Faculty Position in History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Minnesota, United States|
|Position:||Tenure Track Faculty|
The University of Minnesota Rochester (www.r.umn.edu) invites applications for an open-rank, tenure-track faculty position in History (preferred area: history of medicine) for its degree program, the Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences (BSHS). This program provides education and experiential learning for students interested broadly in the health sector, including continuing education in graduate or professional education, and careers in the biotechnology industry. The successful candidate will take a leading role in designing and delivering a history curriculum with emphasis on global or cross-cultural issues, integrating history across other disciplines, and developing research and education opportunities for undergraduate students interested in humanities-related careers in the health sector.
The University of Minnesota designated the University of Minnesota Rochester (UMR) as its fifth coordinate campus in December 2006. UMR admitted its first freshmen class in fall 2009 and is projected to grow its freshman enrollment to 250 by 2013. Faculty will join the Center for Learning Innovation (CLI). CLI leads the development of an integrated curriculum. It promotes a learner-centered, concept-based learning environment in which ongoing assessment guides and monitors student learning and is the basis for data-driven research on learning. Faculty take a team-based approach to teaching and research, and are responsible for the development of the curriculum, including learning objectives, development of learning objects, assessment, and mentoring of postdoctoral fellows. They are expected to significantly contribute to advancing the field of inquiry of student learning, in addition to advancing their disciplinary area.
The successful candidate has a Ph.D. or equivalent in an appropriate field with a deep interest in developing expertise in science-based learning and a passion for their discipline. The successful candidate has experience in the design of new curricula, assessment, and technology-enhanced education at the undergraduate level, works well in interdisciplinary teams, is enthusiastic about shaping a new university, and exhibits creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship.
Review of applications will begin December 1, 2010 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications must be submitted online at https://employment.umn.edu. Search postings for Job Requisition #168832 for application instructions and links. In addition to the Faculty/Academic Application for Employment form, applicants must attach to the online application a description of teaching experience and philosophy, summary of research interests, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information (including e-mail addresses) for three references.
The University of Minnesota is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status or sexual orientation. To request disability accommodations and/or to receive materials available in alternative formats, please contact Andrea Wilson as noted above. The University of Minnesota is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
For more information, contact Andrea Wilson, University of Minnesota Rochester, 300 University Square, 111 S. Broadway, Rochester, MN 55904; fax 507-258-8004, phone 507-258-8010, e-mail email@example.com.
|Primary Category:||History of Science, Medicine, and Technology
|Secondary Categories:||History Education