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New College Faculty Associate - First-Year Writing/English, School of Humanities, Arts and Cultural Studies

Arizona State University

Arizona State University

Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Arizona State University: Office of the University Provost West: New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences: School of Humanities, Arts, and Cultural Studies

Location

ASU’s Los Angeles, CA Campus

Open Date

Oct 31, 2023

Description

The School of Humanities, Arts and Cultural Studies and The Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (FIDM) are seeking first-year writing faculty associates for the Los Angeles, CA campus. A typical Faculty Associate course load is one to two classes per semester. Courses assigned will be first-year writing courses such as ENG 101 First-Year Composition and ENG 102 First-Year Composition and will be taught in person. Faculty Associate positions are one semester, non-benefits-eligible, fixed-term appointments with no tenure implications, not to exceed an average of .40 FTE per semester. The number of courses is contingent upon unit needs, funding, and sufficient enrollment. Salary is based on qualifications and assigned teaching load.
About the School:

Members of the School of Humanities, Arts and Cultural Studies are committed to excellence in teaching and research, and SHArCS is proud of the accomplishments of our faculty, students, and graduates. We are a research-oriented school where our priority is the discovery of new knowledge in all of our degree areas. Faculty in SHArCS contribute to the master’s programs in Interdisciplinary Studies; Social Justice and Human Rights; and English. Students are encouraged to participate in faculty-student collaborative research projects, explore cross-cultural and global perspectives, employ the latest computer technology, and apply what they have learned in community-based internships. More information about the School, its faculty, and its degree programs can be found at https://newcollege.asu.edu/sharcs.

FIDM reimagines the college as a creative business college that prepares graduates for high-level careers in tech, beauty, entertainment, and fashion. Through valuable collaborations with industry-leading companies, students build their portfolios and apply classroom knowledge to real-world challenges. FIDM’s programs are built on a foundation of cutting-edge curriculum, expert faculty, and industry integration. FIDM is committed to sustaining and extending our historic focus on the creative industries and preparing students to launch their career by providing a supportive, creative, and professional environment from which to learn global business and marketing skills, build a network of industry contacts, and gain real-world experience.

ASU is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy, and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural, and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real-world applications blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 80,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation’s fifth-largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.
All we do at ASU is guided and inspired by the University Charter, which reads:

ASU is a comprehensive public research university, measured not by whom it excludes, but by whom it includes and how they succeed; advancing research and discovery of public value; and assuming fundamental responsibility for the economic, social, cultural and overall health of the communities it serves.

Successful candidates will demonstrate throughout their materials how their teaching, research, and service will contribute to the fulfillment of this charter.

Essential Functions of the Position:

• Teach courses in relevant areas.
• Teach courses to undergraduate students in a face-to-face format.
• Faculty Associates are required to prepare syllabi, lectures and class materials, exams, order textbooks, and grade assignments and exams.
• Faculty Associates who teach face-to-face courses are required to hold in-person office hours on ASU’s Los Angeles campus at the California Center in downtown Los Angeles for at least two hours per week.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

• Master’s degree or higher (Ph.D.) in English or related field at time of hire.

Desired Qualifications:

• Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population, including first-generation college students.
• Record of scholarly publication.
• Expertise in developing and teaching courses.
• Evidence of exemplary teaching experience.
• Experience with learning management systems such as Canvas or equivalent.

Application Instructions

Application Deadline:

The initial application deadline is November 14, 2023, at 11:59 p.m., Eastern Standard Time. Applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis for a reserve pool. Applications in the reserve pool may then be reviewed in the order in which they were received throughout the academic year as needed until the position is filled and/or the search is closed. A background check and official transcripts are required prior to employment. These recruitments establish potential part-time hiring pools for semester appointments. For Assistance with your application, contact Tracy Encizo at tracy.encizo@asu.edu.

Applications are considered for the current year only. Applicants who were not hired are welcome to reapply.

Application Procedure:
Only electronic submissions via Interfolio will be reviewed. All required materials must be submitted at the time of initial application. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please submit all application materials to apply.interfolio.com/135704.

Applications must contain:

• Cover letter that addresses the required and desired qualifications and how your experience will demonstrate the University Charter.
• Curriculum vitae with contact information, including telephone number and e-mail address.
• Evidence of teaching effectiveness – e.g., student evaluations, syllabi, peer observation, annual evaluations, etc.
• Unofficial graduate transcripts.
• Information for three professional references (their position, title, e-mail, phone number) one reference must be from your current employer.

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.