• Humanities, Full-Time, Non-Tenure Track, Lecturer

    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(4/25/2018 5:39 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-4939
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Faculty
    Org Number
    010080
    Department
    Humanities and Philosophy
    Division
    Provost Vice President
    Job Type
    Faculty
    Location
    US-OK-Edmond
    Proposed Salary Range
    Commensurate with credentials and experience
    Targeted Job Start Date
    8/6/2018
    Hours Per Week
    40
    Weeks Per Year
    52
    Regular Workdays/Hours
    Monday - Friday
    Preference Date
    6/8/2018
    Exempt Status
    Exempt
  • Special Instructions to Applicants

    Online Faculty application must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and degree transcripts for highest degree earned.  Additional documentation may be requested at a later date.  If you have confidential letters of reference please instruct senders to email them to jobs@uco.edu.  These will be uploaded to your application file.

     

    Evidence of teaching success is optional, but preferred.  Attach under the "Other" tab in your Candidate Profile.

     

    College/Department Overview

    The College of Liberal Arts currently has 113 full-time and 152 part-time faculty in 8 academic departments. The College serves the University's Core Curriculum programs and enrolls more than 2,850 undergraduate students and more than 300 graduate students in 34 undergraduate and 17 graduate majors. For further information see our website at http://www.uco.edu/la.

    Position Overview

    Lecturer provides a quality learning experience for students. Lecturer faculty perform instruction-related duties and responsibilities in a timely manner and in accordance with the mission, policies and procedures of the college. The relationship of the Lecturer faculty member to the student is one of teacher and facilitator of learning.

    Department Specific Essential Job Functions

    Lecturers are expected to be dedicated to excellent undergraduate teaching.  Each lecturer teaches five courses per semester of General Humanities: Ancient through Medieval and/or General Humanities: Renaissance through Modern.  Lecturers participate in regular committee work.

    Qualifications/Experience Required

    An earned degree Master's degree awarded by a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution in the field specified in the position announcement (exceptions require Academic Affairs approval). Possesses excellent communication, problem-solving, and organizational skills.

    Qualifications/Experience Preferred

    Experience in teaching college-level humanities disciplines preferred. MA in a humanities-related field required, with Ph.D. preferred.  Humanities fields include art history, music, literature, history, philosophy, classics, anthropology, theater, film studies, religious studies and related disciplines.  An interdisciplinary humanities background is strongly preferred.

    Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

    The minimum degree required is an M.A.  Previous teaching experience required, preferably a survey in the humanities.  The successful applicant will have a broad background that includes at least two of the following areas: art, music, literature, history, philosophy, religious studies, and architecture.  A strong background in the Western Humanities is preferred.  Preference for college teaching experience.

    Physical Demands

    Repetitive movement of hands and fingers – typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms. Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required.

     

    The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

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