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Job Announcement: Assistant Professor Rhetoric and Composition

2012 February 27
by smonani

University of Sciences

Philadelphia, PA

The assistant professor in Rhetoric and Composition should possess a doctorate in English (or a closely related field) with a specialization in college-level writing or rhetoric.  Training or experience in writing across the curriculum, applied writing (including scientific, technical, business, and/or public relations), new media studies, or multicultural rhetorics is highly desirable.  The candidate should have a minimum of three years’ experience teaching writing at an institution of higher education.  Preference will be given to a candidate with teaching experience and/or a research specialization related to science or technology.  An active research agenda is expected.

Duties include teaching first-year writing, professional writing, and general education courses.  The individual hired for this position will be expected to actively contribute to curriculum development and assessment initiatives.  Other duties may be assigned by the Director of Writing Programs. Graduate teaching is possible. Teaching load is 3/3.

Candidates should submit a letter of application, CV, unofficial copies of graduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a summary of recent teaching evaluations.

Address your application materials to:  Dr. Justin Everett, Chair, Rhetoric and Composition Search Committee, University of the Sciences, 600 S. 43rd St., Philadelphia, PA  19104.  Submit application materials directly to  Review of applications will begin March 1 and continue until the position is filled.  Only electronic applications are accepted.

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