African American History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||California, United States|
The History Department at California State University, Sacramento invites applications for a probationary, tenure-track Assistant Professor in African American history to begin Fall 2020. ABDs in History or a related field are encouraged to apply.
The successful candidate will teach courses that cover the breadth of African American history from 1619 to the present as well as the history of civil rights in comparative perspective. Additional teaching requirements include undergraduate survey courses in US history, historical methods seminar, and undergraduate and graduate seminars in African American history. Additional position requirements include:
- engaging in research and scholarly activity related to African American history,
- supervising undergraduate and graduate research,
- advising majors,
- serving on department, college, and university committees,
- and applying professional expertise to community service, including a willingness to advance Sacramento State’s Anchor University initiative.
Sacramento is the state capital of California and one of the most diverse cities in the nation. As the heart of the region’s higher education community, Sacramento State is dedicated to access, academic excellence, and inclusion.
The History Department seeks candidates with the ability to work with diverse students and colleagues. Applicants are invited to submit a diversity statement that demonstrates experience with or willingness to:
- develop and incorporate effective teaching strategies for a diverse group of learners;
- create an equitable and inclusive learning environment to support all student success; and
- advance the History Department’s goal of recruitment, retention, and mentoring of scholars and students for the purpose of increasing diversity and equal opportunity.
The PhD in History or a related field must be completed by August 15, 2020. Review of applications will begin November 18, 2019; position open until filled.
Applications are only accepted through the Sacramento State job website located at http://csus.peopleadmin.com/postings/4560.
Candidates must upload the following attachments with the electronic application:
1. a cover letter addressing teaching and research;
2. a curriculum vitae;
3. a teaching portfolio including syllabi and a statement of teaching philosophy;
4. a diversity statement (see description above);
5. a writing sample or example of published scholarship;
6. graduate transcripts (unofficial accepted, official required for interview).
Candidates must also have two (2) recent letters of recommendation sent by electronic mail to the search committee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. Candidate must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency (ie. H-1-B Visa).
For questions about the position or application procedure, contact the Department Chair, Dr. Jeffrey Wilson, by email at email@example.com. Clery Act statistics available.
|Primary Category:||African American History / Studies