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Job ID: 104492

English Instructor
Lake Superior State University

Date Posted Mar. 9, 2018
Title English Instructor
University Lake Superior State University
Department Department of English & Language Studies
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Sault Ste Marie, MI
    United States
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • English

Job Summary/Basic Function:

Lake Superior State University seeks applicants for a one-year renewable term English Instructor position which will begin August 2018. The incumbent will teach composition courses, with a focus on First-Year Composition I, First-Year Composition I with co-requisite Writing Workshop, and First-Year Composition II. In addition, responsibilities include holding regular office hours, participation in program and assessment activities, and engagement in student recruitment and retention activities.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree in English or Master’s degree in a related field with graduate coursework in composition pedagogy, from a regionally accredited institution.
Evidence of experience in providing effective teaching at the undergraduate level.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Student-centered teaching philosophy.

Desired Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Rhetoric & Composition or a related field with graduate coursework in composition pedagogy, from a regionally accredited institution.
Two or more years teaching experience at the postsecondary level.
Experience teaching developmental composition, especially with embedded remediation and/or directed self-placement delivery formats.
Demonstrated evidence of ability to teach from multiple formats including online, blended, and face-to-face.

Physical Demands:

Typical demands of teaching at the university level exist, with the ability to stand for up to 3 hours in a single class session, and the ability to manage the physical demands of at least 12 credits per semester.

  • Lake Superior State University recognizes not only a legal obligation but also a moral and educational responsibility to provide equal employment opportunity both for the sake of fair employment practices and for the sake of meeting the educational needs of its particular student population.

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Contact Information

  • Human Resources

    Lake Superior State University
    650 W. Easterday Ave
    Sault Ste Marie, MI 49783
  • 906-635-2213
  • 906-635-2111


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