Post Doctoral Teaching Fellowship

Post Doctoral Teaching Fellowship  University Honors Program  California University of Pennsylvania

Job Summary / Basic Function:
The successful applicant will develop and teach nine credits of the Univesity Honors Program (UHP) first-year writing sequence, Honors Composition I (HON 150) and Honors Composition II (HON 250), or related courses per semester. These small classes focus on analytical and research-based writing and critical thinking. They prepare UHP students for the demands of university course work, as well as post-university careers, and graduate and professional school. Applicant may be asked to attend undergraduate research conferences with UHP students and/or undertake a special honors project while in residence. Applicant is also expected to continue their own research and to present his or her findings at a professional conference such as 4Cs or through publication.

California University of Pennsylvania, a comprehensive regional institution of higher education and a member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, is a diverse caring and scholarly learning community dedicated to excellence in teacher preparation, liberal arts, science and technology, and professional studies that is devoted to building character and careers broadly defined. The University enrolls more than 9,000 students in graduate and undergraduate programs taught by over 300 full-time faculty.

The successful applicant must be capable of and committed to teaching, community service and outreach, and to scholarship. Successful applicant will also have experience working with diverse populations. Additional responsibilities may include involvement with departmental committees. Also, in accordance with the terms of the collective bargaining agreement between the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education and APSCUF, the successful applicant might be assigned to perform work at off-campus sites, in the evening/weekend college and/or provide instruction through distance education.


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Closing date: 29 November 2010