Assistant/Associate Professor and Director of First Year Writing

ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR AND DIRECTOR OF FIRST YEAR WRITING
RAMAPO COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY

Ramapo College of New Jersey is located in the beautiful foothills of the Ramapo Valley Mountains, approximately 25 miles northwest of New York City. Accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Ramapo College is a comprehensive institution of higher education dedicated to the promotion of teaching and learning within strong liberal arts based curriculum, thus earning the designation “New Jersey’s Public Liberal Arts College.” Its curricular emphasis includes the liberal arts and sciences, social sciences, fine and performing arts, and the professional programs within a residential and sustainable living and learning environment. Organized into thematic learning communities, Ramapo College provides academic excellence through its interdisciplinary curriculum, international education, intercultural understanding and experiential learning opportunities.

ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR AND DIRECTOR OF FIRST YEAR WRITING
Tenure Track Position – Fall 2008

DESCRIPTION: Responsible for teaching writing courses, administration and oversight of Composition/Critical Reading course, College English. Coordinates freshman and development writing with the Writing Center Director.

REQUIREMENTS: Candidates must have a Ph. D in Rhetoric and Composition or English; at least three years experience teaching writing; and three to five years experience in a writing program that includes some or all of the following: administering and assessing a first-year writing program, testing and placement issues; knowledge of contemporary composition pedagogy, incorporation of computers into writing pedagogy. A record of scholarship, which could include grant writing, is preferred.

Faculty members are expected to maintain active participation in research, scholarship, college governance, service, academic advisement and professional development activities.

All applications must be completed online at: http://www.ramapojobs.com. Attach resume, cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, research interests and a list of three references to your completed application. Since its beginning, Ramapo College has had an intercultural/international mission. Please tell us how your background, interest and experience can contribute to this mission, as well as to the specific position for which you are applying.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Position offers excellent state benefits. To request accommodation, call (201) 684-7406, Dr. Monika Giacoppe, Search Chair.

RAMAPO COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY
505 Ramapo Valley Road
Mahwah, NJ 07430

" New Jersey's Public Liberal Arts College ”

Ramapo College is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC), a national alliance of leading liberal arts colleges in the public sector. EEO/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION