POOL - Lecturer - 8204BR

POOL - Lecturer

Department: 
Women Gender & Sexuality Stds
Location/Division: 
Lawrence
Reg/Temp: 
Regular
Employee Class: 
F-Faculty

Position Overview

The Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies invites qualified scholars and professionals to submit online applications to the lecturer pool to be considered for part-time and/or full-time temporary and/or regular teaching 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.

Application materials will be reviewed by the faculty and placed in a pool for consideration for developing and/or teaching undergraduate or graduate courses consistent with program instructional needs. Applications will be accepted throughout the year.

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

Job Description

100% - Lecturer
  • Depending on the need, teach undergraduate course(s).
  • 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 cancelled.
  • Provide instruction throughout the semester, usually 3 hours/week, one day 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. 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. The lecturer should be available for reasonable appointments if a student cannot meet during scheduled office hours.
  • 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 resume, and (3) information provided from professional references:
  1. M.A. degree either in WGSS in relevant area for teaching undergraduate courses, OR a Ph.D. in WGS or allied field for teaching graduate courses.
  2. Demonstration of knowledge of the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies course of interest.
  3. Evidence of ability to teach the course(s).

Preferred Qualifications

  1. M.A. or Ph.D. in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies or a related field.
  2. Teaching experience at the university/college level or practical field experience.
  3. 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

Contact Information to Applicants

Jan Emerson
785-864-2310
jemerson@ku.edu

Advertised Salary Range

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Application Review Begins

24-Mar-2017

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Posting Information
Posting ID:
8204BR
Department:
Women Gender & Sexuality Stds
Location/Division:
Lawrence
Reg/Temp:
Regular
Employee Class:
F-Faculty
Application Review Begins:
24-Mar-2017
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