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US - MD - Baltimore, The Johns Hopkins University Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences announces the Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities for 2016-2017 Religious Culture a…
US - IL - Evanston, Northwestern University’s Program of African Studies invites applications for a tenured appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor in the study of Islam in Afric…
Democracy Postdoctoral Fellowship | Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at Harvard Kennedy School - added Sep 3
US - MA - Cambridge, Preference will be given to postdoctoral scholars whose research interests coincide with the Ash Center’s current focus on innovations in public participation and political…
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.
FAQs: Professional Issues
Q: Does the AHA have an official position on plagiarism and professional conduct?
A: The Statement on Standards of Professional Conduct outlines the shared values of the profession.
Q: Does the AHA have guidelines on the hiring process, tenure, and promotion?
A: In addition to the general guidelines in the Statement on Standards of Professional Conduct, the Association periodically issues best practices, reports, and guidelines on hiring, tenure, and promotion that are collected on our Ethics & Standards page.
Q: What resources does the AHA have to help with a departmental review?
A: The AHA offers this article, “How to Organize an Outside Review,” to help with a departmental review.
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