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Instructional Assistant Professor of History, Non-Tenure Track, Fall 2024

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Chapman University
Location
Orange, CA

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Instructional Assistant Professor of History, Non-Tenure Track, Fall 2024

Location:
Orange, CA
Open Date:
Feb 13, 2024
Description:

The History Department within Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at Chapman University invites applications for a non-tenure-track Instructional Assistant Professor of History with teaching experience in American and World History beginning August 2024.

Chapman University is a nationally ranked, R2 Carnegie Classified private institution offering traditional undergraduate and graduate programs in the heart of Orange County, one of Southern California’s most diverse and vibrant regions. Chapman’s campuses are home to nearly 10,000 students representing 50 states, three territories, and 78 countries. The 11 schools and colleges of Chapman, including Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, offer 65 bachelors, 53 masters, and six doctoral programs, along with nearly 60 minors and 17 accelerated and bridge programs. Classes are taught by more than 1,100 dedicated faculty members who are leaders in their fields, including Nobel Prize recipients, MacArthur Fellows, National Medal of Science honorees, former U.S. Supreme Court clerks, and Emmy, Grammy, and Academy Awards winners. More information about the History Department and the Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences is available at https://www.chapman.edu/wilkinson/index.aspx  

The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. More information on diversity and inclusion at Chapman University is available at https://www.chapman.edu/diversity

Responsibilities

  • Teach lower and upper-division undergraduate history courses per academic year  to satisfy program requirements in the History Department, the new Liberal Studies major housed in the Donna Ford Attallah College of Educational Studies, and one or more interdisciplinary minors offered by Wilkinson College.
  •  Perform service to the unit, college, university, profession, and broader community as expected of a non-tenure track faculty member.

Qualifications:

Required

  • A conferred Ph.D. from an accredited institution with a degree in history by time of appointment.
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching and a student-centered approach, including the ability to provide support and guidance to students.

Preferred

  • Evidence of teaching excellence in one or more of the following areas of history: race, ethnicity, gender, or health/disability studies.
  • Teaching experience in American History
  • Teaching experience in World History 

Application Instructions:

Qualified candidates are invited to submit the following electronically:

1.      Letter of application

2.      Curriculum Vitae

3.      Names of three references with contact information

4.      Teaching portfolio to include:

  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Sample teaching syllabi in American and World History with assignment rubrics
  • Teaching evaluations

Inquiries can be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Jeffrey Koerber (koerber@chapman.edu).  Please use the position title (Instructional Assistant Professor of History) as the email subject line.

Application materials are due by March 15, 2024. Salary is competitive and will be commensurate with experience. This position is contingent on final budget approval. Successful completion of a background check is required for the final candidate.


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Chapman University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community. The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. The University is committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.

Office of Human Resources, DeMille Hall - 140, One University Drive, Orange, California 92866

 

 

 

Organization

Chapman University, located in the heart of Orange County, California, offers traditional undergraduate programs in the arts and sciences and select pre-professional and graduate programs. Ranked in the top tier of Western universities, by U.S. News and World Report, Chapman has gained national recognition with its commitment to excellence through research and ground-breaking teaching. The University is classified by Carnegie as an R-2 research institution; Chapman has gained national recognition with its commitment to excellence through research and innovative teaching. More information is available at https://www.chapman.edu/ 

The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. More information on diversity and inclusion at Chapman University is available at https://www.chapman.edu/diversity.

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Telephone
(714) 997-6815
Location
One University Drive
Orange
California
92866
US

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