Departmental Job Opportunities

Resumes and Cover Letters for all Job Applications should be sent to historyjobs@georgetown.edu. Please make sure to reference the SEO Job Number in the subject line.

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse team of employees. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Open Jobs

MA Grader
Supervisor: Variable, Hiring 5-7 Assistants
Position Start Date: 8/22/2022
Duration: Through 12/25/22, up to 20 hours/week
Pay: $20/hour
Job ID: TBA

Looking for Masters Candidate. Duties will likely include:

  • Thorough preparation and attendance in all class sessions
  • Leading one discussion section
  • Weekly preparation meetings with the instructor
  • Grading proportional to the role
  • At least one office hour per week

We will need:

  • Cover letter
  • CV
  • (Unofficial) Transcript at GU or prior institution(s)
  • Fields of strongest preparation
  • Any prior teaching experience 
  • A clear block schedule indicating when you cannot teach (the clearer and simpler the better)

MA Graders assigned to courses with a discussion section will be GAGE-eligible.  MA Graders assigned to courses with no discussion section will not be GAGE-eligible.

To apply, please use this Google Form. Please note, you must be logged in to your GU email account to be able to submit an application.

The preferred deadline for applications is Friday, July 8th.  Applications will be reviewed until all posts are filled.

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse team of employees. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Research Assistant
Indexing a book for publication and working on the public history projects on behalf of the Kalmanovitz Initiative: researching labor history and putting together information for upcoming seminar series.

Summer Researcher
Researchers needed to coordinate the collection and organization of the cahiers de doléances for Estates Generals of France between 1560 and 1614.

Research Assistant
Identifying, downloading, and making copies of articles and speeches by Samuel Gompers, published in the American Federationist from 1894 to 1924. The publication is on line.

Graduate Research Assistant
Seeking a graduate student to translate to English a short nineteenth-century text in Classical Chinese and Japanese. Chinese higher education and knowledge of the historical context preferred.

Graduate Research Assistant
Seeking graduate student to translate to English Japanese texts from the 1930s related to the Imperial Japanese Army. Native Japanese with previous translation experience preferred.

Spring Semester Grader/Teaching Assistant
Looking for Masters Candidate. Duties will likely include: Thorough preparation and attendance in all class sessions; Leading one discussion section; Weekly preparation meetings with the instructor; Grading proportional to the role; At least one office hour per week.

Research Assistant
Seeking a research assistant to support a project on Russian involvement in the war of the Second Coalition. The work will involve finding and reading through Italian sources on the Russian intervention in 1799, annotating and/or translating them, and submitting the results to a Zotero database.

Graduate Student Assistant
The research assistant will help to prepare curriculum materials related to Melisande Short-
Colomb’s Here I Am performance to be integrated into the lesson plans housed at Georgetown
Slavery Archive.

Graduate Student Assistant
The History Department (Professor Dagomar Degroot) is looking for a graduate student to take high-resolution photographs of documents from the Seth MacFarlane Collection of the Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan Archive, at the Library of Congress.

Summer Research Assistant
The History Department (Professor Judith Tucker) is looking for a summer research assistant to
work with Arabic materials related to gender history.

Student Research Assistant
Research Assistant will located and review mainly secondary and some primary sources related to New Orleans in the 1850s. Position expected to last until May 31, 2021. Approximately 5 hours of work per week.

Graduate Research Assistant

Research Assistant on numerous projects including transcription editing for confidential interview project. Requires experience with TRINT software, strong editing skills, and familiarity with pedagogical theory, K-12 education, especially secondary education. Turnaround time for transcription is short, and the research assistant must be able to manage a Square Space website, Substack dashboard, and other online media editing tools. Approximately 5 hours of work per week.

Student Research Assistant
Translator (English-Spanish) – Looking for a native speaker in Spanish with knowledge of nineteenth-century terms of the economic history of the Andes. Will translate 7200-word essay for publication. Translation must be done by 8/8/2020. Approximately 15 hours of work.

Student Assistant to the Director of Masters Studies, MAGIC
The incumbent will serve as the student representative of MAGIC students in the History Department.  The incumbent will provide advice and counsel to Department leadership, coordinate events and programming for MAGIC students throughout the academic year, and serve as a resource to and advocate for MA students within the Georgetown community.
Eligible applicants must be in their second year in the MAGIC program and in good academic standing.  The Incumbent is expected to serve 15 hours a week and will be compensated 19.50/hour.

MA Grader/Teaching Assistant
Looking for Masters Candidate. Duties will likely include:
– Thorough preparation and attendance in all class sessions
– Leading one discussion section
– Weekly preparation meetings with the instructor
– Grading proportional to the role
– At least one office hour per week

Research Assistant (Department of History)
Research Assistant needed for ongoing work on the book manuscript Ten Pivotal Moments in the History of Rio de Janeiro, under contract with Cambridge University Press. The research assistant will help compile and annotate sources on the French Mission to Brazil in the early 19th century, on migration from Northeastern Brazil to Rio in the 20th century, and popular dance in Rio’s suburbs.

Research Assistants (3) for the Department of History
The work consists of selecting primary source documents to be included in the second edition of J.R. McNeill’s world history textbook.  Each of 29 chapters will need 3 documents, or document fragments, that fit together in ways that will help instructors fashion assignments and stimulate student discussion based on comparisons among the documents.  Some of the work will be teamwork, finding primary sources that work as a set.