Ithaca College Writing Department--1 TE and 3 NTE Positions

The Department of Writing in the School of Humanities and Sciences at Ithaca College invites applications for four positions: two renewable non-tenure-eligible poitions in composition, along with one tenure-eligible and one renewable non-tenure-eligible position in professional writing, all beginning August 16, 2017. Please see below for complete details.

Composition (Two NTE Positions)

The Department of Writing in the School of Humanities and Sciences at Ithaca College invites applications for a three-year non-tenure-eligible position with the possibility of renewal beginning August 15, 2017. Ithaca College and the Department of Writing explicitly endorse efforts to increase the diversity of its ranks, so candidates from groups currently underrepresented in the college are encouraged to apply. Successful candidates will carry a 3/4 teaching load, teaching primarily Academic Writing and other 100- and 200-level courses, such as Personal Essay, Argument, and/or Introduction to Creative Writing, and demonstrate expertise working in multicultural settings and with topics related to diversity and inclusion. Department service and student advising are expected.

Applicants must have an MA, PhD, MFA, or other terminal degree in Composition & Rhetoric, Writing, or related field by time of appointment; minimum two years experience teaching composition; and demonstrated excellence in, and commitment to, undergraduate teaching.

Interested applicants must apply online at https://ithaca.peopleadmin.com and attach a CV and cover letter, and provide names and email addresses of three (3) individuals who will be asked to submit letters of reference. Emails containing a link to submit letters of reference will be auto-generated and sent to the applicant’s references upon final submission of application. Applications are not complete until all application materials are received. Inquiries about the position may be directed to the Department of Writing at 607-274-3138 or at writing@ithaca.edu. Questions about the online application may be directed to the Office of Human Resources at 607-274-8000. Preliminary review of applications will begin immediately. Full review will start on December 5, 2016 and will continue until position is filled.

Professional Writing (One NTE Position)

The Department of Writing in the School of Humanities and Sciences at Ithaca College invites applications for a three-year non-tenure-eligible position with the possibility of renewal beginning August 16, 2017. The successful candidate will carry a 3-4 teaching load and be responsible for 2-3 sections of Writing for the Workplace per semester, along with first-year composition and other professional writing courses as needed. Department/college service and student advising are expected.

We seek candidates with experience in one or more of the following areas: digital media, online teaching, editing and publishing, and/or internships and service learning. Because our students must learn to work in a multicultural, global society, we are particularly interested in applicants whose pedagogy addresses issues of diversity, justice, and equity in the public, private, and/or nonprofit sectors.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in Professional/Technical Writing, Composition & Rhetoric or related field and demonstrated excellence in, and commitment to, undergraduate teaching required; PhD desired. Evidence of effective professional writing and a humanistic approach to the field are also essential. Our practical curriculum is grounded in the liberal arts and emphasizes rhetoric and ethics.

Interested applicants must apply online at https://ithaca.peopleadmin.com and attach a CV and cover letter, and provide names and email addresses of three (3) individuals who will be asked to submit letters of reference. Emails containing a link to submit letters of reference will be auto-generated and sent to the applicant’s references upon final submission of application. Applications are not complete until all application materials are received. Inquiries about the position may be directed to the Department of Writing at 607-274-3138 or at writing@ithaca.edu. Questions about the online application may be directed to the Office of Human Resources at 607-274-8000. Preliminary review of applications will begin immediately. Full review will start on December 5, 2016 and will continue until position is filled.

Professional Writing (Tenure Elibile Assistant Professor)

The Department of Writing in the School of Humanities and Sciences at Ithaca College invites applications for a tenure-eligible position in professional writing beginning August 16, 2017. The successful candidate will carry a 3-3 teaching load, mostly in workplace writing but also in one or more of the following areas: technical writing, legal and public policy writing, science and environmental writing, and/or proposal and grant writing. They also will teach first-year composition as needed. Department/college service and student advising are expected.

We seek applicants with experience in one or more of the following areas: digital media, online teaching, editing and publishing, and/or internships and service learning. Because our students must learn to work in a multicultural, global society, we are particularly interested in candidates whose pedagogy and scholarship address issues of diversity, justice, and equity in the public, private, and/or nonprofit sectors.

Qualifications: PhD in Professional/Technical Writing, Composition & Rhetoric or relevant field preferred; demonstrated excellence in, and commitment to, undergraduate teaching; evidence of effective professional writing; and record or promise of scholarship required. A humanistic approach to the field is essential since our professional writing curriculum is grounded in the liberal arts and emphasizes rhetoric and ethics.

Interested individuals should apply at https://ithaca.peopleadmin.com and attach a cover letter and CV. The applicant must also provide names and email addresses of three (3) individuals who will be asked to submit letters of reference. Emails containing a link to submit these letters will be auto-generated and sent to the applicant’s references upon final submission of application via ithaca.peopleadmin.com. Applications are not complete until all materials are received.

Inquiries about the position may be directed to the Department of Writing at 607-274-3138 or at writing@ithaca.edu. Questions about the online application may be directed to the Office of Human Resources at 607-274-8000. Preliminary review of applications will begin immediately. Full review will start on December 5, 2016 and will continue until position is filled.

Ithaca College is committed to building a diverse academic community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Experience that contributes to the diversity of the college is appreciated.

 

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