Posted until filled with review of Applications to begin December 2, 2019
Full Time/Part Time
Full Time, Temporary
Missouri University of Science and Technology invites applications for the Maxwell C. Weiner Distinguished Professorship in the Humanities. This is a two-semester, endowed position for the 2020-21 academic year. We seek candidates with exceptional scholarly credentials in any humanistic field.
Qualifications: Applicants must be active scholars and teachers at the rank of associate or full professor.
Responsibilities: The Weiner Professor will be in residence in Rolla between August 2020 and May 2021. Over the academic year, the successful candidate will present two public lectures, lead a seminar for early-career faculty in the humanities on our campus, and teach one semester-long undergraduate course. Questions should be directed to Dr. Shannon Fogg at firstname.lastname@example.org , although applications must be submitted directly to our Human Resource Office using our career site ( https://hr.mst.edu/careers/academic-employment/ ). We have three humanities departments at Missouri S&T: Arts, Languages, and Philosophy; English & Technical Communication; and History & Political Science. These departments collaborate on research projects, grants, and teaching. Together, we have founded the Center for Science, Technology, and Society ( https://csts.mst.edu/ ) and the Humanities x Technology Collaboratory, a technology-rich, collaborative humanities laboratory. The Weiner Professor would be encouraged to participate in the CSTS and other cross-campus activities. Generous salary is provided, commensurate with background and experience. Additional funds for travel and research and furnished housing are available.
Interested candidates should electronically submit an application consisting of a cover letter and curriculum vitae with names and contact information of three references to Missouri University of Science and Technology's Human Resource Office at ( https://hr.mst.edu/careers/academic-employment/ ). All submitted application materials must have the position reference number (00064876) in order to be processed. Acceptable electronic formats that can be used for email attachments include PDF and Word; hardcopy application materials will not be accepted.
Missouri S&T is one of the nation's leading research universities. Located about 100 miles west of St. Louis in the community of Rolla. Missouri S&T is an accessible, safe, and friendly campus surrounded by Ozarks scenery. Missouri S&T offers degrees in engineering, the sciences, liberal arts, humanities and business, with master's and Ph.D. programs available in many of the science and engineering programs and master's degrees in biological sciences, business administration and technical communication. With nearly 9,000 students enrolled online and on campus, Missouri S&T is big enough to accommodate a diverse population but small enough for individuals to stand out. Additional information about the university is available at ( https://www.mst.edu/ ).
Ph.D. in any humanities area; rank of associate or full professor.
Highly accomplished record of research and teaching.
The final candidate is required to provide copies of official transcript(s) for any college degree(s) listed in application materials submitted. Copies of transcript(s) should be provided prior to the start of employment. In addition, the final candidate may be required to verify other credentials listed in application materials.
Failure to provide official transcript(s) or other required verification may result in the withdrawal of the job offer.
All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.
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