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Lecturer, History

  • Full time
  • On-Site (New Hampshire)


Southern New Hampshire University is a team of innovators. World changers. Individuals who believe in progress with purpose. Since 1932, our people-centered strategy has defined us — and helped us grow a team that now serves over 180,000 learners worldwide.

Our mission to transform lives is made possible by talented people who bring diverse industry experience, backgrounds and skills to the university. And today, we're ready to expand our reach. All we need is you.

This position is based in the following office location:

Manchester, NH

The opportunity

Southern New Hampshire University's Manchester campus is seeking a Lecturer of History to teach on-site for a temporary one year contract beginning Fall 2024, with expertise in Modern European History. The area of specialization is open, but you will need to teach across national histories of the age and serve students in the major and in our general education program, The Commons. You will report to the Dean of the School of Arts, Sciences, and Education (SASE).

This is a full-time, face-to-face, on-site faculty position on the Manchester, New Hampshire campus. Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with academic preparation and experience.

What you'll do:

  • Develop, and teach courses following departmental needs and class schedules
  • Maintain a minimum of 5 office hours each week.
  • Participate in departmental and school activities if able.
  • Access and assess student work and provide timely feedback.
  • Use Brightspace (the Learning Management System) to support the course
  • Additional hours for class prep and student assessment are expected.

What we're looking for:

  • Earned Masters degree in appropriate field. Ph.D. or ABD is preferred
  • Demonstrated excellence in and commitment to teaching undergraduate students
  • Experience teaching introductory, intermediate, and advanced undergraduate courses in History or related fields


We believe real innovation comes from inclusion - where different experiences, perspectives and talents are celebrated. So if you're wondering whether SNHU is right for you, take the leap and apply. You might be just the person we're looking for.

Exceptional benefits (because you’re exceptional)

You’re the whole package. Your benefits should be, too. As a full-time employee at SNHU, you’ll get:

  • High-quality, low-deductible medical insurance

  • Low to no-cost dental and vision plans

  • Paid time off (plus almost a dozen paid holidays)

  • Employer-funded retirement

  • Free tuition program

  • Parental leave

  • Mental health and wellbeing resources

Expect the unexpected

As a university, it’s no surprise we employ many talented academics. What you may not know is that SNHU isn’t solely made up of folks with higher ed experience. Not even close.

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