Position: Assistant Professor of History
Effective Date: August 17, 2023 (Fall Semester)
Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Application Deadline: Review of applications to begin November 1, 2022. Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled).
College of Liberal Arts
Department of History
- Ph.D. in History at time of application or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2023.
- Specialization in United States history, with an emphasis on United States Borderlands, defined as the United States Southwest and/or Caribbean borders
- Record of, or demonstrated potential for, effective teaching
- Record of, or demonstrated potential for, successful research and publication
- Demonstrated potential for continued development of research, scholarly, and creative activities
- Experience with, or demonstrated potential for, effective participation in faculty governance
- Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population.
- Evidence of scholarly production and an on-going research agenda in United States Borderlands history
- Evidence of ability for excellence in teaching in United States history
- Evidence of ability to effectively teach college-level courses in United States history
- Evidence of ability to develop new course offerings in United States history and field of specialization
- Evidence of support for and/or experience related to the University’s strong commitment to the academic success of its diverse student body
- Evidence of ability to engage in research leading to conference participation and publications
- Evidence of department, college, university and community service
- Experience of successfully working with populations demographically and socioeconomically similar to the CSULB student body
- Teach and develop courses in United States history at the Bachelor’s and the Master’s levels [Mode of instruction may include in-person, hybrid, online, and/or any combination thereof].
- Advise and mentor students, including the supervision of Master’s students taking comprehensive exams and thesis
- Develop and engage in research leading to conference participation and publications
- Participate in faculty governance
- Participate in service to the department, college, university, and community
CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University’s strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions. CSULB seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the People of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.
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How to Apply - Required Documentation:
- An Equity and Diversity Statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population (maximum two pages, single-spaced). For further information and guidelines, please visit: http://www.csulb.edu/EquityDiversityStatement
- Letter of application addressing the required and preferred qualifications
- Three references (to be contacted for confidential letters of recommendation should you reach the semi-finalist stage)
- Writing sample (article or a dissertation chapter)
- Finalists should be prepared to submit an official transcript (e-transcript preferred, if available)
How to Apply: Click Apply Now icon to complete the CSULB online application
Requests for information and process should be addressed to:
David Shafer, Chair
California State University, Long Beach
Department of History
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90840-1601
562.985.4431 or E-Mail: email@example.com
Requests for information about the position should be addressed to:
Susan Tsuji, Office Coordinator
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The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.
CSU Vaccination Policy
CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/ and questions may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race or ethnicity (including color or ancestry), nationality, religion or religious creed, gender (or sex), gender identity (including transgender), gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, genetic information, age, veteran or military status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.