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Term Instructors

The Department of English invites applications for Term (non-tenure track) instructors for the Fall 2017 semester, with possible continuation into the Spring 2018 semester. Responsibilities include teaching up to four 3-credit hour sections per semester of expository and/or professional/technical writing.

Required qualifications: M.A. in English or related field, with two years experience teaching at the college or university level.  Expertise in teaching introductory classes in writing required. Excellence in teaching and commitment to diversity through pedagogy and course content required.

Preferred qualifications: Expertise in teaching professional/technical writing classes and introductory classes in literature desirable.

Salary: $3,007-$3,524 per course section, according to course taught.

Apply online and provide with application: 1) Letter of application; 2) C.V./resume; 3) statement of teaching philosophy; and 4) list of graduate courses completed. Screening of applications begin June 19, 2017 and continues until position is filled. Start date: August 13, 2017.




Student Office Assistant

Dependable, friendly person with good communication skills and established ability to multi-task and self-start. Should be comfortable with multi-line phone, have ability to maintain clerical accuracy, and to offer excellent customer service. Must have basic knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Publisher) and Office 365 and have excellent command of written and spoken English. Work hours somewhat flexible within our office hours (8 am-5 pm, M-F). Start date: Fall 2017 semester. Prefer Work Study student, but position available to other students. Hourly wage: $7.25. Hours per week: 12-15 (morning and afternoon).

Application may be picked up in English Department main office (108 ECS) or online. If interested, please submit completed application along with resume and cover letter by Monday, August 7 to be considered. Interviews for selected applicants will begin Wednesday, August 9. Applications with cover letter can be sent via email as attachments (peggiep@ksu.edu) or dropped off in person to Peggie Post, Administrative Officer, Department of English, 108 ECS, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506.