Assistant Professor of Modern Latin American History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||California, United States|
HISTORY - Full-time, academic year, tenure track Assistant Professor of modern Latin American history in the History Department, College of Liberal Arts at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. Appointment to begin September 15, 2016. Interdisciplinary and transnational approaches welcome. The successful candidate will teach lower-division general education History survey courses, upper-division and graduate courses in Latin American history, and may teach Ethnic Studies courses in the area of specialization. The typical teaching load is 12 units per quarter, with a significant reduction in course load in the first one to two years to help establish an active program of research and professional development. Additional duties include maintaining an active program of professional development, student advising and department/university service appropriate with the teaching load. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in History or related field must be completed by the date of appointment. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to, or potential for, teaching excellence and scholarly activity at the university level. College teaching experience preferred. TO APPLY: Please visit http://www.calpolyjobs.org, complete the required online faculty application, and apply to Requisition # 103780. Please upload the following required materials as part of the electronic application: a cover letter indicating your teaching and research interests, a current curriculum vitae, a statement of your teaching philosophy, a sample of your scholarly writing (dissertation chapter, book chapter, article, or conference paper), syllabi, student evaluations, and a copy of a transcript showing your highest earned degree. Official transcript will be required prior to appointment. Please be prepared to provide the names and email addresses of at least three professional references when completing the application. Cal Poly will directly solicit letters from the individuals listed as references. REVIEW BEGIN DATE: Review of applications will begin on 11-10-15, and continue until the position is filled. In order for an application to receive full consideration, all required materials must be received by the review begin date. At California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly's values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility. Cal Poly's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. California Polytechnic State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
Lewis Call, Department Chair, email@example.com
|Primary Category:||Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies