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.

Career Diversity for Historians

Career Diversity

The AHA seeks to expand the occupational presence of humanists beyond the academy by broadening the professional options that students commonly imagine for themselves and aspire to. Broadening employment prospects for holders of doctorates in history will at once enhance the employment opportunities of PhD historians and expand the influence of historical thinking across society.  

Career Diversity for Historians

Latest Job Postings

  • America - Nanjing, CHN - added Jul 18

    The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) invites applications for one resident/visiting professor of American history at its graduate school located in Nanjing, Chi…

  • Post-1945 United States - Cambridge, MA - added Jul 18

    The History Faculty at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track historian of the post-World War II United States. The position will be filled at the…

  • Ancient - San Diego, CA - added Jul 18

    The Department of History at the University of San Diego seeks a tenure-track assistant professor in ancient history, beginning September 2015. Although the research specialization is open, the depart…

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