Rutgers English Language Institute Non-Tenure Track Teaching Instructor

College of South Jersey

United States

July 8, 2021


Position Details

Recruitment/Posting Title Rutgers English Language Institute Non-Tenure Track Teaching Instructor

Department SAS - English Writing Program Salary Commensurate With Experience Posting Summary

The Writing Program at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is pleased to invite applications for the position of teaching instructor in the Rutgers English Language Institute (RELI). RELI is a global community that supports undergraduate and graduate scholars who use English as an additional language. This is a full-time, non-tenure-track teaching position, with a start date of September 1, 2021. The initial contract is for a period of one year with the possibility for reappointment. Starting salary for the 2021-2022 academic year is commensurate with experience plus health and retirement benefits, and eligibility for conference travel grants. Teaching instructors teach 21 credits per academic year, typically distributed as a 4/3 course load, with no more than 22 students per class. Faculty benefit from regular meetings with Writing Program directors, as well as pedagogy workshops and other professional development opportunities.

Posting Number 21FA0638 Posting Open Date Posting Close Date

Minimum Education and Experience

• Prior experience teaching university composition and English for Academic Purposes • Experience and interest in teaching linguistically and culturally diverse student populations with demonstrated knowledge and implementations of culturally and linguistically responsive pedagogies. • Experience working in academic settings that are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Note: RELI especially welcomes instructors who have some level of proficiency in a language other than English and experience living and working outside of the United States.

Successful candidates will be strong writers who demonstrate commitment to – and excellence in – teaching at the college level. An advanced degree (e.g., M.A., M.F.A., Ed.D., or Ph.D.) is required.

Preferred qualifications include three or more years teaching composition or other writing-intensive courses as instructor of record; experience teaching English-language learners and/or international students; and demonstrated commitment to the promotion of equity and inclusion in higher education.

Certifications/Licenses Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Equipment Utilized Physical Demands and Work Environment Overview

The Writing Program at the Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey provides instruction to more than 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students each year, and all courses share the curricular goal of helping students establish a foundation in writing and critical thinking practices that will serve them throughout their university careers and beyond. The Rutgers English Language Institute (RELI) is a global community that supports undergraduate and graduate scholars who use English as an additional language.


Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must submit the following documents: Letter of application; Teaching Statement; CV; Three letters of reference (applicants should provide the names and contact information of three referees via the application website; referees will receive an email providing a link to submit their letter).

Teaching Statement might describe: o General teaching philosophy; o Experience enacting inclusive and equitable classroom practices and how that would extend to the teaching they would do at Rutgers University; ○ Experience working with multilingual student writers, including students who are actively developing proficiency/confidence in writing in English

Applicants may direct questions about the position to, and should address letters of application to: Dr. Nicole Houser, Director RELI. This position is open until filled.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • List of Professional References (contact Info)
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Optional Documents

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