Lecturer - History & Political Science

May 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Lecturer - History & Political Science

Job Posting Number: JPF13917

Department: 2GH-History/Political Science

Job Open Date: 04/26/2017

Screening Date: 05/02/2017

Job Close Date: 5/18/2017

Open Until Filled: No

Job Grade: 01

Pay Range: DOQ

Position Number: A97225

Benefits: Full tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents, substantial employer contribution to retirement, affordable medical and dental insurance, life insurance, & 12 paid holidays.

Job Category: Faculty

Job Type: Full-time, One-year only

Special Instructions to Applicants
Courses taught will be up to five large section (140 student cap), lower-division courses per semester in United States History and/or an upper division course.

Under “Reference’s Letter” please list a minimum of three contacts. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

Summary of Duties
Under the direct supervision of the Department Chair of History and Political Science, teaches up to five large section (140+ student cap) courses per semester in United States History. Participates collaboratively and professionally with other faculty and staff to promote the general well-being of the department and the college, its staff and student body. Supports and seeks always to fulfill the guiding concepts for the college embodied in the philosophy, mission, values and vision adopted by the University.

Minimum Qualifications
Graduation from a regionally accredited institution with an appropriate degree in a related field to the coursework being taught. Knowledge and skill in current instructional theories, strategies, techniques, and discipline content. See preferred qualifications for discipline or program-specific minimum qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications
Graduation from an accredited institution with a graduate degree in U.S. History - specialty open. Ph.D. required. Demonstrated successful teaching large section classes (140+ students) in American History at the college or university level.

Knowledge and skills in current instructional theory, methods, strategies and techniques.

Knowledge of student management, motivation and evaluation techniques.

Skills in interpersonal relationships, problem solving and decision-making.

Skills in applying multimedia hardware/software in classroom teaching.

Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

Ability to work independently.

Working Conditions

Established by department chair. May required to teach evening or weekend courses.

To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/27944

Utah Valley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/ Disabled/Equal Access Employer. Utah Valley University is committed to an inclusive hiring process and the welcoming of diverse candidates.


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