The University of Maine Department of History invites applications for an academic-year, non-tenure Lecturer in the field of Medieval Europe effective August 31, 2015. This is an on-going, full-time position. Area of specialization is open, although candidates whose work considers inter-regional connections are especially encouraged to apply.
The teaching load is ordinarily three courses per semester, including a two semester European Civilization survey and specialized undergraduate and graduate courses in the candidate’s field of interest. The candidate must also be able to teach a course in Late Antiquity or Early Modern Europe. Engagement in student advising and service to the department, college, and university are expected as well.
A Ph.D. in History is required by the date of hire. Demonstrated successful college teaching experience, evidence of scholarship, and excellent communication skills are also required.
Appropriate background checks are required.
All UMS employees are required to comply with applicable policies and procedures, as well as to complete applicable workplace related screenings, and required employee trainings, such as Information Security, Safety Training, Workplace Violence and Sexual Harassment.
To apply, submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, copies of transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. All application materials with the exception of letters of recommendation must be submitted via HireTouch (http://umaine.hiretouch.com) “Apply For Position”. You will need to create a profile and application. The three letters of recommendation should be submitted directly by their authors or a dossier service to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. Incomplete applications cannot be considered.
The University of Maine is an EEO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.