History Tenure Track Faculty - American History / Colorado History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Colorado, United States|
|Position:||Tenure Track Faculty|
History Tenure Track Faculty
Department of History
Position #F 495
In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply through the online application system at
www.msudenverjobs.com. The full position announcement is listed at this site as well as application instructions. Be prepared to attach a cover letter and vitae (separate documents) to your application. IMPORTANT: If you have specific questions concerning this position please contact the department at 303-556-5337. If you have technical questions please refer them to the MSU Denver Human Resources at 303-556-3120 or Equal Opportunity at 303-556-2245.
SUMMARY: Teach American History surveys as well as Colorado history and American borderlands. Teach 12 semester hours per semester, which may include evening, off-campus, online, and weekend classes. Advise students. Engage in scholarly activities and service activities. May include teaching in the First Year Success Program. The successful candidate must have the ability to work with and be sensitive to the educational needs of a diverse urban population.
Responsibilities: Teaching: Teaching involves activities that impart knowledge and critical thinking skills to students. It includes preparing for courses assigned, assessing student progress, conducting curricular review, curricular development, and program review, including the use of new technology, as appropriate.
Advising: This involves assisting the student to choose career options and a degree program, successfully completing his/her degree, obtaining employment or graduate school placement, and keeping informed of University policies.
Scholarly Activities: This includes activity that brings enrichment to the faculty member and the profession, results in new material that can be presented to students, as well as new skills which benefit the University community and are related to the faculty member’s assigned responsibilities. It may include investigative work or basic research; infusion of isolated facts with meaning and perspective; interdisciplinary; placing the specialized in broad context; making knowledge broadly accessible; the solving of problems through the use of scholarly expertise, pedagogical research, creative exploration and production; and methods for the transformation and extension of knowledge, so long as such activities enhance the faculty member’s teaching and/or the faculty member’s ability to perform his or her assigned responsibilities.
Service: Service involves contributions to improve the welfare of the University at any level, and typically unpaid public service to the community or professional organizations which benefits the University.
EO STATEMENT: Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women and
minorities to apply.
QUALIFICATIONS: Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in History by August 1, 2013.
Preferred Qualifications: The ability to teach American History before 1877, Colorado History, and American borderlands. Experience working with students of color. Demonstrated ability to teach American History survey courses.
RANK & SALARY: Commensurate with education and experience.
APPOINTMENT: Fall 2013
Metropolitan State University of Denver is one of the preeminent public, urban colleges in the nation. With more than 24,000 students, MSU Denver boasts more undergraduate Coloradans and more diverse students than any other institution in the state. MSU Denver's high-quality academics, unsurpassed faculty and affordable tuition make it an exceptional value for both undergraduate and graduate education in Colorado. The University offers bachelor of science, bachelor of arts, bachelor of fine arts and bachelor of music degrees as well as master's degrees in professional accountancy, social work and teacher education (M.A.). Located in downtown Denver, MSU Denver shares the 175-acre Auraria Campus with two other post-secondary institutions. Pursuant to Colorado Open Records Law, written materials in a search process may be open for inspection by the public.
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APPLICATION: IMPORTANT: in order to be considered as applicant YOU MUST FILL OUT THE APPLICATION AT www.musdenverjobs.com. The selected candidate(s) will be required to provide Official Transcripts from all colleges and universities where degrees were awarded prior to a contract being finalized. Letter of application and C.V. must be submitted online. If you are unable to attach copies of transcripts please send them to the address listed below. Three current letters of reference from persons in a position to comment on the candidate’s professional qualifications should be sent to:
|Secondary Categories:||American History / Studies