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Visiting Assistant Professor, Allan K. Smith Center for Writing and Rhetoric

Employer
Trinity College
Location
Connecticut, United States
Salary
Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 20, 2019

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, English & Literature
Employment Type
Full Time
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Trinity College is an independent, nonsectarian liberal arts college for men and women, with approximately 2,200 undergraduate students and 200 faculty members, located in Hartford, Connecticut. Our Mission is “Engage. Connect. Transform.” As the preeminent liberal arts college in an urban setting, Trinity College prepares students to be bold, independent thinkers who lead transformative lives. Trinity is an actively engaged community of students, faculty and staff who work together to develop and sustain the intellectual and creative opportunities central to a first-class liberal arts education. Hartford, the state capital, provides many opportunities for cultural and social engagement.

The College is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff, and student body. Trinity is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Applicants with disabilities should request, in advance, any needed accommodation in order to participate in the application process.

For all faculty positions, completion of the Ph.D. or appropriate equivalent is expected. Candidates should have a strong commitment to undergraduate and interdisciplinary teaching in a liberal arts context, and a well-articulated plan for sustained research. Trinity is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and service.
Position Information

Title Visiting Assistant Professor, Allan K. Smith Center for Writing and Rhetoric
Tenure Track or Non Tenure Track Non Tenure Track
Faculty Rank Assistant Professor
Open Date 06/20/2019
Close Date 08/02/2019
Open Until Filled Yes
Full or Part Time Full Time
Position Summary
The Allan K. Smith Center for Writing and Rhetoric at Trinity College invites applications for a two-year, visiting assistant professor position, open area of specialization in rhetoric and composition, to begin fall 2019. Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate courses in first year composition. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition by start date (also considered: Ph.D. in English or related field with significant coursework or research in rhetoric and composition as well as teaching experience). Teaching load is 3/2. Competitive salary and benefits.

The successful applicant will join a vibrant Writing Program and be expected to advise students as well as provide expertise in composition pedagogy to faculty across disciplines. We are open to any area of specialization including digital rhetoric, community engagement, writing across the curriculum, civic rhetoric, or cultural rhetoric.

Trinity College is a coeducational, independent, nonsectarian liberal arts college with approximately 2,200 undergraduate students and 200 faculty members, located in Hartford, Connecticut. Candidates should have a strong commitment to undergraduate and interdisciplinary teaching in a liberal arts context, and a well-articulated pedagogical framework. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to attracting and supporting faculty that fully represents the racial, ethnic, gender, and cultural diversity of the United States. We seek applications from minorities, women, and other under-represented groups.

Candidates for this temporary position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Applicants who require an H1-B visa cannot be considered. Applicants who require sponsorship for visas other than an H1-B visa will be required to pay all costs associated with visa applications.

Qualifications
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition by start date (also considered: Ph.D. in English or related field with significant coursework or research in rhetoric and composition as well as teaching experience).

Compensation
Competitive salary and benefits.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Please submit a letter of application, C.V., teaching statement, two sample syllabi (one for an introductory composition course and one for an introductory course in related area of specialization, combined as one document), graduate school transcripts, and contact information for three individuals who will provide letters of recommendation. Materials due August 2, 2019. Questions should be directed to Dr. Tennyson O’Donnell , Director of the Allan K. Smith Center for Writing and Rhetoric, Chair of the Search Committee. Initial interviews conducted via Skype. Finalists will be brought to campus for presentations.

Posting Number F00130
Quick Link http://trincoll.peopleadmin.com/postings/1971

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  • Letter of Application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Transcripts
  • Sample syllabi
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Optional Documents

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