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Assistant Professor, History

The Department of History at Dominican University of California invites applications for a Modern World Historian (18th century to present) tenure track Assistant Professor to begin August 2015. Applicants should have academic and research experience in two of the following regions: Europe, sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America (Mexico, Caribbean, Central America, or South America), Asia (China, Korea, Japan, or Southeast Asia), South Asia (India, Pakistan, Bangladesh), and the Middle East (including North Africa). Additional areas that are acceptable include Atlantic or Pacific World or Indian Ocean exchange. Subsidiary areas of expertise may include: imperialism and/or colonialism, indigenous history, gender, history of science, or environmental history. The candidate may also teach in our unique first year Big History program. We are a team-oriented department committed to teaching excellence and supportive of faculty and student research.


  • Position is on a 3-4 yearly teaching/research track (7 courses a year)
  • Academic advising of students
  • Participate in curriculum development for individual courses and overall program
  • Contribute to the department and University through research, publications, and service


  • PhD by August 15, 2015 is preferred

Additional Position Information

  • Applications must be submitted by November 1, 2014
  • Must be willing to consent to a background check

Dominican University of California is an independent, international, learner-centered university of Catholic heritage, offering both undergraduate and graduate programs. The University is located 12 miles north of San Francisco nestled in the foothills Marin County. Over 73% of our faculty members hold a PhD or the highest degree in their field of expertise, mirroring the percentage of doctorates at research universities. Dominican has a 1:11 teacher-to-student ratio, an average class size of 15 with a small-town feeling in a park-like campus. We blend interdisciplinary core courses, real-world studies, and small classes with close and supportive academic advising and mentoring.

Application Procedures

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  • Application submissions must include a CV, Cover Letter, three letters of recommendation, a teaching portfolio, and copies of unofficial transcripts
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For More Information Contact:
Alison Howard, Assistant Professor
Search Committee Chair
Department Chair of Political Science and International Studies
Dominican University of California
50 Acacia Avenue
San Rafael, CA 94901

Dominican University of California is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to excellence through diversity, and takes pride in its multicultural environment.

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