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History/Ancient, Late Antique and Medieval - Assistant Professor Tenure Track


The Department of History at California State University-San Bernardino (CSUSB) invites applications for a full-time, tenure track, Assistant Professor of Ancient, Late Antique, or Medieval History beginning September 2019.  Our search encompasses all fields of Antique or Medieval European and Mediterranean history, ca. 800 BCE and later, but preference will be given to candidates who examine Ancient Rome and Greece and their connections with the Mediterranean world.  

California State University, San Bernardino is located in San Bernardino in the Inland Empire, 60 miles east of Los Angeles.  CSUSB offers programs through the colleges of Arts and Letters, Business and Public Administration, Education, Natural Sciences, Social and Behavioral Sciences and operates a satellite campus in Palm Desert located in Coachella Valley.  CSUSB serves approximately 20,700 students and offers 47 undergraduate, 35 graduate and one doctoral degree as well as 13 programs with national accreditation. 

CSUSB is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution and is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive academic community and building a culturally diverse faculty.  Qualified applicants with experience in ethnically diverse settings and/or who demonstrate a commitment to serving a diverse student population are strongly encouraged to apply.  We are particularly interested in receiving applications from women and members of historically underrepresented groups.  

Typical Activities

The successful candidate for this position is expected to teach and develop upper and lower division courses on the Ancient and Medieval World in their field of interest and be able to offer core undergraduate courses such as "Ancient and Medieval Europe," "History of Ancient Greece," "History of Ancient Rome" and "World History to c1500." The Department of History offers courses across all areas of the world and temporal time periods.  Courses are offered in the areas of African, Asian, European, Latin American, Middle Eastern, and United States history.  Courses are often integrative and are constantly updated to reflect new areas of interest and faculty expertise.  The department also houses the university's Egyptologist and welcomes a visiting Egyptologist for a term each year.  The successful candidate's courses may help complement CSUSB's coming certificate on the study of Ancient Egypt. 

The successful candidate is expected to hold a PhD in History or related field by time of appointment, provide evidence of effective teaching, high-quality scholarly research, and be able to provide service to the university and the community.  Salary will be commensurate with background and experience.  CSUSB actively encourages qualified applicants to apply who demonstrate a commitment to serving a diverse student population and advancing student success through highly engaged, high impact educational practices.

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. degree in History or related field by time of appointment.

Supplemental Information


Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, the name, telephone number and email address of three references and three (3) confidential letters of recommendation from individuals qualified to comment, a writing sample, copies of syllabi of courses taught or proposed, and copies of all postsecondary degrees (official transcripts will be required prior to appointment).  Letters of recommendation can be sent to facultyrecruitment@csusb.edu.

Also include a Diversity Statement detailing how your teaching and/or service and/or scholarship would support the success of students from racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds that are underrepresented in your academic field. (Maximum 250 words). 

Formal review of applications will begin October 31st and continue until the position is filled. 

If you are interested in this opportunity, we invite you to apply at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/csusb/jobs/2187171. Salary is commensurate with experience.

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

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.

California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096 - Revised July 21, 2017)

This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information: http://hrd.csusb.edu/conflictInterest.html.

Part-Time Faculty (Main Campus)

The Department of History at California State University, San Bernardino anticipates a small number of classes in History staffed by part-time instructors for the 2019-2020 academic year at the main campus in San Bernardino especially at the lower-division level for World Civilizations I, II, and III, U.S. to 1877, U.S. since 1877, California History and American Civilization. A limited number of openings are available for upper-division classes in US, African, and Public and Oral History. 

Qualified applicants must have attained ABD status from an accredited Ph.D. granting institution with a research field in the appropriate field. Preference will be given to those with independent teaching experience. Interested instructors should send a C.V., three letters of recommendation, an official graduate school transcript, and teaching evaluations to:

Dr. Tiffany F. Jones, Chair
Department of History
California State University, San Bernardino
5500 University Parkway,
San Bernardino, CA 92407

Part-time lectureship assignments are for a single quarter, and are subject to availability and funding.

California State University, San Bernardino is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action, Section 504, Title IX Employer.

Part-time Faculty (Palm Desert Campus)

The History Department at California State University, San Bernardino has a limited number of openings for part-time instructors at its Palm Desert Campus in the Spring quarter of 2019. The department is seeking instructors in Middle Eastern or Asian History, especially in area of Chinese history.

Qualified applicants must have attained ABD status from an accredited Ph.D. granting institution with a research field in the appropriate field. Preference will be given to those with independent teaching experience. If interested please send a letter of application, current c.v., three letters of recommendation, and official transcripts of both undergraduate and graduate work, and teaching evaluations to:

Dr. Tffany F. Jones, Chair
Department of History
California State University, San Bernardino
5500 University Parkway,
San Bernardino, CA 92407

Part-time lecturer positions are subject to availability and funding.

California State University, San Bernardino is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action, Section 504, Title IX Employer.