Division/College: College of Social Sciences and Humanities
FT/PT: Full Time
The English Department Writing Program of Northeastern University seeks to fill one or more benefits-eligible, full-time positions for Assistant or Associate Teaching Professors, beginning in beginning in the 2019 fall semester. Assistant or Associate Teaching Professors teach first-year and advanced writing courses, including courses in writing for the humanities, the social sciences, the sciences, the health professions, the engineering and computer science professions, and the business profession. Full-time teaching load is three courses per semester. In addition to teaching, Teaching Professors are expected to serve on various department, college, and university committees and to pursue professional development opportunities. There is an established promotion ladder from Assistant to Associate to Full Teaching Professor and opportunity for multi-year contracts.
Ph.D. or appropriate terminal degree in Rhetoric and Composition or related field required at the time of appointment. Experience or training in teaching ESL/ELL, writing in the disciplines, online instruction, community engagement, or working with digital media especially welcome.
The College of Social Sciences and Humanities is a leader in the Experiential Liberal Arts (www.northeastern.edu/cssh/about/deans-welcome). Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a dynamic and highly selective urban research university in the center of Boston. Grounded in its signature co-op program, Northeastern provides unprecedented global experiential learning opportunities. The College is strongly committed to fostering excellence through diversity and enthusiastically welcomes nominations and applications from members of groups that have been, and continue to be, underrepresented in academia.
Initial applications should consist of a letter of interest; a curriculum vita; and a brief (1-2 page) statement of teaching philosophy, including a description of training and experience in teaching writing. Please note any background or training with ESL students, writing in the disciplines, online teaching, community engagement, or digital media. Applications received by March 22 can be assured the fullest review.
Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. For information about the Writing Program, please see http://www.northeastern.edu/writing/. For information about employment at Northeastern University, see http://www.northeastern.edu/hrm/. To apply, go to the Faculty Positions site at the College of Social Sciences and Humanities website: http://www.northeastern.edu/cssh/faculty-positions/. Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer and a Title IX University. We encourage applications from women and underrepresented groups. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer
Requisition Number: FTFR001215
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Internal Number: 59720
About Northeastern University
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.