Job Summary: Queens University of Charlotte invites applicants for the position of full-time Teaching Fellow for the 2017-18 academic year. Queens Teaching Fellows hold one-year non-tenure-track appointments with possible renewal up to two additional years. Teaching Fellows support the University’s general education program but will be based in their disciplinary department. This position is exempt from provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and is not eligible to earn overtime pay for hours worked above 40 in a single work week.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:
Fellows teach six (4-credit) courses per year. In fall 2017, each Fellow will offer 3 sections of Rhetoric and Composition (= 1st semester composition). In spring 2018, each fellow will offer one course in their area of specialization (as part of a general education learning community) and two sections of Rhetoric and Argument (= 2nd semester composition).
• Other duties and special projects may be assigned to meet department or university needs.
Experience, Knowledge and Skills Required
• Recent PhDs in English or any humanities field are invited to apply. Applicants with ABD status will be considered.
• Successful candidates will be strong academic writers, with college-level teaching experience, and coursework or training in teaching writing at the college-level.
• Special consideration will be given to candidates with specializations focusing on issues of Diversity and Inclusion.
• Special consideration will also be given to candidates with experience in Writing Across the Curriculum or ELL.
• This position is eligible for benefits and competitive travel and/or grant-writing stipends.
• Fellows will be required to attend professional development meetings throughout the year.
• We strongly encourage members of underrepresented groups to apply.