Advanced Assistant or Associate Professor Rhet/Comp Louisiana State University

Rhetoric and Composition/Tenure-track

Louisiana State University
Department of English
Baton Rouge, LA 70803

In the fourth year of an initiative that will eventually add fourteen professorial positions to our faculty, the Department of English at Louisiana State University invites applications for a position in Rhetoric and Composition to teach in its undergraduate Writing and Culture Concentration and its graduate courses in Rhetoric and Composition Studies. Specialization open, but interest in one or more of the following is a plus: histories of rhetoric or composition theory and pedagogy, literacy studies, new media studies, or writing program administration. The position is tenure-track with preference at the rank of advanced Assistant or Associate Professor.

Required Qualifications: Earned doctoral degree in Rhetoric and Composition, English, or related field; evidence of innovation and excellence in teaching and research.

Competitive salary. Very attractive teaching load.

An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check. Screening begins October 31, 2006, and will continue until candidate is selected. Interviews will be conducted at the Modern Language Association Convention in Philadelphia, PA, December 27-30, 2006. Applications will be acknowledged in writing.

Please send letter of application, vita (including e-mail address), and dossier (or three letters of recommendation) to Search Committee, ATTN: Ms. Kieu Nguyen, Department of English, Louisiana State University, Ref: Log #0753, Baton Rouge, LA 70803-5001.