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.

Assistant or Associate Professor, Developmental Education Literacy

Institution & Website Texas State University http://www.txstate.edu
Job Title: Assistant or Associate Professor, Developmental Education Literacy
Salary
Duties & Responsibilities: Assistant or Associate Professor, Developmental Education Literacy Texas State University Job Posting #: 2016-65 Review Date: January 8, 2016 Appointment Date: Fall 2016 Link to Job Posting: http://facultyrecords.provost.txstate.edu/faculty-employment/faculty-employment/2016-65.html Position Description Texas State University is seeking to fill a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position in Developmental Education with a focus on literacy education. Developmental education is a field of research, policy, and practice focused on student success at the postsecondary level. The field aims to understand and support all students in postsecondary contexts, but especially students who struggle and students who are identified as academically underprepared. The Graduate Program of Developmental Education is housed within the Department of Curriculum and Instruction in the College of Education. This innovative and rapidly growing program offers Ph.D., Ed.D., and M.A. degrees in developmental education with three specialization areas: literacy, learning support, and mathematics. The search committee is looking for a candidate with the expertise and ability to serve in the literacy specialization area. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply, and especially those who are linguistically or culturally diverse, or who can contribute diverse perspectives to our program and university. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to: • Publishing peer-reviewed research at national and international levels in the areas of literacy and developmental education. • Seeking external funding related to literacy and developmental education. • Presenting on research and practice at local, national, and/or international conferences. • Teaching doctoral- and master’s-level courses. Course topics include but are not limited to: literacy theory, research, and pedagogy with a focus on postsecondary contexts. • Serving on thesis and dissertation committees. • Recruiting, advising, and mentoring graduate students. • Working collaboratively with faculty, students, and staff. • Engaging in service at the departmental, college, university, and professional levels. Qualifications for Associate Professor Rank Required: • Earned doctorate, by hiring date, in education, literacy education, developmental education, or a related area. • Evidence of teaching literacy (reading and/or writing) at the postsecondary level and/or evidence of scholarly activity with a focus on postsecondary contexts commensurate with rank. • Demonstration of excellence in teaching at the university level. • Evidence of the ability to establish and sustain a strong research agenda as evidenced by publications, presentations, grants, etc. commensurate with rank. • To be eligible for hire at the associate professor rank, candidate must meet the requirements for that rank as established by the department. The successful applicant will receive the appropriate rank and title based on University and department established standards. Preferred: • Evidence of research and practice in the areas of developmental education, postsecondary student success, college readiness, transitions to college, and/or transitions from college to work. • Evidence of working with students who are linguistically or culturally diverse. • Evidence of published research and conference presentations in literacy education, developmental education, or a related area commensurate with rank. • Evidence of quantitative, qualitative, and/or mixed-methods research knowledge, skills, and experience. • Evidence of teaching literacy (reading and/or writing) effectively in postsecondary educational settings commensurate with rank. • Evidence of success in advising and mentoring master’s and doctoral students. • Evidence of success in seeking external grants and contracts. • Evidence of successful collaboration with university colleagues, students, and staff within a diverse environment Qualifications for Assistant Professor Rank Required: • Earned doctorate, by hiring date, in education, literacy education, developmental education, or a related area. • Evidence of teaching literacy (reading and/or writing) at the postsecondary level and/or evidence of scholarly activity with a focus on postsecondary contexts commensurate with rank. • Demonstration of the potential for excellence in teaching at the university level commensurate with rank. • Evidence of the ability to establish and sustain a strong research agenda as evidenced by publications, presentations, grants, etc. commensurate with rank. Preferred: • Evidence of commitment to research and practice in the areas of developmental education, postsecondary student success, college readiness, transitions to college, and/or transitions from college to work. • Evidence of commitment to working with students who are linguistically or culturally diverse. • Evidence of published research and conference presentations in literacy education, developmental education, or a related area. • Evidence of quantitative, qualitative, and/or mixed-methods research knowledge, skills, and experience. • Evidence of teaching literacy (reading and/or writing) effectively in postsecondary educational settings commensurate with rank. • Evidence of success or the potential for success in advising and mentoring master’s and doctoral students. • Evidence of success or the potential for success in seeking external grants and contracts. • Evidence of successful collaboration with university colleagues, students, and staff within a diverse environment
Requirements
Starting Date & Posting Dates  To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be received by January 8, 2016.
Submit the Following Information:  Application Procedures To apply, send (1) a letter of interest that addresses your philosophy of teaching effectiveness, your research agenda, and your experiences in relation to the required and preferred qualifications sections of the posting; (2) a relevant scholarly writing sample; (3) official undergraduate and graduate transcripts (note: applicants may submit unofficial copies of transcripts with the application; the individual who is offered the position must submit official transcripts prior to hiring); (4) three letters of reference; and (5) a curriculum vitae that includes all degrees and certifications, all professional experience, list of courses taught, scholarship, and list of three professional references with names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers; and (6) the completed Texas State Faculty Employment Application available athttp://facultyrecords.provost.txstate.edu/faculty-employment/application. To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be received by January 8, 2016. Send materials electronically to Naomi Wilson at naomiwilson@txstate.edu. Official transcripts should be mailed to the following address: Ms. Naomi Wilson Texas State University Department of Curriculum & Instruction 601 University Drive San Marcos, TX 78666 Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Assistant Professor of Developmental Mathematics – tenure track

Institution & Website University of Central Missouri http://www.ucmo.edu https://jobs.ucmo.edu/
Job Title: Assistant Professor of Developmental Mathematics – tenure track
Salary  per faculty salary scale
Duties & Responsibilities: Full time, 9 month teaching position. Teach developmental mathematics courses including introductory algebra and co-requisite labs for quantitative reasoning; contribute to curriculum development, serve as a mathematics tutor and facilitate open lab environments, establish a record of scholarship and refereed publication; and contribute to departmental, college and university service.
Requirements  Ph.D. or Ed.D in Mathematics Education, Developmental Education or a related field (candidates with ABD status will be considered).
Starting Date & Posting Dates  Posting date: 12/11/15 Starting date: 08/15/16
Submit the Following Information:  Online application Cover Letter Transcript Vitae Teaching Philosophy Statement 3 Letters of Recommendation