Assistant Professor- English (Professional Writing and Rhetoric)

Cortland, NY
Sep 20, 2019
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Position Details

Position Information

Budget TitleASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR 10 MONTHSCampus TitleAssistant Professor- English (Professional Writing and Rhetoric)School/DivisionAcademic Affairs, Division ofDepartmentEnglishFaculty Sub-TypeFT FacultySalary LevelA5Salary Rangemid 50'sPosition EffortFull-TimeIf Part-Time, enter FTE:If Temporary, enter End Date:Position Summary

SUNY Cortland is an engaged learning community that is committed to promoting a diversity of thought and experience. We believe that an equitable, inclusive and diverse campus and curriculum are critical to our educational mission. Tenure track faculty contribute to the College’s values of inclusive excellence through outstanding teaching, research and/or scholarship, service to the department and college, and by providing academic advisement and mentoring to/for all students. Faculty are expected to maintain a routine presence on campus to support our Campus Values of Focusing on the Students, Integrity, and Intellectual Life and serve our Campus Priorities of Academic Excellence, Transformational Education, Well-being, and the Maximization of Resources.

Major Responsibilities

Teaching courses in Professional Writing including introductory, advanced, and graduate courses, advising and mentoring students.
Maintain an active scholarly program in Rhetorical studies.
Participate in department and college-wide committees and other forms of service.
Demonstrate a commitment to equity, inclusion, and social justice,
Demonstrate a passion for teaching and mentoring students from diverse backgrounds and with differing skill levels.

Functional and Supervisory Relationships

Works under the direct supervision of the department chair. Works closely with the department chair, faculty, and staff within the department. Additional working relationships with faculty and staff in other departments.

Required Qualifications

-Ph.D. by the time of appointment with specialization in Rhetoric and Composition or related field.
-Record of teaching excellence
-Evidence of scholarly potential

Preferred Qualifications

- Specialization in genre, digital rhetorics, cultural rhetorics, materiality, or related sub-field
- Teaching interests and background in scientific or public policy writing, rhetorical code studies, grant writing, or other related areas encouraged, as well as ability to teach across a wide variety of technologies and familiarity with publishing software such as InDesign.
- Experience teaching students from diverse backgrounds

EEO Statement

The State University of New York College at Cortland is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act (AA/EEO/ADA) employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.

Posting Detail Information

Posting NumberF19028Open Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to Applicant

Attach a letter of application, CV, and contact information for three professional references.

Position begins August 2020.

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Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vita or Resume
  3. Professional References Contact Info. ONLY (minimum of 3)
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