The AHA is proud to announce a new interactive job board, the AHA Career Center. The site features powerful keyword searching, resume access for employers, alerts for job seekers, and a state-of-the-art interface.
The AHA’s second annual Career Fair is shaping up to be a unique opportunity for job candidates, students, and early career professionals to explore the wide variety of avenues to use their history training in fascinating and fulfilling ways.
Search committees that will be conducting interviews at the AHA annual meeting in New Orleans should plan to schedule conference interviews more than 21 days before the first day of the meeting. That means that all interviews should be scheduled by mid-December.
In response to a question from Stacy Patton for her Chronicle of Higher Education
article, “Stale PhDs Need Not Apply
,” I put together the accompanying chart from my surveys of job advertisers. The trends are quite fascinating, and could have significant implications for the training and preparation of new PhDs and the expectations of those currently in the history job market.
The American Historical Association is looking for a historian to join the publications team as associate editor of Perspectives on History
, the AHA’s monthly newsmagazine. The associate editor serves in a variety of writing and editorial capacities at the Association’s headquarters office, working primarily on content for the newsmagazine, but also social media and press relations work as well as assisting with other print and online publications as time allows. The associate editor will participate in a team effort to revise, plan, and develop an integrated suite of print and digital publications.
The recent Chronicle of Higher Education
article, on the struggles of Ph.D. students and graduates on public assistance, raises a vitally important issue, one that deserves the full discussion now taking place online. I was glad to provide comments for the article, but....
The American Historical Association is seeking a detail-oriented self-starter to assist in updating and maintaining content on the AHA’s website and social media outlets.
The AHA is hiring a Staff Accountant
. The Staff Accountant is an integral part of the business office team.