University of California (Santa Barbara): Assistant Professor in History of Early Modern Western Europe, c. 1500-1700 – Call For Applications

The Department of History at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in Early Modern Western European history, c. 1500-1700, including Britain and the German-speaking Lands, excluding France.

Appointment begins July 1, 2017. PhD expected at time of appointment; prior teaching experience preferred. All research focuses will be considered. The department seeks candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service. The successful candidate will contribute to the department’s lower- and upper-division, and graduate history curriculum.

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Applications should include a cover letter including discussion of current and future research, curriculum vitae, writing sample, evidence of teaching excellence, and at least three letters of recommendation. Materials must be received by October 17, 2016. Address inquiries to Professor Hilary Bernstein, Early Modern European History Search Committee chair, at

The University of California at Santa Barbara is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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