Lecturer in Indigenous History

Contact John C. Swanson
Chattanooga, TN, US
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The Department of History at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, College of Arts and Sciences, invites applications for a full-time lecturer position in Indigenous History to begin August 1, 2020.

This is a one-year appointment with the possibility of renewal. Teaching load is 4/4.

The successful candidate will possess the following requirements:

PhD in History or a related field. Individuals who are “all but dissertation” (ABD) will be considered; however, the degree must be awarded within twelve months of the first semester of employment.
Ability to teach introductory survey courses in World history.
Ability to teach Native American history.
Ability to teach advanced courses in area of specialty.
Ability to teach historical methods courses.
Willingness and ability to engage in alternative modes of instruction, including online.
Willingness to engage in assisting the UTC campus in its ability to reach additional goals as specified in UTC’s Strategic Plan including a demonstrable commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Application Procedures

Applicants should prepare to submit the following information within our online application system for consideration:

Introductory letter of interest;
CV, including up-to-date, personal contact information (email, phone, etc.);
Additionally, candidates will need to include names, titles, and email addresses for three (3) references for confidential letters of recommendation to be requested.

Review of applications will begin on February 24, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

Applications must be submitted electronically through the UTC Faculty Career Site.


The University of Tennessee Chattanooga is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.