Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Composition

Elon University invites applications for a tenure track, assistant professor in the Department of English beginning mid-August 2013. Terminal degree in English required, preferably in composition/rhetoric or a related area; two years of teaching experience at the college level; demonstrated professional commitment to teaching first-year writing courses and a record of excellence in teaching. Preference will be given to applicants with proven scholarship in writing studies.

Teaching responsibilities will include a six course load focused primarily on first-year writing with the opportunity to teach other English courses and the expectation of teaching within Elon’s General Studies program.  

Elon is a dynamic private, co-educational, comprehensive institution that is a national model for actively engaging faculty and students in teaching and learning. To learn more about Elon, please visit our website at http://www.elon.edu.

Review of applicants will begin October 22, and applications must be received by November 21 to be assured of consideration. Send letter of application, CV, one-page teaching philosophy, research interests, and names of references to Janet Warman, Search Chair, at engttwriting@elon.edu and include your full name in the subject line.

Elon University is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body and welcomes all applicants.