Featured Job: Assistant Professor United States History (Palm Desert Campus), California State University - San Bernardino, HISTORY

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Assistant Professor United States History (Palm Desert Campus)

California State University - San Bernardino

The Department of History at California State University-San Bernardino (CSUSB) invites applications for a full-time, tenure track, Assistant Professor of United States history, with preference given to experience in California single subject teaching requirements and public history.  The successful candidate will be part of the second cohort of tenure-track faculty hired for the Palm Desert branch of CSUSB beginning in September, 2020. 

California State University, San Bernardino is located in San Bernardino in the Inland Empire, 60 miles east of 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.

CSUSB is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution and is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive academic community and building a culturally diverse faculty.  Qualified applicants with experience in ethnically diverse settings and/or who demonstrate a commitment to serving a diverse student population are strongly encouraged to apply.  We are particularly interested in receiving applications from women and members of historically underrepresented groups. 

Typical Activities:  

The successful candidate for this position is expected to teach and develop upper and lower division courses on United States history, including courses dealing with teaching methods in history, and public history.  The candidate will also be expected to work with the main campus in overseeing the Social Sciences CSET-waiver program. 

The Department of History 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 Eastern, and United States history.  Courses are often integrative and are constantly updated to reflect new areas of interest and faculty expertise.  The department also houses a precredential and public history program that offers core professional development courses and practical employment opportunities for students.

The successful candidate is expected to hold a PhD in History or related field by time of appointment, provide evidence of effective teaching, high-quality scholarly research, and be able to 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.   .

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: https://hrd.csusb.edu/conflictInterest.html

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Please submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a writing sample, copies of syllabi of courses taught or proposed, three (3) letters of recommendation from individuals qualified to comment emailed to  facultyrecruitment@csusb.edu, and copies of all postsecondary degrees (official transcripts will be required prior to appointment). 

Also include a Diversity Statement detailing how your teaching and/or service and/or scholarship would support the success of students from racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds that are underrepresented in your academic field. (Maximum 250 words).

Formal review of applications will begin October 31st and continue until the position is filled.

If you are interested in this opportunity, we invite you to apply at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/csusb/transferjobs.  Salary is commensurate with experience.