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

  • Global Urban Immigration - Chicago, IL - added Nov 1

    The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago seeks candidates for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor rank beginning August 2015. The hire i…

  • Mediterranean - Thousand Oaks, CA - added Nov 1

    The Department of History at California Lutheran University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position as assistant professor, beginning August 2015. The position is designed for spec…

  • Jewish Studies - Richmond, IN - added Nov 1

    Earlham College invites applications for a three-year appointment beginning fall 2015 for a chair in Jewish studies at the rank of assistant professor. The college seeks candidates committed to teachi…

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