The Lasell College Writing Program seeks an Instructor of Writing beginning Fall of 2018.
Responsibilities: Academic responsibilities include instruction in first-year writing with a 5/5 course load; institutional responsibilities include departmental service. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence and enthusiasm in teaching and student advocacy; the ability to work cooperatively and productively with faculty, staff, and students; and a commitment to professional development. We are specifically looking for faculty who appreciate the value diverse students bring to a campus community and are eager to help foster an inclusive campus environment. Faculty members who represent the increasing diversity of our student body are encouraged to apply.
Qualifications: A doctoral degree in Composition and Rhetoric, English, or a related field is strongly preferred, although candidates with a Master's degree will be considered. A background in the teaching of writing at the college level is required. The ideal candidate will have active involvement in the field of rhetoric and composition as demonstrated through teaching experience, conference presentations, and/or publications.
Lasell College offers a competitive salary and benefits package for eligible employees. This includes but is not limited to outstanding time off benefits, health, dental and vision insurance, a 403B with a matching contribution after one year of service, tuition benefits and more.
Interested candidates should upload a cover letter, philosophy of teaching, curriculum vitae and the information of three (3) references using the forms below.
Review of candidates' submitted materials begin immediately; applications are accepted until the position is filled
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