Assistant Lecturer/ Assistant Teaching Professor of History

Indiana, United States
Salary Not Specified
Mar 29, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Title

Assistant Lecturer/ Assistant Teaching Professor of History

Additional Information

Ball State University’s Department of History welcomes applications for a full time, one-year contract faculty position in secondary education social studies methods, available August 2021.

Benefits and Community


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Length of Appointment

FT Academic Year


Full time, one-year contract faculty position in secondary education social studies methods available August 2021. Responsibilities include three methods courses in the fall (two sections of junior high methods and one of secondary school methods) and one introduction to the social studies course and supervision of some 12 student teachers in the spring. Each semester faculty teaching load equivalent of 3 credit hours will be granted to allow for the writing of a report assessing the department’s embedded teacher certification process in conjunction with representatives in Teachers College. Appointment is for academic year 2021-2022.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in Social Studies from an acredited institution.

Authorization to work in the US

Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Social Studies from an accredited institution.

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Pre-Employment Screening

Requires successful completion of a background check and education verification.

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EEO Statement

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

EEO /AA Employer/Veterans/Disabled.

About Ball State University

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.



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Information regarding transcripts

The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earned is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.

Special Instructions Summary

Applicants are required to upload in the “Applicant Documents” section:
1. Cover Letter
2. Curriculum vitae
3. Inclusive Excellence/Diversity Statement
4. Teaching Statement/Portfolio

Search Committee Chair Name and Contact Information

Dr. Abel Alves, Chairperson, Department of History,

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Inclusive Excellence/Diversity Statement
  4. Teaching Statement/Portfolio
Optional Documents
  1. Undergraduate Transcripts
  2. Master's Transcripts
  3. Doctorate Transcripts
  4. Research Statement/Papers
  5. Writing Sample
  6. Teaching Evaluations
  7. Course Syllabi
  8. List of Courses Taught

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