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History, Adjunct

Employer
University of Central Oklahoma
Location
Edmond, Oklahoma, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jul 29, 2022

Job Details



Position Overview:

Adjunct faculty members provide quality learning experience for students and support the educational philosophy, mission, and long-term goals of the University of Central Oklahoma, the College of Liberal Arts, and the hiring department. Adjunct faculty members teach classes, advise and mentor students, evaluate student performance, and maintain student records in accordance with university policies. Adjunct faculty members work in a collaborative manner with full- and part-time colleagues and adhere to all of the policies and procedures outlined in the UCO Faculty and Employee Handbooks. The expected salary range is commensurate with credentials and experience

Note: Adjunct positions at UCO are part-time teaching positions. This posting is to create a pool of interested applicants from which the Department may draw as sections become open at any point in the current academic year. This posting may or may not result in the hiring of adjuncts.

Department Specific Essential Job Functions:

The Department of History and Geography seeks instructors to teach undergraduate history courses, especially HIST 1483 U.S. History to 1877 and HIST 1493 U.S. History since 1877.

This posting is to create a pool of interested applicants from which the Department may draw as sections become open at any point in the current academic year.

The Department of History and Geography includes 16 full-time faculty members and offers undergraduate degree programs in history, geography, history education, and museum studies, as well as graduate programs in history and museum studies. More information can be found on our website: https://www.uco.edu/cla/departments/history-geography/

Qualifications

Experience Required:

Possesses at least a master's degree in the field specified in the position announcement (exceptions require Academic Affairs approval). Possesses excellent communication, problem-solving, and organizational skills.

Experience Preferred:

Master's degree in History, History Education or related field. Experience in teaching at the university level preferred, but not required.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Teaches, advises and mentors students. Evaluates student performance and maintains department and student records in accordance with university policies. Adheres to the educational philosophy of the university. Works collaboratively with colleagues and professional peers.

Physical Demands:

Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Special Instructions for Applicants:

If using Interfolio for Letters of Reference, please submit to: jobs@uco.edu


Company

University of Central Oklahoma.

With strong connections throughout the Oklahoma City metro, the University of Central Oklahoma is dedicated to developing in students the confidence to succeed through transformative learning experiences. Central prides itself as a smart investment for success, preparing future leaders in an opportunity-rich environment, with access to more than 200 student organizations and the internship, employment, entertainment and cultural offerings of the rapidly growing Oklahoma City metropolitan area. Founded in 1890 and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Central connects its nearly 14,000 students to unmatched value found in 118 undergraduate areas of study and 83 graduate programs from its main campus in Edmond and facilities throughout the metro area.

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