The EMU Children's Literature Program in the Department of English Language and Literature is seeking a part-time lecturer to teach introductory-level General Education courses in multicultural and global children's literature, beginning Fall 2017.
Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
Teaching may include a number of particular obligations which employees are expected to fulfill, including but not limited to: meeting with students during and outside of assigned classes, assessing student work and performance, preparing syllabi and course materials, providing copies of syllabi and course materials to their supervisor on request, and assigning and submitting grades in accordance with established university schedules. Employees are also expected to perform related departmental duties as required.
Candidates must have an earned Master's degree in children's literature, or a related field, and must have experience teaching at the college or university level. Special consideration will also be given to applicants who are able to demonstrate ongoing professional development, such as presentations at scholarly conferences and involvement in professional organizations.
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