Iowa State University: Associate or Full Professor and Director of ISUComm Foundation Courses

The Department of English in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Iowa State University invites applications for a tenured Associate or Full Professor to direct the innovative undergraduate communication curriculum, ISUComm Foundation Courses, which integrate writing and critical thinking with oral, visual, and digital literacies. This position includes teaching, research, and service in a multidisciplinary English Department dedicated to the university’s land-grant mission of providing access to a practical and liberal arts education for all students.  The proposed start date is July 1, 2019.

The ISUComm Foundation Courses director is responsible for visionary leadership and innovation in the ISUComm Foundation program in addition to its management. Duties include designing and evaluating curriculum and materials for teaching; educating and supervising program staff in pedagogical theory and practice through graduate courses and professional-development seminars and workshops; overseeing and evaluating instructional staff, who are drawn from English Department faculty and graduate teaching assistants; collaborating with faculty across colleges to develop learning-community-linked course sections; and representing the ISUComm Foundation program to other university leaders and innovators.

Iowa State University is located in Ames, Iowa.  For more information and to apply for this position, please visit posting #800197 or  Priority consideration will be given to applications received by January 16, 2019.

Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against.