Lecturer, Honors College

University of Nevada, Reno

Lecturer, Honors College

  • Institution: University of Nevada, Reno
  • Location: Reno, NV US
  • Website: www.unr.edu

Lecturer, Honors College

  • University of Nevada, Reno | Reno, NV US
  • Hourglass IconJob Post Expiration: April 02, 2023
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Job TitleLecturer, Honors College

Position TypeFull Time

Job Category Faculty

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Location Reno, NV US

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Lecturer, Honors College




University of Nevada, Reno – Main Campus


The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. Final applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment.


If you need assistance or have questions regarding the application process, please contact our recruitment helpline at (775) 784-1495 or jobs@unr.edu. For UNR Med professional job postings, please contact the Office of Professional Recruitment at (775) 784-6778.


Job Description


The Honors College at the University of Nevada, Reno, invites applications for the position of Lecturer (non-tenure track) with an anticipated start date of June 2023. As honors is an interdisciplinary field, we welcome candidates from any disciplinary background. In addition to teaching honors seminars and mentoring honors students, the successful candidate will also work with relevant university personnel to develop the UNR Honors College’s inaugural pre-college program. This position will be 60% teaching and 40% administrative. This is a 12-month non-tenure track position with the possibility of continued renewals, promotion, and advancement. The successful candidate for this position will be responsible for teaching rigorous, discussion-based undergraduate honors seminars, including the first-year honors experience course, the Global Perspectives honors course that will, over time, meet the university’s https://catalog.unr.edu/content.php?catoid=50&navoid=73919, and upper division interdisciplinary seminars of the candidate’s own design, as well as mentoring honors students in research, service learning, global initiatives, and/or community engagement. The successful candidate for this position is also expected to work with relevant university personnel to develop honors curriculum and mentor a team of concurrent enrollment high school teachers


Lecturer Statement


The University of Nevada, Reno reserves the right to hire at any level of Lecturer (I-IV) that is appropriate for the hire. If you have questions about title, please inquire during the interview process.


Required Qualifications


Advanced degree, such as a Masters, and at least 3 years’ experience in some combination of seminar teaching, honors pedagogy, and curriculum development, ideally with college and high school students.


Preferred Qualifications


A terminal degree, such as a PhD or an EdD; experience teaching and mentoring both high school and college students; experience with curriculum development; experience with faculty mentoring.




Lecturer I (Instructor)


To view the salary schedule for this position, please visit: https://www.unr.edu/hr/compensation-evaluation/compensation/salary-schedules and select Administrative Faculty by Grade. Salary is competitive and commensurate with related education and experience.


Total Compensation


The total compensation package includes a competitive salary, moving allowance (if applicable), a rich retirement plan, health insurance options that include dental and vision, life insurance, along with many other benefits. Additionally, there is a grant-in-aid educational benefit for faculty and dependents. For more information, please visit: https://www.unr.edu/hr/benefits


Faculty Dual Career Assistance Program


The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes the importance of addressing dual-career couples’ professional needs. We offer a dual career assistance program to newly hired faculty spouses/partners that provides resources and assists them to identify career opportunities in Northern Nevada. https://www.unr.edu/hr/jobs/dual-career-program


Department Information


The Honors College at the University of Nevada, Reno, is mission-driven, guided by our four pillars, Resilience, Ingenuity, Stewardship, and Equity, and at the service of the university and surrounding communities. As the fastest growing college at the University of Nevada, Reno, the Honors College is actively planning a trajectory of growth. Our incoming first year cohort is diverse by many metrics, with more than 50% of its students identifying as BIPOC.





Full-Time Equivalent



Required Attachment(s)


Please note, once you submit your application the only attachment/s viewable to you will be the attachment/s to the resume/CV section of the application. Any additional required attachment/s to the cover letter, references, additional documents sections of the application, will not be viewable to you after you submit your application. All uploaded attachment/s will be on the application for the committee to review. To request updates to attachments, prior to the committee review of applications, please contact the candidate helpdesk at mailto:jobs@unr.edu.


Attach the following attachments to your application


1) Resume/CV


2) Cover letter*


3) Contact information for three professional references


4) Please write a brief statement (one page maximum) about how you would contribute toward our mission of creating a culturally inclusive environment in the role for which you are applying.


*In your cover letter, detail your experience with seminar teaching, interdisciplinarity, honors pedagogy, curriculum development, faculty mentoring, and working with students in research, service learning, global initiatives, and/or community engagement. Please specify whether you have worked with college and/or high school students. Applicants who advance to the next stage will be asked to provide example syllabi, recent teaching evaluations, and a short descriptive proposal of their vision for honors curricula for concurrent enrollment/pre-college students.


This posting is open until filled


Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. This search will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.


Posting Close Date


Note to Applicant


A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.


HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member’s first day of employment.


References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.


Applicants hired on a federal contract may be subject to E-Verify.


As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.


For positions that require driving, evidence of a valid driver’s license will be required at the time of employment and as a condition of continued employment.


Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.


University of Nevada, Reno


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Founded in 1874, the University of Nevada, Reno is the State of Nevada’s land grant institution with a statewide mission and presence. The University of Nevada, Reno is a Carnegie I Research Institution and has been recognized as a “Top Tier” Best National University by U.S. News & World Report. With an enrollment of nearly 21,000 students we offer 145 Tier 1 accredited degree programs. Located in the picturesque Truckee Meadows the University of Nevada, Reno is surrounded by numerous state and national parks, is 45 minutes from beautiful Lake Tahoe, and four hours from San Francisco.


The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.


The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) is committed to providing a place of work and learning free of discrimination on the basis of a person’s age, disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, or religion.


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