Type: Assistant Professor in Global Humanities
Institution: Humanities Department, San Jose State University (SJSU)
Location: San José, CA (USA)
Date: from Fall 2021
The Humanities Department at San José State University seeks an
Assistant Professor for a full-time, tenure-track position in Global
Humanities with primary teaching and coordinating responsibilities in
the Humanities Honors Program. The position is part of an Ethnic
Studies Education cluster hire. We highly encourage applicants with
interdisciplinary training and specializations in any of the
following areas to apply: ethnic studies, visual/cultural studies,
and world cultures/human rights. Rank negotiable for more experienced
The Humanities Department is a prominent center for creative,
interdisciplinary study and research on campus. It offers three B.A.
Programs: a Liberal Studies Teacher Preparation B.A.; a Creative Arts
B.A.; and a Humanities B.A., in which students pursue a concentration
in American Studies, Liberal Arts, or Comparative Religious Studies.
The Department is also home to two team-taught, multiple-semester
General Education Programs: the lower-division American Cultures GE
sequence and the Humanities Honors Program, which has both lower and
upper-division Humanities Honors GE course sequences.
This position is an excellent opportunity for scholars interested in
launching a career at a teaching-centered institution that is a
national leader in graduating historically underserved students. SJSU
has achieved both HSI (Hispanic Serving Institution) and AANAPISI
(Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving
Institution) status. Moreover, 40% of our student population are
first-generation college students and 38% are Pell-qualified. As a
result, we rank #3 nationally in increasing student upward mobility.
Learn more about our department at our website:
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Applications close: December 1, 2020
Equal Employment Statement:
SJSU is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer. We consider
qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression,
sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital
status, veteran status, or disability.
It is the policy of SJSU to provide reasonable accommodations for
applicants with disabilities who self disclose.