Assistant Professor and Writing Coordinator, University of Connecticut Waterbury Campus

Assistant Professor & Writing Coordinator

University of Connecticut – Waterbury Campus

The University of Connecticut, Waterbury Campus, announces a search for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English to serve as Writing Coordinator beginning in the fall of 2008. Duties include: supervising Freshman English courses, supervising tutor training and tutorial services for writing across the curriculum, providing support for the teaching of writing intensive courses, and participating in student placement and course development. The successful candidate will join a cohort of Writing Directors from regional campuses across the state in working closely with the Freshman English Program and the Writing Center at the main campus at Storrs. Teaching responsibility is one course per semester.

Qualifications: Candidates must have a completed Ph.D. at the time of appointment, preferably in Rhetoric and Composition. A record of, or strong potential for, distinguished scholarship and effective teaching is required, along with the ability to interact effectively with faculty and administrators. Successful candidate will have experience in community outreach, and Spanish language proficiency is desirable. Experience in ESL and in working with diverse populations is preferred.

Salary: Competitive. Please submit a complete application, including cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendation, a teaching portfolio or other evidence of teaching experience and a 15-25 page writing sample to Robert Tilton, Head, Department of English, APCC-W Search, 215 Glenbrook Road, U-4025, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, 06269-4025. Review of applications will begin on November 12, 2007 and continue until an appropriate candidate is selected. The University of Connecticut actively solicits applications from minorities, women, and people with disabilities. #2008186