Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in History and Cultural Studies
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||California, United States|
The Departments of History and Cultural Studies in the School of Arts and Humanities at Claremont Graduate University invite applications and nominations for an Assistant Professor position, half in the History Department and half in the Cultural Studies Department. This tenure-track position will commence in Fall 2009. A Ph.D. is required.
The successful candidate must be able to teach in nineteenth and twentieth-century European history as well as in cultural studies including one or more of the following desired specializations: colonial/postcolonial history, the history of human rights, or comparative/transnational history.
The ideal candidate will hold a Ph.D. in history. We will consider exceptional candidates with a non-history degree if they are strongly grounded in historical methodologies as well as cultural studies and other transdisciplinary perspectives. The successful applicant will have solid teaching experience and a demonstrably strong record of publications. The successful applicant will teach graduate seminars in cultural studies and history in addition to advising, mentoring, and providing professional development training for M.A. and Ph.D. students in cultural studies and history.
Please submit a letter of application, c.v., writing sample (20 pages maximum), and three letters of referenceat least one of which speaks to the applicants teaching/mentoring abilitiesto: Professor Janet Farrell Brodie , Chair of the Search Committee, Department of History, Claremont Graduate University, 121 E. Tenth Street, Claremont, CA 91711.
Applications must be postmarked by 1 November 2008. Please visit our website for more information about this position: www.cgu.edu/sah/jobs.
Claremont Graduate University, a private, free-standing graduate school is part of the Claremont College Consortium. Claremont Graduate University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, place of national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, or physical handicap in its employment practice and in admission of students to educational programs and activities in accordance with the requirements of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and other applicable laws. Claremont Graduate University is committed to affirmative action in employment practices regarding ethnic minorities, the physically handicapped, Vietnam-era veterans, and women. In addition to meeting its obligations under federal and state law, Claremont Graduate University is committed to increasing faculty diversity.
We especially encourage underrepresented minorities to apply.
Professor Janet Farrell Brodie, Chair of Search Committee
|Primary Category:||European History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies