Term Faculty in the Writing Studies Program

District of Columbia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jun 08, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Literature in the College of Arts and Sciences at American University invites applications for three term faculty positions for Academic Year 2021-2022. Rank will be dependent on degree, experience and stature in the field. The appointments are 9-month term positions and will commence on August 30, 2021.

The position will require the incumbent to teach three courses per semester (fall and spring), primarily (but not limited to) first-year academic writing (College Writing). All faculty are expected to hold regular office hours and participate in department and university activities and service.

American University is a private institution within easy reach of the many centers of government, business, research, and the arts located within the nation’s capital. For more information about American University, visit www.american.edu .

The Department of Literature offers both undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Learn more about the Writing Studies Program and about the Department of Literature at: http://www.american.edu/cas/literature/index.cfm .

Salary is competitive.

Applicants should hold a graduate degree in English, Rhetoric and Composition, Creative Writing, or a related field.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until June 28, 2021, subject to ongoing budgetary approval. Include a teaching statement that addresses pedagogical philosophy and examples of relevant practice, as well as evidence of support for diverse and minority student populations; curriculum vitae; two letters of recommendation; and a syllabus from a recent writing class. Please contact Amber Cruz, Senior Administrative Assistant, 202-885-2908 or acruz@american.edu , if you have any questions.

We especially encourage applicants from underrepresented groups.

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