California State University, Long Beach, HISTORY

Position Title: Assistant Professor-History-Modern Latin America/Mexico
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Long Beach, California 90840, United States [map]
Subject Area: History
Appl Deadline:2018/12/01 finished (2018/08/03, finished 2019/06/30, listed until 2019/03/29)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***


College of Liberal Arts

Department of History

Tenure-Track Position Opening



RECRUITMENT NUMBER:                   2517


POSITION:                                           Assistant Professor of History (Modern Latin American History)


EFFECTIVE DATE:                                 August 19, 2019 (Fall Semester)


SALARY RANGE:                                 Commensurate with qualifications and experience



·         Ph.D. in History at time of application or official notification of   completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2019.

·         Specialization in Modern Latin American history.

·         Record of, or demonstrated potential for, effective teaching.

·         Record of, or demonstrated potential for, successful research and publication.

·         Demonstrated potential for continued development of research, scholarly, and creative activities.

·         Experience with, or demonstrated potential for, effective participation in faculty governance.

·         Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse

       student population.


·         Evidence of scholarly production and an on-going research agenda in Modern Mexican and/or Central American history.

·         Evidence of ability for excellence in teaching in Modern Latin American history.

·         Evidence of ability to effectively teach current University course offerings in Modern Latin American history

·         Evidence of ability to develop new course offerings in Modern Latin American history.

·         Evidence of support for and/or experience related to the University’s strong commitment to the academic success of its diverse student body.

·         Evidence of ability to engage in research leading to conference

       participation and publications.

·         Evidence of interest in and/or experience with department, college,

       university and community service.



·         Teach and develop courses in Modern Latin American history at the

undergraduate and, possibly, at the graduate levels.

·         Advise and mentor students, including the supervision of graduate students taking comprehensive exams and those writing a thesis.

·         Engage in research leading to conference participation and publications.

·         Participate in faculty governance.

·         Participate in service to the department, college, university, and community.


CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University’s strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions.  CSULB seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the People of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning. 


Information on excellent benefits package available to CSULB faculty is located here:



REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION:                                 


  • A Student Success Statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population (approximately one page, single-spaced)
  • Letter of application addressing the minimum and desired/preferred qualifications
  • CV (including current email address)

·         Three current, signed letters of recommendation submitted directly by references submitted electronically through Academic Jobs Online (see link below)

  • Writing sample
  • Teaching evaluations
  • Copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree. Finalists will also be required to submit a signed SC-1 form and an official transcript


Applicants should apply and submit all required documentation electronically through:


Upon request, finalists will be required to submit original, official documents, as noted in the required documentation section. 



Requests for further information should be addressed to:


David Shafer, Chair and Professor

California State University, Long Beach

Department of History

1250 Bellflower Boulevard

Long Beach, CA 90840-1601

562-985-4431 or



APPLICATION DEADLINE:       Review of applications to begin December 1, 2018.

Position open until filled.



A background check (including a criminal records check and telephone reference check with most recent employer) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position. 

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.

CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran's status.   CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
California State University, Long Beach
Department of History
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90840-1601

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