History Adjunct Instructor
Position DetailsUNT System Overview
Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education.
Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students. UNT System institutions award more than 11,000 degrees each year – including the largest number of master’s and doctoral degrees in the DFW region. As DFW’s university system, UNT World offers a wide range of degree programs and academic initiatives across our campuses. With more than 300 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs, as well as convenient campus locations and teaching centers located throughout North Texas, our system provides a wide array of opportunities.
The University of North Texas at Dallas invites applications for the position History Adjunct Instructor for the Fall 2020 and/or Spring 2021 semesters.
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.Position Summary
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 (2610-U.S. History to 1865, and 2620-U.S. History since 1865), Texas History (4700), and World Civilization courses (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 [email protected]Minimum Qualifications
- A Master’s degree in History with at least 18 graduate hours in History, and outstanding experience in teaching core-curriculum U.S. History, Texas History, and World Civilization courses (both face-to-face and online).
- PhD in History with significant experience in higher education;
- Successful experience teaching adults in a post-secondary institution;
- Excellent communication skills in multicultural settings.
ACCORDING TO ACADEMIC SCHEDULEDriving University VehicleNoSecurity SensitiveThis is a security sensitive position.EEO Statement
The 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.Physical RequirementsCarrying, Cleaning, Kneeling, Lifting up to 10 pounds, Pulling , Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Squatting, Stooping, Bending, Standing, Twisting, Walking, Writing, Grasp, Talk or HearPosting NumberA129PPosition End 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 https://jobs.untsystem.edu/.
For additional information visit https://jobs.untsystem.edu/ or contact Dr. Mattthew Babcock at
[email protected] Statements of teaching interests and teaching philosophy may also be requested from applicants.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Do you have a Master’s degree in History with at least 18 graduate hours in History, and outstanding experience in teaching core-curriculum U.S. History, Texas History, and World Civilization courses (both face-to-face and online)?
- Cover Letter
- Curriculum Vitae
- List of Names and Contact Information for 3 references