Instructor/Assistant/Associate Professor of English/ Professional Writing (Saint Leo, FL) - Saint Leo University in Saint Leo Florida

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Saint Leo University

Saint Leo, Florida

United States


Detailed Job Description


School of Arts and Sciences

Saint Leo University is one of the largest and most innovative Catholic universities in the United States. Saint Leo enrolls students at the traditional University Campus, at more than 40 education centers and offices, and through the Center for Online Learning. University-wide, Saint Leo enrolls students from 49 states, the District of Columbia, three U.S. territories, and 86 countries. Saint Leo University ranks as one of the nation’s leading providers of higher education for active duty military and veterans, and it is a nationally recognized leader in online education.

The Department of Language Studies and the Arts is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time, tenure track faculty position to teach general education English and professional writing courses at our main campus in Saint Leo, Florida.

This is a nine (9) month, full-time faculty appointment at the Instructor/Assistant/ Associate rank.

This position is pending final budgetary approval for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Review of candidate materials begins immediately for anticipated start date of August 2016. To apply, submit letter of introduction documenting successful teaching experience; curriculum vitae; three letters of recommendation (all should be professional references and at least one from a recent superior); values statement (500 words or less) and teaching philosophy (500 words or less), which highlights how your teaching and administrative philosophy and practices fit the Mission and Values of Saint Leo University; official transcripts (including WES evaluation if from an international university).

An exceptional candidate possessing a doctorate degree with experience may be considered at the Associate level.

A candidate possessing a master’s degree with 18 graduate study hours in the discipline, professional related experience, and demonstrated teaching with appropriate years of experience in higher education may be considered at the Instructor level.

Basic Function:

The faculty member will be required to:

  • Teach eight undergraduate classes per academic year;
  • Advise students;
  • Engage in curriculum development;
  • Support recruiting efforts;
  • Demonstrate professional development (e.g., scholarly research);
  • Undertake community service in keeping with the school’s Benedictine values;
  • Be able to teach traditional and non-traditional age students; and
  • Demonstrate the ability to use discipline-related computer programs.

Required Education/Experience/Skills:

The faculty member must be qualified to teach both within our University Explorations general education program and courses related to Professional Writing for students within the English major/ Professional Writing specialization. Documented professional writing experience and strong teaching skills required.

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates possessing a Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with 18 hours of graduate study and/or credentials to teach English may be considered at the instructor level.

Keyword Phrases

  • School of Arts and Sciences
  • innovative Catholic university
  • higher education to the military
  • leader in online higher education
  • English / Literature
  • Writing
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Writing Samples