Assistant Professor of European History

Position: Assistant Professor of European History

Type: Tenure-Track
Academic Year: 2018/2019
Available: August, 2018

Location: Department of History
School of Arts and Humanities
California State University, Bakersfield
9001 Stockdale Highway
Bakersfield, CA 93311-1022

Contact: Dr. Cliona Murphy
Chair, Search and Screening Committee
European History Search
Department of History

Deadline: Review begins November 15, 2017. Open until filled, but applications completed by November 15, 2017, will receive fullest consideration.

Qualifications: Applicants must have a Ph.D. in European History. A secondary field in the Middle East, Africa, Digital History, or Historical GIS (Geographic Information Systems) is desirable and most welcome.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in his or her field of study and departmental service courses. In addition, candidates should also be prepared to help develop and teach courses in cross-disciplinary studies and engage in distance/online instruction. Candidates will also be expected to participate in appropriate levels of service to the department, school, the university, and the profession.

Background Check: 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 CSUB employees who apply for the position.

Mandated Reporter: 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.

Compensation: Commensurate with experience and qualifications. CSUB offers a generous benefit package (, dental, vision, and retirement benefits).

For full application instructions and position description, visit

The complete application package must include 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae with evidence of a clear research program leading to publication, 3) statement of teaching philosophy and teaching portfolio, and 4) three letters of recommendation. Please submit the application package to

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California State University, Bakersfield is committed to Equal Opportunity. Applicants will be considered without regard to gender, race, age, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, disability or covered veterans' status.

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