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POOL - Lecturer 9/10/2016

University of Kansas Lawrence, KS

Company
University of Kansas
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
5874BR
AJE Ref #
576132775
Location
Lawrence, KS
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Position Overview
The Jewish Studies Program invites qualified scholars and professionals to make application for lecturer positions. Applications will be placed in a pool for consideration for part- to full-time positions. The lecturer is required to attend regular staff meetings with the Hebrew Staff. The Director of Jewish Studies may determine an instructor might need to acquire additional training.

The successful applicant must have appropriate authorization to work in the U.S. before employment begins.

Job Description
Job Duties for Modern Hebrew Lecturers

75% - Teaching


* Teach a specific number of 5 credit-hour and/or 3 credit-hour courses each semester. This includes 5 in-class academic hours per week for each 5 credit-hour course or 3 in-class academic hours per week for each 3 credit-hour course.

* Preparation of classroom materials including exams, quizzes and other assessment measures; grading, copying and filing.

* Lecturers are expected to manage Blackboard, keep student records, and submit all relevant course records.

10% - Office hours and other appointments with students

* 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.

* The lecturer should be available for reasonable appointments if a student cannot meet during scheduled office hours.


15% - Other

* Attendance at required regular weekly mentoring meetings and further training as determined by the Director of the Program in Jewish Studies.

* Adherence to departmental, College, and University policies.

Job Duties for Jewish Studies and Biblical Hebrew Lecturers

75% - Teaching

* Teach a specific number of 3 credit-hour courses each semester. This includes 3 in-class academic hours per week for each 3 credit-hour course.

* Preparation of classroom materials including exams, quizzes and other assessment measures; grading, copying and filing.

* Lecturers are expected to manage Blackboard, keep student records, and submit all relevant course records.

20% - Office hours and other appointments with students

* 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.

* The lecturer should be available for reasonable appointments if a student cannot meet during scheduled office hours.

5% - Other

* Attendance at required mentoring meetings as needed and determined by the Director.

* Adherence to 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.Jewish Studies
Required Qualifications for JWSH courses.

* M.A. or equivalent in related field.

* College teaching experience, evidence of teaching competence (e.g., course evaluations; supervisor ratings).

* Lecturers of graduate courses must also possess the appropriate terminal degree.

Modern Hebrew language
Required Qualifications for Modern Hebrew Language courses.

* B.A. or the equivalent from an accredited institution of higher learning.

* A native speaker competence in conversational modern Hebrew.

* Potential or demonstrated ability to teach conversational modern Hebrew.

Biblical Hebrew
Required qualifications for Biblical Hebrew Language courses.

* M.A. or equivalent in Biblical Language.

* Evidence of proficiency in biblical Hebrew.

* Potential or demonstrated ability to teach biblical Hebrew.

Preferred Qualifications

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

* Ph.D. in Jewish Studies, Religious Studies, or related field, or M.A. in teaching Hebrew as a second language.

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
Jewish Studies Dept.
785-864-4664
jewishstudies @ku.edu

Advertised Salary Range
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Review Begins
21-Apr-2016

Disclaimer
The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information and retaliation in the University's programs and activities. Access to information regarding equal opportunity and diversity worksite posters is available at http://www.humanresources.ku.edu/policies_procedures/category_details/index.aspx*category=8 or you may contact 785-864-4946 or employ@ku.edu for alternate access options. Any inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies should be directed to: Executive Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity and Access, IOA@ku.edu, 1246 W. Campus Road, Room 153A, Lawrence, KS, 66045, (785)864-6414, 711 TTY