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Adjunct, Department of History, College of Arts and Sciences

Drexel University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 26, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Art, Art History, Humanities, History, Other Humanities, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time
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About the College of Arts and Sciences

The College of Arts and Sciences (CoAS) delivers a time-honored liberal arts education paired with Drexel’s renowned focus on applied learning. Our research and scholarship explore contemporary issues with an eye toward improving the common good. With a breadth of disciplines in the natural sciences, social sciences and humanities, and a focus on the now, the College is the perfect home for curious scholars who seek to apply their learning in the service of humanity. Our undergraduate programs, Co-op experiences and Community-Based Learning courses give students a broad-based, hands-on education that prepares them to make an impact immediately. Our graduate programs take a rigorous yet practical approach to advancing knowledge. Our faculty members are dedicated teachers and gifted scholars who publish groundbreaking research on the world’s most pressing issues.

About the History Department

The Department of History teaches students across Drexel University in online, in-person and hybrid formats. Departmental strengths are in global history and the history of science, technology and the environment. Its experiential-learning opportunities include site visits and archival work.

Most courses are four credits, meeting four hours per week in person, online, or in a hybrid format (typically three hours in-person and one hour online). In-person teaching takes place at Drexel's main University City campus. Drexel is on the quarter system; terms are ten weeks long plus a final exam week. See Drexel's academic calendar at . All course descriptions can be found in the catalog: .

Job Summary

The adjunct faculty member will employ a variety of strategies to foster student learning and discussions, as well as encourage active learning in all students, maintain proper course-related records, and evaluate student work and provide students with feedback as to the progress toward meeting the objectives of the course. Each adjunct faculty member is responsible for effectively teaching students in the assigned classroom or online. Responsibilities may include teaching days or evenings, with the potential for online only, in-person only, or a combination of both.

Essential Functions
  • Teach required number of credit hours per quarter based on contract.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills related to teaching methodology, curriculum development and evaluation.
  • Evaluate student achievement of curricular objectives/outcomes.
  • Schedule two office hours per week for student availability.
  • Schedule administrative time for course preparation.
  • Maintain communication with the department head regarding any course or student issues.
  • Perform other similar duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications
  • PhD in History or a closely related field
Special Instructions to the Applicant

Please make sure you upload your CV/resume and cover letter when submitting your application.

Advertised:Oct 26 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close:Dec 25 2021 Eastern Standard Time

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