Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Professional Communication, New Mexico State University
Expertise in digital literacies, new media theory and production, and
critical theories of technologies. Prefer candidate with background in
some combination of visual and spatial rhetorics; workplace or community
communications; related developments in globalization or localization of
information; multimodal interaction and application.
Ph.D. and teaching experience required; publications preferred. All
requirements for the Ph.D. completed by date of hire in August 2008.
The Department of English offers the B.A. in English, the M.A. in English
(with emphases in literature, pedagogy, and rhetoric and professional
communication), the M.F.A. in Creative Writing, and the Ph.D. in Rhetoric
and Professional Communication. All tenure-track faculty contribute to
undergraduate and graduate programs in English and to the undergraduate
general education program through courses in literature and writing.
New Mexico State University is the only land-grant institution ranked by
the Carnegie Foundation in the top research category, Research-Extensive,
and classified as a Hispanic-serving by the federal government, with a
minority enrollment over 48%. Home to the state's NASA Space Grant
Program, NMSU is located in Las Cruces, which features desert mesas, the
farmlands of the Rio Grande Valley, and the Organ Mountains, an extension
of the Rocky Mountain chain.
Application screening begins October 31, 2007; position remains opens
until filled. Please send letter of application with current CV, writing
sample, and dossier (with three letters of recommendation) to Dr. Patti
Wojahn, Chair, Search Committee, Department of English, MSC 3E, Box 30001,
New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM 88003.
NMSU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We encourage
applications from women and minorities.