The University of Akron:
The Women’s Studies Program at The University of Akron invites applications for a full-time, annually renewable, non-tenure track position as College Lecturer starting on August 27, 2012.
The job responsibilities include teaching a 24-hour course load across the 9-month academic year, keeping office hours, assisting students enrolled in assigned courses, maintaining good colleagueship, and making occasional service contributions to the program, college, and university as required. Salary is competitive. Full-time College Lecturers are members of Akron-AAUP’s bargaining unit faculty, are covered by that collective bargaining agreement, and are eligible for promotions as detailed in that agreement.
Required are an earned PhD or equivalent in women’s studies or related discipline in hand at the time of appointment; evidence of strong teaching performance, including course evaluations; and graduate training and/or scholarship in womenâ€™s studies and/or disciplinary feminist studies. It is desirable for a candidate to have experience with the teaching of courses cross-listed with women’s studies, as well as with the scholarship of teaching and learning.
UA’s multi-disciplinary Women’s Studies Program offers an undergraduate minor and certificate and a graduate certificate in womenâ€™s studies. Housed in the College of Arts and Sciences (A&S), which encompasses the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences, the affiliated faculty and elective course offerings in women’s studies span these A&S divisions as well as the Schools of Education and Law. Teaching opportunities within the Program include Introduction to Women’s Studies, Feminist Theory, and special topics courses.
The University of Akron is a state-assisted metropolitan university in northeastern Ohio with approximately 29,000 students and offering 300 academic degree programs. UA’s Institute for Teaching and Learning coordinates, promotes, and supports efforts across campus to improve the success of our students both inside and outside the classroom and advances scholarship on teaching and learning processes.
For complete details and to apply please visit:www.uakron.edu/jobs. Job ID# 7303.
Review of applications will begin on June 1, 2012; however, the search will remain open until the position is filled. The University of Akron is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and to the principles of affirmative action in accordance with state and federal laws.