Assistant Professor of English


Assistant Professor of English

Job Summary
The College of St. Scholastica invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English with specialization in Rhetoric and Composition to begin August 2019. We are seeking applicants with expertise in Digital Rhetorics and a secondary interest in Rhetorics of Race and Ethnicity, Rhetorics of Gender and Sexuality, or Rhetorics of Environmentalism and Sustainability. We are particularly interested in applicants who also have training and interest in teaching literature courses. The individual hired will be expected to demonstrate excellence in teaching, foster a culture of inclusion in the classroom, and participate in faculty committee work. The department values diversity among its faculty and strongly encourages applications from individuals who are underrepresented in higher education. This is a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track position. Applications received by November 1 will receive priority consideration.

Key Results/Responsibilities: Teach a 3/3 load and develop new coursework within the department: a typical semester would consist of a course for majors, a general education course, and a writing course in first-year composition or management writing. Additional responsibilities may include academic advising, College service, and scholarly-creative engagement in the discipline. Faculty at St. Scholastica contribute to and participate in fostering a culture of inclusion in support of College diversity goals.

Required Qualifications
• Ph.D. in English completed by August of 2019
• Demonstrated success working with diverse populations, cross-cultural communication skills, and multicultural competency
• Experience or demonstrated interest in teaching undergraduate courses in writing and literature

Preferred Qualifications
• Ability to develop and teach online courses

About The College of St. Scholastica
The College of St. Scholastica is an independent private college founded by Catholic Benedictine Sisters in 1912. Located in Duluth, Minnesota, the main campus serves over 1,700 full-time undergraduate students. The College of St. Scholastica aspires to be a diverse and inclusive academic community of excellence, grounded in the rich Catholic Benedictine heritage, sending forth thoughtful leaders sharpened and sensitized by the liberal arts, who are prepared and committed to serve and transform the world.

For more information and to apply, visit The College of St. Scholastica is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an educational and work environment that is rich in diversity, inclusive and supportive of all students, faculty and staff. Individuals from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. While there is no religious requirement, we are interested in individuals who value and support the rich Catholic Benedictine heritage of the College of St. Scholastica.

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