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Assistant Professor of English (31173)

Company: Rockhurst University
Location: kansas city
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

The Department of English in the College of Arts and Sciences at Rockhurst University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor with an expertise in fiction and hybrid literature, and professional or technical writing. We require a strong record of teaching creative writing as a pathway into academic communities from which marginalized students have historically been excluded. Experience developing and teaching lower-division creative writing courses relevant to students from underrepresented groups and a distinct focus on the infusion of race and cultural studies into introductory and general-education courses is also required. Experience in writing across the curriculum, curricular revision, and assessment, and online education, as well as an interest in developing an academic minor, major, or certificate program in Creative Writing and other high-interest areas are strongly preferred.Teaching load is 3/3. Service expectations include serving on university committees, advising students, and directing senior thesis projects. Position begins August 2021.Please address the following required and preferred qualifications in your CV and/or cover letter:Completed PhD in English or Creative Writing.Expertise teaching fiction and hybrid literature, and professional or technical writing.Strong publication record in national journals and an active scholarly agenda.Experience developing and assessing a creative writing curriculum.Editorial work on a literary magazine of national prominence.Teaching creative writing through a community-centered lens.Coordinating a literary reading series.Successful program administration, development, and assessment.Innovative composition pedagogy, including online teaching and learning practices.Developing and leading first-year seminars.Mentoring students from underrepresented backgrounds.A minimum of three years of experience teaching at the college level.Evidence of commitment to teaching first-year writing.An awareness of and interest in the educational mission of Jesuit higher education.The English Department and College of Arts and Sciences at Rockhurst University are committed to enhancing the diversity and inclusiveness of the campus community and the curriculum. The Department is thus especially interested in candidates whose background and experiences are traditionally underrepresented in higher education. Applicants who would enhance the diversity of the University, such as individuals from historically underrepresented groups, are strongly encouraged to apply and identify their strengths and experiences in these areas. The successful candidate must have the ability to work effectively with students, staff, and faculty from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.Grounded in the Jesuit and Catholic traditions of liberal arts education, the College of Arts and Sciences at Rockhurst University engages students in building a foundation of values, integrated knowledge, critical analysis, and personal reflection that prepares graduates to become compassionate, just and globally aware leaders in our diverse, changing world. As Kansas City's Jesuit university, Rockhurst University exemplifies learning, leadership, and service for and with others to provide a transformative experience for students. The beautiful 55-acre campus is centrally located in a thriving metropolis with a diverse population of more than 2 million people. Rockhurst University was ranked No. 13 among Midwest regional universities by U.S. News & World Report (2020), the highest-ranked institution in the Kansas City area.Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The position offers a full benefits package. Applications must be received by January 15, 2021. Questions about the position, department, or college may be directed to the Chair of English, Jason Arthur (). (No application can be accepted via this email address.) Questions about submitting applications through our online system can call our Human Resources office at 816-501-4835 for assistance. To apply, please visit our online application system and submit an application letter, CV, and a statement of teaching philosophy that clearly articulates a commitment to diversity and inclusiveness. Rockhurst is an Equal Opportunity Employer and uses E-Verify.

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