Colorado State University, History
Assistant Professor of History, with a specialization in social studies teaching
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Colorado, United States|
The Department of History invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of History, with a specialization in social studies teaching. While the research field is open, the department is especially interested in receiving applications from candidates whose research extends beyond the United States. This is an entry-level position beginning August 16, 2017. The successful candidate will be appointed untenured and at the rank of assistant professor. Responsibilities include: teaching EDUC 465 Methods and Materials in Social Studies Teaching; teaching history courses in the area(s) of the applicant’s research specialization; teaching one of the department’s survey courses (western civilization, world, or U.S. history); serving as liaison to the School of Teacher Education and Principal Preparation; advising and mentoring social studies teaching licensure candidates; outreach to education professionals; meeting scholarship and publication requirements for tenure and promotion. Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in history at the time of appointment (August 2017); demonstrated record of an active research and publication agenda in area of historical specialization; demonstrated record of teaching excellence at the university level; demonstrated ability to work effectively with faculty, students, education professionals, and the public. Preferred Qualifications: engagement in research extending beyond the United States, or with a transnational dimension; experience in middle school or high school teaching; ability to advance the department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion through research, teaching, and outreach with relevant programs, goals, and activities.
Application materials include letter of interest, vita, graduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation: two of which should address the applicant’s historical scholarship, a scholarly writing sample (article or chapter length), and evidence of university-level teaching effectiveness. Application materials of semifinalist candidates, including letters of reference, will be made available for review by departmental faculty. Applications will be considered until the position is filled; however, for full consideration, applications must be complete by November 1, 2016. The department will conduct preliminary interviews at the American Historical Association meeting in Denver. Colorado State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, disability, or genetic information. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity, equal access, affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services. Colorado State University is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Background checks may include, but are not limited to, criminal history, national sex offender search and motor vehicle history.
A complete job description and application portal is available here: https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/37892
Routine inquiries should be directed to Ms. Nancy Rehe, Department of History, Colorado State University (Telephone: (970) 491-6334; Email: Nancy.Rehe@colostate.edu)
|Secondary Categories:||History Education