||Professor of English (Full-Time,
One Year, Temporary)
LOS BANOS CAMPUS (Successful candidates may be assigned to other
$50,339 - 68,746 (additional compensation for doctorate)
July 25, 2013
degree in English, literature, comparative
literature, or composition OR
- Bachelor's degree in any of the above and
Master's degree in linguistics, TESL, speech,
education with specialization in reading,
creative writing, or journalism OR
- Masterís degree in education with a
specialization in reading or teaching reading
- Bachelorís degree in any academic discipline
AND 12 semester units of course work in teaching
reading AND masterís degree in English,
literature, linguistics, applied linguistics,
composition, comparative literature, TESL, or
- Hold a California Community College
Instructor Credential in Language Arts and
- The equivalent
- Candidate must have sensitivity to and
understanding of the diverse academic,
socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic
backgrounds of community college students
- Two years of teaching
experience at the college level in English
- Two years of experience
teaching non-transfer and/or transfer level
- An interest in, and
experience with, Basic Skills English and
English as a Second Language students
- Current technology
skills related to teaching in the discipline and
a willingness to pursue future technological
is a full-time, one year, temporary, non- tenure track instructional
at the Los Banos Campus, under the general direction of the Dean
of the Los Banos Campus in collaboration with the Area Dean of
English, Basic Skills
and Child Development.
The professor will teach in a comprehensive community
college English program which includes basic skills reading and
writing, college competency, and literature subjects.
The standard teaching load is 15 units per
semester, which may include evening hours.
The Los Banos Campus of the Merced Community College District is a full
service college center located approximately forty miles west of
Merced. Construction of a new campus in 2007 allowed for
significant expansion of offerings.
Currently, at least 135
classes are taught each semester, ranging from developmental to
transfer level coursework. The campus enrolls about 1,800
students from the western side of Merced County. There are 18
full time professors and approximately 40 adjunct faculty
instruction in accordance with established
course outlines and expectations
students about course requirements, evaluation
procedures and attendance policy
required student attendance and scholastic
grade class assignments and examinations
maintain regular office hours in accordance with
in the development and review of curriculum
in the development of teaching-learning methods
in departmental, area and campus professional
in the college's learning outcomes assessment
program, including course, program, and
tasks needed for student records, e.g., submit
grades on time to admissions and records
English, Basic Skills & Child Development Area:
This area includes Child
Development, Liberal Studies, Learning Communities, Supplemental
Instruction and Cooperative Education.
Besides the standard composition and introduction to
literature classes, it offers a variety of literature classes
appropriate for students planning to transfer to four-year
institutions with majors or minors in English.
How to Apply:
applicants must provide the following items by the
closing date in order to be considered for this recruitment.
If materials are emailed or faxed
in order to meet the deadline, it is the responsibility of the
candidate to send originals immediately.
1. Obtain application from
the Office of Human Resources or download from the Application Section below
and complete the entire form.
2. Letter of
interest addressing your qualifications for the position
4. 3 letters of recommendation (signed and dated within the last 2
5. Copies of transcripts (undergraduate/graduate), official
copies are not required unless applicant is hired
It is the applicantís responsibility to ensure that all required
materials are in the Human Resources Office on the filing
application packets will not be considered.
submitted in your application file become District property and will not
be returned to you. Please mail to:
Sue Miller, Merced College, Office of Human Resources, 3600 M
Street, Merced, CA
disabilities may request any needed accommodation to participate in the
application process. Please submit your request with your application to
the Human Resources Office.
Those applicants deemed most qualified for the position will be
invited to appear for oral interviews before a screening
committee which includes a
15-minute teaching demonstration on a selected topic.
Finalist interviews with district administrators will
follow the same or next day.
A limited number of candidates will be invited to interviews.
Expenses for travel and accommodations will be the
responsibility of the candidates.
Academic or Administrative
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The District’s pays (with small contribution from employee) health,
prescription, vision and dental insurance premiums for the employee and
dependents. Life and income protection insurance premiums are provided
for the employee only, as well as paid vacation, sick leave and holidays.
The selected candidate must be fingerprinted and tested for tuberculosis at his/her own expense prior to the start of employment.
The Immigration Reform Act of 1986 requires verification of the right to work in the United States. Applicant must be able to perform essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations. All faculty members, as a condition of employment, must become members of Merced College Faculty Association (MCFA) or pay a representation fee in an equal amount to a charity agreeable to MCFA.
All offers of employment are subject to approval by the Board of Trustees.