Title: Assistant Professor
Department of English
One Position Available
Payroll Title/Level: Assistant Professor
Location/Department: Department of English
Position Type: Exempt
Salary: $42,873-$81,645; Commensurate with experience
College Web Site: http://www.jjay.cuny.edu
Date Posted: 9/1/112
Closing Date: 11/1/2012
Position Description and Duties:
The English Department at John Jay College of Criminal Justice invites applications for a tenure-track line in Composition and Rhetoric to join our expanding writing program. The applicant should have a demonstrated research agenda in digital humanities, digital literacy or literary scholarship or emerging publishing technologies. The candidate should have experience teaching and developing innovative curriculum for undergraduate courses in composition and rhetoric and/or literature that engage students in digital and emerging media using new technologies, such as: Adobe Creative Suite, After Effects, Dreamweaver, Premier Pro, Sorenson Squeeze and others.
The applicant should also have an interest and experience in writing program administration, including, but not limited to developing programs in digital media or digital rhetoric, working with other departments and disciplines to improve writing instruction, and designing web spaces or digital media. This is a growth position with the opportunity to design and enact curriculum, courses and programs involving digital media throughout the campus.
Job performance evaluation is based on scholarship, teaching, and service. Tenure-track professors teach a 4/3 course-load, with course reductions for administrative tasks, earn a competitive salary, and have access to good benefits.
Located steps from Lincoln Center at the cultural heart of New York City, John Jay College, a senior college of the City University of New York (CUNY), offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees and participates in the doctoral programs of the Graduate School of CUNY. The College has the largest Hispanic enrollment of any four-year college in the northeastern United States. Under the leadership of its fourth president, Jeremy Travis, John Jay College has experienced unprecedented faculty hiring, an expansion of its curricular offerings, and the opening in 2011 of a new 600,000 square foot building complete with a black-box theatre, state-of-the-art lab space for students and faculty, a moot courtroom, and a variety of virtual learning settings.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. degree in composition and rhetoric or related field.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Proven interest and experience in digital humanities research and teaching, writing technologies, the theory of the teaching of writing. Familiarity with portfolios, and outcomes assessment are desired. Three years of higher education teaching experience in writing related field.
How To Apply: ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY MAIL. DO NOT APPLY ON LINE AT THIS JOB BOARD.
Requested Items: Please send the following:
1) Cover letter of application
2) Curriculum Vitae
3) One-page statement of your teaching philosophy
4) Syllabus from a college level composition or writing course
5) Three letters of reference
Professor Allison Pease
Chair, Department of English
John Jay College CUNY
524 West 59th Street
NY, NY 10019
The City University of New York
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