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Assistant Professor of English

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Position Information

Position Title
Assistant Professor of English


Contract Length
9 months

Class Summary

Responsible for providing instruction within the appropriate department/program. Develop and revise curriculum and course work. Provide scheduled office hours for student consultation. Serve on college committees as needed and assigned. Participate in student-oriented instructional and advisement activities as needed and assigned.

Position Type

Employment Status
Full Time

Position Funding

Minimum Education/Training/Experience

Master’s degree in English or closely related field, or master’s degree in any field with at least 18 graduate hours in English.

Preferred Education/Training/Experience

Graduate coursework in composition and rhetoric.
Experience teaching at the postsecondary level.
Experience teaching at a community college and working with diverse student populations.
Experience or interest in teaching dual-credit students.
Experience, interest, or professional development in teaching corequisite-education models or developmental English.
Experience with online teaching in different platforms and strong experience with technology.

Minimum Knowledge & Skills

Ability to teach current and potential lower-division college English course offerings, including composition, developmental English, and literature. Knowledge of current best practices in English pedagogy. Familiarity with instructional techniques in teaching English. Must be willing to teach a variety of times and days including dual-credit, remote locations, online, nights, and weekends.

Must have knowledge of principles and practices of teaching and training techniques; detailed knowledge of material being taught in the specific course and program area; knowledge of student engagement techniques, learning styles, retention strategies, and learning-centered philosophy; record-keeping procedures; appropriate computer applications, especially word processing and email; written and oral communication skills as applied to interaction with students, co-workers, supervisors, and the general public.

Preferred Knowledge & Skills

Knowledge of BrightSpace LMS or comparable system. Knowledge of other in-class and online instructional-technology tools.

Job Duties

Instructional duties will include the following:

1. Prepare, develop, revise curriculum and course work.
2. Meet classes as scheduled.
3. Complete grading of course assignments and tests and issue student grades as scheduled in a timely manner.
4. Post and maintain office hours for student consultation.
5. Serve on committees as appropriate.
6. Participate in student recruitment.
7. Complete and submit educational assessments as scheduled.

Licensing/Certification Requirements


Physical Requirements

Positions in this class typically require: reaching, standing, fingering, grasping, talking, hearing, and seeing.

Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or other move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number

Candidates that are eligible apply

Special Instructions to Applicant

Please NOTE : All applications must contain complete job histories, which include job title, dates of employment (month/year), name of employer, supervisors name and phone numbers and a description of duties performed. If this information is not submitted, your application may be considered incomplete. Applications with “See attached” or “See resume” will not be accepted in lieu of a complete application. Omission of data can be the basis for disqualification; you may state “unknown” for any incomplete fields. A scanned copy of unofficial transcript(s) must be attached to the online application.

Minimum Salary Range
Masters: $45,395 Doctorate: $54,129

Mid Point Salary Range

Maximum Salary Range
Masters: $59,013 Doctorate: $70,362

Posting Open Date

Posting Close Date

Open Until Filled

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EEO Statement

College of the Mainland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, disability or veteran status.

College of the Mainland does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the recruitment and admission of students, the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of its programs and activities, as specified by federal laws and regulations within Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and 1992.

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts (1 of 3)
  3. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Media File
  3. Portfolio
  4. Additional Transcripts (2 of 3)
  5. Additional Transcripts (3 of 3)

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