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Instructor of Composition

Position Description:

The English Program at Rocky Mountain College in Billings, Montana, invites applications for an Instructor of Composition (non-tenure track). The ideal candidate will have completed a PhD in Composition and Rhetoric or be ABD and close to completing their dissertation at the time of application. We’re also inviting candidates with an MA in Composition and Rhetoric who have experience and demonstrated excellence in teaching first-year composition for at least two years. We seek candidates who can contribute in inventive ways to our first-year writing sequence and who have demonstrated pedagogical knowledge in the broad area of Composition and Rhetoric. The suitable candidate will also have previous experiences with writing centers and in advising undergraduate Literary Studies, English Education, and Creative Writing majors. The position requires a credit load of 12 credits each semester (4/4), for a total of 24 credit hours per academic year. Opportunities to teach other courses may emerge, but this position’s focus will remain on the first-year writing sequence. The successful candidate will support and carry out the mission of the college as well as demonstrate a commitment to developing and enhancing a culture of rigor, excellence, and achievement. Salary is commensurate with experience. Information about the English program is available at https://www.rocky.edu/english.

Rocky Mountain College is a private, comprehensive baccalaureate college located in Billings, Montana with approximately 860 undergraduate students. The school is dedicated to academic excellence and transformational learning. Information about Rocky Mountain College can be found at https://www.rocky.edu/. Billings is the largest city in Montana. It is a growing community of about 125,000 people located along the Yellowstone River, near the Beartooth Mountains and Yellowstone Park that serves as the center of culture, commerce, and health care for a multi-state region.

Questions should be directed to Assistant Professor of English Ashley Kunsa at ashley.kunsa@rocky.edu or Human Resources, at humanresources@rocky.edu. Applications are due February 20, 2023.

Benefits are available for this faculty position. They include medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, long term disability, short term disability, 403(b) retirement plan and tuition remission. Applicants must successfully complete a background check before hiring.

To Apply

To apply, please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and one course syllabus via email as a single PDF to jobs@rocky.edu. Also complete a Rocky Mountain College Faculty Employment Application.

Rocky Mountain College is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.