Assistant Professor, Writing

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Founded in 1879, Curry College is a private, four-year, liberal arts-based institution located on a wooded 131-acre campus in Milton, MA just seven miles from downtown Boston. Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), Curry College offers 27 undergraduate majors, over 60 minors and concentrations, as well as four graduate programs. 

Curry College is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in every aspect of its operations. The College values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from a variety of backgrounds.  Curry College is an equal opportunity employer that encourages diversity in the workplace.

Curry College invites applications for a full-time, Assistant Professor to join the Curry College Writing Program beginning in the Fall of 2018. Teaching will include courses in the two-sequence first year core, developmental writing, as well as related courses in the general education program. The teaching load is 4/3.


Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition or a relevant field at the time of appointment. Preferred qualifications include applicants whose areas of interest include assessment, faculty development, professional/technical writing or multimodal composition/digital rhetorics. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Employment in this position is contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment background checks.

Please apply online at: for consideration. 

Interested applicants must submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter including a description of your teaching philosophy, a statement of contributions to diversity (statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching, research, professional activity, and/or service), a copy of your unofficial transcript (an official transcript will be required upon acceptance of an offer of employment) and a list of three professional references including complete contact information and professional titles. 




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Posted: 1/19/2018
Application Due: 3/20/2018
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