Two Tenure-Track Positions in Writing and Rhetoric

The Department of Writing and Rhetoric at Oakland University seeks applicants for two tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 15, 2009.

Position #993899 -- First Year Writing: The successful candidate will teach first-year composition, develop and teach undergraduate courses for our new major in Writing and Rhetoric, develop and teach graduate courses, and pursue an active research agenda. Expected teaching assignment is 3/2.

Position #992666 -- Writing and New Media: The successful candidate will develop and teach undergraduate courses in new media for our new major in Writing and Rhetoric, develop and teach graduate courses in new media, and pursue an active research agenda. Expected teaching assignment is 3/2.

A Ph.D. or ABD in Rhetoric and Composition by August 15, 2009 and demonstrated effectiveness in teaching writing with technology on the post secondary level are required. Areas of interest include but are not limited to: new media instruction, undergraduate curriculum development and faculty development, writing center theory, WAC/WID, National Writing Project administration, professional writing, or assessment.

Submit a letter of application indicating the position you are applying for and describing your research and teaching interests, a detailed CV, a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information for three references. Send materials to: Writing and Rhetoric Search Committee, Department of Writing and Rhetoric, Oakland University, Rochester, MI 48309-4492. Review of applications will begin in November and continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, applications should be received by December 1, 2008.

Oakland University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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