Pool - Lecturer - 21588BR

Pool - Lecturer

University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
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Position Overview

The Department of History invites qualified professionals with teaching experience to submit applications that will be reviewed by the search committee and placed in a pool for consideration of part-to full-time, lecturer teaching positions. Course needs vary in area of specialization, level, method of delivery (in person, online, hybrid).

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

Job Description

100% - Lecturer Duties:
Teach one to four 3-hour courses as assigned by the Chair of the Department.
1. Responsibilities include planning and organization of the course(s), instruction throughout the semester (3 and/or 5 in-class hours per week), grading, submission of all relevant course records, and keep of office hours.
2. Hold regular office hours or consultation hours for students involved in classes taught, and be reasonably available to their inquiries via email and/or telephone outside of those scheduled hours.
3. Assume limited advising duties and attend in-service meetings designed to improve teaching as determined by the Department Chairperson
4. Administer assignments, tests, evaluate student work, provide timely feedback to students, and assign grades.
5. Adhere to department, College, and University Policies. .

Required Qualifications

Evaluation of the following requirements will be made through (1) descriptions of work experience in letter of application, (2) record of accomplishments and productivity addressed in resume, and (3) information provided from professional references:

1. MA in History or a history-related field, for undergraduate courses. PhD is required for graduate courses.
2. Advanced training in history.
3. Effective teaching, as evidenced by letter of application.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Ph.D. preferred, with established record of successful teaching.
2. Evidence of scholarly excellence and collegiality.

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

Amanda Contreras
Department of History

Advertised Salary Range

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

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