Job Listings Fall 7.3% for History Ph.D.'s, Association Reports

The job market offered fewer employment opportunities for history Ph.D.'s in 2012-13, while the number of doctorates earned in the field continued to increase, according to a report released on Wednesday by the American Historical Association.

After two years of gains, the number of positions, both academic and nonacademic, advertised with the association fell 7.3 percent, from 740 to 686. The report, published in the