|Location:||Maine, United States|
|Position:||Full Professor, Non-Tenure Track Faculty, Tenure Track Faculty|
Anticipated Faculty Vacancy
The University of Maine at Augusta is one of seven universities in the University of Maine System. Its main campus is located in Augusta, Maine’s capital city. It is surrounded by scenic lake country and offers ready access to the winter and coastal recreational areas for which Maine is famous. UMA has a second campus in Bangor, which is located in the heart of Maine. Bangor is a friendly city filled with excitement, opportunity and activity, and it serves as a gateway to a Maine region of great natural beauty.
Known for its high-quality student support services and strong, caring faculty, UMA serves a mix of both traditional and non-traditional students, and offers a wide array of educational programs including certificates, Associate degrees, and Baccalaureate degrees. UMA has a rich history in distance education and a strong support system to facilitate course design and delivery. Educational programs are delivered through a network of University centers and sites located in eight regions of the state, and via many distance education modes, including statewide interactive television, video conferencing, and online instruction.
Faculty positions require teaching both day and evening on our campuses in Augusta, Bangor, and/or at University College Centers; student advising; curriculum development; research and scholarship; university and community service. The successful candidate will also be expected to teach via one or more of the distance education modalities utilized by the University: interactive television, video conferencing, and online instruction.
UMA is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time tenure track History faculty. The successful candidate must demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and excellent communication skills. This faculty member will be expected to offer courses online using one or more of UMA’s distance education modalities. The teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester. The successful candidate will teach a two-semester course in world history. Preferred areas of expertise include women's history, gender history, Maine and/or New England history, and/or history of international relations. The appointment will begin fall semester, 2013 and will be based on our Augusta campus, although candidates may be expected to travel to Bangor or to University College Centers to teach.
Qualifications: Candidates must hold an earned doctoral degree in history or a closely related field. Candidates with ABD status in history will be considered, with the understanding that a doctoral degree is required for the awarding of tenure. Teaching experience at the university level is required; preference is given to those who have taught using various modalities with significant technology. Ability to or willingness to teach web-based courses is required.
Salary: The normal hiring range, with tenure, for this position is mid-forties, dependent upon experience and qualifications. The University offers an excellent fringe benefits package.
Review of applications will begin immediately. Please submit a cover letter; curriculum vitae/resume; transcripts; and the names, complete mailing addresses, and daytime telephone numbers of three professional references to:
History Faculty Search
University of Maine at Augusta
46 University Drive
Augusta, ME 04330.
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.The University of Maine at Augusta encourages and values diversity among its students, faculty, and staff. UMA is a member of the University of Maine System and a recipient of the Wellness Councils of America’s Well Workplace Award. Effective January 1, 2013 UMA will be a tobacco-free institution.
13-009P; October 1, 2012
Extended: November 15, 2012
Office of Administrative Services
Employment Opportunities web page: http://www.uma.maine.edu/office-of-human-resources/employment-opportunities/
UMA Web site: http://www.uma.maine.edu/
|Primary Category:||World History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||American History / Studies
Atlantic History / Studies
Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies
Diplomacy and International Relations
Nationalism History / Studies
Native American History / Studies
Women, Gender, and Sexuality