Assistant Professor of Asian History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||California, United States|
The History Department at California State University Dominguez Hills invites applications for a tenure-track position in Asian history at the rank of Assistant Professor with the appointment starting in August 2020. Specialization in East Asia and transnational networks and interactions is preferred. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a record of teaching excellence, a strong ongoing research agenda, and a commitment to the student population served by the University. The ideal candidate will enhance the History program by continuing its tradition of fostering excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service. The successful candidate will teach a range of specialized courses in the history of Asia, including our methodological sequence of research and writing courses. The candidate will also teach general education and pre-requisite courses in world history. Additional responsibilities include student advising and mentoring, curriculum and program development, participation in departmental, college, and university governance structures, and active involvement in research and scholarly activities. Excellence in teaching, a strong record of service, and publication in area of research expertise are expected.
- Ph.D. in the discipline of History, with a research specialization in East Asian history. Degree must be in hand at time of appointment.
- Demonstrated ability to teach world history, Asian history from antiquity to the present, and disciplinary methods.
- Demonstrated record of effective teaching and student mentoring in culturally diverse academic environments.
- A promising research agenda in East Asian history.
Evidence of at least two years of effective teaching as instructor of record.
Evidence of ability to employ high impact practices and pedagogies that promote student success, retention, and graduation.
Research agenda involving transnational networks and interactions.
Evidence of research productivity.
At CSUDH we celebrate and respect diversity in all forms that includes every race, religion, gender, ethnicity, veterans, people with varied abilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community. CSUDH is seeking applications from candidates who can demonstrate experience in teaching and working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and contribute to the University’s mission, vision, and core values. https://www.csudh.edu/president/strategic-planning/mission-vision-and-core-values/
History Department, College of Arts and Humanities.
The mission of the Department of History is to provide CSUDH students with educational opportunities that meet the highest academic standards, to model for students the value of diversity and cultural pluralism, and to transform our students into life-long learners capable of realizing their personal and professional ambitions. We do so as the representatives of the discipline of history on this campus; our conduct is thus informed by standards and principles shared by the community of practicing historians in the United States. For more information see: https://www.csudh.edu/history/
The CSUDH History Department supports the realization of the University’s Strategic Plan (https://
www.csudh.edu/president/strategic-planning/) and the mission of the College of Arts and Humanities by cultivating historical thinking skills, empathetic understanding, global awareness, and civic engagement across the university and in the surrounding community. The History Department employs a committed group of teacher-scholars who train students to ask critical historical questions and help them to develop the skills necessary to answer those questions in the classroom and beyond. The department offers three curricular programs: a 45-unit Bachelor of Arts that prepares graduates for a variety of careers, a 63-unit Education Option designed for aspiring secondary school teachers, and a minor. The program also provides students with numerous scholarship, internship, and co-curricular opportunities.
How to Apply
Curriculum Vitae with contact information and list of three (3) references
Unofficial transcripts for all graduate work. An official transcript will be required for the finalist. For finalists with International transcripts, a United States Equivalency certification will be required.
A statement of the applicant's teaching philosophy that demonstrates how their commitment to diversity is reflected in their teaching and/or scholarship
Applicants selected for campus interviews will be asked to submit additional evidence of teaching effectiveness and scholarly potential.
Applicants should also request three (3) references to submit electronic letters of recommendation directly to firstname.lastname@example.org. Letters should be addressed to:
|Primary Category:||Asian History / Studies