Adjunct Faculty in English - Dougherty Family College
University of St. Thomas
December 9, 2017
St. Paul, Minnesota
We seek candidates who recognize the value of high expectations, student-teacher relationships, and home-school-community connections for students\u2019 academic achievement. Competitive candidates will demonstrate how their teaching record fosters successful learning communities reflective of their students' diverse cultures. Candidates will also demonstrate how their teaching has prompted students to make use of their culturally embedded knowledge, resulting in meaningful learning that affirms their students' social identities and connections while promoting high academic performance.
Successful candidates will have a background in critical and/or culturally responsive pedagogies and recognize their own cultural experiences, identities, manifestation of privilege, and the dynamics these evoke in and outside of the classroom. Candidates will embrace self-reflection, value excellence through educational equity, and demonstrate a commitment to ongoing culturally responsive learning in a collaborative, collegial environment.
Required Master\u2019s degree in English, MFA in Writing, or closely related discipline. Candidates with at least three years of college teaching experience (community college teaching experience a plus) are strongly encouraged to apply.
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Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely and work skillfully to advance the common good.