English Faculty Member
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GENERAL STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Department of Language and Literature is seeking a teaching-focused candidate who is passionate about diversity, equity, and inclusion and has demonstrated success in pursuing equitable student outcomes. The full-time, tenure-track English (Writing) Faculty position is to be filled for the Fall 2024 semester and includes teaching, advising, and college service responsibilities.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
- Teaching the equivalent of five (5) courses, primarily English Composition I, English Composition II, and Critical Reading and Thinking per semester.
- Developing, implementing, and assessing student learning outcomes and curriculum at the course, discipline, program, and college level.
- Integrating online and blended learning strategies in the classroom.
- Using college-provided technology tools (email, LMS, advising).
- Serving as Academic Advisor to approximately eighteen (18) students (45 hours per semester).
- Holding a minimum of four (4) office hours per week (60 hours per semester).
- Participating in Department, Division, and College meetings.
- Maintaining professional growth to remain current in pedagogy.
- Evidence of using teaching strategies that support diversity, equity, and inclusion for students of diverse abilities, interests, and backgrounds.
- Master's degree in English, composition and rhetoric, or a field related to the teaching of writing.
- Demonstrated commitment to teaching introductory composition.
- Competency in using Learning Management Systems.
- Effective pedagogical, teaching, and presentation skills.
- Demonstrated collaborative approach to working with students and colleagues.
ADDITIONAL PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
- Community college teaching experience.
- Completed professional development related to teaching in distance education modalities.
- Experience teaching students with diverse racial and linguistic backgrounds.
- Experience teaching and assessing reading and critical thinking.
Applicants who do not meet the qualifications as noted above are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience has prepared them with the equivalent combination of education, training, and experience required for the responsibilities of this position.
Full-time, tenure-track, MCCC position with Annual Salary Range of $51,678 - $63,819. Actual salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience, determined by a formula-based classification system, consistent with the MCCC/MTA Collective Bargaining Agreement. Includes participation in a comprehensive employee benefits program including option for membership in the Massachusetts State Employees' Retirement System.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 31, 2024
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This appointment is subject to the FY2024 budget appropriations.
Appointment subject to SORI (Sex Offender Registry Information), publicly accessible Massachusetts CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information) and national background checks.
The College cannot consider applicants who do not have the ability to work in the United States without assistance from the employer.
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**ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS MUST BE SUBMITTED ELECTRONICALLY IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED.**
Begin the online application process by going to the APPLY NOW link. During the process you will be given an opportunity to upload required documents: a cover letter addressing how you meet the minimum requirements of the position, a resume, and a teaching philosophy that addresses diversity, equity, and inclusion (failure to submit required documents will result in disqualification). Please note that finalist candidates will be asked to provide three current professional letters of reference and transcripts.
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