Pool – Lecturer and/or Online Lecturer

Updated: 3 months ago


History of Art

Position Overview

The History of Art Department Department invites qualified scholars and professionals to submit online applications to the lecturer pool to be considered for part-time and/or full-time, temporary and/or regular teaching positions.  Positions vary and are dependent upon the need for instructors, if any, for courses being offered each semester. These are non-tenure-track members of the faculty whose primary role is instructional.
Application materials will be reviewed by the faculty and placed in a pool for consideration for developing and/or teaching undergraduate or graduate courses consistent with program instructional needs. Applications will be accepted throughout the year.
The successful candidate must have appropriate authorization to work in the U.S. before employment begins

Job Description

Regular Lecturer Duties

100% -  Regular Lecturer Duties: 
Teach a specified number of either undergraduate or graduate courses per semester. Based on department need, teach course in designated area.

•    Prepare for and attend all class meetings. In case of absence, the lecturer must make arrangements for a substitute to teach class. Classes should not be canceled.
•    Provide instruction throughout the semester, usually 2.5 hours/week.
•    Develop assignments, administer tests, evaluate student work, provide feedback to students, and assign grades.
•    Supervise GTAs if necessary.
•    Hold regular office hours for students involved in classes taught.
•    Adhere to departmental, college, and university policies.

Online Lecturer Duties

100% - Online Lecturer Duties:
Teach a specified number of either undergraduate or graduate courses per semester, or mini-mester

•    Teach a specified number of online courses per semester, or mini-mester.
•    Prepare for and attend all class meetings. Provide timely feedback and instructor/student interaction in asynchronous online course format with occasions for online office hours and/or Q&A sessions. Regular weekly interaction is expected in online courses.
•    Provide instruction for course(s). Classes are generally in an 8-week or mini-mester format. Class meetings will generally be asynchronous, but instructional expectations match those of the face-to-face experience.
•    Administer assignments, tests, evaluate student work, provide timely feedback to students, and assign grades.
•    Be available for students involved in classes taught. “Office hours” may include a set time where students can contact the instructor, but must also include expectations for timely responses to student inquiries outside of a set contact time.
•    Adhere to departmental, college and university policies.

Required Qualifications

Evaluation of the following requirements will be made through (1) descriptions of work experience and educational experiences in letter of application, (2) record of accomplishments and productivity addressed in C.V., and (3) information provided from professional references.

1.    Ph.D. in History of Art
2.    Demonstrated knowledge of the History of Art course of interest.
3.    Previous teaching experience (classroom or online) at the university/college level.

Contact Information to Applicants

David Cateforis

Additional Candidate Instruction

A complete application will include a letter of application, a vitae detailing specific subject areas the applicant is qualified to teach and/or develop, and the names and contact information for three professional references.

Deadline/ Review Date:  December 7, 2020 and Ongoing
Estimated Start Date:      Ongoing

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Primary Campus

University of Kansas - Lawrence

Advertised Salary Range

Commensurate with qualifications and experience


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