Assistant Professor of English:
Writing & Writing Program Administration
- Full-time tenure-track
- Beginning Fall Term 2014
- Ph.D. completed by August 2014 is strongly preferred
The English Department of Moravian College invites applications for an assistant professor position beginning Fall 2014. Specialty open, but the candidate should be able to teach Moravian’s first-year writing seminar, as well as 200- and 300-level courses in the essay and nonfiction writing. Demonstrable interest in writing program administration (including first-year writing, instructional technology, writing across the curriculum, faculty development, grant writing, etc.) and/or journalism and new media also desired. The successful candidate will teach a variety of courses at all undergraduate levels, including 100-level literature and other courses that contribute to the college’s mission as an interdisciplinary liberal arts college. Standard teaching course load is three courses per semester.
TO APPLY: Please send to email@example.com, as a single pdf format email attachment: a letter of interest, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, and evidence of teaching excellence. In addition, please send three letters of reference (pdf format preferred), at least one of which addresses the applicant’s teaching, to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include ‘Asst Prof English’ in the subject line. Materials not available electronically may be mailed to Dr. Joyce Hinnefeld, Chair, English Department, Moravian College, 1200 Main Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018.
Application deadline: November 1, 2013. Applicants will be acknowledged by email. Please indicate in your letter whether you will be attending the 2014 MLA Convention.
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Moravian College is a selective private liberal arts college in eastern Pennsylvania with a strong teacher education tradition. The enrollment in the regular day program is 1500 students. Founded in 1742, it is the sixth oldest college in the country. Moravian is located near New York City and Philadelphia, which affords easy access to many colleges and universities, as well as other scholarly and cultural resources. The College is committed to increasing the diversity of the College community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to identify their strengths or experiences in this area. Moravian is a member of the Lehigh Valley Association of Independent Colleges, a consortium of 6 local colleges and universities. Moravian's proximity to New York and Philadelphia presents unusual opportunities for professional and cultural enrichment.
Moravian College values diversity and encourages women and minorities to apply. EOE
Posting Date: 9/13/13