English, Full-Time, Temporary, Non-Tenure Track, Visiting Assistant Professor (24641)

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Job DetailsPosition Type FacultyEducation Level Graduate DegreeDescription Preference Date for Applications:
May 21, 2021

Required Documents:
Online faculty application with cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of three professional references, and degree transcripts for all degrees are required. Additional documentation may be requested at a later date.

Contact Information:
Please contact Dr. J. David Macey ([email protected]) with questions.

Position Announcement:
The Department of English seeks a One-Year, Full-Time Temporary Visiting Assistant Professor (2021-2022). The Department of English at the University of Central Oklahoma is committed to recruiting and maintaining a diverse faculty and to creating a welcoming environment for all.

Position Overview:
Teaches, advises and mentors students, evaluates student performance, and maintains department and student records in accordance with university policies. Adheres to the educational philosophy of the university. Works in a collaborative manner with colleagues and professional peers. Participates in university meetings that relate specifically to faculty. Serves on department, college, and university committees as requested. Prepares departmental reports as requested. Engages in teaching, service, and scholarly and/or creative activities as defined by the tenure and promotion policy in the UCO Employee and Faculty Handbook.

College/Department Overview:
The College of Liberal Arts currently has 113 full-time and 152 part-time faculty in 8 academic departments. The College serves the University's Core Curriculum programs and enrolls more than 2,850 undergraduate students and more than 300 graduate students in 34 undergraduate and 17 graduate majors. For further information see our website at http://www.uco.edu/la.

Duties and Responsibilities:
The teaching load is 12 credit-hours (four courses) per semester. Primary teaching responsibilities will include Developmental English and First-Year Composition; courses in other areas may be assigned as departmental need requires. Applicants must be willing to teach in a variety of instructional formats as needed (e.g., face-to-face, hybrid, and online).

Qualifications Minimum Qualifications:
A Ph.D. in English and a commitment to high-quality teaching are required. Preference will be given to applicants who have at least two years of experience teaching Developmental English and First-Year Composition in a college or university setting.

Physical Demands:
Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.




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Job No:
Posted: 4/29/2021
Application Due: 7/28/2021
Work Type: Full Time