Slippery Rock University

Slippery Rock University

English Instructor | Full Time Temporary Fall 2023

United States

Closing soon

Posting Details

Position Details

Posting Number I02120

Classification Title Working Title English Instructor Full Time Temporary Fall 2023 Employee Group Faculty Bargaining Unit APSCUF Location Main Campus Department Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Writing Pay Rate Employment Type Temporary FT Work Schedule

TBD, according to when classrooms are available.

Position Summary Information

Position Summary

Teach English 102 (Critical Writing) and English 104 (Critical Reading) in the Rock Studies general education program, within a large dynamic and energetic department of engaged faculty members from both English and language studies. Excellent pay in a unionized faculty environment.

Minimum Qualifications

MFA, ABD, or PhD in English required. Successful evidence of engaging students in active learning both within and beyond the classroom, as well as fluency in writing across the curriculum pedagogy. Successful performance in an interview and teaching demonstration.

Preferred Qualifications

Teaching experience in first-year writing. Participation in assessment of individual basic writing and reading courses for periodic, standardized department review and university-wide Middle States (or comparable national standard) also preferred. Interdisciplinary interests or expertise beyond English are a plus in order to help students transfer learning and understanding across domains.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Date

Closing Date Open Until Filled No Respect for Individuals in the Community

Slippery Rock University provides an environment that respects, encourages, and promotes the talents and contributions of all. Slippery Rock University values a community with a shared sense of purpose, where people demonstrate mutual respect and appreciation. Slippery Rock University values diversity that honors and includes all persons regardless of age, creed, disability, ethnic heritage, gender, gender identity, race, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic status in academic and extracurricular endeavor, in the working environment, and in the daily life of the university community.

Notice of Non-Discrimination

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, age/or veteran status in its programs or activities in accordance with Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Assistant Vice President of Diversity and Equal Opportunity/Title IX Coordinator 305 Old Main Building 104 Maltby Avenue Slippery Rock University Slippery Rock, PA 16057 724.738.2016

Special Instructions to Applicants

Official graduate and undergraduate transcripts are required for this position. If official transcripts are not on file with the university, please upload them using the online system or submit them to: Betsy Strawbridge Office of Human Resources 205 Old Main Building 104 Maltby Avenue Slippery Rock University Slippery Rock, PA 16057. Official transcripts are required prior to appointment. Recommended candidates will be required to complete criminal background check, including Act 34 Background Check, Act 151 (Child Abuse) Background check, and Federal Criminal (FBI) clearance prior to appointment.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
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  • Optional Documents

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    English Instructor | Full Time Temporary Fall 2023


    Slippery Rock University


    United States


    May 25, 2023

    Application deadline

    June 11, 2023

    Job type

    Lecturer,Associate Professor/Professor


    Linguistics,Literature,Social Science

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