Assistant/ Associate Professor
POSITION: Tenure Track Faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor/ Director of Campus Writing Programs
APPOINTMENT DATE: 09-01-2014
POSITION: The SUNY Cortland English Department invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position beginning in fall 2014.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Administering the College's first-year writing and WAC programs; supervising curriculum, instruction and assessment in the composition courses; providing professional development for College faculty; and teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in writing theory and pedagogy for the Department's English Education programs. Teaching load is 2-2 (1-2 in the first year) in addition to administrative responsibilities.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Ph. D. in Composition/Rhetoric or related field, active scholarly agenda, administrative experience, and experience teaching writing theory and pedagogy.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Advanced assistant or associate professor preferred. Additional preferred qualifications include strong interest in English Education, experience with Writing across the Curriculum, familiarity with writing program assessment, and ability to collaborate with and provide professional development for approximately 25 non-tenure-track instructors.
THE DEPARTMENT: The English Department at SUNY Cortland offers undergraduate majors in English, Professional Writing, and Adolescence Education English, as well as master's degree programs in English Studies and Adolescence Education. In addition, the College hosts a site for the National Writing Project.
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Review of application materials will begin November 18, 2013, and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit an online employment application at http://jobs.cortland.edu and attach a letter of application, cv, a two-page dissertation description or research precis, and three letters of recommendation.
THE COLLEGE AND COMMUNITY: The College traces its beginnings to 1868 and offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs in the School of Education, School of Arts and Sciences, and the School of Professional Studies. Our many programs are designed to support our commitment to civic responsibility, environmental responsibility, international education, professional education, and social justice. More than 90 percent of SUNY Cortland’s 7,200 undergraduate and graduate students gain hands-on experience through internships, volunteerism, civic engagement, and study abroad.
The campus is located in the geographic center of New York State and is a half-hour drive from Syracuse and Ithaca and four hours from New York City and Philadelphia. Situated in the beautiful Finger Lakes region, the city of Cortland has a population of 25,000 and offers an array of regional, cultural, and recreational opportunities, as well as affordable housing and excellent school systems. The abundant recreational opportunities of the college and city are enhanced by the college’s proximity to four ski/snowboard areas, several state forests, and numerous lakes.
Application Procedures: Review of application materials will begin November 18, 2013, and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit an online employment application at http://jobs.cortland.edu and attach a letter of application, cv, a two-page dissertation description or research precis, and three letters of recommendation.
SUNY Cortland is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. We have a strong commitment to the affirmation of diversity and have interdisciplinary degree programs in the areas of Multicultural Studies.