- William Rainey Harper College
- Location details
- Palatine, IL
- Position type
- Professor, Full
- Organization type
- 2-year college
- Composition and rhetoric, English education, Creative writing
- Employment category
The English Department at Harper College, a two-year institution located 20 miles northwest of Chicago, seeks a faculty member for a full-time, tenure track position. Candidates should possess expertise in areas, such as: composition and rhetoric; curriculum development (including writing syllabi); and developing and teaching English classes using traditional and alternative delivery methods.
The successful candidate will have a 4/4 load consisting chiefly of composition courses: ENG 100 (Developmental), 101, and 102. The successful candidate may also have the opportunity to teach Humanities, Literature, Honors-Program, and "linked" courses (through the college's Learning Communities Program). In addition to teaching 12 contact hours per semester, a full-time English faculty member serves on departmental, divisional, and institutional committees; holds 10 office hours per week; and pursues professional development opportunities related to the discipline and pedagogy.
The English Department is large and dynamic, with varied interests. Our students come to us from countries around the world; from a wide variety socio-economic backgrounds and every level of academic preparedness. We are committed to ensuring the success of each student.
We seek a full-time colleague to begin in August, 2021.
Minimum qualifications include at least a MA in English or Rhetoric/Composition; OR MFA in Creative Writing from a regionally accredited college or university and post-secondary teaching experience. Two years of community college teaching experience is preferred. Teaching Assistant (TA) teaching experience would be considered equivalent to college teaching.
To view job details and apply, visit this link: http://jobs.harpercollege.edu/cw/en-us/job/493918?lApplicationSubSourceID=
Harper College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, ethnic minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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