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Boston College (USA:MA) - Global or InternationalEdit

  • Tenure track Assistant Professorship in Global or International History
  • PhD must be in hand by 31 Aug. 2018
  • All topical, chronological, and geographical specializations are welcome. The strongest applications will demonstrate attention to the processes and problematics of globalization (e.g., environmental, social, economic, political or cultural dimensions), and a facility with moving between various temporal and spatial scales
  • Teaching Load: 4 courses each academic year "that encompass a mix of undergraduate surveys suited to the university’s Core curriculum (; electives; and graduate colloquia. All four courses will be given history designation, but at least two of them should be clearly relevant for International Studies students. (For information about International Studies:"
  • Applicants for this position should submit a cover letter; a curriculum vitae; a research statement; a one-page summary of teaching experience accompanied by two sample syllabi; an article-length sample of research; and three letters of recommendation. Please submit these materials to Interfolio (
  • Deadline: 13 Oct. 2017
  • Intend to interview at the AHA

Brigham Young University (USA:UT) - Pre- and Early-ModernEdit

  • Continuing faculty status (BYU equivalent of tenure) track appointment at Brigham Young University, to begin August 2018.
  • PhD required.
  • Applications are welcome from candidates in all pre- and early-modern world history fields of history. Teaching load will include World Civilizations before 1500, courses in field of specialization, and other service and core courses in history.
  • Preference is given to qualified candidates who are members in good standing of the affiliated church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • Applicants must apply on-line and attach current curriculum vitae. In addition, send letter of application, two writing samples, transcript(s), recent teaching evaluations, and three letters of recommendation to: Search Committee, Dept. of History, Brigham Young University, 2130 JFSB, Provo, UT 84602
  • Deadline: 16 Oct. 2017

Ritsumeikan University (JPN)Edit

  • Full time tenure track Associate Professor or Professor in History, to begin Apr. 2019
  • Teaching responsibilities: “Civilization in Global History” (Undergraduate Level). The successful candidate is responsible for five classes (ninety minutes/class) per week each semester in principle, and might also be assigned to teach other courses through inevitable circumstances.
  • Qualification Requirement: Applicants must meet ALL of the following eligibility requirement: A deep understanding of Ritsumeikan University’s Founding Spirit and Educational Philosophy; Ability to achieve the educational aim of the college and to facilitate the growth of the students;Ph.D. degree or equivalent research achievement; Committed participation in the educational administration of this new college based on the understanding of the aim of founding this college; Professional proficiency in English for education and research; Ability to build international networks in purpose of education and research; Ability to lecture world history through (from) specific theoretical perspectives (frameworks) in the subjects of comparative civilizations / historical sociology / macro history
  • Short-listed candidates who pass the document screening will be called for an interview, conducted in English and Japanese. 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 the Form 1.
  • Application Materials- Materials sent by post: Curriculum Vitae (four sets; One set consists of the four designated documents (Form 1, Form 2, Form3 and Form 4). Each document should be placed in order and the upper left part of the set should be stapled. These documents should be submitted by email as well; Research Achievement of three major publications (four hardcopies each); Certificate of the final academic background (one original and three hardcopies) Four hardcopies are also acceptable. In this case, please bring the original to an interview; Essay on your thoughts, opinions, and vision on the liberal arts education. (four hardcopies); Essay should be written in English within one A4-sized paper. - Materials sent by email: "Curriculum Vitae” should be submitted also by email. The other materials are not acceptable.
  • By post (Your postal mail must be registered and recorded) - Faculty Recruitment Team, Development Office of College of Global Liberal Arts, Ritsumeikan University, 1 Nishinokyo-Suzaku-Cho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, 604-8520, Japan - (Note) Please label an envelope in red ink “Application for Faculty Position ‘E’ enclosed”. By email Title: Application for Faculty Position “E” (YOUR NAME)
  • Deadline: 5:00 p.m., June 23, 2017 (JST).

San Diego Community College District (USA:CA) - two positionsEdit

  • Two Assistant Professorships in History
  • Position one:
  • a world history generalist, with an emphasis on comparative civilizations from the earliest historical periods to the start of the Modern Era, c. 9,000 BCE to 1500 CE, will have the following parameters: Offering the World History I/II Sequence, but having specialization in two or more geographic areas (Asia, Europe, Middle East), with expertise in two broad chronological eras, through 1500 CE. Primary responsibility will be offering World History I (HIST 100); secondary responsibilities in World History II (HIST 101), Western Civilization I (HIST 105), and Ancient Egypt (HIST 154). Depending upon the qualifications and experience of the successful candidates and the needs of the Department, other responsibilities may include teaching courses in Introduction to Asian Civilizations (HIST120).
  • Position two:
  • a world history generalist, with an emphasis on comparative civilizations, 1500 CE to the present, will have the following parameters: Offering the World History I/II sequence, but having specialization in two or more geographic areas (Asia, Europe, Middle East) with expertise in two broad chronological eras, from the start of the modern era, 1500 CE, to the present. Primary responsibility will be offering World History II (HIST 101); secondary responsibilities in World History I (HIST 100), Western Civilization II (HIST 106), and The Modern Middle East (HIST 130). Depending upon the qualifications and experience of the successful candidates and the needs of the Department, other responsibilities may include teaching courses in Asian Civilizations in Modern Times (HIST 121).
  • teaching load: "15 class hours per week, and may include day, evening and Saturday classes."
  • PhD preferred but not required
  • To apply, visit:
  • Deadline: Open until filled [posted 2 Aug. 2017]



York University (CAN) - Canada 150 Research Chair in the History of Britain and the World, 1500-1850Edit

  • tenure track Canada 150 Research Chair in the History of Britain and the World, 1500-1850, with preferred specialization in Africa and the Atlantic World, to commence July 1, 2018.
  • See full posting (link above) at European_History_2017-18

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Baruch College (USA:NY)Edit

  • Assistant professorship in Islamic World History, to begin Aug. 2018
  • Specialization is open, but preference will be given to candidates whose research focuses on the Middle East and/or North Africa. Teaching duties include a global history survey and upper level undergraduate electives. Active research, committee participation and service are also expected.
  • HOW TO APPLY: STEP ONE - To be considered for this position, please submit your application online by clicking on "Apply Now" through this link Candidates should provide a resume, a cover letter and three letters of reference. STEP TWO - Go to All applicants are required to have three confidential letters of recommendation submitted electronically by their references as described below. Please go to and enter the contact information for three (3) references. The online system will automatically send your references a request to submit a letter via the system. Full instructions will be provided. Emailed or hard copy applications will not be considered. If you have any questions, please contact HR at 646-660-6590.
  • Deadline: 16 Oct. 2017

Lehigh University (USA:PA)Edit

  • Assistant Professorship in Islamic World History, with expertise in a particular region of the Islamic World combined with broad training in the history of Islam’s transnational, cross-cultural, and global dimensions
  • Phd must be in hand by Aug 2018.
  • Teaching load: 2/2 inc. "graduate (M.A. and PhD in History) and undergraduate courses."
  • To apply, please upload letter of application, vita, three letters of recommendation and a writing sample to Academic Jobs Online (
  • For full consideration: 10 Oct. 2017

Stanford University (USA: CA) - Law and Legal Institutions in Muslim Societies (incl. History)Edit

  • Stanford University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor or a tenured Associate Professor faculty position focused on law and legal institutions of Islam and/or Muslim societies in any time period.
  • The successful applicant for this position will be jointly appointed in the Stanford Law School and one of the following departments within the School of Humanities and Sciences: Anthropology, History, Political Science, or Sociology. The successful applicant will have teaching and advising responsibilities in both the Law School and the School of Humanities and Sciences and will also be expected to contribute to the Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies’ curricular and outreach efforts.
  • The exact structure of the appointment, including the share of the appointment in Law and Humanities and Sciences, will depend on the successful candidate. We have a preference for candidates who hold both a J.D. and Ph.D., but will also consider candidates with a Ph.D. and substantive expertise in Islamic law and institutions.
  • Applicants should provide a cover letter including a brief statement of research interests, a curriculum vitae including list of publications, and one recent writing sample. Assistant level and untenured associate level applicants should arrange to have three letters of reference submitted to
  • For full consideration, materials should be received by October 15, 2017. Please use the following link to apply:



University of Nebraska, Omaha (USA:NE)Edit

[nb: posted 29 June, start date unclear AFII (talk) 09:32, June 30, 2017 (UTC)]

  • Assisstant professor in History and Humanities
  • In classroom teaching of undergraduate and graduate level courses totaling nine credit hours a semester, including two sections of World Civilizations, an upper-division Holocaust class and Comparative Genocide.
  • Requires a PhD in History, Humanities or related field. Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
  • Direct resumes to John A. Grigg, Department Chair, History, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 6001 Dodge Street, Omaha, NE 68182.
  • Deadline: 31 Jul. 2017

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