Teach 15 hours per semester; 30 credit hours per academic year; other responsibilities including assessment, advising, and professional development.
Summary/ Objective of Position:
This is primarily an in-person teaching position, with the majority of work hours spent developing, teaching, and assessing college-level English and composition courses on campus at Dine' College. Additional duties include serving on academic committee, collaborating with faculty on curriculum development or professional conferences, and possible research in the discipline.
Description of Essential Functions of the Position
Disclaimer: This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions associated with the job. While this list is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
-The successful candidate will have a track record of successfully teaching college composition courses in a rural environment. This is primarily an in-person position, with the possibility of some courses being taught.
-Candidate should have an MA or PhD in English or Composition/Rhetoric, and at least five years of experience teaching at the college level. Candidate should have knowledge of current pedagogical trends, as well as technological advances (such as AI and CHatGPT).
-Preference will be given to candidates who have published in professional academic journals, contributed at regional conferences, or submissions of manuscripts to academic presses (including the Tribal College Journal).
Additional service activities may include:
-Representation on Academic Standing Committees.
-Sponsors or Advising to Student Clubs.
-Principal Investigator for grants.
-Arranging noteworthy activities or campus events.
-Building community relations for professional and student benefit.
Education & Experience
MA in English or Composition/Rhetoric and five years of teaching experience at the college level.
MFA's in creative writing considered only if the candidate also has an MA in composition.
PhD in English or Composition/Rhetoric.