Faculty Careers - Agricultural Science, Faculty Careers - English Literature and Composition
The Office of Student Success and the Department of Modern Languages and Literature at California Baptist University invite applications for an open-rank tenure-track position in English as the founding director of the CBU Writing Center. Strong candidates will demonstrate evidence of teaching effectiveness, exceptional oral and written communication skills, experience in and/or a degree related to writing-center instruction, and potential for scholarship. We seek a highly motivated individual with experience in, and potential for, curriculum and program development in creating an in-person and online writing center and in creating a writing culture across the curriculum and in undergraduate and graduate programs. Duties may also include some freshman-level composition courses. Ph.D. in Rhetoric/Composition or Ph.D. in English with writing-center experience will be given preference. Experience in technical writing and TESOL a plus. Experience teaching at the college level desired. Position will be on a 12-month schedule, beginning July 1, 2019. Candidates must embrace the mission of California Baptist University and evince a clear understanding of, and commitment to, excellence in teaching through the integration of the Christian faith and learning. California Baptist University is a thriving undergraduate and graduate institution with a diverse and growing student body. Please submit online application and CV at https://jobs.calbaptist.edu/postings/4571. Review of applications begins immediately until position is filled.
Ph.D. in Rhetoric/Composition or Ph.D. in English preferred
Successful applicants will be professing Christians who are active church members
Experience working in a writing center desired; administrative experience preferred
Successful applicants will be excellent teachers
Internal Number: F499P
About California Baptist University
California Baptist University (CBU) is one of the top private Christian colleges and universities in Southern California. CBU offers bachelor's, master's and credential programs in Riverside, San Bernardino and online.
California Baptist University believes each person has been created for a purpose. CBU strives to help students understand and engage this purpose by providing a Christ-centered educational experience that integrates academics with spiritual and social development opportunities. Graduates are challenged to become individuals whose skills, integrity and sense of purpose glorify God and distinguish them in the workplace and in the world.
•Founded in 1950 by the California Southern Baptist Convention
•Fall 2018 enrollment of 10,486 students
•CBU offers degrees at the associate, bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels •At the undergraduate level CBU offers 76 majors and 52 minors
•At the graduate level CBU offers 31 master's and three doctoral programs
•100% Christian faculty and staff
•2017 U.S. News & World Report Best Regional University
•Accreditations and approvals include •Western Association of Schools and Colleges
•Califor...nia Commission on Teacher Credentialing
•Board of Behavioral Science Examiners
•Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs
•National Association of Schools of Music
•State of California Board of Registered Nursing
•Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education
•Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
•Board of Registered Nurses
•American Council for Construction Education
•CBU's bachelor degree programs in civil engineering (BSCE), electrical and computer engineering (BSECE) and mechanical engineering (BSME) have been accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.
Riverside Campus Profile
The beautiful 160-acre main campus of California Baptist University is situated in the heart of Riverside's historic Magnolia Avenue district just a short drive from popular beaches and mountain resorts. The main campus is comprised of more than 30 buildings featuring the 94,800 sq. ft. Eugene and Billie Yeager Center, separate men's and women's residence halls, multiple apartment complexes and modular housing, the 270-seat Wallace Theater, a fitness center, one of the region's largest aquatic centers, the Annie Gabriel Library, the Van Dyne Gym and the JoAnn Hawkins Music building, one of the nation's most advanced music production and recording facilities. The latest architectural addition to campus is a 5,050 seat, 153,000 sq. ft. Events Center.
CBU Lancers Athletics
CBU's Lancers athletic program is gaining recognition as one of the best in the nation with numerous regional and national championship teams in a variety of sports, including men's and women's basketball, men's and women's swimming, men's and women's golf, softball, baseball and wrestling.
CBU in the Region
CBU has established extension sites throughout Riverside and San Bernardino counties with more being planned in response to the growing demand for CBU's distinctive faith-based, working-adult degree programs. School districts, law enforcement agencies, hospitals, churches and businesses seek out and hold CBU graduates in high regard for their unique combination of competence, confidence and compassion.
CBU's Spiritual Mission
In addition to community involvement through a variety of service projects and activities, California Baptist University also supports a wide range of highly active international programs. Included are educational partnerships with a number of universities in Europe and Asia. Further, the CBU International Service Projects program annually sends scores of student teams throughout the world to teach and participate in recreation, construction and infrastructure.