This is a full-time, benefit eligible, non-tenure eligible, Lecturer position renewable based on effective performance, availability of funding, and program needs. The contract dates for AY 21/22 are August 16, 2021 – May 6, 2022.
The Department of History at Northern Arizona University seeks to hire a lecturer specializing in history/social studies education. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching history and social studies methods courses in the BS Ed History and Social Studies program, supervising student fieldwork placements to include student teaching, as well as advising students through the program. Teaching responsibilities will also include contributing to the history department’s curricular offerings in the university’s “American institutions” liberal studies requirements. This position requires close work with other history education faculty to deliver a nationally accredited program of study (CAEP) for undergraduate students and help gather, track, and report student assessment data. Duties will also include help in facilitating partnerships with area schools, as well as coordinating student and teacher workshops and seminars.
Position open until filled. Review date is May 5, 2021.
Master's Degree in History, Political Science, Curriculum and Instruction, or Secondary Education AND minimum five years secondary school teaching experience;
Ph.D. or Ed.D. AND two years minimum teaching experience
Knowledge, research interests, and publications in the scholarship of teaching and learning history and social studies at the secondary level;
Public-school teaching experience;
Evidence of teaching effectiveness, such as student work and assessment data, syllabi, teaching evaluations and awards;
Demonstrable commitment to diversity and ability to augment department course offerings in topics such as U.S. history, history of American education, African American history, and/or Indigenous history;
Evidence of potential for contributing to a dynamic social studies teacher preparation program and K-12 collaborative partnerships, such as conference presentations, curriculum development, teacher collaborations, grant writing, and the social skills to work with a variety of people;
Evidence of an understanding and/or experience with the advising and service roles of faculty in a public research university with a teacher/scholar environment.
Internal Number: 605266
About Northern Arizona University
The Department of History consists of 12 full-time faculty members, 11 of whom are tenure-track or tenured. We are a community of historians dedicated to excellence in teaching, research, and service. We use history to empower scholars, students, and the public at large to use critical thinking and communication skills to expand curiosity, creativity, compassion, tolerance, and integrity in our diverse and ever-changing world.
We have around 300 undergraduate majors (fall 2020), one-half of whom major in History and Social Studies Education, as well as an active Master’s program.