Instructor of English

Tompkins Cortland Community College   Dryden, NY   Full-time     Education
Posted on March 7, 2023
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POSITION OFFERED: Instructor of English


TERM OF EMPLOYMENT: Renewable, Full-Time

JOB DESCRIPTION: Tompkins Cortland Community College seeks a dynamic and engaging full-time tenure track faculty member with a focus on student success and retention. Position includes 15 credits per semester in English courses. These credits may involve teaching face-to-face, remote, day, evening, online, hybrid, and HyFlex courses. Courses will include composition and may include literature, communication, and creative writing, with the expectation that a focus on the process approach will be incorporated into writing intensive courses. The successful candidate will collaborate with colleagues to maintain, develop, and update course curricula and work on and possibly lead initiatives for future development. Other activities will include student advising, serving on college committees, holding office hours, and outcomes assessment. This position is within the Faculty Association Union.

Tompkins Cortland Community College is proud to be a SUNY PRODiG institution ( SUNY PRODiG - Promoting Recruitment, Opportunity, Diversity, Inclusion and Growth aims to increase the representation of historically underrepresented faculty across SUNY, including underrepresented minority faculty in general and women faculty of all races in STEM fields. PRODiG aligns with the College’s mission of serving our community by meeting educational needs, creating an environment for student success. In addition, it prepares our students and ourselves for citizenship in a global society. We value diversity in all of its contexts, including strengths, perspectives, and people.  Our commitment to PRODiG helps us work to ensure that our faculty are representative of our student body.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s Degree in English, Communications, Rhetoric, or other related field with at least 18 graduate credits in English, Communications, or Rhetoric. Teaching experience in a postsecondary accredited institution. Experience teaching a process approach to composition. Demonstrated ability to use modern instructional technology. This position requires the ability to work supportively in a culturally diverse environment of students, faculty, staff, and the community. Candidates with a demonstrated ability to incorporate an intersectional framework into teaching and student engagement are encouraged to identify those experiences in the application materials.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Post-baccalaureate credits/training in teaching College Level Rhetoric and Composition. Experience teaching at a community college, teaching co-requisite composition courses, and advising college-level students. Candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to working with multi-lingual learners and historically under-served students and/or communities through teaching, mentoring, or administration are especially encouraged to apply.

EXPECTED HIRING SALARY RANGE: $51,233 - $64,043 Starting salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. As a College employee, this appointment includes NYS retirement benefit options with a choice of a pension or generous matches to 414H, attractive Health Care options with 80% of premiums covered by the College, post-retirement health insurance and supportive work-life balance with holidays and sick days along with tuition assistance in addition to other benefits offered by the College. Inquire for additional details.

Review of applicants to begin April 3, 2023 and continue until position is filled.

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Note: Additional application materials/essays will be requested.

Tompkins Cortland Community College is a culturally diverse campus with over two decades of strong partnerships with international colleges and universities and a commitment to preparing our students for citizenship in a global society. Tompkins Cortland Community College is accredited by the Board of Regents of the State of New York and by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and awards associate degrees in career-oriented and liberal arts/sciences programs of study. Enrollment is approximately 3,500 students. To learn more about the College, visit our website at sponsorship not available. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. AA/EOE

Location: Tompkins Cortland Community College is located in the naturally beautiful and culturally rich Finger Lakes region of upstate New York, near Syracuse, Rochester, Ithaca, and Binghamton. The area is host to many colleges, including Cornell University, as well as excellent healthcare, museums, festivals, and business enterprises.

Human Resources Department | P.O. Box 139, 170 North Street | Dryden, NY 13053-0139

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The State University of New York | Tompkins Cortland Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer