Visiting Assistant Professor of English, Professional and Technical Writing
The Department of English at Valparaiso University seeks a visiting assistant professor in professional and technical writing. Expertise in multimodal composition and/or writing in the health sciences preferred. Teaching could include courses in technical and business communication, writing in the health sciences, advanced composition, and general education in humanities.
The position is from August 2018 to May 2019. Ph.D. or ABD required. Candidates should be interested in working at a university engaged in issues in Christian higher education in the Lutheran tradition, which emphasizes excellent teaching and commitment to student learning, and which is increasing its international enrollment and programming. In addition to strong academic qualifications and excellence in teaching, the University highly values experience in working across cultural and other significant differences. Successful applicants will demonstrate a commitment to cultural diversity and the ability to work with individuals or groups from diverse backgrounds. Teaching load will likely include three courses per semester and could include upper-division, graduate, and general education courses.
Submit a letter of application, CV, unofficial transcript, and three letters of recommendation to Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/49858. CVs and letters of application must be received by May 25 and will be acknowledged. We will request writing samples from candidates we wish to consider further. For questions about the department or university, please contact Professor Sara Danger, Chair, Department of English, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN 46383. (Sara.Danger@valpo.edu)
Employment at Valparaiso University will require a satisfactory criminal background check. Valparaiso University does not unlawfully discriminate and aims to employ persons of various backgrounds and experiences to develop and support a diverse community. Its entire EEO policy can be found at http://www.valpo.edu/general-counsel/policies/equal-opportunity-policy/ .