Instructional Assistant Professor - English

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Job No: 509903
Work Type: On Campus
Location: Normal, Illinois

Title: Instructional Assistant Professor - English

Employee Classification: Instructional Asst Professor

Division Name: Academic Affairs

College/Unit: College of Arts and Sciences

Department: English

Campus Location: Normal, IL

General Summary

In anticipation of possible openings for the upcoming fall and/or spring semesters, the English Department invites applications for part-time and/or full-time non-tenure track teaching positions. To be considered for the following academic year, applicants should apply no later than May 15. Applications will be reviewed as vacancies become available.

These positions are represented by the Illinois State University Education Association and may have associated dues or fees.

Additional Information

The Department of English at Illinois State University is dedicated to providing an environment that facilitates the individual and communal work—creative, intellectual, pedagogical, administrative, and outreach—of our faculty, staff, and students.

Required Qualifications
  • Masters or Doctoral degree in English
  • Successful teaching experience at the collegiate level required; experience teaching in the ISU English Department’s Writing Program and/or General Education Program preferred.
  • State law mandates demonstrable oral proficiency in the English language as a requirement for this position.
  • If this position is Security Sensitive or if you are subject to a criminal background investigation based on University policy, employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.
Work Hours

Varies

Functional Expectations

Must be able to complete the following with or without a reasonable accommodation:

  1. Ability to effectively communicate on a daily basis.
  2. Ability to conduct or attend meetings in various locations across campus.
Proposed Starting Date

TBD

Salary Rate / Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience.

Required Applicant Documents

PLEASE NOTE: These documents must be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on “Apply.” Application materials submitted via fax, email, or mail will not be accepted.

Please prepare in advance the following five separate documents, and upload to complete your application:

  1. Cover letter that describes your teaching interests and qualifications for teaching ISU Writing Program and/or General Education or Specialty Area English courses.
  2. Resume/CV
  3. Teaching Statement that explicitly addresses: (1) how you teach writing through a socio-cultural and/or cultural-historical approach to undergraduate writing and writing research, if you are interested in teaching in ISU’s Writing Program; and/or (2) your approach to teaching other general education or specialty area courses in the ISU English Department, if you are interested in teaching those courses.
  4. Sample Course Plan and/or Syllabus: (1) a full course plan for an undergraduate writing course if you are applying to teach in the ISU Writing Program; your course plan should include a detailed schedule, a clear explanation of what genres students research and produce for each major writing project, how students document their learning (uptake), how projects engage course learning outcomes, and your approach to assessment and grading; and/or (2) a course syllabus for general education and/or specialty area courses, if you are interested in teaching those courses.
  5. Reference list (at least three professional references and contact information)
Optional Applicant Documents

Certification of Retirement Annuity (required for SURS annuitants only)

Applications will be reviewed as vacancies become available.

PLEASE NOTE: These documents may be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on "Apply"

Special Instructions for Applicants

All application materials must be submitted online. Application materials submitted via fax, email, or mail will not be accepted.

Please complete a faculty employment application and attach the following documents: cover letter, resume/C.V., teaching statement, sample course plan/syllabus, and reference list (at least three professional references and contact information).

Contact Information for Applicants

Jeanne Merkle
[email protected]

Important Information for Applicants

If this position is Security Sensitive or if you are subject to a criminal background investigation based on University policy, employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.

Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at (309) 438-3383. The Office of Equal Opportunity and Access will hold any confidential information you provide in confidence.

If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call Human Resources at (309) 438-8311.

Application Opened: 04/23/2021 03:30 PM CST
Application Closes: Open until filled


 

 

 

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