Assistant/Associate Professor in Composition and Rhetoric
The primary responsibility of all full-time faculty of the University is the scholarly teaching of students in the courses and sections that are assigned, for advising students and to participate in the academic life of the University. The University and its faculty have identified these four domains of regular faculty academic life to be fulfilled: i. Teaching ii. Scholarship, professional activity and creative work iii.Service, and iv. Academic advising Teaching in a classroom setting, in laboratories, and/or experiential-based settings to deliver course content as well as assisting and supporting students beyond the classroom ii. Preparing for class including development of syllabi, materials, and lesson plans iii. Using instructional technology iv. Assessing and reporting student performance v. Serving on University and/or departmental committees, vi. Attending and participating in meetings, retreats, and trainings, vii. Attending and participating in orientations, open houses, convocations, commencement and other admissions and student activities. viii. Advising students and maintaining significant and convenient office hours ix. Following the policies and procedures set forth the Husson University Faculty Handbook, Advising Manual and other pertinent documents x. Engaging in scholarship xi. Supporting the development of funding for the University through grants, awards, contracts and other revenue sources xii. Abides by policies and procedures outlines in the Husson University Faculty Handbook. xiii. Performs other duties as assigned Education: Ph.D. in the field. Experience: Minimum of three years of documented college/university-level teaching preferred. WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment of most faculty positions are a university campus, office and classroom which requires mobility to move around the campus including outdoors in all kinds of weather including below freezing temperatures and slippery walking surfaces. The noise level is quiet to moderate depending on the activities and areas of the campus. Most inside spaces are not air-conditioned. PHYSICAL AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS 1. Effectively communicate with students and other faculty 2. Read and interpret 3. Exhibit emotional control and stability 4. Mastery of appropriate computer operation skills 5. Ascend and descend steps, inclines 6. Ability to lift and move materials weighing up to twenty pounds 7. Sit or stand for extended periods to time 8. Bend, kneel, reach 9. Utilize telephone, email and other university communications systems 10. Possess mathematical skills 11. Operate a copier, printer, television, and projector NOTE: Physical and other requirements indicate standard functions for essential job tasks, but are not intended to limit the applicant pool. In compliance with federal and state laws and regulations, the college welcomes and encourages disabled applicants who can perform required functions with reasonable accommodations. SAFETY STANDARD Each faculty shall use care in the performance of his/her duties and act in a manner that will assure the safety of students, themselves, fellow employees and the public.