Wednesday, September 10, 2008

37.0 Job Openings: Niagara U

I would envy anyone with Joe Little as a colleague. If you are on the market, apply here!

Job Openings
Assistant Professor - English (Rhetoric and Composition)

Niagara University, a private Catholic, predominately undergraduate, institution sponsored by the Vincentian community seeks a full-time Assistant Professor in English with a specialization in Rhetoric and Composition for a tenure-track appointment in the English Department starting in Fall 2009. Please visit http://www.niagara.edu/english/ to learn more about our department.

Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. by August 2009 with specialization in Rhetoric and Composition. Experience and interest in one or more of the following: rhetorical theory; English education; creative writing; professional writing. An active program of research, potential for scholarly publication, demonstrated excellence in teaching, and service to the University, the profession, and the community are expected.

The successful candidate will teach Niagara's first-year composition program (WRT 100) as well as writing/ rhetoric courses for students pursuing English majors, English education majors and writing studies minors. The teaching load for 2009-2010 is 4 courses/3 courses (12 hours/9 hours). Teaching loads for all faculty will be permanently reduced to 3 courses per semester (9 hours) beginning in 2010-2011, Release time for research and/or administrative duties is available.

Salary commensurate with like institutions; excellent benefits.

To apply, please send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation and unofficial graduate transcripts by NOVEMBER 3 to:

Dr. Jeanne Laurel,
Chair, English Department,
PO Box 2035,
Niagara University, NY 14109-2035.
Niagara University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Men and women, and members of all racial and ethnic groups are encouraged to apply. In accordance with the Clery Act, a copy of the annual security report is available at: http://www.niagara.edu/safety. Applications accepted until the position is filled. Once filled, the listing will be removed from this website.

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