Instructor of English

High Point University - High Point, NC (30+ days ago)4.2


The High Point University Department of English invites applications for a full-time instructor to start August 13, 2018. Teaching load is 4/4 and weighted with sections of English 1103, HPU’s first-year writing requirement. Full-time Instructors are also eligible to develop and teach their own English 22XX (the gen. ed. literature requirement), First Year Seminar, and service learning courses. Other opportunities depend on how the applicant’s area of expertise meets the enrollment needs of the department.

Full-time Instructors receive medical and retirement benefits and professional development funds on 9-month renewable contracts. They have voting privileges and serve on departmental committees, but no research, advising, or university committee service is required. New hires will be required to attend orientation activities starting the week of August 13.

To apply, submit a cv, cover letter, sample teaching evaluations, and an assignment sequence that includes: a recent syllabus, assignment, student response, and instructor feedback. Candidates may include further evidence of effective teaching if desired. Please attached all application materials as ONE file.

We will begin reviewing applications on June 1, 2018, but position will remain open until filled

QUALIFICATIONS:
Education:
Graduate degree in English or related field

Knowledge, Skills, Ability:
Share HPU’s commitment to active learning and formative evaluation
Willingness to experiment with digital pedagogies and technologies for writing

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :
This is a non-tenure-track position, carrying a 4/4 load, primarily of General Education Writing, Literature, and First-Year Seminar classes
For additional information regarding this position, please contact Dr. Bryan Vescio, Chair and Professor of English at bvescio@highpoint.edu.