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

  • Modern Global/Transnational - Waterloo, ON, CAN - added Oct 31

    The Department of History in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Waterloo is seeking an exceptional senior scholar with a world-class scholarly record in modern global/transnational history. The …

  • Modern Arab - Houston, TX - added Oct 31

    The Department of History at the University of Houston invites applications for the Arab-American Educational Foundation Professorship in Modern Arab History at the associate or full professor level. …

  • Central Eurasia - Astana, KAZ - added Oct 31

    The Department of History, Philosophy and Religion of the School of Humanities & Social Sciences (SHSS) at Nazarbayev University invites applications for an open rank position for a historian of Centr…

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