Assistant Professor of History (Migration and Slavery in the Americas), Tenure-Track Faculty_ 20-21 HIST-AMERICAS-TT
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||California, United States|
Official Job Posting through Interfolio:
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, EAST BAY
FACULTY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY
OAA Position No. 20-21 HIST-AMERICAS-TT
THE UNIVERSITY: California State University, East Bay (CSUEB) is a comprehensive university serving the San Francisco Bay Area/Silicon Valley. It is known for award-winning programs, expert instruction, its diverse student body, and a choice of more than 100 career-focused fields of study. With an enrollment of approximately 15,000 students and 900 faculty, CSUEB is organized into four colleges. The University offers bachelor’s degrees in 49 fields, minors in 52 fields, master’s degrees in 34 fields, 16 credentials programs, 18 certificate options, and 1 doctoral degree program.
California State University East Bay has a mission to support a diverse student body through academically rich and culturally relevant learning experiences. The successful candidate will bring with them expertise or an openness to creating a welcoming and supportive environment for all students.
The Department offers both the B.A. and M.A. degrees in History, with directed career advising into fields that focus on students' passion for history. Our faculty are award-winning professional scholars, widely published in their fields and active in their professional associations. Students have the opportunity to choose from a wide array of history courses, and examine the roots of our contemporary world issues through understanding how we got here in the first place. The undergraduate major includes foundational courses in historical interpretation and research, thematic areas of concentration, electives, history labs, applied history courses and capstone courses in historiography and research methods. The graduate program consists of a series of graduate seminars and the graduate project. M.A. candidates have the opportunity to work on projects directly related to their career goals.
DUTIES OF THE POSITION:
The History Department at California State University East Bay seeks a specialist in the History of Migration in the Americas from 1492 to the independence movements in the Americas. A successful candidate will be able to teach upper division courses in the histories of enslaved people in this area up through the early 19th century.
Please note that teaching assignments at California State University, East Bay include courses at the Hayward, Concord, and Online campuses. In addition to teaching, all faculty have advising responsibilities, assist the department with administrative and/or committee work, and are expected to assume campus-wide committee responsibilities.
RANK AND SALARY: Assistant Professor. Salary is dependent upon educational preparation and experience. Subject to budgetary authorization.
DATE OF APPOINTMENT: Fall Semester, 2020
We seek candidates who emphasize race, rebellion, and the complex notions of work, freedom and citizenship in the Americas (North America, South America, and the Caribbean). An interest in environmental history and sustainability is a plus. A tenure-track hire would also teach the early US History survey courses and support the Department’s core offerings in historical writing and historiography, as well as graduate courses. A Ph.D. in history or related field is required.
Candidates should demonstrate experience in teaching, mentoring, research, or community service that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. Additionally, applicants must demonstrate a record of scholarly activity. This University is fully committed to the rights of students, staff and faculty with disabilities in accordance with applicable state and federal laws. For more information about the University’s program supporting the rights of our students with disabilities see: http://www20.csueastbay.edu/af/departments/as/
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Positions are opened until filled; however, complete applications submitted before September 15, 2019 will receive first consideration.
Please submit a letter of application which addresses the qualifications noted in the position announcement, along with: a complete and current vita, a writing sample, three letters of recommendation, and a one-page diversity statement that addresses how you engage a diverse student population in your teaching, research, mentoring, and advising, via Interfolio (see “Apply Now”)
Note: California State University, East Bay hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. All offers of employment are contingent upon presentation of documents demonstrating the appointee’s identity and eligibility to work in accordance with provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act. A background check (including a criminal records check and prior employment verification) must be completed and cleared prior to the start of employment.
Prof. Kevin Kaatz
|Primary Category:||African American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies
Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies