Assistant Professor, Rhetoric and Composition
The Department of English at Monmouth University is seeking
applications for an Assistant Professor in Composition and
Rhetoric. This anticipated opening is for the 2019-2020 academic
year and is a tenure-track appointment.
Though areas of specialization are open, preference will be
given to candidates with demonstrated research and teaching
interests in one or more of the following areas: professional
writing and technical communication; empirical research in the
composing process; rhetoric of science; and minority, global,
and/or cross-cultural rhetorics/literacies.
The candidate would be expected to: teach 9 credits per semester
(12 credits with a 3 credit course load reduction), including
first-year composition; serve on departmental and University
committees; maintain disciplinary currency; advise students,
provide career mentoring; and contribute to program development in
Rhetoric and Writing at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
The Department of English at Monmouth offers a vibrant
environment for its faculty and students. We have a two-semester
First Year Writing program, undergraduate concentrations in
Literature and Creative Writing, and MA concentrations in
Literature, Creative Writing, and Rhetoric and Writing. There are
opportunities for faculty travel, professional development
workshops, and grants for works in progress.
For additional information about the department, please go to:
Required Degree, License or Certifications:
Required Skills or Software:
Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication
Required Years of Experience: 3
PhD in English or a related field. Three years of
college/university-level teaching experience.
Evidence of excellence in teaching and scholarship in the area of
the candidateâs specialty.
Specialization in Rhetoric or Composition. Ability to teach the
History of Rhetoric.
Log in to http://jobs.monmouth.edu to apply
and see the job duties for this position no later than the deadline
Posting Date: 08/28/2018
Closing Date: 10/31/2018
Located along New Jerseyâs northern coastline, Monmouth
University is a top-tier private, liberal arts institution that is
home to innovative academic programs, expert faculty, and
nationally ranked Division I athletics. Comprehensive in scope, the
University enrolls approximately 6,300 students in more than 50
undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including two doctoral
Small classes geared toward individual attention, and immersive
learning experiences that extend beyond the classroom, define the
student experience at Monmouth. The Universityâs welcoming
learning environment empowers students to become active
participants in their education, while fully preparing them for
life after graduation. Monmouthâs faculty, experts in their
respective disciplines and industries, foster student growth by
involving undergraduates and graduates in their research and
Just one hour from New York City, and close to Philadelphia,
Monmouth University sits at the heart of a vibrant culture that is
rich in history, the arts, technology, and entrepreneurship. The
Universityâs 168-acre coastal campus has been named one of the
most beautiful in the world, and blends the classic beauty of
National Historic Landmarks with state-of-the-art facilities.
Recent updates include a $47 million renovation to the Science
Building and construction of a $16 million stadium, which serves as
home for more than half of the Universityâs student-athletes. A
host of unique cultural experiences are available just outside the
Universityâs gatesâfrom Asbury Parkâs legendary music scene
and growing LGBT community, to Red Bankâs theater and dining hub,
to Long Branchâs redeveloped waterfront with recreational and
upscale shopping offerings.
Founded in 1933 as Monmouth Junior College, the institution became
Monmouth College in 1956 and received its university charter in
1995. Today, Monmouth University is listed in U.S. News & World
Reportâs âBest Colleges,â The Princeton Reviewâs âThe
Best 382 Colleges,â and Money magazineâs âBest Colleges for
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