Small Signs of Improvement in Academic History Jobs - American Historical Association
In advance of the annual meeting, we are publishing the annual job report a day earlier than the rest of the January issue of Perspectives on History. The report notes small signs of improvement, in both the number of jobs advertised and the mix of positions available. But there are still some troubling indicators—the number of applicants for positions continued to rise in every major field of specialization, and the number of students both earning and working toward doctoral degrees in history remains exceptionally high relative to the number of jobs available. Article By: Robert B. Townsend