Colonial Latin America, Tenure-Track
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||California, United States|
|Position:||Assistant Professor, Tenure Track Faculty|
The History Department at California State University, Fullerton, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in colonial Latin American history (excluding Mexico and the Caribbean) with an emphasis in Andean regions and a preferred subfield in environmental history or indigenous history.
The new faculty member will teach survey courses in world history, undergraduate and graduate courses in Latin American history and other areas of specialization, and courses in historical writing, theory, and methods. The department has a particular interest in developing its capabilities in historic preservation, digital history, and new media. Those with a dedication to using AACU-defined High Impact Practices are especially encouraged to apply. Positive tenure and promotion decisions require excellent teaching, research, peer-reviewed publication, and participation in the broader disciplinary community.
- Ph.D. in History by August 2014.
- Academic preparation and ability to teach in the areas mentioned above.
- Familiarity with recognized best practices in teaching and an interest in using and developing innovative instructional technologies to promote student learning.
- Ability to effectively interact with a wide and diverse range of students.
- Preference will be given to candidates with competency in a language appropriate to the field.
Rank and Salary
This is a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Salary is competitive and commensurate with rank, qualifications, and experience. CSU Fullerton operates a semester system that enables faculty to teach during intersession (December/January) and/or during the summer for additional salary. Faculty may apply for intramural grants to do research during those months. An excellent comprehensive benefits package is available which includes health/vision/dental plans; spouse, domestic partner, and/or dependent fee-waiver; access to campus child-care as well as affordable housing program; and a defined-benefit retirement through the state system along with optional tax-sheltering opportunities. For a detailed description of benefits, go to http://hr.fullerton.edu/documents/Benefits/Faculty_Unit_3.pdf
Job Control Number
Please submit (1) a cover letter describing teaching and research experiences and interest, (2) a vita, (3) original graduate transcripts, (4) a writing sample, and (5) three current letters of recommendation to:
Dr. Jochen Burgtorf, Chair
Department of History
800 N. State College Blvd.
Fullerton, CA 92834
Please, NO E-MAIL SUBMISSIONS OF ANY PART OF THE APPLICATION.
All application materials including letters of recommendation must be received by October 11, 2013. The search committee will interview prospective candidates during the fall semester of 2013.
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 as a condition of employment.
Cal State Fullerton is an Equal Opportunity/
Title IX/503/504/VEVRA/ADA Employer
Achieving A Climate of Success Through Diversity & Equity
Dr. Jochen Burgtorf, Chair
|Primary Category:||Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies