Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Call for Applications: UC Irvine Seeks To Hire Assistant Prof. in 20th-C. U.S. History

Via H-Law, we have the following job posting:
The History Department at the University of California, Irvine, seeks to hire a tenure-track assistant professor in 20th-century United States history whose research focuses on political economy, intellectual history, and/or legal history. We are especially interested in applicants who complement our departmental strengths in gender, transnational, race/ethnicity, and world history. We will give priority to applicants who can contribute both to our graduate program and to all levels of our undergraduate curriculum.

Candidates should submit a letter of application that describes research and teaching interests; a statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion will advance UC Irvine's commitment to inclusive excellence; a current CV; a writing sample not to exceed 50 pages; and 3 letters of recommendation. Applications should be submitted electronically at:
To ensure full consideration, applications need to be submitted by October 1, 2014.

Direct questions about the electronic submission procedure to Marcus Kanda ( and any other questions about the search to Search Committee chair, David Igler (

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

To learn more about the Department, visit our website at