Lecturer of English (Saint Leo, Florida) - Saint Leo University in Saint Leo Florida

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Saint Leo University

Saint Leo, Florida

United States

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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 two (2) full-time, non-tenure track, faculty positions to teach English composition and literature courses at our main campus in Saint Leo, Florida.

These are nine (9) month, full-time faculty appointments with a rank of Lecturer.

This position is pending final budgetary approval for the 2015-2016 academic year.

Review of candidate materials begins immediately for anticipated start date of August 2015. 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); and student evaluations from the last year (at least six classes, an even mix of graduate and undergraduate).

Basic Function:

Each faculty member will be required to:

  • Teach a total of eight (8) composition or general education literature classes per academic year with two (2) overloads for additional compensation;
  • Advise students as need determined by department chair;
  • Attend all school and department meetings;
  • Teach on-ground; and
  • Teach undergraduate classes.
  • Be able to teach traditional and non-traditional age students; and
  • Demonstrate the ability to use discipline-related computer programs.

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates must possess a Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with 18 hours of related graduate study and/or credentials to teach English composition or general education literature.

Preferred Qualifications:

MA in English or related discipline preferred.

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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