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Instructor of History

Employer
Alcorn State University
Location
Lorman, Mississippi
Salary
Commensurate with experience.
Date posted
Nov 30, 2023

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Job Summary

The successful candidate will be knowledgeable in history. The selected candidate will be required to teach a four/four course load of undergraduate courses and/or an equivalent combination of undergraduate and graduate courses in the areas of History. Other duties include teaching online classes, students’ advising, university services, research, and scholarly activities.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

• Demonstrate knowledge of instructional strategies and techniques appropriate to teaching, managing, and evaluating students.

Essential Job Functions

  •  Ability to teach a variety of history courses.
  •  Demonstrate knowledge of instructional strategies and techniques appropriate to teaching, managing, and evaluating students.
  • Advise history major students about academic requirements and registration for classes.
  • Contribute to continual program improvement through annual evaluation of program outcomes and objectives.
  • Assist in ongoing program curriculum development and participate in service to the program, department, and school.
  • Actively engage in professional activities related to the Department of Social Sciences.
  • Actively engage in research. 
  • Comply with the departmental curriculum, grading standards, student performance data, attendance policy, textbooks choices, and assessment.
  • Comply with all scheduled due dates regarding teaching, grading, and advising.
  • Serve in department, school, and university committees.
  • Comply with all federal, state, and university laws and policies. 
  • Contribute to continual program improvement through annual evaluation of program outcomes and objectives. 
  • Employ a variety of formative and summative assessments to ensure that classroom instruction leads to student learning and the attainment of the student learning outcomes for the course;
  • Attend classes regularly, maintain active syllabi, and return reports, credentials, and other requested documents in a timely manner.

Qualifications

The candidate must have an earned doctorate in History from an accredited institution. 
Teaching experience at college level is preferred.
 

Licensing and Certifications

N/A

Company

Alcorn State University

A great educational choice, Alcorn State University in Mississippi is a place of purpose, history, and discovery, and the nation's oldest, land-grant HBCU

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