Salary commensurate with qualifications pursuant to the FSU and FNTFO/AFT Agreement
At Will/Just Cause:
Summary of Position:
Adjunct faculty members are hired on a semester-by-semester basis to teach at our main Big Rapids campus and other Michigan locations. The English, Literature, and World Languages Department will contact potential applicants when there are available openings. Teaching and related responsibilities include, but are not limited to: teaching first-year, second-year, and advanced writing courses using face-to-face, mixed and/or online modes of delivery. This is a pooled position. One or more applicants may be hired as needed to teach classes on a semester-by-semester basis.
Faculty - Temporary & Continuing
Master’s degree in English, rhetoric & composition, or a closely related field.
Required Work Experience:
Demonstrated ability to effectively teach writing courses.
Required Licenses and Certifications:
Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered:
Preference given to candidates with experience teaching college-level writing.
1. Teach first-year, second-year, and/or advanced writing courses using face-to- face, mixed and/or online modes of delivery. Includes meeting classes at their scheduled times, holding regular office hours, providing meaningful and timely feedback to students, and submitting syllabi and other materials to department as requested. 2. Use teaching-related technologies as determined appropriate. 3. Maintain a safe and engaging learning environment. 4. Assure learning by participating in assessment, mentoring, and professional development activity.
Skills and Abilities:
Ability to provide structured learning experiences meeting student learning outcomes. Ability to work effectively with diverse groups. Effective interpersonal communication skills and excellent written communication.
Unofficial Transcript 1
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Transcript 1 (REQUIRED): Applicants must attach a copy of unofficial transcript of Master’s degree.
Transcript must include: Institution name, applicant name, date degree attained, degree awarded. Finalist will be required to submit an official transcript.
Initial Application Review Date:
Posting Close Date:
Ferris State University, an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, is committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity within its community. Ferris offers employment opportunities to qualified candidates seeking careers in a student-focused environment that values opportunity, collaboration, diversity and educational excellence. Learn more about the Ferris Mission and community at ferris.edu. The University actively seeks applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups. For more information on the University’s Policy on Non-Discrimination, visit: Ferris Non-Discrimination Statement.
Internal Number: 494237
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