Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship - Core Humanities
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Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship - Core Humanities
University of Nevada, Reno - Main Campus
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The Core Humanities program of the University of Nevada, Reno is seeking candidates for a full-time, temporary Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship for the 2019-2020 academic year. The successful applicant will teach the equivalent of three courses per semester in the Core Humanities program, which offers the university's required, interdisciplinary courses on human histories and cultures from ancient times to the present: CH 201 Ancient and Medieval Cultures; CH 202 The Modern World; CH 203 American Experiences; and CH 212 Science, Technology, and Society in the Modern World.
Teach the equivalent of three courses per semester; advance an active and promising research agenda in a humanities discipline; engage in service-related activities in the program, College of Liberal Arts, university, and/or community.
Must have a PhD (completed sometime between May 2014 and June 2019) in a humanities discipline by time of appointment; demonstrated record of effective teaching; and experience teaching interdisciplinary courses in content areas equivalent to at least one of the four Core Humanities courses.
1) Specialization in the literature, history, or cultures of world civilizations or the United States and experience teaching interdisciplinary humanities courses, with an emphasis on diversity and inclusion.
2) An active and promising research agenda.
3) Experience and promise as an excellent teacher.
4) A track record of campus programming and/or community engagement.
The award-winning Core Humanities program of the University of Nevada, Reno offers interdisciplinary courses taught by faculty and graduate assistants from five academic departments in the College of Liberal Arts: English, History, Philosophy, Political Science, and World Languages and Literatures. Under the Silver Core curriculum adopted in Fall 2016, the program has met the exciting challenges of providing college students with a sequence of courses that equip them with the knowledge and skills they need to navigate a complex and fast-changing world.
Please attach the following attachments to your application
2. A detailed letter of application that includes a statement on how you would contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through your research, teaching, and/or service, as well as your teaching philosophy and the contributions you would make to the Core Humanities program.
3. PhD and other degree transcripts.
4. Contact information for three professional references. Copies of 1 -2 most relevant publications (PDF format).
This posting is open until filled
Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
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Founded in 1874, the University of Nevada, Reno is the State of Nevada’s land grant institution with a statewide mission and presence. The University of Nevada, Reno is a Carnegie I Research Institution and has been recognized as a “Top Tier” Best National University by U.S. News & World Report. With an enrollment of nearly 21,000 students we offer 145 Tier 1 accredited degree programs. Located in the picturesque Truckee Meadows the University of Nevada, Reno is surrounded by numerous state and national parks, is 45 minutes from beautiful Lake Tahoe, and four hours from San Francisco.
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