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Writing Program Director and Assistant or Associate Professor of English

Position Deleted on 4/06/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Richmond, IN
Faculty - Liberal Arts - English and Literature
Application Due:
Full Time
Writing Program Director and Assistant or Associate Professor of English

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Indiana University East has a position opening for a tenure-track assistant or associate professor in composition and rhetoric. We are seeking a colleague who values teaching, research, and service to serve as Writing Program Director. A Ph. D. in Composition and Rhetoric, or a closely related field, is required at the time of appointment. Scholarship and experience in writing program administration is also required. Specialization in new media studies, digital literacy, community outreach or "writing about writing" approaches to curriculum preferred.

The position includes teaching undergraduate introductory and advanced courses as well as graduate-level courses as part of the graduate certificate program. The successful candidate will be responsible for the composition program's curriculum and supervision and preparation of its instructors.

Indiana University East, one of the eight autonomous campuses of Indiana University, is a regional comprehensive four-year institution located in Richmond, on the eastern border of Indiana, and is the leader in providing bachelor's and graduate education for residents of eastern Indiana and western Ohio. With a growing student population of 4186 (fall 2012), IU East offers over 50 academic areas of study and takes pride in the quality of the faculty who deliver these programs. Online delivery of programs is an increasingly important aspect of IU East's enrollment strategy. IU East is being recognized both within Indiana and nationally for its growth (65 percent enrollment increase over the past four years), innovation, productivity, and community college collaboration.

Fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and with national accreditations from the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs, National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission and the Council for Social Work Education, IU East offers students small class sizes, personalized attention and the highest quality educational experience possible.

Located in the historic city of Richmond, just a little over an hour's drive from Indianapolis and Cincinnati and 35 minutes from the Dayton International Airport, IU East provides its employees access to first class parks, museums, recreational facilities, a symphony orchestra and civic theatre, and many family-oriented programs and activities. Known for its quaint shops and cafes, Richmond has an active arts community, and IU East houses one of the largest art collections in Indiana.

To apply for the position, please submit by email to a letter of application, a current CV or resume, and the names and contact information for three current or former supervisors or colleagues who can serve as references with respect to your academic experience and successes.

Applications will be accepted until April 5, 2013. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Academic year positions begin August 1, 2013.

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Indiana University East is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment institution and proactively seeks applications from women and members of underrepresented minority group. Persons with disabilities needing assistance to apply for this position should contact the Office of Affirmative Action at (765) 973-8625.
Indiana University East is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment institution, and proactively seeks applications from women and members of underrepresented minority groups.
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