San Jose State University seeks a tenure-track assistant professor whose research specialty is in post-World War II United States history with an emphasis on relations with Latin America. Candidates should be able to teach upper-division undergraduate courses in 20th-century American political and diplomatic history, borderlands history, and/or the history of immigration, topical courses in their areas of expertise as part of our US and World History MA programs, and occasional lower-division surveys.
Ph.D. in History and teaching experience are required. Applicants should have awareness of and sensitivity to the educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching, and other comparable experience. 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. 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 30, 2016 at https://apply.interfolio.com/38348
Contact Dr. Ruma Chopra, Search Committee Chair, Ruma.Chopra@sjsu.edu with questions. JOID # 23851 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