Instructor and Coordinator of Composition and Student Support

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Job description

Springfield IL

The Capital Scholars Honors Program (CSHP) at the University of Illinois Springfield seeks an energetic, creative, and student-centered person to fill the position (9-month, non-tenure track) of Instructor and Coordinator of Composition and Student Support. The successful candidate will coordinate the freshman honors composition sequence by leading a team of composition instructors; designing curriculum; coordinating honors student support; planning field trips to enhance the curriculum; editing the UIS Honors online journal; and teaching two courses per semester. Assistance with student advising is expected along with other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Minimum Education and Work Experience:
Minimum qualifications include a Master’s degree in English, Composition or Writing Instruction, or Interdisciplinary Studies with a writing focus. Experience teaching writing courses and interdisciplinary coursework along with curriculum development. Strong interpersonal skills, experience with traditional-age college students, experience with team teaching and/or collaboration. Preferred qualifications include a Master’s degree plus significant experience in interdisciplinary composition, assessment, and honors-level teaching/support.

Position will involve some evening and weekend work. Review of applications will begin November 12th. Anticipated start date is August 16, 2019.

How to apply

To apply, please submit a letter of application explaining your interest in the position and qualifications, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information of at least three current references. Applications must be submitted online at https://jobs.uis.edu/job-board.

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