Adjunct - Writing (Special Appointment Faculty)

Hawaii Pacific University

United States

February 10, 2022

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Adjunct - Writing (Special Appointment Faculty)

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Adjunct - Writing (Special Appointment Faculty)

Location

HPU Downtown Campus; Honolulu, HI

Job Type

Faculty - Adjunct Faculty

Department

OLA, Dept of English & Applied Linguistics

Job Number

01480

Closing

Continuous

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  • Description

    Job Summary:

    Provide classroom instruction in undergraduate writing courses offered by the English Department (WRI 1000, 1050, 1100, and 1200). Develop a syllabus and assignments that meet course objectives; conference with students, maintain records on and evaluate student performance. This is a part-time position with per course compensation.

    Qualifications:

    Minimum Qualifications:

  • M.A. in English or related field or M.F.A. in Creative Writing. Degree must be granted by institutions accredited by one of the six regional accrediting agencies in the United States or from another country by the Ministry of Education or comparable body in that country.
  • Experience teaching writing at the secondary or college level.
  • COVID-19 VACCINATION REQUIREMENT: COVID-19 vaccination is a condition of employment for HPU. After receiving a conditional offer of employment, prospective employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with an FDA-approved vaccine. HPU complies with federal and state laws on reasonable accommodations related to this requirement.
  • Desired Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in English or related field.
  • Experience teaching writing at the college level.
  • Strong teaching evaluations.
  • Other Qualifications:

  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Visa sponsorship and relocation allowance are not available for this position.
  • Report to work obligations to support the department and may require work during HPU's winter break, if necessary.
  • Must meet training and background check qualifications and comply with the Protection of Minors policy.
  • Able to teach classes scheduled during days, evenings, and weekends.
  • Able to teach classes at multiple locations on Oahu.
  • Successful candidate will be able to work in an environment that utilize excellent time and stress management skills.
  • Must submit a tuberculosis clearance upon hire.
  • Key Responsibilities:

    1. Prepare individual classes; maintain records of student progress and assign grades (72%) 2. Hold office hours and respond to student questions (1 hour/week per section) (12%) 3. Develop a syllabus in line with model syllabus, assigned textbook, and department and university policies (8%) 4. Participate in training sessions (3%) 5. Performs other related duties as assigned (5%)

  • Actively participates as an effective member of team by completing assigned duties, accepting additional assignments or reassignments
  • This description is not designed to list all activities, duties or responsibilities which may be required for this job. Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may be assigned at any time.

    Hawai'i Pacific University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable environment in which faculty and staff can excel irrespective of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or any other protected class covered by state and federal law. Hawai'i Pacific University encourages applications from veterans and individuals with disabilities. A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment.

    We seek talented and energetic people who thrive on challenge and innovation in supporting the mission and values of our university. HPU offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package.

    01

    Do you have an M.A. in English or related field or M.F.A. in Creative Writing? Degree must be granted by institutions accredited by one of the six regional accrediting agencies in the United States or from another country by the Ministry of Education or comparable body in that country.

  • Yes
  • No
  • 02

    Do you have experience teaching writing at the secondary or college level?

  • Yes
  • No
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    Hawaii Pacific University
    

    Address

     Waterfront Plaza
    

    500 Ala Moana Blvd Ste 4-545 Honolulu, Hawaii, 96813

    Phone

     808-544-1188
    

    Website

     https:// www. hpu.edu/jobs
    

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