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Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Instructor
Faculty Rank: Instructor
Posting Number: TR0170061
About Virginia Tech:

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

Position Summary:

The Department of English at Virginia Tech invites applications for an Instructor position in first-year writing. Full-time instructors teach four courses per semester. Instructors are expected to participate in the department’s faculty development activities and to embrace the goals and methods of multi-section courses. The appointment is for one academic year.

Required Qualifications:

A Master’s degree in English with a concentration in writing or extensive experience in writing instruction. Experience with diverse student populations.

Preferred Qualifications:
Employment Conditions:
Must have a conviction check? Yes
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Employment Comments:
How to Apply for this Job:

Qualified applicants must electronically submit online application, cover letter, curriculum vitae, and Contact information for 3 professional references, who will be notified for recommendation, by June 15, 2017. Address queries to Kelly Pender, Associate Chair of the Department of English, at pender@vt.edu. Apply to posting #TR0170061. Virginia Tech is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities.

Employee Category: Instructional/Research Faculty
Appointment Type: Restricted
If restricted or temporary, enter end date: May 9, 2018
FLSA Status: Exempt: Not eligible for overtime
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track
Academic Year or Calendar Year? Standard Academic Year
Percent Employment: Full-time
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Pay Range:
Department: English
Work Location: Blacksburg
Location, if not Blacksburg:
Location Zip Code: 24061
Job Posting Date: 05/26/2017
Review Begin Date: 06/15/2017
Job Close Date: (if applicable)
Restricted to university employees only?
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status; or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees, or applicants; or any other basis protected by law.

For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Accessibility at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.

Quick Link: http://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/76532

Supplemental Questions

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  2. How did you first learn about this job opening?
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    • Commonwealth of Virginia Jobs (www.jobs.virginia.gov)
    • Virginia Tech job site (www.jobs.vt.edu)
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    • From a friend/acquaintance not associated with Virginia Tech (please name below)
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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents