UCS Lecturer
University of Connecticut 122 reviews - Storrs, CT

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Position Summary

The Urban and Community Studies (UCS) program at the University of Connecticut invites applications for a 9-month, non-tenure track faculty position at the level of Lecturer. The Lecturer will teach two courses per semester, advise UCS students, and will help the UCS Director in the coordination of on- and off-campus UCS student activities, including internships, academic and cultural events, volunteer activities, student recruitment, and other events that highlight the UCS program. The position may start immediately and is renewable annually. The Lecturer will also have the opportunity to earn up to two months summer salary through the Urban Semester Program. Urban Semester Program tasks would include recruiting students for the program and overseeing the internships of enrolled students. For more information about the Urban and Community Studies program at UConn, please see: http://www.urban.uconn.edu/index.php.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications: Successful candidates must have (or be near completion of) a PhD in Urban Studies, Geography, Sociology, Political Science, Public Policy, or a related field by time of appointment. Equivalent foreign degrees are acceptable.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates with a record of distinguished teaching and mentoring at the undergraduate level, especially individuals who are dedicated to teaching methods that integrate the learning process with community engagement.

Appointment Terms

This is a full-time, nine (9)-month, renewable appointment. Salary is competitive and based on qualifications and professional experience. The UCS major is offered on four UConn campuses with administrative offices located in West Hartford. The successful candidate's primary academic responsibilities will be on the Storrs campus, although s/he may be engaged with UCS faculty and students and work throughout the university system.

To Apply

Please provide a letter of application, complete curriculum vitae, the names and contact information for 3 references, and a statement of teaching philosophy via Husky Hire. To ensure full consideration, application materials should be submitted no later than April 8, 2013. Include Search # 2013479 in all correspondence. The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 PM eastern on 4/8/2013.

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