Adjunct in HIstory

Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

Job description

Company Description:

Assumption College, a Catholic institution sponsored by the Augustinians of the Assumption and rooted in the Catholic intellectual tradition, strives to form graduates known for critical intelligence, thoughtful citizenship and compassionate service. We pursue these ambitious goals through a curriculum grounded in the liberal arts and extending to the domain of professional studies. Enlivened by the Catholic affirmation of the harmony of faith and reason, we aim, by the pursuit of the truth, to transform the minds and hearts of students. Assumption favors diversity and ecumenically welcomes all who share its goals. Assumption College is part of Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts. Applicants from underrepresented racial minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job Description:

The History Department at Assumption College seeks to hire a part-time adjunct instructor to teach at least one section of HIS 114 World History I for the Fall 2018 semester. Classes run from August 27th to December 5th with finals held through December 14th. The course is capped at 25 students and meets on a MWF schedule at 2:30pm. Adjuncts are welcomed as important contributors to the department and to our students, and are provided with shared office space, email, voicemail, and other resources needed for quality teaching. Successful candidates may have the possibility of teaching additional courses in subsequent semesters.


Applicants must be willing to contribute actively to the mission of the College as well as show respect for the Catholic and Assumptionist identity of Assumption College.

Applicants should have a PhD in History; ABD graduate students with prior teaching experience will also be considered.

How to apply

Please submit a letter of interest, current curriculum vita, and the names and contact information for two references who can attest to the applicant’s teaching experience and qualifications. Materials must be submitted online as MS Word documents or PDF files at the following website: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position(s) is filled.

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