Position: Instructor in Composition AdministrationImage of

Position: Instructor in Composition Administration




Preference will be given to candidates with academic or scholarly credentials in composition theory and pedagogy or rhetoric.


Salary: $32,000.  This position is a special assignment. Annual reappointment depends on performance and the continued availability of funding. The term of this assignment is customarily three years.

General Information: The English Department at CSU has a tenure-track faculty of 35, approximately 500 undergraduate majors, and more than 140 graduate students. The department appoints more than 35 graduate teaching assistants who teach creative and expository writing and English as a second language. Undergraduate concentrations in creative writing, English education, language, literature, and writing lead to a B.A. in English. Master of Arts degrees are offered in creative nonfiction, English education, literature, rhetoric and composition, and TESOL. A Master of Fine Arts is offered in creative writing. For further information, visit the Department home page at http://english.colostate.edu/.

Applicants should write to Dr. Louann Reid, Chair, Department of English, Colorado State University, 1773 Campus Delivery, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523-1773. Direct questions to Sue Russell, at (970) 491-1898 or Sue.Russell@colostate.edu.

For full consideration, applications should reach Dr. Reid by February 15, 2012. The 2012-13 instructor application pool will expire on February 14, 2013. You will need to reapply each year to be added to the following academic year’s instructor pool.

Applications must include:

Colorado State University is an EO/EA/AA Employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.