Instructor of English-Tenure Track (2 Positions)

DEPARTMENT/DIVISION:  Division of Arts and Humanities

RESPONSIBILITIES:  The Department of English seeks highly motivated candidates with strong educational credentials, a working knowledge of developments in the profession, and the ability to put the best research and theory into practice. The successful candidates will teach a full complement of courses and be committed to supporting the college’s curriculum development and mission. In addition to a teaching load of 12 contact hours per semester, the successful candidates are expected to participate in departmental and college activities.

QUALIFICATIONS:  A Master’s degree and the equivalent of one year of full-time college-level teaching experience are required. A Ph.D. and three years of full-time college teaching experience are highly preferred. Research and scholarship is a plus, as well as the following: expertise in the teaching of writing and familiarity with curriculum development in this area; the ability to teach basic writing, composition and literature and writing-intensive elective courses with sensitivity to the needs of community college students, including issues of ethnic diversity; familiarity with the integration of technology into teaching and learning.

POSITION EFFECTIVE:  Fall 2014

SALARY & BENEFITS: Starting salary $57,415 plus excellent benefits. (Hiring is subject to the availability of funds). 

TO APPLY:   Please send a resume, cover letter, and 3 letters of recommendation to: humanresources@sunywcc.edu.  Please indicate “Instructor of English” in the subject line of the email or mail to:                       

Director, Human Resources  
Westchester Community College
Administration Building – Suite 111
75 Grasslands Road
Valhalla, NY  10595
Fax: (914) 606-7838   

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:  Priority will be given to applications received by January 21, 2014.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

Westchester Community College provides accessible, high quality and affordable education to meet the needs of our diverse community. We are committed to student success, academic excellence, workforce development, economic development and lifelong learning. Westchester Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.