Lecturer - Ancient History

Apr 17, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Lecturer - Ancient History

Position Category: Faculty - Non Tenure Track (FT)

The Department of History and Political Science at Utah Valley University invites applications for a one-year lectureship in Ancient History beginning August 2018. Ph.D. in History is required. Candidates must have experience teaching in a university setting. The successful candidate will teach pre-1500 World History surveys as well as upper-division courses in Greek and Roman History.

Required Qualifications:
Ph. D. in ancient history/classical studies is required. Experience teaching undergraduates required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge in the methodologies and strategies in teaching Greek and Roman history and in classrooms in general that involve student motivation and evaluation techniques.
  • Ability to teach Greek and Roman history courses; ability to teach undergraduates.
  • Ability to teach world history surveys and upper-division courses in Ancient Greece and Rome.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work independently.

Preferred Qualifications:
Ph. D. in history or classical studies with a focus on Ancient Greece and Rome.

Physical Requirements:
Work is normally performed in a typical classroom/office work environment.

Benefits Summary:
UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range: DOQ

Advertisement Number: FAC20618 History/Political Science Faculty 04/22/2018
Open Date: 04/16/2018
Review Start Date: 04/22/2018
Close Date: 4/22/2018
Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions to Applicant: Application materials must include the following: Cover letter that discusses classroom experience and research interests related to teaching, a one-page teaching statement, a c.v., student evaluations, and contact information for three references. Applications are due April 22nd. Please list a minimum of three references. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process for a letter of recommendation.

To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/6147

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