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Assistant/Associate Professor of Rhetoric and Composition and Director of the First-Year Writing

Employer
Babson College
Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Not specified
Posted Date
Sep 17, 2018
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Assistant/Associate Professor of Rhetoric and Composition and Director of the First-Year Writing Program

Babson College seeks an Assistant/Associate Professor of Rhetoric and Composition and Director of the First-Year Writing Program, effective September 2019. Babson is a small, diverse campus near Boston with a large international student population. Candidates should have at least 4 years of full-time teaching experience in composition and at least 2 years in writing program administration. The Director will have the responsibility of leading our program, including assessing and overseeing its curriculum, supervising and mentoring staff, and developing clear programmatic goals with student learning outcomes that connect first-year writing courses to other writing-intensive coursework at the intermediate and advanced levels. The position requires a PhD in rhetoric and composition, or a related field. Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate scholarly specialization and publications in at least one of the following areas: writing program administration, writing program assessment, or composition theory and pedagogy. An agenda for future research should be evident. Secondary interests in ELL or in an area of cultural or multi-ethnic studies preferred. Excellent skills in communication and in collaborative leadership are also important.

Babson College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to enhancing diversity across all levels of the College. Candidates who believe they can contribute to this goal are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please submit letter of application, CV, sample of teaching evaluations, and a scholarly writing sample (up to 25 pages). Deadline for receipt of materials: Oct. 19, 2018.

College Summary:
Babson College, located fourteen miles west of Boston, is an independent school of management that takes a unique approach to preparing undergraduates, graduate students, and working professionals for the challenges of the modern business world. Babson's dynamic curriculum focuses on developing skills that transcend business so that students develop multidimensional abilities that prepare them to make important contributions to business and society. Our students understand that economic and social value creation are not mutually exclusive, but instead are integral to each other. The fundamental business skills and entrepreneurial mindset they cultivate at Babson equip them to make a difference on campus and around the world.

Babson has over 2,000 full-time undergraduate students and more than 1,300 full and part-time graduate students. Our highly diverse student body hails from 45 U.S. states and 57 countries. Non-U.S. students comprise more than 25% of undergraduates and more than 40% of our full time graduate students. Babson offers a Bachelor of Science degree, MS and MBA programs, and executive education programs worldwide.

We seek faculty who are aligned with our values of teaching excellence, collaboration, diversity and inclusiveness, and those who embrace our mission to educate leaders who create great economic and social value everywhere. We seek candidates who are eager to engage as educators among a diverse student community.




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