Full-time, tenure-track faculty position in Professional Writing and Business Communications

Blackburn College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, faculty position in the Department of English and Communications to teach courses in Professional Writing and Business Communications beginning Fall 2014. Small classes and a unique work program provide opportunities to mentor undergraduate students in a variety of contexts. The normal teaching load is twelve hours each semester. Required qualifications include: earned doctorate in rhetoric, communications, or a closely related field. Strong preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate strong interest in teaching and student scholarship; experience teaching courses such as introductory and upper level courses in Professional Writing, Public Relations, Advertising, and/or Journalism, and professional experience in a related field. Please send a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, and contact information for at least three professional references to Human Resources, Office of the President, Blackburn College, 700 College Avenue, Ludlum 209, Carlinville, IL 62626, or ann.allen@blackburn.edu. Applications will be considered until the position is filled. EOE. No Phone Calls or Walk Ins.