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History of Brazil

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History of Brazil. The Department of History at the University of California, Davis, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the history of Brazil, colonial or modern periods. Teaching responsibilities include courses in the undergraduate and graduate programs and supervision of Ph.D. candidates in Latin American and Trans-Atlantic history. All specializations are welcome. The successful applicant will be expected to teach the appropriate course or courses in the yearlong survey on Latin American history as well as specialized upper-division and graduate courses. Applicants must have completed their Ph.D. by the beginning of the appointment and demonstrate promise of distinction in scholarship and teaching.

This recruitment is conducted at the Assistant Professor rank. The resulting hire will be at the assistant rank, regardless of the proposed appointee’s qualifications.


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

  • Letter of Application - Briefly describe research including dissertation, published monographs, and articles.

  • Chapter-Length Writing Sample

  • Teaching Evaluations

  • Additional Evidence of Teaching Expertise - For example: Course syllabi, course descriptions, etc. (10 MB max)

  • Miscellaneous/Additional (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Diversity contributions documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit for guidelines about writing a diversity statement and why one is requested.

Reference requirements
  • 3 letters of reference required