California State University - Chico, History
Assistant Professor, 20th Century U.S. History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||California, United States|
Our Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion:
California State University (CSU), Chico is a comprehensive and residential public university, holding Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) designation. Chico State operates as part of the 23-campus CSU system, which educates the most ethnically, economically, and academically diverse student body in the nation. The University enrolls over 15,000 students, with over half identifying as first-generation college students.
Chico State is committed to recruiting outstanding candidates who reflect the intersectional identities of our student body. The ideal candidate will embrace our values predicated on the primacy of student success and the elimination of equity gaps, have demonstrated experience working with diverse populations, and will contribute to policies, programs, and practices that support an inclusive, accessible, and equitable learning and working environment. Black, Indigenous, People of Color, veterans, and those with diverse abilities are encouraged to apply.
The Position: Assistant Professor of History
Position Starts: August 2022
College: Humanities and Fine Arts
Salary: Salary commensurate with education and experience.
Initial Review Date: 03/04/2022; complete applications received after that date may be considered.
How to Apply:
Applicants must provide a current cover letter (including how you have addressed, or plan to address, teaching to diverse student groups, and how you demonstrate the Preferred Qualifications noted below), a CV, and contact information of three professional references. All applicants must apply online at https://careers.pageuppeople.com/873/ch/en-us/job/510170/assistant-professor-of-history, applications submitted via email or in-person to the department will not be considered. Applicants may be asked to provide additional materials at a later date.
The minimum education requirement for appointment to this position is a Ph.D. in post-1900 U.S. History, subfield open. Candidates nearing completion of the Ph.D. may be considered; however, all requirements for conferral of the degree must be met no later than August 17, 2022.
Demonstrated commitment to the scholarship of teaching and learning, including a strong focus on closing equity gaps. We are looking for candidates committed to first-year student success with a vision for an equity-minded approach to this course. In addition to teaching the U.S. History survey, the successful candidate will also offer new and/or existing upper-division surveys and seminars within the area of specialization. Bilingual candidates will be given preference.
This tenure-track position carries responsibilities in the areas of teaching, scholarship, and service (such as student advising). All students at Chico State take a survey course in U.S. History.
The History Department, housed in the College of Humanities and Fine Arts, offers a B.A. and an M.A. in History. We currently have approximately 200 majors and also serve students from all majors through Chico State’s General Education program. The Department is committed to recruiting outstanding candidates who reflect the diverse identities of our student body. The ideal candidate will embrace our values predicated on the primacy of student success and the elimination of achievement gaps, and will support an inclusive, accessible, and equitable learning environment. See our website at https://www.csuchico.edu/hist.
The CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or have received a medical or religious exemption. Selected candidates should be prepared to comply with this requirement.
This position qualifies for benefits including tuition fee waiver (if eligible). California State University, Chico offers a number of benefits to its employees (e.g., sick leave, vacation, health insurance). For more information, please visit https://www.csuchico.edu/hr/benefits/index.shtml.
All work must be performed within the State of California.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 (revised July 21, 2017) as a condition of employment.
For disability-related accommodations, please call the ADA Coordinator at (530) 898-5959.
All positions are contingent on funding.
About Chico State:
Graduate and undergraduate programs boast high-quality research experiences, exceptional faculty mentoring, and civic and global engagement opportunities. The campus motto, “Today Decides Tomorrow,” is brought to life by inclusive pedagogy, experiential learning, and co-curricular programming. The Chico Experience prepares students to be critical thinkers, engaged citizens, and inspired stewards of environmental, social, and economic resources. Together, they will become leaders solving the challenges of the 21st century.
The campus is located in Northern California, 90 minutes from the state capital, Sacramento, and a three-hour drive from the San Francisco Bay Area. Chico offers year-round natural beauty, outdoor leisure activities, and a thriving arts, music, and events scene. We acknowledge and are mindful that California State University, Chico stands on lands that were originally occupied by the first people of this area, the Mechoopda, and we recognize their distinctive spiritual relationship with this land and the waters that run through campus.
California State University, Chico is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status and only employ individuals authorized to work in the U.S.
Job-related questions should be directed to:
Dr. Jason Nice, Search Committee Chair
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies