POSITION TITLE & DESCRIPTION:
The History Department invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. The person appointed to this position will teach courses in modern Assyrian history and lower-division World Civilizations; additional courses will be assigned on basis of expertise. The successful candidate will be encouraged to develop some new courses in areas of specialization. Secondary fields are open, but those that are especially desirable would be ancient Mediterranean history or African history. Effective teaching, scholarly productivity, and service to the University are required for retention, promotion, and tenure. Assigned time and resources are available for research. This position also requires management of a special library archive related to modern Assyrian history and culture and outreach to the Assyrian community in our region.
A Ph.D. in History or a related field is required, with scholarly emphasis on the modern period in Assyrian history.
University-level teaching; established scholarship and compelling research program in Modern Assyrian Studies; teaching competence in one or more of the following curricular areas: ancient and modern Mediterranean history and African history; demonstrated knowledge and ability to manage and develop a Modern Assyrian Studies research archive and collateral research activity.
HOW TO APPLY & DEADLINE:
A complete application must include: an application letter, specifically addressing the position
description and qualifications; unofficial photocopies of graduate transcripts; a professional vita, including the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references. Official transcripts will be required at the time of hire. Screening of completed application files will begin on January 10, 2017. The position will remain open until filled. This appointment begins on August 18, 2017.
Send applications, and all other correspondence concerning this position vacancy, to:
Department of History
California State University Stanislaus
One University Circle
Turlock, CA 95382
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Commensurate with qualifications and experience. As a member of the 23-campus CSU System, we offer an extremely competitive benefits package.
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT and THE COLLEGE:
The Department of History currently has six full-time tenure-track faculty and two FERP faculty specializing in US, Europe, Latin America, and East Asia. We offer BA and MA degrees. While our primary mission is teaching, we also expect our faculty to be engaged in research and scholarship, and our department has a strong track record in this regard. To learn more about us, visit our Web Site at: www.csustan.edu/history/. For a guide to our Library collection of Modern Assyrian History & Culture research resources: http://libguides.csustan.edu/ModernAssyrianHistory-Culture.
CAMPUS & AREA:
California State University Stanislaus serves the San Joaquin Valley and is a critical educational resource for a six county region of approximately 1.5 million people. Widely recognized for its quality academic programs, the University has 10 nationally accredited programs and approximately 400 full-time faculty. Over eighty percent of full time faculty holds doctorates or terminal degrees in their fields. The University offers 41 undergraduate majors, 24 master's programs, 7 post-graduate credentials, and a doctorate in education serving 8,900 students. New instructional facilities have been built for the unique pedagogy of professional programs, laboratory sciences, and performing arts.
CSU Stanislaus continues to receive national recognition with its ranking as one of the best 373 colleges in the nation by The Princeton Review. The University was one of 12 public universities in the nation to be recognized by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities for demonstrating exceptional performance in retention and graduation rates. In addition, U.S. News and World Report ranks CSU Stanislaus as one of "The Top Public Universities-Master's" institutions in the West in its America's Best Colleges ratings. CSU Stanislaus also is recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of Education.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
The university is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. You can learn more about federal equal employment opportunity protections by accessing the Department of Labor's notices: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf and http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/Supplement_English.pdf.
Individuals with disabling conditions who require accommodation during the recruitment process may contact the ADA Coordinator at (209) 667-3159.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
MANDATED REPORTER PER CANRA
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.
CLERY ACT DISCLOSURE
The annual Campus Security and Fire Report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Stanislaus State; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault and, campus fire statistics. You can obtain a copy of this report on the web at: https://www.csustan.edu/upd/crime-statistics.
To request a printed copy call: (209) 667-3572; Fax: (209) 667-3104; or email: Public_Safety@csustan.edu.
Information regarding Campus Security Reports at other locations can be found on the web at: http://ope.ed.gov/security/.
CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CLEARANCE NOTICE
The university requires a criminal background check to be completed for all of its new employees, current employees seeking promotional or transfer opportunities, and current employees assigned new duties. Necessary background investigations will be conducted, as required, depending upon the job requirements of position. These could include, but are not limited to, employment verification, education verification, reference checks, and criminal records checks via processing of fingerprints through the Department of Justice and FBI, as well as, license verification upon employment. Additionally, all applicants or employees whose responsibilities include regular or direct contact with minor children are subject to the child abuse background check. Failure to consent to any background check will disqualify an applicant from further consideration. Additionally, an applicant who fails to provide the necessary information or who provides false or misleading information may also be disqualified from further consideration. Later discovery of false or misleading information related to the background check may result in the offer of employment being withdrawn or subject the employee to disciplinary action, up to and including termination. Full disclosure of all misdemeanors and felonies should be made in connection with this application.