Texas A&M University - Commerce, History
Assistant Professional Track in History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Texas, United States|
|Position:||Non-Tenure Track Faculty|
Assistant Professional Track (non-Tenure-Track) Faculty
The History Department at Texas A&M University-Commerce is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant Professional Track Faculty. This is a full-time, renewable annually, non-tenure-track position that will begin as of Fall 2019 semester, pending approval of funding. Applicants must have completed a PhD in History by August 2019. The course load for the Assistant Professional Track Faculty position is five classes per semester, with the possibility of release for administrative responsibilities. Primary teaching responsibility will be in U.S. survey courses, but the successful candidate will also teach undergraduate major and graduate courses in areas of specialization as necessary to fill the needs of the department. This position will be responsible for oversight of the department’s core course offerings (HIST 1301, HIST 1302, HIST 264, HIST 265) in all delivery modes, including online and competency-based education (CBE) offerings, as well as supervision of graduate teaching assistants and collection of Student Learning Outcomes from core courses.
Full consideration will be given to completed applications received by January 22, 2019.
--Qualified candidate will teach a full load that includes sections of HIST 1301 and/or HIST 1302, the university’s core curriculum history courses, as well as other core courses, in multiple delivery modes. Opportunities are also available to teach upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses in areas of specialization, based on department needs.
--Supervise the teaching of core curriculum courses. The successful candidate will be expected to:
- Oversee quality and assessment of the various modes of History core curriculum delivery, including online and CBE courses
- Supervise Graduate Teaching Assistants
- Collect and ensure compliance with common student learning outcomes for core courses
Release time for these services will be taken into consideration in determining the successful candidate’s teaching schedule.
This position shall include, but is not necessarily limited to, the above duties. The candidate may temporarily perform other tasks assigned to maintain department operations and services. The position also entails participating in appropriate department, college, and university service opportunities.
Employment is contingent upon conditions that include satisfactory enrollment of survey sections and the instructor adhering to all System, university, college and department policies and procedures.
Texas A&M University-Commerce is committed to promoting diversity and thus the candidate should facilitate a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and ability to engage with persons from diverse cultures or backgrounds. The candidate should possess an understanding and knowledge of multicultural and diversity issues, and of their potential applications to pedagogy, programming and service activities.
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
The successful candidate must possess a PhD in History as well as demonstrable teaching experience in higher education. Successful candidate must have substantial knowledge of US History.
PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Preference will be given to the candidate who possesses a proven track record of teaching college-level undergraduate and graduate history courses, both face-to-face and online. The preferred candidate will possess expertise in areas that complement and enhance current college and departmental programmatic priorities (including Global Civil Rights, Latin American Studies, African American Studies, Gender Studies, History of Religion, Public History, World History, etc.). Successful candidate will possess a record of publications and/or potential for future publications. Candidate will possess a demonstrable ability to teach content associated with both halves of the department’s US History core curriculum courses. An existing record of academic service is also preferred.
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies