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The University of Toledo Department of English invites applications for two instructional positions in the Composition Program, beginning Fall 2008. One position (lecturer) is a continuing non-tenure-track appointment, contingent upon satisfactory performance and instructional need. The other position is a one-year non-tenure-track visiting appointment, renewable up to three years, also contingent upon satisfactory performance and instructional need.
The University of Toledo Department of English invites applications for three full-time instructional positions in the Composition program, beginning Fall 2007. The position as a lecturer will be a continuing non-tenure-track appointment, contingent upon satisfactory performance and instructional need. PhD in English, with a Composition and Rhetoric specialty, or MA in English with course work and teaching experience in college composition, including first-year writing, advanced composition, scientific, organizational and professional writing. Teaching load will average from 12-15 credit hours per semester. Applications should include a letter of application clearly addressing the position requirements, a C.V., 3 letters of recommendation, and a statement of teaching philosophy. Send to Dr. Sara Lundquist, Chair, English Department, University of Toledo, Toledo OH 43606. Review of applications will begin Feb. 23, 2007, and will continue until the positions are filled. Positions pending budgetary approval.
Writing Center Director
University of Toledo â€“ College of Arts & Sciences
Nine-month faculty administrative appointment to manage an established University writing center and direct an Arts and Sciences WAC program. Applicants should demonstrate an understanding of current theories that underpin tutoring and tutor training and possess a sound pedagogical vision that integrates WAC and faculty development. The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in an appropriate area, preferably in rhetoric/composition, have writing center administrative experience, and have published in recognized journals that focus on theory and practice in writing, writing centers, and/or writing across the curriculum. Hiring is anticipated at the rank of tenure-track assistant or tenure-track/tenured associate professor within the Department of English Language and Literature; the position reports to the dean. The negotiable teaching load will include general composition, upper-division, and graduate-level courses.