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Job Description

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Job number: 495439.
Work Type: Full-time Faculty
Location: Pensacola, Main Campus.
Categories: English.

 

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Position Number:

Instructor

Position title (classification title):

Instructor, 129040

Working Title:

Instructor of English

Job Summary:

The Department of English is looking for a full-time lecturer with expertise teaching General Education courses such as introductory literature, first-year composition, and more. The candidate will teach both face-to-face and online courses, supporting defined student learning outcomes while also promoting departmental philosophy and curricular objectives. Department teachers supervise graduate teaching assistants and engage in other community service initiatives. Successful applicants will join a thriving community dedicated to professional development, curriculum design, and student-centered instruction. Instructors deliver four courses each semester.

Department

Department of English

FLSA:

Exempt

Minimum qualifications:

Has at least a master’s degree from an approved university in an applicable specialisation, or comparable qualifications based on professional experience, and is otherwise qualified to fulfil assigned activities. The appointee may teach, conduct research and creative projects, and/or provide service and other relevant activities, but is not eligible for tenure.

Position Qualifications:

A master’s degree in English from an approved university in a suitable field of specialisation, or comparable qualifications based on professional experience, and the ability to complete assigned activities. Teaching experience in General Education courses such as introductory literature, first-year composition, and other writing-intensive classes. Knowledge of current best practices for teaching in both in-person and online settings. demonstrated proficiency in incorporating technology into teaching practice.

Preferred Qualifications.

A background in current pedagogy is preferred.

Special Job Requirements or Considerations:

This role requires a criminal background check.

 

Number of Vacancies

1

Work Hours

Dependent on course scheduling.

Contract Period

9/10 months.

FTE

1.0

Salary Range

commensurate with experience

Pay Basis

Annually

Preferred response date:

April 18, 2024.

Special Instructions for Applicants:

Candidates must apply online at the University of West Florida’s website, https://careers.uwf.edu. Applicants must submit a (1) curriculum vita, (2) a letter of interest describing how their academic qualifications and professional experience are relevant to the position, (3) a teaching philosophy that includes a list of courses the candidate has developed and taught, or is qualified to develop and teach, (4) the names and contact information for three professional references (not a document upload), and (5) unofficial transcripts. Throughout the application process, you will be given the option to upload these documents. For more information, please call Human Resources at 850-474-2694 or email jobs@uwf.edu.