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Arizona State University Job # 16338
Rank: Instructor
Specialty: Writing Programs

The Department of English at Arizona State University invites applications for the position of Instructor. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses primarily in the Writing Program and in other disciplinary areas within the department as needed. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible appointment made on an academic year basis (Aug 16 – May 15). A typical full-time course load is five classes per academic semester. Subsequent annual renewal is possible contingent upon satisfactory performance, the needs of the unit, availability of resources, and sufficient enrollment in assigned courses.  Anticipated start date is: August 2020.

Learn more about what The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has to offer by visiting https://thecollege.asu.edu/faculty.

Minimum qualifications:

  • MA in Rhetoric and Composition, English Education, Linguistics, Literature, or related discipline; or MFA in Creative Writing
  • Three years’ experience in higher education teaching composition courses, and evidence of effective teaching.

Desired qualifications:

  • Ph.D. or evidence of graduate coursework beyond the Master' level in Rhetoric and Composition or related areas;
  • Experience writing teaching at all levels of the undergraduate curriculum;
  • Evidence of experience in both theory and practice within a writing intensive field, such as: academic writing, creative writing, developmental writing, disciplinary writing, second language writing, and workplace writing;
  • Evidence of participation in relevant professional development; evidence of experience teaching multi-media composing or online/hybrid courses.
  • Demonstrated success meeting the needs of underrepresented student populations and/or reaching out to diverse communities

This is a paperless search; only electronic materials will be accepted. To apply, please submit electronically to: http://apply.interfolio.com/74185 the following:

  • A letter of application,
  • Current curriculum vita (CV);
  • One-page statement of teaching philosophy,
  • Three letters of recommendation about teaching ability,
  • Unofficial graduate transcripts, and
  • Summary of recent teaching evaluations.

No paper applications, faxes or emails will be accepted.

The applicant’s last name should appear in each uploaded file name. Questions about the position should be directed to the search committee chair at: dr.kjensen@asu.edu. Initial review of application will begin on March 15th, 2020; if not filled, applications review will continue every week thereafter until search is closed.

The College values our cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community.  

A background check is required for employment.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html  

https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources.  ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf  You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

Faculty Associate ( JOB # 16436)
Arizona State University
Department of English

The Department of English on the Tempe Campus at Arizona State University invites applications for Faculty Associates to teach lower, upper division, and/or graduate courses, online and/or on-campus in: Creative Writing; English Education; Film and Media Studies; Linguistics and Applied Linguistics; Literature; Writing, Rhetorics and Literacies, and/or Writing Programs. These positions are one semester appointments, part time, non-benefits eligible with no tenure implications. A typical Faculty Associate course load is one to two classes per semester. Teaching duties include:  preparing course materials, responding to and evaluating student work, and availability for one-on-one assistance (via weekly office hours for on-campus classes and electronically for online classes).

Anticipated start date is: Fall 2020, Spring 2021 and Summer 2021.

Learn more about what The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has to offer by visiting https://thecollege.asu.edu/faculty.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in relevant field by time of appointment
  • Evidence of effective teaching

Desired qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in relevant field by time of appointment
  • Record of scholarly publication and/or evidence of professional development in relevant field
  • Minimum of two years of post-secondary teaching experience (to be considered for composition courses, this experience must be in composition)

This is a paperless search; only electronic materials will be accepted. To apply, please submit electronically to:

http://apply.interfolio.com/76608 the following:

  • Cover Letter of application
  • Curriculum vita (CV)
  • One-page statement of teaching philosophy
  • Three letters of recommendation about teaching ability
  • Unofficial graduate transcripts
  • A summary of recent teaching evaluations

Initial review of applications will begin on July 15, 2020 and continue on the 15th and 30th in subsequent months throughout the academic year as needed until the search is closed. Faculty Associate vacancy announcements will be posted on an annual basis. Applicants who are not hired within the current academic year are welcome to re-apply - applications do not roll forward from the previous pool recruitment.

The College values our cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community.

A background check is required for employment.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.
ASU’s full non-discrimination statement (ACD 401) is located on the ASU website at https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/.

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources.  ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf  You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

Student Worker III Position: Course Graders (FWS Eligible) in The Department of English

Semesters: Summer 20 or Fall 20

The English Department in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, at ASU, is currently seeking a qualified ASU student to fill a position as Course Grader in one or more of the following areas: Creative Writing English Education Film and Media Studies Linguistics and Applied Linguistics Literature Writing, Rhetorics, and Literacies Course Graders could potentially grade for online or in-person courses at the undergraduate or graduate level.

The posted pay rate is $12.42 per hour.

Students may apply by going to https://students.asu.edu/employment/search then searching on-campus jobs for position 61173BR. Note “on-campus” just means the unit offering the job is on-campus; this ad covers online-only grading as well.

Include in your application: a cover letter that explains qualifications, a c.v. or resume that contains a list of pertinent courses taken and the contact information of at least one faculty member who could be asked to provide a brief letter of recommendation for you.

Technology Assistant, English (FWS Eligible)
Student Worker III / 62498BR

Salary Range
$15.00 per hour

Job Description
The Department of English team is looking for Technology Assistants to help facilitate the new ASU Sync experience.

The ASU Sync Technology Assistant will support the synchronous learning environment by assisting instructors with course delivery in real time. This may include transporting, setting up, testing, and operating mobile video and audio equipment; monitoring the live feed of course content; assisting with Zoom video conferencing software; and troubleshooting classroom technology issues. Positions are available at the Tempe Campus.

Read more about ASU Sync: https://provost.asu.edu/sync

Training will be provided.

Students may apply by going to https://students.asu.edu/employment/search then searching on-campus jobs for position 62498BR.