Adjunct Instructor: Instruction and Assessment in English Language Arts.

Job description

UNT System Overview:

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education.
Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students. UNT System institutions award more than 11,000 degrees each year – including the largest number of master’s and doctoral degrees in the DFW region. As DFW’s university system, UNT World offers a wide range of degree programs and academic initiatives across our campuses. With more than 300 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs, as well as convenient campus locations and teaching centers located throughout North Texas, our system provides a wide array of opportunities.

Posting Title:

Adjunct Instructor: Instruction and Assessment in English Language Arts.

Department:

UNT-English-121600

Job Location:

Denton

Full Time/Part Time:

Part-Time

Department Summary:

The study of English language and literature provides students with an intellectual foundation that will permanently enrich their lives and prepare them for a wide variety of professional paths. Our department features courses in British, American, and anglophone literature; in the art of poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction; and in rhetoric and composition. All of these classes foster intellectual independence and help students to develop the skills of thinking critically, reading deeply, and writing clearly.

Position Summary:

The Department of English seeks qualified individuals for its Adjunct Instructor Pool and welcomes applicants at any time. This posting is for Fall 2021, Spring 2022, and Summer 2022 semesters. The specific courses involved may vary from semester to semester and openings to teach these courses to develop on a periodic basis, depending on department teaching needs.

The anticipated need may include but is not limited to ENGL 4700 Instruction and Assessment in English Language Arts.

Minimum Qualifications:

MA or MFA and 18 graduate credit hours completed in English, Creative Writing, or closely related field. At least one year of experience teaching college-level English.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preference given to applicants holding a valid Texas 7-12 English Language Arts Educator Certification and/or prior experience teaching the equivalent of ENGL 4700 (Instruction and Assessment in English Language Arts). Familiarity with Canvas or similar system; experience with a diverse student population; excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with diverse staff and students.

Work Schedule:

Varied

Driving University Vehicle:

No

Security Sensitive:

This is a security sensitive position.

EEO Statement:

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Physical Requirements:

Ability to communicate

Posting Number:

A378P

Quicklink for Posting:

https://jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/44930

 

 

 

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Job No:
Posted: 4/17/2021
Application Due: 7/16/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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