Wednesday, December 29, 2010
ENGLISH / ENGLISH EDUCATION
Institution:Dixie State College Posted:December 27, 2010Location:UtahEmployment Level:Tenured, tenure trackWebsite:http://www.dixie.eduApplication Deadline:February 7, 2011 Category:English/ literature Employment Status:Full-timeSalary:Not specified Responsibilities:
Â· Develop and teach courses in secondary English education, including methods courses and young adult and children's literature for the DSC English Department's secondary education program.
Â· Work with the education department supervising secondary practicum students and student teachers.
Â· Teach other English and composition courses as needed.
Â· Oversee and conduct outreach efforts for the English program.
Â· Serve on college and departmental committees as assigned.
Â· Attend department, division, and faculty meetings; work with other faculty in program management; and adhere to college policies.
Â· Doctorate degree in English or Education (with a strong emphasis in English education) or an Ed. D. (with a strong emphasis in English education and a Master's degree in English) from a regionally accredited institution.
Â· Extensive education and/or experience in teaching English at the secondary level.
Â· Applicants should show potential for excellence in teaching, research, and service, and should possess strong verbal and written communication skills.
Terms of Contract: Tenure-track (10-month) faculty position. Salary is based on nationally competitive Dixie State College faculty salary schedule. Excellent benefit package.
Application Procedures: Application review begins February 7, 2011, open until filled. Submit a Dixie State College application, cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Office of Human Resources, Dixie State College, 225 South 700 East, St. George, UT, 84770. For more information, call (435) 652-7520 or fax (435) 656-4001. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. If, because of a disability, you need special services or facilities in order to apply for this opening, please call Human Resources at (435) 652-7520.
About Dixie State College: Dixie State College is a state-supported four-year college of nearly 9,000 students that is continually expanding its educational offerings and programs. Dixie State College's mission is to help students achieve their academic, career, and life goals, including goals related to basic skills, core content knowledge, and knowledge that broadens and enriches students' lives.
About the Area: St. George, home of Dixie State College, is located 300 miles south of Salt Lake City and 110 miles northeast of Las Vegas, Nevada. With an area population of 74,000, St. George is a tourist magnet due to its proximity to such scenic wonders as Zion, Bryce and Grand Canyon National Parks, Cedar Breaks and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments, and Lakes Powell and Mead. For more information on the area visit: http://www.utahstgeorge.com/
DSC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The College is firmly committed to non-discrimination and affirmative action and it is the policy of the College to strive to afford equal opportunity to qualified individuals, regardless of their religion, race, color, age, disability, gender, Vietnam or disabled veterans status or national origin and to conform to applicable laws and regulations.