POOL - Lecturer - 8329BR
POOL - Lecturer
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.
- Teach one to four, 1-3 hour courses as assigned by the Chairperson of the department.
- 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 notify the Chairperson and make arrangements for a substitute to teach class.
- Classes should not be canceled.
- Provide instruction throughout the semester, usually 3 hours/week, one-two days 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 the discipline or related field for teaching undergraduate courses; OR terminal degree in the discipline or related field for teaching graduate courses.
- Demonstrated knowledge of the American Studies course of interest.
- Demonstrated evidence of ability to teach the course.
- Teaching experience at the university/college level or practical field experience.
- Evidence of prior success in teaching or in the field.
Additional Candidate Instructions
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