Applications are open until March 6 to apply to take the State Historian II Civil Service Exam. In order to be eligible to work in California State Parks as a permanent staff member, applicants must pass this exam.
For the first time, the exam is on-line with no personal interview requirement to get on the state’s hiring list. It is fully weighted toward Training and Experience of the candidate. For full classification specs, see the following: http://www.calhr.ca.gov/state-hr-professionals/Pages/2801.aspx
See the attached pdf for the full announcement: StateHistorian II 9PR02
Katrin Boniface was elected co-chair the Society for the History of Technology’s Early Career Interest Group at their annual meeting in St. Louis last weekend. Kat also currently serves as our HGSA co-chair.
UCR History PhD Student Mayelo Caro was selected as the 2018 winner of the California Preservation Foundation’s Diversity Scholarship! Read more about the scholarship, and Mayela’s work, here.
Monument Lab is seeking graduate students working in public history, cultural memory, digital humanities, and other related disciplines for paid research positions. See their tweet here, and email for more information!
Congratulations to our colleague, 2018 graduate Dr. Daisy Vargas, for her new position as Assistant Professor in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Arizona!