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US - RI - Providence, Modern European History. The Department of History at Brown University seeks to fill a position in modern European history, 19th-20th centuries. The appointment will be made at …
Associate Professor/ Professor, Chief Historian of the Texas State Historical Association | University of Texas at Austin History Department - added Jul 1
US - TX - Austin, A PhD degree in History or related field is required. Applicants may currently hold the rank of either associate or full professor. Salary for this position will be commensurat…
Assistant Professor in Modern German History | American University - Department of History - added Jul 1
US - DC - Washington, Position Announcement: Assistant Professor in Modern German History Department of History College of Arts and Sciences American University The Department of History in the…
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.
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