English, Developmental English and English Composition, Full-Time, Temporary, Non-Tenure Track Visi



Job ID 2017-4142
Posted Date 7/17/2017
# of Openings 1
Category Faculty
Org Number 010077
Department English
Division Provost Vice President
Job Type Faculty
Location US-OK-Edmond
Proposed Salary Range Commensurate with credentials and experience
Targeted Job Start Date 8/14/2017
Hours Per Week Varies
Weeks Per Year 32
Regular Workdays/Hours Varies
Preference Date 8/4/2017


College/Department Overview

The College of Liberal Arts currently has 113 full-time and 152 part-time faculty in 8 academic departments. The College serves the University's Core Curriculum programs and enrolls more than 2,850 undergraduate students and more than 300 graduate students in 34 undergraduate and 17 graduate majors. For further information see our website at http://www.uco.edu/la.

Position Overview

Teaches, advises and mentors students, evaluates student performance, and maintains department and student records in accordance with university policies. Adheres to the educational philosophy of the university. Works in a collaborative manner with colleagues and professional peers. Participates in university meetings that relate specifically to faculty. Serves on department, college, and university committees as requested. Prepares departmental reports as requested. Engages in teaching, service, and scholarly and/or creative activities as defined by the tenure and promotion policy in the UCO Employee and Faculty Handbook. Teaching, research, departmental/school and university service is expected.

Visiting faculty are employed by the university to teach or perform research for a limited time. This is a non-tenure track, temporary position. Service or research may be expected.

Department Specific Essential Job Functions

The Department of English invites applications for a full-time, one-year, temporary Visiting Assistant Professor to teach Developmental English and English Composition in an Accelerated Learning Program to begin in August 2017.

The Department of English at the University of Central Oklahoma is committed to recruiting and maintaining a diverse faculty, and we strive to make all feel welcome.

Qualifications/Experience Required

Teaching, research, departmental/school and university service is expected. An earned doctorate degree awarded by a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution in the field specified in the position announcement (exceptions require Academic Affairs approval). **NOTE** If the doctorate is not obtained and submitted by the time of employment, the position rank will change to TT-Instructor.

Qualifications/Experience Preferred

Ph.D. in English or Composition & Rhetoric, a commitment to high quality teaching, and a dedication to service.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Preference will be given to applicants who have at least two years of experience teaching developmental English and first-year composition in a collegiate setting.

Physical Demands

Repetitive movement of hands and fingers, typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms. Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required.

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