Faculty (non-tenure track) - Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and Discourse (WRD)

Chicago, Cook County
Aug 08, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
The Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and Discourse (WRD) at DePaul University invites applications for two full-time, non-tenure-track positions primarily in first-year writing for the 2014-15 academic year. We seek candidates with a clear commitment to undergraduate writing instruction and the discipline that informs it; experience teaching college writing successfully to students of varied cultural and linguistic backgrounds; and sensitivity to the educational goals of a diverse student population. Coursework in rhetoric and composition pedagogy, particularly that related to second-language writing, is highly desirable. Limited opportunities to teach in the department's writing and rhetoric major and at the graduate level are available to candidates whose application materials reflect appropriate coursework, scholarship, credentials, and teaching experience in the fields represented by our MA programs: professional (non-literary) writing; teaching postsecondary language and writing; TESOL; computers and composition; new media studies. See wrd.depaul.edu. Successful candidates will teach three courses per term (a nine-course load on the quarter system) in an active and dynamic independent writing department. Salary is commensurate with experience. Position carries full benefits. Applicants must have at minimum an MA in rhetoric and composition or an equivalent field in hand at hire. To apply, please electronically submit a letter of application, CV, names and email contacts for three references, and unofficial or official graduate transcripts. Apply online only: facultyopportunities.depaul.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=51166 Review of applications will begin immediately and continue through August 8, 2014. As an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, DePaul University provides job opportunities to qualified individuals without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, parental status, housing status, source of income or military status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.