Faculty - English - Writing and Literature - College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Grand Canyon University! One of Arizona’s leading institutions of higher learning.
Located in the Valley of Sun in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona, GCU is a regionally accredited, private, nondenominational Christian University.
As a full-time faculty member, you’ll provide program instruction incorporating innovative teaching methodologies, cutting-edge technologies and other industry trends reflecting advancements in your discipline. You will also have the opportunity to work at a thriving diverse campus and with online student populations. If you are highly motivated and passionate about teaching exceptional quality instruction in modern facilities with smaller class sizes, we’d like to hear from you.
Grand Canyon University is currently seeking a 9-month, full-time faculty member to support the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS) with the instruction of English literature and writing courses. As a full-time Faculty member, you’ll provide program instruction incorporating innovative teaching methodologies, cutting-edge technologies, and other industry trends reflecting advancements in your discipline. Courses taught include: Multicultural Literature, American Encounter Narratives, The Novel, Introduction to Young Adult Literature, and Composition I & II.
Shape the bright futures of Grand Canyon University students as a full-time faculty member for the traditional ground campus in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, which provides a job-focused education.
Please note, this is a 9-month full time faculty position based at our main campus in Phoenix, AZ.
What you will do:
Teaches one or more subjects within prescribed curriculum, such as Young Adult Literature, and Composition I & II..
Prepares and delivers lectures to students. Stimulates class discussions and provides direction to instructional assistants including norming and training in writing instruction.
Compiles bibliographies of specialized materials for outside reading assignments.
Compiles, administers, and grades examinations.
Required to maintain the equivalent of a four course load (18 credit hours) either on-ground or online and assists students outside of the classroom hours.
Student classroom load will be assigned based upon teaching qualifications and demonstrated classroom facilitation.
What you need:?
Experience teaching courses in developmental writing.
Master's degree in English with emphasis in American Literature, required.
Ph.D. in English with emphasis in American Literature, preferred
One year of instructional experience at the post-secondary level teaching literature courses.
Coursework in Young Adult literature.
Two years of instructional experience at the post-secondary level, that includes teaching American literature, young adult literature, and short story courses, conducting and managing learning experiences, evaluating student achievement, providing input into curriculum development, policy and procedure formulation, and evaluation of program effectiveness.
Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.
Why work at GCU:
Exceptional workplace benefits include medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401K savings plan
Generous time off plan and 11 paid holidays
Paid time off to volunteer in the community or at GCU sponsored events
Free covered parking
We also offer full-time employees, their spouses, and dependent children an Education Tuition Discount Program
Free on-site gyms on campus
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Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: R000045715