Clinical Assistant Professor of English

Clinical Assistant Professor of English


Job No: 496445/ Index 819060
Work Type: Faculty Full-time
Department: Katz School
Location: Beren Campus, 245 Lexington Avenue, NY, NY
Categories: Education/Teaching

Position Summary:

The Katz School at Yeshiva University seeks a full-time clinical assistant or associate professor with specialization in Composition, Rhetoric, Literature, and Business Communication for its undergraduate programs. This position has a unique opportunity to develop innovative methods of teaching by collaborating with faculty from other disciplines to integrate writing-across-the-curriculum. We are committed to supporting faculty with professional development, training, and curriculum development initiatives.

Position Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:



  • Develop and teach freshman and sophomore-level English, and Business Communication courses. English courses may include First Year Writing, Composition and Rhetoric, Speech, Business Communication, American, British, Global Literatures or Digital Humanities and related courses.
  • Monitor student progress and meet regularly with program team regarding student support, academic, and development needs.
  • Provide academic advisement to an assigned cohort of students.
  • Participate in student support and student life initiatives to develop the whole student.
  • Participate in student recruitment efforts and program events.
  • Engage in professional development activities.
  • Contribute to the development of the Katz School through research, committee participation, community initiatives, and other kinds of innovative service.


Experience & Educational Background:





  • Ph.D. or A.B.D. in a relevant discipline.
  • Experience in teaching both Composition and Literature to college/university students; experience in developmental writing a plus.


Skills & Competencies






  • High energy level, enthusiasm, and interest in helping and supporting students and colleagues.


About Us:

Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more.

We are a leading global educational institution that employs 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve. We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.

The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University's retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and have access to a shuttle to nearby subway locations.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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