Closing Date: 02/03/2014
Job Opening #1630/4272
PLEASE NOTE: In order to be considered for this opening, you must apply through the District website at https://jobs.socccd.edu
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
The History Department at Saddleback College seeks a dynamic scholar/ professor capable of creating an interactive classroom environment and able to make complex historical processes and ideas accessible to lower division college students. Candidates possessing any area of expertise in U.S. history or World history, with the exception of Africa and Latin America, are encouraged to apply.
Teach survey courses in U.S. or World history and specialized courses in the candidate’s area of expertise, and develop new lower-division courses.
Participate in general faculty functions related to the educational program, in-service programs, and other contractual duties as assigned.
The successful candidate must meet one of the following criteria:
1. Master’s degree or higher in history from an accredited college or university; OR
2. Bachelor’s degree in history AND a Master’s degree or higher in political science, humanities, geography, area studies, women’s studies, social science, or ethnic studies from an accredited college or university; OR
3. Valid California Community College instructor credential appropriate to the subject per Education Code 87355 (issued prior to July 1, 1990); OR
4. A combination of education and experience that is at least the equivalent of items 1 or 2 above (Applicants applying on the basis of equivalency must submit the Supplemental Application for Equivalency Determination form in addition to all other required materials).
1. A minimum of one (1) year (full- or part-time) recent and successful experience teaching lower-division courses in U.S. or World history at the postsecondary level. Teaching experience as a graduate student may be accepted to fulfill this requirement.
2. Evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
Preference will be given to those candidates demonstrating a high level of professional expertise on the basis of having:
1. An earned Ph.D. or ABD in history from an accredited college or university.
2. A command of the major historiographical debates within the discipline.
3. The ability to bring relevant research and scholarship experiences into the community college classroom.
4. Experience in developing lower-division curriculum on the college/ university level.
5. Knowledge of and an ability to integrate instructional technology in the classroom and to be able to use such technology to offer curriculum and student learning through diverse delivery modes, as appropriate.
Please visit the District’s Employment Opportunities website at https://jobs.socccd.edu for a detailed job description, to learn more about the District and to complete an on-line application.
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