Faculty Tenure Track-9 Mo

New Philadelphia, Ohio, United States

Job description

Kent State University at Tuscarawas Campus is seeking two candidates for the Tenure Track positions to teach introductory writing courses and upper-level writing and literature courses. A tenure track appointment carries with it the expectations of teaching and excellence, professional development activities, research leading to publication, and campus and community service.

Minimum Qualifications
A Ph.D in English. Experience in and strong commitment to undergraduate teaching concentration and/or experience in any of the following: writing studies, literacy studies, composition theory and pedagogy – with a concentration in upper division professional writing and editing courses. This individual will serve as writing program coordinator for the Tuscarawas Campus and work with the Kent writing program to ensure that writing courses at all levels fulfill established learning outcomes for students.

Asterisk (*) indicates knowledge, skills, abilities which require assessments

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:
Light work-Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Incumbent must be able to communicate with others. Incumbent may be required to travel from building to building frequently and off campus occasionally.

How to apply

To apply, please submit an online application at jobs.kent.edu. A letter of application expressing interest referencing the above position number, and a curriculum vitae. Official transcripts and three (3) letters of recommendation should be sent to:

Carla Barker
Special Assistant, Dean Tuscarawas Campus
330 University Drive NE
New Philadelphia, OH 44663

Additional Information:

Must pass a security check.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For official job descriptions, visit www.kent.edu/hr.

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The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related experience/education beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Kent State University reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.