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Department of History
College of Liberal Arts

The College of Liberal Arts invites applications for a non-tenure track, 10-month Lecturer position in U.S. History with the History Department to begin August 2014. Position is renewable annually.

ABDs may apply, but Ph.D. in history is required when position commences in August 2014. Must possess a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarly productivity, and active participation in service to the department, college, and university.

Teach lower-level sections of both halves of the U.S. survey. Lecturers may teach an upper-level course in the area of their research specialty when scheduling permits. Area of specialization is open but those with interests in gender and sexuality studies and/or urban history are particularly encouraged to apply.

Towson University:
Towson University ( was founded in 1866, is recognized by U. S. News and World Reports as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, is Baltimore’s largest university, and is the largest public, comprehensive institution in the University of Maryland System. TU enrolls almost 18,000 undergraduates and 4,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has over 865 full-time faculty, and offers more than 65 bachelor’s, 45 master’s, and 5 doctoral programs. Our centrally located campus sits on 330 rolling green acres and is 10 miles north of Baltimore, 45 miles north of Washington D.C., and 95 miles south of Philadelphia.

Application Process:
Review of applications will begin on April 7, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, official graduate-school transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, a syllabus for one half of the U.S. survey, and a scholarly writing sample (article or dissertation chapter). Send all materials electronically to

Please direct questions about the position to the Search Committee Chair, Christian Koot (

Upon submitting your Curriculum Vitae to indicate your interest in this position, please be sure to visit to complete a voluntary on-line applicant data

form. The information you provide will inform the university’s affirmative action plan and is for statistical purposes only and shall not be used to illegally discriminate for or against anyone.

Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.







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