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Tenure Track Position in Modern Latin American History

The UCLA Department of History expects to make an appointment for a tenure track position in Modern Latin American history, preferably with a focus on Post-Independence Mexico, at the rank of Assistant Professor. The department welcomes candidates whose experience in teaching, research or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. Appointment will begin on July 1, 2016. PhD required; all candidates must have completed their PhDs by June 30, 2016.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply online at http://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF01618 to upload their information for this position. Documents should include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a short writing sample, sample syllabi, and three letters of recommendation. This position is subject to final administrative approval.

The deadline for receiving applications is November 30, 2015. Applications will be reviewed immediately thereafter, and the search will continue until the position is filled.


1939 Society Samuel Goetz Chair in Holocaust Studies

The UCLA College of Letters and Science is seeking an outstanding scholar and teacher to assume the 1939 Society Samuel Goetz Chair in Holocaust Studies. Established in 1979 as the first such chair at a public research university, the chair is intended to support a professorship dedicated to the study of the Holocaust, its historical context, and its significance through a range of scholarly perspectives. The name of the chair recognizes the 1939 Society, an organization of Holocaust survivors and their descendants dedicated to Holocaust education, and longtime president of the organization, the late Dr. Samuel Goetz. The chair holder has the opportunity to pursue teaching, research, and programmatic initiatives of his/her design, working in collaboration with one or more home departments and the UCLA Alan D. Leve Center for Jewish Studies. We welcome applicants from any field in the humanities or social sciences, including – but not limited to – history, literature, anthropology, the visual arts, sociology, and philosophy. Applicants should have a distinguished record of publication and teaching and share in UCLA’s public mission of disseminating knowledge across campus and beyond. The recruitment period is from September 18th, 2015 through December 31st, 2015.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply at: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF01651



University of California, Los Angeles

The UCLA Department of History seeks temporary lecturers to teach lower and upper division undergraduate courses in all fields of history. UCLA has a diverse student population in one of the more diverse cities in the nation; we particularly seek candidates who have taught similarly diverse students in a major research university. Ph.D. required. Candidates are encouraged to apply online and upload your information for this position. Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, recent syllabus from a history course, and two letters of recommendation.

This is an ongoing search and applications will be considered on a rolling basis, as needed. UCLA is an AA/EOE and the Department has a strong commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.