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Adjunct Lecturer, History & Society

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Posting Details

Position Details

Posting Title Adjunct Lecturer, History & Society
Discipline Adjunct
Proposed Rank Adjunct

Position Summary Information

Job Description Summary

Babson College is accepting applications for a part-time faculty member for Spring 2018 to teach social science courses in China and East Asia; applicants with a disciplinary background in history are particularly encouraged to apply. Applicants may be asked to teach either two sections of “China Today,” which covers the period from late imperial China to the present day, or “East Asian Cultures,” which touches on gender, religion, art, and popular culture in the region. Applicants may also propose a more focused, in-depth course centered on China specifically or one or more countries in East Asia. This position is well-suited for an advanced graduate student or postdoc seeking teaching experience in preparation for entering the faculty job market.

Additional Information

Minimum Education required:
ABD or PhD in scholarly discipline
Real world experience in the field;
Undergraduate or graduate-level teaching experience strongly preferred;
Familiarity with Blackboard or other course management systems;

Babson College teaches courses in many different formats, including traditional semester schedules, intensive classroom experiences, evening classes, weekend classes, and on-line instruction.

Babson College, located 14 miles west of Boston in Wellesley, Massachusetts, is an independent school of management that takes an innovative approach to preparing undergraduates, graduate students, and working professionals for the challenges of the modern business world. Babson’s dynamic curriculum focuses on developing skills that transcend business so that students gain multidimensional abilities, and can make important contributions to business and society. By infusing the spirit of innovation into our academic programs, Babson prepares leaders to anticipate, initiate, and manage change. Babson offers a Bachelor of Science degree, custom MS and MBA degree programs, and executive education programs worldwide. The College does not offer visa sponsorship for this position.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD
  2. * How many years of professional work experience do you have?
    • 0-2
    • 2-4
    • 5 +

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. CV / Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Writing Sample
  3. Teaching Ratings
  4. Other