The Writing Program at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is pleased to invite applications for the position of teaching instructor in the Rutgers English Language Institute (RELI). RELI is a global community that supports undergraduate and graduate scholars who use English as an additional language. This is a full-time, non-tenure-track teaching position, with a start date of September 1, 2021. The initial contract is for a period of one year with the possibility for reappointment. Starting salary for the 2021-2022 academic year is commensurate with experience plus health and retirement benefits, and eligibility for conference travel grants. Teaching instructors teach 21 credits per academic year, typically distributed as a 4/3 course load, with no more than 22 students per class. Faculty benefit from regular meetings with Writing Program directors, as well as pedagogy workshops and other professional development opportunities.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Prior experience teaching university composition and English for Academic Purposes
Experience and interest in teaching linguistically and culturally diverse student populations with demonstrated knowledge and implementations of culturally and linguistically responsive pedagogies.
Experience working in academic settings that are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Note: RELI especially welcomes instructors who have some level of proficiency in a language other than English and experience living and working outside of the United States.
Successful candidates will be strong writers who demonstrate commitment to – and excellence in – teaching at the college level. An advanced degree (e.g., M.A., M.F.A., Ed.D., or Ph.D.) is required.
Preferred qualifications include three or more years teaching composition or other writing-intensive courses as instructor of record; experience teaching English-language learners and/or international students; and demonstrated commitment to the promotion of equity and inclusion in higher education.
Posting Number: 21FA0638
Location: Rutgers University - New Brunswick
Internal Number: 132679
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.