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Faculty Fellow - English
DATE:   11/1/2019
JOB TITLE:   Faculty Fellow - English 1 yr.
JOB STATUS:   FT
FLSA STATUS:   Exempt
TITLE OF IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:   Chair, English
DEPARTMENT:   English
SECTOR:   Academic Affairs

SUMMARY:

Niagara University, a private, predominately undergraduate institution sponsored by the Vincentian community, seeks a full-time Faculty Fellow with a strong record of teaching first-year composition and first-year literature for a three-year appointment in the English Department starting in Fall 2020.

Minimum qualifications: PhD in English, Rhetoric and Composition, or a related field, and demonstrated excellence in innovative teaching. Preferred: Additional experience in teaching English Language Learners (ELL).

The successful candidate will teach WRT 100, Thinking and Writing, and ENG 110, Literary Perspectives, Niagara's first-year composition and literature courses, respectively. The teaching load will consist of 12 to 15 credit hours per semester depending on the candidate's involvement in departmental and campus initiatives. 



ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
  • Teach 12 to 15 credits of WRT 100, Thinking and Writing, and ENG 110, Literary Perspectives, each semester
  • Contribute to departmental activities, such as outcomes assessment, service learning projects, and/or campus literary events
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the chair of the department

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • PhD in English, Rhetoric and Composition, or a related field
  • Demonstrated excellence in innovative teaching of composition and literature

    ERGONOMIC REQUIREMENTS:

    The functions of the position usually performed sitting, but may require some amount of time standing. Some amount of stooping, kneeling, bending, crouching, lifting, walking, carrying and other movements may be required. Tasks involving working on a computer keyboard, computer software applications, and calculator, involve extensive wrist and hand movements.  All individuals are required to be able to perform these movements without significant risk of injury to themselves or others.



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