Assistant Professor of Writing, Grand Valley State University
The Department of Writing at Grand Valley State University is seeking a
tenure-track assistant professor (specialty open) in rhetoric and
writing beginning August, 2009. A Ph.D. in English, Professional
Writing, Rhetoric/Composition, or Writing is preferred by time of
employment. The typical teaching load is 3 courses per semester.
Candidates are required to have expertise in one or more of the
following areas: applied rhetorical analysis, cultural rhetoric,
professional writing, technical communication, or digital and visual
rhetoric. In addition, study or experience in document production and
design, nonfiction, genre study or style is a plus.
Please see our website for details about our curriculum and the teaching
assignments associated with rhet/comp and professional writing faculty.
The Department of Writing (170 writing majors) offers a unique and
dynamic undergraduate degree program offering a B.A. in Writing, with
emphases in both creative and professional writing that encourage
multi-genre study. The University (24,000 students) is part of a
thriving Greater Grand Rapids community (pop.550,000).
All candidates should have a promising record of teaching, publication,
and service in a university setting.
How To Apply: Apply online at http://www.gvsujobs.org. (available
within the next few days) 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.
We will begin reviewing applications on November 3. We will notify those
we would like to interview at the San Francisco MLA by November 24.