University Lecturer in Caribbean and Atlantic History since c.1500, University of Cambridge

For those on the job market, here’s a new position in Caribbean and Atlantic history, with an interest in world history more generally, at the University of Cambridge: The Faculty of History is seeking to appoint a University Lecturer in Caribbean and Atlantic History in any period since c.1500. Candidates must have exceptional abilities in […]

CFP: “In Global Transit: Jewish Migrants from Hitler’s Europe in Asia, Africa, and Beyond”

Readers of the blog interested in the global history of migration and immigration may like to participate in a conference exploring new perspectives on Jewish flight and exile from Nazi Europe. The event is organized by the German Historical Institutes London and Washington DC together with the newly established Branch Offices of the Max Weber Foundation in Delhi, […]

Instructor, World History, University of Memphis

Open positions continue to abound for historians working in world or global history. Here’s another call for applications emanating from the Department of History at the University of Memphis for a non-tenure track instructor, with the possibility of staying on for up to three years (four years total). The call for applications explains: The Department […]

Assistant Professor, World History, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Another day during this busy application and interview season, another position, this time at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. There, the College of Liberal Arts has announced a search for a World Historian for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor position to begin in fall 2016. The ideal candidate will have training in world history […]

Assistant Professor in World History, Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Fresh off of our recent posting of a position in world history at Emerson College, here’s another opportunity for scholars of world history located in the Boston area, this time at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design. Founded in 1873 as the first free-standing public school of art and design in the United States, the […]

Assistant Professor of Modern/Contemporary World History, Emerson College

Here’s an exciting job posting from the Institute for Institute for Liberal Arts and Interdisicplinary Arts at Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts. The Institute, a recent advertisement notes, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor starting in Fall 2016. Qualified applicants should be prepared to offer courses in modern and contemporary world history. Preference will be […]

Endowed Chair, Andrew W. Mellon Professor (University of Pittsburgh)

Following on our recent interview with Pittsburgh’s Diego Olstein for the Global History Forum, here’s a recent advertisement for an Endowed Chair at Pitt: The University of Pittsburgh invites applications for an endowed chair, the Andrew W. Mellon Professor of History. The appointment will begin with the fall term 2016 or as soon as possible thereafter, pending […]

A Global History Primer: Discussing “Thinking History Globally” with Diego Olstein

As you read this post in the summer of 2015, the discipline of history is decades into a global turn. Rare is the historian whose work does not aim, or at least claim, to transcend boundaries national, regional, or linguistic. The days of “methodological nationalism” appear to be behind us, then, but the specifics of how we […]

Associate Professor or Full Professor, World History – University of Pittsburgh

At the University of Pittsburgh, the Department of History has announced a search for an Associate or Full Professor position with a specialization in World History. The announcement explains further: The Department of History at the University of Pittsburgh seeks applicants for a tenured position in World History at the level of advanced Associate Professor or […]