Writing Lab Coordinator & Assistant Professor of English

Dalton, Georgia
Jan 25, 2018
See job description Kerri Allen
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in English.
  • Ability to direct a writing laboratory designed to serve the entire campus.
  • Ability and desire to teach freshman composition and advanced writing courses.
  • A primary interest in, and firm commitment to, student-centered teaching.
  • Applicants with writing lab experience and college teaching experience may be given preference.

Responsibilities of the position include the following:

  • Teach two composition/writing courses each fall and spring.
  • Staff the Writing Lab 17 hours a week, including one evening per week.
  • Maintain Writing Lab Web page and conduct periodic assessment of lab services and materials.
  • Coordinate Writing Lab volunteers and part-time staff.
  • Participate in academic advising, committee work, planning and assessment, other College and community service, and professional development.
  • Other such duties as assigned by the chair of English.

A complete application will include:

  • a letter of interest
  • a separate statement of teaching philosophy
  • a current curriculum vita
  • three signed letters of reference written within the last three years
  • unofficial transcripts of all college and graduate work (Official transcripts will be required prior to an offer of employment.)

Mail to 
Dr. Kerri Allen, Chair 
Department of English 
Dalton State College 
650 College Drive 
Dalton, GA 30720-3797 

Position is available August 2018. Review of completed applications will begin March 1 and will continue until the position is filled. 

The names of applicants and nominees, vitae, and other general non-evaluative material are subject to public inspection under the Georgia Open Records Act. The University System Board of Regents requires a background check before employment. 

Employment opportunities, admissions policies, activities, services, and facilities of the College do not exclude any person on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin or disability. Dalton State College is an Affirmative Action Program Institution and strongly encourages the applications and nominations of women and minorities.

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