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Assistant Professor English/Director of Writing

The English Department at Linfield College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position in English/Director of Writing to begin fall semester of 2018.  Candidates must demonstrate a primary expertise in the field of rhetoric and the ability to train colleagues from various disciplines to be effective teachers of writing. They also must demonstrate a secondary expertise in American literature. The position has an annual five-course load with two courses reassigned for directing the college-wide writing program. Review of applications will begin immediately and close on October 16, 2017.

RESPONSIBILITIES:          

Teaching duties will include an annual, first-year Inquiry Seminar, and alternating annual responsibility for an American literature survey and a course in the American novel. 

Candidates with a strong background in rhetoric and secondary expertise in any of the following American literatures are encouraged to apply: pre-1820; African American; Latinx; Asian American; Native American; Arab American; Pacific Islander; LGBTQ; Disability; or other underrepresented discourses.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:                    

  • Ph.D. in rhetoric, English, or related field required by July 1, 2018.
  • Candidates must demonstrate excellent teaching and the ability to integrate an active scholarly agenda with effective administration and classroom practice.
  • Ability to work effectively with colleagues and students in a small college setting.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES: 

Review of applications will begin immediately.  Applications will be accepted through October 16, 2017.   Finalists will be asked to submit a complete dossier by November 15.  To apply, please complete the online application and attach the following documents:

  • Resume or Curriculum vitae
  • Letter of Application addressed to Dr. David Thomas Sumner, Department Co-Chair. Cover letters should explain qualifications and approach to directing a college-wide writing program as well as undergraduate teaching philosophy and experience, current research interests, and ways the applicant's teaching, scholarship and service will support Linfield's mission of diversity and inclusion.
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness
  • Undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial required with application, official transcripts required prior to on-campus interview.)
  • Name, email addresses and telephone numbers of three professional references.

We Value Diversity:  Linfield College is actively engaged in promoting, advancing, and confirming our commitment to diversity and inclusion.  We believe that a diverse and vibrant Linfield contributes to academic excellence and critical thinking. We welcome applicants who bring a diversity of identity, culture, experience, perspective, and thought.  All candidates are encouraged to address how their professional and lived experience, scholarship, teaching, mentorship, and/or service will build on our diversity and inclusion efforts. 

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