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Campus:
Pomona
Job ID: FA2015_CLASS04
Discipline:
Letters/Humanities
Appointment Type:
Tenure-Track
Time Base:
Full-Time
Date Posted:
September 5, 2014
Closing Date:
Open until filled
Benefits Link:
Faculty (Unit 3)
Link to Apply Online:
http://www.cpp.edu/~jobs/index.shtml
Campus Employment Homepage:
http://www.cpp.edu/~jobs/index.shtml
Description:
The English & Foreign Languages Department in the College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin fall 2015. Candidates with specializations in Histories/Theories of Rhetoric; Writing in the Disciplines; and Multi-modal Rhetorics are especially encouraged to apply.

The Position: The faculty member will teach undergraduate classes in rhetoric, composition, and literacy, as well as graduate seminars in histories and theories of rhetoric, writing in the disciplines, and pedagogy. The position requires excellence in teaching and advising, professional and scholarly achievements, and a commitment to service to the university. The successful candidate will be prepared to teach existing courses as well as to develop new courses in line with his or her teaching, research, and service interests. Interests that address global concerns, new media, and/or a commitment to diversity in higher education will be particularly noted.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition (or closely related field) from an accredited university no later than September 1, 2015
• Evidence of effective college or university teaching experience
• Evidence of potential to build a strong record of scholarly publication
• Evidence of potential to direct a large writing program

Preferred/Desired Qualifications:
• Record of scholarly publication
• Experience in writing program administration, including writing-center experience
• Familiarity with writing in the disciplines, literacy studies, cross-cultural rhetorics, and/or new media

Application Procedure: A completed application will consist of:
• a cover letter that describes the candidate’s teaching and research experience and interests and that addresses the duties and qualifications articulated in the position description;
• a curriculum vitae comprised of at least those elements specified on the application form and including the names, titles, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least five individuals who can speak to the candidate’s potential for success in this position;
• A statement of the candidate’s teaching philosophy within a multicultural environment with examples of past experiences (not to exceed 500 words);
• a completed application form;
• a transcript showing highest degree earned (an official transcript will be required of finalists); and
• three recent (i.e., dated within last two years) letters of reference. (The three letter writers may be among the five individuals whose contact information is provided above.) The link for reference letter writers to follow is https://class.csupomona.edu/apply-eng-letters

• The position is open until filled. First consideration will be given to completed applications received no later than Friday, November 21, 2014. Early response is encouraged. An online application process will be used. To apply, please go directly to https://class.csupomona.edu/apply-eng
Prior to campus-visit invitations, semi-finalist interviews will be conducted in early January 2015, using Skype or phone.

Please address all nominations, inquiries, requests for application forms, and application materials to:

Rhetoric & Composition Faculty Search Committee
c/o Maria Rodriguez
English and Foreign Languages Department
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
3801 W. Temple Ave.
Pomona, CA 91768
Phone: 909.869.3803 FAX: 909.869.4896
Email: mjrodriguez@csupomona.edu


The University: Cal Poly Pomona is one of two polytechnic universities in the 23-campus California State University system. Our ethnically diverse student population of approximately 22,000 enrolls in 52 baccalaureate, 26 master’s degree programs, 11 credential and certificate programs, and a doctorate in Educational Leadership, presented by 1,200 faculty. We recruit students increasingly from throughout California and beyond. The students are success and career focused and extremely diverse. We are proud of our status as a Hispanic Serving Institution. We have a strong commitment to supporting scholarship, research, and student achievement. Our scenic and historic 1,400-acre campus, once the winter ranch of cereal magnate W. K. Kellogg, is located about 30 miles east of downtown Los Angeles in one of the most dynamic economic and cultural regions in the country, and within an hour’s drive of beaches, mountains, and desert. The university is committed to diversifying its faculty and staff and has made educational equity one of its highest priorities. The mission of the university is two-fold: (1) to advance learning and knowledge by linking theory and practice in all disciplines and (2) to prepare students for lifelong learning, leadership, and careers in a changing, multicultural world.

The Department: For an overview of the English and Foreign Languages Department, including its composition program and M.A. option in Rhetoric/Composition, please visit http://www.csupomona.edu/~efl/index.shtml

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. The University seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the people of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning. Cal Poly Pomona subscribes to all state and federal regulations and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity/gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information, medical condition, and covered veteran status. The University hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. As required by the Clery Disclosure Act, the university’s annual security report is available at http://dsa.csupomona.edu/police/securityreport.asp. The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.