Faculty (non tenure-track) - Department of Writing, Rhetoric, & Discourse

Location
Chicago, Cook County
Posted
May 19, 2017
Position Type
Adjunct
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and Discourse (WRD) invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-line Term position to begin September, 2017. We are especially interested in candidates with preparation and experience teaching upper-division courses in professional writing, technical writing, business writing and/or science writing, in addition to first-year writing.

At DePaul, Term Faculty members are hired on one-year contracts with full benefits. Contingent upon annual performance review and enrollment needs, they are eligible for reappointment and possible multiyear contracts up to five years after three years of service. Term Faculty in WRD teach three courses per term (a nine-course load on the quarter system), contribute teaching-related service to an active and dynamic independent writing department, and have the right to vote in matters of governance.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a clear commitment to and success in teaching undergraduates; experience teaching writing to students of varied cultural and linguistic backgrounds; and sensitivity to the educational goals of a diverse student population. Opportunities are available, depending on preparation and experience, to teach in an innovative liberal studies program and other areas, including our graduate program in WRD. PhD or MA in rhetoric and composition or an equivalent field required.

Please electronically submit your CV, cover letter, and contact information for three references. The Department will request additional materials from finalists

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