Adjunct Faculty Positions in History

Job description

Adjunct faculty needed to teach the following courses:

History 103, American History – This general education course examines basic themes in the history of America from British colonization to the present. It focuses on the development of American identities, developments in American society, and expressions of American culture.

History 104, Western Civilization – This general education course examines the history of Europe from the Renaissance to the present. It focuses on the shaping of cultural power of classical and Christian traditions, the interaction between the West and the world, and the development of diverse secular ideologies in the modern world.

History 250, History of Chicago – This course examines the history of Chicago from early settlement to the present. The course focuses on the developing metropolis, the changing economy; social institutions; the plurality of peoples; and the impact on and effect of regional, national, and global forces.


Master’s degree in history required. Teaching experience preferred. Trinity seeks candidates for faculty positions who are professing Christians and committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service. They should support the goals of a strong liberal arts education in the tradition of Reformed Christian higher education and be competent to demonstrate to students a mature articulation of faith and learning. 

Application Process:

Candidates must complete the adjunct faculty application, which includes the submission of a résumé/CV, three references, copies of official transcripts from all graduate programs, and a brief statement of your faith. Applications will be reviewed as received and will be accepted until the position is filled. All inquiries should be directed to:

John Fry, Academic Dean and Chair of the History Department

Trinity Christian College

Phone: 708-239-4863

[email protected]


All applications, and supporting application documents, can be uploaded to:

Applicants should be prepared to upload the following during the application process:

  • Vita
  • Faith Statement
  • A reflection of Trinity Christian College’s Mission, as well as a reflection of your experience working in, and with, diverse populations and environments.


Trinity Christian College is a four-year liberal arts college located in Palos Heights, Illinois, a suburb twenty miles southwest of Chicago. Since its founding in 1959, Trinity has provided its students with an excellent Christian higher education in the Reformed tradition. The College enrollment in the traditional program is about 1,100 with a vibrant residential program. We offer majors in the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences, as well as professional programs in accounting and business administration, nursing, education, computer science, pre-medicine, and pre-law. Trinity also offers master’s programs in counseling psychology and special education as well as degree completion programs in education, business, psychology, and nursing. Trinity Christian College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.

Trinity is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from diverse candidates.




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Posted: 2/2/2018
Application Due: 3/31/2018
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