Instructor of English
Ball State University
The Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics and Humanities, a residential school for academically gifted high school juniors and seniors, welcomes applications for full time contract position for the academic year. The Academy is located on the campus of Ball State University.
Full time contract position available August 2021, for the academic year. Primary responsibilities include teaching American Literature survey, World Literature survey, and Composition.
The Indiana Academy serves approximately 250 juniors and seniors who are gifted and talented from across the state of Indiana and through its international program. The Indiana Academy’s major purpose is to provide educational opportunities appropriate to the ability and development of its students. It is a primarily residential high school with several local non-residential students. Through various outreach programs, the Indiana Academy strives to stimulate and enable vitality in educational programs for students who are academically gifted. The Academy is committed to creating innovative programs and practices that attract, retain, and nurture a diverse Academy community.
Duties and Responsibilities: Anticipated assignments are 4 sections per semester of survey or topical courses in American Literature, World Literature, Dramatic Literature, and Composition, in addition to Colloquium and service requirements.
Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in English or related field; previous teaching experience at the secondary level or undergraduate collegiate level.
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
Preferred Qualifications: Doctoral degree from a regionally accredited institution in English or related field; significant previous teaching experience at the secondary level or undergraduate collegiate level. Experience teaching Dramatic Literature, Medieval Literature, and Expository writing.
Apply online at: https://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/24722. Include the following documents with your application: curriculum vitae, inclusive excellence/diversity statement, and cover letter addressed to Stephanie Nagelkirk. The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earner is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through April 3, 2021.
The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.
The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave. For further information regarding benefits please visit: https://cms.bsu.edu/About/AdministrativeOffices/HumanResources/Jobs/Benefits-and-Community/Faculty
Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.