Assistant Professor – English

Atrium Health Musculoskeletal Institut

Job Summary

Teach students, assist with curriculum development, accomplish significant scholarship through specialty certification and conference presentations, and serve the College through student advising, precepting new faculty, and policy development. Shows potential for advancement to a higher rank.

Essential Functions

  • Facilitates student learning by applying appropriate teaching methods and styles in a variety of settings.
  • Develops curriculum in coordination with program chairs and deans by reviewing and updating curriculum scope, sequencing, content, and learning activities based on recent research, standards of practice, and changes from within the discipline, profession, and accreditation standards.
  • Demonstrates significant scholarship by continually developing their knowledge of pedagogy and their academic discipline by enrolling in formal and continuing education classes, attaining specialty certification, mentoring student papers and projects, membership in state or national professional organizations, and submitting and contributing to presentations at local, regional, and national conferences.
  • Provides significant support for the College community by serving on committees, advising student clubs and organizations, reviewing admission applications, orienting and precepting new faculty members, and contributing to policy development and revision.
  • Assists in evaluating, developing, and executing processes for institutional effectiveness.

Physical Requirements

  • Able to use standard office equipment, including computers.
  • Environment is climate controlled with occasional exposure to inclement weather when travelling between buildings.
  • Occasional driving to other locations.
  • Some courses may require:

o Normal or corrected auditory and visual acuity.

o Frequent periods of standing, walking, sitting, bending, and stretching.

o Periods of moderate lifting, carrying, pulling, and pushing.

Education, Experience and Certifications

  • A master’s degree or higher in English or a master’s degree in a related area with 18 graduate hours in English.
  • Professional licensure or certification as required by the program of study and accrediting body.
  • A minimum of three years full-time college-level instructional experience in the discipline required at the time of initial appointment.
  • Online teaching experience highly preferred.
  • At least two years clinical experience in the discipline may be required for clinical programs.
  • Documented evidence of competence in teaching and teaching related activities.
  • Evidence of significant scholarship and professional service.
  • Shows promise of having the potential for academic promotion.
  • The degree and or/teaching experience requirements may be waived by the College upon demonstration of appropriate professional training, competence, or experience.

Patient Population Served

  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development and demonstrates the skills and competency appropriate to the ages, culture, developmental stages, and special needs of the patient population served.

Protected Health Information

  • Will limit access to protected health information (PHI) to the information reasonably necessary to do the job.
  • Will share information only on a need-to-know basis for work purposes.
  • Access to verbal, written and electronic PHI for this job has been determined based on job level and job responsibility within the organization. Computerized access to PHI for this job has been determined as described above and is controlled via user ID and password.

Machines, Tools, and Equipment

Photocopiers, computers, and other standard office equipment.

Atrium Health is one of the nation’s leading healthcare organizations, connecting patients with on-demand care, world-class specialists and the region’s largest primary care network. A recognized leader in healthcare delivery, quality and innovation, our foundation rests on providing clinically excellent and compassionate care.

We’ve been serving our community since 1940, when we opened our doors as Charlotte Memorial Hospital. Since then, our network has grown to include more than 40 hospitals and 900 care locations ranging from doctors’ offices to behavioral health centers to nursing homes.

Our focus: Delivering the highest quality patient care, supporting medical research and education, and joining with partners outside our walls to keep our community healthy.

Our Mission Statement, Vision and Values

Our Mission: To improve health, elevate hope and advance healing – for all.

Our Vision: To be the first and best choice for care.

Our Values: We recognize that employees are our most valuable asset. We have identified four core values we hold in the highest regard: caring, commitment, integrity and teamwork.

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