• Composition and Developmental English, Full-Time, Non-Tenure-Track, Lecturer

    Posted Date 1 week ago(4/12/2018 10:12 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-4888
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Faculty
    Org Number
    010077
    Department
    English
    Division
    Provost Vice President
    Location
    US-OK-Edmond
    Proposed Salary Range
    Salary commensurate with credentials and experience.
    Targeted Job Start Date
    8/1/2018
    Hours Per Week
    Varies
    Weeks Per Year
    32
    Regular Workdays/Hours
    Varies
    Preference Date
    6/13/2018
    Exempt Status
    Exempt
  • Special Instructions to Applicants

    Online faculty application with cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of three professional references, and degree transcripts for all degrees are required. Additional documentation may be requested at a later date.

    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

    Lecturer provides a quality learning experience for students. Lecturer faculty perform instruction-related duties and responsibilities in a timely manner and in accordance with the mission, policies and procedures of the college. The relationship of the Lecturer faculty member to the student is one of teacher and facilitator of learning.

    Department Specific Essential Job Functions

    The Department of English invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track Lecturer to teach English Composition and Developmental English in an Accelerated Learning Program. Some service to the department is also expected. 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

    Master of Arts in English required. M.A. in Composition & Rhetoric is preferred. Three years prior college-level teaching experience preferred. Special attention will be given to applicants who have at least two years of experience teaching first-year compostion and developmental English in a collegiate setting.

    Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

    A commitment to high quality teaching.

    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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