Middle Eastern and/or African History Assistant Professor
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||California, United States|
California State University, Fresno
College of Social Sciences
Vacancy # 13353
Middle Eastern and/or African History
California State University, Fresno is an engaged University. We focus on broadening students intellectual horizons, fostering lifelong learning skills, developing the leaders of tomorrow, promoting community involvement, and instilling an appreciation of world cultures. We nurture cultural competence by celebrating the rich diversity of the campus community and welcoming the participation of all. Members of the University community are expected to work effectively with faculty, staff and students from diverse ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. For information on the Universitys commitment and dedication to creating a university known for its integrity, civility, equity, respect and ethical behavior, please visit: http://www.fresnostate.edu/academics/diversity
• Available for Academic Year: 2018/2019.
• Fresno State has been recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI); an Asian American/Native American/Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI); and has been designated to the Community Engagement Classification by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
• Faculty members gain a clear path to tenure through the Universitys Probationary Plan Process.
• Salary placement depends upon academic preparation and professional experience.
• California State University, Fresno is a vibrant and growing campus.When necessary, the University may decide to make more than one faculty appointment from a single search.
The Department of History at California State University, Fresno invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in Middle Eastern and/or African history. Specialists of any period may apply. Candidates with comparative, transnational, trans-imperial, or diasporic perspectives, or whose work touches on colonialism, comparative ethnicities, and/or border studies are especially encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate students in a 4/4 load. The teaching load is typically reduced during the first two years of the appointment, with competitive course releases available after that. The successful candidate will maintain a commitment to teaching excellence, publishing, student advising, and engaging in university service.
The Department of History at California State University, Fresno employs 16 tenured and tenure-track professors who serve hundreds of majors and graduate students. We are an intellectually active department with expertise in a range of fields, and we publish with academic and trade presses, write op-ed pieces for national newspapers, work with National Public Radio, and engage with local community organizations. Our graduate students teach at high schools and community colleges, pursue careers in museums and archives, and continue their education in Ph.D. programs.
Required Education: An earned doctorate (Ph.D.) from an accredited institution in Middle Eastern or African history, or closely related fields is required. A Ph.D. in history is preferred. Doctorate must be completed by August 16, 2018.
Required Experience: The successful candidate must demonstrate a commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Preferred Qualifications: Candidates with teaching experience at the undergraduate level, evidence of a research agenda, and an ability to teach World History are especially encouraged to apply.
Application Procedures: Review of applications will begin on November 20, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, please complete an online application at jobs.fresnostate.edu and attach the following: 1) a cover letter specifically addressing required experience and preferred qualifications; 2) a curriculum vitae; and 3) three current letters of recommendation. Finalists will be required to submit 1) official transcripts; and 2) a writing sample. For inquiries contact: Dr. Lori Clune, Search Committee Chair, Department of History, M/S SS 21, 5340 N. Campus Drive, Fresno, CA 93740-8019. Phone: 559-278-8895; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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A background check (including criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily for this position. An offer of employment may be withdrawn or employment may be terminated based upon the results of the background investigation.
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 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment. You can obtain a copy of this Executive order by accessing the following web site: http://www.calstate.edu/eo/EO-1083.html.
California State University, Fresno is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.
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|Primary Category:||Middle East History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||African History / Studies