Assistant Professor of English, tenure-track position to begin August 2007. Specialist in Rhetoric and Professional Writing. Ph.D., scholarly potential, and demonstrated commitment to undergraduate teaching required. Teaching load of four courses per semester will include freshman composition, an advanced composition course in public writing, and courses in a recently added Rhetoric and Professional Writing concentration. Send letter of application, vita, transcripts, statement of philosophy of teaching and research goals, and three letters of recommendation to Search CommitteeÂProfessional Writing, Department of English and Modern Languages, Longwood University, 201 High Street, Farmville, VA 23909.
The Writing Program anticipates the following vacancies. Priority will be given to applications received by November 15th.
Director: Two- or three- year (renewable) position that may lead to tenure. AUC has a rapidly developing program in Rhetoric and Composition; the successful hire will help create and establish MA degree, add courses to the creative writing focus, and establish an already proposed writing minor. The position requires commitment to promoting effective teaching for freshmen and specialized upper level courses, experience with program administration and curriculum development, and a Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition. Duties include selecting and supervising a faculty of 30+, encouraging faculty development and program assessment activities, and serving as liaison to university departments. Rank open. Position # WP-1.
Washington State University at Tri-Cities was established to meet the educational and social needs of the larger community (both southeastern Washington and throughout the state). WSU-TC is a publicly-supported urban commuter college serving both traditional and non-traditional students, and is part of the greater Washington State University system.
The Department of English is seeking an Assistant Professor (ABD is acceptable) to teach introductory and intermediate college composition courses (3/3 load). The ideal candidate will be able to assume responsibility for the Writing Center and will be an integral part of the growing freshman writing program as WSU-TC begins admitting freshmen in August, 2007 (current students are upper-division only). Though not a tenure-track position, the 3-year contract is renewable, and duties will include participation on a variety of faculty committees and other responsibilities, as assigned by the Director of Liberal Arts.
Rhetoric and Composition. Tenure-track Associate or Assistant Professor, available August 17, 2007. Responsibilities: administration of University Writing Program; teach and develop undergraduate and graduate courses in Rhetoric and Composition. Direct Graduate Students.
Minimum qualifications: earned doctorate in Rhetoric and Composition, or related field of English; three years experience in Writing Program Administration; record of sustained scholarship, publications and presentations in primary area(s) of scholarship; six semesters successful college teaching.
Preferred qualifications: Research and graduate teaching experience in Rhetoric and Composition; record of effective teaching; knowledge and experience with writing across the curriculum or writing in the disciplines; experience with overseeing the application of computer technology to writing instruction; familiarity with a National Writing Project site.
Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Composition Studies who will help direct the Northern Virginia Writing Project, beginning Fall 2007. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Rhetoric, Composition, English, or English Education, along with experience and/or scholarship in K-12 teaching and in composition pedagogy. Additional research interests in one or more of the following areas preferred: writing across the curriculum, writing-to-learn, assessment, teaching of literature.
Candidates should demonstrate the potential for excellence in scholarship and undergraduate and graduate teaching. They should also demonstrate an interest in curriculum and program development. After three years as associate director, the candidate will become director of the Writing Project. The Northern Virginia Writing Project, established in 1978, currently serves over 1900 educators each year, K-University, with a summer institute, in-service courses, conferences, and workshops. The 3/2 course load includes undergraduate teaching opportunities in general education (composition and advanced composition with WAC emphasis) and upper-division nonfiction writing, as well as graduate courses in rhetoric, composition instruction, and theories of composition. The successful candidate will join a dynamic department whose faculty participate in the New Media Group in English, B.A. concentration in nonfiction writing, M.A. in professional writing and editing, M.A. in the teaching of writing and literature, writing across the curriculum program, technology across the curriculum initiatives, and the university-wide writing center.
Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Professional/Technical Writing, to begin Fall 2007. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in professional or technical communication, rhetoric, composition, or a related field. Strong background in technology required. Research and teaching interests in one or more of the following areas preferred: computers and writing, writing in the workplace, governmental or organizational communication, visual communication, usability studies, and ethnography.
GMU is located in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, with strong opportunities for research collaborations with government and industry. Candidates should demonstrate the potential for excellence in scholarship and undergraduate and graduate teaching. They should also be interested in curriculum and program development, including establishing a Ph.D. The 3/2 course load includes undergraduate teaching opportunities in general education (composition and advanced composition with WAC emphasis) and upper-division technical and digital writing, as well as graduate courses in rhetoric, web design, editing, and technical writing.
Tenure-track Advanced Assistant or Associate Professor in Rhetoric and Composition, to begin Fall 2007. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Rhetoric, Composition, or English and a strong record of publication in Rhet/Comp. Research and teaching interests in one or more of the following areas preferred: rhetorical history/theory, visual rhetoric, multicultural and/or feminist rhetorics, ethnography, genre theory.
In addition to an active publishing agenda, candidates should be strong graduate and undergraduate teachers and demonstrate an interest in curriculum and program development, including establishing a Ph.D. The 3/2 course load includes undergraduate teaching opportunities in general education (composition and advanced composition with WAC emphasis) and upper-division nonfiction writing, as well as graduate courses in rhetoric, composition instruction, and theories of composition. The successful candidate will join a dynamic department whose faculty participate in the New Media Group in English, B.A. concentration in nonfiction writing, M.A. in professional writing and editing, M.A. in the teaching of writing and literature, Ph.D. in Cultural Studies, writing across the curriculum initiatives, and the university-wide writing center.
Assistant or Associate Professor of English and Writing Program Administrator
The University of Texas at Arlington invites applications for the tenure track or tenure position of Assistant or Associate Professor of English and Writing Program Administrator (WPA), starting in the Fall semester of AY 2007-08; the WPA has a 2/1 teaching load per academic year, including undergraduate and graduate teaching, and thesis and dissertation supervision. The WPA will work with and supervise the Director of the First-Year English Program (FYEP), the Director of the Writing Center, and the Coordinator of Developmental English. The WPA will also be responsible for supervising graduate teaching assistant training and coordinating outcomes assessments for the individual programs listed above as well as for the English Department as a whole. Additional duties will include serving as a liaison between the English Department and other University departments and programs, providing leadership and assistance in the development of cross-disciplinary writing programs and initiatives. The WPA must be an active researcherâ€”preferably in two or more of the following areas: writing program theory and administration, writing center theory and administration, assessment, pedagogy of writing, writing across the curriculum (WAC), and writing in the disciplines (WID). Additional research or experience in ESL, technical writing, educational technology, distance learning, learning communities, or service learning is desirable. Minimal qualifications are a PhD in English, Rhetoric, Composition, or a related field as well as experience as a writing program administrator or a similar administrative position. Salary and rank are commensurate with credentials/experience; salary is based on a nine-month contract. Summer teaching is a possibility. Located in the Dallas-Forth Worth metropolitan area, UT Arlington is rated a Doctoral/Research Extensive University by the Carnegie Foundation and offers an M.A. and Ph.D. in English. Applications must be postmarked no later than November 15 if applicants wish to be considered for an MLA interview. Position open until filled. Send letter of application, writing sample, and CV to Professor Kevin Porter, Chair, WPA Search Committee, English Department, P.O. Box 19035, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX 76019-0035. Email contact: email@example.com. UT Arlington is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.