Instructor of English

Boca Raton
Apr 10, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job location: Boca Raton

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-04-08
Req: REQ10050
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Position Summary:

The College of Arts & Letters at Florida Atlantic University seeks scholars who are committed to supporting the learning needs of students from diverse backgrounds and to engaging communities underrepresented in higher education. Florida Atlantic University is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all who interact in our community. In building this environment, we strive to attract students, faculty and staff from a variety of cultures, backgrounds and life experiences. Florida Atlantic University embodies a culture of strategic and collaborative community engagement that results in mutual benefit to the institution and the diverse internal and external communities that it serves.

The Florida Atlantic University Department of English is seeking a full-time Instructor, half-time to teach courses in composition and literature contingent upon funding and half time as the Assistant Director of the University Center for Excellence in Writing (UCEW). This is a non-tenure earning appointment on a nine-month renewable contract. Teaching load is 2/2.

The UCEW responsibility is to manage most of the day-to-day operations of the UCEW. This Instructor is responsible for hiring new consultants in collaboration with the director, processing contracts, training new consultants, building and maintaining the schedule each term, helping run the bi-weekly staff meetings, managing the outreach team to faculty, keeping the Canvas site and UCEW website up to date, ordering supplies, and problem solving with consultants and clients. The College of Arts & Letters is deeply committed to hiring qualified applicants who can contribute to a climate that values and uses diversity in all of its forms in order to enliven its mission and make it more inclusive.

Minimum Qualifications:

Masters of Arts - English Language and Literature, General from an accredited institution required by time of application.

Must have at least two years of writing center experience, with some administrative experience preferred.

Must be personable, self-directed, and efficient.


Commensurate with Experience

College or Department:

College of Arts & Letters


Boca Raton

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Application Deadline:


Special Instructions to Applicant:

This position is open until filled and may close without prior notice.

All applicants must apply electronically to the currently posted position on the Office of Human Resources' job website ( by completing the required employment application for this recruitment and submitting the related documents.

The site permits the attachment of required/requested documentation. In addition to completing the online application, please upload the following: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, two letters of recommendation and copies of official transcripts scanned into an electronic format.

PLEASE NOTE: A maximum of five (5) documents may be attached to your application. If more than five (5) documents are required for submission, please combine additional documents into one attachment to not exceed the maximum permitted.

Degrees from outside the United States must be validated by an organization belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Service (NACES), with an indication of the documents the evaluation was prepared from (official transcripts, diplomas, dissertation abstracts). The evaluation should be scanned and electronically attached to one's application as with other US-based transcripts.

Prior to appointment, the candidate must submit official, sealed transcripts from all institutions where graduate coursework was attempted, whether or not a degree was obtained, as well as an original NACES evaluation, if applicable. Transcripts must be issued to Florida Atlantic University not to you as the student.

A background check will be required for the candidate selected for this position. This position is subject to funding.

Individuals requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711

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