United States Coast Guard Academy, Humanities
Lecturer (U.S. History and American Government)
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Connecticut, United States|
|Position:||Lecturer, Non-Tenure Track Faculty, Temporary|
The U.S. Coast Guard Academy, located in New London, Connecticut, invites applications for a part time (32 hours per week) temporary Lecturer (U.S. History and American Government) position in the Department of Humanities This position is for the fall 2012 semester. It is expected to begin on or about July 30, 2012 and end on or before December 22, 2012.
The successful candidate will teach two sections of the required freshman U.S. History course and one section of the required American Government course. Each of these is a Core Curriculum course, taught by multiple instructors under supervision of a Course Coordinator. The selectee, in coordination with other History and Government faculty, will develop (as appropriate) syllabi, course readings, assignments, class projects, and other pedagogical assessment of student learning and assessment of course outcomes. Selectee also participates in planning and co-curricular aspects of the courses as necessary and as directed by the Course coordinators, or Section Chief, Government Section.
Candidates must possess a Master’s Degree in U.S. History, Government/Political Science, or a closely related field. A Ph.D. in U.S. History or Political Science (American Government) is preferred. Candidates must have experience of independently teaching History and/or American Government at the college level (not only as a Teaching Assistant). Excellent interpersonal, teaching, and communications skills are essential. Classroom experience teaching and mentoring diverse student populations, and/or experience promoting diversity initiatives - including efforts at creating communities of inclusion - is highly desirable. . For more information about the Academy and the temporary History position please visitwww.uscga.edu/jobs. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.
The U.S. Coast Guard Academy is a highly selective federal military college providing a rigorous undergraduate program. In addition, the Coast Guard Academy provides the professional education and training required to prepare young women and men for careers as commissioned officers in the U. S. Coast Guard, the nation’s oldest continuous sea-going service, which is well-known for its humanitarian missions. The Academy offers B.S. degrees in eight academic majors: Naval Architecture/Marine Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Marine/Environmental Sciences, Operations Research/Computer Analysis, Management, and Government; the Academy is staffed with over 110 full-time civilian and military faculty. The attractive riverside campus is home to a nationally representative and diverse student body of about 1,000. The Academy is located near the shoreline of southeastern Connecticut, midway between New York and Boston, and is within commuting range of regional as well as national colleges and universities in the CT/RI/MA tri-state area. The U.S. Coast Guard Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Visit www.cga.edufor more information.
|Primary Category:||History Education