REGISTRATION: The US and US: American History in Britain in the Twenty-First Century – A Workshop for Early Career Researchers (13 July)

The US and Us: American History in Britain in the Twenty-First Century A Workshop for Early Career Researchers 15-16 September 2016 The United Kingdom has long been home to a number of world renowned historians of the United States. However, historians of the U.S. based in the United Kingdom face a number of distinct challenges.…

JOB: Departmental Lecturer in American History (Fixed Term), University of Oxford (22 July)

Oxford University is seeking a Departmental Lecturer in American History (1776 – 1914), tenable from 1 October 2016 for a fixed-term of 1 year. Applications are invited from scholars with active research and teaching interests in any area of American History of that period. The successful candidate will demonstrate an ability and willingness to give…

CFP: HOTCUS Postgraduate Conference (15 July)

HOTCUS Annual Postgraduate Conference: ‘Winning minds and hearts: constructing national identity in US history.’ Friday 9th September 2016, Northumbria University, Newcastle-upon-Tyne Keynote speaker: Dr Simon Hall (Senior Lecturer in American History, Leeds University) On 1 February 1943, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt asserted that ‘Americanism is a matter of the mind and the heart.’ Just a year…

JOB: Lecturer in Modern History (post 1800), University of Lincoln (4 July)

The University of Lincoln seeks to appoint a Lecturer in Modern History (Post 1800). Our ideal candidate for this position will have an emerging teaching profile in any period of modern history, including American History, a developing research profile that will ensure he or she will be returned at the next REF, and the ability…

JOB: Lecturer in American History, Manchester Metropolitan University (6 July)

Manchester Metropolitan University seeks to appoint a lecturer in American History. You will help in growing the History section of the Department, contributing to research development and to the high-quality teaching and supervision at undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels. The Department is a collegial one, with an emphasis on mutual support, and organised around the…

JOB: Sessional Tutor in American History, Canterbury Christchurch University

SESSIONAL TEACHING OPPORTUNITY IN AMERICAN HISTORY AT CANTERBURY CHRIST CHURCH UNIVERSITY The American Studies Programme at Canterbury Christ Church University is seeking a sessional lecturer to deliver two modules in 2016/17: The Modern Black Freedom Movement (Term 1, Level 6) Race and Racism in the United States, 1607 to the Present (Term 2, Level 5)…

JOB: Postdoctoral Fellow in the History of the United States and World War I, University of Oxford (5 July)

Rothermere American Institute and Corpus Christi College The Rt. Hon. Vere Sidney Tudor Harmsworth Postdoctoral Research Fellowship on the History of the United States and World War One The Rothermere American Institute (RAI) and Corpus Christi College seek to appoint a stipendiary Junior Research Fellow on the History of the United States and World War…

JOB: Lecturer in American History, Birkbeck College, University of London (23 June)

The Department of History, Classics and Archaeology (HCA) invites applications for a Lectureship in American History. We seek to appoint an outstanding scholar working on any aspect of the long twentieth century (c.1870-present). Interest in American engagement in issues stretching beyond the US and/or in teaching American history in a global context is an asset,…