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Assistant Professor of English

Bowie State University
Maryland, United States
Not specified
Posted Date
Jun 29, 2017

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, English & Literature
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Assistant Professor of English

Personnel Status: PIN/ Faculty
Department: English and Modern Languages
Open Date: June 27, 2017
Closing Date: August 31, 2017

Responsibilities: Teach 9 credit hours per semester ranging from freshmen composition to upper level undergraduate and graduate rhetoric and composition courses; advise students; conduct research; coordinate the English composition and rhetoric courses; serve on departmental, college, and/or university committees; write proposals for public and private grants; perform other related duties as assigned. The successful applicant gets at least three credit hours of release time per semester to coordinate the freshman composition sequence. This is a full-time, tenure-track, assistant professor position.

Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition from an accredited institution is required. A minimum of three years of college/university teaching experience preferred. Strong background in composition studies, linguistics, and/or writing across the curriculum. Evidence of strong research capability and a strong, peer-reviewed, scholarly publication record in composition studies or a related area; demonstrated ability to effectively teach undergraduate and graduate courses in composition and rhetoric; knowledge and experience developing and evaluating undergraduate and graduate courses in rhetoric and composition including developmental writing; demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching, research/scholarship, university and community service; excellent communication skills; commitment to the mission of the university; digital information technology skills a plus, including Blackboard; bilingualism in modern languages is also a plus

SALARY: $60,000 - $63,000

APPLICATION: Interested and qualified applicants should submit two copies of a resume/curriculum vitae, cover letter, letter of interest and teaching philosophy, official transcript(s), along with an application and at least three (3) letters of reference. Submissions without an application will not be considered. Email or mail all documents to:

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Bowie State University
14000 Jericho Park Road
Bowie, MD 20715


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