The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Honors College is now accepting applications for a Dean's Visiting Assistant Professor. This non-tenured appointment is for the 2011-2012 academic year, with the possibility of renewal. Ph.D. in History or related field by June 2011 is required. Application due: January 7, 2011.
University of WI-Milwaukee Honors College Position
The UWM Honors College offers a General Education/Liberal Arts curriculum: small, writing-intensive, interdisciplinary seminars and individualized instruction for outstanding undergraduates within an urban context. The successful candidate, who will hold the working title of Dean's Visiting Assistant Professor and have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and learning, must have: a Ph.D. in History or related field by June 15, 2011 with a specialization in 19th/20th century U.S. history; experience teaching interdisciplinary courses with an emphasis on academic writing, and experience teaching non-History majors. Preferred candidates will also have experience: designing interdisciplinary classes, teaching small, interactive seminar-style classes, teaching courses that include global, media, gender, or ethnic studies, teaching Honors students, and teaching in an urban college or university. Customary teaching load is three Honors seminars per semester, in addition to attending staff meetings, participating in Honors College faculty development initiatives centered on undergraduate teaching, and serving on Honors College committees as needed.
This non-tenured appointment is for the 2011-2012 academic year, with the possibility of renewal. Candidates should apply to: http://jobs.uwm.edu/postings/5191
Candidates must apply by midnight on January 7, 2011. UWM is an AA/EO Employer.