Assistant Professor - Pre-1500 Islamicate World
Company: Central Washington University
Posted on: May 12, 2022
This assistant professor position in Central Washington
University's History Department offers an exciting opportunity for
the successful candidate to contribute to vibrant and growing
undergraduate and graduate history programs. Working with the
History Department and other departments and programs, the
successful candidate will design and teach courses related to their
g eographic, religious, linguistic, and thematic specialization in
the pre-1500 Islamicate World. In addition to teaching lower- and
upper-division undergraduate and graduate classes in History, the
successful applicant will teach cross-listed courses in the
Africana and Black Studies program, and may have the opportunity to
contribute to cross-listed courses in other interdisciplinary
areas. Faculty will integrate CWU's commitment to diversity into
their classes and create a learning environment that is welcoming,
accessible and inclusive for all students.
PhD in History with a specialization in pre-1500 Islamicate world
history (ABD candidates must have degree in hand by start
Demonstrated ability to teach undergraduates in the classroom
Demonstrated ability to develop effective collaborative
relationships and strong commitment to a supportive, collegial work
Ability to teach cross-listed courses in Africana and Black
Active and promising research/publication agenda in the history of
the Islamicate world prior to 1500.
Research, teaching, service or other experience that has prepared
the candidate to contribute to CWU's commitment to the engagement
and inclusion of culturally diverse students.
Ability to teach cross-listed courses in Asian Studies, and/or
Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies.
Experience in teaching introductory world history, cross-cultural,
or borderlands classes.
Experience incorporating multicultural perspectives into teaching
for 21st century leadership.
Experience or interest in mentoring students from a variety of
Ability to incorporate multicultural perspectives and issues into
curriculum and classroom conversations.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule
Salary : Commensurate with education and experience
Appointment : Full-Time, Tenure-Track, 9 Month Appointment. Central
Washington University is on the quarter system with appointments
from mid-September through mid-June.
Benefits : CWU offers a comprehensive benefits package including
health insurance, retirement and optional savings plans, life and
disability insurance. http://www.cwu.edu/hr/benefits
Additional Information: For additional information about the
University, visit : http://www.cwu.edu
For additional information about Ellensburg, visit:
How To Apply
To apply for this position, you must complete the on-line
application and attach:
A detailed cover letter clearly demonstrating how your education
and experience: (a) meet the required qualifications, and (b)
demonstrate the ability to perform the responsibilities as
described by the posting; and (c) detail how your teaching, service
and/or scholarship has supported students from racial, ethnic, and
gender backgrounds that are underrepresented in their academic
fields (applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such
experience should note how their work will further CWU's commitment
Curriculum Vitae including work history, education, training and
contact information for three professional references;
Statement of teaching philosophy; and
Copies of transcripts for highest degree held
Screening Begins: January 3, 2022 and will be open until filled
**NOTE: Although copies of transcripts are acceptable for
application purposes, all job offers are contingent upon
verification of highest degree.
Priority will be given to applications received by the screening
date. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Name: Roxanne Easley
Title: Professor of History
Please contact Human Resources at email@example.com or 509-963-1202 if you
require technical assistance with the on-line application
Conditions of Employment
Per Governor Inslee's Proclamation 21.14.1 , CWU employees must be
fully vaccinated no later than October 18, 2021. Your vaccine
status will be verified if/when a job offer is made. Information
about medical and religious accommodations are available here:
www.cwu.edu/hr/ . Failure to meet the vaccination policy (or
approval of a medical or religious accommodation) will result in
revocation of the offer.
Prior to employment, final candidate(s) will be required to sign a
Sexual Misconduct disclosure in pursuant to RCW 28B.112.080and
submit to a background check. All information obtained through
background investigations will be strictly confidential and
revealed only to those required to have access.
The conditions of employment with Central Washington University are
set forth in the Collective Bargaining Agreement between Central
Washington University and United Faculty of Central, University
policies and procedures, and applicable state and federal laws.
The Collective Bargaining Agreement may be found here:
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