POOL - Lecturer
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POST DATE 9/10/2016
END DATE 2/23/2017
University of Kansas
JOB DESCRIPTIONPosition Overview
The Department of American Studies invites qualified scholars and professionals to make application for part- to full-time Lecturer positions. Teach one to four, 1-3 hour courses as assigned by the Chairperson of the Program. Lecturers for AMS 110 will also assume responsibility for supervising GTAs. Lecturers may assume limited advising duties and attend in-service meetings designed to improve teaching as determined by the Department Chairperson.
Application materials will be reviewed by the faculty and placed in a pool for consideration for developing and/or teaching undergraduate or graduate courses in American Studies consistent with departmental instructional needs.
The successful candidate must have appropriate authorization to work in the U.S. before employment begins.
100% - Teaching
* Teach one to four, 1-3 hour courses as assigned by the Chairperson of the Program.
* Lecturers for AMS 110 will also assume responsibility for supervising GTAs.
* Lecturers may assume limited advising duties and attend in-service meetings designed to improve teaching as determined by the Department Chairperson.
* 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.
* Bachelor's level degree and graduate work in relevant area.
* Demonstrated knowledge of the American Studies course of interest.
* Demonstrated evidence of ability to teach the course.
* M.A. or Ph.D. in American Studies or related field.
* Teaching experience at the university/college level or practical field experience.
* Evidence of prior success in teaching or in the field.
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
Department of American Studies
Advertised Salary Range
Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Application Review Begins
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