Review of applicants will begin January 23, 2019. Applications must be submitted by deadline to be considered.
Assistant Professor of English Composition
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The Department of Literature & Languages is seeking faculty for a tenure track position in English with specialization in rhetoric and composition. The ideal applicant will have an active research agenda in at least one of the following areas: community writing, public rhetoric, writing and social justice, cultural rhetorics--including, but not limited to, indigenous, latinx, feminist, transnational/global rhetorics, (dis)ability, (trans)gender, queer, embodied, decolonial, mobility, and working-class studies--and digital humanities. This position will begin August, 2019.
Faculty at Texas A & M University-Commerce are required to conduct scholarly activities, work cooperatively with others, and contribute service to their discipline, the university, and the community.
Major/Essential Duties of Job
Primary responsibilities include:
Teaching undergraduate, masters or doctoral level courses in English;
Maintaining and expanding upon an active research agenda;
Updating course materials;
Delivery of instruction both online and on any of the university campuses. Instructional duties may include teaching during the day, in the evening, or on Saturday.
Working collaboratively with faculty and staff to implement departmental programs;
Maintaining a current understanding of changes and trends in the discipline and effective pedagogical practices;
Providing service to the department, college, university and public schools, and community; and
Continual learning to stay current with research, best practices in teaching, and technological applications in the classroom, including online teaching.
Texas A&M University-Commerce is committed to promotion of diversity and thus the candidate should facilitate a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and ability to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds. The candidate should have an understanding and knowledge of multicultural and diversity issues, and their potential applications to pedagogy, programming, and service activity.
Possible direct supervision of student workers and/or graduate assistants as appropriate and necessary. Other duties as required.
Required Education and Experience
Doctorate/Ph.D. in English with area of specialization rhetoric and composition.
Candidates that are ABD will be considered but degree must be conferred on or before January 15th for Spring appointments and on or before August 15th for Fall appointments.
A minimum of 18 hours in English from an accredited university is required.
Scholarly publication record or demonstration of scholarly potential.
Preferred Education and Experience
University level teaching experience
Online and face-to-face teaching experience
Record of scholarly research in relevant areas of rhetoric and composition
Secondary area of expertise in critical theory
Required Special Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with a team of professionals.
Good written and oral communication skills.
Commitment to high quality teaching.
Dedication to high standards and student success.
Internal Number: R-015313
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