SUNY Adirondack (SUNY-ADK) is a comprehensive community college and member of the State University of New York serving approximately 3,500 full- and part-time credit students annually. Located in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains, SUNY-ADK is one hour north of Albany, twenty minutes from historic Saratoga Springs, and just minutes from Lake George. SUNY Adirondack invites applications for the following position:
Assistant/Associate Professor of English
The instructional responsibilities for this full-time tenure track position in the English Division is the teaching of freshman composition, which will include courses targeting at-risk students. There will also be some opportunity to teach in an area of academic specialization, such as literature, journalism, creative writing, or speech. The willingness to work cooperatively in a team setting in order to create and assess curricula is a necessity. Service on college-wide committees and student advisement as well as other duties may be required as defined by the faculty contract.
Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate a commitment to the community college philosophy; familiarity with the use of technology in the classroom; teaching strategies with a focus on student-centered learning; excellent interpersonal skills; and a willingness to work in a collegial setting within the division.
Requirements include: Master’s degree or higher in English, Rhetoric and Composition, Creative Writing, or English Education. English or Rhetoric and Composition are preferred. Candidates with comparable qualifications may be considered. Teaching experience is highly desirable in a community college environment. Placement on a salary scale reflects individual degrees/experience. The minimum salary is $39,544 to $43,059 and is complemented by an excellent benefits package. Summer teaching and overload are additional.
For consideration, please submit a cover letter, resume, and the names, telephone numbers and email addresses of three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org
Review of applications will begin April 24, 2014.
SUNY Adirondack values diversity and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.