Director of Writing Programs, U of Central Florida

U of Central Florida
English, PO Box 161346 Orlando FL 32816
Associate or Full Professor in Rhetoric/Composition, Director of Writing Programs

The Department of English at the University of Central Florida seeks an associate professor or professor in Rhetoric/Composition to serve as Director of Writing Programs, overseeing both the Composition Program and University Writing Center. Candidates should have a strong publication record demonstrating the applicability of their research to the theory and practice of college composition. Experience directing a composition program (including hiring and training instructors) is also desirable, as is expertise in computers and composition and the ability to contribute to the Texts and Technology Ph.D. program (see The position requires a Ph.D. from an accredited institution, demonstrated excellence in scholarship and teaching, and the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses. Position begins August 2008. The Department has over 60 full-time faculty and awards the B.A. in three fields, a graduate certificate in professional writing, the M.A. in three fields, the M.F.A. in creative writing, and a Ph.D. The sixth largest university in the country, UCF is located in Orlando, Florida, one of the most dynamic metropolitan areas in the U.S.

Send letter of interest, curriculum vitae, an article-length writing sample, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Dawn Trouard, Interim Chair, Department of English, University of Central Florida, P.O. Box 161346, Orlando, FL 32816-1346. Review of applications will begin on March 24 and will continue until the position is filled. Because of our commitment to diversity, we actively seek applications from women and minorities. UCF is an EO/AA employer. Search documents may be viewed by the public upon request, in accordance with Florida Statute.