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Assistant Professor: Professional Writing and/or Journalism

University of North Carolina Wilmington

Assistant Professor, Professional Writing and/or Journalism

http://www.uncw.edu

We invite applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in Professional Writing and/or Journalism, beginning August 2006. Required: a PhD with a concentration in professional writing, rhetoric, and/or journalism and a demonstrated commitment to research and teaching. Responsibilities will include teaching such undergraduate and graduate courses as magazine writing, editing, journalism, professional writing, and rhetorical theory. Preference will be given to candidates experienced in teaching with technology. All tenure-line faculty participate in teaching basic studies courses in composition or literature. Candidates should expect to engage in an active and productive research agenda as well as contribute to departmental and college service. To apply, please complete the online application process available on the Web at http://consensus.uncw.edu. A letter of application, vita, and contact information for three professional references should be addressed to Keith Newlin, Search Committee Chair, and attached to the online application—not emailed, mailed, or faxed. Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF attachments are preferred. For questions regarding the online application process, contact Jane Bullock at (910) 962-3764. Under North Carolina law, applications and related materials are confidential personnel documents and not subject to public release. The search committee will conduct interviews at the MLA Convention in Washington. UNCW, ranked among the top ten regional public universities in the South, is located in an historic coastal resort city and is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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