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September 7th, 2022

Call for nominations for the various NCPH awards (public historians)

NCPH awards recognize excellence in the diverse ways public historians apply their skills to the world around us. The purpose of the award program is to promote professionalism and best practices among public historians and to raise awareness about their activities. Submissions for the Book Award are due November 1, 2022; all other awards (the…

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September 7th, 2022

School of International Service (SIS) at American University (AU) has a tenure-line position (Assistant Professor) beginning August 1, 2023.

The School of International Service (SIS) at American University (AU) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-line position in Cybersecurity at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 1, 2023.   We welcome applicants whose research focuses on cybersecurity, international relations, and national security policy. Debates over cyberspace involve a range of issues, including intelligence, military…

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June 7th, 2022

The Journal of Transport History recently published Volume 43 (includes a number of articles by SHOT members!!)

The Journal of Transport History recently published Volume 43, number 1, June, 2022–a Special Issue on the history of high speed ground transport in the U.S., c.1945 to 1982 . It includes a number of articles by SHOT members, and of interest to SHOT colleagues, especially two by Al Churella and David Reinecke, on the political and technological history the Metroliner,…

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June 6th, 2022

Call for Submissions for Emerging Scholars and Article Prize (deadline 1 July 2022)

Call for Submissions for Emerging Scholars and Article Prize Nineteenth Century Studies Association Emerging Scholars Award The work of emerging scholars represents the promise and long-term future of interdisciplinary scholarship in nineteenth-century studies. In recognition of the excellent publications of this constituency of emerging scholars, this award recognizes an outstanding article or essay published within…

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May 19th, 2022

FT opportunity at The Grand Valley State University History Department (deadline 1 June 2022)

The Grand Valley State University History Department invites applications for a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor (or Visiting Instructor if ABD)  to teach surveys in the History of Technology and upper division surveys in the History of Medicine and Health. Non-Tenure Track. Possibility for renewal. 4-4 load. Region and time period of specialization are open. https://jobs.gvsu.edu/en-us/job/494181/visiting-faculty-in-history…

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April 21st, 2022

CfP Section “History of Technology”, Technical University of Darmstadt will host a conference on „Flexibility“ and „Agility“: Strategies, Practices, and Ambivalences of a Key Concept since the 1980s

Section “History of Technology”, Technical University of Darmstadt will host a conference on „Flexibility“ and „Agility“: Strategies, Practices, and Ambivalences of a Key Concept since the 1980s (together with Leibniz Centre for Contemporary History Potsdam (ZZF), Helmut-Schmidt-University/University of the Federal Armed Forces Hamburg (HSU), SPP 2267 “The Digitalization of Working Worlds. Conceptualising and Capturing a…

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April 7th, 2022

NSRC in partnership with LANL seek (US citizens) candidates, with experience in the histories of science and technology, or related fields, for a 2 yr post-baccalaureate paid internship

The National Security Research Center (nsrc.lanl.gov), in partnership with the Advanced Simulation and Computing program at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) seeks candidates with training in one of the following disciplines: Liberal Arts, History of Science and/or Technology, Journalism, Communications, Political Science, or related fields for a two-year paid internship focused on preservation and documentation…

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