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History: History of Southeast Asia - Assistant Professor (Initial Review 11/5/19)

Recruitment Period

Open date: September 5th, 2019
Last review date: Tuesday, Nov 5, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Wednesday, Jun 30, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Description

The History Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for a position in the history of Southeast Asia, with an emphasis on environmental history, at the Assistant Professor (tenure-track) level. All Southeast Asia geographical and topical subfields welcome. In addition to environmental history, the department is particularly interested in expanding offerings in imperialism and postcolonialism, gender, labor, ethnicity, coastal connections, trade and political economy, and migration and diaspora. The successful candidate will also work with the newly founded Center for Southeast Asian Coastal Interactions.

The successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses focused on Southeast Asia. The position carries a five-course-equivalency workload, which normally means teaching four courses over three quarters and carrying out other academic and professional service responsibilities. Applicants will be expected to conduct research, advise and mentor graduate and undergraduate students, and contribute to department, university, and professional service.

UC Santa Cruz is a Hispanic-Serving Institution with a high proportion of first-in-family undergraduate students. We welcome candidates who understand the barriers facing women and minorities who are underrepresented in higher education careers (as evidenced by life experiences and educational background), and who are concerned about equity and diversity with respect to teaching, mentoring, research, life experiences, or service towards building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment.

ACADEMIC TITLE
Assistant Professor (tenure-track)

SALARY
Commensurate with qualifications and experience; academic year (nine-month basis).

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
Ph.D. or equivalent foreign degree in history or related discipline; evidence of research activity; demonstrated record in college or university teaching. Degree requirements expected to be completed by June 30, 2020.

POSITION AVAILABLE
July 1, 2020, with the academic year beginning in September 2020. Degree requirements must be met by June 30, 2020 for employment effective July 1, 2020.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
Applications are accepted via the UCSC Academic Recruit online system; all documents and materials must be submitted as PDFs.

APPLY AT https://recruit.ucsc.edu/apply/JPF00752
Please refer to Position # JPF00752-20 in all correspondence.

Reference Requirement
Applications must include confidential letters of recommendation* (a minimum of three are required and a maximum of five will be accepted). Letters must be dated 2018 or later. Please note that your references, or dossier service, will submit their confidential letters directly to the UC Recruit System.

*All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. For any reference letter provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service, career center), direct the author to UCSC’s confidentiality statement at http://apo.ucsc.edu/confstm.htm.

RECRUITMENT PERIOD
Full consideration will be given to applications completed by November 5, 2019. Applications received after this date will be considered only if the position has not been filled.


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, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees. Inquiries regarding the University’s equal employment opportunity policies may be directed to the Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064 or by phone at (831) 459-3676.

Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UCSC positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check (see https://www.uscis.gov/e-verify). More information is available at the APO website (see https://apo.ucsc.edu/policy/capm/104.000%20.html) or call (831) 459-4300.

Our institution is committed to addressing the spousal and partner employment needs of our candidates and employees. As part of this commitment, our institution is a member of the Northern California Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (NorCal HERC). Visit the NorCal HERC website at norcalherc.org to search for open positions within a commutable distance of our institution

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Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter - Letter of application describing your research and teaching experience

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, and/or service. See guidelines at: https://apo.ucsc.edu/diversity.html

  • Sample publication (1 of 2 required)

  • Sample publication (2 of 2 required)

  • Sample publication (1 of 2 optional) (Optional)

  • Sample publication (2 of 2 optional) (Optional)

  • Course syllabus (1 of 1 required)

  • Course syllabus (1 of 2 optional) (Optional)

  • Course syllabus (2 of 2 optional) (Optional)

  • Summary of teaching evaluations

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required