Assistant Professor--Composition/Rhetoric (Research Methods)

The University of Alabama invites applications for a tenure-track appointment as Assistant Professor in Composition/Rhetoric specializing in composition research methodology. Desired secondary area: assessment; critical pedagogy; history of rhetoric; or ethnic, cultural, or working class rhetorics. The position begins 8/16/07. Develop and teach graduate and undergraduate courses; maintain active research and publication agenda. Typical teaching load is 2/2.

Minimum qualifications: PhD in Rhetoric/Composition, English, or related field; experience teaching composition at the college or university level; publications and/or presentations in area of specialization; ability to teach core courses in composition/rhetoric PhD program. Preferred qualificaitons: dissertation in composition research methodology; writing program administration.

Send letter of application, cv, unofficial transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation to:

Search Committee Chair
Assistant Professor in Composition/Rhetoric Position
English Department
The University of Alabama
Box 870244
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0244

Submit applications by OCTOBER 30, 2006 for best consideration. Search continues until position is filled. Applications from Women, Minorities, People with Disabilities, and Veterans encouraged. The University of Alabama is an EEO/AA employer