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Two-Year Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship at the University of Massachusetts Boston: Film Studies/English
 
Job Description:

The UMass Boston English Department is offering one non-renewable Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship of two years, beginning Fall 2014. The Teaching Fellow will receive guidance from a dedicated mentor in the development of a reflective pedagogy for teaching English Studies to the global student body of the 21st century. Some of the unique features of this program are: an opportunity to teach at an urban, public university with a diverse student body; development of increasing skill in teaching at the introductory and advanced levels; and professionalization through participation in the university’s teaching conferences and symposia. Responsibilities include: a 2+3 course load, participation in departmental pedagogy meetings, and one teaching presentation in the second year.

Requirements:

Specific qualifications include: Ph.D. in English granted within three years of the start of the postdoctoral fellowship; secondary expertise in either film studies or children’s literature; ability to teach advanced courses in either film studies or children’s literature; interest in teaching freshman composition, general education, or introductory literature courses; ability to work effectively with a diverse student body in discussion-based classes; and commitment to the values of a reflective teaching practice.


Additional Information:

UMass Boston provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment.


Application Instructions:

Applications must be received by July 21, 2014. Please apply online with your cover letter, CV, and writing sample of no more than 20 pages at the UMB Human Resources (http://umb.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp;jsessionid=4A21EBE209FD21A47FC0075EA5FDC1F2?JOBID=50736&CNTRNO=10&TSTMP=1404434156360).
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The fellowship includes a $48,187 salary plus benefits. We regret that we cannot provide travel or moving reimbursement.

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Online resources for film/TV studies may be found at ScreenSite
http://www.ScreenSite.org