The Department of English at Carnegie Mellon has teaching opportunities for foundational writing and professional communication courses, and invites applications from qualified instructors. As the need arises, we will contact those applicants whose instructional and professional experience is a strong match for the open position(s). Positions will be part-time, non-tenure-track, and may be renewable based on availability and performance, including proven quality of instruction and dedication to participating in program assessment initiatives and ongoing educational innovations.
PhD or advanced degree in Rhetoric and Composition or a closely related field. Previous experience with college writing instruction and evidence of excellence in teaching required.
We invite you to apply if you have experience with instruction in one or more of the following areas:
● First-year writing
● Writing in the disciplines
● Technical writing
We would love to hear from you if you can demonstrably contribute, through your research, instruction, and/or service, to the diversity and achievement of the academic community. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates.
Carnegie Mellon has a well-established, highly successful undergraduate major in creative writing. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position if filled.
To be considered for this position, please submit a resume, cover letter, and Contact information for three academic or professional references with your application online through Interfolio. (Interfolio apply url added here )
Please submit the following materials:
● Cover letter
● Curriculum vitae
● Contact information for three academic or professional references
Internal Number: 87271
About Carnegie Mellon University
Carnegie Mellon (www.cmu.edu) is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 12,000 students in the university’s seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solutions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. A global university, Carnegie Mellon’s main campus in the United States is in Pittsburgh, Pa. It has campuses in California’s Silicon Valley and Qatar, and programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Mexico.