Assistant Professor in Professional Writing, Marywood University

English Department
Assistant Professor of Professional Writing, Tenure Track

Summary of Duties
The Marywood University English Department seeks an Assistant Professor in Professional Writing for a full-time (nine-month), tenure-track appointment beginning August 2015.

Responsibilities include teaching seven undergraduate courses each year, with primary focus on professional writing and rhetoric. Particularly desirable sub-specialties include business writing, technical writing, science writing, digital writing, or related areas. First year composition & rhetoric will also be part of the teaching load. Student advisement, scholarly research, and participation in university, professional, and community service are expected.

Marywood University is a comprehensive Catholic university sponsored by the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, located in northeastern Pennsylvania.


  • Educational: Qualified candidates will possess a Ph.D. in Composition & Rhetoric or a related field with a focus on professional writing. Degree must be in hand by August 2015.
  • Work Experience: Prior college teaching experience is required.

How to Apply
To apply, please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, and three professional letters of reference to Interfolio:

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled; to assure fullest consideration, all materials should be received by March 2, 2015.

Marywood University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.