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Adjunct Faculty - English

Employer
The University of Texas at Arlington
Location
Dalworthington Gardens, TX
Closing date
Apr 11, 2024

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Sector
Other
Organization Type
Corporate
Posting Number:
F00430P
Position Title:
Adjunct Faculty - English
Department:
English
Location:
Arlington
Job Family:
Faculty
Position Status:
Part-time
Rank:
Non-Tenured
Work Hours:
Variable
Open to:
External and Internal
FLSA:
Exempt
Duration:
Job terminates
Pay Basis:
Monthly
Benefits Eligible:
No
Job Summary:
The University of Texas at Arlington is seeking adjunct faculty for the Department of English for the Fall 2023 semester. We encourage people qualified to teach face-to-face, hybrid, and/or online courses in Developmental English and/or First Year Writing to contact us, with preference going to candidates who can also teach Creative Writing, Sophomore Literature, and/or Technical Writing as needed. An MA in English or a closely related field is required, and a PhD or MFA is preferred. Please upload a CV and cover letter addressed to the Department Chair, Dr. Kevin Porter, who may be reached at kporter1@uta.edu regarding any questions.

Benefits at UTA:
We are proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package to all our employees at the University.

To help you understand the full value of these benefits, we have created a tool that calculates the total worth of your compensation package. This tool takes into account all of the benefits that you are eligible for, including health insurance, retirement plans, and paid time off. To access this tool and learn more about the total value of your benefits, please click on the following link:
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CBC Requirement:
It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington to conduct a criminal background check on any applicant who is under final consideration for employment with the University.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The ability to teach courses in Developmental English and/or First-Year Writing and/or other courses as assigned, with preference going to candidates who can also teach Creative Writing, Sophomore Literature, and/or Technical Writing as needed.
Required Qualifications:
A minimum of 18 hours of relevant graduate-level coursework in English or a closely related field.
Preferred Qualifications:
We would prefer applicants with a PhD or an MA in English or a closely related field.
Department Information:
For information about the Department of English, please go to https://www.uta.edu/academics/schools-colleges/liberal-arts/departments/english.
University Information:
The University of Texas at Arlington is located in the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metroplex, a vibrant and diverse metropolitan area that is home to over 7 million people, one of the fastest-growing tech economies in the United States, and a wide array of arts, entertainment, and cultural activities. UTA is a comprehensive teaching, research, and public service institution dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through scholarship and creative work. The University is committed to providing access and ensuring student success, and to a culture of innovation, entrepreneurship, and commercialization of discoveries by our community of scholars. With an enrollment of more than 40,000 students, UTA is the second largest in the University of Texas System. As a result of its combination of rigorous academics and innovative research, UTA is designated as a Carnegie R-1 "Very High Research Activity" institution. UTA ranks No. 4 nationally in Military Times' annual "Best for Vets: Colleges" list and is among the top 30 performers nationwide for promoting social mobility of its graduates (U.S. News & World Report, 2023). UTA is designated by the U.S. Department of Education as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI), and it has one of the top 5 most ethnically diverse undergraduate student bodies in the United States (U.S. News & World Report, 2023). Its approximately 270,000 alumni, including some who occupy leadership positions at many of the 24 Fortune 500 companies headquartered in North Texas, contribute to UTA's $22.2 billion annual economic impact on Texas.

Furthermore, UTA is poised to experience widespread growth in the near future. The university recently launched the first phase of its RISE 100 initiative aimed at recruiting 100 new tenure-system faculty to amplify research standing and position UTA as a leader in key scholarly areas; more details are available at https://www.uta.edu/administration/president/strategic-plan/rise100. The successful candidate for this position will have the opportunity to join UTA during an exciting period of growth and contribute as the university broadens its impact.
EEO Statement:
It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA or The University) to provide an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, and/or veteran status. The University also prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender identity, and gender expression. Retaliation against persons who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge of discrimination, or testify for, assist in, or participate in an investigative proceeding relating to discrimination is prohibited. Constitutionally-protected expression will not be considered discrimination or harassment under this policy. It is the responsibility of all departments, employees, and students to ensure the University's compliance with this policy.
ADA Accommodations:
The University of Texas at Arlington is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to 817-272-5554 or email ADADocs@uta.edu.
Number of Vacancies:
10
Desired Start Date:
09/01/2023
Open Date:
06/14/2023
Special Instructions to Applicants:
To apply applicants should go to https://uta.peopleadmin.com/postings/23613.

Please upload a CV and cover letter addressed to the Department Chair, Dr. Kevin Porter, who may be reached at kporter1@uta.edu regarding any questions.

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