Lecturer of English (Department of English and KSU Journey Honors College)

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Lecturer of English (Department of English and KSU Journey Honors College)

Job ID: 223115
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. KSU offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university's vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties, entrepreneurial spirit, and Division I athletics draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Ranked a top choice for students by U.S. News, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status.

Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.

Department Information
KSU Journey Honors College offers a community within a university to academically talented, highly motivated students who enjoy lively discussion, creative expression, and intellectual challenge. We offer small Honors sections of core courses and interdisciplinary Honors seminars, where students focus on deep understanding within an innovative curriculum. We also provide opportunities for undergraduate research, domestic and international travel experiences, and community service activities.

Job Summary
Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a nine-month, non-tenure track Lecturer of English faculty position beginning August 2021. This faculty position will be a joint appointment between the KSU Journey Honors College and the Department of English in the Radow College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Responsibilities include:

    Area of specialization (English, Rhetoric) Teaching expectations consist of up to 15 hours of undergraduate level instruction per semester. Courses will consist of a combination of HON prefix courses and Honors sections of English classes. (Instructional assignments may vary by semester and include equivalent effort/time completing administrative activities as requested, such as reviewing/approving Honors contracts, Teaching Assistant applications, and the like) Service-includes service on internal Honors committees, participation at Honors events, including recruitment, orientation, academic advising, graduation celebration, and community-building events. Supervision of the Honors Advisory Leadership Council student group and programs. Other duties as assigned.

Other responsibilities may include:
    Program development expectations Recruitment expectations Capstone supervision Student teaching/clinical supervision Advising Working with a diverse community Interactions with department/unit faculty outside the college

Required Qualifications
An earned Doctorate in English, or the foreign equivalent is required.

Preferred Qualifications
Other qualifications might include:
    Licenses, certifications, or professional memberships Specific experiences or skills-prior higher education teaching experience, experience with Honors programs or colleges) Evidence of scholarship/creative activities Evidence of teaching and working with a culturally and an ethnically diverse community Supervision of student workers or groups International experiences Experience teaching on-line or hybrid courses Record of past teaching at a particular level (e.g., graduate vs. undergraduate) or area (sub-discipline)

Required Documents to Attach
  1. CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts (Official Transcripts Due Upon Hire)
  4. Summary of teaching evaluations
  5. Contact details for three professional references

Apply Before Date
For full consideration, applications must be received by March 31, 2021. Position will remain open until filled.

Contact Information
For questions about this faculty opening, please contact Dr. Michelle Miles at (470) 578-4761.

For more information or questions about a faculty job posting, please contact Academic Affairs at [email protected]. For technical support, please call OneUSG Connect Support at 877-251-2644, or by email at [email protected].

Equal Employment Opportunity
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415

To apply, visit https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=43000&JobOpeningId=223115&PostingSeq=1

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Job No:
Posted: 2/9/2021
Application Due: 2/9/2033
Work Type: Full Time