TT Jobs & Postdocs

Dear mentor and letter writer,

Firstly, thank you so much for your support! I am dedicated to being successful on this academic job market right now, and so your enduring support of my applications means a great deal to me.

The following is an up-to-date list of the remaining job and postdoc competitions I am applying to this year, and the accompanying due dates and methods of submission for your letters of recommendation. I hope this organized and up-to-date list helps alleviate any confusion on your end. However, if there are any confusions, or if you have any specific requests, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with me.

 

 

Letter Submission Deadlines by Chronology:


  • TT JOB: Loyola University Chicago — Digital Public History: November 15, 2021
    • Letter Writers: Claudio Fogu, Erika Rappaport, Caroline Ford
  • TT JOB: Arizona State University — Modern European Intellectual History: November 26, 2021
    • Letter Writers: Claudio Fogu, Erika Rappaport, Marla Stone
  • TT JOB: University of Tampa — 20th Century European History: November 30, 2021
    • Letter Writers: Claudio Fogu, Erika Rappaport, Marla Stone
  • POST-DOC: University of Southern California — Society of Fellows Postdoctoral Fellowship: December 3, 2021 @ 5pm PDT
    • Letter Writers: Claudio Fogu, Caroline Ford
  • TT JOB: West Virginia University — Modern European History: December 8, 2021
    • Letter Writers: Claudio Fogu, Erika Rappaport, Caroline Ford
  • TT JOB: San Diego State University — Public Humanities: December 10, 2021
    • Letter Writers: Claudio Fogu, Erika Rappaport, Marla Stone
  • TT JOB: University of Pittsburgh at Bradford — International/Global History: January 3, 2022
    • Letter Writers: Claudio Fogu, Erika Rappaport, Caroline Ford, Marla Stone, Jennifer Evans
  • TT JOB: Rowan University — Digital History: January 15, 2022
    • Letter Writers: Claudio Fogu, Erika Rappaport, Jennifer Evans
  • TT JOB: University of Toronto, Woodsworth College — Digital Humanities and Writing: January 31, 2022
    • Letter Writers: Claudio Fogu, Erika Rappaport, Jennifer Evans
  • VAP JOB: Occidental College — 20th Century European History: February 4, 2022
    • Letter Writers: Claudio Fogu, Erika Rappaport
  • TT JOB: Santa Rosa Junior College — Global Humanities: February 9, 2022
    • Letter Writers: Claudio Fogu, Erika Rappaport, Marla Stone
  • POST-DOC: Yale University — Cassius Marcellus Clay Postdoctoral Associate in Public Humanities: March 7, 2022
    • Letter Writers: Claudio Fogu, Caroline Ford, Marla Stone

 

 

Letter Submission Methods by Category:


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  • TT JOBS:
    • Loyola University Chicago: Email link sent by Loyola University Chicago’s online application system
    • Arizona State University: You will be contacted only if I’m being considered for job
    • University of Tampa: Unclear — the application requests “Name and email address for three (3) reference providers who will address your teaching and scholarship”
    • West Virginia University: You will be contacted only if I’m being considered for job
    • San Diego State University: You will be contacted only if I’m being considered for job
    • University of Pittsburgh at Bradford: Unclear, although I assume that you will be contacted only if I’m being considered for job (the application requires the “contact information for five professional references, including their name, title, email address, phone number, and their relation to the candidate”)
    • Rowan University: You will be contacted only if I’m being considered for job
    • University of Toronto, Woodsworth College: Via a private link that’ll be sent to your email from University of Toronto’s online application system
    • Santa Rosa Junior College: You will be contacted only if I’m being considered for job
  • VAP JOBS:
  • POST-DOCS:
    • University of Southern California — Society of Fellows Postdoctoral Fellowship: Email link sent by University of Southern California’s online application system
    • Yale University — Cassius Marcellus Clay Fellowship: Email link sent by Interfolio

 

 

Application Statuses To Date:


— Completed TT Job Applications (i.e. no further actions required)
  • St. Olaf College (REJECTED)
  • Drake University (REJECTED)
  • Louisiana State University (REJECTED)
  • Brandeis University (REJECTED)
  • Loyola University Chicago
  • Arizona State University
  • University of Tampa
  • West Virginia University
  • San Diego State University
  • University of Texas at San Antonio (REJECTED)
  • University of Pittsburgh at Bradford
  • Rowan University
  • University of Toronto, Woodsworth College
  • Santa Rosa Junior College

 

— Completed VAP Job Applications (i.e. no further actions required)
  • Occidental College

 

— Completed Postdoctoral Fellowship Applications (i.e. no further actions required)
  • Dartmouth College Society of Fellows Postdoctoral Fellowship (REJECTED)
  • University of Michigan Society of Fellows Postdoctoral Fellowship (REJECTED)
  • Cornell University Klarman Fellowship
  • University of Pennsylvania Andrew Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • European University Institute Weber Postdoctoral Fellowship (REJECTED)
  • American Academy in Rome “Rome Prize” Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • University of Southern California Society of Fellows Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Yale University Cassius Marcellus Clay Fellowship

 

 

Research- and Teaching-Related Materials:


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Tenure-Track Jobs:


— Loyola University Chicago

< APPLICATION STATUS: SUBMITTED >

  • Position Title: Assistant Professor in Digital Public History
  • Position Description: “The Department of History in the College of Arts and Sciences at Loyola University Chicago (LUC) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of History with a research and teaching specialty in Digital Public History for academic year 2022-23. The Department defines Digital History and Public History broadly, and this position is open to historians who have demonstrated a commitment to using digital methods to develop scholarship and to using digital modes to present history to broad audiences.  Subject matter and geographic fields are open.”
  • Application Deadline: November 15, 2021
  • Letter of Recommendation Submission Method: Via a private link that’ll be sent to your email from Loyola University Chicago’s online application system
  • Letter Writers: Claudio Fogu, Erika Rappaport, Caroline Ford
  • My Application Files:

 

— Arizona State University

< APPLICATION STATUS: SUBMITTED >

  • Position Title: Assistant Professor in Modern European Intellectual History
  • Position Description: “The School of Civic & Economic Thought and Leadership at Arizona State University (https://scetl.asu.edu/) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in Modern European Intellectual History, with an anticipated start date of August 2022. … The School is seeking a specialist in modern (19th-20th centuries) European intellectual history, whose teaching and scholarship focus in particular on political, social, and/or economic thought. The candidate should be prepared to teach both broad undergraduate classes in the history of ideas – in historical context but with an eye to their philosophical dimensions – as well as upper-level and graduate courses in his or her areas of specialization. The candidate should also be in a position to participate in the ongoing construction of the interdisciplinary curriculum of the school, whose undergraduate and Master’s degrees and PPE certificate combine philosophical and historical approaches to political, social, and economic thought with an emphasis on civic leadership.”
  • Application Deadline: November 26, 2021
  • Letter of Recommendation Submission Method: You will be contacted only if I’m being considered for job
  • Letter Writers: Claudio Fogu, Erika Rappaport, Marla Stone
  • My Application Files:

 

— University of Tampa

< APPLICATION STATUS: SUBMITTED >

  • Position Title: Assistant Professor in 20th Century European History
  • Position Description: “The department of History, Sociology, Geography and Legal Studies at The University of Tampa seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor of History who specializes in 20th-century Europe, with demonstrated research and teaching related to the World Wars, the Cold War, international organizations, and non-state actors.”
  • Application Deadline: November 30, 2021
  • Letter of Recommendation Submission Method: Unclear — the application requests “Name and email address for three (3) reference providers who will address your teaching and scholarship”
  • Letter Writers: Claudio Fogu, Erika Rappaport, Marla Stone
  • My Application Files:

 

— West Virginia University

< APPLICATION STATUS: SUBMITTED >

  • Position Title: Assistant Professor in Modern European History
  • Position Description: “The Department of History at West Virginia University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in Modern European History to begin August 2022. This is a nine-month, full-time position with full benefits. We seek candidates with research and teaching capabilities in Twentieth-Century European history, excluding Britain and Russia/Soviet Union, who can also contribute to one or more of the department’s four thematic strengths: gender and kinship, imperial and post-colonial societies, labor and political economy, and war and society.”
  • Application Deadline: December 8, 2021
  • Letter of Recommendation Submission Method: You will be contacted only if I’m being considered for job
  • Letter Writers: Claudio Fogu, Erika Rappaport, Caroline Ford
  • My Application Files:

 

— San Diego State University

< APPLICATION STATUS: SUBMITTED >

  • Position Title: Assistant Professor in Public Humanities
  • Position Description: “The Department of Classics and Humanities at San Diego State University (SDSU) invites applications for a position in public humanities at the rank of Assistant Professor to start in the 2022-2023 academic year. We are seeking a dynamic, engaged, scholar who is committed to interdisciplinary approaches, creative research and pedagogy, and program building. We are seeking a candidate with a doctorate in a humanities field, broadly defined, who understands public humanities as those ideas and practices that bridge academia and the public sphere. This may include history, museum studies, American Studies, Critical Race and Ethnicity Studies, Cultural Studies, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Successful candidates should have promising publishing agendas, experience in the classroom, a demonstrated record of social justice advocacy. Preference will also be given to candidates whose research addresses historically underrepresented groups and/or marginalized communities, spaces, and places.”
  • Application Deadline: December 10, 2021
  • Letter of Recommendation Submission Method: You will be contacted only if I’m being considered for job
  • Letter Writers: Claudio Fogu, Erika Rappaport, Marla Stone
  • My Application Files:

 

— University of Pittsburgh at Bradford

< APPLICATION STATUS: SUBMITTED >

  • Position Title: Assistant Professor in International/Global History
  • Position Description: “Applicants must be able to teach 12 credits per semester in International/Global History at the undergraduate level. Current courses in the curriculum include Global History, period courses in European History, World War I, World War II, the Global Cold War, and Colonial Empires in the Modern World. The successful candidate will be expected to develop upper-level course offerings in international/global history, including in areas such as the history of international relations, history of global cultures and intercultural relations, transnationalism, peace, and conflict studies, which will contribute to the History/Political Science and International Affairs majors. Preference will be given to applicants with relevant work experience. Candidates experienced in working with college students from diverse backgrounds and applied experience in the field of expertise are encouraged to apply.”
  • Application Deadline: January 3, 2022
  • Letter of Recommendation Submission Method: Unclear, although I assume that you will be contacted only if I’m being considered for job (the application requires the “contact information for five professional references, including their name, title, email address, phone number, and their relation to the candidate”)
  • Letter Writers: Claudio Fogu, Erika Rappaport, Caroline Ford, Marla Stone, Jennifer Evans
  • My Application Files:

 

— Rowan University

< APPLICATION STATUS: SUBMITTED >

  • Position Title: Assistant Professor in Digital History
  • Position Description: “The History Department of Rowan University is seeking applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Digital History to begin in the fall of 2022. The subfield is open but with a strong preference for candidates in environmental history, the history of science and medicine or Latinx history. The applicant will teach upper-level courses in their area of specialty and may also teach surveys. They will be part of a new Digital Humanities cluster in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and will work on joint efforts on teaching and researching in digital history. Candidates should have Ph.D. in hand by the time of employment as well as evidence of an ongoing research agenda and effective college teaching. The successful candidate will have experience in digital methods, theories, and applications and the ability to help coordinate and develop curriculum in digital history. Candidates should also be able to demonstrate a commitment to interdisciplinary collaboration and to building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment. A 2/2 teaching load is guaranteed for the first five years.”
  • Application Deadline: January 15, 2022
  • Letter of Recommendation Submission Method: You will be contacted only if I’m being considered for job
  • Letter Writers: Claudio Fogu, Erika Rappaport, Jennifer Evans
  • My Application Files:
    • Cover Letter
    • Curriculum vitae (w/ three references listed)
    • Statement on How Digital Tools/Methods Inform My Scholarship (one page)
    • Supporting Materials (syllabi, course reviews, etc.)

 

— University of Toronto, Woodsworth College

< APPLICATION STATUS: NOT SUBMITTED >

  • Position Title: Assistant Professor in Digital Humanities and Writing
  • Position Description: “Woodsworth College at the Faculty of Arts & Science and the Transitional Year Programme (TYP) at the University of Toronto invite applications for a full-time teaching stream appointment in the area of Digital Humanities and Writing. The successful candidate will be appointed to Woodsworth College (51%) and TYP (49%) at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream, and will begin on July 1, 2022, or shortly thereafter. Applicants must have a completed PhD in philosophy, religion, languages and literatures, writing studies, linguistics, history, the arts or relevant discipline related to Digital Humanities and Writing by the time of the appointment or shortly thereafter, with a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching. We seek candidates whose teaching interests complement and add to the existing strength of Woodsworth College in the Digital Humanities (DH) and who would be able to build DH capacity for TYP. We seek candidates who demonstrate experience in DH teaching-related scholarship and pedagogy, using a variety of DH methods, tools and platforms. Candidates must have demonstrated experience in teaching writing, reading and analytic skills to traditional and non-traditional undergraduate university students who may face barriers to access university education due to race, indigeneity, class, gender, sexual orientation, ability and/or migrant/refugee identifications and histories.Candidates must demonstrate a strong record of teaching excellence at the undergraduate level, including experience teaching diverse and multilingual students and a commitment to post-secondary access programs. Candidates must also possess a demonstrated commitment to excellent pedagogical practices and be pedagogically flexible to teach in both classroom and Writing Centre contexts. Evidence of excellence in teaching and a commitment to excellent pedagogical inquiry can be demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, awards and accolades, presentations at significant conferences, a teaching dossier submitted as part of the application including a strong teaching statement, sample syllabi, course materials, and teaching evaluations, as well as strong letters of reference from referees of high standing. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in the community life at both Woodsworth College and the Transitional Year Programme. At Woodsworth College, the successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses for the College’s Digital Humanities Minor and may also teach disciplinary courses in the Millie Rotman Shime Academic Bridging Program or the College’s First Year Foundations offerings. Some work in Woodsworth’s Academic Writing Centre may also be assigned. At the Transitional Year Programme, the successful candidate will teach TYP required courses in writing and rhetoric, as well as a new course related to Digital Humanities that both supports students during their time in the program and prepares them for success following admission to the Faculty of Arts and Science. The successful candidate will also work collaboratively with other TYP faculty to enhance TYP’s program strengths by integrating writing instruction across the TYP curriculum. The candidate will support effective assignment design and writing-to-learn activities that promote faculty development focused on writing and language instruction. The successful candidate may also provide Writing Centre–style support for all students in the Programme.
  • Application Deadline: January 31, 2022
  • Letter of Recommendation Submission Method: Via a private link that’ll be sent to your email from University of Toronto’s online application system
  • Letter Writers: Claudio Fogu, Erika Rappaport, Jennifer Evans
  • My Application Files:
    • Cover Letter
    • Curriculum vitae
    • Teaching Dossier (teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, course materials, teaching evaluations, evidence of teaching excellence)
    • Diversity Statement (one- to two-pages on my contributions to equity and diversity in teaching and mentoring)
    • Contact Information for Three Professional References (name, title, email, phone, relation to candidate)
— Santa Rosa Junior College

< APPLICATION STATUS: NOT SUBMITTED >

  • Position Title: Assistant Professor in Global Humanities
  • Position Description: “We are seeking equity-minded faculty who are committed to educating our diverse student population. SRJC supports equal access for all students, multi-ethnic global perspectives, and cultural competencies. We value diversity that supports honesty and integrity in an environment of collegiality and mutual respect and compassion that includes civic engagement opportunities that contribute to real world problem solving and empathy to identify the challenges and address the needs of others. Candidates must have demonstrated instructional skills to join our outstanding team of faculty, staff and administrators to provide high quality programs and services to our district, our community, and most importantly to our students.”
  • Application Deadline: February 9, 2022
  • Letter of Recommendation Submission Method:
  • Unclear, although I assume that you will be contacted only if I’m being considered for job (the application requires the “[c]ontact information (phone number and email address) for three professional references.”)
  • Letter Writers: Claudio Fogu, Erika Rappaport, Marla Stone
  • My Application Files:
    • Cover Letter
    • Curriculum vitae (w/ three references listed)
    • Contact Information for Three Professional References (phone and email)
    • University Transcripts

 

 

VAP Jobs:


— Occidental College

< APPLICATION STATUS: SUBMITTED >

  • Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor in 20th Century European History
  • Position Description: “The History Department at Occidental College invites applicants for a full-time, non-tenure track Visiting Assistant Professor position in modern European history for the 2022 – 2023 academic year, starting August 2022. We seek applicants who specialize in twentieth-century history with preference for one of the following areas of expertise: imperial and postcolonial societies; labor and political economy; refugee and forced migration studies.
  • Application Deadline: February 9, 2022
  • Letter of Recommendation Submission Method: Via the following email address: HISTNTT2022@oxy.edu
  • Letter Writers: Claudio Fogu, Erika Rappaport
  • My Application Files:

 

 

Postdoctoral Fellowships:


— University of Southern California – Society of Fellows Postdoctoral Fellowship

< APPLICATION STATUS: SUBMITTED >

  • Position Title: Postdoctoral Research and Teaching Fellowship (2 Years)
  • Position Description: “The USC Society of Fellows in the Humanities is an interdisciplinary community of postdoctoral scholars and faculty members in the humanities and humanistic social sciences. Fellows meet regularly in formal and informal settings to present and discuss advanced scholarly research. Postdoctoral fellows are affiliated with the Society as well as with a USC department of their choice, and have faculty mentors in both. Postdoctoral fellows in the humanities engage with each other as well as humanities departments, institutes, and centers at USC and in the broader Los Angeles area.
  • Application Deadline: December 3, 2021 @ 5pm PDT
  • Letter of Recommendation Submission Method: Email link sent by University of Southern California’s online application system
  • Letter Writers: Claudio Fogu, Caroline Ford
  • My Application Files:

 

— Yale University – Cassius Marcellus Clay Postdoctoral Associate in Public Humanities

< APPLICATION STATUS: NOT SUBMITTED >

  • Position Title: Postdoctoral Research and Teaching Fellowship (2 Years)
  • Position Description: “The Yale University Department of History invites applications for a Cassius Marcellus Clay Postdoctoral Associate in Public Humanities. The successful candidate may specialize in any subfield within History but will have experience/credentials in one or more of the following areas: Digital Humanities, Documentary Studies, Public History, Public Writing, Museums/Collections, or Space & Place. The fellow will be affiliated with the Public Humanities program and is expected to participate in their activities and to teach one course during the two years of the fellowship. Compensation is commensurate with education and experience and will include Yale’s benefits package and a research budget. Start date August 1, 2022. PhD requirements must be completed by the beginning of the appointment and the PhD must have been awarded after spring 2019. Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities. A cover letter (including a statement of qualifications and research interests), a CV, a chapter-length writing sample, a one-page proposal for a course, including illustrative readings, and three letters of reference should be submitted to http://apply.interfolio.com/99731. Review of applications will begin March 4, 2022. Please contact Ms. Denise Scott, Senior Administrative Assistant at denise.scott@yale.edu with questions.
  • Application Deadline: March 7, 2022
  • Letter of Recommendation Submission Method: Via a private link that’ll be sent to your email from Interfolio
  • Letter Writers: Claudio Fogu, Caroline Ford, Marla Stone
  • My Application Files:
    • Cover Letter (qualifications and research interests)
    • Curriculum vitae
    • Writing Sample
    • Proposal for Course (one page; including illustrative readings)
    • Three Letters of Recommendation