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Adjunct Faculty - English

Employer
University of Bridgeport
Location
Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Mar 18, 2024

Job Details



The mission of The University of Bridgeport is to promote academic excellence, personal responsibility, and commitment to service. Distinctive curricula in an international, culturally diverse supportive learning environment prepare graduates for life and leadership in an increasingly interconnected world.

The College of Science and Society at the University of Bridgeport is looking for Adjunct instructors in English. Successful candidates should have teaching experience within the field of English composition, first-year writing, creative and professional writing, literature, and/or film studies. Candidates should have experience teaching diverse students and creating inclusive syllabi.

Primary Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to)
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the current methods and practices for teaching college-level courses;
  • Develop and/or update a course syllabus;
  • Prepare lectures, projects, homework, assessments, and other student assignments;
  • Grade all student assignments in a timely manner;
  • Provide appropriate feedback to students to promote academic success;
  • Maintain regularly scheduled office hours;
  • Attend program/department meetings as requested;
  • Learn and utilize Learning Management System and related technology to facilitate teaching;
  • Meet all designated class periods in the semester as dictated by the academic calendar.
Qualifications

The ideal candidate should have
  • Minimum master's degree in English, Composition and Rhetoric, Literature, Technical or Business Writing, or a closely related discipline in the Education or Humanities/arts.
  • Professional work experience teaching college writing, with additional experience teaching first-year experience courses, varied courses in the literature, humanities, or other general education disciplines.
  • Ability to teach a variety of courses in film, literature, music, and the humanities.
  • Demonstrated skill in teaching in a diverse environment.
  • Demonstrated dedication to excellence in teaching and a commitment to high academic and professional standards.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • A commitment to the academic, emotional, and social development of all students.
  • Demonstrated ability to use learning management software.
(This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between The University of Bridgeport and employee. It is used as a guide for personnel actions and is subject to change by the University as the needs of the University and requirements of the job change.)

Company

 University of Bridgeport

Founded in 1927, University of Bridgeport is home to a diverse student body who are united by a shared commitment to career readiness, innovation, and a supportive, challenging learning environment. The innovative thinking that led to the founding of UB almost a century ago continues to guide us today as we connect to a wider world,

With a vibrant, globally diverse campus on the Long Island Sound, University of Bridgeport welcomes students from over 80 countries to take advantage of its uniquely career-oriented degree programs.

University of Bridgeport mission

The University promotes academic excellence, personal responsibility, and commitment to service. Distinctive curricula in an international, culturally diverse supportive learning environment prepare graduates for life and leadership in an increasingly interconnected world.

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