Lecturer (multiple-year)

Denton, TX
Oct 28, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

System Identification Number:

Posting Origination:

History (121800)

College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences http://class.unt.edu

Lecturer (multiple-year)

Job Summary/Basic Function:
The Department of History at the University of North Texas seeks applications for a full-time lecturer in US History. Additional information about the Department may be found at http://history.unt.edu.

Responsibilities include teaching high-enrollment face-to-face and online sections of both halves of US History survey and providing departmental service. The successful candidate will teach the US Survey (although opportunities do exist for upper-level classes as well) and exhibit a commitment to service to the department (undergraduate advising, departmental committees, and the like).

Applicants will find TWO job postings on the UNT HR website. Both are for lecturers in US history, but the two are not identical. Applicants are encouraged to submit separate applications for both positions, since applicants will not be considered for a position for which they did not apply.

UNT is a Class IDoctorate Granting institution located in Denton, Texas about 40 miles north of both Dallas and Fort Worth. UNT Denton is the flagship research campus of the UNTSystem, has over 38,000 students and over 5,000 graduate students, and is one of the top choices in the nation for transfer students. The Department of History has 30 full-time faculty, more than 400 undergraduate majors, and more than 80 graduate students. It awards the Ph.D. in United States, European and Military History.

University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Minimum Qualifications:
The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in history or a closely related field in hand by August 15, 2019, a concentration in US history (field and era of specialization open), and teaching experience in US history.

Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to applicants with a research specialization in American Jewish history, with ability to teach upper-level classes in Jewish history (any topic/area/era), as well as documented evidence of teaching excellence and with experience in distance education.

Area of Specialty:
US History

Position Type:

Tenure Status:
Non-Tenure Track

Appointment Basis:
9 Months

Pay Frequency:

Non-Tenured Appointment Term:
No Response

Closing Date:
Open Until Search Closed

Review of Applications Begins:

Required Applicant Documents:
Curriculum Vita
Cover Letter
Unofficial Academic Transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire)
Sample Syllabi
Statement of Teaching Philosophy

Special Instructions to Applicants:
All applicants must submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial academic transcripts uploaded as one file, statement on teaching, and proposed syllabi for three undergraduate courses (the first and second halves of the US Survey and one upper level undergraduate course) uploaded as one file to Sample Syllabi.


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