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Writing Program Director

Institution:
Midwestern State University

Posted:
November 23, 2009

Location:
Texas

Category:
English/ literature

Position Description:
Tenure Track

Employment Level:
Full Time

Website:
http://www.mwsu.edu

Salary:
Unspecified

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English: Writing Program Director, new position, tenure-track, rank and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience, begin fall 2010. Teach two writing courses per semester (freshman through graduate) and oversee English composition program. All department faculty teach some freshman composition. Possible duties include leadership in pedagogy, curriculum development, program assessment, and a Writing Across the Curriculum initiative; supervising, training, and evaluating TA's and adjuncts; and working closely with the English Chair to shape the vision of, as well as staff and schedule, the composition curriculum. Required: Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition or English, significant full-time faculty experience, and demonstrated excellence in composition teaching. Preferred: administrative experience in a writing program or writing center, scholarship related to composition and rhetoric. Position will remain open until filled. Screening of applications will begin February 15, 2010. Send jargon-free letter addressing position responsibilities and requirements, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references to Pam Marshall, Department of English, Midwestern State University, 3410 Taft Boulevard, Wichita Falls, Texas 76308-2099, or submit materials electronically to pam.marshall@mwsu.edu. This position is designated as security sensitive and requires the finalist to complete a criminal background check. EEO/ADA Compliance Employer. Midwestern State University is the only public liberal arts university in Texas, and liberal arts form the basis of an MSU education in both traditional liberal arts areas and professional disciplines. Writing across the curriculum is integral to this effort. We are dedicated to excellence in teaching, enhanced by significant research, creative discovery, and service. Midwestern State University is a campus of approximately 6,000 students, primarily undergraduate, located in Wichita Falls, Texas; about two hours' drive northwest of Dallas/Ft. Worth. For more information about us, please visit our Web site: http://www.mwsu.edu.

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