Adjunct Faculty in History
Stevenson University, Department of History
United States

Position Summary          

Adjunct faculty at Stevenson University will engage in teaching activities in accordance with the University’s Faculty Workload. Teaching responsibilities will include teaching history courses in the Humanities & Public History Department.



Master’s degree in History or Public History with a commitment to quality teaching. College level teaching experience preferred. Ph.D. degree preferred.



Knowledge of US history, world history, and the history of the Mid-Atlantic region.


Demonstrated teaching ability in History.


Experience teaching African American or Black History.


Ability to instruct students of varying preparation and abilities.


Proficiency in Microsoft applications, including PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Outlook.


Familiarity with database use.


Familiarity with educational assessment practices


Commitment to integrity, excellence, learning, and community.


Experience working with Blackboard or a similar course delivery platform.


Well developed organizational, reasoning, and problem-solving skills.


Excellent written and oral communication skills.


Ability to manage time and meet deadlines.


Ability to work effectively with colleagues.


Physical Requirements 

Light work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Sitting, standing, walking, talking, hearing, keyboarding, and repetitive motions. Close visual acuity. Position requires sitting and standing for extended periods of time and the ability to speak clearly and effectively for an extended period of time. Subject to inside and outside environmental conditions.


Essential Functions         

Engage in instructional activity totaling no more than 18 contact hours per academic year (August through May), with no more than 9 contact hours taught in an individual semester.


Teaching responsibilities include time spent in the classroom, laboratory, or telecommunications courses and in immediate preparation for them; maintaining competence in subjects being taught; preparing teaching materials; conferring with students on course materials; directing individual and group studies; reviewing written examinations and papers; evaluating presentations and projects; providing academic accommodations for students with documented disabilities.


Administrative responsibilities include writing syllabi, reading and responding to emails promptly, grading course work within a time frame that enables the student to incorporate feedback on their next assignment, submitting mid-term and final grades by posted deadline, and alerting appropriate university personnel to student problems on a timely basis.


Collegiality, as well as professional and ethical conduct, enhances teaching, learning and the general reputation of all persons in the academy. Therefore, all faculty members are expected to serve in a collegial fashion and in accordance with professional and ethical principles when dealing with other faculty members, students, administrators, and members of the public. Follow all faculty and program policies outlined by the School and the University.


Every faculty member is guaranteed academic freedom in accordance with the statement on academic freedom and responsibilities of faculty members, as in the policy manuals.


Teaching assignments may require teaching day, evening, online or hybrid classes.


Meeting classes for the full class time during the scheduled dates and times.


Reports To          Chair, Humanities & Public History

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Posting Information

Number of Available Positions    2

Work Location   Owings Mills North

Position Category            Faculty

Position Type     Adjunct Faculty

Months/Year     9

Hrs/Week           6

Hrs/Year              250

If scheduled to work less than 12 months, beginning date              08/01/2019

Ending Date       

FLSA      Exempt

Payroll  Monthly

Recruitment Instructions              Open to All Applicants

Posting Date       06/18/2019

Closing Date/Application Deadline            08/05/2019

Open Until Filled               Yes

EEO Statement

EOE/AA Employer of Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability


Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).


Please list any courses you have taught at the college level.

(Open Ended Question)


Please indicate the hours you are available to teach courses (i.e.,daytime/evening, specific hours).

(Open Ended Question)


What is the highest level of education attained?


High School Diploma

Associate Degree

Bachelor Degree

Master Degree


Doctorate Degree

Please describe your teaching style.

(Open Ended Question)


Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

Curriculum Vitae

Cover Letter/Letter of Application

Teaching Philosophy

Optional Documents

Letters of Recommendation 1

Letters of Recommendation 2

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