California State University - Stanislaus, Department of History
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF HISTORY or ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF POLITICAL SCIENCE
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||California, United States|
POSITION: The Departments of History and Political Science & Public Administration invite applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor with a focus on Modern Assyrian Studies. The person appointed to this position will teach at least one course annually in Modern Assyrian History and will be responsible for management of the university’s Modern Assyrian Heritage Project—which includes overseeing and continuing to develop a special library archive related to modern Assyrian History, broadly construed, and research networking with Modern Assyrian Heritage scholars. The remainder of the successful candidate’s teaching assignment will be divided between the History and Political Science programs, and will be based on the candidate’s areas of expertise; desirable courses are likely to include Politics of Diaspora, International Law & Organizations, and a history course on Migrants and Refugees. Effective teaching, scholarly productivity, and service to the University are required for retention, promotion, and tenure. Assigned time workload and supporting resources will be provided for oversight of the Modern Assyrian Heritage Project and related research activity.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A Ph.D. in History, Political Science or closely related field is required, with scholarly emphasis on the modern period of the Assyrian diaspora. University-level teaching experience in areas related to the focus of the position.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: University-level teaching at the upper-division/graduate level in areas related to the focus of the position; established scholarship and compelling research program relevant to Modern Assyrian Studies; teaching competence in one or more of the following curricular areas: Middle East Indigenous/Migrant/Refugee Diasporas; Comparative Politics; International Relations. Demonstrated knowledge and ability to manage and develop a Modern Assyrian Studies research archive and collateral research activity. Language facility relevant to the position.
HOW TO APPLY & DEADLINE: A complete application is required and must include: an application letter specifically addressing position description and qualifications; unofficial copies of graduate transcripts; a professional vita, including the names and contact information for three references. Official transcripts will be required at the time of hire. Screening of completed application files will begin on January 22, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. This appointment is projected to begin on August 19, 2019.
Send applications and correspondence concerning this position vacancy to:
Search Committee (Modern Assyrian position)
Department of History
California State University Stanislaus
One University Circle
Turlock, CA 95382
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|Secondary Categories:||Ancient History
Ethnic History / Studies
Immigration History / Studies