The Instructor of English and Oral Communication is a 9-month, full-time faculty position that has primary teaching responsibility for Oral Communication and Public Speaking courses; works with faculty in the area of oral communication to assess and improve the curriculum, and carries out service related to assessing students’ incoming oral proficiency abilities.
Provide instruction for a course that develops oral proficiency, LIB 104; a course on the study and practice of public speaking, LIB 252; and a course in which students learn to improve their speaking and listening skills in a healthcare context, LIB 253 Oral Communication in Healthcare
Strive to stimulate learning and actively seek advancement of teaching and learning processes, particularly for English Language Learner students
Work collaboratively with the English Language Resource Faculty and the Expository Writing faculty to assess students’ incoming levels of oral proficiency for proper placement into LIB 104 Applied Linguistics and LIB 253 Oral Communication in Healthcare
Work collaboratively with Oral Communication faculty to periodically assess and revise the curriculum
Participate in departmental faculty meetings
Additional responsibilities may be assigned by the Department Chair or by the Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences.
Minimum of Master’s degree in applied linguistics, TESOL, or a related field
A minimum of three years of college teaching experience
Demonstrated abilities to work successfully with English Language Learners
Excellent organization and written and oral communication skills
Knowledge of best curriculum and teaching practices
Knowledge of policies and procedures germane to MCPHS
Strong innovative and collaborative skills
Ability to use MS Office Suite
Ability to effectively use technology tools
Ability to work effectively with diverse student populations
Ability to work with multiple constituencies – students, faculty, and staff
Ability to proactively and constructively work with a variety of situations and people
Ability to work both as a member of a team and as a team leader
MCPHS offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits that includes a substantial contribution toward the cost of medical and dental insurance, generous time off benefits, and a significant pension plan contribution. To learn more about our total rewards, please visit MCPHS Total Rewards.
To apply, please visit www.mcphs.edu/careers. Attach a cover letter and a curriculum vitae. No phone calls, please. Principals only. Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. MCPHS University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who would enrich the University’s diversity are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: 2019-3386
About MCPHS University
MCPHS University, an innovator in health and professional education, is setting the pace in the health science fields. MCPHS has more than 7000 students across campuses in Boston’s Longwood Medical Area, downtown Worcester, MA and downtown Manchester, NH. Here, we are preparing future generations of global leaders and promoting systems to improve the health of the public. In the midst of implementing an ambitious strategic plan that will bring us to our 200th anniversary in 2023, MCPHS offers meaningful work that benefits society overall, provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, and fosters a sense of connectedness and collaboration among our employees. We are a fast-moving, data-driven educational institution with a strong entrepreneurial mindset.
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