Associate or Full Professor, Comparative Slavery / Colonial US History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||California, United States|
|Position:||Associate Professor, Full Professor|
Comparative Slavery / Colonial US – Peter H. Shattuck Endowed Chair in Colonial American History
The Department of History at California State University, Sacramento invites applications for a tenured associate or full professorship in the fields of comparative slavery and colonial US history, beginning in fall 2018.
The successful candidate must have already earned tenure and promotion to at least the associate professor level and be able to teach the first half of our lower-division US history survey, upper-division courses and graduate seminars in colonial US history and the transnational histories of enslaved peoples, and to develop other courses in these areas of specialization. Additional position requirements: engage in research and scholarly activity related to comparative slavery and colonial US history, supervise undergraduate and graduate research, advise history majors, serve on department, college, and university committees, organize events to bridge research and teaching, and advance university engagement with the community. Rank and salary to be determined by experience and professional qualifications.
Experience at the associate professor level is required, with an outstanding teaching and research record in colonial US history and comparative slavery. Applicants should demonstrate ability to work and communicate effectively with a diverse undergraduate and graduate student population. California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.
The expectation is that the successful candidate will receive an assignment as a 12-month faculty to serve as the Peter H. Shattuck Endowed Chair in Colonial American History, which seeks to bring distinction in teaching, research, and service to the Department of History. The endowed chair assignment will be a three-year term, renewable at the discretion of the dean. The endowed chair position provides a reduced teaching load (two courses per semester), a salary differential in addition to the regular instructional faculty salary and professional development funds. The major responsibilities of the chair position include organizing the annual Peter H. Shattuck lecture in colonial American history, an annual workshop for current and prospective teachers, and a triennial symposium.
Review of applications will begin January 25, 2018; position open until filled.
Applications are only accepted through the Sacramento State job website located at https://csus.peopleadmin.com/.
Candidates must upload the following attachments with the electronic application:
1. A cover letter addressing teaching, research, and event programming experience.
2. Curriculum vitae.
3. A teaching portfolio including at least syllabi, student evaluations, and a statement of teaching philosophy.
4. Examples of published scholarship.
5. Evidence of organizing successful programming with diverse constituencies.
6. Graduate transcripts (unofficial accepted, official required for interview).
Candidates must also have three (3) recent letters of recommendation sent by electronic mail to Dr. Jeffrey Wilson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For questions about the position or application procedure, contact the Department Chair, Dr. Jeffrey Wilson, by email at email@example.com. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Clery Act statistics available.
Jeffrey K. Wilson, Chair
6000 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95819-6059
|Primary Category:||African American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Atlantic History / Studies