The Interdisciplinary Humanities & Communication faculty in the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts on the Polytechnic campus at Arizona State University invites applications for a Lecturer for the 2017-2018 academic year. The successful candidate must be able to provide instruction in the areas of history of engineering, history of science, and survey courses in western civilization and global history, as well as develop additional courses in conjunction with candidate expertise and programmatic needs. Course assignments are at the graduate/undergraduate levels, and may occur in a variety of modalities (online, on-ground, hybrid, 7.5 semester, 15 week semester), on the Polytechnic campus. In addition to a typical course load of four (4) courses a semester, the successful candidate will also be expected to participate in service to the institution and profession as appropriate. Course load is determined by the faculty head. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible, non-tenure eligible position renewable on an academic year basis contingent upon satisfactory performance, availability of resources, and the needs of the university. Salary is competitive commensurate with experience. Candidate must reside in Arizona, or be willing to relocate. For more information please visit https://cisa.asu.edu/.

Required Qualifications:

  • Terminal degree in History, at time of appointment
  • Demonstrated ability to teach upper-division courses in the history of engineering, history of science, western civilization, and global history
  • Evidence of two years’ post-secondary teaching excellence in online and on-site classes
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills


Desired Qualifications:

  • Willingness and ability to develop courses in the history of religion and/or ideas
  • Willingness and ability to advise bachelor-level students with non-American research project topics
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team environment


Application Procedure:

To apply, visit https://cisa.asu.edu/jobs and upload your application as one combined .pdf document under job number 11959.  Only electronic submissions will be reviewed. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications must contain:


  1. A letter of application outlining qualifications, experience, research plans, and teaching interests as related to the position
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. One page statement of teaching philosophy
  4. Evidence of teaching effectiveness
  5. Information for three professional references (their position, title, e-mail, phone number)


The application deadline is 5/07/2017 at 5pm; and if not filled, then every Friday thereafter until the search is closed. Official Transcripts required prior to first day of employment. A background check is required prior to employment. For technical assistance with your application contact cisahr@asu.edu, for position-related questions contact Dr. Eric Nystrom at eric.nystrom@asu.edu.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.  (See ASU's complete non-discrimination statement at https://asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html; see ASU’s Title IX policy at https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/

ASU offers applicants an opportunity to voluntarily self-disclose information for the University affirmative action plan; applicants may complete an EEO survey for the position they are applying for online. Information you will need to complete the survey: Job Number: 11959; Job Title: Lecturer, Interdisciplinary Humanities & Communication Name: College of Integrative Sciences and Arts

General Information: Arizona State University is a comprehensive public research university named #1 in the United States for innovation for the second consecutive year, followed by #2 Stanford and #3 MIT. We measure our success not by whom we exclude, but rather by whom we include and how they succeed; advancing research and discovery of public value; and assuming fundamental responsibility for the economic, social, cultural and overall health of the communities we serve. ASU’s College of Integrative Sciences and Arts is home to innovative teachers who are guided by educational access, student success, applied learning, and interdisciplinary inquiry. We understand there are many paths to achieving a university education, and we build undergraduate and graduate degree programs and pathways that are flexible and relevant for a rapidly changing world. To learn more about ASU and the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts go to: http://about.asu.edu/ and http://cisa.asu.edu.                                    HPC1447               P140307