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Assistant Professor (JOB#10612)
Department of English
Arizona State University
The Department of English at Arizona State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Creative Writing/Fiction to begin August 2014.The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses, cultivate a strong publication record, and participate in service to the profession and university. As one of the largest and most vibrant programs in the country, the ASU Creative Writing Program affords the successful candidate an opportunity to explore inter- and trans-disciplinary work central to ASU's vision of the New American University. To learn more about ASU and the Department of English, please visit http://english.clas.asu.edu/.
Required qualifications include: 1) an MFA in creative writing or related discipline by the time of appointment, 2) demonstrated record of strong college-level teaching and mentoring, 3) evidence of at least one published book, and 4) a compelling record of publications appropriate to the rank of assistant professor.
Desired qualifications include: 1) a Ph.D. in creative writing or related discipline by the time of Appointment, and 2) a demonstrated expertise in creative nonfiction.
To apply, please submit: 1) a cover letter, 2) a current curriculum vitae, and 3) the names and contact information for three references who may be contacted directly. These application materials must be submitted electronically to http://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/ASU/ENGLISH.
Application review will begin January 8, 2014; if not filled, every week thereafter until search is closed. A background check is required prior to employment.
Arizona State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. (https://www.asu.edu/titleiX/).
Instructor in Composition and Rhetoric
Department of English
Arizona State University
The Department of English at Arizona State University invites applications for an Instructor to teach courses in Composition and Rhetoric beginning January 1, 2014.
Minimum Qualifications: MA in Rhetoric and Composition or related discipline; minimum of three years of post-secondary teaching experience in composition; and evidence of effective teaching.
Desired Qualifications: Evidence of graduate coursework in Rhetoric and Composition, Second Language Writing theory, Basic Writing theory, and/or Professional Writing theory; and Ph. D in Rhetoric and Composition or related discipline. Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate evidence of theoretical grounding in writing studies and pedagogy in addition to related teaching experiences in one or more of the following areas: second language writing, writing in the disciplines/English for academic purposes, developmental writing, workplace writing; evidence in participation in rhetoric/composition conferences or other relevant professional development; and/or evidence of experience teaching multimedia composing or Internet and hybrid courses.
To apply, please submit: 1) a letter of application; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) a one-page statement of teaching philosophy; 4) three letters of recommendation regarding teaching ability; 4) unofficial graduate transcripts; and 5) evidence of teaching effectiveness. Materials must be submitted electronically to http://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/ASU/english. Application review will begin November 9, 2013; if not filled, every week thereafter until the search is closed. A background check is required for employment.
ASU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and is committed to excellence through diversity. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/
Arizona State University-Department of English a Division of The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Job Rank: Faculty Associate - Pool
Anticipated Start Date: August 2013
Required: MA degree in English or in a related discipline; post-secondary teaching experience in composition required.
Desired: Evidence of graduate coursework in Rhetoric and Composition; Ph.D. in English or related discipline; Evidence of professional development; Evidence of effective teaching.
General information: Teach one to four composition courses, including first year composition, basic writing, second language writing, and professional writing, depending upon experience. One semester contract, eligible for renewal in the Spring (dependent on departmental need, funding, and enrollment).
Submit: Letter of application; vita; 1 page statement of teaching philosophy; 3 letters of recommendation or names and contact information for references who can attest to teaching ability; unofficial graduate transcripts; and a summary of recent teaching evaluations. Application deadline February 1, 2013; if not filled, the first of the month thereafter until search is closed. The search will close no later than August 1, 2013. Applicants must send materials electronically to: http://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/ASU/English. ASU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and is dedicated to recruiting a diverse faculty community. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. A background check is required for employment.