Institution:	University of Illinois Springfield
Location:	Springfield, IL
Category:	Faculty - Liberal Arts - English and Literature
Posted:  	04/19/2012	
Application Due:  Open Until Filled
Type:		Full Time
Salary:		$35,000 to $40,000 USD Per Year

Clinical Instructor-Writing Specialist sought to work at the University of Illinois Springfield Center for Teaching and Learning and to teach one course each semester fall and spring starting August 16, 2012. The normal work week is 40 hours. Required: Master's Degree in English, composition, journalism, communication or a field in which writing and the teaching of writing is emphasized. Doctorate or other terminal degree preferred. Two years experience teaching college or university level English composition, tutoring writing, and training and supervising graduate teaching assistants and undergraduate peer tutors.  The successful candidate must have demonstrated the ability to work with and be sensitive to the educational needs of individuals and groups of diverse socioeconomic, cultural, sexual orientation, disability and/or ethnic backgrounds. 

Review of applications for the faculty search will begin immediately, and will continue until the position has been filled
Please send a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and contact information for three professional references to: 
Dr. Tung Nguyen, Writing Specialist Search Committee Chair
Center for Teaching & Learning
University of Illinois Springfield
1 University Plaza, MS BRK 460
Springfield, IL 62703

Located in the state capital, the University of Illinois Springfield is one of three campuses of the University of Illinois.  The UIS campus serves approximately 5,100 students in 20 graduate and 23 undergraduate programs.  The academic curriculum of the campus emphasizes a strong liberal arts core, an array of professional programs, extensive opportunities in experiential education, and a broad engagement in public affairs issues of the day.  The campus offers many small classes, substantial student-faculty interaction, and a rapidly evolving technology enhanced learning environment.  Its diverse student body includes traditional, non-traditional, and international students. Twenty-five percent of majors are in 17 undergraduate and graduate online degree programs and the campus has received several national awards for its implementation of online learning.  UIS faculty are committed teachers, active scholars, and professionals in service to society.  You are encouraged to visit the university web page at and the department web page at:  

UIS is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment 
to recruitment and retention of a diverse and inclusive campus community.  Women, 
minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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