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Assistant Professor of Writing (Environmental Writing)

The Department of Writing at Loyola University Maryland seeks a tenure-track assistant professor with a terminal degree in Rhetoric & Composition, Creative Writing, or Writing Studies to teach three sections per year of our core composition course (WR100) as well as advanced environmentally focused prose courses such as Nature Writing and Translating the Secrets of Science. The typical teaching load is six courses per academic year. Terminal degree must be in hand by August 15, 2011. Record of effective college-level teaching, including introductory composition; demonstrated commitment to teaching the first-year writing course; ability to teach upper-level environmentally focused prose courses; record of presentations and/or publications that demonstrates scholarly promise in hiring area; demonstrated ability to use technology to enhance writing instruction; commitment to Loyola's Jesuit educational mission. For more information about the Department of Writing, visit .

Loyola University is a dynamic, highly selective Jesuit Catholic institution in the liberal arts tradition and is recognized as a leading independent, comprehensive university in the northeastern United States. The University welcomes applicants from all backgrounds who can contribute to its unique educational mission. Loyola is an equal opportunity employer, seeking applicants from underrepresented groups. Additional information is available at

Apply at . A letter of intent outlining potential fit with the program, C.V., writing samples, list of references may be attached at the appropriate prompt on the application. Three letters of recommendation should be sent to: Chair, Environmental Writing Search, Writing, Loyola University Maryland, 4501 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21210-2699. We prefer to request mission essay; teaching materials (e.g., sample syllabi and assignments); and transcripts after we have made a preliminary review of the candidates' qualifications. Priority will be given to applicants that apply by November 1, 2010.

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Cross-posted at CreativeWriting 2011 & Rhetoric/Composition 2011