Lecturer - History & Political Science - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Under the direct supervision of the Department Chair of History & Political Science, teaches five large section courses per semester in United States History. Participates collaboratively and professionally with other faculty and staff to promote the general well-being of the department and the college, its staff and student body. Supports and seeks always to fulfill the guiding concepts for the college embodied in the philosophy, mission, values and vision adopted by the University.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from a regionally accredited institution with a doctorate degree in a related field to the coursework being taught or master’s degree plus two years of experience in a related discipline. Demonstrated successful teaching at the college or university level is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a graduate degree in U.S. History – specialty open. Ph.D. required. Demonstrated successful teaching in American History at the college or university level.


Knowledge and skill in current instructional theory, methods, strategies and techniques.
Knowledge of student management, motivation and evaluation techniques.


Skill in interpersonal relationships, problem solving and decision-making.
Skill in applying multimedia hardware/software in classroom teaching.


Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Ability to work independently.

Pay Range


Special Instructions to Applicants

-Courses taught will be five large section, lower-division courses per semester in United States History.

-Please list a minimum of three references. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

Keyword Phrases

  • History/Political Science
  • Lecturer - History & Political Science
  • student centered teaching organization
  • building communities of engaged learners
  • beautiful mountain location
  • History
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Visiting / Adjunct
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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