Adjunct Instructor of History
Job Details
Cumberland University - Lebanon, TN
Adjunct Instructor
Master's Degree

Position Title

Adjunct Instructor, History

Posting Date

June 2019

Closing Date

Open Until Filled


Fall 2019 and Spring 2020

Beginning Date

Fall 2019

Hours per week

Not to exceed 37

Job Type

Adjunct Instructor

Internal Category

Adjunct Instructor

Position Purpose

Applications are sought for adjunct instructors of History to teach HIS 191, 192, 201, and/or 202 in the Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 semesters. Courses may be taught on campus and/or at dual enrollment sites in area high schools. These courses are options for the fulfillment of the History component of Cumberland University's General Education Core, and in the History major. These survey courses should provide students with a rigorous introduction to major historical themes, as well as to college-level writing, thinking, and analysis.

Knowledge, Skills And Abilities

  • Ability to navigate instructional technology and software.
  • Demonstrated inter- and intrapersonal skills, especially in engaging with traditional and non-traditional university students.
  • Evidence of high level of personal agency and initiative.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills.


Evidence of rigorous, creative, and effective teaching at the collegiate level.


Completed Master's degree in United States History. 18 graduate hours in US History completed as part of a Master's degree in related field may be accepted.

Application Requirements

Available for Fall and Spring semesters on site at the main campus in Lebanon, TN and potentially at high school site(s) in Wilson County TN for dual enrollment courses.

Minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

Application Requirements

An electronic version of your cover letter, curriculum vitae, philosophy of teaching, unofficial graduate transcripts, and five references is required.