Assistant Professor of English

  • Randall University
  • Moore, OK
  • Jun 01, 2021
Full time English/ESL/Writing/Linguistics

Job Description

Position: Assistant Professor of English

Location: Moore, OK

Start Date: August 2021 (or sooner)

Summary:

Randall University seeks either a full-time Assistant Professor of English with a Christian Worldview who is also called to teach diverse students beginning Fall 2021. The Professor will also with students in need of remediation and academic intervention. This individual reports to the Academic Dean and works in cooperation with the other university faculty members. This is a ten-month, non-tenure track renewable position.

As a small institution, the ideal candidate is comfortable teaching a host of English and writing-related courses, and developing close mentoring relationships with traditional, non-traditional, and online students. Class sizes at Randall are small (15-20 students) and contribute to a culture of student-centered learning.Core Competencies:

  • Knowledge of principles, methods, and current developments in various fields of English, writing, and research.
  • Integrates her/his comprehensive knowledge of English, writing, and research from a Biblical worldview.
  • Excels in teaching both in-person traditional students and online adult learners.

Administrative/Service Responsibilities:

  • Implementing developing academic intervention policies
  • Engage in activities to support the mission and vision of Randall University
  • Participate in departmental and university committee work, including supplemental academic instruction committee.
  • Contribute to campus culture, including spiritual formation of students.
  • Participate in ongoing assessment at the course, program, and institutional levels.

Teaching/Scholarship Responsibilities:

  • Complete 30 workload hours, or equivalent, per academic year.
  • Engage in ongoing professional development and scholarship.
  • Maintain regular office hours
  • Create High Impact Learning Practices (Project-based, service, experiential, practicum-based learning) in the classroom.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in English or a related field from an accredited institution.
  • Exhibited evidence of continued professional growth and development.
  • Successful candidate will affirm and support the Mission, Vision, and Statement of Faith of Randall University as found here: https://ru.edu/about-randall/what-we-believe/biblical-foundations/

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Three years K12 experience
  • Experience teaching courses at the college level is preferred
  • PhD or EdD in English or a related field a from an accredited institution.

Submit the following materials to the selection committee to the email careers@ru.edu:

  1. Upload a cover letter, which emphasizes his/her strengths with institutional fit.
  2. Submit a curriculum vitae
  3. Select and submit one piece of additional evidence (statement on philosophy of teaching, reference letter, scholarly work, course evaluations)
  4. List of three references

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