Core Humanities at the University of Nevada

The Core Humanities program at the University of Nevada, Reno, regularly hires instructors for its classes on a per-course basis. Teachers hired on letter-of-appointment (LOA) must have experience teaching in our program as a graduate teaching assistant or show a completed master’s degree in a humanities field and teaching experience in the humanities.

Preferred characteristics and expectations of instructors in the Core Humanities program include:
  • demonstrated expertise in the subject matter taught in CH 201, 202, or 203.
  • demonstrated effectiveness in helping students to improve the skills listed in the Learning Outcomes for each course.
  • commitment to and enthusiasm for teaching in the humanities.
  • ability to present complex material in clear and engaging ways.
  • ability to create and maintain a positive classroom atmosphere based on mutual respect.
  • ability to encourage expression of diverse viewpoints through discussion and debate.
  • a record of providing timely, consistent, and effective feedback on student work.

Send a letter of application, a current resume, and 5–10 sample teaching evaluations (if available) to:

Jodie Helman, Administrative Assistant
Core Humanities Program / 151
University of Nevada
Reno, NV 89557-0151

Instructors are hired from a continuing pool of qualified applicants as the need arises. Applications for this pool are accepted at any time.

UNR is an EEO/AA employer.