POOL - Lecturer

Position Overview

Museum Studies invites qualified scholars and professionals to make application for part - to full-time Lecturer positions to teach one or more courses in the Museum Studies Program.

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.

Job Description

100% Depending on the need, teach course in designated area:
  1. 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.
  2. Provide instruction throughout the semester, usually 3 hours/week, one day a week.
  3. Develop assignments, administer tests, evaluate student work, provide feedback to students, and assign grades.
  4. Hold regular office hours for students involved in classes taught.
  5. Adhere to 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.

Master's degree in museum studies, historical administration, conservation or a related field in the humanities, arts, design, social sciences or natural sciences.
Five (5) 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.

Five (5) or more years of professional experience as a practitioner in the profession with the appropriate expertise and achievements to provide professional instruction in Museum Studies.

Credentials (e.g., current license, badges, certificates, etc.) demonstrating achievement in Museum Studies that, in aggregate, ensure appropriate expertise and achievements to provide professional instruction in Museum Studies.

Consistent record of participation in professional development (e.g., workshops, coursework, certificate programs, etc.) plus research that, in aggregate, substantially meets the training equivalent of a PhD in Museum Studies.

Preferred Qualifications

1. PhD in a related discipline.
2. More than five (5) years previous professional experience with a museum or historical agency.
3. Prior experience in teaching at the undergraduate or graduate level.
4. Relevant scholarly publications.

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

Contact Information to Applicants

Nishani Frazier

Advertised Salary Range

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Application Review Begins

Saturday April 1, 2023

Anticipated Start Date

Saturday May 27, 2023

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Posting Information

  • Posting ID:  24575BR
  • Department:  Museum Studies
  • Primary Campus:  University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
  • Reg/Temp:  Regular
  • Employee Class:  F-Faculty
  • Review Begins:  01-Apr-2023

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