The English/Reading/Communication Department invites applications for two, tenure-track positions in Reading beginning August 2013. The teaching load will primarily consist of developmental reading and first semester learning strategies courses.
The ideal candidate will have a strong commitment to reading literacy and student development at the community college level, experience working with adult readers, and an academic background or training in reading, literacy and developmental education pedagogy.
Effective two-year college Reading faculty:
•Are reflective practitioners and flexible teacher-scholars
•Actively seek collaboration in teaching and curriculum development
•Participate actively in the professional community through conferences, presentations, membership in organizations, and reading or producing scholarship
•Challenge their students
•Employ a student-centered pedagogy
•Understand diversity in terms of ethnicity, economics, linguistics, and ability
•Ground their pedagogy in current theory and research
We invite applications from enthusiastic, knowledgeable, and skillful instructors. We offer a supportive environment that emphasizes the importance of holistic student development demonstrated in part through faculty-student interaction both in and outside of the classroom. Strong candidates will offer demonstrated success in at least some of the following areas:
• Curriculum development
• Use of technology to enhance learning
• Outcomes assessment
• Working with diverse populations of students,
especially underrepresented students
• Academic advisement
A Master’s degree in Reading/Literacy or a related field is required and two years of experience teaching developmental reading or college learning strategy courses at the college level. Community college experience preferred. Equivalent adjunct or graduate assistantship teaching experience will be considered.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please submit a current curriculum vitae and cover letter of application on or before March 4 for full consideration.
Onondaga Community College - 19 months ago