Department of English Hiring 2 Visiting Writing & Rhetoric Instructors

Florida International University, Dept. of English Two Visiting Instructors in Writing and Rhetoric:

Required: MA in Rhetoric and Composition or in a related field; evidence of success in post-secondary composition instruction.

Desired: Terminal degree; evidence of graduate coursework in Rhetoric and Composition if degree in related field. Experience in one of more of the following areas: teaching with technology, teaching English as a second language, community writing, professional/technical writing.

Responsibilities: 4/4 course load in the undergraduate writing program, including program service responsibilities. Nine-month appointment, beginning Fall 2010. Renewable contingent upon budget. Competitive salary and benefits.

Application Process: Send current CV, letter of application, two reference letters, and teaching portfolio (consisting of representative syllabi, assignments, unit plans, student evaluations, and optional statement of teaching philosophy) to writing@fiu.edu. Please use “Visiting Instructor Search” in the subject line.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Deadline: July 12, 2010.

It is required by law that Florida International University provides equal employment opportunity to all, without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, and veteran status. It is further required by law that the University ensures that its policies and practices are non-discriminatory. As a federal contractor, goals have been established to address any underutilization of women and/or minorities.