Adjunct Faculty - Department of English (ADJ05001)
Azusa Pacific University
May 31, 2018
Contract - Experienced
Faculty Careers - Agricultural Science, Faculty Careers - Education, Faculty Careers - English Literature and Composition
APU is seeking employees who desire to engage in our thriving culture by cultivating community through professional interactions, demonstrating a posture of lifelong learning, and modeling Christ-like character. Working together, employees at APU commit to establishing a university atmosphere that is pleasing to God and edifying to one another.
The Department of English and the Writing Program invite applications for adjunct faculty to teach courses at the undergraduate level. The English Department is currently accepting applicants interested in teaching Writing 1: The Art & Craft of Writing.
* Please include a sample writing prompt that you would give to students for an assignment or activity that would be appropriate to use in a first-year writing course.
Responsibilities The primary responsibility of adjunct faculty is to deliver instruction in the manner determined by the department.
In addition, faculty responsibilities may include: * Preparation of syllabus and teaching of curriculum according to the goals and objectives of the department. * Student advising and office hours in relation to the course load carried, and as assigned in the faculty teaching assignment. * Participation in faculty meetings and departmental activities as identified by the department chair or program director, and assigned in the adjunct faculty contract. * Determine student mastery of material and assign final course grades from evaluation of tests, quizzes, homework, and other assignments and activities related to course material.
Qualifications * Must have a master’s or terminal degree in the field of instruction or related area. * Preferred experience includes teaching at the college or university level. * The ability to work with students from diverse backgrounds. * A demonstrated, vibrant Christian faith compatible with the mission of Azusa Pacific University.
Workload Assigned teaching duties will not exceed 9 units per semester; office hours and additional duties may be assigned. Total workload will not exceed 29 hours per week, nor 24 units per 12-month period.
*May also be considered for an optional writing lab course.
Mental Demands * Ability to integrate Christian values in all aspects. * Ability to engage in critical thinking and exercise independent judgment. * Ability to maintain confidentiality and manage confidential information. * Self-starter, ability to communicate effectively in written and oral form.
Azusa Pacific University is a Christ-centered, multicultural community that values and seeks faculty and staff who are committed to diversity, work effectively with diverse populations, and engage others in ways that honor our rich cultural mosaic and biblical foundation.
Azusa Pacific University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Actively seeking applicants for all APU campuses. Please specify if you are interested in teaching at one of the following Regional Campus locations: High Desert, Inland Empire, Los Angeles, Murrieta, Orange County, or San Diego.
Azusa Pacific University is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.
Internal Number: ADJ05001
About Azusa Pacific University
Azusa Pacific University is a comprehensive, evangelical, Christian university located 26 miles northeast of Los Angeles, California. A leader in the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities, APU is committed to excellence in higher education. Offering over 80 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs on campus, online, and at seven regional centers across Southern California, APU has been recognized as one of U.S.News & World Report's Best Colleges for seven years running.