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

  • Canada - Toronto, ON, CAN - added Sep 15

    The Department of Historical Studies at the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream position in Canadian history at the rank of assistant professor. The appointment will commenc…

  • Latin America - Keene, NH - added Sep 15

    The History Department at Keene State College invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Latin American history, period open, to begin August 2015. A subfield in African A…

  • Late Imperial China - Seattle, WA - added Sep 12

    The University of Washington Department of History and the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies invite applications for a joint appointment tenure-track assistant professor position in the…

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