SUNY College at Old Westbury is accepting applications for a one-year visiting instructor position in English for the 2017-2018 academic year. The candidate must have a doctorate in English with a specialization in Multi-ethnic Literatures of the United States, a focus in Latina/o Literatures of the U.S., and strengths in teaching English Composition. Additional teaching in general US-British Literature desirable. Must be student centered with strong service orientation.

Teaching load is three courses per semester and will include English Composition and intermediate/upper level literature courses. Professional responsibilities include consistently good teaching, student advisement, and departmental service.

Required Qualifications:

  • Doctorate in English with a focus on the study of Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the U.S., particularly in Latina/o Literatures of the U.S.; some college teaching experience required, including in English Composition.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Some experience teaching general U.S.-British Literature

Application Instructions:

A cover letter with curriculum vitae, summary of teaching evaluations, and contact information for three (3) references should be submitted online at: https://oldwestbury.interviewexchange.com

Submit three (3) letters of recommendation to Human Resources via email at COLELLAL@oldwestbury.edu Recommendations letters should be submitted by the author, on letterhead and signed.

Only applications submitted online will be considered.

CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled.

Additional Information:

The successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

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Position Type: Faculty

Official Budget Title: Visiting Instructor (10 months)

Campus Title: Visiting Instructor (10 months)

Department: English

FTE: Full-time

Negotiating Unit: UUP

Salary Grade: NSA0

FLSA Status: Exempt

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SUNY Old Westbury is a dynamic and diverse public liberal arts college that fosters academic excellence through close interaction among students, faculty and staff. Old Westbury weaves the values of integrity, community engagement, and global citizenship into the fabric of its academic programs and campus life. In an environment that cultivates critical thinking, empathy, creativity and intercultural understanding, we endeavor to stimulate a passion for learning and a commitment to building a more just and sustainable world. The College is a community of students, teachers, staff, and alumni bound together in mutual support, respect, and dedication to the Mission.