Humanities and Philosophy, Full-Time, Non-Tenure Track, Lecturer

Location
Edmond, OK
Posted
Jan 21, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Job ID 2017-4624
Posted Date 2017-11-19
# 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 experience and credentials
Targeted Job Start Date 8/6/2018
Hours Per Week 40
Weeks Per Year 52
Regular Workdays/Hours M-F
Preference Date 12/19/2017


Special Instructions to Applicants

Online Faculty application must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, academic writing sample, and degree transcripts for all degrees. 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 performs 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

Teaching, as well as departmental/school and university service is expected. Philosophy lecturers teach five of a variety of introductory core courses per semester.

Qualifications/Experience Preferred

Teaching experience in core undergraduate courses is highly desirable, as is an AOC in logic and experience in teaching logic.

An M.A. 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.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Ability to perform institutional committee and service work.

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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