Adjunct Faculty - Cultural Studies, Human Sexuality, Writing

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Work type: Faculty - Temporary & Continuing
Location: Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Categories: Faculty

Position Title: Adjunct Faculty - Cultural Studies, Human Sexuality, Writing  
Location: Grand Rapids (Kendall)  
Department:

92180 - KCAD Gen Education

 
Advertised Salary: Starting at $4,270 per 3 credit course.  
FLSA: Exempt  
Temporary/Continuing:  Temporary  
Part-Time/Full-Time: Part-Time  
Union Group: Kendall Faculty Association (MEA-NEA)  
Term of Position: Less than 9 month  
At Will/Just Cause: Just Cause  
Summary of Position: Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University (KCAD) in Grand Rapids, MI, prepares artists and designers to have impact through practice. Responsibilities for a KCAD adjunct faculty member include syllabus and class preparation, instruction during scheduled course time, providing reasonable availability to students for consultation and assistance with respect to assigned course(s), and evaluation of student performance.

The General Education program offers courses in a range of areas within the liberal arts and sciences, including writing, narrative studies, cultural studies, and philosophy. The program is currently seeking several candidates to teach courses in cultural studies, human sexuality, writing and other areas as needed for the 2022-2023 academic year.
 
Position Type: Faculty - Temporary & Continuing  
Required Education: Master’s degree in a related field to content being taught (e.g., for cultural studies & human sexuality: sociology, LGBTQ or gender studies, etc; for writing: English, composition, rhetoric, etc.)
or:
Master’s degree in unrelated field and additional minimum of 18 graduate credits in a field related to the content being taught
or:
A bachelor’s degree in a related field to content being taught, a minimum of six years of experience working in the field of industry of the content area being taught, and a combination of:
• Evidence of recognized accomplishment in area being taught, including awards, bibliography of publication referencing design or art work or scholarship or;
• Evidence of scholarly/creative accomplishment in terms of completed design work, patents, exhibitions, presentations, publication, and juried recognition at the regional, national and international level or;
• Evidence of service to the field in terms of memberships on committees or boards of professional organizations and other contributions to the field
 
Required Work Experience: Minimum of 1 year teaching experience at the college or university level as the instructor of record.  
Required Licenses and Certifications:    
Physical Demands: Sitting, Standing  
Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered: Ph.D. in relevant field  
Essential Duties/Responsibilities: Prepare syllabus and class according to college standards and distribute syllabi.
Teach appropriate course(s) as assigned.
Assess and evaluate student learning and provide formative feedback throughout the course.
Provide reasonable availability to students for consultation and assistance with respect to assigned course(s).
Evaluate student performance.
Contribute to the college’s continuous improvement.
Maintain effective communication with students and colleagues.
Work collaboratively with faculty, students and staff throughout the college.
 
Marginal Duties/Responsibilities:    
Skills and Abilities:    
Required Documents:

Cover Letter

Curriculum Vitae

Unofficial Transcript 1(Required): Applicants must attach a copy of unofficial transcripts of degree as described in the Required Education section. Transcripts must include: Institution name, applicant name, date degree attained, and degree awarded.

 
Optional Documents:    
Special Instructions to Applicants: Candidates that do not have a Master’s degree will be required to have a combination of experience and accomplishment as outlined under the Required Education section. This combination must be clearly documented in your curriculum vitae/resume and application materials in order for the search committee to determine if candidates meet the required qualifications. For example, in order to determine if there is a minimum of six years of experience in the area being taught, the curriculum vitae/resume must clearly list dates of employment and all applicable experience should be listed. Evidence of recognized accomplishment, scholarly/creative accomplishment and service in the field must be detailed.  
Initial Application Review Date:
June 20, 2022  
Open Until Position is Filled?: True  
Posting Close Date:
   
EEO Statement: Ferris State University, an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, is committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity within its community. Ferris offers employment opportunities to qualified candidates seeking careers in a student-focused environment that values opportunity, collaboration, diversity and educational excellence.  Learn more about the Ferris Mission and community at ferris.edu. The University actively seeks applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups. For more information on the University’s Policy on Non-Discrimination, visit: Ferris Non-Discrimination Statement.  
     
     

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