History/African-American History - Assistant Professor Tenure Track

History/African-American History - Assistant Professor Tenure Track


Depends on Qualifications


San Bernardino, CA

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Department: History
Appointment: Assistant Professor Tenure Track
Effective: September 2018
Area of Specialization: African-American History

The History Department at California State University San Bernardino invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor in African-American History beginning September, 2018.  The History Department offers courses across all areas of the world and temporal time periods.  Courses are offered in the areas of African, Asian, European, Latin American, Middle East and United States history. Courses are often intergrative and are constantly updated to reflect new areas of interest and faculty expertise. CSUSB's history department is one of the few in the country to offer an undergraduate degree in Public and Oral History.  The History Department also contributes to the Anthropology department's Museum Studies Certificate, the B.A. Social Sciences program, the B.A. in Liberal Studies, and the M.A. in Social Sciences. Candidates who can contribute to our public and oral history program, and/or have experience with GIS are particularly encouraged to apply.   

The successful candidate is expected to provide evidence of effective teaching, produce high-quality scholarly research, and provide service to the university and the community.  Salary will be commensurate with background and experience.  CSUSB actively encourages qualified applicants to apply who demonstrate a commitment to serving a diverse student population and advancing student success through highly engaged, high impact educational practices.  We are particularly interested in receiving applications from women and members of historically underrepresented groups.    

California State University, San Bernardino (a designated Hispanic Serving Institution, HSI) is located in San Bernardino in the Inland Empire, 60 miles East from Los Angeles.  CSUSB offers programs through the colleges of Arts and Letters, Business and Public Administration, Education, Natural Sciences, Social and Behavioral Sciences and operates a satellite campus in Palm Desert located in Coachella Valley.  CSUSB serves approximately 20,700 students and offers 47 undergraduate, 35 graduate and one doctoral degree as well as 13 programs with national accreditation. 

Typical Activities

The successful candidate is expected to develop and teach both lower-division American history and upper-division courses in African American history and upper-division history courses in the candidate's areas of expertise. The successeful candidate will also be expected to produce a strong record of research and publication and provide service to the university and community. 

Minimum Qualifications

Earned Doctorate by the time of appointment

Supplemental Information

Applications, which must be submitted online, must include a letter of application, current CV, contact information and letters of recommendation from three individuals qualified to comment, a writing sample, copies of syllabi of courses taught or proposed, and copies of transcripts of all post-secondary degrees (official transcripts will be required prior to appointment). 

Also include a Diversity Statement which may include your interpretation of diversity, inclusion, gender equity and must include specific examples of how your educational and/or professional experiences, background/philosophy has prepared you for this role at California State University, San Bernardino (maximum 250 words).  

Formal review of applications will begin September 30, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. 

To find out more about the Department of History, please visit http://history.csusb.edu.  Contact: Dr. Tiffany Jones, Chair, History Department; email: tjones@csusb.edu; 909-537-3792 with questions.

If you are interested in this opportunity, we invite you to apply at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/csusb/jobs/1804440/history-african-american-history-assistant-professor-tenure-track?page=1&pagetype=transferJobs

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 as a condition of employment.

California State University, San Bernardino 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. This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)

This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information: 


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