Instructor - New College Life Track - Leadership Studies

The University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, AL

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Instructor - New College Life Track - Leadership Studies


204681 - NEW COLLEGE

Position Summary::

New College and the New College LifeTrack program invite applications for a non-tenure earning, three-year renewable instructor position to teach and advise students in the Social Sciences with an emphasis on leadership studies and policy. The ideal candidate will be able to teach courses and mentor students in the areas of civic or public leadership, and public and nonprofit management. Responsibilities include teaching, advising, and supervising senior projects in New College and New College LifeTrack. A PhD is required. Special consideration will be given to applicants with experience teaching interdisciplinary courses, adult distance students, and non-traditional learners. Depending on expertise and need, the successful candidate may be considered for a cross-appointment to teach in a partner-department within the College of Arts and Sciences.

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Address queries to the chair of the search committee: Dr. Julia Cherry at [email protected]. Applications must be submitted at and should include the following: (a) cover letter outlining qualifications; (b) teaching philosophy; © current CV; and (d) contact information for three references. The search committee will request letters of reference as appropriate. Consideration of applications will begin May 6, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Prior to hiring, the final candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment background investigation and submit transcripts of all post-secondary education. The start date is August 16, 2022.

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New College and New College LifeTrack serve on-campus, residential students and adult distance-learning students, respectively, who are pursuing individualized programs of study in interdisciplinary studies. For more information for on these programs, visit and

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