Lecturer - History

San Antonio, TX
Jun 02, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Details

Posting Number: 0601032

Job Title: Lecturer - History

FLSA: Exempt

Position Type: Faculty

Duration of Position: Full Time

Work Location: San Antonio, TX

Department: Department of Arts & Humanities

Pay Rate: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Job Summary/Basic Function: The Department of Arts and Humanities seeks applications from qualified candidates for one full-time non-tenure track History lecturer position beginning in Fall 2017. Specialization is open; the primary teaching responsibilities will include sections of the U.S. and Texas History survey courses. The teaching load is a 4/4. Summer teaching assignments may be available but are not guaranteed.

Work Hours: Flexible depending on course schedule.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Application Process: Applications are accepted only through the online job portal at: https://employment.tamusahr.com/applicants/jsp/shared/Welcome_css.jsp. Applicants must complete online (1) the application/Faculty Form, and upload (2) the letter of interest, (3) curriculum vita, and (4) unofficial copies of transcripts.

The priority date for applications is June 19, 2017. The position is open until filled.

Finalists (and only finalists) will be required to provide three current, original letters of recommendation to the Search Committee Chair. The letters should be less than one year old and should bear the writer's actual signature.

Prior to issuing a letter of appointment, official transcripts must be received directly from each degree-granting institution by the Office of the Dean, College of Arts & Sciences, Texas A&M University-San Antonio, One University Way, San Antonio, Texas 78224. We cannot accept transcripts issued directly to the candidate. If transcripts are from an international institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective faculty member to have the transcripts translated and evaluated by an approved credential evaluator.

Please direct any questions to Dr. William Bush at wbush@tamusa.edu.

  • Selected candidates must pass a pre-employment background investigation to be hired for this position.
  • The above duties may not be performed in every position with this title and the above functions may not include all related duties that might be performed. This position requires physical activities supportive of the above job duties. Reasonable accommodations will be made as necessary.
  • If you are a male age 18 through 25, you must be properly registered with the Selective Service System to be eligible for hire.
  • Texas A&M-San Antonio is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

Posting Date: 06-01-2017

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Quicklink for Posting: employment.tamusahr.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=51915

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Necessary Qualifications: A Master's degree in History or a closely related field from a regionally accredited institution.

A minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in U.S. or Texas History

Preferred Qualifications: A Ph.D. degree in History, or a closely related field from a regionally accredited institution.


Necessary Qualifications: A minimum of one year college or university teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Other Requirements or Other Factors

Other Qualifications for Posting: Willingness to work in a collaborative and fast-paced environment.
Broad training in History and experience teaching U.S. or Texas History survey courses.
Familiarity with the needs of a non-traditional, first-generation, culturally diverse student body.
Familiarity with high-impact educational practices such as cooperative education, service learning, and undergraduate research.
Experience with contemporary instructional technologies such as learning management systems and e-portfolios.

Texas A&M University-San Antonio (TAMU-SA) is a new comprehensive university in the established Texas A&M University System serving students from a culturally diverse and largely non-traditional population. The university was created to address the educational needs in South San Antonio and surrounding areas. The current enrollment is approximately 5,500.

Texas A&M-San Antonio is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.


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