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The Residential College Semester in Detroit Program https://lsa.umich.edu/sid is seeking to hire a part time Intermittent Lecturer to teach one course on Detroit: Then and Now, for the Spring 2018 semester. This position will be a 66.67% position for teaching one three credit course in the spring semester.
The candidate will provide instruction for a class of approximately six to twelve undergraduates in an interdisciplinary liberal arts program. Additional duties include participation in college- and program-wide activities, including attending student exhibitions and program meetings. The instructor will provide written evaluations for Residential College students enrolled in the course.
Minimum: PhD in History or a related field. Previous teaching experience is required.
The successful candidate will demonstrate expertise and background in the history of Detroit through the 20th and 21st Century. An expert in Detroit history must also be demonstrated. Establishing a practice of social justice appropriate to the years in the field of the candidate is expected.
66.67% appointment in Spring 2018
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