Full/Associate Professor and Founding Director of Writing Collaborative

Full/Associate Professor and Founding Director of Writing Collaborative
College of Arts and Sciences
University of Baltimore
 

Faculty position with benefits package
Position will remain open until filled. Primary consideration will be given to candidates who submit their materials by no later than March 26, 2012.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications

The University of Baltimore seeks an innovative leader at the rank of Professor or Associate Professor to serve as the Founding Director of UB’s Writing Collaborative. The Writing Collaborative will foster Writing Across the Curriculum in UB’s four schools and colleges (Arts and Sciences, Public Affairs, Business, and Law). Successful candidates will demonstrate a sophisticated approach to writing in many forms, including digital writing technologies, and will show proven ability in curricular development, advocating for writing with faculty, and developing the standing of writing within the university both intellectually and programmatically.

Qualifications include a Ph.D. in writing studies or related field; a demonstrated strong record of scholarship, teaching, service, and administration appropriate for appointment as a tenured full or associate professor in an academic program at UB; a demonstrated ability to work well with a diverse community of students and faculty; and a demonstrated familiarity, through teaching and/or publication, with state-of-the-art pedagogical strategies and innovations in teaching, learning, and professional development.

Duties and responsibilities will include: coordinating writing across the university curriculum; teaching a one-one load in writing courses per year; organizing professional development for faculty across disciplines; assisting faculty with the development of learning modules based on assessable learning outcomes across teaching platforms (face to face, online, hybrid).

Salary, rank, and appointment will be commensurate with the candidate’s background, experience, and record of achievement. Employment offer is contingent on position funding.

To apply, please email an application package including a letter of interest addressing qualifications and leadership philosophy; current curriculum vitae; a list of references; and a recent publication or sample of scholarship directed to Dr. Heather Pfeifer, Chair, Search Committee at hpfeifer@ubalt.edu. To ensure consideration, all materials must be clearly marked with the UB employment Vacancy Number 2012-025. Position will remain open until filled. Primary consideration will be given to candidates who submit their materials by no later than March 26, 2012.

The University of Baltimore is a member of the University System of Maryland and is comprised of the School of Law, the College of Public Affairs, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the Merrick School of Business.

UB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Compliant Employer & Title IX Institution.

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