Composition and Developmental English, Full-Time, Non-Tenure-Track, Lecturer

Location
Edmond, OK
Posted
May 08, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Job ID 2018-4888
Posted Date 2018-04-12
# of Openings 1
Category Faculty
Org Number 010077
Department English
Division Provost Vice President
Job Type Faculty
Location US-OK-Edmond
Proposed Salary Range Salary commensurate with credentials and experience.
Targeted Job Start Date 8/1/2018
Hours Per Week Varies
Weeks Per Year 32
Regular Workdays/Hours Varies
Preference Date 6/13/2018


Special Instructions to Applicants

Online faculty application with cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of three professional references, and degree transcripts for all degrees are required. Additional documentation may be requested at a later date.

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

Lecturer provides a quality learning experience for students. Lecturer faculty perform instruction-related duties and responsibilities in a timely manner and in accordance with the mission, policies and procedures of the college. The relationship of the Lecturer faculty member to the student is one of teacher and facilitator of learning.

Department Specific Essential Job Functions

The Department of English invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track Lecturer to teach English Composition and Developmental English in an Accelerated Learning Program. Some service to the department is also expected. 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

An earned degree Master's degree awarded by a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution in the field specified in the position announcement (exceptions require Academic Affairs approval). Possesses excellent communication, problem-solving, and organizational skills.

Qualifications/Experience Preferred

Master of Arts in English required. M.A. in Composition & Rhetoric is preferred. Three years prior college-level teaching experience preferred. Special attention will be given to applicants who have at least two years of experience teaching first-year compostion and developmental English in a collegiate setting.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

A commitment to high quality teaching.

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.

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

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