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Visiting Lecturer in History

Maryville College
Tennessee, United States
Not specified
Posted Date
Feb 23, 2018

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, History
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Visiting Lecturer in History

Maryville College, a selective four-year liberal arts college committed to superior teaching, invites applications for a two-year, full-time visiting lecturer appointment in History.  The successful candidate will be able to teach survey and upper level courses in 20th-21st Century European history and modern world history, as well as in one of the following fields: East Asian history, Russian/Soviet history, Middle Eastern history.  Teaching responsibilities also include history courses on broad but nonetheless focused topics, suitable for general education students. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching, and an understanding of the liberal arts approach to education. A Ph.D. in History is preferred.

Founded in 1819, Maryville College is one of the oldest baccalaureate-granting institutions of higher learning in the South. Consistently ranked in the top tier of Southern colleges in national magazines in recent years, the College is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA).  The curriculum is notable for its two semesters of Senior Study research requirement and strong liberal arts core program that incorporates career exploration and preparation.  The student body of about 1200 is drawn mostly from the Southeast, Middle Atlantic States and the Midwest.  Located in Maryville, Tennessee, Maryville College is ideally situated between the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Knoxville, the state’s third largest city. Its location provides residents excellent options for employment, education, outdoor adventures, entertainment and culture.

Applications received by March 23rd, 2018 can be assured of full consideration. Send letter of application along with curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of reference (at least two of which fully address teaching experience and potential) electronically to (please place “History Position” in subject line).  Cover letters may be addressed to: Dr. Daniel Klingensmith, Chair, Division of Humanities, Maryville College.

Maryville College is an equal opportunity employer, and specifically invites applications

from women and minorities.

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