Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Composition--Purdue University

Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Composition   

The English Department at Purdue University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professorship in Rhetoric and Composition. Applicants must have a demonstrated interest in writing program administration, particularly undergraduate writing curriculum development, as well as in new media and applications of technology in writing courses. Teaching load is 2-2, including a graduate practicum in the teaching of composition, other graduate and undergraduate rhetoric and composition courses, and service on Ph.D. dissertation committees. Ph.D. in rhetoric and composition required. Starting date: August 18, 2008. Review of applications begins Nov. 1, 2007, and will continue until position is filled. Interviews at MLA. Send letter of application, c.v., writing sample, and three letters of recommendation addressing scholarship and teaching strengths to Professor Nancy Peterson, Assistant Head, Department of English, 500 Oval Drive, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2038. Purdue University is an Equal Access/Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women and candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.