Lecturer University Honors Program: Interdisciplinary Sciences

Conway, South Carolina
May 01, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Lecturer University Honors Program: Interdisciplinary Sciences The University Honors Program at Coastal Carolina University seeks applications for a Lecturer appointment effective August 16, 2017 at the rank of Teaching Lecturer in the University Honors Program. The appointment will be in the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies. The ideal candidate will be able to teach honors courses at the intersection of disciplines in the sciences broadly conceived, have experience teaching honors classes, and to aid in the development of the new honors curriculum as we transition to an Honors College. Graduate work in more than one discipline is highly desirable. Faculty are expected to provide high quality instruction, to support student research, honors student activities, advise students on completion of the honors requirements, and provide professional service to University College. The teaching load is equivalent to 5 sections per semester depending on service responsibilities. Required: M.A. or M.S. in subject discipline or M.A./M.S.-level degree with a minimum of 18 hours in a subject discipline. PhD preferred, as some courses at the 300 to 400 level will be included in teaching load. College-level, honors teaching experience and familiarity with assessment and technology will be a plus. Teaching assignments might include evening/weekend courses and courses taught on-line. Prior experience with distance learning would be beneficial. Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located just nine miles from the Atlantic coast resort of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Coastal enrolls more than 10,000 students from 45 states and 58 nations. The University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and a Ph.D. degree in Marine Science. Applicants must apply online at http://jobs.coastal.edu. Application materials should include a completed online application, a letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of excellent teaching, a statement of teaching philosophy including reference to the nature of honors education, copies of graduate transcripts (can be unofficial at this stage), three letters of reference (at least two of the letters should address the candidate’s teaching). To ensure full consideration application must be received before May 23, 2017. Review of application and materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Coastal Carolina University is building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from women and minority candidates. CCU is an EO/AA employer.