation of an applicant’s pedagogical qualifications”, which is available from the Faculty’s executive officer, telephone no. +47 73 59 76 84, or at the URL: http://www.ntnu.edu/vacancies/pedagogical-qualifications
  • certificates and diplomas
  • other relevant information
  • Do NOT attach academic works to the application. After the deadline for applications, some of the applicants will be recommended for further assessment. All applicants will be notified about whether they have been recommended or not. Applicants who are recommended will be invited to submit a selection of academic works that are regarded as important for the expert committee’s evaluation of the necessary qualifications. It will be possible to submit up to five selected academic works (published or unpublished) that the applicant would like to have considered in the evaluation. These must be submitted electronically by email to Hege Kissten, hege.kissten@ntnu.no. Mark the email HF 16-03
  • Deadline: 30 Sept. 2016

Open University (UK) [non-tt;~VAP]Edit

  • Lecturer (~VAP) in Modern History
  • Start date for this position unclear (and probably negotiable); see full posting on the 2015-16 page
  • Deadline: 4 Aug. 2016

University of Roehampton, London (UK) - Senior HireEdit

  • Professorship (~Full Prof+) in Modern History
  • Start date for this position unclear (and probably negotiable); see full posting on the 2015-16 page
  • Deadline: 27 Jun. 2016

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