The Department of History at Santa Clara University invites applications for a full time, three year, renewable term lecturer position (non-tenure track) in the history of the United States to 1877. Candidates should demonstrate ability to teach a variety of survey level as well as upper division American history courses. This includes period courses (such as the first half of the US Survey; Revolution, Confederation, Constitution; The New Nation; and The Union in Crisis) as well as theme courses (such as Historical Geography, California, Gender, Native American, Borderlands, etc.). A seminar on Historical Writing and a two-course Cultures and Ideas sequence will likely be taught each year—sample syllabi available upon request. The closing date for applications, including letters of recommendation is midnight (Pacific time) on January 31, 2020. Santa Clara University, located in California’s Silicon Valley, is a comprehensive, Jesuit, Catholic university, and an AA/EEO employer. For more information, see www.scu.edu/hr/careers/faculty.cfm
Successful candidates must have a strong commitment to excellent teaching; and to providing service to the Department, College, University, profession and community appropriate to rank. Teaching responsibilities will include student advising and mentoring. Ph.D. in U.S. History required by starting date: September 1, 2020.
Additional Salary Information: May include housing assistance
About Santa Clara University
Santa Clara University is a private, Jesuit, Catholic university located in the heart of California’s Silicon Valley that is committed to promoting social justice in a liberal arts educational setting. Faculty are teaching scholars who equally balance a commitment to quality teaching with active programs of research. Ideal candidates should therefore demonstrate not only potential for excellent undergraduate teaching, but also promise in sustained research and scholarly publication. Although some the University’s schools grant advanced degrees, the Department of History offers an exclusively undergraduate program. The University is focused on creating an academic community that educates citizens and leaders who will build a more humane, just, and sustainable world.