Job Description: This is a full-time, tenure-track faculty position. Ideal candidate will have ability to teach all levels of composition from developmental through advanced. Candidate may also have the opportunity to teach literature surveys and specialty courses.
Duties of Position: Teach 12 contact hours per semester in all levels of composition and literature. Serve on department, division, and college committees. Hold 10 office hours per week. Pursue professional development opportunities related to discipline and pedagogy.
Education Requirements: Minimum of MA in English, Rhetoric/Composition, Comparative Literature, Writing Studies, or Creative Writing from a regionally accredited college or university.
Experience Requirements: Post Secondary teaching experience is required. Two years of community college teaching experience preferred. Experience using technology in the classroom and other delivery modalities expected.
A file is not complete until the following materials are submitted directly to the online application:
*Completed online application
*CV/Resume (does not substitute for completed
*Copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts
from regionally accredited institutions.
*A one-page, single spaced statement of your
teaching philosophy. In your teaching philosophy,
please indicate how you approach classroom
management, how you assess students, and how
you use instructional technology. Attach this
statement under "Contribution Statement/
Please attach all documents directly to your application. If you have difficulty attaching documents, you may send them via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or hard-copy to the HR/Recruitment Office, Harper College, 1200 W. Algonquin Road, Palatine, IL 60067
Applications are accepted until the position is filled though priority will be given to applications received on or before March 22, 2013.
*Official transcripts required upon hire.
*Employment is contingent upon Criminal
Employment Sponsorship is not available.
Special Requirements: All candidates contacted for phone interview will be required to submit:
*Three (3) professional letters of recommendation.
We respectfully request that the letters focus on
one or more of the following:
1. Your teaching ability
2. Your cultural competence
3. Your ongoing professional development
Harper College, a dynamic community college located in Chicago's northwest suburbs, enrolls over 25,000 students of all ages, is committed to diversity, and encourages the development of multicultural perspectives.