Adjuncts for History



Job description

Washington, DC

Trinity Washington University is seeking an adjunct faculty member to teach history. The course is Renaissance and Reformation which studies the political, social, and economic history of the major centers of the Italian Renaissance, the Northern Renaissance and Christian humanism, the scientific revolution, the relationship between humanism and reform, the continental and English Reformations, and popular culture in early modern Europe. Class meets Tuesday’s and Thursday’s 3:00pm- 4:15pm.

QUALIFICATIONS: Successful candidates should have earned at least a Master’s degree from an accredited institution in history or political science and be able to demonstrate strong teaching skills. Preference will be given to candidates with a Ph.D. or MBA in Business Management

Official transcripts for all degrees earned, sample course syllabi, course evaluations and/or other evidence of teaching effectiveness, and contact information for three professional references will be needed if the candidate is invited to campus for an interview. Knowledge of best teaching practices is required. Finalists will be invited to campus for an interview and teaching demonstration. Preference is given to candidates who demonstrate excellence with engaged and active learning practices.

How to apply

Please submit a letter of application and c.v. to: [email protected]

Please reference “Adjunct for History” in the subject line and name your documents to include your last name. For example: “Smith CV” and “Smith Cover Letter.”

Trinity Washington University is committed to providing equal employment opportunity in the workplace without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, and all other categories governed by the laws of the United States and the District of Columbia. Trinity does not engage in discrimination on the basis of any personal characteristics defined by law as prohibited classifications.

Trinity is a comprehensive institution offering a broad range of educational programs that prepare students across the lifespan for the intellectual, ethical and spiritual dimensions of contemporary work, civic and family life.