The Position: The Department of Writing invites applications for a non-tenure-track, visiting assistant professor position for the 2010-2011 academic year. The successful candidate must have experience teaching college writing and should be a specialist in rhetoric and composition, technical writing, or closely related field. Duties include teaching first-year composition with the possibility of also teaching technical writing or writing for new technologies. The successful candidate should have the capacity to teach, research, advise, and provide leadership, and may also have a secondary emphasis in linguistics or creative writing.
Minimum Qualifications: College writing teaching experience and advanced degree in Rhetoric and Composition, Technical Communication, or closely related field. PhD preferred. ABD will also be strongly considered.
Application: Review of applications begins June 21, 2010 and will continue until filled. Electronic submission of materials is encouraged. Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for four references to:
Dr. Scott Payne, Chair,
Department of Writing,
College of Fine Arts and Communication,
University of Central Arkansas,
201 Donaghey Avenue, Thompson 308,
Conway, AR 72035