ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH

Institution & Website SALT LAKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE      https://jobs.slcc.edu/postings/34357
Job Title ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH
Salary Competitive and commensurate with experience
Duties & Responsibilities Essential responsibilities: • Teach 15-contact credit hours per semester, which may include up to three hours in the Student Writing Center. • Exemplify the ethos of the English Department by sharing knowledge and engaging with the college community, as well as the community at large. • Demonstrate and support professional commitment to the discipline, department, school, and college mission and values. • Participate in collaborative development and revision of innovative and theoretically supported curriculum. • Participate in the exploration of productive and pedagogically sound methods for creating and assessing inclusive educational experiences for students. • Assess and maintain records of student performance. • Exhibit a strong commitment to collaboration and collegiality with full- and part-time faculty. Attend regularly scheduled department meetings and presentations. • Maintain regularly scheduled office/consultation hours. • Complete required trainings.
Requirements Basic Qualifications: 1. Master’s Degree in English, Writing Studies, Rhetoric/Composition, Linguistics, Literacy Studies, English Education, Applied Linguistics/TESOL, or related field. 2. Two years of experience teaching basic or transfer-level English composition courses (graduate or adjunct teaching applicable). Preferred Qualifications: 1. Expertise in multilingual composition theory and praxis. 2. Demonstrated success in working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and literacy practices. 3. Demonstrated success in working with multilingual student writers. 4. Demonstrated commitment to improving access to, and retention in, higher education for students from communities traditionally underrepresented in higher education. 5. Experience in on-campus writing/literacy centers and/or community-based writing/literacy centers. 6. Demonstrated proficiency with writing technologies, including but not limited to online or technology-enhanced course design and teaching, new media, multi-modal composition, and distance education. 7. The equivalent of 1-3 years of full-time teaching experience in the field at a post-secondary institution. 8. Significant involvement in a campus writing program. 9. Knowledge of course and program assessment best practices preferred. 10. Knowledge of successful curricular design for transitional and first generation student populations preferred. 11. Knowledge of critical educational theories and practices that pursue equity and inclusion for students from underrepresented and historically disenfranchised communities. 12. Communication skills and cross-cultural abilities that maximize effective collaboration with a diverse community of campus and external students and colleagues. 13. Knowledge of course and program assessment best practices preferred. 14. Knowledge of successful curricular design for transitional and first generation student populations. 15. Preferred proficiency in at least one language other than English
Starting Date & Posting Dates Closing Date: November 28, 2016
Submit the Following Information: Special Instructions to Applicants: Selected finalists will be required to hold a classroom teaching demonstration and make a presentation to the search committee on curriculum design.

Application Process For full consideration, the search committee requests the following documents be attached online to the application ( https://jobs.slcc.edu/postings/34357). 1. Curriculum vitae 2. Original transcript of highest degree 3. A teaching philosophy statement (to be attached as “Other Documents”). This statement should be a 1-2 page (single-spaced) account of the applicant’s theoretically-grounded approach to teaching along with description of teaching methods. It should explain through concrete examples the applicant’s teaching objectives, how the applicant’s methods serve those objectives, and how the applicant measures the effectiveness of his or her teaching. 4. Examples of student evaluations and performance reviews where appropriate. 5. Required reference letters (3) should speak to the applicant’s qualities as a teacher-scholar. Confidential letters of reference must be received by the Human Resource Office by mail or Interfolio (http://www.interfolio.com/products/letterwriter) no later than the closing date. Please clearly indicate the reference letters are for Faculty English #F14028. Mailing address: Salt Lake Community College Attn: Human Resources, Req.#F14028 PO Box 30808 Salt Lake City, UT 84130-0808

Hiring Notes 1. Salt Lake Community College Human Resources will conduct criminal background checks on the selected finalist. 2. Official Transcripts and credentials are required before a job offer can be made.