LEO Intermittent Lecturer - EDA 340

University of Michigan

United States

November 21, 2021

Description

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How to Apply

Please upload an application letter explaining your qualifications and your approach to teaching, a current curriculum vitae, and two letters of recommendation. Applicants will be selected based upon demonstrated subject matter expertise and ability to complete the duties and responsibilities of course instruction.

The terms and conditions of employment for this position are subject to the provisions of a Collective Bargaining Agreement between the University of Michigan and the Lecturers Employee Organization (LEO).

Job Summary

Work-Title: Leo Lecturer Intermittent College of Education, Health, & Human ServicesFLSA: Exempt

Who We Are

The University of Michigan-Dearborn (UM-Dearborn) is one of the three campuses of the University of Michigan. UM-Dearborn is a comprehensive university offering high quality undergraduate, graduate, professional and continuing education to residents of southeastern Michigan and attracts more than 9,000 students. Faculty and students have the opportunity to collaborate across all three campuses in research and scholarly activity. UM-Dearborn is located ten miles west of Detroit and thirty-five miles east of Ann Arbor. The campus is strategically located on 200 suburban acres of the original Henry Ford Estate in the Greater Detroit Metropolitan region.

Course Description

The College of Education, Health and Human Services (CEHHS) is seeking applications for an intermittent lecturer position in the Department of Education for the Winter 2022 semester. The selected candidate will be responsible for teaching the class, EDA 340: Foundations of American Education. This course provides a general survey of education's theoretical and structural foundations, and introduces students to the history and philosophy of education as well as to the organization and financing of schools in America. Particular attention will be given to the role of education in a democratic society and to teaching as a profession.

The selected candidate will be responsible for conducting all instructional duties of this course including teaching, development of assignments, grading, holding virtual office hours for student support, and maintaining a course page through the Canvas Learning Management System.

Responsibilities

The selected candidate will be responsible for conducting all instructional duties of this course including teaching, development of assignments, grading, holding virtual office hours for student support, and maintaining a course page through the Canvas Learning Management System.

Required Qualifications

The position requires that the candidate have a master's or doctoral degree in education or a closely related field. The candidate should have a strong knowledge base in the area of educational foundations.

Additional Information

The University of Michigan-Dearborn is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and working in a multi-cultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities and women.Currently this classification is considered exempt in compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Union Affiliation

This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Lecturers Employee Organization, AFL-CIO, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan Medicine. This includes those working or learning remotely. More information on this policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the U-M Dearborn and U-M Flint websites.