Writing Lab Coordinator / Assistant Professor of English

Position ID: 38497
Dalton State College
Liberal Arts
Position Description
New Position?: 
Job Class: 
Laboratory Coordinator
Job Description: 


Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in English.
  • Ability to direct a writing laboratory designed to serve the entire campus.
  • Ability and desire to teach freshman composition and advanced writing courses.
  • A primary interest in, and firm commitment to, student-centered teaching.
  • Applicants with writing lab experience and college teaching experience may be given preference.

Responsibilities of the position include the following:

  • Teach two composition/writing courses each fall and spring.
  • Staff the Writing Lab 17 hours a week, including one evening per week.
  • Maintain Writing Lab Web page and conduct periodic assessment of lab services and materials.
  • Coordinate Writing Lab volunteers and part-time staff.
  • Participate in academic advising, committee work, planning and assessment, other College and community service, and professional development.
  • Other such duties as assigned by the chair of English.

Application Procedure

A complete application will include

1. a letter of interest
2. a separate statement of teaching philosophy
3. a current curriculum vita
4. three signed letters of reference written within the last three years
5. unofficial transcripts of all college and graduate work (Official transcripts will be required prior to an offer of employment.)

Mail to 
Dr. Kerri Allen, Chair
Department of English
Dalton State College 
650 College Drive
Dalton, GA 30720-3797 

Position is available August 2018. Review of completed applications will begin March 1 and will continue until the position is filled.

The names of applicants and nominees, vitae, and other general non-evaluative material are subject to public inspection under the Georgia Open Records Act. The University System Board of Regents requires a background check before employment.

Employment opportunities, admissions policies, activities, services, and facilities of the College do not exclude any person on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin or disability. Dalton State College is an Affirmative Action Program Institution and strongly encourages the applications and nominations of women and minorities.

Contract Period: 
10 months
CIP Discipline Code: 
Writing, General
English Language and Literature, General
Rhetoric and Composition
Degree Levels: 
Position Type: 
Application Deadline: 
Position Starting Date: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Recruitment Data
Search Chair: 
Kerri Allen
Vacancy Status: 

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University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
119 Holmes-Hunter Academic Building
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822
E-Mail: ch@uga.edu


Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Clare Norins, Assistant Director

Kieran Morrow, Assistant Director

Sheila C England, System Coordinator