Lecturer – Social Sciences

Troy, Alabama, United States
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Job description

Posting Number F0587P
Position Type Faculty
Department Social Science – Troy
Division College of Arts and Sciences
Campus Troy
Location Troy – T01

Faculty Rank
Lecturer

If Faculty position
10 Month

Is this position tenure track or non-tenure track?
Non-Tenure Track

Job Summary
The lecturer position in Social Sciences is responsible for teaching social sciences classes in research methods, social science theory, senior seminar, methods and material courses in social sciences/history education for pre-service and in-service teachers at the middle and high school levels. Depending on qualifications and need, additional courses in social sciences, sociology, anthropology, geography or history may be available as well. Clinical responsibilities include the supervision of student interns in secondary social science/history placements and providing all student advisement. Additional responsibilities include doing service at the departmental, college, university and community levels.

In Class Teaching Percentage
75%

Online Teaching Percentage
25%

Minimum Qualifications
1. A Master’s degree in Education with concentration in General Social Science or Social Studies/Science Education
2. A minimum of three years teaching in public secondary schools.
3. Eligibility for Alabama teacher certification.

Preferred Qualifications
1. 6th Year Program/Ed.S. Education/General Social Sciences.
2. Teaching experience at the college or university level and on-line teaching experience.

Will this position require driving (personal vehicle, university vehicle, utility vehicle, or golf cart) in order to perform the job duties?
No

Work Hours
To be determined

Academic Term Position Will Begin
Fall 2018

How to apply

Apply online
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Work Status: Full-Time
Temporary: No
Does this position have supervisory responsibility?: No
Open Until Filled: Yes

Troy University is different from most institutions of higher learning. Rather than preparing students for jobs, we prepare them for what’s ahead – life – opportunity – surprises. Yes, the future can be unpredictable, but the people who succeed in the years to come will do so because of preparation, planning and drive. These are just a few of the defining characteristics of TROY students.