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The Comprehensive Studies Program (CSP) in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts at the University of Michigan invites applications for a one-term lecturer position for the 2019 summer half-term. Successful candidates will teach one section of CSP 100 which will meet Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
CSP 100 is intended for first-year students and participants are encouraged to learn and apply metacognitive principles to the planning of their own academic, professional, and personal goals. Participants in the seminar work to enhance their academic success by embarking on a thorough examination of how they are currently approaching their learning. They then set goals for adjusting and improving their current skills to help them become better learners in this context. Of particular focus will be the student’s own academic and maturational development as well as the challenges faced by the University community which is defined to include students, faculty, researchers, and administrators. There are no prerequisites and the course is taught in seminar format. This is a 3 credit graded course that meets Social Science distribution.
The successful candidate will have demonstrated ability to teach lower-division courses; must exhibit a willingness to devote extra time and effort to students outside class via additional office hours for individualized instruction (conferences); must provide students with regular performance feedback, devote some time to teaching critical thinking and writing workshops in the classroom and provide students with weekly in-class and out of class writing assignments.
Applicants for this position are also expected to interact with and provide feedback to CSP Academic Advisors regarding student academic progress (or lack thereof) throughout the term. Teaching qualifications, teaching experience and evidence of outstanding teaching will determine the selection of the candidate.
Ph.D. completed or in progress
Experience as lecturer or GSI
Demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching highly desired
Three years of experience teaching at the college level
The Comprehensive Studies Program (CSP) is an academic unit within the College of Literature, Science and the Arts that offers a variety of academic support services—including the Summer Bridge Program—academic year course instruction, academic advising and peer advising, tutoring, and freshman interest groups. CSP works closely with a wide variety of academic departments, offices and programs throughout the university, including offices in the various schools and colleges, the Undergraduate Admissions Office, the Office of Financial Aid, and the Division of Student Affairs.
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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.
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