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

  • Editor in Chief/Adams Papers - Boston, MA - added Jul 25

    The Massachusetts Historical Society seeks an editor in chief for the Adams Papers documentary editing project. Responsible for all facets of the Adams Papers project, the editor in chief will play an…

  • Social Studies - Cambridge, MA - added Jul 25

    The Committee on Degrees in Social Studies at Harvard University seeks applicants for the position of senior lecturer on social studies, with an expected start date of July 1, 2015. This position will…

  • Modern Jewish - Chicago, IL - added Jul 25

    The University of Chicago History Department invites applications for the Harriet & Ulrich E. Meyer Professorship in Modern Jewish History. Research interests may be in any region in the 19th and 20th…

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