History- World War II, Undergraduate School- Adjunct Faculty

Fort Lewis, Pierce County / Tacoma, Pierce County
Apr 18, 2014
University of Maryland University College (UMUC) seeks an adjunct faculty member to teach US History. UMUC is one of 11 degree-granting institutions in the University System of Maryland (USM). Working adults, military personnel, and other students around the globe are achieving their academic goals through UMUC's innovative educational options, including online instruction, accelerated academic programs, and classroom-based courses taught during the daytime, evenings, and weekends. Currently, more than 42,000 students attend UMUC nationally, and an additional 33,852 students attend UMUC at on site classes in more than 25 countries throughout the world; about 56,000 students are active duty military, veterans, and their families. In 2013, UMUC had over 261,000 online course enrollments. SPECIFIC CONTENT KNOWLED GE: HIST 465- World War II: An investigation of the nature of the Second World War. The aim is to analyze the factors that contributed to World War II, investigate the influences of war-time ideologies, and examine how warfare accelerated advances in science and technology. Topics include the origins of the war; the political, military, economic, and social circumstances of the war and their impact and legacy; and the extent to which the war changed the world that we live in. REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: A Master's degree in History, Political Science, or related field is required from a regionally accredited institution Prior Higher Education teaching experience and/ or experience educating adult learners Experience with online teaching environments POSITION AVAILABLE & WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED SALARY COMMENSURATE WITH EXPERIENCE All submissions should include a cover letter and résumé. For detailed benefits information, please visit: http://www.umuc.edu/visitors/careers/benefits.cfm Adjunct faculty candidates will be required to provide official transcripts as required during the candidate selection process. UMUC -an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University distributes an annual information report which includes campus security information that is available to prospective employees.