Tenure Track Position, Florida International University

Position Announcement: The English department at Florida International University is hiring a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Rhetoric/Composition, with a secondary field in the long 18th c. Primary expertise must be in rhetoric and composition. Desired areas of interest include, but are not limited to, ethnic rhetorics, global Englishes, professional writing, and new media. Teaching will include undergraduate and graduate courses primarily in rhetoric/composition and, secondarily, in the long 18th century.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in English/Composition, record of scholarly activity, and college teaching experience. Experience teaching with technology is desired.

Salary is competitive. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample to the Chair of the Rhetoric/Composition Search Committee at Florida International University, Department of English, DM 453, University Park Campus, 11200 S.W. 8th Street, Miami, Florida 33199. Application deadline is November 10, 2006. Interviews will be held at MLA.

Please send any questions about the position to Kimberly Harrison at kimberly.harrison@fiu.edu.