Composition, Instructor I (3 Positions)
Florida Gulf Coast University
As the Composition, Instructor I you will teach at both undergraduate and graduate levels, as applicable; be involved in course and/or curriculum development; research/scholarship; participate on College and University committees and/or initiatives.
Florida Gulf Coast University is a comprehensive university dedicated to quality education, research, and service. All faculty are expected to be excellent teachers, responsive to changing professional needs; committed to innovative delivery of instruction resulting in improved student learning; committed to effective use of technology including distance learning; produce peer reviewed scholarship; and provide service to the College, University and Community. Teaching assignments may be on the main campus or at off-campus sites within our region.
Essential Job Duties: Teaches 4/4 load of Freshman Composition; as well as duties as assigned.
The successful candidate will have a Master's degree in English from a regionally accredited institution or equivalent accreditation. One year or more of teaching experience at the university level. Experience participating in an innovative English Program and General Education Program. Or a Master's degree in a related area from a regionally accredited institution or equivalent accreditation with 18 hours of coursework in English at the graduate level. One year or more of teaching experience at the university level. Experience participating in an innovative English Program and General Education Program.
Preferred qualifications include a Master's Degree in English from an accredited institution. Three years teaching experience at the university level.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: High level of professionalism and strong commitment to students required. Experience or commitment to the use of technology in distance learning & university teaching. Interest in collaborating both within and outside the University in the development and delivery of instruction resulting in improved student learning. Must value continued scholarship and service to the school and university.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Candidate must have a primary interest in teaching Composition I and II. Appointment will be made on a 9 month multi-year appointment basis available August 2018. Because applications and materials are subject to public review and retention under Florida's Public Records Law, please DO NOT send examples of your project/scholarship unless requested to do so. Therefore all submitted materials including articles, disks, slides, books, etc., become the property of FGCU and CANNOT BE RETURNED. As applicable, finalists will be notified of the need to submit specific additional materials. Such materials will become the property of FGCU. Under Florida's Public Records law, applications will be available for public review upon request.
For additional information about this exciting opportunity and to submit your application, please visit us at https://jobs.fgcu.edu/postings/4396
Learn more about what FGCU has to offer you!
Florida Gulf Coast University is a young, dynamic institution of higher learning located in sunny Southwest Florida. In less than 20 years, FGCU had made an incredible impact on Southwest Florida. We are a catalyst for the area's economy and a central hub for the community. Our campus and community serve as a living laboratory from which life-improving discoveries emanate. And our sports teams energize the region. As an employee of our faculty team, support staff or administration, you will help foster this vision and continue to help positively impact the lives of our students and community.
Inspiring those who inspire others; that's the FGCU effect.
In addition to an exciting work environment, FGCU offers exceptional benefits packages including thirteen (13) paid holidays per year, tuition vouchers for employees and/or dependents, and generous leave accrual. For more information, click here: https://www2.fgcu.edu/HR/benefits-general.html
FGCU is an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability Employer
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