Hiring Range: Commensurate with experience and rank
General Description of Position:
Northern Virginia Community College seeks faculty members who share the institution's strategic vision to create educational opportunity for all people as the Gateway to the American Dream. NOVA's faculty embraces the rich diversity of the multicultural area that it serves and demonstrates its commitment to student success by fostering an environment of world-class teaching and learning. Faculty members maintain currency in and contribute actively to their disciplines. They are sensitive to different learning styles and are knowledgeable about best practices in higher education. They model efficient use of appropriate technologies in the learning process, preparing their students for further academic study and the demands of the 21st century workplace. Outside the classroom they are actively involved in the broader life of the College as members of governing committees, as student advisors, and as participants in College and community projects.
Description of Duties and Tasks:
The primary responsibility of a faculty member in the Virginia Community College System shall be to provide quality instruction for the students. The major emphasis shall be on good teaching by working with students in classrooms, laboratories, individual conferences, and related activities—to help the students develop their interests and abilities to their fullest capacity to become better people, better workers, and better citizens.
Minimum Qualifications :
Master's Degree in English or a Master's degree with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in English. Candidates are expected to be proficient with computers and have an understanding of instructional technology.
Experience teaching in the field of Composition and Rhetoric or Writing Studies along with graduate coursework in the field. Master's specialization or doctoral work in the field of Composition and Rhetoric or Writing Studies. Membership in English professional organization(s). Professional development and/or publishing in the field of Composition and Rhetoric. Experience with Blackboard or another online course management system.
Internal Number: 22405
About Northern Virginia Community College
Begun in 1964, Northern Virginia Community College offers a quality and convenient educational experience at an affordable price. NOVA is the largest educational institution in Virginia and the second-largest community college in the United States, comprising of more than 75,000 students and 2,600 faculty and staff members. NOVA is also one of the most internationally diverse colleges in the United States, with a student body consisting of individuals from more than 180 countries. Located near Washington, D.C., the College includes six campuses. NOVA is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and offers more than 160 degrees at the associate's level and certificate programs.