Kansas State University Assistant Professor in Composition/Rhetoric

Tenure-track position. Ph.D. in Composition/Rhetoric or related field, with Ph.D. in Composition/Rhetoric preferred. Demonstrated excellence in teaching, evidence of research and publication or its potential required. Areas of expertise should include one or more of the following: rhetoric, digital or new media, literacy studies, gender studies, and composition theory. Additional areas of interest include technical / professional writing, linguistics, and writing program administration. Opportunities to develop innovative interdisciplinary pedagogies and mentor graduate students. Commitment to diversity required. Demonstrated commitment to program development and experience with diverse clients or students desirable. Five course per year teaching load.

Send letter of application and c.v. (dossiers/writing samples requested later) to Karin Westman, Head, English Dept., ECS Building, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506. Review of applications begins November 5 and continues until the position is filled. Kansas State is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

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