Lecturer in African-American History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Massachusetts, United States|
The History Department at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for a full time Lecturer in African-American History. We are seeking talented applicants with experience teaching and working with undergraduate student populations. The History Department is committed to the career development of non-tenure-track faculty and provides them with professional development funds in addition to salary and other standard benefits.
The successful candidate will teach three courses (two preparations) per semester. Responsibilities will also include service centered on mentoring and advising undergraduate students. While we are open to all specializations within African-American History, we are particularly interested in candidates who could teach undergraduate courses in one or more of the following areas: antebellum US, Civil War, Reconstruction, intellectual and cultural history, and women’s history.
This is a full-time (9-month) non-tenure-track position beginning September 1, 2018. Initial one-year appointment with the possibility of renewal contingent upon satisfactory performance and funding. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. in History or expect to have one awarded by September 1, 2018, and must provide evidence of teaching excellence, strong commitment to undergraduate education, ability to work with diverse populations/students, and experience mentoring/advising undergraduates.
The Department of History is committed to sustaining a diverse, inclusive community of faculty, students, and staff with the conviction that such an environment promotes learning and cultivates ethical, informed, and prepared citizens. We are especially interested in qualified candidates whose teaching and service reflect engagement with varied perspectives and constituencies.
To apply, applicants must submit a cover letter, teaching philosophy, advising philosophy, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching excellence and the names and contact information of three references to:
Applicants should apply by the priority deadline of July 18, 2018, in order to ensure consideration. For questions, contact Prof. Brian Ogilvie, Department Chair, at email@example.com
The University is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Because broad diversity is essential to an inclusive climate and critical to the University's goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will holistically assess the many qualifications of each applicant and favorably consider an individual's record working with students and colleagues with broadly diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds in educational, research or other work activities. We will also favorably consider experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic degree and career.
For questions, contact Prof. Brian Ogilvie, Department Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org
|Primary Category:||African American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||American History / Studies