Lecturer, Indigenous History

  • University of Tennessee Chattanooga, History Department
  • The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, McCallie Avenue, Chattanooga, TN, USA
  • Feb 24, 2021
Full time History

Job Description


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, 2021.

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


Preferred and Required Qualifications

The successful candidate will possess the following requirements:

  • PhD in history or a related field with substantial coursework in history. 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 1000- and 2000-level survey courses in world and/or American history.
  • Ability to teach Indigenous history, including advanced courses in area of specialization (region and period open).
  • Ability to teach historical methods courses (i.e., HIST 2100 and HIST 4020).
  • 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 Details

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

  • Introductory letter of interest, including sections addressing scholarship, teaching, diversity/inclusion, and anticipated contributions to the UTC History Department and Chattanooga community.
  • 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 from whom confidential letters of recommendation may be requested.

Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2021, 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.


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Application Deadline

March 1, 2021