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Instructors (English)

Apply now Department: 3670020100 English
Job no: 503959
Work type: Academic / Faculty - 9 month
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Education / Instructional

About This Role:

Multiple term (non-tenure-track) instructors in expository and professional/technical writing for the Fall 2018 semester, with possible continuation into the Spring 2019 semester. Term instructors teach up to four 3-credit hour course sections per semester of expository and/or professional/technical writing on K-State's Manhattan campus.

Why Join Us:

The instructional team in the Department of English includes tenure-line faculty, regularized instructors, term instructors, graduate teaching assistants, and undergraduate tutors. Together, we serve students across the university, including 200 majors and minors in English and 45 M.A. students in English. Term instructors represent an important contribution to the Department's instructional team. We provide term instructors with opportunities for professional development and collaborative lesson-planning; we also provide them with office space with access to computers and other resources. More information about the Department is available at http://www.k-state.edu/english/

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university and the Department of English actively seek individuals whose commitments and contributions will advance the University's dedication to the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Requirements:

  • M.A. in English or related field.
  • At least two years of experience teaching at the college or university level.
  • Experience teaching introductory classes in writing at the college or university level.
  • Excellence in teaching writing, as demonstrated by successful course and lesson design, classroom delivery of course material, and assessment of student writing.
  • Commitment to diversity through pedagogy and course content.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Expertise in teaching professional/technical writing.
  • Expertise in teaching introductory literature courses.

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Letter of application
  2. C.V. or resume
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. List of graduate courses completed or copy of unofficial transcript showing graduate courses completed.

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled.

Salary Range/ Pay Rate:

$3,082 - $3,621 per course, according to course taught.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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