Social Science Faculty Job Advertisement
Social Science (We anticipate that 3-4 positions will be available depending on enrollment).
Educators in all Arkansas public and private schools as well as all Arkansas institutions of higher education and all state directors of gifted programs are invited to apply for faculty positions.
Area I Faculty will collaborate with the Area I Coordinator in developing curriculum in their field of special talent according to the general framework described below:
Students in the social sciences will examine the latest breakthroughs in fields of study such as anthropology, sociology, psychology, political science, history, law and others. They will learn how the long and broad arcs of social development have affected the way people communicate, culturally evolve, and resolve conflict. Lessons will include study of cultural symbols, race, class and gender issues, human settlement, legal procedure etc. They will also incorporate discussions of how social science, through access to modern digital data resources, is contributing to and changing the idea of community. Social science students will continue their collaborations with the Clinton Library and Archives as well.
- Extensive knowledge of subject area.
- Familiarity with twentieth and twenty-first century theories, concepts, and practices in area of expertise.
- Ability to communicate effectively with high school students of high potential.
- Experience and/or interest in cutting-edge social science methodologies and technology enhanced humans and human relationships.
- Experience in creative course development, leadership training, and/or gifted and talented education.
Applicants should submit an application cover sheet (see Appendix A), a letter of application describing qualifications, curriculum ideas, and teaching style, a current curriculum vitae, and a list of three references. The application deadline is January 1, 2022.