Adjunct First-year Writing Instructor

Employer
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Location
Arizona, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 26, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Other Communications, Speech & Rhetoric, Humanities, English & Literature, English as a Second Language, Other Humanities
Employment Type
Part Time
Job Description

About Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University:

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is an independent, culturally diverse institution providing quality education and research in aviation, aerospace, engineering, and other related fields with residential campuses located in Daytona Beach, Florida, and Prescott, Arizona. The University's Worldwide campus provides educational opportunities online and at approximately 130 locations throughout the United States, Asia, Europe, and Central/South America.

As the largest and most comprehensive aviation and aerospace-focused university in the world, Embry-Riddle is a unique institution. Over the past 90 years, the University has evolved with industry to break new ground and produce top-level graduates who serve the ever-changing needs of aviation and aerospace, and other STEM-related disciplines. Embry-Riddle offers programs in seven primary fields of study including: Applied Science; Aviation; Business; Computers and Technology; Engineering; Safety, Security, and Intelligence; and Space.

For Academic Year 2020-21, there were over 10,700 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students that attended the University's residential campuses and approximately 32,700 students in total enrolled with the University around the world.

The Opportunity:

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Prescott, Arizona campus is hiring an Adjunct First-year Writing Instructor to join the Department of Humanities and Communication Team. Embry-Riddle's Prescott Campus is respected worldwide for cutting-edge instruction and training for tomorrow’s aviation, aerospace, security and intelligence leaders. Prescott is a mile-high city and its climate reflects seasonable weather excellent for flying. Daytime averages are 80°F in the summer and 45°F in the winter. At 5,000 ft. above sea level, it boasts a mild climate, clean air, pristine wilderness areas, and nearby national forests. The university is a small, private, residential university in the mountains of Arizona with approximately 3,500 students. Staff/faculty/student interaction is highly valued and is a central theme of our campus. It is located 100 miles north of Phoenix and 120 miles south of the Grand Canyon.

The Department of Humanities and Communication at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott campus, invites applications for a part-time teaching position to start August 29, 2022.

This position is not remote; all classes are taught on campus.

The successful candidate will teach first-year writing courses; as a part-time writing teacher, he or she may teach up to 6 courses per year (fall, spring, summer) as negotiated with the department chair. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Responsibilities

COM 122 is a first-year writing course for all students on campus. This course is taught face-to-face and focuses on teaching academic forms of writing and ways of conducting research. The instructor is responsible for facilitating the class; grading student documents and other assignments; teaching basic writing, revising, and editing processes; and working with the course monitor to develop the class and assess student work. The instructor is also responsible for maintaining his/her Canvas electronic course site.

For further information, contact

Dr. Matthew Haslam

Chair of the Dept. of Humanities and Communication

College of Arts and Sciences

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

3700 Willow Creek Rd

Prescott, AZ, 86301

matthew.haslam@erau.edu

Qualifications

• M.A. or Ph.D. in composition studies, rhetoric, writing or a closely related field in hand at the start of the appointment.

• Evidence of successful teaching.

• The ability to use classroom technology effectively in teaching and learning.

To ensure full consideration, please apply online by sending 1) a letter of application, 2) a CV, and 3) the names and contact information of three professional references. The letter of application should describe the candidate’s teaching philosophy and pedagogical practices.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Only electronic applications will be considered.

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