Assistant Professor, English

Overland Park, KS
Mar 02, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Job Description

Prepare for and teach 15 credit hours per semester in the English and Journalism Division, ranging from Composition I to Literature courses to Developmental courses. Hold and maintain required office hours. Perform other duties expected of full-time faculty, including developing and revising curriculum, developing and implementing assessment of student learning outcomes, developing and maintaining relationships with academic partners, participating in college and division meetings, serving on committees, and other duties as assigned.

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Required Skills
  • Masters' degree with at least 18 hours in English Literature or Composition/Rhetoric
  • Experience teaching English at the College level
  • Familiarity with online teaching techniques and technology

  • Master's degree and/or Ph.D. in English Literature or Composition/Rhetoric or M.F.A. in Creative Writing
  • Community College teaching experience
  • Secondary specialties in multicultural literature

Required Experience

Successful candidates will have:
  • Demonstrated strong teaching ability
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the teaching mission of a comprehensive community college
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with faculty and people from the community

Benefit Information:

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Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of the college community with dignity and respect demonstrating professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engage in constructive conflict resolution, when needed.


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For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

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Job Location
Overland Park, Kansas, United States
Position Type
Competitive rate of pay.
For full consideration apply before
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Special Instructions
Please submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference & unofficial transcripts with application. *Please note applications received prior to February 28, 2017 will be reviewed first.