San Jose State University seeks a tenure-track assistant professor whose research specialty is in late medieval or early modern European history with the ability to make connections between emerging European nation states and the cultures of Asia and Africa between 1000 and 1800. Candidates should be able to teach comparative upper-division undergraduate courses, topical courses in World History and European History at the graduate level in their areas of expertise, and occasional lower-division surveys.
Ph.D. in History and teaching experience are required. Faculty members are expected to contribute to shared governance through committee service and student advisement. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the advancement of the discipline through peer-reviewed scholarship and professional activities. Candidates must address the needs of a student population of great diversity – in age, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language, and academic preparation.
San Jose State University is California’s oldest institution of public higher learning. The campus is located on the southern end of San Francisco Bay in downtown San Jose (pop. 1,000,000), hub of the world-famous Silicon Valley high-technology research and development center. Part of the 23-campus CSU system, San Jose State University enrolls approximately 30,000 students, a significant percentage of whom are members of minority groups.
For full consideration upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests/philosophy, research plans, and at least three original letters of reference with contact information by November 20, 2015 at apply.interfolio.com/32230. Contact Dr. Mary Pickering, Search Committee Chair, Mary.Pickering@sjsu.edu with questions.
SJSU is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity employer committed to the core values of inclusion, civility, and respect for each individual. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. For full position announcement: http://www.sjsu.edu/facultyaffairs/unit3/tenuretrack/Employment/index.html