The English department is seeking an engaging and innovative lecturer. Perimeter College English faculty teach primarily developmental writing and first-year composition. Strong candidates will be able to demonstrate successful experience teaching developmental writing and first-year composition, and the ability to utilize effectively various teaching modes, including online instruction, to diverse student populations. Our faculty may be assigned classes on other campuses or off-site as needed. For example, Perimeter College faculty may teach college courses in one of the Atlanta area High Schools as part of the state's Dual Enrollment program.
Lecturer positions are academic year (August-May) non-tenure track appointments, which may be renewed up to six (6) years.
The selected candidate will be responsible for:
Providing 36 semester hours of instruction per academic year
Providing student support and advising
Maintaining an average of 10 office hours per week
Working effectively and professionally with colleagues
A minimum of a Master's degree in English, Composition and Rhetoric, or a closely related field required or a minimum of a Master's degree with at least 18 semester or 27 quarter graduate hours in relevant coursework (completed by the anticipated date of appointment) is required.
Preference will be given to those holding a terminal degree and to those demonstrating successful teaching experiences at the college level.
Experience teaching online courses is favored. Previous teaching experience at the college level and previous full-time teaching experience are desired.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Ability to teach a wide range of writing and English courses at the college level, especially first-year and developmental writing.
Ability to teach effectively using a variety of methods.
Ability to relate to a diverse student population and facilitate student learning.
Demonstrated knowledge of and proficiency with instructional technology.
Demonstrated classroom management and organizational skills, as well as knowledge of current pedagogical trends in the discipline.
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Flexibility in scheduling and campus location.
Enthusiasm for teaching and developing writing.
Enthusiasm for teaching dual enrollment and other early-college students.
Salary: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience ($35,432 - $45,582).
Qualified applicants must provide the following application materials to be considered:
Letter of intent/cover letter
Unofficial transcript of all degrees completed. Official transcripts must be provided if an offer is accepted.
Foreign degree transcript is required for foreign graduate degrees
Three (3) professional letters of reference
Questions regarding the position may be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Ms. Shellie Welch, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Questions regarding the application process may be directed to Dana Brown, email@example.com.
Apply at: http://perimetercareers.gsu.edu/postings/2735
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