Job Search: Lecturer, Modern World History, GSU

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Georgia State University, History
Lecturer, Modern World History

The History Department at Georgia State University invites applications for a Lecturer position in Modern World History (1500 CE to present) to begin Fall 2019. GSU history lecturers are full time, non-tenure track instructors who make vital contributions to the department’s undergraduate teaching and programmatic mission, with opportunities for promotion in rank. A national leader in using innovation to drive student success, Georgia State enrolls and graduates one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation.

The Department of History welcomes applicants who are committed to creative, engaging pedagogies, the scholarship of teaching and learning, and the development of learning opportunities beyond the classroom. The department seeks candidates with expertise and/or experience teaching Modern World History (1500 CE to present). Because of our student body, the department encourages applicants with a passion for teaching and mentoring diverse student populations. Candidates should speak to this in their teaching statement.

Lecturers normally teach four sections, with a single prep, of the modern world history survey per semester. An upper-level course in area of specialization may occasionally replace one section of the survey.

Application materials should include a cover letter, CV, transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable for initial review), relevant instructional materials or web link, a statement of teaching philosophy and interests, and evidence of instructional effectiveness. If the doctorate is not already in hand, please indicate expected date of graduation.

Applicants should send letters and application materials to Chair, Modern World Search Committee, at Applications received by November 15, 2018 are assured full consideration; preliminary interviews will be conducted via Skype.

The Department of History is committed to building its research and instructional excellence by increasing the diversity of its faculty and strongly encourages applications from individuals in under-represented groups. Offer of employment conditional upon background verification. Please direct questions to Dr. Harcourt Fuller at for the Modern World Search. Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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Please direct questions to Dr. Harcourt Fuller at for the Modern World Search

Website: Category:World History / StudiesSecondary Categories:African History / Studies
Atlantic History / Studies
Latin American and Caribbean History / StudiesPosting Date:10/11/2018Closing Date01/09/2019