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Adjunct - English or Communication

Husson University
Bangor, ME, ME

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Husson’s School of Science and Humanities is seeking part time instructors to teach the following courses:1. First-Year Composition I and II. These courses require instructors to teach composition, including argumentation and other strategies students require to develop college-level writing abilities.
2. Communication. These courses include Speech, Professional Communication, and Interpersonal Communication.
3. Writing in the Health Professions. This course requires that instructors teach research writing (a Literature Review), APA formatting, interoffice communication, and public health communication within the health care context. A standardized curriculum will be provided.
4. Writing Workshop Lab facilitators (1 credit courses). Lab facilitators will be responsible for meeting with developmental English students and helping them address their writing assignments. Lab facilitators may be assigned to more than one section.

Examples of Duties

Adapt the standard Husson and course syllabi and outcomes to prepare syllabi for assigned courses.

Prepare and teach the assigned courses with student learning outcomes and academic rigor in mind.

Learn and apply all relevant Husson academic and faculty policies.

Work collaboratively with the Chair of Humanities, the Writing Program Administrator, and other faculty.

Learn and use Husson’s Canvas CMS, Gmail, faculty and portal.

Attend occasional training or coordination meetings.

Typical Qualifications

Instructors for Composition I, II must have completed their Masters degree in English, Communications, or a related field.

Instructors for Writing in the Health Professions, a completed Masters degree in English or Communications, or related field and some experience working in the health professions strongly preferred.

Communication Instructors must have completed a Masters degree in Communication or a related field.

Lab Facilitators must have completed some graduate work in English or a related field, and illustrate an understanding of English Composition, including a working understanding of writing process, grammar, and mechanics.

For all positions: Some college teaching experience preferred.

Supplemental Information

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to interact with other people in socially acceptable ways, sit and write using a variety of utensils. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and talk or hear.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Undergraduate Course:
Masters Prepared $933.33 maximum per credit hour*

Undergraduate Course:
Doctoral or Equivalent Prepared $1,016.67 maximum per credit hour*

Graduate Course
Masters Level Prepared $1,016.67 maximum per credit hour*

Graduate Course
Doctoral or Equivalent Prepared $1,100.00 maximum per credit hour*

*Rate is dependent upon the number of students enrolled in the course assigned.

Lab Sections Undergraduate:
Masters Prepared $1,150.00 per credit hour
Doctoral or Equivalent Prepared $1,250.00 per credit hour



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Mission Statement:

Husson University inspires and prepares students for professional careers in current and emerging fields within the context of an education informed by the sciences and humanities.

The University
Located in beautiful Bangor, Maine, Husson University is a small school that makes a big impact. With 3,400 undergraduate and graduate students and an average class size of 18, Husson University prides itself on being an institution where everyone focuses on the student. Our students are more than just a number here at Husson.

We have a long-standing commitment to providing affordable and accessible education. Our faculty members are some of the leading experts in their fields. They include Fulbright scholars and numerous leaders of honorary and professional societies.

Husson University dining hallWe have a strong focus on experiential learning. In fact, U.S. News & World Report ranked Husson as one of the top 10 institutions in the country for student participation in internships. (2013 and 2014)

Combined, these attributes have made Husson the “University of Choice” for professional careers in current and emerging fields where students succeed, experiential learning is championed and global understanding is promoted. All of our programs are designed to help students achieve career success. With 54 degree programs and 10 graduate professional programs to choose from, you’ll find Husson graduates in organizations devoted to business, information technology, criminal justice, hospitality, education, healthcare, communications, pharmacy and much more.

Our warm, welcoming campus community is part of Maine’s third largest city. Bangor is located along the banks of the Penobscot River and is part of the Maine Highlands. It offers local residents the perfect balance of arts, culture, shopping, dining, and entertainment, in a town with one of the lowest urban crime rates in America. Husson is easy to access from I-95 and Bangor International Airport.

And if you love the great outdoors, Husson offers you four seasons of adventure. Acadia National Park, Baxter State Park, Moosehead Lake Region, and the Camden Hills area are all just a short drive away. Everything from a relaxing day at the beach, to a thrill-packed mountain bike ride in fall foliage, to world-class skiing, is within reach.Husson University dining hall

If career growth and quality of life are important to you, and if you have a passion for educating the next generation of leaders by transforming students’ lives, then we invite you to learn more about Husson University.

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