Instructor positions in ASU Writing Programs

Please note: the search announced below is ongoing, as we have not filled all available positions. Our next round of review will include all applicants whose files are complete by June 1, 2011. The position is for a full-time, nine-month appointment, with benefits, beginning in August 2011.

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 is required for employment.