Assistant Professor, Rhetoric and Composition, UTK
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Tenure-Track Assistant/Advanced Assistant Professor in Rhetoric and Composition
University of Tennessee-Knoxville
Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition or related fields by August 1, 2007. Along with evidence of effective teaching, they should show promise of distinguished scholarship that addresses both rhetoric and composition and emphasizes at least one of the following areas: research methods and design, literacy studies, composition theory, and theories of pedagogy. Interest and experience in writing program administration and TA training are desirable. We also welcome candidates with secondary interests in ethnic rhetorics, literacies, and/or languages (e.g., African-American rhetorical cultures, digital literacy, second language writing, and global Englishes). Duties include active participation in both graduate and undergraduate programs, plus significant research and publication. Salaries and teaching loads are competitive, and our endowment provides ample support for research and travel. UT, a "Doctoral/Research Extensive" institution, is the flagship university in the state system. The university welcomes and honors people of all races, creeds, cultures, and sexual orientations, and values intellectual curiosity, pursuit of knowledge, and academic freedom and integrity. Applications due by November 1, 2006, but the search will remain open until the position is filled. Send letter of application, vita, and 1-2 page abstract of dissertation or recent research project to David Goslee, Associate Head, Department of English, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996-0430. The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services.