Western State Colorado University, Behavioral and Social Sciences
Lecturer, European History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Colorado, United States|
|Position:||Lecturer, Non-Tenure Track Faculty|
Lecturer Position in History
Western State Colorado University
POSITION: The History program of the Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences at Western State Colorado University invites applications for a full-time, one-year, non-tenure track Lecturer position in European History beginning August 2018. The successful candidate must be a broadly-trained historian of Europe, Early Modern and/or Modern. Teaching load is 24 semester credits per academic year (4 courses per semester) and involves advising undergraduates and assisting with program development and the History League Student Association. Candidates should illustrate a willingness to pursue professional development and provide support for committee service if called upon.
SALARY/BENEFITS: Salary range is 38,000-39,000. Benefits include an employee/employer shared contribution retirement plan and life and health insurance.
START DATE: August 2018
QUALIFICATIONS: A Ph.D. in European history is preferred but ABD will be considered for appointment. Sub-Specialties are desired and open outside of the fields of Latin America and Africa. Expertise with and interest in application of digital tools in the humanities is of interest. Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to a liberal arts undergraduate education, and to excellence in teaching and a willingness to work with and advise students of diverse backgrounds
The History Department is home to three programs: Standard History Major, Public History and Secondary Licensure. For more information on the History Program at Western, visit http://western.edu/history/
APPLICATION: To apply, go to www.western.edu/jobs and use our online application (see the “apply” link at the top of the job posting); required attachments to your online application include: a detailed cover letter, curriculum vitae and copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts.
In addition, have three references send letters of recommendation (with names, addresses, email addresses, phone numbers) directly to Donna Holden, mail to: dholden @western.edu.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Western is a residential, four-year public university with an enrollment of 2,700 students who come from across Colorado and all fifty states. Faculty members share a strong commitment to personalized education with the liberal arts as its core. They are student-oriented, collegial, energetic, and engaged in the campus and community. The curriculum provides professional flexibility that values experiential learning and interdisciplinary approaches. The university is located in Gunnison, Colorado, a rural community 200 miles southwest of Denver. At an elevation of 7,700 feet in the southern Rocky Mountains, the Gunnison valley provides significant year-round recreational opportunities. Employees have chosen Western because of the quality of life combined with rewarding careers. Visit http://western.edu to learn more about Western.
Western State Colorado University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.
Dr. Heather Thiessen-Reily
Professor of History
Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences
Western State Colorado University
Gunnison CO 81231
|Primary Category:||European History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Asian History / Studies
Native American History / Studies
Arabic History / Studies