Adjunct Faculty - English Department

Employer
Mount Aloysius College
Location
Cresson, PA

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Arts & Humanities, English Literature & Composition
Position Type
Adjunct
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Adjunct Faculty - English Department
Open Date:2/22/2022Status:Accepting ApplicationsJob Code:22-ACA-107 Current Opening:

Mount Aloysius College is seeking candidates for adjunct teaching opportunities in its English department for the 2022-2023 Academic Year. Possible courses include: Rhetoric I (English Composition) or Rhetoric II (Introduction to Literature). Such courses will be taught via in-person format on campus in Cresson, PA, as remote work is not available for this position. Teaching opportunities exist for both daytime and evening courses

The successful candidate/s will instruct students in all aspects of English composition or essential aspects of Literature.Writing process, rhetoric, research, and citation are the focus in the Rhetoric I (English Composition) course, and works from across literary genres as well as continued instruction on writing process and research are the focus of the Rhetoric II (Introduction to Literature) course.

Additional responsibilities include managing syllabi, course materials, assignments, and in-class lesson plans to support course learning outcomes as defined by Mount Aloysius College. Faculty are expected to create an interactive, student-centered learning environment in the classroom. Some basic course materials should be made available to students using the Canvas Learning Management System. Qualifications:

Master’s degree in English or Composition and relevant classroom teaching experience required. Experience using Canvas Learning Management System, or similar LMS preferred. Ability to remain flexible and employ a range of classroom/instructional technologies required. Strong interpersonal and both oral and written communication skills, organizational and record-keeping skills necessary. Experience in the higher education setting a plus. Demonstrated ability to express sensitivity to the needs and concerns of diverse student populations; socio-economic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds; and students with disabilities a must.

About Mount Aloysius College:

Located in historic and scenic Cresson, Pennsylvania, Mount Aloysius College is a private, comprehensive, coeducational institution that combines a strong foundation in liberal arts, small class sizes and significant opportunities for personal and professional growth. We value diversity among students, faculty and staff at all levels of instructional support. We further value continuous performance improvement, and a faculty/staff committed to living our mission and values of Mercy, Justice, Hospitality and Service.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume in confidence to the Office of Human Resources at http://www.mtaloy.edu/employment-opportunities/. Resume review will begin immediately and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Mount Aloysius College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. (Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veterans) REQUIRED NOTICES....Apply BelowThe Mount Aloysius College Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains statistics for the three previous calendar years of reported crimes that occurred on our campuses, in certain off-campus buildings or properties owned or controlled by Mount Aloysius College, and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from our campuses.

This annual report is required by federal law, and contains information regarding campus security and personal safety, including institutional policies, crime prevention, crime reporting policies, and fire safety. The report also includes our current Sexual Assault and Misconduct Policies.

The 2020 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at: 2020 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

You may also request a printed copy from Mount Aloysius College's Office of Campus Police & Safety, located in the Cosgrave Student Center, Room 102/104, by calling (814) 886-6327 or via email to [email protected]

EEO is the LAW
Mount Aloysius College is an equal opportunity employer, and does not tolerate unlawful discrimination against any person on the basis of age, ancestry, color, disability or handicap, national origin, race, religious creed, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information or veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact us at 814-886-6500 or by email at [email protected].
Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with College policy.

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Mount Aloysius is an exceptional catholic college founded and sponsored by the Religious Sisters of Mercy. Welcoming learners of all faiths, students are encouraged to synthesize spirituality with learning, competence with compassion and to apply their talents in the service of others.

Values-based, we focus on justice, hospitality, mercy and service. MAC’s core liberal arts curriculum provides a foundation for leadership and professional success. With academics foremost; we also consider spiritual, cultural and social development as essentials in personal growth.

Mount Aloysius College is a student-centered and accommodating community, tailoring academic and co-curricular programs to each learner. Acknowledging diverse ranges of ability and economic resources, accessible faculty and staff help each student reach for their potential. Academic advising, counseling and enrichment courses are available throughout the college. Students are encouraged in extracurricular pursuits like student government, clubs, athletics, theatre and many other social and service programs.

Mount Aloysius College is a caring and just learning community with deep traditions of hospitality and compassion. A co-educational college, Mount Aloysius’ history as a women's college is still evident in our interest in the advancement of women. However, the college’s commitment to creating a widely welcoming environment for living, learning and personal development for all is deeply imbedded within the culture of the school.

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