Academic Careers for Ph.D.s

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Academic Careers for Ph.D.s

To learn more about academic careers, the best place to start is probably the AHA's Career Diversity for Historians, its monthly publication Perspectives, its Jobs and Professional Development webpage, and its Professional Life webpage. Another site that introduces you to what historians do and who they are is the History News Network website – it is very helpful in showing trends in the profession. Other sites listing academic jobs include:


The Chronicle of Higher Education Job search and application

The Chronicle of Higher Education Job listings

Academic Careers Online

The Organization of American Historians Job listings

The Organization of American Historians Career Advice

Humanities and Social Sciences Network



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