Positions at Oakland University, Rochester MI

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The Department of Rhetoric, Communication & Journalism at Oakland University (Rochester, MI) seeks applicants for two tenure-track positions at the rank of assistant professor beginning fall 2007 for the Rhetoric and Writing Studies program.

The successful candidates will teach first-year composition and upper-division courses for our proposed Rhetoric & Writing major, will develop new courses for the major, and will pursue active research agendas. Expected teaching assignment is 3/2.

Required: PhD in Rhetoric and Composition in hand by fall 2007 and demonstrated excellence in teaching writing on the post-secondary level. Preferred: experience teaching with new technologies. Areas of interest might include: literacy and new technologies, visual literacy, writing across the curriculum, history of rhetoric, pedagogy, or rhetorical theory.

Submit letter of application indicating research and teaching interests, detailed CV, one-page statement of teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information for three references to andersen@oakland.edu. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, applications should be submitted by March 25, 2007. CCCC interviews possible.

Oakland University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. See http://www2.oakland.edu/rht/ for more information on the Rhetoric program.