San Jose State University, History
Assistant Professor, Tenure-track, History of U.S. Foreign Relations — Latin America
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||California, United States|
|Position:||Assistant Professor, Tenure Track Faculty|
Ph.D. in History required by start of appointment. Research specialty in post-World War II United States history with an emphasis on relations with Latin America. Candidates should be able to teach upper-division undergraduate courses in 20th-century American political and diplomatic history, borderlands history, and/or the history of immigration and occasional lower-division surveys. In addition, the successful candidate will offer graduate courses in his/her fields of expertise as part of the department’s MA programs in U.S. and World history. Teaching experience is required. Applicants should demonstrate awareness of and sensitivity to the educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching, and other comparable experience.
Teaching assignments will include both undergraduate and graduate courses, and student advisement. Faculty members are expected to contribute to shared governance, typically through department, college, and university committee service. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the advancement of the discipline, through peer-reviewed scholarship and professional activities. Candidates must address the needs of a student population of great diversity–in age, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language, and academic preparation–through course materials, teaching strategies, and advisement.
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Starting Date: August 21, 2017
Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States. Application Procedures: For full consideration upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests/philosophy, research plans, and at least three original letters of reference with contact information by November 30, 2016 at apply.interfolio.com/38348. Please include Job Opening ID (JOID) on all correspondence.
Dr. Ruma Chopra, Search Committee Chair
Department of History
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies