Assistant Professor, Composition

Assistant Professor of Composition

Seton Hill University invites applications for an Assistant Professor position in Composition, beginning Fall, 2006. The faculty member will teach developmental composition courses to traditional age and non-traditional aged students and may be asked to assist with faculty development activities in conjunction with the Writing Coordinator.

Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in Composition and Rhetoric and have tangible experience working with developmental writers. An outstanding candidate who has completed all but the dissertation may be considered.

Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, official transcripts, a statement of philosophy of teaching composition, a writing sample, a teaching portfolio, a developmental composition syllabus, and a set of teaching evaluations from a composition course and three letters of reference to: Dr. Laura Patterson, Assistant Professor of English and Director of the Writing Program, Seton Hill University, PO Box 406F, Greensburg, PA 15601-1599. E-mail address: The review process will begin March 15, 2006 and will continue until the position is filled.

Seton Hill University is a Catholic, liberal arts university, educating traditional and non-traditional undergraduate and graduate students. Classes are offered in a variety of formats – day, evening, and weekends. Seton Hill has a student-centered campus culture based on Catholic values, acceptance, community and service. The campus is located 35 miles east of Pittsburgh.

Seton Hill University is committed to hiring faculty that represent the diversity of the broader culture; faculty of color and women are encouraged to apply.