Affiliate Faculty of Writing--full-time position

Affiliate Faculty of Writing. The Department of Writing at Grand Valley State University seeks to fill 1 full-time (9-month) Affiliate Faculty position, beginning in August 2015. This non-tenure track position has an initial appointment for one year, renewable after the probationary period for consecutive terms of up to three-years. The ideal candidates will wish to focus their careers on teaching general education writing courses and on continuously developing their professional expertise as writing teachers. An M.A., M.S. or M.F.A. in English, Rhetoric/Composition, or Writing is required by time of employment, and graduate coursework in rhetoric and composition, or its professional equivalent, will be given strong preference. Candidates need to have expertise and experience in teaching college composition. The typical teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester, drawn from WRT 098 and WRT 150, GVSU's general education composition classes. The salary is competitive and includes health and retirement benefits. Please see the Writing Department website,, for details about these courses.

Apply online at Include CV, a cover letter addressed to Professor Patricia Clark, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a list of at least 3 references, with contact information. The online application system will allow you to attach these documents electronically. If you need assistance or have questions, call Human Resources at 616-331-2215. Review of applications will begin May 15, 2015, and the position will remain open until filled. The position is contingent on available funding. We plan to do online interviews with finalists. GVSU is an EO/AA institution.