Assistant Professor, United States History/Public History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||California, United States|
California State University, Northridge The Department of History at California State University Northridge seeks a full-time tenure-track faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor with a specialization in United States History and Public History. The candidate must demonstrate expertise in one or more of the following areas: museums, historic preservation, digital history and archives. Evidence of teaching excellence and strong scholarly potential is required. The candidate must demonstrate a strong commitment to teach and mentor a diverse student population. Applicants must have a PhD in hand at the time of appointment. The successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services to work in the United States at the time of appointment.
The candidate will be expected to develop courses and student programs in public history at the undergraduate and graduate levels and teach survey and upper level courses in U.S. History. The candidate will be expected to pursue and publish significant and on-going scholarship, to make professional contributions to the field, and be involved in university service, to advise students, and assist in the preparation of K-12 teachers. Normal teaching load is 12 units per semester, although a reduced teaching load is usually available during the first two years of appointment.
Application Process: Application materials should include a letter of application, C.V., graduate transcripts, three current letters of recommendation, teaching evaluations, and an article or chapter-length sample of scholarly writing. Please send all materials to: Public History Search Committee Chair Susan Fitzpatrick Behrens, Department of History, California State University Northridge, 18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge, CA 91330-8250. Questions about the position should be directed to the Department of History at 818-677-3566 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application Deadline: Review begins on January 15, 2012, and will continue until filled.
California State University, Northridge is an Equal Opportunity (EEO)/Affirmative Action (AA) employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sexual identity, sexual orientation, sexual expression, gender, marital status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status.
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Public History Search Committee Chair Susan Fitzpatrick Behrens, Department of History, California State University Northridge, 18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge, CA 91330-8250. Questions about the position should be directed to the Department of History at 818-677-3566 or email@example.com.
|Primary Category:||Public History