Adjunct Professor, History of the American Peoples (Washington, D.C. campus)
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||District of Columbia, United States|
|Position:||Instructor, Lecturer, Other Teaching, Temporary|
(Pepperdine University, Washington, D.C. campus)
About the Job
The Washington, D.C. campus of Pepperdine University invites applicants for a non-tenure-track, part time adjunct professor position to teach “History of the American Peoples” (HIST 204). Minimum qualifications are a M.A./M.S. degree in a relevant field and 3 years of professional experience, and the highly preferred qualification is a Ph.D. in a relevant field. The successful candidate will teach one semester-long course in Fall 2016.
This course provides a historical overview of the American peoples from pre-colonial times to the present, exploring the variety of the American experience in the context of political, social and intellectual developments. Satisfies in part the general education requirement in the American experience and should emphasize the role and significance of diversity as an aspect of the American experience. Students will develop the capacity to think critically about American history by exploring individual and social identity, including consideration of individuals and groups from various classes, religions, regions and ethnic, gender and racial groups.
Pepperdine University is a nationally recognized, highly-selective university with a 12:1 student:faculty ratio. The vision of Pepperdine is to be a preeminent, global, Christian university, known for the integration of faith and learning, whose graduates lead purposeful lives as servant-minded leaders throughout the world.