Affiliated (Part-Time) Faculty Member: Honors Program

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Emerson College

Affiliated (Part-Time) Faculty Member: Honors Program

The Honors Program at Emerson College is seeking an affiliated faculty member to teach in the program during the Fall 2018-Spring 2019 academic year (September 5-December 20, 2018 and January 14-May 3, 2019). The available position is co-teaching one year-long course offered to first-year students in the Honors Program.

Primary Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks:
HS 101 First-Year Honors Seminar 1 is offered during the fall term, and the second half of the class HS 102 First-Year Honors Seminar 2 is offered during the spring term along with the Honors Writing Symposium. The two-semester class focuses on Literature and Culture of the Americas. The course is capped at 20 students, and incoming Honors students are the top students in the College, highly motivated and willing to work hard. The other instructor of the course is an excellent and experienced teacher in the Honors program.

Emerson College is committed to an active, intentional, and ongoing engagement with diversity—in people, in the curriculum, in the co-curriculum, and in the college’s intellectual, social, cultural, and geographical communities. Emerson endorses a framework of inclusive excellence, which recognizes that institutional excellence comes from fully engaging with diversity in all aspects of institutional activities. Therefore, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate through their teaching, research and service that they can contribute to our excellence in this area.

Preference for a graduate with a terminal degree, but we welcome applications from graduate students who are ABD. Previous teaching experience is required, and the position is renewable.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
All interested applicants should forward questions and/or their application materials, including a cover letter, CV, and evidence of teaching experience, to the Honors Program Director, Professor Wendy Walters ([email protected]).

Annual Clery Report:
In accordance with the federal Clery and Campus SaVE Acts, Emerson College commits to providing all current and prospective students and employees with access to the annual campus security reports for each of our campuses. This report may be accessed from the Emerson College Police Department website.

Open Date: 09/05/2018

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Posted: 7/12/2018
Application Due: 8/1/2018
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