Jobs & Professional Development
As the primary professional association for historians in the United States, the AHA serves as the main clearinghouse for information about jobs, careers, and employment for the historical discipline. These services range from advice for the history major pondering their first job out of college to advice, information, and job listings for history PhDs.
Latest Job Postings
The Department of History at Northern Arizona University invites applications for a visiting assistant professor of Latin American history to begin fall 2014 on a two-year appointment. We seek a schol…
The University of Tennessee's Medieval and Renaissance Studies Interdisciplinary Program (IDP) seeks a lecturer with teaching and research expertise in medieval European history to start August 1, 201…
The Illinois Historic Preservation Agency (IHPA) in Springfield collects, preserves, interprets, and communicates the rich and diverse heritage of Illinois and educates the public by providing access …
The Many Careers of History PhDs: A Study of Job Outcomes, Spring 2013
Earning a doctoral degree in history presents a range of choices, starting with questions about where and what to study, and how to pay for the effort. Too often those choices have to be made with a significant amount of guesswork as to their potential outcomes. As part of the American Historical Association's assessment of careers for history PhDs, the authors of this study undertook a detailed analysis of the current employment held by 2,500 history PhDs, all of whom earned their degrees between 1998 and 2009.