First Year Studies Instructor

Jonesboro, AR
Apr 05, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Working Title: First Year Studies Instructor
Type of Employment: Faculty
Department: First Year Programs
Division: Academic Affairs and Research
Location: ASU-Jonesboro
Proposed Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience
Closing: 5/4/17
Position Summary: Full-time instructor in First Year Studies. The instructor will teach developmental writing and first-year experience courses and advise students.


  • Teach 12-15 hours per semester.
  • Serve as academic advisor to students in first-year experience courses.
  • Hold regular office hours.
  • Work collaboratively with faculty and staff to complete departmental projects.

General Days/Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., some evenings may be required
Other: Vita and cover letter.
Knowledge/Skills/Ability: Knowledge of English language structure, grammar and composition. Knowledge of current pedagogical methods. Good oral and written communication skills.
Minimum Qualifications: A Master’s degree in English or education with a minimum of six graduate hours in English

Arkansas State University is a public, multi-campus higher education system with enrollment in excess of 22,000 students. Approximately 14,000 students attend the Jonesboro campus where the student body is diverse. The campus has a renewed focus on international student recruitment and capital campaign development. Jonesboro has a population of approximately 67,000 and is located 70 miles northwest of Memphis (

EEO Statement: It is the policy of Arkansas State University to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons; to prohibit discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, age, disability, genetic information, national origin, status as a veteran or other status protected by law; and to promote the full realization of equal employment opportunity through a positive continuing program of affirmative action.