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Page for academic positions in Rhetoric and/or Composition that start in 2019.

Last Year's Page: Rhetoric/Composition 2018

Other relevant wiki pages: Communication and Media Studies 2018-2019, English Literature 2018-2019, New Media and Digital Humanities 2019, and Community Colleges 2019

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Salary information for past years: Rhetoric/Composition Salaries for AY 2016-17, Rhetoric/Composition Salaries for AY 2014-15 and Rhetoric/Composition Salaries for AY 2015-16

See Also: Rhetoric and Composition Journals.

For job announcements, see the WPA Job Board and the WPA Listserv Archive. Rhet-Comp positions are also advertised at the Chronicle Job Board, InsideHigherEd Careers and HigherEdJobs Board.

See also: http://rhetmap.org/ (Mapping Rhetoric and Composition Jobs).

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Blackburn College (IL) - TT Professor of English (begin Jan 2019)Edit

Blackburn College, a private liberal-arts college with a student-managed work program located in Carlinville, Illinois, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Professor of English, with primary teaching duties in First Year Writing. Required qualifications include a Ph.D. in Composition/Rhetoric or English, demonstrated excellence in teaching, and at least two years of experience teaching First-Year Writing. Additional courses may be taught in literature, creative writing, and/or gender and women's studies depending on candidate's expertise. Experience working in peer-tutor writing centers strongly preferred, as is interested in joining a campus community that promotes diversity, respect, and inclusion. Blackburn seeks to build an inclusive faculty and administration that can engage the interests of a diverse student population; diverse candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please send a letter of application addressing the above expectations and the promotion of a diverse and inclusive campus, CV, a teaching portfolio, and names/addresses/telephone numbers/e-mail addresses of three to five references to: Human Resources, 700 College Ave., Ludlum 215, Carlinville, IL 62626 or hr@blackburn.edu.

Position begins January 2019. For full consideration, please submit application materials by August 20, 2018. If the position is not filled for January start date, it will remain open until filled for August 2019 start date. The successful applicant must provide proof of authorization to work in the United States. Blackburn College is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

Blackburn College is a small, residential liberal arts college noted for its high academic standards. Additionally, Blackburn is one of the eight federally-recognized Work Colleges and has the only work program managed by students. The college has a long-standing commitment to access and affordability, and recently joined the ranks of 70 national colleges and universities to meet student need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. The stimulating teaching and learning environment, coupled with the experience and leadership gained through the Work Program, results in an average of 98% of graduates in full-time employment or graduate school within six months of graduation, based on an average 96% survey response rate.

Blackburn College is located in Carlinville, Illinois, a small, rural community between Springfield, Illinois, and St. Louis, Missouri. The college enjoys a very positive relationship with the community. Carlinville has been called one of the "Best Small Towns in America," and is also the seat of Macoupin County, home to the majestic Macoupin County Courthouse. Carlinville offers a slice of small-town Americana, with excellent public schools, brick streets around the town square, many parks, and historical homes and buildings, all within an easy drive of the more urban centers of St. Louis, Missouri and Springfield, Illinois.

HigherEdJobs.com

Deadline: 20 Aug. 2018

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Old Dominion University (VA) - Associate Professor of English/Associate Chair of Writing Studies (begin Jan. 2019)Edit

Old Dominion University invites applications for an Associate Professor of English with a specialization in composition and rhetoric to serve as Associate Chair of Writing Studies in the Department of English to begin January 2019. We seek a teacher/scholar who will provide leadership, coordination, and vision for all aspects of the English Department’s Writing Program: its Writing Center, General Education Writing and Literature Program, and the Writing for College Success Program. Staff will include a Writing Program Administrator who currently oversees our two-tiered composition requirement and manages all the part-time faculty who teach general education courses in English, a Writing Center Director who oversees the tutoring of students from across the University and trains/supervises tutors, a Writing for College Success Director who oversees the administration of the writing sample placement tests required for all incoming students, and who recruits/trains instructors for our developmental writing classes.

The position requires a Ph.D. in composition and rhetoric or a closely related field, a strong publication record and research program meriting appointment as an Associate Professor with tenure, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, proven accomplishment in writing program and/or writing center administration. The Associate Chair of Writing Studies will teach a 1/1 course load per academic year; courses may range from first-year writing to doctoral courses in composition pedagogy or qualitative research methods.

The successful applicant will commit to an initial three-year term (renewable) to serve as Associate Chair of Writing Studies, with an additional stipend for required summer administration. ODU offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

Please submit a letter of application, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of administrative philosophy, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three references to https://jobs.odu.edu. Application review will begin on August 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Campus interviews are planned for September.

Old Dominion University, located in the City of Norfolk in the metropolitan Hampton Roads region of coastal Virginia, is a state-assisted, Carnegie doctoral/research-extensive institution that serves its students and enriches the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world through rigorous academic programs, strategic partnerships, and active civic engagement. Its 24,000 students, including over 6,000 graduate students, form a diverse and multicultural community in six academic colleges. The English Department is the largest department in the College of Arts and Letters, with a six-track undergraduate major and four graduate programs, including a Ph.D. program with strengths in rhetoric and writing studies.

Old Dominion University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Texas Christian University (TX) - Lillian Radford Chair in Rhetoric and CompositionEdit

The English Department at TCU invites applications for the Radford Chair, specialization open.

Established in 1983, the Radford Chair is the oldest endowed chair in rhetoric and composition in the United States. TCU has one of the earliest rhetoric and composition graduate programs in the nation, training PhDs specializing in writing studies since the early 1970s. Previous chairs include Winifred Horner, Susan Jarratt, Jan Swearingen, and Richard Enos.

The position includes a 1-1 load, a generous research fund, and a dedicated graduate research assistant.

The Radford chair should have produced significant, influential scholarship in rhetoric, composition, literacy studies, or related fields. We seek candidates whose lived experiences would prove resourceful in mentoring students and colleagues of diverse backgrounds. Named and endowed chairs in TCU's English department carry responsibilities for providing leadership of curricular innovation and professional development of colleagues. We seek scholars with a sustained research agenda and a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching.

The English Department and the University are committed to and actively pursuing diversity, equity, and inclusion. TCU has both well-established and emergent academic programs in Women and Gender Studies, Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies, African American and Africana Studies, Latina/o Studies, Native American Studies, Middle East Studies, and Asian Studies that grant a variety of graduate certificates, majors, minors, and emphases. The ideal candidate would contribute to one or more of these academic fields. We are a department that values a variety of research approaches, graduate and undergraduate teaching, and professional service. Shared enterprises such as the Center for Digital Expression provide opportunities for bridging literacy, literature, and writing studies.

Position Requirements: To apply, sign in online at https://tcu.igreentree.com/CSS_Faculty and upload a letter of application, CV, and a one-page 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 15 September 2018 and will continue until this position is filled.

Required: PhD in English, Rhetoric and Composition, Literacy Studies, or related fields; currently tenured at the rank of advanced associate or full professor.

A private, secular institution of 10,000 students located in the nation's fourth-largest metropolitan area, TCU is a highly selective teaching and research university.

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.

Online App. Form: https://tcu.iGreentree.com/CSS_Faculty/CSSPage_Referred.ASP?Req=2018-F040

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Visiting Positions / Limited-Term Appointments / Postdocs / Other Non-TT PositionsEdit

See also: Humanities and Social Sciences Postdocs 2017-18Edit

Demographics for 2018-2019 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: 1

MFA: 1

ABD (early):

ABD (will finish this academic year): 3

Ph.D. in hand (one-year, VAP, Lecturer, post-doc): (VAP); (post-doc); (lect); Clin Prof (non TT): 1

Ph.D. in hand (unable to find full-time academic employment at the moment): 1

Ph.D. in hand (full-time employment in academic administration):

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Total: 4


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