The School of Social Behavioral and Global Studies (SBGS) at California State University Monterey Bay seeks an historian of modern U.S. history with a strong grounding in the social sciences. The successful candidate should demonstrate the ability to address contemporary social issues in the United States through historical and other social science lenses in their teaching and research, and link those histories to global and/or transnational contexts since 1880. As CSUMB values effective and exceptional teaching, this position requires the ability to teach both lower- and upper-division courses in the modern history of the United States. We are especially interested in candidates whose teaching can address histories of cultural diversity, immigrant and ethnic/racial groups, environmental histories, and the intersections of race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality and social class. Historians with a specialization in California history and demonstrated ability to teach interdisciplinary social science core courses—including qualitative or quantitative research methods—is highly desirable. Additionally, candidates with a demonstrated commitment to critical pedagogy and research interests and/or professional development in the “Scholarship of Teaching and Learning” (SOTL) are especially encouraged to apply.
Teach upper division courses in social, cultural, political, and/or environmental histories of U.S. and California
Teach upper division core courses in social science theory and method, and advise senior capstone research projects in history and interdisciplinary social sciences
Strong commitment to innovative curriculum development
Mentor students, including those from non-traditional, first generation, working class, and ethnically diverse backgrounds
Contribute to the service needs at the School, College and University levels
Typical teaching load is 12 credits per semester
Ph.D. in History with emphasis in modern U.S. History from an accredited doctoral program by the time of appointment
Research and teaching interests in modern U.S. social, cultural, political, environmental and/or transnational histories since 1880
Interest and/or experience with the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL)
Demonstrated effectiveness in teaching both lower and upper division courses in Modern United States history, including social, cultural, political, environmental and/or transnational histories
Experience with and commitment to inclusive/critical and assets-based pedagogies
Demonstrated interest and ability to collaborate with colleagues and students across a range of disciplinary areas and departments or programs
Demonstrated ability to work with an ethnically and linguistically diverse student population, including first generation and non-native speakers of English
Experience working effectively in an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community
Special Conditions of Employment:
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 as a condition of employment.
The incumbent is required to maintain confidentiality as outlined in the Department of Education’s Family Educational Rights and Privacy and California’s Educational Code Chapter 13 regarding sensitive student issues.
All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check (including a criminal records check).
A completed online application and all required materials must be received by University Personnel by 5:00 p.m. on the priority screening date listed above to be guaranteed a review. Application submissions received after the application screening date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University. Materials submitted become the property of CSUMB and will not be returned. CSUMB will not fax application materials.
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All employees must be eligible for employment in the U.S.
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Internal Number: 4455
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