Assistant Professor, History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||California, United States|
Closing Date: 01/28/2014
Assistant Professor, History
Open Until Filled
History: Contract Instructor (Mesa College)
10-Month Contract Position
The salary range for this Assistant Professor level position is $4,592 – $6,188 per month. Note that all new faculty hired by the SDCCD start at the Assistant Professor level. The highest monthly base starting salary would be $6,188 with a PhD and six or more years of full-time teaching experience. Overload assignments are paid based on contract parody using the Adjunct/Overload College Classroom and Non-Classroom, Schedules B and C. Salary placement is based solely upon education and experience as outlined in the AFT Faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement, and it is non-negotiable. Annual Salaries will be recalculated for service less than a full academic year based on Education Code §87815, any required adjustment will be made on the first pay period. Travel reimbursement for interviewees traveling more than 200 miles, one-way, will be paid according to geographic location (see SDCCD Travel Stipend Policy, Rev 7/14/2011). Assistant Professors may earn tenure after 4 years and promote to Associate Professor.
With promotions through Associate and Professor levels based upon mastery in the field, teaching of that knowledge, a PhD or equivalent, successful evaluations and tenure track experience, the top range would be $10,596. For further information, please visit the SDCCD Employment Web Page which provides a link to AFT Collective Bargaining Agreement and more information about terms and conditions of employment which includes salary, benefits and comprehensive rules for salary placement and advancement.
Position Equivalent FTE:
Exempt (does not accrue overtime)
School of Social/Beh Sci and Multicul Studies
San Diego Mesa College seeks energetic and dedicated candidates to apply for faculty positions. The college is committed to academic excellence and diversity, equity and inclusion among its faculty, staff and students. As the largest college in the San Diego Community College District, the institution enjoys a solid financial standing, and has prioritized resources to hire new faculty, support professional development and encourage teaching innovation. Celebrating our 50th Anniversary in 2014, we are building a solid foundation for the next 50 years by adding new faculty who alongside our stellar current faculty will lead us into the future. If this opportunity sounds like the right fit for you, we encourage you to file an application for employment expressing your interest.
Applications are now being accepted for the position of Assistant Professor, History, beginning Fall 2014 (August 18, 2014) at San Diego Mesa College. Interviews will occur between March 17 and April 11, 2014. While the current vacancy is at Mesa College, applicants should understand that they are subject to any District facility at the option of the Chancellor. In addition, this pool may be used to fill identical vacancies that may occur during the current academic year.
Primary responsibilities are the teaching of United States colonial and early national history, though the ability to teach post-1877 U.S. History is desired. Depending upon the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate and the needs of the Department, other responsibilities may include teaching courses in Women’s History (U.S.) and/or Native American History.
Degrees must be from regionally accredited institutions
Applicants for this position must show evidence of the following minimum qualifications:
1. Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in History; OR,
2. Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in History AND Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in Political Science, Humanities, Geography, Area Studies, Women’s Studies, Social Science. Or Ethnic Studies; OR,
3. The documented equivalent of the above; OR,
4. Possession of a lifetime California Community College Instructor Credential in History.
Equivalency: If you do not possess the exact degrees listed above or if you anticipate receiving the required degree prior to the start of the assignment, please complete a “Request for Equivalency Form” available from the SDCCD Employment Opportunities Web page (https://www.sdccdjobs.com). You will need to complete and upload this form with your on-line application.
The successful candidate should demonstrate evidence of:
• Historiographical and subject matter competency.
• Completion of appropriate graduate level coursework in History.
• Ability to teach effectively by demonstrating a working knowledge of learning styles and teaching techniques.
• Recent teaching experience in United States History at the lower-division college level and the ability to fairly and effectively evaluate student performance.
• Experience in the development and/or review of courses and curriculum.
• Effective oral communication and writing ability.
• Continued professional growth in History.
• Experience with, or willingness to explore, innovative teaching methodologies.
• Computer literacy in a classroom setting.
• Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others.
• Experience and/or knowledge in working with students of great diversity in socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic background, including those with different levels of academic preparation and varying physical and learning abilities.
Applicants with foreign degrees from colleges or universities outside of the United States must have their coursework evaluated by a professional association that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). A copy of the evaluation must be submitted with your on-line application.
[If possess] California Community College Instructor Credential in History (valid for life)
Commitment to Diversity:
All applicants must demonstrate cultural competency, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff.
Variable, depending on assignment.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
To ensure full consideration, qualified candidates must submit a complete online application that includes the items listed (extraneous material will not be reviewed). References to résumés or other uploaded documents within the online application will be considered an “incomplete” application; please enter “N/A” if any section does not apply.
• Complete online application
• Curriculum vitae or résumé emphasizing experience, education, and training related to the position
• Undergraduate and graduate transcripts
• Note: Transcripts from multiple colleges/universities may need to be scanned as one document, then uploaded.
• Publications record, if any (upload using “Other” document name); AND
[If applicable] REQUEST FOR EQUIVALENCY FORM: Link to the form is available from the SDCCD Employment Opportunities Web page at https://www.sdccdjobs.com
[If applicable] FOREIGN DEGREE EVALUATION (NACES-approved): Information available from the SDCCD Employment Opportunities Web page at https://www.sdccdjobs.com
[If applicable] LICENSES/CERTIFICATES/CREDENTIALS: Any applicable documentation
Important: To ensure consistency and fairness to all candidates, please do not submit materials other than those requested (i.e., personal photo, articles you’ve written, etc). Please only upload requested documents using respective document name labels. Uploading extraneous materials, unless specifically requested within this posting, may result in your application not being reviewed. Only complete application packets will be forwarded to the committee.
Application materials sent via mail, fax, or e-mail will not be accepted.
Note that correspondence, including interview invitations, will be sent to you via e-mail.
Conditions of Employment:
SELECTED CANDIDATE IS REQUIRED TO COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING PRIOR TO EMPLOYMENT:
• Submit “official” transcripts
• Pass a pre-employment physical exam at the candidate’s expense
• Provide a Certificate of Tuberculosis Exam for initial appointment (Note: The certificate must be renewed every 4 years as a condition of continuing employment)
• Have fingerprints taken by a Live Scan computer at the candidate’s expense (Clearance must be received prior to first day of employment)
• Present original documents for proof of eligibility to work in the United States
• Attend a new hire processing appointment in Human Resources located at the District Administrative Offices
SDCCD provides a comprehensive fringe benefit package for its full-time academic employees. The District contributes toward the cost of the premium (including dependent coverage) for the medical insurance plan options. Additional benefits include dental, vision, sick leave, vacation and opportunities for professional development. Contract employees become members of the State Teachers’ Retirement System (STRS) upon appointment.
Please note that an employee may be transferred to any site at the option of the Chancellor.
For more information and to apply, visit: http://apptrkr.com/419672
|Secondary Categories:||History Education