Missouri University of Science and Technology, History and Political Science
Assistant Teaching Professor, Western Civilization, U.S. History, and/or American Government (non-tenure-track, continuing)
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Missouri, United States|
|Position:||Non-Tenure Track Faculty, Continuing Faculty|
The Department of History & Political Science at Missouri University of Science & Technology (Missouri S&T) invites applicants for a full-time, renewable, non-tenure track (NTT) position as assistant teaching professor starting Fall 2018. Area of specialization is open, but applicants must have the demonstrated ability to teach at least two of the following survey courses: Early Western Civilization, Modern Western Civilization, American History to 1877, American History since 1877, American government. They should also be prepared to teach upper-level undergraduate electives in their field.
The Department recognizes the extraordinary value of high-quality teaching, and NTT faculty members are fully integrated into the department, receive full benefits, are eligible for unlimited annual contract renewals, and after meeting certain conditions, may be eligible for promotion, first to (NTT) Associate Teaching Professor and then to (NTT) Full Teaching Professor. It is expected that the successful candidate will achieve a sustained level of recognition by students and peers as a stimulating, inspiring, and effective teacher, as well as develop excellence in the production of effective learning materials and improved teaching techniques.
The successful candidate will have a demonstrated record of high-quality teaching at the undergraduate level and will teach four undergraduate courses per semester during the academic year. Additional responsibilities of this position will include relevant service activities, including undergraduate advising, mentoring, and outreach activities. Applicants with interest and experience in pedagogical development and/or research are encouraged to apply. Applicants must have PhD in hand no later than August 15, 2018.
Interested candidates should submit the following materials electronically:
- Cover letter
- Teaching portfolio that must include:
Statement of teaching philosophy
Sample syllabi and assignments
Teaching evaluations (student and/or peer)
Plus any other relevant pedagogical materials the candidate wishes to include
- Names and contact information of three references, plus at least one confidential letter that addresses the candidate’s teaching ability.
All materials must be submitted electronically by February 16, 2018. To submit an electronic application, please go to http://jobs.mst.edu . Select “Academic Employment” then select “Prospective Employees.” Please submit confidential letter(s) of reference to Dr. Michael Bruening at email@example.com.
Missouri S&T is one of nation’s leading research universities. Located about 100 miles west of St. Louis in the community of Rolla, Missouri S&T is an accessible, safe and friendly campus surrounded by Ozarks scenery. Missouri S&T offers degrees in engineering, the sciences, liberal arts, humanities and business, with master’s and Ph.D. programs available in many of the science and engineering programs and master’s degrees in biological sciences, business administration and technical communication. With nearly 9,000 students enrolled online and on campus, Missouri S&T is big enough to accommodate a diverse population but small enough for individuals to stand out.
PhD in hand by August 15, 2018
Must have independent teaching experience in higher education
Upper-level teaching expertise that complements but does not duplicate current areas of strength in the department.
All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.
The University of Missouri is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
The University's nondiscrimination policy applies to any phase of its employment process, any phase of its admission or financial aid programs, or other aspects of its educational programs or activities. Further, this policy applies to sexual violence or sexual harassment, both forms of sex discrimination, occurring within the educational program and instances occurring outside of the educational program if the conduct negatively affects the victim’s educational experience or the overall campus environment.
Any person having inquiries concerning the application of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 or other civil rights laws should contact the Title IX Coordinator.
For questions, please email the search committee chair, Michael Bruening, firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Secondary Categories:||American History / Studies
European History / Studies