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Adjunct Professors of English

Department: English
Position: Part-time
Posting Date: April 2012

Description

The University of Montana Western Department of English seeks qualified candidates with demonstrated instructional skills to join an outstanding team of faculty and administrators. Teaching assignments may be temporary, part-time and/or on-call and may be immediate or as needed. 

Requirements

Minimum qualifications include an earned master’s or doctorate in English or a closely related field. Demonstrated excellence in postsecondary teaching is required with proven experience in teaching basic writing, first-year composition, and/or general education literature courses. Individuals must demonstrate the ability to create an experience-centered learning environment.

Application

Application materials must include:

  • A letter of application.
    • Letter should address ability to teach in the Experience One scheduling system (see below) and desire to either commute or temporarily relocate to the Dillon area.
  • Detailed curriculum vitae.
  • Contact information, including e-mail addresses, for three current professional references.

Please do not send other materials unless requested. No electronic applications will be accepted.  Applications will be reviewed on an on-going basis.

Application materials and queries should be sent to:

Shane Borrowman, PhD
The University of Montana Western
710 S. Atlantic St.
Dillon, Mont. 59725

The University & Dillon Area

The University of Montana Western, located in Dillon, Mont., is an innovative institution nestled in a scenic valley in the Rocky Mountains of southwestern Montana. The campus Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) for student enrollment is approximately 1,289. Montana Western has over 60 FTE faculty members, features small classes for all students and has been recognized for excellence by U.S. News and World Report. Montana Western’s small size and focus on education innovation have earned it the reputation of being a place where faculty and staff choose to collegially and creatively make a difference in the education of students. Montana Western is the first and only public four-year college in the nation to use block scheduling in which students take a single class at a time. This immersion learning program facilitates increased opportunities for experiential types of learning.

The mission of the University of Montana Western is to provide innovative interdisciplinary education through experiential learning that combines theory and practice. Montana Western services citizens of all ages with its academic, community-service, and lifelong-learning programs. As part of the global community, Montana Western encourages diversity, international awareness, environmental responsibility, and mastery of technology as a gateway to the world.

Dillon, a community of 5,000 people, is known for outstanding public schools, safe environments, recreational opportunities and an excellent quality of life. The University of Montana Western is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from qualified women, minorities, Vietnam era veterans and people with disabilities. Position eligible for veteran’s preference in accordance with State law. Finalists for this position may be subject to a criminal background investigation.

The University of Montana Western is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from qualified women, minorities, Vietnam era veterans and people with disabilities. This position is eligible for veteran’s preference in accordance with State law. Finalists for this position will be subject to a criminal background investigation.

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