Assistant Professor of Writing at Grand Valley State University

The Department of Writing at Grand Valley State University is seeking to fill a tenure-track position beginning August, 2008. A Ph.D. in English, Rhetoric/Composition, or Writing is required for appointment at the assistant level. The typical teaching load is 3 courses per semester and may include first-year composition and a range of courses in our curriculum, including courses in style and professional writing. Candidates are required to have expertise in one or more of the following areas: business/workplace communication, professional writing, digital rhetoric, visual rhetoric, or composition studies. In addition, study or experience in one or more of the following areas is desirable: genre study, style, program development and administration, and WID. Please see our website for details about our curriculum and the range of writing courses we offer, excluding those in creative writing. All candidates should have a promising record of teaching, publication, and service in a university setting. Apply online at http://www.gvsujobs.org. Include CV and cover letter addressed to Professor Dan Royer. The online application system will allow you to attach these documents electronically. If you need assistance or have questions, call Human Resources at 616-331-2215. Review of applications will begin November 5, 2007, and the position will remain open until filled. We will interview candidates in Chicago, IL during the MLA convention. GVSU is an EO/AA institution.

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