Job Vacancy Announcement
Resident Faculty - English
Full Time or Part Time
Hiring Salary Range
Salary commensurate with education and experience
Fixed Term/Tenure Track (Faculty Only)
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
A termed faculty position, renewable
annually in accordance with the contract.
# 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
*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
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
# Extent and relevance of graduate educational preparation to
anticipated teaching assignments in composition and
# Relevance of teaching experience to anticipated teaching
# Relevance of non-teaching professional experience to anticipated
# 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
# Evidence of readiness and/or willingness to use technology in the
# 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.
# 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
# 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
# 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?
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 VMPO@pgcc.edu .
; 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
Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Which of the following best describes your level of completed
education? (Education details must be included in your
- Master's Degree or above from an accredited
- 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
- * 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?
- * Please provide evidence of your ability to effectively use
instructional technology (Internet, instructional software,
Learning Management System, videoconferencing, etc.).
(Open Ended Question)
- * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
- HigherEd Jobs
- Hispanic Outlook
- Personal Referral
- PGCC Website
- Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook)
- The Chronicle of Higher Ed
- The Washington Post
- Other: Please indicate below
- How did you hear about this employment opportunity? If you
selected 'Other' please indicate source:
(Open Ended Question)
- Cover Letter
- Letter of Recommendation 1
- Letter of Recommendation 2
- Letter of Recommendation 3
- Curriculum Vitae