Assistant Professor, United States History

The UCLA Department of History invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor in nineteenth-century United States history.

The deadline for submitting applications and required documents is November 1, 2023. Applications will be reviewed immediately thereafter. All candidates must have completed their PhD in history or related field by June 30, 2024.

The department welcomes candidates whose experience in teaching, research or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply online at to upload their information for this position. This position is subject to final administrative approval.

Documents should include a letter of application; curriculum vitae; a statement of teaching; a statement of research; the authorization to release information form; and three letters of recommendation. A statement addressing the applicant’s past and/or potential contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion is also required. Please visit the UCLA Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion website for Sample Guidance for Candidates on the Statement of Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion:

The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and/or step at appointment. The on-scale salary range for this position is between $74,600-97,200. However, off-scale salaries and other components of pay, i.e., a salary that is higher than the published system-wide salary at the designated rank and step, are offered when necessary to meet competitive conditions.

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. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.