FT Instructor (Non-Tenure line) Positions in FYW, Montclair State University
First-Year Writing Lecturer/Assistant Professor Positions—Academic Year 2014-2015
The English Department at Montclair State University seeks applicants for non-tenure track, one-year positions in the First-Year Writing program. These positions are full-time, with the potential for renewal up to three years. Faculty will work in a large, nationally recognized program committed to providing strong process-oriented writing instruction and support to diverse learners. Instructors will teach first-year writing courses across three possible, sequential offerings and will be expected to make modest service contributions through committee participation and other services activities. Required qualifications include: PhD, ABD, MFA, or MA in Rhetoric/Composition or English, or terminal graduate degree in any related field; record of success (3 years minimum preferred) teaching first-year writing in a diverse, multi-ethnic environment; significant coursework and/or teaching experience in Rhetoric and Composition. The teaching load is 4/4 in classes capped at 19 or 15 (developmental writing). Salary determined by qualifications and experience, with union-negotiated benefits. More information about the program can be found at: http://www.montclair.edu/writing. Starting Date: 09/01/2014. Apply to Dr. Jessica Restaino, FYW Director via email at: Teachwriting@mail.montclair.edu (use this email only); in “Re” line type name and “Instructor Position”. Send application (letter of interest, CV, some evidence (1-2 documents) of teaching effectiveness (ie, class observation; student evaluations; other materials), one teaching letter of recommendation) as one pdf file. Hard copy and multiple attachments not accepted. Applicant review begins May 1, 2014 and continues until all positions are filled. Montclair State University is an EO/AAI. Interviews held on campus or via video conference. Positions contingent on funding.
With a proud history and a vibrant future, Montclair State University is one of New Jersey’s most diverse and dynamic institutions of higher education. Located 14 miles west of New York City on a 246-acre campus which boasts modern, state-of-the-art facilities complemented by green spaces, public plazas, and early twentieth-century architecture, the University offers a comprehensive undergraduate curriculum with a global focus; a broad variety of superior graduate programs through the doctoral level; and a talented and diverse faculty and student body. The University’s six colleges and schools offer more than 300 undergraduate and graduate majors, minors, concentrations, and certificate programs, and with more than 120 student organizations and 17 varsity sports for men and women, Montclair State offers students the total college experience. EEO/AA Statement: Montclair State University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action institution with a strong commitment to diversity. Additional information can be found on the MSU website at www.montclair.edu .