Continuing Lecturer

Reno, Nevada, United States

Job description

The Core Humanities program of the University of Nevada, Reno(UNR) invites applications for a Lecturer position starting July 1, 2017. The full-time Lecturer (non-tenure-track) will teach four courses per semester in the Core Humanities program, which offers the university’s required, interdisciplinary courses on human histories and cultures from ancient times to the present: CH 201 Ancient and Medieval Cultures; CH 202 The Modern World / CH 212 Science, Technology, and Society in the Modern Era; and CH 203 American Experiences and Constitutional Change.

The award-winning Core Humanities program of the University of Nevada, Reno offers interdisciplinary courses taught by faculty and graduate assistants from five academic departments in the College of Liberal Arts: English, History, Philosophy, Political Science, and World Languages and Literatures. Under the Silver Core curriculum adopted in Fall 2016, the program has met the exciting challenges of providing incoming college students with a sequence of courses that equip them with the knowledge and skills they need to navigate a complex and fast-changing world. More information about the Core Humanities program is at

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The College of Liberal Arts encompasses the disciplines of the humanities and social sciences, as well as the School of the Arts and the School of Social Research and Justice Studies. The largest college at University of Nevada, Reno (UNR)-with over 3500 undergraduate majors, 500 graduate students, 200 faculty members, and 45 staff members-the College of Liberal Arts plays a key role in the education of all undergraduate students and provides over 20 majors for undergraduates and an equal number of degree paths for graduate students. Our faculty are also nationally and internationally known for their research and creative activity, and they are equally well respected for being dedicated teachers, with a number of them receiving university and national awards for their excellent instruction in the classroom.

The University of Nevada serves nearly 21,000 students. The university is ranked as a Tier 1 institution by U.S. News and World Report and offers an array of degree programs at all levels. Reno is located in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, a 30-minute drive from Lake Tahoe. Reno/Tahoe is recognized as a world-class outdoor recreation area. Additional nearby areas of interest include the Black Rock Desert, Sacramento, Yosemite National Park, Napa/Sonoma, the San Francisco Bay Area. Located just a 3 hour drive from San Francisco, the Reno/Tahoe area is one of the country’s outdoor meccas. Within less than an hour drive you will find several famous winter sports resorts (such as Squaw Valley, the host of the 1960 Winter Olympic Games) and hundreds of mountain biking and hiking trails (including the 165-mile Tahoe Rim Trail) for your enjoyment during the winter and summer months. The region offers an array of festivals and cultural activities including museums and performing arts centers. Additionally, the area attracts world class entertainers.
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How to apply

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Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the search closes on January 31, 2017.

The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation. The University of Nevada employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

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