English Language & Literature Teachers, Postsecondary


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.
Also called: English Instructor, English Professor, Instructor, Professor

Knowledge:

    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
  • history and archeology
    Education and Training
  • teaching and course design
    Communications
  • multimedia
    Math and Science
  • sociology and anthropology

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • reading work related information
  • writing things for co-workers or customers
    Social
  • teaching people how to do something
  • looking for ways to help people
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • read and understand what is written
  • communicate by speaking
    Ideas and Logic
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
  • use rules to solve problems

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include helping people, teaching, and talking.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Integrity
  • Cooperation
  • Dependability
  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Self Control
  • Concern for Others

Technology:

    Computer based training software
  • Blackboard Collaborate
  • Blackboard Learn
    Graphics or photo imaging software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Photoshop
    Word processing software
  • Google Docs
  • Microsoft Word

Education:

    doctoral degree
    master's degree
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