Associate Professor in Rhetoric and Technical Communication
Department of English
North Carolina State University
Position Vacancy Number: T06-41-0614
The Department of English at North Carolina State University seeks an Associate Professor to join its programs in technical communication, professional writing, and digital media in August 2007. We seek both applications and nominations.
Position Description: Duties include teaching and developing graduate and undergraduate courses in technical communication, digital media, professional writing, and/or rhetoric of science and technology (3-2 base teaching load). Duties also include advising students, maintaining an active research and publication program, and engaging in professional and university service.
English, 802 W. Belden, Chicago, IL 60614
Associate Professor in English
The English department invites applications from accomplished, senior teacher-scholars in rhetoric and composition who have established ongoing research agendas in one or more of the following fields: history/theories of rhetoric, genre studies, teaching English at the secondary level, digital literacies, technical and/or professional writing, workplace writing. The successful candidate will be expected to play a leadership role along with other senior faculty in support of a large Master of Arts in Writing program and an emerging undergraduate major track in Writing and Rhetoric. Significant experience and interest in writing program administration is highly desirable in a department that staffs the directorships of First-Year Writing and the University Center for Writing-based Learning.
English, 802 W. Belden, Chicago, IL 60614
Assistant Professor in English
The English Department invites applications for a tenure-track position in rhetoric and composition at the rank of Assistant Professor, starting in September 2007. We are particularly interested in candidates with specializations in technical and/or professional writing, and expertise in one or more of the following areas: workplace writing, digital literacies, new media studies, genre studies. Applicants must have the PhD in hand by September 2007, demonstrated expertise in teaching, and an active scholarly agenda.
The individual in this position (full-time, 10-month) is responsible for coordination of writing tutorial services, assisting with the College's writing portfolio program, and providing appropriate tutorial services for writing across the curriculum.
Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):
Conducts effective tutorials in writing and related areas
Coordinates the department's writing tutorial schedule
Conducts workshops on a variety of topics
Prepares instructional materials
Evaluates writing portfolios and assists with monitoring this program
Develops strategies to attract students to use tutorial services, attend workshops, and achieve successful writing portfolios
Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor
With a commitment to increasing diversity, the Baylor Department of English announces a tenure-track, rank-open line for a Rhetoric and Composition specialist, to begin Fall 2007. Upper-division undergraduate courses in our Professional Writing major. Also an occasional graduate seminar on a topic in Rhetoric/Composition Studies. Ability to teach Technical Writing. Active researcher with publications accepted and/or in print. Baylor is a Baptist University affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor encourages minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities to apply. Applicants should be able to affirm Baylor's Christian identity and mission. Applications will be reviewed beginning 16 October 2006, and will be accepted until the position is filled. MLA interviews. To ensure full consideration, applications should be completed by 28 November 2006. The position requires a letter of application, a c.v., and a dossier including at least three letters of recommendation, to be mailed to Professor Maurice Hunt; Chair, Department of English; One Bear Place #97404; Baylor University; Waco, Texas 76798-7404.
My colleagues, Tim Peeples, Paula Rosinski, and Michael Strickland, and I are excited to announce and invite applications for the following tenure-track faculty position in the Professional Writing and Rhetoric (PWR) program at Elon University, in Elon, North Carolina. If you or someone you know is particularly enthusiastic about working closely with colleagues to make a rhetorically focused professional writing education come alive for an undergraduate population, please consider applying or encouraging interested colleagues to apply.
The ad below offers a description of the position, as well as some introductory information about the English major concentration in Professional Writing and Rhetoric.
Drexel University is seeking an Assistant Professor of English to serve as the Director of the Freshman Writing Program, housed in the Department of English and Philosophy (www.drexel.edu/coas.engphil). This full-time, tenure-track appointment begins in July 2007.
Duties of the Director of the Freshman Writing Program would include setting the goals and objectives of Drexelâ€™s first-year writing program; designing, developing, and continually improving the programâ€™s curriculum; administering freshman writing courses (between 90 and 120 sections each term); supervising and coordinating faculty; and representing the Program within the university and in writing program administration organizations. The successful candidate will be an active voice in the planning and development of Drexel writing initiatives. In fulfilling these duties, the Director will have the help of the Assistant Director of the Writing Program.
Miami University of Ohio served as the Institutional Home of the Council of Writing Program Administrators for two decades.
I'm pasting in Lillian Bridwell Bowles recent WPA-L post from Baton Rouge.
From: Writing Program Administration on behalf of Lillian B Bowles
Sent: Fri 8/18/2006 11:39 AM
Subject: Post-Katrina, Life in America Writing Assignments
Dear WPA Colleagues,
I met a new first-year writing instructor last weekend who told me that she and her husband are in utter culture shock after their move from another state to Louisiana. The conditions here are still desperate for many Louisianians as we brace for more potential hurricanes. Displaced children