POOL - Lecturer 9/10/2016
University of Kansas
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY Position Overview
Museum Studies invites qualified scholars and professionals to make application for part - to full-time Lecturer positions to teach one or more of the following graduate courses in the Museum Studies Program: The Nature of Museums; Museum Management; Introduction to Museum Exhibits; Introduction to Museum Public Education; Principles and Practices of Museum Collection Management; Conservation Principles and Practices.
Application materials will be reviewed with departmental instructional needs. The successful candidate must have appropriate authorization to work in the U.S. before employment begins.
100% Depending on the need, teach course in designated area:
* Prepare for and attend all class meetings. In case of absence, the lecturer must make arrangements for a substitute to teach class. Classes should not be canceled.
* Provide instruction throughout the semester, usually 3 hours/week, one day a week.
* Develop assignments, administer tests, evaluate student work, provide feedback to students, and assign grades.
* Hold regular office hours for students involved in classes taught.
* Adhere to departmental, College, and university policies.
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 degree in museum studies, historical administration, conservation or a related field in the humanities, social sciences or natural sciences.
* PhD in a related discipline.
* Previous professional experience with a museum or historical agency.
* Prior experience in teaching at the graduate level.
* Relevant scholarly publications.
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
Peter H. Welsh, Director
Advertised Salary Range
Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Application Review Begins
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