Lecturer- History

University of North Texas
Denton County, TX
Closing date
Jul 1, 2022

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Science, Social and Behavioral Sciences, History
Organization Type
The Department of History at the University of North Texas invites applications for multiple one-year lecturer positions in United States history to begin in fall 2022. We seek candidates who are dynamic and creative teachers, committed to mentoring and educating our large and diverse community of students.

Responsibilities include teaching high-enrollment U.S. history survey courses; teaching upper-level undergraduate courses in the candidate's areas of specialization; and performing departmental service.

We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in some aspect of the history of race, ethnicity, indigeneity, and/ or gender and sexuality. Otherwise, the area of specialization for this search is open. Our committee is searching for candidates who will bring innovative approaches to the study of American history and will contribute to our department's mission of inclusivity in historical education.

The ideal candidates will join a vibrant history department at an R1 university and have the opportunity to participate in a number of interdisciplinary programs and initiatives.

We anticipate several Lecturer openings in the Fall of 2022. As openings arise, we will actively source candidates from this applicant pool. An offer of employment for this position will be made dependent upon available funding.

Minimum Qualifications:
Doctoral candidacy in history or a related field
College level teaching experience
Demonstrated effective communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:
PhD in history or closely related field
Experience teaching U.S. history survey courses
Familiarity with teaching both in person and online
Expertise in some aspect of the history of race, ethnicity, indigeneity, and/ or gender and sexuality

All applications must be submitted electronically via the UNT faculty career site at https://jobs.untsystem.edu/. Applications and/or application materials not submitted through this website will not be considered. All applicants must submit:
  • Letter of application
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Diversity statement that describes how you incorporate diversity, equity, and inclusion into your research and teaching practices, and how you would contribute to the development of a diverse and inclusive learning community at UNT through teaching and service
  • List of names and contact information for three references to be contacted for letters of reference
  • Sample syllabus
  • As "Other Document," upload a list of courses you are prepared to teach

Review of applications will begin on June 29, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. Please direct questions to Professor Wesley G. Phelps, Search Committee Chair.

Direct link to job posting: https://jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/59976
The Chronicle of Higher Education. Keywords: History - Lecturer, Location: Denton, TX - 76203

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