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===[ New Jersey Institute of Technology (USA:NJ)] - [Non-TT]===
* renewable non-tenure track appointment as a university lecturer in legal history or legal studies, based at NJIT, beginning the Fall 2022 semester.
* We seek an outstanding, dedicated teacher who can offer a range of undergraduate courses. The incumbent will support the Federated History Department’s initiatives in the undergraduate program in Law, Technology and Culture (LTC). Chronological /geographical area(s) of expertise are open, but the successful candidate must be able to teach legal history and/or legal studies
* Teaching Load: 4/4
* Candidates must apply via the NJIT Jobs website at Please submit a cover letter describing your teaching experiences and research interests, a C.V., a sample syllabus for an undergraduate history/legal studies course, and any course evaluations. Three confidential letters of recommendation should be sent directly to Carla Guerriero at
* For full consideration: '''7 Nov. 2021'''

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Colgate University (USA:NY) - Immigration or Migration After 1900

  • Assistant Professor of History, Historian of Immigration or Migration After 1900, to begin Fall 2022
  • The geographical field is open, but we are especially interested in candidates who employ innovative methodologies, take a transnational approach, or use oral history sources in their research. We welcome work on all aspects of immigration and migration, including the history of forced migration, immigration policies, stateless people, and refugees, to name just a few topics. The successful candidate should have experience in archives or field work and relevant language proficiency
  • Teaching Load: 5 courses/year "New colleagues can expect to teach introductory and upper-level courses, with opportunities to design specialized and experimental courses consistent with their interests and departmental needs. (Further information about the History Department can be found here.) They will also participate in the University’s Liberal Arts Core Curriculum and its interdisciplinary programs."
  • A cover letter, a CV, an article-length writing sample, and three reference letters must be submitted through
  • Review begins: 1 Oct. 2021

Ryerson University (CAN) - Black History

  • tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of Black History, effective July 1, 2022
  • Candidates will ahve a Ph.D. in Black HIstoyr or a related disicpline in any time period or geographic region. Candidates who are ABD and are demonstrably very close to completion of their PhD may also be considered.
  • The application must contain the following: a letter of application; a curriculum vitae; a statement of research interests; a teaching dossier and results of teaching evaluations; an names of three individuals who may be contacted for references. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority, in accordance with Canadian immigration regulations. Candidates must therefore indicate in their application if they are a permanent resident or citizen of Canada.
  • Deadline: 2 Oct. 2021
  • Oct 12 - Long - shortlisted candidates contacted


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Harvard Business School (USA:MA)

  • tenure-track position in the Business, Government, and the International Economy (BGIE) unit, to begin 1 Jul. 2022
  • While candidates may study any geographic region or time period, we are especially looking for scholars whose research focuses on one or more of the following areas: business-government relations, economic development, democratic governance, international institutions and/or international relations, law, political economy, public policy, and trade. 
  • Candidates may come directly from Ph.D. programs or from the faculties of other universities.
  • Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, description of research-in-progress, published articles or working papers, dissertation chapters or other writing samples, statement of teaching interests and, if applicable, teaching evaluations. In addition, three confidential letters of recommendation are required, which should be submitted through the online portal by the referees. Apply online. Candidates should select the job title option “Tenure-Track Position in History” when choosing a position on the application
  • Deadline: 25 Oct. 2021


Harvard Graduate School of Design - Landscape Architecture (Environmental History)
  • Tenure track assistant professorship, with possibility of senior appointment, to begin Fall 2022.
  • Teaching responsibilities include a comprehensive course on the history of the environment and engagement in the Department of Landscape Architecture’s core curriculum, including “Climate by Design."
  • Candidates are required to hold a PhD in the history of landscape, art, architecture, urbanism, environmental or ecological humanities, history of science, STS, critical geography, or related fields.
  • Application materials: a letter of interest, current CV, a teaching statement and a research statement, a Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging statement, and two or three significant works such as articles or book chapters.
  • Deadline: will review applications on a rolling basis starting on Sep. 1, 2021.
  • any news??

University of Iowa (USA) - non-US environmental history (ref#: 74204)

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in non-US environmental history, to begin Aug. 2022
  • must have a Ph.D. in History or related field in hand  by August 15, 2022.
  • Teaching load: n/a
  • Department website
  • Application materials: Curriculum Vitae; Name and Contact Information of References (three); Letter of Application; Supporting Attachments; Substantial sample of written work (ideally, dissertation or book manuscript); Teaching Statement; Sample syllabus
  • Deadline: Screening will begin Sep. 15, 2021 and continue until an offer is made.
  • Any updates? <- this was posted well in advance of the deadline, accident or getting a head start?

University of Nebraska - Omaha (USA:NE) - North American West

  • tenure-track assistant professorship in the Environmental History of the North American West, to begin Aug. 2022
  • Teaching Load: 3/3 (nine hours a semester). Courses to be taught should include the department’s upper-division course, “History of the American West,” upper-division courses and graduate seminars in Environmental History and one or more of the department’s methodology courses
  • Applicants must have their dissertation and all other work for a Ph.D. in history or a closely related field completed and approved by May, 2022
  • All applications must be submitted online via UNO’s Human Resources website (search for job posting number 2021F-00149). Please submit the following: Cover letter, C.V., Diversity, equity, & inclusion statement, including how this would influence the candidate’s approach to teaching the diverse student body at UNO, Names and contact information of three referees, Teaching statement which should include the candidate’s approach to different teaching modes: in person, online, and hybrid. Candidates who advance beyond the first round will be asked for letters of reference, syllabi, and a writing sample.
  • Inquiries can be directed to: Dr. John Grigg, Department Chair, Department of History,
  • Review begins: 25 Oct. 2021 and continues until position filled.

University of Oklahoma (USA:OK) - with US history [Open Rank]

  • tenure-track or tenured position in US environmental history, with an emphasis on issues of race, indigeneity, and/or ethnicity, at the rank of assistant, associate, or full professor
  • A Ph. D. in History or a related field is required by August 16, 2022, the time of the appointment
  • Teaching Load: 2/2: Candidates should be prepared to teach upper-division and graduate courses in environmental history and US history as well as the US survey.
  • Please submit a cover letter, cv, writing sample (chapter or article), and three letters of recommendation to Interfolio at The search committee may request additional materials at a later date.
  • Review begins immediately [ad posted 27 Sept] & encourage application by 1 Nov. 2021

Vanderbilt University (USA:TN)

  • tenure-track assistant professor in environmental history, to begin 15 Aug. 2022
  • Defined broadly to include, but not limited to, histories of environment or climate; the development of the environmental sciences; race and environmental justice; economic, legal and policy histories of environmental regulation; and indigenous and/or non-western societies’ environmental practices. The candidate will be expected to contribute actively to the new Climate Studies major, which is part of a group of broad initiatives on climate change across the university
  • Preferred strengths include but are not limited to expertise in regions outside North America or in regional or global processes encompassing North America. We are interested in research that connects environmental history with legal, economic, or race and diaspora studies, or the history of science, medicine, and/or technology.
  • To be considered, please submit your application ... with the following materials: cover letter, complete curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, writing sample (maximum 10,000 words), statement of teaching philosophy and approaches to diversity and inclusion in the classroom, and three letters of recommendation. Applications are only accepted through Interfolio [1]. Inquiries about the position may be sent to Professor Ruth Rogaski (
  • Deadine 30 Oct. 2021
  • Interviews of finalists will be conducted by Zoom in November and December 2021.


University of Pennsylvania (USA:PA) - History of Sexuality

  • tenure-track position in the history of sexuality at the assistant professor rank, to begin 21 Jun. 2022
  • We welcome candidates working in the post-1800 period on any geographical and topical area.  We seek applicants who embrace innovative methods and critical perspectives on sexuality; engage with questions of race, ethnicity, empire, and colonialism; take interdisciplinary approaches; and/or study global/transnational materials
  • Teaching Load: 2/2
  • Applicants should submit their materials online at and include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a writing sample (article or dissertation chapter), a teaching statement, and three confidential letters of recommendation
  • review begins: 15 Nov. 2021



New Jersey Institute of Technology (USA:NJ) - [Non-TT]

  • renewable non-tenure track appointment as a university lecturer in legal history or legal studies, based at NJIT, beginning the Fall 2022 semester.
  • We seek an outstanding, dedicated teacher who can offer a range of undergraduate courses. The incumbent will support the Federated History Department’s initiatives in the undergraduate program in Law, Technology and Culture (LTC). Chronological /geographical area(s) of expertise are open, but the successful candidate must be able to teach legal history and/or legal studies
  • Teaching Load: 4/4
  • Candidates must apply via the NJIT Jobs website at Please submit a cover letter describing your teaching experiences and research interests, a C.V., a sample syllabus for an undergraduate history/legal studies course, and any course evaluations. Three confidential letters of recommendation should be sent directly to Carla Guerriero at
  • For full consideration: 7 Nov. 2021


Ohio State University (USA:OH) - Global Military

  • Tenure track assistant professorship (Seth Andre Myers Professorship) in Global Military History, to begin 15 Aug. 2022
  • We are particularly interested in candidates who consider the impact of conflicts on societies in ways that include, but are not limited to: the circulation and interaction of people and practices, the development and transformation of networks of trade and knowledge, the transformation of material culture, and the propagation of diseases beyond national border
  • Candidates should submit (1) a cover letter, (2) a diversity statement that will articulate demonstrated commitments and capacities to contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, mentoring and/or outreach and engagement, (3) a curriculum vitae, and (4) three letters of recommendation. The search committee might subsequently ask applicants to provide copies of research publications and/or materials that document teaching accomplishments. Candidates are encouraged to submit initial application materials through Academic Jobs Online at: Paper materials will also be reviewed if mailed to Professor Bruno Cabanes, Chair, Seth Andre Myers Professorship Search Committee, Department of History, Ohio State University, 261 Dulles Hall, 230 Annie and John Glenn Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210
  • Review begins: 15 Oct. 2021


Tufts University (USA:MA) - Diplomatic

  • Associate or Full Prof full-time tenured faculty position in diplomatic history or the history of international relations to begin in September 2022 (Lee E. Dirks Chair in Diplomatic History)
  • Applications are encouraged from historians as well as political scientists who study diplomatic history
  • Candidates should submit a cover letter, a statement of research and teaching interests including concrete descriptions of current and future plans for research as well as their particular interest in the position at The Fletcher School), curriculum vitae, list of at least three references, and previous teaching evaluations...Applications can be submitted via Interfolio. Inquiries about the position should be addressed to search committee chair Professor Josephine Wolff (
  • Review begins: 1 Oct. 2021 and will continue reviewing until the position is filled


Moravian College (USA:PA) - [non-TT]

  • Assistant Professor of Practice in Public History, a three-year, renewable position, to begin in the 2022-23 academic year.
  • Teaching Load: 4/4 which will include an introduction to public history course and overseeing internships. Preference will be given to scholars specializing in underrepresented or historically marginalized groups or the Global South
  • TO APPLY: Qualified candidates should attach the following to their online application by clicking "Apply Now": (1) a letter of interest; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) three letters of recommendation; (4) evidence of teaching Experience; (5) Diversity Statement; Please attach documents as a single PDF file. Moravian University will not sponsor applicants for this position for a U.S. work visa.
  • position open until filled.

University College London (UK:Eng)

  • Lecturer (~asst/assoc prof) in Public History, tenable from 4 January 2022
  • The main purpose of the role is to bring expertise in public history to the department; to support the delivery and development of the new MA Public History at UCL East; to extend and deepen the role of public history at UCL; and to enhance the History Department's work in all areas (research, teaching, administration, and knowledge exchange).
  • You should be able to demonstrate your contributions to the field of public history, through a combination of research, education and/or knowledge exchange, depending on prior experience. You must have a demonstrable aptitude for pedagogical innovation and a track record in bringing members of the public into their research and teaching, whether as active participants, practitioners or advisers
  • Deadline: 31 Aug. 2021

University of California, Santa Barbara (USA:CA)

  • Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Public History, to begin 7 Jan 2022
  • We seek applications from scholars in any geographic and chronological specialization, with a preference for candidates with demonstrated experience in conducting field-related projects in collaboration with museums, archives, preservationist organizations, historical justice initiatives, local communities, and public agencies. The department is especially interested in candidates working in areas of race and/or indigeneity, and who can contribute to the department’s ongoing work of internationalizing our Public History program
  • Apply link:
  • For full consideration: 1 Nov. 2021 although applications will be considered as long as position open until 30 Jun. 2022

University of South Carolina (USA:SC)

  • tenure-track assistant professor position in Public History, to commence August 16, 2022.
  • Teaching Load: 2/2 and the successful applicant will be prepared to offer undergraduate and graduate courses in Public History and should have strong interest in supervising graduate students.
  • Candidates must apply through USCjobs via, and upload a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a publicly engaged writing sample (e.g., an exhibit script, historic register nomination, grant application, finding guide, podcast, or blog post), and the names and contact information for three references. Please send letters of reference directly to
  • Review begins: 1 Nov. 2021 and continues until position filled

University of Texas, El Paso (USA:TX)

  • Assistant/Associate Professor of Public History, to begin Fall 2022
  • The successful applicant will have a background of working in or with any of the following: community organizations; state, local, and federal historical agencies; historic preservation associations; and private historical contracting. The successful candidate should have a strong and demonstrable record in Digital History, be able to contribute to the Public History curriculum, and expand our professional development initiatives at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Individual research emphasis is open, but the department is known internationally for its doctoral program in Borderlands history
  • All applicants must submit a letter of interest, curriculum vita, transcripts, writing sample, and contact information of three reference writers. Letters of recommendation will be requested separately of candidates going into the first round of interviews. Additionally, applicants should submit a statement of contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Review begins 15 Nov. 2021 and continues until position filled


Emory University (USA:GA) - Medieval/Early modern

  • tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Medieval/Early Modern Jewish History to begin Fall 2022
  • see full posting, link above at European History 2021-22

Harvard University (USA:MA) - Medieval Islamic

University of Colorado - Boulder (USA:CO) - Jewish [Senior Hire]

  • Louis P. Singer Endowed Chair in Jewish History; This is a tenured senior position open to advanced associate professors and full professors working in History and related disciplines
  • We particularly encourage applications from scholars who specialize in modern European history.
  • Teaching: teach a variety of courses in European and Jewish history/studies, including introductory survey courses, specialized courses in the candidate’s area of research, and broader courses on topics such as European and Jewish history and Holocaust and genocide studies. The successful candidate will also play an active role in training graduate students, and provide service to History and Jewish Studies, the campus, and the larger professional community.
  • To apply, please submit the following materials: A letter of application, A current CV, A teaching and mentoring statement, A research statement, A diversity and inclusion statement that addresses how the candidate would foster a diverse and inclusive environment through their teaching, scholarship, and service. During the application process you will need to enter contact information for three references and we will request letters of recommendation and additional materials, if needed, as the search progresses.
  • For full consideration: 13 Sept. 2021