Visiting Full-time Faculty Position in Rhetoric and Composition
Description The Department of English at the College of the Holy Cross invites applications for a visiting full-time faculty appointment for the 2021-2022 academic year to begin in August 2021, specializing in rhetoric and composition with a sub-specialty in rhetoric and feminism, particularly trans studies, queer studies, women of color feminisms, and/or Indigenous feminisms. We encourage candidates to learn more about our department at https://www.holycross.edu/academics/programs/english.
Visiting full-time faculty teach three courses each semester and are eligible for travel support and reimbursement of relocation costs within the College's published policies. All full-time appointments offer competitive salaries and include full benefits.
Qualifications Candidates must demonstrate commitment to, and excellence in, undergraduate teaching as informed by current practice and scholarship in the field. Ph.D. required (must be completed by August 2021).
Application Instructions Please submit a letter of application describing research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, statement on teaching philosophy, writing sample (25 pages maximum), undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and two confidential letters of recommendation.
As a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college, the College values dialog among people from diverse perspectives as integral to the mission and essential to the excellence of our academic program (see http://www.holycross.edu/mission). In your application please highlight how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship and/or service might support the Colleges mission and its commitment to diversity and inclusion. For more information, please visit http://holycross.edu/diversity. To learn more about faculty life at the College, applicants are encouraged to visit http://holycross.edu/join.
The College of the Holy Cross uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. For full consideration, please upload all application materials to https://apply.interfolio.com/84509 by March 22, 2021. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position may be directed to Stephanie Reents, Chair, Department of English, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The College of the Holy Cross is a highly selective Catholic liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition. It enrolls about 3,000 students and is located in a medium-sized city 45 miles west of Boston. The College seeks faculty members whose scholarship, teaching, advising, and on- and off-campus service demonstrate commitment to the educational benefits of a richly diverse community. Holy Cross aspires to meet the needs of dual-career couples, in part through its membership in Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts (http://www.heccma.org) and the New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (https://new-england.hercjobs.org/)
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ABOUT COLLEGE OF THE HOLY CROSS: Founded in 1843 in Worcester, Massachusetts, the College of the Holy Cross is among the nation's leading liberal arts institutions. A highly selective, four-year, exclusively undergraduate college of 3,000 students, Holy Cross is renowned for offering a rigorous, personalized education in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition. Holy Cross highly values the unique skills, perspective, talents and passion that each employee contributes to its learning community. To work at The College is to accept an invitation to participate in the growth and development of all campus members, students, faculty and staff. The College's commitment to diversity is an important feature of the Holy Cross education. Informed by the presence of diverse interpretations of the human experience, Holy Cross is building a community marked by freedom, mutual respect, and civility. We seek others who support our values of diversity and inclusiveness. Job candidates of all diverse backgrounds who embrace the open and inclusive culture of Holy Cross are welcome and encouraged to apply.