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Lecturer in African History

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Moraga, CA



Lecturer (African History)

Saint Mary's College of California



Closing Date/Time:     Sun. 05/13/12 11:59 PM Pacific Time

Salary: Depends on Qualifications

Job Type: Lecturer

Location: Main Campus, 1928 Saint Mary's Road, Moraga, CA 94556, California



Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque MoragaValley.  Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 4,100 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs.  The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.


As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary’s offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education.  Saint Mary’s reputation for excellence, innovation and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution.  An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century.  The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.




Teaching responsibilities will consist of one (1) upper division course in Modern African History.  However, no previous student knowledge of Africa may be presumed.  The course is scheduled for fall 2012, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:20 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.


Work in a highly collaborative and culturally diverse campus environment.  The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the mission of the College, which is informed, animated and expressed through its Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions.



Experience and Qualifications:

Candidates should hold a Master’s Degree along with a demonstrated experience teaching African history to undergraduates and evidence of teaching effectiveness.  PhD is highly desirable.



Supplemental Information:.


Required Materials:A complete application includes a letter of interest and how you are prepared to support the Mission of the College, a resume/CV, on-line application and the name and contact information for three (3) professional references.


Consideration of applications begins on March 30, 2012 and will continue until position is filled.


Candidates who submit names of references should expect that references will be contacted, in confidence, by the College and that credentials will be confirmed prior to hire.


Candidates who become finalists will be expected to sign a consent authorizing a broader inquiry.


Saint Mary's is an equal employment opportunity employer. We support inclusive excellence and are committed to creating a safe and welcoming community for all.


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