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Associate Professor--Writing Center Director

The University of Alabama will be hiring an associate level, tenure-track Writing Center Director. The Director will join the composition/rhetoric faculty at UA's English Department and will work with the Director of Composition to create and design a renovated Writing Center. The position begins 8/16/07.

The Director will be responsible for training, mentoring, and supervising tutors; conducting writing center research and assessment; creating and holding writing workshops; developing campus and community outreach; developing an on-line writing center; teaching graduate courses in the department's PhD program in composition and rhetoric; and teaching undergraduate courses as needed.


Assistant Professor--Composition/Rhetoric (Research Methods)

The University of Alabama invites applications for a tenure-track appointment as Assistant Professor in Composition/Rhetoric specializing in composition research methodology. Desired secondary area: assessment; critical pedagogy; history of rhetoric; or ethnic, cultural, or working class rhetorics. The position begins 8/16/07. Develop and teach graduate and undergraduate courses; maintain active research and publication agenda. Typical teaching load is 2/2.

Minimum qualifications: PhD in Rhetoric/Composition, English, or related field; experience teaching composition at the college or university level; publications and/or presentations in area of specialization; ability to teach core courses in composition/rhetoric PhD program. Preferred qualificaitons: dissertation in composition research methodology; writing program administration.