Faculty, Assistant or Associate Professor, European History - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah 41040

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Under the direction of the Department Chair, the successful candidate will teach European History (1500-1800) surveys, specialized upper-division courses, and departmental service courses.
Teach 4-4 load of lower and upper division undergraduate courses including surveys, areas of specialization, and department service courses.
Design and implement new curriculum in continental European History (1500-1800) and other areas of specialization.
Plans, prepares, and follows an approved course of study that includes measurable objectives for each course taught.
Instructs, manages, and supervises classes.
Evaluates instruction and learning by means of written, oral, practical, and performance tests.
Maintains and submits accurate and current reports and records involving student accountability, attendance, performance, and follow-up.
Establishes and maintains office hours.
Assists department chair, faculty, and staff in maintaining an effective program, including advisement and recruitment of students, curriculum development, program changes, etc.
Serves on committees and attends meetings as assigned.
Maintains currency in fields of expertise, research, and instruction.
Conducts self in professional manner.

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. from an accredited college/university in continental European History by time of appointment. Area(s) of specialization is open.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

-Evidence of successful teaching, research productivity, and commitment to professional development.
-Knowledge of subject matter and course content.
-Demonstrated research skills.
-Effective instructional strategies and techniques in upper and lower division courses.
-Ability to manage, motivate, and evaluate students in upper and lower division courses.
-Effective communication skills.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, including teaching and research interests, a c.v., transcripts, student evaluations, a writing sample, and at least three letters of reference. Documents may be attached electronically to the application or sent by mail to:
Utah Valley University
Department of History & Political Science
Chair, Continential European Search Committee
MS 185
800 West University Parkway
Orem, UT 84058
Applications accepted through November 15, 2011.
- To be considered an applicant for employment you must apply online through the UVU.Jobs website.
- To receive full consideration for post-secondary education, please submit copies of transcripts or diploma of highest degree earned. Transcripts do not have to be official copies.
- To be considered in the first screening, the online application and required application documents (see below) must be submitted by the screening or closing date.
- Our system can only accept supplemental documents (such as cover letters or transcripts) in PDF or Word format. The file size of documents must be less than 2MB. It is strongly recommended that you take documents that are not in an electronic form and scan them into a separate black and white PDF file so you can attach them electronically to the online application. You can get help with this at a local copy center if needed.
- Any offer of employment will be contingent upon the results of a background check, which includes a criminal records check. A criminal conviction is not necessarily a bar to employment.
- Application materials become the property of UVU.
- For questions contact Human Resources at HREmployment@uvu.edu.

Keyword Phrases

  • Faculty
  • Assistant or Associate Professor
  • European History
  • History & Political Science
  • student centered teaching organization
  • building communities of engaged learners
  • beautiful mountain location
  • History
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Best if Apply By 11/15/2011