Part-Time Instructor in History
Nevada State College, Department of History
United States

Job Description


Nevada State College (NSC) invites applications for an open pool of adjunct faculty in History to teach in a face-to-face, in-person format. This position will:


Design course materials (syllabus, lectures, assignments, exams, etc.)

Teach an in-person section of a course

Utilize training sessions/materials to master the use of Canvas, NSC’s learning management system

Maintain regular communication with students, adjunct coordinator, and department chair

Applications will be considered on an as-needed basis determined by course availability. Department chairs will contact applicants when a position in their area becomes available.


Adjunct faculty members are compensated at the rate of $1,000 per credit hour. Courses range from 1-3 credits.


About Nevada State College:


Founded in 2002, NSC is a four-year public college located on a developing 512-acre campus in the foothills of Henderson, Nevada (adjacent to Las Vegas). Our faculty and staff members enjoy the rare opportunity to mold the college as it continues to grow into a cornerstone of higher education in Southern Nevada. NSC emphasizes high-quality instruction, exemplary student support, evidence-based practices, and innovation as a means to more efficient, effective outcomes in all departments across campus.


NSC serves approximately 4,900 students who are highly diverse and largely underserved—a majority of our students are first generation, racial/ethnic minorities, parents, and/or returning students. We seek applicants who are passionate about working with this promising student population and collaborating with faculty and staff across departments to make a lasting impact in developing our young institution.


Minimum Qualifications:


Master’s degree in related area

Evidence of a strong commitment to teaching, educational excellence, and mentoring undergraduate students

Offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of due diligence background check and verification of credentials

Preferred Qualifications:


Ph.D. in related area.

Demonstrated commitment to active learning and innovative teaching

Previous teaching experience

Relevant industry experience

Special Instructions for Internal NSHE Applicants


NSC employees or employees within the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) MUST use the “Find Jobs” process within Workday to find and apply for jobs at NSC and other NSHE Institutions. Once you log into Workday, type "Find Jobs" in the search box which will navigate to the internal job posting site.





Full-Time Equivalent



Required Attachment(s)


Please upload the following documents:


Detailed resume listing relevant qualifications and experience;

Cover Letter indicating why you are a good fit for the position and Nevada State College;

Names and contact information of three references, at least one of whom can speak to your teaching ability (you will be notified before references are contacted).

Applications that do not include the required uploaded documents may not be considered.


Posting Close Date


Note to Applicant

Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications in their cover letter. The search committee will use this information during the initial review of application materials.

References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.


This position may require a criminal background check to be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.


As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.


Nevada State College does not currently sponsor Visas, all applicants must be eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship.


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