Minimum qualifications: B.A. degree in American Indian Studies or related field, with at least two years of teaching experience. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Preferred qualifications: M.A. or Ph.D. in American Indian Studies or related field, and five years of college-level teaching experience. Preference will be given to applicants with knowledge and/or training in the University of Minnesota teaching methodology. Must be capable of delivering high-quality instruction to a diverse student body.
Applicants with a B.A. or M.A. will be appointed at the Teaching Specialist level; those with a Ph.D. will be appointed at the Lecturer level.
The Department of American Indian Studies in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota occasionally needs teaching specialists or lecturers to teach courses that cannot be staffed by regular faculty or graduate students. Openings of this kind sometime occur for teaching evening and summer session, as well as day courses and courses offered through Independent and Distance Learning. The courses are primarily introductory or survey courses. Appointments may be full-time or part-time and may be limited to one semester
This does not constitute a posting for vacancies, but establishes a pool of applicants should openings occur during the 2018/201 academic year. Applicants will be selected from this pool on an as-needed basis through academic year. Appointments may be renewable based on need, funding, and performance.
Teaching specialists and lecturers will be expected to teach undergraduate or graduate students in assigned course(s), hold office hours to assist and advise students, and participate in relevant departmental meetings.
The position requires all duties that are related to delivering the assigned course, including developing teaching materials, providing instructions, grading student assignments, being available to help answer student questions outside of class.
Undergraduate degree (BA)
Essential Job Duties:Job duties:
1. Develop and provide instruction for assigned course(s).
2. Grade examinations, reports, and assign final grades.
3. Prepare class materials and exams.
4. Organization of course
5. Perform other duties directly related to the delivery of a course, e.g., hold office hours, complete semester-end student evaluations of instruction, etc.
The Department of American Indian Studies has long been committed to the development of theories and methodologies that reflect American Indian pespectives and embrace ways of knowing that stand in contrast to the linear analytic Euro-American Studies typically found in colleges and universities. Two tracks are available to academic majors, one of which is based on mastery of one of the indigenous languages taught by the department, usually Dakota or Ojibwe. Majors may choose from a wide variety of courses, covering American Indian Literature, art, philosophies, and socio-economic issues.
To be considered for this position, please click on apply for this posting and follow the instructions. You will be given an opportunity to attach a cover letter, a curriculum vitae or resume, and the names and complete contact information for at least four references.
Additional materials may be requested later.
Please refer questions about this position or the application process to the Department of American Indian Studies, at 612-624-1338.
To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).
The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.
The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U: http://diversity.umn.edu.
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