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Requisition Number:0812181Number of Open Positions:2Position Title:Assistant ProfessorOther Title Information:Assistant ProfessorOrganization:216141 - UNIVERSITY HONORS PROGRAMPosition Summary:

A full-time, three-year renewable assistant professor position teaching undergraduate courses for the Honors College beginning January, 2020 or August, 2020.

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The University of Alabama Honors College invites applications for two full-time faculty positions at the rank of assistant professor to begin in January, 2020 or August, 2020. Both are 9-month, non-tenure earning, three-year renewable positions, with renewal contingent on performance, need, and funding. Successful candidates will be expected to teach honors classes, including seminar classes, and engage in service/academic citizenship appropriate to the scholarship of honors education.

Minimum qualifications include (1) an earned doctorate or other terminal degree appropriate to their discipline and (2) teaching experience at the college-university level. Preference will be given to applicants with experience related to critical and creative thinking, ethics and empathy, collaboration and inclusive leadership, and/or experiential learning. Applicants must demonstrate expertise and interest in transdisciplinary education and an eagerness to engage a diverse student body.

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Successful candidates must have the ability and desire to teach honors courses, including seminar courses. They should be able to build creative, transdisciplinary syllabi, foster dialog among students, and help individual students hone their skills as critical and creative thinkers, ethical and empathetic citizens, and collaborative and inclusive leaders. Honors faculty are expected to have skills and techniques necessary to manage highly collaborative, inclusive, student-centered, and ideologically diverse conversations both in and out of the classroom. This is a central aspect to honors seminar courses, which also invites students to put critical and creative thinking, ethics and empathy, and collaboration and inclusivity into their own values, behaviors, and motivations.

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The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more.
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Search Initiation Date:09/09/2019Expected Starting Date:08/16/2020Special Instructions to Applicants:College/School/Division:Honors CollegePost To IheYesSupplemental Questions

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    Job No:
    Posted: 9/11/2019
    Application Due: 10/16/2019
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