Montgomery College is Maryland's premier community college, serving more than 60,000 students each year through credit and noncredit programs. Montgomery College is one of Maryland's most diverse community colleges, which includes more than 164 nations represented in our student body. Do you want to join us in our mission of providing an exceptional education and fostering student success? We are dedicated to providing an exceptional education for all of our students, and we recognize that our faculty and staff are integral to our continued success.
Job Title Part-time English Faculty Paid Internship Job Description Summary Part-time English Faculty Internship Opportunity This is a PAID underrepresented minority faculty internship that will begin August 2019 for Academic Year 2019-2020.
This internship requires a commitment of approximately 25 hours per week
The English and Reading department at Montgomery College employs innovative faculty who support student-centered classrooms; utilize zero and low cost instructional materials and engaging assignments; and promote critical thinking and reading in our face-to-face, hybrid and fully online composition, literature, and creative writing courses. We are seeking a minority faculty intern interested in being an engaging, student-centered college educator, devoted to innovative approaches to improving student writing, teaching the writing process, using portfolio assessment and creating an inclusive classroom environment where over 125 countries are represented. Job Description
Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following :
· Teach up to 7 credit hours of courses per semester that range from integrated English and reading to college-level composition;
· Teach a flexible schedule of courses that may include day, night, early morning, weekend and/or accelerated sections;
· Teach courses in a variety of formats ranging from face-to-face to distance, when needed;
· Engage students in their learning through active and collaborative learning approaches;
· Meet with students during office hours to discuss student success strategies, such as course completion and academic goals;
· Apply culturally relevant pedagogies to the teaching and learning process;
· Incorporate the use of educational enterprise platforms such as Backboard and other relevant technology into instruction, including inexpensive or no-cost resources in the development and delivery of instruction;
· Meet monthly with the program facilitator;
· Meet regularly with a department faculty mentor;
· Meet regularly with the area dean;
· Observe other faculty teaching; meet and discuss the observation;
· Present a culminating project at a department meeting and /or regional conference;
· Serve on department, discipline, campus or college committee;
· Engage in professional learning activities such as completing readings on teaching and student success and attending professional development activities offered by ELITE.
Enrollment in the last year of study of a graduate program leading to the Master's degree in English Composition/Rhetoric, English Education, Secondary education with a concentration in English or Reading, or closely related field.
Knowledge of college-level teaching in English Composition/Rhetoric or Integrated English and Reading.
Knowledge of success strategies for working with diverse populations.
Knowledge of student success strategies to help students succeed.
Knowledge of word processing programs, basic internet applications, instructional platforms, such as Blackboard, and basic database navigation.
Eligible applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States and not require employer visa sponsorship.
Enrollment in a graduate program of study leading to the Ph. D. in English Composition or Rhetoric; English Education; Secondary Education with a concentration in English or Developmental Education.
Ability to teach first-year English composition in higher education.
Ability to employ student engagement strategies to teach writing and/or reading to diverse populations.
Ability to teach students with varying levels of preparedness for college-level work.
Ability to assess writing using portfolios.
Ability to teach courses in a variety of formats including on-line, blended, or OER-based.
Ability to use student success strategies that increase retention, transfer and graduation.
Ability to speak more than one language.
A COVER LETTER OF INTEREST AND RESUME/CURRICULUM VITAE ARE REQUIRED . Attach your cover letter and resume or curriculum vitae to your application. Your letter should specifically address your interest in participating in the minority faculty internship at Montgomery College, including how you meet the required qualifications and any of the appropriate preferred qualifications. In addition, please focus your cover letter on requisite skills you have regarding student success and working with diverse populations of learners.
Prior to being selected for an interview, you may be required to submit unofficial transcripts to the search committee for review.