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Job Vacancy at Southern Utah University

Job Vacancy at Southern Utah University

Country: USA
City: Cedar City
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Job Vacancy at Southern Utah University

Position: Lecturer of MIS Program (Masters of Interdisciplinary Studies)

Position summary

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS), at Southern Utah University (SUU), invites applicants to join the department as a lecturer to teach courses in its Masters of Interdisciplinary Studies (MIS) degree program. This is a full-time, 9-month position to commence in August 2020 where the lecturer will have the option to teach in the summer. Basically, the lecturer will teach a 5/5 course load during the fall and spring semesters. However, the position may also assist in coordinating elements within the MIS Capstone block as needed.

In addition to those, the Lecturer will perform the following duties

  • Teach the equivalent of 5 courses per semester. Course assignments may include Research Methods, Foundations of Interdisciplinary Studies, MIS Capstone Thesis, courses within one’s specialty area and other courses assigned by the Director of the MIS program.
  • Display strong interpersonal skills and collegiality.
  • Furthermore, participate in service and scholarship to the institution and profession as deemed appropriate by the HSS discipline’s performance and tenure (P&T) committee.


The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications

  • Masters’ degree in one of the following disciplines areas; Communications, English, Criminal Justice, French, Political Science, History, Sociology, Anthropology, Psychology, Philosophy, Spanish.
  • Excellence in traditional and online teaching to diverse populations, and have a commitment to service and working collegially.
  • Successful candidates must also demonstrate a commitment to working with an interdisciplinary context, familiarity with interdisciplinary degrees, and the capacity to teach using the Canvas learning management system (LMS).
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness as well as evidence of two years’ post-secondary teaching excellence.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English as evidenced by a cover letter and auxiliary materials.
  • Similarly, evidence of meeting the needs of diverse student populations and collaboration with diverse communities and organizations.
  • Furthermore, ability of collaborative and collegial work as evidenced by a cover letter and auxiliary materials.

About Southern Utah University

Southern Utah University is a public research university in Cedar City, Utah, United States. It offers more than 140 undergraduate degrees and 19 graduate programs. More than 10,000 students attend SUU. Overall, the university graduates over 1,800 students each year with baccalaureate and graduate degrees from its six colleges. In July 2012 the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges recognized SUU, one of only 27 universities in the U.S., as a designated public liberal arts and sciences university.


Type of Opportunity Academic Job
Deadline22 December,2019
Company NameSouthern Utah University
CityCedar City



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