Lecturer in Speech



Dartmouth College seeks applications for the position of Lecturer in Speech. This is a full-time position with an appointment for three years beginning in the fall of 2011, with a possibility for renewal after the initial term. The successful candidate will help shape a growing and exciting speech component of the Institute for Writing and Rhetoric. Primary teaching responsibilities include limited-enrollment, highly interactive courses in public address. Courses such as the history of rhetoric, political communication, new media and rhetoric, persuasion, or related topics in the candidate's area of expertise will round out the five-course annual teaching load. (Dartmouth is on a quarter system.) The Lecturer position includes participating in and leading professional activities, including workshops, and providing service to a variety of individuals, departments and programs.
Qualifications: Ph.D. in Communication; excellent teaching experience and innovative ideas about teaching speech; a dynamic research agenda.
Dartmouth College combines a commitment to innovative scholarship with dedication to excellent teaching. One of the most diverse institutions of higher education in New England, Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer, has a strong commitment to diversity, and in that spirit encourages applications from women and minorities.
How to Apply:
Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, one page philosophy of teaching statement, a writing sample, and sample teaching evaluations to:
Chair, Speech Search Committee Institute for Writing and Rhetoric, HB 6250, 204 Baker Library Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, 03755
or submit applications electronically to <Hope.Rennie@dartmouth.edu>.
Applicants should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent under separate cover to the same address. Application review will begin on October 15, and continue until the position is filled. Preliminary interviews will be conducted at the NCA convention.

Additional information: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~writing/speech/