Assistant Professor, Latin American/Mexican History
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Work type: Instructional Faculty – Tenured/Tenure-Track
Location: Dominguez Hills
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Faculty -
Letters/Humanities, Tenured/Tenure-Track, Full Time
Assistant Professor of Latin American/ Mexican History
College of Arts & Humanities
The Department of History at California State University, Dominguez Hills
(CSUDH) invites applications for a Tenure-track position in Latin
American/Mexican History at the rank of Assistant Professor (Academic Year)
with the appointment starting in Fall 2023.
At CSUDH, we celebrate and respect diversity in all forms that include every
race, religion, gender, ethnicity, veterans, people with varied abilities, and
members of the LGBTQ+ community. CSUDH is seeking applications from candidates
who can demonstrate experience in teaching and working with individuals from
diverse backgrounds and contribute to the University's mission, vision, and
Centrally located in the South Bay and the heart of Los Angeles, CSU Dominguez
Hills is a diverse, welcoming community of learners and educators
collaborating to change lives and communities for the better. With
approximately 300 full-time faculty, the University serves a culturally rich,
diverse student body of approximately 15,000 students in an urban setting.
Through our strong and relevant academic programs, dedicated faculty mentors,
supportive staff, attractive campus, and student amenities, CSUDH is committed
to connecting our students to an affordable, high-quality, and transformative
education. CSUDH provides our communities with a vital resource for talent,
knowledge, skills, and leadership needed to thrive today and tomorrow.
For more information: Mission, Vision, and Core Values.
Department of History
College of Arts & Humanities
For more information: https: // www. csudh.edu/history/
Latin American/Mexican History
The ideal candidate will deliver two-semester surveys in both Latin American
History and Mexican history as well as the Department of History's Capstone
series in research and writing. The candidate will also teach lower-division
survey courses in World History required in the General Education curriculum.
Additional responsibilities include student advising and mentoring, curriculum
and program development, participation in departmental, college, and
university governance structures, and active involvement in research and
Applicants must have experience in teaching and working with colleagues
from diverse age, socioeconomic, cultural, and academic backgrounds.
Ph.D. in the discipline of History. Degree must be in hand at time of
Evidence of at least four semesters effective teaching as instructor of
Demonstrated training/experience to teach Latin American, Mexican history,
and World history.
Demonstrated record of effective teaching and student mentoring in
culturally diverse academic environments.
Evidence of research/scholarship in Latin American or Mexican history.
Expertise in the colonial period in Latin or Mexican history preferred.
Experience with high impact practices and pedagogies that promote student
success, retention, and graduation.
Record of scholarly interest and achievement in ethnohistory are also
Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records
check) is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of
employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals
disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate
knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily
complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current
CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.
CSU COVID-19 Vaccination Interim Policy
The California State University (CSU) is committed to safeguarding the
health and well-being of our students, faculty, staff, administrators, and the
communities we serve, as well as maintaining higher education access and
attainment for our students, as such, we embrace a comprehensive strategy
designed to reduce the likelihood of transmission of the COVID-19 virus. The
CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities
to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption
if eligible. Any candidate advanced in a currently open search process should
be prepared to comply with this requirement. The system-wide policy can be
found at: https: // calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/ .
Questions about the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Mandated Reporter Per CANRA
The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter' under the
California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA) and is required to
comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised
July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.
How to Apply- To apply for this position, please click the "Apply Now"
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The position is open until filled. Review of applications will begin in
October. For full consideration, please submit your completed application with
the required materials no later than October 10, 2022.
Current Curriculum Vitae with contact information
Statement on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (2 pages maximum)
List of 3 references with contact information
Unofficial transcripts (an official transcript will be required for the
A Statement on Teaching (2 pages maximum)
A Statement on Research (2 pages maximum)
Sample Publications or Evidence of Scholarly Activity
Teaching Evaluations (if available)
Given CSUDH's commitment to diversity and inclusion for all students,
faculty, staff, and administrators, describe your individual commitment and
experiences in advancing diversity and inclusion and how they relate to your
future teaching and research.
This position requires three letters of recommendation (LORs). Please
do not upload your LORs with your application. Your list of references will be
notified at the appropriate time during the search process. They will receive
a request via email along with information on uploading the LOR. You will be
able to verify that each letter has been received by CSUDH by logging back
into your applicant portal.
For finalists with International transcripts, a United States Equivalency
certification will be required.
A United States (US) Equivalency certification is required for
earned/awarded/conferred foreign terminal degrees, which is from a foreign
Academic Institution for foreign studies. The US Equivalency certification is
used to validate foreign studies from an academic credential evaluation agency
and is evaluated on foreign studies and deemed to be equivalent to degrees
from the United States. The certification must translate the information in
English, and confirm that your highest terminal degree is US Equivalent to a
US terminal degree (i.e., Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate's, Doctor's of
Philosophy). The certification can be emailed to email@example.com
or mailed directly to the office of Faculty Affairs and Development, 1000
East Victoria Street, WH-368, Carson, CA 90747.
If you have questions regarding the position, please contact:
Dr. Andrea Johnson
Search Committee Chair
CSU, Dominguez Hills
1000 East Victoria Street, (LCH A-342)
Carson, CA 90747
CSUDH 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.
For more information: U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans
with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the Human Resources' Office (310)
Clery Act crime statistics for CSUDH are available at Campus Security Report
(Clery), or by calling University Police at (310) 243-3639.
Upon appointment, all candidates must furnish proof of eligibility to work in
The California State University is Smoke and Tobacco Free. Smoking, Vaping and
other Tobacco use are Not Permitted anywhere on University property. Education
Code 42356, CCR Title 5, Article 9.
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Advertised: 04 Aug 2022 Pacific Daylight Time
Applications close: Open until filled