Missouri University of Science and Technology, History and Political Science
Assistant Teaching Professor of American History and/or Government
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Missouri, United States|
|Position:||Assistant Professor, Non-Tenure Track Faculty|
The Department of History and Political Science at Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) invites applicants for a full-time, renewable, non-tenure track (NTT) position as Assistant Teaching Professor of History or Political Science starting Fall 2023. Area of specialization is open, but applicants must have the demonstrated ability to teach at least two of the following survey courses: 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 quality teaching, and NTT faculty members are fully integrated into the department, receive full benefits, are eligible for unlimited annual contract renewals, professional development funds, 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 sections per semester during the academic year. Additional responsibilities of this position will include relevant service activities, including undergraduate advising and 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, 2023.
Interested candidates should submit the following materials electronically:
- Cover letter
- Teaching portfolio that must include at least teaching evaluations and sample syllabi
- Names and contact information of three references
All materials must be submitted electronically by November 11, 2022. To submit an electronic application, please go to jobs.mst.edu. Select "Academic Employment" then select "Prospective Employees," and search for position #00083351. Missouri S&T is a research university within the four-campus University of Missouri system. Located about 100 miles southwest 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, humanities, social sciences, and business, with master's and PhD 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.
The final candidate is required to provide copies of official transcript(s) for any college degree(s) listed in application materials submitted. Copies of transcript(s) should be provided prior to the start of employment. In addition, the final candidate may be required to verify other credentials listed in application materials.
Failure to provide official transcript(s) or other required verification may result in the withdrawal of the job offer.
All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.
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|Primary Category:||American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Political Science