Adjunct Instructor for English

Employer
Location
Dallas, TX
Posted
Apr 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Requisition Number FAC - 201000000149
Job Title Adjunct Instructor for English
Job Description
The University of North Texas at Dallas invites applications for the position of Adjunct Instructor for English.

The number of vacancies is dependent on student enrollment, division needs, and dean approval. Your application cannot be considered until all required documents have been received.
Adjunct faculty plan classes and implement and evaluate teaching/learning objectives and student learning outcomes. Adjunct faculty undertake the divisional and professional responsibilities of a part-time faculty member, including office hours. The successful applicant will be expected to provide instruction in lower-level English courses, including Developmental Writing, College Writing I and II, and introductory literature courses.

Adjunct faculty members may be required to use certain texts and meet certain parameters set by the Department of Languages and Communication. Adjunct instructors will also be required to include in their courses certain student assessment measures determined by the department, and to compile data on those assessment criteria.

The University: As a young university in a growing sector of Dallas, UNTD is committed to academic excellence, community engagement, and student success. Founded in 2000, UNT Dallas has grown from 230 to 2,300 students and is projected to reach 16,000 by 2030. UNT Dallas is part of the University of North Texas System, which also includes UNT Denton and the UNT Health Sciences Center. The UNT Dallas College of Law, located on the UNT System's downtown campus, begun instruction in Fall 2014. The university is fully committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and student body. For more information about UNT Dallas, please visit our website at http://untdallas.edu.



The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Minimum Qualifications
  • A Master's degree in English with outstanding teaching experience in developmental and lower level English courses

Preferred Qualifications
  • Ph.D in English which includes 18 graduate hours in English
  • Successful experience teaching non-traditional students in a post-secondary institution
  • Excellent communication skills in multicultural settings.
  • Experience teaching writing in a computer equipped classroom.
  • Experience developing and teaching online and/or hybrid courses
  • Experience related to one or more of the following areas: ESL, learning communities, writing across the curriculum (WAC), writing in the disciplines.

Physical requirements necessary to perform essential job functions
Work requires some muscular exertion and/or physical strain such as standing for long periods of time, recurring bending, or recurring lifting of items weighing up to 15 pounds.

Driving University Vehicle? No
Work Schedule

As required to meet the academic schedule.


Substitution of Experience/Education No
Start Date 01/12/2015
Ending Date (if temporary)
Special Instructions to Applicants
Submit a professional CV; letter of application outlining applicant's interest, qualifications and experience for the position; contact information of three professional references and unofficial graduate transcripts to http://unt-dallas.peopleadmin.com/. For additional information visit http://unt-dallas.peopleadmin.com or contact Dr. Christopher Dickman at Christopher.Dickman@utndallas.edu. Statement of teaching philosophy and dossier may also be requested.
Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the search is closed.


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  3. * What is your highest level of completed education?
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  4. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. References
  4. Graduate transcript
Optional Documents
  1. Veteran Preference (DD-214)
  2. Teaching philosophy
  3. Post graduate transcript

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