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Quarterly Adjunct Lecturer - Online

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Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Quarterly Adjunct Lecturer - Online
Department, Program, Center History Department
Specialty or Subdiscipline U. S. Environmental History
Requisition Number FAC000861
College or School College of Arts and Sciences

Position Summary Information


The History Department of Santa Clara University, a Jesuit, Catholic university, invites applicants for an adjunct lecturer position during Summer Quarter 2018, to teach “Intro: US Environmental History.” This course is scheduled for Session #1, online. A course syllabus is available upon request to

Salary Competitive; depends on enrollment.
Basic Qualifications

(1) Academic: A completed PhD showing preparation adequate to the subject (ABD acceptable); (2) Teaching: Evidence of aptitude for teaching History at the university level, with preference to candidates with prior experience in US Environmental History; (3) evidence of experience teaching online preferred.

Preferred Qualifications

Teaching duties include but are not limited to:
1. Teaching the assigned section during the summer term.
2. Conducting all assigned class meetings and grading all assignments.
3. Assigning and submitting student grades to the Office of the Registrar by the designated deadline.
4. Administering numeric and narrative evaluations as determined by the chair.
5. Fulfilling other academic duties as may be assigned by the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences or the Chair of the History Department.

Start Date 06/21/2018
Work Authorization

Santa Clara University does not sponsor any visa applications for this position. The successful candidate must be able to provide evidence of identity and legal authorization to work in the United States.

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 12/06/2016
Close Date 12/18/2017
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants
Additional Information
About Santa Clara University

Santa Clara University is a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located in California’s Silicon Valley, offering its 8,800 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, and engineering, plus master’s, Ph.D., and law degrees.

Distinguished by the highest retention rate and ranked second among all master’s universities in the West by U.S. News and World Report, Santa Clara University is California’s oldest operating institution of higher-education. The University is focused on creating an academic community that educates citizens and leaders who will build a more just, humane, and sustainable world.

EEO Statement

Santa Clara University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, and members of historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected category in accordance with applicable law. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability.

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Posting Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • WEB-SC: SCU Website
    • SCU: University Promotion/Transfer
    • SE: Self
    • PE: Periodical
    • ER: SCU Employee Referral
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Scholarly
    • Facebook
    • LN: Other Newspaper
    • CF: Conference
    • WEB-O: Other website
    • OS: Other
    • Asians in Higher Education
    • Assoc of Jesuit Colleges & Universities
    • CAL Jobs
    • Blacks in Higher Education
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • Hispanics in Higher Education
    • Latinos in Higher Education
    • LGBT in Higher Education
    • Native Americans in Higher Education
    • Northern California Higher Education Consortium
    • Veterans in Higher Education
    • Women and Higher Education
  2. * If you were offered this position, would you be able to present evidence that you are legally authorized to work in the United States without needing SCU sponsorship?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. First Letter of Reference Provided by Applicant
Optional Documents