Adjunct First-year Writing Instructor
The Department of Humanities and Communication at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott campus, invites applications for a part-time teaching position to start August 24, 2020.
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.
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.
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.
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