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 … Continue reading Assistant Professor of Modern/Contemporary World History, Emerson College

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

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

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 … Continue reading Associate Professor or Full Professor, World History – University of Pittsburgh