English Adjunct Faculty

Location
Kilbuck, Allegheny County / Pittsburgh, Allegheny County
Posted
Apr 15, 2014


English Adjunct Faculty

Community College of Allegheny County

It is anticipated that there will be openings available in this discipline at CCAC for the fall 2014 semester. Please apply now for consideration.

General Summary
The primary responsibilities of the faculty are to teach and to develop the curriculum. To meet these responsibilities, faculty must remain knowledgeable about advances in their disciplines, in learning theory, and in pedagogy. Faculty portfolios will include contributions and program development and show evidence of ongoing professional development.

Job Duties
1. The primary responsibilities of faculty are to teach and to develop the curriculum. Prepare and provide students with course outlines that support learning objectives set forth in the course syllabus. Develop and measure learning outcomes. Assess student performance and maintain grade records.
2. Create an effective learning environment through the use of a variety of instructional methods.
3. Collaborate in the development and continued assessment of learning outcomes for use in program reviews and curriculum revision.
4. Work with other program and/or discipline faculty to complete scheduled program reviews and to use the findings to revise the curriculum.
5. Participate in appropriate professional development activities to assure currency in both discipline, knowledge and instructional methods.
6. Participate in department/discipline, division, campus, and college meetings and committees.
7. Participate in college projects, surveys, studies, and reports that relate to the discipline or program.
8. Collaborate in the development of program and/or discipline promotional materials.
9. Support the college's goals.
10. Perform other related duties as required or assigned.

Job Specifications

Master's degree in English, Linguistics, Composition, Rhetoric, or Literature OR an undergraduate degree in English with Masters in related field including at least 18 credits in English Literature, Composition, Literary Theory, or Writing. Some relevant teaching experience is required.

Applicants for teaching assignments are expected to have strong communication skills. Applicants are expected to have post-secondary teaching experiences; work experiences in the discipline to be taught; and knowledge of industry-related software and systems, including industry certifications, where appropriate. Degrees must be from an accredited institution.

Work location and additional information
Please note: If you are a PSERS retiree, per PSERS guidelines, employment by the College as an adjunct faculty member will result in the suspension of your retirement benefits by PSERS.

Day and hours (for hourly position)
Varies

Salary
$750/credit

Job Category
Adjunct Faculty

Job Type
Adjunct

Campus
College Wide

Department
Adjunct Faculty

All applicants must apply online at:
http://www.ccacjobs.com. The College's online application system will allow you to complete a college application, apply online, answer screening questions, and attach a resume, cover letter and other documents.

EOE



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