Assistant Professor at U. of Nevada, Reno

*** Assistant Professor--Rhetoric and Composition The University of Nevada, Reno Department of English announces a tenure-track position in rhetoric and composition, to be filled at the level of assistant professor. Primary expertise must be in rhetorical theory and composition studies. Desired areas of secondary specialization include, but are not limited to, ESL or second-language writing, critical race studies/ethnic rhetorics, technology studies, new media, discourse studies, and secondary education. The faculty member will teach intermediate and advanced undergraduate courses, graduate seminars, and Core Writing classes as part of a dynamic faculty that includes a growing number of specialists in rhetoric and composition. Our tenure-track faculty who teach and mentor in the graduate program and engage in scholarly research typically teach a 2/2 load. A strong record of research is expected as well as experience and promise as an excellent teacher. PhD must be completed by July 1, 2007. Competitive starting salary. The University of Nevada requires job applicants to submit materials electronically at http://jobs.unr.edu/professional, where formal position announcements may be located by keyword or under College of Liberal Arts, Department of English. To apply, complete the brief form and submit your letter of application and CV in .doc or .pdf format. All applications must be submitted electronically no later than November 1, 2006. The search committee will interview at MLA in Philadelphia. For additional information about the University of Nevada Department of English, see http://www.unr.edu/cla/engl or view http://jobs.unr.edu for complete position announcement and requirements. The university is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. http://www.unrsearch.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=51629 ***
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