ANNOUNCEMENT OF FACULTY VACANCY
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
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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