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Lecturer of English Composition

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Texas A&M University-San Antonio
Location
San Antonio, TX

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Job Title

Lecturer of English Composition

Agency

Texas A&M University - San Antonio

Department

Department of Language, Literature, and Arts

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

San Antonio, Texas

Job Type

Faculty

Job Description

Texas A&M University-San Antonio seeks a full-time, non-tenure-track English Composition lecturer. This position will begin in Fall 2024 and will have a base 5/5 teaching load with responsibilities for teaching First-Year Composition courses. Summer teaching assignments may be available but are not guaranteed. Successful candidates will be expected to teach Dual Credit / Early College High School students enrolled in compositions. Successful candidates may also be asked to teach Integrated Reading and Writing courses.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Master’s Degree in English, or a related field, from a regionally accredited institution

  • A minimum of 18 graduate hours in English

  • A minimum of one (1) year of college or university teaching experience

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Experience teaching composition and integrated reading and writing

  • Experience teaching dual credit courses and/or experience teaching at a high school

  • Experience teaching non-traditional, first-generation students

  • Experience with contemporary instructional technologies such as learning management systems and e-portfolios

  • A Ph.D. in English, or a closely related field, from a regionally accredited institution

Application Instructions:

Applications are accepted only through the online job portal at: https://employment.tamusahr.com/applicants/jsp/shared/Welcome_css.jsp.

Applicants must complete online:

(1) the application/Faculty Form, and upload

(2) the letter of interest,

(3) curriculum vita, and

(4) unofficial copies of transcripts.

The position is open until filled.

Finalists will be required to provide three current, original letters of recommendation to the Search Committee Chair. The letters should be less than one year old and should bear the writer’s actual signature.

Prior to issuing a letter of appointment, official transcripts must be received directly from each degree-granting institution by the Office of the Dean, College of Arts & Sciences, Texas A&M University-San Antonio, One University Way, San Antonio, Texas 78224. We cannot accept transcripts issued directly to the candidate. If transcripts are from an international institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective faculty member to have the transcripts translated and evaluated by an approved credential evaluator (e.g., AACRAO; http://www.aacrao.org/credential/index.htm).

The selected candidates must pass a pre-employment background investigation to be hired for this position.

Please direct any questions to Dr. Scott Gage (Scott.Gage@tamusa.edu).

Summary of Employee Benefits:

https://www.tamusa.edu/human-resources/documents/summary-of-employees-benefits.pdf

Texas A&M University-San Antonio values community engagement and encourages applicants who are committed to advancing the well-being and prosperity of our communities.

Please ensure that all required documents are uploaded prior to submitting the application. Once the application is submitted, no changes or revisions can be made. If you have issues with adding documents to your application, please contact HR at 210-784-2058.

In compliance with ADA, if accommodations are needed for the application process, please contact HR at (210) 784-2058.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

Organization

TAMUSA pic1Texas A&M University-San Antonio (A&M-SA) is a contemporary university that reflects the diverse and heritage-rich community it serves. Founded as the first upper-division institution of higher education in South San Antonio in 2009, A&M-SA today is a comprehensive four-year university offering high-quality, affordable education.

From fall 2008 to fall 2017, enrollment has grown 340 percent. The University currently serves nearly 6,500 students and has graduated more than 8,000 alumni. The student body is 60 percent female and 72 percent Hispanic. Approximately 77 percent of students are the first in their family to attend college.

TAMUSA pic3Since becoming president of A&M-SA in 2015, Dr. Cynthia Teniente-Matson has forged an audacious strategic plan for the University to fulfill its mission and bring to life its core values while achieving several important goals, including becoming a national model for student and academic success.

Through the University’s 26 undergraduate degrees and 13 graduate degrees, students can pursue a wide variety of in-demand fields, such as education, business, information technology and cyber security, criminology and biology. A&M-SA equips students with the knowledge, marketable skills and high-impact educational experiences that prepare them for rewarding careers, responsible global citizenship and lifelong learning.

With unprecedented enrollment growth, small classes, flexible schedules and in-demand degrees, A&M-SA is making the dream of higher education a reality for students in the San Antonio community and beyond.TAMUSA pic2

Fast Facts:

  • A&M-SA offers the lowest undergraduate tuition among four-year universities in San Antonio: $8,216 average cost per year (tuition and fees for spring and fall semesters for 15 credit hours/semester)
  • A&M-SA is a Military EmbracingTM university; 1 in 6 of our students is military connected (veterans, active-duty, spouses or dependents)
  • The National Security Agency (NSA) designated A&M-SA as a National Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CDE) through the year 2022. This prestigious designation puts the University among a select group of institutions nationwide meeting rigorous federal standards.
  • 20:1 student to teacher ratio

Accreditation

Texas A&M University-San Antonio (A&M-SA) is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and master’s degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, call 404-679-4500 or visit http://www.sacscoc.org for questions about the accreditation of A&M-SA.

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