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Adjunct Faculty Instructor – General Studies English

Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science

Last Updated: 6/01/22

Job Description

Job Summary

The Adjunct Faculty Instructor reports to the Program Chair and will participate in the assigned instructional and administrative operations of the College and assume other duties as required to contribute to the overall success of the program. Maintain teaching load as assigned,

Essential Duties

  • Teach, lecture in Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters as assigned
  • Develop and distribute course syllabi
  • Participate in the development of required documents such as self-studies and reports
  • Complete online submission of attendance and grading in CDU portal
  • Use of course management system (Blackboard/Web CT) as a repository for course documents
  • Assessment of course student learning outcomes
  • Involvement in course curriculum design or modifications, as needed
  • Department meetings, as needed
  • Participate in department activities associated with the instructional program
  • Promote positive relationships with personnel and departments on campus
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in English or related field from an accredited institution required; Doctorate is preferred
  • Minimum Qualifications: Experience teaching English in secondary education or higher ed or significant professional experience relevant to the teaching area is required. Experience teaching grammar and writing is required. Candidates must exhibit an appreciation of, a sensitivity to, and respect for a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological, and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Meet competency requirement (experience in the content area within the last five years)
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of related teaching experience is desired
  • Record of successful teaching experience in a postsecondary program is preferred

Minimum Qualifications

  • Commitment to student learning outcomes and evidence-based teaching practices.
  • Knowledge of and interest in the university mission.
  • A demonstrated sensitivity to students with diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds and students with disabilities.
  • Knowledge of computers and willingness to use multimedia instructional materials and computer-based educational platforms (SmartBoard, WebCT/Blackboard, university course management system Power Campus)
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated commitment to teaching, research, and community service.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong computer knowledge and skills.
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of students
  • Ability to establish and maintain a collegial working relationship with faculty and students.
  • Ability to maintain safety in the laboratory setting.
  • Knowledge of teaching and clinical practice in the related field.
  • Knowledge of current developments, trends, and complexities within related fields and industries.
  • Knowledge of health-related education in a global economy.
  • Demonstrated commitment to service in underserved communities.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to perform and a commitment to extra-curricular responsibilities on behalf of the department, school, and University.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Record of successful teaching experience in a postsecondary program is preferred

Special Requirements

  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse community.

For more information and to apply,

Charles R. Drew University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Company Details

Los Angeles, California, United States