The Ph.D. Program in History

at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York

Job Opportunities

NYU seeks American History instructor

NYU’s Division of Applied Undergraduate Studies (DAUS) is looking for an instructor to teach a one semester introductory course in American History, entitled The American Experience, this fall semester. The course runs once a week on Wednesday evenings from 6:20 PM to 8:50 PM. This division, housed in the School of Professional Studies, offers BA & BS degrees to post-traditional students. Classes tend to be small (usually fewer than 20 students). Faculty create their own syllabi subject to departmental approval. Interested candidates should contact Clif Hubby at:


Here is the course description:

Examines the social, cultural, political, ecological, and economic forces that created the American nation and shaped its development from European colonization to the end of the Cold War. Major themes and issues discussed include Puritanism, slavery and race, the American Revolution, feminism, the Civil War and Reconstruction, immigration and industrialization, the Great Depression and reform, the World Wars, the Cold War, counterculture and the 1960s, and the rise of neoconservatism.