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Follow the application procedures in the announcement. After screening by a search committee, successful candidates will complete an employment application, provided by the university or which can be downloaded as a (.pdf).


Department of English

AA #: 20-6-294
Job Title/Rank: Full-time Temporary Instructor

Position Description: The English Department at Bloomsburg University of PA seeks qualified candidates for one temporary, full-time position in writing. Responsibilities include teaching four courses each semester and participating in department English 101 assessment. Finalists for this position must communicate well and successfully complete an interview process with department faculty. Appointment contingent upon recommendation by the majority of the regular, full-time department faculty. Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate(s) will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, a Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, and a criminal background check. Bloomsburg University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, or veteran status in its programs and activities as required by Title VII of the Civil Rights Acts of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies.

Qualifying Experience/Education: Terminal degree (PhD/MFA) in English or closely related field or MA in Rhetoric and Composition by August 18, 2017. Recent college composition teaching experience required; demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations required.

Term of Appointment: Academic year 2017-2018

Appointment date: August 2017

Salary: Competitive

Application Process: Send application letter, two letters of recommendation that address composition teaching abilities, unofficial transcripts, sample composition syllabus, and curriculum vitae to Dr. Stephen W. Whitworth, Search Committee Chair, Department of English, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, 400 East Second Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815-1301

Application Deadline: For full consideration, materials must be received by April 6, 2017; position remains open until filled.


Completion of this search is contingent upon funding.