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College of Charleston (USA:SC) - Visiting Assistant Professor, History [Non-TT]Edit

  • 1-year position beginning Fall semester of 2017. 
  • Teaching: 4 sections of the 100-level general education requirement each semester, i.e., pre-modern history (pre-1500) and/or modern history (post-1500).
  • Classes are organized thematically, around the professor’s academic interests, where appropriate. There may be opportunities to teach upper-division courses.
  • Preference is for candidates who can teach the pre-modern courses, but applicants in all fields are welcome.
  • All requirements for the Ph.D. in History must be completed at the time of appointment.
  • Applications should include a cover letter, C.V., graduate transcripts, names and contact information for at least three references, a writing sample, and sample syllabi (pre-modern and/or modern) for the 100- level courses. Direct materials to: https://jobs.cofc.edu
  • For full consideration: 1 Aug. 2017 Evaluation of materials will begin immediately on receipt.

Chinese University of Hong Kong (CHN) - [Open Rank], Western pre-Modern HistoryEdit

  • Professor(s) / Associate Professor(s) / Assistant Professor(s) in History
  • Appointment(s) will normally be made on contract basis for up to three years initially commencing August 2018, which, subject to funding, performance and mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later.
  • The Department of History invites applications for full-time academic position(s) in pre-modern Western history. In addition to having one of the teaching specialties in the proposed geographical area and time period: (A) global history; (B) Middle-East history; (C) Russian history, we welcome applicants who have the following research specialties: social history, cultural history, legal history, environmental history or others. The academic rank of appointment will be considered with reference to the candidate’s qualifications and experience.
  • Applicant should (i) have a doctoral degree from a reputable university; (ii) be a well-proven researcher and teacher, with a solid publication record, and capable of intellectual leadership; and (iii) be committed to teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Being able to teach in a comparative perspective/ approach is necessary.
  • The appointee(s) will (a) develop and deliver teaching and research programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate level suitable for Hong Kong; (b) participate in independent and/or collaborative research programmes; (c) serve on undergraduate and postgraduate thesis/dissertation committees; and (d) provide service at departmental, faculty and/or University levels.
  • For full consideration: 31 Aug. 2017 although applications will be accepted until the position(s) is/are filled.
  • Candidates who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref: 1700004H) are currently under review and need not re-apply.

Duke Kunshan University (CHN) - Open RankEdit

  • Duke Kunshan University (DKU) invites applications for faculty positions in the Arts and Humanities and related areas: History, Literature, Media and Arts, Philosophy, Religious Studies, and Computer Science and Design. These positions are open with regard to rank including tenured, tenure track, and non-tenured. We are especially interested in considering advanced assistant professors to full professors.
  • Besides our general interest in each area, in some areas we are especially interested in: History: pre-Modern China; comparative, American, and European history...
  • DKU will launch an innovative, integrated and interdisciplinary liberal arts and sciences undergraduate program leading to both Duke and DKU degrees. Students interested in arts and humanities will be immersed in integrated core courses including the arts of interpretation in written texts, images and sounds, as well as a common set of university-wide courses on China, global challenges, and ethics. Areas of study in the arts and humanities include, but are not limited to, Global Cultural Studies, Media and Arts, China and US Studies, and Ethics and Leadership. Faculty will have the unique opportunity to pioneer, lead and implement an interdisciplinary and integrated arts and humanities curriculum and to conduct research in the related fields. These positions may start as early as Fall 2018 or begin a year later.
  • Candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in an appropriate field. Successful candidates should show a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts curriculum. Research and scholarship are also highly valued. Applicants should provide a curriculum vitae, a research statement and a teaching statement, as well as names and contact information for three references. All materials should be submitted through Academic Jobs Online: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/10177. The search committee also invites and encourages letters of nomination for potential candidates. Nominations and questions about the positions may be sent to arts-humanities-search@dukekunshan.edu.cn using “Arts and Humanities Search” as the subject line
  • Deadline: 1 Dec. 2017 although applications are accepted until position filled.

Harvard Business School, Boston (USA:MA)Edit

  • Tenure track position(s) in History, to begin 1 Jul. 2018
  • We are especially looking for candidates whose historical research focuses on one or more of the following areas: public policy, democratic governance, political economy, law, economic development, business-government relations, international institutions, and/or international relations.
  • Candidates may come directly from Ph.D. programs or from the faculties of other universities
  • All applicants should have excellent academic credentials and a demonstrated potential for conducting outstanding research. The School is particularly interested in applicants with interdisciplinary interests and a strong record of, or potential for, excellence in teaching. Successful candidates will, at the outset, teach a required first-year MBA course on the economic, political, and social environment of business. Starting salaries will be highly competitive
  • Applications should include curriculum vitae, description of research-in-progress, published articles or working papers, dissertation chapters or other writing samples, statement of teaching interests and, if applicable, teaching evaluations. In addition, three letters of recommendation are required, which should be submitted online directly to the School by the referees. Apply online. Candidates should select the job title option “Tenure-Track Position: History” when choosing a position on the application. The application can be accessed here: http://www.hbs.edu/research/faculty-recruiting Material that can only be sent in hard copy can be sent to: Harvard Business School, Faculty Administration, Attn: BGIE Unit Application, Morgan Hall T25, Soldiers Field Road, Boston, MA 02163
  • Deadline: 1 Nov. 2017
  • Does anyone know if this search is still going forward? The ad has been taken down and the position is no longer listed on the HBS faculty recruiting page.
  • [I had created a profile when it first came out and the position is still listed once I log in.]
  • I submitted the application without a problem, but haven't heard anything (Nov 10).

Keuka College (USA:NY)Edit

  • 10-month Assistant/Associate Professor of History position beginning in August 2018.
  • The successful candidate must be able to teach undergraduate world history survey courses, advise students in the Political Science/History major, and engage in professional service and development. The position is open with regard to geographic area or specialization, although preference will be given to those with an interest in and ability to teach courses on Europe, war and conflict, and/or colonialism, as well at those qualified and prepared to explore issues of diversity within their subject area.
  • Experience with digital history and its potential application to the Keuka College Digital Learning Initiative is also desirable.
  • For more information and application instructions http://keuka.peopleadmin.com/postings/2361
  • Deadline: not stated in ad.

King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (SAU) - Non-TTEdit

  • Assistant/Associate Professorship in History
  • Two-year renewable contract. Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience.
  • Applicants are expected to hold a Ph.D. degree with a strong commitment to research and teaching as well as serving the university. Applicants are also expected to be proficient in English spoken and written as the language of instruction at KFUPM is English. Candidates with Middle East expertise and experience are encouraged to apply.
  • Please apply online by visiting KFUPM website at: http://www.kfupm.edu.sa ; the click on jobs link. You can also contact us: By email: faculty@kfupm.edu.sa & CC: c-gsd@kfupm.edu.sa By mail: Dean, Faculty & Personnel Affairs, KFUPM, Box no. 5005, Dhahran 31261, Saudi Arabia, Fax #: +966 3 860 2429
  • For additional information and to download application form, please visit: http://www.kfupm.edu.sa/fpa or http://www.kfupm.edu.sa/gsd
  • Position open until filled

Lahore University of Management Sciences (PAK)Edit

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in History
  • Teaching Load: 3 courses/year
  • The ideal candidate should have a PhD in History with some years of teaching experience at the undergraduate level. The successful candidate can have a research focus on any region of the world. We will prefer applicants who through their research and teaching will diversify the currently available expertise at the Department and its history stream.
  • Interested applicants should submit a copy of their current curriculum vitae and a cover letter, along with names of three referees, to Mehreen Jamil (Senior Officer) E-mail: mehreen.jamil@lums.edu.pk Tel: +92 42 35608114
  • Deadline: 15 Dec. 2017

McNeese State University (USA:LA) - Non-WesternEdit

  • 10-month tenure track assistant professorship in Non-Western History, to begin 1 Aug. 2018
  • Teaching Load: 4 classes a semester, including 3 surveys in US or World History and 1 upper-level course in Asian, Middle Eastern, or African history; maintaining an active research agenda; and fulfilling administrative tasks as needed. The Assistant Professor will work closely with the faculty and staff of the Dept. of History.
  • Required: Ph.D. or ABD in Asian, Middle Eastern, or African History; ability to teach US and World History surveys; research potential. Preferred: PhD. in hand; teaching experience at the university level.
  • Applicants should submit: Letter of Application, Resume, References (name, phone number, and e-mail address of at least three), and Unofficial Transcripts for the application process. Please submit the required documents to: Dr. Philippe Girard, Chair, Hiring committee, History Dept., McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA 70609-2860, History office: (337) 475-5160 Office Fax: (337) 475-5165 E-mail of Contact Person: girard@mcneese.edu
  • Review begins: 15 Dec. 2017 and continues until position filled.

Missouri State University (USA:MS) - Assistant Professor, History EducationEdit

  • Tenure Track Assistant Professor position in Social Science and/or History Education.
  • The successful candidate will be one of two faculty in the department whose primary responsibilities including providing courses in Secondary Social Science methods, supervising pre-service teachers, and other administrative duties as related to education accreditation and advising. Additional undergraduate and graduate course offerings will depend upon the successful candidate’s area of specialization in history and/or area studies. Candidates whose expertise and/or experience will contribute to the department’s commitment to prepare our students to teach in diverse settings are particularly encouraged to apply.
  • Ph.D. in History, Social Science or History Education, or related area studies. Outstanding candidates at the A.B.D. level will be considered, but must have completed the Ph.D. within one year of initial appointment.
  • To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, three confidential letters of recommendation and syllabi in U.S. or World History and an upper-level course. All application material, including letters of recommendation, must be submitted electronically to http://jobs.missouristate.edu/postings/35314.
  • Questions should be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Michelle Morgan MichelleMorgan@MissouriState.edu
  • for full consideration: 16 Oct. 2017 and the post remains open until filled.
    • [posted 30 Oct.] Any news on this one yet?
    • Just received invitation for Skype/phone interview.

Northumbria University (UK:Eng) - pref. Early ModernEdit

  • Senior Lecturer/Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc or assoc/full prof) in History
  • We invite applications from outstanding academics with an international research profile in History and particularly encourage applications from scholars covering early modern history. As a member of the History subject group, you will help grow and develop the research profile of the group in line with our REF success and the University Vision. You will make a strong personal contribution to the academic profile of the Department and Faculty through your contribution to research, impact and teaching.
  • For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Professor Julian Wright, Professor in History and Head of Department of Humanities, at julian.wright@northumbria.ac.uk
  • For more information and to apply please visit https://work4.northumbria.ac.uk/work-for-us/details/?roleId=212
  • Deadline: 1 Sept. 2017

Northumbria University (UK:Eng) - Senior HireEdit

  • Professor/Associate Professor in History (post-1500)
  • We invite applications from outstanding academic leaders with an international research profile in History and are interested in applications from historians focusing on the period post-1500 (themes/geographies open). The appointee will lead, grow and develop the research profile of History at Northumbria, in line with our REF success and the University Vision. You will make a strong personal contribution to the academic profile of the Department and Faculty through your contribution to research, impact and teaching. Your ability to think and act strategically, adapting to the changing external environment, is key to success in this role. A successful record of leadership in research is essential.
  • For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Professor Julian Wright, Professor in History and Head of Department of Humanities, at julian.wright@northumbria.ac.uk
  • For more information and to apply please visit https://work4.northumbria.ac.uk/work-for-us/details/?roleId=208
  • Deadline: 1 Sept. 2017

Nottingham Trent University (UK:Eng) - History and Cultural Heritage [Senior Hire]Edit

  • Professorship (~tenured full prof ++) in History and Cultural Heritage
  • The successful candidate should have a substantial international reputation in research and scholarship and an international publication record; an outstanding knowledge of the national and international landscape for the research field. Candidates who combine disciplinary depth with interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary activities are especially encouraged to apply.
  • The successful applicant should have substantial experience of producing high quality individual research and of attracting external funding beyond individual research grants. He/she will be the School’s lead in the Nottingham Trent University Global Heritage: Science, Management and Development research theme and will be expected to lead the History Unit submission to REF2021. He/she will have a wide-ranging, relevant academic network, experience of university governance and management; a demonstrable and substantial record of successful doctoral supervision and a commitment to Masters level teaching and PhD training; experience of working with HEI and non-HEI partners on research projects.
  • Please note, shortlisted applicants will be required to attend a meeting and deliver a presentation on 07 December 2017. Successful first stage applicants will be invited to attend a second stage interview on the 04 January 2017.
  • If you have any specific queries in relation to these positions, please contact the Dean of the School of Arts and Humanities, Angela Brown, via email: angela.brown@ntu.ac.uk or the Associate Dean for Research for the School of Arts and Humanities, Professor Nahem Yousaf, via email: nahem.yousaf@ntu.ac.uk
  • apply online
  • Deadline: 19 Nov. 2017

Ritsumeikan University (JPN)Edit

  • Full time, fixed-term Associate Professorship, 1 April 2019 - 31 Mar 2014
  • This position will be at the College of Global Liberal Arts, Ritsumeikan University. This new college is being established in April 2019 in Osaka Ibaraki Campus.at the College of Global Liberal Arts, Ritsumeikan University. This new college is being established in April 2019 in Osaka Ibaraki Campus.
  • The successful candidate is responsible for four classes (ninety minutes/class) per week each semester in principle, and might also be assigned to teach other courses through inevitable circumstances. The successful candidate is responsible for four classes (ninety minutes/class) per week each semester in principle, and might also be assigned to teach other courses through inevitable circumstances. Specific requirements “Postcolonial Studies” (Undergraduate Level)
  • Short-listed candidates who pass the document screening will be called for an interview. In addition to the interview, they will be asked to give a mock lecture in English, based on the submitted course syllabus. The course syllabus should be written in English, and requested to submit after the document screening. Details will be sent to the email address shown in Form 1 of your CV.Short-listed candidates who pass the document screening will be called for an interview. In addition to the interview, they will be asked to give a mock lecture in English, based on the submitted course syllabus. The course syllabus should be written in English, and requested to submit after the document screening. Details will be sent to the email address shown in Form 1 of your CV.
  • Deadline: 1 pm 20 Jul. 2017

University of Brighton (UK:Eng) - Critical History & PoliticsEdit

  • Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in History
  • Your expertise in Migration, Conflict and War; Histories and Politics; Politics and Histories of the ‘Middle East’; Colonial, Postcolonial and de-colonial studies and/or the Politics of 'Race' would be welcome to enhance our students' experience.
  • A good undergraduate degree and a PhD in a relevant area will be essential to success in the role, as will a commitment to working with students from a range of educational backgrounds and to interdisciplinary undergraduate and postgraduate education. Evidence of excellence in teaching and of high quality research ready for submission to the next REF is also a requirement for this role which is based in the heart of Brighton, a city immersed in political history.
  • apply online
  • Deadline: 29 Aug. 2017

University of Tyumen (RUS)Edit

  • The School of Advanced Studies opened in 2017 as a greenfield project that will bring together 45 permanent faculty from different countries willing to work together in interrelated multidisciplinary projects in social sciences and the humanities, including in the areas merging with IT and life sciences. We currently have 18 faculty and postdocs working in 3 projects and are looking to hire 10 to 15 faculty in 2018.
  • As a research institution, SAS does not privilege Russia as a research field, so knowledge of Russian is not required, while fluent English is. As an educational institution, SAS provides the most international English language BA program in Russia using the model of an honors’ college with comprehensive general education core, small classes, individualized tracks, and late choice of major among Biology, Cultural Studies, Film & Media, Economics, History, IT and Sociology & Anthropology. MA programs will be opening in the coming years.
  • Most appointments will be on individual 3-year contracts with a possibility of renewal. SAS operates on a quarter system (September-October, November-December, February-March, April-May). The maximum required teaching load is 256 academic hours a year with an option of having one quarter a year free of teaching. SAS will pay competitive salaries commensurate with experience, provide benefits and research allowance.
  • As a research institution, SAS does not privilege Russia as a research field, so knowledge of Russian is not required, while fluent English is. As an educational institution, SAS provides the most international English language BA program in Russia using the model of an honors’ college with comprehensive general education core, small classes, individualized tracks, and late choice of major among Biology, Cultural Studies, Film & Media, Economics, History, IT and Sociology & Anthropology. MA programs will be opening in the coming years.
  • Please send a CV, three letters of reference, and a cover letter describing your academic itinerary and research plans in the framework of a possible joint multidisciplinary project via e-mail to sas@utmn.ru.
  • Deadline: 31 Dec. 2017
  • Preliminary interviews will be conducted via Skype. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to Tyumen in early March for a project design session where they will self-organize into multidisciplinary teams and propose research projects for the international selection committee.

University of Warwick (UK:Eng) - History & LiteratureEdit

  • Assistant Professor in History & Literature
  • You will contribute to the design and teaching of the new undergraduate joint-honours degree of English and History (VQ32). You will conduct research in History and be prepared to work in collaboration with colleagues within the Department of History and the Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies, and with colleagues across the University. You will be expected to build research networks in your specialism beyond the University.
  • We seek an outstanding scholar who specialises in the historical embeddedness of literature and culture – socially and materially – and who is keen to provide innovative teaching in this area, including the design and delivery of new modules. The successful candidate will engage with the intersection of history and literature in both their research and teaching. We welcome applications from all those working in, and critically reflecting upon, the field of cultural history, whether within the context of Britain, North America, or Global history.
  • You will possess a PhD or equivalent; will have an emergent or already established international reputation in an appropriate field of study; and will have relevant teaching experience. You will also demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence. You will contribute to the teaching on the core modules of the English and History degree, and will develop new modules as your specialist research-led teaching.
  • All applications must be accompanied by a CV and covering letter. Writing samples may be requested from candidates during the latter stages of the recruitment process and should not be submitted with the initial application.
  • Please direct all informal inquiries to Professor Daniel Branch, Head of Department, at D.P.Branch@warwick.ac.uk.
  • apply online
  • Deadline: 3 Dec. 2017

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Aston University (UK:Eng) - [Multiple positions]Edit

Lecturer in Modern History - Senior Lecturer in Modern History - Reader in Modern History

  • Lectureship (~tenured asst/assoc prof) and either Senior Lecturer or Reader (assoc/full, full prof) in Modern History, to begin 1 Apr. 2018
  • Strong candidates from any field of nineteenth and/or twentieth century history are encouraged to apply. We expect to make at least one appointment in the field of digital history. You should have experience of teaching History in a Higher Education environment and be able to contribute to the development of the teaching portfolio within the Department. You should have a completed doctorate in a relevant discipline and a strong developing profile of publications and research.
  • For Reader: The successful candidate will be an internationally recognised scholar and will play a key leadership role in the organization, development and promotion of the academic activities of the School. We would expect an applicant appointed at this level to have the ambition and aptitude to progress to the level of Chair in the coming years.
  • Apply Online (see links above) - Please contact Dr Stefan Manz (Head of Department) with any queries about the role (S.Manz@aston.ac.uk)
  • SHORT Deadline: 31 Oct. 2017
    • Intend to interview 20 or 23 Nov.

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (ISR)Edit

  • Tenure-track position in modern history (with preference to Europe, Africa and the Americas), to begin 1 Oct. 2018
  • The successful candidate must hold a Ph.D. prior to appointment.
  • S/he will be expected to teach in Hebrew.
  • Applications should include the following: curriculum vitae, brief outline of research-in-progress, two published articles or other writing samples, statement of teaching interests. In addition, three letters of recommendation are required, which should be sent directly by the referees. All materials should be sent electronically to Prof. Hillay Zmora: hzmora@bgu.ac.il.
  • Deadline: 1 Nov. 2017

Liverpool John Moores University (UK:Eng) - History after 1800 [Senior Hire]Edit

  • Subject Leader in history (salary is Full Prof+)
  • The search is open to outstanding scholars of any field of History from 1800 onwards who are in an existing leadership role or seeking to move into the management of a vibrant subject area. You should be able to articulate clear strategies around the current HE environment and the teaching and research challenges faced. You will sit within the senior management structure of the school and be able to think and act strategically to deliver on the University’s vision.
  • We seek a dynamic, inspirational individual with a proven academic and leadership track-record who can articulate a clear strategy for strengthening further the research, teaching and civic engagement of the subject area in the local, national and international arena.
  • Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Alex Miles, Director of the School of Humanities and Social Science, email: a.miles@ljmu.ac.uk
  • apply online
  • Deadline: 31 May 2017

National Chengchi University (TWN) - [Open Rank]Edit

  • Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor in Modern History, to begin Feb 2018
  • National Chengchi University requires that applicants be able to teach at least one English-taught class per semester; non-Chinese speaking applicants with a working knowledge of Mandarin Chinese preferred.
  • Required application materials: copy of doctoral diploma (or letter from dean’s office showing successful defense before August 31, 2017), 2 copies of dissertation and master’s thesis, and other writing sample (with Chinese or English synopsis); doctoral and master’s degree transcripts; curriculum vitae; list of publications, research plan, proposed courses to teach and sample syllabi (at least one English-taught class)
  • Candidates without a doctoral degree, but with an exceptional record of publication and teaching, will be required to provide an official certification of position and the other requirements as stated above, excluding dissertation.
  • History Search Committee, Department of History, National Chengchi University, No. 64, Sec. 2, ZhiNan Road, Wenshan District, Taipei City 11605, Taiwan, R.O.C. - E-mail: history@nccu.edu.tw
  • Deadline: applications must be postmarked 31 Aug. 2017
  • Applicants who reach the second-round will be interviewed on campus. NCCU will not cover travel expenses.
  • You won't cover travel expenses!?!?!?!?!?!?! How do you expect to recruit good people to Taiwan?

University of California - Davis (USA:CA) - 20thC migration historyEdit

  • tenure track assistant professorship in Migration History
  • Looking for a candidate "whose research focuses on migration in the twentieth century. We seek, in particular, specialists in labor migration and displacement from war and ethnic violence, with a preference for regions beyond the US."
  • Teaching responsibilities include courses in the undergraduate and graduate programs and supervision of Ph.D. candidates. The successful applicant will be expected to teach the appropriate course or courses in the year-long survey on migration history in the twentieth century as well as specialized upper-division and graduate courses.
  • PhD must be in hand by start date
  • This recruitment is conducted at the Assistant Professor rank. The resulting hire will be at the assistant rank, regardless of the proposed appointee’s qualifications.
  • Applicants should submit a cover letter, C.V., a dissertation abstract or writing sample of article or chapter length, teaching portfolio, and three letters of recommendation. Diversity statements are welcome. Applications will be accepted on-line. Please follow instructions at the recruitment website. Apply at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF01774
  • Deadline: not stated in ad, ad closes 8 Nov.

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