Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Public History

The Department of History at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a tenure-track position (rank open). We seek applications from scholars in any geographic and chronological specialization, with a preference for candidates with demonstrated experience in conducting field-related projects in collaboration with museums, archives, preservationist organizations, historical justice initiatives, local communities, and public agencies. The department is especially interested in candidates working in areas of race and/or indigeneity, and who can contribute to the department’s ongoing work of internationalizing our Public History program. The successful candidate will enhance the department’s undergraduate and graduate curriculum in the theory and practice of Public History. For more information about our department and its nationally recognized public history program, please visit our website at https://www.history.ucsb.edu/.

Applicants should submit a cover letter discussing current and future research and teaching interests; a curriculum vitae; one writing sample; statement of contributions to diversity, and arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to the Search Committee through UC Recruit (https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02046). This position is open until filled. Primary consideration will be given to complete applications received by November 1, 2021. Please address inquiries to Jessica Cottrell, History Academic Personnel Coordinator, at jcottrell@ucsb.edu

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Post last modified: October 4, 2021