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Instructor of History

Employer
Alcorn State University
Location
Lorman, Mississippi, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 3, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Art, Art History, Humanities, History
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title
Instructor of History

FLSA Status
Exempt

Posted Salary Range
Commensurate with experience.

Employment Status
Full Time

Department
School of Arts & Sciences

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

EEO / ADA Statement

Physical Requirements

Work in noisy (above 85 decibels) areas
No

Sedentary Work - Exerting 10 pounds
Occasionally

Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds
Occasionally

Medium Work - Exerting 20-50 pounds
Not Required

Heavy Work - Exerting 50-100 pounds
Not Required

Very Heavy Work - Exerting in excess of 100 pounds
Not Required

Travel
Occasionally

Extended Work Hours
Occasionally

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number

Number of Vacancies
1

Location
Lorman

Position End Date (if temporary)

Open Date
04/03/2023

Close Date

Open Until Filled
Yes

EEO Statement

Alcorn State University

Equal Employment Opportunity and Notice of Non-Discrimination
Alcorn State University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Alcorn State University is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.

Advertising Summary
Excellent Benefits Package

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Unofficial Transcripts
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Teaching Philosophy
  5. Letter of Recommendation (Professional)
  6. Letter of Recommendation (Personal)
  7. Letter of Recommendation (Professional or Personal)
  8. A Diversity Statement
Optional Documents

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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