Tenure-Track Assistant Professor at UC San Diego

The Department of History in the Division of Arts & Humanities at UC San Diego invites applications for a  specializing in African history to begin July 1, 2022. Region and period of specialization are open. Scholars whose work addresses women’s and gender history, environmental history, the history of science and technology, colonial and postcolonial history, and transregional histories, including research in Atlantic, Indian Ocean, or related fields, are particularly encouraged to apply.

Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate and graduate courses in African history as well as in the successful candidate’s thematic areas of expertise. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and is based on the University of California pay scales.

Please submit applications before the December 17, 2021 review date.

A PhD (or advancement to candidacy) in history or related discipline by the time of appointment

Preferred Qualifications:
Evidence of excellence in teaching commensurate with experience, and publications appropriate to the candidate’s experience. Candidates with demonstrated strong leadership in supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion in an academic setting are preferred.

The University of California, San Diego 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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, covered veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

As a condition of employment, you’ll be required to follow the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) by the application deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment.