Instructor of History

JOB TITLE:    Instructor of History                            DIVISION:       Academic Affairs

SUPERVISOR’S TITLE: Department Chair              DEPARTMENT: Criminal Justice Administration & Social Sciences

BASIC FUNCTIONS:

Teach courses in discipline as assigned by the dean or chair; provide academic advising to students; maintain an active scholarly agenda of research and service; serve on departmental, school, and college committees; engage in assessment requirements; participate in community service and outreach programs; and work collaboratively with colleagues and other programs.  ________________________________________________________________________________

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITY:

  • Teach 12 sch per semester
  • Provide advising to assigned students
  • Contribute to curriculum development, assessment of student learning outcomes, and co-curricular enhancements
  • Serve on committees on department, school, and college levels
  • Engage in scholarly research appropriate for rank
  • Develop and submit grant proposals
  • Participate in public service initiatives
  • Collaborate with colleagues on initiatives supportive of transformational student learning

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Strong track record of successful college teaching, specifically African American history
  • Proficiency with development and implementation of courses using Open Educational Resources and virtual teaching platforms
  • Demonstrated capacity to facilitate student learning and engagement
  • Established research agenda and record of scholarly work in discipline
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional responsibilities, student development, and service

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

Minimum Qualifications

  • Earned master’s degree in history
  • Commitment to excellence in college teaching, to an active scholarly agenda, and to working in a multicultural environment that fosters diversity
  • Ability to use technology effectively in teaching and learning
  • Ability to demonstrate collegiality and a sound work ethic

Preferred Qualifications

  • Earned doctorate in history
  • Two (2) or more years of successful teaching experience in higher education
  • Record of scholarly research and teaching effectiveness
  • Proficiency with learning management systems and online teaching and learning

To apply for this job please visit www.benedict.edu.

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