Chadron State College

Department of English and Humanities

Chadron, Nebraska

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Full-time faculty in the English & Humanities department with primary teaching emphasis in English and related areas as assigned by the Dean. The faculty member participates in the department and the institution’s communities of learners to foster a culture of inquiry, critical self-reflection, evidence-based decision making, and a learner-centered environment.

Required Qualifications:

Ph.D. in English or related field (Candidates who are ABD will be considered)

Preferred Qualifications: 

Experience teaching writing at the college level and ability to teach college writing across multiple levels/abilities.

Ability to teach one or more of the following areas: Elements of Literature; Multi-Ethnic Literature; Gender, Sexuality, and Literature; Native American Literature; or World Literature.

Ability to help with the Writing Center OR teach one or more of the following courses: Intro to College Writing (Transitional Studies Program), Technical Writing, Introduction to Creative Writing, Advanced Creative Writing (Prose Fiction or Nonfiction), or Grammar & Linguistics.

Ability to create and teach courses in support of CSC’s Essential Studies Program, especially integrated, multi-disciplinary courses and courses that focus on global contexts and diverse perspectives.

Knowledge in the use of technology, including online learning and multimedia enhancements and open education resources.

Essential DutiesEdit

1. Teach and contribute to students’ academic growth and development

A. Teaching, which includes but is not limited to the following:

1. Organize course presentations through short-term and long-range lesson plans 2. Provide regular and timely assessment of student progress 3. Utilize resources, including technological resources, to provide current course content 4. Conduct classroom presentations and activities 5. Incorporate new methodologies in teaching and technology into classes 6. Participate in program assessment and catalog revisions

B. Advising Students, which includes but is not limited to the following:

1. Help students plan programs of study 2. Provide students with advice on academic issues and career counseling 3. Assist in the development, implementation, and assessment of the departmental enrollment management plan, including serving directly in student recruitment, retention, and success strategies 4. Schedule and maintain regular office hours for student advising 5. Establish and maintain regular contact with advisees

2. Continual preparation and study through scholarly and creative activity, which includes but is not limited to the following:

A. Participate in academic organizations related to teaching assignment B. Give scholarly presentations, workshops or performances C. Produce scholarly materials such as original research, manuscripts, articles, book reviews, musical arrangements, or works of art D. Engage in appropriate professional development to enhance performance as faculty member E. Seek external funding through grant and contract work related to discipline, as appropriate and assigned

3. Service to the Campus and Community, and Profession

A. Participate in campus and community presentations B. Participate in campus and community organizations C. Serve on Discipline-, Department-, School- and Campus-wide committees D. Take an active role in discipline, departmental, and school accreditation and reaccreditation activities, as appropriate and as assigned E. Sponsor student organizations, as appropriate and assigned F. Contribute to professional organizations G. Foster and sustain collegial relations with campus, community and profession

Secondary Duties:

1. Other duties as assigned by Dean

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted January 26, 2017
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

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