Assistant Professor, Rhetoric/Composition - George Mason University

George Mason University seeks a tenure-track assistant professor in Rhetoric/Composition, to begin Fall 2013. Applicants should have research and teaching interests in rhetorical theory, composition theory, and the history of rhetoric; secondary areas in visual/digital rhetorics, professional writing, or feminist rhetorics preferred. Required: Ph.D. in rhetoric, composition, or related field.

The 2/2 course load includes undergraduate teaching opportunities in composition, advanced composition, upper-division nonfiction writing, and graduate courses in rhetoric and composition theory.

The Department of English offers an undergraduate minor and concentration in rhetoric and writing along with MA concentrations in the Teaching of Writing and Literature and Professional Writing & Rhetoric. The department will be starting a PhD program in Rhetoric and Writing, slated to begin Fall 2013. For more information about the department, visit

Submit application, letter, c.v., and writing sample to (position F6846Z.) Send three letters of recommendation to Douglas Eyman, GMU English Department, MSN 3E4, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax VA 22030. Review of applications begins October 16. Initial interviews will be held at MLA and via Skype.