Assistant Professor, World History (San Diego Mesa College – San Diego, CA)

Looking for global history positions on the West Coast of the United States? Then check out these two calls for assistant professors at San Diego Mesa College, a community college located in sunny San Diego, CA. One position focuses on teaching from ancient history to the early modern era; the other focuses on teaching world history from the early modern period to today. More is explained in the call for applications:

Applications are now being accepted for two positions of Assistant Professor, History, beginning Fall 2017 (August 21, 2017) at San Diego Mesa College.  Interviews will tentatively occur between April 10 and April 14, 2017. While the current vacancies are at Mesa College, applicants should understand that they are subject to any District facility at the option of the Chancellor.

Primary responsibility for the first position is the teaching of World History from the birth of civilization to the eve of the Modern Era.  The ability to teach Western Civilization prior to the early modern era is desired.  Primary responsibility for the second position is the teaching of World History from c. 1600 to the present.  The ability to teach Western Civilization from the early modern era to the present is desired.  Depending upon the qualifications and experience of the successful candidates and the needs of the Department, other responsibilities may include teaching courses in Introduction to Asian Civilizations, Asian Civilizations in Modern Times, The Modern Middle East, and Ancient Egypt.  Each assignment will be for 15 class hours per week, and may include day, evening and Saturday classes.  Additional responsibilities of Mesa College tenured/tenure-track faculty include maintaining regular office hours for student advisement, curriculum review and development, serving on College and District committees, and participating in various departmental and college activities.

Applicants for this position must show evidence of the following minimum qualifications:

  1. Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in History; OR,
  2. Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in History AND Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in Political Science, Humanities, Geography, Area Studies, Women’s Studies, Social Science. Or Ethnic Studies; OR,
  3. The documented equivalent of the above; OR,
  4. Possession of a lifetime California Community College Instructor Credential in History; AND,
  5. Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including persons with disabilities.

Interested? Applications for the position may be delivered via SDCCD’s employment website.

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