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Assistant Professor of English Composition

This position is a three-year renewable contract outside the tenure stream.  The successful candidate will teach 4 courses per semester in the Freshman Composition and ESL programs.  PhD preferred, Master’s degree (M.A. in Rhetoric and Composition, M.A.T. in English, or M.Ed.) is required along with Advanced (Level-3) TESOL Certification.  Other qualifications include college teaching experience in Freshman Composition courses and in ESL courses; evidence of teaching excellence; demonstrable experience designing assessment programs in composition and ESL; academic administrative experience.  The position includes benefits, and the salary is competitive.  Starting date is August 2014.

For full consideration, send letter of application, CV, official transcripts along with Advanced (Level-3) TESOL Certification, evidence of teaching excellence, evidence of assessment experience, and three letters of reference (directly from source or placement office) to Dr. Patty S. Derrick, Chair, Humanities Division, University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown, 450 Schoolhouse Road, Johnstown, PA 15904.  No electronic submissions.  Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2014 and continue until the position is filled; to receive full consideration, all materials should be received by the initial review date.  Only completed application packets will be advanced in consideration.

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