CalPoly: Latina/o History and the US/Mexico Borderlands


Assistant Professor
Tenure Track
Latina/o History & the US/Mexico Borderlands

The Department of History at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona invites
applications for a tenure-track position in Latina/o History and the US/Mexico Borderlands
at the rank of Assistant Professor for appointment effective Fall 2024. We have a strong
commitment to inclusive excellence and to educational experiences that leverage the diverse
perspectives and experiences needed to succeed and thrive in a diverse society. The new hire
will be a part of the Interdisciplinary Ethnic Studies Faculty and will have the opportunity to
engage with the Office of Interdisciplinary Ethnic Studies and the faculty affiliated with it.
Duties and Responsibilities: teaching Latina/o history, American history surveys, and upper-
division courses in areas of interest; research and publication; and service to various levels of the
university and the related community.

Required Qualifications: 

  • Ph.D. in History with exposure more broadly to Latina/o history and the US/Mexico Borderlands from an accredited university at the time of appointment. ABDs are welcome to apply, but such applicants must complete all the requirements for the Ph.D. by the time of appointment;
  • Evidence of ability to bring an Ethnic Studies lens to the candidate’s area of study;
  • Evidence of potential for excellence in university-level teaching;
  • Evidence of ability to work with and mentor a diverse student population;
  • Evidence of potential for scholarly engagement in Latina/o history and the US/Mexico Borderlands;
  • Evidence of potential for teaching survey courses in United States history;
  • Demonstrated commitment to inclusivity and equity as provided in a Student Success Statement that responds to the prompt “Inclusive Excellence and Student Success” in the detailed position announcement and application found at

Consideration of completed applications will begin on January 19, 2024 and will continue until the position is filled. For expanded position description and application information, please go to or this link. For general inquiries, please call (909) 869-3860 or email