Job no: 495149
Work type: Faculty Full-time
Location: Pensacola - Main Campus
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|Position Title (Classification Title):||Instructor 121910, 121910|
|Working Title:||Instructor of English|
|Job Summary:||The Department of English is seeking a full-time instructor with demonstrated experience teaching first-year composition and other general education courses. The candidate will teach both face-to-face and online courses, following composition program guidelines regarding philosophy and curricular goals. Department instructors participate in mentoring graduate teaching assistants and other service activities. Successful applicants will join a vibrant community committed to professional development, curricular design, and student-centered teaching. Competitive candidates will have a background in contemporary pedagogies. Instructors teach four courses per semester.|
|Department||Dept of English|
|Minimum Qualifications:||Master’s degree from an accredited institution in an appropriate field of specialization or equivalent qualifications based on professional experience and otherwise qualified to perform assigned duties.|
|Position Qualifications:||A Master’s degree in English or closely related field from an accredited institution.|
|Preferred Qualifications||Demonstrated experience teaching first-year composition and other writing-intensive courses in general education. Knowledge of contemporary best practices in teaching composition. Demonstrated facility with integrating technology into teaching practice, such as the use of ePortfolios and an interactive, customizable etextbook.|
|Special Requirements or Considerations of the Job:||
This position requires a criminal background screen.
|Number of Vacancies||1|
|Work Hours||8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. dependent on course scheduling|
|Salary Range||Commensurate with experience|
|Preferred Response Date:||October 13, 2023|
|Special Instructions to Applicants:||Candidates must apply online through the University of West Florida website: https://careers.uwf.edu. Applicants are required to attach a (1) curriculum vita, (2) letter of interest describing how their academic qualifications and professional experience align with the position, (3) teaching philosophy that includes a list of courses the candidate has developed and taught, or is qualified to develop and teach, (4) names and contact information for three professional references (not a document upload), and (5) unofficial transcripts. An opportunity to upload these documents will be provided during the application process. For assistance, please contact Human Resources at 850-474-2694 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.|
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