The primary teaching assignment is U.S. Racial & Ethnic Survey, plus U.S. surveys (US History to/since 1877), and additional assignments in least one field of U.S. social history (such as African American, Latino/a, Native American, or Asian American); involvement in student success initiatives; maintain office hours; participate in curriculum development and assessment, academic and career advisement, professional development, and college, departmental, and faculty organization activities.
Master’s in history OR Bachelor’s in history AND Master’s in political science, humanities, geography, area studies, women’s studies, social science or ethnic studies OR the equivalent.
Must have evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the socio-economic, academic, cultural and ethnic diversity within the community college student population, including students for whom English is not their first language, first generation college students, and students with physical and/or learning disabilities as these factors relate to differences in learning styles.
*The Santa Monica Community College District, in its desire to select outstanding faculty members from the largest possible pool of qualified applicants, recognizes the fact that candidates may attain expertise in a discipline through a variety of means. Certain combinations of education, experience and other accomplishments in the field may be judged by the District as equal to the stated minimum qualifications for this position. Candidates who feel they possess such equivalent qualifications are encouraged to apply and provide appropriate documentation of their qualifications.
Doctorate or ABD in US History from an accredited college or university; command and currency in the discipline, including major historiographical debates and active participation in professional activities; demonstrated experience teaching at a community college, with a record of advising students and developing and implementing classroom pedagogy and initiatives to improve student retention and success and to close equity gaps; demonstrated an equity-minded understanding of the needs and challenges of SMC students inside and outside the classroom; demonstrated experience with online learning management systems and online teaching; demonstrated experience with departmental and institutional activities; and a commitment to SMC's mission of educating ethical, informed, and engaged global citizens.
The Santa Monica Community College District is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity.