Academic Year Adjunct Lecturer
Santa Clara University
Department, Program, Center: English
Specialty or Subdiscipline: Composition
College or School: College of Arts and Sciences
The English Department at Santa Clara University, a Jesuit, Catholic institution, seeks candidates for multiple positions for fixed-term (1 year) Academic Year Adjunct Lecturers in composition for the academic year 2017-2018. Successful candidates will teach up to 7 courses spread over three quarters (fall, winter, spring). Some positions will have as their primary responsibility instruction of first-year writing students (with courses possibly including an emphasis on science, technology and society). Other positions will have as their responsibility both first-year writing instruction and instruction in technical writing for engineers.
Salary: $52,000 - $56,000 for seven courses, depending on years of teaching experience, benefits eligible
Applicants must have a Ph. D. or Masters in English (Rhetoric/Composition, Literature, or Creative Writing) preferably with coursework in Rhetoric and Composition with ideally at least 6 years of college or professional teaching; must have demonstrated excellence in teaching rhetoric and composition, particularly first-year composition; and must be committed to working with undergraduates. Experience teaching composition in diverse electronic or digital modes and/or technical writing is especially welcome.
Duties include but are not limited to:
1. Teach a course load of at least one course per quarter and up to seven courses over the three quarters of the academic year
2. Conduct all assigned class meetings and exams
3. Hold weekly office hours on campus
4. Assign and submit student grades to the Office of the Registrar by the designated deadline
5. Administer numeric and narrative evaluations approved by the Chair of the Department for each course taught
6. Teach from an approved syllabus for the courses assigned or work with the Director of Core Writing to design an appropriate syllabus for timely submission for approval to the University Writing Faculty Core Curriculum Committee
7. Fulfill other instructional, academic, or service activities such as attending faculty meetings or department special events, as assigned by the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences or the Chairs of the Department
Santa Clara University does not sponsor any visa applications for this position. The successful candidate must be able to provide evidence of identity and legal authorization to work in the United States.
Close Date: 2/27/2017
Open Until Filled: No
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Your application should include 1) Letter of Interest, 2) CV, 3) Course syllabi 4) recent student narrative evaluations, 5) sample assignment, 6) 2-3 recommendation lettersQuestions may be addressed to Dr. Cruz Medina, Search Committee Chair English@scu.edu
To view the full job posting and apply for this position, go to https://jobs.scu.edu
About Santa Clara University
Santa Clara University is a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located in Californias Silicon Valley, offering its 8,800 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, and engineering, plus masters, Ph.D., and law degrees.
Distinguished by the highest retention rate and ranked second among all masters universities in the West by U.S. News and World Report, Santa Clara University is Californias oldest operating institution of higher-education. The University is focused on creating an academic community that educates citizens and leaders who will build a more just, humane, and sustainable world.
Santa Clara University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability.
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