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Assistant or Associate Professor of Humanities

Employer
Texas A&M University - Central Texas
Location
Killeen TAMUCT

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Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job Details

Job Title

Assistant or Associate Professor of Humanities

Agency

Texas A&M University - Central Texas

Department

College Of Arts & Sciences

Proposed Minimum Salary

$4,500.00 monthly

Job Location

Killeen, Texas

Job Type

Faculty

Job Description

The College of Arts and Sciences and the Department of Humanities at Texas A&M University Central Texas (T AMUCT) is pleased to announce a tenure-track position for an Assistant or Associate Professor who can lead our undergraduate and graduate interdisciplinary degree programs while also supporting programs related to their scholarly and professional activities.


The ideal candidate will be able to connect their doctoral work and ongoing scholarship to interdisciplinary conversations. Candidates with scholarship and expertise in digital humanities, professional communication, or media studies are especially welcome. All candidates should be able to demonstrate successful strategies for helping students connect their academic preparation to professional readiness in the current workforce or advanced scholarly work.


To apply, applicants should prepare a cover letter, a CV, and a statement of teaching that directly addresses a desire to teach at an upper-level and graduate only institution, to lead TAMUCT's major interdisciplinary efforts, to prepare students for advanced study or entry into the workforce, and to remain active in their area of scholarship. Applicants should also provide names and contact information for three references.

Description of Job Responsibility:

  • Develop and teach the required graduate and undergraduate level classes in liberal studies, and graduate and undergraduate areas in the candidate's home discipline. Write syllabi for the courses using the approved format of the College of Arts and Sciences. Meet with students enrolled in their classes when students need additional assistance with class material and assignments. Teach twenty-four workload credits each academic year. Summer semester teaching is often available and negotiated on an as needed basis.

  • Pursue a research agenda and publish in peer-reviewed venues. Remain active in scholarly organizations that support the candidate's research agenda. Mentor/collaborate with students on independent research projects and prepare students to present their research. Pursue other scholarly activities as appropriate to the candidate's home discipline.

  • Carry out additional requirements of humanities faculty including: Conduct learning outcome measures on all courses taught to assist in maintaining accreditation Attend university and college faculty meetings. Serve on university committees as requested or assigned by Provost, Dean, or Department Chair Provide academic advising to prospective and current students.

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

  • PhD in or related to a discipline that can support interdisciplinary scholarship in digital humanities, profession communication, or media studies.

Preferred Requirements:

  • PhD with an emerging or established scholarly record.

Salary: Commensurate with experience
Hours: Full-time faculty hours (may vary)
Paid on a monthly basis
Nine-month tenure-track

Application Deadline: 13 May 2022 for guaranteed review, or open until filled with fall 2022 start date

Required Applicant Documents:
Cover letter
Curriculum Vitae
Statement of Teaching
Undergraduate Transcripts
Graduate Transcripts
Names and contact information for three professional references

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

Organization

Read our Diversity Profile Texas A&M University-Central Texas offers a unique and exciting opportunity to be part of a growing and vibrant institution!  We are a military friendly, upper level institution offering 24 Bachelor’s and 16 Graduate degrees.  The university prepares students for lifelong learning through excellence in teaching, service, and scholarship.  Our campus is located at State Highway 195 and 201 in Killeen, 1001 Leadership Place.TAMUCT bldg [square]

The student population at A&M-Central Texas is diverse and growing, currently serving over 2,600 students. Classes are offered at our beautiful new campus, online, and at several convenient sites; including Fort Hood and Hutto in order to accommodate both full-time and part-time students. The University serves the entire Central Texas region, providing a wide-range of distinguished academic programs that foster excellence and achievement through lifelong learning and civic engagement. For more information about our Warrior Nation, visit www.tamuct.edu.

TAMUCT students in labThank you for your interest in employment with Texas A&M University-Central Texas. We are committed to providing prompt, courteous and friendly service. Explore these exciting opportunities available at Texas A&M University-Central Texas.

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