Faculty Position (exempt)
Position TitleAssistant Professor
Basic FunctionThe English Department at California Lutheran University is seeking a developmental writing specialist with a Ph.D. in Rhetoric/Composition. Requirements include significant writing center and ESL experience, evidence of teaching excellence in college composition, and a commitment to teaching in a small, diverse university environment.
Representative DutiesThe normal teaching load at CLU is 3 courses (12 hrs) per semester; the person filling this position will teach two courses per semester and serve as director of the university’s writing center and basic composition program. Other departmental responsibilities include participating actively in curriculum development and assessment.
EnvironmentCLU is an accredited, private, comprehensive university located midway between Santa Barbara and Los Angeles. Additional information may be found at www.callutheran.edu. California Lutheran University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University encourages candidates who will contribute to the cultural diversity of CLU to apply. All offers will be contingent upon the completion of a successful background check.
Application ProcedureSend letter of application, vita, statement of teaching philosophy, research agenda, and three letters of recommendation to Joan Wines, Chair, English Department, Please submit your application online to https://secure.interfolio.com/apply/16975 The deadline is Monday, November 19, 2012. Initial interviews will take place at MLA in Boston in January 2013.
California Lutheran University is an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process can be provided to individuals with qualifying disabilities. Please contact the Human Resources Department for further information or to request an accommodation.