The Ph.D. Program in History

at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York

Job Opportunities

Research Position Opening Spring 2023

The American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning at the Graduate Center, CUNY, is seeking to hire a researcher for several grant-funded projects. The researcher would assist with research for Mission US, an online game for middle-school students, focused on Indigenous history in the 16th-17th century, and participate in production of content for a forthcoming open educational resource (OER) based on the social history textbook, Who Built America?  They are looking for someone who is comfortable working as part of a team, knowledgeable about historical research methods and resources, and interested in making history accessible to students and the public. The ideal candidate also will have prior teaching experience (esp. at middle and high school level) and be open to developing digital content. A graduate degree in history or a related field is required.


This position is classified as a Nonteaching Adjunct 1. The researcher would start as soon as possible and work up to 225 hours Spring 2023 (open start date – May 31, 2023), with the possibility of renewal. Candidates should be available to work in person at the Graduate Center.


Interested candidates should contact Annie Valk, Executive Director, at avalk@gc.cuny, and send a resume/CV. Please put “NTA Researcher” in subject line. Applications accepted until position is filled.