Instructor of English

Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University

United States

May 28, 2022

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Instructor of English

Category: Faculty Department: English and Foreign Languages Locations: Normal, AL Posted: Apr 27, 2022 Closes: Open Until Filled Type: Full-time Position ID: 146900

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About Alabama A &M University :

Alabama A&M University (AAMU), an 1890 Land-Grant institution located in the high-tech center of Huntsville in northern Alabama, invites applications for the positions listed below. Situated in the northeast quadrant of the city of 200,000, the hillside campus is just four miles away from downtown Huntsville. AAMU offers its 6,100-student population a wide range of course offerings under the College of Agriculture, Life and Natural Sciences; College of Business and Public Affairs; College of Education, Humanities and Behavioral Sciences and College of Engineering, Technology and Physical Science. The School of Graduate Studies serves about 1,400 and offers doctoral degree programs in Applied Physics, Food Science, Plant/Soil Science and Reading/Literacy.

Job Description:

Summary:

This position is in the College of Education, Humanities, and Behavioral Sciences. The position is a full-time (9-month) non-tenure-track position in the Department of English and Foreign Languages.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach undergraduate courses in Composition (primarily).
  • Participate in the activities of the department, college, and university including recruitment and new course development.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Requirements:

    Minimum Position Requirements (including years of experience, certifications, licenses, etc.):

  • Master's degree in English or closely related field.
  • A Master's degree in Secondary Education with 18 semester hours in English/Language Arts will be considered.
  • At least one (1) year to three (3) years of teaching experience at the college level - Composition 101 and 102.
  • Must have evidence of excellence in teaching.
  • Experience in teaching developmental writing, advance composition and/or speech is a plus.
  • Public school teaching experience is a plus.
  • It is highly desirable that candidates be familiar with innovative teaching techniques and best practices in pedagogy.
  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Excellence oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching at the university level
  • Demonstrated the ability to work collaboratively with university colleagues within a diverse environment.
  • Ability to contribute to academic program development at the doctoral level
  • Ability to demonstrate proficiency in assessment of writing and critical thinking
  • Ability to be adaptable, collegial, and dedicated to student centered and writing intensive teaching
  • Additional Information:

    SALARY:

    The salary for each position is based on the grade/tier in which the position is placed, and the salary within the grade/tier is based on the number of years of related experience or number of years in the hiring rank.

    CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled

    Alabama A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

    Alabama A&M University encourages applications for employment from persons who are members of groups that have been underrepresented based on race, color, national origin, gender, age, or disability.

    Application Instructions:

    Please submit the following documents online

  • Employment Application
  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Unofficial transcript (if applicable)
  • Already have an AAMU Employment Account? Login to add documents or update your account.

    URL: www. aamu.edu

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