Instructor/Assistant/Associate Professor of English (South Hampton Roads, Virginia) - Saint Leo University in Hampton Roads Virginia

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Saint Leo University

Hampton Roads, Virginia

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 English courses online at our South Hampton Roads Education Center located in South Hampton Roads, Virginia.

This is a twelve (12) month, year round, full-time faculty appointment at the Instructor/Assistant/ Associate rank, with eight (8) weeks release time to be determined in consultation with the department chair and center director.

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

Review of candidate materials begins immediately for anticipated start date of July 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).

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 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 a total of nine (9) composition or general education literature classes per academic year;
  • Advise students ten (10) hours per week;
  • Assess, assist, and guide online adjunct ENG faculty under the direction of the department chair;
  • 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;
  • Teach on-ground; and
  • Teach undergraduate and graduate classes.
  • Be able to teach traditional and non-traditional age students; and
  • Demonstrate the ability to use discipline-related computer programs.

Required Education/Experience/Skills:

Ph.D. in English or related discipline is required at the Assistant level.

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 composition or general education literature 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