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Assistant/Associate Professor of English (Tenure-Track)

Klein Family School of Communications Design, Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences

Vacancy Number 300741

Position Type: Faculty position with benefits package
Opens: 12/29/16     Closes: 05/29/17

Salary: Competitive and commensurate with qualifications

Note:  The position is open until filled, and completed applications received by February 1, 2017 will receive full consideration. 

The academic selection team needs to receive complete applications with all required documents attached and needs prospective colleagues to have the four required documents referenced below ready to attach in our system before starting or submitting electronic applications.

The University of Baltimore’s Klein Family School of Communications Design seeks a teacher/scholar for a tenure-track position teaching primarily undergraduate courses in the School’s English and Integrated Arts programs.  Initial responsibilities include teaching three undergraduate courses per semester, as well as participating in curriculum development and other tasks, as appropriate.  In addition to literature courses, the ideal candidate will also be able to teach courses in the School’s Integrated Arts program. The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in English or other appropriate discipline, college teaching experience, arts experience, evidence of scholarship or creative work, and background in the arts.  

The ideal candidate will be able to:
•    Teach a variety of literature courses including English literature in the School’s undergraduate English program;
•    Teach a variety of arts courses in the School’s undergraduate Integrated Arts program.

Responsibilities may also include the following:
•    Assist in curriculum development.
•    Teach in hybrid and fully online environments.
•    Assist in program evaluation and outcome assessment activities.
•    Assume all other responsibilities and expectations of a tenure-track faculty member in the Klein Family School of Communications Design, as well as the College of Arts and Sciences and the university as a whole.

Qualifications:

Required: Ph.D. in English or other appropriate discipline

Preferred:
•    college-level teaching experience and demonstrated effectiveness; 
•    evidence of scholarship and publications in literature or work in the arts;
•    strong communication and interpersonal skills; 
•    experience working with a diverse, non-traditional student population.

Salary, rank, and appointment will be commensurate with the candidate’s background, experience, and record of achievement. Employment offer is contingent on the position’s funding.

Electronic applications are required.  Before submitting your application, save these four PDF (preferred format) or Word documents:

1.    a letter of interest addressing qualifications, as well as teaching and leadership philosophy
2.    current curriculum vitae
3.    a list of references
4.    a recent publication or sample of scholarship

The position is open until filled, and completed applications received by February 1, 2017 will receive full consideration. 

The University of Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Compliant Employer & Title IX Institution.  The University of Baltimore ("UB" or "University") does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, race, religion, age, disability, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other legally protected characteristics in its programs, activities or employment practices.

We appreciate your interest in our vacancy.  Please review the information below before you visit http://www.ubalt.edu/candidate_gateway/erecruit.html  to apply.

Questions regarding the electronic application should be directed to pmason@ubalt.edu. 

Applicant Instructions: Using Candidate Gateway to View and Apply for UB Vacancies

The Candidate Gateway system serves as your connection to the University of Baltimore’s job application process. It is a free, safe and secure way for you to apply for the job you want, and it allows the Office of Human Resources to maintain accurate records. Your use of the system does not require you to surrender any of your rights to privacy or confidentiality during the application process. Only qualified members of UB’s Human Resources team and members of the relevant search committee can access your application information. The search committee will not have access to any information you provide to HR for affirmative action reporting purposes.

Please review the information below before you apply, and refer to it as you enter your application.

External applicants: Review the vacancy announcement at http://www.ubalt.edu/candidate_gateway/erecruit.html and click the external applicant link to apply.

Internal applicants (students taking classes at UB and current employees) with login and password for MyUB: use the internal applicant link, log into My UB, then click the “View or Apply for Job Positions” link on the left.

  • Never use the Internet Explorer “Back” and “Forward” arrows to navigate. You will lose the information you have submitted.
  • To navigate between pages, use the “Next,” “Previous,” and “Return to Previous Page” buttons.
  • Use the “Save” button to save your information so you can return to it later and complete your application. Using “Save” does not complete the process to apply for a job opening.

ELECTRONIC APPLICATION NAVIGATION

A - ATTACHMENT UPLOAD

Save these PDF (preferred format) or Word documents before you apply:

1.    a letter of interest addressing qualifications, as well as teaching and leadership philosophy
2.    current curriculum vitae
3.    a list of references
4.    a recent publication or sample of scholarship

The position is open until filled, and completed applications received by February 1, 2017 will receive full consideration.

When you complete your electronic application and attach your documents:

Click “Save” to save the data you entered on that page. The message “You have successfully submitted your job application.” confirms only that you entered that page of information into the system. You must click “Next” to continue and complete the application process.

1. In the system's Apply Now Choose Resume page, select Upload a New Resume, and then upload the PDF  (preferred format) or Word document with your current curriculum vitae.  Then, click “Continue."

2. On the Apply Now Complete Application page, enter your contact information, and then click "Submit"

3. Online Questionnaire/Application Questionnaire:  Answer all of the questions, and then click “Submit."

4.  Complete the Submit Online Application page, then click "I agree to these terms", and then click Submit.

5. Click the "Careers Home" link.

6. Click the "My Career Tools" link near the top of the screen.

7. Click the Add Attachment link, select Cover Letter, attach a PDF (preferred format) or Word document with your letter of interest addressing qualifications, as well as teaching and leadership philosophy and then click "Save and Add More".

8. Click the Add Attachment link, select References, attach a PDF (preferred format) or Word document with a recent publication or sample of scholarship, and then click “Save and Add More.”

9. Click the Add Attachment link, select References, attach a PDF (preferred format) or Word document with a list of references.  Click “Save."

Questions/Help

If you have trouble viewing our job postings or submitting the electronic application, please contact Human Resources Recruitment at pmason@ubalt.edu.  

UB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Compliant Employer & Title IX Institution.

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Last Published 10/2/15