Professor of Composition and Rhetoric/Writing in the Disciplines - Expedited Search

Job Ad for Senior Hire: Director of Writing in the Disciplines
Expedited Search: Spring-Summer, 2007

Professor of Composition and Rhetoric/Writing in the Disciplines at the University of Vermont. Tenured Associate or Full Professorship with tenure home in the Department of English, to be assigned full time as a teacher of teachers who will create and lead the university’s new four-year writing in the disciplines initiative. May also choose to teach an occasional undergraduate course or M.A.-level seminar in English. The Director of Writing in the Disciplines reports to the Provost. Ph.D. in suitable area and published scholarship in composition and rhetoric as well as experience in writing in the disciplines and/or first-year programs required. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; the committee will begin screening applications immediately.

Candidates must apply online at, attaching a letter of application, curriculum vitae with contact information for three references, and 20-30-page writing sample. Use position requisition number 031881 to find the posting on the website. Please do not send unsolicited materials via email or U.S. mail.

Direct inquiries to Professor Robyn R. Warhol, Search Committee Chair, Department of English, at

The University of Vermont in Burlington, Vermont is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. The Department is committed to increasing faculty diversity and welcomes applications from women and underrepresented ethnic, racial and cultural groups and from people with disabilities.