Teaching Fellow, U.S. History

Posted: 10/21/2022

Teaching Fellow, U.S. History 

The University of Northern Iowa's Department of History seeks applicants for a two-year term appointment as a Teaching Fellow in U.S. History, starting August 2023. This position will teach and develop courses in the Department of History as assigned, based on departmental needs in U.S. history, including introductory and general education courses.
The Department of History is pleased to announce this Teaching Fellowship position for a recent Ph.D. or ABD candidate in U.S. History with demonstrated success in college-level instruction in History. The position, which requires teaching and service obligations, is designed to offer professional teaching experiences, mentoring, and professional development to a current advanced doctoral degree-seeking student or an academic having just completed their Ph.D. This position will be supported in their research endeavors and encouraged to contribute to the University's academic community. Faculty resources, including office space with computer and printer and library privileges, will be provided to support teaching and research.
The University of Northern Iowa provides a high-quality education, purposefully guiding students to find and develop their strengths and prepare them for success after college. We have a bold vision that we will be a more diverse and inclusive campus community that provides an engaged education empowering students to lead locally and globally. As we advance our work to become a more equity-oriented institution and realize our vision, we seek to elevate the diversity of our faculty across disciplines, departments, and colleges and to build a more inclusive teaching and learning environment. We strongly encourage applications from groups traditionally underrepresented within the academy.
Building on its historic excellence in teacher education, the university has developed outstanding programs in business, natural sciences, humanities and fine arts, and social and behavioral sciences with advanced degrees available in many programs. The University's attractive size, approximately 9,000 students, allows UNI to offer faculty, facilities, and academic choices characteristic of a much larger university while retaining a friendly, small-college atmosphere on a park-like campus. UNI has been consistently recognized as one of the "Best Midwest Universities" by U.S. News & World Report. Located in Cedar Falls/Waterloo, the campus is comprised of more than 40 buildings on 940 acres. For more information, visit
The successful candidate must be a doctoral candidate or a recent Ph.D. with their primary field in U.S. History, specialization open but to complement current department faculty teaching and research areas. Required qualifications include teaching experience at the college level; strong commitment to undergraduate education; and effective communication skills. 
Applications received by January 20, 2023 will receive full consideration. To apply, visit Inquiries may be sent to Barbara Cutter at 319-273-5909 or Pre-employment background checks required.
UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.

Type of Employment: Full-Time

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