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Associate/Full Professor of English and
Director, Writing Across the Curriculum

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Associate/Full Professor of English and Director, Writing Across the Curriculum

Effective Date

August 18, 2014 (Fall semester)

Salary Range

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition or closely related field
  • Academic qualifications appropriate to appointment as Associate or Full Professor with tenure
  • Demonstrated effectiveness for teaching writing on multiple levels
  • Record of successful research and publication appropriate to rank of Associate or Full Professor
  • Commitment to, and/or expertise in, educating a diverse student population


Desired/Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience with university writing programs
  • Demonstrated experience with writing program development
  • Demonstrated experience with writing assessment
  • Demonstrated experience training faculty to teach writing
  • Demonstrated experience in leading writing across the curriculum and writing in the disciplines initiatives
  • Knowledge of current writing across the curriculum theory and practice
  • Demonstrated experience developing writing/writing-intensive courses at the upper-division level.
  • Knowledge of digital and multimodal rhetoric and use of digital portfolios



  • Work with the university’s seven colleges and their departments to create writing-intensive general education capstone courses to meet criteria for the Graduate Writing Assessment Requirement (GWAR)
  • Provide training for instructors of writing-intensive courses
  • Assess student writing in writing-intensive courses
  • Collaborate with relevant personnel in the Composition Program and with those teaching, developing, or assessing GWAR courses
  • Serve as a resource for all departments interested in enhancing writing instruction or developing writing courses in their major
  • Teach writing courses on multiple levels
  • Engage in scholarly activities that will lead to publication
  • Participate in university service appropriate to the position.


The Department of English at California State University, Long Beach is committed to building a more diverse faculty, staff, and student body as it responds to the changing population and educational needs of California and the nation.  We seek applicants and nominations from those who have experience teaching, mentoring, and developing research in ways that effectively address individuals from historically underrepresented backgrounds. California State University, Long Beach is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.


Required Documentation

  • Letter of application addressing the minimum and desired/preferred qualifications, including description of research and teaching interests and qualifications, samples of relevant materials (teaching materials, evaluations, writing sample)

  • Curriculum Vitae (including current e-mail address)

  • Three recent letters of recommendation

  • Copy of the transcript from institution awarding highest degree 

  • Finalists will also be required to submit a signed SC-1 form, three signed letters of recommendation (if not already submitted) and an official transcript


Application and required documentation should be submitted through the Academic Jobs Online website:

Requests for information should be addressed to:


Eileen S. Klink, Chair

California State University, Long Beach

Department of English

1250 Bellflower Boulevard

Long Beach, CA 90840-2403


Application Deadline

  • Review of applications to begin November 1, 2013.

  • Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled)


CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identification, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, political affiliation, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran's status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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