Associate or Full Professor, Modern Chinese History

The History Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for a position in the history of modern China, at the tenured Associate or early stage Full Professor level. Research may be focused on any period from the late 19th century to the present. Thematic interests may include, but are not limited to, the history of labor, gender, sexuality, science, the environment, political economy, regional and transnational connections. 

Applicants should have an established track record of research and teaching focused on modern Chinese history in the context of East Asia and the broader world. An ability to teach graduate seminars on topics in modern Chinese history, research methods, and the history of the People’s Republic is desirable. Applicants will be expected to conduct research, teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, advise and mentor graduate and undergraduate students, and contribute to department, university, and professional service. 

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Full consideration will be given to applications completed by November 15, 2018. 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.