tenure-track assistant professor and Director of the Writing Program, Scripps College

Scripps College
Claremont, California
Beginning Fall 2011

Scripps College, a women’s liberal arts college with a strong interdisciplinary tradition, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Director of the Writing Program. Appointment will be at the advanced assistant professor level. The successful candidate will bring a strong academic presence to the College. The duties of the Director will include coordinating existing writing resources at the College, organizing training for faculty members wishing to introduce writing-intensive courses to the curriculum, and developing a peer writing mentor program for the students of the College, and other responsibilities.

The teaching load is five courses per year, with one course release to direct the Writing Program. Advising and thesis supervision are expected from tenured and tenure-track appointments. Participation in the Core Curriculum in Interdisciplinary Humanities Program is expected. While the candidate’s disciplinary focus is open, their primary area of interest and expertise must be writing. Teaching experience and Ph.D. are required.

Send cover letter, CV, teaching evaluations, a summary of scholarly and administrative accomplishments, and at least three letters of recommendation to:

Dean of Faculty Office
Scripps College
1030 Columbia Avenue
Claremont, CA 91711

E-mail: dof@scrippscollege.edu

Review of applications will begin on October 25, 2010 and continue until the search is completed.

Scripps is one of seven members of The Claremont Colleges cluster located 35 miles east of Los Angeles. In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, Scripps College actively encourages applications from women and members of historically underrepresented groups.

FEC: Approved 5/3/2010