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Instructors - First-Year Composition AY 2024-25 #137606

Arizona State University

Arizona State University

Phoenix, AZ, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Arizona State University: Office of the University Provost Downtown: College of Integrative Sciences and Arts: School of Applied Sciences and Arts


Downtown Phoenix campus and Polytechnic campus

Open Date

Apr 19, 2024


The School of Applied Sciences and Arts, with the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts, invites applications for two (2) First-Year Composition Instructor positions for the 2024-2025 academic year. The Instructor positions will be assigned to either the Downtown Phoenix campus or the Polytechnic campus of Arizona State University. The successful candidate(s) will teach a 5/5 course load of undergraduate courses in First-Year Composition for on-ground students in face-to-face classrooms; prepare class materials; evaluate student work; and hold office hours to assist students. The Instructor positions are a full-time, benefits-eligible, non-tenure eligible positions renewable on an academic year basis contingent upon satisfactory performance, availability of resources, and the needs of the university. Candidates must reside in Arizona or be willing to relocate.

ASU's College of Integrative Sciences and Arts is home to innovative teachers who are guided by educational access, student success, applied learning, and interdisciplinary inquiry. CISA has over 8,200 students in all levels of degree programs and 235 full-time faculty members. We understand that there are many paths to achieving a university education, and we build undergraduate and graduate degree programs and pathways that are flexible and relevant for a rapidly changing world.

Arizona State University, ranked the No. 1 “Most Innovative School” in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for eight years in succession, has forged the model for a New American University. Year after year, ASU ranks at or near the top of the list in areas that matter. ASU is a comprehensive public research institution, 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. ASU operates on the principles that learning is a personal and original journey for each student; that they thrive on experience and that the process of discovery cannot be bound by traditional academic disciplines. Through innovation and a commitment to accessibility, ASU has drawn pioneering researchers to its faculty even as it expands opportunities for qualified students, attracting some of the highest- quality students from all 50 states and more than 130 nations.

To learn more about ASU and the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts visit http://about.asu.edu/ and http://cisa.asu.edu.


Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in English or a related field at the time of appointment
  • Experience teaching in LMS such as Canvas
  • Two years of teaching experience in a post-secondary environment
  • Evidence of effective teaching
  • Demonstrated commitment to working with diverse faculty, staff, students, and communities to advance the ASU Charter.
  • Ability to teach in person at the Polytechnic or Downtown campus as assigned

Desired Qualifications:

  • Doctoral or terminal degree in English or related field at the time of appointment
  • MTESOL Degree at the time of appointment
  • Experience teaching composition for second language learners
  • Evidence of scholarly or creative activities aligned with your degree
  • Evidence of participation in relevant professional development

Application Instructions

To apply, please visit http://apply.interfolio.com/144897. Candidates will be asked to submit the following through their Interfolio dossier. Complete applications must contain the following:

1. A concise cover letter that:

  • Addresses how you meet the required and desired qualifications
  • Outlines your teaching philosophy
  • Reflects on your commitment to working with diverse faculty, staff, students, and communities to advance the with the ASU Charter.

2. Current curriculum vitae

3. Supplemental materials (no more than 10-pages) to include evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., peer observations, annual evaluations, and student evaluations)

4. Copy of unofficial graduate transcripts

5. Information for three professional references (name, organization, position title, e-mail, phone number)

The initial application deadline is May 19, 2024 at 5:00p.m. Arizona 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 until the position is filled. If you have position-related questions, please contact Shillana Bowen-Armendarez at srsanch3@asu.edu or David Burel at dburel@asu.edu. For application process-related questions, please contact CISAHR@asu.edu.

Official transcripts are required prior to employment.