Fwd: Position Announcement: CSUSM

Posted by ryan griffis | Wed Sep 27th 2006 10:08 p.m.

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> Applied Media and/or Technology/Public History
> EFFECTIVE DATE: Fall semester, 2007
> MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in History (in hand by August 2007)
> with experience in applied media and/or technology/Public History.
> The world area of specialization is open and candidates from all
> historical fields will be considered. Candidates must be able to
> teach courses in their world area as well as courses in which
> history students will learn applied aspects of technology and new
> media and/or public history. A successful candidate will be able
> to communicate effectively and work cooperatively with departmental
> colleagues and an ethnically and culturally diverse campus
> community. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to historical
> teaching and scholarship.
> DESIRED/PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated knowledge of and
> experience with applied media and technology as related to the
> presentation and/or teaching of history is required. Skills that
> would be desirable include, but are not limited to, web-based
> technology, documentary film work, electronic/digital archival
> work, and/or other aspects of the digital humanities. While all
> world areas of historical specialization will be considered, some
> preference may be given to specialists in 19th century United
> States History. Training in and/or hands-on experience with Public
> History would also be desirable.
> DUTIES: The successful candidate will teach courses in history at
> the lower division, upper division, and graduate level as well as
> contribute to the university's general education program.
> Specifically, they will develop and teach courses on their world
> area of expertise as well as courses that link applied media and/or
> technology techniques to history. They will collaborate with
> history department colleagues on implementing a new Master of Arts
> degree in History which requires students to gain fluency in
> applied media and/or technology skills as applied to history and
> will assist in the development of the applied aspect of the
> undergraduate history curriculum. Additionally, this person may
> direct internships and will participate in service to the
> department, college, university, and community. Furthermore, a
> successful candidate will maintain an active research agenda and
> continue to make scholarly contributions to the field of history.
> APPLICATION: Review of applications will commence November 1,
> 2006. Position is open until filled and is contingent on funding.
> Applications must include a letter of introduction, a c.v., a short
> writing sample, three letters of recommendation, and a separate
> statement of teaching interests which clearly addresses experience
> with applied technological and media skills. Applications should
> be addressed to:
> Professor Jill Watts
> History Search Committee
> Department of History
> California State University San Marcos
> San Marcos, CA 92096-0001
> CSU San Marcos is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Title IX
> Employer. The University has a strong commitment to the principles
> of diversity and, in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of
> candidates including women, members of minority groups and people
> with disabilities.
> Jill Watts
> Professor of History
> California State University, San Marcos
> (760) 750-4114
> jwatts@csusm.edu
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