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    A resource for history students to explore career options.
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The UBC History Department invites applications for Killam Postdoctoral Research Fellowships.

The Department of History, University of British Columbia (Vancouver), invites applications for a one-year position as an assistant professor without review in the field of modern Japanese history, effective 1 July 2016. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in hand or expect to have successfully defended prior to 1 July 2016. They are expected to provide evidence of excellence in research, as demonstrated by published contributions or potential contributions to scholarship in their field.

The Department of History, University of British Columbia (Vancouver) invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of assistant professor in the history of early modern Europe, with an expected start date of 1 July 2016. The department is interested in candidates who focus on the history of western or central Europe during the period 1450-1700.  All applications are welcome, but preference will be given to scholars whose work complements and expands on the department’s existing strengths.

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2016-2-12
RT : Translate learning into applied experience. UBC Greenest City Scholars, a paid internship, is accepting applicants. https://t.co/dy7Lh62Xri
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2016-2-12
Congrats to 's Brandon Davis, winner of James Madison prize for Militarization of Public Lands article https://t.co/ugmwrekgbv
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2016-2-11
, "Communicating Quarantine: How Wireless Technology Helped to Create World Health," today (11 Feb) 16:00 in 1197 Buch Tower
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2016-2-11
RT : David Morton of this aft on "clandestine construction" in 60s/70s Mozambique. https://t.co/jszpRBgMBl
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2016-2-4
Check out 's new article, "The Natural History of the News: An Epigenetic Study." https://t.co/wYh8dIQOsd
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2016-2-2
RT : .'s Henry Yu explains what’s driving the national decline in permanent residency https://t.co/sYpg2UClwd https://t.co/SqpARSIaUT
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2016-1-30
RT : Trygvvi Brynjarsson on the moral dilemmas of lending https://t.co/tz729nO4nS
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2016-1-30
graduate students presenting their work at annual conference. https://t.co/Nle9K7EIhX
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2016-1-29
Congratulations to 's Jessica Wang, winner of Killam Research Award! https://t.co/uvdbO6RuD9 https://t.co/5jXm5BgCan
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2016-1-21
interviews re: Jan 25 virtual teach-in on assault policy: https://t.co/LiSM6pNqQu https://t.co/jMH68rkIDB
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2016-1-21
& hosting new podcast on positive ideas for change at UBC. https://t.co/UQFUNnZFZa
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2016-1-21
co-edited Nordic Hist Review issue on Language and Border b/t Scand & Russia https://t.co/F9Yze6NHzI

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History of China at UBC

The Department of History offers a complete set of courses on China for undergraduates and provides graduate students with training in fields from the Ming dynasty to the Republic congruent with the expertise of its faculty. Please browse through this History Department sub-site and learn more about our research and teaching programs.

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Careers for Historians

Welcome to Careers for Historians. This is a resource for history students to explore career options. It’s for those who are considering pursuing studies in history, for those who already have a history degree (undergraduate or graduate) and are wondering about what career paths exist, and for faculty members to refine how they advise their students.

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