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Position: Assistant Professor of History 

Department: History and Political Science 

Campus: North Manchester  

Position Overview: This is a full-time, tenure-track teaching position (specialization in American History). Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in American History (introductory surveys and advanced courses in the candidate's area of expertise), with additional responsibilities related to the academic program, reporting through the department chair to the Dean of the College of Education and Social Sciences. 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Teaching twenty-four semester hours per academic year (may include other functions in addition to teaching, such as administrative responsibilities or clinical assignments).
  • Maintain professional effectiveness, which include but are not limited to, high quality of scholarship; intellectual integrity; professional currency; cooperation of all phases of the academic program; openness to learn about and adopt improved methods of teaching; and above all, a vital interest in student learning.
  • Meeting assigned classes at the scheduled locations and for the scheduled durations
  • Directing and attending non-class activities, as appropriate
  • Participating in faculty governance, including attending meetings—full faculty, college, department, and committee—and fulfilling attendant responsibilities
  • Developing course syllabi
  • Administering examinations and assessing student learning
  • Working in a professional, collegial and team-oriented manner with the College community
  • Maintaining compliance with policies and procedures in the Faculty Manual  

Secondary Job functions

  • Supporting students’ personal and professional development
  • Designing new courses, as appropriate
  • Actively participating in student recruitment
  • Academic advising
  • Maintaining office hours, as appropriate  

Qualifications—Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Doctoral degree in history required, although ABD applicants will be considered
  • Knowledge and experience sufficient to enable the candidate to effectively teach courses as assigned in American history
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Effective organizational and administrative skills
  • Ability to deliver course content and to assist students in understanding course content
  • Ability to evaluate student writing and to provide effective feedback
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with students, faculty, staff, and administrators
  • Ability to adapt to changing teaching and learning environments and content-delivery methods
  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues, in the best interests of the students
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities, meet deadlines, and respond to students’ legitimate needs in a timely manner
  • Ability and willingness to work with students of all skill levels and academic backgrounds
  • Ability and willingness to perform clerical work for oneself, as necessary
  • Basic leadership, budgetary and supervisory skills
  • Proficient in spoken and written English
  • Basic computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, e-mail and internet use 

Work Schedule: Onsite classes are generally schedule between 8 AM and 5 PM.  Some classes, laboratories, events and/or meetings may be scheduled in the evening or on weekends.   

What We Offer: We offer competitive pay and the opportunity to serve in a dynamic educational environment.

To Apply:  We seek a candidate with a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.  Applications are due by October 15, 2017.  Review of applications will begin at that time and will continue until the position is filled.  Apply online via ADP and submit a cover letter, curriculum vita/resume, teaching philosophy and evidence of effective teaching.  Recommendation letters are not required.  Questions can be emailed to Jenny Steele, employment coordinator. 

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

Applicants who further diversify our faculty and staff are warmly welcome.

 

 


 

Position: Assistant Professor of Sociology 

Department: Sociology, Social Work and Criminal Justice 

Campus: North Manchester  

Job Responsibilities and Duties: This is a full-time, tenure-track teaching position in Sociology. Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate sociology courses (likely courses are Introduction to Sociology; Social Research Methods; Class, Status, and Power; Social Movements; Sexuality and Gender; Sociology of Religion; Cultural Anthropology), with additional responsibilities related to the academic program, reporting through the department chair to the Dean of the College of Education and Social Sciences. 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Teaching twenty-four semester hours per academic year (may include other functions in addition to teaching, such as administrative responsibilities or clinical assignments).
  • Maintain professional effectiveness, which include but are not limited to, high quality of scholarship; intellectual integrity; professional currency; cooperation of all phases of the academic program; openness to learn about and adopt improved methods of teaching; and above all, a vital interest in student learning.
  • Meeting assigned classes at the scheduled locations and for the scheduled durations
  • Directing and attending non-class activities, as appropriate
  • Participating in faculty governance, including attending meetings—full faculty, college, department, and committee—and fulfilling attendant responsibilities
  • Developing course syllabi
  • Administering examinations and assessing student learning
  • Working in a professional, collegial and team-oriented manner with the College community
  • Maintaining compliance with policies and procedures in the Faculty Manual  

Secondary Job functions

  • Supporting students’ personal and professional development
  • Designing new courses, as appropriate
  • Actively participating in student recruitment
  • Academic advising
  • Maintaining office hours, as appropriate  

Qualifications—Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Doctoral degree in sociology required, although ABD applicants will be considered
  • Knowledge and experience sufficient to enable the candidate to effectively teach courses as assigned in sociology (as well as social work and criminal justice, depending upon background or interest)
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Effective organizational and administrative skills
  • Ability to deliver course content and to assist students in understanding course content
  • Ability to evaluate student writing and to provide effective feedback
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with students, faculty, staff, and administrators
  • Ability to adapt to changing teaching and learning environments and content-delivery methods
  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues, in the best interests of the students
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities, meet deadlines, and respond to students’ legitimate needs in a timely manner
  • Ability and willingness to work with students of all skill levels and academic backgrounds
  • Ability and willingness to perform clerical work for oneself, as necessary
  • Basic leadership, budgetary and supervisory skills
  • Proficient in spoken and written English
  • Basic computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, e-mail and internet use 

Work Schedule: Onsite classes are generally schedule between 8 AM and 5 PM.  Some classes, events and/or meetings may be scheduled in the evening or on weekends.   

What We Offer: We offer competitive pay and the opportunity to serve in a dynamic educational environment. 

To Apply:  We seek a candidate with a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds. Applications are due by October 15, 2017. Review of applications will begin at that time and will continue until the position is filled.  Apply online via ADP.  When submitting your application, please upload a cover letter, curriculum vita, teaching philosophy and evidence of effective teaching.  Recommendation letters are not required.  Please direct any questions to Jenny Steele, employment coordinator. 

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

Applicants who further diversify our faculty and staff are warmly welcome.