The University of Findlay -- Tenure Track Position in English


Tenure-Track Position in English

The University of Findlay invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in English to begin in August 2009 in the University’s College of Liberal Arts. Candidates will be expected to teach introductory and upper-division courses in technical communication and science writing, as well as first-year composition. Candidates may also teach courses on American literature and hybrid courses on writing and literature as needed. A Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition or English and prior college teaching experience are preferred. Rank as assistant or associate professor and salary are commensurate with qualifications. Candidates must be committed to student-centered education as well as professional development and scholarship.

The University of Findlay is a Carnegie Master’s/L institution which has grown from 1,500 to nearly 4,500 students in the last twenty years and is the largest private university in northwest Ohio. Founded in 1882, The University provides innovative programs grounded in the liberal arts and sciences to prepare students for meaningful lives and productive careers. The University is committed to the education of diverse students and enrolls students from nearly 40 nations and most US states.

The City of Findlay, population 40,000, boasts a reputation as one of the best micropolitan communities in the nation. Residents enjoy a strong public school system, a regional hospital offering comprehensive health care, and a vibrant business community including both Fortune 500 companies and unique local businesses. The Findlay-Hancock County community was identified in 2005 by America’s Promise Alliance as one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People, and in 2007 again received that recognition.

Applications should be sent to Dr. Gary Johnson, Dean, College of Liberal Arts, The University of Findlay, 1000 N. Main Street, Findlay, OH 45840 or email to: Applications should be identified for ENGLISH and include a cover letter, curriculum vita, and the names and contact information of three references. Review of applications will begin January 15, 2009, and continue until the position is filled. The University of Findlay is an equal opportunity employer and educator.

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Posted 11/15/2008