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 three courses per semester, and supervise student internships and independent studies as needed on the UCONN Waterbury regional campus. The position will start fall 2013 and is renewable annually. For more information about the Urban and Community Studies program at UConn, please see: http://www.urban.uconn.edu/index.php.
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.
This is a full-time, renewable, nine (9)-month, 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 Waterbury campus, although s/he may be engaged with UCS faculty and students and work throughout the university system.
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 30, 2013 and include the search # 2013480 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 4/30/2013.
University of Connecticut - 16 months ago