Lecturer of History

Augusta University

Augusta, GA

Job posting number: #7223717 (Ref:ej-5069763)

Posted: March 1, 2024

Job Description

Lecturer of History

Job ID: 269458
Location: Summerville Campus
Full/Part Time: Full Time


Job Summary

Job ID 269458

Position #: 40070586

The Katherine Reese Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences' Department of History, Anthropology, and Philosophy at Augusta University, responding to enrollment growth in recent years, is seeking applicants for multiple Lecturers in History. The selected candidates will be expected to teach introductory United States History courses. These are non-tenure eligible faculty positions (9-month contract) with duties anticipated to begin in August 2024. Candidates will have a strong commitment to teaching general education classes. Qualifications to teach Geography will be considered a plus, as will any specializations in early American History, Chinese History, or the History of Pre-Modern Medicine.

  • Teach 8 in-person courses per year as assigned by the chair. These will include HIST 2111 (United States to 1877) and/or HIST 2112 (United States Since 1877) and possibly others such as Pre-Modern Civilization, Modern Civilization, Introduction to Geography, or upper-division courses as needed.
  • Teach onsite dual enrollment courses located at local high schools.
  • Participate in shared governance of department, college, and university as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Master's degree in History or related field, with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in history.

Required faculty employment qualifications for all USG institutions and all academic ranks within these institutions shall be:
  • -Consistent with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)'s requirements for institutional accreditation;
  • -Evidence of ability as a teacher;
  • -Evidence of activity as a scholar and ability in all other duties assigned;
  • -Successful experience (which will necessarily be waived for those just entering the academic profession who meet all other requirements); and,
  • -Desirable personal qualities judged on the basis of personal interview, complete biographical data, and recommendations.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Earned doctorate in History or related field.
  • Experience in teaching in a college or a university setting.
  • Qualifications to teach Geography and/or specializations in subfields noted above.


This position is academic year based and typically works August through May, depending on dates outlined in offer letter and yearly contract.

The intended work commitment or full-time equivalent (FTE) for this position is 1.0.

Salary and compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and achievements. The salary is subject to availability of funds.

Comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, sick leave, generous retirement plans, tuition waiver, wellness options, and much more!

Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program.

Rank and salary are determined at the time of hire and are based on a variety of factors including but not limited to experience, education, credentials, specialty, training, etc. while also considering internal equity and market data.

Advancement through the faculty ranks at Augusta University is only through the annual Promotion and Tenure process in which faculty may apply if eligible (typically five-year increments). For more information on ranks, please review the Augusta University Promotion and Tenure website:https://www.augusta.edu/faculty-affairs/promotionandtenure.php

College/Department Information

The Katherine Reese Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences forms the heart of the liberal arts mission of Augusta University. We foster critical thinking about complex questions of the human experience; cultivate skills in written, verbal, and creative expression; promote active citizenship and community engagement; and prepare graduates for careers in quickly changing globalized environments. Our faculty and staff share a deep commitment to developing the intellectual potential of our students. We offer many undergraduate degrees as well as select graduate and minor programs that allow our students to gain the knowledge and skills that will transfer to career success. Explore opportunities for growth, including undergraduate research, study abroad, internships, and community service.

The Department of History, Anthropology, and Philosophy offers majors in History (including possible concentrations in Public History or Secondary Education) and Anthropology, as well as a minor in Philosophy and certificates in Museum Studies, Health Humanities, and Bioethics. It covers a range of general education courses in Humanities, Science, and Social Science, and offers courses supporting a variety of programs including the Honors College, ROTC, Education, and Health Society and Policy, among others. With workspaces in the Guard House Museum and Archaeology Lab, as well as access to outstanding local and regional historical documents in the Reese Library Special Collections, we offer a hands-on approach to exploring history and culture in the CSRA.

About Us

Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 10,500 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today.

Our mission and values make Augusta University an institution like no other. We are part of the University System of Georgia.


Our Summerville Campus:

2500 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30904

Conditions of Employment

All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a background check review prior to starting with Augusta University.

For Faculty Hires: Final candidates will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree(s) as well as post-secondary coursework in the form of original transcript(s). Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.

All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

How To Apply
To be considered an applicant for this position, you must apply online at https://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/#job-portals.
Please upload your Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Philosophy Statement on AU Students, and a List of Three References with Contact Information as one document.
We will begin reviewing applications on March 18, 2024 and continue until the position is filled.

Other Information

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success."

Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

To apply, visit https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=12000&JobOpeningId=269458&PostingSeq=1


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Job posting number:#7223717 (Ref:ej-5069763)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Augusta University
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