Lecturer with Emphasis in U.S. History
University of Wisconsin, Department of History
United States


POSITION: A part time (60%) instructional academic staff position is available in the Department of History with an emphasis in U.S. History for the Fall 2019 semester beginning August 26, 2019.  The official title is in the Lecturer title series.  This is a one-semester appointment with salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. There is a possibility of reappointment to succeeding semesters.

QUALIFICATIONS: A master’s degree is required from a regionally accredited institution. The following will be considered assets: candidates who are ABD, or who have a completed doctorate; evidence of successful teaching at the collegiate level; demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness.

DUTIESTeach three courses in the Fall of 2019:

  • Two Sections of HIST 114 (US History to 1877) on a Tu-Th schedule
  • One section of HIST 336 (Sectionalism, Civil War, and Reconstruction) entirely ONLINE

THE UNIT: The department of History consists of eight faculty members and two instructional academic staff members. The department invites candidates to visit its web page at:  https://www.uwec.edu/academics/college-arts-sciences/departments-programs/history/

UNIVERSITY and EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITYUW-Eau Claire, an institution of approximately 11,500 students and 1,400 faculty and staff, is consistently recognized as a top comprehensive university in the Midwest and is widely known as a leader in faculty-undergraduate research and study abroad. We strive for excellence in liberal education and select graduate and professional programs through commitment to teaching and learning and dedication to our core values of diversity,sustainability, leadership, and innovation.

The City of Eau Claire, situated at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers, is at the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 100,000 people located 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The area features beautiful parks andtrails, strong public schools, a vibrant arts scene and local food culture, and abundant recreational opportunities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Web site: http://www.uwec.edu/Employment.  You must create an account and login before you can apply.  If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login."  Click the link to the History: Lecturer (US History) 60% position (Job ID # 15614) and then click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application electronically.  Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed.  Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format:

  • Letter of application
  • Curriculum vita
  • Unofficial graduate school transcript
  • Evidence of teaching experience (including teaching evaluations, as available)
  • Names and contact information for three references.

Please direct requests for additional information to:

Professor Louisa Rice, Chair, Department of History



To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by July 1, 2019.  However, screening may continue until position is filled. The university reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at anappropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).

The UW-Eau Claire Police Department is dedicated to maintaining a safe and secure environment for learning and working. Although crime at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is  limited, the   University Police want students, faculty and staff to be aware of crime on campus and the area surrounding the campus. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose annual information about campus crime.  Visit Campus Security and Fire Report  (https://www.uwec.edu/files/8/annual-security-report.pdf) .  Also visit our Campus Security Authority policy (https://www.uwec.edu/files/787/CleryCompliancePolicy.pdf). 

UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing

diversity, equity, and inclusion.


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