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American University of Beirut (LEB) - TT Asst. Professor - Rhetoric/CompositionEdit

The Department of English at the American University of Beirut is seeking to fill a position of tenure-track assistant professor in Rhetoric and Composition, to begin August 15, 2018.

Research focus is open within the field but should show synergy with our programs in Language and/or Literature. We especially encourage applications from candidates engaged in multilingual, cross-cultural, or regionally relevant research (such as Arabic, Middle-Eastern, or Islamic rhetorics; transnational or comparative rhetoric; translation and rhetoric; or translingual pedagogies), and/or candidates with a command of one or more regional languages (e.g., Arabic, Persian, Turkish).

Applicants must have a PhD upon appointment. Appointments are for an initial period of four years with opportunities for renewal and advancement.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, a CV, writing sample, and sample syllabus to as_dean@aub.edu.lb. In addition, applicants should arrange for three referees to directly send their recommendation letters to the same email address.

For full consideration, all application documents should arrive by November 1, 2017.

For more information on this position, please visit http://www.aub.edu.lb/fas/pages/academic-employment.aspx

AUB is an equal opportunity employer.

MLA JIL 9/29/17

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Appalachian State University (NC) - TT Assistant or Associate Professor of Rhetoric and Composition - ADDITIONAL MATERIALS REQUESTED Edit

The Department of English at Appalachian State University invites applications for a tenure-track position in rhetoric and composition at the rank of assistant or associate professor to start July 1, 2018, pending final administrative and budgetary approval. We seek a faculty member committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and academic service. The successful candidate will maintain an active research program and teach a 3/3 course load at the undergraduate and graduate levels with the opportunity to build the program and develop additional courses in areas of special need or interest.

Qualifications: A Ph.D. in rhetoric and composition or directly related field, evidence of at least two years of successful teaching, scholarly publication or promise, and an interest in writing program administration and assessment are required. We are seeking candidates specializing in contemporary rhetorics of resistance, especially critical rhetorics of race. In addition to teaching established undergraduate and graduate courses in rhetoric and composition and critical theory, we seek a candidate looking to develop courses in their area of specialization.

Review of applications will begin on October 20, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Only electronic applications will be considered. To ensure full consideration, please send only a letter of application and CV as PDF files to James Burniston at burnistonjc@appstate.edu. Full dossiers will be requested at a later stage in the search. Preliminary interviews will be conducted at MLA or by video-conference.

Appalachian State University is a member institution of the seventeen-campus University of North Carolina System. Located in the scenic mountains of Boone, NC, it enrolls more than 18,000 students and was recently ranked fourth in the nation among Consumer Digest’s top values in Public Colleges and Universities and third among U.S. News and World Report’s list of the top public master-degree granting universities in the South. The University has been recognized as among the greenest schools in America by the Princeton Review and the Sierra Club. Additional information about the Rhetoric and Composition Program, the Department of English, Appalachian State University, and surrounding areas may be accessed at: http://www.appstate.edu.

Appalachian State University is an AA/EEO Employer. The university has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion and to maintaining working and learning environments that are free from all forms of discrimination. Women, individuals with disabilities, veterans and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact James Burniston at burnistonjc@appstate.edu. Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University's receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report. Documentation of identity and employability of the applicant will be required before the hiring process can be finalized. For more information, please visit: http://www.hrs.appstate.edu/employment/epa-jobs/academic-affairs.

Apply online: https://apply.interfolio.com/45904

MLA JIL 10/6/17

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Arizona State University (AZ) - TT Asst. Professor - Writing, Rhetoric and/or Literacy Studies - SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The Department of English at Arizona State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position as Assistant Professor with an anticipated start date of August 2018. We are interested in candidates with a research interest in Writing, Rhetoric and/or Literacy Studies, or related field, with a primary scholarly expertise and experience in one or more of electracy, social media studies, digital literacies, or video games. The department welcomes a secondary proficiency in online pedagogy.

The successful candidate will join a dynamic faculty working to advance innovative research and excellence in teaching through its work with the diverse and growing undergraduate and graduate student population at Arizona State University.

The successful candidate will be expected to conduct research in area of expertise and publish scholarship in top-tier outlets, teach Writing, Rhetoric, and/or Literacy Studies at the undergraduate and graduate (Master’s and doctorate) levels (including online), and provide service to the institution and the profession.

We invite you to learn more about the Department of English and Arizona State University by visiting https://english.clas.asu.edu and https://newamericanuniversity.asu.edu, respectively.

Minimum Qualifications: D. in Composition, Rhetoric, and/or Literacy Studies, or related field, with a specialty in of electracy, social media studies, digital literacies, or video games, by time of appointment. Evidence of a research agenda and potential for publications; Evidence of potential to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, such as Writing in Digital Spaces; Digital Rhetoric; Social Media; Online Ethnography; Digital Literacies & Social Media. Desired Qualifications: Evidence of proficiency in on-line pedagogy; Evidence of ability to meet the needs of diverse student populations and/or to reach out to diverse communities; Evidence of digitally managed research methods, or network based methods. To apply, please submit the following materials within a single PDF document to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/ASU/English: (1) cover letter outlining a research program and teaching philosophy, and a description of how the applicant’s experiences fit the area(s) of expertise listed above and (2) a curriculum vitae, including a list of names of three references. This is a paperless search; only electronic materials will be accepted.

Preliminary review of completed applications will begin on October 04, 2017. Application deadline is November 02, 2017 at midnight. If not filled, applications will continue to be reviewed weekly thereafter until the search is closed. A background check is required for employment.

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Augsburg University (MN) - TT Assistant Professor of EnglishEdit

The Department of English at Augsburg University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position primarily to teach composition, beginning August 2018. The position requires a teaching load of six courses for the academic year. Candidates should have a Ph.D. or M.F.A. in English or a related field, and demonstrate dedication to teaching writing to a diverse and vibrant student body, many of whom may come from first-generation and minority populations. Priority will be given to applications received by November 15; position open until filled.

Augsburg’s English Department supports a strong undergraduate program with tracks in Language, Literature, and Theory, and Creative Writing. The Department takes pride in the success of its majors. Students edit and publish the campus literary journal, Murphy Square, and serve as writers and editors for the student newspaper. Augsburg English majors have gone on to complete M.A.s, M.F.A.s, and PhDs, have written prize-winning books of literary merit, and have been awarded major grants, including those from the McKnight and Bush Foundations.

The English Department also has an MFA low-residency program in which students focus on fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction, screenwriting, and playwriting. The MFA program supports Howling Bird Press, which each year publishes an award-winning book-length manuscript.

Special interest will be given to candidates with strong secondary specialties in some combination of creative non-fiction, literary journalism, new-media writing, and digital humanities. Candidates should also note specific literary and research interests that would make them attractive. Preferred candidates will demonstrate initiative, collegiality with peers, and a research trajectory that relates to their teaching. The successful candidate is expected to actively participate in departmental programs and initiatives. In addition to teaching sections of Developmental Writing and Effective Writing, the successful candidate will work with students in Education and the Communication Arts/Licensure. These students are provided with internships in developmental writing sections as part of their training as secondary teachers.

Augsburg University, located in the heart of Minneapolis, and adjacent to the University of Minnesota, is in the center of a vibrant and diverse artistic environment that affords outstanding opportunities for writers, artists, and scholars. The Twin Cities music scene is legendary, and its theater scene, including The Guthrie Theater, Penumbra Theater, Mixed Blood Theater, the Playwright’s Center, and others, provide opportunities for collaboration. The literary community is multi-layered, highlighted by The Loft Literary Center, located only blocks from the campus, and Grey Wolf press. Readings and lectures by major writers are often sponsored by many colleges in the area, and by the University of Minnesota, Minnesota Public Radio, and the Walker Art Center.

For the full posting, and to apply for this position, go online at http://www.augsburg.edu/hr.

Augsburg University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national origin, familial status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status or public assistance status. Successful candidates will have demonstrated abilities working in an academic community committed to intentional diversity. Candidates are thus encouraged to highlight skills and experiences that demonstrate intercultural competence.

MLA JIL 10/13/17

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Bemidji State University (MN) - TT Assistant Professor of English (incl. Writing in Disciplines and Writing Center)Edit

OPENING DATE: October 23rd 2017

CLOSING DATE: November 21st 2017

APPOINTMENT DATE: August 2018

SALARY: Depends on Qualifications

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Probationary

RESPONSIBILITIES: The incumbent would be expected to teach two courses per semester that would include, but are not limited to Composition, Argument and Exposition, Writing in the Disciplines and Tutoring Writing. Provide leadership in fulfilling and implementing the mission and vision of the Writing Center. Provide leadership and be a resource for the Writing Across the Disciplines initiative. Manage daily operations and budget of the Writing Resource Center. Promote activities conducive to the creation of communities of writers across campus. Liaise for the Writing Center by taking an active role in the English Department. Assist faculty campus-wide in implementing Writing Across the Disciplines Train and manage undergraduate and graduate peer-tutors. This position carries an expectation of successful scholarly research and publication with efforts to seek opportunities for external funding. In addition, the successful candidate will be asked to contribute to the department and university through service including curriculum development, program-level assessment, and academic and career advisement of students.

QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum: Earned doctorate in rhetoric, composition, or closely related field must be in hand at time of hire. Writing Center experience, preferably in a supervisory capacity. At least five years' experience in teaching college writing and tutoring in a Writing Center. In addition, candidates should have a research and publication agenda, and be prepared to take part in departmental and university service. Demonstrated commitment to quality teaching.

Preferred: Experience writing and/or editing in a professional capacity (professional journal, creative writing, press, etc.). Background in linguistics. The applicant should demonstrate a knowledge of and interest in diverse cultures and populations.

OTHER CONSIDERATIONS: All applicants must be able to lawfully accept employment in the United States at the time of an offer of employment. Persons writing letters of references should be advised of Minnesota's open record law which can make such letters available to applicants upon request. Employment for this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement for the InterFaculty Organization (IFO) which can be found at https://static1.squarespace.com/static/59304e9ad2b85773b3fbdf63/t/5935923c8419c2b9668840d7/1496683075229/2015-2017_IFO_Contract+%284%29.pdf Official transcript(s) must be provided to Human Resources upon hire. In accordance with the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnState) Vehicle Fleet Safety Program, faculty and staff driving on college/university business, who use a rental or state vehicle, shall be required to complete a vehicle Use Agreement form and conform to MnState's vehicle use criteria and consent to a motor vehicle records check. BSU and NTC are tobacco free workplaces (see policy).

Apply online: http://www.bemidjistate.edu/offices/human_resources/employment/faculty_administrator/

A Complete application will include the following attachments:

Cover letter, which addresses the required qualifications and your specific interest in working at Bemidji State University.
Resume/Curriculum Vitae.
Teaching statement documenting teaching experience and success and demonstrated interest in the teaching-learning process.
Names and contact information for three (3) people who can provide a professional reference.
Unofficial transcript(s) of all undergraduate and graduate coursework.
Three (3) Letters of Recommendation submitted to Search Advisory Chair Dr. Brian Donovan; see Dr. Donovan's email and campus address below.

Inquiries: Dr. Brian Donovan, Professor of English, Bemidji State University Box 23, 1500 Birchmont Drive NE, Bemidji MN 56601-2699 bdonovan@bemidjistate.edu

For emails, use subject heading Writing Center Application

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Bentley University (MA) - TT Assistant/Associate Professor, English & Media StudiesEdit

The Department of English and Media Studies at Bentley University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Communication at either the Assistant or Associate level. The ideal candidate will be able to teach public speaking, intercultural communication, rhetorical theory, and will take a leadership role in developing new communication courses. We are particularly interested in scholars with research and teaching interests in African American, Latinx, and Asian American communication studies.

Bentley is committed to a balanced profile of scholarship and teaching. We seek a candidate with a clear program of research demonstrated by a record of publication; early career scholars must demonstrate the potential for future publication. Candidates should have experience as the instructor of record and demonstrated ability to teach courses in the areas listed above.

The teaching load is three courses per semester, with one course release each semester for scholarly productivity. Salary and benefits are competitive. Bentley's campus is located in a Boston suburb.

Bentley University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to diversity and inclusion through research, teaching, and service. The university is committed to creating a work environment that encourages knowledge of and respect for those of other cultures or backgrounds.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Communication or related field. We are willing to consider ABD applicants; however, applicants must have degree in hand by July 1, 2018. Prior teaching experience at the college level is required.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number: FY1811207TT

Close Date: 11/07/2017

Special Instructions to Applicants Applications must be submitted online at by November 1, 2017. Please upload cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, and writing sample (to be uploaded into the “Other” documents section). Names and contact information for three references are required upon application. Bentley will contact these confidential references for those candidates moving forward in the process.

Bentley University requires reference checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.

You can apply for this position online at http://www.Click2Apply.net/s68jx8xjq37w7nqr

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Boise State University (ID) - TT Asst. Professor - Rhetoric and CompositionEdit

We seek an assistant professor in rhetoric and composition to contribute to our growing programs and our commitments to community engagement, advocacy, and writing for social change. Must have experience teaching undergraduate courses in writing and/or rhetoric as well as a specialty area in one or more of the following areas: social justice rhetorics, multicultural and global rhetorics, or community literacy, with a preferred focus on race, equity, and inclusion.

The successful candidate will teach and collaboratively develop curriculum in a newly designed BA emphasis in writing, rhetoric, and technical communication and a recently redesigned MA program in rhetoric and composition. Candidate will teach and research at a university with commitment to retention efforts, support for first-generation and nontraditional college students, and the new Marilyn Shuler Human Rights Initiative which will provide education on human rights and teach the advocacy skills for advancing them.

In addition, the successful candidate will demonstrate commitment to service within the department, university or community; interest, experience, and/or ability to promote diversity and inclusive excellence;interest in leadership in writing program development and initiatives; and commitment to ongoing professional development. Faculty are expected to develop and demonstrate twenty-first century teaching methodologies, including the integration of mobile learning devices and evidence-based instructional practices, and may be asked to teach online.

Minimum Qualifications: A Ph.D. in rhetoric and composition or a closely related field from a nationally or internationally accredited university. ABD candidates will be considered so long as degree is completed prior to August 15, 2018. Experience teaching writing and/or rhetoric at the undergraduate and/or graduate level. Evidence of teaching effectiveness. Evidence of research/scholarly activity and potential.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience with and willingness to teach students across levels and majors. Experience with teaching online or willingness to teach online.

Application Instructions: Attach to your online application a letter of application indicating qualifications and research interests, a CV, a one-page teaching philosophy statement indicating experiences with and contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion in teaching, and names of three references.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin November 13, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.

You can apply for this position online at https://boisestate.taleo.net/careersection/exfac/jobdetail.ftl?job=171205&tz=GMT-06%3A00

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Boston University (MA) - Assoc. or Full Professor of English - Director of Writing ProgramEdit

Pending budgetary approval, the College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) at Boston University seeks an accomplished scholar and proven academic leader to direct its award-winning writing program http://www.bu.edu/writingprogram/. The Director will hold a tenured appointment as Associate or Full Professor in English or another appropriate department.

Reporting to the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Academic Programs and Policies, the Director will provide intellectual and administrative leadership to the program, ensuring its long-term success in all of its dimensions. Specific responsibilities will include leading an administrative team comprising three associate directors and three staff administrators, supervising faculty hiring, guiding the development of the program’s curriculum and pedagogical approach, overseeing ongoing and annual assessments, providing training and professional development to lecturers and graduate-student instructors, and pursuing new initiatives in consultation with College leadership. The Director will teach two courses per academic year.

We seek a dynamic colleague who will enrich the intellectual life of our community and who will collaborate with other institutional leaders to support the educational missions of the College and University. A PhD in rhetoric, writing studies, English, or a related field, as well as a scholarly record and agenda warranting tenure at a major research university, are required. We are especially interested in candidates with expertise in the history or theory of rhetoric, including ethnic and minority rhetorics; new media and multimodal communication; applied linguistics, including translingualism and multilingual communication; or digital humanities.

We are eager to receive applications from women and underrepresented minorities, and we invite all candidates to describe how a commitment to diversity has and will inform their intellectual and institutional work.

To apply, please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and names of three potential recommenders to the search committee via (Academic Jobs Online). Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; those received by Monday, October 2, 2017 will receive first consideration.

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Bowie State University (MD) - TT Asst. Professor of English- SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

Personnel Status: PIN/ Faculty

Department: English and Modern Languages

Open Date: June 27, 2017

Closing Date: August 31, 2017

Responsibilities: Teach 9 credit hours per semester ranging from freshmen composition to upper level undergraduate and graduate rhetoric and composition courses; advise students; conduct research; coordinate the English composition and rhetoric courses; serve on departmental, college, and/or university committees; write proposals for public and private grants; perform other related duties as assigned. The successful applicant gets at least three credit hours of release time per semester to coordinate the freshman composition sequence. This is a full-time, tenure-track, assistant professor position.

Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition from an accredited institution is required. A minimum of three years of college/university teaching experience preferred. Strong background in composition studies, linguistics, and/or writing across the curriculum. Evidence of strong research capability and a strong, peer-reviewed, scholarly publication record in composition studies or a related area; demonstrated ability to effectively teach undergraduate and graduate courses in composition and rhetoric; knowledge and experience developing and evaluating undergraduate and graduate courses in rhetoric and composition including developmental writing; demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching, research/scholarship, university and community service; excellent communication skills; commitment to the mission of the university; digital information technology skills a plus, including Blackboard; bilingualism in modern languages is also a plus

SALARY: $60,000 - $63,000

APPLICATIONS: Interested and qualified applicants should submit their CV, a cover letter, a one-page teaching philosophy, official transcripts, an application, and at three letters of reference. Submissions without an application will not be considered. Email all documents to JOBS@bowiestate.edu.

Bowie State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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Brigham Young University (UT) - English Rhetoric and Composition (CFS Track, Professorial) - ADDITIONAL MATERIALS REQUESTEDEdit

The Department of English invites applications for continuing status (BYU’s equivalent of tenure)-track positions for appointments beginning Fall 2018. All areas will be considered, but we have a primary need in Rhetoric and Composition. Successful candidates will show evidence of excellence in teaching and significant scholarly potential. Rank open. Salary, benefits, and teaching load competitive. PhD completion expected by starting date. Applications are completed online at http://yjobs.byu. (select “Search Faculty Jobs” then click the link to English under “Department”). Initial applications include the on-line application, cover letter, and vita. These must be submitted by October 31. Application materials may be attached to the online application or sent to: Faculty Search Committee, c/o Shawna Walker, Department of English, 4198B JFSB, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 84602. Brigham Young University, an equal opportunity employer, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, age, national origin, veteran status, or against qualified individuals with disabilities. All faculty are required to abide by the university’s honor code and dress and grooming standards. Preference is given to qualified candidates who are members in good standing of the affiliated church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

MLA JIL 9/22/17

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Brigham Young University-Idaho (ID) - TT Full-Time Faculty in English, incl. Rhetoric and Composition (Multiple Positions) - SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The Department of English at Brigham Young University-Idaho invites applications for four full-time teaching positions. The department is looking for faculty with academic backgrounds in Rhetoric & Composition, British Modernism, Shakespeare, English Education, and Professional Writing (with experience in visual rhetoric, document production, and digital design). Additionally, writing instruction will be an integral and vital component of these positions, as all English faculty members also teach Foundations Writing courses (i.e. General Education). Advanced degree in English or related field required (master's minimum). Faculty members abide by the university's Honor Code and have the important responsibility and role to help all students develop, both spiritually and academically, in accordance with the mission of BYU-Idaho.

You can apply for this position online at https://employment.byui.net/postings/12048

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Buena Vista University (IA) - TT Asst. Professor - English (Rhetoric and Composition) - PHONE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

Applications are sought for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of English at Buena Vista University, beginning August 2018. We seek candidates with preparation in rhetoric to teach undergraduate courses in all levels of composition.  We seek candidates with experience in student-centered and computer‑assisted instruction, and familiarity with writing program development and assessment.  The position also includes the opportunity to develop courses in our newly launched writing studies minor.  A successful candidate will be interested in at least two of the following: writing tutor training, stretch composition programs, or writing in the professions. Success teaching literature would be helpful but not required. Ph.D. preferred; ABD with firm defense date considered. 

The position requires strong teaching skills, advising and mentoring of undergraduate students, and service to the institution.

BVU prepares students for lifelong success through transformational academic, professional and co-curricular programs. In addition, Buena Vista University offers an exceptional faculty development program and opportunities for international experiences. Review of applications begins November 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. 

Buena Vista University’s main 60-acre campus is situated on the shores of beautiful Storm Lake, a 3,200-acre natural lake located in northwest Iowa.  Storm Lake is one of Iowa's most diverse communities. It is one of Iowa's premier vacation spots, with an array of retail shopping and dining opportunities, and a vibrant arts and cultural environment. Businesses of various sizes ranging from small businesses to multinational corporations thrive in this Northwest Iowa city. Storm Lake residents enjoy a relatively low cost of living and a high quality of life.

Please submit letter of application, graduate school transcripts (photocopies acceptable but official copies required for appointment), and current vita with the names of 3 references (including title, address, e-mail address and telephone number) by mail to Melissa Butcher, Human Resources Office, Buena Vista University, 610 W. 4th St., Storm Lake, IA 50588 or email facultyhire@bvu.edu.

This position is not eligible for an employer-sponsored visa; and, all applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

A background check will be conducted on the final candidate. Buena Vista University is an Equal Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act/Smoke-Free Employer.

Buena Vista University is an Equal Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act/Smoke-Free Employer.

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Deadline: November 1, 2017

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California State University, Dominguez Hills (CA) - TT Assistant or Associate Professor of EnglishEdit

CSU Dominguez Hills Department of English is hiring a tenure-track Assistant/ Associate Professor of English in Composition and Rhetoric, beginning Fall 2018. In addition to having a Ph.D. in Composition and Rhetoric, the ideal candidate will have demonstrated research and teaching interests in one or more of the following areas: basic writing and reading pedagogy, multilingual rhetorics, working with multicultural writers, writing center pedagogy, stretch programs and other innovative curricula, and curricular and faculty development; she or he also will have demonstrated both excellent teaching and an ongoing engagement with best practices in composition program development on the undergraduate and graduate levels. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in composition and composition pedagogy in the area of specialization with a possibility of teaching English education majors. She/he will be expected to maintain an active research agenda and serve on department, college, and/or university committees. The normal teaching load is 4-4, with a reduced 3-3 load for the first two years. She/he may also be offered reassignment time for undertaking significant service commitments at the departmental and/or institutional level. The appointment will be at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor based on qualifications and experience; recent graduates, as well as those currently at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, are encouraged to apply. While the position will remain open until filled, review of applications, consisting of a current CV, cover letter and a list of three references will begin December 1, 2017. Applications should be submitted online in a single uploaded document at the following link: https://my.csudh.edu/psp/paaprd/EMPLOYEE/HDHPRD/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL? (Position 3160). After a first screening of applicants, three recent letters of recommendation and a teaching portfolio may be requested. Applicants should request references to submit signed letters of reference directly to the following address: Search Committee, Composition and Rhetoric, Department of English, California State University, Dominguez Hills, 1000 East Victoria Street, Carson, CA 90747.

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California State University, Sacramento (CA) - TT Assistant Professor. Rhetoric and Composition (Professional and Technical Writing)Edit

The Department of English at California State University, Sacramento invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Composition with a specialization in Technical and Professional Writing, a proven record of success working in writing a center/using writing center pedagogy, and expertise in program administration and faculty development.

We are especially interested in potential colleagues who specialize in web design, information design, social media, grants and proposal writing, usability/UX, other specializations in technical communication, or in composition studies. The ideal candidate will have a proven record of success working with linguistically and culturally diverse student populations. Normal teaching load is four courses per semester, though limited reassigned time is likely for coordination of some aspect of our BA, MA, and GE writing programs. Course assignments range from undergraduate GE writing courses to upper-division writing courses within the major and graduate seminars in Rhetoric and Composition. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop offerings in the future. Faculty members are expected to demonstrate a strong commitment to college-level teaching excellence serving a diverse student population, have an active research agenda, work well with fellow faculty in various disciplines in shaping the direction of the Department and University, participate in student advising, and make contributions to the broader community. Candidates are expected to have a PhD in Rhetoric and Composition, Professional and Technical Communication, or related field. ABD candidates will be considered. If ABD, candidates will be required to complete the doctoral degree by August 2018.

California State University, Sacramento is an Asian-American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving-Institution and an Hispanic Serving-Institution.

Review of Application will begin on 11/06/17; position open until filled.

Applications are only accepted through the Sacramento State jobs website located at http://csus.peopleadmin.com. Applicants will need to create a new user account to enter applications in People Admin. Candidates must include the following attachments with the application: - Cover letter that addresses the qualifications for the position - Writing sample of approximately 15 pages - Current curriculum vitae - Unofficial transcripts attesting to highest degree earned (official transcripts required if invited for interview).

At the time of application, please also have three confidential letters of recommendation sent to: Professor David W. Toise, Department of English, MS 6075, 6000 J Street, California State University, Sacramento, Sacramento, CA 95819-6075. english@csus.edu

MLA JIL 9/15/17

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California State University, San Bernardino (CA) - TT Asst. Professor - Composition/Rhetoric (Cultural Rhetorics)Edit

The English Department at California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB) announces a tenure-track Assistant Professor position that begins September 2018. We seek a composition/rhetoric specialist with particular expertise in cultural rhetorics. As we are looking to complement our strengths in feminist and queer rhetorics, we are particularly interested in candidates specializing in African American, Asian American, Indigenous, or Latinx/Chicanx rhetorics, but we are open to other interests as well. Expertise in public and professional writing is also desirable.

Nestled in the foothills of the San Bernardino mountains, CSUSB (an Hispanic Service Institution) is located in San Bernardino in the Inland Empire region of Southern California, 60 miles east of Los Angeles. CSUSB offers programs through the Colleges of Arts and Letters, Business and Public Administration, Education, Natural Sciences and Social and Behavioral Sciences, and operates a satellite campus in Palm Desert located in Coachella Valley. CSUSB serves approximately 20,700 students and offers 47 undergraduate and 35 graduate degrees, including one doctoral degree, as well as 13 programs with national accreditation. The Department offers a B.A. in English with multiple tracks and undergraduate courses in writing studies; a minor in English; an M.A. in English Composition with three concentrations (composition, literature, and applied linguistics & TESL); and certificates in professional writing, teaching writing, creative writing, and TESL.

CSUSB actively encourages applications from qualified candidates who demonstrate a commitment to serving a diverse student population and advancing student success through highly engaging, high impact educational practices. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of historically underrepresented groups and women.

Typical Activities: The successful candidate will teach first-year composition courses and undergraduate and graduate courses in composition, rhetoric, and writing studies. The normal teaching load is three courses per quarter, or nine courses per academic year. Beginning in Fall 2020, CSUSB will operate on a semester schedule; the anticipated semester teaching load is four courses per semester.

Minimum Qualifications: Requirements include a Ph.D. at the time of appointment, evidence of promise in scholarship, a record of excellence in teaching, and a commitment to service to the University and larger community. We particularly welcome candidates with an interest in collaborative and interdisciplinary projects.

Supplemental Information: Candidates should submit the following materials: a letter of application, CV, scholarly writing sample, statement of teaching philosophy, contact information for three references, copies of all post-secondary transcripts (official transcripts will be required prior to appointment), and a diversity statement; the diversity statement may include your interpretation of diversity, inclusion and gender equity, and must include specific examples of how your educational and/or professional experiences, background, and philosophy have prepared you for this role at CSUSB (maximum 250 words). In addition, three referees should email their confidential letters of recommendation directly to facultyrecruitment@csusb.edu. All application materials must be received by October 16, 2017. Formal review of applications will begin in October 2017 and continue until the position is filled. For reasons of equity and access, we will be conducting first-round interviews via video conferences rather than at the MLA Convention. If you have any questions, please contact Professor David Carlson, Chair of the English Department, at dajcarls@csusb.edu.

To find out more about the Department of English, please visit http://cal.csusb.edu/english. If you are interested in this opportunity, we invite you to apply at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/csusb/jobs/1829663/english-composition-rhetoric-assistant-professor-tenure-track?pagetype=transferJobs

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Canisius College (NY) - TT Assistant Professor of English and Director of the Writing CenterEdit

Canisius College invites applications for a tenure-track professor of English who will create and direct a new Writing Center. The position will begin in August 2018. The Writing Center Director will report to the Dean of Arts and Sciences and hold a tenure-track faculty position in the Department of English.

The director will administer the writing center and teach half-time, including a peer-tutoring course, first-year writing courses, and upper-level rhetoric/writing courses. The director will provide strong leadership in fostering a campus-wide culture of writing and building an effective resource for students and faculty. The director will be responsible for establishing a vision for the center and articulating and assessing the center's goals and objectives. In addition, the director will run and assess the first-year composition course, hire tutors, hold faculty workshops, and serve as a guide for those teaching writing in the core curriculum.

Required: Ph.D. in Composition/Rhetoric or Writing Center Studies. The successful candidate will have experience and training in writing center theory and administration; knowledge of best practices in the field; a record of excellence in teaching college writing and/or undergraduate writing courses; an active research agenda; outstanding interpersonal and organizational skills; and demonstrated ability to work well in a team-oriented environment.

We welcome candidates with interests in our humanistic core curriculum, which explores issues of diversity, ethics, global awareness, and social justice. We likewise welcome candidates with experience and expertise using inclusive strategies in working with writers with a range of abilities and from diverse backgrounds.

The review of applications will begin immediately. The deadline to apply is November 15. Interviews will take place at the MLA convention in January 2018.

To apply, go to https://www.canisius.edu/about-canisius/employment-canisius and click on View Current Employment Opportunities. Applicants must submit their cover letter (to Mick Cochrane, Chair, English Department), curriculum vitae, and teaching and writing center philosophies. These philosophies should discuss experience and commitment to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion. Also, please include the names, titles and email addresses of three references. Your references will receive an email from Canisius College requesting they submit their reference letter directly to Canisius College's Human Resources Department.

Canisius College, founded 1870, is a Jesuit comprehensive liberal arts college with strong commitments to social justice and to preparing students to be reflective women and men for others. The English Department supports the mission and is committed to faculty diversity. To learn more about the English Department at Canisius College go to: http://www.canisius.edu/english/

Canisius College is located in the Buffalo/Niagara Region of New York State where the cost of housing, excellent school districts, numerous cultural organizations and a wide range of sports, entertainment and dining venues are just a few of the many things that make for an excellent quality of life. Our four-season climate allows for a myriad of outdoor recreational activities that range from the beach in the summer to the ski slopes in the winter. Furthermore, we are only 90 minutes away from Toronto, Canada, an additional source of recreational and cultural activity.

Canisius College, a Catholic and Jesuit university, has as its foundation the fundamental values of academic excellence, leadership, faith and social justice. Canisius is committed to educating and preparing men and women to become leaders in their professions and their communities, and in service to humanity. The college is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students.

Online App. Form: https://www.canisius.edu/about-canisius/employment-canisius

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Carnegie Mellon University (PA) - TT Assistant Professor of English – Rhetoric - ADDITIONAL MATERIALS REQUESTEDEdit

The Rhetoric Program in the Department of English at Carnegie Mellon seeks a specialist in Rhetoric at the rank of tenure-track Assistant Professor beginning August in 2018. We are interested in a new colleague with outstanding research promise and an emerging research record in one or some combination of the following subfields: civic engagement in local, national, or international contexts; advocacy and race; rhetoric and the digital humanities; writing studies in and across genres, including STEM genres involving but not limited to scientific, environmental or medical rhetoric; We particularly welcome candidates who can add to the department’s emerging profile in the digital humanities, broadly conceived, by combining traditional scholarly methods with data-driven methods for handling and analyzing information. The successful candidate will have a track record and trajectory of outstanding publications and impact in one or several of these subfields.

The successful candidate will demonstrate an interest in teaching in our professional as well as academic programs. Our degree programs include a B.A. in Professional Writing, a B.S. in Technical Writing and Communication, an M.A. in Professional Writing, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Rhetoric. The rhetoric program also contributes required courses to the English Department’s B.A. in English. We also welcome candidates who can add to the English Department’s new minor in Humanities Analytics.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in hand by the time of the appointment in Rhetoric, Communication Studies, English, Linguistics, or closely related field. We will prefer candidates with a record of research publication, a record of successful teaching relevant to our programs, and interdisciplinary skills appropriate to publishing and teaching in rhetoric and written communication. The Department particularly invites applications from members of under-represented minorities.

Appointment, Rank, and Salary: Nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position. The teaching load is two courses each semester.

Application Procedure: Applications will be accepted online through Interfolio. Follow this link to electronically submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three current letters of reference at the link above.

Questions may be addressed to Ms.Vickie McKay vm29@andrew.cmu.edu, (412) 268-2850.

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration applications should be received by November 1, 2017.

Carnegie Mellon University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

For further information about our department and university, see: http://english.cmu.edu

Apply online: https://apply.interfolio.com/44906

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Chapman University (CA) - TT Assistant Professor - Rhetoric or Literature - ADDITIONAL MATERIALS REQUESTEDEdit

The English Department at Chapman University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in Literature or Rhetoric with a specialization in Medieval Studies OR Twentieth-Century/Twenty-First-Century Studies (with a focus on Latinx Studies, African American/African Diasporic Studies, or Native American Studies). Expertise in one or more of the following is also welcome: critical theory, global/post- colonial approaches, disability studies, composition studies, critical race studies, ecocriticism, translation studies, book history/media theory, gender and sexuality studies, creative writing, or digital humanities. We are especially interested in candidates with interdisciplinary approaches and whose research spans fields or genres.

Chapman University's English Department offers an undergraduate major that integrates literature and rhetoric, and an MA/MFA dual degree program at the graduate level. We particularly welcome candidates whose scholarship and teaching will integrate and/or connect literature/rhetoric and creative/critical work and further the department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Chapman University offers a relocation expense reimbursement package as well as a first-time Orange County homebuyer assistance program.

Qualifications: Requirements include a Ph.D. in English, Comparative Literature, Rhetoric, or a related field by August 2018.

Responsibilities: Tenure-track faculty members are expected to develop and maintain an active research agenda for future tenure consideration and are evaluated on their research/scholarly/creative activity, teaching, and service. The faculty member will teach undergraduate and graduate courses, supervise student theses, and maintain active research and publication agendas.

Contact information: Qualified applicants should electronically submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to Kristen Laakso, laakso@chapman.edu. Please use “English Faculty Position” as the email subject line. Applications submitted by November 1, 2017 will receive first consideration. Writing samples and dossiers will be requested only after initial review of applications and CVs by the search committee.

Chapman University requires background checks for all new employees.

Chapman University, located in the heart of Orange County, California, offers traditional undergraduate programs in the arts and sciences and select pre-professional and graduate programs. Ranked in the top tier of western universities by U.S. News and World Report, Chapman has gained national recognition with its commitment to excellence through research and innovative teaching. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. More information about Chapman University is available at http://www.chapman.edu.

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Colorado College (CO) - Director, Ruth Barton Writing CenterEdit

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION: Provides vision and direction for writing center services, leads the Writing Center professional and peer staff, and contributes to the vibrant culture of teaching and learning in the Colket Center and at the college.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide vision and direction for Writing Center services.
Hire, train, and supervise the Writing Center peer consultants and professional staff.
Consult one-on-one with student writers across the disciplines.
Teach support courses in critical reading and writing.
Teach half-block and extended format adjunct courses in writing center theory and practice.
Collaborate with the Director of the Crown Faculty Center by coordinating faculty development sessions on assigning, teaching, and assessing writing or other writing-related topics.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: A PhD in English, Rhetoric and Composition, or a related field plus five years of experience tutoring in a Writing Center; college teaching experience, experience training peer tutors, administrative experience, and supervisory experience; excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to interact professionally and work efficiently and effectively students, faculty, and Writing Center and Colket Center professional staff; ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively; and ability to contribute creatively to program development; potential for contributing to the scholarship of teaching and learning.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Familiarity with teaching and learning in a small liberal arts college environment.

FULL JOB DESCRIPTION AND ONLINE APPLICATION: https://employment.coloradocollege.edu/postings/3120

Application deadline is November 12, 2017

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Curry College (ME) - Assistant Professor - WritingEdit

Thank you for considering Curry College in your search.

About Curry College: Founded in 1879, Curry College is a private, four-year, liberal arts-based institution located on a wooded 131-acre campus in Milton, MA just seven miles from downtown Boston. Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), Curry College offers 27 undergraduate majors, over 60 minors and concentrations, as well as four graduate programs.

Curry College is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in every aspect of its operations. The College values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from a variety of backgrounds. Curry College is an equal opportunity employer that encourages diversity in the workplace.

Founded in 1879, Curry College is a private, four-year, liberal arts-based institution located on a wooded 131-acre campus in Milton, MA just seven miles from downtown Boston. Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), Curry College offers 27 undergraduate majors, over 60 minors and concentrations, as well as four graduate programs.

Curry College is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in every aspect of its operations. The College values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from a variety of backgrounds. Curry College is an equal opportunity employer that encourages diversity in the workplace.

Curry College invites applications for a full-time, Assistant Professor to join the Curry College Writing Program beginning in the Fall of 2018. Teaching will include courses in the two-sequence first year core, developmental writing, as well as related courses in the general education program. The teaching load is 4/3.

Requirements: Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition or a relevant field at the time of appointment. Preferred qualifications include applicants whose areas of interest include assessment, faculty development, professional/technical writing or multimodal composition/digital rhetorics. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Employment in this position is contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment background checks.

Please apply online at: http://www.curry.edu/about-curry/employment/job-opportunities.html for consideration.

Interested applicants must submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter including a description of your teaching philosophy, a statement of contributions to diversity (statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching, research, professional activity, and/or service), a copy of your unofficial transcript (an official transcript will be required upon acceptance of an offer of employment) and a list of three professional references including complete contact information and professional titles.

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Depaul University (IL) - TT Assistant Professor - Department of Writing, Rhetoric, & DiscourseEdit

The Department of Writing, Rhetoric, & Discourse (WRD) at DePaul University invites applications for a tenure-line position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin September 2018. We seek candidates with preparation in rhetoric and composition who specialize in technical and professional writing.

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in technical, professional, and workplace writing and graduate courses in our MA concentration in Professional and Digital Writing, in an independent writing department that offers minor, major, and MA programs in writing and rhetoric.

Required Qualifications: We welcome applications from candidates with any specialization within technical and professional writing; of particular interest are applicants with research and teaching interests in the areas of structured authoring, user research methodologies, and digital content management and creation (including video and audio) in professional settings. Applications should demonstrate a candidate's potential to form research and teaching partnerships with Chicagoland's vibrant industry or nonprofit organizations.

The department and the university sustain a strong commitment to undergraduate education and sensitivity to the educational goals of a multicultural student population. We particularly seek candidates who mirror the diversity of the university and its surrounding urban community, and we specifically solicit applications from women, people of color, and individuals from other historically underrepresented groups. DePaul University is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

Applicants must have the PhD in rhetoric and composition or an appropriately related field in hand by July 1, 2018. Please submit online a cover letter, CV, writing sample, and contact information for three letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin October 10; applications will not be accepted after November 1.

Online App. Form: https://facultyopportunities.depaul.edu/postings/1569

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Dixie State University (UT) - TT Assistant Professor of English - Composition EmphasisEdit

The Department of English at Dixie State University (DSU) in St. George, Utah, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor with a specialization in Composition to begin July 1, 2018. The English department works with all students at DSU in developmental & general education requirements as well as offers a Bachelor's of Arts with four emphases in Creative Writing, English Education, Literary Studies, and Professional & Technical Writing and minors in Creative Writing, English Education, General Education, and Professional & Technical Writing. Additional information about the English department, its faculty and programs is found online at https://english.dixie.edu/.

Responsibilities: Teach 24 semester hours in developmental English, English composition, and other English courses as needed, hold regular office hours, and regularly teach in the University's General Education curriculum Teach upper division courses such as History and Structure of the English Language, Digital Journal Production, or other classes that fit into the candidate's specialty, as needed by the department; Assist in curriculum creation in composition; Serve on departmental, college, and university committees as assigned and attend departmental, college, and university meetings as required.

Work with the department chair, the dean, and other faculty to advance the university's mission, including: Conducting student assessment; Mentoring adjuncts; Performing service for the college and university; Participate in university and departmental student recruitment and retention initiatives; Facilitate service learning and engagement with the community.

Qualifications: PhD in English, Rhetoric, or related field by August 2018 from a regionally accredited institution required; Additional background in rhetoric and composition, developmental English, the history and structure of the English language, or digital humanities necessary; Experience teaching and developing college-level writing curriculum in a variety of forms, such as first-year composition, developmental writing, and new media writing, required (finalists will be required to demonstrate competence via a teaching demonstration); A background that complements existing faculty specialties; Ability to employ various communication and teaching technologies; Ability to communicate clearly with students, staff, and colleagues, both orally and in writing; An eagerness to engage with faculty, staff, and administrators to develop ways to improve the educational experience of students; Potential for excellence in teaching, research, and service.

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Contract: Full-time (9 month) tenure-track faculty position. Requirements of tenure-track may be reduced by one or two years based on the amount and quality of documented previous tenured experience (see DSU policy 641). Faculty service begins August 2018; salary and benefits begin July 1, 2018. Annual salary of $49,000+, depending on qualifications & experience; additional compensation available for summer/overload teaching. Excellent benefits package included.

About the University: Dixie State University is an open-enrollment institution committed to student access, affordability and success. DSU has adopted an instructional approach of "active learning, active life" and we seek faculty committed to providing students with an active learning environment. Established in 1911 as a community college and in 2013 as a state university, DSU is located in picturesque southwestern Utah with its red rocks, desert climate, over 300 days of sunshine annually, and easy access to world class outdoor recreational opportunities. The University's Strategic Plan calls for significant expansion into new degree programs and an increase of student enrollment to 12,500 students over the next four years.

DSU seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University's strong commitment to the academic success of all our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientation and gender expressions. Electronic Application Procedures: Application review begins November 6, 2017; position open until filled. Candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for three professional references (including email addresses), unofficial transcripts, and a Student Success Statement (approximately one page, single-spaced) about their teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population. Please upload all of the requested documents when you submit your application. Employment is contingent upon successful completion and certification of required degrees and upon successfully passing a background check. If, because of a disability, you need special services or facilities in order to apply for this opening, please call the Human Resources Office (435) 652-7520.

You can apply for this position online at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/dixie/jobs/1859650/assistant-professor-of-english-composition-emphasis?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

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Drexel University (PA) - TT Asst. Professor - Composition / RhetoricEdit

The Department of English and Philosophy at Drexel University seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English with specialization in Composition/Rhetoric, to begin Fall 2018.

We invite applications from candidates who through their teaching, scholarship, and service will strengthen our department's numerous writing initiatives, including the first-year writing program, university-wide writing intensive courses, the Drexel Writing Center, ESL courses, writing courses within the major, the minor in Writing, the Certificate in Writing and Publishing, writing assessment, teaching writing with technology, and our MA program in publishing.

Drexel University is a comprehensive global research university of over 24,000 students, located in a lively urban setting, known for innovative leadership in experiential learning and use-inspired research. Drexel's academic calendar is built on 10-week quarters; this position carries a 2-2-2 teaching load, with the expectation of significant scholarship.

Qualifications: Qualified candidates for this position will: possess a PhD in Composition, Rhetoric, English, or a related field in hand by July 1, 2018; demonstrate promise as active researchers, with a track record of scholarly production beyond the dissertation preferred; a record of excellence in teaching; and the capacity to assume leadership and administrative roles in our writing programs.

Based in Drexel's Department of English & Philosophy ( http://www.drexel.edu/coas.engphil), this appointment begins in the Fall 2018.

Please submit an application letter and current CV to DrexelJobs at http://www.drexeljobs.com. Please do not send applications via email or regular mail. Applicants should submit only 1) a CV, and 2) a letter of application that summarizes how their strengths in teaching and research would contribute to our department. Letters of reference and a writing sample will be solicited at a later stage of the process.

Applicants should direct inquiries to: Dr. Scott Warnock at sjwarnock@drexel.edu

Review begins immediately, but materials should be received by November 10th for best consideration. Video-link interviews with promising applicants will be conducted after Thanksgiving, and finalists will be invited to campus in January.

Drexel University offers an attractive benefits package including tuition remission, a generous retirement package with matching funds (up to 11 percent) and an opportunity to join a talented team of professionals directly helping the University achieve its record growth and quality reputation.

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East Tennessee State University (TN) - TT Assistant Professor of English, Rhetoric and CompositionEdit

The Department of Literature and Language at East Tennessee State University is seeking a qualified individual to fill a tenure-track assistant professor position in the area of Rhetoric and Composition. Responsibilities of this position are to direct our Composition program which includes supervising composition instructors; leading Composition Workshops; and running an assessment of student writing.

9-month contract. Research and service expectations as noted in the T&P guidelines ( http://www.etsu.edu/senate/facultyhandbook/colldept/collarts.aspx).

Position includes benefits. ETSU is a comprehensive state university serving the region of the Appalachian Mountains. Start date August 15, 2018.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Applicants should demonstrate expertise in Rhetoric and Composition through academic research, service, and teaching.

Required Qualifications: Accepting applicants with Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition or Ph.D. in English, or related field with an emphasis on Rhetoric and Composition. Ph.D. requirements must be completed by employment start date. Experience with First-Year College Writing Program.

Preferred Qualifications: Administrative experience in First-Year College Writing Program.

Online App. Form: http://jobs.etsu.edu/postings/9347

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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (AZ) - TT Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and CompositionEdit

The Department of Humanities and Communication at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott, Arizona invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position of Rhetoric and Composition at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate must have a strong interest and ability to teach undergraduate students.

Responsibilities: Teach an academic course load of 12 credits per semester, including first-year writing, introductory rhetoric, and introductory humanities courses (with the potential to develop new courses). Collaborate with department faculty to conduct appropriate assessments of first-year writing and humanities courses; assist in implementing assessment-based refinements. Perform service and conduct research.

Requirements: Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition or a similar discipline completed by August 2018. Demonstrated record of excellence in teaching composition courses. Evidence of scholarly potential.

Preferred Qualifications: Expertise in composition pedagogy with secondary interests in professional writing, digital media, visual literacy, or related areas. Experience teaching first-year composition using innovative methods. Experience with effective assessment methods. Experience with various methods and means of instructional delivery.

ERAU is an accredited, four-year, private, nonprofit university offering Bachelor and Master of Science degrees that are highly regarded in aviation, engineering, security, and related fields.

To ensure full consideration, please apply online by uploading 1) a letter of application, 2) a CV, and 3) the names and contact information of three professional references. Review of applications will begin on November 15th.

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Florida Atlantic University (FL) - TT Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and CompositionEdit

The Department of English at Florida Atlantic University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin August 2018.

The hired candidate will teach primarily on the Boca Raton campus, with a minor assignment on the Davie campus. We seek a candidate who will balance high-quality scholarship, excellence in teaching, and committed service.

Faculty typically teach a 3-2 course schedule. Faculty teach and mentor graduate students in the department's Master's Degree programs as well as the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters interdisciplinary Ph. D. program.

Minimum Qualification: Ph.D. from an accredited institution in English or Comparative Literature, or related field, at time of appointment and publication record in field, and relevant teaching experience at the college level.

Candidates must have teaching and research interests in Rhetoric and Composition.

Previous working experience in Digital Rhetoric/Composition, Professional Writing, and/or Technical Writing preferred.

College/Department: English

Campus: Boca Raton

Special Instructions to the Applicant: This position is open until filled and may close without prior notice.

All applicants must apply electronically to the currently posted position on the Office of Human Resources' job website (https://jobs.fau.edu) by completing the Faculty, Administrative, Managerial & Professional Position Application and submitting the related documents.

Our application site permits the attachment of required/requested documentation. In addition to completing the online application, please upload the following: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of official transcripts scanned into an electronic format, and three letters of recommendation. Every applicant may upload a maximum of 6 documents. The maximum size for each document is 2MB. If you have more than 6 documents to be attached, we recommend that you combine two (2) or more items into one (1) document prior to uploading.

Transcripts for faculty positions must be an official copy scanned into an electronic format and attached to the application. Degrees from outside the United States must be validated by an organization belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Service (NACES), with an indication of the documents the evaluation was prepared from (official transcripts, diplomas, dissertation abstracts). The evaluation should be scanned and electronically attached to the application.

An unofficial transcript may be used during the hiring process to assure that the prospective faculty member may be credentialed for the courses they are expected to teach. An official transcript sent directly from the institution is required for the Provost's credential file prior to the first day of employment. Similarly, for degrees from outside the United States, the evaluation by an organization belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation (NACES), with an indication of the documents the evaluation was prepared from (official transcripts, diplomas, dissertation abstracts) is required for the Provost's credential file prior to the first day of class. A background check will be required for the candidate selected for this position. This position is subject to funding.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057.

Send letter, vita, and three letters of recommendation to english@fau.edu, with the subject line "Rhetoric/Composition Search." Applications must be submitted by November 1, 2017. Quicklink for Posting: http://jobs.fau.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=62620

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Florida State University (FL) - TT Assistant Professor in Rhetoric and CompositionEdit

The Department of English at Florida State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor appointment in Rhetoric and Composition. The position is a 2/2 teaching assignment (two courses per semester) with one graduate course per year.

Qualifications

Applicants with expertise in composition, and secondary interests in digital composition, and/or multimodality, genre, and activity theory are encouraged to apply. Ph.D. must be in hand by beginning of appointment. Applicants should have a record of publication, prospects of future publication, and evidence of effective teaching.

Contact Info

Questions may be sent to the Search Committee Chair, Professor Kathleen Yancey, at kyancey@fsu.edu.

Pay Plan

This is a Faculty position.

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This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific Faculty job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu. If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU

> Self Service. Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include education details even if attaching a Vita. A cover letter, CV, writing sample, contact information for at least 3 references, and evidence of teaching effectiveness should be included with the online application as a single PDF. This position requires that you have three confidential professional letters of recommendation submitted on your behalf. Letters of recommendation should be addressed to Professor Kathleen Yancey, Chair, Rhetoric and Composition Search Committee, and sent directly to kyancey@fsu.edu.

Open until filled

This position is being advertised as open until filled. A review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Skype interviews with shortlisted candidates will be scheduled in early December 2017.

Tobacco Free Campus

Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.

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George Mason University (VA) - TT Adv. Asst. Professor - Director of Composition - ADDITIONAL MATERIALS REQUESTEDEdit

The George Mason University Department of English invites applications for a nine-month, tenure-track, advanced assistant professor position in Rhetoric and Composition who will serve as the Director of Composition. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.

The English department houses an undergraduate minor and concentration in Rhetoric and Writing; M.A. concentrations in the Teaching of Writing and Literature and Professional Writing and Rhetoric; and a Ph.D. program in Writing and Rhetoric.

Responsibilities: The Director of Composition will oversee the Mason Core (general education) written communication courses, which include a required first-semester composition course and a required third-year composition course that emphasizes disciplinary awareness. Candidates will teach in the Rhetoric and Writing program’s undergraduate and graduate programs beginning Fall 2018. Teaching load is 2:2; however, the incumbent receives a one course per year reduction for administrative work as Composition Director. Teaching opportunities may include undergraduate courses in Composition, Advanced Composition, Rhetoric, or upper-division Nonfiction Writing, as well as graduate courses in Rhetoric, Composition Theory and Composition Pedagogy.

Required Qualifications: Applicants must have experience in administering a writing program and demonstrate expertise in the scholarship of writing program administration, faculty development, rhetorical theory and/or composition theory. Candidates must also demonstrate a facility for teaching college-level writing courses. The candidate must have a Ph.D. in rhetoric, composition, or a closely related field, with evidence of completion by August 2018.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience working with multilingual writers, online writing courses, writing in the disciplines, and/or program assessment will be beneficial.

Inquiries may be directed to our search administrator, Ms. Stacey Remick-Simkins at sremicks@gmu.edu. Please visit http://english.gmu.edu for more information about the department. For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F8874z at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter (specifically addressing required experience and preferred qualifications), C.V., and a list of three professional references with contact information. Additional materials will be requested after the first review of applicants. Review of applications begins October 6, 2017. Applicants are strongly advised to submit their materials by that date to receive full consideration. Initial interviews will be via Skype or phone interview in December 2017 or January 2018; we will not be interviewing at MLA.

LINK: https://jobs.gmu.edu/postings/41424

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Georgia Tech (GA) - TT Assistant Professor - Technical CommunicationEdit

The School of Literature, Media, and Communication (LMC) of the Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA) seeks to fill a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor in technical communication, effective August 2018.

Required qualifications: The successful applicant will have a Ph.D. in technical communication or a closely related field, expertise in technical/professional/business communication, a firm theoretical grounding in rhetoric, and facility with the functional application of theory as a foundational basis for research and teaching in technical communication.

Preferred qualifications: Experience outside the academy is desirable and might include work in government, business, nonprofit organizations, industry, or the military, among other venues. Ideal candidates would have experience and/or training in areas of examination such as visual design, digital communication, data management, technical media, global communication, science and technology studies, or others that resonate with LMC and Georgia Tech.

Research: The successful candidate will be expected to develop a strong program of research and grant application commensurate with work at a major research university. The potential to secure external research funding is strongly desirable.

Teaching: The successful applicant should have experience in and a commitment to teaching communication courses including technical/professional/business communication, composition, media studies, visual rhetoric/design, technical narratives, and communicating science and technology to public audiences. The successful applicant will be required to teach technical communication theory and practice, and could teach computational media in addition to other courses. The typical teaching load is 2/2.

The School of Literature, Media, and Communication is a multi-disciplinary unit. It offers B.S. degrees in Literature, Media, and Communication and in Computational Media, M.S. degrees in Digital Media and Human Computer Interaction, and a PhD in Digital Media. The School includes the Institute's Communication Center and the Writing and Communication Program that encompasses the Brittain Postdoctoral Fellowship Program and provides discipline-specific courses for campus-wide audiences. For more information, visit www.lmc.gatech.edu.

As a school, we believe diversity is foundational to creating the most intellectually vibrant and successful academic communities; therefore, we are committed to building and sustaining a socially just, equitable, and inclusive academic unit. The Georgia Institute of Technology is an equal opportunity employer whose academic core mission is based on the principles of inclusion, equity, diversity, and justice.

Applicants should send a cover letter surveying the applicant's expertise for the position, a CV, and a list of three potential references emailed as one single PDF to hiring@mail.gatech.edu

Review of applications will begin on October 31, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.

LINK: https://www.lmc.gatech.edu/hiring-tech-comm

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Gonzaga University (WA) - TT Assistant Professor, Communication Studies, incl. Rhetoric (2 openings) - SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The Communication Studies Department at Gonzaga University invites applications for two tenure track Assistant Professors with expertise in digital media, communication technologies, and culture. We wish to welcome humanities-based teacher-scholars to join a growing department with an innovative curriculum grounded in rhetoric, media, and cultural studies. We hope for applications from teacher-scholars who adopt a critical approach to contemporary media and culture. We wish to collaborate with a colleague who possesses strong pedagogical, theoretical, and methodological abilities in digital media and culture, with particular emphasis on linking technologies and their cultural meanings within and across diverse communities; who explores the impact of digital media on society, politics, and community; who addresses questions of diversity, equity, and social justice broadly considered; who understands communication technology as a constitutive material, social, cultural, and political endeavor; and who possesses a broad awareness and appreciation of rhetorical foundations of the discipline and the areas of research and teaching represented in the Department.

The candidate is expected to have a Ph.D. in Media Studies, Rhetoric, or Communication Studies – ABD considered, with the expectation the candidate will have completed the degree by August 1, 2018.

Link to Ad: http://bit.ly/2wgdOxP

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Grand Valley State University (MI) - TT Asst. Professor - WritingEdit

Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition, Writing, English, or closely related field is required by time of employment. ABD will be considered with a Ph.D. completed by August 2018. Candidates need expertise and experience in teaching and researching college writing, including a proven scholarly agenda that focuses on first-year writing and/or academic writing.

Preferred Qualifications and Education: The successful candidate will teach a combination of first-year writing and courses in the Writing major and may have the opportunity to develop new academic writing courses. We encourage candidates to indicate further preparation or expertise in other areas of our dynamic, modular curriculum by reviewing the department website ( http://www.gvsu.edu/writing ) for details about our curriculum and the range of writing courses offered.

Responsibilities – Essential Functions: The typical full-time teaching load is three courses per semester. All candidates will have the responsibility to perform up to department and university expectations in the areas of teaching, scholarly/creative activity, and service. Salary: The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications. The position includes health and retirement benefits.

Department/Division: Department of Writing /College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Campus: Allendale, Pew, and/or Muskegon

Application Deadline Date: Review of applications will begin November 9, 2017 and the position will remain open until filled. We plan to conduct online interviews with selected candidates and then bring finalists to campus.

How to Apply: Include CV, a cover letter addressed to Professor Christopher Toth, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a list of at least three references with contact information. The online application system will allow you to attach these documents electronically. If you need assistance, call Human Resources at 616-331-2215. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Apply online at http://jobs.gvsu.edu .

LINK to Apply: http://jobs.gvsu.edu/cw/en-us/job/492650/assistant-professor-writing

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Hamline University (MN) - TT Assistant Professor of First-Year Writing and EnglishEdit

The Department of English at Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota seeks applicants with a Ph.D. in Composition and Rhetoric or related fields and research expertise in composition theory and basic/developmental writing to join our vibrant, diverse community. We invite innovative thinkers with demonstrated interest in pedagogies of difference and multimodality to help us build a "student-ready" program for a new generation of college students.

The English Department, part of Hamline's highly-rated College of Liberal Arts, offers distinctive programs in literature, theory, and professional and creative writing. Drawing on our collaborations with related departments-Digital Media Arts, Creative Writing Programs, and Communication Studies-students can choose among a variety of concentrations and specializations. The English Department also administers our expanding First-Year Writing program, which offers classes and support to undergraduate students across the University.

Representative Duties and Responsibilities: The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to broad liberal arts and interdisciplinary education, excellent teaching skills, willingness to teach and support diverse students-particularly within the first year-and the ability to develop a productive research program involving undergraduate researchers. Candidates should be able to teach introductory and advanced courses in composition and theory and contribute to a collaborative summer bridge program with the Institute for Academic Success. Hamline faculty have a 6-course annual teaching load with a course release in the first year for professional development and a semester pre-tenure release pending successful third-year review.

Required Knowledge, Skills and abilities: The successful candidate will be expected to participate in classroom teaching, scholarly research and service, including academic advisement of students.

Minimum Education/Experience: Ph. D or terminal degree from an accredited college or university.

Preferred Education/Experience: Ph.D. in Composition and Rhetoric or related fields and research expertise in composition theory and basic/developmental writing.

Required Licensure/Certification/Registration: Please include three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample of approximately 20 pages.

Open Date: 10/12/2017

Open Until Filled: Yes

Online App. Form: https://hamline.peopleadmin.com/postings/5930

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Hamline University (MN) - TT Assistant Professor of Professional Writing and EnglishEdit

The Department of English at Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota seeks applicants with a Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Professional Communication or related fields and research expertise in rhetorical theory or professional writing to join our vibrant, diverse community. We invite innovative thinkers with demonstrated interest in pedagogies of difference and multimodality to help us build a "student-ready" program for a new generation of college students.

The English Department, part of Hamline's highly-rated College of Liberal Arts, offers distinctive programs in literature, theory, and professional and creative writing. Drawing on our collaborations with related departments-Digital Media Arts, Creative Writing Programs, and Communication Studies-students can choose among a variety of concentrations and specializations. The English Department also administers our expanding First-Year Writing program, which offers classes and support to undergraduate students across the University.

Representative Duties and Responsibilities The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to broad liberal arts and interdisciplinary education, excellent teaching skills, willingness to teach and support diverse students-particularly within the first year-and the ability to develop a productive research program involving undergraduate researchers. The position includes teaching Hamline's sequence of first-year writing courses and introductory and advanced courses supporting the English Major with Concentration in Professional Writing and Rhetoric. Hamline faculty have a 6-course annual teaching load with a course release in the first year for professional development and a semester pre-tenure release pending successful third-year review.

Required Knowledge, Skills and abilities The successful candidate will be expected to participate in classroom teaching, scholarly research and service, including academic advisement of students.

Minimum Education/Experience Ph. D or terminal degree from an accredited college or university.

Preferred Education/Experience Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Professional Communication or related fields and research expertise in rhetorical theory or professional writing.

Required Licensure/Certification/Registration Please include three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample of approximately 20 pages.

Open Date: 10/12/2017

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Hampden-Sydney College (VA) - TT Asst. Professor of Rhetoric (3 Positions) - CAMPUS INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

Hampden-Sydney College invites applications for three tenure-track openings at the rank of Assistant Professor of Rhetoric, beginning August 2018. Successful candidates for all positions will teach courses in the College’s Rhetoric Minor, the most popular minor that we offer, as well as several sections of first-year composition courses in our general education rhetoric sequence. Hampden-Sydney’s Rhetoric Program—praised and supported by its administration, faculty, and alumni as a central part of the curriculum—is now poised to move into an exciting new phase. Hiring for Rhetoric positions vacated by retiring faculty at the same time that the College moves forward with plans to establish a new Communication Commons provides a unique opportunity for our program to reinvent the kinds of tutorial services that we offer to students in all disciplines, to reinvigorate our connections with faculty in other departments and programs across campus, and to expand our offerings in the Rhetoric minor. We seek candidates who can both contribute to our highly-regarded program’s existing strengths and spearhead curricular initiatives, including initiatives for our innovative tutorial space.

1) One tenure-track position for which we invite applications involves directing Rhetoric Program tutorial services in the proposed new Communication Commons, current plans for which involve combining our existing speaking and writing centers in one location central to the campus and providing multimodal tutorial services to assist students and faculty across the curriculum. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in hand by August 2018 in Rhetoric/Composition or a related field such as Communication Center Administration and should have composition teaching experience as well as some administrative experience. Candidates who are able to offer tutoring services and train student peer tutors in written, spoken, and visual communication are especially well-suited for this position. Review of applications begins October 15, 2017.

2) and 3) For our other tenure-track openings, we seek candidates with a Ph.D. in hand by August 2018 in Rhetoric/Composition or a related field who have teaching experience in first-year composition programs and primary or secondary expertise in one or more of the following fields: Writing across the Curriculum/Writing in the Disciplines, basic writing, multimodal rhetoric, visual communication, professional communication, creative nonfiction, and journalism. Successful candidates for these positions will teach some combination of 100-level first-year composition courses as well as existing courses in the Rhetoric minor (Rhetoric 360: Topics in Rhetorical Traditions; Rhetoric 370: Rhetoric and Culture; Rhetoric 301: Creative Nonfiction); they will also have the opportunity to develop new courses for the minor, such as multimodal communication and professional communication. Application deadline: November 15, 2017.

Hampden-Sydney College, located on a beautiful 1000-acre campus in Virginia, is a selective liberal arts college for men enrolling about 1,100 students. Candidates with experience in a liberal arts environment are preferred.

The annual teaching load for successful applicants for these positions will likely be four sections of our 100-level Rhetoric courses, which are capped at 14 students, and either three sections of upper-level courses or a combination of upper-level courses and course-equivalents for administrative/tutorial work in the planned Communication Commons.

Candidates for the director of tutorial services position should apply through this Interfolio link: http://apply.interfolio.com/44603. Candidates for the other two positions should apply through this Interfolio link http://apply.interfolio.com/44605. For all three positions, please include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, writing sample, and three confidential letters of reference. Letters of application should be addressed to Dr. Katherine Weese, Director of the Rhetoric Program, Hampden-Sydney College, Hampden-Sydney, VA 23943. Inquiries should be sent to kweese@hsc.edu or made by phone: 434-223-6254.

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Heidelberg University (OH) - TT Asst. Professor - WritingEdit

Heidelberg University, located in Tiffin, Ohio, is rising! With the implementation of a new academic strategic plan, we are seeking qualified candidates passionate about sharing their knowledge, implementing strategies for student engagement and success, and building a community of education excellence. Heidelberg University seeks a dynamic individual for the position of Assistant Professor of English – Writing. This position is in the School of Communication, Humanities, Social Sciences, and the Arts, one of the four schools recently implemented within the new organizational structure of Academic Affairs. Heidelberg University offers a strong liberal arts curriculum and professional education programs with the mission of personal, intellectual, and professional development, leading to a life of purpose with distinction.

Heidelberg University is a student-focused community with a significant commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. Individuals who value, demonstrate, and promote diversity, equity, and inclusion are preferred candidates for Heidelberg’s vacant positions. Additionally, we are seeking faculty who want to contribute to the University’s initiatives to improve our student recruitment, engagement, retention, success, persistence, graduation, and placement.

The Assistant Professor of English (Writing) provides instruction and advising to undergraduate students. This faculty appointment includes a full-time teaching load in addition to office hours, advising, committee work, research and opportunities for continued professional development. This is a tenure-track position beginning August 2018. The Assistant Professor of English reports directly to the Chair of the English Department. All full-time faculty members in the Department of English teach first-year writing, so training and experience in composition is essential. Courses taught may include basic writing, professional writing, creative writing, advanced poetry writing, advanced fiction writing, advanced creative non-fiction writing, and other courses as needed. Faculty member will also advise the Morpheus creative-writing magazine.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience, qualifications and abilities, including: Ph.D. or ABD in English with training in creative writing and rhetoric and composition, and two-years of college-level teaching experience including first year writing. Successful experience supervising student research projects and advising. Demonstrated analytical and strategic thinking abilities. Demonstrated strong commitment to student centered active learning and student engagement activities. Willingness to participate and engage in responsibilities, campus efforts and activities during the day, evenings, and /or weekends at both on-campus and off-campus in order to be part of a community that supports education excellence and student success. Demonstrated experience, knowledge and appreciation for a liberal arts tradition. Commitment and a demonstrated record of academic excellence with professional and personal integrity. Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication and problem- solving skills. A demonstrated work ethic that promotes teamwork, enhances creativity and motivation, and builds consensus in a high-energy and high-task environment. Ability to manage several projects simultaneously. In addition, the ideal candidate will model Heidelberg University’s core values of integrity, honesty, humility, transparency, respectfulness, diversity, caring, loyalty, and accountability in all work.

Qualifications For consideration, or to obtain additional information, please visit http://www.heidelberg.edu/careers where the online application is available. Candidates should upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, professional references, transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, and statement of research interests. Official transcripts will be required of the finalist candidate.

How to Apply: For consideration, complete the online application.

Expected Closing Date: Review of candidates will begin November 15, 2017 and continue until the position has been filled.

EOE Statement: Heidelberg University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply for all postings.

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Holy Family University (PA) - Asst. Professor of Writing / English (begin Jan. 2018) - SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The School of Arts and Sciences at Holy Family University invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor of Writing/English. The position will begin January 2018. The employee must understand and embrace the mission of Catholic higher education and must commit to the mission, goals and objectives of Holy Family University in word and deed.

Responsibilities (not all inclusive): Teaching courses in the freshman writing sequence. Teaching upper level literature courses.

Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Literature, Rhetoric and Composition or related field, or earned MFA in Creative Writing is required. The successful candidate must have excellent teaching skills, an active scholarly agenda and a commitment to support the mission of Holy Family University. S/he must also demonstrate a willingness to participate in student advising and campus service.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and research interest, list of courses taught, complete graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to englishsearch@holyfamily.edu. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

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Holy Family University (PA) - Assistant/Associate Professor and Program Coordinator (Writing / English - begin Jan. 2018)Edit

The School of Arts and Sciences at Holy Family University invites applications for the position of full-time Assistant/Associate Professor and Program Coordinator Writing/English. The position will begin January 2018. The employee must understand and embrace the mission of Catholic higher education and must commit to the mission, goals and objectives of Holy Family University in word and deed.

Responsibilities (not all inclusive): Oversight of freshman writing block. Adjunct faculty training and development. Course and faculty scheduling. Freshman placement. Teaching load is 3/3 in both writing and literature.

Qualifications: A Ph.D. in English, Rhetoric and Composition or a related discipline is required. The successful candidate must have excellent teaching skills, an active scholarly agenda and a commitment to support the mission of Holy Family University. S/he must also demonstrate a willingness to participate in student advising and campus service.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of pedagogy and research interest, a list of courses taught, complete graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to englishsearch@holyfamily.edu. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

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Kennesaw State University (GA) - TT Assistant Professor of English in Applied and Professional WritingEdit

Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor of English in Applied and Professional Writing faculty position in the Department of English, College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Position Responsibilities: Kennesaw State University's English Department is accepting applications for a tenure-track position for Assistant Professor of English focused on Applied and Professional Writing. This position will require teaching professional writing courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels on such topics as workplace, technical, and web writing; writing the biography; and professional editing. Ideal candidates will have a promising record of scholarship in the field of professional writing, including conference presentations and publications. Candidates with industry experience are especially encouraged to apply. All candidates should have an interest in the impact of emerging technologies on the field of professional writing. Commitment to excellence in teaching, complemented by strong scholarship and engagement, is expected of all faculty members in KSU's College of Humanities and Social Sciences. Candidates should have experience teaching in a variety of modalities, including face-to-face, hybrid, and online courses. Moreover, candidates will also be expected to serve on capstone committees for MAPW graduate students in applied writing. Other responsibilities will include consulting on course and program development and contributing broadly to the vitality of the department and the university community through a variety of service activities. Required Education, qualifications, and experience:

An earned Ph.D. in English or a related field, the foreign equivalent, or an earned MFA is required, as well as a record of research or indication of publication potential is essential. Applicants with the training, ability, and/or experience equivalent to the minimum degree may be considered.

The Department of English at Kennesaw State University offers a B.A. in English; a B.S. in English Education; minors in Film Studies, Professional Writing, and Language and Literary Studies; an M.A. in Professional Writing; and M.A., specialist, and doctoral degrees in Secondary English Education. The department is also home to the Kennesaw Mountain Writing Project and the Georgia Writers Association. Faculty in the department teach in a variety of modalities, including face-to-face, hybrid, and online.

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country's most dynamic cities. As Georgia's third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing doctoral program. Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

For a full description of this position, application deadlines, and application procedures, visit https://facultyjobs.kennesaw.edu.

Application Deadline Date: 10/20/2017

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Kennesaw State University (GA) - Associate Professor or Professor - Director of the Master of Arts in Professional Writing ProgramEdit

Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a twelve-month, tenure-track Director of the Master of Arts in Professional Writing Program and Associate Professor or Professor Creative Writing, Rhetoric and Composition, Applied or Professional Writing faculty position in the Department of English, College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Position Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities will include overseeing the curriculum, supervising faculty, advising and recruiting students, advertising and promoting the program and its activities, administering the teaching assistants and graduate research assistants assigned to the program, mentoring students and faculty, and representing the program on committees within the Department, the College, and across the University. Candidates must also be willing to involve themselves in all three areas of faculty responsibility: teaching, service, and scholarship.

Required Education, qualifications, and experience: Applicants for the position must possess a terminal degree (or its foreign equivalent) in creative writing, rhetoric and composition, professional writing, or a related field. Applicants with the training, ability, and/or experience equivalent to the minimum degree may be considered. Candidates should also have an established record of publications commensurate with leadership of such a program. Experience in academic leadership is desirable.

An innovative leader in English Studies, the Department of English invites students to pursue career-sensitive degrees connected to writing, language, literature, film, and theory. The Department also encourages students to join a community of learners dedicated to thinking, writing, and reading critically and to making meaningful intellectual contributions to the larger world around them.

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country's most dynamic cities. As Georgia's third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing doctoral program. Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

For a full description of this position, application deadlines, and application procedures, visit https://facultyjobs.kennesaw.edu.

Application Deadline Date: 10/16/2017

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Keuka College (NY) - TT Assistant/Associate Professor of English and Writing Program DirectorEdit

Keuka College invites applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor of English who will also serve as the Writing Program Director beginning in the Fall of 2018. This position is an 11-month tenure track position. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in English (Rhetoric and Composition emphasis preferred), will teach a 3/3 course load (9 credits) in the English program, including first-year writing and other writing courses as appropriate; maintain an active research agenda in his or her field; and provide service to the institution. Expertise or experience in writing in a digital environment preferred.

Essential Responsibilities: Lead collaboration with English faculty concerning writing pedagogy and coordinate curriculum for traditional campus-based programs as well as off-campus degree completion programs. Work closely with the English faculty, Chair of the Humanities and Fine Arts, and the General Education Coordinator and Committee to create and implement appropriate assessments of the first-year writing courses that are part of the General Education curriculum. Collaborate with Center for Professional Studies (CPS) writing staff to ensure strong writing support for off-campus degree completion programs, including the creation or refinement of appropriate assessments. Collaborate with the writing faculty and professional staff to develop a vision for writing across the college. Lead the implementation of assessment-based refinements to the writing courses to support the vision for writing across the college. Oversee administration of the newly-developed Writing Center, including providing training and support for faculty and consultants working with student writers. Support the writing center mission to celebrate good writing across Keuka College. Oversee and evaluate writing placement process (Accuplacer-based). Assist in hiring and training first-year writing faculty. Develop resources to support faculty who teach writing across the college. Support development of writing goals for first-year seminar experience and integrative studies courses. Attend faculty and division meetings and participate in faculty governance. Responsible for ensuring that assigned tasks are completed in compliance with various institutional and regulatory requirements. Maintain a professional and courteous attitude at all times towards co-workers, internal and external customers, representing Keuka College, its programs, policies and procedures in a positive and professional manner. Maintain effective working relationships to ensure institution-wide teamwork. Attend provided/necessary trainings and other meetings to support effectiveness within the position as required. Consistently demonstrate high standards of integrity by supporting the Keuka College mission, vision and values and adhering to institutional policies. Maintain high regard for student privacy in accordance with the FERPA privacy policies and procedures. Regular and reliable attendance is expected and required. Perform other functions as assigned by management.

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in English (Rhetoric and Composition emphasis preferred). Evidence of successful teaching experience in lower- and upper-level college writing as well as successful leadership within a writing program. Experience in writing program administration. Experience working in or administering a writing center. Experience working and writing in a digital environment, specifically including e-portfolios. An established scholarly agenda relating to writing in a digital world. Experience integrating writing into cross-disciplinary courses. Experience with other forms of digital learning and information literacy pedagogy. Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing. Understand and behave with a high level of integrity and complete confidentiality at all times. Ability to be sensitive to and respond to needs/concerns of students, faculty, college staff and the public. Ability to work under pressure with a high tolerance for interruptions, and the ability to work with diverse groups of people.

Physical Requirements: Evening and weekend hours required. Occasional lifting up to 25 lbs. In support of the Americans with Disabilities Act, this job description lists only those responsibilities and qualifications deemed essential to the position.

About Us: Keuka College is a warm, welcoming and diverse community of people of different faiths and beliefs, who share a fundamental optimism born of resilience and resourcefulness. Assembled on our serene college campus on the shore of one of the world's most beautiful glacial lakes, and in other venues around the region and across the globe.

Online App. Form: https://keuka.peopleadmin.com/postings/2335

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King's College (NY) - Assistant Professor of English and Writing CoordinatorEdit

The King’s College in New York City invites applications for an Assistant Professor of English and Writing Coordinator, to begin August 1, 2018. The successful candidate will teach a 3-4 course load, including six sections of introductory writing courses (College Writing and Research Writing) and one upper-level literature elective.

Qualifications: A terminal degree (PhD or MFA) in English, Composition/Rhetoric, or Creative Writing is preferred; ABD will be considered. An active research interest in a specific period of English-language literature (Romanticism, Victorian novels, 19th-century American literature, etc.) is also a plus.

The King’s College seeks faculty members with a strong Christian faith and evidence of excellent teaching who wish to engage students in and out of the classroom. The College is committed to the defense of academic, religious, economic, and political liberty. We set high standards in a demanding curriculum and provide unique opportunities in the heart of New York City for a student body from across the nation and world.

Faculty of The King’s College subscribe to the College’s statement of faith (https://www.tkc.edu/about-kings/statement-of-faith/) and teach in support of the College's mission statement (https://www.tkc.edu/about-kings/#mission-vision).

Initial interviews will be conducted by teleconference or on campus during the MLA Annual Convention, January 4-6.

Please send a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to Dr. Mark Hijleh, Vice President of Academic Affairs, mhijleh@tkc.edu. Materials received by November 20, 2017 are guaranteed full consideration.

Apply online: https://apply.interfolio.com/46384

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LaSalle University (PA) - TT Assistant Professor spec. Rhetoric and CompositionEdit

Tenure-track assistant professor with a specialization and doctorate in Rhetoric and Composition. The successful candidate will teach a range of writing courses and serve as Director of University Writing. In that capacity, she or he will work with the faculty as a whole in supervising the college-wide writing program, and in integrating writing-intensive courses into the new general education core curriculum.

More specific requirements for the position include: an earned doctorate by September 1, 2018; a dissertation in some field of rhetoric or composition; evidence of successful teaching of writing courses at the college or university level; evidence of potential for successful research and other professional activity; experience with, and continued interest in, teaching first year students; familiarity with best practices in the assessment of writing; administrative experience working with a college or university writing program desirable. The successful candidate must meet eligibility requirements to work within the United States. Additional information on this position and on the department is available at the department website: http://www.lasalle.edu/english/

Interested applicants should submit through Interfolio a letter of application, a CV, and a one-page statement of their teaching philosophy to Dr. Kevin J. Harty, Professor & Chair, Department of English, La Salle University (englishsearch@lasalle.edu).

All offers are contingent upon successful completion of background screening checks. La Salle University is a Roman Catholic university in the tradition of the De La Salle Christian Brothers and welcomes applicants from all backgrounds who can contribute to our unique educational mission. La Salle University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. AA/EOE

Apply online: https://apply.interfolio.com/46387

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Lehigh University (PA) - TT Assistant Professor of Composition-Rhetoric - SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The Department of English at Lehigh University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Composition-Rhetoric. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in English or another relevant discipline, conferred by Fall 2018, with formal training or equivalent experience in Composition-Rhetoric and a significant research program in that field. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in a subfield that will broaden the department’s offerings in writing studies: Professional Writing, Community and Digital Literacies, or Multimodal Composition and Rhetoric. Commitment to writing program administration and instructor development is also essential. After an appropriate period without major administrative responsibilities, the successful candidate should expect to assume the position of director of the First-Year Writing Program, as part of a rotation shared by faculty. Successful candidates will be productive scholar-teachers, with a commitment to research and publication as well as a record of excellent teaching. Evidence of research productivity beyond the dissertation is desirable. The English Department foregrounds its graduate program in Literature and Social Justice, so that a commitment to the goals of that program is also important. Many members of the department are affiliated with interdisciplinary programs such as Africana Studies, Health Medicine and Society, and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.

The English Department is responsible for the First-Year Writing Program as well as a major in English and a graduate program offering both M.A. and Ph.D. degrees. We currently offer a graduate certificate in Composition-Rhetoric, consisting of 12 credits of course work. This position carries a 2-2 teaching load of undergraduate and graduate courses.

To apply, please upload a letter of application, CV, dissertation abstract or research statement, statement of teaching philosophy, writing sample (approximately 25 pages), and three letters of recommendation. All materials should be received by October 23, 2017.

Questions about the position should be directed to Prof. Barry Kroll (bmk3@lehigh.edu), chair of the search committee. We are planning to conduct Skype interviews after Thanksgiving and campus interviews for finalists in late January and early February.

The College of Arts and Sciences at Lehigh is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Lehigh University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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Lehman College, CUNY (NY) - TT Asst. or Associate Professor - Writing in the DisciplinesEdit

The Department of English at Lehman College CUNY invites applications for the position of tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor, effective August 2018. Candidates must have an active record of research and scholarship, and a strong commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The Department seeks an English Ph.D. in Composition and Rhetoric, Writing Studies, or English Literature, with primary expertise and experience in Writing in the Disciplines (WID). A journalism degree with a distinguished record of publication and academic experience will also be considered. The position supports the English department as it develops courses and programming in basic and new media writing for upper-level majors in non-English disciplines. The department welcomes secondary proficiencies in composition/rhetoric and media studies; digital humanities and composition/rhetoric; narrative medicine and the rhetoric of science; medical humanities; professional storytelling; and/or new media journalism. Experience in teaching WID courses and running WID programs is valued, as is the experience of journalistic writing, publication, and pedagogy.

In addition to teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in discipline-specific writing and new media publication, the successful candidate will be expected to teach general education and composition courses. The candidate will also be expected to engage in scholarship, via conference presentations, journal articles, and book publication, and to provide service to the department, college, university, and community through advising, committee membership, and administrative assignments normally associated with a full-time tenure-track academic appointment. Evening teaching may be required.

The Lehman College campus is located in Bronx, New York, and is a Senior College within the City University of New York (CUNY) system. Lehman is the only four-year public college in the Bronx and is recognized as a Hispanic Serving Institution. The college serves mainly undergraduate students, preparing them for employment, the professions, and further study. The teaching load is 21 hours (6-7 courses) per year. Service to the college, university, and community is part of the Lehman mission, as is a clear commitment to student engagement, including advisement.

Although the college is strongly teaching-focused, faculty at Lehman are fully engaged in research, scholarship and creative works. Teaching is reduced for junior faculty during the first five years for scholarly development, and all faculty are actively encouraged to seek external funding. Opportunities are available for faculty development, travel awards, and research with students. Lehman College and CUNY internal funding is available through competitive grants for scholarship support.

QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. degree in English in hand, or a terminal degree in a closely related field such as journalism, is required by commencement of the appointment. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and the ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution. Evidence of commitment to public service is a plus.

COMPENSATION: Salaries are commensurate with education and experience.

CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.

HOW TO APPLY: Visit http://www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title. Select "Apply Now" and provide the requested information. Candidates must attach a resume, cover letter, and three professional references (name, title, organization, and contact information).

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CLOSING DATE Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis beginning November 1, 2017 and continue until a candidate is identified.

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Linfield College (OR) - TT Asst. Professor in English / Director of Writing (+ American Literature) - ADDITIONAL MATERIALS REQUESTEDEdit

The English Department at Linfield College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position in English/Director of Writing to begin fall semester of 2018. Candidates must demonstrate a primary expertise in the field of rhetoric and the ability to train colleagues from various disciplines to be effective teachers of writing. They also must demonstrate a secondary expertise in American literature. The position has an annual five-course load with two courses reassigned for directing the college-wide writing program. Review of applications will begin immediately and close on October 16, 2017.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Teaching duties will include an annual, first-year Inquiry Seminar, and alternating annual responsibility for an American literature survey and a course in the American novel.

Candidates with a strong background in rhetoric and secondary expertise in any of the following American literatures are encouraged to apply: pre-1820; African American; Latinx; Asian American; Native American; Arab American; Pacific Islander; LGBTQ; Disability; or other underrepresented discourses.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in rhetoric, English, or related field required by July 1, 2018. Candidates must demonstrate excellent teaching and the ability to integrate an active scholarly agenda with effective administration and classroom practice. Ability to work effectively with colleagues and students in a small college setting. Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will be accepted through October 16, 2017. Finalists will be asked to submit a complete dossier by November 15. To apply, please complete the online application and attach the following documents:

Resume or Curriculum vitae Letter of Application addressed to Dr. David Thomas Sumner, Department Co-Chair. Cover letters should explain qualifications and approach to directing a college-wide writing program as well as undergraduate teaching philosophy and experience, current research interests, and ways the applicant's teaching, scholarship and service will support Linfield's mission of diversity and inclusion. Evidence of teaching effectiveness Undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial required with application, official transcripts required prior to on-campus interview.) Name, email addresses and telephone numbers of three professional references.

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Marist College (NY) - TT Asst. Professor of English - Rhetoric and CompositionEdit

The Department of English in the School of Liberal Arts at Marist College invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of English with a specialization in rhetoric and composition, to begin in August 2018.

The candidate will be expected to contribute courses to the English Department’s vibrant and growing professional writing concentration. Courses may include Intro to Professional Writing, Grammar, Style, and Editing, Composition Theory, and upper-level writing workshops. The successful candidate will also teach multiple sections of Writing for College and participate in the First Year Seminar program each year. The teaching load is 3-4, with possibility for 3-3 based upon the level of professional activity. Candidates for the position should have a Ph.D. in Composition/Rhetoric or related field.

About Marist: Located on the river in the historic Hudson River Valley and at its Florence, Italy branch campus, Marist College is a comprehensive, independent institution grounded in the liberal arts. Its mission is to “help students develop the intellect, character, and skills required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st century.” Marist is consistently recognized for excellence by The Princeton Review (Colleges That Create Futures & The Best 380 Colleges), U.S. News & World Report (9th Best Regional University/North), Kiplinger’s Personal Finance (“Best College Values”), and others. Though now independent, Marist remains committed to the ideals handed down from its founders, the Marist Brothers: excellence in education, a sense of community, and a commitment to service. Marist educates approximately 4,900 traditional-age undergraduate students and 1,400 adult and graduate students in 47 undergraduate majors and 14 graduate programs, including fully online MBA, MPA, MS, and MA degrees.

Applications: To learn more or to apply, please visit http://jobs.marist.edu. Only online applications are accepted. Review of resumes will begin on November 1, 2017, and continue until the position is filled.

Marist College is strongly committed to the principle of diversity and is especially interested in receiving applications from members of ethnic and racial minority groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and persons from other under-represented groups.

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Massachusetts Maritime Academy (MA) - TT Assistant or Associate Professor of Rhetoric and CompositionEdit

Posting: July 2017. Start date: March or September 2018.

Position Number: FY17-18 (Revised July 2017)

Division: Academic; Humanities Department

Union Affiliation: Massachusetts State College Association (MSCA)

Application Deadline: Priority Deadline November 1, 2017; Open Until Filled

Supervision Received: Reports to the Chair of the Humanities Department and for review of assessment results to the Vice President of Academic Affairs

Supervision Exercised: Supervises student personnel in areas of responsibility

Massachusetts Maritime Academy invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position as Assistant or Associate Professor of Rhetoric and Composition. A doctorate in Rhetoric and Composition or a related field and demonstrated excellence in the teaching of writing are required. In addition to teaching core courses, the successful candidate will develop upper-level writing and rhetoric courses.

MMA is a fully accredited, four-year, co-educational state university offering Bachelor and Master of Science degrees that are highly regarded in the worldwide maritime industry and beyond. Located at the mouth of the scenic Cape Cod Canal, MMA is an hour’s drive from the thriving urban communities of Boston and Providence and offers easy access to the pristine beaches of Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard.

General Responsibilities: Ability to teach an academic course load of 12 credits per semester in English Composition, Technical Writing, Business Communications, Basic Writing, and other courses with opportunities to develop and teach upper-level courses in Rhetoric and Composition. Ability to participate in Humanities Department assessment activities. Teaching and advising in a four-year college setting. Qualifications and Requirements: Demonstrated record of excellence in teaching college-level writing courses. A doctorate in Rhetoric and Composition. Experience teaching based on current composition theories and best practices. Strong interpersonal skills; ability to work effectively with faculty and administrators. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor or higher level requires a doctoral degree in Rhetoric and Composition and significant teaching experience at the college level. Preferred Qualifications: Experience with college-level writing program assessment and/or portfolio assessment. Two or more years’ experience teaching composition at a college level. Experience with various methods and means of instructional delivery. Ability to adapt curriculum to various learning styles and needs. Experience integrating critical thinking, global perspectives, and/or civic engagement into the curriculum. Experience working with a Writing Resource Center. Desirable Assets: Experience in teaching online courses. Experience in teaching reading development. Ability and willingness to assist with the Writing Resource Center. Experience in grant writing. Commensurate with experience and subject to the MSCA collective bargaining agreement plan. The Academy is not sponsoring immigration visas at this time.

Contact: To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume/CV, an MMA application, Affirmative Action form and the contact information of five (5) professional references. These forms are located on the employment opportunities link under Human Resources on the MMA website http://www.maritime.edu. Applications may be attached and sent electronically to hr@maritime.edu. Alternatively, you may send your application materials by USPS to: Human Resources, Massachusetts Maritime Academy, 101 Academy Drive, Buzzards Bay, MA 02532. Applicants selected for interview must submit original transcripts and be prepared to deliver a fifteen minute presentation on a relevant topic. Finalist must complete a drug screening and background check.

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Medgar Evers College, CUNY (NY) - TT Asst. Professor - Professional WritingEdit

Medgar Evers College (MEC), a nationally recognized leader in urban-serving education, is one of twenty three colleges within the dynamic City University New York (CUNY) System. Named for the late civil rights leader, Medgar Wiley Evers (1925-1963), the College's mission is to develop and maintain high quality, professional, career-oriented undergraduate degree programs in the context of liberal education.

Located in Central Brooklyn, MEC was established in 1970 with a mandate to meet the educational and social needs of the Central Brooklyn community, currently enrolling 7,000 students in degree programs. Students represent 105 countries around the world! MEC students obtain Associate degrees in 8 fields, and Baccalaureate degrees in 18 fields. They are instructed by over 208 Full-time dedicated faculty members who must maintain a portfolio of scholarship and research. To meet the needs of its students, the College offers courses and programs at various times, is growing their online program offerings, and in offsite locations. The College is committed to a student-centered education and advancing knowledge through scholarly research.

The Department of English at Medgar Evers College invites applications for a full-time tenure track position in English (Professional Writing) with expertise in journalism, magazine writing, web-based writing, publishing and technical writing. Professional Writing is a concentration in the English BA program. Primary responsibilities include teaching courses related to professional writing, designing curriculum and program development related to the Professional Writing concentration, advising and mentoring students, and serving on college and university committees. All faculty are required to teach at least one composition course in the English department. The current professional writing concentration is primarily career-oriented. We desire a candidate who has a commitment to developing a strong professional writing concentration that will serve our majors as well as the college community. Master’s degree in journalism or in a field relevant to the person’s professional work, contributions to the field, and experience in new media writing.

The desired candidate will perform teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise. Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.

QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. degree in area(s) of experience or equivalent. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

Preferred Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a publication record in professional writing, expertise in teaching professional writing, evidence of ongoing program, creative and/or scholarly activity related to professional writing and commensurate experience in the area of professional writing. Candidates must have a commitment to the educational mission of Medgar Evers College

Tenure-track faculty must demonstrate effectiveness in the following categories: 1) teaching; 2) academic advising and program development; 3) scholarly, professional and/or creative activities; and 4) institutional and/or community service.

COMPENSATION: CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.

HOW TO APPLY: Visit http://www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title. Select "Apply Now" and provide the requested information:

A complete application consists of a letter addressing the qualifications cited above; a curriculum vitae; three letters of reference; and up to three sample publications. Candidates should provide a CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests.

CLOSING DATE: August 20, 2017

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Meredith College (NC) - TT Asst. Professor of English - Professional Writing - CAMPUS INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

Meredith College seeks qualified applicants to fill a tenure-track assistant professorship in English. This full-time (3-4 teaching load), renewable position in writing will begin in August 2018. Ideal candidates will have a terminal degree in hand and demonstrated excellence in teaching. Duties will include teaching upper-level professional writing courses and freshman composition; depending on department needs, occasional literature courses are also possible. Candidates must have experience teaching professional writing courses at the college level and must have energy and enthusiasm for teaching freshman and sophomore composition. The expectation is that this position will eventually entail directing the Professional Writing minor and the internship program, so enthusiasm for supervising interns and making and maintaining contacts in the community are important. Training and experience in professional writing are required; graduate training may be in literature. Effective teaching and advising, scholarly activity, and service to the college are required for renewal and the possibility of tenure and promotion.

Meredith College is a private comprehensive women's college of 2,000 students offering both liberal arts and professional programs, located in Raleigh, North Carolina, near the Research Triangle. Applications will be reviewed beginning in early October until the position is filled. Please attach letter of application, c.v., statements of teaching philosophy and research goals, and copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts to on-line application. Three letters of reference should be uploaded or sent to Dr. Laura Fine, Chair, Search Committee, Department of English, Meredith College, 3800 Hillsborough St., Raleigh, NC 27607.

Online App. Form: http://meredith.hiretouch.com/default.cfm?page=job&jobID=17052&returnPage=joblist

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Miami University of Ohio (OH) - TT Assistant/Associate Professor and Director of Composition - CAMPUS INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

Assistant or Associate Professor to direct composition, teach, maintain an active scholarly agenda, and provide service to the university. Position begins August 2018. Duties include overseeing curriculum, pedagogy, and graduate instructor preparation for English 111 Composition and Rhetoric and collaborating with colleagues on the various advanced writing courses in the English Department; designing curricula; mentoring graduate instructors, supervising all composition instructors; conducting programmatic assessment; collaborating with university colleagues to include the coordinator of ESL composition and directors of two writing centers; teaching a two-week summer graduate seminar and semester practica for new TAs each year, with opportunities to teach seminars in the Composition and Rhetoric graduate program and Professional Writing major. All Rhetoric and Composition faculty have the opportunity to advise MA and PhD students.

The Department of English offers undergraduate degrees in Creative Writing, Linguistics, Literature, and Professional Writing; BA/MA degrees in Literature and Creative Writing; MAs in Composition and Rhetoric, Creative Writing, and Literature; a low residency MFA in Creative Writing; PhDs in Literature and Composition and Rhetoric; and an MAT through the Ohio Writing Project (for more, visit http://miamioh.edu/cas/academics/departments/english).

Require: PhD in Rhetoric and Composition or closely related field by date of appointment; established experience in writing program administration, broadly defined; experience mentoring graduate student instructors; and successful teaching at the college level.

To be appointed to the rank of associate professor with tenure, the successful candidate would need to demonstrate a record of high quality teaching and a series of peer-reviewed publications or a book.

Consideration will be given to candidates currently holding a position as assistant professor. Research area is open with strong consideration for scholars with interests of relevance to writing program work, to include but not limited to: composition theory, writing assessment, writing program administration, curriculum design and development, faculty development, online learning, literacy theories, translingual writer education, digital rhetoric, and/or professional writing.

Applicants should submit a letter of application outlining scholarly interests, fit, and teaching and administrative experience and accomplishments; CV; relevant writing sample of no more than 25 pages; a 1-2 page administrative philosophy (submitted as “other”); and evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., a link to an electronic teaching portfolio or sample syllabi and course evaluations) to https://miamioh.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=4622. Inquiries can be directed to Dr. Elizabeth Wardle (wardleea@miamioh.edu). Department will request letters of reference. Review of applications begins September 15, 2017. Skype interviews will be conducted in October, and campus interviews will be scheduled for November and December. Position will remain open until filled.

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Miami University of Ohio (OH) - TT Assistant/Associate Professor and Director of the Writing Center - SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

Miami University invites applications for an assistant or associate professor of English who will serve as Director of the Writing Center that is located within the Roger and Joyce Howe Center for Writing Excellence (HCWE). The position would begin July 2018. The Writing Center Director will hold a tenure-line faculty position in the Department of English.

This position includes administrative responsibilities as well as teaching, research, and service. The director will be expected to maintain an active scholarly agenda and will teach a 3-credit cross-listed undergraduate and graduate consultant training course each year as part of a negotiable teaching load. The Writing Center directorship is a 5-year appointment with the opportunity for renewal.

The Director will also recruit, hire, train, and manage students who consult in person and online; supervise a staff manager and doctoral-level graduate student assistant; provide support and training for faculty and consultants working with multilingual writers; consider and implement ways to enhance diversity and inclusion in the writing center consultant and student populations; encourage and mentor undergraduate research among writing center consultants; and create and implement appropriate assessments of training and consultations. The Writing Center Director will work closely with the HCWE Director to consider innovative ways to support faculty who teach writing in the disciplines.

Required: Doctorate in Rhetoric and Composition or related field by start date; a scholarly agenda focused on writing center work; a record of effective teaching; and demonstrated commitment to mentoring undergraduate and graduate students. To be appointed to the rank of associate professor with tenure, the successful candidate would need to demonstrate a record of high quality teaching and a series of peer-reviewed publications or a book.

Consideration will be given to candidates with at least two years’ experience in writing center administration; scholarship related to writing center work; experience mentoring undergraduate student researchers; experience with multilingual writers; and demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion in writing center work.

The HCWE is generously funded through a $10.4 million endowment from Roger and Joyce Howe (http://miamioh.edu/hcwe). It includes not only the writing center, but also extensive writing-across-the-curriculum programs and support. Reporting to the Director of the HCWE for administrative work, the Writing Center Director will take primary responsibility for the activities of the writing center, and assist the HCWE Director in moving forward the overall HCWE mission of ensuring that Miami supports its students in developing as effective writers in college and beyond. The Writing Center directorship is a 5-year appointment with the opportunity for renewal. The Department of English offers undergraduate degrees in Creative Writing, Linguistics, Literature, and Professional Writing; BA/MA degrees in Literature and Creative Writing; MAs in Composition and Rhetoric, Creative Writing, and Literature; a low residency MFA in Creative Writing; PhDs in Literature and Composition and Rhetoric; and an MAT through the Ohio Writing Project. (for more, visit http://miamioh.edu/cas/academics/departments/english). The successful candidate will join our award-winning faculty and students and contribute to the teaching and research mission at both the graduate and undergraduate level.

Applicants should submit a letter of application outlining relevant experiences, scholarly interests, and fit; CV; relevant writing sample of no more than 25 pages; a 1-2 page administrative philosophy (submitted as “other”); and evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., a link to an electronic teaching portfolio or sample syllabi and course evaluations) to https://miamioh.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=4612. Inquiries can be directed to the search committee chair and HCWE Director, Dr. Elizabeth Wardle (wardleea@miamioh.edu). Department will request letters of reference. Screening of applications begins September 15, 2017; Skype interviews will be conducted in October and campus interviews will be scheduled for November and December. Position will remain open until filled.

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Michigan State University (MI) - TT Asst. Professor - Culturally Engaged Digital Humanities/ Digital RhetoricsEdit

The Department of Writing, Rhetoric & American Cultures (WRAC) at Michigan State University seeks a colleague in Culturally Engaged Digital Humanities/ Digital Rhetorics at the rank of Assistant Professor to join our department – an innovative, inclusive community that encourages intellectual and cultural diversity dedicated to preparing excellent communicators in the culturally, technologically, and economically dynamic environments of the 21st century.

This is an academic-year, tenure-system faculty appointment to begin August 16, 2018. Applicants are expected to hold a Ph.D. in rhetoric & writing or in a closely related field or discipline. The successful candidate will demonstrate a promising scholarly trajectory anchored by culturally-engaged research in digital humanities/digital rhetorics (including digital publishing), experience or interest in grant-seeking, engagement in culturally-sustaining teaching practices, and evidence of promise or interest in local and national service and/or leadership.

We favor candidates whose work engages with issues of rhetoric, culture, and environmental justice (such as rhetoric & food sovereignty, migration/immigration, environmental racism, land-based social justice issues, or culturally relevant environmental rhetorics) in relation to digital practice who can contribute to the College of Arts & Letters' Critical Diversity in the Digital Age initiative (see http://www.cal.msu.edu/criticaldiversity) through CEDAR, an infrastructure that embodies the Initiatives ethos of critical diversity and emphasizes creative openness rather than simple inclusion in pre-existing structures (http://www.cal.msu.edu/criticaldiversity/cedar), as well as bring their expertise to the Department's signature graduate and undergraduate programs.

Review of applications will begin November 22, and will continue until the position is filled. Applications must be submitted electronically to the Michigan State University Human Resources web site http://www.careers.msu.edu. Posting #474620. Applications should include: a letter expressing interest in this position and describing qualifications and experience; a current curriculum vitae; a summary of your experience with diversity in the classroom and/or in your past or planned research endeavors, any experience mentoring diverse students or community outreach initiatives, and an explanation of how you will advance our goals of inclusive excellence; and, the names and email addresses of three potential referees.

Contact Dr. Danielle DeVoss (devossda@msu.edu) with questions. The Department of Writing, Rhetoric & American Cultures has a strong institutional commitment to diversity in all areas and encourages candidates from underrepresented groups. The College of Arts & Letters recognizes that only an academic and organizational culture, which actively seeks out and strengthens diverse voices and perspectives among its members, results in true excellence. We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The College is particularly interested in candidates of all backgrounds who are committed to the principle that intellectual leadership is achieved through open access and pro-active inclusion.

Michigan State University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities. Job applicants are considered for employment opportunities and employees are treated without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Persons with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodation.

MLA JIL 11/17/17

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Minnesota State University Moorhead (MN) - TT Assistant Professor of English - Rhetoric and Composition (2 Positions) - CAMPUS INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The English Department at Minnesota State University Moorhead, a regional institution focused on undergraduate teaching, invites applications for two full-time, tenure-track, assistant professors of English, each with a PhD in Rhetoric and Composition (ABD considered). One position requires specialization in multimodal composition with an interest in composition theory, digital rhetoric, and/or visual rhetoric. The other position requires specialization in technical writing. For both positions, secondary areas of interest are open. Teaching responsibilities for both positions include English Composition as well as the opportunity to develop and teach courses in the candidates' area(s) of specialization.

Successful candidates will have a strong commitment to undergraduate instruction and advising, knowledge of current composition pedagogy, evidence of college-level teaching excellence, and evidence of scholarly engagement. Ongoing faculty responsibilities at MSUM include teaching, scholarship, service to students, service to the department, participation in assessment, and service to the larger community. This is a 9-month position with a 4/4 teaching load, beginning August 2018. Salary is commensurate with experience, as outlined in the IFO contract. PhD in Rhetoric/Composition and college-level teaching experience are required. ABD may be considered if a dissertation defense date has been set.

For full consideration, please submit your completed application by August 31, 2017. Candidates who wish to be considered for both positions must complete a separate application for each position. For more information and to apply, please use the following link and click on the position(s) for which you are applying.

https://www.mnstate.edu/humanresources/employment/unclassified/

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Missouri University of Science and Technology (MO) - TT Asst. Professor - Technical CommunicationEdit

The Department of English and Technical Communication at Missouri University of Science & Technology is pleased to solicit applications for a tenure track assistant professor beginning Fall 2018. We invite applicants with a specialization in technical communication who focus on science communication, science and technology studies, or rhetoric of science.

We especially encourage applicants who have experience with relevant technologies, including online instructional platforms, industry standard software, and/or programming languages such as HTML, CSS, and XML. Ideal secondary interests include content management, user experience, and accessibility.

The successful candidate will have experience teaching courses related to our program offerings, and will be prepared to teach all levels of courses in the undergraduate and graduate programs in technical communication. All department faculty are expected to maintain a well‐defined and productive research agenda, as well as to contribute to the department, college, and university. Ample opportunity to develop new courses and to be innovative exists on our campus.

The successful candidate will be expected to collaborate with colleagues across several departments and disciplines in the Smart Living Best in Class initiative and participate in the growth of a Center for Science, Technology, and Society.

The Department of English and Technical Communication is located within the College of Arts, Sciences, and Business, one of two academic divisions on our campus of approximately 9,000 students. Missouri S&T offers degrees in engineering, the sciences, liberal arts, humanities and business, with master's and Ph.D. programs available in many of the science and engineering programs and master's degrees in biological sciences, business administration and technical communication.

Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must have PhD in technical or professional communication or related discipline in hand no later than August 15, 2018.

Application materials including cover letter, CV, transcript, contact information for three professional references, and a sample of publishable or published scholarship must be submitted to the Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Human Resource Office at http://hr.mst.edu/careers/; emailed materials will not be accepted.

Questions about the position may be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Trent Brown, at browntre@mst.edu.

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Nazareth College (NY) - TT Asst. Professor - Rhetoric/Composition and LiteratureEdit

The English and Communication Department invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 2018. The department seeks candidates committed to undergraduate teaching excellence at a comprehensive institution that supports both liberal arts curricula and professional programs. Applicants who will contribute to the college’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive environment are encouraged to apply.

The incumbent will teach courses in written and visual rhetoric and our two-course sequence in first-year composition (expository writing; argument and research). Experience with teaching rhetoric courses is preferred.

The ideal candidate also will be capable of developing and teaching literature classes that explore literary study from a culturally diverse lens or perspective for our college-wide core curriculum. The selected individual will be required to teach 3-4 undergraduate courses each semester, engage in scholarly activity, participate in academic advisement, and contribute to departmental and college service.

A PhD in Rhetoric and Composition or English (preferably with a concentration in rhetoric and composition and ability to teach literature) is required. ABD candidates will be considered.

Applicants should submit to the Rhet/Comp Search Committee three letters of reference electronically (in PDF format) to be emailed as attachments to the department’s assistant at . Review of applications will commence on November 3 and continue until the position is filled.

Apply at: https://jobs.naz.edu/postings/1651

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New Mexico State University - Dona Ana Community College (NM) - TT Instructor or Assistant Professor - English CompositionEdit

Dona Ana Community College (DACC) is a comprehensive, learning-centered community college dedicated to a diverse population of learners in support of student success, workforce and economic development and lifelong learning. Established in 1973 at the request of the Gadsden, Hatch and Las Cruces school boards, DACC continues to meet the educational needs of county residents by providing instruction leading to associate degrees and technical certificates as well as community and adult education opportunities. As the second largest community college in the state, DACC offers accessible and affordable higher education opportunities to more than 18,000 students annually with eight learning sites county-wide. As part of New Mexico State University, DACC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Position Job Title: English Composition Instructor or Assistant Professor

Rank: Assistant Professor

Tenure Status: Tenure Track Teach 30 credit hours over fall and spring semesters. Teaching assignment will include day, evenings, weekends, and/or multiple campus locations. Develop, revise and update curriculum in collaboration with the department faculty and chair. May develop and teach online courses. Instruct, support, advise and provide timely feedback to students in accordance with DACC policy and procedures. Participate in and serve on department, division, and college committees, program advisory councils, task forces and working groups. Maintain professional and academic competence and participate in professional development activities. Maintain office hours as mandated by division and college policy. Function as advisor to students, both individually and as assigned to student clubs and groups. Perform other related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Rhetoric and Composition, English, or closely related field with at least 18 graduate hours in English. Two (2) years full-time equivalent post-secondary teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications (optional): Expertise in Development Composition. Experience teaching developmental English as well as general education courses (Rhetoric & Composition, Business Writing, Writing in the Humanities & Social Sciences, Technical Communication, or the equivalent). Knowledge of innovative, creative teaching and learning methodologies for post-secondary students. Experience with and knowledge of instructional and online technologies. Experience in developing curriculum and assessing and improving student learning. Endorsement of the teaching philosophy of DACC which supports a goal of success for all students. Demonstrated experience teaching and relating to students from diverse academic, socioeconomic, and cultural backgrounds. Competence in Spanish will be considered an asset. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills working with students, colleagues, staff, supervisors, and the community. Appointment Status Regular, Full-time

Appointment: Full-time Equivalency 1.0

Appointment Base: Academic

Posting Date: 09/15/2017

Closing Date: 10/15/2017

Anticipated Job Begin Date (optional) 01/11/2018

Apply at: https://jobs.nmsu.edu/postings/29391

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Northern State University (SD) - TT Asst. Professor of EnglishEdit

Northern State University seeks one full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of English to begin August 2018.

Qualifications: Our department seeks a PhD in English/Composition and Rhetoric (ABD with definite completion date will be considered); with a commitment to undergraduate education. We are looking specifically for a candidate with a strong interest in multi-modal rhetoric. The ability to teach general linguistics and prescriptive/descriptive grammar is preferred, as is experience teaching at the secondary level. The teaching load will include first and second semester composition, professional writing courses, contemporary rhetoric, and modern grammar/introduction to linguistics.

Responsibilities: Teach twelve credit hours per semester in both introductory and upper-level English and Linguistics courses. Other expectations include research and scholarly activity, and potentially serving as an advisor/resource for English BSed students.

Setting: NSU is a premier residential institution located in Aberdeen, South Dakota. Characterized by outstanding instruction, extraordinary community relations, and unparalleled extracurricular opportunities, NSU is consistently named one of the best undergraduate public institutions in the Midwest by US News and World Report. NSU is fully accredited by NCATE and HLC.

Application: Review of applications will begin on December 1 and continue until the position is filled. Applications should include a letter of application addressing qualifications, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and contact information for three references. For more information regarding this position and to apply, visit https://yourfuture.sdbor.edu. Click on “Northern State University” in the Quick Search section. The system will guide you through the electronic application form.

MLA JIL 10/6/17

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Northwest Missouri State University (MO) - TT Assistant Professor of English with Specialization in Composition and RhetoricEdit

PRIMARY DUTY: A nine-month, tenure-track position responsible for teaching general education first-year composition courses as well as upper-level and graduate courses in area of specialization.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1.Teach 12-hour per trimester course load (fall and spring trimesters); courses targeted include Introduction to College Writing, Composition I and II, and courses in our BS in English program such as Writing for the Professions, Writing, Language, and Pedagogy, and Writing for the Online Age. 2.Participate in Research and Scholarly Activity 3.Participate in University service and student advising 4.Perform other duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education: PhD in English or equivalent. Experience: Successful teaching experience at the college level, student support, departmental and university service, and ongoing scholarship

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience: Preference will be given to candidates with specializations in professional writing, writing and technology, rhetoric, or applied linguistics.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Screening of applications will begin November 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled

DATE AVAILABLE: August 13, 2018

TO APPLY: Please fill out a Northwest application online by visiting http://agency.governmentjobs.com/nwmissouri/default.cfm.


MLA JIL 10/20/17

Deadline: Nov. 1

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Northwest Missouri State University (MO) - TT Assistant Professor of English, spec. in Composition and Rhetoric (Writing Center)Edit

PRIMARY DUTY: A nine-month, tenure-track position responsible for directing the university Writing Center and for teaching general education first-year composition courses as well as upper-level and graduate courses in area of specialization.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1.Teach 9-hour per trimester course load (fall and spring trimesters); courses targeted include Introduction to College Writing, Composition I and II, and courses in our BS in Writing program such as Writing for the Professions, Writing and Rhetoric, and Writing for the Online Age. 2.Direct the university Writing Center 3. Participate in Research and Scholarly Activity 4.Participate in University service and student advising 5.Perform other duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education: PhD in English or equivalent Experience: Successful Writing Center administrative experience and teaching experience at the college level, student support, departmental and university service, and ongoing scholarship

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience: Preference will be given to candidates with specializations in professional writing, writing and technology, rhetoric, or applied linguistics.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Screening of applications will begin on November 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled

DATE AVAILABLE: August 13, 2018

TO APPLY: Please fill out a Northwest application online by clicking http://agency.governmentjobs.com/nwmissouri/default.cfm to reach our employment opportunities listing.

MLA JIL 10/20/17

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Northwestern State University (LA) - Assistant Professor of English, spec. in Rhetoric and CompositionEdit

Assistant Professor of English with specialty in Rhetoric & Composition. The Department of English, Foreign Languages, and Cultural Studies offers courses in rhetoric and composition, an undergraduate concentration in Professional Writing, an online graduate concentration in Writing and Linguistics, and an online graduate certificate in Writing for Business, Industry, and Technology. Therefore, we seek a candidate who will provide high-quality instruction in undergraduate and graduate courses in rhetoric & composition and professional writing, in both face-to-face and online settings. Candidates also should demonstrate a willingness to assist with the retention of students and a promising research agenda. Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. in English preferred, ABD considered. Preferred qualifications: Ability to teach courses in composition, rhetoric, and professional writing.

Application procedure: Please email a letter of application, CV, unofficial copies of graduate transcripts*, and the names and contact information for three professional references to the search chair, Lisa Davis, rougeoul@nsula.edu. Review of applications will begin on October 15th, 2017. Applications will be considered until the position is filled. The start date for the position is August 13th, 2018. *NOTE: Official transcripts due at time of hire.

Northwestern State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, pregnancy or parenting status, and veteran or retirement status in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups

Apply online: https://apply.interfolio.com/45673

MLA JIL 9/29/17

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Northwestern State University (LA) - Assistant Professor of English, spec. in Professional and Technical WritingEdit

Assistant Professor of English with specialty in Professional and Technical Writing.  The Department of English, Foregin Languages and Cultural Studies offers courses in technical writing, an undergraduate concentration in Professional Writing, an online graduate concentration in Writing and Linguistics, and an online graduate certificate in Writing for Business, Industry and Technology.  Therefore, we seek a candidate who will provide high-quality instruction in undergraduate and graduate courses in professional and technical writing in both face-to-face and online settings.  Candidates also should demonstrate a willingness to assist with the retention of students and a promising research agenda.  Minimum qualifications:  Ph.D. in English preferred, ABD considered.  Preferred qualifications: Ability to teach courses in first year composition courses and in digital culture. 

Application procedure: Please email in one PDF file a letter of application, CV, unofficial copies of graduate transcripts, and the names and contact information for three professional references to the search chair, Ereck Jarvis, jarvisj@nsula.edu.  Review of applications will begin October 15, 2017.  Applications will be considered until the position is filled.  The start date for the position is August 13, 2018.  Official copies of transcripts due at time of hire. 

Northwestern State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, pregnancy or parenting status, and veteran or retirement status in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.

Chronical Vitae 9/25/17

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Ohio Northern University (OH) - TT Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and CompositionEdit

Benefits Summary: Benefit package includes: Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription insurance, Life insurance, Workers' Compensation insurance, Unemployment insurance, and Total Disability insurance. Retirement: The University contributes 4% of the regular salary with up to 3% of additional matched contributions into the TIAA Retirement Program. Other benefits include tuition remission for employee, spouse, and employee's dependent children under the age of 25 (this does not include the last two year of the PharmD program or the JD), and twenty days of paid medical leave per year.

Job Summary: Seeking a rhetoric and composition specialist to provide writing program administration for first-year writing courses (first-year composition, basic writing, ELL writing) and a sophomore-level business writing course at Ohio Northern University, a student-centered institution with increasing interest for support in writing instruction. Position will align and monitor student learning outcomes for all first-year writing courses and business writing course, develop and maintain an assessment plan, suggest changes to curricula, and provide pedagogical support for instructors. Course load is 4-4 with half-time released time for course coordination and assessment activities.

Scope: Tenure Track, Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Composition.

Principal Responsibilities: Align student learning outcomes and align the curricula of all first-year writing courses. Develop assessment plans; use assessment data to improve the curricula. Monitor and assess sophomore level-business writing course with multiple sections. Teach first-year writing and business writing; provide course coordination for first-year composition courses and business writing; provide support for full-time and part-time faculty teaching first-year and business writing; teaching majors courses in the English Department's Professional Writing program.

Required Skills: Experience teaching composition and writing program administration, including assessment. Experience teaching business writing preferred.

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in English, Rhetoric and Composition (in hand before 8/18), experience in teaching composition and writing program administration.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience training faculty in writing pedagogy; experience teaching in specialized writing courses in business and professional writing.

Appointment Length: 9-months

Open Until Filled: Yes

Status: Full-Time

To view full description and apply online go to: https://jobs.onu.edu/postings/5457

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Ohio State University Mansfield (OH) - TT Asst. Professor - Rhetoric and CompositionEdit

The Department of English at the Ohio State University at Mansfield invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor (beginning Autumn 2018) specializing in Rhetoric and Composition to teach courses in the English major’s concentration in Writing, Rhetoric, and Literacy and to coordinate our campus’s Minor in Professional Writing.

Primary teaching responsibilities include courses in business and technical writing as well as the minor’s internship preparation and support courses. Teaching will also include other beginning and advanced courses in the faculty member’s areas of specialization. Candidates should have a primary or secondary area of expertise in Professional Writing; additional specializations in Digital Media, Literacy Studies, or Writing Program Administration are desirable. Preferred qualifications include experience teaching members of underrepresented groups or first-generation students. Teaching load for tenure-track faculty at Mansfield is typically 3/3, with some reductions during the probationary period. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in hand by August 2018 in English, Rhetoric and Composition, Professional Writing, Technical Communication, or a related field and must demonstrate clear potential to establish a strong scholarly profile in Rhetoric and Composition. English faculty at Mansfield teach in a multi-disciplinary small-college environment but are integrated members of the OSU Department of English, which spans five campuses and houses an active community of scholars in Rhetoric, Composition, Literacy Studies, Professional Communication, and Digital Media. During the probationary period, tenure-track faculty at regional campuses receive extensive mentoring in teaching and research from colleagues at all campuses.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, CV, sample of scholarship, and three letters of recommendation through Interfolio by October 15.

The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. We are an NSF Advance Institution and a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC).

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

Apply online: https://apply.interfolio.com/44544

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Oklahoma State University (OK) - Assistant Professor - Writing Studies - SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

Assistant Professor in Writing Studies with research interests in professional writing broadly conceived as including such areas as workplace writing, public writing, writing in or across communities, or related areas. We especially seek applicants who study writing from a rhetorical perspective. Familiarity with the basic technical writing course for students across the disciplines desired. Ph.D. Degree in writing studies, professional writing, rhetoric and composition, or related areas required. This hire would be expected to teach existing undergraduate courses in the upper-division for rhetoric and professional writing and would develop and teach special topics courses at the graduate level in professional writing and/or rhetorical theory. To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by November 1, 2017. We will continue, however, to accept applications until the position has been filled. We will continue, however, to accept and consider applications until the position has been filled. Submit letter of application, cv, writing sample, and dossier, including three letters of recommendation and transcript through Interfolio using this link https://apply.interfolio.com/45686.

This position is contingent upon availability of funding. Oklahoma State University is an AA/EEO/E-Verify employer committed to diversity and the employment of qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. OSU-Stillwater is a tobacco-free campus.

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Oakland University (MI) - TT Assistant Professor of Writing - First-Year WritingEdit

The Department of Writing and Rhetoric at Oakland University seeks applicants specializing in first-year writing for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 15, 2018.

The successful candidate will pursue an active research agenda in first-year writing, teach courses in the first-year writing and undergraduate major programs, and provide service to the department. Teaching load is competitive.

We seek candidates who are committed to first-year instruction, but who also may have specializations in professional/technical writing or writing for digital media that would allow them to teach upper-level courses in our writing and rhetoric major. Candidates must demonstrate experience with, or a commitment to, diversity and inclusion.

Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition or a related field is required. Candidates who are “ABD” will be considered if their degree requirements will be completed by August 15, 2018.

To apply, please upload a letter of application describing your teaching experience, research, and teaching interests; a detailed curriculum vitae; a one-page statement of teaching philosophy; a writing sample; diversity statement and unofficial transcripts. Three letters of recommendation are also required. Applicants will be asked for the names and email addresses of three references during the application process. References will then be contacted to upload the letter of reference directly. The online application system is available at: http://jobs.oakland.edu/postings/12353. Review of applications will begin in December and continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, applications should be received by December 1, 2017.

Oakland University is a nationally recognized doctoral research institution located on 1,443 acres of scenic land in the cities of Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills in Oakland County, Michigan. The University has 132 bachelor’s degree programs and 138 graduate degree and certificate programs. Academics include programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business Administration, School of Education and Human Services, School of Engineering and Computer Science, School of Health Sciences, School of Medicine, and School of Nursing.

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Old Dominion University (VA) - TT Assistant Professor of RhetoricEdit

The Department of English at Old Dominion University invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Rhetoric. The candidate is required to have scholarly expertise in historical rhetoric(s) with evidence of teaching experience and an active research agenda. Preference will be given to candidates with secondary expertise in gender studies, archival research, community rhetorics, and/or digital rhetoric. The successful applicant will teach on-campus and distance courses and supervise students at the undergraduate, MA, and PhD levels, with specific contributions expected to the scholarly development of the students in our growing PhD program (https://sites.wp.odu.edu/englishphd).

Requirements for the position include: PhD in Rhetoric or a closely related field conferred by Aug. 15, 2018; evidence of successful college/university teaching; and evidence of active research agenda.

Please submit cover letter, CV, teaching philosophy, statement of research goals, unofficial graduate transcripts, and three letters of reference through the HR website: https://jobs.odu.edu/ Questions and inquiries about the position can be directed to the search committee at rhetoricatodu@gmail.com. Review of applications will begin on Nov 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

It is the policy of Old Dominion University to provide equal employment, educational and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, gender, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or genetic information. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Old Dominion University (VA) - TT Asst. Professor - Women’s Studies and RhetoricEdit

The Departments of English and Women’s Studies of Old Dominion University invite applications for a jointly appointed tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor.

The new hire will have scholarly expertise in Women’s Studies and Rhetoric. Qualified candidates will bring teaching experience and an active research program in feminist rhetorics. The ability to offer graduate courses, supervise theses/dissertations, deliver online instruction, and mentor students in both departments is required. Preference will be given to candidates who engage with intersectionality, woman of color feminisms, and/or womanist theory. Core course rotations include rhetoric, feminist theory, gender and technology, and/or film/new media production.

Requirements: PhD in Women’s Studies, English with a Rhetoric focus, or a closely related field, by Aug. 15, 2017; demonstration of successful college/university teaching; and evidence of active research agenda.

Please submit cover letter, CV, teaching philosophy, statement of research goals, unofficial graduate transcripts, a writing sample and three letters of reference at: https://jobs.odu.edu/ Questions and inquiries about the position can be directed to the search committee at rhetoricatodu@gmail.com.

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Pace University (NY) - TT Asst. Professor - Composition and RhetoricEdit

The Department of English and Modern Language Studies of Dyson College of Arts and Sciences at Pace University invites applications for an anticipated Assistant Professor (tenure track) position in composition and rhetoric to begin September 2018. The position is located on the University’s Pleasantville, New York campus, which is about 40 miles north of Manhattan.

Applicants should have an earned PhD in composition and rhetoric or the equivalent, evidence of teaching excellence in college composition courses, administrative or leadership experience, such as that associated with Writing in the Disciplines, Writing Across the Curriculum, or a Writing Center program, and a commitment to research with undergraduate students. Additional desirable qualifications include experience with multimodal digital writing, professional writing, and teaching writing online. In addition to teaching, the successful candidate will direct the Writing Enhanced Course program, which is part of the general education core of the University.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, a statement of teaching philosophy, three reference letters, and college transcripts. Official transcripts will be required prior to hire. Please submit all application materials electronically in a single PDF file to plvsearchcommittee@pace.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled; applications received by December 15, 2017 are guaranteed consideration.

Pace University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Penn State Harrisburg (PA) - TT Assistant Professor of English and Technical and Professional WritingEdit

The English program at Penn State Harrisburg seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Technical and Professional Writing, starting August 2018. Required Qualifications: Ph.D. or a terminal degree in composition/rhetoric, specialization in technical or professional writing, or a similar field, by the time of appointment; evidence of teaching excellence in composition and/or technical writing and/or professional writing; evidence of scholarly potential, especially in publishing articles in the field of technical and professional writing.

Preferred Qualifications: Academic experience with international students and honors students; professional experience as a technical writer or a professional writer in a business or similar field; specialization in document design and editing in traditional and new media formats; secondary knowledge or background in all sciences, engineering, and technology. We are looking for a candidate who can interact with students majoring in engineering, computer science, information systems, math, and pre-med who are required to pass a 200-level technical writing course. This candidate will also teach and advise English majors who minor in technical writing. There will be opportunity to teach on our graduate faculty in the rhetorical theory or advanced technical writing courses. The candidate might also teach honors sections of composition or technical writing. The candidate should be familiar with technical writing as a profession as well as an academic discipline. The teaching load will be 2-3, 2-3 for the first two years, followed by a 3-3 load. As a research faculty member, this candidate will be expected to publish on a regular basis and engage in professional development and outreach in the field.

The English program at Penn State Harrisburg offers tracks in general English and Secondary Education English. We are part of an interdisciplinary School of Humanities, and there are opportunities to collaborate with Communications, American Studies, and Humanities. We are planning to offer a technical writing minor starting in 2018; we currently offer minors in general writing and creative writing. Our undergraduate class sizes are typically less than 30 students; graduate courses usually less than 15. We are located in Middletown, PA, and we are just a few miles from the state capitol of Harrisburg, which has thriving and rejuvenated cultural opportunities. Our campus is convenient to Amtrak and the Harrisburg International Airport.

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Pennsylvania State University (PA) - TT Adv. Asst. Professor - Professional WritingEdit

The Department of English at The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, invites applications for a tenure-track position in professional writing at the rank of beginning to advanced Assistant Professor. The position carries a 2/2 teaching load, and the research area is open. The candidate will be expected to contribute to pedagogical initiatives in the Program in Writing and Rhetoric. Ph.D. required at the time of employment. Information about the department can be found at http://english.la.psu.edu">http://english.la.psu.edu. Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, abstract of dissertation or book (limit 1000 words), and one writing sample (limit 30 pages). Please arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly to Karen Davis at kmd16@psu.edu. Review of applications will begin September 30, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position can be sent to Stuart Selber, Search Committee Chair, at selber@psu.edu

Apply online at https://psu.jobs/job/74428

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Providence College (RI) - TT Asst. Professor - Writing SpecialistEdit

The English Department at Providence College invites applications for a tenure-track writing specialist at the rank of assistant professor commencing August 2018. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Rhetoric/Composition from an accredited institution.

Teaching responsibilities include first-year writing courses as well as writing courses at all levels. Pre-tenure teaching load: 1-2.

Administrative responsibilities include providing support for first-year writing instructors, including training, supervision, assessment, and personnel decisions in consultation with the English department; collaborating with English faculty in redesigning PC's Writing Program; serving as lead coordinator for campus-wide Writing Proficiency courses in the core curriculum; and collaborating with the Writing Center to provide professional development opportunities to faculty teaching writing-intensive courses across the curriculum. We are particularly interested in candidates who can help faculty develop effective tools to promote the success of historically underserved students: low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

Candidates should possess a strong commitment to inclusive pedagogical practice and excellence in undergraduate writing instruction, the ability to establish a strong scholarly publication record, a willingness to be active in service to the college and the community, and the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Prior experience in Writing Program administration preferred.

Applicants must apply online at https://careers.providence.edu and submit a cover letter, c.v., transcripts, a 20-page writing sample, and the names and email addresses of 3 reference providers who can submit letters of recommendation on your behalf.

Application deadline: November 3, 2017.

Providence College is a Roman Catholic four-year liberal arts institution conducted under the auspices of the Dominican Friars and seeks candidates who can affirm and contribute to its mission. Cultural and intellectual pluralism is central to the excellence of our academic program, and we strive to attract a diverse faculty reflecting the global environment in which we live and work. An AA/EOE, the College especially encourages the applications of women and persons of color.

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Queens College, CUNY (NY) - TT Assistant Professor of Composition, Rhetoric and Writing (Specialization in Multilingualism)Edit

The Department of English at Queens College invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Composition, Rhetoric and Writing with a specialization in multilingualism. The selected candidate is expected to participate in research, perform advising duties in the English department, and show potential for faculty leadership, curriculum development, and program administration.

We are especially interested in applications from scholars with research and teaching interests in multilingualism, translingualism, second language writing, and/or global Englishes, as well as a commitment to teaching students from diverse linguistic backgrounds. Preferred secondary interests include writing pedagogy and administration, literacy, rhetoric, or digital writing. Completed PhD in hand by time of employment.

Queens College is an urban school with a faculty and student body that reflects the diversity of New York City. We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

CUNY requires that applicants apply online. Upload a cover letter describing related qualifications and experience, CV, and the name and contact information of three (3) professional references at http://www.cuny.edu: click "Employment," then "Search job listings,” then “More options to search for CUNY jobs," then search by Job Opening ID Number (17392), click on "Apply Now" and follow the instructions.

It is essential that candidates submit the requested items to CUNYFirst for a valid application.

In addition, applicants must also submit a full dossier including cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of reference to Glenn Burger, Chair: by email to englishadmin@qc.cuny.edu. Include “Asst. Prof. Multilingual Position” in the subject line

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Radford University (VA) - TT Asst. Professor - Director of Writing CenterEdit

Position: ENGLISH. Tenure-track assistant professor. Serve as Director of the Writing Center, and as a mentor to graduate teaching assistants. Ph.D. in English, Rhetoric/Composition or related field required. Experience with writing center/writing program administration and tutor training; teaching written and oral communication courses required. Formal student mentoring experience required. Position requires a commitment to an ongoing scholarly agenda and University service. Start date: August 2018. Deadline for applications: October 20, 2017. Please send, in one PDF, the following: a letter of application, vita, evidence of effective administration and teaching, and contact information for three references to Dr. Rosemary Guruswamy, Chair, rguruswa@radford.edu.

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Regis University (CO) - Assistant Professor of Rhetoric & CompositionEdit

The Assistant Professor of Rhetoric & Composition will support the work of teaching and learning for rhetorical proficiency within the First Year Experience (FYE) and in the broader curriculum.

Major Duties and Responsibilities Candidates for this position will have not only a demonstrated capacity for excellent teaching, but also strong experience in the kinds of programmatic work which sustain such teaching. As a part of this primary focus, an ideal candidate will be prepared to teach in the Commitment Program, a program within the FYE which contributes to the success of traditionally underrepresented and under-served students at Regis; in addition, an ideal candidate will have experience with holistic advising and mentoring of students from diverse backgrounds. Outside of the foundational core, this position offers avenues for teaching in our signature Integrative Core, in our integrative programs (Catholic Studies, Environmental Studies, Peace and Justice Studies, and Women's and Gender Studies) and in course offerings which support rhetoric and writing across the curriculum (such as our Writing Concentration).

Because the FYE is the first contact faculty and staff have with our incoming students, the Assistant Professor of Rhetoric & Composition will contribute to FYE and campus-wide collaboration towards an environment which is both welcoming and intellectually engaging, an environment which fosters success for all our new students. As a member of the FYE Advisory Board, this faculty member will be a key contributor to shared oversight and assessment of curricular outcomes, offering particular expertise in outcomes connected to rhetorical proficiency both within the FYE and across the curriculum. In addition, this faculty member will play a leadership role in FYE efforts to offer robust, on-going faculty development relevant to teaching composition and rhetoric across a wide range of disciplinary backgrounds and preparation. Finally, we are seeking a scholar-teacher with a strong interest in and capacity for a research program in the Scholarship in Teaching and Learning which can serve to enhance these programmatic efforts.

Responsibilities: Teach within the first two years for employment a 3-2 course load per year, thereafter a 2-2 course load as the faculty member assumes greater programmatic responsibilities and stronger leadership role in areas of professional expertise. Develop and implement faculty development workshops for teaching composition and rhetoric within the FYE and across the curriculum. Offer pedagogical support for new FYE faculty through class observation and mentoring. Help to create and maintain a digital repository of programmatic materials as well as curricular models and best practices for teaching composition and rhetoric. Participate in the FYE Advisory Council's work to ensure high-impact learning for our students so that we deliver the programming and education students expect when they matriculate to Regis. Contribute to the work of that same Advisory Council to assess student, faculty and programmatic outcomes. Collaborate closely with Director of the First-Year Experience, the Director of Student Support and other stakeholders in making inclusive excellence a key element of our way of proceeding.

Minimum Qualifications: Commitment to the values of a Jesuit, liberal arts education. Conferred PhD in Rhetoric and Composition or in English with specialization in Rhetoric. At least three years of full-time collegiate teaching experience. Proven experience and leadership in program development and operations. Understanding of the principles, procedures, and best practices involved in faculty development for teaching composition and rhetoric. Demonstrated ability to collect, analyze, and assess data related to student success, student learning outcomes, and program effectiveness. Ability to work with students of varying academic skill levels to provide support during this year of transition. Knowledge of how to manage student activities such that an atmosphere appropriate to learning is achieved. Ability to provide the students with the academic tools needed to persist and have a successful university experience. Ability to communicate and to collaborate effectively with students, faculty and staff and to incorporate those skills into the courses they teach to provide direction in the classroom. Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and flexibility. Ability to work with teams as well as independently. Professionalism in dress, manner, behavior, and communication. Sound judgment and diplomacy in interpreting Regis College and University policy in absence of supervisor. Confidentiality and loyalty to the University and to the Regis mission. Accurate keyboarding/typing. Moderate level of computer experience using Microsoft Office for Windows. Exceptional knowledge of appropriate grammar, spelling, punctuation, and usage in writing and speaking the English language.

About Regis: Regis University, inspired by its Jesuit Catholic heritage, has been committed to academic excellence, personal development and community engagement since its founding in 1877. Regis provides values-based education at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission: A Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Its motto, "Men and Women in Service of Others," describes the purpose of Jesuit education: to form men and women who use their knowledge in the unselfish service of others. Regis is composed of five colleges: the College of Contemporary Liberal Studies, Regis College, College of Computer & Information Sciences, College of Business & Economics, and Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions, which includes the schools of pharmacy, physical therapy and nursing.

Beyond its historic campus in Northwest Denver, there are Regis campuses in Thornton, the Denver Tech Center and in Colorado Springs. Regis currently serves about 10,000 students in online and campus environments and has been ranked as a top school in the Western Region for 20 consecutive years by U.S. News & World Report.

UA EEO Statement: This statement is intended to indicate clearly that the University is morally committed to the principles of nondiscrimination - that we want to do this rather than just have to by law.

"In accordance with its Jesuit Catholic mission, Regis University is committed to maintaining a humane atmosphere in which the civil rights of every individual are recognized and respected. Regis University does not unlawfully discriminate in either the provision of educational services or in employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, creed, ancestry, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal law. Within this context, Regis University does reserve the right to give employment preference to persons who demonstrate by word and practice a commitment to the University's mission and educational goals."

Special Instructions to Applicants: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications received by Oct. 27 will receive full consideration. Applications received after Oct. 27 are unlikely to receive substantial consideration, unless the candidate is a particularly good fit for the position.

Please submit a letter of application; Curriculum Vitae and statement of teaching philosophy. Letters of recommendation will be requested at a later date. Questions can be directed to Dr. Jason Taylor at jptaylor@regis.edu.

Online App. Form: http://apptrkr.com/h_9dtjgyfkyfs4rdgg

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Sam Houston State University (TX) - TT Asst. Professor - Technical and Professional CommunicationEdit

The Department of English at Sam Houston State University seeks applications for an Assistant Professor in Technical and Professional Communication. This 9-month, tenure-track position starts with the Fall 2018 semester and requires the following:

The chosen candidate will teach three courses per semester and support SHSU's emerging program in Technical Communication. Activities will include:

Teaching the technical-writing service course, which is required by more than 20 majors on campus.
Teaching advanced courses in design, style, and editing for students minoring in Technical Communication.
Helping develop SHSU's proposed online Master of Arts in Technical Communication.
Cultivating and maintaining a research agenda.
Supporting the Department, College, and University through service.

Faculty in Technical Communication teach in computer-based classrooms and have access to Iris, our Technical-Communication Suite. This creative space provides faculty and students with industry-standard technologies in audio, video, print, and digital document production.

Educational Requirements for the Position: An earned Ph.D. in Technical Communication, Professional Writing, Rhetoric, or related field by August 22, 2018.

Experience Required for the Position: Experience teaching (as the instructor of record) college-level courses in Technical Communication. Evidence of excellent writing and communication skills. Evidence of an active research agenda.

Other Requirements for the Position: In addition to the above requirements, desirable candidates will have these experiences: Working professionally as a technical communicator (industry/consulting). Teaching Technical Communication in an online setting.

Special Instructions Summary: The application will require the following materials:

Letter of interest
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Additional materials may be requested throughout the consideration process.

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San Diego State University (CA) - TT Asst. Professor - Electronic and Digital RhetoricEdit

The Department of Rhetoric and Writing Studies at San Diego State University seeks applicants for the position of tenure-track Assistant Professor, beginning in Fall Semester, 2018.

Ph.D. in Rhetoric, Composition, or comparable area is required.

We seek candidates with a demonstrated capacity for scholarly research and publication and a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching electronic and digital rhetoric. Desirable areas of teaching experience include multimodal literacies, multimodal composition, professional communication, social media, digital humanities, content management, and visual and information design.

The Department of Rhetoric and Writing Studies is a freestanding academic unit within the College of Arts and Letters comprised of collegial, nationally and internationally recognized faculty with interests in literacy and the teaching of writing, rhetorical theory and the history of rhetoric, and professional and public discourse. (Please see the department website at: http://rhetoric.sdsu.edu.) The department also participates in San Diego State’s Digital Humanities Initiative, which researches digital culture and provides a regional hub for strategic innovation and collaboration. The university recently defined the initiative as an area of excellence, committing resources and funding to digital humanities work at San Diego State University.

San Diego State University, an R2 institution and the flagship of the Cal State system, sponsors the second highest number of Fulbright Scholars in California. SDSU is a large, diverse, urban university and Hispanic-Serving Institution with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence. Our campus community is diverse in many ways, including race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, pregnancy, medical condition, and covered veteran status and ranks among the top six universities nationwide in terms of student ethnic/racial diversity. We strive to build and sustain a welcoming environment for all. SDSU is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience in and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of underrepresented groups.

Applicants must apply via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/42955. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. We expect to conduct interviews via Skype.

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San Francisco State University (CA) - TT Asst. Professor - Composition / Writing Studies (Digital Rhetoric)Edit

San Francisco State University, Department of English Language and Literature invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Composition/Writing Studies with an emphasis in digital rhetoric and technology, beginning August 2017.

The department seeks individuals with a background in Composition/Writing Studies with an emphasis in digital rhetoric and technology. The position focuses on teaching and learning of written communication and literacy practices across myriad contexts, including civic life, school contexts, digital environments and workplace settings. Ideal candidates will have research and teaching interests in digital rhetoric and technology.

The Department of English Language and Literature currently offers a BA degree in Technical and Professional Writing (TPW) as well as a BA degree in English in one of three concentrations (Literature, Linguistics and English Education). The department also offers a Master of Arts degree in one of four concentrations (Composition, TESOL, Literature and Linguistics) as well as two post-secondary teaching certificate programs.

For further information, please see our website: http://english.sfsu.edu

Qualifications: Desirable qualifications include teaching and/or research experience with a large, diverse student body in multicultural settings and experience and/or interest in undergraduate writing program administration. Ph.D. in either English, Composition/Rhetoric, Writing Studies or related field required at the time of appointment.

Responsibilities: The position requires undergraduate and graduate teaching in three English department programs: the undergraduate writing program, the MA and graduate certificates programs in Composition, and the undergraduate Technical and Professional Writing major. Responsibilities also include mentoring and advising undergraduate and graduate students; developing an active ongoing scholarship program in one's area of specialty; and ongoing committee and service assignments. Detailed position description is available at http://english.sfsu.edu

Rank and salary: Assistant Professor. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The CSU provides generous health, retirement and other benefits.

Application process: Application deadline is Friday November 10, 2017. Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, 3 recent letters of recommendation, and 2 samples of scholarly work to: Dr. Sugie Goen-Salter, SFSU Chair, Department of English Language and Literature (Attn: Search Committee) at engsearch@sfsu.edu Pdf. files are preferred.

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San Jose State University (CA) - TT Asst. Professor - Rhetoric and Composition (Professional/Workplace Writing)Edit

The Department of English and Comparative Literature at San Jose State University seeks an Assistant Professor to collaborate with the Professional and Technical Writing Program Director to expand and improve the program; to teach entry-level and advanced writing courses, with the potential for teaching graduate–level courses; to develop and teach courses in field of expertise as well as other areas of Rhetoric and Composition; and to contribute to and work with other writing faculty and administrators in a multi-faceted, comprehensive writing program. Preferred: Experience and expertise in current workplace writing practices (editing, copyediting, copywriting) and technology (graphics, audio, and video) including production, content management, and publishing tools. Workplace/industry experience highly desirable. Expertise and ability to teach in one or more of the following secondary areas preferred: Digital writing and rhetoric; technical communication; multimodal composition; new media; modern English grammar; and multilingual writing.

Appointment to Assistant Professor requires demonstrated potential for teaching and research excellence related to the position, an established record of successful teaching, peer-reviewed scholarship, and service, along with a Ph.D. in Rhetoric/Composition, Technical Communication, or related field by start of appointment, August 17, 2018. Candidates must address the needs of a student population of great diversity – in age, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language, and academic preparation – through course materials, teaching strategies, and advisement.

Full ad and application instructions are published at: https://apply.interfolio.com/44861. Application deadline is November 6, 2017, at 9 a.m. Questions may be directed to Professor Noelle Brada-Williams via english@sjsu.edu. Please include Job Opening 24255 in all correspondence.

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Santa Clara University (CA) - TT Asst. Professor - Rhetoric and Composition spec. in Technical and Professional Writing - SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The Department of English at Santa Clara University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Rhetoric and Composition, with expertise in technical and professional writing. Successful candidates must have a strong commitment to teaching undergraduates and be able to establish an active research program, possibly including undergraduates. Teaching responsibilities will include first-year Critical Thinking & Writing and courses in the candidate's area(s) of expertise. We welcome applicants with any of a range of emphases within technical and professional writing, such as writing in professional cultures, the rhetoric of professional writing, technical writing and document design, visual communication, transnational professional communication, or professional writing, reasoning, and argument. The successful candidate will teach six courses spread over three quarters.

Santa Clara is located in the heart of northern California's Silicon Valley. Faculty members are teaching scholars who balance excellent undergraduate teaching with active research agendas. Santa Clara University is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity; in this spirit we particularly welcome applications from women, persons of color, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to all qualified individuals with disabilities.

Salary: Competitive, benefits eligible, including housing assistance program.

Basic Qualifications: Applicants must be committed to working with undergraduates and have a Ph. D in Rhetoric and Composition; Technical Communication and Rhetoric; Rhetoric and Professional Communication; Rhetoric, Theory & Culture; Literacy, Pedagogy & Rhetoric; English; or a comparable field. The following qualifications would be important in the ideal candidate: Evidence of teaching excellence in relevant fields; A record of productive research; Alignment with the Jesuit educational philosophy, the social justice mission of the university, and the goals of the Department of English at Santa Clara University.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience teaching and researching technical and professional writing in a context of English and Writing Studies and working with people of diverse cultures and identities. Potential to contribute to one or more departmental, college, or university strategic priorities will be especially valued. Applicants are invited to visit the universitys website at www.scu.edu for descriptions of the universitys mission, our department, the multicultural student population we serve, and the learning opportunities we offer.

Responsibilities: Fulfilling all responsibilities associated with teaching assigned courses, including: 1. Conducting all assigned class meetings and individual conferences with students 2. Assigning and evaluating student work including exams and written assignments 3. Holding weekly office hours on campus 4. Submitting student grades to the Registrar by the designated deadline 5. Fulfilling other instructional or academic duties as may be assigned by the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences or the Chair of the Department 6. Potentially collaborating with other Departments (e.g. Womens and Gender Studies, Ethnic Studies, Computer Science) 7. Establishing and maintaining a scholarly program that can involve undergraduates 8. Engaging in meaningful and useful service that promotes department, college and university strategic goals and priorities, commensurate to rank.

Work Authorization: A foreign national who is appointed to a tenured or tenure-track faculty position is eligible for sponsorship by Santa Clara University.

Close Date: 10/23/2017

Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions to Applicants: Application materials should include 1) letter of application describing teaching philosophy, research plan appropriate for department serving undergraduates, experience working w/people of diverse cultures and identities, and reasons for interest in a position at Santa Clara University 2) curriculum vitae 3) sample syllabi for first-year writing and upper-division writing courses 4) recent teaching evaluations for 2-3 courses 5) an example of scholarship: e.g., article, book chapter, dissertation chapter 6) (unofficial) graduate transcripts 7) three letters of reference, which will be solicited automatically through the applicant portal system upon submitting your application.

Additional Information: For additional questions or concerns, please feel free to contact Jessica Gopp (jgopp@scu.edu) or Professor Phyllis Brown (pbrown@scu.edu).

Online App. Form: http://apptrkr.com/1067984

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School of the Art Institute of Chicago (IL) - TT English Faculty / Coordinator of First Year Seminar ProgramEdit

The Department of Liberal Arts at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) invites applications for a full-time, tenured or tenure-track faculty position, beginning August 2018. The ideal candidate has expertise in literature and will coordinate the Liberal Arts Department’s foundational writing courses: First Year Seminar I & II (FYS). Rank and salary are competitive with peer institutions and are commensurate with quality of practice, scholarship, and current academic research, extent of teaching experience, and current professional standing.

PROGRAM PROFILE: The Department of Liberal Arts is one of twenty-three departments at SAIC. Liberal Arts provides the academic foundation for students’ success at SAIC. The department is chaired by a full-time faculty member with 14 full-time faculty and over 100 part-time faculty. It offers 400 courses each year, primarily to undergraduate students pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Studio Art. Liberal Arts’ main content areas include English (First Year Seminar), humanities, natural science, social sciences, foreign languages, English for international students, and the Academic Access Program. Further information about the department can be found at http://www.saic.edu/academics/departments/libarts/

RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will coordinate the Liberal Arts Department’s foundational writing courses: First Year Seminar I & II (FYS). Participation in the revision of the first year writing curriculum and eventual leadership of the FYS Program is expected. Teaching duties will include at least two courses per year in the First Year Seminar sequence, as well as upper-level humanities courses in literature based on individual research expertise and teaching interests. Full-time faculty must maintain an active professional practice, provide vision and direction as the Department Chair on a rotating basis, and participate in the SAIC community through ongoing curricular development and departmental and school governance.

QUALIFICATIONS: PhD in English preferred. All sub-fields of English and Anglophone literature are welcome to apply. The department seeks a scholar with a strong background in writing pedagogy. Significant teaching experience is preferred, including experience in teaching first year writing courses such as topics-based expository writing seminars and/or introductory composition courses. Expertise teaching in interdisciplinary first year writing courses is preferred. The ideal candidate will contribute to the diversity of the School by bringing a perspective, way of thinking, and/or a unique set of experiences that expand the intellectual conversations and practices in the field of literature and introductory writing instruction.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES: On or before November 1, 2017, please submit application materials via http://SAICfaculty.slideroom.com. You will be asked to create an account after which time you may complete the application comprised of fill-in fields and uploaded documents. SAIC will underwrite the application fees; you will not be charged to apply for the position. You are encouraged to begin the application well before the deadline. No applications may be submitted beyond the deadline for any reason.

Complete the fields for: educational background; current position; and contact information for three professional references.

Please convert all word documents into PDFs before uploading. Required files to upload include: cover letter stating your interests and qualifications; resume or curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy (please include your thoughts on teaching to a diverse student body and creating an inclusive learning environment); 1-3 samples of course syllabi; sample(s) of scholarly writing (combined maximum of 30 pages).

QUESTIONS: Questions regarding the School and its open positions, application procedures, or the search process may be emailed to saicteach@saic.edu. Please consult www.saic.edu for information on the School and its programs, or http://www.saic.edu/about/jobsatsaic for open positions and application procedures.

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Sonoma State University (CA) - TT Asst. Professor - Writing Program DirectorEdit

The Department of English at Sonoma State University seeks to hire a faculty member who will serve as Writing Program Director. The Department seeks dynamic candidates with proven teaching abilities in college composition and academic reading for diverse groups of students, as well as experience in writing program administration. The candidate will also have expertise in one or more of the following: working with English Language Learners, multiple literacies, multicultural writing pedagogies, the development of writing curricula, and assessment.

In addition to directing the English Department's writing program and serving as liaison to the wider campus community in the areas of writing and academic literacy development, candidates will teach two courses per semester in the following areas: pedagogy seminar for MA students, composition and/or rhetoric, and specialty courses in the Master's Program. Directing M.A. theses in areas of expertise is also expected. In addition to teaching, all faculty are responsible for advising, serving on Department, School, and University committees, continuing research and scholarship in their areas of expertise, developing new contributions to the curriculum, and working with the greater community. For the first two years, the candidate will teach one course each semester and direct the English Department's writing program initiatives.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: To be recommended for appointment, the candidate must have demonstrated excellence in teaching; potential for successful research and scholarship; and proven ability to work with a diverse student body, ranging from freshmen to graduate students. The candidate must have a Ph.D. in Composition, Rhetoric, or a closely related field. ABD's will be considered if the degree is in hand by August 20, 2018. Required qualifications include expertise in current approaches to the teaching of composition, evidence of culturally sensitive pedagogy and principles, and evidence of a commitment to diversity, inclusivity, and equity in education through scholarship, teaching, and/or engagement.

Candidates with a strong background in writing program administration and a demonstrated commitment to educational equity and disciplinary innovation are of particular interest. Desirable qualifications include several years of university teaching experience in composition and writing pedagogy; writing program development; knowledge of and experience working with multicultural and multilingual populations in college and/or university settings; and experience in collaborative work with faculty. Candidates from underrepresented groups and women are strongly encouraged to apply.

To be recommended for tenure, the candidate must demonstrate satisfactory performance in four areas: teaching effectiveness; scholarship, research, creative achievement and professional development; service to the University; and public service and service to the community. Although tenure may be granted at any time, contract provisions specify that "the normal period of probation shall be a total of six (6) years of full-time probationary service and credited service, if any. Any deviation from the normal six (6) year probationary period shall be the decision of the President following his/her consideration of recommendations from the department or equivalent unit and appropriate administrator(s)." Tenure is required for promotion above the level of Associate Professor.

RANK AND SALARY: Salary, service credit, and rank (when appropriate) depends upon academic preparation and professional experience.

The approximate salary range for this position is $68,000 to 74,000

HOW TO APPLY: To apply for this position, go to http://www.sonoma.edu/jobs and select Job Opportunities. If you are not currently employed at Sonoma State University, select the External Applicants box. You will be redirected to a list of all available jobs at Sonoma State University. Find and select the faculty position you are applying for to view the description and select Apply Now. If you have not applied for a job at Sonoma State University previously you will be asked to Register Now in order to proceed. After submitting the application letter and curriculum vitae, please proceed to My Career Tools to attach the additional required documents. Your statement of research interests may be a statement of scholarship and/or creative activity if appropriate to your discipline. PDFs are the preferred format for all submissions. Once you have submitted all materials, a confirmation email will be automatically sent to you. If you encounter difficulties during the application process, please email facultysearch@sonoma.edu. Applications submitted to the faculty search email address will not be considered, so please use the http://www.sonoma.edu/jobs link above.

Please submit: Required: Application letter; Curriculum vitae.

Additional Required Documents: Statement of Research Interests; Teaching Philosophy; Student Evaluations; Contact Information for three (3) References to be contacted by the committee members

Letters of Recommendation will be requested from finalists only. Official transcripts may be required at the time of hire.

Sonoma State University hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. All offers of employment are contingent upon presentation of documents demonstrating the appointee's identity and eligibility to work, in accordance with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications received by November 30, 2017 will be given full consideration. The position will remain open until filled

Questions concerning this position may be directed to: Dr. Brantley L. Bryant brantley.bryant@sonoma.edu Phone contact (department office): 707-664-2140

Questions concerning the application process may be directed to: facultysearch@sonoma.edu. #104480 PLEASE REFER TO THIS NUMBER ON ALL CORRESPONDENCE AND INQUIRIES REGARDING THIS POSITION.

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Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (IL) - TT Assistant Professor of English, Composition and RhetoricEdit

Tenure-track position in Composition and Rhetoric. Specialization open within Composition and Rhetorical Studies. PhD in English or closely related field required. Teaching assignment includes courses in MA Teaching of Writing program, undergraduate minor in Rhetoric and Writing, first-year writing sequence, and English major and general education curricula. Demonstrated scholarly promise essential. Demonstrated interest in teaching technical/business writing and/or basic writing a plus.

If PhD is not completed by the beginning of the contract period (ABD), appointment may be considered for a one-year term appointment at the rank of Instructor until the degree is completed. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is a diverse, masters/comprehensive university located in the St. Louis metro east area.

Candidates should submit an initial letter of application and vita either through Interfolio or by mail to: Search Committee Composition Rhetoric, English Department, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Campus Box 1431M, Edwardsville, IL 62026-1431. Candidates who advance to the second round will be asked for a writing sample, statement of teaching philosophy, letters of recommendation and transcripts.

For optimal consideration in a first pool of applicants, all application materials must be received by November 15, 2017. A second pool of applicants may be reviewed after this date if the position is not filled from the first pool of applicants. The position will remain open until the position is filled.

SIUE is a state university - benefits under state sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 of J1 visas. Applicants will be subject to a background check prior to an offer of employment. SIUE is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce. We will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran's status. We encourage applications from women, minorities, protected veterans and people with disabilitie

Apply online: https://apply.interfolio.com/45708

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St. Bonaventure University (NY) - TT Asst. Professor - Rhetoric and Composition (Professional Writing)Edit

St. Bonaventure University’s picturesque campus is nestled in the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains known as the Enchanted Mountain region. The University is committed to developing tomorrow's leaders in an environment shaped by Franciscan values. Visit us at http://www.sbu.edu

The Department of English in the School of Arts and Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor with a specialization in Rhetoric and Composition and area of emphasis in professional and technical writing, to begin in August 2018.

Faculty members are expected to demonstrate a strong commitment to college-level teaching excellence, have an active research agenda, work well with fellow faculty in various disciplines in shaping the direction of the Composition Program, participate in student advising, and make contributions to the broader community. In addition to expertise in professional and technical writing, the ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate experience and success in first-year writing courses, grant-writing, service-learning, and/or writing program administration.

Teaching duties include first-year writing, professional and technical writing, and other contributions to our Professional and Creative Writing major, with a normal teaching load of four courses per semester. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition, English, or a closely related field in hand by August 2018.

All applicants must electronically submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, and contact information for three references to Ms. Sharon Godfrey at sgodfrey@sbu.edu

Applications will be reviewed beginning November 30 and continue until the position has been filled. Please address specific questions regarding the position to Dr. Lauren Matz, Chair of the Search Committee, lmatz@sbu.edu

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St. John's University (NY) - TT Asst. Professor - First Year CompositionEdit

The First Year Writing Program of the Institute for Core Studies in St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at St. John’s University (New York) is seeking applicants for a full-time tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin in fall 2018.

St. John's University (http://www.stjohns.edu), founded in 1870, is a Catholic and Vincentian university that prepares students for personal and professional success in today’s global society. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University’s outstanding academics, diverse student body, dynamic internship and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and diverse study abroad offerings. Our quality springs from an institutional vision of excellence and service. Students come from nearly 50 states and 127 countries to pursue more than 100 associate, bachelor’s, master's, and doctoral degrees in the arts, humanities, business, education, law, pharmacy, the sciences, and specialized professional programs. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations. St. John’s has three New York City campuses; a Graduate Center in Hauppauge, NY; international campuses in Rome, Italy, and Paris, France; and study abroad locations in Seville, Spain, and around the world. The University's Division I athletic program offers 17 men's and women's programs in the Big East Conference.

St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is the cornerstone and oldest division of St. John’s University. The College offers three undergraduate degrees: the Bachelor of Arts, the Bachelor of Science and the Bachelor of Fine Arts. Although the College has always emphasized the liberal arts tradition, we offer more than thirty majors and forty minors in the arts and sciences, business, and education. The college’s graduate division provides numerous programs leading to master’s and doctorate degrees. St. John’s College serves approximately 3300 undergraduate and graduate students. Faculty in the College also teach the majority of courses in the University’s core curriculum whose courses are taken by every St. John’s University undergraduate student regardless of college/school or major. For additional information, please visit http://www.stjohns.edu/academics/schools-and-colleges/st-johns-college-liberal-arts-and-sciences.

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We are seeking applications for an Assistant Professor position teaching first-year composition to a diverse undergraduate population within the Institute for Core Studies. The candidate will join a program committed to portfolio-based assessment, peer feedback in the classroom, multimodal writing, and inclusive pedagogical practices.

http://www.stjohns.edu/about/administrative-offices/provost/institute-writing-studies/first-year-writing-program

Description of Responsibilities: The position entails teaching three First Year Writing courses per semester, in addition to a rigorous schedule of individual conferences with students.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will have completed a Ph.D. in English, Rhetoric, Composition, or a related field, although MFAs with appropriate experience may be considered. Candidates should demonstrate teaching excellence; have a record of publication related to pedagogy, composition, and/or rhetoric; show evidence of ongoing research production; and show a commitment to early college students. Areas of specialization might include cultural rhetorics, ethnographic research, digital writing, Critical Race Theory, and/or feminisms.

Submit your letter of inquiry, CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, and writing sample by November 15, 2017. Letters of reference will be requested further along in the process.

Online App. Form: https://stjohnsedu.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobInfo&version=1&jobid=218328&jobboardid=101

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SUNY Buffalo State College (NY) - TT Asst. Professor - Director of College Writing Program (begin Jan. 2018)Edit

The Department of English at SUNY Buffalo State is seeking an Assistant Professor (tenure track) of English with experience in developmental writing to direct the College Writing Program, to begin in January 2018.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Rhetoric/Composition or related field; Expertise in composition pedagogy, developmental writing, and writing program administration; Experience in writing program administration; Experience teaching writing at the college level; Experience working with diverse student populations; Potential for excellence in teaching, scholarly research and publication; Commitment to the mission, vision, and values of Buffalo State.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience with curriculum development and revision; experience teaching developmental writing; experience and/or graduate coursework in TESOL; a record of excellence in scholarly presentation and publication.

Required Applicant Documents: Cover Letter; Curriculum Vitae (academic); Names and contact information for 3 professional references; Writing Sample 1.

Special Instructions to Applicants: In your cover letter, please address your teaching and writing program administration philosophy. In the Writing Sample 1, please upload a sample of your scholarly/professional work.

APPLICATION INFORMATION: Contact: SUNY Buffalo State Online App. Form: https://jobs.buffalostate.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=51867

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SUNY Cortland (NY) - TT Assistant Professor (Professional Writing and Rhetoric) - ADDITIONAL MATERIALS REQUESTEDEdit

POSITION: Full-time tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank in the English department beginning in fall 2018

START DATE: 09-01-2018

RESPONSIBILITIES: Teaching courses in Professional Writing including introductory, advanced, and graduate courses.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Ph. D. by the time of appointment with specialization in Rhetoric and Composition or related field; record of teaching excellence; evidence of scholarly potential.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Additional expertise in genre studies, scientific/technical writing, rhetorical theory, or related sub-field.

THE DEPARTMENT: The English Department at SUNY Cortland offers three distinct majors to our undergraduate students: Liberal Arts English, Secondary Education/English and Professional Writing. Graduate programs include the MA in English and the MAT and MSEd in English Education. With typically small classes (20-30 students in undergraduate courses; 15 in graduate courses), the department gives faculty and students a convivial and relaxed atmosphere in which to work.

THE COLLEGE: SUNY Cortland is a comprehensive college within the State University of New York system and is known for its superb programs in speech-language pathology, teacher education, recreation, parks and leisure studies, health, physical education, and a number of leading liberal arts programs in the natural and social sciences as well as the arts and humanities. Our many programs are designed to support our commitment to civic responsibility, environmental responsibility, international education, professional education and social justice. More than 90 percent of SUNY Cortland's 7,200 undergraduate and graduate students gain hands-on experience through internships, volunteerism, civic engagement and study abroad. Its three schools - education, arts and sciences and professional studies - are committed to excellence in teaching, research, scholarship, service and international education.

The campus is located in the geographic center of New York State and is a half-hour drive from Syracuse and Ithaca and four hours from New York City and Philadelphia. Situated in the beautiful Finger Lakes region, Cortland offers an array of regional cultural and recreational opportunities, as well as affordable housing and excellent school systems.

For more detailed information and to apply online go to: https://jobs.cortland.edu. Review of applications begins November 6. Please submit an online employment application and attach a letter of application, CV, two-page dissertation abstract / research agenda, and contact information for three professional references.

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SUNY Delhi (NY) - TT Asst. Professor in English and CommunicationsEdit

SUNY Delhi invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in English and Communications for the School of Liberal Arts & Sciences beginning fall 2018. Teaching duties consist of a 4/4 teaching load, including two sections of composition each semester. Other teaching duties will include communications courses, with additional opportunities to offer humanities courses, introductory literature courses, and/or courses in the college's growing Honors Program as needed. We are especially interested in applicants who have expertise in areas such as professional/technical writing, service-learning, Writing Across the Curriculum, and/or assessment. While the majority of English and Communications courses are offered to fulfill General Education Requirements to students from a wide range of programs and backgrounds, the college is interested in developing new courses and degree offerings in areas like professional writing and communication, as well as on-line course development and instruction for ENGL 100 and ENGL 200 courses.

Application Instructions:

To apply, please submit: Letter of interest addressing your qualifications and teaching philosophy; Resume or Vita; Contact information for three professional references.

For full consideration please apply by November 19, 2017

SUNY Delhi is an AA/EO Employer

Online App. Form: http://delhi.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=90449

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Syracuse University (NY) - TT Asst. Professor - Writing and Rhetoric (Writing Across the Curriculum) -ADDITIONAL MATERIALS REQUESTEDEdit

The Department of Writing Studies, Rhetoric, and Composition at Syracuse University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in writing and rhetoric with a specialization in Writing Across the Curriculum. Specific areas of specialization may include one or more of the following: writing center theory; writing program administration; composition theory and pedagogy; rhetorical theory; rhetorical genres; rhetorical ecologies and circulation; learning across contexts; Writing in the Disciplines.

The Department of Writing Studies, Rhetoric, and Composition is a freestanding academic unit at Syracuse, with a nationally recognized faculty and course offerings ranging from first-year writing to a Ph.D. in Composition and Cultural Rhetoric. Our department is also home to a growing major and minor in Writing and Rhetoric. The successful candidate for this position will demonstrate scholarly promise, teaching excellence, and administrative experience, and will be prepared to join an active research faculty who teach undergraduate and graduate courses. We also anticipate that the faculty member in this position will assist with designing and implementing programs to integrate writing with other disciplines across campus.

Interested candidates must complete a brief online faculty application at https://www.sujobopps.com and include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and names/email addresses for three (3) professional references who will be sent a link to upload a confidential letter of recommendation. Three unique Interfolio email links to your recommender’s letters may be substituted for the recommender’s direct email addresses.

Review of applications will begin October 1 and continue until the position is filled. Syracuse University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity institution, and we welcome applications from diverse candidates. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

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Temple University (PA) - TT Assistant Professor - Composition/RhetoricEdit

The English Department invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor position in composition/rhetoric. The successful candidate will have a scholarly background in digital rhetoric and professional writing. Strength in qualitative research methods and visual literacy are preferred; experience with online instruction desired but not necessary. We seek a productive scholar and an excellent teacher. The successful candidate will periodically take on administrative responsibilities.

Candidates must have earned the PhD in English, Writing Studies, Composition/Rhetoric or a closely related field by August 2018. Responsibilities include teaching a 2/2 load with a mix of undergraduate and graduate courses as well as advising in the composition/rhetoric graduate program. The application should include a cover letter, CV, transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation, and a writing sample of under 30 pages, submitted by November 1, 2017. Interviews will be conducted at the MLA Convention in January.

Temple University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Applicants from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Apply at: https://apply.interfolio.com/44871

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Tennessee Tech University (TN) - TT Assistant Professor of English, Professional and Technical CommunicationEdit

The successful candidate for this tenure-track assistant professor position will have an earned Ph.D. from an accredited institution by August 1, 2018, in one of the following fields: Professional Communication, Technical Communication, Rhetoric and Composition, English or a closely related field with a specialization or dissertation in Professional/Technical Communication. College-level teaching experience and active research agenda are also required. Teaching load is 4/4 and will be composed of upper-division and graduate-level Professional and Technical Communication courses, as well as general education courses. Preferred areas of expertise include grants and proposal writing, the rhetoric of science, or user-centered design. Previous industry experience in desired sub-field and knowledge of industry-specific software are preferred.

Applicants will be required to apply online at https://jobs.tntech.edu and electronically upload a letter of application addressing the qualifications and essential functions, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy addressing diversity in the classroom, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts (official transcripts for all degrees conferred required upon hire), and contact information for three professional references who will be contacted via email to provide a reference letter. Submission of materials is the applicant’s responsibility. Applications without all required materials are incomplete and will not be considered. Application screening begins December 1, 2017; position open until filled. The search committee is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and/or service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Tennessee Tech University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, sex, disability, age (40 and over), status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or any other category protected by federal or state law. Inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies should be directed to equity@tntech.edu.

MLA JIL 10/13/17

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Texas A&M University-San Antonio (TX) - TT Assistant Professor of English - Rhetoric and CompositionEdit

The Department of Arts and Humanities invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English position specializing in Rhetoric and Composition with expertise in one or more of the following areas: rhetorics of race, gender, or place such as feminist rhetorics or borderlands rhetorics; community literacy; and culturally responsive or multilingual writing pedagogies. Preferred secondary specialties may include professional/technical writing and writing program administration broadly conceived to include writing centers, writing across the curriculum, or first-year composition. This position will begin Fall 2018 and will have a 3/3 teaching load. The Department seeks excellence in instruction, research, and service. Summer teaching assignments may be available but are not guaranteed.

Work Hours: Flexible to suit course schedule. Teaching assignments may include day, night, or weekend classes.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Texas A&M University-San Antonio (TAMU-SA) is a new comprehensive university in the established Texas A&M University System serving students from a culturally diverse and largely non-traditional population. The university was created to address the educational needs in South San Antonio and surrounding areas. The current enrollment is approximately 6,500.

Application Process: Applications are accepted only through the online job portal at: https://employment.tamusahr.com/applicants/jsp/shared/Welcome_css.jsp. Applicants must complete online (1) the application/Faculty Form, and upload (2) the letter of interest, (3) curriculum vita, and (4) unofficial copies of transcripts. In the letter of interest mention, in the very first sentence, the specialization for which you would like to be considered.

The priority date for applications is November 6, 2017. The position is open until filled.

Finalists (and only finalists) will be required to provide three current, original letters of recommendation to the Search Committee Chair. The letters should be less than one year old and should bear the writer's actual signature.

Prior to issuing a letter of appointment, official transcripts must be received directly from each degree-granting institution by the Office of the Dean, College of Arts & Sciences, Texas A&M University-San Antonio, One University Way, San Antonio, Texas 78224. We cannot accept transcripts issued directly to the candidate. If transcripts are from an international institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective faculty member to have the transcripts translated and evaluated by an approved credential evaluator.

The selected candidates must pass a pre-employment background investigation to be hired for this position.

Please direct any questions to Dr. Katherine Gillen at Katherine.Gillen@tamusa.edu.

Online App. Form: https://employment.tamusahr.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=51992

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Texas Christian University (TX) - Assistant Professor in Black Studies (incl. Rhetoric)Edit

The English Department at TCU, which offers Ph.D., M.A., and B.A. degrees within a teacher-scholar model, invites applications for a tenure-track position in Black Studies (African American literatures, Africana literatures, and/or Cultural Rhetorics). Rank assistant professor. We are a department that values diversity as well as interdisciplinary research and teaching in ethnic studies, women and gender studies, literatures, rhetorics, writing, and technologies. We particularly welcome applications from scholars researching intersections of race, ethnicity, sexuality, gender, ability, and class from any period. We seek scholars with a developed research agenda, a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching, and the desire to join colleagues in contributing to new programs in Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies and African American & Africana studies.

Requirements: PhD in English, Rhetoric & Composition, African American Studies, or related field by August 1, 2018.

To apply, sign in online at https://tcu.igreentree.com/CSS_Faculty and upload 1) letter of application; 2) CV; 3) writing sample; 4) dissertation / project abstract; 5) three letters of recommendation; and 5) statement indicating experiences with and contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Personal/contact information is required; applicant survey is voluntary. All questions regarding the application process should be directed to Human Resources at hrtalentacquisition@tcu.edu or 817-257-7790. Review of applications begins 1 October 2017 and will continue until this position is filled.

A private, secular institution of 10,000 students located in the nation’s fourth-largest metropolitan area, TCU is a selective teaching and research university. Faculty enjoy competitive salaries, a 3/2 teaching load (with teaching releases for work in the grad program), and research support.

TCU is dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. As an AA/EEO employer, TCU recruits, hires, and promotes qualified persons in all job classifications without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

Apply at: https://tcu.igreentree.com/CSS_Faculty

MLA JIL 9/11/17

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Texas Tech University (TX) - TT Assistant Professor in Technical Communication and Rhetoric (3 Positions) - SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

Come build with us! Texas Tech University’s Technical Communication & Rhetoric program invites applications for three assistant professor tenure-line positions (9-month appointments), beginning August 2018. We seek a cohort of innovative faculty members who want to solve problems and change the world alongside our current faculty of fifteen. We welcome applications from scholars with diverse methodologies, theoretical perspectives, and research agendas in technical communication, rhetoric, and composition. If you are interested in working with passionate, productive colleagues and motivated, talented students, please apply for one of these positions.

We are interested in potential colleagues who specialize in technical/professional communication, composition, medical rhetoric, user-centered design and/or user experience, digital and social media, and big data and/or web analytics. We encourage candidates who have records of scholarship supported by extramural funding or clear potential to bring externally sponsored research to Texas Tech University to apply. Service duties include program-building as well as commitment to extra-curricular activities. Service to the department, college, and university is expected. Preference will be given to applicants who hold a completed PhD in technical communication, composition/rhetoric, or related fields at time of appointment. A demonstrated and ongoing commitment to serving diverse student populations is highly desirable.

With over 200 students in our graduate and undergraduate programs, we teach in Lubbock and around the world. Students can earn a BA in Technical Communication, an MA in Technical Communication, or a PhD in Technical Communication & Rhetoric. We offer graduate certificates in Grants & Proposals and Teaching Technical Communication. Our program resides in the Department of English, which offers excellent facilities, including computer classrooms, the Usability Research Lab, the Media Lab, and the Letterpress Studio. Those hired for these positions will teach two courses per semester. Graduate and undergraduate courses are delivered in onsite, online, and hybrid (mix of onsite and online) modalities.

Texas Tech University is designated as a Carnegie Tier One (Highest Research Activity) institution and a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI). It has a law school, a medical school, and colleges of Arts and Sciences, Agriculture, Architecture, Business Administration, Engineering, Human Sciences, Media and Communication, and Visual and Performing Arts. The College of Arts and Sciences is the largest of these, representing 28% of the total enrollment of 35,000. The university is located in Lubbock, a rapidly growing city of more than 300,000 on the high plains. Lubbock enjoys 260 days of sunshine every year. Mountains with skiing and other activities are only 4 hours away, and just a 5-hour drive can take you west to Albuquerque or east to Dallas-Fort Worth.

As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university welcomes applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.

For more information on our programs in Technical Communication & Rhetoric, see http://www.depts.ttu.edu/english/tcr/ .

Candidates must apply online at http://www.depts.ttu.edu/hr/workattexastech/ with letter of application, vita, writing sample, and three letters of recommendation. Screening starts October 15. Direct inquiries to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Kelli Cargile Cook (kelli.cargile-cook@ttu.edu ).

MLA JIL 9/22/17

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Thomas Jefferson University (PA) - TT Asst. Professor - Writing and RhetoricEdit

Status: Full-time, 9-months, tenure-track

Department: College of Science, Health and the Liberal Arts

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have demonstrated excellence in teaching writing and rhetoric at the college level. Experience teaching full time is preferred. A record of strong scholarship in the candidate's field(s) of expertise, as well as demonstrated engagement in the pedagogy of writing, is required. Expertise in a secondary area, such as media/multimedia/visual studies civic engagement, professional writing, multilingualism and/or culture studies, is a plus.

Education Required: Candidate must have a research doctorate or a foreign equivalent to a U.S. research doctoral degree in rhetoric and composition or related field.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will teach first-year writing courses and upper-level general education writing courses; take a leadership role in the coordination of first-year writing courses and other relevant first-year experience opportunities; and have opportunities to develop undergraduate interdisciplinary courses in the general education core. The standard teaching load is 12 credits per semester, with reductions for administrative roles.

Application Procedures: By Nov. 20, 2017, submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests and a list of three references with contact information to Dr. Barbara Kimmelman, Dean, College of Science, Health and the Liberal Arts, Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University), 4201 Henry Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144-5497. Electronic submissions accepted as a single PDF submitted to CSHLAjobs@PhilaU.edu.

Thomas Jefferson University - East Falls Campus founded in 1884, is a fully accredited, private university with 4,000 part and full time students from 38 states and 42 countries. The University offers more than 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs leading to the Associate of Science, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Architecture, Master of Science, Master of Business Administration and doctoral degrees (Ph.D. and OTD). The University offers career-oriented education that blends liberal and professional studies in a way that enables students to grow as individuals and as highly skilled designers, business leaders, architects, health care professionals and scientists. Visit http://www.jefferson.edu for more information.

Starting Date: ASAP

Posting Date: October 2017

Thomas Jefferson University and Hospitals is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from individuals of diverse backgrounds, including but not limited to women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

APPLICATION INFORMATION

Contact: Dr. Barbara Kimmelman, College of Science, Health and the Liberal Arts, Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University)

Online App. Form: http://www.philau.edu/humanresources/inc/documents/Application-Faculty.pdf

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Trine University (IN) - Assistant/Associate Professor English (begin Jan. 2018)Edit

The Department of Humanities and Communication of Trine University invites applications for a full-time, position beginning January 2018. Review of applications will begin early October for interviews.

Qualifications: The department is seeking a candidate that can teach courses in our undergraduate English program. Preferred candidates will have experience teaching writing in variety of forms such as first-year composition, technical writing, basic writing, new media writing, and advanced composition. Expertise in one or more of the following areas is preferred: composition theory and pedagogy, research methods, digital humanities, writing assessment, technical or professional writing, new media writing, or cultural rhetorics. This a full-time faculty position with a 4-4 load and departmental and university service requirements.

Education and/or Experience: A PhD in English with an emphasis in Rhetoric and Composition/Writing, Writing Studies, or Technical Writing is preferred; however candidates with a PhD in English and experience teaching writing will also be considered.

The successful candidate will demonstrate (1) excellence and innovation in teaching, (2) ability to work collaboratively with colleagues across campus, and (3) passion for advising and mentoring students.

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Catherine Faye
Director of Human Resources
Trine University
1 University Avenue
Angola, IN 46703-0307
Fax: 260-665-4558
Email Address: hr@trine.edu

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Union College (TN) - TT Position - Director of Writing CenterEdit

Union University invites applications for the tenure-track faculty position of Director of the Writing Center. Union is a private, coeducational liberal arts-based university offering bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees, in Jackson, TN. With an enrollment of over 3,500, Union stands as a national leader among colleges and universities in promoting a Christ-centered approach to education. Please see the university website for more information: http://www.uu.edu/about/.

The newly established Writing Center is designed to enhance student writing and provide pedagogical and curricular support to the greater campus community, including providing direct services to faculty, staff, and students. The director, who will also hold a faculty appointment in the English Dept., will oversee the Writing Center and implement the established strategic vision, goals, objectives, and assessment measures.

Qualifications: Ph.D. degree in Rhetoric & Composition, Professional/Technical Writing, or another rhetoric-based discipline is required. Preference for experience working in a university writing center, including managing operations, supervising students and staff, and developed center programs. Preference also for candidates with an active research agenda in writing center theory. Successful candidates must be professing Christians who are active members of a local church, enthusiastically support the university’s mission, and articulate a Christian worldview in their work and life.

Interested individuals may access additional information about this position and apply at http://www.uu.edu/humanresources.

MLA JIL 9/15/17

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University of Alabama (AL) - TT Asst. Professor - Composition, Rhetoric, and English Studies (CRES)Edit

The Department of English at The University of Alabama invites applications for a tenure-track position in CRES (Composition, Rhetoric, and English Studies) at the rank of assistant professor. The successful applicant will have a PhD in rhetoric-composition (or closely related field), an active research agenda with a primary emphasis in composition-rhetorical studies, and a record of effective teaching. Area of specialization is open, but we are particularly interested in candidates whose interests include rhetorical theory and/or history of rhetoric, cultural rhetorics, and non-canonical or vernacular rhetorics. The successful candidate may also help us to support the College of Arts and Sciences’ research efforts in cultural studies, global connections, and/or digital humanities. The successful candidate will maintain a productive research agenda, teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, assist in curriculum development, and provide service to the department as appropriate. For more information about our program, department, and community, please visit our website at http://english.ua.edu/grad/cres. Position begins 8/16/18.

Candidates for this position should visit the University of Alabama website at http://facultyjobs.ua.edu to initiate an application and upload various materials. The application will include the following documents: A letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, and writing sample of up to 30 pages. Three letters of recommendation should be sent directly to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Amy Dayton, at englishoffice@ua.edu, with a subject line specifying the position being applied for. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. We expect to conduct preliminary meetings by video conference and final interviews on campus. Prior to hiring, the final candidates will be required to successfully pass a pre-employment background check. Please upload writing sample to the "Other Document 1" tab.

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University at Albany, SUNY (NY) - TT Assistant Professor, Digital Rhetorics/Professional WritingEdit

The Department of English at the University at Albany, SUNY, seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Writing and Rhetoric with demonstrated research expertise in Digital Rhetorics and/or Professional Writing, to begin August 2018.

The successful candidate will contribute to our undergraduate English major and graduate program in an English Department with an innovative writing practices concentration that combines rhetorical and critical theory, creative writing, and cultural rhetorics. Applicants should have a strong record of teaching, evidence of a viable scholarly research and publishing agenda, and a Ph.D. from a university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized accrediting organization in hand by August 2018.

Send letter of application, C.V., three letters of reference, and a writing sample of no more than 30 pages by November 1, 2017 to:

Search Committee Chair, Department of English, University at Albany. (Apply via Interview Exchange. Letters of reference to engjobs@albany.edu or Interfolio.)

Applicants must address in their application their ability to work with and instruct a culturally diverse population.

The University at Albany is an EO/AA/IRCA/ADA employer.

Apply online: https://apply.interfolio.com/45662

MLA JIL 9/29/17

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University of Arkansas (AR) - Associate Professor and Endowed Brown Chair in English LiteracyEdit

The English Department seeks an advanced Associate Professor of Rhetoric and Composition or Literacy Studies to assume the Brown Chair in English Literacy at the University of Arkansas. This appointment entails furthering the success and mission of The Brown Chair in English Literacy Initiative, a concerted effort by the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, supported generously by the Brown Foundation and the Walton Family Gift, to improve literacy throughout the state and beyond its boundaries. The Initiative aims to forge partnerships involving a broad array of literacy professionals: university faculty and students, teachers and administrators in schools and community colleges, governmental officials, and practitioners in community agencies and not-for-profit organizations.

A Ph.D. in English, or a related field, with specialization in Rhetoric and Composition or Literacy Studies and tenured status at a peer institution is required. A strong research agenda, a strong teaching record, and evidence of community literacy engagement are required. Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrable experience in writing successful major grant proposals and who further complement the required profile with supporting expertise in applied linguistics or sociolinguistics, comparative rhetorics, transfer theory, and/or assessment methodologies. The position entails teaching two courses per year on a two-semester system, supervising thesis and dissertation committees, maintaining an active research agenda, and participating in service to the university, college, and department.

For a complete position announcement and information regarding how to apply, visit http://jobs.uark.edu/postings/23157. Applicants must submit a cover letter/letter of application, a curriculum vita, and a 20- to 25-page writing sample. A list of three professional references (name, title, email address, and contact number) willing to provide letters of reference will be requested during the application process. Completed applications received by November 25, 2017, will be assured full consideration, but applications received after this date may be reviewed as necessary to fill the position. Initial interviews will be held via Skype in January 2018; on-campus visits will be in January or February 2018.

Founded in 1871 as a land grant institution and situated in Fayetteville, which consistently appears on national lists of the top ten most livable towns in the country, the University of Arkansas is classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the top two percent of universities in the nation with the highest level of research activity. Ten colleges and schools serve more than 26,700 students with more than 200 academic programs. University of Arkansas students earn nationally competitive awards at an impressive rate and represent 50 states and more than 120 countries. The English Department offers B.A., M.A., M.F.A., and Ph.D. degrees.

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity institution committed to achieving diversity in its faculty. Therefore, the university is especially interested in applications from qualified candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our academic departments. The university welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

MLA JIL 10/20/17

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University at Buffalo, SUNY - Clinical Assistant Professor (Professional Writing/Business Communication)Edit

The School of Management at the University at Buffalo, the State University of New York (SUNY), is seeking candidates for two full-time, Clinical Assistant Professors. These are non-tenure track positions, beginning in the 2018-2019 academic year. The successful candidates are expected to refine and teach a course in business-focused communication (Communicative Literacy 2), a central component of the new UB Curriculum for General Education. The aim of this course is to prepare undergraduate students to successfully communicate in written and verbal forms, and across a range of genres and media, to peer, professional, and public audiences in the field; to make effective disciplinary and professional arguments; and, to produce communications individually and as part of a team. The instructors will work closely with school and department leadership in course development, improvement, and accreditation-related assessment, and will contribute to the intellectual life of the department, school, and university.

The UB Curriculum is a university-wide program of study built around intellectual discovery and integrative learning. It emphasizes critical thinking, ethical reasoning, global learning, and strong communication skills, providing the tools undergraduate students need to succeed in their professional life and to meet the responsibilities of citizenship in a diverse and interconnected world.

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University of California, Irvine (CA) - Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment in the Academic English ProgramEdit

The University of California, Irvine seeks a Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment for the Program in Academic English in the School of Humanities.

Requirements: Candidates must have a PhD in Applied Linguistics, Composition/Rhetoric, or Education or a closely related field by the start of the appointment on 1 July 2018. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated expertise in one or more of the following areas: critical applied linguistics, global Englishes, world Englishes, multilingual writing, L2 writing, ELF, CDA, TESOL, or EAP. At least 3 years of teaching experience in higher education is recommended. Preference will be given to candidates with experience or demonstrated interest in ESL program administration.

The successful candidate will be appointed at the rank of Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment (LPSOE). The L(P)SOE series is a University of California-wide designation for academic senate faculty whose primary responsibilities include administration and teaching, with secondary responsibilities in research. Like Assistant Professors, LPSOE are evaluated for reappointment and merit salary increases every two years and within eight years (or fewer) are evaluated for promotion to Lecturer with Security of Employment (LSOE), which has the permanence of a tenured position.

Please apply online at: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF04279

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University of California Merced (CA) - Director of the Writing CenterEdit

The newly created Writing Center at UC Merced is seeking a dynamic writing center professional to serve as its first full-time director. The successful candidate will bring current writing center scholarship and practice to the development of the Writing Center into a fully realized and sustainable campus resource.

Reporting to the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education, the Writing Center Director will be instrumental in strategic and budgetary planning, managing the day-to-day services provided by the Center, supervising writing consultants, consulting with faculty and staff, and coordinating assessment of Center effectiveness. Additionally, as the Writing Center expands its outreach, the Director will collaborate with campus partners, including faculty, the Library, the Center for Engaged Teaching and Learning, and the Merritt Writing Program, to foster a culture of writing at UC Merced. As an Academic Coordinator, the Writing Center Director is a full-time administrator. The position also includes potential for teaching as is appropriate.

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Terminal degree in rhetoric/composition or related field
1 year of tutoring experience in Writing Centers at the postsecondary level
One year of administrative experience in writing centers and/or writing programs (examples include: supervision of staff, training, assessment, budgeting, scheduling, and/ or budgetary oversight).
Demonstrable professional interest in Writing Centers (e.g. conference presentations, graduate course work, publications)
3 years of teaching writing at the postsecondary level

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3 or more years of progressively responsible administrative experience in writing center and/or writing program administration, including budgetary oversight
Experience with programs in Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) or Writing in the Disciplines (WID).
Experience with multilingual writers and/or experience working with traditionally underrepresented students

To apply: Please submit a cover letter, CV, Writing Center administrative philosophy, diversity statement, and 3-5 confidential letters of recommendation.

Apply online: https://apply.interfolio.com/46172

MLA JIL 10/13/17

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University of California Santa Cruz (CA) - Teaching Professor (LSOE) - Writing ProgramEdit

The Writing Program (WP) at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for a leadership position at the Teaching Professor level. UCSC’s WP has a faculty of ~45, largely comprising union-represented lecturers. We are seeking a Writing Studies/Rhetoric and Composition generalist with expertise in program and faculty development who can contribute to a longstanding program with a curriculum that is currently undergoing revision in response to the changing needs of incoming UCSC students. The successful candidate will have training and professional experience in the field of Writing Studies/Rhetoric and Composition and have a record of scholarship in the desired areas of expertise, including but not limited to writing program development, curriculum design, faculty development, writing program administration, and/or Writing Across Curriculum/Writing in the Disciplines (WAC/WID); will teach a range of writing courses and share administrative responsibilities with other Writing Program faculty; and will take a leadership role in grant writing for course and faculty development. We are interested in candidates with a track record of having collaborated successfully with other campus units engaged in related enterprises.

Normative work load for all Senate faculty at UCSC is measured at the equivalent of 8 quarter-long courses; Teaching Professors in the WP have a teaching load of 6 quarter-long courses with two course releases for service. Additional course release is ordinarily approved to support programmatic need. The successful candidate will participate in WP business such as placement, program and personnel reviews, and discussions of pedagogy and policy; contribute to campus-wide work relating to undergraduate education; and at some point serve a term as program chair, which carries additional course release. In addition to teaching and scholarship, the successful candidate will also be expected to train and supervise graduate student instructors from a number of fields preparing to teach classes in the program. The ability to contribute significantly to graduate education and the mentoring of graduate students is highly desirable.

The WP offers a lower-division writing curriculum that includes entry-level writing courses (ELWR), Composition 1 and Composition 2 courses, and writing courses for English language learners (the Multilingual Curriculum, or MLC). The curriculum is currently being revised.

The WP is an independent unit within the Humanities Division, which also includes the Departments of Feminist Studies, History, History of Consciousness, Linguistics, Languages & Applied Linguistics, Literature, and Philosophy. The Division has a strong tradition of collaborative and interdisciplinary work, and encourages applications from qualified candidates eager to extend their activities across departmental and disciplinary boundaries.

The successful candidate must be able to work with students, faculty and staff from a wide range of social and cultural backgrounds. We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their scholarship, teaching, and service, and we particularly value those who can play leadership roles in pursuing the goal of increasing diversity within the campus community.

RANK: Lecturer with Security of Employment

Lecturers with Security of Employment hold full time academic year positions with the rights and responsibilities of membership in the Academic Senate. Teaching, professional achievement and activity, and University and public service constitute the criteria for advancement. Appointees to these titles are expected to demonstrate, or have the potential to demonstrate, intellectual leadership, as documented by materials demonstrating that the candidate has made outstanding and recognized contributions to the development of his or her special field and/or of pedagogy, through publication (either in traditional forms or in electronic format), creative accomplishments, or other professional activity.

SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. degree or equivalent foreign degree. A minimum of six years of university-level teaching. Demonstrated experience teaching college composition and rhetoric, including teaching writing to multilingual, second language, heritage, and/or Generation 1.5 students. Experience in program leadership and administration. A record of university service and scholarship in Writing Studies/Rhetoric and Composition. Demonstrated experience with the pedagogy of writing and rhetorical theory.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Preferred candidates will have the ability to help the Writing Program to administer its revised curriculum and help faculty develop and teach the curriculum. Preferred candidates will have a background in writing program development, curriculum design, faculty development, writing program administration, and/or WAC/WID.

POSITION AVAILABLE: July 1, 2018, with academic year beginning September 2018

TO APPLY: Applications are accepted via the UCSC Academic Recruit online system, and must include (1) a detailed letter of application describing how your teaching, training, and administrative experience prepare you for this position; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) three current confidential letters of recommendation* dated September 2015 or later; and (4) two sample syllabi, including syllabus and writing assignments, for a composition course akin to Writing 20 (ELWR) and a course akin to Writing 2 (C2). For course descriptions and other information, see the Writing Program website at http://writing.ucsc.edu/. Applicants are invited to submit a statement addressing their contributions to diversity through scholarship, teaching and/or service. Documents/materials must be submitted as PDF files.

Apply at https://recruit.ucsc.edu/apply/JPF00474

Refer to Position #JPF00474-18 in all correspondence

  • All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. For any reference letter provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service, career center), direct the author to UCSC’s confidentiality statement at http://apo.ucsc.edu/confstm.htm

CLOSING DATE: Review of applications will begin on November 2, 2017. To ensure full consideration.

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NOTES: "Security of Employment" in the UC system is analogous to tenure at the associate level. LSOEs are Senate faculty, along with the traditional Professorial series, and have authority to "exercise direct control over matters of contral importance to the University--to determine academic policy, set conditions for admissio and the grant of degrees, authorize and supervise courses and curricula; and to advise the administration on faculty appointments, promotions, and budgets" (http://senate.universityofcalifornia.edu/).   

University of Central Florida (FL) - TT Assistant Professor, Writing and RhetoricEdit

The University of Central Florida (UCF) Department of Writing and Rhetoric invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of Writing and Rhetoric starting August 2018. We seek a candidate with a scholarly agenda in one or a combination of the following subfields: multilingual literacies or translingualism; OR cultural rhetorics (including African American, Asian American, Indigenous, Queer, Latinx/Chicanx rhetorics). More information here: https://www.jobswithucf.com/postings/51163

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition or a related field
Expertise in multilingual literacies OR cultural rhetorics
Experience teaching college-level writing courses

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A scholarly agenda in multilingual literacies OR cultural rhetorics
Ability to teach/mentor a diverse student body and to teach about issues of difference and intersectionality
Expertise in undergraduate research or external grant funding

Application Materials Required: Submit applications online at http://www.jobswithucf.com including the following documents: 1. Cover letter 2. Curriculum Vitae 3. Writing sample 4. List of three professional references

Applications not accepted after November 15, 2017. Contact Emily Proulx with questions at emily.proulx@ucf.edu. Initial interviews will be conducted via Skype or telephone.

UCF is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

MLA 10/20/17

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University of Dayton (OH) - TT Assist. Professor: Technical Communication & Medical HumanitiesEdit

Tenure-track assistant professor of English, specializing in technical communication with emphasis in medical humanities and secondary interest in composition. We seek a teacher-scholar prepared to contribute to ongoing development of programs and delivery of courses in writing studies within a diverse and collaborative Department of English as we grow our undergraduate major’s Writing Track with its designated concentration in professional and technical writing. We also seek a colleague prepared to teach courses in medical writing in our distinctive Common Academic Program and expand curricular options for our growing MA track in Writing & Rhetoric. Responsibilities include: teaching 3 courses per semester, including technical communication and medical humanities courses for English majors and students in the professional schools, upper-level and/or graduate courses in the candidate’s area of specialization, and first- and second-year composition; maintaining an active agenda of research and scholarship leading to publication; and contributing to the department, university, and profession through service.

Required qualifications include: All doctoral qualifying or candidacy exams passed by time of application. Promise of scholarly research in the field. Areas of research expertise that include: medical rhetoric; writing in science, medicine, or public health; information design; cultural rhetorics; critical race studies; or disability studies. Experience as instructor of record in undergraduate professional writing or technical communication courses. Interest in and ability to teach courses in technical communication, medical writing, and medical humanities.

Preferred qualifications include: Ph.D. in English, Technical Communication, Rhetoric & Composition, or related writing studies discipline. Research program or demonstrated record of scholarship that advances diversity, social justice, or sustainability. Successful experience teaching a variety of undergraduate courses (may include: technical communication, business/professional writing, medical writing, argumentation, composition). Experience working with students from diverse backgrounds. Demonstrated excellence in teaching. Ability to teach courses in web writing or usability, rhetorical theory, rhetorical genre studies. Effective interpersonal communication skills. Ability to collaborate with others across disciplines.

The University of Dayton, founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, is a top-tier Catholic research university. The University seeks outstanding, diverse faculty and staff who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence in teaching, research and artistic creativity, the development of the whole person, and leadership and service in the local and global community.  For Department information, please visit https://udayton.edu/artssciences/academics/english/welcome/index.php

Apply online at https://jobs.udayton.edu/postings/24694by December 1, 2017. First round interviews will take place via teleconference between 12/11-12/15/17. Finalists will be invited for on-campus interviews in mid-January.

Applicants are asked to submit the following materials:

  1. application letter describing academic preparation, scholarly agenda, teaching experience and interests, and how the applicant’s work intersects with the distinctive mission of the University and department;
  2. curriculum vitae;
  3. scholarly writing sample (not to exceed 30 pages or the relative equivalent in other media);
  4. sample course description, learning outcomes, and approach to an upper-level undergraduate medical humanities course.

In addition, three letters of recommendation should be sent from reviewers who can speak to the candidate’s strengths in both research and teaching.

To attain its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, inclusion and affirmative action and to equal opportunity policies and practices.  As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer we will not discriminate against minorities, females, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

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University of Findlay (OH) - TT Faculty Position in English - Rhetoric and Composition - PHONE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The University of Findlay invites applications for a full time tenure-track faculty position in English to begin in August 2018 in the College of Liberal Arts.

Candidates will be expected to teach courses in rhetoric and composition at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Additionally, secondary areas of expertise in technical communication, English education, and/or linguistics are desired. Candidates may also be asked to teach online or in hybrid classrooms.

A Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition or in English and prior college teaching experience is expected. Candidates who are ABD will be considered. Rank and salary are commensurate with academic credentials and experience. Candidates must demonstrate commitment to student-centered education as well as scholarship and professional development.

Founded in 1882, The University provides innovative programs grounded in the liberal arts and sciences to prepare students for meaningful lives and productive careers. The University of Findlay's distinctive and renowned programs include MBA, animal science, equestrian studies, pre-veterinary medicine, nuclear medicine technology, occupational therapy, physical therapy, pharmacy, and physician assistant, as well as environmental, safety and occupational health management. For more information on these distinctive programs, visit https://www.findlay.edu/about-uf/. Both traditional and specialized professional degrees are offered in a variety of delivery approaches during day, evening, weekend, and online sessions. The University is committed to the education of diverse students and enrolls students from nearly 40 nations and most US states. The City of Findlay, just south of Toledo and located approximately 1.5 hours from Columbus, Dayton and Detroit, has been designated a "dreamtown" by Demographics Daily, repeatedly named one of the top 20 micropolitan areas (small towns) in the United States by Site Selection magazine and is the only municipality in Ohio to be selected three times as one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People by America's Promise.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The UF Employment Application may be found on the website at: https://www.findlay.edu/offices/business-affairs/human-resources/Open-Positions. For optimal consideration for this exciting opportunity, send a cover letter; current Curriculum Vitae; a statement of teaching philosophy; the contact information for three professional references; and a complete Faculty Application to: Human Resources, The University of Findlay, 1000 N. Main Street, Findlay, Ohio 45840. Materials may also be emailed to HR@findlay.edu. Make sure to indicate that the application is for the "English - JM2017381" position. The University of Findlay is an equal opportunity employer and educator. For more information on the University of Findlay, visit http://www.findlay.edu.

The University of Findlay is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer/ Male/Female/Disabled/Vet.

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University of Kentucky (KY) - TT Assistant Professor in Writing, Rhetoric, and Digital Studies - CAMPUS VISIT STAGEEdit

The Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and Digital Studies at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, KY invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor to begin Fall 2018. Areas of desired emphasis include cultural rhetorics, particularly African-American rhetoric, Latino/Hispanic rhetoric, Native American rhetoric and indigenous rhetorics. We are also interested in candidates with backgrounds in professional and technical writing, digital rhetoric, and composition pedagogy, areas of research that fit within the department’s overall mission and vision.

Writing, Rhetoric, and Digital Studies (WRD) is an independent department with 14 faculty members. We offer a BA/BS in Writing, Rhetoric, and Digital Studies and a minor in Professional and Technical Writing. Our dynamic faculty teach and research rhetorical theory, professional writing, public rhetorics, digital rhetorics, cultural rhetorics and ethnic studies, and more. WRD offers faculty interdisciplinary graduate teaching opportunities, is building a new digital lab for research and teaching, and offers exciting opportunities for community outreach and research. More information about our department is available at http://wrd.as.uky.edu.

Applicants must submit the following: 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) statement of teaching philosophy (upload under Specific Request 1), and 4) writing sample. Also provide the names and contact information for three references when prompted in the academic profile. This information will be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/159539

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University of Michigan (MI) - Full/Associate Professor and Director of Sweetland Center for WritingEdit

The University of Michigan is searching for a new faculty director of the Sweetland Center for Writing. The new director should be an outstanding scholar and teacher who qualifies for a tenured faculty appointment in a relevant department at the rank of associate or full professor. Candidates should possess a distinguished record of research excellence and teaching in writing studies, rhetoric, digital and multimodal composition, or a related field, as well as a record of successful administrative experience. The directorship is a five-year renewable appointment.

Application review will begin December 6, 2017 for an expected start date of July 1, 2018. Applicants should send a detailed letter describing their qualifications for and interest in the position, a curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three references. Applications should be submitted at https://webapps.lsa.umich.edu/Apply/1100. The University of Michigan is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, supportive of the needs of dual career couples. Women and underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply.

MLA JIL 11/17/17

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University of Minnesota-Twin Cities (MN) - TT Assistant Professor - Rhetoric of Science or Rhetoric of Health and Medicine - SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The Department of Writing Studies in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track faculty position beginning fall semester 2018 (August 27, 2018). Appointment will be made at the rank of assistant professor. Our primary interest is in a beginning assistant professor but we would also consider an advanced assistant professor. We seek an outstanding candidate in rhetoric of science or rhetoric of health and medicine.

A Ph.D. or foreign equivalent in Writing Studies, Rhetoric, Composition, Technical Communication, Communication or related field is required. Degree must be in hand by August 27, 2018. To be considered, candidates most demonstrate clear potential for academic achievement in scholarly research, have experience teaching composition and/or technical communication, and be willing to participate in service. Promise and/or record of publication in rhetoric of science and/or health/medicine is preferred, as is teaching experience in technical communication, rhetoric of science, and/or rhetoric of health and medicine.

Candidates will be evaluated according to the overall quality of their academic preparation and scholarly research/profile, evidence of research ability, evidence of commitment to teaching and skills as a teacher, and strength of recommendations.

One of thirty departments in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota, the Department of Writing Studies is the home of technical communication, first-year writing, and the writing center. The department offers a B.S. in Technical Writing and Communication, and M.S. in Scientific and Technical Communication, a post baccalaureate certificate in Technical Communication, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Scientific and Technical Communication. Current research specialties in the department include rhetorical theory, rhetoric and composition, rhetoric of technology, internet studies, and gender studies.

FFI: http://www.writingstudies.umn.edu

Applicants must apply online at the following address: https://humanresources.umn.edu/jobs. To find the position, search for job number 319064 or use the following search filters: Job Family (Academic), Location (Twin Cities), Academic & Administrative Unit (Liberal Arts, College of). To be considered for this position, please click on the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will have the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and CV.

Priority will be given to completed application received by October 2, 2017, but applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. To be considered complete, an application must include the following: cover letter, CV, and names and contact information of three references. Additional materials such as recommendation letters may be requested from candidates at a later date.

  • Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your “My Activities” page and uploading documents there. If references are requested, they may be sent via mail or email to: Professor Mary Schuster, Search Committee Chair, Department of Writing Studies, 216 Nolte Center, University of Minnesota, 315 Pillsbury Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, mmlay@umn.edu

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University of Nevada, Reno (NV) - TT Associate Professor/Director of Core WritingEdit

Position: The Department of English at the University of Nevada, Reno, seeks applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in rhetoric and composition, with a focus on writing program administration, at the rank of associate professor. The person hired would direct the Core Writing Program beginning July 1, 2018. The Director of Core Writing oversees first-year writing courses and articulates the program with the University’s Core Curriculum and Writing Initiatives. We are looking for an advanced scholar who will collaborate with other faculty to assess and enhance the program. Duties include supporting and supervising Core Writing instructors, advising MA and PhD students, and teaching undergraduate and graduate courses. There is a reduced teaching load of 1-1 and additional salary compensation for the term of service as Core Writing Director.

The University of Nevada, Reno, is the state’s historic land-grant university and research and teaching institution. It serves approximately 22,000 students, with significant and growing numbers of first-generation students and students of color (www.unr.edu). UNR was ranked as a Tier 1 institution by U.S. News and World Report and is centrally located adjacent to downtown Reno. Boasting a vibrant arts and restaurant scene, Reno has also become a hub for world-class outdoor recreation. It is situated on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada, 45 minutes from Lake Tahoe, four hours from the San Francisco Bay Area, and near both Yosemite and Lassen National Parks.

UNR believes that diversity promotes excellence in education. We are an inclusive and engaged community, and we recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience. Members of underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

Required Qualifications The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in rhetoric, composition studies, or a related field and must demonstrate a record of high quality teaching and a program of peer-reviewed research publication in the field of writing program administration or a related field that warrants appointment at the rank of associate professor. The successful candidate must also have an institutional record of writing program administration.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Please submit a cover letter which includes a statement indicating how you would contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through your research, teaching, and/or service, a curriculum vita, a writing sample and a statement of administrative philosophy. Please also have three letters of reference sent to Cami Allen- callen@unr.edu.

Applications will be accepted through October 27, 2017. Now November 10, 2017. We will begin reviewing materials immediately after this closing date.

Note to All Applicants: A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire. HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member’s first day of employment.

The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation, or genetic information, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Nevada, Reno employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Contact Information for this Position: Catherine Chaput, Chair (cchaput@unr.edu)

https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/25893

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University of North Texas (TX) - TT Asst. Professor of Technical Communication - ADDITIONAL MATERIALS REQUESTEDEdit

Position The University of North Texas invites applications for the assistant professor position (tenure track) in technical communication, Department of Technical Communication, beginning fall 2018. 

Qualifications Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. in technical communication, professional communication, or related field by the time of appointment. Applicants should have a defined research agenda, the ability to conduct empirical (qualitative or quantitative) research, the ability to teach a variety of foundational courses in the field of technical communication, and experience teaching courses in technical communication. Preference will be given to candidates who have a scholarly and/or pedagogical interest in content management, strategy, and development or user experience. Other relevant scholarly and pedagogical interests are also welcome to apply. 

Job Description As a tenure-track member of the faculty, candidates will be expected to develop a record of scholarly research necessary to obtain tenure and to regularly teach undergraduate and graduate technical communication courses. The typical teaching load for junior faculty is 2/2. 

The University and Department The University of North Texas is a Carnegie classified Tier 1 research institution located in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area and situated close to DFW International Airport. The University is located in Denton, TX, which is a culturally eclectic city that is nationally renowned for its music and culture, tech startup initiatives, and beautiful downtown area. The department is one of the few stand-alone technical communication departments in the country, and the only Texas-based program located within a major metropolis. This location has helped forge long-term professional relationships with industry leaders, which has informed curriculum development on the graduate and undergraduate levels. The core faculty is empirically trained and specialize in emerging research areas including usability and userexperience, content management and development, computer-mediated collaboration, digital humanities, and STEM education. 

Application Procedures Applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a research statement (up to 2 pages) to https://facultyjobs.unt.edu. After initial Skype interviews, a list of three references and an academic writing sample may be requested. Please direct all inquiries to Professor Kim Campbell, Chair (kim.campbell@unt.edu) Application Deadline Review of applications begins on October 31, 2017 and will continue weekly until the search is closed. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their applications and all supporting materials by this deadline. UNT is an AA/ADA/EOE

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University of North Texas (TX) - TT Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Composition StudiesEdit

The Department of English at the University of North Texas invites applications for a tenure-track position in Rhetoric and Composition Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor. Area of specialization is open. Desirable research interests include but are not restricted to: cultural rhetorics, rhetorics of race and ethnicity, rhetorics of gender and sexuality, and others. The position typically carries a 2/2 teaching load, with opportunities to teach upper-division courses in rhetoric and writing studies. We offer a competitive salary and generous travel support. Appointment will begin Fall 2018.

Located 35 minutes from an international airport in the culturally and economically vibrant Dallas-Fort Worth area, UNT is a Tier One public research university and is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Institution committed to diversity in its employment and educational programs.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Minimum Qualifications: (1) PhD in Rhetoric and Composition or a closely related field at the time of employment (2) Strong research record and trajectory (3) Demonstrated ability to teach courses in rhetoric and writing studies

Preferred Qualifications: (1) Established record of research publication (2) Interest in writing program administration

Area of Specialty: Rhetoric and Composition or closely related field

Position Type: Faculty

Tenure Status: Tenure Track

Appointment Basis: 9 Months

Pay Frequency: Monthly

Non-Tenured Appointment Term: No Response

Review of Applications Begins: 11-01-2017

Required Applicant Documents: Curriculum Vita, Cover Letter

Online App. Form: https://facultyjobs.unt.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=178416

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University of North Texas (TX) - Associate Director of the First-year Writing Program/Lecturer (Open Rank) - ADDITIONAL MATERIALS REQUESTEDEdit

The Department of English at the University of North Texas invites applications for an Associate Director of the First-Year Writing Program. The Associate Director will hold a full-time, non-tenure track appointment, and faculty rank (as a Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, or Principal Lecturer) will be based on experience. Teaching load is negotiated with the department, but two courses per long semester is typical and may include courses in Rhetoric and Writing Studies. In addition to a nine-month salary, the Director will receive 1.5 months of summer salary. Required qualifications include (1) a PhD in Rhetoric and Composition or closely-related field and training in writing program administration, and (2) demonstrable excellence in teaching college writing and/or undergraduate rhetoric and writing courses. Preferred qualifications include evidence of excellent administrative performance in a college or university writing program. We offer a competitive salary and travel support. Please apply online at https://facultyjobs.unt.edu by November 1, 2017 for optimal consideration, and include a cover letter and cv.

MLA JIL 9/29/17

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University of Northern Colorado (CO) - TT Asst. or Assoc. Professor - Writing Program DirectorEdit

Advanced Assistant or Associate Professor, tenure track, 9 month appointment. Undergraduate and graduate teaching and advising, scholarly activity, service to department, college, university, and profession. Teaching load for Writing Program Director is normally 2/2.

We seek candidates who can contribute to the revision of a Writing Program that offers required lower-division and elective upper-division writing courses, a Writing Minor, and support for a Writing Major. In addition to the minimum qualifications. The ideal candidate will be willing to share in lower and upper-division writing administration duties and assist in developing courses in one, but not all, of the following areas: writing pedagogy and assessment, writing across the curriculum or writing in the disciplines, professional or technical writing, writing for nonacademic audiences, online and offline editing and publishing, teaching intermediate and advanced special topics in rhetoric and writing. All candidates must be able to appreciate and nourish interactions between the creative, academic, technical, and professional areas of Writing Program. Veterans, people with disabilities, or other historically marginalized groups are welcome to apply.

Minimum Qualifications: PhD in Rhetoric, Composition, Professional Writing, Technical Writing or equivalent by August 2018. Evidence of successful teaching and research. Three years' experience in writing program administration.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Screening of applications will begin on November 2, 2017. Interested persons should apply online at https://careers.unco.edu and select "View/Apply for Faculty Positions" then choose "Writing Program Director/ Assistant or Associate Professor." Documents to be submitted online are a letter of application/cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a copy of unofficial, graduate school transcripts, and a list of hiring references. Three letters of recommendation and Skype interviews will be required of semifinalists. Campus interviews will be required of candidates. Preference will be given to candidates who submit the first round of application documents by December 1. Please direct questions to Professor Emily Golson, 970-351-2787, emily.golson@unco.edu.

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University of Oregon (OR) - TT Open Rank Professor of English in Rhetoric and CompositionEdit

The English Department at the University of Oregon seeks applicants for a tenure line open rank position in Rhetoric and Composition, to begin in Fall 2018. Ideal candidates will have solid backgrounds in the history and theory of rhetoric, argumentation studies, and writing pedagogy. They will also have interests in cultivating rhetorical capabilities in undergraduates and working with other faculty to support our programs in rhetoric and writing, including our large and diverse Composition Program; our Minor and Certificate Program in Writing, Public Speaking, and Critical Reasoning; and our graduate concentration in Rhetoric and Composition. We especially encourage candidates working in global and transnational rhetorics, American ethnic rhetoric (especially Latinx rhetoric and composition), rhetoric and citizenship studies, equity and inclusion in pedagogy, argument cultures, digital rhetoric, and disability studies.

Minimum qualifications include: Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition or closely related field. Evidence of an active research program in Rhetoric/Composition/ Argumentation Studies with achievements appropriate to projected rank. Evidence of teaching successfully and working effectively with students from varied backgrounds. Evidence of successful teaching at the graduate level for appointment at advanced rank.

The Department of English is dedicated to building a diverse faculty and an equitable and inclusive workplace. We strongly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented groups and from candidates who share our commitment to diversity. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further our goals of achieving diversity, equity, and inclusion along with a description of efforts they have made in this regard in their past activities.

Candidates are asked to apply on line at www.academicjobsonline.org by submitting an application letter, a curriculum vitae, a writing sample of approximately 20 pages, and three letters of recommendation by November 30, 2017. If you are unable to use this online resource, please contact engl@uoregon.edu to arrange alternate means of submitting application materials.

The University of Oregon is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. We strongly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented groups and from candidates who share our commitment to diversity.

The University of Oregon is one of only two Pacific Northwest members of the Association of American Universities and holds the distinction of a “very high research activity” ranking in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The UO enrolls more than 20,000 undergraduate and 3,600 graduate students representing all 50 states and nearly 100 countries. In recent years, the university has increased the diversity of its student body while raising average GPAs and test scores for incoming students. The UO’s beautiful, 295-acre campus features state-of-the art facilities in an arboretum-like setting. The UO is located in Eugene, a vibrant city of 157,000 with a wide range of cultural and culinary offerings, a pleasant climate, and a community engaged in environmental and social concerns. The campus is within easy driving distance of the Pacific Coast, the Cascade Mountains, and Portland.

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University of Pittsburgh (PA) - TT Assistant or Adv. Assistant Professor in Composition, spec. African-American RhetoricEdit

Pending budgetary approval, we seek a colleague to help with our emerging major in Public and Professional Writing, with research and teaching interests in African-American rhetoric, multiple and diverse publics, anti-racist pedagogy, student and public writing, and the teaching of writing.

Our department houses the Center for African American Poetry and Poetics, and has been building programs and faculty in African American literature, African American traditions of poetry writing, and Latino/a fiction writing. This year, the department is also conducting searches in Black media and African American Literature. We seek to complement these growing strengths, adding to existing Composition Program faculty research and teaching interests in literacy practices and in the rhetorics of race and ethnicity.

We look for a colleague who can teach a range of courses in the graduate and undergraduate curriculum and join a core faculty with a distinguished record of work in composition, literacy, pedagogy, and rhetoric (with interests in the history and theory of literacy and instruction, rhetoric and poetics, digital media, activist and working class rhetorics, rhetorics of science and technology, student writing, and the relationship of reading to writing). Our program has cultivated interdisciplinary and innovative approaches to the field of composition with a strong commitment to its integration into English Studies. Colleagues edit the Pittsburgh Series in Composition, Literacy, and Culture, coordinate programs for teaching in the prisons, collaborate with researchers in science and engineering, and engage in digital research and pedagogy. We will be looking for colleagues who would find these commitments, interests, and affiliations congenial and bring to the department strong research projects and pedagogical practices that will enrich and transform them.

PhD required by September 2017. Teaching load is normally 4 courses per year. Salaries competitive. Tenure is awarded for excellence in research, teaching and service.

To apply, please visit https://apply.interfolio.com/45196, and supply the following materials by November 1, 2017:

1. Cover letter 2. CV 3. Names of three references

Selected candidates will be invited to submit additional materials, including examples of scholarly work, letters of recommendation, and a teaching portfolio. We plan to interview at the MLA in New York in January.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled

For questions about the position, please contact the Director of the Composition Program in the English Department, Jean Ferguson Carr, at jcarr@pitt.edu. (No application materials can be accepted via this e-mail address.)

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University of South Carolina Aiken (SC) - Asst. Professor - English/Composition and RhetoricEdit

The University of South Carolina, Aiken, a senior institution in the University of South Carolina system, seeks candidates for Assistant Professor of English, beginning August 16, 2018. Required: earned Ph.D. in English/Composition & Rhetoric with primary expertise, teaching experience, and scholarly record in the teaching of writing. Specialization open, but experience teaching composition required and additional experience teaching technical and/or professional writing strongly preferred. ESOL certification required by date of appointment. Teaching responsibilities will include a 4-course load per semester, combining first-year composition and undergraduate writing courses in area of specialization. The Department of English offers the B.A. in English; there are currently fourteen full-time faculty members.

Apply online: https://apply.interfolio.com/45901

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University of Southern Indiana (IN) - TT Assistant Professors of Composition and Professional Writing and Rhetoric (2 Positions)Edit

The Department of English at the University of Southern Indiana, a Carnegie Engaged University, invites applications for two tenure-track assistant professors of English to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in composition and professional writing and rhetoric. Ph.D. in rhetoric, composition, professional/technical writing or closely related field. ABD candidates may be considered.

Successful candidates will join an English department with emphases in professional writing and rhetoric, creative writing, English teaching, and literature, and an MA in English. 9-month positions, 4/4 load. A range of internal competitive grants support research and curricular development.

Composition specialist: desirable teaching and scholarly interests include commitment to teaching undergraduate writing, composition pedagogy, and writing tutor training.

Professional writing and rhetoric specialist: desirable teaching and scholarly interests include digital, professional / technical writing, medical rhetoric and writing for health professions.

To apply, please follow the directions on our www.usi.edu/hr/employment page to log in or set up an account. When you select the Apply to this Joblink near the top of this page, you will be prompted to complete the appropriate Faculty/Administration application. When completing the application, you will be given the opportunity to attach additional documents required for this position, which include (1) letter of application; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) statement of teaching philosophy; 4) contact information for three to five current professional references that includes current supervisor; and 5) unofficial transcripts.

Materials should be provided electronically within this web-based applicant system and to the attention of Dr. Melanie Lee and Dr. Oana Popescu-Sandu, Search Committee Chairs. Candidates selected for interview are required to provide unofficial transcripts, with official transcripts required at a later stage.

Review of applicants will begin November 13, 2017.

As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, the University of Southern Indiana considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status.

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University of Southern Mississippi (MS) - TT Assistant Professor of English, Professional Writing and RhetoricEdit

The Department of English at The University of Southern Mississippi invites applications for a tenure-track position in professional writing and rhetoric, with demonstrated expertise in digital literacies and online delivery, to begin Fall 2018. The successful candidate will conduct and publish research; teach a range of undergraduate and graduate courses in rhetoric and composition, including professional/technical writing in both face-to-face and online formats; develop online curricula for composition and professional writing courses; and mentor professional/technical writing instructors. Secondary interests include candidates with expertise in editing and publishing, public discourse, grant writing, and/or web design. Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. in rhetoric and composition, professional/technical writing, or related field, and evidence of an active research agenda, excellence in teaching, and a commitment to service. Position is contingent on funding. Application letter, CV, teaching philosophy, writing sample (20-25 pages), unofficial graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation must be submitted to http://www.usm.edu/employment-hr/ by December 15, 2017 to ensure full consideration. The University of Southern Mississippi is an AA/EO employer.

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University of Sydney (AUS) - Lecturer in Writing Studies (Continuing, Full-Time)Edit

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, School of Literature, Art and Media

Teaching and research opportunity for a specialist in writing studies. Be valued for your exceptional knowledge and experience in writing studies, including textual, digital, visual, social and networked communication. Continuing, full time Level B, Step 1, $102K p.a. (including salary, leave loading and up to 17% super) About the opportunity.

The Department of Writing Studies is based in the School of Literature, Art and Media (SLAM), in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS). Our academics hold qualifications in a range of disciplinary fields and teach our students to reflect on all aspects of communication.

Writing remains central to communication and, despite our increasing reliance on digital technologies, people are writing more than ever before. As writing implicitly shapes or underscores most visual and aural communicative forms, our interdisciplinary minor draws from a range of fields. We teach students to apply principles of rhetoric, audience analysis, information design, and the analysis of various forms of communication including digital, oral and visual.

As an academic with an understanding of rhetoric, writing and literary studies (reporting to the Chair of the Department), you will contribute to academic teaching in the Writing Studies Minor, research and administration in the Department of Writing Studies. You will also teach students to design effective textual, visual and oral communication and engage them in participatory writing on digital writing platforms.

About you: We are looking for a Lecturer in Writing Studies who possesses: Knowledge of the theories of rhetoric and communication; A PhD in Writing Studies, Rhetoric, Communication, or Literary Studies; Experience teaching academic writing and rhetoric at the tertiary level; A strong research track record; Excellent team work skills; The ability to work in a complex and challenging environment.

About us: Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across 9 campuses, we employ over 7600 academic and non-academic staff who support over 47,000 students.

We are undergoing significant transformative change, which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.

For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit http://sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number to apply.

Closing date: 11:30pm, 5 November, 2017 (Sydney time)

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

If we think your skills are needed in other areas of the University, we will be sure to contact you about other opportunities.

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University of Texas at Austin (TX) - TT Adv. Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Writing (2 Positions)Edit

The Department of Rhetoric and Writing (DRW) at The University of Texas at Austin seeks applicants for two tenure-track advanced assistant positions beginning in September 2018. We seek colleagues with a specialization in digital writing and rhetoric with an emphasis on production and one or some combination of the following subfields:

public rhetorics: public policy, social movements, political rhetoric, environmental rhetoric
ethnic/cultural rhetorics: black studies, Latina/o studies, queer studies
rhetoric of science: traditional, medical rhetorics, biorhetorics
ancient histories and historiographies of rhetoric

Successful candidates will be expected to publish actively; teach two courses per semester; direct dissertations, 3-year exams, and honors theses; and offer service to the Department, the College, and the University. Selected candidates will have the opportunity to design and teach an array of courses that contribute to the undergraduate major in Rhetoric and Writing, the newly instituted BA to MA program in Digital Writing and Rhetoric, and the Ph.D. concentration in Rhetoric—all with the support of our nationally renowned Digital Writing and Research Lab (DWRL).

The DRW boasts a dynamic, collegial, nationally and internationally recognized faculty with interests in rhetorical history and theory; composition theory and pedagogy; digital writing and rhetoric; visual, sonic, and computational rhetorics; empirical research; and rhetoric and poetics. Sub-units of the DRW include the University Writing Center and the Digital Writing and Research Lab.

Qualifications: Applicants must have a Ph.D. in rhetoric and writing or related field, an active research agenda, solid publications in the identified scholarly areas, and evidence of teaching excellence.

Applicant Instructions: To apply, please submit a letter of application, a curriculum vita, three confidential letters of recommendation, a book prospectus or abstract, a sample chapter or recent publication, and 2 syllabi from recent or upcoming courses: one for undergraduates and one for graduates via: https://apply.interfolio.com/47241.

The deadline for applications is January 1, [2018]; review of applications will begin immediately.

Position funding is pending budgetary approval. A background check will be conducted on the successful candidate. The University of Texas at Austin is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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University of Utah (UT) - Professor and Chair - Dept of Writing and Rhetoric - CAMPUS INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

The Department of Writing & Rhetoric Studies at the University of Utah seeks a senior scholar at the rank of Professor to join us as Department Chair effective July 1, 2018. The successful candidate will have a distinguished record of relevant scholarship, a record of highly effective teaching, and administrative and leadership experience. The Chair will lead a relatively new department with a growing undergraduate major and longstanding interdisciplinary graduate programs. The Department is also responsible for first-year writing instruction, cross-curricular writing initiatives, and the University Writing Center. Scholarly strengths include composition and rhetorical theory, (critical) discourse analysis, gender, Indigenous rhetorics, literacy studies, multilingual composition, science studies, digital rhetorics, and WAC/WID. Salary is competitive.

The Chair is responsible for working with the faculty to articulate a departmental vision; departmental budget; assessment and supervision of curricula and teaching; representing the Department to the College, the University, and the community; and mentoring junior colleagues. The Chair serves a three-year renewable term. Faculty teach two courses per semester, with the chair receiving a two course per year teaching reduction. Ideally, the successful candidate will contribute scholarly expertise in one or more of the following areas: digital rhetorics and/or composition, culturally diverse rhetorics and/or literacies, or professional/technical communication.

For more information please visit our website at http://writing.utah.edu/.

Deadline: October 15, 2017. Candidates are asked to submit a CV, cover letter, and three letters of reference. Review of applications will begin immediately after that date.

Apply at: https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/68883

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University of Virginia (VA) - TT Asst. or Assoc. Professor of English (2 Positions)Edit

he Department of English at the University of Virginia invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the rank of assistant or associate professor to begin July, 2018:

Primary expertise in Public and Professional Writing. We are especially interested in applicants whose research and teaching explore one or more of the following areas of study: public rhetoric, professional writing, community literacy, or public speaking.
Primary expertise in Digital Writing and Rhetoric. We are especially interested in applicants whose research and teaching explore visual rhetoric and the relationship between text and image.

Candidates should provide evidence of a strong research profile and have a Ph.D. in Composition and Rhetoric or a related field by the time of appointment in July, 2018.

Candidates appointed to these positions will teach two courses per semester and participate in a growing Academic and Professional Writing Program housed within the English Department. Teaching will include first-year and advanced writing courses, along with opportunities to teach and mentor graduate students. Ideally, colleagues in these positions will contribute to the development of two initiatives we plan to launch next year: an undergraduate certificate in Public and Professional Writing and a concentration in Literary and Writing Pedagogy in our MA program.

For full job posting details and to apply, please visit: https://jobs.virginia.edu Please submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae with the names of three references, a writing sample, and teaching materials from two courses (upload to Statement of Teaching Philosophy).

To apply for the position in Public and Professional Writing search job posting 0622047.

To apply for the position in Digital Writing and Rhetoric search for job posting 0622046.

Review of applications will begin December 2, 2017. The position will remain open until filled. We will notify by the end of December those applicants we’ve selected for Skype interviews.

The University of Virginia is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment.

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University of Virginia (VA) - TT Assistant/Associate Professor - Director of Writing across the CurriculumEdit

The Office of the Provost at the University of Virginia invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position to serve as Director of Writing across the Curriculum. The appointment begins with the fall term of 2018, with an anticipated start date of July 25, 2018. In addition to developing external funding to support research endeavors, candidates will be expected to teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels and provide service to the University, Department and professional organizations.

The Director of Writing across the Curriculum will teach one course per semester and work with individual schools, departments, and programs across the University to incorporate improved writing instruction into courses across disciplines. The Director will also contribute to a newly launched five-year Quality Enhancement Program focused on student writing by assisting faculty with syllabi, writing assignments, peer review, and evaluation. In rotation with other Writing Program faculty, the Director will offer workshops, create website resources, and co-teach an already established Faculty Seminar on the Teaching of Writing. The Director will also take a prominent role in University-wide assessment of student writing. 


Applicants must provide evidence of a strong research profile in the area of writing across the curriculum and have a Ph.D. by the time of appointment in July 2018. While a degree in Composition and Rhetoric may be advantageous, we are open to degrees in other fields that contribute to an understanding of writing and literacy. We are especially interested in candidates who have experience in university-wide program development.

Review of applications will begin December 10, 2017. The position will remain open until filled. We will notify by the end of December those candidates we have selected for Skype interviews in January.

To apply candidates must submit a Candidate Profile through Jobs@UVa (https://jobs.virginia.edu), search on posting number 0622124 and electronically attach the following: a cover letter describing research agenda and teaching/administrative experience, a curriculum vitae with contact information for three references, a writing sample, and teaching materials from two courses (upload to Statement of Teaching Philosophy).

Questions regarding the application process in JOBS@UVa should be directed to: Stacey Trader, slt5v@virginia.edu

Questions regarding the position should be directed to: James Seitz, jes4bd@virginia.edu

The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (WI) - TT Asst. or Assoc. Professor - Digital Literacies - CAMPUS INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

Probationary tenure-track faculty Assistant Professor or Associate Professor with a specialization in Digital Literacies in the English Department beginning August 27, 2018.

QUALIFICATIONS: Earned doctorate in Rhetoric and Composition, English, or closely related field. Candidates who are ABD will be considered, but all requirements for the doctoral degree must be completed by August 27, 2018. The successful candidate will demonstrate evidence of (1) specialization in digital literacies and/or multimodal composition; (2) a record of excellence in teaching writing at the college level; and (3) strong scholarship or scholarly potential. Other strong assets include evidence of: Experience with WAC, WID, or related campus-wide writing initiatives; Experience with writing program assessment; Experience with ESL/ELL writers; Additional areas of scholarly interest or research including basic writing, digital media, digital humanities, or cultural rhetorics (including race, ethnicity, gender, and/or LGBTQ); Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will teach courses in the Blugold Seminar in Critical Reading and Writing, our first-year writing program: http://www.uwec.edu/blugoldseminar/index.htm and will teach other courses as appropriate to his/her areas of expertise in other areas of English (including an occasional course in our MA program). The typical teaching load will be two courses in the Blugold Seminar and one course in another area of expertise each semester. The successful candidate will also assist the Director of the Writing Program with curriculum development, professional development, and other initiatives. In addition to their teaching duties, all department members participate in research and scholarly activities and engage in service to the department, college, and university.

UNIVERSITY & EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITY: The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire promotes diversity and inclusiveness, stewardship and sustainability, leadership and innovation. With approximately 11,500 students, UW-Eau Claire is consistently rated as one of the top public regional universities in the Midwest and enjoys a national reputation for excellence in liberal education, faculty-undergraduate research, and study abroad. Faculty resources include the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning and the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, both of which offer professional development opportunities and the potential for interdisciplinary collaboration.

A community of 68,000, Eau Claire is the largest city in western Wisconsin with thriving arts and music scenes, recently featured in the Star Tribune, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Thrillist (https://www.thrillist.com/travel/nation/things-to-do-in-eau-claire-wi), and other media sources. Eau Claire and the surrounding areas offer scenic rivers, parks, bike trails, farmers’ markets, outdoor concerts, writing retreats, poetry readings, and more. Eau Claire is 90 miles from Minneapolis-St. Paul, which additionally offers world-class theater, symphony and chamber orchestras, opera, and major league sports.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are submitted electronically at https://www.uwec.edu/employment Click the link to English: Assistant/Associate Professor in Digital Literacies (Job ID: 13417) and follow the steps under “To Apply” in the frame on the right. Your application will not be considered complete unless all required documents (in pdf format) are submitted: letter of application, curriculum vita, writing sample (15-25 pages). In addition, three confidential letters of recommendation will need to be emailed to Alaina Guns, gunsam@uwec.edu. Please have your letter writers or portfolio service put “Digital Literacies” and your name in the subject line.

Direct any questions to Dr. Erica Benson, Chair of the English Department at bensonej@uwec.edu.

To ensure priority consideration, completed applications must be received no later than 11:59 pm on October 8, 2017. However, screening may continue until the position is filled. The university reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. A criminal background check is required prior to employment.

UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusivity.

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University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (WI) - TT Assistant Professor - Writing & Rhetoric/Professional & Technical WritingEdit

The English Department at The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Writing & Rhetoric/Professional & Technical Writing, beginning August 27, 2018. The position is a full-time, academic-year appointment in a department with a rapidly growing Professional & Technical Writing Minor connected to an English major: Writing and Rhetoric emphasis. Our new colleague will teach upper-level courses in professional, business, and technical writing, as well as first-year writing and courses in the Writing & Rhetoric emphasis.

Candidates for the appointment should have or be near to completing a doctorate in Professional Writing, or Technical Communication & Rhetoric, or English Studies with a demonstrated focus on technical communication, or a related field by the start date of August 27, 2018. Doctorate must be earned by the first personnel review, no later than May 15, 2019. Candidates are also required to have interest in global/international professional and technical writing. Evidence of teaching effectiveness and strong oral and written communication skills are also required.

Preferred secondary specialties may include research, teaching experience, and/or professional experience in: digital content writing/strategy; UX/UI; grant writing. Online teaching experience is also preferred. Strong candidates will also have professional flexibility in teaching and curriculum development. Multicultural, international, disability, social justice, and diversity perspectives in teaching, scholarship, and curriculum development are preferred, as is interest in client-based, community engagement, and/or outreach work.

We seek a colleague who shares the department's commitment to curricular diversity, and who will be a dedicated teacher, active scholar, and effective mentor for students with varied backgrounds and career goals. The Professional & Technical Writing Minor is a growing program that reaches students across the disciplines, and provides a rigorous education that merges theory and practice. The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse is a high-ranking comprehensive university specializing in teaching (teaching load is 4/4).

Note: Electronic submission of application materials is required, including letter of application, c.v., graduate unofficial transcript(s) (all must be uploaded as one document). As part of the application, you will also be required to include contact information for a minimum of three references, and two confidential letters of recommendation. For additional information about this faculty position and to apply, please visit https://employment.uwlax.edu/. First review of applications will begin on November 20, 2017. You are encouraged to apply by that date in order to ensure full consideration. Initial interviews will be conducted via phone or video conference.

Please contact the Search and Screen Chair if you have a special need/accommodation to aid your participation in our hiring process.

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University of Wisconsin-Stout (WI) - TT Assistant Professor of English (2 Positions)Edit

The Department of English and Philosophy seeks candidates for two tenure-track assistant professors of rhetoric and composition who will primarily teach courses in developmental and first-year writing, as well as occasional courses in rhetorical theory, professional writing, and advanced composition. The successful candidates will have strong backgrounds in programmatic assessment and curricular development, in addition to a record of teaching excellence in composition. Applicants with experience or interest in writing program administration are especially welcome, as the department seeks candidates with the capability to eventually direct the first-year writing program. Applicants specializing in basic (developmental) writing pedagogy are also encouraged. In keeping with the polytechnic mission of the university, successful candidates will bring pragmatic, career-focused, and collaborative approaches to instruction. Stout is a laptop campus; the successful candidates will demonstrate pedagogical approaches that reflect competence and interest in classroom technology and emerging media. Departmental and university service, research in the area of composition studies, student advising, a willingness to pursue grants, and engagement in assessment of student learning are expected. The anticipated start date for these positions is August 2018.

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Required: Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition, Teaching of English as a Second Language, or related field conferred prior to employment start date. Demonstrated commitment to quality teaching of first-year composition.

Desired: Experience, scholarly research, and/or coursework in writing program administration and/or basic writing pedagogy. Experience and/or interest in working with diverse students and faculty

RESPONSIBILITIES: Teaching a 4/4 load comprised of primarily first-year composition courses, with occasional intermediate and advanced writing courses. Scholarship in rhetoric and composition; service to the department and university, including curricular development and assessment.

TO APPLY: Before starting the online application process we recommend you preview the frequently asked questions (FAQs) available at: https://helpdesk.wisc.edu/images/group61/21900/TAMFAQ_CandidateGateway.pdf

Applicants will need to complete all required fields and attach all required documents prior to submitting the online application.

Note: Once you have attached your materials and submitted your application you will not be able to go into the system and change them.

Required application materials: Cover letter specifically addressing how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications; CV; Statement of Teaching Philosophy; Names and contact information for a minimum of three (3) professional references; Unofficial copies of transcripts; official transcripts required at time of hire.

To ensure consideration, complete applications must be submitted by November 15, 2017. Screening of applications will begin November 16th. Applications may be reviewed until position is filled.

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Utah Valley University (UT) - TT Assistant Professor - Technical Communication and Writing StudiesEdit

The Utah Valley University Department of English and Literature invites applications for a tenure-track position in Rhetoric and Composition to begin August 2018.

A successful candidate for the position will teach first-year composition, technical communication, grant writing, and other advanced writing courses. The candidate will join a thriving cohort of Writing Studies and Technical Communication colleagues in support of the department's Writing Studies Emphasis, Minor in Writing Studies, and certificate in Editing and Document Design. Standard teaching load is 4/4, with opportunities for reassigned time for Writing Program Administration or other administrative work.

The ideal candidate will have expertise in theories and teaching of technical communication and professional writing, rhetorical theory and have experience with document design, document management, and usability testing. We seek a colleague who expects to serve on department and university committees to work toward promoting an advanced writing requirement across academic departments at UVU. Preferred secondary interests include new media studies, gender studies, feminist rhetorics, posthuman studies, and writing for social change.

A Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition or closely related field is required at time of appointment.

Located forty miles south of Salt Lake City, Utah Valley University is the largest and fastest growing university in Utah with approximately 35,000 students. UVU offers a superior undergraduate experience through teaching, research, and engagement. The university offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits. UVU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Employer. UVU is committed to an inclusive hiring process and welcomes diverse candidates.

Screening of applications begins November 6th and continues until the position is filled. Initial interviews with selected candidates will be conducted via Skype. Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy.

Please call Human Resources at 801-863-8207 if you need assistance with the application. If you have questions about the position, please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Mark Pepper, at 801-863-5404 or mark.pepper@uvu.edu.

Required Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited institution with a PH.D in English or a closely related field.

To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/3306

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Valparaiso University (IN) - TT Asst. Professor - Professional WritingEdit

The Department of English at Valparaiso University seeks a specialist in professional writing with expertise in one or more of the following: digital humanities, multimodal composition, cultural rhetorics, writing in the health sciences, business writing, or multicultural literature. Teaching includes courses within the English majors and minors, including Professional Writing, as well as general education courses in humanities. We especially welcome candidates who come from historically underrepresented groups and bring issues of diversity to their scholarship and teaching. The position is tenure track, to begin August 2018. Ph.D. required.

Candidates should be interested in working at a university engaged in issues in Christian higher education in the Lutheran tradition. Successful applicants will demonstrate a commitment to cultural diversity and the ability to work with individuals or groups from diverse backgrounds. In addition to strong academic qualifications and excellence in teaching, the University highly values experience in working across cultural and other significant differences.

Teaching load is normally three or four courses per semester and includes upper-division, graduate, and introductory courses. Traditional service functions, such as advising and committee work, are expected. Publications are necessary for advancement. Salary competitive.

Submit a letter of application, CV, and three letters of recommendation electronically at http://apply.interfolio.com/45500 CV and letters must be received by Nov. 3 and will be acknowledged. We will request writing samples from candidates we wish to consider further. For questions about the department or university, please contact Professor Kelly Belanger, Search Chair, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN 46383. (Kelly.Belanger@valpo.edu).

Preliminary interviews will be conducted over Skype prior to invitations for campus visits. Employment at Valparaiso University will require a satisfactory criminal background check. Valparaiso University does not unlawfully discriminate and aims to employ persons of various backgrounds and experiences to develop and support a diverse community. Its entire EOE policy can be found at http://www.valpo.edu/general-counsel/policies/equal-opportunity-policy/

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Virginia Commonwealth University (VA) - TT Asst. Professor - Rhetoric and WritingEdit

English: The Department of English seeks a tenure-eligible assistant professor whose scholarship and teaching interests center in Rhetoric and Writing (including professional communication), broadly conceived. The Department does not have responsibility for general education writing courses. We seek candidates with teaching and scholarly expertise in fields that would add to our undergraduate programs and MA in English, and complement the scope of our interdisciplinary PhD program in Media, Art, and Text. We welcome specializations in any field or theoretical focus, including but not limited to the following: history of rhetoric, feminist rhetoric, cultural rhetorics, non-canonical or vernacular rhetorics, new media writing, scientific and technical writing, or pedagogy of writing. Experience and interest in curricular development are desirable.


Candidates must have a PhD in Writing, Rhetoric, English, or a related field in hand by August 15, 2018. Candidates must have demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse and inclusive faculty, staff and student environment, or a commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.

Candidates must apply online by December 5, 2017, https://www.vcujobs.com.

Please submit a cover letter, CV, and writing sample (not to exceed 7500 words) with your online application.

Please submit the writing sample under the website's category for “Other Document.” Reference providers will be notified by email that they have been asked to provide a reference, with instructions how to do so.

Candidates may address questions to the chair of the search committee, Professor David Coogan, at dcoogan@vcu.edu.

Screening interviews will be conducted via the internet (Skype or Zoom).

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Virginia Military Institute (VA) - TT Asst. Professor - Rhetoric and Oral CommunicationEdit

The Virginia Military Institute Department of English, Rhetoric, and Humanistic Studies is seeking applications for a tenure-track assistant professor with professional interest and expertise in rhetoric and oral communication, beginning August 2018. The incumbent will teach three courses per semester, including Core and upper-level courses in rhetoric and public speaking in an interdisciplinary English major with a central focus on rhetoric.

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. by August 2018 required.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Candidates must both fill out an on-line application and submit required supporting materials (a letter of application, resume, transcript, and three letters of recommendation) either by e-mail to RCSearch@vmi.edu or by mail to Dr. Emily Miller, Head, Department of English, Rhetoric, and Humanistic Studies, Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, VA 24450. Review of applications will begin October 9 and continue until the position has been filled. Preliminary interviews will be conducted via Skype. In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, VMI encourages women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans to apply. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are also encouraged to apply.

Link to Apply: https://jobs.agencies.virginia.gov/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=1196277

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Virginia Tech (VA) - Associate Professor - Director of CompositionEdit

The Department of English at Virginia Tech seeks applications and nominations for the Director of Composition, research specialization open. The faculty appointment will be with tenure at the Associate Professor level. Job expectations include directing the first-year writing program, maintaining a strong, nationally visible research agenda, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, and participating in university and professional service. The position comes with a 1/1 teaching load.

Required Qualifications: Doctoral degree in rhetoric and composition or related field, an academic record commensurate with an appointment at the rank of associate professor at a leading research institution, experience with writing program administration, outstanding teaching, and ability to foster diversity in the curriculum and department.

Preferred Qualifications: Specialization in second language writing theory and pedagogy, multilingual writing theory and pedagogy, literacy studies, WAC/WID, or composition theory and history; experience working with, teaching, and/or mentoring diverse groups; experience and success teaching and advising graduate students; and experience with or interest in interdisciplinary collaborations.

Must have a conviction check? Yes

How to Apply for this Job: Submit applications electronically at http://www.jobs.vt.edu, posting no. TR0170131. Attach to the electronic application a letter of interest and curriculum vitae, including email contacts for at least three references. Letters should address achievement in scholarship, teaching, administration, and outreach, as well as contributions to diversity and inclusion. Address queries and nominations to Kelly Pender at pender@vt.edu. Applications will be acknowledged via e-mail. Review of applications will begin 30 October 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

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Wake Forest University (NC) - Assistant Teaching Professor in Writing Program (2 positions - Non-TT)Edit

WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY’s Writing Program invites applications for two permanent, non-tenure-track Assistant Teaching Professors to join our community of writers and teachers, whose expertise ranges across disciplines and backgrounds. Applicants should be committed to providing high-quality teaching in first-year writing, as well as in our interdisciplinary writing minor. A Ph.D. in writing studies or related field is preferred, but we welcome applications from professional and scholarly writers across disciplines with experience developing and teaching first-year writing and, ideally, other academic writing courses. Teaching load is 3/3; most courses are first-year writing seminars (capped at 16). These positions include funds for professional development and the opportunity for promotion. Salary is competitive. Position begins July 1, 2018. Initial interviews will be conducted in early January. For more information about the Writing Program visit http://college.wfu.edu/writingprogram/.

Located in Winston-Salem, NC, Wake Forest University is a private, co-educational institution with a student-faculty ratio of 10:1. Ranking among the top thirty national universities, it offers an intellectual community with a rich cultural life, an impressive array of facilities and an active athletics community. For quick facts about the University, go to http://www.wfu.edu/visitors/quickfacts.html. For quick facts on Winston-Salem, go to http://www.cityofws.org/Home/DiscoverWinston-Salem/Articles/CityInformation.

Applicants should apply online with a cover letter directed to Dr. Erin Branch, Director of the Writing Program, Department of English. Also submit your vita, a statement of teaching philosophy describing your writing pedagogy, and a sample syllabus and rationale for a first year-writing course. Please note that materials should be in either Word or PDF format and there is a limit of 5 file uploads per applicant. Three confidential letters of recommendation must be sent via email by the recommender or dossier service to letters@wfu.edu. Applications and other materials must be submitted no later than December 1 at 4:00 pm. The submission of an online application for Wake Forest University is required for this position.

Questions about the application process may be addressed to wakejobs@wfu.edu. Questions about the position may be addressed to writing@wfu.edu.

In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations for all final faculty candidates being considered for employment.

Wake Forest University welcomes and encourages diversity and inclusion and seeks applications from women and members of underrepresented groups. It seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce to maintain the excellence of the University.

Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

Online App. Form: https://wake-hr.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobInfo&version=1&jobid=2743&jobboardid=3338

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West Chester University (PA) - TT Asst. Professor - First-Year Writing and Professional and Technical WritingEdit

Join a vibrant campus community whose excellence is reflected in its diversity and student success. West Chester University is seeking applicants for an Assistant Professor of English with a specialization in First-Year Writing and Professional and Technical Writing, Tenure-track, beginning August 2018.

The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate teaching effectiveness, as well as an active research agenda through a history of conference presentations and articles submitted for publication. The department is especially interested in candidates whose record of scholarship explores how first-year composition and/or PTW intersects with issues of race, gender, sexuality, and able-bodiedness. Responsibilities include teaching four courses per semester in first-year writing and/or professional and technical writing, advising students, maintaining an active scholarly agenda, and participating in university and department activities.

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D., in hand by August 15, 2018, in English, Composition, Rhetoric, Professional/Technical Writing, or an equivalent in a closely related area.

Special Instructions: A dossier consisting of a letter of interest, vita, three letters of recommendation, a Statement of Teaching Philosophy, and graduate and undergraduate transcripts will be required prior to an interview. Include email addresses for three references when applying in our system. Referees will automatically be sent an email with access to upload their letter of recommendation to our applicant tracking system.

Finalists must successfully complete the interview and a teaching demonstration. Interested applicants should visit http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wcupa/default.cfm for more information and to apply for the position. Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2017 and will continue until position is filled.

West Chester University is part of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, and is a vibrant, mid-sized regional comprehensive state university serving over 17,000 students. Located in West Chester, Pennsylvania, 25 miles west of Philadelphia, the university is close to libraries, museums, hospitals, and within 100 miles of New York City and Washington DC. We offer a highly competitive salary and benefits.

Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty and staff advances WCU's educational mission and strategic Plan for Excellence. WCU is an Affirmative Action-Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The filling of this position is contingent upon available funding.

All offers of employment are subject to and contingent upon satisfactory completion of pre-employment background and consumer reporting checks.

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West Chester University (PA) - TT Asst. Professor of English - Digital / Print JournalismEdit

Come join the vibrant English Department at West Chester University! We are currently hiring a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of English with a specialization in print and/or digital journalism. We are particularly interested in candidates who see and practice journalism as a form of advocacy for issues of social, racial, and economic justice.

Below you’ll find the full posting. Please feel free to contact the search chair Ben Kuebrich (bkuebrich@wcupa.edu) with any questions about the position.

Position Summary: Join a vibrant campus community whose excellence is reflected in its diversity and student success. West Chester University is seeking applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English with a specialization in journalism beginning August 2018.

Minimum Qualifications

Required qualifications: A Ph.D. in Journalism, Communications, Media Studies, English Studies, Composition and Rhetoric, or a closely-related field by August, 2018 (candidates with a master's degree and significant professional experience in journalism also considered); a significant record of teaching, scholarship, or professional experience in traditional and digital journalism. Experience in visual journalism, multimedia storytelling, and/or investigative reporting strongly encouraged. The journalism program is especially interested in candidates whose record of teaching, scholarship, and professional practice embraces the use of journalism and public media to advocate for issues of social, racial, and economic justice. Successful candidates for this position will join an interdisciplinary journalism program as members of a large and diverse English department, with opportunities to contribute to other interdisciplinary programs at the intersection of public media and social justice work over time. Successful candidates will teach undergraduate courses in the journalism core and other general education writing and program-based courses. They also will have the opportunity to develop new courses in the candidate's area of specialization.

Finalists must successfully complete an interview process and teaching demonstration and must demonstrate substantial evidence of an active and developing scholarly agenda.

Special Instructions: Candidates should submit cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vita, graduate transcripts, and list of references with contact information to http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wcupa/default.cfm. Review of applicants will begin on December 8, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

West Chester University offers highly competitive salaries and excellent benefits at a vibrant mid-sized regional comprehensive state university serving over 17,000 students. Located 25 miles from downtown Philadelphia, West Chester is close to libraries, museums, hospitals, and within 100 miles of New York City and Washington DC.

Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty and staff advances WCU's educational mission and strategic Plan for Excellence. West Chester University is an Affirmative Action-Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

All offers of employment are subject to and contingent upon satisfactory completion of all pre-employment criminal background and consumer reporting checks.

Full ad: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/wcupa/jobs/1891129/18-109-tenure-track-assistant-professor-of-english-journalism?sort=PostingDate%7CDescending&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs#

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West Texas A&M University (TX) - TT Assistant / Associate Professor of Rhetoric and CompositionEdit

West Texas A&M University (WTAMU) invites applications for a probationary tenure-track Assistant Professor or Associate Professor of English, beginning Fall semester 2018.

Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition or closely related field in hand by time of appointment. Candidates should show a record of excellence in teaching writing at the college level; and strong scholarly potential.

West Texas A&M University is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin or veteran status. Texas law requires that males 18 to 25 prove compliance with Federal Selective Service Laws. For additional information on job requirements, contact Human Resources.

Submit via email a cover letter that addresses the candidate’s philosophies of writing program development/administration and the teaching of composition; a CV; and contact information for three references to Dr. Monica Hart, Director Office of Writing Programs at mhart@wtamu.edu.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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West Virginia University (WV) - Assistant Professor - Professional and Technical Writing- ADDITIONAL MATERIALS REQUESTEDEdit

Requisition Number: 06832

Assistant Professor in Professional and Technical Writing Job Number 06832

The Department of English at West Virginia University seeks a tenure-track assistant professor in professional and technical writing, starting August 2018. We have established writing programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and we seek a scholar and teacher eager to help us expand our programs. The Department of English offers an undergraduate minor and concentration along with an M.A. in Professional Writing & Editing.

We are interested in a candidate who can enhance our focus on: professional/technical writing, editing, multimedia composition rhetorical theory. As a research faculty member, this candidate will also contribute to our graduate-level focus on rhetorical theory.

The teaching load is 2-2 with teaching opportunities at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

REVIEW DATE. We will begin reviewing applications November 1st and will accept applications until the position is filled. We will acknowledge all applications and plan to conduct initial interviews via Skype or phone.

APPLICATION. To apply, please visit http://jobs.wvu.edu and navigate to the position title listed above. Upload a cover letter and C.V. Please have three letters of recommendation sent directly to Kelly Johnson at: kjohnso2@mail.wvu.edu. For more information, please visit our website: http://english.wvu.edu. Additional questions can be sent to brian.ballentine@mail.wvu.edu.

WVU is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

Skills: We require a doctoral degree in hand by August 15, 2018; strong evidence of a productive research agenda; demonstrated potential for teaching excellence at the undergraduate and graduate levels; and an ability to teach with technology. Candidates also will be evaluated in terms of their interest in grant writing and/or interdisciplinary work.

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Xavier University (OH) - TT Asst. Professor - Professional/Technical WritingEdit

Xavier University seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English specializing in Professional/Technical Writing to fill a position beginning Fall 2018. The successful candidate will teach honors writing and upper-level writing courses and will contribute to the new Writing Concentration in English. Experience in teaching professional/technical writing, including digital writing, editing and publishing, science writing and/or facilitating student internships in writing fields is highly desirable. Candidates must have a PhD by the time the job begins in August. The teaching load for research-active faculty is 3-3. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Xavier University is part of the 500-year-old Jesuit Catholic tradition of academic excellence in the liberal arts. Our location in Cincinnati allows faculty to work with community partners to develop engaged learning and internship opportunities. U.S. News and World Report has ranked Xavier among the top 10 Midwest colleges and universities for 20 years in a row.

We are strongly committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity. These values are central to our mission. Candidates who have worked with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students and who can contribute to our mission of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experiences and interests. Xavier University is an EO/AA employer.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, c.v., graduate transcripts (unofficial transcripts acceptable at initial stage), 1-2 page teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation through Interfolio by November 10, 2017. Initial interviews of selected candidates will be conducted via video conference in December 2017. Finalists will be brought to campus.

Apply online: https://apply.interfolio.com/44734

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York College of Pennsylvania (PA) - Writing Center DirectorEdit

York College of Pennsylvania invites applications for the position of Writing Center Director/Director of Student Support Services. The Writing Center is home to Writing Tutors, Writing Fellows (who are embedded in general education courses), and undergraduate researchers who frequently present at regional and national conferences and who pursue undergraduate publishing opportunities. York College has a vibrant community of Rhetoric and Composition teacher-scholars, a thriving undergraduate major in Professional Writing, and an innovative general education program that combines written, oral, and visual rhetorics. York College is also known nationally for its Naylor Workshop for Undergraduate Research in Writing Studies.

In this administrative position, the Director will (1) oversee the Writing Center and the Academic Support Center, and (2) teach one tutor-preparation course each Fall and Spring. While most of the Director's time is spent overseeing Writing Center operations (including hiring, supervising, and mentoring student tutors and fellows), developing and assessing Writing Center programs, and providing ongoing vision for the Writing Center, the Director will also provide leadership for the Academic Support Center, whose dedicated staff provides content-area tutoring programs. The Director will also work closely with the College's other writing program administrators to support campus-wide writing initiatives and faculty development efforts. The Director reports to the Associate Provost for Student Success.

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  • Ph.D. in rhetoric and composition or a closely related field is preferred
  • Writing center administration or writing program administration experience
  • Experience teaching undergraduate writing and/or tutor-training courses
  • Ability to supervise staff and student employees
  • Ability to mentor undergraduate researchers
  • Experience performing outcomes assessment

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York College of Pennsylvania is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For a copy of York College's Annual Security Report, you may contact the Office of Campus Safety or visit the website: Annual Security Report

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Interested candidates should electronically submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, resume and contact information for three references. https://ycp.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=86226

Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately. While applications will be accepted until the position is filled, for full consideration, applications should be received by October 31, 2017.

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York University (CAN) - Asst. Professor - Writing in Digital CulturesEdit

The Writing Department in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University, invites applications for a professorial stream position in the area of Writing in Digital Cultures at the rank of Assistant Professor. Applicants must have, by the time of the appointment’s commencement, a PhD in a writing-related discipline. The successful candidate will immediately, or very soon, serve as the lead in the Department’s Writing in Digital Cultures area, and should have research and teaching interests focusing on the transformations wrought upon the practice of writing by the transition to the digital era. The candidate will be expected to range broadly in this new and rapidly transforming field, and to bring demonstrable theoretical breadth to teaching and research. The deadline for applications is November 15, 2017.

York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA Program, which applies to Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and women, can be found at http://www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or by calling the AA office at 416.736.5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents, and others legally entitled to work in Canada for York University will be given priority.

All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

For more information, please visit our website at http://www.yorku.ca/acadjobs

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Winthrop University (SC) - TT Asst. Professor - Rhetoric and CompositionEdit

The Department of English at Winthrop University invites applicants for an assistant professorship with specialization in Rhetoric and Composition and research expertise in Community Rhetorics, Professional Writing, and/or Technical Writing to join a department comprised of 20 full-time faculty, over 160 undergraduate majors, and 20 M.A. students. Winthrop University, located in the Charlotte, North Carolina metropolitan area, is a liberal arts, masters-granting state university. This 9-month, tenure-track faculty position with rank of assistant professor requires a Ph.D in English with specialization in Rhetoric and Composition to teach courses in the B.A. and M.A. programs. (ABDs will be considered).

Teaching responsibilities will include graduate courses and contributions to Winthrop’s innovative general education core (Composition, The Human Experience, and Critical Reading, Thinking, and Writing). This individual must have both a strong teaching record and a promising research agenda.

Major Responsibilities: Teach the equivalent of four courses or twelve hours each semester, including a focus on courses in the general education core, as well as upper-division courses and graduate courses in the area of specialization. Develop curriculum and new courses for the B.A. and M.A. programs. Pursue productive research in the discipline and promote undergraduate and graduate research. Advise and mentor English majors. Participate in professional service activities for the department, college, university, discipline, and community, as appropriate. Other duties as assigned by the department chair. Work Environment: This position requires daily contact with students, faculty, and staff on campus. Additionally, the successful candidate will be required to have the ability to work with the outside community, local public schools, other universities, and international schools/companies/partners.

Employment Conditions: A nine-month, full-time tenure track appointment with faculty rank. Salary is competitive and dependent on academic qualifications.

Position Availability: August 16, 2018

About Winthrop University: Founded in 1886 and located in Rock Hill, South Carolina, Winthrop University offers its 6,000-plus undergraduate and graduate students an educational experience that blends liberal arts, professional programs, global awareness, and civic engagement. In its four degree-granting Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Education, and Visual and Performing Arts, Winthrop embraces only those programs and activities that can be delivered at an exemplary level. Winthrop is well known for its inclusive and supportive campus environment, with University College supporting programs in both academic and student affairs. Winthrop University is achieving national stature as a competitive and distinctive co-educational, public, residential, comprehensive, values-oriented institution. The values of service, excellence, diversity, community, and leadership provide the foundation for the University’s continuing development and shape Winthrop’s continuing success. Numerous national accolades reflect the sustained high quality and value of the Winthrop Experience, including the most recent U.S. News & World Report’s ranking of Winthrop as one of the top-10 public comprehensive universities in the South. Winthrop is an active member of the Rock Hill community and is recognized as a key component of the region’s economic resurgence. Approximately 20 miles from Charlotte, North Carolina, Winthrop has direct access to and is engaged in a broad and expansive regional arts and business community. Winthrop’s beautiful campus encompasses a rich architectural blend of neo-Georgian buildings and is included in the National Register of Historic Places. The attractive recreational and research complex area that surrounds Winthrop Lake is home to Winthrop’s 18 Division I men’s and women’s sports.

Winthrop University is committed to providing a safe campus community. Winthrop conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

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Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in English with specialization in Rhetoric and Composition. ABDs may be considered for appointment in a non-tenure track position at the rank of instructor if all degree requirements are not completed by the expected start date of August 16, 2018. Evidence of excellence in the area of Student Intellectual Development, including superior teaching skills and commitment to student learning. Evidence in the area of Scholarly Activity, including an ongoing program of research and publication Evidence in the area of Professional Stewardship, including engagement with the discipline, profession, campus, and community. Ability to collaborate with other programs and disciplines. Application Instructions: Review of applicants will begin on February 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Complete applications should be submitted electronically and should include: Application letter, evidence of responsibilities and qualifications, and a statement of “teaching philosophy”; curriculum vitae; sample of representative written work (article or chapter-length contribution); three current letters of recommendation; names, titles, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses, if available, of at least three persons who know the candidate professionally; all graduate transcripts and evidence of highest degree achieved (unofficial transcripts are acceptable for initial review; official transcripts are required prior to final appointment). References will not be contacted without the candidate’s approval/consent. All applications and nominations will be handled in confidence. Questions about the position and nominations should be directed to Dr. Gregg Hecimovich, Department of English: hecimovichg@winthrop.edu.

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Albion College (MI) - Visiting Asst. Professor - English (Professional Writing) - ADDITIONAL MATERIALS REQUESTEDEdit

ALBION COLLEGE - three-year renewable position in professional writing including multimedia journalism beginning fall 2018.

Albion College invites applications for a visiting assistant professor to teach professional writing and composition. We are especially interested in candidates who will engage our inclusive learning community and contribute to a campus climate that supports equality and diversity.

Master’s degree in relevant field required. Candidates must have broad intellectual interests as well as teaching and/or practical experience in one or more fields of professional writing (e.g. reporting, editing, science writing, grant writing, corporate communications). Responsibilities include designing and teaching classes in professional writing, multimedia journalism, and composition. This position is also responsible for advising The Pleiad, Albion College’s award-winning online news source. The English Department has a long-term commitment to diversity in the curriculum and in its faculty and to excellence in teaching and scholarship. 3/3 teaching load (includes one course each term devoted to advising the student newspaper and training student staffers). By October 15, interested candidates should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a sample syllabus, a brief writing sample, a copy of graduate transcripts, and names of three references to: https://apply.interfolio.com/45223. Questions may be directed to Danit Brown, chair of the English Department, at danitbrown@albion.edu.

Albion College is a private liberal arts college of approximately 1400 students. It is situated in a culturally diverse community in south-central Michigan within an hour's drive of the University of Michigan, Michigan State University, and Western Michigan University. Albion is dedicated to the highest quality in undergraduate education and committed to diversity as a core institutional value. Albion College is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and nondiscrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, marital status, or veteran status as protected by law, in all educational programs and activities, admission of students, and conditions of employment. We are especially interested in candidates who will contribute to a campus climate that supports equality and diversity. Visit our web site at http://www.albion.edu.

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Arkansas State University Campus Querétaro (MX) - Composition InstructorsEdit

Arkansas State University has recently opened a campus in Querétaro, México (A-State Campus Querétaro, or A-State CQ), and is recruiting instructors of First-Year Writing courses for 2018.  We have immediate openings for January and more openings for next fall.

The Position: We are seeking dynamic, qualified colleagues who use modern composition methods and pedagogies in the classroom.  Interested candidates may also teach a course in literature and business communication. All instructors must have a minimum of a Master’s degree appropriate for the discipline with at least 18 graduate hours in English and composition.  Preference will be given to candidates with educational and teaching experience in the United States.  Experience teaching ESL/EFL students and teaching in an international setting are pluses.

The standard teaching load will be five courses per semester for instructors, or four courses per semester for Assistant Professors.  Reassigned time equal to one course may be negotiated for relevant research, administrative duties, assignment to the Writing Center or extraordinary student engagement.  The language of instruction is English; Spanish language skills will prove useful but are not required.  

All faculty will be nine-month contingent employees (non-tenure track). The term may be extended at any time by mutual agreement. Depending on enrollment patterns, very limited summer teaching opportunities may be available. The academic calendar will be similar to most institutions in the United States, approximately August 15 – May 15 annually.

Faculty must meet all relevant qualifications for similar employment at Arkansas State University.  However, faculty will NOT become employees of Arkansas State University.  Instead, they will be employed by a private sector foundation registered in Mexico for this purpose.   All non-Mexican national faculty members must qualify for employment as a foreign worker in Mexico, with this process being managed by A-State Querétaro at no cost to the faculty member. 

Compensation in Mexican pesos will be guided by prevailing Mexican rates for university faculty with the expectation that A-State CQ intends to be a preferred employer among institutions of higher education in Mexico.

The Campus: A-State CQ is the first American-style comprehensive residential campus in Mexico and began teaching students in the fall of 2017.  Through a multi-national public-private partnership, Arkansas State University, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, will be responsible for all academic and curricular matters while a private foundation registered in Mexico will construct and maintain the campus, ensure its official status and serve as the operating partner.

Located in the highlands of central Mexico two hours north of Mexico City, Santiago de Querétaro (1.8m) is a UNESCO World Heritage city and one of the fastest growing and safest in Mexico. Home to more than 1,300 multi-national corporations, international interest in Querétaro has increased because of its economic growth, high quality of life, social progress and its year-round temperate climate</span></p>

Clearly, this opportunity is not for everyone – but for a few pioneering, inspirational teachers, dedicated to the success of students in this unique setting, it could be an unparalleled experience. 

For more information about Arkansas State University Campus Querétaro and to apply, please visit www.astate.mx and click on the “Job Opportunities” button and follow the “Faculty Positions” link for more information and to send an application.

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Berry College (GA) - Visiting Instructor/Assistant Professor - First Year WritingEdit

Visiting instructor/assistant professor. This is a three-year appointment to teach primarily first-year writing courses. Field of expertise open, but knowledge of and experience with current trends in writing pedagogy, especially argumentation and the integration of research into the development of sound arguments, important. Minimum qualifications: M.A. required; Ph.D. strongly preferred. A demonstrated commitment to teaching writing is essential. Candidates should submit a letter of application and a statement of understanding of and commitment to diversity, along with a current statement of teaching philosophy and research plans to Thomas E. Dasher, Department of English, Rhetoric, and Writing, P.O.Box 490350, Berry College, Mount Berry, Georgia, 30149-0350, by January 5, 2018.

Apply online: https://apply.interfolio.com/46364

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Florida Gulf Coast University (FL) - Composition, Instructor I (3 Positions)Edit

The Department of Language and Literature at Florida Gulf Coast University invites applications for three positions in its composition program to begin in August 2018. All three positions are continuing multi-year appointments with 4-4 teaching loads. Required: MA in English or related field with 18 graduate credits in English; evidence of strong commitment to teaching freshman composition; and experience participating in an innovative English Program and General Education Program. Preferred: Master's Degree in English from an accredited institution with three years teaching experience at the university level.

Our 40+ member department offers B.A. and M.A. degrees within a teaching-centered university with more than 14,000 students. Review of applications will begin November 13. To apply and attach documents (including Interfolio), please visit http://jobs.fgcu.edu/hr/postings/4296

Visit us at http://www.fgcu.edu/CAS/Departments/LL/index.asp. FGCU is an EEO/AA employer and actively seeks applications from women and minority candidates.

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Florida International University (FL) - Writing and Rhetoric Instructor (3 positions)Edit

The Writing and Rhetoric Program in the Department of English invites exceptionally qualified candidates for three non-tenure track faculty positions at the level of Instructor. We are seeking candidates whose teaching, research, and/or graduate course work positions them to excel in one or more of the following areas: teaching first-year composition to multilingual students, teaching technical and/or scientific writing to multilingual students, online teaching and teaching courses in rhetorical and writing theory. These 9 month appointments carry a 4/4 teaching load and are eligible for promotion. Job duties include teaching writing and rhetoric courses and completing Program service. These positions are renewable, contingent upon budget, and offer a competitive salary and benefits package with a promotion ladder. Additional compensation for summer teaching may also be available.

Our growing and energetic Program seeks colleagues with strong professional backgrounds in the field of rhetoric and composition and a commitment to excellence in teaching and student success. New faculty will have the opportunity to contribute to our new major in Writing and Rhetoric and to our Certificate in Professional and Public Writing, as well as to our core curriculum writing program that serves 8,000 students a year. Candidates should hold an MA in Rhetoric and Composition or a related field. Candidates who have taken graduate-level rhetoric and composition courses and hold a record of successful composition instruction at the post-secondary level are particularly encouraged to apply. FIU, one of the nation's largest Hispanic-serving universities, is a majority/minority university, and we actively seek to recruit diverse and multilingual candidates.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job ID 514215 at https://hr.fiu.edu/careers/ and should provide a letter of application, current CV, unofficial graduate transcript(s), and a teaching portfolio (representative syllabi, assignments, unit plans, and student evaluations) as a single pdf file. Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least three references who will be contacted upon as determined by the search committee. Questions regarding these positions may be directed by e-mail to Justin Grant, PhD., Chair of the Search Committee ( jugrant@fiu.edu). To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by January 1st, 2018. Review will continue until the positions are filled.

Online App. Form: https://hr.fiu.edu/careers/

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George Washington University (DC) - Assistant Professor of Writing spec. in STEM or social science writing (Non-TT)Edit

The University Writing Program at The George Washington University in Washington, DC, seeks a specialist in teaching STEM writing or social sciences writing to join the program at the rank of Assistant Professor (non-tenure accruing). The successful candidate will contribute an active research agenda to complement the work of our diverse faculty and play a central role in developing course offerings that expand the program’s reach.

We seek a person who can contribute to our First Year Writing (academic writing) division by regularly teaching the required first-year introduction to academic writing and research course (UW 1020), & collaborate with our Writing in the Disciplines and Writing Center divisions. We are particularly interested in better serving students in engineering, health services, sciences, and social sciences.

For full job description, please see http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/46801

Review of applications to begin November 17, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered.

GWU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.

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Merrimack College (MA) - Coordinator of First-Year Writing (Non-TT - renewable)Edit

Position Overview: The Merrimack College Department of English invites applications for a non-tenure track term faculty position to serve as Coordinator of First-Year Writing. This is a full-time position beginning January 2018, with possibility of renewal up to six years. In addition to teaching three first-year writing courses per semester (normally capped at 18), the Coordinator will be responsible for teacher training, course staffing, course scheduling, and assessment. Experience with Blackboard or other course-management systems required. The successful candidate will work closely with the English Department, The Writing Center, the Dean of Liberal Arts, and the Dean of Student Success and Academic Support.

Ph.D. in English or Rhetoric and Composition preferred. Candidates with a MA degree in English or Rhetoric and Composition will be considered. College teaching experience required.

To Apply: Please apply online with letter of application, CV, and three letters of reference by November 15, 2017.

Merrimack College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Apply online: https://apply.interfolio.com/46374

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Michigan State University (MI) - Fixed-Term Assistant Professor - Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures (begin Jan. 2018)Edit

The Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures seeks applicants for a full-time Assistant Professor, fixed-term, to teach in our dynamic writing programs. This is a nine-month, academic year position to begin January 1, 2018 with the initial appointment lasting through August 15, 2019. Typically, non-tenure system faculty in the Department teach three courses per semester.

Successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to teach across the undergraduate mission of the Department, although most teaching will focus on college composition, will have a proven commitment to culturally-engaged and culturally-relevantteaching practices, and will have proven experience and success in teaching diverse student populations. We are also interested in candidates who can teach multilingual language learners and who have scholarly expertise in cultural rhetorics. Successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to teach across the undergraduate mission of the Department, although most teaching will focus on college composition, will have a proven commitment to culturally-engaged and culturally-relevantteaching practices, and will have proven experience and success in teaching diverse student populations. We are also interested in candidates who can teach multilingual language learners and who have scholarly expertise in cultural rhetorics.

The Department has a strong institutional commitment to diversity in all areas and encourages candidates from underrepresented groups. The College of Arts & Letters recognizes that only an academic and organizational culture, which actively seeks out and strengthens diverse voices and perspectives among its members, results in true excellence. We are an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer. The College of Arts & Letters is particularly interested in candidates of all backgrounds who are committed to the principle that intellectual leadership is achieved through open access and pro-active inclusion.

Required Degree: Doctorate

Minimum Requirements: A PhD in rhetoric & writing or composition studies, demonstrated experience teaching first-year writing is required. Ongoing professional development and contribution to department and program initiatives is expected

Required Application Materials Applications should include: a letter expressing interest in this position and describing qualifications and experience; a current curriculum vitae; a statement of teaching/research philosophy that highlights your alignment with some of our desired qualifications; a brief summary of your experience with diversity in the classroom and/or in your past or planned research endeavors, any experience mentoring diverse students or community outreach initiatives, and an explanation of how you will advance our goals of inclusive excellence; and the names and email addresses of three potential referees.

For more information contact Malea Powell, Chair of the Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures(powell27@msu.edu).

Special Instructions: Applications must be submitted electronically to the Michigan State University Human Resources web site https://careers.msu.edu/. Review of applications will begin on October 30, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

For more information contact Malea Powell, Chair of the Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures (powell27@msu.edu).

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university activity encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.

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New York University (NY) - Expository Writing Program - Director of Writing in the Disciplines (3 yr. appt. - renewable)Edit

New York University’s Expository Writing Program (EWP) invites applications for the position of Director of Writing in the Disciplines, beginning September 1, 2018, subject to budgetary and administrative approval. This is a Continuing Contract Faculty position at the rank of clinical assistant professor. Initial appointment will be for a three-year term with the possibility of renewal for subsequent multi-year terms, as well as promotion in rank. The Expository Writing Program is an independent academic unit within the College of Arts and Science, comprised of a vibrant faculty of over 100 writers and scholars. In collaboration with the Writing Center, Writing in the Disciplines is the primary outreach initiative of EWP. The director will be charged with developing a vision and strategy for supporting writing in the disciplines and across the curriculum at NYU. Serving as part of EWP’s leadership team, the director will also work within EWP to enhance first-year writing instruction as a result of that institutional outreach and learning. Teaching load is one course per semester, with the expectation of administrative work over the summer. More information is available on EWP’s website.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a demonstrated record of leadership in writing in the disciplines or writing across the curriculum, experience in building program initiatives, and excellence in teaching writing and/or writing-intensive courses. We are particularly interested in candidates with experience working effectively with faculty from a broad array of disciplines and diverse backgrounds. A PhD is preferred, although candidates with an EdD, MFA, or other appropriate terminal degree are encouraged to apply.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications received by December 1, 2017 will receive first consideration. To apply, submit a cover letter, including a statement of teaching philosophy and a discussion of your approach to WID/WAC work and program leadership; a cv; and names of three references. We welcome applicants who can collaborate with a range of faculty and advise a range of students, including historically underrepresented individuals (people of color, LGBTQ+ people, and people with disabilities).

Please apply online to: https://apply.interfolio.com/46239 by December 1, 2017. If you have additional questions, please contact: Christine Jensch, Program Manager, Expository Writing Program christine.jensch@nyu.edu

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New York University (NY) - Expository Writing Program - Lecturers (3 yr. - renewable)Edit

New York University’s Expository Writing Program (EWP) invites applications for a number of full-time lecturers to teach intensive first-year writing courses, beginning September 1, 2018, subject to budgetary and administrative approval. Current program needs include, but are not limited to, expertise in teaching English-language learners, international students, and heritage-language speakers. These are full time, non-tenure track, renewable positions. Initial appointment is for three years, subject to successful annual review; subsequent appointment is for a three-year term, with the possibility for promotion. Lecturers will teach six courses per academic year, to be distributed 3-3 or 4-2 across the fall and spring semesters as needed. A commitment to service is also welcome. All Expository Writing Program faculty are expected to participate in faculty development; new faculty are required to attend a week-long intensive faculty orientation before the semester begins. EWP provides first-year writing courses for students at NYU’s College of Arts and Science; Meyer College of Nursing; Silver School of Social Work; Steinhardt School of Education, Culture, and Human Development; Stern School of Business; Tandon School of Engineering; Tisch School of the Arts. Individual sections typically draw from multiple schools.

Successful applicants will be strong writers who have demonstrated outstanding mastery of writing in their field and excellence in college-level teaching, and who have carefully considered the role of writing in undergraduate education. We welcome and encourage applicants from across the disciplines. Preferred qualifications include any combination of the following: 5 or more years’ experience teaching composition, creative writing, or other writing-intensive courses as the instructor of record; 3 or more years’ experience working with multilingual students, including both international students and domestic speakers of heritage languages, particularly in composition and expository writing; TESOL certification and/or a research focus on multilingual learners; experience teaching in a diverse, multilingual environment.

Minimum qualifications: PhD, MFA, or EdD (ABD considered, subject to successful completion of the PhD before the appointment begins); 3 years’ experience teaching composition, creative writing, or other writing-intensive courses as the instructor of record.

The search committee strongly encourages applications from individuals of diverse backgrounds, genders, cultures, and abilities. We welcome applicants who can advise a range of students, including historically underrepresented students (students of color, LGBTQ+ students, students with disabilities, and first-generation college students). We encourage candidates to describe, in their cover letter, how they will aid NYU in its commitment to building and maintaining a diverse community of thinkers and writers.

To apply: Applications must include a cover letter; curriculum vitae; 1-page statement of teaching philosophy; and two letters of recommendation that speak to teaching experience and effectiveness. Materials received by December 15th, 2017 will receive full consideration. To apply, go to: http://apply.interfolio.com/46787. For more information, please see the Expository Writing Program website http://cas.nyu.edu/content/nyu-as/cas/ewp.html (information can be found on the “Employment” tab).

The Faculty of Arts and Science at NYU is at the heart of a leading research university that spans the globe. We seek scholars of the highest caliber, who embody the diversity of the United States as well as the global society in which we live. We strongly encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, and other individuals who are under-represented in the profession, across color, creed, race, ethnic and national origin, physical ability, gender and sexual identity, or any other legally protected basis. NYU affirms the value of differing perspectives on the world as we strive to build the strongest possible university with the widest reach. To learn more about the FAS commitment to diversity, equality, and inclusion, please read here. (http://as.nyu.edu/content/nyu-as/as/administrative-resources/office/dean/diversity-initiative.html)

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Texas Tech University (TX) - Assistant Professor of Practice in First Year Writing (3 yr. appt. - renewable) - ADDITIONAL MATERIALS REQUESTEDEdit

The Department of English in the College of Arts and Sciences at Texas Tech University seeks an experienced and innovative educator to join its faculty as an assistant professor of practice specializing in teaching first-year writing (FYW).

We are embarking on an exciting, challenging effort to reinvigorate how we teach FYW at Texas Tech. Already we teach almost 3,000 students a semester in introduction and advanced composition. We want to increase that number, but just as important, we want to improve the experience of the students enrolled in FYW, as well as those assigned to teach it as graduate teaching assistants. The successful candidate will contribute to our efforts to remake FYW, teaching 6 large-section (100-plus students per section with breakout sessions taught by TAs) FYW courses per year, as well as mentoring graduate student teaching assistants (TAs) assigned to support that teaching.

Texas Tech University is designated as a Carnegie Tier One (Highest Research Activity) institution. It has a law school, a medical school, and colleges of Arts and Sciences, Agriculture, Architecture, Business Administration, Engineering, Human Sciences, Media and Communication, and Visual and Performing Arts. The College of Arts and Sciences is the largest of these, representing 28% of the total enrollment of 35,000. The university is located in Lubbock, a rapidly growing city of more than 300,000 on the high plains. Lubbock enjoys 260 days of sunshine every year. Mountains with skiing and other activities are only 4 hours away, and just a 5-hour drive can take you west to Albuquerque or east to Dallas-Fort Worth.

Candidates with an earned doctorate in English, specializing in composition studies, writing program administration (WPA), or a related area, with at least 5 years of university-level teaching experience, are preferred. Experience mentoring graduate student TAs is desired. In addition, experience working with diverse student populations and first-generation students is highly desirable.

Candidates who have very strong records of scholarship supported by extramural funding and who have the proven capacity or clear potential to bring externally sponsored research to Texas Tech are encouraged to apply. Service duties include program-building, as well as commitment to extra-curricular activities. Service to the department, college, and university is expected.

As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university welcomes applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.

For more information on our FYW program in English, see http://www.depts.ttu.edu/english. This assistant professor of practice position in the Department of English is 3-year appointment, contingent on successful annual and cumulative performance appraisals. After 6 years of successful work, the assistant professor of practice can be recommended by the College Dean for a continuous service appointment.

Candidates must apply online at http://www.depts.ttu.edu/hr/workattexastech/ with letter of application and vita. Dossiers will be solicited later from exceptionally qualified candidates. Applications will be accepted until October 31. Screening starts October 15. Direct inquiries to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Michael Faris (michael.faris@ttu.edu ).

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United States Military Academy (NY) - Associate Director, West Point Writing Program (Assistant Professor - Renewable-Term)Edit

The Office of the Dean at the United States Military Academy (USMA) invites applications for the position of Associate Director of the West Point Writing Program. The appointment for this renewable position (the USMA does not have tenure) will be made at the academic rank of Assistant Professor; the initial term is for three years, starting in July 2018. The Associate Director may hold a secondary appointment as a faculty member in the academic department that most closely matches her or his areas of expertise.

The successful candidate will be an innovative and accomplished teacher, scholar, and administrator. She or he will join an institution that is enthusiastically committed to developing its students as writers and communicators, having recently established three major initiatives to those ends (including a Writing Fellows Program and Writing Center now aligned under its new cross-curricular Writing Program in the Office of the Dean). More information about USMA’s growing Writing Program and its components is available at http://www.usma.edu/wpwp.  

QUALIFICATIONS:  Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Rhetoric & Composition, English, Scientific Writing, Technical or Professional Communication, or a related field. All candidates should also have promising records as scholars and teachers, be well-versed in undergraduate writing pedagogies (especially for peer-to-peer settings), and be adept communicating with faculty across diverse disciplines (particularly in workshop settings). We especially welcome candidates whose research agendas or teaching interests include communication in STEM disciplines. Expertise in the administration of a writing center as well as in teaching first-year composition, digital rhetoric, and underprepared, developing writers is also desirable. 

All candidates should be U.S. citizens who possess genuine concern for the development of enlightened, morally courageous, and resourceful military leaders, though military experience is neither required nor expected. The Department of Defense is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and USMA encourages applications from members of historically underrepresented racial and ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQI persons, and others who can help it build a more diverse, inclusive community. 

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Associate Director works closely with the Director to provide leadership for the Writing Program and its main components (including the Writing Fellows Program and Mounger Writing Center). Primary responsibilities include: assisting in the management of the Mounger Writing Center; organizing faculty development workshops; advising academic departments, relevant support units, and select staff on scholarly and professional communication; collaborating with faculty to develop pedagogical resources; supporting special events and mentoring cadets in the Writing Fellows Program; pursuing a scholarly research agenda; teaching typically four courses during the regular academic year (2/2) in the Writing Fellows Program, First-Year Composition, and appropriate academic departments; conducting additional teaching and faculty development during select parts of the summer.

APPLICATIONS: Applications must be submitted electronically and received by November 6, 2017 for full consideration. Applications should include the following materials as separate PDF attachments: a cover letter that outlines relevant scholarship, teaching, and administrative experience; a CV; unofficial graduate transcripts; a statement of teaching philosophy or brief teaching portfolio; a scholarly writing sample (not to exceed twenty pages). Applications must also include three letters of recommendation, which may be conveyed separately.  All application materials should be sent to the attention of Ms. Kristina L. Fox, Executive Officer, Department of English and Philosophy (email: kristina.fox@usma.edu). If claiming Veteran Preference, please include a DD214. Please refer to the vacancy announcement listed on the website http://www.usajobs.gov for official information.

THE INSTITUTION: Established in 1802, the United States Military Academy at West Point is consistently ranked among the nation’s top colleges and renowned for its enduring commitment to a robust liberal education in the humanities, sciences, and engineering. USMA is the only college specifically charged with preparing young men and women for service as officers in the United States Army: its unique mission is to educate, train, and inspire the Corps of Cadets so that each graduate is commissioned as a leader of character devoted to the values of Duty, Honor, and Country. USMA faculty are federal employees who earn competitive salaries and full benefits. The Military Academy is located in the Hudson Highlands, on bluffs overlooking the Hudson River, approximately forty-five miles north of New York City.

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University of California San Diego (CA) - Assistant Director, UC San Diego Marshall College Dimensions of Culture Writing Program (Academic Coordinator I - AY/ Lecturer - renewable)Edit

The University of California, San Diego, Marshall College Dimensions of Culture Writing Program (DOC) is currently looking for an Assistant Director who would be responsible for the day-to-day administration of the program. Duties include curricular development, pedagogical planning, as well as providing support, guidance and mentoring of Teaching Assistants (TAs), Non-Student Tutors, and Lecturers. The Dimensions of Culture Program Assistant Director would also serve as Instructor of Record, teaching one to three sections of DOC in each academic year.

In association with the Director, the Assistant Director designs weekly TA meetings, and implements the Fall seminar and TA Orientation. In addition, the Assistant Director establishes program research, and is actively engaged in the recruitment of prospective TAs and Lecturers.

This is an academic-year (9-month) appointment with the eligibility of continued appointment per UC guidelines. The Academic Coordinator appointment has the eligibility for reappointment and merit every 2 years. The Lecturer piece has the potential for appointment annually via the lecturer application process.

Hiring Salary Range: $50,244-$62,784 (Salary commensurate with experience) *Teaching in the summer as additional compensation may be considered.

Required Qualifications: A Ph.D./terminal degree in Composition and Rhetoric, American Studies or related fields (degree must be conferred by April 1, 2018); A record of distinguished teaching in composition or other writing programs at the college level; Demonstrated ability to teach lower-division courses that address the intersections of race, class, gender, sexuality and other categories of difference in U.S. society, history, and culture; Formal knowledge of testing/evaluations; Excellent organizational abilities to plan, prioritize and balance multiple projects/tasks; Outstanding interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work well in a team-oriented environment; Ability to work effectively and professionally with faculty, staff, and students Strong demonstrated accomplishments in areas contributing to diversity, equity and inclusion, and a desire to play a leadership role in advancing UC San Diego's commitment to achieving excellence and diversity.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience in curricular planning and development; Knowledge of research about how students learn in higher education; Experience in teaching large classes (over 100 students) is especially desirable, as is experience teaching in a research university. Applications should be submitted to the UCSD on-line application collection system, AP-On-Line Recruit, at: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01549

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The year-long Dimensions of Culture Program introduces TMC students to major issues in the history of the United States with an emphasis on the tension between the nation's founding principles and the inequality and lack of opportunity experienced by various groups over time. Topics include: successive waves of immigration; the formation of stratifications based on gender, class, "race," religion, and other categories; the social movements that struggled to fulfill the founding ideals; the role of institutions in the delivery of justice and equity, and the cultural production that has been shaped by these issues.

All three courses in the lower-division DOC sequence provide undergraduate students with a critical language that allows them to analyze social problems in an intelligent and grounded fashion. In addition to attending core curriculum faculty lectures, students will participate in small discussion sections led by graduate student Teaching Assistants. Details about the Program may be found at: https://marshall.ucsd.edu/doc/#UC-Writing-Requirement

Thurgood Marshall College, formerly known as Third College, was founded in 1970 in a period of transformative social change in the United States and the world. From its beginning, the college has enriched the lives of undergraduates with a commitment to the development of young people as both professionals and engaged citizens. In 1993, the college was named in honor of former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall. Justice Marshall is well known for his dedication to educational opportunity for all, civil rights, freedom of speech, women's rights, and the right to privacy.

The faculty, staff, and students of Marshall College are committed to furthering the ideals of Justice Marshall.

AA-EOE: The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

To apply, please visit: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01549

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University of California at Santa Barbara (CA) - Writing Program Lecturer in Composition (2 yr. appt. - renewable)Edit

Deadline for primary consideration is December 8, 2017; applications will not be accepted after December 15, 2017. The University of California, Santa Barbara, Writing Program invites applications for full-time lecturers to join a vibrant and dynamic program, beginning in the 2018-19 academic year. Lecturers teach lower- and upper-division courses, including introductory writing courses for a variety of students and advanced courses in academic, interdisciplinary, and professional areas. The Writing Program also has a professional writing minor. Additionally, Writing Program lecturers are integrally involved in program governance, development, and innovation.

Full-time lecturers hired in this search may receive two-year contracts with the possibility of renewal up to six years; at the sixth year, a lecturer may be considered for a continuing appointment, which is an ongoing contract with merit reviews every three years. Salaries are competitive and vary depending upon training and experience; appointments include full benefits. Positions are pending funding approval. For information about the UCSB Writing Program, please visit our web site, www.writing.ucsb.edu.

The minimum requirement to be considered an applicant is a Ph.D. or the completion of all requirements for a Ph.D. (or equivalent terminal degree) except the dissertation (or equivalent) at the time of application. Experience teaching writing is expected of all applicants. The Program is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service. Please complete the application process at: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01110. A complete application will include a CV, letter of application (cover letter), and at least three letters of recommendation. For your letters of recommendation you will be asked to submit the names and email addresses of your references. The online system will then contact your references with instructions about how to upload their letters. Preliminary interviews will be conducted by phone or Skype.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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University of Central Florida (FL) - Visiting Assistant Professor of Technical CommunicationEdit

Position: 37282

Job Description: The University of Central Florida (UCF) Department of English is hiring (two) one-year visiting assistant professors of Technical Communication. Successful applicants will teach in both our undergraduate Technical Communication B.A. track and in our graduate M.A. in Technical Communication. These are 9-month, non-tenure earning positions that are non-renewable. The anticipated start date is August 2018 and will entail a 3/3 teaching load.

Minimum Qualifications: A Ph.D. or ABD in English, Technical Communication, or a relevant field from an accredited institution; successful teaching experience at the university level. Terminal degree required by time of hire.

Preferences: Experience teaching technical communication; experience in online instruction; strong interest in one or more of the following areas: information architecture, usability studies, UX, digital humanities, rhetoric of science and technology, technical editing and style, ethical issues in technical communication, or related areas.

Special Conditions: Applicants applying to position 37282 will also be considered for position 38536.

Applicants who have previously served in a one-year visiting faculty appointment at UCF are not eligible.

UCF requires all applications and supporting documents to be submitted electronically through the Human Resources website, http://www.jobswithucf.com. To apply for this position, applicants must submit the following: a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, three letters of professional reference including contact information, and a writing sample (max 30 pages).

Note: please have all documents ready when applying so that they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents.

The selected candidates must provide official transcripts.

Initial interviews will be conducted via videoconference or conference call.

For more information, see http://english.cah.ucf.edu, or contact Madelyn Flammia, Search Committee Chair, at Madelyn.Flammia@ucf.edu.

All application materials must be received by November 30, 2017 to be fully considered. Review of applications will begin as they are received.

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF’s Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://eeo.ucf.edu/documents/PresidentsStatement.pdf. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

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University of Delaware (DE) - Assistant Professor in Professional Writing (Continuing-Track - renewable annually) - ADDITIONAL MATERIALS REQUESTEDEdit

The Department of English at the University of Delaware invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Professional Writing, with a specialization in Writing in the Sciences. A focus on Environmental Humanities is especially desirable. We are looking for a specialist who can contribute to our undergraduate major and writing minor, and who can contribute to our outreach to programs in the STEM disciplines. With rich interdisciplinary opportunities at UD and in the region, we are particularly interested in educators with demonstrated interest in building collaborations across disciplines or in the private and non-profit sectors. The successful candidate will be prepared to contribute to the department's record of leadership in teaching, professional engagement, and service, and will share the department's commitment to developing and supporting curricular, student, and faculty diversity.

The English Department is a dynamic and collegial collection of scholars and teachers devoted to interdisciplinary research and teaching. We include a diverse set of programs, including literary studies, creative writing, professional writing, drama, film, and ethnic and cultural studies, and our faculty lead programs in environmental humanities, disability studies, material culture studies, and journalism, among many other programs. We are home to the award-winning Colored Convention Project and are currently developing other innovative digital humanities projects as well. In addition to the English major and several interdisciplinary minors, we offer a strong English Education major that prepares students to be NCATE-certified secondary education teachers of English. We offer as well two 4+1 programs that allow English majors to earn a BA in English followed by an MA in Teaching English as a Second Language, or an MA/MPA in public policy/public administration. Our faculty are given strong support to develop educational opportunities that engage our students within and beyond the classroom.

With roots tracing back to 1743, the University of Delaware combines tradition and innovation, offering students a rich heritage along with the latest in instructional and research technology. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with diversity as one of its core values and, in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities, and people with disabilities. The University of Delaware is the recipient of a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Grant, focused on enhancing the climate of the university for women and underrepresented minority faculty. Located in scenic Newark, Delaware, within 2 hours of New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C., the University is a state-assisted, privately governed institution that enrolls approximately 17,000 undergraduates and 4,000 graduate students.

Applicants should upload a letter of application and CV at http://apply.interfolio.com/ no later than November 6, 2017. The search committee will then solicit letters of recommendation and other materials from selected applicants. Preliminary interviews will be conducted through video calls and at the Modern Language Association convention in January 2018. The start date for the position is September 1, 2018. For further information, contact search committee chair Dr. McKay Jenkins at mckay@udel.edu.

Online App. Form: http://apply.interfolio.com/45494

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University of Florida (FL) - Lecturer in Writing in the Disciplines (Continuing-Track - renewable annually)Edit

The University Writing Program (UWP) at the University of Florida, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, invites applications for the position of Lecturer to begin August 16, 2018. The position is a nine-month, non-tenure accruing appointment with the possibility of renewal and an opportunity for advancement in UF’s lecturer track. The UWP is a thriving program offering a wide range of writing-intensive courses in areas such as themed critical thinking and writing, writing in the disciplines, and professional writing. Successful candidates will also offer evidence of a strong interest in experiential learning, such as directing internships, leading study abroad courses, or perusing community-based outreach. The teaching assignment is 4/3 with possible course release for the development of significant experiential learning initiatives.

We strongly encourage applicants from historically underrepresented groups in the profession. The unit endorses the University of Florida’s value of a diverse and inclusive environment. To learn more about UF’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, see http://president.ufl.edu/initiatives/inclusion-engagement/events/.

Advertised Salary: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes a full benefits package.

Minimum Requirements: A Ph.D. is required with an emphasis in rhetoric and composition preferred. Experience teaching professional or discipline-specific writing and a documented record of excellent teaching is required.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience teaching medical science and science writing is preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicants: For full consideration, applications must be submitted online at http://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/cw/en-us/job/504943?lApplicationSubSourceID and must include: (1) a letter of interest, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) names and email address for three references. Student evaluations will be submitted upon request. An email will be sent automatically to your references, requesting them to upload their letters.

Send inquiries to: Dr. Kyle Boggs, Search Committee Chair, University Writing Program, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611 352-846-1138 kyleboggs@ufl.edu

The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications on November 15, 2017. Review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The final candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

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University of Georgia (GA) - Lecturer in Rhetoric and CompositionEdit

The English Department at the University of Georgia announces a search for a Lecturer in Rhetoric and Composition to begin in August 2018. The successful candidate will teach First-year Composition and some upper-division writing courses. The teaching load is 4/4. This is a non-tenure-track position, renewable on a yearly basis depending on satisfactory performance and the availability of funding. Lecturers may be promoted to Senior Lecturer after five years of service.

Preferred credentials are a Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition and a minimum of two years experience teaching writing; or a Ph.D. in English with academic coursework in rhetoric, composition theory and pedagogy, or professional writing and a minimum of two years experience teaching writing. Acceptable credentials are an MFA with academic coursework in rhetoric, composition theory and pedagogy, or professional writing and two years of experience teaching writing. We particularly welcome candidates with expertise in and ability to teach in one or more of the following secondary areas: digital writing and rhetoric; professional and technical communication; multimodal composition; new media; writing analytics; and multilingual writing.

Additional information and applications may be filed online at UGA FacultyJobs: http://facultyjobs.uga.edu/postings/3008. Qualified candidates should submit the following materials: a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, names and email address of three references, and a Teaching Portfolio. The closing date for applications is January 15, 2018, review of applications will also begin on this date. The Search Committee Chair is Christy Desmet, who can be reached at cdesmet@uga.edu.

The University of Georgia, located in Athens, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religion, national origin, or veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (facultyjobs@uga.edu). Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests.

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University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA) - Assistant Director of the Writing Program (Non-TT Lecturer)Edit

The University Writing Program in the College of Humanities and Fine Arts at the University of Massachusetts Amherst (http://www.umass.edu/writingprogram/) invites applications for the Assistant Director at the rank of Lecturer.

This is a full-time academic-year (9-month) non-tenure track position with a start date of September 1, 2018. The position is renewable and requires a minimal summer commitment.

The Assistant Director contributes to curricular development and teacher training for UMass's award-winning and nationally-recognized Writing Program. The position offers the unique opportunity to work with graduate teaching associates and undergraduate students. In addition to working collaboratively with other Writing Program staff members to carry out the mission to teach writing to our over 4200 first-year students, the successful candidate will teach two sections of College Writing per year plus two practica on the teaching of writing to graduate students. The successful candidate must be willing to participate in the day-to-day operations of a large university writing program including maintaining regular daily office hours, participating in staff meetings and joint projects, mentoring graduate teaching associates, leading and organizing curricular initiatives, responding to student and teacher emergencies, and collaborating with key university departments and programs. Additionally the successful candidate will co-lead and collaboratively plan the annual new teachers' week-long orientation taking place prior to fall semester.

Specialization in digital or multi-modal composition, multi-lingual writers, and/or writing pedagogy addressing social, political, and cultural differences preferred.

For further details about the position and application instructions please visit: http://umass.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=91108

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University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA) - Director of the Writing Center and Western Massachusetts Writing Project (Non-TT Lecturer)Edit

The University Writing Program in the College of Humanities and Fine Arts at the University of Massachusetts Amherst (http://www.umass.edu/writingprogram/) announces a search for the Director of the Writing Center and Western Massachusetts Writing Project at the rank of Lecturer.

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University of Massachusetts Dartmouth (MA) - First-Year English LecturersEdit

English Department University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

The Department of English at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth seeks full-time lecturers for our First-Year English program faculty, to begin September 2018. UMass Dartmouth is located in the south coast of Massachusetts, less than an hour's drive from Boston, Providence, and Cape Cod. Our institution recently earned doctoral-research status and remains committed to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education.

These lecturer positions have a 4/4 course-load, a two-year, renewable contract with benefits, and access to on-going professional development and service opportunities. Lecturers' primary responsibilities are to teach in the two-semester sequence of First-Year English and to advise students within the College of Arts and Sciences. Lecturers with appropriate training may be asked to teach other department courses; summer and online teaching opportunities are also available.

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ABD in rhetoric/composition, English, or closely related field required; Ph.D. preferred
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composition, or developmental reading/writing

To apply: Please submit one PDF file including a cover letter describing interest and qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae, names of 3 referents, and a one-page teaching philosophy to: http://careers.umassd.edu/dartmouth/en-us/job/493705/fulltime-lecturerenglish.

Teaching portfolio and letters of reference will be requested of finalists.

Formal review of applications begins December 15, 2017, and continues until the position is filled. Initial interviews will take place in January 2018.

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University of Michigan-Dearborn (MI) - LEO Lecturer III in Composition and Rhetoric (Professional and Technical Writing)Edit

The Department of Language, Culture and Communication (Composition and Rhetoric Discipline) invites applicants for a full-time lecturer in Composition and Rhetoric, with a specialization in Professional and Technical Writing, to teach 6 courses per year (18 credits) starting September 1, 2018.

The Composition and Rhetoric discipline administers the general education writing requirement, campus writing center and an undergraduate Certificate in Writing. The discipline also collaborates closely with interdisciplinary programs including the university's honor's program, the first-year seminar program, and women and gender studies, and frequently engages in varied programming with units like the English Language Proficiency Programming and the HUB for Teaching and Learning.

Expectations for the position include teaching in the university's general education writing program, especially two dedicated professional writing courses (COMP 270: Technical Writing for Engineers and COMP 280: Business Writing & Rhetoric) and service obligations. The candidate may also teach some upper level writing courses as needed by the discipline or department.

This is a term limited position (1 to 4 years) with a university year appointment (September 1 through April 30), with possibilities for renewal and promotion to Lecturer IV.

The appointment is subject to final approval by the College.

Required Qualifications: A strong record and experience teaching technical and professional writing at the collegiate level, including familiarity with current/best practices using computer-mediated pedagogies; An M.A. in Composition and Rhetoric or a closely-aligned discipline; and A strong teaching record and experience teaching first-year composition courses at the collegiate level.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience working with second-language writers and other diverse students; A PhD in Composition and Rhetoric; Knowledge of best practices in course, program, and writing placement assessment; Field experience in professional, technical, or business writing.

To ensure full consideration, preliminary application materials (letter and CV) must be received by November 5, 2017 through Interfolio.com, Job ID# 25397.

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University of Notre Dame (IN) - Asst. Teaching Professor of Writing and Rhetoric (Non-TT - renewable)Edit

University Writing Program, 205 Coleman-Morse, Notre Dame, IN 46556 http://uwp.nd.edu/

The University Writing Program of the University of Notre Dame invites applications for the position of Assistant Teaching Professor of Writing and Rhetoric. This is a full-time, renewable, non-tenure track position in a dynamic writing program serving undergraduate students. The person hired will teach first-year writing, serve as a mentor to graduate student and other instructors, and contribute to the intellectual life of the program. Our courses are capped at 14-16 students.

We seek applicants with strong teaching records and a commitment to program development.

Requirements: A PhD or ABD in rhetoric and composition. Relevant qualifications include knowledge of one or more of the following: writing across the curriculum; computer-mediated writing instruction; English as a second language instruction; community-based learning; assessment. At least three years of teaching experience in rhetoric and composition is desirable.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Closing Date: November 1, 2017

Application Instruction: The University of Notre Dame is using Interfolio's ByCommittee to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account. Submit application materials to Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/43633. Cover letter, CV, and three letters of recommendation are required.

For more information about the University Writing Program at Notre Dame, visit: http://uwp.nd.edu.

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University of Notre Dame (IN) - Associate Director, University Writing Center (Non-TT - renewable)Edit

The University Writing Program of the University of Notre Dame invites applications for the position of Associate Director of the University Writing Center. This is a full-time, renewable, non-tenure track faculty position in a dynamic writing program serving undergraduate students. The person hired will teach first-year writing and help administer the day-to-day operations of the Writing Center under the supervision of the Director. Duties include assisting in the training, supervision, and mentorship of all undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral Writing Center tutors, as well as the coordination of student instruction through the Center’s programs. In addition, the Associate Director will assist the Director in facilitating communication about writing instruction among programs and departments on campus as part of Notre Dame’s new Writing Across the Curriculum initiative.

We seek applicants with strong teaching records and a commitment to writing center instruction.

Requirements: A PhD or ABD in rhetoric and composition. Relevant qualifications include knowledge of one or more of the following: writing center theory and pedagogy; writing across the curriculum; computer-mediated writing instruction; English as a second language instruction; community-based learning; assessment. At least three years of teaching experience is desirable.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Closing Date: November 1, 2017

Application Instruction: The University of Notre Dame is using Interfolio's ByCommittee to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account. Submit application materials to Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/43635. Cover letter, CV, and three letters of recommendation are required.

For more information about the University Writing Program at Notre Dame, visit: http://uwp.nd.edu.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT STATEMENT: The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).

MLA JIL 9/29/17

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University of Oregon (OR) - Instructor of English (Composition Program) - renewableEdit

The University of Oregon’s English Department invites applications for non-tenure-track positions of Career Instructor in English to teach in the Composition Program beginning September 16, 2018. The Composition Program is one of the largest units on campus, serving approximately 7000 students per year. Successful applicants will join a vibrant teaching community of Career Instructors and graduate student teachers, whose teaching and research interests include multilingual writing, social justice, critical race theory, environmental studies, digital humanities, and writing studies. Teachers have opportunities for professional development and participation in program development. Recent and upcoming activities include teacher-organized reading and discussion groups on inclusive pedagogies and on difficult classroom conversations and a symposium on anti-racist writing assessment. We seek candidates specializing in Rhetoric and Composition or a closely related field. Competitive applicants will have training and recent full-time experience teaching college-level argumentative writing to students from diverse backgrounds. The course load is 3 per term, totaling 9 courses per year, teaching primarily in the lower division writing courses: WR 121 (Written Reasoning as Discovery and Inquiry), WR 122 (Written Reasoning as a Process of Argument), and WR 123 (Written Reasoning in the Context of Research). Typical enrollment in Composition Program courses ranges from 18-23 students per course. Depending on training, experience, and departmental needs, some Career Instructors may be asked to teach in other areas. We especially encourage applicants with experience and/or training in multilingual writing, digital pedagogies, or other scholarship that foregrounds underrepresented people and epistemologies in the university. All teaching positions in English involve student advising, departmental service, and participation in program assessment. We particularly welcome applications from candidates who are from populations historically underrepresented in the academy, and/or who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds.

This is a non-tenure-track, nine-month, renewable position at 1.0 FTE. Annual contracts are renewable for the first four years of employment, followed by a two-year renewal. Career Instructors are eligible for promotion to Senior Instructor after 18 terms of teaching. Salary floor is $39,292, and salary will be commensurate with experience. The University of Oregon offers a competitive benefits package. Minimum Requirements: M.A. in Rhetoric and Composition or a closely related field; previous training and recent full-time experience teaching college-level argumentative writing to first-year students from diverse backgrounds; Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition or a closely related field preferred.

The University of Oregon is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this effort. In particular, candidates should describe previous activities mentoring students from underrepresented groups. The University of Oregon strongly encourages applications from underrepresented communities.

Candidates are asked to apply on line at http://www.academicjobsonline.org by submitting an application letter, a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, a teaching history, and evidence of successful teaching by November 15, 2017 or until the post has been filled. If you are unable to use this online resource, please contact engl@uoregon.edu to arrange alternate means of submitting application materials.

Apply at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/Oregon/English/10228

Deadline: Nov. 15

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University of Tampa (FL) - Assisstant Professor of English and Writing (renewable contract)Edit

The Department of English and Writing at the University of Tampa is pleased to invite applications for a term (renewable contract) faculty position in English and Writing to begin in August 2018.

The University of Tampa is a medium-sized, comprehensive, residentially-based private institution of 8,913 undergraduate and graduate students. The University is ideally situated on a beautiful 110-acre campus next to the Hillsborough River, adjacent to Tampa's dynamic central business district, which is a growing, vibrant, diverse metropolitan area. UT reflects this vibrancy; with 20 consecutive years of enrollment growth UT boasts 229 student organizations, a multicultural student body from 50 states and 140 countries, and "Top Tier" ranking in U.S. News and World Report.

Our ideal candidate will be a dedicated teacher with demonstrable experience in and enthusiasm for Academic Writing (AWR) and writing pedagogy. The teaching load will be 28 credit hours per year, consisting of seven four-hour AWR courses (100, 110, 111, 101, or 201). In addition to teaching duties, successful candidates will contribute to the Academic Writing Program by participating in curricular initiatives, taking part in committee work, and developing collegial exchanges with peers.

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in English or related field; college- or university-level experience teaching Academic Writing; and demonstrated scholarly/professional activity. Candidates with experience in programmatic assessment, student placement, developmental writing, and/or curriculum development are encouraged to apply.

Committee will begin reviewing applications on January 1, 2018.

For details and to apply online, please visit our website at https://ut.edu/jobs Applicants should be prepared to attach a cover letter detailing teaching experience, a current curriculum vita, a scholarly writing sample, a statement about scholarship interests, a one-page teaching philosophy for Academic Writing, and a copy of graduate transcripts.

The University of Tampa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, gender identity, veteran status or any other non-job related criteria. The University invites applications from underrepresented groups and those who have academic experiences with diverse populations.

MLA Jil 11/17/17

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See also: Humanities and Social Sciences Postdocs 2017-18Edit

Demographics for 2017-2018 Rhet-Comp Job SearchEdit

When you add yourself to one of the categories below, don't forget to add one to the Total number at the bottom!

MA:

MFA:

ABD (early):

ABD (will finish this academic year): 5

Ph.D. in hand (one-year, VAP, Lecturer, post-doc): (VAP); (post-doc); (lect); Clin Prof (non TT): 2

Ph.D. in hand (unable to find full-time academic employment at the moment):

Ph.D. in hand (full-time employment in academic administration):

Assistant Professor: 1

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Full Professor:

Clinical Professor: 1

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Total: 8


FIELDS

Primarily working in rhet/comp: 3

...primarily working in a field besides rhet/comp (with strong rhet/comp background):  1

...primarily working in a field besides rhet/comp (without strong rhet/comp background):

Candidates whose primary specialization is technical / professional communication: 1

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