LEO Lecturer I | University of Michigan - Ann Arbor Job at University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, MI

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  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
  • Ann Arbor, MI

Job Description

In order to be considered for this position, all applicants must apply to this posting through this website.

Please upload in one single PDF document:

  1. Cover letter (no more than 2 pages)
  2. Current C.V.
  3. Teaching statement (no more than 2 pages)
  4. Evidence of teaching excellence
  5. Names and contact info for three recommenders who can comment on applicant's qualifications for this position. Letters are not required at this time.

The College of Literature, Science, and the Arts (LSA), the Department of Curriculum Support, and The Program on Intergroup Relations at the University of Michigan invite applications for a Lecturer I position at 100% effort for the Fall Term 2024 to teach three IGR core courses.  This appointment is scheduled to begin on August 26, 2024 and end on December 31, 2024.

Duties of this LEO Lec 1 position are expected to include teaching, developing some course materials, evaluating and grading students, and holding regularly scheduled office hours. A typical full-time (100% effort) load for a LEO Lec 1  in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts is three courses per semester.  This position will be responsible for teaching 3 IGR core courses which will include ALA 220, ALA 320 housed in The Program on Intergroup Relations . 

  • A terminal degree in Psychology, Education, Sociology, Social Work or in a closely related field. 
  • The candidate must have experience with teaching and co-teaching courses related to intergroup relations theory and dialogue pedagogy as well as working with a variety of culturally and ethnically diverse populations. 
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills

The selection criteria used for this search is based on how the applicant's education and experience meets the required minimum qualifications for the position.  Excellence in teaching and instruction will be the principal criteria used to select the successful candidate.

  • Ph.D or Ed.D
  • Demonstrated success cultivating non-hierarchical, inclusive communities that foster a students' sense of belonging; 
  • Demonstrated success co-facilitating a dialogic classroom environment; 
  • Demonstrated commitment to a pedagogy of  care, anti-racist pedagogy, inclusive teaching methods, and/or trauma-informed teaching. 
  • The successful candidate is likely to have experience in engaged pedagogy, social justice education, and experiential teaching.

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.

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.

Questions about applying for this position can be emailed to: Donna Rich Kaplowitz at donnakap@umich.edu and Dorine Lawrence Hughes at dlawhugh@umich.edu

The mission of the University of Michigan is to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving and applying knowledge, art, and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Deadline for applications is May 17.  The anticipated date by which an offer will be made is no later than June 21, 2024.  The appointment opportunity described in this posting is subject to final approval by the academic unit..

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

About University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

A great university is made so by its faculty and staff, and Michigan is recognized as one of the best universities to work for in the country. The Michigan culture is known for engaging faculty and staff in all facets of the university to create a workplace that is vibrant and stimulating.For two consecutive years, the Chronicle of Higher Education has placed U-M in its "Great Colleges to Work For" survey. In particular, the university earns high marks for strong relations between faculty and administrators, a collaborative system of governance, strong pay and benefits, and a healthy work/life balance.

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