Open Position for Wellman Chair in Medieval History

Published: May 16, 2023

The UCLA History Department seeks a historian of any region of Europe (including the Byzantine world) whose period of focus lies between 500 and 1400 CE. The successful candidate will be a senior Associate or Full Professor distinguished by a field-leading research and publication record, as well as a dedicated teacher and mentor. A PhD in history or a related field is required. The search will close and the committee will begin reviewing applications on August 15, 2023.

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 to upload their information for this position. This position is subject to final administrative approval.

Documents should include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching, a statement of research, and the name and contact information of three scholars who might be contacted for a letter of reference. A reference check authorization release form and a statement addressing the applicant’s past and/or potential contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion are 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 salary range for this position is $103,500-$210,00+. “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.