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California State University, Fullerton - Professor of Asian History

All application materials must be received by November 15, 2005.

The History Department at California State University, Fullerton invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor of Asian history to 1700, field open. The successful candidate will be able to teach advanced courses in Asian history, in his/her area of specialization, as well as world history surveys and courses in historical writing, theory, and methods. Preference will be given to candidates with competency in a language appropriate to the field. The ideal candidate will be someone with a global and comparative approach to pre-modern Asian history.

In addition to being prepared to teach in the areas mentioned above, the ideal candidate will be someone with an integrative approach to historical studies. The individual should also be familiar with and have an interest in developing innovative technology skills to use in teaching. The successful candidate should be able to effectively interact with a wide and diverse range of students. Positive tenure and promotion decisions require excellent teaching, research, peer-reviewed publication, and participation in the broader disciplinary community. A Ph.D. by August 2006 is required.

Salary is highly competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. CSU Fullerton operates on a semester system that enables faculty to teach in January and/or during the summer for additional salary. Faculty may apply for intramural grants to do research during those months. An excellent comprehensive benefits package is available.

Application Procedure
Please submit: (1) a cover letter describing teaching and research experience and interests, (2) a vita, (3) a copy of graduate transcripts, (4) a writing sample, and (5) three letters of recommendation to the contact listed below.

Application Deadline
All application materials including letters of recommendation must be received by November 15, 2005. The search committee will interview prospective candidates at the 2006 meeting of the American Historical Association in Philadelphia.

Contact Info:
Dr. William W. Haddad, Chair
Department of History
California State University, Fullerton
P.O. Box 6846
800 N. State College Blvd.
Fullerton, CA 92834-6846


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