Tenure Line Rhet Comp Position at York College: Search Reopened

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The English and Humanities Department at York College of Pennsylvania (www.ycp.edu) invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in Rhetoric and Composition to begin August, 2007. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to contribute to both a growing major in Professional Writing and a recently revised two-semester first-year writing sequence. Candidates with an interest in teaching and researching new technologies associated with writing are strongly preferred. The new faculty member will have the opportunity to teach courses such as Advanced Composition, Interdisciplinary Writing, Teaching and Tutoring in Writing, Rhetorical Theory, Writing for the Web, Professional Editing, and Senior Seminar in Professional Writing and to develop upper-level special topics courses. The English and Humanities Department will be housed in a new building starting in August 2007; it will contain computer classrooms and a production studio for Professional Writing majors. For further information about the York College writing program, please contact Dr. Dominic Delli Carpini (dcarpini@ycp.edu), Writing Program Administrator. Candidates should possess an earned doctorate. Demonstrable success in the teaching of first-year writing and evidence of strong commitment to teaching undergraduates and to scholarly research is expected. The teaching load is 4/4. York College is a comprehensive college dedicated to teaching excellence and offers over 50 baccalaureate majors in the arts, sciences, and professional fields. The college has an enrollment of 4500 full-time and 800 part-time students. The campus is located in South-Central Pennsylvania (50 miles north of Baltimore), and offers competitive salaries and fringe benefits. Interested candidates should forward a letter of application, vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, writing sample, and three letters of reference to Dr. Dennis Weiss, Chair, English and Humanities Department, York College, York, PA 17405-7199. Send SASE for acknowledgement of application. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until appointment is made. York College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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