Saturday, December 19, 2009

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ENGLISH (Composition & Technical Writing)

Responsibilities:
-The College invites applicants with backgrounds in Rhetoric and Composition to develop and teach courses for the DSC English Department's Professional & Technical Writing program
-To teach first- and second-year writing courses
-Advise English majors, especially those who are pursuing the Prof/Tech emphasis
-Serve on college and departmental committees as assigned
-Attend department, division, and faculty meetings
-Work with faculty in program management
Minimum Qualifications:
-Ph.D. in English by August 2010 from a regionally accredited institution
-Must have experience in professional and technical communication or related fields, with an emphasis in document design and writing for interactive media
-Additional education and/or experience in one or more of the following areas: composition theory, technical writing, technical editing, grant and proposal writing
-Applicants should show potential for excellence in teaching, research, and service, and should possess strong verbal and written communication skills

Terms of Contract: Tenure Track (9-month) position. Fall Semester begins August 2010. Salary is based on nationally competitive Dixie State College faculty salary schedule. Excellent benefit package included. This position is contingent upon funding

Application Procedures: Application screening will begin February 15, 2010, open until filled. Submit a Dixie State College application, cover letter, CV, and three letters of recommendation to Office of Human Resources, Dixie State College, 225 South 700 East, St. George, UT 84770For more information, call the Human Resources Office at (435) 652-7520 or fax (435) 656-4001. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

About Dixie State College: DSC is a state-supported institution with two interdependent tiers. DSC offers associate degrees and certificate programs as well as baccalaureate degrees in high demand areas and in core or foundational areas consistent with four-year colleges; the enrollment is over 8,000 students. The college is fully accredited by the Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges at both the baccalaureate and the associate levels. St. George, home of DSC, is located in southwestern Utah, 300 miles south of Salt Lake City and 110 miles northeast of Las Vegas. The area is noted for its mild year-round climate, clean air, palm trees, and stunning red rock vistas. With a population of nearly 60,000 (and over 140,000 in Washington County), St. George is currently the fastest growing city in the state of Utah. The region is a tourist mecca with close proximity to scenic wonders like Zion, Bryce, and Grand Canyon National Park, Cedar Breaks National Monument, and Lakes Mead and Powell.

DSC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The College is firmly committed to non-discrimination and affirmative action and it is the policy of the College to strive to afford equal opportunity to qualified individuals, regardless of their religion, race, color, age, disability, gender, Vietnam or disabled veterans status or national origin and to conform to applicable laws and regulations.

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