Adjunct Faculty, Department of History

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Work type: Adjunct Faculty
Location: Denver, CO
Categories: Faculty

The DU History Department offers history courses to undergraduate students in a variety of different geographical areas and periods. Our classes are writing and reading intensive with rigorous in-class discussions, with opportunities to participate in hands-on historical research, service learning projects and internships. All of our 90-100 history majors are required to engage in a senior capstone project, a 25-30 page thesis based on primary source research and integration of secondary source materials, a rigorous endeavor.  

Position Summary

The Department of History at the University of Denver is looking to hire adjunct instructors for the 2022-2023 academic year to teach a variety of undergraduate courses in early modern to modern Middle East, disease in early America, 19th and 20th century United States, Russia/Soviet Union, early modern and modern Europe, and ancient Rome/Greece.

Essential Functions

Instructing undergraduate students.

Required Qualifications

  • MA in a related field.

Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD in a related field. 

Application Deadline
For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) August 15, 2022.

Special Instructions
Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Course Rate

The standard adjunct rate for a 4-credit course will be $4,360.

The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, but not based on a candidate’s sex or any other protected status.

The University of Denver offers some benefits for non-benefited employees. The University of Denver is a private institution that empowers students who want to make a difference. Learn more about the University of Denver.

Please include the following documents with your application:
1. Curriculum Vitae
2. Cover Letter

The University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer. The University of Denver prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age (40 years and over in the employment context), religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, veterans status, and any other class of individuals protected from discrimination under federal, state, or local law, regulation, or ordinance in any of the university's educational programs and activities, and in the employment (including application for employment) and admissions (including application for admission) context, as required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended in 2008; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and any other federal, state, and local laws, regulations, or ordinances that prohibit discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation. For the university's complete Non-Discrimination Statement, please see non‑discrimination‑statement.

All offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.

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