Lecturer in Public History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Maryland, United States|
The Department of History at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), seeks to hire a full-time lecturer in Public History for its program at the Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville, Md. The position is intended to develop the department’s new minor in Public History through identifying internships, building relationships with outside partners, supervising interns, and recruiting and advising at the Universities of Shady Grove. Duties will also include teaching introductory courses in public history as well as advanced undergraduate courses in the lecturer’s fields of public history expertise and history specialty. The area of expertise is open, and may include oral history, museum studies, or digital history. A research and teaching focus outside the twentieth-century United States is strongly preferred. The lecturer will have primary teaching, advising, and administrative responsibilities at the Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville, Md., though some teaching will take place at UMBC’s campus in Catonsville, MD. Requires a Ph.D. and professional experience in public history. Teaching experience is preferred.
This is a three-year, non-tenure-track 12-month contractual appointment. The contract’s renewal is contingent upon the program’s growth. The position offers a comprehensive benefits package and competitive salary commensurate with experience. Only electronic applications will be accepted, and should include a letter of interest, c.v., and an example of your Public History work. Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of reference submitted separately with the candidate’s name in the subject heading. Send all materials to Prof. Marjoleine Kars at firstname.lastname@example.org by March 31, 2014.
UMBC is especially proud of the diversity of its student body, and we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for this position. We have a strong commitment to increasing faculty diversity. UMBC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Marjoleine Kars, Dept of History, UMBC, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250
|Primary Category:||Public History