Assistant Professor, Reading
Frederick Community College - Frederick, MD

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The English Department at Frederick Community College in Frederick, Maryland, is pleased to announce the opening of a full-time, 10 month position for Assistant Professor of Reading.

Frederick Community College is seeking a highly motivated individual to teach developmental reading courses, including topics related to college literacy, textbook reading strategies, learning strategies, and critical reading. Prospective candidates must be skilled in a variety of instructional techniques and technologies, with a demonstrated commitment to student engagement and learning outcomes assessment. Frederick Community College was recently named the 24th fastest growing community college in the nation for its size. The College serves more than 17,000 credit and continuing education students each year and has about 1,000 full- and part-time employees.

The ideal candidate for this position will have a Master's degree in reading, education, or closely related field (i.e. literacy or English). Experience teaching reading to adolescents or adults is strongly desired.

Other preferences: Experience teaching college level developmental reading. Experience teaching English or learning strategies (study skills) at the college or secondary level. Experience with alternative instructional delivery methods, such as tutoring, online instruction, hybrid courses, or fast-paced courses. Experience teaching students with diverse learning needs. Coursework in teaching reading to adolescents and/or adults. Training in developmental education. Experience in curriculum planning and development of strategies for facilitating the success of underprepared students. Experience in assessment of student learning outcomes. Knowledge of and/or experience with online instructional resources (i.e. Blackboard).

Detailed application instructions can be found in the job posting on our employment website at http://jobs.frederick.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=51231. The start date for this position is August 1, 2012.

FCC offers a generous benefits package which includes two medical insurance plans, dental and vision plans, waiver of FCC tuition for employee and eligible dependents, tuition reimbursement, generous leave benefits, retirement plans, and more!

Frederick Community College, an equal opportunity employer, values campus diversity in students and staff and encourages members from historically under-represented groups to apply.

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