Wednesday, November 11, 2009


English Faculty 3 Full-Time Probationary

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Institution: Minneapolis Community and Technical College
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Faculty - Liberal Arts - English and Literature
Posted: 11/10/2009
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time
Salary: $33,500 to $68,500 USD Per Academic Year
Beginning Fall Semester 2010/August 16, 2010

Minneapolis Community and Technical College is a two-year college located in downtown Minneapolis, serving the diverse, multicultural communities of the Twin Cities. MCTC enrolls 45% students of color. The college provides a comprehensive offering of developmental, liberal arts, pre-professional, professional, and technical programs.

* Teaching courses primarily in English composition and developmental writing, with occasional offerings in literature
* Participating in and leading review and implementation of curriculum in a consensus-driven department
* Participating in student assessment and departmental meetings
* Participating actively in the college community through committee work and inter-departmental collaboration

* Master's degree with a major in English, Composition, or Rhetoric, or Master's degree with 16 graduate semester (23 graduate quarter) credits in a field that would apply to the major required
* Composition/Rhetoric- coursework and/or practice in critical literacy and whole language theory and pedagogy; autonomous classroom teaching experience (2+ years)
* Critical Race Theory-coursework and/or practice in critical race theory; demonstrated commitment and connection to communities of color
* Developmental Writing- coursework and/or practice in the theory and pedagogy of developmental writing; autonomous classroom teaching experience (2+ years)
* Demonstrated commitment to the academic needs of non-traditional students, including non-native speakers of English, older students, students with disabilities, and first-generation college students

In addition, candidates with one or more of the following qualifications are eagerly sought:
* Ph.D.
* Technology, Pedagogy, and New Media- two or more years' experience theorizing, developing and teaching in digital composition settings, including online and hybrid courses, as well as incorporating multiple media into Composition as a discipline
* Community College Experience- two or more years' teaching experience in a community or combined community and technical college
* Multicultural/Cross-cultural Literature- two or more years' classroom teaching experience and/or significant graduate level coursework in multicultural educational theories, pedagogies and settings
* Assessment- documented experience with the development of assessment strategies and practices across classroom, department, and college levels
* Service Learning/Civic Engagement- documented experience with service learning/public work practices in the classroom

MATERIALS SUBMITTED ELECTRONICALLY ON OR BEFORE DECEMBER 4, 2009 WILL RECEIVE PRIORITY REVIEW. Submit your application and supporting information (letter of application, resume/curriculum vitae, names, addresses and telephone numbers of three professional references and transcripts of all college course work) to

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Application Information
Contact: Peggy Beckman
Human Resources
Minneapolis Community and Technical College
Phone: 612-659-6840
Online App. Form:

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