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Assistant Professor in African-American Rhetoric

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF RHETORIC AND COMPOSITION (AFRICAN-AMERICAN RHETORIC)

The Department of English at Auburn University invites applications for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor in Rhetoric and Composition, emphasizing African-American rhetoric and pedagogy to begin Fall semester 2007. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

The teaching load is 3-2, with assignments in upper-division and graduate courses in rhetoric and/or composition (we offer a concentration in rhetoric and composition at the undergraduate level), but with some teaching in the core curriculum (freshman composition)and/or junior-level writing.

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Composition-Rhetoric and Ethnic American Literature (TT)

Assistant Professor of English, Composition and Ethnic American literature. The Willamette University English Department invites applications for a tenure-track position primarily in Composition, preferably with a strong preparation in either Latino/a literature or Native American literature. Ideal candidates will have the Ph.D. and publications in their field, and will be prepared to teach writing and literature courses, to participate in the continual development of writing across the curriculum at Willamette, and to assist in directing the Writing Center. Applications should include a short essay (1000 words maximum) on your approaches to teaching and your expected contribution to a department both generalist and interdisciplinary. Please send essay, letter of application, vitae, and contact information for three references to Gretchen Flesher Moon, Chair, Department of English, Willamette University, 900 State Street, Salem, Oregon 97301. Review begins 3 November 2006.
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Asst Prof of English in Secondary Education

Northwest Missouri State University
English, Maryville, MO 64468
Assistant Professor of English

Tenure-track Assistant Professor with specialty in Secondary Education, beginning August 2007, to teach a 4/4 load, with one quarter release time for supervising student teachers and program coordination. Teaching includes general education freshman composition and literature classes as well as classes in area of specialty. Earned doctorate, successful teaching experience at the college level, student support, departmental and university service, and ongoing scholarship required. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Summer teaching dependent on departmental needs. Send letter of application, vita, unofficial transcripts, and three letters of reference to Dr. Michael Hobbs, Chair, Department of English, Colden Hall, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO 64468. Screening will begin November 1st and will continue until position is filled. Application will be acknowledged by letter. Inquire to Mhobbs@nwmissouri.edu or (660) 562-1265. Northwest is an equal opportunity employer.

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Instructor in English with Comp/Rhet Specialization

Northwest Missouri State University
English, Maryville, MO 64468
Instructor of English

Renewable, non-tenure track Instructor position, beginning August 2007, to teach a 4/4 load of developmental writing, general education freshman composition, and advanced composition courses. Generalist with expertise in composition and developmental English highly desirable. Masters degree and successful teaching experience at the college level required; student support and university service expected. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Send letter of application, resume, unofficial transcripts, three letters of reference, and contact information for three additional references to Dr. Michael Hobbs, Chair, Department of English, Colden Hall, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO 64468. Screening will begin on November 15th and will continue until the position is filled. Interviews at the 2006 MLA convention in Philadelphia. Application will be acknowledged by letter. Inquire to Mhobbs@nwmissouri.edu or (660) 562-1265. Northwest is an equal opportunity employer.

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Asst Prof of English in Comp/Rhet

Northwest Missouri State University
English, Maryville, MO 64468
Assistant Professor of English

Tenure-track Assistant Professor with specialty in Composition and Rhetoric, beginning August 2007, to teach a 4/4 load. Specialization in developmental composition, technical/workplace writing, first-year composition, or assessment desirable. Teaching includes at least fifty percent general education writing courses with some opportunity to teach upper-level or graduate writing courses. Earned doctorate, successful teaching experience at the college level, student support, departmental and university service, and ongoing scholarship required. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Summer teaching dependent on departmental needs. Send letter of application, vita, unofficial transcripts, and three letters of reference to Dr. Michael Hobbs, Chair, Department of English, Colden Hall, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO 64468. Screening will begin November 15th and will continue until position is filled. Interviews at the 2006 MLA convention in Philadelphia. Application will be acknowledged by letter. Inquire to Mhobbs@nwmissouri.edu or (660) 562-1265. Northwest is an equal opportunity employer.

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Open-rank Composition Director position at the University of Southern Mississippi

The English Department at The University of Southern Mississippi seeks to hire a tenure-track or tenured specialist in composition and rhetoric studies (rank open) to teach courses in writing and pedagogy and to direct the program in first-year writing. The University of Southern Mississippi is a Ph.D. granting institution that has an established commitment to service learning and has recently developed a Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) initiative that includes an expanded Writing Center and promotes curricular innovation and pedagogical development. The candidate will have an opportunity to take a leading role in promoting and developing the WAC initiative. The University serves a diverse population that includes many first-generation and non-traditional students; the institution and surrounding region offer rich opportunities for those interested in researching language and literacy in diverse communities.

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Assistant Director, University Center for Writing-based Learning

Assistant Director of the University Center for Writing-Based Learning

The new University Center for Writing-based Learning at DePaul invites applications for a full-time (12-month) position as one of two Assistant Directors The successful applicant will support the Director in the development, implementation, and maintenance of writing initiatives and resources (including training materials, assignments, and classroom activities) for the Liberal Studies Program and major schools and programs across the university. Successful, independent delivery of writing workshops and one-to-one consultation with faculty from across the university expected, as well as co-supervision of graduate students involved in the Center’s Graduate Assistant Liaison Program. The Assistant Director for Faculty Development will teach three courses per year (one per quarter) in the First-Year Writing program.

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Assistant Professor of English

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 Committee­Professional Writing, Department of English and Modern Languages, Longwood University, 201 High Street, Farmville, VA 23909.

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WPA, Assistant Professors, and Instructors

Cairo is wonderful and safe; AUC is a terrific place to work. We are growing toward becoming our own departmemnt this year! Feel free to ask me about it: lbreslin@aucegypt.edu or l_breslin@yahoo.com

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.

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Assistant Professor at Washington State University, Tri-Cities

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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.

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