Overview

The English Program of the Department of English and Foreign Languages offers Bachelor of Arts degrees in English, English with Creative Writing Emphasis, and English with Secondary Teaching Endorsement. Minors are offered in English, Creative Writing, and Communication and Rhetoric. The English Program also contributes significantly to the undergraduate general education for all students through its English Composition program and general education courses in literature and linguistics.

Responsibilities include teaching literature courses at all levels, especially British Literature after the Early Modern period, and in one or more secondary fields such as linguistics, theory, and/or creative writing, and participating in department governance. Proficiency with instructional technology is desirable. Teaching load is 12 hours per semester. Nine-month appointment with possibility of summer teaching for additional compensation.

Based on qualifications, this position will be hired as either a Lecturer or Visiting Assistant Professor.

POSITION DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

**All responsibilities of faculty members at CSU-Pueblo are in accordance with the Faculty Handbook. The Faculty Handbook is the authoritative guide on specific requirements with regard to teaching assignments, scholarly activity, research, and service.

Primary Duties

  • Teaching baccalaureate level courses in English depending on qualifications and program needs. This includes preparing and presenting course materials according to department curricular needs; administering appropriate evaluation of student performance; preparing, administering, and grading assignments; holding office hours, and assigning final grades.
  • Participating in department meetings

QUALIFICATIONS:

Lecturer Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in English or closely related field
  • Experience teaching college-level courses
  • Specialization in British literature after the Early Modern period

VAP Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph. D in English or a closely related field
  • Experience teaching college-level courses
  • Specialization in British Literature after the Early Modern period
  • Ability to teach a wide range of courses in other areas such as composition, linguistics and/or theory

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY

CSU-Pueblo is a regional, comprehensive university. The 275-acre campus, which overlooks the Front Range of south-central Colorado, is located in Pueblo, approximately 100 miles south of Denver in one of the more culturally dynamic regions of the country. Pueblo is proud of its ethnically and culturally diverse populations of over 100,000 people. The University is dedicated to having a multi-cultural campus and is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution. The University enrolls more than 4,000 students in twenty-eight undergraduate programs with approximately 510 full-time faculty and staff. The University is committed to diversity, and has made educational equity for students one of its highest priorities. With the endorsement of campus, community, system and government constituencies, the University has enthusiastically embarked on a strategic plan to enhance admissions standards, increase program offerings, and improve academic services, including the teaching/ learning process. The Pueblo community offers a major arts center, several golf courses, Lake Pueblo – a large reservoir for sailing and boating – and a 20.5 mile long nature trail for hikers and cyclists. The city is within a short drive of the Sangre de Cristo Mountain Range, allowing for hiking, mountain climbing, fishing, camping, and skiing.

All interested candidates must apply through the online application system. No other format of application materials will be accepted. Applicants must attach a letter of intent (cover letter); a current resume or CV; an unofficial transcript; and three professional references including contact information to the online application. Applications submitted without the required information above will be considered incomplete and will not move forward in the selection process. Once submitted, applicants will not be able to make changes or add information to their application packet, with exception to their personal contact and demographic information. All positions are contingent on available funding.

Early submission of application materials is encouraged. Screening of application materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Colorado State University – Pueblo is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, the University conducts background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Background checks may include, but are not limited to criminal history (felony and misdemeanor), national sex offender search, and/or motor vehicle history. Candidates who are extended an offer of employment must submit to and pass a background check prior to beginning employment. Some positions, depending on the job duties, may be required to complete a DMV and/or credit check.

The University reserves the right to check additional references, with prior notification given to the candidate.

Note: The successful candidate must provide official transcripts of academic work completed and, under U.S. citizenship and Immigration Services regulations and be able to submit evidence of the ability to accept work in the U.S. by the day employment begins.

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