Assistant or Associate Professor - Composition/Rhetoric - Wayne State University

2012-13 Search – Composition/Rhetoric
Department of English, Wayne State University

Composition/Rhetoric – Assistant or Associate Professor

The Department of English at Wayne State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor or tenured Associate Professor in Composition/Rhetoric with a specialization in technical and professional communication and/or new media writing and rhetoric.

PhD required at time of appointment. Composition/Rhetoric is one of the three concentrations in the PhD program in the English Department at Wayne State. Wayne State University is an urban research university with the highest Carnegie designation of RU/VH [Research University, very high research productivity]. The teaching load in the English Department is 2-2.

The WSU Jobs site will open on or around October 1, 2012. All applications must be submitted online. To submit an application, applicants should go to and upload the following: letter of application, CV, and one 20-25 page writing sample (double-spaced). Applicants should also arrange to have 3 letters of recommendation sent to Ellen Barton, Chair, Department of English, Wayne State University, 5057 Woodward, Detroit, MI, 48202. All materials are due by November 1, 2012.

Wayne State University offers more than 370 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 31,000 students in metropolitan Detroit. Wayne State is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.