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Visiting Assistant Professor of English

Employer
Siena College
Location
New York, United States
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Aug 14, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, English & Literature, Other Humanities
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The English Department at Siena College is accepting applications for a one-year, full-time Visiting Assistant Professor to teach ENGL 101: Introduction to Literature and WRIT 100: Rhetoric and Writing. The position begins fall 2021. 

ENGL 101: Introduction to Literature. This course offers students practice in critical thinking, reading, responding to, and analyzing a wide variety of literature. Because the course is writing-intensive, students will gain experience in writing and revising critical essays about literature. Readings will include literature from diverse classic and contemporary authors, as well as various literary genres.

WRIT 100: Rhetoric and Writing. Introducing students to basic rhetorical theories and concepts, this course is designed to help students to write effectively for the college academic community, which involves demonstrating critical reading, thinking, researching, and writing skills. The purpose of this course is to help students become familiar with the dominant conventions and expectations of academic argumentation and to assist them in writing persuasive academic prose. 

For further information about the Department of English, please visit our website at https://www.siena.edu/departments/english/

Requirements: A terminal degree in English or Rhetoric & Composition (Ph.D.) or Creative Writing (M.F.A.) must be completed by 9/1/21. The successful candidate will have prior college-level teaching experience and exhibit a commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education. A background screening will be required.

Additional Information: Siena College is committed to attracting, supporting, and retaining a diverse faculty. We actively encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, veterans, and others from under-represented groups who may make a positive contribution to the diversification of ideas and perspectives.

Siena College is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Please send a letter of application, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three (3) references to http://siena.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=132252

One of these references must be able to address the candidate’s teaching.

The application deadline is June 30, 2021. Application reviews will begin promptly thereafter.

 

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