Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Full-Time Faculty, Arts & Communications

Institution: LIM College – Where Business Meets Fashion
Location: New York, NY
Faculty - Liberal Arts - English and Literature
Posted: 09/22/2009
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time
LIM College - Where Business Meets Fashion, is currently seeking a full-time faculty member in the Department of Arts & Communications

Job Duties include but are not limited to:
-Teach 3-4 courses per semester, primarily in composition
-Stay current with innovative teaching methods
-Contribute to the profession through research, consulting, presentations, and/or publications
-Hold regular office hours weekly
-Work closely with students outside of the classroom as a faculty mentor
-Assist the Department Chair in course and program assessment as well as curriculum development
-Assist the Department Chair and other faculty in norming core courses
-Conduct observations of faculty as assigned by Chair
-Work closely with other faculty as a mentor and resource
-Serve on the Faculty Council and standing committees
-Contribute to college-wide programs such as Open House and internship visits
-Work with the Department Chair and faculty peers to set and achieve scholarship goals
-Actively participate, through presentations, in relevant conferences annually
-Actively engage with the field through relevant association memberships

Requirements: The person selected will have the following qualifications:
Minimum Required Qualifications:
-Ph.D in one of the following fields: Rhetoric & Composition, English/American Literature, Comparative Literature
-Evidence of excellent college teaching record
-Scholarship activity
-Ability to compose, evaluate, and assess composition course materials

General Preferred Qualifications:
-Ph.D. in Rhetoric & Composition
-Experience teaching in the distance learning format
-Scholarship in Rhetoric & Composition
-Familiarity with Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC)

Interested candidates are required to submit a cover letter explaining your interest and abilities along with a curriculum vitae/resume highlighting your qualifications.

All qualified applicants will be contacted upon receipt and review of the application materials.
Application Information
Apply for this Position through My HigherEdJobs
Postal Address: David K. McNichol
Director of Human Resources
LIM College – Where Business Meets Fashion
12 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022
Fax: 212-750-3547
Online App. Form: http://www.limcollege.edu
Email Address: hrfulltimefaculty@limcollege.edu
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Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Professional Writing

Institution: University of Hartford
Location: West Hartford, CT
Faculty - Liberal Arts - English and Literature
Posted: 09/22/2009
Application Due: 10/30/2009
Type: Full Time
Tenure-track, Assistant Professor in the Department of Rhetoric and Professional Writing at the University of Hartford (September 2010). The department administers both a first-year writing program and an undergraduate degree program in Rhetoric and Professional Writing. Areas of specialization: first-year writing, rhetorical theory, and professional writing; other possible interests: environmental rhetoric, medical/science writing, new media writing, and computer-mediated instruction. Requirements include a Ph.D. degree (or near completion) plus evidence of successful teaching and scholarly

The 3/3 teaching load will include at least one section of first-year writing and at least one 200- to 400-level course per term. Candidates will be expected to excel at teaching,
pursue scholarship, and provide departmental/collegiate service. For further information, go to http://uhaweb.hartford.edu/RPW/ and www.hartford.edu.

The University of Hartford is an open and welcoming community, which values diversity in all its forms. In addition, the University aspires to have its faculty and staff reflect the rich diversity of its student body and the Hartford region. Candidates committed to working with diverse populations and conversant in multicultural issues are encouraged to apply.

Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, dissertation abstract, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Donald Jones, Chair, Department of Rhetoric and Professional Writing, Auerbach Hall, University of Hartford, 200 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford, CT 06117. Writing samples and teaching portfolios only upon later request. Application deadline: October 30, 2009. Members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/M/F/D/V.
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Assistant Professor of English - Rhetoric and Composition

Institution: Shepherd University
Location: Shepherdstown, WV
Faculty - Liberal Arts - English and Literature
Posted: 09/23/2009
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time
Assistant Professor of English - Rhetoric and Composition, Shepherd University.

For details and to apply, go to https://jobs.shepherd.edu.

Application Information
Contact: Shepherd University
Phone: 304-876-5328
Fax: 304-876-5197
Online App. Form: https://jobs.shepherd.edu


Assistant Director, Writing Resources - Academic Resource Center

Institution: Tufts University
Location: Medford, MA
Admin - Curriculum Design
Admin - Publications and Editing
Posted: 09/21/2009
Type: Full Time
The Academic Resource Center seeks an individual with excellent skills in writing, editing, and public speaking for a variety of purposes and audiences, including students, faculty, staff, and student employees to fill its available position of Assistant Director, Writing Resources. The Academic Resource Center (ARC) provides programs, services, and resources to enhance student academic success and retain a diverse student body. Comprising three components - Disabilities Services, Writing Resources, and Academic Resources - , the ARC provides services and arranges accommodations for students with disabilities, and provides workshops, tutoring, and other forms of collaborative learning to help students become effective and independent learners. ARC also serves faculty wishing to make their courses more accessible for students with learning differences or seeking to improve student writing and speaking skills.

The Assistant Director, Writing Resources is responsible for overseeing Writing Resources, which provides services, programs, and resources to improve writing skills and instruction in writing across the undergraduate curriculum. The Assistant Director, Writing Resources will be responsible for:

Managing the Graduate Writing Program, the Writing Fellows Program, the Public Speaking Program, and other special programs to improve the communication skills of undergraduate and graduate students;
Conducting effective promotion of Writing Resources by: expanding online presence and resources; creating and preparing promotional materials, including brochures, news releases, mass emails and other electronic announcements, and advertisements; organizing events and maintaining positive collaborative relations with other departments, offices, and programs across the university;
Identifying new research in the field of writing pedagogy, teaching writing to different populations, writing center theory, writing and anxiety, writing and disability, etc.;
Designing and leading workshops for students and faculty on a variety of topics including: writing for special purposes, preventing writer's block, creating writing assignments, responding to student writing, teaching international students, etc.;
Providing individualized writing assistance to students too complex for peer tutors;
Developing, coordinating, and conducting training for writing tutors;
Teaching the fall semester training course for new writing tutors.
Basic Requirements:
Master's degree
Minimum of two (2) years of related experience
Proficiency in the Microsoft Word software program
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Preferred Qualifications: An Advanced degree in English, Composition and Rhetoric, or related field is strongly preferred. Supervisory experience in a Writing Center, Writing Program, or Learning Resources Center is also preferred. Two plus (2+) years of experience teaching at the college level or two plus (2+) years of experience as a writing tutor at the college level is highly desirable. Training or experience in Teaching English as a Foreign Language is a strong plus.

Special Work Schedule Requirements: Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.


Composition and Professional Writing Faculty Position

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Institution: Shenandoah University
Location: Winchester, VA
Faculty - Liberal Arts - English and Literature
Posted: 09/21/2009
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time
The Writing Program at Shenandoah University invites applications for a full-time, career contract, open-rank position in composition and professional writing to begin in August 2010. A Ph.D. in Composition and Rhetoric or English or related discipline is required. The successful candidate will teach ENG 101, the required first-year composition course, and be responsible for developing and teaching technical writing courses. Strong preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated knowledge of and experience in medical professional writing and writing across the curriculum. Consideration will also be given to candidates who show potential as participants in the university's required "Going Global" first-year seminar.

Teaching is recognized as the most important faculty activity at Shenandoah University, and we seek faculty members who focus on individual student learning styles and motivations. Academic service, most notably student mentoring, and scholarship are also expected to fulfill position requirements. We encourage applicants to visit www.su.edu for more details about our university.

Complete applications will include a cover letter outlining teaching philosophy and service and scholarship interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness, c.v., official transcripts upon hire, and three letters of recommendation. Send applications to: Office of Human Resources-Composition and Professional Writing, Shenandoah University, 1460 University Dr., Winchester, VA 22601. Please address cover letter to the Dr. Doug Enders.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the best qualified candidate is selected. Shenandoah University reserves the right to hire based on a contingency in alignment with budgetary guidelines. Shenandoah University supports and encourages diversity in the workplace. Minorities are encouraged to apply. EOE.

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