Instructor Positions Available in Writing Programs at Arizona State University - Tempe

Instructor in Composition and Rhetoric

Required: MA in Rhetoric and Composition or related discipline; demonstrated post-secondary teaching experience in composition.

Desired: Evidence of graduate coursework in Rhetoric and Composition if degree in related discipline; Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition or related discipline; evidence of effective teaching in a variety of undergraduate writing courses, such as developmental, FYC, advanced composition, professional writing, multimedia composing, and second language writing; evidence of attendance/ presentations at Rhetoric/Composition professional conferences or other significant professional development activities.

General Information: Teach four courses/semester in Rhetoric and Composition. Nine-month appointment.

Submit: Letter of application; vita; 1 page statement of teaching philosophy; 3 letters of recommendation about teaching ability; unofficial graduate transcripts; and summary of recent teaching evaluations or other evidence of teaching effectiveness. Deadline: December 1, 2010; if not filled, the first of the month thereafter until search is closed. Search closes no later than August 1, 2011. Applicants must send materials electronically to: ASU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and is committed to excellence through diversity. Women and minorities encouraged to apply. A background check required for employment.