Salary is commensurate with background and experience.
The Department of English hires Instructors in Composition Administration from an applicant pool. Such instructors are hired full time for fall and spring terms in a given academic year. Positions are available in 2014-15 for Instructors in First-Year Composition Administration and Upper-Division Composition Administration.
Instructors in First-Year Composition Administration receive one course release per semester to train and supervise GTAs in CO150 College Composition and collaborate on updating the common CO150 syllabus and course materials. They teach six courses per year in addition, which usually include 100- and 300-level composition. The availability of other courses is based on department need and the instructorís background.
Instructors in Upper-Division Composition Administration receive one course release per year for administrative and curricular work, including developing professional development workshops and materials. They teach seven courses per year, consisting of 300-level composition courses.
Instructors are expected to meet departmental objectives for the courses they teach. Requirements for both positions are an MA; a record of college teaching excellence; initiative for composition program development; supervisory experience, preferably in composition program administration; experience developing programmatic and instructional materials; and knowledge of multimodal composition theory and practice. Teaching experience in upper-division composition is required for positions in Upper-Division Composition Program Administration. A PhD, MFA, or ABD is preferred. For positions in First-Year Composition Administration, preference will be given to candidates with academic or scholarly credentials in composition theory and pedagogy or rhetoric and those with recent teaching experience in CSUís composition program or one similar to it.
Terms of Employment: These distinctive assignments are customarily for three-year terms. Annual reappointment depends on satisfactory performance.
Application deadline: 12-31-2014. For full consideration for Fall 2014, submit applications by February 15, 2014.
A complete application will include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, documentation of post-baccalaureate degree, evidence of teaching strengths, and three recent professional letters of recommendation.
Full details for the positions and the application materials may be found on the department website at http://english.colostate.edu/jobs. Applicants are urged to read these descriptions carefully. For additional information about the Composition program, visit http://composition.colostate.edu. Address applications to Dr. Louann Reid, Chair, Department of English, Colorado State University, 1773 Campus Delivery, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523-1773. Direct questions to Sue Russell at 970-491-1898 or Sue.Russell@colostate.edu.
This pool expires December 31, 2014. Individuals wishing to be considered beyond this date must reapply. Express interest in reapplication by emailing Sue.Russell@colostate.edu.
Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Departmentís commitment to diversity and inclusion.
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