The Department of History at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) is seeking applicants for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Native American History to begin August 2018. The University seeks candidates who are committed to fostering excellence in teaching, scholarship and service.
The ideal candidate will teach a range of specialized courses in United States History, including the Department of History’s methodological sequence in research and writing. The candidate will also teach lower division survey courses in United States History required in the General Education curriculum. 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 in Native American and indigenous history.
CSUDH is determined to “support, enhance, and develop academic programs that culminate in globally relevant degrees by becoming an innovative, high- touch, high quality, comprehensive urban university” (University Strategic Plan). The ideal candidate will be committed to helping the CSUDH History Department contribute to the realization of this goal. She/he will demonstrate a record of teaching excellence, a strong ongoing research program, and a commitment to the student population served by the University.
How to Apply
Though the position will remain open until filled, the review of applications will begin January 15, 2018. Interested parties should apply online at http://www.csudh.edu/hr/job-opportunities/. Please upload as one document an application consisting of a letter of interest; a curriculum vitae; a statement demonstrating how the candidate’s commitment to diversity is reflected in her/his teaching and/or scholarship; unofficial transcripts of all graduate work. Incomplete and/or late applications will not receive consideration. Qualified applicants will submit additional materials, including a teaching portfolio and a scholarly writing sample.
Applicants should also request three (3) references to submit letters of recommendation directly to the following address:
California State University, Dominguez Hills
Department of History, LCH A 342
1000 E. Victoria St.
Carson, CA 90747
California State University, Dominguez Hills, 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.
Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the CSU Dominguez Hills Human Resources Office (310) 243-3771 or the Academic Affairs Personnel Services Office at (310) 243-3766.
Ph.D. in the discipline of Native American or United States History. Degree must be in hand at time of appointment.
Demonstrated ability to teach survey courses in United States history, specialized courses in history of Native American\indigenous peoples, history of the American West, United States Immigration, as well as courses in historical research and writing.
Demonstrated record of effective teaching and student mentoring in culturally diverse academic environments.
A promising research agenda.
Evidence of at least two years effective teaching in preferred subjects as instructor of record.
Experience with high impact practices and pedagogies that promote student success, retention, and graduation.
The successful candidate is required to complete a thorough background check, and the employment offer can be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying or falsified information.