Composition Instructor position(s) at Tennessee Tech University
Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville TN
VISITING COMPOSITION INSTRUCTOR / ASSISTANT PROFESSOR: Department of English and Communications
Full-time, nine-month, non-tenure-track, one-year renewable (up to three years) appointment to begin August 1, 2009. One or more positions available.
QUALIFICATIONS: MA in English (or Master’s degree in related field with 18 semester graduate hours in English) with graduate coursework in composition pedagogy. Evidence of excellence in composition instruction. Demonstrated commitment to teaching first-year composition. Preferred: Experience teaching in a networked classroom.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Teach four sections each semester in first-year composition sequence (ENGL 1010: Writing I and/or 1020: Writing II) and perform departmental duties (e.g., committee involvement).
SALARY AND BENEFITS: Competitive.
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Submit the following materials to be considered for the position:
1. Letter of application, including a description of your writing pedagogy and of your experience as a writer;
2. Copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts (official transcripts required if hired);
3. Curriculum vitae;
4. Tennessee Technological University Faculty application form (interactive pdf available from http://www.tntech.edu/hr/Employment/home.htm);
5. Contact information for three professional references who are familiar with your teaching.
Submit all materials in print to:
Dr. Tony Baker, Instructor Search Chair
Department of English and Communications
Box 5053, Tennessee Tech University
Cookeville, TN 38505
Or electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org (as attachments to a single email). Receipt of application materials will be acknowledged by email.
APPLICATION SCREENING DATE: Initial screening of applications will begin on June 15, 2009. Applications accepted until position is filled. All queries to the above email address.
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