Lecturer, History of Engineering and Technology

Arizona State University

Job Type: Faculty, Tenure Track

Application Deadline: June 7, 2016

The School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies (SHPRS) at Arizona State University invites applications for a full-time, benefits eligible Lecturer in History of Engineering and Technology to teach undergraduate online and/or on-ground courses in the history of engineering. Teaching may occur in an online (7.5 week semester) and/or on-ground (15 week semester) environment. This is a fixed-term, academic year (nine month) appointment with no tenure implications. Subsequent annual renewal is possible contingent upon satisfactory performance, availability of resources, and the needs of the university. Specialists in all regions and time periods within the history of engineering and technology, including those able to contribute to the unit’s developing strengths in global/comparative history, are welcome to apply. Anticipated start date is August 16, 2016.

Required Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree in history with a focus on engineering by the time of appointment
  • Ability to teach broad surveys in the history of engineering
  • Evidence of successful instructional experience at the university level
  • Willingness to teach online and on-ground courses

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience teaching History of Engineering
  • Evidence of successful online instructional experience at the university level

Applicants must apply online at http://academicjobsonline.org/ajo and submit the following application materials: 1) a cover letter stating qualifications, experience, research plans, and teaching interests; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) teaching statement including evidence of instructional success; and 4) contact information (name, address, email, telephone number) for three professional references. Applicants name should appear in each uploaded file name. Cover letter can be addressed to Professor Christopher Jones, Search Committee Chair. Application deadline is April 22, 2016; if not filled, reviews will occur every two weeks thereafter until search is closed.  A background check is required for employment.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/

Posted: March 30, 2016