Lecturer in Early American History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Massachusetts, United States|
The History Department at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for a half time Lecturer in early American history. We are seeking talented applicants with experience teaching and working with undergraduate student populations. The History Department is committed to the career development of non-tenure-track faculty and provides them with professional development funds in addition to salary and other standard benefits.
The successful candidate will teach two courses per semester. While we are open to all specializations within early American history, we are particularly interested in candidates who could teach undergraduate courses in one or more of the following areas: American Revolution, Colonial North America, and Atlantic World.
This is a half-time (9-month) non-tenure-track position beginning September 1, 2018. It is non-renewable. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. (preferred) in History or a related field or be advanced ABD students in one of those fields, and must provide evidence of teaching excellence, strong commitment to undergraduate education, and ability to work with diverse populations/students.
The Department of History is committed to sustaining a diverse, inclusive community of faculty, students, and staff with the conviction that such an environment promotes learning and cultivates ethical, informed, and prepared citizens. We are especially interested in qualified candidates whose teaching and service reflect engagement with varied perspectives and constituencies.
To apply, applicants must submit a cover letter, teaching philosophy, advising philosophy, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching excellence and the names and contact information of three references to:
Applicants should apply by the priority deadline of July 3, 2018, in order to ensure consideration. For questions, contact Prof. Brian Ogilvie, Department Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org
The University is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Because broad diversity is essential to an inclusive climate and critical to the University's goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will holistically assess the many qualifications of each applicant and favorably consider an individual's record working with students and colleagues with broadly diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds in educational, research or other work activities. We will also favorably consider experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic degree and career.
For questions, contact Prof. Brian Ogilvie, Department Chair, at email@example.com
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies