ANNOUNCEMENT OF TENURE TRACK FACULTY POSITION OPENING
UNIVERSITY OF REDLANDS
POSITION: John and Linda Seiter Chair of Writing
APPOINTMENT: Rank - Open
DEPARTMENT: College of Arts and Sciences
AVAILABLE: September 2020
POSTING DATE: September 13, 2019
APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 6, 2020
The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Redlands welcomes applications for the John and Linda Seiter Chair of Writing, to begin in September 2020. This is a tenure-track, open rank appointment with an open field of disciplinary/interdisciplinary specialty. The successful candidate will teach three courses per year and direct the College-wide writing curriculum. Responsibilities include: (1) developing resources and activities designed to train, mentor, and advise College faculty in writing pedagogy and curricular design; (2) teaching undergraduate writing-intensive courses in an area of interest; (3) working with faculty and staff to administer all aspects of the College-wide Writing Program; and 4) engaging in scholarly research, advising, and service to the College and University.
Candidates may be appointed in a range of College departments and interdisciplinary programs (a listing of College majors and minors can be found at ).
The University of Redlands is committed to increasing the diversity of its community and curriculum. Applicants are asked to submit a Statement on Diversity and Inclusion that identifies their strengths and experiences in accomplishing curricular goals with students who have diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. Applicants from historically under-represented groups are especially encouraged to apply.
The University of Redlands is a liberal arts and professional institution located in Southern California, sixty miles east of downtown Los Angeles, in a town of 70,000. The student population reflects the diverse demographics of the region. The campus is surrounded by orange groves and sits at the base of the San Bernardino Mountains, one hour from the coast, and 45 minutes from Palm Springs.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications received by December 06, 2019 are assured consideration, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
POSITION CRITERIA: Successful candidates must have a Ph.D or advanced degree, with expertise and at least three years leadership experience in a college writing program. Research expertise in the scholarship of writing pedagogy and experience in working collaboratively with faculty to build effective writing programs are essential qualifications. Demonstrated effectiveness in teaching writing to students from diverse backgrounds is strongly desired.
INQUIRIES: Candidates may contact the search committee chair, Keith Osajima, at with questions or concerns.
TO APPLY: Please submit the following materials using the Academic Jobs Online website at : a cover letter of application, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, statement on diversity and inclusion, sample of scholarly work, and three letters of recommendation.
In compliance with The Americans with Disability Act, if selected for the interview process and accommodations are needed, please call (909) 748-8040.
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MEMBERS OF UNDERREPRESENTED GROUPS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
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Posting ID: 565544298Posted: 2020-09-23