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Assistant Professor of Global and Comparative History

California State University, Monterey BY
California, United States
Not specified
Posted Date
Sep 12, 2017

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, History
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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POSITION:  Assistant Professor of Global and Comparative History

COLLEGE:  College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

DEPARTMENT:  Division of Social, Behavioral & Global Studies

TYPE:  enure-Track

The CSU Monterey Bay School of Social, Behavioral, and Global Studies is an interdisciplinary department comprised of faculty from a variety of disciplines, including Anthropology, Archaeology, Geography, Social History, Political Economy, Native American Studies, Social Psychology, Sociology, and Religious and Global Studies. We currently seek to hire a tenure track Assistant Professor of History who shares our commitment to a diverse multicultural student community through teaching, research, professional application, and service. We invite applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor in Global and Comparative History scheduled to begin fall 2018.

The successful candidate will teach world history survey courses and develop upper-division offerings in her/his specialty, and will demonstrate the capacity to address teaching, research, professional application, and service obligations. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to student-centered and outcomes-based pedagogies, and an ability to teach and interact with culturally and linguistically-diverse student populations. Candidates will demonstrate a capacity, or willingness, to engage instructional delivery via new and effective technology-based applications and/or strategies. Successful candidates will be expected to maintain an ongoing program of comparative historical studies, scholarly application, and peer-reviewed publication as an expectation of tenure and promotion. Successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment to service, including contributions in the areas of curriculum development and assessment, academic advising, faculty development, capstone mentoring, and other shared faculty responsibilities, including campus and/or departmental committee assignments and service. Moreover, the successful candidate will demonstrate knowledge of the California K-12 teacher preparation content requirements in World History, and the ability to advise students in the History/Social Science Teacher Preparation Track.

California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) is a growing, comprehensive public university committed to serving the diverse people of California, especially the working class and historically under-served populations.  The identity of the University is framed by substantive commitment to a multilingual, multicultural, intellectual community which enables students, faculty, and staff to cross institutional boundaries for innovative instruction, broadly defined scholarly and creative activity, and coordinated community service. The curriculum is organized around student learning outcomes.  It is global in perspective, and of sufficient breadth and depth to meet local, regional, and statewide needs, specifically those of both isolated rural communities and inner-city populations.  As a University that educates students of various ethnic and cultural backgrounds, we value ethnic and cultural background and a diverse faculty and staff.  CSUMB welcomes applicants who are knowledgeable about and interested in working within a cross-cultural learning environment.


History Ph.D. from a college or university accredited by the US Department of Education or other internationally-recognized accrediting institution. ABDs will be given consideration granted substantive evidence is presented to document the imminent completion of the Ph.D. by the fall 2018 start date. Additionally, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate a track record and/or strong potential for scholarly publication and/or funded research.
Successful applicants must address the ability to work with culturally and/or linguistically-diverse populations. Moreover, this position is contingent on the satisfactory completion of a background check.


  • Ability to teach historical methods, comparative and world history.
  • Knowledge of California K-12 History/Social Science Content Standards/World History.
  • Higher education teaching experience.
  • Scholarly publication and/or grantsmanship.


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.

The incumbent is required to maintain confidentiality as outlined in the Department of Education’s Family Educational Rights and Privacy and California’s Educational Code Chapter 13 regarding sensitive student issues.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position within 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.

PRIORITY SCREENING Date:   December 15, 2017


APPLY:  A completed online application, curriculum vitae and cover letter must be received by University Personnel by 5:00 p.m. on the priority screening date listed above to be guaranteed a review. Application submissions received after the application screening date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University. Materials submitted become the property of CSUMB and will not be returned. CSUMB will not fax application materials.

For assistance or if you require an accommodation, please call (831) 582-3389. For computer/online access you may visit the Tanimura & Antle Family Memorial Library (map). Please check the link provided for the respective hours and the location.

CSU Monterey Bay is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to: Age, Disability, Race or Ethnicity, Gender, Gender Identity or Expression, Nationality, Religion, Sexual Orientation, Genetic Information, Veteran or Military Status.

All employees must be eligible for employment in the U.S.

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