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.

 


 

Upcoming Deadlines:

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  • RESIDENTIAL FELLOWSHIP (1 Year): Harvard University – Radcliffe Institute Residential Research Fellowship: September 8, 2022 (@ 11:59pm Eastern Standard Time)
    • Letter Writers: Claudio Fogu, Erika Rappaport, Marla Stone
    • Letter Submission Method: Via private email link sent by Harvard Radcliffe Institute’s online application system
  • POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP (5 Years): Oxford University – All Souls College Postdoctoral Research Fellowship: September 12, 2022 (@ 12pm U.K.)
    • Letter Writers: Claudio Fogu, Marla Stone
    • Letter Submission Method: Via private email link sent by All Souls College’s online application system

 


 

Research- and Teaching-Related Materials:

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Tenure-Track Jobs:

— Cazenovia College, World/European History

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  • Position Title: Assistant Professor of World/European History
  • Position Description: “Located in the beautiful historic lakefront village of Cazenovia, a short drive from Syracuse, NY, Cazenovia College invites qualified individuals to submit applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of History. The history program is housed within the Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Teaching is the primary focus of this position, and the faculty member will be responsible for teaching seven courses per year. These will include the teaching of the survey in World Civilization (HG 101 and 102), as well as courses in the program’s upper division curriculum, including Historical Methodology (HG 375) and Historical Theory (HG 315). The successful candidate will also be encouraged to teach in their field of interest. The program seeks a colleague who can show evidence of teaching excellence and scholarly productivity. Cazenovia College is committed to recruiting and retaining a workforce that values justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion. Expected start date is January or Fall of 2023.
  • Application Deadline: October 1, 2022
  • Letter of Recommendation Submission Method: historyfacultysearch@cazenovia.edu
  • Letter Writers: Claudio Fogu, Marla Stone, Carol Helstosky
  • My Application Files:
    • Cover Letter
      • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Name/Contact Information for Three Professional References

 

 

— Queens University of Charlotte, Mediterranean/European History

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  • Position Title: Assistant Professor of Mediterranean/European History
  • Position Description: “The College of Arts and Sciences at Queens University of Charlotte invites applications for a tenure-track position in History. We seek a teacher-scholar with expertise in the digital humanities who can expand our course offerings into areas such as the Mediterranean World, North Africa, or Sub-Saharan Africa and also teach courses in European History. The position will begin in August 2023. This position is exempt from provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and is not eligible to earn overtime pay or compensatory time off for additional hours worked. The successful candidate will join a collaborative History Department committed to inclusive and innovative undergraduate teaching and offer survey courses, novel topics courses, and seminars that align with their areas of expertise. There will also be teaching opportunities in Queens’ award-winning interdisciplinary general education program. Additionally, the selected candidate will engage in scholarship, participate in service, and mentor students through advising—all to enrich and strengthen the academic life of the university.
  • Application Deadline: October 12, 2022
  • Letter of Recommendation Submission Method: You will only be contacted if the application committee is interested in interviewing me
  • Letter Writers: Claudio Fogu, Erika Rappaport, Marla Stone
  • My Application Files:
    • Cover Letter
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Salary Requirements
    • Name/Contact Information for Three Professional References

 

 

— Butler University, Public and Digital History

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  • Position Title: Assistant Professor of Public and Digital History
  • Position Description: “The Department of History, Anthropology, and Classics seeks a tenure-track faculty member at the rank of assistant professor whose training, scholarship, and teaching is focused at the intersections of Public and Digital History. The ideal candidate is a dedicated educator and promising scholar who will develop courses, projects, and opportunities in Public and Digital History and in their specific areas of expertise. The successful candidate would work with departmental colleagues to develop new educational opportunities, internships, and career pathways for students, including connections with local and regional institutions and organizations. Preferred areas include but are not limited to histories of medicine, science, and technology; migration and movement; indigeneity; the environment, ecology, and geography; and formations of political resistance. Teaching load for tenured faculty is three courses per semester.
  • Application Deadline: October 15, 2022
  • Letter of Recommendation Submission Method: historysearch@butler.edu
  • Letter Writers: Claudio Fogu, Marla Stone, Jennifer Evans
  • My Application Files:
    • Cover Letter
      • Teaching/Research
      • Inclusivity in teaching
    • Curriculum Vitae
      • 3-5 references
    • 1-Page Statement on How Digital Tools Inform Teaching/Scholarship

 

 

— University of Texas-Austin, Italian Studies

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  • Position Title: Assistant Professor of Italian Studies
  • Position Description: “The Department of French and Italian at The University of Texas at Austin seeks to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Italian Studies, to begin fall semester of academic year 2023-24. The position is open to any period, though preference will be given to candidates with a strong background and research agenda in environmental humanities, medical humanities, and/or Italy’s global relations (literary, political, cultural, historical) with Africa, the Americas, and beyond. Additional preferred areas of expertise include gender studies, queer studies, and/or critical race theory. We seek colleagues seeking to connect and collaborate with students and colleagues across the campus, with opportunities for doing so in Comparative Literature, History, African/African Diaspora Studies, Mediterranean Studies, Asian Studies, European Studies, International Relations and Global Studies, Sustainability Studies, Art History, Anthropology, and Women’s and Gender Studies. Duties will include undergraduate and graduate teaching, research, and service to the Department.
  • Application Deadline: October 28, 2022
  • Letter of Recommendation Submission Method: Via Interfolio
  • Letter Writers: Claudio Fogu, Marla Stone, Pamela Ballinger
  • Application Notes: This search committee is being chaired by Dr. Paola Bonifazio
  • My Application Files:
    • Cover Letter
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Writing Sample
    • Teaching Dossier
      • (Under)Graduate syllabi
      • Student evaluations
    • Diversity Statement
      • Previous, current, future contributions to DEI via research/teaching/service

 

 

— Wake Forest University, History

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  • Position Title: Assistant Professor of Modern Continental European History
  • Position Description: “The History Department at Wake Forest University seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor in modern continental Europe (excluding Russia) with a focus on the 19th and 20th centuries, beginning July 2023. We welcome applicants who value and pursue rigor and innovation in research and who demonstrate a commitment to high-quality teaching that facilitates learning and engagement across the broad range of students Wake Forest University attracts. The successful candidate is expected to have completed their PhD by July 2023. The job carries a teaching load of 9 courses over 4 semesters. Teaching responsibilities include an introductory-level survey course (examples of such classes can be found here), a two semester survey of their field, and upper-level history courses in the candidate’s area of specialization. We welcome curricular innovation and the creation of new courses as part of teaching and research that explore the transnational and global dimensions of modern European history.
  • Application Deadline: November 1, 2022
  • Letter of Recommendation Submission Method: You will only be contacted if the application committee is interested in interviewing me
  • Letter Writers: Claudio Fogu, Erika Rappaport, Marla Stone
  • My Application Files:
    • Cover Letter
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Writing Sample
    • Teaching Statement
      • Possible course offerings at WFU
      • Pedagogical approaches for welcoming diverse body of students and supporting engagement in historical inquiry
    • Research Statement
      • Plans and potential impacts of scholarly pursuits
    • UCSB Transcripts

 

 

— Cornell University, Public History

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  • Position Title: Assistant Professor of Public History
  • Position Description: “The Department of History is searching for an assistant or early associate professor of public history and/or public memory, with a focus on the Global South, Europe, indigenous communities, and/or transnational/transregional history, to complement current research and teaching in the department’s Public History Initiative (http://phi.history.cornell.edu). We seek a scholar with a PhD in History or a related field who is also grounded in theoretical and methodological approaches in public history and memory studies, including, but not limited to commemorative practices, historic preservation, studies of the built environment, heritage studies, oral history, archival studies, material culture studies, and digital history, with potential research interests including but not limited to migration, race and ethnicity, indigeneity, and decolonization. This position will be part of the Provost’s new CIVIC initiative in “Humanities, Art, & Public Life,” encouraging collaborations across the university. (Information can be found at: https://provost.cornell.edu/academic-initiatives/radical-collaboration/civic/) “Public Life” marks the myriad ways in which people express themselves and interact, react, discuss, or ignore one another in various attempts to make and re-make the demos. Potential partners include the Einaudi Center for International Studies, the Migrations Global Grand Challenge, Africana Studies, the American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program, Communication, Human Centered Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning, and Near Eastern Studies.
  • Application Deadline: December 1, 2022
  • Letter of Recommendation Submission Method: You will only be contacted if the application committee is interested in interviewing me
  • Letter Writers: Claudio Fogu, Marla Stone, Jennifer Evans
  • My Application Files:
    • Cover Letter
      • Statement of Current/Future Research Plans
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Syllabus or Teaching Statement
      • Should show “the applicant’s work in public history”
    • Diversity Statement
    • Writing Sample
    • Names of Three Professional References

 


 

Visiting Assistant Professorships:

— University of Chicago, Harper and Schmidt Fellows in CORE Humanities Program

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  • Position Title: Collegiate Assistant Professor (4 Years)
  • Position Description: “The College at the University of Chicago will begin accepting applications on August 19, 2022, for four-year postdoctoral teaching appointments as Harper and Schmidt Fellows who hold the rank of Collegiate Assistant Professor. Collegiate Assistant Professors are members of the College Faculty whose primary responsibility is to teach in the general education (Core) program. Candidates must demonstrate excellence in teaching as well as in their original scholarship.
  • Application Deadline: October 14, 2022 @ 11:59pm EDT
  • Letter of Recommendation Submission Method: You will only be contacted if the application committee is interested in interviewing me
  • Letter Writers: Claudio Fogu, Erika Rappaport, Marla Stone
  • My Application Files:
    • Cover Letter,
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Teaching Philosophy and Experience (750 words)

 


 

Postdoctoral Fellowships:

— Harvard University, Radcliffe Institute Residential Research Fellowship

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  • Position Title: Residential Research Fellow (1 Year)
  • Position Description: “Based in Radcliffe Yard—a sanctuary in the heart of Harvard University—fellows join a uniquely interdisciplinary and creative community. A fellowship at Radcliffe is an opportunity to step away from usual routines and dive deeply into a project. With access to Harvard’s unparalleled resources, Radcliffe fellows develop new tools and methods, challenge artistic and scholarly conventions, and illuminate our past and our present. Throughout the year, fellows convene regularly to share their work in progress. Coming from diverse disciplines and perspectives, they challenge each other’s ideas and support each other’s ambitions. Many say that it is the best year of their professional lives.
  • Application Deadline: September 8, 2022 (@ 11:59pm Eastern Standard Time)
  • Letter of Recommendation Submission Method: Via private email link sent by Harvard Radcliffe Institute’s online application system
  • Letter Writers: Claudio Fogu, Erika Rappaport, Marla Stone
  • My Application Files:

 


 

— Oxford University, Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

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  • Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Fellow (5 Years)
  • Position Description: “All Souls College invites applications for up to six Post-Doctoral Research Fellowships, two in Life or Environmental Sciences, and one in each of the following subjects: History since 1800; History of Art or Music or Science (excluding History of Medicine); Mathematics; and Social Anthropology. Those elected will be expected to take up their Fellowships on 1 October 2023 or such other date as may be agreed in advance with the College. The Fellowships are for five years, fixed-term, and non-renewable. All Souls is primarily a research institution with particular strengths in the Humanities and Social and Theoretical Sciences, and with strong connections to public life. It is strongly committed to supporting early career scholars. The Fellowships are intended to offer opportunities for outstanding early career researchers to establish a record of independent research. But, while the primary duty of a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow is the completion of a significant body of independent research for publication, they are also encouraged to undertake appropriate teaching and supervision of research in the University, develop their curriculum vitae, and improve their prospects of obtaining a permanent academic position by the end of the Fellowship.
  • Application Deadline: September 12, 2022 (@ 12pm U.K.)
  • Letter of Recommendation Submission Method: Via private email link sent by All Souls College’s online application system
  • Letter Writers: Claudio Fogu, Marla Stone
  • My Application Files:

 


 

— Leibniz Institute of European History, Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

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  • Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (6-12 Months)
  • Position Description: “This fellowship is intended to help you develop your own research project in close collaboration with scholars working at the IEG. Your contribution consists of bringing your own interests to bear on the work of the IEG and its research programme »Negotiating difference in Europe«. This includes the possibility of developing a perspective for further cooperation with the IEG. If for this purpose a promising application for third-party funding is submitted, an extension of the fellowship is possible.”
  • Application Deadline: October 15, 2022
  • Letter of Recommendation Submission Method: Unknown/Unclear
  • Letter Writers: Claudio Fogu, Erika Rappaport, Marla Stone
  • My Application Files:

 


 

— American Academy in Rome, Rome Prize in Modern Italian Studies

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  • Position Title: Residential Research Fellow (1 Year)
  • Position Description: “For over a century, the American Academy in Rome has awarded the Rome Prize to support innovative and cross-disciplinary work in the arts and humanities. Each year, the Rome Prize is awarded to about thirty artists and scholars who represent the highest standard of excellence.
  • Application Deadline: November 1, 2022
  • Letter of Recommendation Submission Method: Via private email link sent by American Academy in Rome’s online application system
  • Letter Writers: Claudio Fogu, Carol Helstosky, Pamela Ballinger
  • My Application Files:
    • Complete Application

 


 

— University of Pennsylvania, Wolf Humanities Center

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  • Position Title: Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities (1 Year)
  • Position Description: “Five one-year Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships are available to junior scholars in the humanities who are no more than five years out of their doctorate. Preference will be given to candidates not yet in tenure track positions whose proposals are interdisciplinary, who have not previously enjoyed use of the resources of the University of Pennsylvania, and who would particularly benefit from and contribute to Penn’s intellectual life. The 2023–2024 Fellowship appointment is twelve months (July 1, 2023–June 30, 2024) and carries a stipend of $62,750 plus a $3000 research fund and single-coverage health insurance (fellows are responsible for coverage for any dependents). Fellows teach one undergraduate course in addition to conducting their research.The programs of the Wolf Humanities Center are conceived through yearly topics that invite broad interdisciplinary collaboration. For the 2023–2024 academic year, our topic will be Revolution. The Wolf Humanities Center is keen to support projects that contribute to the dismantling of all forms of racial, gender, and other discrimination as they exist within the humanities. We know that such efforts can take an infinite variety of forms, and we encourage you to include in the course of your application an explanation of how your scholarship contributes to this effort if it does.
  • Application Deadline: November 1, 2022
  • Letter of Recommendation Submission Method: Via Interfolio
  • Letter Writers: Claudio Fogu, Erika Rappaport, Marla Stone
  • My Application Files:
    • Proposed Course Description
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Research Plan
    • Writing Sample

 


 

— University of Southern California, Society of Fellows

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  • Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (Unknown Duration)
  • 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: Late November 2022
  • Letter of Recommendation Submission Method: Via private email link sent by University of Southern California’s online application system
  • Letter Writers: Claudio Fogu, Marla Stone
  • My Application Files:
    • Cover Letter (3 pages)
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Writing Sample
    • UCSB Transcripts