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English-Director of Composition

The English Department at Missouri State University anticipates an August 2008 opening for a Director of Composition. See www.missouristate.edu/academicopenings for full description of position. Please direct further inquiries to Dr. W.D. Blackmon, bgressel@missouristate.edu, Missouri State University, 901 South National, Springfield, MO 65897, 417-836-6565. EO/AA

Director of Composition

Missouri State University, Department of English seeks candidates for a tenure-track assistant or associate professor of English to serve as director of composition. Duties include teaching two courses in writing, composition theory, or writing pedagogy each semester; supervising graduate teaching assistants; and developing the department's composition curriculum. Requirements include a Ph.D. in rhetoric or composition theory by the time of appointment; record of effective teaching; publications or promise of publications; and active participation in professional organizations. Experience or documented interest in composition curriculum development and composition program administration strongly preferred.
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