History Adjunct Instructor

Employer
UNT Dallas
Location
Dallas, TX
Posted
Sep 15, 2018
Position Type
Adjunct
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Requisition Number FAC - 201000000263
Job Title History Adjunct Instructor
Job Description
The University of North Texas at Dallas invites applications for the position History Adjunct Instructor for the Fall 2018 semester.

UNT Dallas - the first four-year public institution of higher education in the city - seeks an individual who will help shape the character of a 21st century, teaching-focused university. Candidates should be able to express enthusiastic support for the mission of the university to transform the lives of students, families and communities by providing high-quality, student-focused education in preparation for tomorrow's careers, and its vision to create the place of choice where students are inspired to learn, faculty are inspired to teach and the community is inspired to support. For more information about the university, go to: http://untdallas.edu/

The number of vacancies is dependent on student enrollment, division needs, and dean approval. Your application cannot be considered until all required documents have been received.

Adjunct instructors plan classes and implement and evaluate teaching/leaming objectives and student learning outcomes. An adjunct instructor undertakes the divisional and professional responsibilities of a part-time faculty member, including office hours. The successful applicant will be expected to provide instruction in a full range of undergraduate History courses within UNT Dallas's History minor, including core-curriculum U.S. History and World Civilization courses (2610-U.S. History to 1865, and 2620-U.S. History since 1865, 1050-World Civilization I, 1060-World Civilization II), and there may be an opportunity to teach upper-level courses.

Adjunct faculty members will be required to use texts and meet certain content parameters set by the Department of History. Adjunct instructors also will be required to include in their courses certain student assessment measures determined by the department, and to compile data on those assessment criteria. Additional information about course design, assessment criteria and texts can be obtained from Dr. Matthew Babcock at Matthew.Babcock@untdallas.edu.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Minimum Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess the following required qualifications:
  • Master's degree in History with at least 18 graduate hours in History.
  • Outstanding experience in teaching core-curriculum U.S. History and World Civilization courses.

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:
  • PhD in History with significant experience in higher education.
  • Successful experience teaching adults in a post-secondary institution.
  • Excellent communication skills in multicultural settings.

Physical requirements necessary to perform essential job functions
Work is primarily sedentary. The instructor sits comfortably to do the work; however, there may be some walking, standing, bending, or lifting items weighing up to 15 pounds.

Driving University Vehicle? No
Work Schedule

As required to meet the academic schedule


Substitution of Experience/Education No
Start Date
Ending Date (if temporary)
Special Instructions to Applicants
Submit a professional CV; letter of application outlining the applicant's interest, qualifications and experience for the position; contact information for three professional references; and unofficial graduate transcripts to http://unt-dallas.peopleadmin.com/.
For additional information visit http://unt-dallas.peopleadmin.com or contact Dr. Mattthew Babcock at
Matthew.Babcock@untdallas.edu. Statements of teaching interests and teaching philosophy may also be requested from applicants.


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  3. * Do you have a Ph.D. in History or a Master's degree in History with at least 18 graduate hours in History?
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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. References
  4. Graduate transcript
Optional Documents
  1. Veteran Preference (DD-214)

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