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===[https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/CHE859/lecturer-in-20th-century-american-history-education Kings College London (UK:Eng)] - [Non-TT]===
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* 12 month lectureship in 20th Century American History, to begin 1 Sept. 2021
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* The post-holder will be responsible for teaching the modules 5AAH1062 Political Culture, Faith and Belonging in the post-1945 United States and 6AAH3041 Political Culture in the Twentieth-Century United States and the associated dissertation module. In addition, you will teach on the module 4AAH0001 Historical Skills, Sources and Approaches, as well as making contributions to the MA in World History and Culture. You will also be expected to contribute to the administration and pastoral provision of the Department of History.
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* Deadline: '''12 Jul. 2021'''
 
===[https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/CGI668/lecturer-in-20th-century-us-history Lancaster University (UK:Eng)]===
 
===[https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/CGI668/lecturer-in-20th-century-us-history Lancaster University (UK:Eng)]===
 
NB the deadline in the jobs.ac.uk advert, as of 1 June, is a typo.
 
NB the deadline in the jobs.ac.uk advert, as of 1 June, is a typo.

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Aberystwyth University (UK:Wales)

  • Lecturer (~asst/assoc prof) in American History, to begin 1 Aug. 2021
  • The Department is especially keen to receive applications from candidates working in areas that address issues of protest and social change; this may include research or teaching areas which explore the experience and agency of groups or individuals disadvantaged by race, faith, gender, or sexuality.
  • Teaching responsibilities are established through the Department’s teaching plan for the current academic year and will include delivery of a suitable range of modules consistent with the teaching range of the Department as well as contribution to the Department’s co-module provision. As well as developing their own modules, the appointee will be required to engage with team-taught modules in the Department at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Teaching may include lectures, tutorials, seminars, and individual supervision. They will contribute as required to undertake assessment and examination duties, as well as undertaking personal tutoring and providing pastoral support for students.
  • To make an informal enquiry, please contact Professor Phillipp Schofield, Head of Department, at prs@aber.ac.uk.
  • Deadline: 14 Jun. 2021

Aberystwyth University (UK:Wales) - US History from 1877 [non-TT]

  • one-year, full time, fixed-term Lectureship in American History (post-1776), tenable from 1 February 2021
  • The successful candidate will be expected to teach at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, to supervise undergraduate and postgraduate dissertations and to participate in University examining at undergraduate and taught postgraduate level. They will also be expected to participate in student recruitment and departmental administration activities.
  • The successful candidate will also have a strong research record or exhibit evidence of the capacity to develop such a record in a relevant field of American History.
  • To make an informal enquiry, please contact Professor Phillipp Schofield on 01970 622662 or via prs@aber.ac.uk. Ref: HWH.20.3391 For information and to apply, please go to http://jobs.aber.ac.uk
  • Deadline: 3 Dec. 2020

Angelo State University (USA:TX) - 20th Century U.S. Civil Rights

  • Tenure track Assistant Professorship in Twentieth Century United States Civil Rights history, with specializations in the Latinx or African American Civil Rights movements, beginning in Fall 2021.
  • The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in History, or related field
  • Specialization in 20th Century United States Civil Rights history, with additional specializations in the Latinx or African American Civil Rights movements. The ideal candidate will also be able to teach both halves of the U.S. History survey and contribute to the Mexican American Studies minor, which is housed in the History department.
  • Teaching Load: 4/4 typically three sections of U.S. survey (both halves) and one advanced course. Tenure track faculty are also expected to be engaged professionally with their disciplines.
  • Quick Link for Direct Access to Job Posting: http://employment.angelo.edu/postings/3349
  • Address all applications to Dr. Laurie Dickmeyer, Search Committee Chair
  • Deadline: 15 Nov. 2020

Barry University (USA:FL) US + regional/world

  • Assistant Professor of History with a specialization in American History, a secondary specialization in another regional history, and the ability to teach a required first-year class on world history since 1900, to begin Aug. 2021
  • Applicants should submit a letter of interest that addresses their teaching philosophy and experience teaching students of diverse backgrounds, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and a graduate transcript
  • Deadline: 11 Dec. 2020 review continues until position filled
    • [6 Jan] Rejection from long-list based on website status update.
      • [15 Jan] Did you find this under "status" when you checked the application status? Has anyone heard back from the search committee?
        • Yes, status updated as "Candidate Withdrew". This is odd phrasing, so I checked in with search committee and they confirmed the rejection.
    • Has anyone heard from the search committee yet?
      • [21 Jan] I haven't heard anything. I still just see "application in progress" on my Barry University application account.
    • First round interviews are underway [Jan 27]
    • [15 Mar]: Does anyone have any update on this search?

Belmont Abbey College (USA:NC) - Public History/Early America

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Public History to begin Aug. 2021
  • The selected candidate will develop a Public History minor for the department, direct student internships, and cultivate relationships with local historical institutions.
  •  An earned doctorate is preferred but ABDs will be considered. The successful candidate will possess experience in Public History, preferably with a minimum of two years’ experience working in museums, historical societies, or related organizations. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
  • A primary research and teaching focus in early U.S. History (pre-colonial era through the Civil War) is also required.
  • The preferred candidate will also possess coursework, publications, or relevant experience in any of the following subfields: Latin America; East Asia; or Digital History.
  • The successful candidate will be a talented and dedicated academic deeply and enthusiastically committed to the Catholic mission of Belmont Abbey College. Preference will be given to those candidates who can demonstrate 1) a record of excellence in undergraduate teaching and a sense of teaching as a vocation; 2) a philosophy of teaching that supports the approach to education expressed in St. John Paul II’s Ex Corde Ecclesiae; and 3) a strong desire to teach at a liberal arts institution where the academic program is “guided by the Catholic intellectual tradition and the Benedictine spirit of prayer and learning.”
  • Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the search is completed. Please apply by email to facultysearch@bac.edu using the subject line “History Search.” Include letter of application, vita, the names and contact information of at least three references, and a written response in which you explain how your work engages with the Catholic intellectual tradition in the context of a Benedictine liberal arts college and how your own faith tradition informs your vocation as teacher and scholar. (Evidence of teaching excellence and official transcripts are optional at this stage but required for interview.)

Bucknell University (USA:PA) - Modern [non-TT:VAP]

  • one-year Visiting Assistant Professor for the 2021-2022 academic year whose teaching and research focuses on modern US history
  • We seek a broadly trained teacher-scholar with a Ph.D. in History. Candidates in final stages of completing degree requirements for a PhD will also be considered.
  • Teaching load: 3/3 they will teach an introductory History course focused on their expertise (History 100) that will be geared toward first-year students, and two advanced undergraduate courses, US History 1940s-present (History 222), and American Identities (History 204). Scheduling for spring 2022 will be more flexible and may include an undergraduate seminar.
  • Interested candidates should submit a letter of application; curriculum vitae; a philosophy of teaching statement that addresses diversity, equity, and inclusion; and the names and contact information of three references. In the letter of application, please provide a brief explanation of how you would teach History 100, History 222, and History 204 (short course descriptions can be found at https://coursecatalog.bucknell.edu/collegeofartsandsciencescurricula/areasofstudy/historyhist/#courseinventory). To submit your application, please visit Bucknell's career site (careers.bucknell.edu). Applications will only be accepted online
  • Review begins: 12 Mar. 2021

Central Washington University (USA:WA)- Race and US History [TT]

  • Assistant Professor - To Start Sept, 2021
  • Ph.D. Required in History.
  • Ability to teach cross-listed courses in one of the following College units: Africana and Black Studies, Asian Studies, and the Centro Latinx and Latin American Studies.
  • Research, teaching, service, or other experience that has prepared the candidate to contribute to CWU's commitment to the engagement and inclusion of culturally diverse students.
  • Graduate training, research, and/or teaching experience in African-American history; U.S. LatinX history; and/or Asian-American history.
  • For questions, contact Dr. Daniel Herman, Search Chair, at daniel.herman@cwu.edu
  • Please see: https://www.higheredjobs.com/faculty/details.cfm?JobCode=177410811&Title=Assistant%20Professor%20-%20History%2FRace%20in%20US%20History
  • Screening Begins: March 15, 2021 and will be open until filled
  • [March 16] Review of applications has started. The committee of three faculty members, a diversity advocate, and the Department Chair will meet on March 29th to finalize a list for first-round interviews.
  • [April 4] The first round of phone interviews with candidates are scheduled.
  • [April 26] Four candidates were invited for virtual on-campus interviews.
  • [May 12] Three additional candidates have been invited for virtual on-campus interviews.
  • [May 29] An offer was extended and accepted. The pool for this position was just under 60 candidates.

Cornell University (USA:NY) - African-American women's/gender pre-1900

  • Tenure track assistant or associate professorship in African American Women's and Gender History, pre-1900
  • We welcome all areas of specialization.
  • Applicants must have their Ph.D. in hand by July 1, 2021.
  • Please upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and writing sample to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/16545 Applicants are encouraged to submit their materials early. We will request letters of recommendation from those candidates selected for the second round of review. Questions about the position and the search can be sent to the chair of the committee, Professor María Cristina García, at mcg20@cornell.edu
  • Deadline: 1 Sept. 2020
  • [19 Oct] - have they moved on to interviews yet? 
  • [19 Oct] - have not heard anything about interviews or rejection yet.
  • [23 Oct]-- they have now moved on to the first round of interviews.
  • [21 Nov] - Finalists have been interviewed.

Duke Kunshan University (CHN) - American Environmental

  • tenured or tenure-track position in North American Environmental History to begin in the academic year 2021-2022
  • This position is open with regard to rank, and we welcome tenured and tenure-track candidates. Mid-career and senior faculty are especially encouraged to apply. Areas of specialty could include, but are not limited to, cultural histories of the human-nature relationship, intersections with race and indigenous histories, histories/genealogies of environmentalisms, history of environmental sciences, as well as economic, business or policy histories of domestic or transnational environmental regulations and practices. Candidates whose research and teaching can develop connections with the natural and/or social sciences are particularly welcome.
  • Candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in an appropriate field.: In order to meet Chinese visa requirements, prior to the position start date international (non-Chinese) candidates must 1) have worked full-time (work experience obtained while studying full-time is not considered as full-time work experience) for at least two years in a relevant area (including post-doctoral work) after receiving their Bachelor’s degree, or 2) begin their appointment at DKU within 12 months of obtaining their Ph.D. and without having full-time work experience between graduation date on their Ph.D. diploma and position start date.
  • Applicants should provide a cover letter including a clear statement of the candidate’s specific interest in DKU, a curriculum vitae, a research statement, and a teaching statement, as well as three reference letters. All materials should be submitted through Academic Jobs Online: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/16763 . 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 “US Environmental History” as the subject line
  • For full consideration: 15 Oct. 2020

Durham University (UK:Eng) - Early Modern American History (North and/or South America)

  • Assistant Professor in Early Modern American History (North and/or South America), to begin 1 Sept. 2021
  • We welcome applications from those with a strong track record of research and teaching in the broad field of Early Modern American History, relating to North and/or South America, including the Caribbean. Applications are particularly welcome from candidates with research interests in Indigenous American societies, European and Indigenous interactions, slave societies in the Americas, or the role of African peoples in the Americas in the Early Modern Era. This post is part of an ongoing commitment to decolonizing the History curriculum at Durham.
  • Deadline: 22 Feb. 2021
  • [29 Mar] did not advance to short list.

Grand Valley State University (USA:MI) - [2 positions - non-TT] World/African History and US History

  • Two full-time Visiting (non-tenure-track) appointments for the 2021-2022 academic year, with the possibility for renewal, at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor (or at the rank of Visiting Instructor if ABD).
  • Candidates who have areas of expertise in the following areas are encouraged to apply: African History and/or US African-American History, US Latinx History, US Asian-American History.
  • Teaching Load: 4/4 which will include surveys in World History and/or US History
  • Interested candidates are asked to submit (via email to hstdept@gvsu.edu ): a letter of application; a statement of teaching philosophy that includes a summary of activities (ongoing and anticipated) to promote diversity, inclusion, and equity in teaching; sample syllabi from a survey course and an upper-level course; curriculum vitae; followed by three letters of reference and an unofficial transcript, to: Attn: Dr. Michael Huner, Department of History, Grand Valley State University, hstdept@gvsu.edu  
  • Deadline: 15 Jun. 2021

Idaho State University - US Military History

NB: Posted without link to original advert. Please always include a link to the advert when you add new postings AFII (talk) 11:12, October 5, 2020 (UTC)

  • Online Adjunct position
  • M.A. minimum qualification; PhD preferred
  • The Department of History at Idaho State University requires an online adjunct instructor to teach US Military History for spring semester 2020.
  • The course will be delivered entirely online through the Moodle course platform. The instructor is not required to reside near the university.
  • Applicants are invited to send a CV and a syllabus or a CV and a brief overview of they would teach the course, to Dr. Zackery M. Heern at heerzack@isu.edu with “US MILITARY HISTORY POSITION” in the subject line.
  • Deadline: 1 October 2020
  • Course description: HIST 4420/MSL 3320: Leadership in US Military History: Introduction to American military experience. Personal and military examples of changes made as a result of lessons learned from history. Accounts from major wars and battles throughout U.S. history are described to focus on how leadership decisions affected the success or failure of military operations

Kean University (US:NJ)

  • Ten-month, full-time, tenure-track assignment at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective for the Fall 2021 semester
  • to teach courses in American History with the ability to teach history courses in non-western regions (Africa and the Middle East, preferred).
  • The successful candidate will also provide full-time oversight of and act as the advisor to the History and History/Pre-Law program at Kean Ocean.
  • Ph.D. in History is required. ABD candidates will be considered with completion date by July 1, 2021.
  • Teaching assignments and related responsibilities may include day, evening, weekend and online courses. Courses may be taught at the Union campus, Kean Ocean, Kean Skylands or other locations.
  • Deadline: not stated in ad. Review begins immediately, 1 Mar. 2021.

Kenyon College (USA:OH) - Native and African-American [non-TT;VAP]

  • 2 year Visiting Assistant Professor of Native American and African American History, to begin 1 Jul. 2021
  • We seek a historian whose research and teaching engages both Native-American history and African-American history. Candidates should be prepared to teach the two U.S. history survey courses (pre- and post-1877), as well as other surveys and intermediate and upper-level seminars on both Native-American and African-American topics.
  • Applications should include (1) a letter of application and (2) a curriculum vitae. The application letter should discuss the candidate’s teaching experience —with specific examples of innovative assignments and approaches—as well as information on ways that issues and practices related to diversity, inclusion, and equity have been or will be included in teaching and advising. The letter should also present the candidate’s research agenda, including current and future projects. More materials (letters of recommendation, a writing sample, an unofficial transcript, and a statement of teaching philosophy) will be requested from candidates who advance to the interview stage. To apply, candidates should visit the online application site at http://careers.kenyon.edu.
  • Review begins: 15 Apr. 2021
    • [April 26] 1st round interview.
    • [May 18] Offer made and accepted.

Liverpool John Moores University (UK:Eng)

  • Senior Lecturer (~assoc/full prof) in American History
  • We are seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer able to teach on a number of modules related to modern American history, with a focus on the period from the late nineteenth century to the late twentieth century. We would welcome applications from scholars working on topics in this period, particularly those related to domestic politics, society, and culture. This includes scholars with specialisations in indigenous populations and the borderlands of the United States.
  • You should have completed a PhD in the discipline, and have significant teaching experience at undergraduate level and be able to demonstrate an emerging research profile
  • Deadline: 6 Jun. 2021
  • Intend to interview 28 June.

London School of Economics (UK:Eng) - US and the World

  • Assistant Professorship in International History (History of North America)
  • The Department of International History is seeking to make an appointment in the history of North America and the World since 1776. We welcome applicants with research interests in the history of the environment, race, gender, science and technology, and US foreign policy.
  • Candidates will have a completed PhD, or be close to obtaining a PhD, in history by 1 September 2021
  • Candidates will have a track record of internationally excellent publications, or a trajectory of internationally excellent writings in history. Additionally, candidates must demonstrate proven ability in their field of research, as evidenced by existing publications in refereed international journals or with leading book publishers. Their research should be, or have the potential to be, internationally excellent. Candidates should have a proven ability to teach History at Undergraduate level.
  • Should you have any queries about the role, please email Professor Piers Ludlow, n.p.ludlow@lse.ac.uk.  
  • Deadline: 11 Jan. 2021
  • Presentations and Interviews will take place on February 15th and 16th, 2021 and will be conducted by Zoom.
  • Finalists have been contacted [Feb 1]

Mount Holyoke College (USA:MA) - [Non-TT:VAP]

  • 1.5-year Visiting Lecturer position in twentieth-century African American history to begin Spring 2022
  • teaching load: 5 courses/year "he successful candidate will teach an introduction to African American history, the second half of a two-semester introduction to American history, and courses within their expertise, including at least one research colloquium or seminar"
  • Candidates will be required to submit a letter of application, C.V., graduate transcripts, two sample syllabuses (an introduction to African African history and a course in the candidate’s field of specialization), a short writing sample, and statements concerning (1) teaching philosophy, (2) research interests, and (3) the mentoring of a diverse student body.
  • Deadline: 2 Jul. 2021

Newcastle University (UK:Eng) - [non-TT] Modern

  • 18 month, full time temporary Lecturer in Modern American History
  • Teaching: You will be expected to contribute to deliver scholarship-informed modules on aspects of Modern American History at undergraduate level, ideally including the history of the Civil Rights Movement. In addition, one of your main roles will be leading our stage 2 capstone module ‘Researching History' on research skills in semester 1.
  • SHORT deadline: 15 June 2021

Rhode Island School of Design (USA:RI) - [Non-TT]

  • One-year term appointment as Assistant Professor in Residence, History of North America to commence fall 2021
  • We seek candidates with specialization in the intersecting histories of settler Americans, Indigenous Americans, Black Americans, and other marginalized communities. Suitable candidates will have previous undergraduate teaching experience, the ability to teach courses on American history to 1865 and 1865-present, and an interest in developing and teaching specialized seminar courses based upon their expertise and research interests
  • Earned Ph.D. in American History or American Studies; ABDs with experience teaching self-designed courses will also be considered.
  • apply online https://careers.risd.edu/postings/2194
  • Deadline: not stated in ad, ad expires 27 May 2021


Spring Hill College (USA:AL) - Modern

  • assistant professorship in Modern American History to begin August 2021
  • Applicants must have PhD in American history
  • The ideal candidate will be able to teach both lower- and upper-level courses in American history since the Civil War, and also be able to offer courses in at least one of the following fields: Latin American History, African-American History, or Public History. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching; in addition, effective scholarship, advising, and service to the college are required.
  • Teaching Load: 4/4
  • The college is committed to the Jesuit tradition
  • Please send a letter of interest, c.v., and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Sarah Duncan, Chair, Department of History, Spring Hill College, 4000 Dauphin St., Mobile, AL 36608, or via e-mail to sduncan@shc.edu.
  • Review begins: 1 Mar. 2021

Stanford University (USA:CA) - Modern US since 1876, focus on Race

  • tenure-track Assistant Professorship in modern United States history (post-1876).
  • This search is part of a university- wide initiative in which Stanford seeks to hire as many as 10 strong researchers and scholars who study the significance of race in American society, including the nature and persistence of racial inequality and its consequences
  • The Department of History at Stanford University seeks an exceptional junior scholar for a tenure-track assistant professorship in modern United States history (post-1876) whose work substantially addresses race, broadly construed and considered.
  • Ph.D. must be in hand by time of appointment.
  • Applicants should submit the following materials online at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/16818 : Cover Letter addressed to Committee Chair, Professor Gordon H. Chang, describing academic background, intellectual interest, and teaching experience, Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement (no more than three single-spaced pages), Writing Sample (two dissertation chapters or the equivalent), Three Letters of recommendation (submitted directly by the referees online)...Please direct questions to Burcak Keskin-Kozat at burcak@stanford.edu.
  • Deadline: 15 Oct. 2020
  • - rejection email received Dec. 10. Thank you for letting us know.

Texas Tech University (USA:TX) - [Non-TT:VAP]

  • one-year Visiting Assistant Professor in U.S. Southwest history to begin August 2021.
  • The department is particularly interested in specializations related to Chicana/o/x history, Mexican American history, and/or Texas history.
  • The successful applicant must be ABD by the time of appointment.
  • Teaching responsibilities will include introductory U.S. and/or Texas history surveys, as well as upper-division undergraduate courses in their area of expertise and related subfields. Experience working with diverse student populations and first-generation students is highly desirable.
  • All interested applicants must apply online at http://www.texastech.edu/careers (click on ‘Faculty’ and 'Search openings' then enter requisition number xxxxxBR). Applicants will be asked to upload a letter of application that speaks to teaching effectiveness, a c.v., and a sample of scholarly work. Additionally, two letters of reference should be emailed directly to Dr. Miguel Levario at miguel.levario@ttu.edu, or by mail to Dr. Miguel Levario, Chair of Search Committee, VAP in U.S. Southwest History, Department of History, Texas Tech University, Box 41013, Lubbock, TX 79409-1013
  • Deadline: 16 Apr. 2021 and continues until position filled

Texas Tech University (USA:TX) - US Southwest

  • tenure-track assistant professor in U.S. Southwest history
  • The department is particularly interested in specializations related to Chicanx history, Mexican American history, and/or Texas history. Teaching responsibilities will also include graduate and undergraduate courses in U.S. Southwest history and related subfields, as well as the U.S. history and/or Texas history survey.
  • All interested applicants must apply online at http://www.texastech.edu/careers (click on ‘Faculty’ and 'Search openings' then enter requisition number 24223BR) and upload a CV and cover letter. After a preliminary review of applications, selected candidates will be asked to provide three letters of reference and a sample of scholarly work.
  • Review begins: 27 Aug. 2021

University of Bristol (UK:Eng) - 1787-1865

NB: tenure status of this position is unclear; jobs.ac.uk lists as fixed-term, but paperwork says it is permanent

  • Lectureship in United States History, to start as soon as possible
  • The successful candidate will be actively engaged in scholarship on the History of the United States, 1787-1865 and will have experience of research-led teaching in this field. They will have similar and specific expertise in teaching the History of US Slavery.
  • Teaching: They will be expected to contribute to the provision of new and existing team-taught units on US and Modern History, and to develop their own units examining the History of the United States, 1787-1865, especially relating to the History of US Slavery. The successful candidate will also be expected to supervise undergraduate dissertations, act as personal tutor, and to undertake other teaching and administrative duties as appropriate.
  • Deadline: 31 Jan. 2021
  • intend to interview 9 Feb. 2021.

University of Bristol (UK:Eng) -post-1860

  • Lectureship (~asst/assoc prof) in US History Since 1860, to begin 1 Sept. 2021
  • PhD in the History of the US since 1860 by the end of August 2021
  • You will design and deliver units in US History since 1860 at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, as well as units related to your period and area specialism, and to Modern History more generally. You will deliver a proportion of the lectures and seminars on team-taught ‘Skills’ and/or relevant ‘Outline’ units, in particular HIST10044 ‘The American Century’, HIST30122 ‘Global Empires’, HIST20112 ‘Global History’, HIST-TBC ‘Democracy and Protest’ (a new unit), and HIST20089 ‘History in Public’. You will also contribute, where appropriate, to School and Faculty programmes and initiatives.
  • For informal queries please contact sam.hitchmough@bristol.ac.uk
  • Deadline: 7 Jun. 2021

University of Kent (UK:Eng) - US from c.1750-1945, [Non-TT]

NB: the advertising period for this job may mean the university is unable to sponsor a work visa; please check before applying.

  • 1 year associate lectureship in American history, c.1750- 1945
  • Applications from specialists who can convene and teach the history of slavery in the USA and the American Civil War are particularly welcome.
  • Teaching: convene and teach on its undergraduate US History modules, supervise undergraduate dissertations and contribute to other modules
  • Deadline: 26 May 2021
  • intend to interview 14 June.

University of Oslo (NOR) - Associate Professor of American Studies

  • A permanent position of Associate Professor of American Studies is available at the Department of Literature, Area Studies and European Languages, University of Oslo.
  • PhD or equivalent academic qualifications within American Studies or American History. Specialization within the field can be quite broad, encompassing people from departments other than American Studies or History, as long as the focus of the candidate’s research and teaching is on the United States from an historical or contemporary perspective and the candidate can participate in the teaching of our rotating courses. Those whose specialization is Literature will not be considered.
  • The successful candidate will participate in teaching and advising theses in American History and Society in the Bachelor’s program in “English” and in the Master’s program in “English Literature, American and British Studies”, as well as contribute to PhD education in the section.
  • The American and British Studies section has a set of courses in American history and politics at the bachelor level, and theory and methods courses at the master level, which rotate among the staff. The successful candidate should be able and willing to teach all of these courses. In addition, they will have the opportunity to create two MA-courses reflecting their own research interests. As a small section, there is a great need for someone willing and able to teach widely within American history, society, politics and culture. All teaching is in English.
  • Fluent oral and written communication skills in English
  • apply online: https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/202446/associate-professor-of-american-studies
  • deadline: 1 June 2021

University of Oxford (UK:Eng) - Modern + US History [Non-TT]

  • 12 month Departmental Lecturer (~VAP) in Modern History, to begin 1 Sept. 2021
  • We are seeking a highly motivated and inspirational person to join our team of historians, to cover the teaching and other duties of Stephen Tuck while he is on Leverhulme-funded research leave. You will bring exciting perspectives to the teaching and study of Modern History, with a special focus on teaching and researching the history of the modern United States. You will have an aptitude for teaching and a familiarity with the existing literature and research in this field. In addition, you will have the ability to inspire and enthuse students at all levels.
  • Although this is primarily a teaching and administrative role, the successful candidate will be expected to engage in advanced study and research in a relevant field of history. On the administrative side you will also be required to take part in examining, interviewing, commenting on students' work, and providing student support as needed.
  • You will have a completed doctorate in a relevant field, or evidence that a doctorate is close to completion.
  • apply online https://my.corehr.com/pls/uoxrecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=147313
  • deadline: noon 18 Sept. 2020
  • Initial rejections sent out 8 Oct 2020

University of Richmond (USA:VA) - [Non-TT]

  • full-time, one-year visiting lecturer position in modern United States history to begin August 2021.  
  • The area of specialization is political, social, and/or cultural history of the US since 1861; but the area of concentration is open.  
  • PhD is expected prior to appointment.
  • Teaching Load: 8 courses/year
  • Applicants should apply online at http://jobs.richmond.edu and submit the following materials: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests and goals; and a teaching statement. The teaching statement should articulate the candidate’s teaching philosophy, interests, and future professional development goals as well as involvement in and commitment to inclusive pedagogy. Candidates for this position may be asked, at a later date, to provide the names and contact information for three references who will be asked to submit letters of recommendation.
  • Review begins: 31 Mar. 2021

University of Utah (USA:UT) - US & the World

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in American history since 1865 with a research specialization in the United States military engagement in the wider world with global and integrative emphases.
  • Teaching: he successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate a strong commitment to research and to research-informed teaching at all levels of the undergraduate and graduate curriculum, including upper division courses on American history, the one semester US survey, and an undergraduate course in historical methodology.
  • In addition to a cover letter, CV, and writing sample, please submit a 1-2 page statement addressing contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service. (The diversity statement is the “Applicant Document Other”)
  • Deadline: 1 Jan. 2021
    • Request for interview (Zoom) [Jan. 8]
    • [Jan 18] Final-round interviews scheduled. 2-day virtual visit.

University of York (UK;Eng) - [Non-TT] 19th & 20thC

  • Lecturer (~VAP) in the History of the United States of America, with a preference for historians of the 19th and 20th century, 14 September 2021 – 13 September 2022
  • A knowledge of African American history would be particularly welcomed
  • You should have a PhD in an area of history (or a cognate discipline) relevant to the post, and ideally hold an appropriate teaching qualification. You will have an emerging publication record in a relevant field with proven experience of taking responsibility for teaching and learning at undergraduate, and preferably, postgraduate level.
  • Deadline: 5 Jul. 2021

Valdosta State University (USA:GA) - US and Public

  • Tenure track assistant professor in US History and Public History
  • Teaching Load four 3-hour classes per term (12 credit hours per semester). Teaching responsibilities include upper-level and graduate courses in Public History as well as in the candidate’s area of expertise in U.S. History. Position will teach U.S. History survey courses and required major courses in historical research, writing, and historiography, as well as graduate courses.
  • Required Qualifications: Required qualifications include a PhD in History; Willingness to deliver instruction online; Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and learning, as well as scholarship; Commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • Preferred Qualifications:Research/teaching in some aspect of the history of the American South, history of American Women, and/or modern U.S. History; Candidates who explore issues of ethnicity, race, and/or gender in their teaching and research; A record of effective teaching appropriate to the applicant’s career stage; Ability to work effectively in a collaborative setting; A record of mentoring students of diverse backgrounds
  • Online application is required... at https://www.valdosta.edu/administration/finance-admin/human-resources/employment-opportunities.php
  • Deadline: 6 Jan. 2021
    • [Jan 30] Online application site update: "no longer being considered".
    • [Feb 5] interview request
    • [Mar 5] - any word on campus interviews here?
    • [Mar 6] no word yet here; they said it'd be 2 weeks and it's now been 3...
    • [April 5] any word?

Virginia Military Institute (USA:VA) - Constitutional

NB: this is a 2021-22 position, posted here as a holding spot until next year's pages are started

  • Tenure track Associate/Full Professor of United States Constitutional History, to begin Aug 2022
  • Minimum requirements include an earned Ph.D. in United States history and substantial teaching experience bearing directly on the United States Constitution and its history
  • Teaching load: 9 credit hours/semester - This position includes significant administrative duties related to a forthcoming core curriculum course in United States Constitutional history. Core curriculum courses are required of all cadets. VMI is committed to ensuring that our graduates possess a thorough grounding in the principles and substance of the United States Constitution, and the successful applicant will play a key role in achieving that goal. The successful applicant will design the upper-division Constitution course, coordinate other faculty teaching the course, represent the course as a member of VMI’s Core Curriculum Oversight Committee, design and oversee assessment of the course, and coordinate extracurricular speakers and events.nine credit hours per semester will include six credit hours of the new upper-division course in Constitutional History plus three credit hours per semester of an upper-division elective course as mutually agreed with the department head. Enrollments in all courses are capped at 22 or fewer students per section.
  • Applicants must complete an online state application and submit letters of interest, curricula vitae, and an unofficial transcript of all graduate course work on-line at: https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/221490
  • Deadline: 11 Oct. 2021

Washington and Lee University (USA:VA) - [non-tt:VAP]

  • One-year visiting assistant professor of US History, beginning July 1, 2021, with the possibility of a second year renewal.
  • We are especially interested in candidates who can offer courses in environmental history and/or indigenous history.
  • Preferred candidates will hold a Ph.D. or have ABD status in History
  • Teaching load: 6 courses/year distributed over Fall and Winter terms (12 weeks each) and the university’s 4-week Spring Term. Candidates should be prepared to teach both halves of the introductory US history surveys (to 1876 and since 1876) and to offer upper division courses in their area of expertise.
  • Candidates should submit: A letter of application summarizing teaching interests and experience, scholarly pursuits, and demonstrating the ability to work with a diverse student population; a CV; names and contact details of three references who are willing and able to write confidential letters of recommendation (we will solicit the letters when and as needed); an article-length writing sample. All materials should be submitted via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/84096.
  • Our search committee will conduct conference interviews virtually. After application review, finalists will be invited for Zoom interviews in mid-late March.
  • Review begins: 12 Mar. 2021
  • Virtual Interviews conducted + letters requested (Mar. 26)

Weber State University (USA:UT) - US + Public

  • tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in U.S History with an emphasis in Public History, to begin Fall 2021
  • Candidate must have a PhD in History with experience/ training in Public History by 1 July 2021.
  • We prefer candidates with at least one of the following primary research fields (periodization open): Borderlands (preferably with a focus on race and ethnicity); Women/ Gender/ Sexuality
  • Teaching load 4/4 (12 credit hours per semester) in US history, oversee Public History program, and advise and mentor students.
  • To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/2091875
  • Deadline: Applications open 3 Dec. 2020 with review to continue until position filled.
    • [18 Feb]: Request for interview and writing sample
    • [12 Mar]: Any movement on campus interviews here?
    • [17 Mar]: Campus interviews began
    • [1 Apr] Candidate accepted offer, shared publicly

Westmont College (USA:CA)

  • Tenure track assistant or associate professorship in US History
  • We are particularly interested in candidates specializing in the history of race and ethnicity or immigration
  • Teaching Load: 3/3 the candidate is expected to teach a combination of broad survey and upper division courses in U.S. History and in his or her field of specialization.
  • Questions may be addressed to Dr. Heather Keaney, chair of History, at hkeaney@westmont.edu
  • Review begins in October and continues until position filled.

Wheaton College (USA:IL) - post-1865 [Non-TT]

  • one-year Visiting Assistant Professor in US history since 1865 beginning in August 2021
  • Teaching Load: 3/3 Teaching responsibilities include general education courses in American history, a survey of US History from 1865, a class on the History of American Christianity, and upper-division courses in areas of specialization
  • Interested candidates should apply at wheaton.edu or submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and sample syllabi to history@wheaton.edu.
  • Review begins immediately [ad posted 31 Mar. 2021]

Whitworth University (USA:WA) - post-1877

  • Assistant Professor of Modern American History since 1877, to begin 1 Jul. 2021
  • We are particularly interested in candidates specializing in African American, Native American, LatinX and/or ChicanX, Asian American, or Immigration history. Candidates who also have an interest in women’s and/or gender history, LGBTQ+ history, religious history, and/or cultural history approaches would be particularly valued, along with clearly demonstrated interest or expertise in the Digital Humanities and/or Public History.
  • Ph.D. in American (U.S.) History in Modern, post-1877 America. ABD in this field will be considered at the rank of Instructor.
  • Teaching Load: 7 courses/year The teaching assignment consists of three courses in the fall, three courses in the spring, and a course in Jan-term.  Course assignments include lower division courses in U.S. history, including the department’s post-1877 U.S. history survey “The United States in a Global Context,” as well as upper-division courses in areas of specialization. This position will likely include a regular turn at teaching The History of the Pacific Northwest upper-division course.
  • Deadline: not stated in ad, ad expires 16 May 2021.

African-American

Adelphi University (USA:NY)

  • 9 month tenure-track Assistant Professor position in African American History to begin August 2021
  • We seek to recruit a promising scholar-teacher with interdisciplinary training and interests related to Black History and African American Studies. S/he will have primary teaching responsibilities in the ABCSP, which cross-lists some of the courses they will teach with the History Department. Adelphi's 51 year old African, Black & Caribbean Studies Program (ABCSP) is interested in building its strengths in the Africana intellectual traditions and cultural philosophy, history and intersectional methodologies advanced by Black Studies, African American Studies, and Critical Race Studies
  • Teaching Load: 3/3 [18 credits] Applicants will teach undergraduate courses including introductory, survey classes, and seminars. Beginning in the Fall, 2021 our new colleague's teaching load will include an annual two-semester rotation of the two-semester cross-listed courses Black History to 1865 and Black History 1865-Present respectively in a fall and spring of each year, and one additional cross-listed course with an historical focus on experiences related to race, such as: The Reconstruction Era; or The Civil Rights Movement; or Race and Law in American History. In addition, our new colleague will teach a section of the Introduction to African American Studies, an interdisciplinary course within the ABCSP. The two remaining courses will reflect the candidate's specialty area of interest in African, Black & Caribbean Studies.
  • nterested candidates should submit the following materials online at: http://www.adelphi.edu/positions/faculty: a letter of application, resume/ curriculum vitae, a two-page statement of teaching philosophy, an article length writing sample, a statement of commitment to diversity goals (2 page maximum), a copy of the transcript of highest degree earned (official transcript required at time of appointment), and, teaching portfolio (including sample syllabi and evidence of teaching experience and excellence). Please be prepared to provide the names and email addresses of three academic referees when completing the online faculty application. For matters other than the submission of materials, inquiries may be directed to Dr. Marsha J. Tyson Darling, Director, the Center for African, Black & Caribbean Studies, Chair, Search Committee, at mailto:darling@adelphi.edu.
  • Review begins: 1 Jun. 2021 [ad posted 26 May]

Appalachian State University (USA:NC)

  • tenure-track assistant professorship in African American history, beginning August 2021
  • Candidates with an ability to teach/support public history, history education, and/or digital history initiatives are preferred
  • PhD must be in hand by Aug. 2021
  • Ability to teach courses in area of specialization, as well as American history surveys, required
  • https://appstate.peopleadmin.com/postings/26835
  • Deadline:November 20, 2020, ad expires 18 Jan. 2021
    • request for interview and letters (Dec 15)

Augusta College (USA:GA)

  • full-time Lecturer of African American History for a one year position, for academic year 2021-22. Appointment to begin August 2, 2021
  • MA in History or African American Studies required, ABD or PhD preferred
  • To be considered an applicant for this position you must apply online at http://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/faculty. Please browse or search for Job ID 227819. Please upload your cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, and contact information for at least three academic references, as one PDF document.
  • Review begins immediately, deadline: 30 Jun. 2021

Carleton College (USA:MN)

  • open-rank (tenure-track or tenured) position in African American History to begin September 1, 2022.
  • A Ph.D. in African American history or a related field is expected by the time of appointment.
  • Teaching responsibilities will include surveys of African-American history, more specialized courses and seminars in the candidate’s areas of specialization and interest, and opportunities to advise theses and independent research.
  • To apply for this position, candidates should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a course syllabus and an annotated listing of courses you are prepared to teach, graduate transcripts, and a statement of teaching philosophy that addresses our liberal arts environment. In the statement of teaching philosophy, we are particularly interested in hearing about candidates' specific classroom strategies for promoting equity, critically examining histories of oppression, and fostering a respectful classroom environment. Letters of recommendation will be requested for selected candidates following the initial review of materials. These materials should be submitted at careers.carleton.edu.
  • Deadline: 15 Aug. 2021

Carnege Mellon University (USA:PA) - 19th/20thC

  • Tenure track Assistant Professor of 19th/20th century African American or Black Diasporic History.
  • PhD must be in hand by 1 Jul. 2021
  • The successful candidate will join a dynamic cohort of new scholars working on African peoples and the intersections of race, racism, and identity formation on a global scale. We are particularly interested in scholars of the United States, but we also welcome applications from specialists on the transnational Black experience from all corners of the globe. Scholars working on a broad-range of geographic, thematic, and topical areas are encouraged to apply. Diverse themes and topics that complement existing departmental strengths might include gender / sexuality; science and technology; labor / class; urban, entrepreneurial, and environmental history; and racialized forms of wealth-creation, law and state-making, criminal justice, policing, incarceration, and health disparities.
  • Teaching Load: 2/2
  • All applicants are required to apply on line at http://apply.interfolio.com/79011. The completed application should include 1) a c.v., 2) a cover letter outlining research, teaching, and community service, and 3) a writing sample of no more than 50 pages. For applicants that advance beyond the initial review, we will also request three letters of recommendation.
  • Deadline: 20 Nov. 2020
  • 15 Feb: Any news?
  • 16 Feb: Not a peep since my interview last month...

City University of New York (USA:NY) - [Open Rank]

  • Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - African American History, to begin Fall 2021
  • The successful candidate will also serve as Director of the Africana Studies Program for a minimum of 6 years with the goal of strengthening and developing initiatives related to advancing the program, student engagement, alumni and community involvement, and fundraising.
  • Teaching Load: both halves of the History Department’s African American History survey course, as well as other undergraduate and Master's level courses in their field of expertise
  • For application information and more details, - Go to cuny.jobs, in the box under "Job titles and keywords", enter the job ID "22025", click on " Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - African American History " and select the "Apply Now" button and follow the instructions
  • Deadline: not stated in ad, ad expires 9 Nov. 2020
  • Have they started interviewing? Yes

The College of Wooster (USA:OH)

  • Tenure-track position in African American History at the level of Assistant Professor, beginning in August 2021
  • We seek a broadly trained specialist in African American history. We are interested in candidates who can contribute to the College’s interdisciplinary programs (e.g., Africana Studies; Archaeology; Environmental Studies; Global & International Studies; Global Media & Digital Studies; Urban Studies; and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies)
  • PhD should be in hand by August 2021
  • Application materials must be submitted through Interfolio at ( http://apply.interfolio.com/79356). Please submit a letter of application addressed to the African American History Search Committee (1-2 pp.); teaching statement (1-2 pp.); research statement (1-2 pp.); a statement detailing how the applicant expects to engage with issues of diversity and inclusion in the classroom and the curriculum, as well as on campus and in the broader community (1-2 pp.); curriculum vitae; unofficial graduate transcript; and three letters of recommendation
  • For full consideration: 15 Dec. 2021
  • [15 feb]: Any news?
  • [Mar. 25]: Rejection Email

Dartmouth College (USA:NH) - [Non-TT]

  • 9 month non-tenure-track Lecturer in African American History, with possibility of renewal for a second year
  • Teaching Load: 4 courses distributed across the fall, winter, and spring quarters. There are no service expectations.
  • Applications should include a cover letter and a curriculum vitae with names of references. Please address your cover letter to Professor Cecilia Gaposchkin, Chair of the Department of History. Submit all materials electronically to Interfolio: apply.interfolio.com/87883 .
  • Review of applications will begin immediately [ad posted 18 May] and continue until the position is filled.

Earlham College (USA:IA) - [Non-TT]

  • Visiting assistant professor of African American History
  • Particularly interested in candidates who are well grounded in the epistemologies and ontologies of the Black experience.  We invite candidates who study any time period of U.S. history, and whose work uses regional, hemispheric, and/or transnational geographic frameworks.
  • While Ph.D.s and ABDs in the discipline of History will be considered, we also encourage Ph.D.s and ABDs in Ethnic Studies, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, American Studies, and other related interdisciplinary fields to apply.
  • Teaching Load: 2/3
  • Please submit a cover letter, CV, 30-page writing sample, a 300-500-word statement on how you would contribute to Earlham’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and contact information for three referees to Ryan Murphy, Associate Professor of History, at murphry@earlham.edu
  • Review begins: 15 May 2021

Eastern Illinois University (USA:IL) - African American/African Diaspora

  • Tenure track Assistant Professorship in African American or African Diaspora History
  • Subfields open, though ability to teach courses in U.S. history preferred.
  • PhD must be in-hand by 16 Aug. 2021.
  • The successful candidate will teach survey courses, upper-division and MA courses in their field(s) of specialization, and methods and capstone courses as necessary. This position will also support the Africana Studies minor.
  • To apply, please submit the following: a cover letter specifying the applicant's interest in and qualifications for the position; CV; and the names and contact information of three references. Please submit application materials on Interfolio via the link: http://apply.interfolio.com/79537. Recommendation letters, sample syllabi, and a writing sample will be requested if the candidate advances to the preliminary interview stage
  • Review begins: 5 Nov. 2020
  • 15 Feb.: Any news?
  • 17 Feb - Rejection email sent

Furman University (USA:SC) - pre-1900 [open rank]

  • Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor, with a strong preference for a senior hire with a demonstrated track record of significant contributions in the field of African-American history, pre-1900, to begin 1 Aug. 2021
  • PhD must be in hand by start of appointment
  • Teaching Load: 3/2
  • Required Documents (Please combine all documents into a single pdf before uploading): 1. Resume/C.V. 2. Cover letter (The cover letter should include a description of how your teaching, scholarship, mentoring and/or service might contribute to a liberal arts college community that includes a commitment to diversity as one of its core values.) 3. University diversity statement 4. Two sample syllabi (one from an introductory course, one from an advanced course). 5. Writing sample or excerpt of no more than 20 pages 6. Three confidential letters of recommendation to be submitted via Interfolio. Link to apply: https://furman.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Furman_Careers/job/Main-Campus/Assistant-Associate-Full-Professor-of-History_R001027
  • Letters of recommendation should be sent via Interfolio to Sara Abraham-Oxford (sara.abraham-oxford@furman.edu), administrative assistant to the History Department.
  • Review begins immediately [ad posted 13 Nov] with a deadline of 15 Dec. 2020

Georgia Southern University (USA:GA) - [Non-TT]

  • Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor African American History, to begin 1 Aug. 2021
  • In particular, this position will serve as the point person for the department’s commitment to the Telfair Museums’ Legacy of Slavery in Savannah project.
  • Teaching Load: 2/2
  • PhD in History, or a closely related field, with a specialization in African American History, by August 1, 2021.
  • other Required Qualifications: Demonstrated interest in and record of success in community engagement; Willingness to engage with institutional student success initiatives; Commitment to engaging with best practice initiatives in instruction and pedagogy, mentoring, and curriculum design and development; Must be authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the institution; Preferred Qualifications: Record of teaching African American and U.S. history courses at the college level; Peer-reviewed scholarly publications.
  • A complete application consists of a letter addressing the qualifications cited above; a curriculum vitae; and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least 3 professional references. In addition, applicants are required to submit an Inclusive Excellence statement (2 pages). In the Inclusive Excellence statement, applicants should reflect on their experience, vision, and commitment regarding teaching and mentorship of students from diverse backgrounds and discuss past, current, and future contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the areas of research, teaching, service, and outreach. For more information on Georgia Southern University’s commitment to inclusive excellence, please see https://www.georgiasouthern.edu/inclusive-excellence/. Other documentation may be requested. Only complete applications submitted electronically will be considered. Finalists will be required to submit to a background investigation. Applications and nominations should be sent to: Kwaku Nti, Search Chair, Search 67828 Georgia Southern University Electronic mail: historysearch@georgiasouthern.edu Telephone: 912-344-2763
  • Review begins: 15 Jan. 2021 and continues until the position is filled

Georgia State University (USA:GA) - before 1865

  • tenure-track Associate Professor in African-American History before 1865, to begin Aug. 2021
  • The department is especially interested in scholars whose work speaks to connections between African, African-American, and Indigenous populations, belief structures, and religious practices. The ability to contribute to existing department initiatives in the African Atlantic World, environmental, and Georgia history is especially welcome.
  • PhD must be in hand by start date
  • Teaching Load: 2/2 Teaching responsibilities include cross-listed History/African-American Studies courses at all levels. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop upper division undergraduate courses and graduate seminars in History and African-American Studies, and to supervise graduate research for the M.A. and Ph.D. programs.
  • Applicants should submit: 1) a Cover Letter (2 single-spaced pages); 2) a CV; 3) a Research Statement (1-2 single-spaced pages, include a narrative of past, current, and future scholarship); and 4) the names and affiliations of three potential referees. All four documents should be combined into a single PDF file (LASTNAME.FIRSTNAME.pdf) and submitted as an email attachment to Chair, African-American History Search Committee, at HistorySearchCom@gsu.edu. Those applicants long-listed by the search committee will be contacted for three reference letters and a writing sample
  • For full consideration: 30 Apr. 2021

Gustavus Adolphus College (USA:MN)

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in African American History, to begin 1 Sept. 2021
  • Gustavus Adolphus College seeks employees who are committed to and will be resolute in advancing inclusion and equity. We seek candidates whose experience has prepared them to help us realize our college-wide goal of engagement and inclusion of culturally and racially diverse audiences in liberal arts and sciences. The Gustavus Acts strategic plan renews our commitment to equip students to lead purposeful lives, and to act on the great challenges of our time by diversifying and expanding the Gustavus community and delivering a distinctive and integrated liberal arts education.
  • PhD in African American history must be in hand by 1 Sept. 2021
  • Teaching Load: Primary teaching responsibilities will serve the history department and African studies program. These include survey courses in U.S. history, intermediate and upper-level courses in African American History and African Diaspora, the history methods course, and the senior research seminar. Other responsibilities will include contributions to the general education curriculum (such as the College’s First Term Seminar, January Term, or the Three Crown Curriculum), and interdisciplinary majors and minors. Gustavus faculty engage in teaching, scholarly research, and service to the college and department.
  • To apply, visit https://gustavus.edu/jobs and complete the online application. The documents that must be uploaded include the following: Letter of application that explicitly addresses the position’s qualifications as stated above; Curriculum vitae; A one-page, single-spaced statement of teaching philosophy; the statement should address how the candidate promotes innovative, engaging, and dynamic teaching practices that foster an active learning environment; Transcripts (scanned copies acceptable); The names and contact information for three professional references (at least one must be able to address teaching experience and teaching effectiveness; please indicate the teaching reference in your letter of application). Please do not ask references to submit letters of recommendation; the committee will conduct reference checks by phone.
  • Deadline: 12 Oct. 2020
    • Rejection email received 10/30/20.
    • Rejection email announcing end of search received in early February 2021.

Lehigh University (USA:PA) - [Non-TT:VAP]

  • One-year Visiting Assistant Professor with expertise in African American history
  • Chronological and thematic research fields are open, and individuals who can teach courses in gender and Black radical thought are particularly welcome. Other specialties are also welcome.
  • The successful candidate will be ABD or have a Ph.D. in History, Africana Studies, or a closely related field.  
  • Teaching Load: 3/3 Lehigh University expects to have in-person classes in 2021-2022, and the successful candidate should expect to teach in the classroom.
  • Questions about the position should be directed to the chair of the committee, Prof. Monica Najar at najar@lehigh.edu
  • To apply, please send a letter of application and a vita to the departmental administrator of the History Department, Ellen Zimmer Lewis at ell414@lehigh.edu.  Letters of recommendation and evidence of teaching effectiveness will be requested at a later time
  • Review begins: 17 May 2021 and continues until position filled.


Loyola University, Chicago (USA:IL)

  • full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of History with a research and teaching specialty in African American history, for academic year 2021-22.
  • The candidate will have a Ph.D. in History by August 31, 2021
  • Teaching Load: 2/2 The successful candidate will teach graduate and upper-level undergraduate courses in African American History, as well as broader surveys in the Loyola University core curriculum.
  • Candidates should submit to www.careers.luc.edu (1) a letter of interest; (2) a current Curriculum Vitae; (3) a statement outlining the applicant’s research agenda; (4) a statement on teaching experience; and (5) a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to mentoring a diverse student body through research, teaching and other channels and engaging a diverse community through scholarship and service. Applicants should also arrange for three recommendations from individuals prepared to speak to their professional qualifications for this position, especially in terms of scholarship, teaching and mentorship, to be submitted electronically to the above website (letter writers will receive an electronic prompt from LUC). Candidates may forward additional materials in digital form related to teaching excellence and samples of scholarly publications to D. Bradford Hunt, Professor and Chair, dhunt1@luc.edu.
  • Deadline: 4 Jan. 2021
  • [24 Jan] Rejected without interview

Longwood University (USA:VA)

  • Assistant Professor of African American History, to begin Aug. 2021
  • A completed Ph.D. in United States or African American History is strongly preferred. Well-qualified ABD candidates will be considered but must be on track to have all degree requirements completed by August 2021.
  • To apply for this position, qualified applicants must complete the online information section and questions, and attach (under Resume) a letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate transcripts, statement of teaching interests and philosophy which includes how the candidate serves diverse populations in the classroom, and names and contact details of three references.
  • Review begins: 10 Dec. 2020 and continues until position filled
    • First round interviews underway [Jan 27]

Macalester College (USA:MN) - Senior Hire

  • Advanced Associate or Full Professorship in Modern U.S. Historian with a specialization in African-American history to serve as Chair of the Department, to begin Fall 2021
  • A Ph.D. is required.
  • Primary teaching responsibilities include courses in the history of African Americans and the African Diaspora in the United States, including the nature and persistence of racial inequality and its consequences; modern U.S. history courses (1861-present); and classes that complement and enhance the department's curriculum.
  • To apply, electronically submit a c.v., cover letter, a writing sample, a diversity statement (see guidelines below), representative course syllabi, and the names and contact information of three references to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/17012 We will follow up with requests for letters of reference as we proceed with our search. In your cover letter, please discuss any previous experience you have chairing a department or equivalent administrative experience.
  • Review begins: 23 Nov. 2020

Miami University (USA:OH) - [Non-TT]

  • Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor of African American History
  • Ph.D. in African American History or closely related field by date of appointment for appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor; ABD in African American History or closely related field for appointment as Instructor.
  • Ability to teach surveys of African American History, U.S. since 1865, and courses in area of specialty. For Instructor position, this position is not eligible for H-1B sponsorship.
  • Review begins: 26 Apr. 2021 and continues until position filled

Mount Saint Mary's University (USA:MD) - Cultural Studies

  • Tenure-track Assistant Professor of African-American Cultural Studies
  • Applicants with doctoral degrees in cultural studies, anthropology, sociology, English, history, or a relevant field are encouraged to apply
  • Teaching responsibilities will include the courses Foundations of African and African American Studies, Race and Ethnicity, and other 200- and 300-level courses relevant to the candidate’s field of specialization.
  • The successful candidate will have Ph.D. in hand by August 2021, lived experience as part of a traditionally underrepresented group, published scholarly work in African-American studies, and demonstrated a student-centered philosophy consistent with teaching at a liberal arts college.
  • Application materials should discuss how you might contribute to the university’s Catholic liberal arts mission, how your work engages with the Catholic intellectual tradition, or how your own faith tradition informs your vocation as teacher and scholar.
  • A complete application will include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation (at least two addressing teaching abilities).
  • Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (USA:NC) - 20thC African American Women's history

  • Associate/Full Professor, History, specializing in 20th Century African American Women's History
  • The primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate level courses, conducting research, student advising, student mentoring, recruitment, curriculum development, conducting scholarly activities and all other activities required for tenure. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, engaging in accreditation procedures, program assessment and service to the department, College and University as needed.
  • Deadline: not stated in ad, ad posted 17 Apr. 2021

Roosevelt University (USA:IL) - [Non-TT:VAP] 20thC

  • Full-time non-tenure track position as a Visiting Assistant Professor (for 2 years) of History with a specialization in 20th century African American history, to begin Aug. 2021
  • the Ph.D. must be awarded by August 2021
  • Teaching Load: 2/3 including African American history survey courses, upper-division specialized courses and a graduate (MA) reading seminar. As well, the faculty member will assist with activities and projects associated with the university’s Center for New Deal Studies
  • Applicants should submit: 1. Cover letter, 2. Curriculum vitae, 3. Statement of teaching philosophy, 4. Three letters of reference from faculty familiar with candidate’s scholarship and/or teaching - Material may be uploaded through the Roosevelt University website: http://jobs.roosevelt.edu/postings/5339
  • Deadline: not stated in ad, ad expires 15 Dec. 2020

Texas A&M University, College Station (USA:TX) - Black History

  • full-time 9-month academic appointment to begin September 1, 2021.
  • Accomplished advanced Assistant Professors who are eligible for tenure and promotion to Associate Professor upon hire are strongly encouraged to apply. Whether they engage primarily with the study of African Americans in the United States or the history of Africa and the global African Diaspora, we desire someone who can diversify the Department’s existing research profile
  • Contact: All application materials should be submitted through or uploaded to Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/77133
  • For queries about the position please contact Dr. Albert S. Broussard electronically at a-broussard@tamu.edu. To apply please submit a letter of application, CV, publication sample, a diversity statement, and three letters of recommendation
  • Deadline: 4 Dec. 2020

Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi (USA:TX)

  • Tenure-track Assistant Professor in African American History beginning fall 2021
  • We welcome applications from scholars in any period of African American History. We are especially interested in critical and innovative scholarship that focuses on but is not limited to racial justice.
  • Required Qualifications: A Ph.D. in History or related field. Advanced ABD will be considered; degree must be conferred by the time of appointment - Preferred Qualifications: Specialization within the 18th and/or 19th centuries.
  • Teaching Load: 3/3 including US survey courses ... along with upper-level undergraduate courses and courses in our History M.A. program in the candidate’s area of specialization.
  • TO APPLY: http://hr.tamucc.edu/Job_Opportunities/ All required documentation must be submitted to be considered for the position.
  • A completed application will include: Cover letter, Statement of teaching philosophy and experience, Curriculum vitae, Three professional references including name, address, title, telephone number, and email addresses- including a current or previous supervisor. Letters of recommendation may be requested after review of applications, and a writing sample and sample course syllabi may be requested later in the process.
  • Please address inquiries to: Dr. Glenn Tiller, Search Committee Chair, glenn.tiller@tamucc.edu.
  • Deadline: 16 Nov. 2020
    • Conducted first-round interviews in December 2020
    • Rejection received in February 2021

Texas A&M University, San Antonio (USA:TX)

  • Tenure-track Assistant Professor of African American History to begin Fall 2021
  • The Department of Communication, History & Philosophy seeks applications from qualified candidates for a full-time, tenure-track appointment. Candidates with experience and/or interest in public history and digital humanities are preferred.
  • This position will serve as the department's liaison with the San Antonio African American Community Archive & Museum (SAAACAM), a nonprofit organization dedicated to the collection, preservation, and sharing of African American history and culture in the San Antonio region.
  • Base teaching load: 3/3
  • Required qualifications: A Ph.D. in hand by the time of appointment in History or a closely related field; demonstrated specialization in African American History; evidence of scholarly achievement including engagement with the field of African American history; university teaching experience commensurate with the rank of Assistant Professor
  • Application process: the online application will consist of the application form, cover letter, CV, and unofficial copies of transcripts
  • To apply: https://tamus.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/TAMUSA_External/job/San-Antonio-TAMUSA/Assistant-Professor-of-African-American-History_R-032929-1
  • Please address inquiries to: Dr. Amy Porter, Search Committee Chair, aporter@tamusa.edu
  • Priority deadline: 1 Dec. 2020. The position will remain open until filled.
  • Scheduled Final round of interviews

Texas Tech University (USA:TX) - [Non-tt;VAP]

  • One-year Visiting Assistant Professor in African American history to begin August 2021.
  • Chronological period and specialization are open.
  • The successful applicant must be ABD by the time of appointment.
  • Teaching responsibilities will include the introductory U.S. history survey as well as advanced undergraduate courses in their area of expertise and related subfields. Experience working with diverse student populations and first-generation students is highly desirable.
  • All interested applicants must apply online at http://www.texastech.edu/careers (click on ‘Faculty’ and 'Search openings' then enter requisition number 22994BR). Applicants will be asked to upload a letter of application that speaks to teaching effectiveness, a c.v., and a sample of scholarly work. Additionally, two letters of reference should be emailed directly to Dr. Julie Willett at j.willett@ttu.edu, or by mail to Dr. Julie Willett, Chair of Search Committee, VAP in African American History, Department of History, Texas Tech University, Box 41013, Lubbock, TX 79409-1013.
  • Review begins: 16 Apr. 2021 and continues until position filled.

University of Central Arkansas (USA:AR)

  • tenure-track assistant professorship in African American History.
  • Successful candidate will teach Introduction to African/African American Studies surveys, American history surveys, and undergraduate courses in area of specialization
  • PhD required by time of appointment, August 2021.
  • For further details about the position and application instructions please visit: https://jobs.uca.edu/
  • Review begins: 15 Jan. 2021
  • Any news? [march 5]
  • [Mar. 29] Rejection Email

University of Colorado - Boulder (USA:CO)

  • Tenure-track assistant professor specializing in African American History
  • ABDs will be considered, but the Ph.D. degree or its equivalent in History or a related field must be conferred by August 16, 2021.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active research agenda, teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses in African American and American/U.S. History (including one or both of the two American/U.S. history surveys), and provide service to the department, campus, and 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, An article-length scholarly writing sample, A diversity and inclusion statement that addresses how the candidate would advance our department’s commitment to fostering 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.
  • Deadline: 18 Dec. 2020
    • Received rejection on 12 January 2021 (x2) — nearly 100 applicants
    • 18 Mar: Offer made and accepted

University of Georgia (USA:GA)

  • The Department of History and the Institute for African American Studies at the University of Georgia invite applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in African American History, to start August 2021.
  • The successful candidate is expected to maintain an active research agenda, teach undergraduate and graduate courses (with a 2-2 teaching load), and contribute to departmental governance. The successful candidate will be expected to teach AFAM 2000 (an introductory course to African American Studies), as well as cross-listed courses in History and African American Studies.
  • Applications should include a cover letter describing the candidate’s teaching and research interests, a current c.v., and a chapter-length writing sample. Contact information for references will be solicited at a later stage in the review process.
  • Applicants must have their PhD in History, African American Studies, or a related field conferred by July 30, 2021.
  • Inquiries should be addressed to Dr. James Brooks (james.brooks@uga.edu) and Dr. Carolyn Medine (medine@uga.edu).
  • For further information and to apply, see https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/182311
  • Deadline: 26 February 2021
  • Offer made and accepted

University of Massachusetts Lowell (USA:MA)

  • Advanced Assistant or Associate Professor in African American History, to begin Sept. 2021 [or poss deferral to Jan 2022]
  • Assistant Professors should be at least two years in rank at the time of application. Experience with DEI programming and race/ethnic studies is desirable. Applicants should have a clearly articulated program of research and prior publications appropriate to the level of academic appointment, and demonstrate the significance of their research. Applicants should also demonstrate evidence of excellent undergraduate teaching.
  • Ph.D. in hand is required at the time of appointment.
  • The teaching load at UMass Lowell ranges from 3-3 to 2-1 depending upon research productivity and publication record; most faculty teach 2-2
  • For full consideration 16 May 2021
  • Interviews with selected candidates will be conducted via video-conference in June
  • 20 June 2021: Any updates?

University of Memphis (USA:TN) - [Non-TT]

  • non-tenure track Instructor position in African American History, starting in Fall 2021. This is a one-year position that may be renewed for two additional years
  • Ph.D. in History required by the time of appointment
  • Teaching Load: 4/4 includes survey courses in African American and U.S. history as well as upper-division undergraduate and graduate courses in those fields, both in-class and online formats
  • The application process is online at https://workforum.memphis.edu.  Choose “Faculty,” then “Instructor in African American History.” All applicants must upload the following documents: Letter of application, C.V., Writing sample (Upload in “Other Document 1”), Academic transcript, Contact information (including email addresses) for three professional references
  • Review begins: 28 May 2021 and continues until position filled

University of Northern Iowa (USA:IA)

  • tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in U.S. History, with a specialization in African American History and/or the history of race and ethnicity in the United States, or related topics, starting August 2021.
  • The candidate will teach and develop courses in the Department of History as assigned, based on departmental needs in U.S. and African American history, including introductory and general education courses.
  • The successful candidate must hold a Ph.D. in U.S. History, African American Studies, or a closely-related field is required by August 1, 2021
  • To apply, visit http://jobs.uni.edu/. Inquiries may be sent to Jennifer McNabb at 319-273-2097 or jennifer.mcnabb@uni.edu. Pre-employment background checks required.
  • For full consideration: 15 Feb. 2021
  • [Feb. 25] preliminary interview request
  • [Mar. 23] Any Updates?
  • [Mar. 26] Rejection Email from first interview

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (USA:NC) - US Slavery

  • Tenure-track Assistant Professor who specializes in the history of slavery in North America.
  • The Department of History seeks candidates who can bolster our existing strengths in African American History, United States History, and Southern History. The Department also seeks candidates whose commitment to scholarship, teaching, and service will support a climate of diversity and public engagement.
  • Teaching load: 2/2
  • Minimum requirements include a Ph.D. in History or a related field in-hand by July 1, 2021.
  • To apply for this position, please use the following link https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/184337 to submit your curriculum vitae and a cover letter detailing your research and teaching interests. Review of applications will begin immediately. Those invited to interview in the next round will be asked for additional materials.
  • Review begins immediately [ad posted 10 Oct]
  • [22 March] — Generic rejection email says, "the hiring department has decided not to fill the position at this time."

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (USA:NC) - American Slavery

NB: unclear how this post relates to the one above; the jobs have different advert code numbers. AFII (talk) 10:37, October 19, 2020 (UTC)--Separate search

  • Assistant or Associate Professorship in the history of American Slavery, to begin 1 Jul. 2021
  • The individual hired will hold the title of Morehead-Cain Alumni Fellow (assistant professor) or Morehead-Cain Alumni Scholar (associate professor), reflecting the partnership that made the position possible
  • Prospective candidates should submit a cover letter and a curriculum vitae. In addition, at the time of application, candidates are required to identify four names, titles, and email addresses of professional references. Recommenders identified by the applicant will be contacted via email with instructions for uploading their letters of support. Applications are to be submitted online at: http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/184309.
  • Review begins: 20 Nov. 2020

University of North Carolina, Pembroke (USA:NC)

  • Tenure track Assistant Professor of African-American History
  • Secondary areas of particular importance to the department are Sub‐Saharan Africa, Women’s History, or Public History; and/or the ability to contribute to our Social Studies licensure program.
  • PhD must be in hand by Aug. 2021
  • The successful candidate will contribute to the general education survey load in the department by offering an introductory course in African American History, teach advanced courses in African American History including the Civil Rights Movement, coordinate an interdisciplinary minor in African American Studies and teach its introductory course, and periodically teach an historical methods course.
  • Special Instructions to Applicants:  Interested applicants should submit an online application, cover letter, c.v., and a list of references through the UNCP Online Employment System (jobs.uncp.edu). In addition, please upload a 500‐word teaching statement, a sample or proposed syllabus from a relevant course, and unofficial graduate transcripts to the Online Employment System.
  • Deadline: 15 Dec. 2020
    • [26 Jan] Received rejection email

University of Oregon (USA:OR) - [Non-TT;VAP]

  • one-year visiting assistant professor position in African American history, to begin Sept. 16, 2021
  • The research field is open but the successful candidate will teach both halves of the African American history survey and advanced courses in their area of specialization. The department is especially interested in candidates whose teaching, research, and mentorship would complement and support the Black Studies minor.
  • Teaching Load: 2/2/1
  • Candidates should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and the names and email addresses of 3 professional references
  • Deadline: 17 May 2021
  • Zoom interviews will be conducted the week of May 31, 2021.

University of Scranton (USA:PA)

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in African American History, to begin Fall 2021
  • PhD must be in hand by start date
  • Preference will be given to candidates who specialize in urban history and/or religious history in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, but all applications will be considered
  • Primary responsibilities include teaching the U.S. History survey, Race in American History, as well as other courses in the successful candidate’s area of expertise.
  • The University of Scranton is, by tradition and choice, a Catholic and Jesuit university. The University’s mission statement and a description of the history and concepts of the Ignatian teaching philosophy may be found at https://www.scranton.edu/about/jesuit-tradition/index.shtml.
  • For full consideration please submit a letter of interest, c.v., and three letters of reference at https://universityofscrantonjobs.com ... Initial interviews will occur via Zoom. Questions may be directed to Dr. Adam Pratt, Search Chair.
  • Deadline: 1 Oct. 2020
    • Have moved onto first-round interviews as of 15 January 2021

University of Utah (USA:UT)

NB this is a 2021-22 position, posted here until next year's pages are created.

  • Tenure-line Assistant or Associate professor in African American History (1600-present), research specialization and time period open
  • PhD preferred but ABD candidates are encouraged to apply.
  • Teaching Load: including upper division courses on African American history, the one semester US survey, and an undergraduate course in historical methodology.
  • In addition to a cover letter, CV, writing sample, and contact information for three recommenders, please submit a 1-2 page statement addressing contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service
  • deadline: 3 Sept. 2021

Washington and Jefferson College (USA:PA) - U.S. History to 1900 with a focus on African-American history and the African Diaspora

  • tenure­ track assistant professorship with a specialization in U.S. history to 1900 with a particular focus on African-American history and the African diaspora, to begin in the Fall of 2021.
  • We are particularly interested in applicants who are also able to offer courses in the history of Africa, the Caribbean, and/or the Atlantic World. We also welcome applications from candidates whose teaching and research use innovative methodological approaches and who have interests in public history.
  • A Ph.D. in History or a closely related field is required prior to beginning employment
  • Teaching Load: 3/3 and "will include survey courses in pre-1900 U.S. history and upper-level seminars in the field of specialization. Faculty will also teach, on a rotating basis, either the Department's new methodology course, "Thinking Historically," or our new Senior Seminar. As well, members of the department regularly contribute courses to the First Year Seminar Program and to a range of interdisciplinary programs including American Studies, African-American Studies, and Gender & Women's Studies."
  • A complete application consists of a letter of interest that describes the candidate's research interests, teaching experience and philosophy, and their vision or experience working with a diverse student population and creating equitable and inclusive learning communities; a curriculum vitae; and three letters of recommendation. Applications should be submitted to https://www.washjeff.edu/applicantpro/
  • Deadline: 15 Feb. 2021
    • Any updates? [23 Mar. 2021]
    • Held first-round Zoom interviews week of Feb. 25th.

Wesleyan College (USA:GA) - African-American or African Diaspora

  • Three-year visiting assistant professorship in history (The successful candidate will have the opportunity to apply for a tenure track position at the end of three years), to start August 2021.
  • The successful candidate is also expected to work for the College’s Center for Social and Racial Equity by offering and coordinating programming on African American history with a focus on reparative justice in the US South. We are particularly interested in an applicant with a clear commitment to the liberal arts and appreciation for the value of women’s colleges in higher education, has experience working with diverse populations of students, and has demonstrated effective teaching experience.
  • Minimum qualifications included a Ph.D. in history with a primary focus in African American history or the post-colonial African diaspora experience, and a strong commitment to undergraduate instruction and research
  • Teaching Load 4-5 courses/year
  • Please send an application that includes (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of teaching philosophy, (4) a statement of how you have supported diversity in your work, and (5) the names of three references to: Stephanie Gaither, Provost Office, Wesleyan College, 4760 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA 31210.  Email:  sgaither@wesleyancollege.edu.
  • Review begins: 5 Apr. 2021

York University (CAN)

  • professorial stream tenure-track appointment in African American History at the Assistant/Associate Professor level, to commence July 1, 2021
  • This opportunity is open to qualified individuals who self-identify as Black peoples of African Descent (for example Africans and African heritage people from the Caribbean, Americas, Europe). Recognizing the underrepresentation of Black faculty, this opportunity is to support the University’s Affirmative Action program and has been developed based on the special program provisions of the Ontario Human Rights Code. The position is part of a cohort hire of fourteen new colleagues at York University, including hires across a number of faculties and a wide range of areas and fields. The successful candidate will be joining a vibrant scholarly community at York, where we aspire to achieve equity and diversity in all areas, including race equity.
  • A PhD in History or a related discipline is required, with a demonstrated record of excellence or promise of excellence in teaching, scholarly research and publication and service. Applicants should have a clearly articulated program of research in African American History. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the teaching of US and African American History at all levels.
  • Application, including a cover letter, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, teaching evaluations and three confidential letters of reference, may be uploaded to https://apply.laps.yorku.ca beginning on 23 September 2020.
  • Deadline: 15 Nov. 2020

Canadian

Brock University (CAN) - Indigenous

  • Probationary tenure-track appointment in Canadian History with a focus on Indigenous history at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, to begin 1 Jul. 2021
  • Applicants with established records of community-engaged research and with demonstrated commitments to cultivating reciprocal relations with Indigenous communities are preferred. Diverse methodological and theoretical approaches are welcome; engagements with Indigenous knowledge systems, languages, and methodologies will be considered an asset. Priority will be given to persons who are Indigenous --that is, who are First Nations (status, non-status, treaty or non-treaty), Métis, Inuit, Alaskan Native, or Native American.
  • Applicants should have a completed Ph.D. or equivalent Indigenous knowledge and evidence of research and teaching excellence.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to teach at all levels, including first-year undergraduate, the Canadian History survey, and MA courses
  • Applicants will submit a letter of application accompanied by a curriculum vitae, research plan, and teaching philosophy via the online application system (Note: file maximum of 5MB per attachment upload). In addition, candidates will arrange to have letters submitted from three academic references all in electronic format to history@brocku.ca. Supplemental application information beyond the 5MB limit can be sent to: history@brocku.ca Candidates may be contacted at a later date for additional materials
  • Deadline: 9 Apr. 2021

Simon Fraser University (CAN) - [non-tt] indigenous Canadian

  • two-year full-time term Lecturer position. This entry-level position is in Canadian History with a specialization in Indigenous history, to begin 1 Sept. 2021
  • Teaching: six courses annually over two or three semesters (SFU operates year-round, with Fall, Spring, and Summer terms) and work with the Department’s undergraduate studies committee to develop and refine the Indigenization and decolonization of the curriculum. The expected teaching includes lower-division courses in Canadian history, such as the first half of the Canadian history survey (HIST 101) and the Social History of Canada (HIST 204), and both halves of the History of Aboriginal Peoples in North America (HIST 325 and HIST 326). Additional courses will be assigned by the Chair of the Department in accordance with the successful candidate's areas of specialization.
  • Review begins: 31 May 2021 and continues until position filled

Chican@/Latin@

Bates College (USA:ME) - 20thC US

  • Tenure-track Assistant Professorship in 20th-century U.S. Latinx History, with a start date of August 2021.
  • Candidates with demonstrated success in teaching and supporting students from historically underrepresented and marginalized populations are encouraged to apply. We prefer scholars whose research and teaching focus on gender, the American West, and/or borderlands history, and candidates who are able to teach and advise students interested in Spanish-language archives.
  • ABD will be considered, Ph.D., preferred.
  • Teaching Load: 5 courses/year "the successful candidate will teach the survey course of U.S. history since 1900 and participate in the rotation of faculty teaching historical methods as well as a Latin American and Latinx Studies core course. They will also develop a slate of courses that cross-list between the History Department and the Latin American and Latinx Studies Program"
  • applicants should submit the following: (1) a letter of application, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) teaching statement, (4) research statement, (5) sample syllabus (6) one article-length writing sample, (7) unofficial graduate transcripts. Candidates should address their work, experience and commitment to equity, inclusion, antiracism and educational justice in their application materials. We will require three letters of recommendation of candidates who receive invitations for first-round interviews. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check. APPLY HERE: http://apply.interfolio.com/83191
  • Review begins: 1 Mar. 2021 intending to interview in April

California State University - Sacramento (USA:CA) - pref. with Public History

  • Probationary, tenure-track Assistant Professor in LatinX and/or ChicanX History to begin Fall 2021.
  • ABDs in History or a related field are encouraged to apply, The PhD in History or a related field must be completed by August 15, 2021.
  • The successful candidate will teach LatinX and/or ChicanX history. The department’s strong preference is for candidates who are also able to teach Public History.  Additional teaching requirements include undergraduate survey courses in US history, historical methods seminars, and undergraduate and graduate seminars
  • Applications are only accepted through the Sacramento State job website located at https://csus.peopleadmin.com/postings/5299. Candidates must upload the following attachments with the electronic application: 1. a cover letter addressing teaching and research; 2. a curriculum vitae, including contact information (phone and email) for 2 references; 3. a teaching portfolio including syllabi and a statement of teaching philosophy; 4. a diversity statement (see description above); 5. a representative example of scholarly work 6. graduate transcripts (unofficial accepted, official required for interview).
  • Review begins: 23 Apr. 2021 position open until filled.
  • [19 May 2021] Any updates on this search?

James Madison University (USA:VA)

  • tenure-track Assistant Professor of History with a specialization in Latina/o – Latinx history and the dynamics of shifting boundaries of race and ethnicity in the United States. The department especially welcomes applicants whose research and teaching focus on gender and sexuality and/or migration.
  • The position will begin in August 2021, and PhD in hand is preferred.
  • The successful candidate will teach courses in large and small classroom settings that serve general education, American Studies, the history major, interdisciplinary minors and the department’s MA program.
  • Candidates must demonstrate commitment to collaboration in building an equitable and inclusive environment and to supporting diversity initiatives with their research, teaching and service.
  • This position forms part of a first-of-its-kind initiative at James Madison University: a cohort hire of six outstanding, tenure-track faculty working collaboratively in several interconnected areas, which include social justice, minority cultures and politics, racial equity, non-Western thought, and critical race studies. Scholars hired into this cohort will be appointed in six of the College’s ten departments: Sociology and Anthropology; History; Political Science; Justice Studies; Philosophy and Religion; and Writing, Rhetoric and Technical Communication. A complete description of this cohort hire may be found here http://joblink.jmu.edu/postings/8052.
  • To apply, visit or go to JobLink.jmu.edu and reference posting number F1517.
  • Applicants will complete a faculty profile and submit the following: Cover letter; Curriculum vitae; Evidence of teaching effectiveness with diverse student populations (as Other Document #1); A chapter or article length writing sample (as Other Document #2). Applicants will provide contact information for 3 references as part of the application.
  • The cover letter should include a discussion of the candidate’s research interests; teaching experience and philosophy; and potential contributions to the diversity of the classroom, program, and university. Evidence of teaching effectiveness may include course syllabi, assignments, and summaries of course evaluations, if available.
  • Review of applications will begin on January 8, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. For more information regarding the position, contact the search chair, Dr. Emily Westkaemper (westkaem@jmu.edu).
  • [21 Jan] Interview Request
  • (22 Jan) Interview
  • (2 Mar) Any updates since interview?

Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi (USA:TX) - Mexican-American

  • tenure-track Assistant Professor of History in U.S. Latinx History beginning fall 2021.
  • required: A Ph.D. in History or related field. Advanced ABD will be considered; degree must be conferred by the time of appointment; Preferred Qualifications: Specialization in Mexican American/Chicanx History
  • TO APPLY: http://hr.tamucc.edu/Job_Opportunities/ - All required documentation must be submitted to be considered for the position.
  • A completed application will include: A cover letter that addresses the qualifications listed, A statement of teaching philosophy and experience, Curriculum vitae, Three professional references including name, address, title, telephone number, and email addresses- including a current or previous supervisor. Letters of recommendation may be requested after review of applications, and a writing sample and sample course syllabi may be requested later in the process.
  • Please address inquiries to: Dr. Glenn Tiller, Search Committee Chair, glenn.tiller@tamucc.edu.
  • Deadline: 16 Nov. 2020
  • Apply x1: Interviewed December. Any updates since then?
  • Offer made a while back

Native American

Emory University (USA:GA) - pre-20thC, Open Rank

  • Cahoon Family Chair in American History.  We invite applications from scholars at the Associate Professor or Full Professor rank with research and teaching expertise in pre-20th century Native American history, to begin 1 Sept. 2021
  • Applicants will be expected to teach courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and to provide intellectual and programmatic leadership across the University and throughout the broader community.
  • Applicants should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and a statement explaining their experience and vision regarding the teaching and mentorship of students from diverse backgrounds...Inquiries can be directed to Joseph Crespino, History Department Chair, at jcrespi@emory.edu
  • Review of applications will begin 4 Jan. 2021 but full consideration will be given to applications received up to at least 30 days after review begins.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA:MS) - [Non-TT]

  • visiting scholar (lecturer) in Native American History (or a related subfield of Native American Studies) for the 2021-2022 academic year
  • Ph.D. in History (or a related field) by the time of appointment. MIT anticipates a full return to on-campus, in-person instruction by Fall 2021.
  • A complete application must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a writing sample or sample publication, and three letters of reference.
  • Review begins immediately [ad posted 22 May] and continues until position filled.

San Diego State University (USA:CA) - American Indian/California Indigenous History

  • Assistant Professor: American Indian/California Indigenous History
  • to teach interdisciplinary courses with an emphasis in Native American history and a focus on California Indian history and Federal Indian Law.  Must demonstrate expertise in Indigenous historical methods (such as decolonizing methodologies or oral histories) and legal studies. Must be able to build and maintain partnerships with Indigenous communities and demonstrate interest in research with California Indian communities. Should demonstrate an active research agenda, a rigorous publication record, and departmental leadership capabilities.
  • We are seeking applicants with demonstrated experience in and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of underrepresented groups. Candidates must satisfy two or more of the eight Building on Inclusive Excellence (BIE) criteria. Candidates that meet BIE criteria: (a) are committed to engaging in service with underrepresented populations within the discipline, (b) have demonstrated knowledge of barriers for underrepresented students and faculty within the discipline, (c) have experience or have demonstrated commitment to teaching and mentoring underrepresented students, (d) have experience or have demonstrated commitment to integrating understanding of underrepresented populations and communities into research, (e) have experience in or have demonstrated commitment to extending knowledge of opportunities and challenges in achieving artistic/scholarly success to members of an underrepresented group, (f) have experience in or have demonstrated commitment to research that engages underrepresented communities, (g) have expertise or demonstrated commitment to developing expertise in cross-cultural communication and collaboration, and/or (h) have research interests that contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education. Please indicate in your cover letter how you meet at least two or more of these criteria.
  • Apply via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/82327. Candidates should submit a cover letter (including statement of research, of teaching philosophy and evidence of commitment to SDSU’s Building on Inclusive Excellence criteria), curriculum vitae, three (3) letters of recommendation and a writing sample.
  • Deadline: not stated in ad, ad expires 30 Mar. 2021

Women's/Gender

Colonial/Antebellum

Nineteenth Century

Auburn University (USA:AL) - Civil War Era

  • Tenure track assistant or associate professorship in the history of the Civil War Era, broadly defined
  • A Ph.D. in History is required at the time of appointment; outstanding candidates who are in the final stages of doctoral candidacy will be considered but completion of the degree is expected prior to the start of the appointment in August 2021.
  • The successful candidate will develop and teach graduate and undergraduate courses in Civil War history and in their area of specialization. The candidate will play a significant role in the graduate program. The candidate will also teach in Auburn’s core curriculum in world history.
  • To apply, visit https://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com/ and provide: (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, and (3) the names and contact information for three referees. Inquiries should be directed to Dr. Kelly Kennington, Search Committee Chair, at kennington@auburn.edu.
  • Review begins: 15 Nov. 2020
  • Update: Rejection received, 12/18; quite a considerate one noting that they received a huge amount of applications, with unprecedented quality/strength.

Columbus State University (USA:GA) pref. gender and/or African-American + Digital

  • Tenure-track Assistant Professor position in 19th Century American History, to begin 1 Aug. 2021
  • Specialization within the field of U.S. history is open, but the department is particularly interested in scholars who have research interests in gender history and/or African American history. Candidates who have experience in Digital Humanities are especially encouraged to apply.
  • Teaching Load: 4/4 teaching both introductory survey courses (with special attention to the HIST 2111 U.S. History to 1865 survey) and advanced undergraduate and graduate history courses each semester; and mentoring and advising students.
  • Candidates must have an earned Ph.D. in American History (strong ABD applicants will be considered, but degree must be in hand by the start date).
  • Preferred qualifications include:
    • Potential for continued professional development, scholarship and community engagement
    • University teaching experience
    • Experience in Digital Humanities
  • For full consideration: 10 May, 2021

Hood College (USA:MD)

  • full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of History beginning August 1, 2021
  • The responsibilities of the assistant professorship are in nineteenth-century American history with a specialization in the role of the United States in global political, cultural, and/or imperial history. Secondary specialization in public history, transnational history, gender history, or environmental history is required.
  • Teaching: Candidates should be prepared to teach the survey of U.S. history to 1877 and the modern world history survey in addition to courses on the Civil War, the U.S. in the nineteenth-century world, and public history. The ability to teach undergraduate courses on the history of women in America or environmental history is strongly encouraged.
  • Qualified candidates are invited to apply on-line via our electronic application, www.hood.edu/jobs, which requires submission of cover letter addressing qualifications for the position and the candidate’s research agenda; Curriculum vitae; A list of courses you could teach and develop at Hood; or include this in your cover letter; or list teaching areas clearly on your CV; If available, evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., syllabi or course evaluations).
  • For full consideration: 9 Jun. 2021


Mississippi State University (USA:MS) 1820-1860

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in United States History, 1820-1860, to begin 16 Aug. 2021
  • Teaching load: 2/2 Offerings include a turn in the US History survey and undergraduate and graduate courses in the area of expertise.
  • Favored subspecialties include slavery, African American, gender, the south, religion.
  • A Ph.D. in U.S. History at the time of appointment is required. Evidence of successful teaching and publications are preferred.
  • All applicants must apply online at http://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu and attach a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, and research and teaching statements. Also include the names and email addresses of 3 persons willing to write letters of recommendation on your behalf
  • For full consideration: 1 Jan. 2021
  • [Jan 22] request for letters
  • [Feb 23] interview request

University of Florida (USA:FL) - [non-TT]

  • Visiting Assistant Professor, 19th Century U.S. History, to begin 16 Aug. 2021
  • Applicants will have a Ph.D. or complete the Ph.D. by August 15, 2021
  • The Visiting Assistant Professor will teach already scheduled courses in the American Civil War and U.S. Women’s History, preferably a course in Indigenous history, as well as an American history course of their choosing in the 2021-22 academic year. We seek applicants with significant teaching experience at the undergraduate level. Applicants are encouraged to visit the departmental website (https://history.ufl.edu/) to learn more about UF’s Department of History.
  • For full consideration, applications must be submitted online at http://apply.interfolio.com/87960. A complete application includes (1) a letter of application summarizing the applicant's qualifications, interests, and suitability for the position, (2) a complete curriculum vitae, (3) a statement on teaching and research goals, and (4) three confidential letters of recommendation sent on their behalf to their Interfolio submission packet.
  • Review begins: 7 Jun. 2021

University of Houston, Cear Lake (USA:TX) with Mexican-American

  • Assistant Professor of Nineteenth-Century United States History, to begin 1 Aug. 2021
  • ...the new hire would be expected to regularly teach the university's first course on Mexican American history. Applicants with expertise in women’s and gender history or public history are also encouraged to apply.
  • PhD must be in hand by start date
  • Teaching Load: 3/3 Teaching responsibilities will include the U.S. History survey as well as upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses in nineteenth-century U.S. history and related subfields.
  • Applications are only accepted online through the Job Opportunities website. To apply, please complete the online application and attach a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, three letters of recommendation, and evidence of teaching excellence, and a writing sample (no more than 25 pages). UHCL is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer supporting workplace diversity. Those candidates with bilingual skills (especially Spanish) are encouraged to apply. Proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. must be provided as condition of employment. Background check is required. You must pass a criminal history record check.
  • Review begins immediately (ad posted 15 Sept), for full consideration 15 Nov. 2020
    • [Jan 21] Rejected from long list. Notification by email.

University of Washington, Seattle (USA:WA)

  • 9-month Tenure track assistant professorship in 19th C US History "whose research and teaching explores questions that emerge from the era of the Civil War and Reconstruction."
  • The successful candidate will hold the Donald W. Logan Endowed Chair in American History. We are particularly looking for a scholar whose research agenda, graduate mentoring, and undergraduate teaching experience will prepare students to think historically about matters of critical relevance today such as racism, slavery, emancipation, gender and sexual violence, and indigeneity. Corollary research and teaching interests might include: US imperial expansion, the liberal state and capitalist development, racial capitalism, the US-Mexico border, settler colonialism, constitutional and legal history, environmental history, religion, carceral regimes, and racial formations within and across regions.
  • Applicants should submit via Interfolio the following materials: cover letter (addressing research agenda, and undergraduate and graduate teaching interests), curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, teaching philosophy statement, diversity statement (record of engagement with issues around diversity and equity), and a writing sample (either a published journal article, book chapter, or dissertation chapter). We may ask for other materials at later stages.
  • Apply via Interfolio: apply.interfolio.com/78648
  • Review begins: 19 Oct. 2020
  • Request for more materials x2 (late Oct)
  • at interview stage [29 Nov] - out of curiosity when were 1st round interviews held??
  • 29 Nov: First round interviews were requested before Thanksgiving, and interviews are ongoing.--Thanks! Good luck to everyone at this stage!

Valparaiso University (USA:IN)

  • Assistant Professor - 19th Century U.S. History
  • Valparaiso University (“Valpo”), a community of learning grounded in the Lutheran tradition of scholarship, freedom, and faith, prepares students to lead and serve both church and society.
  • Candidates should have a Ph.D. (ABD considered) in U.S. History or a closely related field.
  • Teaching Load: 21 credits/year "The successful candidate will teach classes in 19th-century U.S. history, as well as the University’s first-year Humanities Core and elective courses in the candidate’s specialty"
  • 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.  Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three academic references to Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/82574.  In your cover letter, please include brief statements of (a) how you might contribute to the University’s distinctive mission, and (b) what experiences you have had which will enable you to mentor a diverse student body.  Credentials will be confirmed prior to hire.  Employment at Valparaiso University will require a satisfactory criminal background check
  • For full consideration: 15 Feb. 2021 although position is open until filled.
  • This looks the same as a job they posted a few years ago - anyone know the story on that?
    • Their hire took a different position elsewhere after one year.
  • [26 Feb.] Interview Request
    • I also had the same contact date for first interview and completed that this week. Did you get a follow-up date for when short-listers will be notified? They said something at the end of my interview, but I think it was very general like "a couple weeks." It also wasn't clear whether those advancing will be doing a virtual or in-person campus interview, or whether some other follow-up would be involved at the next phase.
      • I got the same message, but I got the impression the next interview will be virtual. Did they say anything else?
      • No, not to me. I hope you'll post an update here if you get a second interview though. I'll be on pins and needles next week waiting.
        • I hope you will as well, good luck!
          • [24 April] Still nothing after the first interview. I am assuming they are stringing me along in case their top candidates bomb the interview or bail out. Hope you had better luck.
            • [April 25] It is as if they waited for me to say something... Rejected from second interview.

Twentieth Century

Kings College London (UK:Eng) - [Non-TT]

NB: the advertising period for this post may mean the university cannot sponsor work visas. Check before applying.

  • 12 month lectureship in 20th Century American History, to begin 1 Sept. 2021
  • The post-holder will be responsible for teaching the modules 5AAH1062 Political Culture, Faith and Belonging in the post-1945 United States and 6AAH3041 Political Culture in the Twentieth-Century United States and the associated dissertation module. In addition, you will teach on the module 4AAH0001 Historical Skills, Sources and Approaches, as well as making contributions to the MA in World History and Culture. You will also be expected to contribute to the administration and pastoral provision of the Department of History.
  • Deadline: 12 Jul. 2021

Lancaster University (UK:Eng)

NB the deadline in the jobs.ac.uk advert, as of 1 June, is a typo.

  • Lectureship (~asst/assoc prof) in 20thC US History, to begin Jan 2022
  • We are particularly interested in candidates who work on one or more of: civil rights movements, (including race, gender and/or sexuality); US imperialism and its consequences; and/or histories of the US in the Asia/Pacific region.  You should have an outstanding profile in teaching and research as well as concrete plans for future projects and outputs.
  • Teaching: You are likely to be expected to teach at least one fifteen credit module (typically consisting of two weekly lectures and a fortnightly seminar over a ten-week term) including a survey module introducing students to the History of the United States in the 20th century.  You are also likely to be expected to develop a special subject on a more specialized topic.  An ability to be able to contribute to one or more of our existing MA programmes – in History, International & Military History, and Digital Humanities – or willingness to help create a new one would be an advantage.  In addition, you will make a more general contribution to the department’s teaching program at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, for example by contributing to team-taught courses and supervising dissertations and theses.
  • EXTREMELY SHORT Deadline: 2 Jul. 2021

Lawrence University (USA:WI)

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in 20thC American History, to begin 1 Sept. 2021
  • The successful applicant will have research and teaching interests in African American or Native American Indigenous history. Preferred sub-fields include politics and/or political economy, law, public policy, labor, education, or immigration. Interests in public and digital history would also be desirable.
  • PhD must be in hand by time of appointment
  • We seek candidates with demonstrated teaching excellence, who can teach core theory and methods courses for history majors, can contribute to Freshman Studies, Lawrence’s signature first-year program, as well as contribute cross-listed courses to Lawrence’s Ethnic Studies program.
  • Applicants should apply online at https://lawrence.peopleadmin.com by submitting a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement on your experience related to addressing issues of diversity and inclusion in an academic setting and ways that you could contribute to these efforts at Lawrence, and three references from which we will solicit letters of recommendation...Graduate transcripts, writing samples, and statements on teaching may be requested later in the process.
  • Deadline: 15 Nov. 2020
  • E-mail Dec 18th 2020 says they have scheduled first-round interviews with candidates.
  • [April 2] Offer made and accepted

Loyola University (USA:MA) - [non-TT:VAP] post-1865

  • One-year Visiting Assistant Professor of U.S. History Post-1865, to begin 1 Jul. 2021
  • Teaching Load: 4/4 ordinarily two preparations, including a survey of U.S. history since the Civil War and upper-level courses in the applicant's field of specialty.
  • Ph.D. in hand and teaching experience preferred.
  • Applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations, and a list of three references online at https://careers.loyola.edu. The cover letter should include the applicant's philosophy of teaching, a summary of their teaching experience, and a description of the courses they would be excited to teach.
  • Review begins: 16 Mar. 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

Mercy College (USA:NY)

  • full-time, multiple-year track, assistant professor position in Twentieth-Century United States History, beginning fall semester 2021.
  • We are particularly interested in candidates specializing in social justice, digital humanities, or science, technology, and medicine. With a teaching load of four courses per semester, candidates will teach a combination of surveys, capstones, and upper-division courses in the field of one’s specialization
  • The chosen candidate will have a Ph.D. in hand by August 2021
  • Applicants must complete the online application at https://jobs.mercy.edu and submit a letter of interest, curricula vitae, and one-page teaching philosophy
  • Deadline: 1 Feb. 2021
  • [25 Feb] Anyone hear anything?
  • [26 Feb] Nothing yet
  • [2 March] Anything???
  • [3 March] Nothing yet for me
  • [4 March] "I regret to inform you that you were not one of our short-listed applicants."

Reed College (USAOR) - [non-TT:VAP]

  • one-year appointment as visiting assistant professor in 20th Century U.S. history, with a focus on race, ethnicity, and/or indigeneity, for the 2021-22 academic yea
  • Candidates with an interest in transnational or global approaches to these topics are especially encouraged to apply.
  • Applicants should have the Ph.D. in hand by August 2021.
  • Teaching Load: 3/2 Teaching responsibilities also include advising yearlong senior theses in History, and participating more broadly in the department’s academic programming and intellectual life
  • Please send an application letter, a CV, and contact information for three referees to Jacqueline Dirks, chair of the search committee, at http://apply.interfolio.com/82317
  • Deadline: 15 Jan. 2021
    • [Jan 19] Request for recommendation letters x3
    • [Feb 1] Any news after submission of rec. letters?
      • [Feb 2] Nothing yet.
        • [Feb 17] For the commenter below: still nothing.

[Feb 17] Any updates?

[Feb 28] Interviews underway


University of Aberdeen (UK:Scot) - [Non-TT]

  • 1 Year lectureship (~VAP) in Modern History with expertise in American History from c. 1900, to replace a staff member seconded to another institution for the academic year 2021-22
  • The candidate will be expected: to teach one or more popular options on some aspect of American History at junior honours (level 3) and/or senior honours (level 4); to contribute to team-taught sub-honours and honours courses (including ‘American Civilizations’ and ‘Twentieth-Century Europe’, both at level 1, and ‘Thinking History’, our main historiographic course, at level 3); and to supervise undergraduate dissertations (level 4).
  • deadline: 4 Jul. 2021

University of Edinburgh (UK:Scot) - [non-TT]

  • Fixed term (1 Sept 2021 - 31 Aug 2022) Teaching Fellowship (~vap) in Modern US History
  • Teaching: The successful candidate will be able to teach a special subject course on the Rise of the Right, ca. 1945-1990, postgraduate courses on the 1960s in the United States and/or on conservatism from 1930-1990. The successful candidate will also contribute to teaching and team teaching across all levels of the curriculum, including pre-honours, honours and MSc level courses, as appropriate.
  • Deadline: 2 Jul. 2021

University of Oxford (St Annes) (UK:Eng)

NB: the Advertising period may mean that the university is unable to sponsor work visas; please check before applying.

  • Associate Professorship (or Professorship) in Twentieth-Century North American History, to begin 1 SEpt 2020 [sic: presumably 2021]
  • We are looking for someone who can engage in developing a strategic vision for the future of United States history at Oxford. We seek a person with expertise in any aspect of twentieth-century North American History, provided that it includes a research knowledge of the United States. We welcome historians whose work explores borderlands or transnational connections, including with the Caribbean. We also welcome historians who work on women's and gender history and would especially like to encourage applications from women and people of colour, who are historically under-represented in Oxford.
  • Queries about the post should be addressed to the Chair of the History Faculty Board, Professor John Watts (email: john.watts@history.ox.ac.uk or telephone: +44 (0) 1865 615005) or the Senior Tutor of St Anne’s College, Dr Shannon McKellar (email: Shannon.mckellar@st-annes.ox.ac.uk or telephone: +44 (0) 1865 274858).
  • SHORT Deadline: 19 Mar. 2021 Updated to March 26, 2021.
  • Any word re work visas for this position?
    • Rejection email, April 8
    • [Apr 12] Still nothing here. Anyone else hear anything?
    • [Apr 20] Interviews held April 19 and 20

Wesleyan University (USA:CT)

  • Tenure-track assistant professorship in the U.S. and the world, beginning July 1, 2021.
  • We are interested in candidates whose research and teaching focuses broadly on the globalization of the United States from the emergence of the US as an imperial power in the late 19th century to the growth of the US-led multilateral system in the latter 20th. Topics of interest include (but are not limited to) US foreign relations; American commerce at home and abroad; transnational social, cultural, and intellectual movements; religious, military and/or security issues; and international development. The candidate will be fully housed in the History Department.
  • Teaching Load: 2/2 "will include the 20th-century US history survey and surveys in the person’s areas of specialization as well as first-year and advanced seminars. Additional duties include advising and mentoring students, carrying on a program of research, and participating in faculty governance at the departmental and university level."
  • Candidates must have a Ph.D. in history or related field in hand by the time of appointment to be hired as an Assistant Professor; a successful candidate may be hired as an Instructor if the candidate does not have a Ph.D. in hand at the time of appointment, but will complete the Ph.D.in history or related field within one year of hire.
  • You will be asked to upload electronic versions of the items we require, which are a (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) writing sample, (4) statement of current research, and documentation of teaching experience, including (5) teaching statement, (6) course syllabi and (7) student evaluations. As part of the teaching statement (or cover letter), we invite you to describe your cultural competencies and experiences engaging a diverse student body. You will also be asked to provide the email addresses of three referees from whom we may obtain confidential letters of recommendation (please double-check the accuracy of the email addresses of the referees you name to insure that you have the most up-to-date email addresses for each one). After you have submitted all of the required documents, you will see a confirmation number. At that point, each of your referees whose email address you have provided will receive an automatically-generated email requesting that he or she submit a letter of reference for you.
  • For full consideration: 20 Nov. 2020
  • At interview stage now (last week of December)
    • Any news?
    • [11 Jan]: No news
    • [19 Jan]: No news here either
    • [20 Jan]: Rejection emails for first-round interviewees