Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Composition, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

The Assistant Professor of English in Rhetoric and Composition will teach undergraduate courses in first-year writing, and other writing courses, advise students, engage in department and university service, and participate in extracurricular activities such as open house (recruitment), student clubs and internship programs, and Sigma Tau Delta (English Honor Society). 

A PhD. In English, Rhetoric and Composition, or a related field, is required and some experience teaching writing in higher education.  Candidates for this position must be prepared to keep abreast of “best practices” in their field, including using technology as appropriate.  The successful candidate must also be student-centered, collaborative and be versed in outcomes-based learning.

Qualifications for all faculty positions include the completion of a successful interview, including a demonstration of knowledge and skills; excellent communication skills (both verbal and written); and the ability to teach, evaluate, and advise students.  A strong record of scholarship and/or grantsmanship experience will be considered pluses.

Cheyney University offers a competitive salary commensurate with education and experience and a complete benefits package.

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, sealed official transcript of highest degree (mailed directly from the institution to Cheyney University) and three recent professional letters of reference to:  Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, Office of Human Resources, “Specify Position Applying For,” 1837 University Circle, P. O. Box 200, Cheyney, PA 19319-0200.

Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled.  Incomplete applications will not be processed. These vacancies are contingent on state funding of positions.
(Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply)



hi Dierdre,

what is the teaching load? thank you.