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Assistant Professor—Writing

We are seeking an Assistant Professor in Writing beginning Fall 2022. This is a great opportunity to be a part of a College whose mission is to transform the way students learn, educators teach, and the public thinks about education. We provide highly accessible approaches to learning that empower individuals who learn differently to exceed their aspirations and to achieve their greatest potential.

The successful candidate will be able to teach a range of required composition courses and will hold specific interest and expertise in the area of developmental writing. The successful applicant will have a background in writing pedagogy and theory and will be able to adjust instructional approaches to meet the needs of developing, emerging, and skillful writers. Understanding that writing is both an activity and a subject of study, the successful candidate will collaborate with faculty to support writing across the curriculum initiatives. Opportunities to collaborate on the design of writing intensive courses will be available.

A doctoral degree in Composition and Rhetoric or a related field is preferred (master’s degree considered). A record of scholarship in the area of writing pedagogy and practice a plus, especially as it pertains to marginalized communities. A working understanding of the nature of specific learning disabilities and teaching experience at the college level is highly desirable, preference is given to faculty with experience in the area of developmental writing and student transition to higher education. A desire to work with students who have a diagnosed learning disability, ADHD, or autism is preferred.

Located in southern Vermont, Landmark College is a premier institution for students who learn differently. As the nation’s first accredited college for students with learning disabilities (including dyslexia), ADHD, and ASD, we are a mainstream college with a unique, resource-rich academic model.

The Landmark College Office of Human Resources strives to ensure that we are an employer of choice, attracting and retaining uniquely talented individuals able to advance the College’s position as the college of choice for students who learn differently. We are committed to a philosophy that recognizes each person as an individual, worthy of respect, trust, dignity and fair treatment, and we apply these tenets to serve, support, and value all members of our community.

We recognize the importance of providing a work environment that is conducive to carrying out the College’s mission and contributes to the personal and professional growth of our faculty and staff. For Human Resources, this means the administration of employment policies, benefit plans, and compensation programs that are regularly evaluated and remain competitive and fair.

How to Apply

Interested individuals should provide a cover letter, resume or CV, and the names of three references. Electronic submissions are preferred. Please email your application to Applications may also be mailed to Director of Human Resources, Landmark College, 19 River Road South, Putney, Vermont 05346. No phone calls please.

Diversifying the student body, faculty, and administration is congruent with our mission. We value diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, national origin, neurodiversity, race, and religion. Landmark College is an EO/AA/Vet/Disability employer.

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