Assistant/Associate Professor, Writing Program

Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Nov 19, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Grove City College invites applications for a permanent faculty position in the Writing Program, pending final budget approval, starting in the fall of 2021. Required qualifications: Ph.D. in Composition/Rhetoric, Technical/Professional Communication, Literature, or related field; experience in teaching first-year writing; evidence of teaching excellence; and interest in curricular and program development. The successful candidate will be expected to teach first-year writing, upper-level writing courses in areas of expertise, and, if applicable, specialty courses in other areas depending on the candidate’s field. Faculty members are expected to teach a 4/4 load during the fall and spring semesters. The Writing Program also offers opportunities for online teaching outside of the normal load.

The Grove City College Writing Program is comprised of multidisciplinary faculty, which reflects our approach to teaching writing across the curriculum. We are continuing to expand the course offerings of our newer program and welcome additional areas of expertise. The Writing Program serves the entire college community through our first-year writing course and offers two minors: Creative Writing and Writing with specializations in Professional and Technical Writing. We also offer concentrations in Professional Writing, Creative Writing, Business Writing, Technical Writing, and Science Writing and Reporting.  The Writing Program coordinates the student-staffed Writing Center. The successful candidate should demonstrate a robust commitment to teaching motivated students in the Christian liberal arts tradition and pursue scholarship appropriate to the candidate’s field.

Please send a current curriculum vitae, transcripts, names and contact information for four references (three professional and one pastoral), and a letter of interest that 1) explains how your Christian faith represents a strong fit with Grove City College’s unique mission as a Christian liberal arts college see: ( and 2) outlines your scholarly agenda. Send these to: Mrs. Jamie N. Kimble, Associate Director of Human Resources at

Grove City College is a private educational institution noted for its academic excellence where scholarship is informed by Christian principles. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, non-job related disability, use of a guide or support animal, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other college-administrative programs.