The History Department at California State University, Chico is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor in post-1900 U.S. History, subfield open, with a demonstrated commitment to the scholarship of teaching and learning, including a strong focus on closing equity gaps. All students at Chico State take a U.S. history survey course, and we are looking for candidates committed to first-year student success with a vision for an equity-minded approach to this course. In addition to teaching the U.S. History survey, the successful candidate will also offer new and/or existing upper-division surveys and seminars within the area of specialization. Candidates nearing completion of the Ph.D. may be considered; however, all requirements for conferral of the degree must be met no later than August 17, 2022.
Chico State is committed to recruiting outstanding candidates who reflect the intersectional identities of our student body. The ideal candidate will embrace our values predicated on the primacy of student success and the elimination of equity gaps, have demonstrated experience working with diverse populations, and will contribute to policies, programs, and practices that support an inclusive, accessible, and equitable learning and working environment. Black, Indigenous, People of Color, veterans, and those with diverse abilities are encouraged to apply. Bilingual candidates will be given preference.
Initial review date is March 4, 2022; complete applications received after that date may be considered. For the full job announcement and to apply (only online applications will be considered), see https://careers.pageuppeople.com/873/ch/en-us/job/510170/assistant-professor-of-history. Applicants should submit current version of a c.v. and a cover letter (including how you have addresses, or plan to address, teaching to diverse student groups, and how you demonstrate the preferred qualifications noted on the full job announcement) with contact information for three professional references.
For questions, contact Dr. Jason Nice, Search Committee Chair, at email@example.com.