California State University Los Angeles — Assistant Professor, US History

The history department at California State University Los Angeles invites applications for a tenure track assistant professorship in nineteenth-century U.S. history. Areas of research specialty are open, but the department is particularly interested in candidates focused on one or more of the following topics in the nineteenth century: race, ethnicity, empire, gender, sexuality, indigenous communities, African American history/diaspora, and US/Mexico borderlands. Candidates must have earned a doctorate in History or a closely related field at the time of appointment (8/20/2020). Candidates should demonstrate evidence of successful teaching experience and scholarly activity. The successful candidate will work effectively, respectfully, and collaboratively in diverse, multicultural, and inclusive settings. In addition, the successful candidate will be ready to join faculty, staff, students, and administrators in our University’s shared commitment to the principles of engagement, service, and the public good.

California State University Los Angeles is the premier comprehensive public university in the heart of Los Angeles. Cal State LA is ranked number one in the U.S. for the upward mobility of its students, and is dedicated to engagement, service, and the public good. We offer nationally recognized programs in science, the arts, business, criminal justice, engineering, nursing, education, ethnic studies, and the humanities. Our faculty have a strong commitment to scholarship, research, creative pursuits, community engagement, and service.

Please submit all application materials in a single PDF to: Please type “HIST Tenure-Track Application” in the subject line. Application material must include: cover letter specifically addressing minimum and preferred qualifications; curriculum vitae; writing sample of article or chapter length; brief narrative statement describing your commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students in a multicultural/multiethnic urban campus environment with a substantial population of first-generation students; list of three professional references; University Application for Employment Form.

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. Cal State Los Angeles is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/TITLE IX EMPLOYER