Clarke University is a dynamic, Catholic, liberal arts institution of 1200 students in traditional, adult and graduate programs. Located in the thriving city of Dubuque, Iowa, along the Mississippi River, Clarke was founded in 1843 by the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
At Clarke University, everything we do is focused on making an impact on students so they can positively impact the world. For students, this means finding a place where they are empowered to find success that will last forever. For faculty and staff, it means more than just coming to work every day – it means truly being engaged across campus while working to create an experience that always puts students first.
Clarke University faculty and staff enjoy a comprehensive benefits package and a collaborative working environment. Outside of the university, faculty and staff benefit from living and working in a thriving city named one of the “most livable” small cities in the country and one of “Best Green Places” in the country.
For more information, please visit www.clarke.edu.
Clarke University, located in scenic Dubuque, IA, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position (open rank) beginning August of 2018. This faculty member will teach courses within the first-year writing and speech course sequence, teach courses in writing within the English program, and serve as the Academic Writing Support Coordinator within Clarke’s Academic Resource Center. The Academic Writing Support Coordinator portion of this position accounts for half of the faculty member’s load and may consist of providing student writing support, training writing tutors, offering workshops for faculty colleagues on the teaching of writing, and engaging in campus conversations about Writing Across the Curriculum.
The English and Writing programs are at the heart of the humanities at Clarke University. The study of language and literature promotes student growth by encouraging intellectual, spiritual, imaginative, and emotional development. In Clarke’s language, literature, and writing courses, students gain new appreciation of, and insights into, themselves and their multicultural heritages.
The successful candidate will be able to work collaboratively with students, faculty, staff and the Clarke community. The ability to function in a technology-rich environment is required. Previous experience working in a Writing Center is required. Experience with production of a literary magazine is preferred, but not required. Experience teaching developmental writing is preferred, but not required. PhD in Writing/Rhetoric preferred, MFA in Writing considered.
At Clarke University, everything we do is focused on making an impact on students so they can positively impact the world. For students, it means a place where more than facts are studied – it means new ways of thinking are explored. For faculty and staff, it means more than just coming to work every day – it means truly collaborating across the university to put student success first. It also means living and working in a thriving city named one of the “most livable” small cities and one of “Best Green Places” in the country.
To apply, please upload the following documents online at http://clarke.applicantpool.com: letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a list of courses taught, statement of teaching philosophy, and three (3) professional references. Confidential references may be emailed to HRLetters@clarke.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately.
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