Claremont McKenna College invites applicants for a position in U.S. history since 1945. This is a tenure-track appointment at the level of assistant professor. The department is interested in candidates whose work emphasizes American politics broadly construed. Ph.D. required. Application review begins: November 16, 2009.
Claremont McKenna College - Assistant Professor Position
Location: California, United States
Institution Type: College/University
Position Type: Assistant Professor
Submitted: Friday, September 25th, 2009
Main Category: U.S. History
Secondary Categories: None
United States Since 1945. Claremont McKenna College invites applicants for a position in U.S. history since 1945. This is a tenure-track appointment at the level of assistant professor. The department seeks an outstanding scholar and dedicated teacher. The subfield is open, but the department is particularly interested in candidates whose work emphasizes American politics broadly construed. We also are interested in candidates whose research focuses on the larger economic, environmental, demographic, and social issues that are central to the political discourse of the past decades. The candidate will be expected to teach widely, with courses that include the second half of the survey course (in rotation), introductory level courses on this period, and upper division courses in his or her area of expertise. The successful candidate should have completed the PhD by the time of appointment.
Please send cover letter, c.v., brief description of possible courses, and three letters of reference to Professor Diana Selig, Chair of the U.S. since 1945 Search Committee, Department of History, Claremont McKenna College, 850 Columbia Avenue, Claremont, California, 91711. Review of applicants will begin on November 16.
Claremont McKenna College is an equal opportunity employer. Claremont McKenna College hires and promotes individuals on the basis of their qualifications, consistent with applicable state and federal laws, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, or sexual orientation. Inquiries may be directed to the Director for Human Resources, 400 N. Claremont Blvd., Claremont, California 91711-4015, (909) 621-8490.
Employment is contingent upon new employees providing documents verifying U.S. citizenship or, for aliens, documents verifying legal permission to work in the United States.
Professor Diana Selig
Chair of the U.S. since 1945 Search Committee
Department of History
Claremont McKenna College
850 Columbia Avenue
Claremont, California, 91711