The Department of English and Academic Affairs seek candidates for a Lecturer position in English and a Coordinator of the First-Year Curriculum for Fall 2021.
The candidate will coordinate the student academic experience across the First-Year Seminar, College Writing, and Presentational Literacy, the foundational courses for all students who take the core program in their first year. To ensure effective integration, the candidate will teach sections of these courses and will work with the faculty who teach these courses to integrate and coordinate the student learning outcomes and participate in the assessment of student learning. This position is expected to have a cohort of first-year advisees each year and participate in/support Excel Opportunities. The candidate will work closely with the Associate Academic Dean for Student Success, the First-Year Seminar Coordinator, and the faculty teaching College Writing and Presentational Literacy, the Thiel Learning Commons and the Disability Resource Center, the Counseling Center, and Student Life in support of the First-Year Experience and our first-year students.
The candidate will be expected to carry 9 credits of teaching per semester comprised largely of courses in the First-Year Curriculum with the balance of teaching in the English Department, and inclusive of the administrative expectations. The candidate will work with the Associate Academic Dean for Student Success to advance the administrative objectives of coordinating the First-Year Curriculum.
A dedicated passion for helping students reach their full potential in a supportive and inclusive diverse environment is essential to this position. Responsibilities include teaching, advising, student supervision, and professional development. While Thiel College gives highest priority to teaching effectiveness, the faculty will be expected to remain current in the field through professional development opportunities such as attendance at related conferences, research, or other scholarly activities, as well as service to the College. A robust employee benefit package including generous health and wellness coverage options and paid leave time, as well as research support is provided.
Email letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a list of three professional references, sample syllabi, and summaries of teaching evaluations, if available to: firstname.lastname@example.org (preferred method), or mail application materials to: Jennifer Clark, Director of Human Resources, Thiel College, 75 College Avenue, Greenville, PA 16125. Review of materials will begin on April 15, 2021.
Thiel College is committed to attracting a culturally and professionally diverse faculty and staff who engage our students by providing a rich and fulfilling curricular and co-curricular experience.