Tenure-track positions (3) at UNCW

We're seeking candidates for three tenure-track positions this fall, with openings in rhetoric and composition, professional writing and English education. All three job ads follow; feel free to email me with any questions at ashed@uncw.edu.

Diana Ashe

1) Assistant Professor, Rhetoric and Composition
Department of English, UNC Wilmington

We invite applications for an assistant professorship beginning August 2008. Required: doctorate in English or a closely related field with a concentration in rhetoric and composition and demonstrated commitment to teaching. The successful candidate will have opportunities to teach undergraduate courses in rhetorical theory, composition pedagogy, and/or literacy studies as well as graduate seminars in his or her scholarly specialty. Course listings and descriptions can be found at http://www.uncw.edu/english. Typical teaching load for research-active faculty is three courses per semester; all faculty teach basic-studies courses in composition or literature.

To apply, please complete the online application process available on the Web at http://consensus.uncw.edu. A letter of application, vita, and contact information for three professional references should be addressed to Christopher Gould (gouldc@uncw.edu), search committee chair, and attached to the online application--not emailed, mailed, or faxed. Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF attachments are required. Review of applications will begin October, 15, 2007, and continue until the position is filled. Finalists will be invited to interview at MLA. Under North Carolina law, applications and related materials are confidential personnel documents and not subject to public release.

UNC Wilmington is located in an historical coastal resort city. UNCW is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

2) Assistant Professor, Professional and Technical Writing
Department of English, University of North Carolina Wilmington

We invite applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in professional and technical writing, beginning August 2008. Required: doctorate in English, PTW, or a closely related field and demonstrated commitment to teaching. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in professional and technical writing. Course listings and descriptions can be found at: http://www.uncw.edu/english. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise and demonstrated research potential in intercultural communication, visual rhetoric, organizational communication, and/or research methods. The strongest candidates will have experience teaching in technology-rich environments and be prepared to engage in research as well as to contribute to departmental and university service. Typical teaching load for research-active faculty is three courses per semester; all faculty teach basic-studies courses in composition or literature.

To apply, please complete the online application process available at http://consensus.uncw.edu. A letter of application, vita, and contact information for three professional references should be addressed to Diana Ashe (ashed@uncw.edu), search committee chair, and attached to the online application—not emailed, mailed, or faxed. Adobe PDF or Microsoft Word attachments are required. Review of applications will begin October 15, 2007, and continue until the position is filled. Finalists will be invited to interview at MLA. Under North Carolina law, applications and related materials are confidential personnel documents and not subject to public release. UNC Wilmington is located in an historical coastal resort city.

UNCW is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

3) Assistant Professor, English Education
Department of English, University of North Carolina Wilmington

We invite applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship beginning August 2008. Required: doctorate in English or closely related field, with substantial work in children's or adolescent literature as well as secondary English education, and demonstrated commitment to teaching. The successful candidate will have opportunities to teach courses in children's and adolescent literature, writing for teachers, and other courses appropriate for future educators, as well as graduate seminars in his or her scholarly specialty. Course listings and descriptions can be found at http://www.uncw.edu/english/ . Candidates should expect to engage in research as well as contribute to departmental and university service. Typical teaching load for research-active faculty is three courses per semester; all English faculty teach basic-studies courses in composition or literature.

To apply, please complete the online application process available at http://consensus.uncw.edu . A letter of application, vita, and contact information for three professional references should be addressed to Keith Newlin (newlink@uncw.edu ), search committee chair, and attached to the online application--not emailed, mailed, or faxed. Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF attachments are required. Review of applications will begin October 15, 2007, and continue until the position is filled. Finalists will be invited to interview at MLA. Under North Carolina law, applications and related materials are confidential personnel documents and not subject to public release. UNC Wilmington is located in an historical coastal resort city.

UNCW is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

UNC Wilmington, one of 16 constituent institutions of the University of North Carolina, has consistently achieved regional and national recognition for its emphasis on quality undergraduate education, enriched by graduate and research programs, and the value of its education offerings.

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