The Department of History and Political Science at Utah Valley University invites applications for a one-year lectureship to join our dynamic American Indian Studies and History programs in August 2019. This lecturer will be responsible for teaching large-section U.S. history surveys and an upper-division American Indian History class per semester.
Ph.D. in a Humanities-related field from an accredited university.
Preferred Ph.D. in History or American Indian Studies.
Preferred experience working within American Indian Communities.
Preferred 1 year teaching experience.
UVU is an open-admission institution actively recruiting Native Americans interested in continuing their education. These programs and these classes are part of UVU's Native American Initiative. (https://www.uvu.edu/multicultural/native-american/) American Indian Studies (AIS) at UVU provides students with academic experiences, skills, and strategies to understand the scope of American indigenous communities within scholarly and applied contexts. (https://www.uvu.edu/americanindianstudies/) We welcome applicants with experience working within American Indian communities.
Compensation includes salary and a comprehensive benefits package. UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.
Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicant’s qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter specifying teaching and research interests, c.v., teaching statement, and contact information for three references at: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/11558
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