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English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary
District Of Columbia

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Teach courses in English language and literature, including linguistics and comparative literature. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

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Currently Employed: 670

Projected Annual Job Openings: 20

Typical Hourly Wage: Not Available

Typical Annual Salary: $43,600 - $82,800

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Typical education needed for entry: Doctoral or professional degree

Typical work experience needed for a job in this occupation: None

Typical on-the-job training once you have a job in this occupation: None

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typical job duties

  • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
  • Evaluate and grade students' class work, assignments, and papers.
  • Prepare course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.
  • Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate or graduate students on topics such as poetry, novel structure, and translation and adaptation.
  • Teach writing classes.
  • Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records.
  • Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, course materials, and methods of instruction.
  • Keep abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.
  • Assist students who need extra help with their coursework outside of class.
  • Maintain regularly scheduled office hours to advise and assist students.

tools & technology


Tools:
  • Digital camcorders or video cameras
  • Microphones
  • Multimedia projectors
  • Portable data input terminals
  • Televisions

Technology:
  • Computer based training software
  • Graphics or photo imaging software
  • Information retrieval or search software
  • Internet browser software
  • Word processing software

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