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Medieval/Early Modern Europe

The History Department of California State University, San Marcos seeks to hire a tenure-track, assistant professor specializing in Medieval/Early Modern Europe. 

Minimum requirements for the position include:  Ph.D. in History must be in hand by August 2014.  In addition to upper division, general education, and graduate courses in their areas of expertise, candidates must be able to teach lower division surveys in world history.  Candidates must have a proven commitment to teaching, and must be able to balance an active research program with service to the department and the university. 

Preferred requirements for the position include:  We prefer candidates who have expertise or interest in digital/multi-media history, an emphasis in our curriculum.  California State University San Marcos has a commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups, and the history department prefers applicants who have demonstrated intercultural competence with diverse groups in teaching, research and service.


Applications must include:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter of interest addressing teaching approaches and interest and summarizing previous and potential research.
  • Short writing sample
  • Three letters of recommendation (See below for further directions.)
  • Faculty Application

Letters of Recommendation:

Arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to:
FACULTY SEARCH, Department of History,
California State University San Marcos
333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Road
San Marcos, CA 92096

Submit application and direct any inquiries to:

A review of application will begin on December 1st and continue until the position is filled.  We prefer applications be submitted electronically but hardcopies may be mailed to Professor Jeffrey Charles, Chair, European History Search, History Department, California State University San Marcos, 333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Road, San Marcos, CA 92096.

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California State University San Marcos, an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, is strongly committed to equity and diversity and seeks a broad spectrum of candidates in terms of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability and veteran status.