California State University - Fresno, History
Assistant Professor, Post-1800 European History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||California, United States|
Post 1800 European History - Assistant Professor
Fall 2023 (August 2023)
The Department of History at California State University, Fresno invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in post-1800 European History, with a primary focus on either France or Germany. Candidates with a transnational focus are especially encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will develop and offer undergraduate and graduate courses in their area of expertise and teach the department’s U.S. and/or World History surveys. The standard teaching load is 4/4 and is typically reduced during the first two years of the appointment, with competitive course releases available thereafter. The successful candidate will also maintain an active research and publishing agenda and a commitment to student advising and university service.
Our Students: California State University, Fresno is committed to serving our students with a focus on inclusion. Fresno State has been recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI); an Asian American/Native American/Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI); and has been designated to the Community Engagement Classification by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
- An earned doctorate (Ph.D.) in History by the start of the Fall 2023 semester is required for appointment to a tenure-track position
- Teaching excellence at the undergraduate level
- An active research agenda
- A commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds
- Interest in transnational approaches
- Interest in gender, race, and/or ethnicity studies
- Ability to teach introductory-level courses in U.S. and/or World History
Application Procedures: To ensure full consideration, applicants should submit all application materials by the review date. The committee may elect to review applications submitted after this date. All positions automatically close on March 31, 2023. Apply online at http://careers.fresnostate.edu
Application Review Date: Tuesday, November 15, 2022
- Cover letter
- Names and contact information of three professional references. These references will be contacted by the committee and asked to submit letters. Applications will only be considered complete once letters are submitted.
- Diversity Statement
- Teaching Portfolio
Candidates invited for an on-campus visit will also be required to submit:
- Official transcripts
- Writing Sample
Requests for information and process should be addressed to:
Dr. Blain Roberts, Chair
Search Committee, Department of History
5340 N Campus Dr M/S SS21
Fresno, CA 93740-8019
About Fresno State:
California State University, Fresno is an engaged University. We focus on broadening students' intellectual horizons, fostering lifelong learning skills, developing the leaders of tomorrow, promoting community involvement, and instilling an appreciation of world cultures. We nurture cultural competence by celebrating the rich diversity of the campus community and welcoming the participation of all. Members of the University community work effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds. For information on the University's commitment and dedication to creating a university known for its integrity, civility, equity, respect, and ethical behavior, visit: http://www.fresnostate.edu/academics/diversity
The campus is ranked 36th in the nation by Washington Monthly; ranked 3rd by U.S. News & World Report in graduation rate performance for public institutions; and, ranked 41st in the nation in MONEY Magazines 50 Best Public Colleges. The campus is classified as an R2 “Doctoral Universities – High research activities” university per Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education
Tenure-Track Faculty members gain a clear path to tenure through the University's Probationary Plan Process. For additional information, please visit: www.fresnostate.edu/academics/facultyaffairs/procedures/facultyrtp/. We value our commitment to the success of our faculty by providing services from the Center for Faculty Excellence to Research and Sponsored Programs.
About the College and Department:
The Department of History at California State University, Fresno employs 13 tenure-track and tenured professors who serve hundreds of undergraduate majors and graduate students. We are an intellectually active department with expertise in a range of fields and publications in both academic and trade presses. Our faculty engages with the public by writing op-ed pieces for local and national newspapers and working with public radio and community organizations. Our graduate students go on to teach at high schools and community colleges, pursue careers in museums and archives, and continue their education in Ph.D. programs.
The Fresno State campus sits in the midst of the San Joaquin Valley, a valley rich in the traditions and representation of Native American peoples and cultures. We are grateful to be in the traditional homelands of the Yokuts and Mono peoples, whose diverse tribal communities share stewardship over this land.
Other Campus Information:
In compliance with the Annual Security Report & Fire Safety Report of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, California State University, Fresno has made crime-reporting statistics available to applicants, students, and employees online at www.fresnostate.edu/police/clery/index.shtml. Print copies are available by request from the Campus Police Department.
A background check (including criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily for this position. Any offer of employment may be withdrawn, or employment may be terminated based upon the results of the background investigation.
The person holding this position is considered a "limited reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements outlined in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment. You can obtain a copy of this Executive order by accessing the following website: http://www.calstate.edu/eo/EO-1083.html.
California State University, Fresno is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click http://fresnostate.edu/adminserv/smokefree/index.html
California State University, Fresno is an Affirmative Action/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.
Dr. Blain Roberts, Chair
|Primary Category:||Modern European History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||European History / Studies