Position Description

Course Name: HIS-233: History of the United States: From Colony to Superpower

Department: History

Position Type: Part-time

Open Until: Position filled.

Course Description

This course is a survey of American history from the colonial period to the present. Special emphasis will be given to the colonies as transplanted European societies, their transformation into a nation through revolution and constitution-building, the crisis of the Civil War, and the development of the United States into a modern urban-industrial democracy and 20th century global power.


  • All duties associated with teaching this course.
  • Scheduled office hours with students.
  • Non-classroom time made up of preparation of lectures, student consultation, marking or grading, including grade appeals and cases of academic dishonesty.

Qualifications and Attributes

  • Should possess a relevant Master’s degree or Ph.D.
  • Previous teaching experience at the university-level is preferred.

Application process:

As a liberal arts and sciences university rooted in the Reformed tradition of Christianity, we seek candidates who are committed to teaching from this perspective. Interested applicants should possess at least a Master’s degree and should submit a curriculum vitae, two letters of reference, evidence of teaching quality and a short statement on how their own faith commitment fits the mission of Redeemer University.

Deadline: Applications will be reviewed as they come in and positions are open until filled

Direct applications to: Dr. David Zietsma, Provost and Vice President, Academic, Redeemer University

Email applications tofacultysearch@redeemer.ca

Please note:
Redeemer University offers equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be considered first for this position.