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Bridge English/Intro to English Instructor
University at Buffalo

Date Posted Jun. 6, 2018
Title Bridge English/Intro to English Instructor
University University at Buffalo
Department Office of University Preparatory Programs
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Buffalo, NY
    United States
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • English

Position Summary
Bridge English will focus on engaging students as exceptional readers and writers. Students in this course will learn to write consistently, and receive feedback on their writing, as well as, give feedback to others on their respective writing assignments. Additionally, students will be introduced to academic writing conventions, including using the physical and/or electronic library systems, integrating sources, and using different citation methods. Students will be engaged with challenging reading materials, and will begin to put others’ ideas in conversations with their own. The Bridge English course will encompass 21st century writing, by means of composing a wide variety of print-based and digital environments.

Minimum Qualifications
A conferred Master’s degree in English, Linguistics, Composition, Rhetoric or Literature. OR, an undergraduate degree in English with Masters in related fields; including, with at least 15 graduate credits in English Literature, Composition, Literary Theory or Writing, from an accredited U.S. college/university or international equivalent. No less than (2) years-work experience; directly, related to a teaching discipline in a formal educational setting. Must be available (2) hours per day, weekly. This class will meet for approximately 16 – 20 classes, over the course of (5) weeks.
" Candidates will be required to submit a resume and/or curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, and verify degree confirmations.

Preferred Qualifications
No less than (2) years-work experience; directly, related to a teaching discipline in a formal educational setting; preferably, in a college/university setting. Prior teaching, training, or related experience in a TRIO Program and/or Diversity. An alumnus of a TRIO Program.

Contact Information

Contact’s Name Arsender Brown
Contact’s Title Budget & Personnel Coordinator
Contact’s Email
Contact’s Phone 716-829-2059

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