• History, Full-Time, Temporary, Non-Tenure Track, Visiting Assistant Professor

    Posted Date 6 days ago(5/15/2018 1:27 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-5004
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Faculty
    Org Number
    010079
    Department
    History and Geography
    Division
    Provost Vice President
    Job Type
    Faculty
    Location
    US-OK-Edmond
    Proposed Salary Range
    Commensurate with credentials and experience.
    Targeted Job Start Date
    8/1/2018
    Hours Per Week
    40
    Weeks Per Year
    40
    Regular Workdays/Hours
    Varies
    Preference Date
    6/15/2018
    Exempt Status
    Exempt
  • Special Instructions to Applicants

    Application materials include online faculty application with cover letter discussing research interests and teaching excellence, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and transcripts.

     

    Letters of reference sent through Interfolio should be sent directly to jobs@uco.edu.

    College/Department Overview

    The Department of History and Geography includes 17 full-time faculty members and offers graduate degree programs in history and museum studies, and undergraduate degree programs in geography, history, history education, and history-museum studies.

    Position Overview

    Visiting faculty are employed by the university to teach or perform research for a limited time. This is a non-tenure track, temporary position. Service or research may be expected.

    Department Specific Essential Job Functions

    The Department of History and Geography at the University of Central Oklahoma invites applications for a visiting assistant professor in Native American history and public history to begin August 2018.

    Successful candidates will be expected to teach a 4:4 load at all levels of the graduate and undergraduate curriculum. Fall courses include two sections of US History to 1877, Introduction to American Indian Studies (online), and Women in the American West. Spring courses include US History to 1877, American Indian History, Oklahoma History, and Public History. The ability to incorporate digital media and methods into both teaching and projects is highly desirable. The department and university emphasize excellence in teaching and scholarship.

    Qualifications/Experience Required

    An earned doctorate degree awarded by a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution in the field specified in the position announcement (exceptions require Academic Affairs approval).

    Qualifications/Experience Preferred

    The department and university emphasize excellence in teaching and scholarship. Ph.D. expected by time of employment. Completing the university’s eLearning Facilitation Certification online course will be required prior to the beginning of the fall semester.

    Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

    The ability to incorporate digital media and methods into both teaching and projects is highly desirable.

    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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