English, Developmental English and English Composition, Full-Time, Temporary, Non-Tenure Track, Visiting Instructor

2 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-4609
# of Openings
1
Category
Faculty
Org Number
010077
Department
English
Division
Provost Vice President
Job Type
Faculty
US-OK-Edmond
Proposed Salary Range
Commensurate with credentials and experience.
Targeted Job Start Date
1/8/2018
Hours Per Week
40
Weeks Per Year
16
Regular Workdays/Hours
Varies
Preference Date
12/1/2017

College/Department Overview

The College of Liberal Arts currently has 113 full-time and 152 part-time faculty in 8 academic departments. The College serves the University's Core Curriculum programs and enrolls more than 2,850 undergraduate students and more than 300 graduate students in 34 undergraduate and 17 graduate majors. For further information see our website at: http://www.uco.edu/la

Position Overview

 

Visiting faculty are employed by the university to teach or perform research for a limited time. This is a non-tenure track, temporary position. Service or research may be expected.

Department Specific Essential Job Functions

The Department of English invites applications for a full-time, spring-term, temporary Visiting Instructor to teach Developmental English and English Composition in an Accelerated Learning Program to begin in January 2018. The Department of English at the University of Central Oklahoma is committed to recruiting and maintaining a diverse faculty, and we strive to make all feel welcome.

Qualifications/Experience Required

An earned degree Master’s degree awarded by a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution in the field specified in the position announcement (exceptions require Academic Affairs approval).
Possesses excellent communication, problem-solving, and organizational skills.

Qualifications/Experience Preferred

M.A. in English or Composition & Rhetoric.

 

Special attention will be given to applicants who have at least three years of experience teaching developmental English and first-year composition in a collegiate setting.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

A commitment to high quality teaching and an active research agenda.

Physical Demands

Repetitive movement of hands and fingers – typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms. Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required.

 

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

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