September 10, 2016

POOL- Lecturer

University of Kansas - Lawrence, KS

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  • Company
    University of Kansas University of Kansas
  • Location
    Lawrence, KS
  • Job Type
  • Job Classification
    Full Time
  • Experience
    Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
  • Education
    Masters Degree
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Job Description

Position Overview
The Department of Sociology at the University of Kansas is recruiting a pool of lecturers to teach one or more part-time to full-time Sociology undergraduate courses. A lecturer for any course opening will be selected from the pool. Lecturer appointments will be for the academic semester (fall or spring) or the academic year. Renewal offers will depend in part on teaching evaluations.

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

Job Description
50% - Teach one or more undergraduate courses per semester.

35% - Prepare for and attend all class meetings. In case of absence, the lecturer must make arrangements for a substitute to teach the class. Classes should not be cancelled.

10% - Hold regular office hours for students involved in classes taught.

5% - Adhere to departmental, college & 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 degree in sociology or related field.

* At least one semester of experience teaching at the university level.

* At least one semester of experience teaching in sociology or research field.

Preferred Qualifications

* Ph.D. in Sociology or related 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 Sociology:
Janelle Williams

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Application Review Begins

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