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Adjunct Faculty – English Composition Instructor

Employer
The University of Oklahoma
Location
Online

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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 Composition Instructor

Location:
Online
Open Date:
Mar 21, 2022
Description:

The College of Professional and Continuing Studies at the University of Oklahoma is pleased to invite applicants with practical and scholarly experience, to become a part of our diverse faculty community.

Designed to enhance the student’s preparedness for interdisciplinary work, Interdisciplinary Composition I and II focus on emphasizing writing and the conventions of academic discourse through natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities.  Students learn to think rhetorically, to understand and employ a variety of writing strategies, to conduct research, and develop an ability to engage the community through the written word.  Instructor may teach OU students or concurrently enrolled high school students. These courses are designed to accommodate working adults and are conducted 100% online.

About the College

The OU College of Professional and Continuing Studies is best characterized by the populations it serves, as well as the specialized programming it offers. Primarily focusing on the higher education needs of place-bound working adults, military-connected personnel and those seeking specialized study in selected professional areas, the College offers a variety of degrees at both graduate and undergraduate levels, including several programs offered collaboratively with other OU Colleges. To facilitate understanding of the complex world in which we live and building on its historical roots, the College emphasizes a holistic approach to learning, focuses on the immediate application of learning to one’s life and work, promotes lifelong learning opportunities and encourages the work of active citizenship.


Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution in English, English Education, or closely related field
  • Evidence of recent scholarship in the discipline or significant practical experience in the field of study

      OR

  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution with a minimum 18 hours of graduate coursework in English or English Education
  • At least five years of experience teaching English at the secondary or post-secondary level. Experience with adult learners and online education a plus
  • This position involves online, remote teaching. A stable, reliable internet connection (along with appropriate hardware) is required and will not be provided or maintained by the University

Application Instructions:

Application Instructions

Qualified individuals may submit application materials online. Application materials should include an electronic copy of unofficial transcripts and current Curriculum Vita (CV) and/or Resume. Additionally, applications should include a written statement of the applicant’s philosophy on teaching students.

Applications should be submitted online via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/104246


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to:  admissions, employment, financial aid, housing, services in educational programs or activities, or health care services that the University operates or provides.

Diversity Statement 

 The University of Oklahoma is committed to achieving a diverse, equitable and inclusive university community by recognizing each person's unique contributions, background, and perspectives. The University of Oklahoma strives to cultivate a sense of belonging and emotional support for all, recognizing that fostering an inclusive environment for all is vital in the pursuit of academic and inclusive excellence in all aspects of our institutional mission.

 

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