Texas Christian University invites applications for a one-year lecturer position in the Department of History beginning August 2019. This is a teaching position, with a 4/4 load and an emphasis on survey courses (which are capped at 40 students). The department seeks candidates who can teach both halves of the U.S. survey course (before and after 1877), in addition to one or more other surveys on The African American Experience, 1619-Present, Multicultural America, Latinos/as in U.S. History, or World History.
Candidates should have a Ph.D. in hand at the time of application. Review of applications will begin May 15, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. Applications should be submitted through the TCU Human Resources website at https://tcu.igreentree.com/CSS_Faculty. Fill out personal/contact information and voluntary survey and then upload a letter of application, CV, a sample syllabus, and a statement of teaching philosophy. Please include in your application letter evidence of 1) successful college-level teaching; 2) experience or potential for mentoring students from underrepresented populations; and 3) a commitment to developing an atmosphere of diversity, equity, and inclusion on campus. Applicants must have two confidential letters of reference emailed directly from the reviewer or dossier service to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Questions regarding the position should be addressed to the department chair, Dr. Todd Kerstetter, at email@example.com. Questions regarding the application process or uploading documents should be directed to Human Resources at 817-257-7790.
TCU, with 10,000 students, is an independent, highly selective, nonsectarian university with a dedication to academic freedom. For the past seven years in a row, it has been selected as one of the Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.” TCU is located four miles from downtown Fort Worth, part of a metropolitan area of seven million people and highly ranked as one of the most livable cities in the U.S.
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