The Department of History at Santa Clara University, a Jesuit, Catholic university, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in US History Since 1877. This includes period courses (such as Gilded Age and Progressive Era; Flappers to Beatniks [1920-1960]; Protest and Activism [60s-70s]; and Celebrity and Politics [80s to 90s]), as well as theme courses (such as LatinX and/or ChicanX, Asian American, Immigration, Women, LGBTQ+, etc.). Candidates should familiarize themselves with the University’s Core Curriculum (https://www.scu.edu/provost/core/). The successful candidates will demonstrate not only potential for excellent undergraduate teaching, but also promise in sustained research with opportunities to involve undergraduates, mentoring or recruiting underrepresented groups, and service to the department, College, University, profession, and community appropriate to rank. Position begins September 1, 2020. Ph.D. in U.S. History required by September 2020. The closing date for applications including letters of recommendation is midnight (Pacific time) on October 15, 2019. Santa Clara University, located in California’s Silicon Valley, is a comprehensive, Jesuit, Catholic university, and an AA/EEO employer. For more information, see www.scu.edu/hr/careers/faculty.cfm
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About Santa Clara University
Santa Clara University is a private, Jesuit, Catholic university located in the heart of California’s Silicon Valley that is committed to promoting social justice in a liberal arts educational setting. Faculty are teaching scholars who equally balance a commitment to quality teaching with active programs of research. Ideal candidates should therefore demonstrate not only potential for excellent undergraduate teaching, but also promise in sustained research and scholarly publication. Although some the University’s schools grant advanced degrees, the Department of History offers an exclusively undergraduate program. The University is focused on creating an academic community that educates citizens and leaders who will build a more humane, just, and sustainable world.