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Mixed Hire/Multiple Specialty[]

Bard College (USA:NY) - Medieval Africa and/or Indian Ocean [non-TT:VAP][]

  • two-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Medieval History, with a focus on Africa and/or the Indian Ocean. The specific time period and topical specialization are open to consideration.
  • Candidates holding a doctorate will be given preference, but those at the advanced dissertation stage will also be considered.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to teach a mix of survey and field-specific thematic courses as well as First-Year Seminar, the college's common course for first-year students.
  • Please submit a letter of application, current C.V., and three letters of reference via Interfolio.com at: https://apply.interfolio.com/81415. Sample syllabus, teaching statements (including the applicant’s approaches to diversity, equity, and inclusion), and a writing sample (for example, dissertation chapter) are not required but will also be considered.
  • Review begins: 2 Jan. 2021 and will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled

Baylor University - Interdisciplinary - [Non-TT][]

  • Full-Time Temporary Lectureship (1-2 years) in Interdisciplinary Studies with a focus on History
  • 3 faculty positions available in the Baylor Interdisciplinary Core, an academic program within the Honors College
  • Teaching: 4/4. Interdisciplinary Studies. Teaching assignments could include courses within World Cultures, Natural World, Social World, and/or the World of Rhetoric sequences. World Cultures courses explore historical cultures from ancient Mesopotamia to the modern global context through religion, art, material culture, social relationships, economics, and the natural world.
  • The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. degree and have previous teaching experience in the teaching discipline of interest.
  • Doctoral degrees in any field of the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities are encouraged to apply. We particularly encourage applications from the fields of Classics, History (especially non-Western), Psychology, Sociology, Political Science, and Biology.
  • Apply through Intefolio: https://apply.interfolio.com/84176
  • Deadline: 24 May 2021

Central Washington University (USA:WA) - Race & Law in History [Non-TT][]

City, University of London (UK:Eng) - Senior Hire, oref. Public/Transnational[]

NB the advertising period for this post may mean the university is unable to sponsor work visas, please check before applying.

  • Professorship in History, to begin 1 Sept. 2021
  • We are seeking to appoint a Chair in History to take a lead role in developing History programmes potentially including the Centre for Modern History, and to contribute to the wider Department and School. We welcome applications from specialists in any field of History, particularly from candidates with expertise in Public History and/or transnational/international history.
  • Deadline: 30 May 2021
  • intend to interview 18 June.

College of Charleston (USA:SC) - pref. World/US [Non-TT][]

  • One year Visiting Assistant Professor of History, Open Field, to begin Fall 2021
  • Historians in all subfields are welcome to apply, with preference for a specialist in U.S. Civil War/Reconstruction
  • Teaching: the successful candidate will teach four sections of the 100-level general education requirement each semester, i.e., pre-modern history (pre-1500) and/or modern history (post-1500). The general education classes are organized thematically, around the professor’s academic interests, where appropriate. There may be opportunities to teach upper-division courses.
  • Applications should include a cover letter, C.V., graduate transcripts, names and contact information for at least two references, a writing sample, and sample syllabi (pre-modern and/or modern) for the 100-level courses. Direct materials to: https://jobs.cofc.edu immediately on receipt.
  • Deadline: 15 Jul. 2021

Durham University (UK:Eng) - c.300-c.950[]

  • Assistant Professor of History in the period c.300-c.950 (CE), to begin 1 Sept. 2021
  • We welcome applications from candidates with expertise in Asian, Eurasian, Mediterranean, North African, Islamicate, Byzantine or European history, whose research complements or expands the department’s current strengths. Applications from candidates whose research draws connections between multiple geographical regions and who share our commitment to decolonising the curriculum are especially encouraged
  • Deadline: 15 Feb. 2021

Haverford College (USA:PA) - Caribbean and/or Latin American [Non-TT][]

  • Full-time Visiting Assistant Professor of History for the academic year 2021-2022.
  • We seek a specialist in modern Caribbean and/or modern Latin American history. Interdisciplinary approaches are welcome, as are African American and Latinx research agendas that take hemispheric approaches.
  • PhD preferred, but ABD will be considered.
  • Teaching load: 5 courses a year including classes at the introductory and intermediate levels, upper-division courses in the candidate’s area of specialty, and advising undergraduate senior theses in the spring.
  • Candidates should submit application materials via Interfolio. Materials should include a cover letter, c. v., writing sample, and three letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
  • Deadline: not stated in ad, ad expires 5 Jul. 2021.

Hong Kong Shue Yan University (CHN) - [Open rank][]

  • full-time Assistant Professor or above to start in September 2021
  • Fields of specialization include, but not limited to, urban history, Hong Kong history, art history, cultural history, social history, intellectual history and Chinese history. Preference will be given to those applicants who have at least two years of teaching experience and a good track record in research and publication. Proficiency in both English and Chinese is required.
  • PhD required
  • Applications should be addressed to: The University Secretary, Hong Kong Shue Yan University, 10 Wai Tsui Crescent, Braemar Hill, North Point, Hong Kong. It should contain (1) a cover letter, (2) a complete CV including list of publications, (3) two representative publications, and (4) three references to be sent directly from the referees.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Search begins: 1 Jan. 2020 and continues until position filled.


Mount Saint Mary's University (USA:MD)[]

National University of Ireland, Galway (IRL) - Senior Hire[]

[17 Feb.] This post seems to have been readvertised with a new date of 25 Feb. 2021 - https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/CEE878/established-professor-of-history

  • Established Professor of History
  • The successful candidate will be expected to assume leadership roles, both formally and informally, in the development of the Discipline, School and College. This role will also require a candidate with a keen understanding of the value and critical importance of the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences in the University and society.
  • In line with the findings of a review of history at NUI Galway, we are seeking to appoint a highly committed individual who combines strong academic and research credentials with a proven track record of educational innovation, strategic leadership, and collaborative working practices. The post is open to those with an exceptional track record in research and teaching in any area of history from the medieval to the modern period, or in any thematic area of history, and who also has proven leadership qualities.
  • For more information and Application Form please see website: http://www.nuigalway.ie/about-us/jobs/ Applications should be submitted online.
  • Deadline: 5pm Irish time, 28 Jan. 2021
  • Intend to interview late Feb/early March

Newman University (UK:Eng) - History & Humanities[]

  • Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in History and Humanities
  • This post provides an opportunity for a teaching-focused academic to teach on the History undergraduate programme and on broader programmes within the Humanities. We will recruit a flexible, creative thinker who enjoys interdisciplinary teaching and is keen to develop innovative programmes
  • Main essential criteria: To provide high quality teaching on the History programme and on other programmes in the Department as required; To prepare high-quality teaching materials (including through the VLE); To contribute to the development of the Humanities as an inter-disciplinary area of study; To prepare, deliver and mark course work and assignments, to supervise dissertations and project work; To act as a personal tutor, providing academic and pastoral support, including signposting to relevant University support systems; To support the academic, administrative and development activities of the Department and to undertake other such duties commensurate with the post and grade as agreed with the Head of Subject and Associate Dean
  • Informal enquiries about this opportunity are very welcome. Please contact Dr Charlotte Lewandowski, at c.lewandowski@newman.ac.uk to discuss the role further. An application form and further details about this role are available from: https://newman.ac.uk/jobs/or alternatively please e-mail: recruitment@newman.ac.uk
  • Deadline: 5pm GMT 16 Nov. 2020
  • Intend to interview 17 Dec. 2020

Newman University (UK:Eng) - [Non-TT][]

nb: unclear how this position relates to the one above, although presumably is to 'fill in' until the new hire can start.

  • 1 year Lectureship (~VAP) in History
  • This post provides an opportunity for a teaching-focused academic to teach on the History undergraduate programme and on broader programmes within the Humanities. We will recruit a flexible, creative thinker who enjoys interdisciplinary teaching and is keen to develop innovative programmes.
  • Main essential criteria:To provide high quality teaching on the History programme and on other programmes in the Department as required; To prepare high-quality teaching materials (including through the VLE); To contribute to the development of the Humanities as an inter-disciplinary area of study; To prepare, deliver and mark course work and assignments, to supervise dissertations and project work; To act as a personal tutor, providing academic and pastoral support, including signposting to relevant University support systems.; To support the academic, administrative and development activities of the Department and to undertake other such duties commensurate with the post and grade as agreed with the Head of Subject and Associate Dean.
  • Informal enquiries about this opportunity are very welcome. Please contact Dr Charlotte Lewandowski, at c.lewandowski@newman.ac.uk to discuss the role further.
  • An application form and further details about this role are available from: https://newman.ac.uk/jobs/or alternatively please e-mail: recruitment@newman.ac.uk
  • Deadline: 22 Feb. 2021
  • intend to interview: 18 Mar. 2021

Open University (UK) - African and Caribbean History, 1627-1968[]

Ryerson University (CAN) - African Diaspora[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in the history of the African Diaspora
  • with a preference for Caribbean and/or Latin American history, We seek a faculty member whose expertise in the history of the African diaspora will fill important gaps in our curriculum while complementing our existing scholarship in Modern and Ancient Africa and the Atlantic world.
  • see full posting, link above at African/Middle Eastern History 2020-21

Saint Cloud State University (USA:MN) - [Non-TT][]

  • 1 year position (with possibility of renewal) Assistant Professor of Public or Applied History
  • The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate classes in Public and/or Applied History, as well as US or World History surveys and upper-level courses in at least one of the following: Asia, Africa, or the Middle East.
  • To apply, please visit https://stcloudstate.peopleadmin.com/postings/2513
  • Deadline: not stated in ad, ad expires 11 May 2021

State University of New York, Oneonta (USA:NY) - Africa & Europe[]

  • tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor of History in transnational history and the interactions between Modern Europe (since 1800) and Africa, to begin Fall 2021
  • Required Qualifications: PhD in history or related field (ABD considered, doctorate required by time of first renewal notification); expertise in transnational approaches to Modern European (post 1800) and African History.
  • Duties include, but are not limited to: teaching general education courses in areas such as the history of Africa and in European history since 1500; a course on the history of the Holocaust; upper-division courses in the candidate’s specialized field(s); and transnational courses that analyze one or more themes such as empire and resistance to empire, genocide, people’s experiences of war, revolution and regime change, diaspora, and migration; and other courses to meet department needs. The candidate will also have regular placement in the rotation for the History Department’s required capstone Historiography Seminar and Senior Seminar. Successful candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching, scholarship, and service; display an active research agenda, and participate in cross-disciplinary initiatives.
  • To apply online go to: http://oneonta.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=126800    Please upload a curriculum vitae, letter of interest, statement of teaching experience and philosophy and a statement of research. The committee welcomes up to two supplemental documents, such as syllabi or scholarly articles/writing sample. Contact information for three professional references is required.
  • Deadline: not stated in the ad [ad expires 7 Mar. 2021]
  • [11 Jan. 2021] any news on this

Stetson University - Hal S. Marchman Chair of Civic and Social Responsibility[]

  • Discipline open. Deadline March 1, 2021. Hire at associate or full professor rank, but will consider applications from advanced assistant professors (search committee member posting this).

University of Birmingham (UK:Eng) - Head of the School of History and Cultures [senior hire][]

  • We are looking for an inspirational academic to lead the School of History and Cultures through a time of significant change in the higher education sector. The successful candidate will have an outstanding reputation in research and teaching as well as relevant leadership and management credentials and will possess the vision and capability to build on and enhance the School’s performance. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate that they can lead, shape, and realise the School’s multiple agendas in accordance with the University’s wider strategic plan.
  • To download the details of this position and submit an electronic application online please click Apply Online ... please quote the appropriate Job Ref 96656 in all enquiries, alternatively information can be obtained from https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/staff/jobs/index.aspx
  • Deadline: 1 Feb. 2021

University of Calgary (CAN:AB) - Assistant Professor, Open Discipline - Indigenous Focus, Faculty of Arts (TT)[]

  • The Faculty of Arts at the University of Calgary, in partnership with the International Indigenous Studies Program, is seeking applicants for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of assistant professor for an anticipated start date of July 1, 2021. This is an open disciplinary search, meaning any candidate from the social sciences, humanities, or fine arts with a research program/creative practice and teaching expertise centering Indigenous peoples is encouraged to apply.
  • The successful candidate will join one of the departments or schools in the Faculty of Arts and will divide their teaching and service activities between the International Indigenous Studies Program and their home unit.
  • In general, the successful candidate will establish and maintain an active research program or creative practice that centers around, or is driven by, Indigenous peoples.  The successful candidate must conduct research informed by Indigenous methodologies, which may include community-driven research and/or research/creative practice in dialogue with Indigenous knowledges and intellectual traditions.  The successful candidate must demonstrate competency in Indigenous pedagogies and working with Indigenous learners. They will teach and supervise at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and provide service to the International Indigenous Studies program, the home department, and potentially the wider community.
  • Deadline: February 25, 2021

University of Hull (UK:Eng) - [non-TT][]

  • Lecturer in History from 1st September 2021 until 31st May 2022.
  • Applicants should have research and teaching interests in a transnational or global field and who therefore has the capacity to teach diverse topics which may include the Columbian Exchange, religion (with global reach, potentially including indigenous religion), and the interactions of humans and their environment. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise that lies beyond Britain and its Empire.
  • Deadline: 15 Jul. 2021

University of Leicester (UK:Eng) - Senior Hire[]

NB: https://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/news/leicester-news/ucu-members-overwhelmingly-back-no-4931836

  • Full Time, Four year tenure as Head of School with possibility for extension. When the term is completed, you will be offered a Professorial position on a permanent basis.
  • As a senior member of the University, you will advance the University’s profile in world-class research, enterprise and teaching excellence in an increasingly competitive environment both nationally and internationally.  Heads of School are academic leaders in their disciplines and work with their Head of College and other members of the College Leadership Team to deliver University strategic objectives. Headship offers the opportunity to play a transformative role in the future direction of your discipline and the school, college and university as well as furthering your leadership skills.
  • Informal enquiries regarding this opportunity are welcome, and should be made to Professor Henrietta O’Connor, Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Head of College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities on hso1@leicester.ac.uk or 0116 252 5952.
  • Deadline: 15 Mar. 2021
  • intend to interview 14 Apr. 2021

University of Limerick (IRL) - [Senior hire][]

  • Professorship (~full prof+) in History, in any area of history covering the early modern-to-modern periods.
  • The candidate will make a significant contribution to the Department of History, which has research and teaching strengths in political, social and cultural history, and in the history of gender, family, locality, religion, and public history. The candidate will be able to bring their own collegial leadership to a group of experienced scholars, by developing new research projects and supporting or enhancing those of others. They will have a publication track record of exceptional quality and demonstrable success in securing research funding. Their teaching experience will allow them to enhance the Department's provision at all levels from foundation year to PhD.
  • Deadline: (noon, Irish standard time) 27 May 2021

University of Lincoln (UK:Eng) - Black History (pref. British)[]

University of Macau (CHN) - Maritime, East-West Interaction or related fields[]

  • Associate/Assistant Professor in Maritime History, East-West Interaction or related fields
  • Applicants should have a PhD in hand by the time of appointment, specialization on one of the following areas: Maritime History, History of South Asia, Southeast Asia, or East Asia. The preference may be given to those who have done a substantial research with transnational or global perspectives. A historian who can research in at least two languages, (English and any other language) may be considered an advantage.
  • Applicants should visit https://career.admo.um.edu.mo/ for more details, and apply ONLINE.
  • Review begins end of August 2021 and continues until position filled

University of Oxford (UK:Eng) - [non-TT][]

  • fixed-term College and Departmental Lecturer in History, tenable from 1 October 2021 until 30 September 2023
  • The Lecturer will be required to undertake an average of 8 ‘weighted’ contact hours per week of tutorial or class teaching of undergraduates of the College. The Lecturer will also be required to contribute to teaching for the Faculty, undertaking lectures and tutorials. In addition, they will: set and mark College examinations (Collections); participate as required in the undergraduate admissions process (including the interviews in December), and contribute as appropriate to the College’s access and outreach initiatives
  • Deadline: 21 Jun. 2021

University of Suffolk (UK:Eng) - pref. public history[]

  • Associate Professor in History
  • Whilst we welcome and will consider applications from all historical fields, a desirable characteristic is that you have a specialism within the area of public history and heritage. You should have a national/international profile including a record of publishing and external income generation record appropriate to the level of the post and stage in your career. You are expected to be able to make a significant contribution to our next REF submission and possess an active and entrepreneurial approach to inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary research and knowledge exchange. You should also have an enthusiasm for delivering high quality, innovative teaching at BA, MA and PhD level, and in addition to specialist teaching relevant to expertise, also be able to teach across a broad curriculum.
  • Additionally, you must be a passionate champion for and promoter of the Humanities in public. It is expected that you will provide leadership in the further developing the University’s Centre for Culture and Heritage, which is part of the larger Institute for Social Justice and Crime.
  • Deadline: 28 Jun. 2021
  • intend to interview 15 July.

University of Virginia (USA:VA) - Democracy, Women, Gender, and Sexuality[]

  • Tenure, Tenure Track, Associate or Full professor in the history of Democracy, Women, Gender, and Sexuality
  • With the support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Corcoran Department of History invites applications for a tenure-line position at the rank of an associate or full professor in the history of democracy, women, gender, and sexuality in any period outside the United States. The colleague appointed to this position will be affiliated with the interdisciplinary Democracy Initiative, so we seek a historian interested in questions of democracy, citizenship, and rights broadly construed. The department is particularly interested in candidates who will contribute to and expand upon existing areas of thematic strength. We seek a senior scholar with a distinguished publication record who is a leader in the field, as well as a dedicated teacher and mentor.
  • Apply online at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs  search for requisition #R0020084 complete the application, and attach the following: cover letter of interest describing research agenda, teaching experience and demonstrated past experience working on issues of diversity, equity and inclusion and/or working with diverse populations. Curriculum vitae Sample article- or chapter-length piece of scholarship Contact information for three references.
  • Deadline: 11 Jan. 2021

University of York (UK:Eng) - Imperial & Postcolonial[]

  • Lecturer (~VAP) in Imperial and Postcolonial History, from 14 September 2021 – 13 September 2022
  • You will be responsible for developing and delivering teaching across the Department within the area of Imperial and Postcolonial History, carrying out individual or collaborative research projects, leading to the production of research outputs/outcomes, and undertaking relevant administrative and managerial duties. You will be appointed a Departmental mentor to facilitate your career development in all these areas.
  • 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

Global South[]

Medieval[]

University of Groningen (NDL)[]

  • Assistant Professor Medieval History, to begin 1 Aug. 2021
  • We offer you a position with 60% of your time for teaching (including administration) and 40% research. The assistant professorship is one of seven positions that are advertised by the Department of History.
  • The Chair Group Medieval History is looking for an enthusiastic and cooperative colleague with an excellent research track record to complete its multifaceted team. Considering recent developments within the interdisciplinary field of Medieval Studies, we are searching for an all-round medievalist with in-depth expertise in a non-European region, preferably the Middle-East or/and Africa in the Central and/or Later Middle Ages. She/he deploys comparative, cross-cultural, global and/ or trans-regional approaches. We particularly welcome candidates with expertise in one or more of the following fields: History of Knowledge, History of Science, Intellectual History, History of Religion, Material Studies, Digital Humanities.
  • Qualifications: you have a PhD in History (or a closely related discipline); you have at least one year of postdoctoral experience in a teaching and/or research position; you have an excellent publication record for the stage of your career, including at least one monograph (under review) and peer reviewed articles; you have a demonstrable capacity and willingness to operate beyond narrow disciplinary boundaries within and beyond the field of History, in teaching and in research; you bring a strong cooperative attitude and willingness to engage in collaborative research and teaching duties; you have teaching experience and relevant teaching qualifications (such as BKO-Basiskwalificatie Onderwijs, Basic Education qualification), or willingness to obtain one in the first two years of your appointment; you have a capacity and willingness to undertake organizational duties; you bring enthusiasm for communicating academic research to non-academic audiences; your international experience and outlook will be considered an advantage; you have the ability to communicate and teach in English (CEFR C1 level for reading, listening, writing, speaking); knowledge of Dutch or willingness to learn it within a reasonable period of time (within two years) may be one of the conditions for tenure (CEFR B2 for reading and listening, and CEFR B1 for writing and speaking).
  • You can fill in the form and upload 4 PDF files (all in English): 1. a letter of motivation 2. a CV with a list of three self-selected “best papers”; the complete list of publications and the names and contact details of two referees who may be approached by the selection committee 3. a brief description of scientific interests and plans; a statement about teaching goals and experience (maximum two pages in total). You can upload this under “ extra document” on the website 4. an appropriate writing sample, you can upload this document also. Only complete applications submitted by the deadline will be taken into consideration. https://www.rug.nl/about-ug/work-with-us/job-opportunities/?reply=00347-02S00081CP
  • Deadline: 14 Feb. 2021

Early Modern[]

University of Sydney (AUS) - pre-1700[]

  • Associate Lecturer/Lecturer in History, pre-1700
  • We are seeking an academic who can bring their expertise in areas outside of Western Europe and North America as well as one or more of the following thematic areas – Indigenous history (including comparative Indigenous history); race and cultural identity; mobility and migration; women, gender and sexuality; environment and climate. Interdisciplinary expertise, with versatility and breadth across geographic areas and time periods also forms a key component to this opportunity
  • The successful candidate will teach large introductory units of study in History and INGS (International and Global Studies) as well as the opportunity to develop specialised higher-level units and to supervise Honours, Masters and PhD students in their fields of speciality. The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in the curriculum transformation currently underway at the University and to be willing to teach into interdisciplinary units.
  • Deadline: 11.30pm Sydney time, 17 Jun. 2021

University of Birmingham (UK:Eng) - [non-TT][]

  • Teaching Fellow (~VAP) in Early Modern History
  • Fixed Term Contract to 31 August 2022
  • We seek a specialist to consolidate and expand our teaching strengths in the field of Early Modern History. At undergraduate level the appointee will be expected to contribute teaching to optional second and third year undergraduate modules relevant to their area of expertise. These modules could include Tudor Terrors, State and Empire in the Early Modern World, and Women Behaving Badly in Tudor and Stuart England.  The appointee will also be expected to contribute to the team-taught first year core module Making of the Modern World, 1500-1800, undergraduate modules on historical theory and methods, and the supervision of undergraduate dissertations.
  • Deadline: 5 May 2021

Modern[]

Metropolitan State University of Denver (USA:CO)[]

  • Tenure-track Assistant Professorship in Modern History, with global, comparative expertise and a focus on either the Middle East or Southeastern Europe, to begin Aug 2021
  • Teaching Load: 4/4 courses will include broad introductory surveys of World History and more specialized upper-division courses. The successful candidate may also be expected to teach upper-division courses in their area of expertise, as well as courses that meet the needs of the department.
  • PhD in history or closely related field, with an emphasis on global, comparative history, must be in hand by July 2021
  • In order to be considered as an applicant, you must apply via the online application system, www.msudenverjobs.com. IMPORTANT: In order for an applicant to be considered for the position, the applicant must have a complete file with the following: 1. Curriculum Vitae 2. Cover Letter 3. References. References refers to a list of three professional references and their contact information. 4. Unofficial Transcripts... Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire. To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/2097317
  • Deadline: 29 Jan. 2021
    • Applied
    • [8 Feb] request for additional materials
    • [1 Mar] any news?
    • [Mar 22] anyone got the virtual campus invite?

No news after sending the additional materials.

University of Birmingham (UK:Eng) - Modern & Distance [non-TT][]

  • Lecturer in Modern History and Distance Learning, fixed term to 31 Aug. 2023
  • We seek a specialist to consolidate our research and teaching strengths in the field of Modern History and Distance Learning, with expertise in any field or region relevant to the Department’s core strengths.
  • The appointee will be expected to consolidate and expand our teaching provision, by delivering core undergraduate and postgraduate modules in the Modern History field. In particular, they will be expected to contribute to the delivery, administration, and development of the Department’s MA Distance Learning Programmes in either History and / or Military History. At undergraduate level the appointee will be expected to contribute teaching to second and third year undergraduate modules in modern history relevant to their area of expertise. These modules could include Global Cold War, Global History of Gender and Sexuality, Pandora’s Box: Europe and the First World War, 1900-30, and In the Eye of the Storm: Europe and the Second World War, 1930-1960. The appointee will also be expected to contribute to the team-taught first year core module Making of the Contemporary World.
  • Deadline: 5 May 2021


University of Groningen (NDL) - Contemporary[]

  • Assistant Professor Contemporary History, to begin 1 Aug. 2021
  • We offer you a position with 60% of your time for teaching (including administration) and 40% research. The assistant professorship is one of seven positions that are advertised by the Department of History.
  • The Chair Group Contemporary History is a unique feature within Dutch academia. It analyzes our contemporary world in the light of world history since 1945 through multi-disciplinary approaches and methods. To expand its cooperation within History and across the faculties, the Chair group is looking for a colleague with a PhD from the humanities and social sciences and an excellent track record on the history of one or more (Western) European societies or regions in the light of intensifying contacts within and across national and continental borders. We explicitly welcome comparative approaches. An inter- or multidisciplinary profile and a strong personal interest in cooperation across academic disciplines are considered an asset.
  • Qualifications: you have a PhD in History (or a closely related discipline); you have at least one year of postdoctoral experience in a teaching and/or research position; you have an excellent publication record for the stage of your career, including at least one monograph (under review) and peer reviewed articles; you have a demonstrable capacity and willingness to operate beyond narrow disciplinary boundaries within and beyond the field of History, in teaching and in research; you bring a strong cooperative attitude and willingness to engage in collaborative research and teaching duties; you have teaching experience and relevant teaching qualifications (such as BKO-Basiskwalificatie Onderwijs, Basic Education qualification), or willingness to obtain one in the first two years of your appointment; you have a capacity and willingness to undertake organizational duties; you bring enthusiasm for communicating academic research to non-academic audiences; your international experience and outlook will be considered an advantage; you have the ability to communicate and teach in English (CEFR C1 level for reading, listening, writing, speaking); knowledge of Dutch or willingness to learn it within a reasonable period of time (within two years) may be one of the conditions for tenure (CEFR B2 for reading and listening, and CEFR B1 for writing and speaking).
  • You can fill in the form and upload 4 PDF files (all in English): 1. a letter of motivation 2. a CV with a list of three self-selected “best papers”; the complete list of publications and the names and contact details of two referees who may be approached by the selection committee 3. a brief description of scientific interests and plans; a statement about teaching goals and experience (maximum two pages in total). You can upload this under “ extra document” on the website 4. an appropriate writing sample, you can upload this document also. Only complete applications submitted by the deadline will be taken into consideration. https://www.rug.nl/about-ug/work-with-us/job-opportunities/?reply=00347-02S00081GP
  • Deadline: 14 Feb. 2021
    • [3 Mar] Invitation to interview (x2)
    • [26 Mar] Invitation to second round interview (x2)
    • [8 April] Offer made & accepted
    • [12 April] Interestingly, an ad for a similar position (but focused on memory studies) went up several days ago: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=61257

University of Groningen (NDL) - Modern, 1870-1945 pref. gender/digital/public[]

  • Assistant Professor Modern History, to begin 1 Aug. 2021
  • We offer you a position with 60% of your time for teaching (including administration) and 40% research. The assistant professorship is one of seven positions that are advertised by the Department of History.
  • The Chair Group Modern History is looking for a historian with an excellent track record in history at the cutting edge of culture and society. We welcome applications from historians with a specialisation in the modern era (ca 1870-1945) and with a specific interest in innovative applications of traditional and digital primary sources and/or an emphasis on gender, and a specific interest in heritage studies or other forms of public history.
  • * Qualifications: you have a PhD in History (or a closely related discipline); you have at least one year of postdoctoral experience in a teaching and/or research position; you have an excellent publication record for the stage of your career, including at least one monograph (under review) and peer reviewed articles; you have a demonstrable capacity and willingness to operate beyond narrow disciplinary boundaries within and beyond the field of History, in teaching and in research; you bring a strong cooperative attitude and willingness to engage in collaborative research and teaching duties; you have teaching experience and relevant teaching qualifications (such as BKO-Basiskwalificatie Onderwijs, Basic Education qualification), or willingness to obtain one in the first two years of your appointment; you have a capacity and willingness to undertake organizational duties; you bring enthusiasm for communicating academic research to non-academic audiences; your international experience and outlook will be considered an advantage; you have the ability to communicate and teach in English (CEFR C1 level for reading, listening, writing, speaking); knowledge of Dutch or willingness to learn it within a reasonable period of time (within two years) may be one of the conditions for tenure (CEFR B2 for reading and listening, and CEFR B1 for writing and speaking).
  • You can fill in the form and upload 4 PDF files (all in English): 1. a letter of motivation 2. a CV with a list of three self-selected “best papers”; the complete list of publications and the names and contact details of two referees who may be approached by the selection committee 3. a brief description of scientific interests and plans; a statement about teaching goals and experience (maximum two pages in total). You can upload this under “ extra document” on the website 4. an appropriate writing sample, you can upload this document also. Only complete applications submitted by the deadline will be taken into consideration. https://www.rug.nl/about-ug/work-with-us/job-opportunities/?reply=00347-02S00081EP
  • Deadline: 14 Feb. 2021
    • [11 Mar] Invitation to interview (x2)
    • [15 April] Invitation to second round interview
    • [7 May] Rejection with very blunt feedback

University of Leeds (UK:Eng) - Contemporary[]

  • Lectureship (~asst/assoc prof) in Contemporary History
  • As Lecturer, you will carry out research, teaching, and management within the School, Faculty and University, in an area of history from c. 1945 to the present day which speaks directly to the global challenges of the contemporary world.
  • We welcome applications from candidates working in one of the following thematic areas – the history of human rights and humanitarianism; race and indigeneity; global health challenges; social justice movements (including, but not limited to, disability rights, gender equality, LGBTQ+ activism); climate change and environmentalism – for the period after 1945 and in international/transnational perspective. Preference may be given to candidates exploring these themes from a Global South or non-Anglophone perspective
  • You will have a PhD or equivalent relevant experience in History or a cognate discipline, and relevant teaching experience.
  • Teaching: You will be able to teach at all levels of the undergraduate programme. You will take the lead in developing new and innovative teaching relating to your research expertise, which may include through the development of your own portfolio of modules and contributions to existing team-taught courses and programmes. You will contribute to all our undergraduate programmes, including to compulsory modules on the BA International History and Politics programme. You will contribute to our MA programmes, including the MA in Modern History and other relevant programmes. You will supervise research students.
  • Deadline: 4 Jun. 2021

University of Sydney (AUS) - Post-1700[]

  • Lecturer/Associate Lecturer in Histor post-1700
  • We are seeking an academic who can bring their expertise in areas outside of Western Europe and North America as well as one or more of the following thematic areas – Indigenous history (including comparative Indigenous history); race and ethnicity; mobility and migration; women, gender and sexuality; environment and climate. Interdisciplinary expertise, with versatility and breadth across geographic areas and time periods also forms a key component to this opportunity.
  • The successful candidate will teach large introductory units of study in History and INGS (International and Global Studies) as well as the opportunity to develop specialised higher-level units and to supervise Honours, Masters and PhD students in their fields of speciality. The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in the curriculum transformation currently underway at the University and to be willing to teach into interdisciplinary units.
  • Deadline: 11.30pm Sydney time, 17 Jun. 2021
  • Any news on this? Short list?

University of York (UK:Eng) - [non-TT][]

  • Lecturer in Contemporary History, available from 14 September 2021 – 13 September 2022.
  • 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 be responsible for developing and delivering teaching across the Department within the area of Contemporary History, carrying out individual or collaborative research projects, leading to the production of research outputs/outcomes, and undertaking relevant administrative and managerial duties. You will be appointed a Departmental mentor to facilitate your career development in all these areas.
  • Deadline: 30 May 2021
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