Assistant Professor of English

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  • Job Number:522148
  • Classification:Assistant Professor (F9)
  • Grade:UNAC Grade 30
  • Work type:Faculty Full-time
  • Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Southeast
  • School/Business unit:UAS School of Arts & Sciences
  • Location:Juneau
  • Categories: Education/Instructional

Position Summary:

The University of Alaska Southeast seeks an enthusiastic writing instructor to serve as an Assistant Professor of English. This is a nine-month position covered by a collective bargaining agreement. Located on the ancestral homeland of the Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian peoples, the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) is fully committed to advancing the education and research aspirations of Indigenous peoples and is committed to ongoing work toward decolonization. These efforts are reflected in our UAS programs and formal community partnerships across our three campuses and throughout all of Southeast Alaska.

Duties:

100%This is a tri-partite position; the successful candidate will be responsible for teaching approximately 9 hours per semester in essential undergraduate writing composition courses, occasional upper-division courses, conducting research, and participating in appropriate university service.Essential

This is a tri-partite position to begin in academic year 2023-2024; the successful candidate will be responsible for teaching approximately 9 hours per semester in essential undergraduate writing composition courses, occasional upper-division courses, conducting research, and participating in appropriate university service. 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: • Ability and experience teaching writing to first and second-year students from a wide variety of backgrounds.
• Experience working with developmental writing students.
• Applicants with secondary interest/specializations in any of following areas are encouraged to apply: Black, Indigenous, Disability, Latinx, and LGBTQIA+ Rhetorics; Writing/Literacy-Across-the-Curriculum; Writing Assessment; Writing Program Administration.
• Experience in collaborating with Writing and Learning Centers.

Typical Experience:
At least three years of experience teaching writing courses at the college level.
Required Education or Training:

Minimum: Master's degree or higher in English or related field.

Preferred: Terminal degree (PhD preferred) in Rhetoric and Composition.

We invite applicants with degrees and expertise in teaching writing within any field.

UAS is actively seeking candidates who identify in any of the following groups, first generation college, BIPOC, women-identifying, queer, and/or indigenous.

Salary Information:

This is a regular (9-month per year), tenure-track faculty position with a competitive salary and excellent package of benefits. This position is represented by a collective bargaining unit agreement. 

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please attach a current CV, letter of interest, statement of teaching philosophy. and the names and contact information (email address and phone number) for three (3) professional references with your application.

To ensure consideration please submit your application by 11:55PM Alaska Standard Time, Sunday, November 20, 2022. The review process for applications will be begin Monday, November 21, 2022. 

 

This position is represented by United Academics-AAUP/AFT (UNAC). http://www.unitedacademics.net/


The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.


UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination


The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.


Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.


If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

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