MCPHS

  • Adjunct Faculty - First Year English

    Job Locations US-MA-Boston
    ID
    2018-3104
    # of Openings
    2
    Category
    Adjunct Faculty
  • Overview

    For nearly 200 years, MCPHS University, formerly known as Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, has been at the forefront of innovation in the healthcare world.  We take pride in our history, yet are motivated by a curiosity about the future.  That’s why we are constantly updating our state-of-the-art labs, innovating our curriculums, and adding programs to coincide with the needs of an ever-changing healthcare landscape. 

     

    Faculty and staff continue to bring their talents and skills to MCPHS University to contribute to our mission of guiding and supporting students toward successful and sustainable careers in healthcare. Whatever position an employee holds, their efforts make an important impact on the overall quality of campus life. Employees are an integral part of a community that is proud of its heritage and the accomplishments that make MCPHS University a first-class educational institution.

    Responsibilities

    The School of Arts and Sciences seeks adjunct faculty to teach courses in Introduction to Academic Reading and Writing, Expository Writing I (Critical Reading, Writing, and Thinking) and Expository Writing II (Introduction to Literature).

     

    Introduction to Academic Reading and Writing is a skills-building course focusing on preparing students for college-level reading, writing, and critical thinking. Some sections are dedicated to ELL learners.

     

    Expository Writing I is an introduction to critical reading, writing, and thinking focusing on writing clear and coherent summaries, analyses, and essays. It also stresses the ability to understand, use, and document college-level non-fiction readings as evidence for effectively formulating and accurately supporting a thesis.

     

    Expository Writing II is an introductory survey of literary genres which builds on skills taught in Expository Writing I, including writing research papers and performing basic literary analysis.

    Qualifications

    Required:

     

    • A master's degree in English or other relevant discipline
    • A minimum of one year of experience teaching writing at the college level

    Desired:

     

    • Experience teaching ESL and EAP

     

    Please attach a cover letter and a curriculum vitae. No phone calls, please. Principals only.  No relocation available. Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. MCPHS University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who would enrich the University’s diversity are welcome to apply.

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