Overview

Cottey College, a small liberal arts and sciences college for women, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor in composition and rhetoric, starting August 2019. Teaching load typically includes four courses each semester, including first-year writing courses; each composition class is typically capped at 15. The successful candidate will have demonstrated excellence in college teaching and a Ph.D. in Composition and Rhetoric (ABD with firm defense date considered).

We are looking for individuals who can lead and teach in our first-year writing program. Ability to contribute to our writing minor and teach creative writing courses preferred. Rank and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Review of applications continues until the position is filled. Send cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, copies of transcripts, and contact information for three references by E-mail to Dr. Joann Bangs, VPAA, Cottey College, Nevada, MO 64772. E-mail: dkerbs@cottey.edu; Phone: 417-667-8181.

Cottey College has again been highly ranked by U.S. News & World Report in its 2018 Midwest rankings. Cottey is listed among the Best Midwest Colleges, Best Value Colleges, Least Student Debt at Graduation, and Most Proportion of International Students. Cottey has also achieved the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction.

Further information about Cottey is available at http://www.cottey.edu.