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POST DATE 9/10/2016
END DATE 2/23/2017

University of Kansas Lawrence, KS

Lawrence, KS
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Doctoral Degree


Position Overview
The Center for Global and International Studies at the University of Kansas invites qualified scholars and professionals to make application for Lecturer positions. Application materials will be reviewed by the faculty and placed in a pool for consideration as needed for teaching positions. Applications will be accepted throughout the year. Generally appointments will be for part-time; however, some language courses will be at the full-time due to semester credit hours.

Selected applicants must have appropriate authorization to work in the U.S. before employment begins.

Job Description
100% - Lecturer

* Teach a specific number of graduate or undergraduate course(s) each semester. Common examples of courses for which lecturers would be needed:

* Introductory and interdisciplinary courses in global studies at the graduate and undergraduate level (such as GIST 301, GIST 701, or GIST 702)

* Interdisciplinary research methods courses at the graduate and undergraduate level (such as GIST 610 or GIST 710)

* Academic and professional writing courses at the graduate and undergraduate level (such as GIST 698, GIST 810, or GIST 898)

* Or, elective courses on global or world regional themes at the graduate level, which are taught in the evening at the Edwards Campus in Overland Park (GIST 750).

* Prepare for and attend all class meetings. In case of absence, the lecturer must make arrangements for a substitute.

* Develop assignments, administer tests, evaluate student work, provide feedback to students, and assign grades.

* Hold regular office hours for students involved in classes taught. A minimum of three posted office hours each week is required. These office hours should be divided over at least two and preferably three different days.

* Be available for reasonable scheduling of appointments if a student cannot meet during scheduled office hours.

* Supervise (in the case of non-language instructors) M.A. theses in the program and participate in oral examinations of M.A. theses.

* Adhere to all Departmental, College and University policies.

Required Qualifications

Evaluation of the following requirements will be made through (1) descriptions of work experience and educational experiences in letter of application, (2) record of accomplishments and productivity addressed in C.V., and (3) information provided from professional references.

* Master s, ABD, or Ph.D. in anthropology, economics, history, political science, sociology, geography, comparative literature, or in global, international or world regional area studies.

* Evidence of college-level teaching experience in the area of global and international studies as evidenced by letter of application, and educational and work experiences articulated in resume/C.V.

Preferred Qualifications

* Ph.D or ABD in anthropology, economics, history, political science, sociology, geography, comparative literature, or in global, international or world regional area studies.

* Prior teaching experience in the specific course(s) of interest.

Additional Candidate Instruction
A complete application will include a letter of application, a vitae detailing specific subject areas the applicant is qualified to teach and/or develop, and the names and contact information for three professional references.

Deadline/ Review Date: Ongoing
Estimated Start Date: Ongoing

Contact Information to Applicants
Jessica Irving

Advertised Salary Range
Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Application Review Begins

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