This position will be a 75% Lecturer/Academic Program Associate position to assist the Director of First & Second Year English and teach two undergraduate courses.
66% - ACADEMIC PROGRAM ASSOCIATE/TEACHING MENTOR DUTIES:
10% -- Participate in new GTA Orientation in August the week before classes begin. At Orientation, the Teaching Mentor is expected to participate in sessions, lead small group workshops on syllabus development and grading, and serve as a resource for new GTAs as they learn the policies and practices of the Department of English.
10% -- Support and guide new GTAs as they work with the syllabus and assignments by the instructor of English 801: The Study and Teaching of Writing and in the second semester as they take the practicum, including helping them to develop their individual course policies, course materials, and plans for class sessions.
46% -- Serve as a resource and support for new and other part-time instructors answering questions about teaching policies and practices and consulting as needed about classroom issues. Review the teaching of new GTAs as they teach in their first and second semesters. The reviews consist of observing at least one class, examining the first set of graded papers, conferring with the teacher about the class observation and about the graded papers, and writing a review of these elements and each GTA’s teaching. These reviews will be placed in the GTA’s employment files.
34% - LECTURER DUTIES:
15% -- Teach one undergraduate course per semester of either English 101 or 102. Prepare for and attend all class meetings, usually three hours per section. In case of absence, the lecturer must make arrangements for a substitute to teach class. Classes should not be cancelled.
15% -- Develop assignments, design class activities, respond to and evaluate student work, assign grades. Adhere to department, college, and university policies
4% -- Hold regular office hours for students involved in classes taught. A minimum of three posted office hours each week is required. These office hours should be dived over at least two days. The lecturer should be available for reasonable appointments if a student cannot meet during scheduled office hours. Attend at least one professional development workshop annually.
Contact Information to Applicants
Sonya Lancaster, email@example.com, 864-2515
Additional Candidate Instruction
Submit online application and attach a resume and cover letter addressed to Dr. Sonya Lancaster stating what you think you can contribute in this position and what your qualifications are. Include your relevant experience and academic training and your reasons for pursing the position.
To ensure consideration, please apply by May 9, 2019.
Application Review Begins
Anticipated Start Date
Conditions of Employment
University of Kansas - Lawrence
Limited Term End Date
Advertised Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
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