Visiting Professor of Writing, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia

Position Announcement: Visiting Assistant Professor of Writing Pending budget approval, the following position, term beginning 8/15/07: Description: a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Writing (possibility of renewal) to teach 12 credit hours per semester (4/4) first-year and other writing courses and assist with new writing program initiatives. Qualifications: Ph.D. in rhetoric and composition preferred but ABD possible with strong background or experience (advanced graduate students in doctoral programs encouraged to apply). Some college-level first-year writing experience necessary. Desired: Experience teaching student-centered, process-based writing in a 4-year institution, as is an understanding of and experience with outcomes-based assessment. Knowledge of computer-mediated instruction using online, hybrid or electronic portfolio systems helpful. Application process: submit letter of application (electronic submission preferred) stating qualifications and experience, a CV, telephone number/contact information/school affiliation of three references, and some indication of positive student evaluations to: Mignon Adams, Interim Chair Department of Humanities University of the Sciences in Philadelphia 600 S. 43rd Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 215-596-8791 215-596-8760 (fax) m.adams@usip.edu
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