Midlands Technical College: Full-Time Position Openings

Full-Time Position Openings

Application Deadline:  April 2, 2012

Midlands Technical College English Department—Columbia, SC


In Spring-Summer 2012, Midlands Technical College English Department is hiring to fill open positions for two (2) full-time faculty instructors, with appointments to begin in Fall 2012.  MTC’s English Department provides a collegial work environment for 20 full-time and approximately 40 adjunct instructors, teaching first and second-year English courses (composition and literature) to approximately 4000 students each fall and spring semester across multiple campuses.  Competitive salary and benefits package.

Basic Job Duties:

  • Teach six sections of composition and/or literature courses per semester as needed.
    • First-year composition course section enrollments are capped at 22 with second-year (200-level) literature surveys at 25, per NCTE standards.
    • In fall and spring semesters, instructors teach 6 sections per semester.
    • During our 10-week summer semester, instructors may opt to teach 4 sections at full-time salary, 2 sections at half-time salary, etc.
  • Advise students and serve on college and/or department committees.
  • Engage in professional development.
    • Professional development funds of up to $750 are available annually.
  • Participate in collection and analysis of student learning outcomes data.
  • Use online platforms to enhance teaching and learning in on-ground as well as (for those interested) hybrid and online course environments.
  • May teach classes at multiple campus and off-campus sites, including selected local high schools.


  • Master’s Degree in English or related field with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in English required.
  • Doctorate or Master’s Degrees in English, Composition and Rhetoric, or Linguistics strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated interest and expertise in teaching composition and literature courses in a college environment required, with preference to experience engaging diverse student populations.
  • Demonstrated interest in college writing program development also preferred.


How to apply:

From the MTC homepage http://www.midlandstech.edu  click on “Employment Resources”  (in the list to the left) then click on “Current Openings” and scroll down to the list of job openings where you’ll see our position announcement.   Applications and accompanying required materials (state application, transcripts, cover letter, resume or CV, teaching philosophy statement) will be accepted through April 2, 2012.


For further information, or if you have questions: 

Contact Dr. Rhonda Grego, English Department Chair, at gregor@midlandstech.edu or 803-738-7754

Job Ad: Lecturer in Literature & Language at UNC Asheville (Starting Fall 2012)

UNC Asheville’s Department of Literature and Language seeks candidates for a lecturer position beginning fall 2012. This full-time position demands teaching required courses in the department with a minimum of 24 hours per academic year. Candidates should have an advanced degree (Ph.D. or MA) in composition and rhetoric in hand by May 2012 and experience teaching composition at the college level. Candidates with degrees in an English-related field and a strong record of classroom experience teaching college writing will also be considered. Primary responsibility will include the regular teaching of our foundational writing course, LANG 120. A background in teaching diversity will be considered a plus. This position carries expectations for departmental and university service. The candidate will be expected to engage in scholarship that enables him/her to stay current with developments in the field.

Applications should include two documents: a letter of introduction that includes a statement of teaching philosophy and a CV that includes a list of references. Please send electronic applications attached in MS Word or PDF format to: Dawn McCann, dmccann@unca.edu using the following file naming conventions: lastname_CV.doc or lastname_letter.pdf.

UNC Asheville is the designated liberal arts institution in the UNC public university system and is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina. We encourage applications from traditionally under-represented minorities. UNC Asheville is committed to increasing and sustaining the diversity of its faculty, staff, and student body as part of its mission and its commitment to excellence in the liberal arts.

UNC Asheville is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.