Director of Writing Center, Associate Professor of Rhetoric/Composition

Director of Writing Center

Associate Professor of Rhetoric/Composition

Spelman College seeks teacher/scholar dedicated to excellence in teaching and to the continued enhancement of the academic environment for students and colleagues.  Founded in 1881, Spelman College is a private four-year liberal arts college located in Atlanta, GA. The oldest historically Black college for women in the United States, Spelman is a member of the Atlanta University Center Consortium and Atlanta Regional Consortium for Higher Education.  All tenure-track candidates are expected to have a demonstrated interest in liberal arts and sciences education, be able to contribute effectively to undergraduate teaching, assist in curriculum development, provide service to the department and College, as well as be active in scholarly, creative, and/or research productivity appropriate to a liberal arts environment.

The Department of English invites applications for the position of  Director of Writing Center and Associate Professor of Rhetoric/Composition to fill a tenured appointment beginning August 2015, job code TF0602.  Candidates should be able to teach in the general education core, in the English major/writing minor, and direct the College-wide Writing program, which is a rotating position.

Qualifications:  Ph.D. in Rhetoric/Composition or related field with specialization in one or more of the following areas:  African-American Rhetoric, Multimedia Literacies, or Writing across the Curriculum.

Review of applications will begin October 20, 2014, and will continue until filled.    

Competitive salary and an excellent benefits program are available.  To apply for the position, please upload:  a letter of interest, including job code, which identifies the position sought; curriculum vitae (with contact information); a one-page statement of teaching philosophy; statement of scholarly, creative or research interests.  Excellence in teaching, research and/or scholarly or creative production, and service are required.  Copies of official undergraduate and graduate transcripts are required. Three letters of recommendation should be sent directly from the referee or dossier.  Address all referee or dossier letters to: Spelman College, Provost Faculty Human Resources Office, Attn:  Ms. Karla H. Williams, Manager of Faculty Human Resources, 350 Spelman Lane, SW, Box 1209, Atlanta, GA 30314.  Send all information to: www.spelman.edu/career-center/human-resources

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