History: Lecturer (World History/US Women's History)

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Job ID 14329
Location UW Eau Claire;Eau Claire, WI
Full/Part Time Part-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular


POSITION: An 80% (teaching four courses) instructional academic staff position is available in the Department of History with an emphasis in US Women’s History and in World History for the Fall 2018 semester beginning August 27, 2018. A continuing 60% assignment is available for the spring 2019 semester. The official title is in the Lecturer title series. There is a possibility of reappointment to succeeding semesters.

QUALIFICATIONS: A master’s degree is required from a regionally accredited institution. The following will be considered assets: evidence of successful teaching at the collegiate level; demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness.

DUTIES (for fall 2018):

  • Teach two sections of History 124 (“World History up to 1500”) on a Tu-Th schedule
  • Teach one section of History 205 (“US Women’s History”) on a Tu-Th schedule
  • Teach one section of History 125 (“World History since 1500”) on a M-W schedule with online class on Fridays

THE UNIT: The Department of History consists of ten faculty members and two instructional academic staff members. The Department invites interested persons to visit its web page at: https://www.uwec.edu/academics/college-arts-sciences/departments-programs/history/

UNIVERSITY and EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITY: UW-Eau Claire, an institution of approximately 11,500 students and 1,400 faculty and staff, is consistently recognized as a top comprehensive university in the Midwest and is widely known as a leader in faculty-undergraduate research and study abroad. We strive for excellence in liberal education and select graduate and professional programs through commitment to teaching and learning and dedication to our core values of diversity, sustainability, leadership, and innovation.

The City of Eau Claire, situated at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers, is at the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 100,000 people located 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The area features beautiful parks and trails, strong public schools, a vibrant arts scene and local food culture, and abundant recreational opportunities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Web site: http://www.uwec.edu/Employment/uweccareers.htm. You must create an account and login before you can apply. If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login." Click the link to the History: Lecturer (World History/US Women’s History) position (Job ID #14329) and then click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application electronically. Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed. Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format:
  • Letter of application
  • Curriculum vita
  • Unofficial graduate school transcript
  • Names and contact information for three references.

Please direct requests for additional information to:

Professor James W. Oberly, Interim Chair, Department of History, UW-Eau Claire, Eau Claire, WI 54702-4004

Email: [email protected]

Telephone: 715-836-4599

To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by July 1, 2018 However, screening may continue until position is filled. The university reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. A criminal background check is required prior to employment.

The UW-Eau Claire Police Department is dedicated to maintaining a safe and secure environment for learning and working. Although crime at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is limited, the University Police want students, faculty and staff to be aware of crime on campus and the area surrounding the campus. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose annual information about campus crime. Visit Campus Security and Fire Report (https://www.uwec.edu/human-resources/employment-opportunities/job-penings/upload/AnnualSecurityandFireReport-2.pdf) . Also visit our Campus Security Authority policy (https://www.uwec.edu/human-resources/employment-opportunities/job-openings/upload/CleryCompliancePolicy.pdf)

UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion.





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Posted: 5/17/2018
Application Due: 7/16/2018
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