Employment & Careers

  • The 2023 AHA Academic Jobs Report


    L. Renato Grigoli | Sep 13, 2023

    While the number of academic job listings for historians continues to be stable, there has been a decrease in tenured or tenure-track positions.
  • Working While Foreign


    Yanqiu Zheng | Mar 21, 2023

    Finding a job in the professoriate is hard enough, but there are additional complications for those who are not permanent US residents.
  • From Contingent to Tenure Track and Back Again

    Perspectives Daily

    Sarah Handley-Cousins | Nov 1, 2022

    Sometimes life gets in the way of career.
  • Four More Years

    AHA Activities

    Hope J. Shannon and Emily Swafford | Oct 13, 2022

    An update adds four years of data to the AHA’s Where Historians Work database.

Most Recent

  • Sic et Non

    Vanessa R. Corcoran | Sep 9, 2022

    Sometimes, the unexpected path is the better one.
  • The 2022 AHA Jobs Report

    Leland Renato Grigoli | Aug 29, 2022

    A large increase in the number of academic jobs listings conceals deeper structural problems.
  • Going Abroad

    Keith Rathbone and Grace Allen | Jul 28, 2022

    Overseas jobs offer many opportunities for US-trained academics—if you know where to look.
  • What’s Next?

    Allison Blakely, Jim Gardner, Linda K. Kerber, Asunción Lavrin, Joanne Reitano, and Richard White | Apr 14, 2022

    Though the job has ended, these retirees haven't left history behind.
  • On the Ordering of Affairs

    David MacLaren McDonald | Apr 13, 2022

    Even when it's an easy decision, a professor's retirement is a process that requires planning.

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