Arizona State University Instructor Search: Review of applications begins March 8, 2017

Writing Programs in the Department of English in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University is seeking one or more new Instructors to begin in Fall 2017. Announcement  follows:


Instructor (JOB# 11869)
Arizona State University
Department of English

The Department of English on the Tempe Campus at Arizona State University invites applications for the position of Instructor. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses primarily in the Writing Program and in other disciplinary areas within the department as needed. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible appointment made on an academic year basis (Aug 16 – May 15). A typical full-time course load is five classes per semester. Subsequent annual renewal is possible contingent upon satisfactory performance, the needs of the unit, availability of resources, and sufficient enrollment in assigned courses. Anticipated start date is August 2017.

Minimum qualifications: MA or MFA in Creative Writing, Film & Media Studies, English Education, Linguistics, Literature, Rhetoric & Composition or related discipline; three years’ experience in higher education teaching composition courses, and evidence of effective teaching.

Desired qualifications: PhD or evidence of graduate coursework beyond the Master' level in the areas listed above; experience teaching at all levels of the undergraduate curriculum; evidence of experience in both theory and practice within a writing intensive field, such as: academic writing, creative writing, developmental writing, disciplinary writing, second language writing, and workplace writing; evidence of participation in disciplinary conferences or other relevant professional development; evidence of experience teaching multi-media composing or online/hybrid courses.

To apply, please submit to a letter of application, vita, one page statement of teaching philosophy, three letters of recommendation about teaching ability, unofficial graduate transcripts, and a summary of recent teaching evaluations. Initial deadline for receipt of complete applications is March 8, 2017; if not filled application review will continue on the first of the month thereafter until search is closed. A background check is required for employment.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. ASU's full non-discrimination statement (ACD401) is located on the ASU website at: