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Job ID: 16/17 AH 01
Appointment Type:
Time Base:
Date Posted:
July 9, 2015
Closing Date:
Open until filled
Benefits Link:
Faculty (Unit 3)
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Position: Assistant Professor of African-American history

Type: Tenure-Track

Academic Year: 2016/17 Available: August 2016

Location: Department of History
School of Arts and Humanities
California State University, Bakersfield
9001 Stockdale Highway
Bakersfield, CA 93311-1022

Contact: Dr. Clíona Murphy
Chair, Search and Screening Committee
Department of History
(661) 654-2146

Application Deadline Date: Review begins October 30, 2015. Open until filled, but applications completed by October 30, 2015 will receive fullest consideration.

Description: Applications are invited for a tenure-track position in African-American history at the assistant professor level, beginning approximately August 15, 2016.

Qualifications: Applicants required to have a Ph.D. in United States history, with a specialization in African-American history, period open, at time of appointment. Candidates preferred who are qualified to teach in any of the following areas: world, transnational, African-American diaspora, public history, or digital history.

Teaching: The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in his or her field of study and departmental service courses. In addition, candidates should also be prepared to teach and help develop and engage in distance/online education, and participate in appropriate levels of service to the department, school, the university, and the profession.

Compensation: Commensurate with experience and qualifications. CSUB offers a generous benefit package (e.g. health, dental, vision, and retirement benefits).

Application: The complete application package must include hard copies only of 1) cover letter 2) curriculum vitae with evidence of a clear research program leading to publication, 3) statement of teaching philosophy and teaching portfolio, and 4) three letters of recommendation.

Please submit the application package to:
Dr. Clíona Murphy
History Department
California State University, Bakersfield
10 FT
9001 Stockdale Highway
Bakersfield, CA 93311-1022