Assistant Professor of Writing at Bloomfield College in Northern New Jersey

The Division of Humanities invites applications for an Assistant Professor in Writing, to begin in August 2015. The division seeks a dynamic faculty member with a passion for undergraduate education. The normal teaching load is three courses per semester, and the successful candidate will be expected to teach most of his/her courses in the first-year writing program. There will also be regular opportunities to teach upper-level writing courses.

Candidates should have an earned a Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition or a related field; ABD considered. Teaching excellence is the first priority at Bloomfield College, so candidates should have a strong record of teaching first-year writing and rhetoric; experience teaching basic writing, first-generation students, and/or pre-college students is a plus.

Applicants must electronically submit (PDF format preferred) a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation with contact information (submitted directly from person writing the letter) to FirstYearWriting@bloomfield.edu by December 1, 2014.  Applications will be accepted by electronic submission only.  Please, no phone calls.  If selected for an interview, official graduate transcripts will be required.

Bloomfield College, founded in 1868, is an independent, four-year Minority Serving Institution (MSI). It is located 10 miles west of NYC in Essex County, NJ, and is easily accessible by car or public transportation from New Jersey or New York City.

Bloomfield College is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.