North Carolina Central University
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|Working Title||Associate Professor|
|Appointment Type||Permanent - Full Time|
|FTE||1=9/10 month -Faculty only|
|If time limited, duration date|
|Primary Function of Organizational Unit|| |
The College of Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities is where cultural and intellectual diversity meet. With majors in the sciences, humanities and the arts, the college has a culture of collaboration that encourages students to discover their own path. The mission of the Department of Language and Literature is to engage students in languages, cultures, literatures, linguistics, and writing. The department foster students’ analytical and creative thinking, problem-solving abilities, and communication strategies that reflect awareness of global perspectives. The department offers BA degrees in English, Spanish, and Interdisciplinary Studies as well as a MA degree in English.
|Primary Purpose of Position|| |
Under the supervision of the Department Chair and the Dean of the College, the Assistant/Associate Professor and Writing Program Administrator will be responsible for teaching three courses per semester, with at least one being first-year writing; curriculum development and revision of ENG 1050, 1110, and 1210; periodically reviewing, selecting, and ordering textbooks for all Composition courses; observing and evaluating faculty teaching first-year writing courses; assessment of the courses within the Writing Program every semester; chairing the First-year Writing Committee.
|Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities|| |
The successful candidate will possess excellent written and oral communication skills and must exhibit the ability to create an engaging teaching, learning, and research environment that promotes creativity, innovation, and the discovery of new knowledge; must display a commitment to student success that includes the recruitment, retention, graduation, and placement of undergraduate and graduate students; must demonstrate a commitment to an open and collegial style of communication and management; must exhibit a strong commitment to North Carolina Central University and the College of Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities’ mission to provide a quality education to a diverse student body.
|Minimum Education/Experience|| |
The successful candidate must have the PhD in English, Composition and Rhetoric, Communication Studies, Literature, or a related field, and a record of teaching, scholarship, and service commensurate with the rank of assistant or associate professor. The candidate must also possess effective communication, interpersonal, leadership, and administrative skills. Candidates must have a demonstrated record of leadership experience in promoting excellence in teaching, research, service, curriculum development, program review and assessment.
|Licenses or Certification required by Statute or Regulation|| |
|Equal Opportunity Employer|| |
North Carolina Central University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
|Date desired for closing or initial review|
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
|Date Position Available||07/01/2022|
|Special Instructions to Applicants|| |
The finalist will be required to submit an official transcript and submit a background investigation.
|COVID Compliance|| |
NCCU COVID Policy
Effective March 7, 2022, Please refer to the NCCU COVID 19 webpage: https://www.nccu.edu/covid-19
- Cover Letter
- Teaching Philosophy
- Writing Sample
- Unofficial Transcripts (official required from selected candidate)
- List of References
- Other Document
- DD-214 (for Veterans Only)
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