Resident Faculty - English

Prince George's Community College
Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Feb 11, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Speech & Rhetoric, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Teacher Education, Humanities, English & Literature, Other Humanities
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Vacancy Announcement

Position Title

Resident Faculty - English

Position Type






Union/Non Union

Non Union

Full Time or Part Time

Full Time



Salary Range

Hiring Salary Range

Salary commensurate with education and experience

Fixed Term/Tenure Track (Faculty Only)

Fixed Term

Regular or Temporary


Job Description Summary

Prince George’s Community College is recruiting for a full-time fixed-term English faculty position effective Fall 2021 (pending budget approval). Annual salary paid over ten months, with benefits extending to the end of the fiscal year, June 30, 2022. If a fixed-term contract is renewed for second-year benefits will continue through the summer months. Persons hired into the role have the potential to count their years as a fixed-term faculty member towards continuing tenure status upon offer. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to high-quality undergraduate education. Preference will be given to candidates with degrees in composition and rhetoric, as well with expertise in the fields of technical and business writing and with experience teaching at the college level.

Resident Faculty: A termed faculty position, renewable annually in accordance with the contract.

Minimum Qualifications

# Master’s degree in English, or equivalent*.
# One year full-time, or equivalent part-time teaching experience at the college or high school level in composition and/or business/technical writing.

*Satisfactory completion of 30 semester hours or more of relevant academic study in an accredited doctoral program may, at the discretion of the Vice President, be determined to meet this requirement.


CRITERIA : The following criteria will be used to review the applications of those candidates who meet the minimum qualifications and select those who will be invited for an interview. Candidates for teaching positions who are invited for an interview will be asked to demonstrate their teaching effectiveness in a simulated classroom, laboratory, or other relevant pedagogical situation, the conditions of which will be determined in advance and shared with all candidates prior to interview. In addition to the criteria listed below, other information gained from, and observations made during the interview process, including the review committee’s assessment of a simulated teaching performance, may be considered in selecting candidates to be recommended for appointment.

# Extent and relevance of graduate educational preparation to anticipated teaching assignments in composition and business/technical writing.
# Relevance of teaching experience to anticipated teaching assignments.
# Relevance of non-teaching professional experience to anticipated teaching assignments.
# Evidence of quality teaching, including faculty evaluation scores and ratings, teaching awards earned, courses designed, developed, and/or revised, etc.
# Evidence of knowledge of and experience in employing instructional methods and techniques that include inter-disciplinary teaching and other approaches appropriate to different student learning styles.
# Evidence of currency in professional discipline through continuing education, professional development, and/or scholarly activity.
# Evidence of readiness and/or willingness to use technology in the classroom.
# Evidence of ability to teach effectively within, and contribute positively to, a diverse, multi-ethnic, multi-cultural student population and campus environment.
# Willingness to teach day, evening, weekends, and/or online.

Job Requirements

# Degree from an accredited institution.
# Unofficial transcripts must accompany application for teaching positions. Before an applicant can be recommended for hire, he/she must have an unofficial transcript on file with the college. Official transcripts of academic work required upon an offer of employment.
# At least three letters of reference must be job related and dated within the past three years.
# Documentation of experience and performance required.
# Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
# As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.

Is Background Check Required?


Posting Number


Open Date


Close Date

Open Until Filled


Background Check Statement

Prince George’s Community College is committed to providing a safe campus community. PGCC conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, education verification, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Prince George’s Community College values the safety of its students, faculty, and staff. As part of that commitment, the College has announced effective October 21, 2021, all students, faculty, and staff must be vaccinated against COVID -19 or tested for the virus weekly. As a prospective or new employee, you will be required to comply with this mandate and all the necessary safety protocols, including wearing a mask. Please direct your questions related to the vaccination, testing, mask mandates, and requirements for exemptions to .

Application Status ; you will receive an email acknowledging receipt of your application, upon which time no further communication occurs unless selected for an interview or the position is filled. If recommended for hire, communication is immediately sent to your references listed on your application. Also, you will receive an email notification from HireRight requesting you to submit authorization to complete a background investigation.
Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Which of the following best describes your level of completed education? (Education details must be included in your application.)
    • Master's Degree or above from an accredited college/university
    • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college/university
    • Associate's Degree from an accredited college/university
    • One to two years of college credit (30 credit hours is equivalent to one year)
    • Less than 30 credits from an accredited college/university
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • None of the above
  2. * Do you have one year full-time or equivalent part-time teaching experience at the college or high school level in composition/rhetoric or business/technical writing?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Please provide evidence of your ability to effectively use instructional technology (Internet, instructional software, Learning Management System, videoconferencing, etc.).

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • HERC
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • Indeed
    • Personal Referral
    • PGCC Website
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook)
    • The Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • The Washington Post
    • Other: Please indicate below
    • Educause
  5. How did you hear about this employment opportunity? If you selected 'Other' please indicate source:

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3
  4. Transcripts
  5. Curriculum Vitae

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