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History-Lecturer or Visiting Assistant Professor

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Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title History-Lecturer or Visiting Assistant Professor
Location Moscow
Division/College College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Department History
Employee Category Faculty
Classification Group Title Temporary Faculty
Tenure Tracking Not Applicable
Rank None
Interim/Term Appointment No
Multi-Year Contract (Non-Tenure Track) Not Applicable
Position Type Temporary
Pay Range 45,000-47,000
Type of Appointment Academic Year
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Internal Posting?
Position Summary

The History Department at the University of Idaho ( invites applications for a temporary non-tenure track position as a Lecturer or Visiting Assistant Professor of History. The area of specialization is Ancient Mediterranean World for a one-year non-renewable visiting professorship. Period, region, and sub-fields are all open for consideration.

Visiting Assistant Professors will hold a regular teaching position at another institution, otherwise individuals will be appointed as lecturers.

The appointment dates are August 14, 2017 – May 12, 2018 and will not be continued.


Job Duty Function Teaching
Job Duties/Responsibilities

This position is responsible for teaching a total of 5 courses in some combination of ISEMS, lower division ancient history courses, and upper level Ancient Mediterranean World courses. This position holds primary responsibility for outcomes, pedagogy, and assessment. This position will also participate in the University’s general education curriculum.


Minimum Qualifications

PhD in History (department can consider doctoral candidates who have completed all requirements and who will defend their dissertations by date of hire)

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrable teaching excellence at the undergraduate level;
Research and teaching interests which complement, and build upon, the department’s present strengths;
Strong interest in interdisciplinary research and collaboration and working across the humanities and sciences;
Strong potential for research productivity, including publications, presentations, and grant writing;
Demonstrated skill to interact effectively with students and faculty;
Capacity to effectively mentor graduate students.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions

Posting Information

Posting Number F000547P
Posting Date 03/01/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

First consideration will be given to applicants who apply by March 24, 2017.

The required 3 letters of reference to be mailed directly to Chair, Search Committee, History Department, University of Idaho, 875 Perimeter Drive MS 3175, Moscow ID 83844

Background Check Statement

Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

EEO Statement

The University of Idaho is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or any other reason prohibited under Federal, State, or local laws. EOE AA/M/F/D/V

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. List of References
  4. Research/Teaching Philosophy
  5. Reference Letter 1
  6. Reference Letter 2
  7. Reference Letter 3
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

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