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LatinX History with preference for Public History Relevant Educational Qualifications Job

2 months ago Education / Teaching Job Sacramento   140 views
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Hiring Department Summary

The History Department at Sacramento State prides itself both on its teaching and its scholarship, with several award-winning instructors and scholars on its faculty. The department hosts the only PhD program in the humanities offered by the CSU system (the Public History PhD run jointly with UC Santa Barbara) and active MA programs in History and Public History. At the undergraduate level, a History/ Social Science precredential program and a developing concentration in Public History complement the History BA.
Sacramento is the state capital of California and one of the most diverse cities in the nation. Sacramento State is a Hispanic Serving Institution with a strong commitment to fostering the success of students at many stages of their life and academic journey through resources such as the Dreamer Resource Center, College Assistance Migrant Program ( CAMP ), and first-generation student initiatives. As the heart of the region's higher education community, Sacramento State is dedicated to access, academic excellence, and inclusion.
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Essential Duties

  • Teach courses that cover the breadth of LatinX and/or ChicanX history.
  • Teach additional courses including undergraduate survey courses in US history, historical methods seminars, and undergraduate and graduate seminars in LatinX and/or ChicanX history.
  • Engage in research and scholarly activity related to LatinX and/or ChicanX history.
  • Supervise undergraduate and graduate research.
  • Advise students within the majors,.
  • Serve on department, college, and university committees.
  • Apply professional expertise to community service, including a willingness to advance Sacramento State's Anchor University initiative.

    Appointment Specifics

    Required Qualifications

    1. Ph.D. in History or related field. ABD will be considered. If ABD , degree must be completed by August 2021.
    2. Demonstrated ability or potential to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in LatinX and/or ChicanX and US history and seminars in historical methods.
    3. Demonstrated ability or potential to work effectively with a diverse undergraduate and graduate student population.
    4. Demonstrated ability or potential for teaching and research excellence in LatinX and/or ChicanX history.

    Preferred Qualifications

    1. Ability to teach courses in public history.
    2. High quality written communication as demonstrated by the application.
    3. Evidence of scholarship and a commitment to research and engagement in public history.

    Posting Number F0186P

    Anticipated Start Date Fall 2021

    Initial Application Review 04/26/2021

    Open Until Filled Yes

    Special Instructions to Applicants

    Candidates must upload the following attachments with the electronic application:

    1. a cover letter addressing teaching and research;
    2. a curriculum vitae, including contact information (phone and email) for 2 references;
    3. Under "Teaching Philosophy", provide a teaching portfolio including syllabi and a statement of teaching philosophy;
    4. Under "Writing Sample", provide a representative example of scholarly work;
    5. unofficial graduate transcripts (unofficial accepted, official required for interview);
    6. a diversity statement that demonstrates experience with or willingness to:

  • develop and incorporate effective teaching strategies for a diverse group of learners;
  • create an equitable and inclusive learning environment to support all student success; and
  • advance the History Department's goal of promoting an anti-racist and anti-oppressive campus in order to recruit, retain, and mentor students.

    For questions about the position or application procedure, contact the Department Chair, Dr. Jeffrey Wilson, by email at (see application details).

    Eligibility Verification

    Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their highest degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency ( ie. H-1-B Visa).

    Campus Diversity Statement

    Sacramento is one of the most diverse and integrated major cities in the country, and Sacramento State is committed to providing a quality education for all of our region's students. Our campus community represents the broad diversity of our state, and we believe that all are enriched and unified by this diversity. Sacramento State is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their teaching, research, and service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

    It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit https://www.csus.edu/administration-business-affairs/internal/your-hr/be... .

    The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit https://www.csus.edu/compliance/hr-compliance/mandatory-dhr-training.htm... .

    Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Fire Safety Right-To-know Act Notification:

    Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the current Annual Security Report ( ASR ) is available for viewing at (please use the apply button below) .
    The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Sacramento State for the last three (3) calendar years. Paper copies are available upon request at the Police Service Center located in the University Union.

    Background Check Disclaimer

    A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.

    California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act

    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 the California State University Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

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Company Description
Sacramento State is a vibrant metropolitan university that is among the largest campuses in the California State University system. We enroll a multicultural student body of 30,000, and graduate about 6,000 students each year. Despite our size, quality teaching in small classes remains a top priority. Students enjoy personalized attention from their professors, as well as extensive research and internship opportunities in Sacramento, the heart of California government.