Assistant Professor of English with Focus in Composition Studies at Elon University

ENGLISH  Composition. Elon University invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor in English, with a focus on composition studies, beginning mid-August 2015. The teaching load for this position is six courses annually. The candidate will principally teach multiple sections of Elon’s required first-year writing course, with the opportunity to teach other courses in English and in Elon’s interdisciplinary core curriculum. Opportunities for writing program leadership and teaching an introductory TESOL course are possible.

Requirements: composition/rhetoric, a research focus in composition studies, and demonstrated professional commitment to and a record of excellence in teaching writing at the undergraduate level.

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 the University web site at

Review will begin immediately.  Applications must be received by November 10, 2014, to be assured of consideration. Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, and names of references to Prof. Paula Patch, search committee chair, at Please include your 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.