Location: Binghamton, NY Category: Faculty Posted On: Wed Apr 3 2019 Job Description:
The Writing Initiative at Binghamton University invites applications for a two-year contracted and renewable full-time lecturer position with competitive salary to begin August 15, 2019. The teaching load will be 3/3, with additional responsibilities that include leading weekly pedagogy group meetings, mentoring and acting as the instructor of record for several graduate instructors and adjuncts, conducting classroom observations, participating in our pre-fall orientation, preparing professional development workshops, and engaging in curriculum assessment and development.
Currently, almost all our course offerings are first-year writing courses focused on academic, argumentative writing, so candidates should have experience teaching such classes and expect to teach them for our program. However, we are planning to expand our course offerings, and so we are also looking for candidates who have training and experience in one or more of the following areas: digital rhetoric, cultural rhetoric, civic discourse, public advocacy writing, professional writing, and/or writing across the curriculum. Preference will also be given to those with experience in curriculum design, assessment practices, and working with multilingual and developing writers.
Master's specializing in rhetoric, composition, writing studies, or a related field
At least two years of experience and demonstrated success teaching academic writing to diverse students at the college/university level
PhD specializing in in rhetoric, composition, writing studies, or a related field
Demonstrated excellence in writing pedagogy and dedication to student success
Demonstrated ability to work with diverse students with a wide range of skills and abilities, including multilingual and developing writers
Demonstrated experience in digital rhetoric, cultural rhetoric, civic discourse, public advocacy writing, professional writing, and/or writing across the curriculum
Demonstrated experience in curriculum design and assessment practices
Demonstrated commitment to professional development and engagement in the field of rhetoric and composition
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