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FT Faculty: Instructor-English

Shaw University
Mccullers, North Carolina, US
Closing date
Jan 15, 2022

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
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Employment Type
Full time
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As full-time teaching faculty, this position teaches traditional and/or non-traditional college-level students, at on-campus and/or off-campus sites on weekdays and/or weeknights and Saturdays. In addition to the utilization of a variety of teaching strategies, full-time teaching faculty must provide student assistance and advice in their subject area, participate in student orientation sessions, pursue scholarly activities and development, engage in service to the University and to the community, attend official functions, and serve on faculty committees. Essential Job Functions: * Through a demonstrated commitment to the University's mission and goals, effectively teaches college-level students. * Effectively manages the classroom environment. * Effectively advises students in applicable academic subject area(s). * As applicable and assigned as the Faculty Athletic Representative (FAR), plays an active and significant role in intercollegiate athletics. * Develops, maintains, and submits accurate, timely, and complete records, forms, reports, requests, etc. * Maintains effective collegial communication, professional interaction, and functional relations within the assigned main-campus academic department, college and/or the applicable CAPE site. * Maintains up-to-date knowledge and compliance with all University policies and procedures. * Actively pursues scholarly activities and development; remains current in the applicable teaching field. * Actively engages in service to the University. * Actively engages in service to the Community. * As applicable to assignment as an academic Program Coordinator. * As applicable to assignment as a grant Principal Investigator, ensures compliance with all procedural requirements of the University and the funding source. * Occasionally performs other duties as assigned. Education and/or Work Experience: The above skills are typically acquired through the following minimum education, training and experience: * Master's degree in English from an accredited institution of higher learning or a related discipline. * Minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching field. Preferred: * Ph.D. in English from an accredited institution of higher learning or a related discipline. * Demonstrated success teaching at the college level. * Recent experience in a higher education setting. * Teaching experience and expertise in an additional area also offered in the assigned department are highly desired. * Knowledge and experience in using instructional technology. Other Competencies: Must have a philosophy that is consistent with the Mission, Vision and Core Values of the organization. Vision, commitment, and experience in achieving goals and pursuing excellence is critical. Strong oral and written presentation skills. Ability to work well independently and as a member of a team. Excellence in organization, decision-making, problem-solving, and creating a collaborative environment. Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Must be able to read, write and speak fluently in English. Physical Demands: Ability to sit or stand for up to 8 hours/day. Some lifting (up to 25 pounds occasionally), bending, and carrying. Specific vision abilities include the ability to use close vision. The employee is regularly required to talk and hear, and to use hands and fingers to handle or feel.

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