The Assistant Professor position in the Department of English in the College of Arts and Sciences at Indiana University Northwest is a full-time, tenure-track, 10-month position with summer assignments and associated stipend in accordance with programmatic need. The Assistant Professor of English will be an experienced teacher of first-year writing and professional/business writing who is committed to the success of a diverse body of students and will have an active record of scholarship. This position requires participation in a wide range of activities tied to our departmental writing program and the university's Writing Center.
Core responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate students in face-to-face and online modalities in the Department of English as well as service activities. The Assistant Professor will teach three courses each semester and will engage in active research and publication, provide service to the department, campus, discipline, and the community.
One of eight regional campuses of Indiana University, IU Northwest is located in metropolitan Northwest Indiana, approximately 30 miles southeast of Chicago and 10 miles from the Indiana Dunes National Park. The campus has a diverse population of approximately 4,000 students and offers associate, bachelor's and master's degrees, as well as postgraduate certificate programs, in a variety of disciplines in arts and sciences, business and economics, education, nursing and health professions, public and environmental health, and social work. It is home to the region's only medical school and local and nationally top-ranked programs in actuarial science, business, and health information management, among others. IU Northwest emphasizes high-quality teaching, faculty and student research, and community engagement. As a student-centered campus, IU Northwest is committed to academic excellence characterized by a love of ideas and achievement in learning, discovery, creativity, and engagement.
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
An earned PhD in Composition and Rhetoric by August 1, 2020;
Demonstrated ability to conduct research and/or creative activity;
Demonstrated experience teaching first-year composition courses at the university level
At least one published or forthcoming article or book chapter;
Experience with online college-level teaching;
Experience with university writing centers;
Experience teaching professional/business writing at the university level;
Experience teaching a diverse student body and first-generation college students;
Membership and engagement in academic and professional associations related to the discipline
Department Contact for Questions:
Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to Professor William Allegrezza, Chair of the Search and Screen Committee, Indiana University Northwest, 3400 Broadway, Gary, IN 46408, firstname.lastname@example.org.
OAA #: NW-04-1920
Appointment Status: Tenure Track
Internal Number: 8828
About Indiana University
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.