Assistant Professor, History of France and the World
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||California, United States|
The history department at Santa Clara University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship, pending funding, effective fall 2010, in the history of France and the World. Candidates should demonstrate an ability to teach courses both in the history of France and its cultural and political relations with the colonial world as well as in the Core Curriculum (Introductory-level global Cultures and Ideas as well as Civic Engagement courses constitute at least 50% of this position). Candidates able to contribute to multidisciplinary majors and minors, including but not limited to Women’s and Gender Studies, Environmental Studies, African Studies, and/or Asian Studies are particularly sought. We are particularly interested in faculty able to contribute to Santa Clara’s Residential Learning Communities. Candidates must show evidence of teaching excellence and of ability to publish in peer-reviewed venues. A Ph.D. in French History is required. Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, Santa Clara is a Catholic, Jesuit university committed to promoting social justice in a liberal arts educational setting.
Complete applications must be received by 20 November 2009 to be considered. Selected applicants will be contacted in December to be interviewed at the AHA meeting in San Diego. Please submit the following to Search Committee, Department of History, Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95053: Letter of application, including a statement of teaching philosophy, research plans, and experience of working with people of diverse cultures and identities; graduate transcripts; curriculum vitae; three letters of reference; a writing sample of no more than 50 pages; and evidence of teaching excellence (syllabi and evaluations). Santa Clara University is an AA/EOE, committed to excellence through diversity, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to all qualified individuals with a disability. For further information, please see www.scu.edu/hr.
|Primary Category:||European History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||World History / Studies