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Missouri Southern State University invites applications for a non-tenure-track assistant professor of history beginning August 2014. We are seeking a broadly trained historian of the United States who…
The Department of History at Georgia State University is recruiting a lecturer (nontenure track, full time) to begin fall 2014, pending budgetary approval. The area of specialty is open, although the …
The University of Zurich invites applications for a professorship in global history (18th to 20th century), with a focus on Asian history. The successful candidate comes with a record of excellence in…
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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