Editor’s note: This announcement was first found on the Google Group page ‘WPA-Announcements’. Please send your questions about this position to wakejobs@wfu.edu.

WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY’s Writing Program invites applications for one permanent, non-tenure-track Assistant Teaching Professor to join our community of writers and teachers, whose expertise ranges across disciplines and backgrounds. Applicants should be committed to designing and teaching high-quality courses in first-year writing, as well as in our interdisciplinary writing minor. A Ph.D. in writing studies or related field is preferred, but we welcome applications from professional and scholarly writers across disciplines with experience developing and teaching first-year writing and, ideally, other academic writing courses. Teaching load is 3/3 and consists primarily of writing courses for first-year students (capped at <16). These positions include support for professional development and the opportunity for promotion. Position begins July 1, 2021.  For more information about the Writing Program visit https://writingprogram.wfu.edu/

Wake Forest University welcomes and encourages diversity and inclusivity, and seeks applicants with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations. Wake Forest University is an AA/EO employer and values an inclusive and diverse learning community and campus climate.

Located in Winston-Salem, NC, Wake Forest University is a private, co-educational institution with a student-faculty ratio of 10:1. Ranking among the top thirty national universities, it offers an intellectual community with a rich cultural life, an impressive array of facilities and an active athletics community.  For quick facts about the University, go to http://www.wfu.edu/visitors/quickfacts.html.  For quick facts on Winston-Salem, go to http://www.cityofws.org/Home/DiscoverWinston-Salem/Articles/CityInformation.

Applicants should apply via http://www.wfu.careers. Please submit as one PDF your CV and a cover letter directed to Dr. Erin Branch, Director of the Writing Program, that describes your teaching philosophy and experience, specifically as it relates to first-year writing.  Initial review of materials will begin immediately; we will accept new applications until January 31, 2021 at 5 p.m.  Preliminary interviews will likely begin in early March.

If access to the Internet is a challenge, applications may be mailed to Writing Program, Department of English, P.O. Box 7387, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC 27109. Questions about the application process may be addressed to wakejobs@wfu.edu Questions about the position may be addressed to Dr. Erin Branch, Director of the Writing Program, at writing@wfu.edu.

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