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International Migration History

Recruitment Period

Open date: August 4th, 2017
Last review date: November 1st, 2017
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: July 31st, 2018
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.


Migration history. The Department of History at the University of California at Davis seeks to fill a tenure-track position for a historian at the Assistant Professor level whose research focuses on migration in the twentieth century. We seek, in particular, specialists in labor migration and/or displacement from war and systemic persecution, with a preference for regions beyond the US. Teaching responsibilities include courses in the undergraduate and graduate programs and supervision of Ph.D. candidates. The successful applicant will be expected to teach the appropriate course or courses in the year-long survey on migration history in the twentieth century 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. Applicants should submit a cover letter, C.V., a dissertation abstract or writing sample of article or chapter length, teaching portfolio, and three letters of recommendation. Diversity statements are welcome. Applications will be accepted on-line. Please follow instructions at the recruitment website. Apply at

For full consideration applications should be completed by November 1, 2017. The position will remain open until filled.

U.C. Davis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the development of a climate that supports equality of opportunity and respect for differences. CONTACT: International Migration History Committee Chair, Department of History, One Shields Avenue, University of California, Davis, CA 95616.

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Davis, CA




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