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Lecturer, Interdisciplinary Studies

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona

Posting Number: req9792

Department: Humanities Administration

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

The College of Humanities invites applications for a full-time career-track lecturer to teach classes in the Interdisciplinary Studies Program (IDS). The IDS Program is located in Tucson, Arizona but also serves students in our Online and Distance campuses. We seek applicants from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines to teach in this interdisciplinary program. Applicants must demonstrate an ability to teach undergraduate courses that focus on student success and achievement across the program's emphases.

Review of applications begins Monday, May 20, 2022 with an anticipated start date of August 15, 2022 for the 2022/2023 academic year.

Alumni Jacquelynn and Bennett Dorrance have made a gift commitment of $5.4 million to endow the deanship of the University of Arizona College of Humanities to bring the humanities to the forefront of the University of Arizona's life and mission through a continuous and fearless spirit of open inquiry:

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; sick leave and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Instruction of assigned course(s) per established course syllabi via assigned modalities
  • Maintain in-person and online office hours
  • Attend all pertinent program meetings
  • Coordinate Internships for Interdisciplinary Studies Program
  • Assist in assessment and reporting of achievement of programmatic learning outcomes
  • Assist in IDS mentorship program
  • Additional duties may be assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills: will need to communicate effectively with a variety of constituencies including faculty, staff, administrators, and students
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively engage diverse student populations

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's degree in appropriate discipline at time of application
  • Evidence of teaching excellence

Preferred Qualifications

  • Completion of a doctoral degree or comparable experience in a related field
  • Excellent record of college-level teaching, particularly advanced undergraduate courses
  • Interest and experience with multi-disciplinary or interdisciplinary studies

Rank: Lecturer

Tenure Information

Career-Track (CT)

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job FTE: 1.0

Work Calendar: Academic

Job Category: Faculty

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: $45,000

Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Caleb Simmons, Ph.D

Faculty Director of the Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies Program

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Curriculum Vitae (CV), Cover Letter, and Two Additional Documents

Special Instructions to Applicant

Please upload 4 required documents for full consideration (please do not type directly into the application system).
  • Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Cover letter
  • Diversity Statement
  • Teaching Portfolio

  • Within a few business days after submitting your application you will receive an email asking you to provide contact information for 3 references (do NOT click the "Submit" button until you have added all 3 references using the plus "+" sign button). Your references will then be requested to upload a letter of reference into the system. Once the 3 reference letters have been uploaded, the application will be considered complete. Full consideration will be given to complete applications. Review of applications begins on May 20, 2022.

    Diversity Statement

    At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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