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Professor, English

San Jacinto College
Houston, TX 77049
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San Jacinto College

Equal Opportunity Statement: The San Jacinto College District is committed to equal opportunity for all students, employees, and applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, pregnancy, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, genetic information, marital status, or veteran status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

Professor, English - South Campus


  • Keep up with developments in the field of study.
  • Demonstrate high standards-academic and professional.
  • Evaluate student work constructively and provide timely feedback.
  • Teach at days, times and locations that meet student needs.
  • Provide access to students through posted conference hours, electronic communications, and other appropriate methods and respond to inquiries in a timely manner.
  • Evaluate, and recommend students learning materials.
  • Develop and use a syllabus and course information materials for each course, laboratory, or clinical setting within state, college, and departmental guidelines.

Professional Development:
  • Maintain high standards of competence in the discipline(s) and teaching methodologies through professional development activities.
  • Use effective teaching methods and materials that reflect thoughtful planning.
  • Assist students in meeting course objectives, are appropriate for students with diverse backgrounds and learning styles, and engage students in learning.
  • Evaluate program curricula and teaching methods through a process of self- reflection.
  • Meet or exceed professional standards, state-mandated guidelines, and business/industry/higher education requirements, as appropriate to the discipline.

  • Participate actively in college meetings, committees, task forces, and councils.
  • Participate in college-related activities such as registration, community education, student recruitment and retention, and faculty selection.
  • Participate in college activities for students/student organizations.
  • Participate in business and community activities that foster goodwill and promote the mission and values of the college.
  • Participate in activities required to maintain program and college accreditation standards.
  • Participate in setting departmental goals, developing college budgets to support those goals, and planning for achieving those goals.
  • Maintain departmental affiliation agreements and partnerships with other institutions.

Marginal Job Functions:
  • Teach five (5) courses each fall and spring semester as assigned.
  • Provide engaging instruction in various modalities
  • Ensure that tasks associated with dual credit instruction comply with dual credit guidelines
  • Contribute to the extra-curricular activities of the college and/or department.
  • Serve as needed on college and departmental committees.
  • Work cooperatively with other English and College Preparatory faculty in curricular review and development efforts.
  • Provide college and professional outreach to the community, and perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of current pedagogical scholarship in the discipline of English
  • Skilled approach to teaching as indicated in the applicant's Student Success Statement
  • Ability to work successfully with a diverse population of students

Required Education:
  • Master's Degree or above with at least eighteen (18) graduate hours in English required.

Preferred Education:
  • 18 graduate hours in English or Composition/Rhetoric.

Preferred Experience:
  • Prior community college teaching experience.

Note: Faculty are assigned to teach courses using various delivery methods based on the teaching area and the needs of students and the College, which may require a physical presence at the assigned on-site work location.

Salary Grade: MAST

Salary is based on the Board-approved salary schedule for the current fiscal year. See Salary Schedule

Requisition Number: req2844

Posting Close Date: 5/12/2021


Posted: 2021-04-15 Expires: 2021-05-17

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