Visiting Faculty of Writing. The Department of Writing at Grand Valley State University seeks to fill a full-time (9-month) Visitor Faculty position beginning in August 2017 to teach courses in business communication. A Ph.D. in Rhetoric, Technical or Professional Communication, English (or related field) or ABD status is required by time of employment. Candidates need to have expertise and experience teaching business communication and/or professional writing, preferably in both traditional classrooms and computer labs. The teaching load is four courses per semester. Please see the Department of Writing website, http://www.gvsu.edu/writing/, for details about this course.
This position is a one-year non-tenure track with the possibility of renewal up to three years, depending on funding and need. This position is designed for candidates planning to seek permanent positions elsewhere. To help Visiting Faculty in their continuing job searches, we provide mentoring, research and conference travel support, and performance reviews. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
To apply, send PDFs of a CV, a cover letter addressed to Associate Professor Christopher Toth, and a list of three references with contact information to the Department of Writing Department Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin June 1, 2017, and the position will remain open until filled. We plan to conduct online interviews with finalists. The position is contingent on available funding. GVSU is an EO/AA institution.