POOL - Lecturer - ISP Program - 9281BR

POOL - Lecturer - ISP Program

Ctr Global & Internatl Studies
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Position Overview

The Center for Global and International Studies at the University of Kansas invites qualified scholars and professionals to submit online applications to the lecturer pool to be considered for part-time and/or full-time, temporary, lecturer positions. Positions vary and are dependent upon the need for instructors, if any, for courses being offered each semester. These are non-tenure-track members of the faculty whose primary role is instructional.

Generally the appointments will be for part-time. The lecturer position will teach for the (ISP) Inter-Agency Studies M.A. Program at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Please note that courses for this program will be taught exclusively at Ft. Leavenworth and will run on a non-standard schedule apart from regular KU semester courses.

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

Job Description

100% - Lecturer
(ISP) Inter-Agency Studies M.A. Program at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.
  • Teach a specific number of graduate course(s) each semester. Common examples of courses for which lecturers would be needed include: globalization, international relations, international organizations, security studies, nationalism, migration, and human rights.
  • 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.
  • 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.

  1. Ph.D. in anthropology, economics, history, political science, sociology, geography, or in global, international or world regional area studies or related field; OR equivalency to the Ph.D. as evidenced by possession of a Master’s degree in one of the above-listed areas AND one (1) or more of the following:
a. Five or more years of distinguished teaching experience at the post-secondary level. Distinguished is defined as a lengthy and notable or prominent record of mastery in teaching at an accredited institution, as defined by peer evaluation, course evaluation, and/or supervisor evaluation

b. Consistent record of participation in professional development (e.g., workshops, coursework, certificate programs, etc.) plus research that, in aggregate, substantially meets the equivalent training that would be equivalent to an M.A. or Ph.D. program designed for teachers of the target subject
c. Extensive professional experience as a practitioner in the profession, resulting in the possession of the appropriate expertise to provide professional instruction
d. A distinguished record of research and publication in the target subject matter reflecting advanced professional development
2. 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 as articulated in resume/C.V.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Ph.D. in anthropology, economics, history, political science, sociology, geography, or in global, international or world regional area studies or related field.
  2. Prior teaching experience in the specific course(s) of interest.

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete application will include a letter of application, a curriculum 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

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