Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellowship in English

Location
Arlington, Arlington County
Posted
Apr 11, 2014
Position Type
Postdoc


Job Category Faculty

Posting Number M00226

Department Literature and Languages

Reports To Chair, Department of Literature & Languages

Point of Contact Hazel Sirett, Hazel Sirett

Responsibilities

The Department of Literature and Languages at Marymount University in Arlington, VA, invites applications for two full-time, postdoctoral fellowships for AY 2014-2015. These positions may be renewed up to three years.

Marymount's innovative composition program focuses on public and academic writing with an emphasis on information literacy and writing studies. We seek applicants with experience teaching writing at the university level, interest in pedagogical development, and a desire to work with a diverse student body. Significant mentoring will be provided as well as opportunities to strengthen the teaching fellow's portfolio. The 3/3 teaching load will include first-year composition and, depending on interests, may include upper-level writing and literature courses, freshmen seminar courses, and graduate-level humanities courses. Fellows are expected to be engaged members of the university and active scholars in their fields.



Minimum Qualifications

Recent Ph.D. in English or related field.



Preferred Qualifications

Special Notes to Applicants

Please complete the online application and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a list of three references, and sample first-year composition syllabus. If you have questions, please contact Dr. Marguerite Rippy, Chair of Literature and Languages, Marymount University, at mrippy@marymount.edu.



Application materials must be received by 04/29/2014

Open Until Filled No

University Profile

Marymount is a comprehensive Catholic university that emphasizes the liberal arts, career preparation, and personal and professional development. A diverse and welcoming learning community, Marymount serves nearly 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The university's location in suburban Arlington, Virginia, offers easy access to the rich resources of the nation's capital. Marymount University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.

Job Duties



Percent of total time 50%

Responsibility / Duty

TEACHING:
3/3 teaching load will include first-year composition and, depending on interests, may include upper-level writing and literature courses, freshmen seminar courses, and graduate-level humanities courses.


Percent of total time 30%

Responsibility / Duty

RESEARCH:
Research toward publication in their area of expertise.


Percent of total time 20%

Responsibility / Duty

SERVICE:
Promoting departmental activities; participating in departmental assessment and faculty governance.



Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you hold a PhD in English or a related field?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. References
  4. Other Document
Optional Documents
PI75555230