Visiting Assistant Professor of English - Composition/Writing Studies

Wilmington College
Wilmington, OH
Closing date
Jun 30, 2022

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Wilmington College is RISING! Wilmington College is a career-oriented liberal arts institution founded by the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) in 1870. Our beautiful main campus is located in southwest Ohio within an hour of Dayton, Columbus, and Cincinnati. Information about Wilmington College can be found at

Wilmington College is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to building a community of excellence, equity, and diversity. Wilmington College welcomes applications from women, underrepresented minorities, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual minority groups, and other candidates who will lead and contribute to the diversification and enrichment of ideas and perspectives.

Wilmington College welcomes applicants for the position of Visiting Professor of English. This is a full time, non-tenure, 9-month position on our main campus in Wilmington, Ohio, beginning the Fall Semester in August 2022. This position is for a 1-year term with the possibility of renewal/conversion.

We seek colleagues who value contemporary approaches to the instruction and development of Composition/Writing Studies, and who strive to create an atmosphere of inclusive learning and expression. Responsibilities will focus on teaching and coordination of entry-level composition courses and developing underprepared students for success in their college careers. Additional teaching responsibilities within the field will be assigned as available. Within the learning community, institutional service work will also involve reasonable expectations of committee participation, student-life involvement, and recruitment activities.

Candidates must hold a Master's or Ph.D. in Composition/Writing Studies (or an equivalent degree in a related field in English Studies, provided the program of study included graduate-level coursework in Composition/Writing Studies) by August 2022. Candidates must have experience with successful teaching of Composition/Writing Studies and a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including experience working with diverse and exceptional populations.

Please submit a current CV, cover letter, copies of transcripts (official transcripts required upon hire) and three professional references.

We provide a full benefit package including group medical, dental, vision, long/short term disability, and retirement plan.

Wilmington College is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate unlawfully in employment matters on the basis of race, religion, gender, color, ancestry, national origin, age, disability or any other category protected by law.

Wilmington College conducts background investigations including criminal, work history and credential confirmation on all employees as a condition of continued employment. Some positions may require additional motor vehicle record review and drug screening. Must be able to provide documentation for proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Review of applications will begin immediately and remain open until the position is filled.

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