Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Composition and Rhetoric - Bentley University in Waltham Massachusetts

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Bentley University

Waltham, Massachusetts

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Department of English and Media Studies at Bentley University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English in Composition and Rhetoric. We seek a candidate with a record of publication and active research agenda, a record of excellence in undergraduate teaching, and evidence of administrative experience with writing programs. The candidate will join a department that includes creative writers, media practitioners, literary scholars, rhetorical scholars and cinema and media studies scholars.

Salary, benefits and teaching load are competitive. Bentley's pleasant campus is located in a Boston suburb, close to Cambridge.  

Additional Description of Duties:

As a leader in business education, Bentley University's mission is to foster and create knowledge within and across business and arts and sciences and to educate creative, ethical, and socially responsible organizational leaders. Bentley is an equal opportunity employer, building strength through diversity, and welcomes applications from members of under-represented groups.  

Position Qualifications

Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. in Composition and Rhetoric. Applicants must have degree in hand on or before July 1, 2015.  

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please submit your application online at https://jobs.bentley.edu. For best consideration, please apply by November 3, 2014. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The following materials are requested: CV, cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, research statement, teaching evaluations, and a writing sample, which can be uploaded using the "Other Document" tab in the "Required Applicant Documents" section (25 pages max).

You will be asked to provide names and contact information for at least three references. References will be contacted once the pool has been narrowed.

For questions, please contact Dr. Gesa Kirsch (gkirsch@bentley.edu), Search Committee Chair, English and Media Studies, Bentley University, 175 Forest St., Waltham, MA 02452.

Bentley University requires reference checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.  

Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity.  

Keyword Phrases

  • English and Media Studies
  • Business University
  • STAR - Scholarship, Teaching, Advising, Research
  • Corporate & Community Partnerships
  • Speech / Rhetoric
  • Other Communications
  • Writing
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter