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Page for academic positions in Rhetoric and/or Composition that start in 2018.

Last Year's Page: Rhetoric/Composition 2017

Other relevant wiki pages: Communication and Media Studies 2017-2018, English Literature 2017-2018, New Media and Digital Humanities 2018, and Community Colleges 2018

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Bowie State University (MD) - TT Asst. Professor of EnglishEdit

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

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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Lehigh University (PA) - TT Assistant Professor of Composition-RhetoricEdit

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.

LINK: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9280

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

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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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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VISITING POSITIONS / Limited-Term AppointmentsEdit

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!

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Ph.D. in hand (one-year, VAP, Lecturer, post-doc): (VAP); (post-doc); (lect); Clin Prof (non TT):

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Candidates whose primary specialization is technical / professional communication:

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