Lecturer - History

Wilmington, North Carolina
Apr 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Title Lecturer - History Department History - 32231 Vacancy Number 16F-107 Position Number 441 Location of Workplace Main UNCW Campus Summary of Position

The Department of History invites applications for a one-year, renewable full-time lecturer position in American history beginning August 7, 2017. The successful candidate will teach the equivalent of four undergraduate history classes per semester. Although some may be semester-long history courses, the majority of these classes will be offered in the RN-BS nursing program as part of UNCW’s innovative Online Accelerated Program (OAP). The courses for the nursing program are asynchronous online survey-level American history classes that are offered in 7- week blocks. At present, the only degree program offered through OAP is the B.S. in Nursing, RN to BS option. This program caters to professionals returning to undergraduate study while continuing their careers full time. The OAP program is a fast-paced online asynchronous learning environment that demands intense instructor attention. This individual is expected to be on site and participate in the university community.

Minimum Requirements

Candidates must have a Master’s Degree in History in hand at the time of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. in History preferred. Teaching experience, including teaching online history courses on a platform such as BlackBoard Learn, is preferred.

Primary Function of Organizational Unit   College/School Information

At UNCW, the College of Arts and Sciences provides the vital foundation for the university’s pursuit of excellence. Through our teaching, we educate students for lives of fulfillment in the twenty-first century. Through our research, we advance the state of knowledge and creativity in the arts and sciences. And through our outreach, we improve the quality of life in Southeastern North Carolina and beyond.

University Information

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. A public institution with over 15,000 students, the university is known for its superb faculty and staff and powerful academic experience. With an array of high-quality programs at the baccalaureate and master’s levels, and doctoral programs in marine biology, educational leadership, psychology and nursing practice. UNCW is consistently recognized at a national level for academic excellence and affordability by publications like U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance and The Business Journals. UNCW also recently earned the 2015 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, bestowed to higher education institutions dedicated to community involvement.

EEO Statement

UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic or other minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applicant Instructions

To apply, please complete the online application process available at https://jobs.uncw.edu/. Priority consideration will be given to completed applications received by April 25, 2017 but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. In addition, please have three letters of reference mailed to Dr. Jarrod Tanny, Search Chair, Department of History, UNCW, 601 S. College Road, Wilmington, NC 28403- 5857. For questions regarding the online application process, contact Ms. Bethany Guertin at (910) 962-3656. Under North Carolina law, applications and related materials are confidential personnel documents and not subject to public release.

Position Type Permanent Anticipated Ending Date if Time-Limited Positions   Job Posting Date 04/11/2017 Priority Consideration Date 04/25/2017 Priority Consideration Information

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by the Priority Date; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Address application documents to Dr. Jarrod Tanny, Search Chair

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