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Adams State College (CO) - Asst. Professor, Rhet/Comp[edit | edit source]

Adams State College invites applications for a tenure-track position in Composition and Rhetoric at the Assistant Professor level (Position #FA1201). We seek a specialist in Rhetoric and Composition to take a leadership role in first-year writing, writing across the curriculum, and advanced writing courses within the department. Duties: teaching and developing undergraduate courses in developmental through advanced composition. Course load is 4/4; may be adjusted in light of nonteaching duties. Successful candidate will help develop a planned Master of Arts in Humanities with an Emphasis in English. Excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service required for promotion and tenure. Our collegial department is committed to serving diverse students, many of whom are the first in their families to attend college.

Qualifications: Ph.D. (ABD near completion considered) in Rhetoric and Composition. Evidence of successful teaching experience. Ability to perform position description. Special consideration given to applicants with expertise in digital rhetoric, new media studies, composition in secondary schools, or writing center administration.

Salary: Low to upper 40s. Competitive benefits package.

Send a letter of application addressing interest in and qualifications for this position, and indicating how teaching at Adams State College, a small college in a rural environment with economically and culturally diverse students, will align with your goals. Complete application will include a CV; undergraduate and graduate transcripts (copies accepted; official transcripts required at time of appointment); list of courses taught; list of five professional references; and three current recommendation letters (at least two must address teaching experience). No electronic applications accepted.

Send all materials to: David Mazel, Chair, Department of ETC, Adams State College, 208 Edgemont Blvd. Alamosa, CO 81101, (719) 587-7862.

Complete applications received before March 19, 2012 will receive full consideration. Applications will be acknowledged by letter.

Adams State College is a state-supported, primarily undergraduate institution in the rural San Luis Valley about 3.5 hours from both Denver and Albuquerque. Our mission stresses opportunity and access for all students and the inherent educational value of diversity. We are designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution. Enrollment has grown significantly in recent years. Major campus construction projects have upgraded our lovely 90-acre campus into a dynamic, student-centered higher education facility. All English and composition classes are offered in a newly-renovated, wired building with tech-equipped classrooms. Information about the college and department may be found at http://www.adams.edu. Information about the community and region can be found at http://www.alamosa.org/

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Albion College - Visiting instructor of professional writing including multimedia journalism - DEADLINE PASSED[edit | edit source]

ALBION COLLEGE. Three-year, non-tenurable, renewable position in professional writing including multimedia journalism beginning fall 2012.

Master’s degree in relevant field required. Candidates must have experience in professional writing including multimedia journalism, particularly in editing, and broad intellectual interests. Responsibilities include beginning and advanced classes in multimedia journalism and editing, advising the online student newspaper, and composition. The English Department has a long-term commitment to diversity in the curriculum and in its faculty and to excellence in teaching and scholarship. 3/3 teaching load (includes one unit each term devoted to advising the student newspaper including students who are earning credit). Please email letter of application and current cv to Ian MacInnes, chair of the English Department, at imacinnes@albion.edu no later than January 3, 2012.

Albion College is a private liberal arts college of 1517 students situated in a culturally diverse community in south-central Michigan within an hour's drive of the University of Michigan, Michigan State University, and Western Michigan University. Albion is dedicated to the highest quality in undergraduate education and committed to diversity as a core institutional value. The College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is especially interested in candidates who will contribute to a campus climate that supports equality and diversity. Visit our Web site at http://www.albion.edu.

MLA JIL 4 November 2011

Deadline: January 3, 2012

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Alcorn State University, Assistant Professor, WID/QEP Director - CAMPUS INTERVIEW SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

Alcorn State University, an HBCU located in west central Mississippi, invites applications for a tenure-track English faculty/administrative position beginning July 1, 2012 or earlier. The successful candidate will direct the University's Quality Enhancement Plan, Writing Matters, a five-year Writing in the Disciplines initiative to improve undergraduate writing. Qualifications include a terminal degree in Rhetoric and Composition; an energetic, collaborative, and productive leadership style; and a record of teaching, scholarship, and service. Minimum course load is 1/1. Experience in writing program administration, writing in the disciplines, and assessment is preferred. The university's QEP can be viewed at http://sacs.alcorn.edu/Sacs/forms/QEP.aspx.

Applicants should submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, official transcripts, and three professional references to Cynthia Scurria, Chair of English, 1000 ASU Drive #120, Alcorn State, MS 39096-7500. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2011 and continue until position is filled.

Alcorn State University is part of the state institutions of higher learning system. For more information on Alcorn State University, go tohttp://www.alcorn.edu/. Alcorn is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

Posted on WPA Listserv

Deadline: November 1, 2011

Acknowledgment received: 11/7

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MLA or phone interview scheduled: MLA 11/28

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I interviewed for this job and found it to be exceptionally compelling in many ways. The challenges and mission make for an exceedingly meaningful position; the people there are friendly and collegial; and the pay is above many similarly-situated positions. I did not accept the offer due to very bad timing of two people leaving my department at my current institution. This job is worth looking into!

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American University of Beirut - Faculty position in Rhetoric/Composition - POSITION FILLED[edit | edit source]

The Department of English at the American University of Beirut is seeking to fill a position, open rank, in Rhetoric/Composition. Candidates should be prepared to contribute to the development of a new MA program in Rhetoric/Composition, as well as to the revision and development of the existing composition program and writing center. Candidates with a background in writing program administration, writing center theory, or WAC/WID, and/or research interests in multilingual or international rhetorics and pedagogies are especially encouraged to apply. Candidates are expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses. The usual teaching load is 3/2, with course releases for administrative work. Applicants must have a PhD upon appointment. Positions begin September 15, 2012. Appointments are for an initial period of four years. Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply electronically by sending a cover letter, CV, writing sample, sample syllabus and three letters of reference to as_dean@aub.edu.lb. Mail applications can be sent to: Dean, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, American University of Beirut, P.O. Box 11-0236, Beirut 1107 2020, Lebanon.Review of materials begins December 1, 2011 with interviews at MLA. For more information about this position, visit our website at http://www.aub.edu.lb/fas. The American University of Beirut is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

MLA JIL 4 November 2011

Deadline: December 1, 2011

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Arizona State University - Assistant Professor, Digital Humanities, Rhetoric and Composition - OFFER MADE AND ACCEPTED[edit | edit source]

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS The Faculty of Interdisciplinary Humanities and Communication in the School of Letters and Sciences on the Polytechnic campus of Arizona State University seeks an assistant professor in digital humanities, rhetoric and composition, or related field. Teaching load is 2/2 for tenure-track faculty with significant research agenda. Teaching opportunities are at upper-division undergraduate level including potential for some graduate teaching and curriculum development. Service is required appropriate to rank. QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED PhD in English; college-level teaching experience and mentoring appropriate to rank; recognized body of scholarship appropriate to rank in digital humanities, rhetoric and composition, or related field; and evidence of department, college, community and/or professional service appropriate to rank. DESIRED Experience with online teaching and learning; work in Digital Humanities; demonstrated commitment to community engagement, placebased inquiry, and useinspired research consistent with mission of a New American University. APPLICATION DEADLINE 5:00pm, November 14, 2011; if not filled, then every Monday thereafter until search is closed. APPLICATION PROCEDURE Applicants must send the following: Cover letter, curriculum vita, teaching philosophy, and three references with complete contact information electronically to Search Committee (Assistant Professor –English #9930), as one complete electronic file to Kim Haren (Kim.Haren@asu.edu). DO NOT send your application letter, vita, names of references, etc., separately. We do not accept incomplete applications. GENERAL INFORMATION Academic year contract – 8/16/12 THROUGH 5/15/13. Salary contingent upon qualifications and assigned teaching load. Background check required prior to employment. ASU is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. http://sls.asu.edu/jobs.html

WPA Job Board

Deadline: November 14, 2011

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Phone interview scheduled: 12/7 (via email) x 3

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Campus interview scheduled: 1/13 (via email)

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Arizona State University - Associate Professor, Technical Communication/Program Director - DEADLINE PASSED[edit | edit source]

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS The Faculty of Technical Communication in the School of Letters and Sciences on the Polytechnic campus of Arizona State University seeks an associate professor to direct its program in Technical Communication. Teaching load is 2/2 with significant research agenda. Teaching opportunities are at upper-division undergraduate and some graduate levels. Service is required appropriate to rank and position. QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED PhD in technical communication, rhetoric and composition, or related discipline; college-level teaching experience and mentoring appropriate to rank; recognized body of scholarship in technical communication/rhetoric/composition/writing appropriate to rank, established record in curriculum development for technical communication/rhetoric/composition/writing relevant to upper-division undergraduate level; and evidence of department, college, community and/or professional service appropriate to rank. DESIRED Experience teaching upper-division undergraduate and graduate courses in technical communication; experience and scholarship in technical communication program design and assessment; experience and scholarship with online teaching and learning, multimedia writing curricula, medical rhetoric, and/or workplace writing curricula; demonstrated commitment to community engagement, placebased inquiry, and useinspired research consistent with mission of a New American University. APPLICATION DEADLINE 5:00pm, November 14, 2011; if not filled, then every Monday thereafter until search is closed.APPLICATION PROCEDURE Applicants must send the following: Cover letter, curriculum vita, teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation electronically to Search Committee (Associate Professor-Technical Communication position #9931), as one complete electronic file to Kim Haren (Kim.Haren@asu.edu). DO NOT send your application letter, vita, names of references, etc., separately. We do not accept incomplete applications. GENERAL INFORMATION Academic year contract - 8/16/12 THROUGH 5/15/13. Salary contingent upon qualifications and assigned teaching load. Background check required prior to employment. ASU is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. http://sls.asu.edu/jobs.html

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Deadline: November 14, 2011

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Arizona Western College - Professor of English/Writing Specialist - DEADLINE PASSED[edit | edit source]

SALARY: 2011-12 minimum is $42,199 commensurate with credentials and experience plus excellent fringe benefits.

QUALIFICATIONS: Required: Minimum of a Master's degree in English or Rhetoric and Composition. Effective verbal and written communication skills with proven ability to relate well to learners of different ages and multicultural backgrounds. Demonstrated commitment to the philosophy and mission of a comprehensive community college. Preferred: Experience with curriculum design and developmental writing strategies. Prior teaching at the community college level. Note: Position is grant funded.

TYPICAL DUTIES: Teaches English during the academic year (and possibly during the summer) with a load determined based on grant-related duties during the period of the Title V grant.

Load to be re-evaluated at the end of the Title V grant. Coordinates the professional development activities that focus on developmental, English as a Second Language, and college level writing instructional strategies for full-time and associate faculty.

Monitors student placement and advisement through tracking developmental students to determine interventions and support needs.

Identifies student learning outcomes; develops processes and tools for assessment; incorporates results in order to modify instruction and materials in general education, degree programs, courses, and/or certificate programs.

Collects and evaluates artifacts related to assessment. Serves as a resource for associate faculty through instructional strategies, curriculum development, and professional development identified in the Title V Grant.

Maintains regular office hours per College procedure. Leads curricular redesign for writing courses. Develops training for full and part time faculty on strategies for teaching and learning. Works with faculty to modify and infuse technology into coursework.

Participates in the evaluation of piloted strategies for teaching and learning.

Attends and participates in Division and Department meetings. Serves on College committees.

Establishes and maintains relationships with the District's educational and community partners.

CLOSING DATE: First review of applications January 9, 2012. Position will remain open until the appropriate candidate is hired. APPLICATIONS: Address applications or inquiries to: Arizona Western College Human Resources P.O. Box 929 Yuma, AZ 85366-0929 Phone: (928) 344-7504 / FAX: (928) 317-6001 / TTY: (928) 344-7629 human.resources@azwestern.edu www.azwestern.edu

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: The following materials are required for application. Please note that incomplete, illegible, or late application materials will not be reviewed.

1.Completed application

2. Resume or vita

3.Unofficial College/University transcripts

4.Letters of recommendation (should be available upon request)

Please submit complete application materials to human.resources@azwestern.edu, online or via fax 928-317-6001.

Arizona Western College requires Criminal Background checks on all candidates who accept job offers prior to hire. The report includes misdemeanor and criminal charges, and court convictions. Employees are able to view the report if desired and may obtain a copy from the contracted agency.

LINK(Chronicle)

Deadline: January 9, 2012

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Arizona Western College - Professor of English/Writing Center Coordinator - DEADLINE PASSED[edit | edit source]

SALARY: 2011-12 minimum is $42,199 commensurate with credentials and experience plus excellent fringe benefits.

QUALIFICATIONS: Required: Minimum of a Master's degree in English or Rhetoric and Composition. Effective verbal and written communication skills with proven ability to relate well to learners of different ages and multicultural backgrounds. Demonstrated commitment to the philosophy and mission of a comprehensive community college. Preferred: Writing Center experience and/or coordination of writing tutorial programs. Prior teaching at the community college level. Note: This position is grant funded.

TYPICAL DUTIES: Teaches English during the academic year (and possibly during the summer) with a load determined based on grant-related duties during the period of the Title V grant. Load to be re-evaluated at the end of the Title V grant. Participates in professional development activities that include those focusing on the writing intensive courses as stated in the Title V Grant. Participates in student placement in collaboration with the Writing Specialist. Reviews progress with students and faculty and tracks students in Title V grant pilots. Identifies student learning outcomes; develops processes and tools for assessment; incorporates results in order to modify instruction and materials in general education, degree programs, courses, and/or certificate programs. Maintains regular office hours per College policy and procedure. Develops, implements, and coordinates supplemental instruction training, faculty training and support, and other innovative teaching and learning strategies. In cooperation with the Coordinator for the Student Success Center, coordinates selection, training and evaluation of writing tutors to support student learning needs. Maintains training materials for tutors. Collaborates with the Coordinator for the Student Success Center on learning assistance best practices. Develops and coordinates Writing Center workshops for students at a variety of writing levels. Provides appropriate writing content support and tutoring strategies for the Writing Center. Monitors and coordinates daily operations of the Writing Center. Supervises Writing Center tutors and may direct other SSC staff. Attends and participates in Division and Department meetings. Serves as a resource for associate faculty. Serves on College committees. Establishes and maintains relationships with the District's educational and community partners.

CLOSING DATE: First review of applications January 9, 2012. Position will remain open until the appropriate candidate is hired.

APPLICATIONS: Address applications or inquiries to: Arizona Western College Human Resources P.O. Box 929 Yuma, AZ 85366-0929 Phone: (928) 344-7504 / FAX: (928) 317-6001 / TTY: (928) 344-7629 human.resources@azwestern.edu www.azwestern.edu

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: The following materials are required for application. Please note that incomplete, illegible, or late application materials will not be reviewed.

1. Completed application

2. Resume or vita

3. Unofficial College/University transcripts

4. Letters of recommendation (should be available upon request)

Please submit complete application materials to human.resources@azwestern.edu, online or via fax 928-317-6001.

Arizona Western College requires Criminal Background checks on all candidates who accept job offers prior to hire. The report includes misdemeanor and criminal charges, and court convictions. Employees are able to view the report if desired and may obtain a copy from the contracted agency.

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Arkansas State University - Assistant Professor, Composition Program Director - SKYPE INTERVIEW COMPLETED[edit | edit source]

Arkansas State University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. In pursuit of this commitment, Arkansas State University - Jonesboro is currently accepting applications for a tenure-track, 12-month position ( ½ teaching and ½ administration), advanced assistant or associate level, for Fall 2012.

The Professor will teach undergraduate and graduate level composition and rhetoric classes, direct the composition program, and coordinate with other colleges at ASU for a campus-wide writing initiative.

A PhD in English with an emphasis in Rhetoric and Compostion is required by August 2012, as well as experience in teaching rhetoric/composition at the university level and/or experience in directing a program of composition and strong credentials in composition and rhetoric theory.

Salary will be mid 70K.

A cover letter, CV, reference list, and a 2-page statement of pedagogical (comp/rhet) philosophy must be attached to the online application by December 1. In addition, 3 letters of recommendation must be attached or mailed to: Arkansas State University, Department of English/Philosophy, P.O. Box 1890, State University, AR 72467-1890. For inquiries, contact Jerry Ball, Interim Department Chair, 870-972-3043, email jball@astate.edu.

Please visit https://jobs.astate.edu for detailed information and to apply for position F00059.

LINK (HigherEdJobs)

LINK(WPA Job Board)

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Atlanta Metropolitan College - Assistant Professor of Composition and Rhetoric (2 positions)[edit | edit source]

Atlanta Metropolitan College, a University System of Georgia institution, is accepting applications and nominations for (2) full-time tenure track Assistant Professors of English Composition and Rhetoric positions. Atlanta Metropolitan College currently serves over 3000 commuting students at its downtown site at 34 Peachtree Street and on its beautifully landscaped campus which is located 4 miles south of downtown Atlanta and 4 miles north of Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.

These are full-time ten-month, tenure track faculty positions which report to the Dean of the Division of Humanities and Fine Arts. Teaching assignments typically include English writing/composition courses taught at the freshman and sophomore levels, although other courses (e.g., Writers Workshop/developmental English) will be assigned. Courses may be taught at the main campus and off-campus sites, which may be scheduled during the morning, afternoon, evening, and weekend. Applicants must have a history of effective teaching at the collegiate level and possess knowledge of educational technologies (e.g., Web-based and/or Web-enhanced instruction). The position also requires serving on division and college committees, advising students and providing student support and improvement of the Humanities and Fine Arts curriculum.

Minimum Qualifications: A Ph.D. in English is required. Areas of specialization should be in Rhetoric and Composition, American literature, and/or 19th or 20th Century British literature. The ideal candidate will have excellent academic preparation, strong teaching experience, an established record of scholarly research, and commitment to professional service and collegiality. The successful candidate should possess the ability and desire to provide quality instruction to students with diverse backgrounds while effectively collaborating and cooperating with other members of the faculty, staff, and administration. Preference will be given to applicants who also have expertise and experience with on-line instruction.

The salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience within the budgetary parameters of the college and of the University System of Georgia. The University System offers an excellent benefits package, including sick leave accruals, paid holidays, life and health insurance, and retirement plans.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled. The anticipated employment date is August 2012. Interested persons must apply online at http://www.atlm.edu and submissions must include: letter of application; philosophy of education; curriculum vitae; copies of all college and graduate school transcripts; and names, current addresses, and telephone numbers for three professional references, including at least one reference for the applicant's current or most recent employer. Candidates selected for interview will be required to provide official transcripts. Degrees received external to the United States must first be evaluated by a credential evaluation agency. A criminal background check is required.

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Augustana College - Assistant Professor / Writing Ctr. Director - POSITION CANCELLED[edit | edit source]

Augustana College is currently seeking to fill the position of tenure-track assistant professor/Writing Center directorship for a composition specialist with a Ph.D. in rhetoric/composition or its equivalent.

Responsibilities include teaching classes in introductory and advanced composition (2/2 load) and a required seminar-level course in grammars, administering the Writing Center and its tutor program, and taking a leadership role in current and future campus initiatives to improve written communication skills. Experience with ELL necessary.

Ph.D. needs to be in hand by August 2012. In addition, the successful applicant will demonstrate commitment to excellence in teaching, professional scholarly activity, and the mission of a private, liberal arts, church-related college.

Salary is competitive, dependent upon qualifications, and includes excellent fringe benefits.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Review of applications will begin immediately and close on November 11, 2011. Please apply electronically. Your application materials must include a cover letter, CV, three recent letters of recommendation, statement of teaching philosophy, research interests and administrative experience sent to the email address listed below.

The department chair is Dr. Patrick Hicks, patrick.hicks@augie.edu.

LINK - see also Chronicle ad

Deadline: review begins Nov. 11

Acknowledgment received: 11/10 (from HR Asst)

Request for additional materials: 11/22

Rejection (no interview): Email 2/23: "At this time we have decided not to fill the position."

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Aurora University - Assistant Professor of Writing and English - SEARCH CANCELED[edit | edit source]

Aurora University is a private, independent, comprehensive institution founded in 1893 offering Bachelor's, Master's and Doctoral degrees and committed to educating students for the greater good. Our two campuses are located in Aurora, Illinois, 40 miles west of Chicago, and on the shores of Geneva Lake in Williams Bay, Wisconsin. Additionally, we have an Educational Center in Woodstock, Illinois. We seek people passionately involved in the educational process who will help us realize our vision.

We are looking for talented assistant professors (unless otherwise noted) to join us in Fall 2012.

George Williams College of Aurora University, Williams Bay, WI WRITING and ENGLISH - 9 Month Tenure Track Assistant Professor. George Williams College seeks a full-time, 9 month, tenure-track faculty member in Writing and English. This search is for a faculty member who will teach English and Communication courses in the undergraduate program. In addition, the candidate will provide leadership in expanding the College's Student Writing Center. To foster student learning, the candidate will be responsible for tutoring, supervising student tutors, promoting the work of the Writing Center across campus, and collaborating with faculty to provide additional support for student writers across all levels and areas of curriculum. An earned doctorate in English, Writing, or a related field is required. Some combination of familiarity with environmental and/or world literatures; experience in writing center tutoring, coordination, evaluation, and assessment; familiarity with the use of technology in writing intensive courses; digital rhetoric and computer-bases/digital production web technologies; experience in creative writing, journalism, and/or technical writing; and experience in online teaching is preferred.

As a private institution, Aurora University expects faculty to be involved in the lives of students through mentoring, student support, enrollment initiatives, and other activities relating to the college experience. An earned doctorate (or appropriate terminal degree as specified within the position) and evidence of successful teaching, including teaching in the classroom and online are required for all positions. Undergraduate faculty are generally expected to contribute to the interdisciplinary general education program, and the university honors program. All faculty may be asked to teach both online and on ground courses.

All of the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral positions offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits including health, life and generous matching contributions to a 403(b) plan provided. Applications must include a letter of intent including description of education, certifications held, and all relevant experience, current curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references including phone numbers (candidates will be notified prior to references being contracted). Applications received by Friday, January 6, 2012, will receive full consideration. Please submit information to: Faculty Search, Office of the Provost Aurora University, 347 S. Gladstone Ave., Aurora, IL 60506. 630-844-5652 - fax. E-mail: facultysearch@aurora.edu

Web: http://www.aurora.edu/facultyjobs

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Deadline: January 6, 2012

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Also posted at Generalist 2012

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Ball State University - Asst./Assoc. Professor, Digital Humanities - INTERVIEWS SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

Assistant/Associate Professor/Digital Humanities

Tenure-track faculty position available August 17, 2012. Responsibilities: teaching and developing undergraduate and graduate courses in rhetoric and writing and/or literature that have a digital humanities focus; submitting external grant proposals in digital humanities; contributing to Ball State’s and the department’s mission to engage students in digital and emerging media; teaching a wide array of classes in the department Minimum qualifications: earned doctorate in English or comparative literature by August 17, 2012, with a focus in rhetoric and composition, literature, or film; demonstrated commitment to digital humanities approaches in both research and teaching, record of effective teaching at the college or university level; record of publications and/or presentations in area of specialization; demonstrated record of submitting or potential to submit external grant proposals in digital humanities. Preferred qualifications: specialization in some area of contemporary critical theory or experience teaching professional and/or technical writing; success in obtaining external grant funds.

Send cover letter featuring evidence of scholarship and effective teaching, curriculum vitae, dissertation abstract/prospectus or statement of current research, graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation electronically to: engsearch@bsu.edu or via regular mail to Digital Humanities Search Committee, Department of English, Ball State University, Muncie, IN 47306. (Fax: 765-285-3765) Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. (http://www.bsu.edu)

Posted in MLA JIL 1/13/12

Deadline: open until filled (posted 1/13/12)

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Ball State University - Assistant/Associate Professor--Secondary English Education[edit | edit source]

Tenure-track faculty position available August 17, 2012. Responsibilities: teaching and developing undergraduate and graduate courses in English/Language Arts and Young Adult Literature. Minimum qualifications: earned doctorate in secondary English Education or a field of education awarded before August 1, 2012; record of effective teaching, including at least three years of public school experience teaching English/Language Arts at the secondary level. (Other related public school service or employment, such as substitute teaching, in-service work with teachers, or on-site classroom research, may be substituted for one of those years.) Preferred qualifications: teaching experience at the college or university level; record of scholarship, including publication and/or presentation in primary area(s) of scholarship; record of service in relevant English/Language Arts associations.

Send cover letter featuring relevant experience, copy of secondary English/Language Arts teaching license(s) held, curriculum vitae, dissertation abstract or prospectus, graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to: Secondary English Education Search Committee, Department of English, Ball State University, Muncie, IN 47306. (Fax: 765-285-3765) Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. (www.bsu.edu)

Ball State University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community.

MLA JIL 4 November 2011

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Binghamton University - Assistant Professor, English Education - DEADLINE PASSED[edit | edit source]

One tenure-track position available for Fall 2012. Review of applications begins December 1, 2011 and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates must have a doctorate (ABD considered) in English education or related field and possess certification and three years teaching experience in English education. The person in this position will contribute to program development; advise and supervise graduate students; pursue an active research and publication agenda (including external funding as appropriate); engage in school and university service; maintain strong connections to area schools; and teach two master's level courses per semester in English education (pre- and post-certification), with opportunities to teach doctoral courses. Background in writing studies or literacy highly desirable. BINGHAMTON UNIVERSITY, with approximately 500 faculty and 14,000 students, is one of the four comprehensive doctoral-granting research centers of the 64-campus State University of New York (SUNY) system. It is regularly recognized as a top tier public institution by U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s Magazine and other national reviewers.The School of Education has 16 full-time faculty members and offers graduate programs leading to master’s degrees in elementary, secondary, literacy, and special education, as well as CAS in Educational Leadership and EdD in Educational Theory and Practice. Binghamton, New York, is 3 ½ hours from New York City; nearby are Albany, Ithaca, Syracuse, the Finger Lakes, and the Catskill and Adirondack mountains. The community offers a rich cultural life, professional sports, and outdoor recreational opportunities. Candidates will submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of at least four references to Dr. C. Beth Burch for the School of Education position #28776 via http://binghamton.interviewexchange.com. References should be prepared to send a letter upon request of the committee. Visit our website: http://soe.binghamton.edu Binghamton University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer

LINK(WPA Job Site)

Deadline: December 1, 2011

Acknowledgment received:

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Also posted at Children's 2012

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Binghamton University - Assistant Professor, Writing and Rhetoric - OFFER MADE & ACCEPTED[edit | edit source]

The Department of English, General Literature and Rhetoric and Binghamton University (State University of New York) is searching for an entry-level assistant professor in writing and rhetoric with a joint appointment in the university's Writing Initiative. We seek a specialist in writing studies with a demonstrated commitment to first-year writing and writing-in-the-disciplines and whose research engages theories and histories of rhetoric, including non-Western rhetoric. Secondary specialty in second language writing, transnational rhetoric, or intercultural rhetoric is desirable. Applicants should articulate a rigorous research plan, demonstrate curricular diversity, and have experience in program administration. Initial teaching load is 2/1 with minor administrative responsibilities in the Writing Initiative pre-tenure and appropriate course reduction and increased administrative responsibilities post-tenure. Ph.D. in writing and rhetoric or English with specialization in writing and rhetoric is required by time of appointment.

Please send cover letter, vita, three letters or recommendation, and a philosophy of administration by November 4. 2011 to:

Professor Robert Micklus, Chair, Department of English, General Literature and Rhetoric, Binghamton University (Search C), Binghamton, New York 13902-6000

LINK(HigherEdJobs)

Deadline: November 4, 2011

Acknowledgment received: via email 11/15 (x3)

Request for additional materials: via email 11/17; request for two writing samples, 11/17

Rejection (no interview): 12/13 (x3)

MLA or phone interview scheduled: 12/1 (x2)

Rejection (after MLA or phone interview): 1/13 (email)

Campus interview scheduled: 1/13 by phone

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted: <--date?

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Yes, campus interviews to be scheduled after MLA.

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Biola University - Writing Program Co-Director OFFER MADE & ACCEPTED[edit | edit source]

English Faculty-Tenure Track Position [15745]. The Department of English at Biola University in southern California invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position as Writing Program Co-director and faculty member in English starting August 2012.

Qualifications: PhD in Rhetoric & Composition, or PhD in English with emphasis in Rhetoric & Composition; secondary expertise open. Degree in hand June 2012. Successful candidates will be collaborative leaders who demonstrate excellence in teaching introductory and advanced courses. Biola University’s Department of English is committed to cross-cultural engagement within its coursework that reflects the richly diverse, international environment of the greater Los Angeles area. The successful applicant will contribute to this cross-cultural vision.

Biola University is an evangelical Christian university where faculty endorse the University Doctrinal Statement http://www.biola.edu/about/doctrinal-statement/. Our faculty are committed to integrating faith and learning, mentoring students, and engaging in robust and relevant scholarship. Biola University serves a student body of approximately 6000 undergraduate and graduate students. For more information on Biola, visit www.biola.edu.

Send letter of interest and curriculum vitae to the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, Biola University, 13800 Biola Avenue, La Mirada, CA 90639, or via email to shirley.sims@biola.edu. Applications will be mailed to promising candidates.

MLA JIL 9/30/11

Deadline: ?

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Boise State University - Assistant Professor - CAMPUS VISITS SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

Assistant professor of rhetoric and composition [15554]. Following a successful hire in this area in 2011, we again invite applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in rhetoric and composition, beginning fall 2012. Ph.D. in rhetoric and composition required by time of appointment. Teaching and research interests in multiple literacies (such as community, digital, or global literacies) or pedagogy for diverse learners are preferred. The successful applicant will teach graduate and undergraduate courses, including first-year writing; standard teaching load is 2/3. Opportunities are available to administer the first-year writing program, the undergraduate writing major, and the graduate program. Excellent teaching, scholarly publication, and service are required for academic advancement. Previous applicants may reapply. Send application letter, curriculum vitae, and transcripts (may be unofficial) as PDF attachments to rhetcomp@boisestate.edu. Three reference letters (hard copy) should be sent directly to Professor Michelle Payne, Chair of English. See http://english.boisestate.edu/faculty-positions/ for full details. Application review begins October 19, 2011.

University website indicates deadline has been extended to November 1, 2011.

MLA JIL 9/13/11

Deadline: November 1, 2011

Acknowledgment received: via e 10/17 (2), 10/13; EEO survey by email 11/15

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview): 12/13 (x7)

MLA or phone interview scheduled: Phone interview early Dec. scheduled by email 11/18

Rejection (after MLA or phone interview): 12/20, by email addressed "Dear Applicant" as if they didn't interview me and don't know my name. Nice.

Campus interview scheduled: 12/12 by phone

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Boston University, Lecturer, Writing Program - PHONE INTERVIEWS SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

Writing: Boston University's Arts & Sciences Writing Program expects to appoint at least one full-time Lecturer to begin Fall 2012. Applicants from all disciplines welcome. Special interest in applicants with training or experience working with multilingual writers. Initial one-year term with the possibility of renewal. Visit http://www.bu.edu/hr/jobs for full position announcement. Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to Prof. Joseph Bizup, Assistant Dean and Director. Email applications (Word and PDF attachments only) are preferred and may be sent to writing@bu.edu. Hard-copy applications may be sent to Arts & Sciences Writing Program, 730 Commonwealth Avenue Rm. 301, Boston, MA 02215. Applications received by February 17, 2012 will receive first consideration. Boston University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Chronicle

Deadline: Feb. 17

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials: (3/9) via email x2

Rejection (no interview): 3/14

Phone interview scheduled: 04/02 (x10)

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Bowie State University (MD) - TT Asst. Professor - PHONE/SKYPE INTERVIEWS HELD[edit | edit source]

Assistant Professor of English


Institution: Bowie State University

Location: Bowie, MD

Category: Faculty - Liberal Arts - English and Literature

Posted: 07/26/2012

Application Due: 08/10/2012

Responsibilities: Teaches 12 credits hours per semester to include graduate rhetoric and composition courses and freshman writing courses; advises students, conducts research; serves on departmental, school, and/or university committees; writes proposals for public and private grants; performs other related duties as assigned. The position is tenure-track.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in rhetoric and composition or a closely related field from an accredited institution required. Minimum five (5) years of college/university teaching experience required. Strong background in composition studies, applied linguistics, and/or writing across the curriculum. Evidence of strong research capability and a strong, peer-reviewed, scholarly publication record in composition studies or a related area; demonstrated ability to teach effectively undergraduate and undergraduate courses in composition; knowledge and experience developing and evaluating undergraduate and graduate courses in rhetoric and composition including developmental writing and technical writing; demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching, research/scholarship, university and community service; excellent communication skills; commitment to the mission of the University; digital information technology skills a plus, including Blackboard; bilingualism in modern languages is also a plus.

Conditions of Employment: May be required to teach courses in the evening.

APPLICATIONS: Interested and qualified applicants should submit two copies of a resume/curriculum vitae, cover letter, letter of interest and teaching philosophy, official transcript(s), along with an application and at least three (3) letters of reference. Email or mail all documents to:Office of Human Resources, Bowie State University, 14000 Jericho Park Road, Bowie, MD 20715 JOBS@bowiestate.edu

HigherEdJobs.com - Bowie State HR

Deadline: Aug. 10, 2012

Acknowledgment received: 8/13

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Preliminary interview scheduled (MLA, phone, Skype ...): 8/16 (Skype)

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

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I just e-mailed the contact person to clarify that this is, indeed, a 2013 start date. The posting didn't specify, and the rapid response has me a bit panicked.

UPDATE: After a phone interview on Thursday, I wanted to let everyone know that this job IS in fact for 2012-2013. Perhaps someone a bit more adept with the editing can move this position to the proper list. [moved from Rhetoric/Composition 2013 on 8/19/12]

Bowling Green State University - Assistant Professor - OFFER ACCEPTED[edit | edit source]

Tenure-track Assistant Professor. The English Department at Bowling Green State University seeks strong applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professorship in rhetoric and composition. Candidates should have a strong and varied record of graduate courses in rhetoric and composition, a dissertation centered in rhetoric and composition, and scholarly interests aligned with the goals and curriculum of BGSU's Rhetoric & Writing PhD Program. Possible interests might include critical race theory, queer theory, non-Western rhetorics, argument theory, or Writing across the Curriculum. The successful candidate will teach courses in the doctoral program, work closely with Rhetoric & Writing PhD students on dissertations and examinations, and work with undergraduate students in writing and other courses, such as those that support the preparation of future secondary teachers. Doctorate in hand or by time of appointment.

See our website for a fuller description of the position ( http://www.bgsu.edu/departments/english ) and for information about the program in which the position is centered (http://www.bgsu.edu/departments/english/rcweb/rchome.htm).

Send letter outlining qualifications relevant to the position, CV which includes a list of graduate courses taken and brief descriptions of courses taught, at least three current letters of reference, and transcripts to Kristine Blair, Chair, English Department, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403-0191. Applications must be postmarked by November 10, 2011. The starting date of employment is mid August 2012.

HigherEdJobs

Deadline: Nov. 10

Acknowledgment received: By mail 11/7/11, 11/14/11

Request for additional materials: 12/6

Rejection (no interview): 3/27

MLA or phone interview scheduled: 12/6 (called by phone for interview at MLA) (x3); 12/14 (x2)

Rejection (after MLA or phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled: 1/19

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted: <--date?

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Review begins November 14, 2011

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Brigham Young - Open Rank, Open Area - INTERVIEWS SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

Assistant professor [15312] {C}The Department of English invites applications for continuing status track positions--all areas considered--for appointments beginning Fall 2012. Successful candidates will show evidence of excellence in teaching and significant scholarly potential. Rank open. Salary, benefits, and teaching load competitive. PhD completion expected by starting date. Applications are completed online at http://yjobs.byu.edu (select full-time faculty, then follow the link to Faculty-English). Initial applications include the on-line application, cover letter, and vita. These must be submitted by November 1. Application materials may be attached to the online application or sent to: Faculty Search Committee, Department of English, 4198 JFSB, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 84602. Brigham Young University, an equal opportunity employer, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, or against qualified individuals with disabilities. All faculty are required to abide by the university's honor code and dress and grooming standards. Preference is given to qualified members in good standing of the affiliated church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

MLA JIL 9/13/11

Deadline: November 1, 2011

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials: (12/7)

Rejection (no interview):

MLA or phone interview scheduled: (12/19)

Rejection (after MLA or phone interview):

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Rejection (after campus interview):

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Has anyone heard from anyone at BYU at this one? I had heard from somewhere that the position was canceled, but don't know if that's true.

still open, as far as I know.

Received a request for additional material, and they asked for availability at MLA (12/7)

Also posted at Generalist 2012

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Bunker Hill Community College - Full Time Writing Instructor - DEADLINE PASSED[edit | edit source]

Job Location: Boston, MA Job Category: English literature and composition Posted: November 29 Company Description:

Bunker Hill Community College is a multi-campus urban institution. The Charlestown Campus is situated on 42 acres in the historic Charlestown section of Boston, Massachusetts. The College has a campus in Chelsea, Massachusetts, in the historic Old Post Office Building in Bellingham Square.

The College operates four satellite campuses in the greater Boston area located at the Education and Training Institute of the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center in East Boston, at Malden High School, at the Mystic Activity Center in Somerville, and at Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción (I.B.A.)/Villa Victoria in Boston's South End.Founded in 1973, BHCC enrolls approximately 13,000 students in day, afternoon, evening, late-evening, midnight, weekend, and web-based and distance-learning courses and programs each semester. The College is internationally recognized for the development of individualized and alternative methods of instruction. The College is a leader in the application of distance-learning technologies and computer-based methodologies that enhance and strengthen the learning environment.

BHCC is the largest community college in Massachusetts. The average age of students is 27. More than half of BHCC's students are women and 63 percent are persons of color. The majority work full or part time while attending college. Approximately 35 percent of BHCC's students reside in the city of Boston and 81 percent live within 10 miles of the College campuses.

Bunker Hill Community College incorporates multicultural and international perspectives in its courses, programs and institutional climate. With some 734 international students from more than 95 countries speaking 75 different languages, BHCC is one of the most diverse and cosmopolitan colleges in New England. The College has one of the state's largest course offerings in English as a Second Language. A representative list of the native languages spoken by students includes Russian, Vietnamese, Haitian Creole, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Arabic and Italian.The College offers associate degree programs as well as certificate programs in a wide variety of technical fields. These academic and technical programs respond to the workforce needs of the local and regional economy. BHCC's degree and certificate programs prepare students for job placement, career advancement and/or transfer to four-year colleges and universities.

Job Description:

COLLEGE GOALS: BHCC is a progressive institution guided by seven goals: to create pathways and partnerships to promote student success; to demonstrate strength through diversity; to develop and cultivate college-wide sustainability initiatives; to expand technology throughout the College; to foster wellness, growth and life-long learning; to identify and close workforce gaps; and to institute a culture of evidence and accountability. The College is committed to a learning community teaching/learning environment and, as an Achieving the Dream institution, is focused on data-driven student success.

FULL-TIME TENURE TRACK FACULTY REQUIREMENTS: BHCC seeks full-time faculty who demonstrate a passion for teaching and a desire to join faculty and staff to expand and create new strategies for student success. Faculty must be experienced in teaching in learning communities or willing to become proficient in learning community pedagogy and practice once hired, as well as be adept in the assessment of learning outcomes and in the use of technology in the classroom. Additionally, BHCC seeks faculty who value advising students and wish to contribute fully to the life of the College. Faculty may be assigned courses at one or more of the College’s locations. Ability to instruct online is a plus. Further, applicants must have proven ability to work with a diverse faculty, staff and student population.

LETTERS OF APPLICATION SHOULD ADDRESS THE ABOVE REQUIREMENTS AS WELL AS QUALIFICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: Full-time writing instructor in the English Department. Responsible for the teaching and curriculum development of English courses on the Charlestown and Chelsea campuses.

SPECIFIC DUTIES: • Teach courses in developmental and college level writing.• Assess the writing skills of students and recommend the appropriate level of courses. • Actively support the teaching and learning process; create and support a student-centered environment in and beyond the classroom. • Implement teaching practices designed to appeal to multiple learning styles. • Promote the development of critical thinking skills through the teaching of writing. • Participate with other faculty in determining appropriate goals and objectives of English courses and assist in developing course standards. • Teach additional courses in developmental reading or literature as needed. • Use new technologies in the classroom to supplement instruction. • Assess student performance in the classroom using outcomes-based assessments. • Teach in learning communities in which English courses are paired with courses in other disciplines. • Engage students in community service. • Comply with all duties as stipulated in the Massachusetts Community College Council Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Requirements:

Ph.D. preferred; Master’s degree in Composition/Rhetoric, English, Literacy or Writing required. Master’s degree or Doctorate in an interdisciplinary field with core coursework in English, Composition/Rhetoric, Literacy or Writing will be considered. College-level teaching of writing required; community college teaching experience preferred.

Additional Information:

SALARY RANGE: $44,000.00-$55,000.00. ACTUAL SALARY WILL BE COMMENSURATE WITH EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE IN ACCORDANCE WITH MCCC/MTA COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT. RELOCATION STIPEND MAY BE AVAILABLE.

THIS POSITION WILL BEGIN ON SEPTEMBER 1, 2012. TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION, APPLICATION MATERIALS MUST BE RECEIVED BY JANUARY 20, 2012.

Application Instructions: SUBMIT COVER LETTER ADDRESSING THE FULL-TIME TENURE TRACK REQUIREMENTS AS WELL AS THE QUALIFICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION, RESUME AND TRANSCRIPTS TO: http://BHCC.InterviewExchange.com Expand position and click on “Apply Now” and follow instructions.

LINK(InsideHigherEd)

Deadline: January 20, 2012

Acknowledgment received: January 3, 2012 (by email; app submitted 12/24)

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Phone interview scheduled:

Rejection (after phone interview):

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Rejection (after campus interview):

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Offer accepted:

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Any news? (2/6) I haven't heard a thing. (2/11)

Crickets here. Anyone have any news (3/2)?

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California Baptist University - Assistant Professor of Composition & Rhetoric - INTERVIEWS SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

CBU invites applications for a tenure-track position to begin August, 2011. Candidates must embrace the mission of California Baptist University and evidence a clear understanding of, and commitment to, excellence in teaching through the integration of the Christian faith and learning. An application for the position should be submitted electronically through the University’s web site at http://www.calbaptist.edu/faculty. A terminal degree in Composition/Rhetoric or related field is preferred, although candidates with at master’s degree who are in the final stages (ABD) of the terminal degree may be considered. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate excellence in teaching, experience with learning platforms, and awareness of the incremental needs of a writing program. Typical load is 4/4; successful candidates may teach a mix of undergraduate and graduate level courses. Experience in teaching remedial native English speaking writers as well as in ESL or TESOL will be considered a plus.

MLA JIL 4 November 2011

Deadline:

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

MLA or phone interview scheduled: 12/3

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Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

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California Institute of Technology - Lecturer, Writing Coordinator - OFFER ACCEPTED[edit | edit source]

Writing Coordinator [15838]. The Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) invites applicants for the position of coordinator of writing instruction and support, beginning fall 2012. This is a full-time position, with a teaching load of four ten-week undergraduate courses per year (quarter system) and organizational responsibility for writing programs in the humanities. The appointment is full-time, non-tenure-track, at the lecturer rank, with an initial term appointment and the possibility of renewal for subsequent multi-year terms pending successful review. Caltech’s writing programs serve an undergraduate body of around 900 students, with some graduate student support as well. Courses include En 1 (English Composition for ESL Writers) and En 2 (Introduction to College Writing). Organizational responsibilities involve development and oversight of humanities writing programs: training tutors for ESL and humanities courses; assessing incoming student writing; coordinating support for first year and advanced humanities courses; oversight of additional writing instructional staff. Qualifications should include a Ph.D. in Rhetoric, Composition, English, or related fields; candidates with ESL experience preferred.

Interested candidates should apply to http://www.hss.caltech.edu/jobs/wrtgcoord, where they can submit a letter of application, CV, and three letters of recommendation. Application deadline is November 15, 2011. We plan to interview candidates at the annual MLA convention.

MLA JIL 10/7/11

Deadline: November 15, 2011

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview): 12/7 (email: no interview but in backup pool)

MLA interview scheduled: MLA interview scheduled 11/21 (x2)

Rejection (after MLA interview):

Campus interview scheduled: yes (see NOTES)

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted: yes, end of Feb. (second-hand)

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Any news? (02/05)

2 campus visits took place in early February, a decision may be underway

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California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo - Asst. Professor - OFFER MADE & ACCEPTED[edit | edit source]

Full-time, academic year, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Technical and Professional Communication, English Department at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo to begin September 10, 2012. Ability in a secondary field is strongly desirable; areas of interest might include literature, composition and rhetoric, or new media studies. For job details, qualifications and instructions (online faculty application required) please visit http://calpolyjobs.org and apply to Requisition #102384. Review Begin Date: November 15, 2011. EEO.

ENGLISH - Full-time, academic year, tenure track Assistant Professor of English at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California, to begin September 10, 2012. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Specialization in Technical and Professional Communication.
The candidate will help redesign and revitalize our undergraduate Technical Communication Certificate Program, and will build upon new cross-disciplinary collaborations with the College of Engineering. Duties include program administration, curriculum and program development, teaching upper- and lower-division technical and professional communication courses, and establishing and overseeing student internships.
Ability in a secondary field is strongly desirable; areas of interest might include literature, composition and rhetoric, or new media studies. The department is open to fresh ideas for a technical and professional communications program that will flourish in the 21st century. For this position we seek leadership, creativity, and an eagerness to form partnerships with colleagues from all over our campus and to work with a diverse range of California industries and communities. Cal Poly is primarily a teaching university. In the English Department the typical teaching load is nine courses annually with correspondingly reasonable research expectations. Minimum Qualifications (Staff Only) Required Qualifications / Specialized Skills Ph.D. in English or related field at time of appointment, experience and excellence in college-level teaching, and evidence of professional activity that keeps the candidate abreast of knowledge and developments within his or her professional field. Preferred Qualifications / Skills Ability in a secondary field is strongly desirable; areas of interest might include literature, composition and rhetoric, or new media studies. Experience in teaching college-level composition desired. Special Conditions (Staff) Pre-Employment Conditions (Staff) Benefits Eligible

Review Begin Date 11-15-2011 How to Apply Complete online faculty application at WWW.CALPOLYJOBS.ORG and submit it to Requisition #102384. Please attach to your electronic application a cover letter, vita, statement of teaching philosophy, and writing sample indicative of area of scholarship. Three letters of recommendation and transcripts showing highest degree may be mailed to Kathryn Rummell, Chair, English Department, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407-0322 (specify Requisition #102384 on all documents mailed). Official transcripts will be required of finalists. REVIEW BEGIN DATE: November 15, 2011.

Chronicle

Deadline: review begins Nov. 15

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

MLA or phone interview scheduled: 12/5

Rejection (after MLA or phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted: 02/12/2012

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California State University Northridge - Asst Professor in Writing and Composition, Central American Studies - ADDITIONAL MATERIALS REQUESTED[edit | edit source]

Qualifications: The candidate will have a generalist background in Central American Studies, with a specialization in rhetoric and composition or technical/professional writing. A doctorate in rhetoric/composition or related field is required at time of hire. The best candidate will complement the interdisciplinary nature of the Central American Studies program and contribute to the development of best practices in teaching rhetoric/composition to Central American and other diverse, ESL, and/or immigrant students. In addition, the best candidate will contribute to the Central American Studies Program commitment to help students acquire an awareness of the diverse Central American cultures, ethnicities, experiences, worldviews, and its transnational dimension. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to working with a diverse student population.

Application Deadline: Open until filled. Application review will begin November 28, 2011. Please submit current CV, a brief statement of the candidate’s philosophy of teaching, brief writing sample and three letters of recommendation.

Send applications to:

Dr. Douglas Carranza, Coordinator, Central American Studies Program, California State University, Northridge 91330-8415

MLA JIL 4 November 2011

Deadline: review begins November 28, 2011

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials: 12/19 (by mail) 12/19 Affirmative Action Survey form by mail

Rejection (no interview):

MLA or phone interview scheduled:

Rejection (after MLA or phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

Letter 12/19 says candidates will be updated on their status by March 20.

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California State University San Marcos - Associate/Advanced Assistant, Writing Program Director - PHONE INTERVIEWS SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

Associate or Advanced Assistant Prof: 1st-Year Writing Program Director/Rhetoric & Comp [15814].

Direct CSUSM’s first-year writing program and teach undergraduate and M.A. courses in Rhetoric and Composition and Writing Theory/Pedagogy, beginning fall 2012. Ph.D. or dissertation in Rhet/Comp or Writing preferred; should have significant experience as writing program administrator and publications in field. Working with College and University administration, will provide leadership in reenvisioning the present and future roles of our writing program in relation to the university. Will participate actively in campus governance, advocate for the writing program at the college and university levels, and teach in general education program. The Department has a strong Cultural Studies emphasis and interest in innovative pedagogies. The University’s longstanding commitment to writing is reflected in a 2500-word minimum requirement for every CSUSM course. CSUSM (in San Diego County) is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer strongly committed to equity and diversity and seeks a broad spectrum of candidates in terms of race, sexual orientation and identity, gender, age, and disability or veteran status. The university is particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups. CSUSM has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and was recently named one of the top 32 Colleges most friendly to junior faculty by the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education.

Letter of application, vita with list of current references, narrative of writing program philosophy and successes, writing sample by 11-1-11 for best consideration; applications accepted until position is filled. Position pending budgetary approval. Visit http://www.csusm.edu/facultyopportunities for submission procedures. Contact for questions: Dr. Heidi Breuer, hbreuer@csusm.edu.

MLA JIL 9/30/11

Deadline: review begins Nov. 1

Acknowledgment received: 11/28

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

MLA or phone interview scheduled: scheduled to schedule a phone interview in Dec.; called 12/12 to schedule an interview for Jan.

Rejection (after MLA or phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

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Anyone know what happened to this search? Last year they disappeared untl May when they announced they closed the search...same thing this year? Anyone?

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Carnegie Mellon University, Assistant Teaching Professor and Dir. of Prof. & Tech. Writing - OFFER MADE & ACCEPTED[edit | edit source]

Assistant Teaching Professor of English and Dir. of Undergraduate Professional & Technical Writing

The Rhetoric Program in the Department of English at Carnegie Mellon University invites applications for a non-tenure track Assistant Teaching Professor of English and Director of Undergraduate Professional and Technical Writing beginning in August 2012. Assistant Teaching Professor appointments at Carnegie Mellon are faculty appointments with provision for unlimited renewal and promotion to Associate Teaching Professor and Teaching Professor. Evaluation of teaching-track faculty is based upon excellence in educational leadership as evidenced through research in the pedagogy and/or practice of technical and professional communication, excellence in classroom teaching, leadership in curricular development, and overall contributions to the profession. Teaching load is 3-3 with an administrative reduction to 2-2 as Director of Undergraduate Professional and Technical Writing. Duties will include teaching undergraduate and graduate professional and technical communication courses, curriculum and program development, and program administration, including training and oversight of PhD candidates teaching in the professional writing curriculum.

The Department seeks a colleague whose education and research interests focus on the intersection of rhetorical studies and professional communication. Special teaching and research areas of expertise may include but are not limited to one or more of the following: information design, multi-modal communication, social media, digital journalism, user-centered design methods, science and engineering communication, health communication, communication policy, public ethics, such as ethics in government, non-profits, and industry. Candidates whose teaching range also spans regularly taught courses in style, argument, or intercultural communication are desired.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in hand by the time of appointment in Rhetoric, Linguistics, Communication Studies, or closely related field. The Department will prefer candidates with successful teaching experiences, research and publication records, and interdisciplinary skills appropriate to teaching and publishing in professional/technical writing.

Appointment, Rank, and Salary: Nine-month, teaching-track position at the rank of assistant professor. Salary is competitive.

Application Procedure: Send letter of application that includes a statement of career goals within the context of the position, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference to: Professor David S. Kaufer, Search Chair, c/o Vickie McKay, ATTN: Rhetoric/Professional Writing Position, Department of English, Baker Hall 259, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Application Deadline: The deadline to insure full consideration is postmarked by November 1, 2011. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2011 until the position is filled.

MLA JIL 9/13/11

Deadline: November 1, 2011

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials: 11/30

Rejection (no interview):

MLA or phone interview scheduled: 12/6

Rejection (after MLA or phone interview): via email mid January

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted: <--date?

NOTES:

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Centenary College of New Jersey - Assistant Professor - OFFER MADE & ACCEPTED[edit | edit source]

Assistant Professor of English. Composition and Rhetoric

Centenary College of New Jersey is seeking to fill the position of Assistant Professor of English. The Assistant Professor of English in Composition and Rhetoric reports directly to the Chair of the Department of English & Foreign Languages. The position will carry Faculty status and is a Tenure Track position. Position commences Fall 2012.

Responsibilities Include 1.An enthusiastic, creative candidate for a full-time, 9 month, renewable appointment as an Assistant Professor of English in Composition and Rhetoric. 2.Demonstrated ability for and special interest in teaching and developing upper division writing courses such as Advanced Composition and Business Writing. 3.Teach multiple sections of the College's general and developmental composition courses each semester as part of the 12-credit/ semester load. 4.Work with the Writing Center Director on peer tutoring programs and peer tutor training, as well as work with the Department Chair on writing instructor evaluation and hiring. 5.Advise students. 6.Other duties, including participation in Program and Institutional Assessment initiatives, may be assigned by the Chair and the Office of Academic Affairs. 7.Serve on faculty committees.

Required Qualifications: 1.Earned Ph.D. in Composition and Rhetoric in hand by start date of August 30, 2012. 2.Academic record meriting appointment as Assistant Professor. 3.Proven track record in teaching and developing both general education composition courses as well as advanced writing courses. 4.Experience/ expertise in Writing Program Administration 5.Commitment to, and support of, an inclusive community. 6.Ability to interact successfully with a broad constituency.

Additional Desired Qualifications: 1.Understanding the role of scholarship and service in undergraduate liberal arts and in graduate education. 2.Two years of demonstrated, successful college or university teaching experience. 3.Willingness and demonstrated ability to prepare secondary education teachers in the field of writing. 4.Experience with student advising. 5.Experience teaching and developing on-line courses in advanced writing. 6.Record of department, institutional, and/ or community service.

Centenary College, founded in 1867, is a vibrant, growing and innovative independent, applied liberal arts College with a student body of more than 3,000 which includes students from 21 states and 14 foreign countries. Centenary College is recognized as New Jersey's fastest growing independent college. Primarily an undergraduate institution, selected graduate, accelerated and online programs are offered, largely in professional areas (including the MBA). The College campus is located on 105 scenic acres in Northwestern New Jersey, about 50 miles from New York City and about 25 miles from Pennsylvania. Hackettstown was named by Money Magazine as one of the "Best 100 Places to Live" in the United States.

Centenary College offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits for employees and an innovative, individualized curriculum for students. The College offers students strong academic programs designed to focus on specific learning outcomes to ensure that each student succeeds. Centenary has a completely wireless campus where all full-time faculty & full-time undergraduate students in the traditional program have laptop computers. We have a strong commitment to interdisciplinary general studies that supports a high-quality liberal arts education and affordability in tuition and other student costs. Faculty teaching load is three 4-credit courses per semester. Additional duties include student advising and committee participation. Faculty compensation and related matters are handled through the Office of Academic Affairs.

LOCAL & REGIONAL CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY SINCE TRAVEL & RELOCATION EXPENSE PROVISIONS ARE NOT AVAILABLE FOR THIS POSITION.

Procedure for Application: Applications should include a letter of application, statement of teaching philosophy, current resume, three letters of recommendation plus contact information of three references who can comment on the applicant's ability to fulfill the duties of such a position. Hard copy, electronic and faxed resumes are accepted.

LINK(HigherEdJobs)

Deadline: Open until filled

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

MLA or phone interview scheduled: phone: 4/9

Rejection (after MLA or phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled: 5/2

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted: 5/9

NOTES:

  • 2/20/12: I emailed their HR department to ask if they are still accepting applications (as the post was no longer up at HigherEdJobs.com, where they post all their jobs), and I received the response that they are not accepting applications. It's unclear if they filled the position or cancelled it.

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Central Michigan University - Assistant Professor, English Education - DEADLINE PASSED[edit | edit source]

Assistant professor of English. CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY. English Education: Secondary Education.

Tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of English beginning Fall 2012. The Department of English Language and Literature has a vibrant English Education program and faculty, including programs in elementary language arts and secondary English, and is a site of the National Writing Project. Ph.D. in English or related field required by August 2012. Expertise and ability to teach graduate and undergraduate secondary English methods courses, young adult literature, literature methods, and college composition required, as is the supervision of student teachers. Experience in secondary schools, evidence of effective teaching, and an active research program are also required. Interest in or experience with teaching diverse populations or in rural or urban schools desirable. Screening of applications will begin on October 24, 2011 and continue until the position is filled.

Applicants must complete an online application (at http://www.cmich.edu/Jobs.htm) that includes a letter of interest, vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and copies of official transcripts. In addition, please send current letter(s) of reference by mail or e-mail to William Wandless, Chair, Department of English, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859 or english@cmich.edu. CMU is a doctoral research university with opportunities for leadership and involvement for its entire faculty. Members from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity within its community (see http://www.cmich.edu/aaeo/).

MLA JIL 9/13/11

Deadline: October 24, 2011

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

MLA interview scheduled:

Rejection (after MLA interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

Also posted at Children's 2012

Interviews at MLA

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Clayton State University - Assistant Professor, Director of Writers' Studio (Begins January 2012) - PHONE INTERVIEWS SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

The Department of English in the College of Arts and Sciences at Clayton State University is seeking applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor position in English specializing in rhetoric/composition to direct the Writers’ Studio and teach writing courses. The position will begin on Jan 9, 2012. Salary will be commensurate with experience and competitive with comparable programs. POSITION IN ENGLISH The successful candidate will direct the Writers’ Studio and teach first-year writing and majors’ courses in writing concentration. The Writers’ Studio serves as a focal point for all students with regard to writing assistance and writing workshops. The position is a 10 month position with a 2/2 load, with a summer schedule possible if desired. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: • An earned Ph.D. in English with experience working in/directing writing centers and in rhetoric/composition. • Education philosophy consistent with writing center pedagogy • Emphasis on community service and experiential learning • Experience teaching first-year writing. • Evidence of scholarly presentation and publication or potential. • Knowledge of the application of technology to enhance teaching and learning. • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills. RESPONSIBILITIES: • Serve as Director of Writers’ Studio, which includes: o Coordinating tutors and tutoring activities o Organizing workshops for students and faculty/staff o Expanding online tutoring and developing online workshops o Working with outside agencies and schools on writing activities o Oversee Writers’ Studio website • Teach undergraduate courses • Serve as an advisor for students. • Engage in scholarly activities leading to grants, presentations, and publications. • Participate in committee service to department, college, university, and community. • Teach in the Core Curriculum Application Procedures: Review for the position will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, and the contact information for three current references. To apply go to: https://adminsystems2.clayton.edu/faculty_jobs/ and apply to job # 20155. Background checks will be required for all final candidates selected for employment. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, proof of authorization to work in the U.S. will be required at the time of hire. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S. Clayton State University is committed to providing equal educational opportunity to all qualified applicants, without discrimination on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or handicap, as a matter of University policy and as required by applicable State and Federal laws (including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Sections 503, and 504, AREA, ADA, E.O. 11246, and Rev. Proc. 75-50). Title IX Coordinator, Director of Human Resources (678) 466-4230. Individuals with disabilities, who need to request accommodations or obtain this document in an alternative format, contact the Disability Resource Center, Student Center Building, Room 255, (678) 466-5445.

WPA Website

Deadline: Review begins immediately

Acknowledgment received: Nov. 2nd (request for phone interview);

Phone Interview: Nov. 4th;

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Phone interview scheduled: yes in Nov (above)

Rejection (after phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

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Clemson University - Assistant Professor, Digital Humanities - OFFERS MADE & REJECTED[edit | edit source]

The English Department at Clemson University seeks to fill a tenure-track, Assistant Professor position for Fall 2012 in Digital Humanities. Candidates working in digital literary scholarship and emerging publishing technologies are especially encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in literature, rhetoric, professional communication, creative writing, and/or digital media, as well as advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in the candidate's specialized field. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to participate in Clemson's interdisciplinary PhD program in Rhetorics, Communication, and Information Design. Please send letter of application and vita to Sean Williams, Chair, "Digital Humanities Search Committee," Department of English, 801 Strode Tower, Clemson University, Clemson, SC 29634. {C}Review of applications will begin November 4, 2011. Preliminary interviews will occur at the MLA Convention in Seattle, WA.

LINK (WPA Job Board)

Deadline: November 4, 2011

Acknowledgment received: 10/27 Email from Chair (x3)

Request for additional materials: 11/22

Rejection (no interview):

MLA interview scheduled: [from Comparative 2012: "12/14"]

Rejection (after MLA interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made: <--date???

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

Interviews at MLA

Also posted at New Media & Digital Humanities 2011-2012

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Coastal Carolina University, Assistant Professor - CAMPUS INTERVIEWS SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

The Department of English at Coastal Carolina University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor to teach undergraduate courses in composition and literature and graduate courses in composition and rhetoric. The appointment will be effective August 16, 2012.

The successful candidate will hold an earned Ph.D. in Composition and Rhetoric (or a Ph.D. in English with a specialization in Composition and Rhetoric) by the time of the appointment to the position and will have a demonstrated commitment to teaching as well as evidence of scholarly promise. Teaching assignments may include evening/weekend courses and courses taught at off-campus sites. Secondary/complementary interests in visual literacies, multimodal composition, and/or multicultural rhetoric preferred.

Coastal Carolina University is a public mid-sized, comprehensive liberal arts-oriented institution. Coastal Carolina University is located in Conway, South Carolina, just nine miles from the Atlantic coastal resort Myrtle Beach, one of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the nation. It has an enrollment of 8,900 students and is expected to have continued growth for the next several years. Coastal Carolina University is a part of the South Carolina system of public education and has close ties with its founders, the Horry County Higher Education Commission.

Candidates should submit electronically at http://jobs.coastal.edu a letter of application (outlining interest in the position, qualifications, and approach to teaching), a current CV, transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work (copies acceptable at this time), and three letters of recommendation. To ensure full consideration, application materials must be received by November 15, 2011.

HigherEdJobs.com

Deadline: November 15, 2011

Acknowledgment received: 12/9 (currently reviewing apps)

Request for additional materials: letters, 12/14

Rejection (no interview):

MLA or phone interview scheduled: phone interview scheduled on 12/15 for following week

Rejection (after MLA or phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled: <--date?

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

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Colby College - Writing Program Administrator - PHONE INTERVIEW SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

Colby College invites applications for a writing program administrator/composition specialist to develop and direct our Writing Program. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in English, specializing in Composition, Rhetoric, Writing Program Administration or Writing-Across-the-Curriculum. Responsibilities include taking a leadership role in developing all levels of writing-intensive courses (first-year, second-year, capstone), administering the writing program, oversight of the peer tutor-based Writers' Center, and teaching one course in the program. Experience teaching in a college-level writing program highly desired; expertise and experience in college-level English Language Learner courses a plus. This is an administrative appointment that operates on a 12-month calendar and reports directly to the Dean of Faculty.

To apply, please send a cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendation, statement of teaching philosophy, administrative experience (especially with writing programs), and approach to college-level writing, along with a writing sample to:

Dr. Lori Kletzer, Dean of Faculty and Chair of the Colby Writing Program search. Electronic submission required to ColbyWritingProgramDirectorsearch@colby.edu. Please send documents in pdf format.

Review of applications will begin on December 1 and continue until the position is filled.

LINK(HigherEdJobs)

Deadline: December 1, 2011

Acknowledgment received: Q: Has anyone heard anything on this one either way? I'd love to know if they made initial contact with any applicants before the close of this semester...

A. Nothing yet. I applied for a job there two years ago and NEVER heard anything either way.

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

MLA or phone interview scheduled: Phone interview scheduled for January.

Rejection (after MLA or phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

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Colgate University - Assistant Professor, Public Address - OFFER MADE & ACCEPTED[edit | edit source]

Colgate University, Department of Writing & Rhetoric. Tenure-track position in Public Address at Assistant Professor level, beginning Fall, 2012. The department seeks a colleague committed to the ongoing development of its expanding program in rhetorical studies. The ideal candidate will contribute to shaping the department's focus on active and responsible civic engagement.

Required qualifications: PhD in Communication Studies or equivalent field with a scholarly focus on Public Address. Completion of Ph.D. is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire. Particular expertise in civic discourse or rhetorical theory/criticism is desirable.

Teaching responsibilities: 5 courses/year. Introductory, intermediate, and advanced public speaking and public address; argumentation and rhetorical criticism. All Colgate faculty are expected to contribute to all-university programs, which include the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum.

Colgate University is a highly selective, undergraduate, liberal arts college with competitive salaries and benefits. Letter of application, curriculum vitae and three confidential letters of recommendation must be submitted through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/1005 . Review of applications will begin November 1, 2011, and continue until the position is filled. Colgate is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty, staff, and student body further the University's educational mission. Applications from women and minorities are strongly encouraged. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at www.upstataenyherc.org.

HigherEdJobs

Deadline: November 1, 2011

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Phone interview scheduled: Scheduled on 12/10 (x3)

Rejection (after Phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made: 01/25

Offer accepted: Offer accepted on 02/01

NOTES:

Any thoughts as to whether this is an inside hire? There is a post doc on faculty that seems to fit the job call fairly well. (12/12)

Any news about this??? (1/19)

Offer accepted on 02/01

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Colgate University - Assistant Professor of Writing & Rhetoric - PHONE INTERVIEWS SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

Colgate University, Department of Writing and Rhetoric. Tenure-track position at Assistant Professor level, beginning Fall, 2012. The department seeks a colleague committed to the ongoing development of its expanding program in rhetorical studies. Required qualifications: PhD in Rhetoric & Composition or equivalent field, with a scholarly focus on visual and/or digital rhetorics. Completion of the PhD is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire. Possible secondary specialties include composition theory or pedagogy, rhetorical theory, feminist rhetoric. Teaching responsibilities: five courses/year. Introductory, intermediate and advanced writing and rhetoric; new media composition; visual rhetoric. All Colgate faculty are expected to contribute to all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum. Colgate University is a highly selective, undergraduate, liberal arts college with competitive salaries and benefits. Letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation must be submitted through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/1204 Review of applications will begin November 28, 2011, and continue until the position is filled. Colgate is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty, staff, and student body further the University’s educational mission. Applications from women and minorities are strongly encouraged. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at www.upstatenyherc.org

MLA JIL 10/21/11

Deadline: November 28, 2011

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Phone interview scheduled: 2/12

Rejection (after MLA interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

I received an email today saying that the Visual and Digital Rhetoric search at Colgate had been filled. Since this is the only job I applied for there, I'm assuming it's the same position? (4/18)

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College of New Rochelle (NY) - TT Assistant/Associate Professor of Composition - CAMPUS VISITS SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

The College of New Rochelle, School of Arts & Sciences, seeks applications for a tenure-track faculty position in composition within the English Department, available September 1, 2012. Responsibilities include half-time teaching in composition, coordination of the School of Arts and Sciences writing program (instruction, assessment, and tutorial services) and consultation on planning and assessment of writing activities with each of the other three schools of the College. Candidates with a Ph.D. or terminal degree in composition, rhetoric or closely related area are invited to send CVs and three letters of reference to:

Richard H. Thompson, Ph.D., Dean, School of Arts & Sciences, The College of New Rochelle, 29 Castle Place, New Rochelle, NY 10805. e-mail: rthompson@cnr.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The College of New Rochelle is a Catholic college in the Ursuline tradition and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds who can contribute to our unique educational mission. The School of Arts & Sciences has a strong liberal arts tradition and serves a diverse population of undergraduate women. It is located in Westchester County, just north of New York City.

MLA JIL March 16 2012

Deadline: review begins immediately

Acknowledgment received:

Request for Additional Materials:

Rejection Letter:

Phone Interview scheduled:

Campus interview scheduled: yes (see below)

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

(5/11) Has anyone heard from them? No acknowledgement of application, made over two months ago.

--> they scheduled campus visits a couple of weeks ago

College of Staten Island (CUNY) - Assistant or Associate Professor - OFFER MADE & ACCEPTED[edit | edit source]

The Department of English of the College of Staten Island, a senior college of The City University of New York, seeks candidates for an anticipated position as an Assistant or Associate Professor of English in Composition/ Rhetoric beginning September 2012. Required: completed Ph.D. in English with a specialization in Composition or Rhetoric. We are particularly interested in candidates with a strong record of teaching and an active publishing agenda. Areas of specialization may include Digital Media, Basic Writing, Composition Pedagogy, Computers and Composition. Responsibilities include teaching introductory courses in composition, developing undergraduate and graduate courses in area of specialization, participating in the expansion of the Writing Program, performing departmental and college-wide service, and engaging in an active and productive research and publishing agenda. Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2011. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, a writing sample (not to exceed 40 pages), and one syllabus or course proposal related to area of specialization to: Chair, Composition and Rhetoric Search Committee, Department of English, Building 2S-218, College of Staten Island, 2800 Victory Boulevard, Staten Island, NY 10314

WPA Listserv 11/4/11

Deadline: November 15, 2011

Acknowledgment received: 12/28

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview): 1/18

Phone interview scheduled: Dec. 30 x2

Rejection (after phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled: 1/13

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted: Person who accepted the offer announced it on twitter on March 2.

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College of Staten Island - Lecturers in English (2 Positions) - DEADLINE PASSED[edit | edit source]

The Department of English, at the College of Staten Island, invites applications for two anticipated faculty Lecturer positions, beginning in September 2012. The successful candidates will teach a variety of composition courses, including the two general education writing courses, basic writing, and ESL writing courses. Teaching load: 7 courses over two semesters; evaluation based on teaching and service (not on research or publishing).

The College of Staten Island (CSI) is centrally located on a 204-acre park-like campus, the largest in New York City. CSI is one of 11 senior colleges of the City University of New York. The College offers associate, baccalaureate and master degree programs, and participates in the challenging doctoral programs of the City University Graduate School and University Center.

A Bachelor's degree and the ability to teach successfully is required. MA, Ph.D., or other relevant terminal degree preferred. A specialization in basic writing pedagogy or significant experience teaching basic writing is preferred. Salary range: $41,435 - $67,431.

To apply, please log on to http://www.cuny.edu . Navigate to "Employment", then "Job postings on line" Find Job ID # 5361. In order to be considered for this position, applicants must submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, a one-page statement of your writing pedagogy, a freshman or sophomore composition syllabus, and the names and contact information of three professional references. If you have difficulty with uploading multiple documents to the web site please send them to facultyrecruithss@csi.cuny.edu . This job closes March 9, 2012.

MLA JIL 2/3/12

Deadline: March 9

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Phone interview scheduled:

Rejection (after phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

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College of the Holy Cross (MA) - Assistant Professor - CAMPUS INTERVIEWS SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

The Department of English at the College of the Holy Cross invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in rhetoric and composition. Candidates must demonstrate commitment to, and excellence in, undergraduate teaching as well as scholarly achievement. We therefore seek applicants whose work integrates composition theory and pedagogy, and who are interested in developing and teaching academic writing courses and rhetoric courses that will contribute to a curriculum based primarily in literature. Ph.D. required. The position does not entail the direction of a writing center; it carries a 3-2 teaching load (including introductory and advanced courses each term) with a full-salary one-semester research leave prior to tenure review and generous sabbatical and fellowship leaves for senior faculty. The Holy Cross English Department uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. See http://www.interfolio.com/apply/3059 to apply. Through Interfolio, please submit a cover letter describing research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, statement on teaching, copies of unofficial transcripts, and three letters of recommendation addressed to Jonathan Mulrooney, Chair, Department of English, College of the Holy Cross. All application materials must be received by November 1, 2011. Interviews by invitation will be conducted at the MLA convention in Seattle. We invite candidates to learn more about our department at (http://academics.holycross.edu/english/).

The College of the Holy Cross is a highly selective Catholic liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition. It enrolls about 2,700 students and is located in a medium-sized city 45 miles west of Boston. Holy Cross belongs to the Colleges of Worcester Consortium (http://www.cowc.org) and the New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (http://www.newenglandherc.org). The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action in the workplace.

Deadline: Nov. 1

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials: 11/21 (writing sample) x2

Rejection (no interview): 12/20 by email x3

MLA interview scheduled: Has anyone heard anything about MLA interviews??

I haven't (12/30). Perhaps the people who didn't get an email on 12/20 are still in the running for post-MLA interviews? At this point, there's no way they could be planning to go to MLA--or at least I assume.

MLA interviews were scheduled in mid-December.

Rejection (after MLA interview):

Campus interview scheduled: 1/11

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

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College of Wooster (OH) - Writing Center Director - CAMPUS INTERVIEWS SCHEUDLED[edit | edit source]

The College of Wooster invites applications for the position of Director of the Writing Center. Wooster is a liberal arts college with a strong program in writing across the curriculum; this program emphasizes mentored research for all students and culminates in a required senior thesis.

Candidates should have a Ph. D. in Composition/Rhetoric or English, with experience in writing center administration and composition theory and practice. A background and teaching/research interest in digital and visual rhetorics, rhetorics of under-represented cultures, and/or ESL preferred.

A full description of this position and application procedure can be found at http://www.wooster.edu/Offices-Directories/Human-Resources /Employment-Opportunities.

LINK(InsideHigherEd)

Deadline: Deadline changed (again) to 2/10 (according to HR website)

Acknowledgment received: via email 2/8

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Interview scheduled: Interview scheduling in process 2/21 - Skype (x2)

Rejection (after interview):

Campus interview scheduled: 3/6

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

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Collins College - Full Time Professor - CAMPUS VISIT SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

Job Code F1999. Division Provost Office. Salary Range $42023 - $51184. Location: Central Park Campus McKinney, TX 75070, US. Education, Master's Degree

Essential Job Functions:

  • Teach assigned courses in accordance with the course syllabus and college policy.
  • Continue to update and revise course content and teaching methodology in order to maintain currency and relevance.
  • Maintain familiarity with current texts, materials, teaching aids and techniques relative to courses within the discipline and recommend their adoption when appropriate.
  • Actively seek ways to improve instruction.
  • Provide advice and/or assistance to associate faculty in regard to course content and instructional materials.
  • Post and observe a minimum of six office hours per week for purposes of academic advising and student consultation.Hold office hours at times which will be most convenient for students.Meet with students as needed by appointment.
  • Advise and assist students during the ongoing registration process.
  • Actively participate in discipline, division and college-wide task forces and committees for an average of two hours per week.
  • Attend scheduled discipline, division and college-wide meetings.
  • Actively participate in assisting the college to maintain standards required for accreditation.
  • Perform registration tasks determined in consultation with the division dean.
  • Participate in full regalia in official graduation ceremonies.
  • Work with LRC staff in the selection of print and non-print materials in the overall collection development of the LRC.
  • Perform other duties as determined in consultation with the division dean.
  • Establish annual objectives mutually determined with the division dean, including personal and professional growth plans.
  • Maintain state-of-the-art knowledge and competence in the appropriate academic disciplines.
  • Contribute to and participate in staff development programs.
  • Participate in community activities and services.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.

Teaching assignments may be on one or more of the college's campuses or offsite locations and may include concurrent enrollment, distance education, evening and weekend programs, online instruction and other instructional modalities. Non-teaching assignments include instructional development, academic advising and assisting students, registration assignments, participating in college-wide activities and task forces, and other appropriate responsibilities. These responsibilities may be scheduled within the flexible 170-day faculty calendar.

Education, Training and Experience Requirements: Master's degree from a regionally accredited institution, indicating a major and/or 18 graduate hours in the discipline. PhD desired.

Community college or university teaching experience is desired. This is a Security Sensitive position. Therefore candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.

LINK(HigherEdJobs)

Deadline:

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

MLA interview scheduled:

Rejection (after MLA interview):

Campus interview scheduled: 11/21 for 12/5

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

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Cornell University - Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Writing - OFFER ACCEPTED[edit | edit source]

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Writing [15759].

The Knight Institute for Writing in the Disciplines at Cornell University invite applications for a lecturer or senior lecturer position to take part in an established WID program. This position will begin July 1, 2012. We are particularly interested in candidates with training in second-language acquisition, a background in composition pedagogy, and experience teaching writing in the disciplines to students from a wide variety of language backgrounds.

Responsibilities include teaching introductory writing seminars for international students and consulting with faculty on teaching academic writing to students for whom English is a second language as well as to students who are later bilinguals. This position may also involve collaborating on program development (such as tutoring programs) within the Knight Institute and participating in training courses for graduate instructors and TAs. While the teaching load is equivalent to 3 seminars per term, actual responsibilities will be a mix of teaching, consulting, and administration.

Lecturers are hired for renewable three-year terms and are eligible for promotion to Senior Lecturer after six years of service. Senior lecturers are hired for renewable five-year terms. The position has a strong benefits package, which includes professional development funding. Qualifications: a Masters degree in fields related to Composition and Rhetoric, linguistics, or TESOL; Ph. D. preferred. Review of applications will begin October 15 and continue until the position is filled. We plan to interview at MLA. Send a letter of application addressing teaching experience and scholarly interests, a CV, and a statement of your teaching philosophy to Joseph Martin, Writing Workshop, 174 Rockefeller Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853. Cornell University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educator and employer.

MLA JIL 9/30/11

Deadline: review begins Oct. 15

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials: 11/20, 11/24

Rejection (no interview):

MLA interview scheduled: 11/23, 12/03

Rejection (after MLA interview): 1/25 (x2)

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

Anybody know what happened with this??

Offer has been made and accepted. [posted 4/12]

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Cornell University - Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Writing in the Disciplines - OFFER MADE & ACCEPTED[edit | edit source]

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Writing in the Disciplines [15760]

The Knight Institute for Writing in the Disciplines at Cornell University invites applicants for a renewable lecturer or senior lecturer position to teach in an established, highly collaborative program that serves students and works with faculty across a large, culturally and intellectually diverse university. The position begins July 1, 2012. Responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate writing at a variety of levels; training graduate student instructors of First Year Writing Seminars; and training Teaching Assistants in the Writing in the Majors program, which supports the integration of writing and learning in advanced courses throughout the university. While the teaching load is equivalent to three classes per semester, actual responsibilities will include a mix of teaching, consulting, and administration.

Qualifications: Masters required, PhD preferred. Teaching experience in Writing Across the Curriculum, Writing in the Disciplines, or cross-disciplinary writing required.

Terms of employment: Lecturers are hired for renewable three year terms and are eligible for promotion to Senior Lecturer after six years of service. Senior lecturers are hired for renewable five-year terms. Strong benefits package includes professional development funding.

Application materials: Review of applications will begin October 15 and continue until the position is filled. We do plan to interview at MLA. Send a letter of application addressing teaching experience and scholarly interests, a CV, and a statement of teaching philosophy to Joseph Martin, Writing Workshop, 174 Rockefeller Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853. Cornell University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educator and employer.

MLA JIL 9/30/11

Deadline: review begins Oct. 15

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials: 10/28 (X2)

Rejection (no interview):

MLA interview scheduled:

Rejection (after MLA interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted: <--date? Late March.

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Creighton University - Assistant Professor (2 positions) - BOTH POSITIONS FILLED[edit | edit source]

Creighton University’s English department seeks to fill two tenure-track, entry-level Assistant Professor positions in Rhetoric and Composition with specializations in pedagogy, rhetorical theory or new media. Three-course load per term. Ph.D. in rhetoric/composition required absolutely no later than July 1, 2012, with evidence of excellent university-level teaching and significant publications. All faculty teach 100-level courses. Positions begin August 2012. Candidates are strongly urged to familiarize themselves with our programs, department, university and mission at http://www.creightonenglish.org and to address the mission in their application materials.

Review of applications begins October 20 and continues until the positions are filled. Apply at careers.creighton.edu; also send letter of application, CV, 3 letters of recommendation, transcripts (unofficial ones OK initially), and teaching philosophy to Chair, Search Committee, English Department, Creighton University, Omaha, NE 68178. Include email address. All applications will be acknowledged.

A Jesuit, Catholic institution, Creighton encourages applications from qualified individuals of all backgrounds who believe they can contribute to the university’s distinctive educational traditions. Creighton is an EEO/AA employer and seeks a wide range of applicants for the position so that one of our core values--ethnic and cultural diversity--may be realized.

Posted on WPA Listserv

Deadline: October 20, 2011

Acknowledgment received: EEO form by mail, 12/22: what makes them think I'm going to submit an EEO form when they scheduled phone interviews more than a month ago? --lol I was thinking the exact same thing.

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Phone interview scheduled: 11/15

MLA interview scheduled:

Rejection (after MLA interview):

Campus interview scheduled: for week of 12/19

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted: One offer accepted [posted 2/10] Both positions filled.

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Curry College - Assistant Professor - Rhetoric and Composition - CAMPUS VISITS SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

Full-time faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning Fall 2012. Ph.D. in English specializing in Rhetoric and Composition with strong interest in writing pedagogy and background in writing across the curriculum. Experience teaching a wide range of learners through an individualized student-centered approach is essential. Teaching load is 4/4 with additional expectations for partnerships across disciplines and involvement in First Year curriculum development. Willingness to serve on committees across the college is required.

To apply, send a cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendation, and a statement of teaching philosophy. Preliminary interviews will take place in January at the MLA conference.

Applications postmarked on or before December 5 will be ensured full consideration.

Online App. Form: http://curry.interviewexchange.com/static/clients/402CCM1/index.jsp

Deadline: Dec. 5

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

MLA interview scheduled: by phone, 12/12 (x2)

Rejection (after MLA interview):

Campus interview scheduled: 02/03/12

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

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DePaul University - Assistant Professor, Rhetoric and New Media/Digital Studies - SECOND OFFER ACCEPTED[edit | edit source]

The Department of Writing, Rhetoric, & Discourse at DePaul University invites applications for a tenure-track position in rhetoric and new media/digital studies at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin September 2012. We seek candidates with research and pedagogical interests in visual rhetoric or writing and rhetoric in digital environments. The successful candidate will contribute to an innovative graduate program in New Media Studies, which integrates new media theory and production. Applicants with a strong background in new media production techniques are particularly encouraged. The successful candidate will also contribute to the undergraduate major and MA in Writing Rhetoric and Discourse. Applicants must have the PhD in rhetoric and composition or an appropriately related field in hand by July 1, 2012, demonstrated expertise in teaching, and an active scholarly agenda. The department and the university sustain a strong commitment to undergraduate education and sensitivity to the educational goals of a multicultural student population. We particularly seek candidates who mirror the diversity of the university and its surrounding urban community, and we specifically solicit applications from women, people of color, and individuals from other historically underrepresented groups. DePaul University is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

Please electronically submit a cover letter, CV, writing sample, and statement of teaching philosophy online. To apply, click: http://facultyopportunities.depaul.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=50874

Three letters of recommendation should be sent to Peter Vandenberg, Chair, Department of Writing, Rhetoric, & Discourse, DePaul University, 802 W. Belden, Chicago, IL, 60614. Application materials will be reviewed as they are received. Candidates selected for first-round phone/Skype interviews will be notified no later than early January.

MLA JIL 9 December 2011

Deadline: immediately

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

MLA or phone interview scheduled: 12/20 (Skype) x2

Rejection (after MLA or phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made: 2/27, declined 3/1

Offer accepted: second offer accepted

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Drew University - Post Doc - Composition[edit | edit source]

Drew University, a selective liberal arts college 30 miles outside New York City, seeks applications for a one-year Post-Doctoral Fellowship. The Fellowship is designed to provide additional teaching and administrative experience for a candidate with a recent PhD in composition/rhetoric and a desire to build a career at a small to mid-size undergraduate or a liberal arts college. Fellows teach a 2-2 equivalent, including College Writing (class size 12-15) and Writing Center hours; and serve as co-assistant director of College Writing. Depending on interest, fellows may also work on writing across the curriculum, writing in the disciplines, Writing Center, or assessment. PhD must be completed by submission deadline. Strong teaching record, and evidence of scholarly potential required, publication preferred. Administrative experience in writing program administration preferred.

Cover letter, CV, and 3 letters of reference to Melissa Nicolas, Associate Dean of Academic Services, Drew University, Madison NJ 07940 by June 13th, 2012. Electronic submission of materials strongly preferred:HR512-1@drew.edu

Deadline: June 13

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

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Offer made:

Offer accepted:

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Duke University Thompson Writing Program, Lecturing Fellows[edit | edit source]

Cross-posted at Humanities and Social Sciences Postdocs 2011-12

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East Carolina University - Assistant Professor, Technical and Professional Communication (2 positions) - ONE OFFER ACCEPTED[edit | edit source]

Assistant Professor [16129] The Department of English at East Carolina University (http://www.ecu.edu/english) is seeking to fill two tenure-track positions at the assistant professor level, specializing in technical and professional communication, to begin August 13, 2012. Candidates should demonstrate knowledge of contemporary scholarship and a well-defined research agenda in professional communication. The successful candidate will be expected to support and contribute to teaching and innovative curriculum development in graduate and undergraduate programs in technical and professional communication (online and face-to-face environments), as well as a doctoral program in technical and professional discourse. Appropriate service to the university, community, and profession is expected. Ph.D. by August 2012 is required. Screening begins November 20, 2011 and will continue until the position is filled.

For complete job description, requirements, and application instructions, see https://ecu.peopleadmin.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=67021

MLA JIL 10/21/11

Deadline: November 20, 2011

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

MLA or phone interview scheduled: 12/6

Rejection (after MLA or phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled: mid-January

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made: <--date(s)?

Offer accepted:

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East Carolina University - Assistant Professor, Writing Center Coordinator - OFFER ACCEPTED[edit | edit source]

Tenure track Assistant Professor beginning August 13, 2012. The Department of English at East Carolina University seeks to hire a colleague with experience and an active research agenda in Writing Centers to integrate, coordinate, assess, and enhance the current writing centers on campus. This person will join a vibrant and active faculty and staff, and serve as a leader in the University Writing Program (UWP). The UWP is undergoing a significant redesign, and this new position will contribute to that ongoing process. Responsibilities may include training and supervising undergraduate as well as graduate student tutors, promoting the work of writing centers across campuses, and collaborating with the Director and Staff of the UWP and the Director of Composition to develop additional support for student writers across all levels and areas of the curriculum. This is a 9-month faculty position with significant reassignment for administrative responsibilities. In addition to those responsibilities, the person holding this position will teach graduate (MA and PhD) and undergraduate courses and maintain an active research agenda. Earned PhD required by August 2012, preferably in composition and rhetoric. Appropriate service to the university, community, and profession is expected. Minimum Qualifications: PhD from an appropriately accredited institution required by August 2012, preferably in composition and rhetoric.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Candidates for this position must complete a candidate profile and submit an application letter, curriculum vitae, one-page statements of teaching philosophy and research agenda, and writing sample online. In addition, arrange for three current reference letters to be sent to: Jeffrey Johnson, Chair, Department of English, Mail Stop 555, Bate Building 2201, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858-4353.

Screening will begin December 1, 2011, and continue until position is filled. Official transcript required upon employment.

ECU Job Site

Deadline: December 1, 2011

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

MLA or phone interview scheduled: phone interview requested via email 12/9

Rejection (after MLA or phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted: <--date?

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East Carolina University - Associate/Full Professor, Writing Program Director[edit | edit source]

UNIVERSITY WRITING PROGRAM DIRECTOR [16157] {C}East Carolina University seeks to fill the position of Director of the University Writing Program. This is a full-time (12-month) position, which begins July 1, 2012, at the rank of Associate or Full Professor, depending upon qualifications. This position is responsible for the continued development, evaluation, and implementation of the University Writing Program, including the operation of the University Writing Center and the University Writing Across the Curriculum Program. The director advises departments and schools concerning integration of writing instruction into all academic degree programs, consults with program directors and faculty members, participates on the Writing Across the Curriculum Committee, designs and implements other programs for the improvement of writing on campus, and shares a leadership role in the Quality Enhancement Plan. In addition, the director teaches regular university courses through the English Department. PhD from an appropriately accredited institution required, preferably in composition and rhetoric or related field with experience directing a college-level writing program. Also, must have appropriate credentials to be tenured or tenure track in the Department of English.

For complete job description, requirements, and application instructions, see https://ecu.peopleadmin.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=66905

MLA JIL 10/21/11

Deadline:

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

MLA or phone interview scheduled:

Rejection (after MLA or phone interview):

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Eastern Connecticut State University - Asst. Professor, Feminist and Digital Rhetorics - SEARCH CANCELED[edit | edit source]

Department: English. Position: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of English - Feminist and Digital Rhetorics. Qualifications: Ph.D. or ABD in Composition/Rhetoric or related field. {C}

Position Description: We seek a candidate who can contribute to an evolving major in English by teaching first-year writing courses as well as developing upper-level courses in feminist rhetorics and digital media; ability to teach introductory women's studies courses a plus. A commitment to undergraduate teaching and mentoring at a small, public liberal arts university with a significant population of minority and first-generation students, a willingness to work with interdisciplinary programs, and evidence of scholarly potential required.

Respond to: Please send a letter of application, CV, a brief statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of reference to Dr. Steve Ferruci, Search Co-Chair, Department of English, Eastern Connecticut State University, 83 Windham Street, Willimantic, CT 06226. Review of applications will begin immediately and close on December 31, 2011.

HigherEdJobs.com

Deadline: Dec. 31

Acknowledgment received: 12/2 (by mail)

12/27 LETTER UPDATE: TT search has been "suspended" and they will advertise a one year nonTT position in Spring 2012 for the 2011-12 year.

NOTES:

Also posted at Queer/Women's/Gender Studies 2012 & New Media & Digital Humanities 2011-2012

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Eastern Michigan University - Assistant Professor - SEARCH REOPENED[edit | edit source]

General Summary

The Department of English Language & Literature is seeking an Assistant Professor in composition and rhetoric, beginning Fall 2012. We are seeking a colleague who values teaching, research, and service to serve as the associate director of the first-year writing program at EMU. The associate WPA is a faculty position which includes partial release for administrative purposes.

Qualifications

Candidates must hold a PhD in composition and rhetoric (or a related field) by August, 2012. Expertise and experience in writing program administration also required. The ideal candidate will also have expertise in online and technology-mediated pedagogy. Secondary interests might also include technical and professional writing; cultural rhetorics; assessment; or public policy.

All applications must be made online at the link below - reference Posting #FA1205E. Submit a letter of interest, a CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a statement of administrative philosophy by November 15, 2011. Questions may be directed to Dr. Steven D. Krause, Search Committee Chair, 612 Pray-Harrold Hall, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI 48197.

LINK(Inside Higher Ed)

Deadline: November 15, 2011

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Phone interview scheduled: requested by email, 12/2 (x2)

Rejection (after phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled: 12/19 by phone

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

  • I had a skype interview 12/13 and was told I'd hear around MLA whether I'd have a campus visit. Did anyone else hear something similar?
  • On March 6, 2012, search committee chair posted on the WPA listserv that they're still accepting new applications.
  • What's the teaching load?
    • Teaching load is 2/2 plus admin work (so full teaching load for non-admin faculty is 3/3)

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Eastern New Mexico State University - Assistant Professor - POSITION FILLED[edit | edit source]

Position Summary

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is seeking qualified candidates to teach as a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor of English.

Duties and Responsibilities:

→4/4 teaching load with assignments in upper-division writing and freshman composition

→Lead writing minor program

→Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Job Requirements:

A terminal degree (Ph.D. or MFA) in English or a related field is required. ABD will be considered. Ideal candidates will have a strong academic background in and experience with writing instruction in one or more areas of specialization, including, but not limited to, teaching courses in creative non-fiction, fiction, technical writing, writing for media, and composition. Online design and online teaching experience is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

· Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community

Date Available: August 2012

Application Review Date: October 21, 2011

Condition of Employment: Must pass a pre-employment background check.

Electronic Application Instructions: Electronic applications may be submitted through the "Apply" link on the top of this page. Please attach the following required documents to your electronic application:

Required Documents:

Letter of interest, which articulates concrete approaches/methods to teaching

Curriculum vitae

Contact information for three references

Transcripts (unofficial for application purposes)

Instructions For Applying In Person: Applications may be picked up at the ENMU Office of Human Resources, located in the Administration building, room 113. Please submit the application form along with all required documents (listed above) in person to the Office of Human Resources or to the following address: ENMU Human Resources, 1500 S. Ave. K, Station 21, Portales, NM 88130

LINK(Chronicle)

Deadline: review begins October 21, 2011

Acknowledgment received: Auto-email 10/21/11

Request for additional materials: LOR-12/1

Rejection (no interview):

SKYPE interview scheduled: Skype Interview, 1/10

Rejection (after SKYPE interview): 3/29- generic email from HR Dept. indicated the position was filled

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Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott AZ - Assistant/Associate Professor Technical Writing[edit | edit source]

The Department of Humanities/Communications at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott, AZ, invites applications for an assistant or associate professor in a full-time, tenure-track position as a writing teacher/communications instructor. Duties include teaching technical writing as well as team teaching with faculty in the sciences and engineering in support of those programs; further duties may include teaching other composition courses and/or public speaking courses as assigned by the department Chair. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is the gold standard in higher education for aviation, engineering, global security and related fields. We draw students from around the world who are serious about their future careers. Our talent faculty, state-of-the-art classrooms and lab facilities and instructional best-practices mean that our graduates are sought after by the biggest names in their related industries. The Prescott Campus of Embry-Riddle is a small, residential university in the mountains of northern Arizona where faculty/student interaction is highly valued and is a central theme of the campus. Prescott is rated as one of the most livable areas in the Southwest. It is located 5000 feet above sea level, has a mild climate, clean air, and is close to recreational and pristine wilderness areas and national forests. The successful candidate must have an advanced degree in Technical Communications, Applied Linguistics, or a comparable discipline. An in-hand Ph. D. is preferred, but ABD candidates may be considered. Please send an application letter, c.v., transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and three years of student evaluations (or summaries thereof) to Human Resources as per the link. Contract begins August 2012. Please apply online at www.erau.edu/jobs IRC 41887

LINK(Chronicle)

Deadline:

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

MLA or phone interview scheduled:

Rejection (after MLA or phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

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Emerson College - Lecturer, First Year Writing Program - DEADLINE PASSED[edit | edit source]

The Department of Writing, Literature & Publishing at Emerson College seeks a Lecturer for the First-Year Writing Program. This is a full-time, non-tenure track appointment, with a five-year limit, subject to annual reviews. The initial appointment is for the 2012-13 academic year beginning September 1, 2012.

A Ph.D. in composition and writing studies, or a M.F.A. (or other terminal degree) with experience teaching college composition is required. Preference will be given to candidates with experience mentoring graduate students and teaching graduate seminars on writing instruction, knowledge of genre-based course design in composition, and interest in writing program development and the integration of civic engagement into writing courses. This position emphasizes the professional development of the candidate hired. Responsibilities include teaching in the First-Year Writing Program, working with the Director of the First-Year Writing Program on program development, and mentoring graduate instructors.

Emerson College values campus multiculturalism as demonstrated by the diversity of its faculty, staff, student body, and constantly evolving curriculum. The successful candidate must have the ability to work effectively with faculty, students, and staff from diverse backgrounds. Members of historically under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. Emerson College is an Equal Opportunity Employer that encourages diversity in its workplace.

Send cover letter, curriculum vita, and names of three references to Meredith Jordan, Department Assistant, Department of Writing, Literature & Publishing, Emerson College, 120 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116. You must also fill out an online application form in addition to submitting your application materials directly to the department. Please visit http://www.emerson.edu/jobs to view this position and submit your information. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2011 and continue until the position is filled.

Emerson College is the only comprehensive college or university in the United States dedicated exclusively to communication and the arts in a liberal arts context. It is located on the Boston Common, in downtown Boston and in close proximity to major media outlets.

MLA JIL

Deadline: review begins November 1, 2011

Acknowledgment received: Auto-email 10/21/11

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

MLA or phone interview scheduled:

Rejection (after MLA or phone interview):

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Emmanuel College (Boston, MA) - VAP - Generalist in Communication[edit | edit source]

The English Department at Emmanuel College invites applications for a Visiting Assistant/Associate Professor beginning in the Fall of 2012. We seek a generalist in Communication. Possible areas of specialization include: Rhetoric, Media Criticism, and Critical and Cultural Studies. Preferred candidates will demonstrate the ability to teach and develop courses in television studies or critical approaches to public relations, advertising, and journalism. We encourage candidates whose teaching and research intersects with Emmanuel College's mission. The candidate will be expected to teach Introduction to Communication, Media, and Cultural Studies as well as upper-level courses, including a Special Topics course and the Senior Seminar capstone course.

REQUIREMENTS: Ph.D. in Communication Studies, Rhetoric, or Media Studies is preferred. ABD candidates near completion also may be considered.

Online Application Link: http://emmanuel.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=28147

Deadline: Open until filled [posted Oct. 19, 2011]

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Phone interview scheduled:

Rejection (after phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

Also posted at Generalist 2012 & New Media & Digital Humanities 2011-2012

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Emory University - Associate / Full Professor, Director of College Writing - DEADLINE PASSED[edit | edit source]

Associate or Full Professor - Director of College Writing. The Department of English seeks a Director of College Writing. This is a tenured appointment at the rank of Full or Associate Professor. Responsibilities include developing a robust first-year writing curriculum, teaching graduate courses in composition pedagogy, and playing a cross-departmental leadership role in all matters pertaining to undergraduate writing. Candidates must have a Ph.D. and a distinguished research profile, together with a record of excellence in the teaching of writing.

Review of applications begins October 17; full consideration will be given to applications received before November 15. Interviews will be held at the MLA in Seattle, and the search will continue until the position is filled. Emory University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women and underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply.

Send letter of application, c.v., and names and addresses of four referees to: Walter Kalaidjian, Chair, Department of English, N-302 Callaway Center, Emory University, 537 Kilgo Circle, Atlanta, GA 30322.

MLA JIL 9/30/11

Deadline: review begins October 17, 2011

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

MLA interview scheduled:

Rejection (after MLA interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

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Emory University, Oxford College - Asst. / Assoc. Professor of Lit. & Composition - POSITION FILLED[edit | edit source]

Oxford C, 100 Hamill St, Oxford, GA 30054. http://www.oxford.emory.edu

Assistant or Associate Professor of English Literature and Composition. Emory University invites applications for a tenure-track full time position in English in its Oxford College, beginning in August 2012. PhD required, expertise in Shakespeare, Early Modern and/or Medieval Literature preferred, interest in the teaching of writing required. The candidate should have teaching experience. Teaching responsibilities are six courses per year, three freshman writing courses and three literature courses at the 200-level and above.

Please send CV, letter of application including statements of teaching philosophy and research/scholarly interests, sample syllabi, evidence of excellence in teaching, and the names and contact information of three people willing to provide references to: Dr. Lucas Carpenter, Humanities Division, Oxford College of Emory University, 100 Hamill Street, Oxford, GA 30054. Review of applications will begin December 15th. No applications will be accepted after this date. Please indicate availability for initial interview at the 2012 MLA Convention in Boston. Emory University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Oxford College is a specialized division of Emory University that provides a transformative, liberal arts intensive program for the first two years of the Emory baccalaureate degree. Located 38 miles east of Atlanta, the fully residential Oxford campus enrolls 900-950 freshman and sophomore students who continue their studies as juniors and seniors on the Atlanta campus. Oxford’s students are known for their curiosity, their interest in learning for learning’s sake, and their engagement in campus and community life. Faculty members in the humanities normally teach three courses per semester in classes that average 24 students. Some make the learning process the object of their scholarship while others pursue more traditional forms of scholarship; involving Oxford’s undergraduate students in scholarship is strongly encouraged. The College provides support for ongoing faculty professional development and the scholarly resources of one of the world’s leading research universities.

From MLA JIl 10/21/11

Deadline: review begins Dec. 15, 2011

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

MLA interview scheduled:

Rejection (after MLA interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted: yes, according to Renaissance page

NOTES:

Also posted at Renaissance 2012 & Medieval 2012

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Emporia State University - Assistant Professor - CAMPUS INTERVIEWS SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

Emporia State University invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in Composition and Rhetoric to begin in August, 2012. The doctorate is preferred, but ABD will be considered if the degree will be completed by the time of appointment. The normal teaching load is twelve hours per semester, including Composition program duties, as well as graduate and undergraduate courses in writing and rhetoric. Experience with curriculum and assessment is desirable and sub-specialization in applied linguistics of interest. Teaching, scholarly activity, and service are required.

Screening begins December 1 and continues until the position is filled. Send a letter of application, a current curriculum vitae, and unofficial transcripts, and have a placement file or other documentation containing three letters of reference sent separately to William Clamurro, Chair, Search Committee, Department of English, Modern Languages, and Journalism, Campus Box 4019, Emporia State University, Emporia, KS 66801-5087. Address e-mail enquiries to wclamurr@emporia.edu. Phone 620-341-5216. Background check required. An AA/EOE institution, Emporia State University encourages minorities and women to apply. www.emporia.edu #12/23

Deadline: review begins December 1, 2011

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

MLA interview scheduled: via email 12/7 x2, 12/8

Rejection (after MLA interview):

Campus interview scheduled: 1/23

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

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Erie Community College (SUNY)-Full Time Instructor[edit | edit source]

The position is tenure track and begins in fall 2012.

Deadline: October 2011

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Campus interview scheduled: 8/6

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

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Erskine College- Assistant/Associate Professor and Writing Seminar Director[edit | edit source]

Assistant/Associate Professor of English and Writing Seminar Director [15907]. This position includes teaching freshman composition and sophomore seminar courses and directing a new writing across the curriculum seminar program. The position is tenure track and begins in fall 2012.

Duties of the Writing Seminar Director may include, but not be limited to, the following: recruiting and training teachers for the seminar; working with a Writing Seminar Committee to create common types of written assignments and guidelines for evaluating those assignments; overseeing portfolios of students’ writing; and assessing the seminar’s effectiveness in improving students’ writing skills.

Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference to jobs@erskine.edu.

Erskine College is a private, Christian liberal arts college affiliated with the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church. To learn more about Erskine and this position, visit our website at http://www.erskine.edu/faculty-staff/jobsHR.html .

MLA JIL 10/7/11

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NOTE from Medieval page: "Better read the school's mission statement; here's some information of potential relevance to applicants: http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2011/09/08/english_professor_at_erskine_known_for_defending_science_is_fired "

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Farmingdale State College (SUNY) - Assistant Professor, Composition and Rhetoric - OFFER MADE & ACCEPTED[edit | edit source]

The English/Humanities Department invites applications for at least one tenure track, Assistant Professor of English. Responsibilities include teaching freshman-level writing courses, evaluating and assessing freshman-level writing courses, participating in the Writing in the Disciplines committee, faculty governance, and engaging in scholarship.

The teaching load is four courses per semester.

Farmingdale State College, a campus of the State University of New York, is a coeducational, public college of applied science and technology with an enrollment of more than 6,900 undergraduate students and a rich history of over 76,000 graduates. A total of 34 undergraduate degree programs are offered within four schools: Arts & Sciences, Business, Engineering Technologies, and Health Sciences. Small classes with nationally recognized faculty, technology-enhanced classrooms, and state-of-the-art information services and resources provide students with an exceptional educational experience.

Requirements:

Qualifications: an earned Doctorate in Composition and Rhetoric and a minimum of two years experience teaching college-level composition courses.

Preferred Qualifications: an earned Doctorate in Composition and Rhetoric, a minimum of two years experience teaching college-level composition courses, experience with Writing in the Disciplines (WID) or Writing across the Curriculum (WAC), and active involvement with institutional assessment

Additional Information:

Anticipated start date is Fall 2012.

SALARY: $56,000-$60,000, commensurate with experience.

For the first 10 working days beginning November 22, 2011and ending December 6, 2011 applications will be limited to Farmingdale UUP employees; thereafter applications will be accepted through January 31, 2012.

State University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Application Instructions:

A letter of application with curriculum vitae and the addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three references should be submitted online at: http://farmingdale.interviewexchange.com/

Only application submitted online will be accepted, no phone calls, please.

LINK(InsideHigherEd)

Deadline: January 31, 2012

Acknowledgment received:

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Rejection (no interview): 2/29

Preliminary interview scheduled: 2/13 Interview request by email (x2)

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled: for March

Rejection (after campus interview): 5/1 form letter via email

Offer made:

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Uh, what? these aren't telephone interviews. Even though it said that on the email, I received a very odd phone call from a woman telling me that these interviews are in person...and they're not paying for it. Forget that.

I received a similar phone call, although I can't say I found it all that odd. It sounds like they are conducting their search on a tight budget, and that they probably employ mostly east-coasters. First round interviews are indeed being held in person and without reimbursement.

Actually, yes, that IS odd. Considering the fact that phone calls are cheap, and so is Skype, the request for a first-round in person interview is definitely odd. They're paying for the campus visit, so they can't make the "tight budget" excuse. I just wish they wouldn't have wasted my time, and actually stated that fact in the job ad.

Instead of being insulted, you could have asked about doing a phone or Skype interview. I found the folks at FSC to be very professional and accommodating.

Curious if there was an inside candidate. Anyone heard anything?

--> Nope, not an inside candidate. A compositionist from New England.

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Fayetteville State University - Assistant Professor - CAMPUS VISITS SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

Fayetteville State University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Composition/Rhetoric. The ideal candidate must have written a dissertation in the appropriate area, have successful college teaching experience in a student-centered environment, and have a demonstrable commitment to both teaching and scholarship. Experience teaching Composition and Technical Writing courses preferred.

Candidates should send a letter of interest, vita, official transcripts of highest degree earned, and their letters of recommendation to Dr. Edward McShane, Chair, Department of English , Fayetteville State University Fayetteville, N.C. 28301. Application deadline is open until filled. We will conduct phone interviews and invite finalists for campus visits. Candidates who will receive their degree by August 15, 2012 will be considered.

Fayetteville State University is a constituent institution of the University of North Carolina and the second oldest public institution of higher education in the state. Founded in 1867 as the Howard School for the education of African Americans, today FSU serves a growing body of over 6,000 students and ranks among the nation's most diverse campus communities. Fayetteville is located in the scenic Cape Fear River Valley of North Carolina, between the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Atlantic Ocean. Residents of Fayetteville enjoy mild temperatures, four distinct seasons, a low cost of living, and easy access to beautiful Carolina beaches.

This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference check, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable).

[http://www.higheredjobs.com/faculty/details.cfm?JobCode=175566021&Title=Assistant%20Professor%20of%20Composition%2F%20Rhetoric LINK(HigherEdJobs)

Deadline:Open until filled

Acknowledgment received: Request to fill out online application 11/21

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

MLA interview scheduled: Phone interview 12/8

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Fayetteville State University - Assistant Professor (Professional Writing) - OFFER MADE & REJECTED[edit | edit source]

Fayetteville State University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Composition/Rhetoric. The ideal candidate must have written a dissertation in the appropriate area, have successful college teaching experience in a student-centered environment, and have a demonstrable commitment to both teaching and scholarship. Experience teaching Composition and Professional Writing courses preferred.

Candidates should send a letter of interest, vita, official transcripts of highest degree earned, and their letters of recommendation to Dr. Edward McShane, Chair, Department of English and Foreign Languages, Fayetteville State University Fayetteville, N.C. 28301. Application deadline is open until filled. We will conduct phone interviews and invite finalists for campus visits. Candidates who will receive their degree by August 15, 2012 will be considered.

Fayetteville State University is a constituent institution of the University of North Carolina and the second oldest public institution of higher education in the state. Founded in 1867 as the Howard School for the education of African Americans, today FSU serves a growing body of over 6,000 students and ranks among the nation's most diverse campus communities. Fayetteville is located in the scenic Cape Fear River Valley of North Carolina, between the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Atlantic Ocean. Residents of Fayetteville enjoy mild temperatures, four distinct seasons, a low cost of living, and easy access to beautiful Carolina beaches.

This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference check, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable).

LINK(HigherEdJobs)

Deadline:Open until filled

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Phone interview scheduled: Phone interview requested by email, 12/2 (x2) 4/11

Rejection (after phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled: Invitation extended by email, pending approval by administration, will contact in early January to schedule

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made: 3/15 (offer rejected)

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Ferris State University - Department Head - DEADLINE PASSED[edit | edit source]

The College of Arts and Sciences invites applications for the position of Languages and Literature Department Head to begin July 1, 2012. The successful candidate will assume leadership and administrative responsibilities of a large department with 36 tenure track faculty and approximately 18 adjunct faculty. The primary responsibility of the department is teaching writing, literature, and languages (primarily French, German, and Spanish) to students needing General Education courses and to majors and minors in English Education, English, Technical and Professional Communication, and modern languages. The department manages the University Writing Center and the student newspaper, The Torch. The Department Head will also provide leadership in the areas of planning, assessment, budgeting, program evaluation, faculty recruitment and supervision, student recruitment, student engagement, and fostering a supportive environment for grant writing and fund raising.

Required Qualifications: Applicants must have a doctorate in one of the disciplines represented in Languages and Literature (Composition, English, Folklore, Journalism, Linguistics, Literature, Modern Languages, Technical Writing, or closely related field), undergraduate teaching experience in a relevant discipline, successful academic administrative experience, and strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills. {C}Preferred Qualifications: Candidates who have experience working with diverse staff and student populations, administering a writing program, departmental and college collaborations (especially between Arts and Sciences and Education), budget management, assessment, and interdisciplinary curricula will strengthen their applications. Salary Range: Commensurate with experience.

Application Information: Review of applications will begin Oct 31, 2011 and continue until position is filled. Applicants must provide a cover letter discussing their qualifications for the position and educational leadership philosophy, vita, and the contact information (names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses) for three references. http://employment.ferris.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=51246

POSITION CONTACT INFORMATION Contact Person: Kirk Weller, Ph.D. Title: Search Committee Chair/Mathematics Department Head Department: 33300 - Math Phone: 231/591-2594 Address 1: 820 Campus Drive Address 2: ASC 2021 City: Big Rapids State: MI Zip: 49307

WPA Website

Deadline: October 31, 2011

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Florida Gulf Coast University - Composition Instructor - DEADLINE PASSED[edit | edit source]

Composition, Instructor I (2 positions) - Req #1463 [15581] Teaches a 4/4 course load per year in Composition. Energy, willingness, and desire to contribute to the collegiality and overall success of the program as needed.

Minimum Qualifications: Master's Degree in English, Composition or Comparative Literature from a regionally accredited institution or equivalent accreditation and one (1) year of teaching experience at the college level with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours of Composition. Must meet the University and College criteria for appointment to the level of Instructor I.

To apply please visit http://jobs.fgcu.edu & access Req. #1463. The Deadline date is 12/16/2011. Applications are only accepted online.

MLA JIL 9/13/11

Deadline: December, 16, 2011

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Florida International University - Assistant Professor of Writing and Rhetoric - CAMPUS INTERVIEWS SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

FIU is a multi-campus public research university located in Miami. Serving more than 42,000 students, FIU offers more than 180 baccalaureate, masters, professional and doctoral degree programs. As one of South Florida’s anchor institutions, FIU is worlds ahead in its local and global engagement, finding solutions to the most challenging problems of our times.

Florida International University invites applications for a tenure-track position (Assistant Professor level) in the English Department’s Writing and Rhetoric Program to begin Fall, 2012.

Required: Ph.D, in rhetoric and composition or related field in hand by time of appointment; record of publication or strong potential for future publication; evidence of effective university writing pedagogy. Research interest in rhetoric and composition, with a preferred research and/or teaching focus on multilingual writing/rhetorics and/or rhetorics of under-represented cultures.

The successful candidate will contribute to an undergraduate certificate program in Professional and Public Writing, teach undergraduate courses in rhetoric and composition, and contribute to the development of graduate offerings.

Responsibilities: 2/2 course load during tenure-seeking years, including program service responsibilities. Nine-month appointment, beginning Fall 2012. Competitive salary and benefits.

Application Process: Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three reference letters, a writing sample, and a statement of teaching philosophy to https://www.fiujobs.org. Use position number 35544 as a reference. Review of applications will begin on November 30, 2011.

Questions regarding this position or electronic submission of applications may be directed by e-mail to search committee chair Kimberly Harrison (harrisok@fiu.edu).

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and is an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer.

MLA JIL 4 November 2011

Deadline: November 30, 2011

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Florida International University - Instructor in Writing and Rhetoric (NTT)[edit | edit source]

FIU is a multi-campus public research university located in Miami. Serving more than 46,000 students, FIU offers more than 180 baccalaureate, masters, professional and doctoral degree programs. As one of South Florida's anchor institutions, FIU is worlds ahead in its local and global engagement, finding solutions to the most challenging problems of our times.

Florida International University invites applications for a non tenure-track position (Instructor level) in the Writing and Rhetoric Program to begin Fall, 2012.

Required: MA in Rhetoric and Composition or in a related field; evidence of success in post-secondary composition instruction.

Desired: Terminal degree in Rhetoric and Composition or in a related field; graduate coursework in Rhetoric and Composition if degree in related field. Experience in one of more of the following areas is desirable: working with multi-lingual writers, teaching with technology, professional/technical writing, scientific writing.

Responsibilities: 4/4 course load in the undergraduate writing program, including program service responsibilities. Nine-month appointment, beginning Fall 2012. Renewable contingent upon budget. Competitive salary and benefits.

Application Process: Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching portfolio (consisting of representative syllabi, assignments, unit plans, student evaluations, and optional statement of teaching philosophy) to https://www.fiujobs.org. Send three reference letters to https://www.fiujobs.org or writing@fiu.edu. Use position number 35549 as a reference. Review of applications will begin on February 6, 2012.

Questions regarding this position or electronic submission of applications may be directed by e-mail to Michael Creeden (creedenm@fiu.edu).

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

LINK(Chronicle)

Deadline: February 6, 2012

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Florida State University - Asst. Professor, History of Rhetoric - OFFER ACCEPTED[edit | edit source]

Assistant Professor, Rhetoric and Composition

Department of English Florida State University Tallahassee, FL 32306-1580

The FSU English Department invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin fall 2012. Principal area of interest rhetoric and composition with a specialty in the history of rhetoric. Secondary area open. Ph.D. in hand by beginning of appointment. Record of publication and/or prospects of future publication crucial. 2/2 teaching assignment, normally one graduate course per year. Competitive salary. Letter, CV, and writing sample to Kristie S. Fleckenstein, R/C Search Committee Chair, Department of English, PO Box 3061580, FSU, Tallahassee, FL 32306-1580 by October 21, 2011. MLA interviews. AA/EOE employer. Minorities, persons with disabilities, and women encouraged to apply.

Posted on WPA Listserv

Deadline: October 21, 2011

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials: 11/10

Rejection (no interview):

MLA interview scheduled: 12/9 x2 (by phone)

Rejection (after MLA interview):

Campus interview scheduled: 1/11 (by phone)

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted: Dept. announced offer was accepted on 2/22

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Interviews at MLA

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Francis Marion University, Assistant Professor, Writing Studies - POSITION FILLED[edit | edit source]

The Department of English, Modern Languages, and Philosophy is accepting applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor. The department offers three degree options and serves over 120 majors.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in English. Writing specialist with interest in creative non-fiction and business/professional writing. Experience teaching first-year writing required. Start Date: August 2012

Teaching Duties: Will teach classes in creative non-fiction, business/professional writing, first-year writing.

Professional Development: Francis Marion provides generous support for research, including conference travel. Summer research stipends are available on a competitive basis.

The University: Francis Marion University is a state-supported regional university with a strong emphasis on the liberal arts. Located in Florence, SC, a growing city with a vibrant arts culture, FMU is within easy driving distance of beach resorts, such as Myrtle Beach, and areas of historical interest, including Charleston and Savannah.

Application Deadline: Screening begins October 15.

Application Process: Provide a letter of interest (referencing position number 12-07), FMU faculty application, and CV. Send all material to:

Dr. Christopher D. Johnson
Chair, Department of English
Francis Marion University
PO Box 100547
Florence, SC 29502-0547

Minorities and Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

For an FMU Faculty Application, visit http://images.acswedn etworks.com/2017/77/FacandotherspecApplication.pdf

To obtain information about the State of South Carolina and support services for state employees, visit http://www.fmarion.edu/about/hrlinks.

MLA JIL

Deadline: Screening begins October 15 but will remain open until the position is filled.

Acknowledgment received: Letter w/ Demo Survey Postcard (10/21)

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

MLA or phone interview scheduled: Skype interview x3 (12-8, 9)

Rejection (after MLA or phone interview):

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Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted: yes (see below)

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Screening for this job will probably begin at the end of October

received letter that position has been filled (3-10-12)

Frostburg State University - Assistant Professor of English (Advanced Composition) - OFFER ACCEPTED[edit | edit source]

The Department of English at Frostburg State University seeks applications for a full-time, tenure-track Instructor/Assistant Professor of English, available fall 2012. Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications and includes USM benefits package.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach four classes per semester primarily in upper-level advanced composition, including Advanced Composition for Social Sciences, which may include face-to-face, blended, and online sections. At least one section per academic year will be blended at the Hagerstown campus, which is a one-hour drive from the main campus at Frostburg. Service to the department and the University is expected in addition to active research.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: ABD in English or related field (for appointment at the rank of Instructor) and experience teaching advanced composition at the University level.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. (for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor) and online teaching experience.

Frostburg State University is located in the Appalachian highlands (elevation 2,000 feet) of western Maryland. Of its more than 5,440 students, 21% are students of color, 4% are Hispanic and 2% Asian. Additionally 72 international students come from 17 countries. Approximately 2,100 reside on campus in 11 traditional halls and one apartment-style community. The main campus covers 260 acres within the town limits of Frostburg (population 7,500). The University also offers courses at the University System of Maryland at Hagerstown, on the Catonsville Campus of the Community College of Baltimore County and at Arundel Mills Regional Higher Education Center, as well as online.

The local region is rich in both history and outdoor activities. Students can visit nearby recreational areas which offer camping, boating, swimming, hiking, and skiing. For more information, visit http://www.frostburg.edu/about.cfm.

To apply, email a letter of interest; resume; and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references by April 9, 2012, to humanresources@frostburg.edu. Include “Instructor/Assistant Professor of English (Position #12-010461)” in the subject line.

Deadline: April 9, 2012

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Phone Interviews: Requests made the week of April 17th; phone interview request via e-mail (4/16/12) x 2

Rejection (no interview):

Campus interview scheduled: 4/26 (by phone)

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted: 5/15/12

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For clarity: Do you mean requests will be made on the week of the 17th, or did you already get a request and screw up the date when posting about it? 4/14 (The week before the week of April 17th).

  • Looks like requests are being made this week.

George Mason University - Director of Writing Across the Curriculum (Associate) - DEADLINE PASSED[edit | edit source]

We are pleased to tell you about this exciting opportunity for an incoming director to provide leadership and vision for Mason’s nationally recognized Writing Across the Curriculum program. We are looking for candidates who possess the rank of associate professor and will bring significant administrative experience and/or scholarship in WAC or WID to the position. We’ll also consider advanced assistant professors with similar qualifications. Reporting to the Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education, the WAC program comprises an upper-division writing-intensive (WI) course or courses in the major, related writing-infused courses and programs, and a number of curricular initiatives. The WAC director works closely with the composition and writing center directors, a Faculty Senate WAC committee, and the Undergraduate Associate Provost, to whom the program reports. As a tenure-track faculty member in the English department with reassigned time for WAC, the director joins a dynamic team of composition professionals, who are currently engaged in planning our new PhD in writing and rhetoric, projected to begin fall 2013.

We’ll begin reviewing applications December 16, 2011 and interviewing by Skype on or about January 16, 2012. To submit the application, go to http://jobs.gmu.edu/ and apply for position number F9558z. Applications should include a cover letter, CV, and writing sample of 20-30 pages.

About our WAC program ([1]): Since its inception in 1990, Mason’s WAC program has been a leader in the field and continues to be ranked among the top programs in the country. We are proud to trace our program roots to the highly regarded and nationally known Northern Virginia Writing Project, which has been providing K-12 WAC faculty development since 1977. As a provost-level program, WAC plays a central role in other university-wide initiatives, such as our recently launched SACS-mandated QEP, Fostering a Culture of Student Scholarship. In collaboration with the Office of Institutional Assessment, WAC developed and has been leading a university-wide, discipline-embedded, writing assessment process, which has been recognized as a model program by WPA and NCTE. Our strong WID-focused writing center and a required upper-division advanced composition course focused on writing in and across the disciplines are also integral to WAC program success.

For more on the English Department, see [2].

Deadline: December 16

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George Washington University - Executive Director, University Writing Program - DEADLINE PASSED[edit | edit source]

The George Washington University seeks applications for an Executive Director (E.D.) of our University Writing Program (which consists of First-Year Writing, Writing in the Disciplines, and a Writing Center). Appointment will be at the level of Associate Professor or Professor, with tenure. For full information regarding the Program and position, including basic and preferred qualifications, see http://www.gwu.edu/~uwp/. The George Washington University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer.

Application Deadline: November 14, 2011

Chronicle

Deadline: Nov. 14

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Does anyone know what's going on with this position? It's been adveritised for several years.

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Georgetown University - Open Rank - OFFER ACCEPTED[edit | edit source]

Rhetoric/Composition (Open Rank): We seek candidates at any rank to provide intellectual leadership in the teaching of writing across our campus. Successful candidates will demonstrate a sophisticated approach to writing in many forms, to oral communication, and to digital writing technologies and will show promise or proven ability in curricular development, in advocating for writing with faculty, and in developing the standing of writing within the university, both intellectually and programmatically. Candidates should expect to pursue an active research agenda and to teach on both an undergraduate and graduate level. Minimum requirements include a PhD in Rhetoric and Composition or a related field by August 2012. Georgetown University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from women and minority candidates as part of its commitment to professional excellence and diversity. Please email your application letter and c.v. to engjobs@georgetown.edu, noting in the subject line the title of the position for which you are applying. Applications sent by November 1, 2011 will receive first consideration. Writing samples and dossiers will be requested only after initial screening.

MLA JIL 9/13/11

Deadline: November 1, 2011

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials: x1 (11/28)

Rejection (no interview):

MLA interview scheduled: x1 (skype interview scheduled)

Rejection (after MLA interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made: January 2012

Offer accepted: January 2012

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?? Does anyone know what the story is with this position? They searched several years in a row a number of years ago, and now they're searching again.

  • They had someone leave last year. This may be the replacement hire.
  • Yes, that is correct. The previous hire moved to a different school after a year.

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Georgia Gwinnett College - Open Rank, Composition and Liberal Arts Core[edit | edit source]

Job Summary/Basic Function: In anticipation of increases in enrollment for the 2012-2013 academic year, the English discipline at Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) seeks highly motivated Generalists with experience in and enthusiasm for the teaching of composition and the Liberal Arts core starting August 1, 2012.

Successful candidates join a rapidly growing cadre of energetic colleagues working to build an innovative English major at the newest campus in the University of Georgia system. Sub-specialties of particular interest include: Rhetoric & Composition. Successful candidate will be expected to teach first-year composition and general education courses and upper division courses as they become available. Applicants should demonstrate significant innovations in teaching, superior service to the institution, and established research credentials. Commitment to building a new college is also essential. GGC emphasizes a student-centered learning environment.

SALARY: Commensurate with education and experience with excellent benefits.

Due to the volume of applications, applicants may not receive a reply from the College unless an applicant is selected for an interview. Review of applications will continue until positions are filled. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States and proof of eligibility will be contemporaneously required upon acceptance of an employment offer. Any resulting employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by Georgia Gwinnett College in its sole discretion. Georgia Gwinnett College, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, disability or religion. Georgia is an open records state.

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. Applicants must have a minimum of 18 ENGL graduate credit hours.

GGC seeks applications for assistant, associate and full professor faculty positions to begin in August 1, 2012. Applicants should hold the doctorate or appropriate terminal degree in their discipline before or within the semester of the start date. GGC is an institution that values and encourages innovative teaching. In addition to teaching, applicants are expected to actively participate in scholarly activities, extensive student engagement and to contribute in the area of service to the college and community. Advising and mentoring are expected of all faculty. In accordance with Board of Regents Policy governing GGC faculty, successful applicants will be eligible to receive 5 or 3 year renewable appointments or one year traditional appointments may also be approved. For more information about our college, please visit our website at http://www.ggc.edu.

Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. in English or Rhetoric/Composition is preferred. A Ph.D. in related fields will be considered with substantial experience in teaching Rhetoric and Compostiion.

Deadline: Open until filled

Acknowledgment received:

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Georgia Southern University - Assistant Professor - OFFER ACCEPTED[edit | edit source]

University System of Georgia, Assistant Professor of Professional and Technical Writing—Search #59339, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Department of Writing and Linguistics

The Department of Writing and Linguistics in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences invites nominations and applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Professional and Technical Writing. Georgia Southern University (www.georgiasouthern.edu), a member institution of the University System of Georgia and a Carnegie Doctoral/Research University, is one of Georgia’s premier universities. A residential university serving more than 20,000 students in fall 2010, Georgia Southern is recognized for providing all of the benefits of a major university with the feeling of a much smaller college. Founded in 1906, the University offers more than 100 campus-based and online degree programs at the baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral levels through eight colleges. The nearly 700 acre park-like campus is located in Statesboro, a classic Main Street community near historic Savannah and Hilton Head Island.

Within this setting, the Department of Writing and Linguistics—comprised of Creative Writing, Professional and Technical Writing, Linguistics, and Writing Studies—offers the Bachelor of Arts in Writing and Linguistics and is responsible for the delivery of First-Year Writing. The Department offers a minor in Technical Writing and a second discipline concentration in Technical Writing for students in the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program. The Department is an active participant in the Online Bachelor of General Studies program housed in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences and is in the process of developing an online graduate certificate in Professional and Technical Writing. The Department is home to the University Writing Center and the Georgia Southern Writing Project, a site of the National Writing Project. The Department hosts the annual Student Success in Writing Conference and co-hosts the Georgia International Conference on Information Literacy. The ideal candidate will contribute to the growth and development of the Professional and Technical Writing area, the online Bachelor of General Studies program, along with other Department programs and activities.

Position Description. Reporting to the Chair of the Department of Writing and Linguistics, the Assistant Professor of Professional and Technical Writing position requires teaching, service, and research responsibilities and a terminal degree. The successful candidate will teach three courses per semester with primary assignment in Professional and Technical Writing. The position is a 9-month, tenure-track appointment, and the salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Required Qualifications: • Ph.D. in Technical, Professional, or Scientific Writing, or a closely related field by August 1, 2012 • Scholarly agenda in the area of Technical, Professional, or Scientific Writing or closely related field • Experience teaching with technology • Evidence of excellence in teaching

Preferred Qualifications: • Peer-reviewed publications in Technical, Professional, or Scientific Writing • At least one year of full-time teaching experience • Experience developing and teaching online courses and programs • Interest or experience in writing grants

Priority consideration will be given to applications postmarked by October 17, 2011. The position starting date is August 1, 2012. A complete application consists of a letter addressing the qualifications cited above; a curriculum vitae; and the names and contact information of three professional references. Additional documentation may be requested. Georgia Southern University seeks to recruit individuals who are committed to working in diverse academic and professional communities. Applications and nominations should be sent to:

Dr. Timothy D. Giles, Search Chair, Search #59339, Department of Writing and Linguistics, Georgia Southern University, P. O. Box 8026, Statesboro GA 30460-8026 Electronic mail: tgiles@georgiasouthern.edu Telephone: 912-478-0739

More information about the institution is available through http://www.georgiasouthern.edu or http://class.georgiasouthern.edu/writing.

Job Announcement posted to WPA Listserv. - See also HR post.

Deadline: review begins Oct. 17

Acknowledgment received: 10/24 Informed semi-finalist by mail; 10/22 Informed semi-finalist by mail (x3)

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

MLA or phone interview scheduled: 12/6

Rejection (after MLA or phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made: 2/21

Offer accepted: 2/28

NOTES:

any news about this position?

The search is still on. The position has not yet been filled (2/21)

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Georgia Southern - Lecturer (NTT, 4 Positions) - PHONE INTERVIEWS SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

GEORGIA SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY University System of Georgia, Lecturer—Search #59336 (Four positions) College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Department of Writing and Linguistics

The Department of Writing and Linguistics in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences invites applications for the position of Lecturer (NTT). Georgia Southern University (http://www.georgiasouthern.edu), a member institution of the University System of Georgia and a Carnegie Doctoral/Research University, is one of Georgia’s premier universities.

Position Description. Reporting to the Chair of the Department of Writing and Linguistics, the Lecturer will teach courses in the department’s Bachelor of Arts in Writing and Linguistics program, with a primary assignment in first-year writing, participate in departmental service, and engage in professional development activities. This position requires teaching responsibility and at least a master’s degree suited to the Department of Writing and Linguistics. The position is a 9-month, non-tenure track appointment, and the salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Non-tenure track lecturer positions are renewable on an annual basis, and the normal workload for lecturer faculty is 4/4.

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned master’s degree suited to the Department of Writing and Linguistics by August 1, 2011
  • Experience teaching first-year writing
  • Experience teaching with technology
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Graduate coursework or training in Rhetoric and Composition
  • Three years of college teaching experience
  • Experience working with diverse student populations
  • Experience developing or teaching online writing courses

Screening of applications begins October 1, 2011, and continues until the positions are filled. The position starting date is August 1, 2012. A complete application consists of a letter addressing the qualifications cited above; a curriculum vitae; and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three professional references. Other documentation may be requested. Georgia Southern University seeks to recruit individuals who are committed to working in diverse academic and professional communities.

Applications and nominations should be sent to: Dr. Nancy Dessommes, Search Chair, Search #59336, 59337, 59340, 64613, Department of Writing and Linguistics, Georgia Southern University, P. O. Box 8026, Statesboro GA 30460-8026, Electronic mail: nandess@georgiasouthern.edu Telephone: 912-478-7450

More information about the institution is available through http://www.georgiasouthern.edu, http://class.georgiasouthern.edu, or http://class.georgiasouthern.edu/writling.

Posted to WAC Listserv.

Deadline: review begins Oct. 1

Acknowledgment received: 10/13

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

MLA or phone interview scheduled: 11/28, 12/16 Had 15-minute phone interview

Rejection (after MLA or phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

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Georgia State University - Assistant Professor, Rhetoric, Literacy Studies and Writing Assessment - OFFER MADE AND ACCEPTED[edit | edit source]

Georgia State University, a leading urban research institution located in Atlanta, invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor specializing in Rhetoric, Literacy Studies and Writing Assessment. Qualifications for the position include a PhD in Rhetoric and Composition (or related field), teaching and research employing ethnographic methods, and experience developing learning outcomes and new methods of qualitative and quantitative assessment. Experience with research in the global workplace, electronic writing environments, digital rhetoric and new media design is preferred. Normal teaching load is 2/2 (graduate and undergraduate).

Send letter and CV only (no electronic submissions; no dossiers or writing samples) by November 10 to Elizabeth Sanders Lopez, New Appointments Committee, Department of English, PO Box 3970, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA 30302-3970. Initial interviews will be conducted by phone. Minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. GSU is a unit of the University System of Georgia and an AA/EO employer. An offer of employment will be conditional upon background verification and budgetary approval.

MLA JIL 9/13/11

Deadline: November 10, 2011

Acknowledgment received: 11/11 (via e-mail w/ link to EOE survey)

Request for additional materials: 11/16 (via e-mail) x3, 11/17,

Rejection (no interview):

MLA or phone interview scheduled: phone interview request by email, 12/9 (x2)

Rejection (after MLA or phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled: Invitation by phone 12/16 (x2)

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made: inquiry email to chair indicated offer had been made and accepted 2/15

Offer accepted:

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Georgia Tech - Marion L. Brittain Postdoctoral Fellowship Composition, Technical Communication, and Digital Pedagogy - OFFERS ACCEPTED / SKYPE INTERVIEWS ONGOING[edit | edit source]

The Writing and Communication Program at Georgia Tech seeks recent PhDs in English, literature, rhetoric, composition, technical communication, film, linguistics, visual rhetoric/design, and related fields for the Brittain Postdoctoral Fellowship. The fellowship, renewable up to three years, includes a 3/3 teaching assignment, Instructor rank, and benefits. Fellows teach multimodal composition, technical communication, and design courses informed by their research interests. Candidates who express an interest in writing and communication center research, pedagogy, and/or practice may be offered positions that combine work in the program’s communication center with a 2/2 teaching assignment. Writing and Communication Program courses emphasize multimodal communication, digital literacy, and humanistic perspectives on a technological world.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching portfolio, and three letters of recommendation to hiring@lcc.gatech.edu. Only digital applications will be reviewed. Applications will be accepted beginning January 3, 2012. Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2012, and will continue until all positions are filled, though earlier applications receive more consideration.

The Georgia Institute of Technology is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The Writing and Communication Program is especially interested in considering applications from minority candidates.

For more information about the Writing and Communication Program, see http://www.lcc.gatech.edu/writingcomm/. For more information about the Brittain Fellowship, see http://techstyle.lcc.gatech.edu/. To review the application process, see http://www.lcc.gatech.edu/writingcomm/brittain/application.php

MLA JIL 23 December 2011

Deadline: February 1, 2012

Acknowledgment received: 2/23

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Phone interview scheduled: Sykpe interview requested (3/1); Skype Interview Scheduled (3/5)

Rejection (phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted: One early offer extended and accepted (3/20)

Skype interview requested (6/14)

Further updates from Humanities and Social Sciences Postdocs 2011-12:


  • One offer extended and accepted (5/3)
  • Offer extended and accepted (5/9)
  • Did a Skype interview in March, but have since heard nothing. I heard that last year they hired 18 people...any info? (6/1)
  • I don't know how many people they hired last year, but I do know that somebody was offered a job in late August.

NOTES:

Has any movement occurred on this at all?

Any updates? (3/20)

-They held interviews last week. During which, they mentioned that the selection process could take some time, as they have to wait to see how many current fellows are leaving for other opportunities before they know how many positions they have to fill. It could be "as late as summer" before they contact you with an offer (3/20).

Also posted at Humanities and Social Sciences Postdocs 2011-12

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Harvard University - College Writing Program Preceptor - CAMPUS INTERVIEWS SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

The Harvard College Writing Program at Harvard University is now accepting applications for preceptorships. The Writing Program is accepting applications for multi-year positions, with appointments beginning July 1, 2012. The application deadline is December 1, 2011. Applicants should visit http://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/3804.

Deadline: Dec. 1, 2011

Acknowledgment received: 1 (12/1)

Request for additional materials: by email (2/16)

Rejection (no interview):

Phone or Skype interview scheduled:

Rejection (after phone or Skype interview):

Campus interview scheduled: (3/13)

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

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Does anyone know how many interviews have already been scheduled? I'm part of the group in the holding pattern. (4/6) --> They mentioned that interviews were occurring over a 2 week period, but (alas) no indication of how many candidates, and they were still determining how many positions would be available. (4/10)

3/19: Contacted and told still being considered but that they're in a "holding pattern" until they figure out how many positions they'll have open. Will contact if they want to interview. (x3)

02/16 Received update requesting additional materials.

02/03 Received update: Candidates selected for second round of consideration will be contacted the week of Feb 13.

Have heard nothing as of 2/2, perhaps they'll wait & see how the spring hires work out & just keep them so they may not know yet how many they'll need, if any, of those who could start in July . . .

Has anyone been contacted yet? From looking at last year's thread, it seems that they moved rather quickly after the initial deadline but I haven't heard anything...(1/16)

Has anyone heard anything at all, perhaps they've contacted some of the candidates who are eligible for the spring semester first & are waiting to contact the others? (12/27)

It might be helpful to look at last year's thread for this position to get a sense of the timing and other contingencies involved here.

That's a useful tip, thanks.

Harvard - Director of Center for Teaching and Learning[edit | edit source]

Richard L. Menschel Faculty Director of the Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning [16212] {C}Harvard University invites applications for the new position of Richard L. Menschel Faculty Director of the Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning. Developing a strategic vision for the future of the Bok Center, and managing the growth and expansion required to fulfill its mission, are primary responsibilities of the Faculty Director. She or he will be a leader in articulating the centrality of our teaching mission and elevating its profile on campus. Together with Bok Center colleagues, the Faculty Director will develop programs and services to support the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) instructors at all levels in enriching their classes with new materials, methods and technologies, and assessing their efficacy in teaching undergraduates; supervise research in innovative pedagogies and assessment; keep faculty informed of important developments in higher education instruction, broadly defined; and ensure that the Bok Center continues to offer and develop core programs and services that foster the fundamentals of good teaching.

The successful candidate will have made significant contributions to scholarship and teaching in his or her academic field, and the development and evaluation of innovative pedagogies in liberal arts higher education. The Faculty Director will be appointed to an appropriate academic department or program in the FAS, and have ongoing responsibility for teaching in its undergraduate curriculum.

Basic Requirements: A PhD degree in a field represented in the FAS, a record of publication and pedagogical innovation in higher education, and demonstrated leadership and senior management skills are required.

Further information about this position and instructions for applying are available at http://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/3782.

Harvard University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from, or nominations of, women and minority candidates are encouraged.

MLA JIL 28 October 2011

Deadline:

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

MLA or phone interview scheduled:

Rejection (after MLA or phone interview):

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Rejection (after campus interview):

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Hawai‛i Pacific University - Asst/Assoc. Professor of English and Director of University Writing Programs[edit | edit source]

The English Department, Hawai‘i Pacific University, invites applications for a full-time, career-track faculty/administrative position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor for a twelve-month appointment to begin July 1, 2012. The director of University Writing Programs will teach two writing courses per year, oversee the First-Year Writing Program, provide leadership and direction for the new Center for Writing Excellence, and develop an HPU Writing Across the Curriculum/Writing In the Disciplines (WAC/WID) program.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in English with a specialty in Composition/Rhetoric or a Ph.D. in Composition and Rhetoric. Experience and/or coursework that demonstrates an understanding of WAC/WID programs, writing center theory, writing pedagogy, and assessment. Candidates should be able to demonstrate the ability to teach first-year writing effectively. At least one year of writing program administrative experience after receiving the Ph.D.

The deadline to apply is March 16, 2012. For a full position description and to apply, go to http://www.hpu.edu/employment

MLA JIL 17 FEB. 2012

Deadline: March 16

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

MLA or phone interview scheduled:yes--checking references; top three selected

Rejection (after MLA or phone interview):

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Rejection (after campus interview):

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Offer accepted:

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High Point University - Assistant Professor, Composition - INTERVIEW SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Composition. The English Department at High Point University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Composition, to begin Fall 2012, pending final budgetary approval. Requirements: PhD in Rhetoric and Composition or English (with a dissertation or publications in Rhetoric and Composition); experience teaching first-year writing; demonstrated potential for scholarly productivity and evidence of professional engagement; commitment to the liberal arts mission of the university. Responsibilities: teach three courses per semester in composition and the English curriculum; develop and participate in ongoing assessments of the writing program; perform departmental duties which may include curriculum development and service on both departmental and university-wide committees; advise students; engage in scholarly research and publication; and other duties as assigned by the department chair. Candidates with research and teaching interests in rhetorical theory (particularly digital rhetoric) or information literacy are strongly encouraged to apply. Those interested in the scholarship of teaching, interdisciplinary research, or longitudinal studies of writing development will have the opportunity to contribute to program research on student learning. This hire will join five other composition scholars on staff.

Please email a letter of application and current vita to Dr. William Carpenter, Director of Composition, Department of English, wcarpent@highpoint.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. High Point University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/equal access employer and especially encourages applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities.

WPA Listserv

Deadline: Review begins immediately

Acknowledgment received: 10/28 email

Request for additional materials: 11/8 (x2), 11/9, 11/16

Rejection (no interview): 11/22 (x3), 12/2 (x2)

MLA or phone interview scheduled: 11/18

Rejection (after MLA or phone interview): 12/19

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

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Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor in Composition Studies[edit | edit source]

The Writing and Rhetoric Program invites applications for a benefits-eligible, Instructor/Assistant Professor position for one academic year (2012-13 with possibility of renewal) in Composition Studies; PhD preferred, ABD considered. Teaching responsibilities include five courses per year. Candidates must demonstrate teaching excellence; experience with nontraditional evaluation methods including portfolio assessment preferred.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Evaluation of applications begins immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, sample syllabi including assignments, and the names of three references to:

Professor Cheryl Forbes
Writing and Rhetoric Program
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Geneva, NY 14456
EOE

Hobart and William Smith Colleges are committed to attracting and supporting faculty and staff that fully represent the racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity of the nation and actively seek applications from under-represented groups. The Colleges do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or any other protected status.

Hobart and William Smith Colleges are a highly selective residential liberal arts institution located in a small, diverse city in the Finger Lakes region of New York State. With an enrollment of approximately 2,200, the Colleges offer 62 majors and minors from which students choose two areas of concentration, one of which must be an interdisciplinary program. Creative and extensive programs of international study and public service are also at the core of the Colleges’ mission.

Deadline: Review Begins Immediately

Acknowledgment received:

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Hope College - Assistant or Associate Professor, Rhetoric and Composition - CAMPUS INTERVIEW SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

Assistant or Associate Professor, Rhetoric and Composition [16199] Hope College seeks an experienced writing specialist to teach composition and general education courses, and to provide leadership in the composition program. The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition, an active research and publication agenda, experience in faculty development, and, most important, a record of excellence in college teaching. Typical three-three course teaching assignments will include first-year composition, advanced composition, and courses in the general education program. Secondary interest in one of the following is welcomed: digital humanities, digital media, gender studies, or film. Hope College is affiliated with the Reformed Church in America; candidates should be committed to the character and goals of a liberal arts college with a Christian perspective.

Hope College places a high priority on having a diverse faculty and staff. Applications from women and persons of color are especially welcomed. Hope College complies with federal and state requirements for nondiscrimination in employment.

MLA JIL October 28, 2011

Deadline:

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:12/1 transcripts, sample, response to mission

Rejection (no interview):

MLA or phone interview scheduled: yes--Dec.

Rejection (after MLA or phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled: Feb.

Rejection (after campus interview): Yes rejected.

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

Notes:

See note relocated to Rhet/Comp 2012 Talk

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Hostos Community College of the City of New York, Assistant Professor - DEADLINE PASSED[edit | edit source]

CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION: The English Department invites applications for three tenure track Assistant Professor positions to teach Literature, Developmental Writing, and Rhetoric and Composition. Responsibilities include course and curriculum development, research and scholarly activities leading to professional growth, student guidance, participation in departmental and college assignments, and other tasks normally associated with a full time teaching position. For one of the positions, the successful candidate will also serve as coordinator of the Writing Center.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. degree in area(s) of expertise, or equivalent as noted below. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, interest in productive scholarship or creative achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS: Earned Doctorate from an accredited University in English, English Education, or Rhetoric and Composition and demonstrated excellence in teaching Freshman and Sophomore level composition and literature courses as well as courses in basic/developmental writing are required.

The following qualifications are highly desirable: - Strong research interests and theoretical and practical experiences in Writing Across the Curriculum - Supervisory/administrative experience in a University Writing Center (for the applicable position) - Availability to work evenings and weekends

COMPENSATION: Commensurate with education and experience.

BENEFITS: CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.

HOW TO APPLY: Applications should be submitted on-line by accessing the CUNY website at cuny.edu and navigating to the following links. "Employment", "Job Postings on CUNYfirst", and "Search Job Listings".

Please attach resume, cover letter and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references.

CLOSING DATE: Open until filled with review of applications to begin November 17, 2011.

LINK(InsideHigherEd)

Deadline: November 17, 2011

Acknowledgment received:

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Rejection (no interview):

MLA or phone interview scheduled:

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Illinois Institute of Technology - Assistant Professor, Digital Humanities - OFFER ACCEPTED[edit | edit source]

Assistant Professor, Digital Humanities. Starting Fall 2012.

The Lewis Department of Humanities seeks a tenure-track assistant professor in digital humanities. Research and teaching areas of particular interest include comparative history; art and architectural history; communication; or literature; but strong applications fromany discipline will be considered.

Successful applicants will have Ph.D. in hand by August 2012 and demonstrate evidence of potential for collaborative, interdisciplinary research and publishing. Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate and graduate teaching; contributing to undergraduate curriculum development; and helping to strengthen the newly-renamed Graduate Program in Technology and Humanities.

Application: Send a single PDF containing (1) letter of interest, (2) C.V., and (3) writing sample; optionally, applicants may also send (4) an example of digital work (PDF or web-available URL preferred) to iit.hum.search@gmail.com

All applicants should also arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to iit.hum.search@gmail.com, as a PDF attachment.

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2011 and continue until position is filled.

Illinois Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. For more information about the Humanities Department, including graduate and undergraduate degree programs, see: http://www.iit.edu/csl/hum/, or contact Karl Stolley, Chair, Search Committee by email at iit.hum.search@gmail.com

WPA Listserv

Deadline: December 1, 2011

Acknowledgment received: 10/28 email from search chair

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Phone or Skype interview scheduled: 1/5

Rejection (after phone or Skype interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made: Email inquiry to search committee chair indicated that they have brought candidates to campus and have made an offer. (2/7/12)

Offer accepted: Rejection notification from search committee chair indicates position is filled (2/27/12)

NOTES:

Also posted at New Media & Digital Humanities 2011-2012

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Illinois State University - Assistant Professor, Histories of Rhetoric - OFFER ACCEPTED[edit | edit source]

Assistant Professor in Rhetoric and Composition, Tenure-Track

Illinois State University’s Department of English seeks an Assistant Professor in Rhetoric and Composition, specializing in histories of rhetoric. We seek a colleague with expertise in comparative cultural rhetorics, with an emphasis on rhetorics from and of underrepresented or non-Western cultures. The successful applicant will conduct and publish scholarly research, teach undergraduate and graduate courses in rhetoric and composition, and work with graduate students in an internationally recognized Department.

Please send letter of application, C.V., and writing sample to Chair of Rhetoric and Composition Search Committee, Department of English, Illinois State University, Normal, IL 61701-4240. Also send three letters of recommendation mailed by the recommenders or dossier service. Applications may also be submitted electronically to the Rhetoric and Composition Search Committee c/o Ms. Angie Scott (arscott@ilstu.edu). Review of applications will begin November 1 and continue until position is filled. Interviews will be conducted at MLA or via conference call. Applicants should have a PhD in English, Rhetoric and Composition, or a related field by August 15, 2012. The successful applicant must be legally authorized to work in the United States by August 15, 2012. The position is available on August 16, 2012.

The Department emphasizes an English Studies model in both its undergraduate and MA and PhD programs, and includes scholars in the fields of Children’s Literature, Composition, Creative Writing, Cultural Studies, English Education, Linguistics, Literature, Print Culture, Rhetoric, TESOL, and Technical Writing. Our Department faculty and graduate students are a community of diverse scholars who value collaborative and interdisciplinary work. For additional information about ISU and our Department, please consult english.illinoisstate.edu. Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer, encouraging diversity.

Deadline: review begins Nov. 1

Acknowledgment received: 10/28 by mail with EOO forms (x3)

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview): rejection letter by USPS 11/16 (x3)

MLA or phone interview scheduled: MLA interview, received phone call notification 11/16 (x3)

Rejection (after MLA or phone interview): 1/13

Campus interview scheduled: 1/13

Rejection (after campus interview): 2/15 snailmail

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

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Indiana State University - Asst. Professor of Rhet/Comp. - PHONE INTERVIEWS SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

Indiana State University. English, 424 N. 7th Street, Terre Haute, IN 47809-1928. Assistant Professor of English--Rhetoric and Composition

http://web.indstate.edu

Tenure-track assistant professor, beginning August 20, 2012, to teach courses in rhetoric, composition, and other English courses depending on the secondary specialty, plus undergraduate advising. Secondary expertise in American literature, English teaching, early British literature, or creative writing (poetry) is desirable. Salary competitive. PhD required. Screening will begin February 15, 2012, and continue until the position is filled.

Applicants should create an online application at http://jobs.indstate.edu and attach (1) a cover letter, (2) a CV, (3) copies of transcripts of graduate work, and (4) two sample syllabi for composition courses. Three letters of reference should be sent to Dr. Robert Perrin, Department of English, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN 47809; the reference letters may also be faxed to 812.237.3156.

Indiana State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to excellence through diversity. The University actively encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.

Responsibilities: Publish scholarly articles and give conference presentations. Serve on the Department's Writing Committee, assist with the Writing program, and serve on other Department committees, as well as serve on College and University committees, if selected.

Required Education: PhD in English. Required Skills: We seek faculty who value quality instruction, thrive in a collaborative environment of scholars, embrace experiential learning and community engagement in the educational experience, desire to mentor diverse students, and integrate multicultural content into their teaching.

Preferred Education: Secondary specialty in American literature, English teaching, early British literature, or creative writing (poetry) desirable.

Preferred Experience: Previous college-teaching experience preferred but not required.

HigherEdJobs.com

Deadline: review begins Feb. 15

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Phone interview scheduled: 3/7

Rejection (after phone interview):

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Rejection (after campus interview):

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Indiana University East - Lecturer - CAMPUS VISIT SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

Academic-year, long-term lecturer position in Writing; earned M.A. in English with experience teaching college level writing required; graduate-level coursework in rhetoric and composition preferred. The successful candidate will teach first-year writing courses: Principles of Composition and Elementary Composition I and II, which include expository and research writing, and technical writing; course load is four courses (12 credits) per semester. Professional development activities to support and strengthen teaching and service within the department are expected.

LINK(Chronicle)

Deadline: Open until filled

Acknowledgment received:

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Indiana University Kokomo - Assistant Professor - OFFER ACCEPTED[edit | edit source]

The Department of Humanities at Indiana University Kokomo invites applications for a full- time, tenure-track, 10-month Assistant Professor of English position beginning Fall 2012. Candidates should have an earned doctorate in Rhetoric and Composition or a closely related field in hand by December 2011.

Candidates must be able to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in composition/rhetoric and assist with programs in writing in the disciplines; freshman learning communities; the English track in editing, publishing, and media; and the graduate academic teaching track that prepares students to teach at the university level. All candidates must have a record of at least two years' experience of effective college teaching, a demonstrated familiarity with instructional technologies, and a strong interest in curriculum development and student mentoring. Evidence of effective teaching, publications, and a record of university/professional/community service in such areas as committee work, assessment of the major, and engagement in campus initiatives will be required for tenure and promotion. Other highly desirable areas of expertise include editing, publishing, digital humanities, linguistics, interdisciplinary studies, and gender studies. Course load will be 3/3 per year. Information about the department and our facilities may be found at http://www.iuk.edu/academics/majors/humanities/index.shtml .

Applications should be received by November 1, 2011, but review will continue until the position is filled. Interviews will be available at the MLA convention in Seattle. To apply, submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a list of graduate work, a statement of teaching philosophy, a research statement outlining research goals, and at least three letters of recommendation. Send your application materials electronically as attachments to swilson@iuk.edu .

HigherEdJobs

Deadline: Nov. 1

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

MLA interview scheduled: 11/30

Rejection (after MLA interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted: [acceptance noted 2/24]

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Any campus interviews? (02/11)

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Indiana University of Pennsylvania - WAC Coordinator - PHONE INTERVIEW SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

Liberal Studies English (LSE) Director/Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) Coordinator [16263] {C}Liberal Studies English (LSE) Director/Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) Coordinator: Indiana University of PA invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position for Fall 2012. We seek an individual with proven expertise coordinating programs in first-year writing and writing-across-the curriculum. Candidates must have teaching experience, research interest, and administrative experience with developmental writing, first-year writing, and research writing. Applicants must also demonstrate experience with assessment practice and WAC pedagogy and research. See www.iup.edu/employment for full job announcement and application procedure. Review of applications begins November 28 and continues until position is filled. All applicants must be work eligible. We plan to screen applicants by telephone and will invite candidates for campus visits in early spring. Women and minority candidates strongly encouraged to apply. IUP is an equal opportunity employer M/F/H/V. IUP is a member of the PA State System of Higher Education.

MLA JIL 28 October 2011

Deadline: Nov. 28

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Call to Schedule Phone Interview: 12/21

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Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Asssitant Professor, Online Writing Pedagogy - DEADLINE PASSED[edit | edit source]

Assistant Professor, Online Writing Pedagogy [16264]. Assistant Professor, Online Writing Pedagogy: Indiana University of PA invites applications for a tenure-track faculty Assistant Professor position for Fall 2012. We seek an individual with proven expertise in online writing instruction and course development. The ideal candidate will be a teacher-scholar who demonstrates understanding of the best practices related to planning, implementing, and managing online instruction and can apply these to the teaching of writing online. See http://www.iup.edu/employment for full job announcement and application procedure. Review of applications begins November 28 and continues until position is filled. All applicants must be work eligible. We plan to screen applicants by telephone and will invite candidates for campus visits in early spring. Women and minority candidates strongly encouraged to apply. IUP is an equal opportunity employer M/F/H/V. IUP is a member of the PA State System of Higher Education.

MLA JIL 28 October 2011

Deadline: Nov. 28

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

MLA or phone interview scheduled:

Rejection (after MLA or phone interview):

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Offer accepted:

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Ithaca College - Lecturer (3 positions) - CAMPUS VISITS SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

Job Description: The Department of Writing in the School of Humanities and Sciences at Ithaca College announces a search for three full-time three-year renewable non-tenure eligible composition positions beginning August 16, 2012. The successful candidates will carry a 3-4 teaching load and be responsible for at least 5 sections of first-year academic writing (our WRTG 10600 or the equivalent), and 1 or 2 other lower-division writing courses, per year; thus, they will demonstrate an abiding interest in and commitment to first-year and lower-division writing instruction.

Ithaca College continually strives to build an inclusive and welcoming community of individuals, with diverse talents and skills from a multitude of backgrounds, who are committed to civility, mutual respect, social justice, and the free and open exchange of ideas. Successful candidates will demonstrate an ability to teach in ways that value the varied learning needs and interests of a culturally diverse student population and that reflect a commitment to encouraging the success of all students. To learn more about our department, visit http://www.ithaca.edu/hs/depts/writing/.

Qualifications: Ph.D. or A.B.D. in Composition or Composition and Rhetoric desired; terminal degree in a related field with documented expertise (such as graduate course work, scholarly activity/publication, or faculty development) and experience in teaching college-level composition considered; demonstrated aptitude/experience in WAC/WID desirable.

LINK(HigherEdJobs)

Job Open Date: 11/04/2011

Application Information

Contact: Ithaca College

Online App. Form: eredjobs.com&jtrfr=www.peopleadmin.com&adorig=PA

Deadline:

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Phone interview scheduled: Via 12/26 Email (for week of Jan 30)(X2), via 1/3 phone (for week of Jan 30)

Rejection (after phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled: 02/08/12

Rejection (after campus interview):

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Jackson State Community College (TN) - Writing Center Director - SEARCH REOPENED[edit | edit source]

Director, Writing Center

The Director of the Writing Center (WC) oversees daily operations of the WC to include:

  • Hiring, training, and supervision of all part-time, temporary employees
  • Promotion of the Writing Center
  • Implementation of the Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) program of faculty support and development
  • Collection, maintenance, analysis, and reporting of data on student, employee, and community usage of the WC’s services
  • Management of the WC and WAC budget.

Duties

  • Manage and supervise the daily activities of the Writing Center and Writing Across the Curriculum.
  • Supervise all temporary, part-time personnel
  • Hire, train, schedule and evaluate tutors
  • Select and develop tutor-training materials and student resources
  • Build Writing Center services for Lexington, Savannah, and Humboldt.
  • Promote and manage the WAC Program.
  • Schedule and conduct related meetings and workshops for faculty and student writers.
  • Collaborate with faculty to determine needs for their classes.
  • Provide database analysis for WC and WAC
  • Organize and publicize WC and WAC activities and special events.
  • Maintain the WC webpage
  • Work closely with the Director of the Library to serve the campus community, including bringing in special speakers.
  • Assist faculty and staff with preparing, critiquing, and/or editing academic and in-house documents
  • Work with faculty and staff for their own academic writing.
  • Perform other administrative duties, e.g. prepare and manage the budget
  • Prepare reports as requested for JSCC and TBR
  • Serve on committees as needed/requested
  • Assume responsibility for other duties and projects as assigned by supervisor

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in English or related field with emphasis in writing.
  • Supervisory experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters Degree in English or related field preferred.
  • Experience with writing centers and WAC and/or teaching composition preferred.
  • Administrative experience, such as preparing and managing a budget, preferred.

Skills

  • Must have excellent interpersonal and public relations communication skills; ability to effectively communicate using written and verbal skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications. Banner database experience or knowledge is a plus.
  • Reasoning ability required in administrative decision making, advising and assisting students, project coordination, performing complex tasks and applying relevant policies, procedures, guidelines, and regulations.

Salary: 42,919

Deadline: 04-02-2012

URL: http://www.jscc.edu/job-detail.php?job=71

Phone interview scheduled:

Campus interview scheduled: see below

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

I had a phone interview 1/17 and went for a campus interview 2/17. Was told they would let me know either way about the position. I have heard nothing. I found that the position was posted again on the IWCA.org site with a new deadline. Has anyone heard anything about why the position has been reopened?

James Madison University (3 TT positions, April 1 Deadline)[edit | edit source]

James Madison University School of Writing, Rhetoric & Technical Communication - 0404505. The School of Writing, Rhetoric and Technical Communication (http://www.jmu.edu/wrtc) at James Madison University invites applications and nominations for three tenure-track positions (assistant or associate professor) to begin fall 2012. Established in 2008, Writing, Rhetoric & Technical Communication is an academic community of 50 faculty (approximately 30 full-time and 20 part-time), 325 majors, minors, and graduate students. Our mission is to prepare students - both writers and technical and scientific communicators - for lives of enlightened, global citizenship.

We invite candidates with an interest in developing an innovative curriculum based on interrelationships among writing, rhetoric, and technical communication. Desired area of study: teaching and research in linguistics, sociolinguistics, and semiotics, rhetorical theory and analysis, design theory, visual and graphic design, human and computer interaction, technical-scientific communication and medical communication, in their many elements, including coding. Requirements include a Ph.D. in one of the studies listed, and evidence of excellent teaching, a record of significant scholarship for associate professor, publications or potential for publication that furthers the mission of WRTC for assistant professor. New hires will be expected to advise and to teach first-year writing and courses in the BA/BS and MA/MS degree programs. Teaching load is 3-3 with summer teaching a distinct possibility.

James Madison University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity, Equal Access employer and especially encourages applications from minorities, women, and persons with disabilities. We seek candidates who will contribute to the climate of diversity in the School and the development of a College of Communication, Information and Media. The School of Writing, Rhetoric & Technical Communication strives to create an educational environment in which students and faculty facilitate constructive dialogue in the classroom and community to inspire responsible citizenship in a diverse world.

James Madison University is a growing university of approximately 19,000 students. JMU is located in Harrisonburg, a Virginia Main Street community of about 41,000, in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. It is approximately 1 hour from historic Charlottesville, 2 1/2 hours from Washington, D.C. and Richmond, and 3 1/2 hours from the Chesapeake Bay. JMU has been ranked as the South's top public, master's-level university for the 17th consecutive year, according to the annual U.S. News & World Report 2010 America's Best Colleges guide. In addition, JMU earned national recognition for its outstanding first-year experiences, learning communities and service learning. More information can be found at http://www.jmu.edu and http://www.harrisonburgva.gov.

To apply, complete an online application and upload a cover letter describing qualifications at http://joblink.jmu.edu, reference posting number 0404505. In addition, applicants should mail a CV, statement of teaching philosophy, writing sample (20-25 pages), and three recommendation letters to Dr. Larry Burton, Chair, WRTC Search Committee, James Madison University, MSC 2103, Harrisonburg, VA 22807. Salary shall be commensurate with experience.

Review of applications will begin April 1, 2012 and continue until positions are filled.

Chronicle (March 12)

Deadline: April 1

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Phone interview scheduled: 5 phone interviews on 4/24

Rejection (after phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

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James Madison University (3 tenure-track positions) - ONE OFFER ACCEPTED[edit | edit source]

General Info: The School of Writing, Rhetoric & Technical Communication (http://www.jmu.edu/wrtc) at James Madison University invites applications and nominations for three tenure-track positions (assistant or associate professor) to begin fall 2012. Established in 2008, Writing, Rhetoric & Technical Communication is an academic community of 50 faculty (approximately 30 full-time and 20 part-time), 350 major, minor and graduate students. Our mission is to prepare students-both writers and technical and scientific communicators-for lives of enlightened, global citizenship. We invite candidates with an interest in language as it addresses issues in technology and science, public discourse and culture. We seek colleagues to participate in developing an innovative curriculum based on the interrelationships among writers, rhetoric and technical communication.

Duties and Responsibilities: New hires will be expected to advise and to teach first-year writing and courses in the BA/BS and MA/MS degree programs. Teaching load is 3-3 with summer teaching a distinct possibility.

Qualifications: Requirements include a Ph.D. in Writing Studies, Rhetoric and Composition, Technical Communication, or related discipline. Applications will be enhanced by demonstrated knowledge of HTML, XML (and its family of dialects) and Javascript. Additional requirements include evidence of excellent teaching, a record of significant scholarship for associate professor, publications or potential for publication that furthers the mission of WRTC for assistant professor. Pay Rate: Commensurate w/ experience

Special Instructions: To apply for this position, interested individuals need to complete the online application and submit a cover letter through joblink (http://joblink.jmu.edu) In addition, applicants should mail a CV, statement of teaching philosophy, writing sample (20-25 pages) and three recommendation letters to Dr. Larry Burton, Chair, WRTC Search Committee, James Madison University, 54 Bluestone Drive, MSC 2103, Harrisonburg, VA 22807. Review of candidates will begin on October 15, 2011 and continue until all three positions are filled.

Online App. Form

Deadline: review begins Oct. 15

Acknowledgment received: Has anyone heard anything from these guys? Have they made arrangements for a phone interview with anyone?

I haven't heard anything yet (Nov 16) (x3)

Any news (Dec. 5)? Nothing yet (Dec. 9)

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview): 3/22 (Via mass email from HR. Classy.)

MLA or phone interview scheduled: 12.8 (1), interview request by phone 12/15 x2

Rejection (after MLA or phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled: Invitation by phone 1/17

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted: Offer accepted, Feb 13.

  • When was the offer made? (Feb. 22). This ad resubmitted yesterday (March 1) Are the positions still open? It still says seeking 3 TT faculty http://www.higheredjobs.com/details.cfm?JobCode=175605885
  • Not the original poster of the offer accepted, but I have heard separately, second-hand and completely independent of anything on the wiki, that at least one offer at JMU has been accepted, as of the end of Feb. Maybe one of the other positions is still open? Also, sometimes, ads are accidentally recycled on HigherEdJobs due to HR error or some other system glitch. Perhaps that is the case here as well?
  • The new ad is different from the old ad, so this isn't a reposting or an error. My impression from my MLA interview with them was that they were needing to do some significant hiring and had the administrative support to do so.

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Kennesaw State University (GA) - Assistant Professor, Social/Digital Media - CAMPUS INTERVIEWS SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

​Kennesaw State University invites applications for a nine-month, tenure-track assistant professor position to teach courses in social/digital media (as well as web content development, document design, and technical writing) in the M.A. in Professional Writing Program and in the undergraduate English curriculum.

The candidate selected will be required to have a Ph.D. in comp/rhet, technical writing, professional communications, or a similar field; a strong record of teaching; a substantial knowledge of social/digital media; and publications (including a publication agenda for the future) that investigate or otherwise address topics in social/digital media. “Real world experience” with social/digital media will be a plus, as will an astute awareness of the cultural and political possibilities and ramifications of social/digital media in a global setting. In keeping with the University’s mission statement, we also encourage applicants who will further our goal of “cultural, ethnic, racial, and gender diversity.” {C}Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To guarantee consideration, applications must be postmarked by Nov. 15, 2011. Candidates should send a letter of application addressing their strengths relative to the qualifications for the position, including a record of effective teaching; evidence of scholarly activity; current vita; three letters of reference; and official graduate transcripts to:

Dr. Jim Elledge, Social/Digital Media Search Committee Chair, Department of English
Kennesaw State University
1000 Chastain Road #2701
Kennesaw, GA 30144-5591.

E-mail jelledg1@kennesaw.edu

Interviews will be held at MLA.

University Job Announcement

Deadline: November 15, 2011

Acknowledgment received: 10/31 EEO form by mail

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview): 3/24 by letter

MLA interview scheduled: 12/9

Rejection (after MLA interview):

Campus interview scheduled: <--date?

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

Also posted at New Media & Digital Humanities 2011-2012

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Lander University, Lecturer, English and Intensive English (ESL)[edit | edit source]

Lander University, a public comprehensive university in the upstate region of South Carolina, seeks a lecturer to teach English and ESL, and to contribute to the development of an Intensive English Language Program, beginning August 2012.

Required: M.A. in applied linguistics or closely related field, specialty in English as a Second Language. Evidence of excellent ESL and university-level teaching experience, scholarship, and service.


{C}Preferred: Ability to develop and coordinate an Intensive English Language Program.


{C}Responsibilities: Teaching assignments may include first-year composition, multiple levels of ESL, and other courses within the Department’s curriculum. In addition, responsibilities may include developing an Intensive English Language Program (including customized placement tests and a curriculum), training ESL tutors to coach in a writing center, and assessing both student performance and the quality of the program for accreditation purposes. Typical teaching load is 12 credit hours (four courses) each semester. Summer teaching for the program is optional for the nine-month position.

URL for more information: http://www.lander.edu/academics/colleges-departments/arts-humanities/english-foreign-languages/Employment.aspx

Posted on WPA Listserv

Deadline: Open until filled

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

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Rejection (after phone interview):

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Offer accepted:

NOTES: {C}Candidates with degrees in comp/rhet but good ESL backgrounds and interest are welcome to apply.

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La Salle University - Assistant Professor, Rhetoric and Composition - OFFER MADE & ACCEPTED[edit | edit source]

The English Department at La Salle University seeks to hire a tenure track assistant professor whose field of expertise is rhetoric and composition studies. The standard teaching load is 4-4. Candidates must have Ph.D. (in Rhetoric or in English) in hand no later than Fall 2012. It is also expected that they will have had previous college- or university-level teaching experience.

The successful candidate will teach a variety of courses in writing, and may, in their second or third year of appointment, take over the direction of the university writing program.

Interested applicants should consult the department website for a fuller description of the job and its requirements (http://www.lasalle.edu/schools/sas/english/). If they do indeed meet these requirements, they should send by a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and a one-page statement of their teaching philosophy only by surface or air mail to:

Kevin J. Harty, Ph.D. Professor and Chair, Department of English, La Salle University – Box 163, 1900 W. Olney Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19141-1199

No electronic applications will be accepted. All applications must be received no later than October 28, 2011.

MLA JIL 9/13/11

Deadline: review begins October 28, 2011

Acknowledgment received: 1) 10/26 email from search director X2

Request for additional materials: References only Requested 11/5

Rejection (no interview): By mail 11/14 (x2); by mail 11/18 (x2); by mail 12/9 (after materials requested but no interview)

MLA or phone interview scheduled: 12/1

Rejection (after MLA or phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

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La Salle University - Assistant Professor, Writing & Gen Ed - DEADLINE PASSED[edit | edit source]

Beginning in Fall 2012, the English Department at La Salle seeks a tenure-track assistant professor to teach writing, general education literature courses, and courses, as needed, in cultural studies and American literature. For this position, we specifically need someone who is a broad-based generalist able to teach college composition, advanced expository writing, professional or creative writing, introductory literature courses, and the occasional course in American or cultural studies when we need back-up faculty in these fields. The standard teaching load is 4-4.

At the time of application, candidates must have the Ph.D. (in English) in hand and at least one year of full-time teaching at the college or university level.

Interested applicants should consult the department website for a fuller description of the job and its requirements (http://www.lasalle.edu/schools/sas/english/). If they do indeed meet these requirements, they should send by a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and a one-page statement of their teaching philosophy only by surface or air mail to:

Kevin J. Harty, Ph.D. Professor and Chair. Department of English, La Salle University – Box 163, 1900 W. Olney Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19141-1199

No electronic applications will be accepted. All applications must be received no later than October 28, 2011.

MLA JIL 9/13/11

Deadline: review begins October 28, 2011

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview): 11/18

MLA or phone interview scheduled:

Rejection (after MLA or phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

Also posted at Generalist 2012

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Le Moyne College - Director of Writing - INTERVIEW SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

Le Moyne College, in Syracuse, New York, invites applications for a full-time, Assistant Professor, tenure-track position, as the Director of Writing beginning August 16, 2012 pending final budgetary approval. In addition to teaching courses in writing and in the teaching/tutoring of writing; responsibilities include staffing introductory compositions courses, mentoring part-time faculty, and coordinating the assessment for first-year students. Additionally, the Director will supervise the direction of the Writing Center, as well as designing and implementing Writing across the Curriculum initiatives, including writing initiatives in the Sciences and Business departments. The teaching load is 2/2. Candidates should have completed the PhD in Rhetoric and Composition, or related field. Preference will be given to those candidates with some administrative experience.

Interested candidates can apply by visiting our website at www.lemoyne.edu/employment. Submission of the following materials is required: an application letter, vita, reference letters, statement of teaching philosophy, and writing sample. Review of applications will begin December 5, 2011, with interviews at MLA. Le Moyne College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, persons of color and Jesuits to apply for employment.

MLA JIL 4 November 2011

Deadline: December 5, 2011

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

MLA or phone interview scheduled: x1

Rejection (after MLA or phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

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Lee College - Full-Time English Instructor - DEADLINE PASSED[edit | edit source]

Teach in the writing, literature, and humanities programs. The primary responsibility will be freshman composition. The successful candidate may be required to teach evening and dual-credit classes. Qualified applicants must be committed to student learning, integrating technology into the curriculum, and encouraging engaged scholars. All faculty members are required to participate in departmental and college committees and activities as stated in the Faculty Workload and Responsibilities Policy. The successful candidate will be expected to be active on the Composition Committee. The Writing Program at Lee College is committed to defining itself in terms of current composition theory and pedagogy.

Excellent college benefits accrue with this full-time position. This is a security sensitive position.

Lee College does not discriminate on the basis of gender, disability, race, color, age, religion, national origin, or veteran status.

Close Date: 01/27/2012

Special Instructions to Applicants: {C}Individuals interested in applying for this position must apply online at https://jobs.lee.edu. Contact Human Resources at hr@lee.eddu or 281-425-6875 for more information.

MLA JIL 9 December 2011

Deadline: 27 January 2012

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Phone interview scheduled:

Rejection (after phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

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Lincoln Memorial University (TN) - Asst. Professor (Rhetoric & Comp.)[edit | edit source]

Lincoln Memorial University invites applications for the anticipated full-time position of Assistant Professor of English with a specialization in Rhetoric and Composition beginning August, 2012. The faculty member shall have the primary responsibilities of teaching a variety of general education and major program writing courses, planning for and ultimately administering a University Writing Center now in the initial stage of development. The faculty member is also expected to conduct research/scholarly activities and provide service functions. The successful candidate shall be held accountable for these obligations as they contribute to the attainment of the mission of the University, the School and the Department.

Qualifications; Required: Doctorate in English with a specialization in Rhetoric and Composition or closely related discipline by time of employment, educational preparation in accordance with requirements of the University and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, evidence of potential for effective teaching and scholarly activity, demonstrated knowledge of student advising. Preferred: Previous experience with writing program administration. Review of complete applications will begin immediately.

Applicants should submit an LMU application for employment, a cover letter addressing qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae with contact information for three references and official transcripts to Lincoln Memorial University, 6965 Cumberland Gap Parkway, Harrogate, TN 37752, Attention: Pamela Lester. Electronic submissions are encouraged to pamela.lester@lmunet.edu. LMU's hiring policies are in accordance with EEO regulations and policies. LMU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Internal posting period expires Thursday, March 15, 2012. The internal posting period is for current employees who may be interested in applying for the position.

HigherEDJobs.com

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

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Long Island University - Assistant Professor - OFFER MADE AND ACCEPTED[edit | edit source]

Tenure-track Assistant Professor (pending budgetary approval). Field: Rhetoric and Composition, specializing in new media and digital literacy; possible future administrative work and assistance in faculty development. Requirements: Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition at time of appointment; scholarly publications. To begin September 2012. Salary competitive. Teaching load three classes a semester primarily in first-year writing with opportunities for electives and graduate courses. E-mail applications preferred and acknowledged by return e-mail; surface mail applications acknowledged if return postcard is provided. Send cover letter and CV to Richard McNabb, Chair, Search Committee. Richard.Mcnabb@liu.edu Please do not send copies of publications or letters of reference at this time. Review of applications to begin 20 November 2011.

MLA JIL 9/23/11

Deadline: review begins November 20, 2011

Acknowledgment received: 10/21 Email from Search Committee Chair; 11/10 Email

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

MLA or phone interview scheduled: MLA interview, 12/8 (x3)

Rejection (after MLA or phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled: <--date?

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

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Louisiana State University Eunice - DEADLINE PASSED[edit | edit source]

Instructor/Assistant Professor of English {C}Review of applications will begin 1/11/12. For best consideration applications should be received not later than 1/9/12. Salary and rank are dependent on qualifications.

Qualifications: A minimum of a Master's degree in English with a focus on composition/rhetoric. A doctorate is preferred. Prior teaching experience at the college or university level is required (can be as a graduate assistant, instructor, adjunct, or higher ranking). Salary Range: $35,000-$38,000

Application Requirements: Cover letter stating interest in the position as announced, official employment application, Affirmative action/equal opportunity form, copies of college transcripts (official transcripts are required prior to employment), curriculum VITA or resume, including three professional references from the last two years.

HR Application: http://www.lsue.edu/site.php?pageID=86&jobID=60

Chronicle

Deadline: review begins 1/11/12

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Phone interview scheduled:

Rejection (after phone interview):

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Offer made:

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Marist College - Assistant Professor - CAMPUS INTERVIEW SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

Assistant Professor of English [15967]. The Department of English in the School of Liberal Arts at Marist College invites applications for an Assistant Professor of English specializing in rhetoric and composition, to begin in August 2012. Candidates for the position should have a Ph.D. in Composition/Rhetoric or related field. Expertise in children’s or adolescent literature is highly desirable.

The candidate will be expected to contribute courses to the English Department’s vibrant and growing writing concentration, which may include Grammar, Style, and Editing, Composition Theory, and upper-level writing workshops. The candidate will also teach multiple sections of college writing per year. The teaching load is 3-4, with possibility for 3-3 based upon level of professional activity.

Marist College is a highly selective, independent, liberal arts institution located in the historic Hudson River Valley of New York State, midway between New York City and Albany, the state capital. Situated on a 180-acre campus overlooking the Hudson River, it enrolls 4,200 traditional undergraduate, 950 graduate students and 530 continuing education students. Marist College has been recognized for excellence by U.S. News & World Report, The Princeton Review, Kiplinger's Personal Finance, Entrepreneur Magazine, and Barron's Best Buys in College Education, and is noted for its leadership in the use of technology to enhance the teaching and learning process.

To learn more or to apply, please visit http://jobs.marist.edu. Only online applications are accepted.

MLA JIL 10/7/11

Deadline:

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

MLA or phone interview scheduled: 1/9

Rejection (after MLA or phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled: 1/25

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

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Mars Hill College (NC), Asst. Professor - DEADLINE PASSED[edit | edit source]

Position: Professor of English (Assistant Level). Classification: Tenure-track. Status: Full-Time.

Description: The Department of Language and Literature of Mars Hill College invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of English faculty position, to begin in August 2012. The successful candidate will combine a specialization in writing for new media/multimedia with a strong commitment to the composition classroom.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will share our faculty's commitment to undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts environment. A Ph.D in English Rhetoric and Composition is expected at the time of appointment. Preference will be given to candidates who can combine the above specialty areas with oral communication, developmental writing, and/or business/professional writing qualifications.

Responsibilities: Duties will include teaching four courses per semester, including freshman composition and upper-level majors courses in the above areas of specialization; majors advising; committee and other service to the college; and ongoing scholarly activity.

Applications accepted until March 23, 2012.

To Apply: Send a letter of application, CV, and three current letters of reference to: Deana Holland, Mars Hill College Human Resources, PO Box 6664, Mars Hill, NC 28754.

Mars Hill College is and EOE. Minorities are encouraged to apply. APPLICATION MATERIALS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED VIA MAIL. PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT MATERIALS VIA FAX OR EMAIL.

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Assistant Professor in Science Writing - DEADLINE PASSED[edit | edit source]

MIT’s Program in Writing and Humanistic Studies, in the School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences, is seeking a tenure-track assistant professor in science writing to start in the Fall of 2012. The Program offers undergraduate courses in science writing and a one- year Master’s degree program in science writing. Candidates for the new tenure-track position should have significant publications, productions, or research; and/or advanced degrees combined with demonstrated accomplishment in the public communication of science. The field of specialization may be in science writing for the public, science writing/production in audio, video and or new/digital media, long-form science writing, and/or journalism about science, technology/engineering, environment, health and medicine. Teaching experience is valuable, but not required. Applicants should apply via AcademicJobsOnline at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/844 by November 1, 2011. The selection committee will begin reviewing applications in November and schedule interviews in December 2011. MIT is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.

MLA JIL 9/13/11

Deadline: review begins November 1, 2011

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Tenured Associate or Full Professor, Rhetorical Studies - DEADLINE PASSED[edit | edit source]

MIT's Program in Writing and Humanistic Studies in the School of Humanities, Arts and Social Science seeks to appoint a distinguished scholar in rhetorical studies at the rank of tenured associate or full professor to start in the Fall of 2012. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in rhetoric or a relevant field of interdisciplinary rhetorical studies, with a distinguished record of publication, broad experience in developing innovative college level courses in rhetoric and communication; and a record of funded research in one or more areas of communication education or media literacy. The candidate will work collaboratively with colleagues in the Programs of Writing and Humanistic Studies, Comparative Media Studies, and Literature, while providing faculty level support for MIT's educational programs across the disciplines at MIT. Relevant areas of specialization include the history, theory and critical tradition of classical rhetoric; contemporary rhetorical studies in one or more academic or professional disciplines or fields of study; and oral presentation, visual studies, digital humanities, narrative, and media studies. Applicants should apply via AcademicJobsOnline at http://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/1040 by December 1, 2011.

LINK (Chronicle)

Deadline: review begins December 1, 2011

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McDaniel College, Assistant Professor of Digital Rhetoric and New Media - OFFER MADE AND ACCEPTED[edit | edit source]

The Department of English at McDaniel College invites applications for a tenure-track position in Digital Rhetoric and New Media at the level of assistant professor starting August 2012. The candidate should be a specialist in new media composing, multimodal literature, online journalism, or a related field, with an interest in developing courses that emphasize new media and 21st century literacies, such as interactivity, social networking, microblogging, hypertext fiction, e-poetry, digital copyright, graphic essays, and other digital nonfiction. Applicants must be willing to participate in the College’s first-year composition program and to develop courses to meet general education requirements under the McDaniel Plan, including the First-Year Seminar and Sophomore Interdisciplinary Studies program. Ph.D. or advanced ABD required, along with evidence of teaching excellence and new media production. Send application letter, c.v., statement of teaching philosophy and three letters of recommendation electronically to Dr. Robert Kachur, Chair, Department of English, at http://www2.mcdaniel.edu/apply/English. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2011. Interviews will be conducted at the MLA Convention in Seattle, January 5-8, 2012.

One of forty colleges and universities nationwide known for its success at changing the lives of its students, McDaniel College is a selective liberal arts college located in central Maryland, an hour’s drive from Baltimore and Washington, D.C. Its primary commitment is to outstanding teaching and to fostering critical and creative thinking and humane and responsible action. McDaniel College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity institution and welcomes applications from diverse candidates and candidates who support diversity.

MLA JIL 9/13/11

Deadline: review begins November 1, 2011

Acknowledgment received: 10/14, 10/24

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

MLA or phone interview scheduled: MLA interview request by phone 11/28-29 (x2)

Rejection (after MLA or phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled: 1/9 x2

Rejection (after campus interview): 2/11 email notifying that the top candidate was offered the position and has accepted.

Offer made:

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Interviews at MLA

Also posted at New Media & Digital Humanities 2011-2012

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McKendree University - Assistant Professor - OFFER MADE & ACCEPTED[edit | edit source]

McKendree University seeks applicants for a full-time, tenure-track position in English, specializing in Composition and Rhetoric, available August 2012. In addition to teaching composition and other writing courses, a significant portion of the position includes coordinating the Writing Across the Curriculum Program and directing the Writing Resource Center. Ph.D. required.

Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and three current letters of recommendation with contact information referencing position COMM64 to Shirley A. Rentz at HR@McKendree.edu .

Applications are due by November 15th and will be reviewed until the position is filled.

MLA JIL 9/13/11

Deadline: review begins November 15, 2011

Acknowledgment received:

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Offer made: see below (NOTES)

Offer accepted: according to (very nice) rejection letter rec'd 3/26, offer was accepted

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Any word at all on this position? Did it fall victim to budget cuts? --> I hear that they've made an offer. [posted 2/8]

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Mesa Community College - Tenure Track (3 Positions) - DEADLINE PASSED[edit | edit source]

ENGLISH FACULTY--FULLTIME TENURE TRACK (3 Positions). Three faculty positions (Composition/Developmental Writing) are available at Mesa Community College, a member of the Maricopa Community College District. Applications must be received by midnight on January 13, 2012.

JOB SUMMARY: Instructs students from diverse backgrounds in English composition and developmental writing; uses instructional technologies to enhance teaching and learning; demonstrates a commitment to student success; participates in discipline-specific professional development activities; and contributes to the academic life and mission of the college. Demonstrates a commitment to service excellence, innovation, student success, integrity, and diversity in the performance of job duties.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Supervises and instructs a diverse population of students in a classroom and/or lab setting; develops written syllabi/course outlines and course materials; evaluates knowledge of subject matter taught and monitors students' scholastic records; prepares and grades exams; develops and enhances knowledge of subject matter taught and individual training skills required to remain current with new trends and developments in the field and to promote the scholarship of teaching and learning through attendance at conferences, courses, seminars, and/or workshops; maintains office hours to assist and advise students; engages in the academic life of the college by participating in District wide and campus committees.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: - A Master's degree in the teaching field, or a Master's in any teaching field with 24 upper division and/or graduate semester hours in the teaching field, or Master's in any teaching field with 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching field - EDU 250 - Teaching and Learning in the Community Colleges or equivalent must be completed within two years of date of hire

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: - Master's degree in English and/or graduate training/coursework in rhetoric and composition and/or developmental writing - Recent experience teaching first-year composition and developmental writing - Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching - Demonstrated commitment to facilitating the success of underrepresented groups - Demonstrated experience using instructional technologies to teach face-to-face, online, and hybrid classes - Demonstrated commitment to professional development in the field - Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the community college mission

NOTES: May be required to teach at multiple sites on days, evenings, and/or weekends. The closing date for these positions is 1/13/2012. This position begins 8/13/2012.

An online application will only be accepted for open, posted positions. All interested individuals MUST submit:

A completed online application which includes Course Completion Form

In addition, a vita with cover letter detailing how the applicant's education, training, and experience directly relate to the listed minimum/desired qualifications and job description should be included.

Online application materials are due by midnight (Arizona time) on the deadline date of January 13, 2012. For questions on the online application, please contact Employment Services at 480.731.8465.

Background checks: MCCCD conducts criminal background checks on all new employees. In addition, MCCCD is required by Arizona law to participate in the Department of Homeland Security E-Verify program. All new employees will be checked to see if they are eligible to work in the U.S. MCCCD does not sponsor individuals for any type of work visas.

Starting salaries for faculty range from $41,843 - $80,631 and are based on education and experience. Faculty contracts are for 9 months.

Contact: Donna Thompson, faculty.recruitment@domail.maricopa.edu or 480-731-8175

MLA JIL 28 October 2011

Deadline: review begins January 13, 2012

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Metro State College of Denver - English Tenure-Track Faculty and Composition Coordinator[edit | edit source]

Duties/Responsibilities The English Department of Metropolitan State College of Denver seeks a tenure track faculty member with administrative background in directing a general education and composition program, including hiring and supervising of part-time faculty members, curriculum development and assessment, as well as teaching general education and literature courses for the Department. Additional responsibilities include: teaching two courses each academic term and summer program supervision. Candidates must show evidence of the ability to work with and be sensitive to the educational needs of a culturally diverse urban population; and advising students in the major. We welcome applicants who have pursued research in diverse cultures or whose critical approaches include issues of race, ethnicity, or gender.

Required Qualifications: PhD in English by December 31, 2011

Preferred Qualifications Preference will be given to applicants with evidence of successful college teaching in the field because Metropolitan State College of Denver has a primary mission in teaching undergraduates, including general education courses, evidence of familiarity with innovative scholarship and pedagogy. We seek applicants with experience in program assessment, popular culture, and African American literatures.

Special Instructions to Applicants IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system, www.mscdjobs.com.

Copies of transcripts and at least three current letters of reference are required.

LINK(Metro State Job Site)

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Miami University, Middletown - Assistant Professor - OFFER ACCEPTED[edit | edit source]

English (Miami University - Middletown Campus): Tenure-track Assistant Professor to teach first-year writing and courses in the Professional Writing major; provide service in the profession and to the university and community; maintain an active scholarly agenda. Require: PhD or MFA completed by the time of appointment; strong Rhetoric and Composition background, particularly in digital and visual rhetoric; ability to teach an interdisciplinary seminar in the Miami regional campuses' Bachelor of Integrative Studies degree program. Desire: experience teaching in mediated classroom and/or online/hybrid environments. A typical pre-tenure teaching load is 3/4 with opportunities for course reduction.

Submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and teaching portfolio by email to mumengsearch@muohio.edu.

Screening of applications begins November 1 and will continue until the position is filled. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Miami University offers an excellent benefits package, including same-sex domestic partner benefits. Miami University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with smoke-free campuses. Right to Know - Consumer Information is available at http://www.miami.muohio.edu/about-miami/publications-and-policies/student-consumer-info/index.html. Hard copy upon request.

LINK(HigherEdJobs)

Deadline: review begins November 1, 2011

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

MLA or phone interview scheduled: MLA interview (12/12) (x5)

Rejection (after MLA or phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled: [from NOTES: "they're already conducting campus visits" (2/5)]

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made: Offer Made and Accepted.

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

Has anyone heard from Miami Middletown since MLA? (2/1)

Not me--sounds like they're either going slowly or have invited non-wiki users to campus. (2/1)
I was wondering, too, so I shot an email to the search chair. Nice guy -- he got back to me right away. Unfortunately, they're already conducting campus visits, so chances might be slim for this one. (2/5)

Miami University (OH) - VAP (Composition)[edit | edit source]

Miami University (Ohio) English Department: Instructor/Visiting Assistant Professor (Composition) to teach full load of introductory composition courses and professional writing courses; provide departmental committee and program service; opportunity to work with colleagues in shaping and developing writing curriculum and participating in activities related to technology initiatives and program development.

Require: PhD (for appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor), ABD (for appointment as Instructor); specialization in rhetoric/composition and/or professional writing/technical communication; coursework and experience teaching college-level composition. Desire: experience with digital writing instruction and instructional technology. The faculty member will be joining a strong cohort of faculty in rhetoric/composition in a department with both MA and PhD program in rhetoric/composition. For more information, see www.units.muohio.edu/comprhet

Submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching excellence and contact information for three references by email (required) to Kerry Powell, Department of English, at English@muohio.edu (Hard copy submissions will not be considered.) Screening of applications begins June 6, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled.

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Michigan State University - 9 m. VAP X5 positions- Writing, Rhetoric, and TESOL[edit | edit source]

Field(s): Cultural literacy practices, multimodal illiteracies, and writing as rhetorically and culturally situated, with an emphasis on composition for multilingual language learners, including TESOL.

Department: Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures

Rank: Full-time assistant professor, fixed-term; initial appointment for one year

URL: https://jobs.msu.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1333641623318

http://www.hercjobs.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&keywords=linguistics&max=25&t4747=37786&go=Go&site_id=793&sort=date_&jb=9924643

Deadline: Review begins April 18, 2012 and continues until position is filled

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Also posted at TESOL /Applied Linguistics 2012

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Michigan Tech - Assistant Professor of Composition - POSITION FILLED[edit | edit source]

The Department of Humanities at Michigan Technological University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Composition to begin Fall 2012. Candidates should have a record of excellent teaching and scholarly work in composition studies, broadly defined. The preferred candidate will have expertise in one or more of the following areas: computers & composition, cross-language writing, visual/multimodal composition, research methodologies, English education, pedagogy, literacy studies, writing program and/or writing center administration.

The department's graduate and undergraduate programs afford faculty unique opportunities to teach and engage in research that both shapes and benefits from a rich multi-disciplinary environment. The department offers doctoral and master degrees in the interdisciplinary Rhetoric and Technical Communication program and undergraduate major degrees in Scientific and Technical Communication; Communication, Culture, and Media; Liberal Arts; and English, including English with a concentration in Secondary Education. The usual tenure-track teaching load is 2 courses (6 hrs.) per semester. Please see our website: http://www.hu.mtu.edu.

Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three confidential letters of recommendation to:

Dr. Robert R. Johnson
Composition Search Committee
Department of Humanities
Michigan Technological University
1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI 49931-1295

Review of applications begins on November 28, 2011 and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should have or expect to receive the Ph.D. by August 1, 2012.

WPA Job Board

Deadline: review begins November 28, 2011

Acknowledgment received: By mail 11/7/11; EEO form by email 11/8/11

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview): 3/27

Phone interview scheduled: 12/21

Rejection (after phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled: 1/18 (x2)

Rejection (after campus interview): 3/16

Offer made:

Offer accepted: [letter of 3/16 says position has been filled]

NOTES:

Review begins November 28, 2011

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Middle Tennessee State University - Assistant Professor - PHONE INTERVIEWS SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

Tenure-track at the Assistant Professor Rank. Start Date: August 1, 2012

Candidates should be committed to instruction in general education but can also expect frequent opportunities for upper-division and graduate teaching.

Excellence in teaching, research/creative activity and service is expected for all positions. MTSU seeks candidates committed to using integrative technologies in teaching.

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. by August 2012 in Composition Studies or a related field, with specialization open.

Preferred Qualifications:

--Preference given to those with coursework and/or experience in writing centers, writing across the curriculum, National Writing Project site, TA coordination, writing assessment, technology in composition instruction, developmental writing, TESOL, rhetoric, or grammar/linguistics --Experience in writing and teaching fiction and/or creative non-fiction a plus. --Experience teaching freshman composition and/or literature desirable.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS FOR INITIAL APPLICANT REVIEW: The Department would like to review: --Letters of Recommendation --Transcripts. These documents may be scanned and attached to the application, mailed by applicant, or mailed from a service.

SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS REQUIRED IF SELECTED FOR AN ON-CAMPUS INTERVIEW: --Three ORIGINAL letters of recommendation (original signature, on letterhead, current date) --OFFICIAL transcripts of all degrees. These required documents are to be sent directly from the recommenders/university to the MTSU College of Liberal Arts.

MTSU College of Liberal Arts. Middle Tennessee State University. MTSU Box 546, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

No documents will be returned.

If you have questions, please call 615.898.5986. Review of applications begins October 31, 2011 and continues until position is filled.

LINK(HigherEd Jobs)

Deadline: review begins October 31, 2011

Acknowledgment received: 11/10 (via email from HR asst)

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Phone interview scheduled: 12/30 X 3

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NOTES:

I received response to an inquiry email indicating that they could not reveal their exact stage in the process but that they expect to complete the hire by the end of the month. (2/5)

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Millikan University - VAP in Rhet-Comp[edit | edit source]

Millikin University invites applications for the position of Visiting Assistant Professor or Instructor in Rhetoric and Composition for 2012-13. Applicants with a Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition qualify for the Visiting Assistant Professor. Applicants who are ABD or M.A. in English or a related writing field qualify for the Visiting Instructor of English. Teaching responsibilities (12 hours per semester) include courses in our two-semester First Year Writing sequence and either a literature course in area of specialty, a United States Cultural Studies, or a Global Issues course in our University Studies offerings. Information about the Millikin University Department of English is available at <http://www.millikin.edu/english>.

E-mail inquiries should be sent to Dr. Stephen Frech, chair of the English Department, sfrech@millikin.edu. Applicants should submit materials by e-mail to Cindie Zelhart: czelhart@millikin.edu. Please attach a letter of application, vita, letter that addresses teaching excellence experience and philosophy of teaching, three letters of reference and graduate transcripts. Review of applications will begin June 24, 2012 and continue until the position is filled. Offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check and budgetary approval. Millikin University is an equal opportunity employer.

LINK(Chronicle)

Deadline: June 24

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Millikin University - Assistant Professor, Writing and Rhetoric - INTERVIEWS SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

(1) Assistant Professor in Writing and Rhetoric and First-Year Writing Coordinator, tenure track, beginning August 1, 2012. Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition or related writing field. Teaching responsibilities include first-year writing and advanced writing and rhetoric courses in Millikin University's nationally-recognized, integrated Writing Program, with opportunities to develop course offerings in the candidate's area of expertise. Millikin values the autonomy and creativity of faculty and encourages all faculty to teach in the University Studies program. Expected load is 4/3, which includes a course release for responsibilities as Coordinator of Millikin's university-wide first-year writing program. Millikin expects faculty members to excel at teaching, develop a program of ongoing scholarship, and contribute to Departmental, College, and University service. Opportunities for faculty to collaborate with students in research are available. Required: Ph.D. by August 1 and record of teaching excellence.

Millikin University is a private, comprehensive institution serving approximately 2,300 undergraduate, graduate, full-time and part-time students who study in four colleges/schools: Arts and Sciences, Business, Fine Arts and Professional Studies. Situated on an attractive seventy-acre campus in Decatur, Illinois (population of 85,000), Millikin is located 180 miles southwest of Chicago, 150 miles west of Indianapolis, and 120 miles northeast of St. Louis. A Millikin education is characterized by performance learning a unique approach to learning that builds the confidence to succeed before and after graduation. Students apply their learning to experiences both in Decatur and around the world. A vibrant campus community engages students in more than 90 student organizations and a close-knit Greek community. Millikin Big Blue athletics include 19 NCAA Division III teams as well as junior varsity teams and intramurals. In 2010, 98% of Millikin graduates gained employment or entry into graduate/professional school within six months of graduation.

Information about the Millikin University Department of English is available at . Address your application letters to Dr. Stephen Frech, Chair of the English Department, 1184 W. Main Street, Decatur, IL 62522. E-mail inquiries to sfrech@millikin.edu.

Applicants should complete an online application by submitting materials at http://www.millikin.edu/humanresources, which will be forwarded to the Academic Search Committee. Please attach a vita, letter that addresses experience and philosophy of teaching, three letters of reference and graduate transcripts. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2011 and continue until the position is filled. Offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of background check and pending budgetary approval. Millikin University is an equal opportunity employer.

LINK(Chronicle)

Deadline: review begins November 15, 2011

Acknowledgment received:

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Rejection (no interview):

MLA or phone interview scheduled: 12/5

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Millikin University - Assistant Professor, Professional Writing and Publishing - CAMPUS VISIT SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

(2) Assistant Professor in Professional Writing and Publishing, tenure track, beginning August 1, 2012. Teaching responsibilities (12 hours per semester) include courses in professional writing; print media, editing, and publishing; web publishing and digital media; and first-year writing. Millikin values the autonomy and creativity of faculty and encourages all faculty to teach in the University Studies program. Millikin expects faculty members to excel at teaching, develop a program of ongoing scholarship, and contribute to Departmental, College, and University service. Opportunities for faculty to collaborate with students in research and to develop online publications such as journals, magazines, electronic books or newspapers are available. Required: Ph.D. by August 1 and record of teaching excellence.

Millikin University is a private, comprehensive institution serving approximately 2,300 undergraduate, graduate, full-time and part-time students who study in four colleges/schools: Arts and Sciences, Business, Fine Arts and Professional Studies. Situated on an attractive seventy-acre campus in Decatur, Illinois (population of 85,000), Millikin is located 180 miles southwest of Chicago, 150 miles west of Indianapolis, and 120 miles northeast of St. Louis. A Millikin education is characterized by performance learning a unique approach to learning that builds the confidence to succeed before and after graduation. Students apply their learning to experiences both in Decatur and around the world. A vibrant campus community engages students in more than 90 student organizations and a close-knit Greek community. Millikin Big Blue athletics include 19 NCAA Division III teams as well as junior varsity teams and intramurals. In 2010, 98% of Millikin graduates gained employment or entry into graduate/professional school within six months of graduation.

Information about the Millikin University Department of English is available at . Address your application letters to Dr. Stephen Frech, Chair of the English Department, 1184 W. Main Street, Decatur, IL 62522. E-mail inquiries to sfrech@millikin.edu.

Applicants should complete an online application by submitting materials at http://www.millikin.edu/humanresources, which will be forwarded to the Academic Search Committee. Please attach a vita, letter that addresses experience and philosophy of teaching, three letters of reference and graduate transcripts. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2011 and continue until the position is filled. Offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of background check and pending budgetary approval. Millikin University is an equal opportunity employer.

LINK(Chronicle)

Deadline: review begins November 15, 2011

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

phone interview scheduled: 12/5

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Misericordia University - Asst Professor[edit | edit source]

Misericordia University’s English Department seeks to hire a full-time, non-tenure track assistant professor of English commencing in fall 2012. The successful candidate will possess a Ph.D. in a writing-related field (composition, rhetoric, linguistics, etc.) as well as experience and strength in teaching writing at all levels and assessment. Ph.D. must be in hand prior to August 15, 2012.

To apply, please submit a letter of application and c.v. by email to hr@misericordia.edu or by mail addressed to the Office of Human Resources, Misericordia University, 301 Lake Street, Dallas, PA 18612. The deadline for applications is March 17, 2012. Finalists will be asked for their full dossier at a later date.

Misericordia University is committed to student, faculty and staff diversity and values the educational benefit this brings to campus. Candidates should indicate any experience and/or leadership that contribute to this goal.

Misericordia University, an 87-year-old institution founded by the Sisters of Mercy, offering baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degrees, is located adjacent to the Pocono Mountains region of Northeastern Pennsylvania, approximately 2 hours from New York City, and Philadelphia. The university's approach of combining a quality liberal arts education with professional preparation and service leadership has resulted in its wide regional acclaim.

Deadline: March 17

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Mississippi State University - Advanced Assistant or Associate Professor, Director of Writing - SEARCH FROZEN[edit | edit source]

Tenure-track position for advanced assistant or associate professor, pending funding. PhD in Rhetoric and Composition, or PhD in English with emphasis in rhetoric and composition, and at least four years of college teaching experience required. Significant credit toward tenure will be available, depending on qualifications and experience. We seek candidates with expertise in writing program administration and in teaching first-year and advanced writing courses as well as courses in the history of rhetoric, rhetorical theory, and composition theory. Secondary interest in teaching literature is desirable. The successful candidate will direct the composition program and the university Writing Center, assisted in both areas by associate directors. She or he will also teach one course each semester and develop graduate courses in rhetorical theory and the history of rhetoric. Publications and professional service are required for tenure and promotion. Salary will be competitive. Affordable and comfortable faculty housing is usually available in the first two years of employment. Mississippi State University is a Carnegie Doctoral/Research-Extensive institution with over 20,000 students on the main campus. To apply, please send a letter and cv by November 15, 2011 to Dr. Rich Raymond, Head, Department of English, Mississippi State University, Drawer “E,” Mississippi State, MS 39762. Mississippi State University is an AA/EO employer.

MLA JIL 9/13/11

Deadline: review begins November 15, 2011

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  • received email 11-17, search is frozen for the time being- may resume in April.

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Missouri Southern State University - Depeartment Head, American Lit or Rhetoric/Composition - DEADLINE PASSED[edit | edit source]

Missouri Southern State University: The Department of English and Philosophy is looking for a Department Head/Educator to fill a full time, tenure-track position beginning August 1, 2012. Salary and rank negotiable and dependent on qualifications and experience. The successful candidate will fulfill the duties of head of an academic department and teach six hours each semester. Ph.D. in English and teaching experience required, administrative experience preferred. The specialty is open, but the department has existing needs in modern American literature and/or Composition/Rhetoric. Review of applications will begin January 3, 2012, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a detailed letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, three letters of reference, and evidence of teaching excellence. Official transcripts are required 45 days after contract is issued. Submit documents to FacultyVitae@mssu.edu; include: "English - Department Head" in the subject line. Employment is contingent upon a successful criminal background check. The appointment will be contingent upon the availability of funds. E-verify participating employer. EOE/AA

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Missouri State University - Assistant Professor, English Education[edit | edit source]

The English Department at Missouri State University, located in Springfield, Missouri, anticipates an August 2012 opening for an Assistant Professor of English Education, tenure-track. For a full position description and to apply online go to http://www.missouristate.edu/academicopenings.

A letter of application, curriculum vitae and names and addresses for 3-5 references can be uploaded electronically via the online application form. The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and inclusive excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service.

For additional information contact Dr. W.D. Blackmon, Department Head of English at WDBlackmon@missourirstate.edu or 417-836-6565.

Missouri State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution. Employment will require a criminal background check at University expense.

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Missouri Western University - Assistant or Associate Professor of English Education, Director of NWP Site - DEADLINE PASSED[edit | edit source]

Start date: August 2012. Duties include directing the Department's National Writing Program Site, teaching English methods and composition at the undergraduate and graduate levels (Certificate in the Teaching of Writing and Masters in Written Communication; Masters of Assessment). Required Qualifications: Doctorate in English, Rhetoric, Composition, English Education, or related English field; NWP site experience preferred; ability to use instructional technology; and a record of successful teaching. Salary is commensurate with experience and rank. Qualified applicants must submit a letter of interest, vita, a one-page statement of administrative and pedagogical philosophy, and three letters of reference to Dr. Mike Cadden, Chair, Department of English, Foreign Languages & Journalism, Missouri Western State University, 4525 Downs Dr., St. Joseph, MO 64507. Applications will be reviewed beginning October 15. AA/EOE

MLA JIL 9/13/11

Deadline: October 15, 2011

Acknowledgment received: EEO form by mail 11/2/11

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Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) - Associate or Full Professor, Writing and Communication - DEADLINE PASSED[edit | edit source]

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, invites qualified academics to apply for a faculty position as either Professor or Associate Professor in Writing and Communication. The successful candidate will also hold a concurrent appointment as Director of the Language and Communication Centre.

The successful candidate should possess an outstanding record of teaching and research, a strong international profile, as well as proven academic leadership and appropriate administrative experience. The appointee is also expected to play a leadership role in faculty and curriculum development, and in the promotion of research in the field of writing and communication.

For further information about the Language and Communication Centre, please visit: http://lcc.hss.ntu.edu.sg/AboutLCC/Pages/AboutLCC.aspx

To apply, please refer to the Guidelines for submitting an Application for Faculty Appointment http://www.ntu.edu.sg/ohr/Career/SubmitApplications/Pages/Faculty.aspx and send your application package [consisting of cover letter, Personal Particulars Form, curriculum vitae (including records of competitive grants and graduate supervision, if any), teaching statement, research statement, writing samples, and the names and contact details of at least three referees] to:

Attn: Chair, Search Committee (Writing and Communication), Human Resources, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, 14 Nanyang Drive, Singapore 637332. Email: ad-hass-research@ntu.edu.sg

Applications sent via email should include a reference to "Writing and Communication" in the subject line and enquiries about the position can be addressed to the above email.

Closing date for applications: 30 November 2011.

LINK (Chronicle)

Deadline: November 30, 2011

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Nevada State College - Asst. Professor, Visual and Digital Media - DEADLINE PASSED[edit | edit source]

Nevada State College is a new, rapidly growing four-year college located in metropolitan Las Vegas. We are seeking excellent teacher/scholars to work alongside dedicated faculty in a highly collegial, interdisciplinary environment. Our faculty members enjoy the rare opportunity to shape the college as it continues to grow into a cornerstone of higher education in Southern Nevada. Faculty in the Liberal Arts & Sciences work in a new, state-of-the-art facility on our developing 500-acre campus that features "smart" classrooms, cutting edge biotechnology labs, and a world-class Finance Center.

Nevada State College invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor of Visual and Digital Media to begin August 2012 (required: a Ph.D. in a Humanities or Social Science-related field such as Film Studies, Communications, Cultural Studies, or Film Studies). The preferred candidate must be able to teach courses in media studies, visual media production, and new media production, focusing on topics in media studies, visual arts and culture, interactive media, and emerging technologies.

For complete details regarding this position, please visit the academic jobs posting at https://nscjobs.com. Review of applications begins March 14 and will continue until the position is filled.

MLA JIL 2/24/12

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Curious to see this position pop up, which seems very similar to the previous position at this school (below) that was just cancelled. Does anyone know what the deal is here?

NOTE comment on this search from Communication and Media Studies 2011-2012: "This is a relaunch of the failed Digital Humanities search, which is itself a relaunch of the Visual Media position they opened up for the 2010-2011 job search cycle. They've been unable to fill the position two years in a row. Heads up."

Also posted at New Media & Digital Humanities 2011-2012

Nevada State College - Assistant Professor, Digital Humanities - SEARCH CANCELED[edit | edit source]

Nevada State College is a new, rapidly growing four-year college located in metropolitan Las Vegas. We seek excellent teacher/scholars to work alongside dedicated faculty in a highly collegial, interdisciplinary environment. Our faculty members enjoy the rare opportunity to shape the college as it continues to grow into a cornerstone of higher education in Southern Nevada. {C}

Faculty in the Liberal Arts & Sciences work in a new, state-of-the-art facility on our developing 500-acre campus that features “smart” classrooms, cutting edge biotechnology labs, and a world-class Finance Center. Our academic faculty members combine rigorous academic preparation from top doctoral programs with a dedication to new and exemplary methods of instruction.

Nevada State College invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor in the Digital Humanities to begin fall 2012 (required: a Ph.D. in a Humanities or Social Science-related field such as Film Studies, English, or Communication by August 2012). The preferred candidate will be a humanities-based scholar able to teach courses in media studies and media production, focusing on topics in visual arts, visual culture, and digital technology.

For complete details regarding this position, please visit the academic jobs posting at https://nscjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=50528. Review of applications begins October 2011 and will continue until the position is filled. [R]

MLA JIL 9/13/11

Deadline: October 2011

Campus interview scheduled: [From New Media & Digital Humanities 2011-2012: "Contacted for on campus interview, date TBD but in January 2012"]

-from New Media & Digital Humanities 2011-2012, campus interview cancelled by search committee

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Also posted at New Media & Digital Humanities 2011-2012

Email 2/16 stating that the search was cancelled.

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New Mexico Highlands University - Asst. Professor (Composition Director)[edit | edit source]

SUMMARY: The faculty member will direct the Composition Program, and participate in the undergraduate and graduate programs in English.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Faculty contractual duties include, but are not limited to: Prepare and teach (normal teaching load of 24 credit hours per academic year) freshman composition classes, upper level and graduate courses in writing, composition theory, and composition pedagogy. The director of composition is released 6 credit hours per semester from teaching responsibilities. Consult with Department Chair and faculty regarding changes to Composition Program; Serve as Director of Composition; Supervise and mentor Graduate Teaching Assistants in freshman composition classes. Fulfill service responsibilities to the department and university; Hold office hours; Advise and mentor undergraduate and graduate students; Serve on faculty or university committees; Conduct scholarly activities including research in area of specialization; and disseminating the results at academic conferences and in professional publications. May be assigned to teach evening and/or Saturday classes, courses via ITV, and/or develop and teach WEB CT courses. Maintain regular attendance. Perform other related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION: Doctorate in English with a specialization in composition (ABD with completion within one year will be considered). EXPERIENCE: Demonstrated excellence in teaching, research, & writing. In addition to the minimum qualifications, preference will be given to the following: Previous success working with diverse student populations Previous experience interacting with multicultural communities Experience with distance and technology education EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Employee may be required to travel to NMHU satellite campuses or teach evening classes.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Skill and expertise in the classroom. Ability in the use of technologies and/or strategies to enhance pedagogy. Ability to work effectively with a culturally-diverse student body. Ability to develop effective methodology for the integration of teaching and research. Ability to demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Minimal physical requirements. WORK ENVIROMENT: Work is performed in an office/classroom setting.

For more detailed information regarding the position you may contact Dr. Helen Blythe, Chair of the Department of English at (505) 454-3329 or helenblythe@nmhu.edu. APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Candidates must submit 1) a letter of application describing teaching & research interests; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) university employment application; 4) unofficial copies of advanced degree transcripts; 5) names/address/phone numbers of 3 professional references. References will be contacted in conjunction with on campus interviews and official transcripts should be requested upon acceptance of the on campus interview. New Mexico Highlands University, Human Resources. Assistant Professor of English, Box 9000, Las Vegas, NM 87701

Email applications will be accepted: metrujillo@nmhu.edu

For disabled access or services call 505-454-3242 or TDD 505-454-3003.NEW MEXICO HIGHLANDS UNIVERSITY IS AN EEO EMPLOYER

Deadline: Open until filled (posted in Chronicle on March 6)

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New Mexico Highlands University - Asst. Professor (Non-Fiction/Tech Writing)[edit | edit source]

SUMMARY: In addition to participating in an undergraduate English Program, the faculty member will also participate in the graduate program in English.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Faculty contractual duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Preparing and Teaching (normal fulltime teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester) upper- level and graduate courses in Creative Non-Fiction as well as Technical Writing and Freshman Composition.
  • Holding office hours;
  • Advising and Mentoring undergraduate and graduate students;
  • Serving on faculty or University committees;
  • Conducting scholarly activities to include conducting research in area of specialization; disseminate the results of research at scholarly conferences and in professional publications.
  • May be assigned responsibilities over graduate assistants, work-study students and/or clerical staff.
  • May be assigned to teach evening and/or Saturday classes, courses via ITV, and/or develop and teach WEB CT courses.
  • Maintaining regular attendance.
  • Performing other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION: PHD in English (ABD may be considered). EXPERIENCE: Demonstrated excellence in teaching, research & writing. PREFERRED: Publications in creative writing.

For more detailed information regarding the position you may contact Dr. Helen Blythe, Chair of the Department of English at (505) 454-3329 or helenblythe@nmhu.edu.

Deadline Date: Position is open until filled, yet applicants are encouraged to submit a complete application by 20 January, 2012, when review of the applications will begin.

Rate: Minimum Starting $45,400

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Candidates must submit 1) a letter of application describing teaching & research interests, 2) curriculum vita, 3) University employment application, 4) copies of advanced degree transcripts, 5) names/address/phone numbers of 3 professional references.

Official transcripts will be required at time of on campus interview. References will be contacted in conjunction with on campus interview.

  • New Mexico Highlands University
  • Human Resources
  • Assistant Professor of English
  • Box 9000
  • Las Vegas, NM 87701
  • Email applications will be accepted: metrujillo@nmhu.edu

HigherEdJobs.com

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Also posted at Generalist 2012 & CreativeWriting 2012

New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology - Asst or Assoc Professor of Technical Communications - PHONE INTERVIEW SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

The Department of Communication, Liberal Arts, Social Sciences (CLASS) at the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (New Mexico Tech) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of Technical Communication, beginning January or August 2012. Responsibilities include serving as Technical Communication Program Director for a well-established Bachelor of Science program in Technical Communication, implementing communications-related aspects of graduate curricula for students from a variety of STEM disciplines, and to maintain an active research program. Teaching load is typically three courses a semester (possible initial course reduction) and includes Technical Writing, a general education core curriculum requirement for majors in the STEM disciplines. Requirements: PhD in Technical or Professional Communication or closely related field by start date; college-level teaching experience; evidence of scholarly potential. Preference will be given to candidates with a research agenda complementary to the mission of New Mexico Tech and evidence of program development and leadership in curricular and co-curricular student activities. To apply, submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, statements of research and teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation to Human Resources, Brown Hall Box 44, Socorro, NM 87801-4796. Email applications NOT accepted. Application review will begin on October 1st and will continue until the position is filled.

LINK: (Chronicle)

Deadline: review begins Oct. 1

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New School (NY) - Asst. Professor, Digital Humanities - OFFER ACCEPTED[edit | edit source]

Eugene Lang College, the New School for Liberal Arts, is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Digital Humanities whose research and teaching in the humanities engages the digital era: its theory, culture, politics, and ideology, modes of distribution and consumption, or historicity.

The position will begin in September 2012, and the search is open to candidates with a Ph.D. (awarded no later than December 2011) in a range of fields, including cultural studies, media studies, literature, and history. Preference will be given to candidates whose work bridges disciplinary boundaries.

We are looking for an emerging scholar to help us reclaim and redefine the “digital humanities” as a space for new scholarly exchanges and pedagogies among allied disciplines.

Candidates must have a strong facility in ethnographic, textual, theoretical, or historical methodologies. Areas of studies include, in no particular order: (1) Media archaeology;(2) Music cultures and sound practices;(3) Global subcultures/popular cultures;(4) Comparative literature;(5) Media and performance. The successful candidate will demonstrate the potential for excellence in research and teaching.

The New School is committed to maintaining a diverse educational and creative community, a policy of equal opportunity in all its activities and programs, including employment.

MLA JIL 12/16/11

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New York City College of Technology (CUNY) - 2 Tenure-Track Positions - INTERVIEW SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

The English Department at New York City College of Technology (City Tech), a comprehensive college of the City University of New York, invites applications for two tenure-track positions. City Tech is the designated college of technology of the City University of New York, and offers associate and bachelor’s degree programs in the Schools of Arts and Sciences, Technology and Design, and Professional Studies. Located in downtown Brooklyn, the College is convenient to Manhattan and mass transit.

The English Department offers general education courses in composition and literature, as well as courses in developmental reading and writing, and in English as a second language. The department is dedicated to advancing student success and encourages its faculty to become involved in innovative educational approaches, including utilizing technology to enhance student achievement and promoting learning communities. Faculty members work collaboratively with other departments to sponsor an annual Literary Festival, roundtable discussions, and other enrichment activities. A bachelor’s degree program in technical writing is currently in development. We are especially interested in candidates with a strong record of teaching, publication, and conference presentations and papers. In addition to teaching and scholarly work leading to publications and presentations, responsibilities include advisement, curriculum development, and departmental, college-wide, and university-wide administrative and/or committee assignments.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Ph.D. required, in rhetoric and composition, linguistics, literature, or English education, with substantial experience teaching composition, developmental writing, developmental reading, and/or English as a Second Language in a college setting. ESL applicants should be familiar with language assessment and computer assisted language learning (CALL).

Position to begin in the Spring 2012 semester.

TO APPLY: Send Cover letter and resume

Electronically (preferred): isr@citytech.cuny.edu Subject: English search

Or hard copy: English Search, Ms. M. Harris, Director, ISR, NYC College of Technology, 300 Jay Street, N321, Brooklyn, NY 11201

MLA JIL 9/16/11

Deadline: not stated

Acknowledgment received: via email 10/07

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  • This school posted an ad with IHE on 2/11/12, again for 2 positions, with review to begin 3/16/11. Not sure if this is the same search carried over, or if it's 2 new positions.

Also posted at Generalist 2012

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New York University - Assistant Professor, Literacy/English Education - DEADLINE PASSED[edit | edit source]

DEPARTMENT OF TEACHING AND LEARNING

The Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY

The Department of Teaching and Learning at New York University invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Literacy & English Education. We are interested in candidates whose research and teaching interests encompass one or more of the following: content-area literacy, literacy instruction for second-language learners, and preservice teacher education in the areas of literacy and English language arts. The position begins September 1, 2012.

Responsibilities:

  • Engage in research, writing, and other scholarly activities related to Adolescent Literacy or English Education;
  • Teach undergraduate and master's-level adolescent literacy and English Education courses; contribute to literacy education and English Education program development; advise masters' students and supervise student teachers in the field;
  • Teach doctoral courses in English Education, Literacy Education or Teaching & Learning generally; serve on committees of doctoral students in English Education or Literacy Education;
  • Pursue individually or with others externally funded research, curriculum development, teacher education, and/or evaluation opportunities in English or Literacy Education education;
  • Contribute to the further development of the department, its programs, and specializations in English Education and Literacy Education; and
  • Participate in faculty meetings, committees, and provide service, outreach, and leadership to the university, educational institutions, agencies, and professional organizations and learned societies.

Qualifications:

The successful applicant will have an earned doctorate in English Education, Literacy Education or a related field, along with experience teaching pre-service teachers at the graduate and undergraduate level. Also preferred is a record of teaching experience at the middle- or high-school level, ideally within urban schools and/or with linguistically diverse learners. A record of publication and evidence of a systematic research program are required for consideration, as are evidence of effective teaching and success or strong potential for success in securing external funding.

The Department of Teaching and Learning at NYU prepares teachers for urban schools in a wide range of subject areas, as well as offering professional, post-certification masters' degrees for practicing teachers and preparing doctoral students to become educational researchers and teacher educators. We have a strong, established network of partner schools throughout New York City and our faculty work closely with practicing teachers in the field to improve urban PK-12 education.

NYU's dynamic Global Network University includes NYU Abu Dhabi and many other international programs and academic centers around the world. As an NYU Steinhardt faculty member, the successful candidate may be afforded the opportunity for variable term work at these global study and research sites.

NYU is committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment and strongly encourages applications from historically underrepresented groups.

To learn more about the department and all of our programs please visit: http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/teachlearn/

Applications:

Please apply online by submitting a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, five letters of reference and three representative pieces of scholarship to:

http://www.nyuopsearch.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=51045

Further information about the position can be obtained from: Dr. Sarah W. Beck, Search Committee Chair, Sarah.beck@nyu.edu

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2011 and will continue until the search is completed.

LINK(Chronicle)

Deadline: December 1, 2011

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North Carolina State University - Asst. Professor, Digital Media - OFFER MADE & ACCEPTED[edit | edit source]

Minimum Experience/Education: PhD in Communication or related field (humanities, social sciences, or interdisciplinary) completed by August 15, 2012 and an established record of research in digital media, a commitment to the integration of theory and practice, and a commitment to multidisciplinary scholarship. The candidate must show strong promise of scholarly achievement and teaching success at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: Possible areas of expertise within digital media include, but are not limited to, game studies; mobile communication; locative media; social and public media; digital aesthetics; social networks; digital culture; digital media infrastructure, ownership, and policy; digital media access; new digital research methods; and surveillance, privacy and control. The specific sub-area of practice is less important than a commitment to understanding and exploring digital media as an arena for creative expression, communication, power, and/or social change. Preference will be given to candidates whose research demonstrates success in, or has strong potential for, external funding.

Essential Job Duties: The candidate should be prepared to teach and advise in the undergraduate and MS curriculum of the Department of Communication (http://communication.chass.ncsu.edu/), and in the interdisciplinary PhD program in Communication, Rhetoric and Digital Media (CRDM) (http://crdm.chass.ncsu.edu/). These programs include introductory and advanced undergraduate and graduate courses on the theory, methods, history, production, and applications of digital media in particular and communication in general. New hires should be ready to engage in innovative scholarly dialogue with departmental and university faculty members across multiple subfields, disciplines, and theoretical perspectives.

Apply To: https://jobs.ncsu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=92075

LINK(InsideHigherEd)

Deadline: October 31, 2011

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials: 10/24

Rejection (no interview): 12/5

SKYPE interview scheduled: [From New Media & Digital Humanities 2011-2012: "Skype interview scheduled for 12/13"]

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North Carolina State University - Open Rank, Rhetoric and Technical Communication - OFFER ACCEPTED[edit | edit source]

Open-Rank Tenure-Track Position in Rhetoric and Technical Communication. Position Vacancy Number: 00065227. The Department of English at North Carolina State University is searching for a new faculty member to join its programs in technical communication, professional writing, and digital media. The position is listed at the rank of Assistant Professor but exceptional candidates will be considered for appointment at a higher rank.

Position Description: Duties include teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in technical communication, digital media, professional writing, and/or rhetoric of science and technology (2-2 base teaching load for assistant professors), as well as maintaining an active research and publication program and participating in scholarly and university service. Applicants with research and teaching interests in international and global issues in technical communication will receive primary consideration; those with strengths in multimedia design and production, digital media theory, project management, computer-supported cooperative work, and rhetoric of science and technology may also be considered. We are interested in strengthening connections with industry and increasing opportunities for industry-based or grant-supported research and instructional projects.

Qualifications: Required qualifications include a Ph.D. in technical communication, rhetoric, or a related field, completed by August 15, 2012, and evidence of promise in research and teaching related to departmental programs and the areas of interest listed above.

Information about Department and Programs: Technical communication programs at NC State are well established within the Department of English and include courses within an undergraduate concentration in Language, Writing, and Rhetoric, a minor and a master’s degree in Technical Communication, and an interdisciplinary doctoral program in Communication, Rhetoric, and Digital Media that incorporates technical communication. There is a large service program in technical, business, and scientific writing and a nationally innovative Campus Writing and Speaking Program that works to incorporate writing and speaking experiences within undergraduate instruction across the curriculum. The Department’s 55 tenure-track faculty members include 11 in rhetoric, technical communication, and composition.

Instructions for Applicants: Please use the NC State University employment web portal; we cannot consider applications submitted in any other way. Upload letter of application (addressed to Antony H. Harrison, Department Head, and referencing the position title Assistant Professor in Rhetoric and Technical Communication and position number 00065227), CV, and contact information for at least three references. Three letters of reference, a writing sample, and teaching materials and evaluations may be requested later. Screening of applications will begin October 15 and will continue until position is filled. North Carolina State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer welcoming applications from members of under-represented groups and all persons without regard to sexual orientation. For ADA accommodation, contact Sonia Meeks at (919) 515-4109 or Sonia_meeks@ncsu.edu.

Posted to WPA Listserv

Deadline: October 15, 2011

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials: 10/20 x 1

Rejection (no interview): 11/22, 11/28 (x2), 12/2, 12/6 (x2)

MLA or phone interview scheduled: 12/14

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Campus interview scheduled: mid-January

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North Georgia College and State University - Assistant Professor, Rhetoric and Composition - PHONE INTERVIEW SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

The Department of English invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor with a specialization in Rhetoric and Composition. The successful candidate will teach 12 hours per semester, which can include freshman composition, intermediate-level and upper-level writing courses, and English 2050, a basic grammar course; other responsibilities include service and publications. Ph.D. in hand by August 2012. Applicants may apply online at https://northgeorgia.peopleadmin.com; please upload as attachments a letter of application and curriculum vitae that includes the names of your references and their contact information. Additional materials will be requested after initial screening. Review of applications will begin November 15th and will continue until position is filled. We will not be interviewing at MLA. North Georgia College & State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and a Tobacco-Free Workplace.

MLA JIL 9/13/11

Deadline: November 15, 2011

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North Georgia College and State University - Assistant Professor, Professional and Technical Writing - CAMPUS INTERVIEWS SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

The Department of English seeks a tenure-track Professional and Technical Writing specialist with the ability to teach undergraduate professional and technical writing courses as well as first-year composition and intermediate composition. The successful candidate will teach 12 hours per semester; other responsibilities include service and publications. Requirements: a Ph.D. (or equivalent) in Professional and Technical Writing, or a closely-related field, in hand by August 2012. Preference given to candidates with expertise in teaching courses incorporating current technology. Applicants may apply online at https://northgeorgia.peopleadmin.com; please upload as attachments a letter of application and curriculum vitae; send three letters of recommendation directly to Human Resources, 82 College Circle, Dahlonega, GA 30597. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until position is filled. We will not be interviewing at MLA. North Georgia College & State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and a Tobacco-Free Workplace.

MLA JIL 9/13/11

Deadline: immediately

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Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Phone interview scheduled: 1/16

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North Shore Community College - FT Faculty - DEADLINE PASSED[edit | edit source]

Full-time Faculty, English Department. Division of Liberal Studies. MCCC/MTA unit Position.

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: This faculty position requires teaching writing courses (Composition 1 & Composition 2), with occasional opportunities to teach Literature courses. Courses are offered in both Danvers and in Lynn. The successful candidate will be sensitive to a diverse student body with a wide range of academic preparedness. English courses are designed for students in transfer programs as well as those in career programs. Teach up to five courses or fifteen credits each semester in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement. Participate in departmental planning and curriculum development. Monitor the curriculum in English as a member of the department. Required meetings will be held in Danvers and in Lynn; candidate must be able to participate in meetings at both locations. Provide academic advising for students. Provide college service such as serving on governance committees. Perform other duties consistent with the provisions of the collective bargaining agreement.

QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in English is the minimal requirement. Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition preferred. Recent successful experience teaching Composition courses at the college level preferred. Recent successful experience teaching Literature courses preferred. Successful experience interacting with culturally diverse populations required. Knowledge of and experience with multimedia technology required. Willingness to teach online or hybrid courses preferred. SALARY: Anticipated salary is $42,000 to approximately $45,000 per year plus fringe benefits. Actual salary will be determined in accordance with classification determination of MCCC/MTA salary schedule commensurate with education and experience.

STARTING DATE: January, 2011 [?] Filling of positions subject to budget availability for FY 2012.

APPLY TO: http://nscc.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=27717

Submit resume/CV and cover letter by Friday, October 21, 2011.

Applicants selected for an interview will need to provide official academic transcripts and names or letters of at least three references.

LINK(HigherEdJobs)

Deadline: October 21, 2011

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Northeastern University (MA) - Digital Humanities, Open Rank - DEADLINE PASSED[edit | edit source]

The College of Social Sciences and Humanities at Northeastern University invites applications and nominations for an open rank position (assistant/associate/full professor) in the field of Digital Humanities to begin fall 2012. The successful candidate will have expertise in new computational approaches that help distill meaning from texts and artifacts, and in new modes of presenting these in electronic formats. Examples include but are not limited to text-mining, geographic information systems, natural language processing, visualization, or complex network analysis. He or she will be familiar with the theoretical challenges implicit in this emerging field, will have an interest in translating knowledge within and between disciplines and for a broader public, and will help to build new expertise in Digital Humanities at Northeastern. The position will complement existing University strengths in the related areas of network science and computational social science. Applications are invited from any discipline that contributes to the Digital Humanities. The appointment will be made in an appropriate department in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities and a cross-departmental or cross-college appointment (such as with the College of Computer and Information Science) is also possible. Candidates must have a PhD at the beginning of the appointment and a record of scholarship and teaching commensurate with rank.

Applications will only be accepted through the College of Social Sciences and Humanities website. To apply, please go to http://www.northeastern.edu/cssh/, and click on the Faculty Positions link. Applicants already holding tenure should upload a letter of application, CV, a statement of current and future research interests, a writing sample of no more than 50 pages, and the names of three referees. Untenured applicants should upload a letter of application, CV, a statement of current and future research interests, a writing sample of no more than fifty pages, and should have three references submitted via the Faculty Positions site. Review of applications will begin October 20, 2011 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position may be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee, David Lazer, or to Co-Chair, Elizabeth Maddock Dillon at dighumsearch@neu.edu.

H-Net

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Also posted at New Media & Digital Humanities 2011-2012 & Film Studies 2011-2012

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Northern Michigan University - Assistant Professor, Secondary Education[edit | edit source]

Assistant Professor, tenure track position in English - Secondary Education [16235] {C}The Department of English at Northern Michigan University invites applications for a tenure track position in English - Secondary Education. Doctorate required, along with demonstrated excellence in teaching at least three years at the secondary level (6-12), and ability to teach Secondary English Language Arts methods courses at the college or university level. Special consideration will be given to qualified applicants who have taught methods courses at the college level. Assignment includes teaching content and methodology courses in English Education (English Methods, Teaching of Writing, & Teaching of the English Language); overseeing the English Education program, including all matters related to accreditation and advising; and directly supervising student teachers in English Education in a two-state area. A commitment to professional/scholarly engagement and service is important, along with an ability to work in close relationship with the Department of Education, coupled with a strong commitment to the Secondary English program, to the English Department, and to the public schools of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and Wisconsin. Additional desirable qualifications include the ability to teach Composition and/or Young Adult Literature.

To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, transcripts, teaching philosophy, and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references to https://employme.nmu.edu. Applicant review will begin immediately. The position will be posted until December 9, 2011.

Marquette, MI, is consistently named as one of the top ten places in the nation for quality of life and for raising a family.

MLA JIL 28 October 2011

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Northern Wyoming Community College - Instructor[edit | edit source]

Job Purpose: Ideal candidate will have ability to teach all levels of composition from developmental through advanced composition. Candidate may also have the opportunity to teach literature surveys and technical writing. Additional duties include teaching sections of speech and interpersonal communication.

Duties and Responsibilities: Teach and develop composition, communication, and technical writing classes, and on occasion, literature or other specialty classes. Advising and recruiting English students and assisting in the Writing Center. College service -- including committee work, contributing to the collegiate life of the institution. Engaging in externally visible scholarly activity.

Education: Minimum of Master's of Arts in English from a regionally accredited college or university

Skills and Abilities: Demonstrated skill and ability to work closely and cooperatively with the faculty and students in English and other disciplines. Evidence of strong interpersonal communication and management skills, topped off with a good sense of humor. Able to work in a collaborative fashion in an environment that values collegiality, and respectful and caring treatment of all. Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse student population that represents a wide range of abilities and ages. Candidate must have the ability to work for an organization that believes in academic freedom, freedom of speech, caring regard for colleagues and students, and shared ownership through collaboration.

Disposition: Evidence of a strong commitment to the teaching of English as a part of an academically rigorous undergraduate liberal arts education. Candidate must have a passion for teaching-and-learning, life-long learning as it applies to themselves, externally visible scholarly activity and for fun in the workplace. Candidate should have an on-going desire to contribute to the collegiate life of the institution.

Knowledge: Knowledge of English and Composition, and Rhetoric.

Experience: Post Secondary teaching experience is required. Two years of community college teaching experience preferred. Experience using technology in the classroom and other delivery modalities expected.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Transcripts are required and may be attached to your on-line application as "other document" or submitted via email (jennye@sheridan.edu); or mailed, Human Resources, Sheridan College, POB 1500, Sheridan, WY 82801.

Application Information Contact: Jenny Ellenwood, Human Resources, Northern Wyoming Community College District - Sheridan College. Online App. Form: https://jobs.sheridan.edu

LINK (HigherEdJobs)

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Northwest Missouri State University - Assistant Professor, Coordinator of Composition - PHONE INTERVIEW SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

Status: Position is available and we will begin screening applications on November 15, 2011. Assistant Professor of English & Coordinator of Composition [15815]. Tenure-track Assistant Professor with specialty in Composition, beginning August 2012, to serve as Coordinator of Composition. The Coordinator of Composition directs the composition program, organizes program assessment activities and receives a two-course-per-semester release from a 4/4 teaching load. Position requirements include an earned Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition or related field, successful teaching experience at the college level, departmental or university service, and evidence of ongoing scholarship. Screening will begin November 15, 2011 and will continue until position is filled. To apply, please see our position announcement online at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/nwmissouri/default.cfm. Inquiries can be made to mhobbs@nwmissouri.edu or (660) 562-1265.

MLA JIL 9/30/11

Deadline: November 15, 2011

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Northwestern College - Assistant or Associate Professor - MATERIALS REQUESTED[edit | edit source]

Assistant or Associate Professor – Rhetoric and Composition. Northwestern College (Iowa) invites applications for a tenure-track position in Rhetoric and Composition beginning in fall 2012. Requirement: PhD in Rhetoric and Composition with interest or experience in Writing Across the Curriculum. Successful teaching experience in composition and rhetoric is essential. The normal teaching load is two full (4 credit) and two half (2 credit) semester courses per term. Courses include Freshman Composition, Writing in the Professions, Argumentation and Debate, and Rhetorical Studies. The incumbent will receive a 4 credit/ year release to facilitate writing instruction in the general education program and across the disciplines. Affiliated with the Reformed Church in America, Northwestern College seeks candidates with an authentic Christian faith who will support the college’s mission, Reformed and evangelical identity, and commitment to Christian liberal arts as expressed in our Vision for Learning.

Visit www.nwciowa.edu/english for more information about the department. Interested candidates should complete an application online. Also send an email message with attachments: a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to deanoffaculty@nwciowa.edu. Applications received before January 15 will receive first consideration.

LINK(InsideHigherEd)

Deadline: January 15, 2012

Acknowledgment received: 11/21

Request for additional materials: 12/30 (email)

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Norwich University - Assistant Professor - Rhetoric & Composition - OFFER ACCEPTED[edit | edit source]

The Department of English and Communications at Norwich University invites applications for a tenure-track English faculty position in rhetoric/composition to teach a 4/4 schedule of courses in freshman composition, public speaking, and technical writing, and to develop courses in expository and writing for the professions (law, business, engineering). Candidates with prior teaching and writing center experience are particularly encouraged to apply. Ph.D. expected at time of hire. Interviews will be conducted at MLA. Candidates must have U.S. citizenship or Permanent Resident Status. Please submit a cover letter, CV, and a Norwich application no later than November 4, 2011, to English Faculty Search, via e-mail: jobs@norwich.edu.

LINK(Chronicle)

Deadline: November 4, 2011

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Request for additional materials: 11/14 x5

Rejection (no interview): 11/14 x2

MLA interview scheduled: 11/28 x2

Rejection (after MLA interview): 1/24 by email

Campus interview scheduled: (1/20)

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made: 2/15

Offer accepted: 2/16

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Has anyone heard anything about this position since MLA?

They invited for campus visits already, they told me. They also sent at least one rejection notification post-MLA. You might still be in it, if the first choices don't work out. (1/29)


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Notre Dame of Maryland University, Assistant Professor, Open Area - OFFER ACCEPTED[edit | edit source]

Assistant Professor of English. Notre Dame of Maryland University English, 4701 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21210

The English Department invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position with primary expertise combining two or more of the following areas: medieval, renaissance, or classic world literature, literary theory and history, rhetoric and composition. We will also consider secondary areas of interest that fall outside these parameters. Applicants must provide evidence of scholarly productivity and demonstrate ability to teach introductory, advanced undergraduate, and graduate courses. Teaching responsibilities include expository writing, undergraduate literature courses, and graduate courses in our new MA program. Ph.D. in English required at time of hire. Teaching load is 4/3, with some classes delivered in weekend and evening format. Qualified candidates should visit http://ndm.interviewexchange.com and apply on-line. Please provide a cover letter describing teaching and research interests, current vita, evidence of effective teaching (may include a statement of teaching philosophy, syllabi, and/or course evaluations), three letters of recommendation, and a critical writing sample. Questions may be referred to Dr. Jeana DelRosso, Department Chair of English, Notre Dame of Maryland University, 4701 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21210, jdelrosso@ndm.edu. Applications should be received by November 11, 2011.

Notre Dame of Maryland University does not discriminate in its educational programs, activities or employment on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, religion, sex, disability or age. For information about the university see http://www.ndm.edu .

MLA JIL 9/13/11

Deadline: November 11, 2011

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Offer accepted: [from Medieval page: "3/15--Rejection email says "After a lengthy search, we identified a candidate, who has since accepted our offer."]

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Also posted at Medieval 2012, Renaissance 2012 and Generalist 2012

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Nova Southeastern University - Open Rank - CAMPUS INTERVIEWS SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

Writing/Composition Faculty [15954]

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences seeks applications at the ranks of assistant, associate, and full professor for the following faculty positions. Unless specifically noted otherwise, positions are full-time (9.5 month) and entail teaching the equivalent of 8 courses, participation in department and college committees and curriculum development, and strong commitment to student and community service and scholarship. Candidates with a terminal degree are strongly preferred; faculty rank is dependent on terminal degree, college level teaching experience, and scholarship. Candidates with college-level teaching experience and a plan for active scholarship are preferred. Interest in or experience with teaching or developing online courses is a plus. Review of applications begins immediately; positions begin August 2012.

993562 - Writing/Composition Faculty. The College seeks candidates to teach undergraduate courses in college composition and specialized writing courses, as well as courses in the M.A. in writing program. Earned terminal degree in English or Composition/Rhetoric is strongly preferred; minimum requirement is Master's degree in English or Composition/Rhetoric with progress toward terminal degree.

With more than 140 full-time faculty members, 350 part time faculty members, and 3200 students, the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences at Nova Southeastern University offers 31 undergraduate majors, 52 minors, and 5 certificate programs across four academic divisions, as well as two graduate programs. The College serves more than 6000 undergraduate students through general education, honors, and study abroad programs. Nova Southeastern University is the seventh largest not-for-profit university in the United States, serving more than 29,000 students. The university is located on 300 acres in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

For confidential consideration, please apply to position #994602 at http://www.nsujobs.com and submit a letter of interest, resume, and curriculum vitae. Please visit our website: http://www.nsujobs.com . NSU offers competitive compensation and outstanding benefits. EOE.

MLA JIL 10/7/11

Deadline: Open until filled

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Nova Southeastern University - Communication Studies Faculty/Program Coordinator[edit | edit source]

998870 - Communication Studies Faculty/Program Coordinator [15962]. The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences seeks applications at the ranks of assistant, associate, and full professor for the following faculty positions. Unless specifically noted otherwise, positions are full-time (9.5 month) and entail teaching the equivalent of 8 courses, participation in department and college committees and curriculum development, and strong commitment to student and community service and scholarship.

Candidates with a terminal degree are strongly preferred; faculty rank is dependent on terminal degree, college level teaching experience, and scholarship. Candidates with college-level teaching experience and a plan for active scholarship are preferred. Interest in or experience with teaching or developing online courses is a plus. Review of applications begins immediately; unless otherwise noted, position start date is negotiable and may start as soon as January 2012 but not later than July 2012.

998870 - Communication Studies Faculty/Program Coordinator (12-month faculty)

The College seeks candidate to teach courses in introductory and advanced communication studies and administer aspects of the communication studies program with the Division of Humanities. Teaching and/or professional/research experience in speech communication/ rhetoric or video production/new media a plus. Candidate will recruit, schedule, and mentor adjunct faculty teaching communication studies courses. Earned terminal degree in Communication is strongly preferred; minimum requirement is Master’s degree in Communication with progress toward terminal degree. College-level teaching experience and academic administration experience is required.

With more than 140 full-time faculty members, 350 part time faculty members, and 3200 students, the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences at Nova Southeastern University offers 31 undergraduate majors, 52 minors, and 5 certificate programs across four academic divisions, as well as two graduate programs. The College serves more than 6000 undergraduate students through general education, honors, and study abroad programs. Nova Southeastern University is the seventh largest not-for-profit university in the United States, serving more than 29,000 students. The university is located on 300 acres in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

For confidential consideration, please apply to position #998870 at http://www.nsujobs.com and submit a letter of interest, resume, and curriculum vitae. Please visit our website: http://www.nsujobs.com

NSU offers competitive compensation and outstanding benefits. EOE.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/gzbgj7q

MLA JIL 10/7/11

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Oakland University - Assistant Professor, Professional/Technical Writing - CAMPUS INTERVIEWS SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

Please forward, share, etc. We have an exciting and growing program at OU. Please contact me (giberso2@oakland.edu) or Marshall Kitchens (kitchens@oakland.edu) with questions, etc. Thanks!--Greg Giberson

Assistant Professor of Writing - Professional/Technical Writing

The Department of Writing and Rhetoric at Oakland University seeks applicants for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 15, 2012. Applicants must be committed to undergraduate education, in both general education and the Writing and Rhetoric major. Research specializations sought include medical writing, international technical writing, or science writing, but all qualified applicants will receive full consideration.

The successful candidate will pursue an active research agenda, teach courses in professional and technical writing, and engage in service such as developing courses for the Professional Writing track of our growing major in Writing and Rhetoric. Expected teaching assignment is 3/2.

The candidate must possess a Ph.D. in Rhetoric, Technical Communication, Professional Writing, or a related field by August 15, 2012. The candidate must have a record of effective teaching with technology and demonstrate an understating of the role of new media in contemporary professional writing.

Review of applications will begin in October and continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, applications should be received by November 21, 2011.

To apply, go to https://academicjobs.oakland.edu/postings/76

WPA Listserv

Deadline: November 21, 2011

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MLA or phone interview scheduled: Skype interview request 12/16

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Anyone's heard from here? I'm thinking they've set up campus visits. Would appreciate an update.

Yes. They've brought people to campus. [posted 2/8]

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Oakton Community College - Assistant Professor, Composition - PHONE INTERVIEWS SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

Assistant Professor of English [16138]

Full-time tenure track position in English and Composition. Qualifications include Master's degree or higher in English or related field like Rhetoric and Composition with demonstrated excellence teaching college composition.

MLA JIL 10/21/11

Deadline:

Acknowledgment received: 12/6

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Dec 22/11--Email from HR: "Shortly after the start of the new year, the search committee will finalize their list of individuals selected for interview and the schedule of days and times for on campus interviews"

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Oakton Community College - Assistant Professor, Developmental Writing[edit | edit source]

Assistant Professor of English [16140] Full-time tenure track position in English and Developmental Writing and/or Reading. Qualifications include a Master's Degree or higher in English with course work or degree in Developmental English or Reading and demonstrated excellence teaching Developmental Writing or Reading.

MLA JIL 10/21/11

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Oakton Community College - Assistant Professor, Business and Technical Communication[edit | edit source]

Assistant Professor of English [16141] Full-time tenure-track position teaching English and Business and Technical Communications. Qualifications include a Master's degree or higher in English with course work or degree in Business and Technical Communications, experience writing, editing, or training in business and industry, and demonstrated excellence teaching college English.

MLA JIL 10/21/11

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Oberlin College - VAP in Rhet/Comp.[edit | edit source]

Visiting Assistant Professor in Rhetoric and Composition

Full-time, non-continuing position for 2012-13 academic year. Responsibilities include teaching five courses in general area of English composition. MFA or Ph.D. degree (in hand or expected by first semester of academic year 2012-13, though ABD candidates may also be considered) required. Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate academic transcripts, and at least three recent letters of reference* to: Laurie McMillin, Chair, Rhetoric and Composition, Oberlin College, 10 N. Professor Street, Oberlin, OH, 44074 by April 10, 2012. Application materials received after that date may be considered until the position is filled. Salary will depend on qualifications and experience. *By providing these letters you agree that we may contact your references.

MLA JIL 3/30/12

Deadline: April 10

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Oklahoma Baptist University - Assistant or Associate Professor, English Education[edit | edit source]

Assistant or Associate Professor of English: English Education [15805]. The Division of Language and Literature at Oklahoma Baptist University invites applications for an assistant or associate professor of English specializing in English Education; this full-time, tenure-track position begins in August 2012. Candidates must have at least three years of experience teaching middle or secondary school, and they must participate in the training of teacher candidates. Teaching duties include a methods course for English Education majors, as well as other upper- and lower-division offerings in English, including first-year composition and a sophomore-level, team-taught Western Civilization sequence. Other duties include committee work, student advisement, oversight of NCATE accreditation, and possible supervision of student teachers.

This position requires a Ph.D. in hand before August 2012. The successful candidate will demonstrate commitment to the ideals of Christian Liberal Arts education and will be an active member of an evangelical congregation.

Applicants should submit a C.V., three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample to Mike Johnson, Director of Human Resources, Oklahoma Baptist University, Box 61141, Shawnee, Oklahoma, 74804.

The division will take applications until the position is filled, but we plan to interview at the 2012 MLA conference in January.

MLA JIL 9/30/11

Deadline: open until filled

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Also posted at Children's 2012

Interviews at MLA

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Oklahoma City University - Assistant Professor - PHONE INTERVIEWS SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

The Department of English in the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Oklahoma City University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position beginning Fall 2012. Ph.D. in Composition and Rhetoric or related field with demonstrated commitment to Composition as the primary field of study. Primary teaching responsibilities include first-year writing courses with opportunities to teach in appropriate secondary area(s). Required teaching load of 21 credit hours/yr. will be adjusted for first year. Preferred secondary areas of expertise in poetry writing and/or Native American literature.

The successful candidates must have a Ph.D. in hand by start date and must demonstrate successful undergraduate teaching experience and a commitment to undergraduate education. Faculty members are expected to participate in the department's assessment program and in student recruiting and retention efforts for the college and the university. A complete list of courses, faculty, degrees, and other information about the Department of English is available on the Internet at http://www.okcu.edu/english/.

Submitting an Application: Applications will only be accepted online. For complete information on this position, and to submit electronic materials for application, please click on the online application form link below or visit http://ocucareers.silkroad.com . Required Application Materials: Letter of application, statement of teaching philosophy, current c.v., three references and unofficial transcripts. Writing samples and additional materials may be requested of candidates during the screening and interview process.

Promotion and Tenure: In addition to teaching, supervision, and advising of students, all tenure-track and tenured faculty members in the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences must fulfill scholarship and service requirements as defined by the Procedures for Renewal, Promotion, and Tenure, an appendix to the OCU Faculty Handbook. Effective teaching, scholarship, and service are required for promotion and tenure.

The University: Oklahoma City University was founded in 1904 and is a coeducational, urban, private university located in Oklahoma City, in the Midtown district. The university is affiliated with the United Methodist Church and offers a wide variety of degrees in the liberal arts and sciences disciplines. Oklahoma City University is the only Oklahoma institution listed in the top tier of the regional, master's-level university category by U.S. News and World Report magazine. Oklahoma City University has been named a Great College to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education and is the only university listed in Best Places to Work in Oklahoma.

Contact for Additional Questions: Direct questions about the positions or searches to Dr. Tracy Floreani tafloreani@okcu.edu - English Department Chair

Online Application Form

HigherEdJobs.com

Deadline: Review of applications begins November 18, 2011 and continues until the position is filled.

Acknowledgment received:

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MLA or phone interview scheduled: Request for phone interview sent via email 11/23/11 (x3)

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Also posted at Generalist 2012

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Oklahoma State University - VAPs in Composition and/or Undergrad Lit.[edit | edit source]

Visiting Assistant Professors–Composition and/or Undergraduate Literature [16889] {C}Multiple positions possible, one year appointments renewable up to three years, starting August 2012. PhD and teaching experience required. 4-3 course load teaching one or more of the following: composition, lower-division literature, technical writing. Salary competitive. For further information on the department, see our web page at http://english.okstate.edu. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by May 10, 2012. However, we will continue to accept and consider applications until the positions are filled. Email letter of application, cv, writing sample, three letters of recommendation, and transcript to english.information@okstate.edu. Include title of position in subject line. Filling of this position is contingent upon availability of funding. Oklahoma State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/E-Verify employer committed to diversity. OSU-Stillwater is a tobacco-free campus.

MLA JIL 3/30/12

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Also posted at Generalist 2012

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Old Dominion University: New Media Production & Writing Studies - Assistant Professor - CAMPUS INTERVIEW SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

Assistant professor, English, tenure-track, for candidate prepared to teach in an interdisciplinary Ph.D. program, with emphases in Writing, Rhetoric and Discourse Studies; Literary and Cultural Studies; and Technology and New Media Studies, as well as MA and BA programs.

Required: Ph.D. in English, rhetoric and composition, writing studies or related field by August 2012; primary expertise in New Media production and writing studies; active research profile (publications desirable); evidence of successful university teaching. Preferred secondary expertise in at least one of the following: social media, research methods or popular culture studies.

Send letter of application, vita, and 3 letters of reference to Dr. Dana Heller, Chair, Department of English, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia 23529. Review of applicants will begin October 15, 2011 and continue until position is filled.

LINK (HigherEdJobs)

Deadline: review begins Oct. 15

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials: writing sample request 11-25

Rejection (no interview):

MLA or phone interview scheduled: Skype interview request by email 11-25

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Campus interview scheduled: 12-16 (by email)

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Old Dominion University: Professional Writing - Advanced Assistant/Early Associate Professor - CAMPUS INTERVIEW SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

Advanced Assistant/Early Associate Professor, Professional Writing, tenure-track, prepared to teach in interdisciplinary English Ph.D. program, with emphases in Writing, Rhetoric and Discourse Studies; Literary and Cultural Studies; and Technology and New Media Studies, as well as MA and BA programs.

Required: Ph.D. in English, rhetoric and composition, technical communication or related field; primary expertise in technical communication and writing studies, with preferred secondary expertise in at least one of the following: international/transcultural communication, research methods, visual rhetoric, or social media; significant record of publication and active research agenda; evidence of successful university teaching; work experience in a non-academic setting desirable.

Send letter of application, vita, and 3 letters of reference to Dr. Dana Heller, Chair, Department of English, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia 23529. Review of applicants will begin October 15, 2011 and continue until position is filled.

LINK (HigherEdJobs)

Deadline: review begins Oct. 15

Acknowledgment received:

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Campus interview scheduled: Late January

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Oregon State University - Asst. Professor, Scientific, Technical & Professional Writing - OFFER MADE & ACCEPTED[edit | edit source]

Oregon State University, Department of English, is recruiting for a full-time (1.0 FTE), nine-month tenure-track position in Scientific, Technical, and Professional Writing at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning fall, 2012. We are especially interested in sub-specializations in biomedical writing or eco-composition or related fields. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Required qualifications include Ph.D. in rhetoric and composition at time of appointment. Significant teaching experience, publication record, digital/new media expertise, demonstrated scholarly innovation, and interest in providing curricular leadership in undergraduate core courses in scientific, technical, and professional writing (on-campus and E-campus) are preferred. A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity is preferred. To review posting and apply, go to http://oregonstate.edu/jobs. Include 1) letter of interest, 2) resume/vita, and 3) record of course and thesis work to the site listed below. In addition, request the sending of at least three hard-copy or interfolio letters of reference directly to Anita Helle, Transitional Director, 238 Moreland Hall, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331-5302. For full consideration, apply by Nov 11, 2011, to posting 0007981. OSU is an AA/EOE.

MLA JIL 9/13/11

Deadline: November 11, 2011

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials: 11/29

Rejection (no interview): 12/20 via email (x2)

MLA interview scheduled: 12/10

Rejection (after MLA or phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled: 1/25

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made: 2/6

Offer accepted: 2/10

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Our Lady of the Lake University (TX) - Asst Professor - PHONE INTERVIEWS SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

Our Lady of the Lake University (www.ollusa.edu) is a Catholic university sponsored by the Sisters of Divine Providence. OLLU is located near beautiful downtown San Antonio, TX. Applications are invited for a full-time nine-month tenure-track assistant professor position. Faculty appointment begins August 2012 and requires a strong commitment to teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in English required. Specialization in Technical/Professional Writing strongly preferred. The ideal candidate would be prepared to teach a variety of writing courses, as well as courses in English Education and in bibliography and research methods. In addition, experience working with a culturally diverse student population with a high percentage of first-generation college students and knowledge of instructional technology is highly desired. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Send a letter of application, current vita, statement of teaching philosophy, three letters of reference, and any other supporting materials with the completed Application for Academic Employment to: Our Lady of the Lake University, Human Resources Office, 411 S.W. 24th Street, San Antonio, TX 78207-4689

Please see http://www.ollusa.edu/jobs for application form and complete job posting.

Applicants may contact Michael Lueker, Assistant Chair, Department of Languages, Communication, and Creative Arts via electronic mail at mlueker@ollusa.edu with any questions regarding the position, the program, or Our Lady of the Lake University. Employment with Our Lady of the Lake University is contingent upon the applicant undergoing a background investigation.

HigherEdJobs.com

Deadline: open until filled (posted 2/24/12)

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Phone interview scheduled: 3/23

Rejection (after phone interview):

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This job has been recast as a VAP and reposted. http://www.higheredjobs.com/details.cfm?JobCode=175642318 I had a phone interview with them, but never heard a word after that. Now this. I noticed that the department has been renamed and has a new chair.

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Pace University (NY) - Asst. Professor, Writing & Comp. - CAMPUS INTERVIEW SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

The Department of English in the Dyson College of Arts and Sciences at Pace University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Writing and Composition on the downtown Manhattan campus, beginning September 1, 2012. The Department will have approximately 18 full-time faculty in 2012 and over 60 part-time faculty, as well as 120 majors in the Bachelor of Arts in English program, across three concentrations: Literature, Writing and Literature, and Literature and Culture. Minors in English, Creative Writing and Journalism are also available.

Qualifications: Doctorate in composition, applied linguistics, rhetoric or other relevant field. Candidates should also have experience in administering such programs as Writing Centers, Assessment and Placement, and Writing Across the Curriculum, teaching writing online, as well as a commitment to teaching composition courses. Teaching experience in various types of writing courses will be preferred, and we will require that the doctorate be in hand by the date of interview. The successful candidate will oversee instruction for undergraduate courses in a variety of writing models including technical and professional writing, expository prose, writing in the disciplines, and writing for new media.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, vita, and names of three references, electronically to: dysondean@pace.edu, or by mail to Office of the Dean, Dyson College of Arts & Sciences, English Search Committee, Pace University, One Pace Plaza, New York, NY 10038. The search will continue until a candidate is selected. Salary is competitive.

Chronicle

Deadline: Open until filled (posted 2/10/12)

Acknowledgment received:

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Penn State Harrisburg - Assistant/Associate Professor and Coordinator of Composition - SEARCH CANCELLED[edit | edit source]

Penn State Harrisburg, School of Humanities,invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant/Associate Professor of Writing and Humanities and Coordinator of Composition beginning August 17, 2012. This appointment requires a Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition or in English with specialization in Rhetoric and Composition, 2-4 years college teaching experience, and research agenda consistent with University’s tenure expectations. Additional duties include scheduling, staffing, advising, training, team building, supervising, and evaluating all activities associated with writing courses on the undergraduate and graduate levels of Penn State Harrisburg. For more information on the School of Humanities and the College, please visit our website at www.hbg.psu.edu.

To be considered, please send letter of application explaining experience and match with this position description, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, and evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g. syllabi, course evaluations, peer observations). Review of applications will begin November 1, 2011 and continue until the position is filled.

LINK(H-Net)

Deadline: November 1, 2011- Does anyone know if this deadline has been extended? It was advertised in the Chronicle again today.

Acknowledgment received: EEO form by mail 11/2/11

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SEARCH CANCELLED 2/10/12. REASON GIVEN WAS BUDGET CUTS

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Philadelphia University - Assistant Professor of Writing - CAMPUS INTERVIEWS SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

Philadelphia University seeks a full-time, tenure-track faculty member with expertise in composition, rhetoric, and professional writing. The ideal candidate will have experience teaching writing, working in an interdisciplinary setting, and will also have a secondary area of expertise including, but not limited to: media/multimedia/visual studies, narrative studies, civic engagement, intercultural communication, or cultural studies.

The new hire will teach first-year writing and take a leadership role in the coordination of first-year writing classes as well as other first-year experience opportunities; teach upper-level general education writing courses; and have opportunities to develop undergraduate interdisciplinary curricula in a university that values real-world, integrative, professional education. The standard teaching load is 12 credits per semester, with reductions for administrative responsibilities.

Philadelphia University, founded in 1884, is a fully accredited, private university with 3,500 part and full time students from 38 states and 42 countries. The University offers more than 40 undergraduate and graduate degree programs leading to the bachelor of science, bachelor of architecture and master’s degrees. The University offers career-oriented education that blends liberal and professional studies in a way that enables students to grow as individuals and as highly skilled designers, business leaders, architects, health care professionals and scientists. Visit www.philau.edu for more information.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: PhD in Rhetoric and Composition or related field. Strong candidates will have demonstrated excellence in teaching writing at the college level, scholarship in the candidate’s field(s) of expertise and demonstrated engagement with the pedagogy of writing.

POSITION AVAILABLE: July 1, 2012, with academic year commencing Fall 2012 (subject to final budgetary approval).

Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, and three letters of reference addressing teaching, scholarship, and service strengths to Dr. Matt Baker, Executive Dean, College of Science, Health, and the Liberal Arts, Philadelphia University, School House Lane and Henry Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144-5497, or by email to CSHLAjobs@PhilaU.edu. Review of applications will begin on November 28th and will continue until the position is filled. Phone (215) 951-2600; Fax (215) 951-6888. An AA/EO institution.

WPA Listserv

Deadline: November 28, 2011

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

MLA interview scheduled: by phone call 12/20

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Campus interview scheduled: 3/4

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Point Park University - TT Position in Rhet-Comp - CAMPUS INTERVIEWS SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

Full-Time,Tenure-Track Position in Composition and Rhetoric,Humanities and Human Sciences Department. Point Park University

Full-Time, Tenure-Track Position in Composition and Rhetoric, Humanities and Human Sciences Department

The work will begin in fall semester 2012 and will entail teaching first-year composition classes, primarily, as well as helping to direct the first-year writing program. Teaching load will be 4-4. This program serves the entire university, but resides in the Humanities and Human Sciences Department.

Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience.

Requirements: A Ph. D. in composition/rhetoric is required for this appointment. The best candidate will also have a record of successful teaching at the undergraduate level, and a track record of publication.

About the University: Point Park University is an independent, coed institution located in downtown Pittsburgh with an enrollment of approximately 4,000 full- and part-time students in more than 50 majors and concentrations. Founded in 1960 as Point Park College, it is known for providing its students with an education that combines the liberal arts with career education. The University offers associate’s, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees. To learn more about Point Park University visit its webpage at http://www.pointpark.edu.

Application Procedure: Please submit a letter of application detailing your interest, qualifications, and research focus; CV; a statement of teaching philosophy; about 10 pages from peer-reviewed publications; and a list of three professional references with contact information to: Office of the Dean, School of Arts and Sciences, Point Park University, 201 Wood Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 or by e-mail to: artsandsciences@pointpark.edu. If submitting your application by e-mail, please note that the subject line MUST STATE the position for which you are applying. Review of applications will begin on 01/20/2012 and continue until 2/15/12. For additional information, visit http://www.pointpark.edu/.

MLA JIL 2/3/12

Deadline: Feb. 15

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Phone interview scheduled: Calls were made the last week in February for phone interviews mid-March.

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Campus interview scheduled: scheduled 4 campus visits for early April

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Princeton University - Lecturers - Writing Program - OFFER MADE[edit | edit source]

Position Summary: Full-time lecturers teach two topic-based Writing Seminars per term to freshmen. Part-time lecturers teach 1-1, 1-2, 2-1, 0-2, or 2-0 based on the needs of the Program and at the discretion of the Director. Seminar topics span the disciplines; we therefore seek candidates from all fields of study in the humanities, social sciences, sciences, and engineering. Lecturers also participate in an intensive faculty development program, which includes meetings and workshops on seminar design and writing pedagogy, as well as a series of teaching workshops in the Fall. In addition, experienced lecturers contribute to the Program in a variety of ways (e.g., lead faculty workshops, work on Program assessment, and collaborate with academic departments on Writing Across the University projects) and serve as advocates for excellence in writing and the teaching of writing across campus.

The appointment period is one year, renewable for up to five years of total service. The salary for full-time lecturers in 2012-13 is a minimum of $56,500 (paid over the academic year) plus benefits. Part-time lecturers are paid on a pro-rated basis according to their teaching load and are eligible for most benefits. The initial period of appointment is September 1, 2012, through June 30, 2013; however, all new faculty must attend full-day workshops May 29-31, 2012, and be accessible over the summer to develop their Writing Seminars in consultation with Writing Program directors. Regular faculty development meetings throughout the year are also required, including two days of follow-up workshops September 4-5, 2012, and a Program-wide faculty retreat on September 6, 2012.

For more information about the Princeton Writing Program, please visit http://www.princeton.edu/writing. For a detailed overview of the Writing Seminars, download the document http://www.princeton.edu/writing/pwp.pdf.

Position open until filled. Review of applications will begin in December 2011. Deadline for full consideration: January 11, 2012.

We expect to hire 3-5 full-time lecturers. Part-time lecturers may be hired to fill additional needs.

Essential Qualifications: Successful candidates will be outstanding academic writers, have demonstrated excellence in college-level teaching, and have carefully considered the role of writing in their courses. The Ph.D. is required.

Education Required: Doctorate Degree. Preferred Qualifications: Special consideration will be given to candidates with experience teaching topic-based writing courses or writing-intensive courses at the college level, as well as to candidates with Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC), Writing in the Disciplines (WID), and/or Writing Center experience. The Princeton Writing Program cultivates an interdisciplinary faculty and welcomes applications from scientists and social scientists.

HigherEdJobs.com

Deadline: Jan. 11 --> NOTE: Ad in Chronicle [posted 1/5/12] gives slightly different deadline: "The position is open until filled and we encourage applications through January 20, 2012. For more information and application details, visit: http://www.princeton.edu/writing/seminars/opportunities/postdocs/."

Acknowledgment received: 12/16

Rejection (no interview): 2/16

Request for phone interview: Email request for phone interview 2/9 (to be scheduled later); includes sample student draft to discuss at phone interview. (x4)

Wait list with possibility of interview in future (2/18). Same but from (2/23 [x2]).

Phone interview scheduled

Rejection (after phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled: Contacted via email to schedule campus interview (2/22) (x2)

Rejection (after campus interview): 3/19 (phone); 4/16 (email) (x2)

Offer made: 3/14 (x2)

Offer accepted: 3/29 (x2)

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I'm confused by the description of required application materials: are the cover letter, reflection on writing, and 200 word course description all meant to be one document?

A: I think so; that's how I prepared mine. There was nowhere to upload additional docs. Plus, I got a receipt of application that made no mention of any missing materials.

3/19: I was informed over the phone that I did not get the position (after a campus interview). Apparently they brought 17 people to campus with the hopes of filling about 7 positions, but so far they have only been able to offer a position to 1 person-- extra congratulations to the poster above! At this point they anticipate being able to hire 1 or 2 more people, neither of whom will be literary scholars.

3/21: Odd that they wanted seven, but might only get two. Is it a funding issue?-> 4/19 A: My understanding is that not many people left, so they didn't have the openings they were expecting.

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Regis College (MA) - Asst. Professor / FYC Administrator - DEADLINE PASSED[edit | edit source]

Regis College is a coeducational Catholic liberal arts and sciences college founded in 1927 by the Congregation of Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston. Full- and part-time programs are offered on the undergraduate and graduate levels. Located in Weston, Massachusetts, Regis College is in the greater metropolitan area of Boston, twelve miles from the center of the city.

Open Fall 2012: One Full-time Assistant Professor Position (tenure track) to administer the College's first-year composition sequence and develop curricula for a writing concentration. The selected candidate will teach a 3/3 course load, administer the First Year Writing Program (including supervision of full time and adjunct faculty), advise English Major Writing Concentrators, and continue to develop courses and programming to enhance our Writing Program. Cover letters should address candidate's classroom and administrative experience, teaching philosophy, and management style. Successful candidates should have academic preparation and/or professional experience to teach a range of writing courses - from basic to advanced - with a PhD in Rhetoric and Composition preferred.

Send letter of application listing 3 reference contacts and resume to: Search Committee English and Theatre, English Department (Box 961), Regis College, 235 Wellesley St., Weston, MA 02493, or email: english@regiscollege.edu. Application review will begin February 15, 2012

HigherEDJobs.com

Deadline: Feb. 15

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

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Phone interview scheduled:

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Rochester Institute of Technology - Asst. Professor / Associate Director of University Writing Program - PHONE INTERVIEWS SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

RIT seeks a Writing Program Administrator to serve as an Associate Director of the new University Writing Program (UWP). This is a tenure-track, Assistant Professor position in the Department of English, with an Administrative appointment in the Office of Academic Affairs. First-Year Writing is a foundational component of RIT’s core curriculum and a strategic part of the Institute’s mission. The First-Year Writing Program is an integrated, innovative curricular space dedicated to working with students and faculty to address the challenges of learning and communicating in interdisciplinary, professional, and culturally diverse environments. The Associate Director for First Year Writing will enhance the mission of the University Writing Program’s academic support for faculty and first-year students by helping to develop this robust site for RIT student writing culture.

The Associate Director's work includes: ongoing development of the First-Year Writing curriculum; supervision of part-time faculty teaching first-year, WI courses; administration of RIT’s writing placement exam; support of the diverse linguistic, learning, disciplinary, cultural, and transitional needs of student writers; development of new initiatives with the UWP director and associate director for the Writing Center; assessment of program effectiveness through research. Additionally, this faculty member will teach two courses per year.

Most of the Associate Director's responsibilities will take place during the regular academic year, within a standard nine and a half month appointment. For additional compensation, some activities could extend into the summer term. The Associate Director for FYW will have a Ph.D. in Composition and Rhetoric, or closely related field, a rigorous research agenda in writing pedagogy or writing program administration as evidenced by a publication/grant seeking record, curricular development and program administration experience focused on writing and the teaching of writing, and teaching experience at the college level. Specialization in digital literacy, international perspectives on writing, community outreach, or “writing about writing” approaches to curriculum preferred. We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to Student Centeredness; Professional Development and Scholarship; Integrity and Ethics; Respect, Diversity and Pluralism; Innovation and Flexibility; and Teamwork and Collaboration. Select to view links to RIT’s core values, honor code, and statement of diversity. Apply online at http://careers.rit.edu. Faculty Search: IRC54778. Please submit your cover letter addressing the listed qualifications; a vita; the names, addresses and phone numbers for three references; statements of administrative and teaching philosophies; and a statement of your research/publication interests and experience. Applications will be reviewed immediately. Applicants are encouraged to apply by January 3, 2012.

WPA Listserv; HigherEdJobs.com

Deadline: January 3, 2012

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials: requested via email 1/22

Rejection (no interview):

Phone interview scheduled: for week of Feb 6

Rejection (after phone interview):

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Rockford College - Assistant Professor - OFFER MADE & ACCEPTED[edit | edit source]

Assistant Professor. A Ph.D. in English with specialization in rhetoric and composition. Preference will be given to candidates with secondary expertise in writing areas such as creative nonfiction, drama, or journalism. We seek candidates with a demonstrable commitment to teaching excellence and service. The position is tenure track and begins in August 2012. The normal semester teaching load is 12 hours, combining lower- and upper-division courses in academic writing and rhetoric. Please submit letter of application, vita, statement of teaching philosophy, transcripts (copies accepted), and three letters of recommendation-by e-mail to englishjobsearch@rockford.edu, or by mail to English Department Search Committee, Box 247, 5050 East State Street, Rockford, IL 61108. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. For fullest consideration, first submission deadline is Friday 4 November. We will conduct phone interviews of selected candidates in January. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

LINK(Chronicle)

Deadline: November 4, 2011

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Phone interview scheduled: x3 (emailed request 12/12)

Rejection (after phone interview): 1/10X2 (specifically, a notice that I wasn't chosen for a campus interview, though my file would be kept "on hand" until everything is officially closed--a nice touch, I thought)

Campus interview scheduled: 1/10 (for early Feb visit) x2; 2/27

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made: 3/15

Offer accepted: 3/22

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Roger Williams University - tenure-track assistant professor - OFFER MADE[edit | edit source]

The Department of Writing Studies, Rhetoric, and Composition invites applications to fill a tenure-track assistant professor position. This position will be available in the Fall 2012. The successful candidate will be a member of a department responsible for the University's Writing Program, and will teach courses in the Writing Program as well as in other general education requirements. He or she will contribute to the development, expansion, and assessment of the department's offerings. Teaching load is 4/3, with opportunities for course releases.

In general, all tenure-track RWU faculty must demonstrate effectiveness in the following four categories: 1) teaching; 2) academic advising and program development; 3) scholarly, professional and/or creative activities; and 4) institutional and/or community service.

Requirements: A Ph.D., to be completed by time of appointment, is required either in rhetoric and composition, or in English with specialization in rhetoric and composition.

We prefer candidates with experience in writing across the curriculum, or in business, professional, or technical writing, or in assessment. Candidates must demonstrate effectiveness in teaching undergraduate writing with evidence of ongoing scholarly activity in a field relating to rhetoric and composition.

Additional Information:

Inquiries concerning the position should be directed to: Professor Mel A. Topf, Writing Studies, Rhetoric, and Composition Chair, mtopf@rwu.edu

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2011 and will continue until the position is filled.

To complete the application process, qualified applicants should submit materials electronically, to include: 1) a letter of intent along with statements of teaching philosophy and research interests; 2) a current vita; 3) names and contact information of at least three professional references.

Online App. Form: http://rwu.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=27937

HigherEdJobs.com

Deadline: review begins Dec. 1

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

MLA or phone interview scheduled: 12/6

Rejection (after MLA or phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

  • Any word on campus interviews? (1/25) My colleague is going there this week for a campus interview. (2/7)

Rejection (after campus interview): email that an offer was made 2/22

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

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Rollins College (FL) - Lecturers - REVIEW BEGAN IN JAN.[edit | edit source]

The Rollins College Department of English anticipates openings for non-tenure track, teaching staff positions in composition, beginning fall term 2012. Ph.D. or M.A. in rhetoric and composition preferred; M.A. in related field considered. Successful candidates will receive one-year appointments with the possibility of renewal based upon satisfactory performance and mutual consent. Responsibilities include a 3/3 or 4/4 teaching load, with at least six sections per year of first-year writing (or perhaps advanced expository writing) and possibly two sections in one’s area of specialty. Compensation correlates with load. Courses include traditional and non-traditional students. The successful candidate will have a record of teaching excellence in college composition, and a willingness to work with and contribute to the First-Year Writing Team at Rollins. Writing teachers are normally on campus at least four days or evenings per week, attend department events, and receive invitations to take a role in campus activities. Phi Beta Kappa keyholders are especially encouraged to apply.

Interested applicants must apply through the College’s applicant web portal at http://www.rollinsjobs.com and upload the following materials merged together into a maximum of four electronic files as follows: (1) letter of application, including a statement of teaching philosophy; (2) a C.V.; and (3) contact information, including telephone and e-mail addresses. Screening of applications will begin January 2012, and will continue until the position is filled.

Founded in 1885, Rollins is an independent, comprehensive, residential liberal arts college with a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,730 and a student-to-faculty ratio of 10:1. Ninety-four percent of Rollins 173 full-time faculty hold a Ph.D. or the highest degree in their field. The campus, noted for its lakefront beauty and unique location, is set in the residential community of Winter Park, just 15 minutes from Orlando, one of the nation’s most dynamic urban centers. Rollins is Florida’s oldest recognized college and for the fifth consecutive year is ranked number one among southern regional universities in U.S. News & World Report’s “American’s Best Colleges.” For further information visit http://www.rollins.edu/english.

MLA JIL 1/27/12

Deadline: review begins January 2012

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Phone interview scheduled:

Rejection (after phone interview):

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Offer made:

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Rowan University - Assistant Professor - OFFER ACCEPTED[edit | edit source]

Assistant Professor of Writing Arts - Full-Time, Tenure Track

The Writing Arts Department—a thriving stand-alone department with 320 majors and 16 full-time faculty—invites applications for a tenure-track composition/rhetoric specialist to begin in fall 2012. Department seeks candidates with a strong background in teaching who can contribute to its first-year writing program, undergraduate major, and graduate program. Particular consideration will be given to those with expertise in technical, professional and new media composition. Interest or expertise in medical writing a plus, though not required. Responsibilities include academic advising and department, college, and university service.

Ph.D. in Composition/Rhetoric or related field required by September 1, 2012. Preference will be given to those with at least three years' experience teaching writing at the college level. Candidate must demonstrate evidence of scholarly potential.

Send application letter, C.V. and three letters of recommendation by November 1, 2011, to: Search Committee Chair,Writing Arts Department, Rowan University, 201 Mullica Hill Rd, Glassboro, NJ 08028.

LINK (Rowan Jobs)

Deadline: review begins Nov. 1

Acknowledgment received: 10/31 EEO via Email (x2)

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview): 4/10

MLA or phone interview scheduled: Phone Interview scheduled on 12/19

Rejection (after MLA or phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted: Rejection email on 4/10 indicated offer had been made and accepted

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Saginaw Valley State University - Assistant Professor, Composition - INTERVIEW SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

Job Summary: Tenure-track appointment with emphasis in Composition.

Minimum Qualifications: ABD or Ph.D. in English or closely related field; demonstrated research interest in issues tied to developmental and/or first-year writing and pedagogy; commitment to innovative teaching across the full range of developmental and first-year writing.

Preferred Qualifications: Interest and/or experience in service related to first-year writing; experience with student retention and/or under-represented students.

About SVSU: Saginaw Valley State University is a baccalaureate and master's level university offering more than 70 undergraduate programs of study and nine master's degree programs. One of the fastest-growing universities in Michigan, SVSU has a current enrollment of more than 10,500 students and has increased the size of its physical facilities by more than 40 percent over the past ten years to keep up with student growth. In the past 12 years, the residential student population has tripled, and more than 70 percent of freshmen live in student housing. Situated on a spacious 756-acre campus, SVSU is conveniently located in the heart of the Tri-Cities of Saginaw , Bay City and Midland . SVSU features a quality learning environment that emphasizes personal attention (average class size: 25) and modern facilities, including more than $50 million in new projects recently completed or currently underway. For more information, please visit our website, www.svsu.edu.

LINK (HigherEdJobs)

Deadline: Open until filled

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

MLA or phone interview scheduled:11/17

Rejection (after MLA or phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

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Saginaw Valley State University - Assistant Professor, Professional and Technical Writing[edit | edit source]

Job Summary: Primary responsibilities include teaching in the undergraduate Professional and Technical Writing (PTW) program (4/4 course load). Topics include but are not limited to document design, web design, editing, journalism, visual rhetoric, research methods, and professional development in PTW.

Minimum Qualifications: PhD required in Rhetoric and Professional Writing or related field, ABD considered; demonstrable expertise in professional and technical writing, and excellence in teaching.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate the following knowledge and experience: 1) Familiarity with one or more of these scholarly areas: professional and technical writing; emerging media; educational technology; information design; universal design; usability studies; cultural studies; rhetoric. 2) Experience teaching courses in document design; web design; or professional and technical writing. 3) Experience teaching in both on-ground and on-line/hybrid contexts. 4) Working knowledge of professionally relevant tools and technologies. 5) Experience with professional practices in Internet-based work environments. 6) Nonacademic experience in professional and technical writing.

Additional Information: 4-4 load to begin Fall 2012.

Additional information may be requested of select candidates

About SVSU: Saginaw Valley State University is a baccalaureate and master's level university offering more than 70 undergraduate programs of study and nine master's degree programs. One of the fastest-growing universities in Michigan, SVSU has a current enrollment of more than 10,500 students and has increased the size of its physical facilities by more than 40 percent over the past ten years to keep up with student growth. In the past 12 years, the residential student population has tripled, and more than 70 percent of freshmen live in student housing. Situated on a spacious 756-acre campus, SVSU is conveniently located in the heart of the Tri-Cities of Saginaw , Bay City and Midland . SVSU features a quality learning environment that emphasizes personal attention (average class size: 25) and modern facilities, including more than $50 million in new projects recently completed or currently underway. For more information, please visit our website, http://www.svsu.edu.

LINK(HigherEdJobs)

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Saint Bonaventure University (NY) - TT Asst. Professor - CAMPUS INTERVIEWS SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

The English Department at St. Bonaventure University invites applications for an assistant professor, tenure track, to start in August, 2012. Specialization in Composition and Rhetoric, ideally with a focus on business and professional writing, technical writing, or digital/new media writing. The successful candidate will also be prepared to teach in one or more of the following areas: 20th Century Anglophone literature and culture; creative writing; or film studies. Candidate should be willing to contribute to our interdisciplinary core curriculum. In addition to courses in these areas at the undergraduate and graduate levels, the successful candidate will work closely with the Director of Composition and our writing center staff. Required: Ph.D., evidence of effective teaching, evidence of scholarly achievement and potential. Undergraduate/graduate teaching load of four courses (12 credit hours) per semester.

Send letter of application, teaching statement, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation via email to sgodfrey@sbu.edu. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Additional materials may be requested after the initial screening. Appreciation of the Franciscan-Catholic mission of St. Bonaventure University is expected of the successful candidate. The University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, staff, and student body, and strongly encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.

Deadline: open until filled (posted in MLA JIL 10/21/11)

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

MLA or phone interview scheduled: 12/1, 12/8 x2, 12/23

Rejection (after MLA or phone interview): 1/21 (email)

Campus interview scheduled: 1/11

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Also posted at Generalist 2012

Salem State University - Composition, Full Time, One-Year Temporary[edit | edit source]

Job Summary/Responsibilities: Composition faculty. The Department of English at Salem State University seeks a composition specialist for a full-time one-year position teaching four classes per semester. The ideal candidate will be committed to teaching first-year composition but versatile enough to teach other classes. Subject to available funding.

Required Qualifications: Required qualifications include (1) a terminal degree in English or a closely related field, (2) a record of excellence in teaching writing.

Preferred Qualifications: Preferred qualifications include at least one of the following: experience in distance learning and instructional technologies. Also preferred are experience in and a commitment to teaching in a multicultural, multiracial environment with students of diverse backgrounds and learning styles.

Special Instructions: Please apply online and attach your resume and cover letter. Copies of all transcripts should be sent to: Human Resources and Equal Opportunity, 352 Lafayette Street, Salem, MA 01970. Original transcripts will be required prior to hire. Letters of recommendation will be requested of final candidates.

LINK(HigherEdJobs)

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Salem State University - Faculty, Composition and Rhetoric, Full-Time, Tenure-Track - POSITION FILLED[edit | edit source]

Salem State University is a comprehensive, publicly supported institution of higher learning located approximately 15 miles north of Boston, Massachusetts. The university enrolls over 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students representing 27 states and 65 nations, and is one of the largest state universities in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Its mission is to educate and prepare a diverse community of learners to contribute responsibly to our global society.

Faculty, Composition and Rhetoric, Full-Time, Tenure-Track, Fall 2012

The English Department at Salem State University seeks a composition specialist (rank open) for a full-time tenure-track position beginning in September 2012. The ideal candidate will provide leadership in the university's ongoing discussions about the First Year Experience, assessment, the role of writing in courses across the disciplines, faculty development, and the shape and goals of the university's general education curriculum. Teaching assignments may include first-year composition classes and other classes (both undergraduate and graduate) in the candidate's areas of expertise. We expect that this faculty member would also contribute to our offerings in English Education, including courses that address rhetorical theory, literacy studies, and pedagogy. The standard teaching load is eight classes per year (four classes per semester). Subject to available funding.

Required qualifications include: (1) a doctoral degree in English or related discipline (2) a dissertation or significant publications on any aspect of college-level writing instruction or writing program administration (3) background in empirical research (4) evidence of excellence in teaching students to compose in electronic environments, and (5) evidence of ongoing research that will lead to significant publications about any aspect of composition studies and/or rhetoric. Preferred qualifications include: (1) several years of experience coordinating WAC/WID programs (2) a dissertation or significant publications on WAC/WID (3) expertise in designing classes that use Web 2.0 applications, (4) expertise in writing assessment, and (5) expertise in teacher education. Also preferred are experience in and a commitment to teaching in a multicultural, multiracial environment with students of diverse backgrounds and learning styles. Experience in distance learning and instructional technologies.

To see the full list of benefits, review the complete job description and to apply online, please visit https//:jobs.salemstate.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=51168 , and attach your resume and cover letter. Copies of all transcripts should be sent to: Human Resources and Equal Opportunity, 352 Lafayette Street, Salem, MA 01970. Original transcripts will be required prior to hire. Letters of recommendation will be requested of final candidates.

SALEM STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER. PERSONS OF COLOR, WOMEN AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ARE STRONGLY URGED TO APPLY.

LINK(Chronicle)

Deadline:

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  • Anyone hear about an extended offer? (2.14)

Offer accepted: I received an email from their HR office on 3/27 informing me that this position has been filled

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San Francisco State - Assistant Professor, Rhetoric (Comm Studies) - DEADLINE PASSED[edit | edit source]

The Communication Studies Department at San Francisco State anticipates hiring, subject to financial ability, a tenure-track faculty member at the Assistant Professor level, effective fall 2012, in the field of Rhetoric. The candidate we seek will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in rhetorical theory and methods. The successful candidate will demonstrate evidence of a program of scholarly research in one or more of the following areas: classical rhetoric, the rhetoric of ethnic or racial communities, feminist criticism, political rhetoric, public address, critical rhetoric, cultural rhetoric, labor rhetoric, the rhetoric of resistance, or social activism.

Qualifications and Duties: PhD or equivalent, and in the former case will have completed all doctoral requirements by August 1, 2012. A typical teaching load is five 3-unit courses per year (2-3 or 3-2). The successful candidate must be qualified to teach COMM 341, “Rhetorical Theory,” and COMM 662, “Communication Criticism.” The Department also welcomes the development of a graduate course in rhetorical criticism. Additional duties include scholarly research and/or creative activities; curriculum development; supervising master’s theses/creative work projects/culminating examinations; advising at the undergraduate and graduate levels; and department, campus, and community service. The University provides opportunities for support of both scholarly research and creative activities. SFSU is especially interested in candidates whose teaching and research interests include attention to the issues of social justice and diversity, and we welcome applications from scholars who address issues of race and ethnicity in rhetoric.

Rank and Salary: Appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor. The salary will be competitive, commensurate with qualifications. As part of the California State University system, San Francisco State University provides generous health and retirement benefits, as well as domestic partner benefits.

Application: Complete the department “Brief Information Page for Rhetoric Tenure-Track Applicants” at the department website, found at http://www.sfsu.edu/~comm. Please send the following documents, arranged in this order, to the department: (1) Brief Information Page for Rhetoric Tenure-Track Applicants; (2) an application letter; (3) a current curriculum vita, (4) three letters of reference; (5) transcripts of graduate course work; (6) sample syllabi for COMM 662 and COMM 341; (7) teaching evaluations; (8) statement of teaching philosophy; and (9) three samples of recent scholarly work.

Department: The Communication Studies Department is committed to the study of human communication in various contexts in such a way as to contribute to a more humane world. We examine how people express themselves verbally and nonverbally, how people listen to others, and how symbols relate to human behavior. We acknowledge, appreciate, and integrate human diversity in its various forms. We study human communication in culturally and socially diverse contexts, using a variety of methods and technologies to discover and share knowledge about communication, and to analyze, interpret, and perform discourse. Areas of study include advocacy, face-to-face interaction, group process, intercultural, organizational, rhetoric, and political communication, and performance of literature and oral traditions. The Department awards both the B.A. degree and the M.A. degree, as well as a minor. Additional information can be found at the department’s website: http://www.sfsu.edu/~comm.

The University: San Francisco State University is a multi-purpose institution of higher education in a cosmopolitan urban setting. The University serves a multi-cultural student body of over 30,000 and offers bachelor’s degrees in 116 academic areas and master’s degrees in 95 fields of study. The mission of the University is to promote an appreciation of scholarship, freedom, and human diversity; to foster excellence in instruction and intellectual accomplishment; and to provide broadly accessible higher education. Excellence in teaching is primary, although research and service to the community are high priorities. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, or religion.

Direct applications to:

Dr. Joseph Tuman, Department Chair, Communication Studies Department, San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94132, Telephone: (415) 338-1597

Review of applications will begin December 15, 2011 and will continue until the position is filled.

NCA Website

Deadline: December 15, 2011

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Also posted at Communication and Media Studies 2011-2012

San Jose State University - Assistant Professor - CAMPUS VISITS SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

The Department of English & Comparative Literature at San Jose State University seeks to hire an Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in Composition/Rhetoric with a strong secondary emphasis in Career/Professional/Technical Writing. Required are a Ph.D. in Composition/Rhetoric by date of appointment, evidence of a strong secondary emphasis in Career/Professional/Technical writing, and university teaching experience. Administrative experience in writing programs is desirable. Our new colleague will teach upper-division and lower-division writing courses including the department's courses in technical and professional writing and will eventually oversee our Career Writing Program. Additional assignments may include graduate courses in composition and rhetoric. The candidate will also assist the department's Writing Programs Director. Excellent teaching, publications, committee and other service to the department and university, and fundraising/grant activity will be necessary components of tenure. Applicants should have awareness of and sensitivity to the educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching, and other comparable experience. Through course materials, teaching strategies, and advisement, the candidate must address the needs of a student population diverse in age, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language, and academic preparation.

Salary Range is commensurate with qualifications and experience. The starting date for the job is 20 August 2012. Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

For full consideration the candidate should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests and philosophy, statement of research plans, and at least three original letters of reference with referees' contact information by 1 November 2011 to: John Engell, Chair and Member of the Search Committee Department of English & Comparative Literature San Jose State University One Washington Square San Jose, CA 95192-0090

MLA JIL 9/13/11

REPOSTED ON CHRONICLE 12/22 WITH NEW "FULL CONSIDERATION" DEADLINE: 3 FEBRUARY 2012

<http://chronicle.com/jobs/0000709432-01/>

Deadline: November 1, 2011

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MLA interview scheduled: 12/15

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Status: Applications accepted until 1 November; MLA interviews will be scheduled.

Ad with new consideration date reposted on 12/22 - what does this mean?

MLA interviews were scheduled, but candidates were asked to write a new "brief" letter of application. I can only assume they may do additional phone interviews with candidates who apply later.
  • Comments moved to TALK page (11/19).

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Santa Fe College - Tenure Track Faculty Position - DEADLINE PASSED[edit | edit source]

Salary & Benefits: Starting salary is subject to the Salary Schedule (http://www.sfcollege.edu/hr/). Compensation package is comprised of many college paid benefits including health and life insurance, retirement, leave time, tuition waivers for Santa Fe College and the University of Florida. Classification: Faculty, 9-Month, Tenure Track Location: NW Campus, Faculty may rotate campuses, English Department Santa Fe College is a student-centered institution with a commitment to open access, academic excellence, and cultural and ethnic diversity. A high quality of life, low cost of living, temperate climate, proximity to a major university, diverse cultural events, and plentiful recreational opportunities make SF and Gainesville an ideal place to live and work.

OVERVIEW: The English Department is seeking a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track English faculty member. Teaching assignments may include composition, Literature, Technical Communication, and Mass Communications. Faculty may be assigned classes at any of five educational centers in Alachua and Bradford Counties, as well as at our Northwest Campus in Gainesville. Responsibilities and duties may include: · Plan, organize and deliver English classes that promote student success in the community college setting. · Work with other faculty to evaluate, revise, and develop curriculum to help ensure student mastery of course objectives. · Support the department mission, which emphasizes both a) providing a personalized, supportive learning environment that challenges students to achieve high levels of academic performance and b) fostering intellectual independence by teaching creative thinking, critical reasoning, and problem-solving skills. · Assist in implementing college policies, objectives, and functions in accordance with the college philosophy, mission and procedures. · Participate in staff and committee work as requested. · Perform other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A Master's degree with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in English coursework and a proficiency in oral/written communication in English is required. Demonstrated success in community college teaching is preferred. A criminal background check will be conducted.

APPLICATION PROCESS: All applicants must submit a SF application, letter of intent, updated resume, three current letters of recommendation, certifications and college transcripts, and a written statement describing his/her concept of a learning-centered institution. Unofficial transcripts will only be accepted for review purposes. Candidates should be aware that official transcripts will be required prior to any offer of employment being made. All information must be submitted to the Human Resources office, Santa Fe College, by the application deadline.

Questions about the position should be directed to: Susan J Miller Chair, English Department 352-395-5372 susan.miller@sfcollege.edu

LINK (Chronicle)

Deadline: January 20, 2012

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Savannah State University - Assistant Professor, English/Director of the ReWrite Connection - PHONE INTERVIEWS SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

Tenure track twelve month position. Primary instructional duties in the area of English (all levels); instruction in additional areas of competency may be assigned as needed. Supervises and directs the ReWrite Connection (SSU's writing center).

Responsibilities include supervising staff, operations, and programs, and initiatives as well as tutoring students. Additional duties include advising, service, research, and participation in assessment and curriculum development. Typically teaches two courses each in the fall and spring semesters and one in the summer; as well as providing a minimum of 24 hours per week in the ReWrite Connection.

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience; competitive benefits. Ph.D. in English or sub-field such as composition and rhetoric, etc. required. Previous university teaching experience is preferred. Experience working in a writing center setting required; experience as a writing center director preferred. Background and/or credit check may be required.

Review of applications will begin upon receipt and continue until the position is filled. Complete application online; submit cover letter, vitae, and three references with contact information on line or by mail to: Asst. Professor English/ReWrite Director Search; Dr. April Gentry, Chair, Liberal Arts Department; Savannah State University, Box 20029, Savannah, GA 31404

Link

Deadline: Open Until Filled

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Shawnee State University (OH) - Writing Center Director - OFFER ACCEPTED[edit | edit source]

The Department of English and Humanities at SHAWNEE STATE UNIVERSITY, PORTSMOUTH, OH, is accepting applications for a continuing contract (tenure-track) position, beginning Fall 2012 (pending available funding).

Standard teaching load is 12 hours per semester with additional responsibilities to include student advising, committee service, and participation in departmental activities. Teach composition courses, World Literature, Western and Non-Western Civilization and Literature courses. Teach English composition courses and direct the Writing Center. Eight hours of reassigned time per academic year.

QUALIFICATIONS: PhD (Assistant Professor) or ABD (Senior Instructor) in English with a specialty in Rhetoric and Composition required by August 1, 2012. Required: Three years of college teaching experience, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and professional activity in composition through coursework, publications, presentations, and/or attendance at conferences. Desirable: Experience working with computer-assisted instruction, working in writing centers, and working in an open-admission educational setting. Address applications to composition/Writing Center Director Search Committee; for electronic submissions, use the committee name as the subject line.

TO APPLY: Please submit hard copies of application materials to: Dr. Tim Scheurer, Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, Shawnee State University, Portsmouth, OH 45662 or electronic materials to lplummer@shawnee.edu. Application packets for each position must include letter of application, curriculum vita, 1-2 page essay on teaching philosophy, three letters of reference, and copies of unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts. Primary consideration will be given to applications received on or before February 1, 2012. Official transcripts and background check required prior to hire.

Shawnee State University is an open admission, primarily undergraduate state university in southern Ohio with a mixed student population of traditional and nontraditional students numbering 4,200. Additional information about SSU is available at http://www.shawnee.edu.

HigherEdJobs.com

Deadline: Feb. 1 This deadline was revised to March 1

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Phone interview scheduled: 2/28

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Offer accepted: offer accepted late April

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Any news on this position? Would appreciate an update. --> offer accepted

Siena Heights University - Assistant Professor of English in Communications[edit | edit source]

SUMMARY: The College of Arts and Sciences at Siena Heights University in Adrian, MI, seeks an Assistant Professor of English in communications to strengthen existing and emerging academic programs.

RESPONSIBILITIES: In addition to communications major and journalism minor, the University is developing an interdisciplinary major in digital communications. We are especially interested in candidates who can instruct courses in Journalism and professional communications and develop courses in digital communications. Candidates must be enthusiastic about teaching outside their area of specialization and in our Core Liberal Arts program. The normal teaching load is twelve credit hours per semester, typically a 4-4 load.

REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have a PhD in English at time of appointment; we will consider applicants who are ABD at time of application.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Qualified candidates are invited to submit full dossier including CV, cover letter, no fewer than three letters of recommendation, statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, student evaluations, and a writing sample to shujobs@sienaheights.edu . In the subject line of the email, please reference the job title of this position to ensure timely review and distribution of your materials. Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Consideration of dossiers submitted after January 15th is not guaranteed. EOE

LINK(HigherEdJobs)

Deadline: open until filled but "consideration of dossiers submitted after January 15th is not guaranteed."

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Also posted at Communication and Media Studies 2011-2012 & New Media & Digital Humanities 2011-2012

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South Dakota School of Mines and Technology - Assistant or Associate Professor - OFFER ACCEPTED[edit | edit source]

The Humanities Department at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology invites applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor of English. This is a nine-month, tenure-track position. The anticipated start date is August 22, 2012. Typical semester course load is three sections of composition/technical communications and one humanities/literature course, assigned by the department head and appropriate to the candidate's experience and areas of interest. The successful candidate will have (1) a PhD in English or related field; (2) demonstrated excellence in teaching; (3) demonstrated experience and/or potential to engage in scholarly activities, professionally-based service, and student advising. Experience teaching English at the college level is required. Experience teaching technical writing/speaking is preferred. Writing sample, sample course syllabi, and documentation of teaching excellence will be requested from finalists.

The School of Mines is a public state university offering baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral degrees in science and engineering with a student population of approximately 2,300 traditional and non-traditional learners representing 38 states and 32 countries. The university is located at the foot of the Black Hills in Rapid City, South Dakota's second largest city. Twenty-five miles from Mount Rushmore, Rapid City has a relatively mild climate and the Black Hills offer numerous opportunities for summer and winter outdoor experiences. For more information regarding Rapid City and the university, visit http://visitrapidcity.com/ and www.sdsmt.edu.

The School of Mines is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce. Individuals interested in this position must apply online at http://sdmines.sdsmt.edu/sdsmt/employment. Human Resources can provide accommodation to the on-line application process and can be reached at (605) 394-1203. Review of applications will begin November 14, 2011, and will continue until the position is filled. Employment is contingent upon completion of a satisfactory background investigation. This position is funded through other funds and is needed to support the educational mission of the university.

LINK(HigherEdJobs)

Deadline: November 14, 2011

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

MLA or phone interview scheduled: 12/14 (phone interview, via email) x3

Rejection (after MLA or phone interview): 1/31

Campus interview scheduled: know someone with campus visit scheduled, beginning of Feb.

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Southeast Missouri State University - Assistant Professor - DEADLINE PASSED[edit | edit source]

Department of English. College of Liberal Arts

Primary Responsibilities: ·Teach undergraduate basic composition courses and general education courses. ·Teach the equivalent of 12 hours per semester. ·Advise students. ·Participate in committee work and professional organizations.

Required Qualifications: ·Doctorate degree in English or related field with a specialization in Composition/Rhetoric (Degree must be from a regionally accredited or internationally accredited/government certified university) ·Experience teaching at college/university level as a graduate assistant, instructor or above. ·Demonstrated strong communication skills. ·Demonstrated ability or potential to incorporate technology in the classroom. ·Demonstrated ability for scholarly publications or creative work. ·Demonstrated commitment to collegiality when interacting with others within the University community. ·Demonstrated ability to work effectively with students, colleagues, and community. ·Demonstrated commitment to working with multicultural populations and awareness of the issues affecting women and minorities

Southeast Missouri State University is interested in recruiting academic leaders who take an entrepreneurial approach to the development of new academic programs and initiatives. Ideal candidates will be enthusiastic academicians able to document the development and maintenance of academic quality verified by measured student learning. Preference will be given to candidates who will embrace and promote innovative methods of course delivery, applications of technology, and progressive pedagogical methods such as online learning and blended course delivery.

Departmental Information: Information regarding the Department of English can be found at: http://www.semo.edu/english/

Compensation: Commensurate with education and experience. The University provides an excellent benefits package including retirement, medical, sick leave, holidays, individual and dependent tuition benefits.

Application Deadline: The position is available August 2012, and will remain open until filled. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by November 11, 2011.

Required Information: To apply submit the following items via e-mail to facultyjobs@semo.edu or mail to Melissia Coffee, Employment Specialist, Human Resources, Southeast Missouri State University, One University Plaza, MS3150, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701: ·Letter of interest addressing all position qualifications and how you learned of this position. ·Current curriculum vitae. ·Unofficial copies of all transcripts (official transcripts required for employment). ·Names, telephone numbers, addresses and e-mail addresses of three professional references.

University Facts: Southeast Missouri State University is a comprehensive regional state university with ten colleges and schools, over 11,000 students, and a faculty and staff of approximately 1,200. Southeast offers 200 areas of study with numerous academic accreditations and is the only university in Missouri to have a separate campus dedicated to art, dance, music and theatre. Southeast, a moderately selective institution, offers baccalaureate, masters and specialist degrees, and participates in joint doctoral programs with the University of Missouri. Its intercollegiate athletics program is classified NCAA Division I and the University is a member of the Ohio Valley Conference. More information about Southeast may be found at: http://www.semo.edu

LINK(HigherEdJobs)

Deadline: November 11, 2011

Acknowledgment received: EEO Junkmail 11/22

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Southern Oregon University - Assistant/Associate Professor & Director of University Seminar - SEARCH CLOSED 01.12.12[edit | edit source]

SOU invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor to serve as Director of University Seminar, Southern Oregon University's 3-term required sequence of writing/critical thinking/information literacy. This position supervises 20+ professional and professorial faculty; manages all aspects of program and curriculum development; monitors enrollment, successful completion, and assessment of 800 first year students. Appointment includes teaching one 3-term seminar.

Teaching assignments may include University Studies/Seminar, online courses, Medford and Ashland campus classes, and day, evening and weekend courses.

Job Duties: Administration, Teaching, Scholarship, and Service. Oversee and direct all faculty, student, and curriculum decisions for required first-year course for entering students. Recruit, hire, supervise, and support faculty from Professorial and Professional ranks within the department, and from adjunct pool. Support effective teaching and advising through faculty development, faculty/student evaluations, and strong relations with Academic Support programs, Hannon Library programs, and Student Affairs. Manage University Seminar enrollments, support SOU student recruitment and retention goals, and manage student relations with University Seminar faculty. Advise and track students with transfer credits on catalog requirements for fulfilling University Studies Foundation goal. Collaborate with faculty to develop and maintain FYE curriculum that delivers content and pedagogies to support student learning and achievement. Coordinate assessment practices within program and within broader institutional assessment and accreditation requirements. Supervise University Seminar budget. Teach one section per term of University Seminar topics and/or workshop.

Minimum Qualifications: (Fundamental/critical requirements of the position) PhD in Rhetoric/Composition or related field. Experience and training in first-year composition, writing program, or writing center administration. Excellence in teaching. Expected scholarly activity. Commitment to student assessment and retention.

Preferred Qualifications: (Preferred qualifications that are not essential to performance of duties) Experience with/ability to interact with diverse populations and widely varied student demographics. Experience managing budgets and finances.

Lead work/Supervisory Responsibilities: Plans Work, Assigns Work Approves Work, Disciplines/Rewards Responds to Grievances, Hire/Discipline/Dismiss. Prepares/signs performance evaluation/salary recommendations

Physical Demands:(Physical requirements of the position). Regular teaching and administering activities, including standing, sitting, lecturing.

Posting Number: 0600388

Working Title: Assistant/Associate Professor and Director of University Seminar/University Studies

Special Instructions to Applicants: Include contact information for three professional references in that section of the online application.

Finalist candidates shall provide copies of all post-secondary transcripts to the search committee at the time they are notified that they are a finalist. Candidates hired for a position shall have sealed official transcripts for all post-secondary degrees mailed from the granting institutions directly to the Provost. Transcripts must be received by September 1.

Required Applicant Documents: Cover Letter, CV, Teaching Philosophy

LINK(Chronicle)

Deadline: Open Until Filled

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St. Charles Community College - Open Rank[edit | edit source]

English - Fall 2012 (Req. # 11-046) - Responsibilities involve teaching composition courses, including developmental writing and college-level writing sequence. Master's degree in English or a closely related field required. Community college teaching and experience with technology preferred.

Faculty responsibilities include:

  • a 15-credit hour teaching load
  • effective teaching and student learning
  • committee participation, and

other college service {C}Faculty benefits include:

  • generous benefits package
  • academic rank
  • professional development funds
  • sabbatical leave

Minimum Starting Salaries for 2011-2012: Instructor-$36,607, Asst. Professor-$41,946, Assoc. Professor-$47,326. Please submit one complete applicant packet, which must include all of the following: cover letter, resume, three reference contacts, and a photocopy of transcripts to: 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive, Cottleville, MO 63367 Attn: Human Resources (Req. #) or email to jobs@stchas.edu View all openings at http://www.stchas.edu/jobs/.

LINK (Chronicle)

Deadline: Open Until Filled

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St. Edward's University (2 tenure-track positions, Assistant Professor) - CAMPUS VISITS SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

St. Edward's University invites applications for two full-time, tenure-track positions for an Assistant Professor of English Writing and Rhetoric to begin fall 2012. Responsibilities: Full-time teaching responsibilities (4 courses per semester). Teaching responsibilities include courses in the English Writing and Rhetoric major (especially courses in the major's core and the professional writing specialization) and the university's general education curriculum, including Freshman Studies. Course release for research may be available. Summer teaching is available but not required. Academic advising of English Writing and Rhetoric majors. Ongoing professional development and scholarly activity in Rhetoric/Composition.Enthusiastic participation in planning and implementing the English Writing and Rhetoric major.Participation in departmental, School of Humanities, and University projects, events, and committee assignments.Fulfillment of other required faculty responsibilities as outlined in the Faculty Manual.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Rhetoric/Composition or related area of expertise. Educational philosophy consistent with a liberal arts emphasis and values orientation of St. Edward's mission.Demonstration of effective teaching.Familiarity with contemporary research in rhetoric and composition, particularly in the areas of professional communication and/or new media.Candidates should have expertise in one or more of the following areas: rhetorical theory, writing program administration, document design, magazine writing, or writing for PR and advertising. Successful completion of an employment and/or criminal history background check required.

About St. Edward's University: Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 5,300 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. It is an exciting time to be part of the St. Edward's community as the university increases its global engagement to educate students for the opportunities and challenges of a 21st century world.

How to Apply: Application deadline is November 1, 2011. Send cover letter, vita, three current letters of reference, and transcript to English Writing Search Committee; School of Humanities; C/M 1033; 3001 S. Congress Avenue; Austin, TX 78704-6489.

Chronicle

Deadline: Nov. 1

Acknowledgment received: EEO form by mail 11/2/11 (x1), and 11/7/11 (x3)

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

MLA or phone interview scheduled: phone interview; was scheduled 11/21

Rejection (after MLA or phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled: by phone for Jan.

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

Has anyone heard anything about this job? A month seems like a long time for no contact beyond the EEO form.

They are doing phone interviews in lieu of MLA, and plan to schedule campus visits before break.

We're all probably feeling nervous, but after looking through the previous years, it seems fairly normal for people to schedule interviews in December/January.

One of these positions (I am assuming) was not filled and has been reposted. They are hoping to fill it by May 4th.

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St. Joseph's University - Advanced Assistant or Associate Professor, Rhetoric/Composition (WAC, WID) - MLA INTERVIEWS SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

Pending approval by the Board of Trustees, the Department of English at Saint Joseph's University is currently recruiting for a tenure-track position, preferably at the advanced assistant or associate level, in rhetoric/composition with a specialty in writing-across-the-curriculum, writing-in the-disciplines, or both. The typical departmental load is 3/3, but the load will be 2/2 for a candidate qualified to coordinate writing-intensive courses throughout the university in the recently implemented General Education Program. Teaching responsibilities may include courses in rhetoric and composition at both undergraduate and graduate levels and introductory composition and literature courses. English programs are offered on both day and evening schedules. All English faculty members advise majors. For further information about the department, please visit our website at http://www.sju.edu/cas/english.

Applicants should have dedication to teaching and demonstrated potential for scholarly activity. Ph.D. in hand by August 2012.

In order to be considered for the position, all candidates must apply online. Please log on to the Saint Joseph's University Human Resource website using the following link http://www.sju.edu/hr ; click on Employment and follow the instructions. Applications are to include (1) a curriculum vitae, including the names of 3 references with complete contact information (e.g., address, phone, and email) and (2) a letter outlining academic achievements (including dissertation), research plans, and teaching philosophy. Please do not send hard copies of documents. Dossiers and writing samples will be requested after initial screening. All materials must be submitted by Dec. 1, 2010 [sic]. We will be interviewing at the MLA Conference. The search chair is Dr. Ann Green, Department of English (agreen@sju.edu).

LINK (HigherEdJobs)

Deadline: December 1, 2011 - Chronicle website deadline November 11, 2011

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials: Requested writing sample + letters on 11/19 (x2)

Rejection (no interview):

MLA interview scheduled: 12/13

Rejection (after MLA interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

Wrong deadline here. Need to be careful about deadlines in the wiki It is just too easy for someone to change the deadline and make you miss it.

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St. Joseph's University - Assistant Professor, Comm Studies/Multimedia Writing - OFFER MADE & ACCEPTED[edit | edit source]

Communication Studies/Multimedia Writing-Assistant Professor. Qualifications include Ph.D. (in hand by August 2012) in rhetoric, writing, new media, communications, or a related field; a record of excellence in teaching; and a promising research agenda. Possible areas of expertise include: video, web, or audio-visual production and analysis; new media production with/in community and cultural groups; outreach and engagement involving new media technologies; multimedia composing in project-based courses; social networking and content management work related to digital humanities. Application deadline is November 11th.

LINK(Chronicle)

Deadline: November 11, 2011

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:recc letters + transcripts + writing sample + production sample(s) requested 11/18 (x2)

Rejection (no interview):

MLA, NCA or phone interview scheduled: 12/8

Rejection (after preliminary interview):

Campus interview scheduled: x1

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted: 2/9

NOTES:

Also posted at Communication and Media Studies 2011-2012

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Stanford University - Lecturers for Introduction to Humanities[edit | edit source]

In 2012-13, Stanford will transform the freshman Introduction to the Humanities (IHUM) program to include a broad range of disciplinary areas of study. Courses offered in this curriculum will span such diverse fields as American studies, physical chemistry, environmental studies, biological sciences, social psychology, and political philosophy as well as the traditional humanities disciplines.

Lecturers teach two seminar discussion sections (averaging 15 students each) that meet twice weekly and coordinate with course lectures given by Stanford faculty.

Lecturers are appointed September 1, 2012 for a one-year term. Starting salary will be at least $53,500. Eligible candidates will provide evidence of teaching excellence and proof of intellectual flexibility as well as a strong record of scholarship. Other desired qualifications are: experience teaching first-year university students; familiarity with team teaching; and demonstrated experience with developing students’ skills in critical thinking, writing, listening, discussion, and analysis.

Applications close March 9, 2012.

http://www.stanford.edu/dept/undergrad/ihum/fellows/applicants.html

MLA JIL 2/3/12

Deadline: March 9

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Phone interview scheduled:

Rejection (after phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

Also posted at American Studies 2012 & Humanities and Social Sciences Postdocs 2011-12

Stony Brook University (SUNY) - Asst. Professor, Writing & Rhetoric - OFFER ACCEPTED[edit | edit source]

Assistant Professor, Writing and Rhetoric REF#: F-6996-11-10. Department: Program in Writing and Rhetoric Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC

Salary: Commensurate with experience. Required Qualifications: Ph.D. Preferred Qualifications: Research interests in writing in the various disciplines.

Responsibilities & Requirements: The Assistant Professor will have teaching responsibilities, two courses per semester, including graduate courses in our certificate program in Teaching Writing. Scholarship in rhetoric, writing and writing instruction. Service to the Writing Program.

Special Notes: This is a tenure track, full time appointment. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Anticipated Start Date: August 18, 2012. **For best consideration, please apply by the closing date, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Application Procedure: Those interested in this position should submit a State employment application, cover letter and resume/CV to: Jilleen May, Assistant to the Director, Program in Writing and Rhetoric, Humanities Building, Room 2005, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794-5340.

Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 12/03/2011**, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

Stony Brook HR post

Deadline: December 3, 2011

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials: Email 12/16 (x3)

Rejection (no interview): 12/22 (x3)

Phone interview scheduled: for week of Feb 6

Rejection (after request for more materials): Email 2/3 (x2)

Campus interview scheduled: Job talk scheduled 2/22 (x3)

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted: 3/16

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Sullivan County Community College - Assistant/Associate Professor - DEADLINE PASSED[edit | edit source]

One tenure-track position (assistant/associate rank) starting in Fall 2012. Candidates should have an earned doctorate (strongly preferred) in English (specialty open) or Rhetoric/Composition with experience and expertise in the teaching of composition.

All departmental faculty have the opportunity to teach a wide range of courses, including (but not limited to) literature, creative writing, composition, philosophy, film and oral communication beginning in fall 2012 semester.

To apply, send your letter of application, c.v. and contact information for five professional references to:

Sullivan County Community College, Office of Human Resources, 112 College Road, Loch Sheldrake, NY 12759. Or fax [845] 434-4806. Or e-mail ssmart@sullivan.suny.edu

Please visit our web site at http://www.sullivan.suny.edu

Application deadline is November 18, 2011

SUNY Sullivan is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity College located 90 miles from NYC.

MLA JIL 9/23/11

Deadline: November 18, 2011

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

MLA interview scheduled:

Rejection (after MLA interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

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SUNY Canton - Two tenure track faculty positions in Composition - ONE OFFER ACCEPTED[edit | edit source]

The Department of English/Humanities at SUNY Canton seeks candidates for two tenure track faculty positions in Composition beginning in the fall semester 2012.

Responsibilities for both positions include teaching a variety of writing and general education courses, both face to face and online, curriculum development, student advising, active scholarship, continuing professional development, and participation in governance.

QUALIFICATIONS: A doctorate with a specialty in composition or a related field and college teaching experience are required at the time of appointment. Preference will be given to candidates whose areas of expertise include at least one of the following: writing program development and administration, basic writing, first year writing, technical writing, computer-mediated communication, the use of digital media in composition, and/or related areas. Experience teaching online courses or distance learning is desirable. Additional teaching interests will be considered and should be indicated in the cover letter.

Persons interested in the above positions should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, and three current letters of reference.

Application Information: Postal Address: English/Humanities Recruitment Committee, Human Resources Department, SUNY Canton, 34 Cornell Drive, Canton, NY 13617. Phone: (315) 386-7325. Fax: (315) 386-7064. Email Address: hr@canton.edu

HigherEdJobs.com

Deadline: 12/15/11

Acknowledgment received: 11/30/11; 1/14/12 (by mail w/ EOE survey)

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview): by snailmail 2/15

Phone interview scheduled:1/25 (X2)

Campus interview scheduled:02/8

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted: 3/02

NOTES:

Has anyone heard anything? (1/27)

Similar ad just popped up on HigherEdJobs.com (dated 2/15/12). Not clear is this is a new search or an extension of the same older search. Deadline for applications given in new ad is 3/22/12. Can anyone out there clarify?

Same question here. Anyone know?

SUNY College at Old Westbury - Asst. Professor, Composition-Rhetoric - DEADLINE PASSED[edit | edit source]

The State University of New York College at Old Westbury, a diverse four-year, public, suburban institution, is accepting applications for a tenure-track faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in Composition-Rhetoric to commence Fall 2012.

The successful candidate will demonstrate strength in Composition Theory and will teach courses in Composition Theory, Composition, and US-British Multicultural Literature, including possible teaching in graduate Master of Arts in Teaching program. Teaching load is 3 courses per semester.

QUALIFICATIONS: Doctorate in English required in hand at time of application. Some college teaching experience required. Must be student centered with strong service orientation. Must be authorized to work in the United States.

TO APPLY: Send letter of application, CV and three letters of recommendation by April 6, 2012 to: SUNY College at Old Westbury, Search Committee: CRE-HE, Office of Human Resources, P.O. Box 210, Old Westbury, NY 11568; or e-mail application materials as attachments in MS Word format (only if application to include attachments total less than 15 pages) to: hrsearch@oldwestbury.edu

HigherEdJobs.com

Deadline: April 6

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Phone interview scheduled:

Rejection (after phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

SUNY College of Tech, Delhi - Assistant Professor, English (2 positions) - CAMPUS INTERVIEW SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

Assistant Professor, English [16203]. Two positions in English beginning Fall 2012. Courses will include composition, introductory literature and humanities, and possibly public speaking. Responsibilities will include on-line course development. English faculty teach four courses per semester, typically with three preparations. Active participation in the college community expected, including student advisement, curriculum development, special projects, and departmental and college committee work. These positions are full-time, tenure track with an academic year obligation (10 months) starting August 2012. Salary range is $43,000 - $45,000. An excellent benefits package is provided. Ph.D. in English, Composition/Rhetoric or a closely related field from an accredited institution required; experience teaching composition and literature courses strongly preferred. Candidates may apply at: http://delhi.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=28278

MLA JIL 28 October 2011

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Phone interview scheduled: [FROM Generalist page: "(01/19/12)"]

Rejection (after phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled: yes, according to Generalist 2012

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

Also posted at Generalist 2012

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Syracuse University - Associate Professor - PHONE INTERVIEWS SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

The Writing Program at Syracuse University invites applications for a tenure-track Associate Professor position specializing in Composition Studies/Writing Studies with the following areas of secondary interest/specialization also welcome: literacy studies, professional/technical writing, writing pedagogy, and writing program administration and theory.

The Writing Program is a freestanding unit at Syracuse, with a nationally recognized faculty and course offerings ranging from first-year writing to its Ph.D. in Composition and Cultural Rhetoric. The Writing Program is also home to a growing Major and Minor in Writing and Rhetoric. The successful candidate for this position will demonstrate a strong track record of scholarly achievement and teaching excellence and will join an active research faculty, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and will engage in department leadership opportunities.

Applicants must complete a confidential, online summary at https://www.sujobopps.com. A letter of application and CV must also be uploaded at the site. Review of applications will begin October 17, 2011 and continue until the position is filled. Syracuse University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity institution, and we welcome applications from diverse candidates-women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

LINK (HigherEdJobs0

Deadline: October 17, 2011

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview): via email 11/16 (also, rejection after telephone interview offered via email 12/5; invitations for three to campus around same time)

Phone interview scheduled: telephone interview scheduled mid October

Rejection (after phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

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Texas Christian University (TCU) - Advanced Assistant/Associate Professor of English - OFFER MADE & ACCEPTED[edit | edit source]

Advanced Assistant or Associate Professor in Rhetoric and Composition Tenure-track, advanced Assistant or Associate Professor in Rhetoric and Composition in a program with a major and minor in writing and a Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition. A commitment to teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels as well as sustained research in rhetoric and composition is expected. Competitive teaching load, salary, and research support.

Requirements: Ph.D. required. To apply, attach a letter of application and CV online at https://tcu.igreentree.com/CSS_Faculty. Complete the personal contact information and voluntary survey on the application and then attach your documents at the end. All questions regarding the application process should be directed to Jacqulyn Curry in Human Resources at j.curry@tcu.edu or 817-257-5255. Applications not submitted online will not be considered. Review of applications begins October 14, 2011. A private, secular institution of approximately 9,500 students located in the nation's fourth-largest metropolitan area, TCU is an AA/EEO employer.

TCU

Deadline: review begins October 14

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials: 11/14

Rejection (no interview):

Phone interview scheduled: 12/6 x 3

Rejection (after MLA or phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted: <--date?

NOTES:

Had a phone interview the week of 12/12 and was told they'd be making decisions about campus visits with appox. 1 week. It is now 1/9, and I've heard nothing since, but I've seen no movement here either. Has ANYBODY heard anything? Are they just running behind?

I'm so glad to see your note. I had heard the same about timeline during phone interview but nothing yet. I believe classes begin this week, so it seems likely HR and other elements of process will start turning again soon.

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Texas Christian University - Instructor - ADDITIONAL MATERIALS REQUESTED[edit | edit source]

Instructor in English [15751]. The TCU Department of English invites applications for the position of Instructor in English, a non-tenure-track, renewable position with primary responsibilities teaching lower-division courses for the university’s Core Curriculum requirements in writing and literature. In a department offering courses in literature, rhetoric, and writing, demonstrated teaching excellence is expected. Candidates are expected to teach four courses each semester. In addition to pedagogical expertise in composition and/or literature, other areas of specialization are open to consideration and may be taught when scheduling responsibilities and requirements for Core courses are satisfied. TCU offers annual support for travel and long-term opportunities for professional advancement. Minority applicants are encouraged to apply. PhD or MFA required before August 2012. To apply, upload a letter of application, vita, teaching philosophy, and sample syllabus for a lower-division course online at https://tcu.igreentree.com/CSS_Faculty (personal/contact information required; survey is voluntary). All questions regarding the application process should be directed to Jacqulyn Curry in Human Resources at j.curry@tcu.edu or 817-257-5255. Applications not submitted online will not be considered. Review of applications begins October 14, 2011 and will continue until the position is filled. A private, secular institution of approximately 9,500 students located in the nation's fourth-largest metropolitan area, TCU is an AA/EEO employer.

MLA JIL 9/30/11

Deadline: review begins October 14

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials: 12/12 x 5

Rejection (no interview):

MLA or phone interview scheduled:

Rejection (after MLA or phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

Has anyone received an update after the request for additional materials?

None here (2/6) but I've accepted another position, so one fewer candidate in the pool.

It seems like TCU's other search (see above) is also slow/behind.

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Texas Lutheran University - Asst. Professor - OFFER MADE AND ACCEPTED[edit | edit source]

Texas Lutheran University invites applications for a tenure-track position in the Department of English and Communication Studies to begin August 2012. The position requires excellent teaching in first-year and advanced composition courses. Preference will be given to candidates with the ability to teach Technical and/or Medical Writing as well as literature courses. We are especially interested in candidates who are experienced in working with bilingual students. Requirements for the positions include: · Ph.D. in English, with specialization in Composition and Rhetoric, in hand by the time of appointment. · Commitment to excellence and innovation in writing instruction. · Commitment to working with members of the General Education committee. Commitment to advising and the university's general curriculum. · Commitment to work collegially with faculty and staff in the department and across campus. · Commitment to supervising all aspects of the first-year writing program. · Affirmation of the mission of Texas Lutheran University, a nationally recognized university of the liberal arts, sciences, and professional studies in the Lutheran tradition (ELCA).

Salary is competitive; benefits are excellent. Texas Lutheran University is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. The ELCA's 26 colleges and universities value and practice academic and religious freedom and prepare men and women for lives of leadership and service in a diverse world. Texas Lutheran University is a Hispanic Serving Institution. For more information, consult our web site at http://www.tlu.edu. Please submit a letter of application addressing the above criteria, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and five references (names, physical and e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers). While electronic submissions are preferred, paper documents will be accepted. Dr. Christopher Bollinger, Chair, Department of English and Communication Studies Texas Lutheran University, 1000 W. Court St., Seguin, TX 78155 FAX: (830) 372-8188 Phone (830) 372-6019 Email: englishsearch@tlu.edu

Review of applications will begin January 15, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled

Chronicle

Deadline: Jan. 15

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview): 2/10

Phone interview scheduled:

Rejection (after phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled: 2/16, 2/23, 2/24

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted: Not sure of date, but the position was accepted last week 2nd week of March).

NOTES:

Also posted at Generalist 2012

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Texas State University-San Marcos - Assistant Professor, Rhetoric and Composition - INTERVIEWS SCHEDULED [edit | edit source]

Position: Assistant Professor, English, Rhetoric and Composition, Job Posting #: 2012-12

Review Date: November 7, 2011.Appointment Date: September 1, 2012.

Closing Date: To ensure full consideration, all application materials must arrive by November 7, 2011.

Responsibilities: Successful candidate will develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in rhetoric, composition, and writing. Duties include participation in growing MA program in rhetoric and new undergraduate emphasis in writing and rhetoric. Candidate expected to pursue a research agenda leading to peer-reviewed publication. Ordinary teaching load is 3/3.

Qualifications

Required:

  • PhD in Rhetoric and Composition or related field, with degree completed at time of appointment
  • Demonstrated ability in scholarly research
  • Demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate rhetoric and writing courses
  • Expertise sufficient to teach graduate courses in area(s) of specialization

Preferred:

  • Expertise in one or more of the following areas: multimedia writing curricula and instruction; contemporary rhetorical theory; ethnic rhetorics; alternative rhetorics; community literacy studies
  • Ability to teach outside the immediate area of specialization in such areas as language and technical communication

Application Procedures: Send letter of application, current CV, statement of teaching philosophy (maximum 500 words), and names of three references to:

  • Prof. Allan Chavkin
  • Chair, Technical Communication Search Committee
  • Department of English
  • Texas State University-San Marcos
  • 601 University Drive
  • San Marcos, TX 78666

Please specify in the first sentence of your application letter that you are applying for the position in Rhetoric and Composition. If you are also applying for our position in Technical Communication, please submit a separate application. To ensure full consideration, all application materials must arrive by November 7, 2011. Selected applicants will be contacted for interviews at MLA or elsewhere.

LINK (Texas State)

Deadline: review begins Nov. 7

Acknowledgment received: Postal mail card 10/28

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

MLA or phone interview scheduled:  12/6 (x3)

Rejection (after MLA or phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

5/16 Snail Mail stating the search was canceled

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Texas State University-San Marcos - Assistant Professor, Technical Communication - MLA INTERVIEWS SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

Position: Assistant Professor, English, Technical Communication, Job Posting #: 2012-11

Review Date: November 7, 2011. Appointment Date: September 1, 2012

Closing Date: To ensure full consideration, all application materials must arrive by November 7, 2011.

Responsibilities

Successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in technical communication and other areas of writing. Duties include participation in an established and growing MA program in technical communication, taught in hybrid form (partly in-person, partly online). Candidate expected to pursue a research agenda leading to peer-reviewed publication. Ordinary teaching load is 3/3.

Qualifications

Required:

  • PhD in English, Technical Communication, or closely related field, with degree completed at time of appointment
  • Demonstrated ability in scholarly research
  • Demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate courses in technical/professional communication
  • Expertise sufficient to teach graduate courses in core areas of technical communication and in candidate’s area(s) of sub-specialization

Preferred:

  • Ability to teach outside the immediate area of specialization in such areas as language and rhetoric/composition
  • Ability to teach online and hybrid courses

Application Procedures Send letter of application, current CV, statement of teaching philosophy (maximum 500 words), and names of three references to:

  • Prof. Allan Chavkin
  • Chair, Technical Communication Search Committee
  • Department of English
  • Texas State University-San Marcos
  • 601 University Drive
  • San Marcos, TX 78666

Please specify in the first sentence of your application letter that you are applying for the position in Technical Communication. If you are also applying for our position in Rhetoric and Composition, please submit a separate application. To ensure full consideration, all application materials must arrive by November 7, 2011. Selected applicants will be contacted for interviews at MLA or elsewhere.

LINK (Texas State)

Deadline: review begins Nov. 7

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

MLA interview scheduled: 12/5

Rejection (after MLA or phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

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Texas Tech University - Open Rank, Tech Comm and Rhetoric - CAMPUS INTERVIEW SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

Texas Tech University seeks a specialist in Technical Communication and Rhetoric. Open rank. Tenure-line. Graduate and undergraduate courses in the specialization; service on thesis and dissertation committees. We invite applications from all areas of technical communication and rhetoric. Ph.D. and publications or strong research potential required. It is expected that new faculty will be engaged in scholarship or creative activity that attracts outside funding in the form of fellowships, grants, exhibits, and similar kinds of support.

The Department of English is large (52 faculty, 400 undergraduate majors, 200 graduate students), dynamic, and diverse, with B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees in English and B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees in Technical Communication. We lead the university in online education. The department cooperates in interdepartmental programs in linguistics and comparative literature at both graduate and undergraduate levels. The department supports three scholarly journals (including Technical Communication Quarterly) and three literary journals as well as the Digital Humanities Lab, LetterPress Lab, Multiple Literacies Lab, and Usability Research Lab. For more information, please visit www.english.ttu.edu<http://www.english.ttu.edu>.

Texas Tech University is a growing state-supported institution, with a law school and medical school and colleges of Arts and Sciences, Agriculture, Architecture, Business Administration, Engineering, Human Sciences, Mass Communications, and Visual and Performing Arts. The College of Arts and Sciences represents 35% of the total enrollment of 32,000.

Candidates must apply online at http://jobs.texastech.edu/postings/41752 with letter of application and vita. Letters of recommendation will be solicited later from exceptionally qualified candidates. Applications accepted till the position is filled. Screening starts December 15. Direct inquiries to Miles Kimball (miles.kimball@ttu.edu).

TTU is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer, and it encourages applications from minorities and women.

WPA Listserv

Deadline: review begins December 15

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials: 12/30

Rejection (no interview):

Skype interviews - 1/18 and ongoing

Rejection (after MLA or phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled: 2/6

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

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Texas Woman's University, Denton Campus - Assistant/Associate Professor of Rhetoric - OFFER MADE[edit | edit source]

Texas Woman's University-Denton Campus. Department: English, Speech, and Foreign Languages. Title: Assistant/Associate Professor of English Rhetoric. Job Code: 12AS-ESFL01. Date Closed: Open until filled

JOB DESCRIPTION: Assistant/Associate Professor of English specializing in rhetoric to support growing BA and MA programs in English and the PhD program in rhetoric. The successful applicant will demonstrate effective teaching, clear evidence of ongoing scholarly publication, and a commitment to service, including directing graduate student research. We seek a colleague working at the intersections of writing, rhetoric, and technology in areas such as, but not limited to, digital rhetoric and technology-aided instruction. Preference will be given to advanced candidates and to candidates who can contribute to our wide range of online and classroom course offerings, which include both rhetoric and literature. Rank and salary commensurate with experience. Review of applications will begin on November 11, 2011 and continue until the position is filled.

QUALIFICATIONS: PhD in English, rhetoric or closely related field required.

DEPARTMENTAL INFORMATION: English, Speech and Foreign Languages serves 125 undergraduate English majors, 25 MA students in English, and 42 doctoral students in Rhetoric as well as a wide range of students seeking to complete Core requirements in English, Speech, and Spanish. Faculty in ESFL maintain collaborative relationships across the university.

UNIVERSITY INFORMATION: TWU is a diverse, doctoral/research-intensive public university, which serves a large percentage of first-generation students. Programs emphasize the liberal arts and sciences as well as specialized and professional studies in business, nursing, health sciences, and education. The appointment is on the main campus in Denton, Texas (population 100,500), located 35 miles north of the Dallas/Fort Worth area. The DFW metroplex, the ninth largest urban center, boasts world-class museums, orchestras, opera, ballet, theatre companies, as well as an array of professional and collegiate sports venues in one of the strongest state economies in the nation. Additional information about TWU is available at http://www.twu.edu.

TO APPLY: Please submit via e-mail a cover letter, CV, three letters of reference, student evaluations, a writing sample of not more than 25 pages, and a sample syllabus to facultyjobs@twu.edu. Review of applications will begin on November 11 and continue until the position is filled. All materials must include the position/job code and the candidate's name in the subject line.

LINK (HigherEdJobs)

Deadline: review begins Nov. 11

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

MLA or phone interview scheduled: 12/2; Contacted by phone on 1/6 for phone interview to be held mid-January X2

Rejection (after MLA or phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made: [yes, see below]

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

Anyone heard back after phone interviews? (2/21)

From what I understand, campus visits have been completed, but I didn't have one so this is second-hand information (2/22); yes--a colleague of mine received and offer.
There was a second round of campus visits, and then another offer made.

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Towson University - Assistant Professor - OFFER MADE & ACCEPTED[edit | edit source]

Tenure-track appointment starting August 2012. Technical Communication Specialist. Areas of specialization may include information design; design, layout, and production; or web-based writing and design. Secondary specializations in science writing, grant writing, or New Media are also welcome.

Three-course load each semester for initial three-year appointment; load afterwards determined by balance of responsibilities. Ph.D. in appropriate discipline must be conferred by time of appointment. Electronic submission of application materials preferred. Address cover letter and curriculum vitae to Professor George Hahn, Chair, and email to engl@towson.edu. Deadline for receipt of application is November 8, 2011. This position is contingent on the availability of funds at the time of hire. Upon submitting your Curriculum Vitae to indicate you are an applicant for this position, please be sure to visit http://www.towson.edu/odeo/applicantdata.asp to complete a voluntary on-line applicant data form.

Inside Higher Ed

Deadline: Nov. 8

Acknowledgment received:

Request for Additional Materials: 11/23, 11/23

Rejection Letter:

MLA or phone interview scheduled:

Campus interview scheduled:2/8 (x3)

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES AND QUERIES:

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Trent University - Assistant Professor, Cultural Studies (Media)[edit | edit source]

The Cultural Studies Department at Trent University is looking for a versatile cultural theorist and active scholar in the area of Media Studies, with a specialization in Digital Media, to take up a tenure-stream position on July 1st 2012. The successful candidate will have a completed Ph.D., an excellent teaching record, an active research program, and demonstrated ability in academic/administrative organisation. S/he will be asked to anchor “core” Media courses in the Cultural Studies Department; will be invited to participate in the two associated graduate programs; and will play a central role in a new Media Studies Program, scheduled to launch in September 2012.

For detailed information about application procedures, access to background information and salary ranges, and Trent University’s employment policies, see full posting at: http://www.trentu.ca/dean/documents/CUSTTT--Media.pdf.

Contact information: Victoria de Zwaan, Department Chair: vdezwaan@trentu.ca; 705-748-1011, extension 6094

MLA JIL 12/16/11

Deadline: February 20th 2012, or until position is filled.

Acknowledgment received:

Request for Additional Materials:

Rejection Letter:

Phone interview scheduled:

Campus interview scheduled:

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES AND QUERIES:

Also posted at New Media & Digital Humanities 2011-2012

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Trinity College - Writing Center Director - DEADLINE PASSED[edit | edit source]

Director of the Allan K. Smith Writing Center /Allan K. Smith Lecturer [15659]. Trinity College invites applications for the position of Director of the Allan K. Smith Writing Center. The Director will have responsibility for administering all functions of the Allan K. Smith Writing Center, including directing the Writing Center faculty, staffing all courses within the Center, superintending the Center's tutoring program, designing and implementing effective outreach initiatives in writing across the curriculum, from the First Year Program through the majors, and overseeing Trinity’s writing assessment projects. This administrative position carries the title of the Allan K. Smith Lecturer in English Composition, an endowed position affiliated with the English Department. Although the director’s primary duties are administrative, the director will be expected to teach at least two courses per year. Demonstrated professional and scholarly engagement appropriate to the applicant’s primary administrative duties as Director of the Writing Center. Initial contract is three-years, with the possibility of multiple renewals. This position reports to the Dean of Faculty's Office. Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition, English, or a related field required. Please send letter of application, plus c.v., writing sample, two sample syllabi for an introductory and an advanced composition course, graduate school transcript, and three letters of recommendation electronically to Associate Academic Dean Sheila Fisher, Chair of the Search Committee, c/o jessica.henning@trincoll.edu. The Search Committee will begin reviewing completed applications on November 1. Initial interviews conducted at the MLA Convention in Seattle as well as by alternative arrangements. Trinity College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

MLA JIL 9/23/11

Deadline: November 1, 2011

Acknowledgment received:

Request for Additional Materials:

Rejection Letter:

MLA or phone interview scheduled:

Campus interview scheduled:

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES AND QUERIES:

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Truman State University - Assistant/Associate Professor of English Education - DEADLINE PASSED[edit | edit source]

Truman State University, Missouri's highly-selective, public liberal arts and sciences university, with a small, innovative Master of Arts in Education program, is conducting a tenure-track search for an assistant or associate professor in English Education beginning August 2012. Responsibilities include teaching English and English Education courses and sharing the supervision of M.A.E. teaching interns with other English educators. Student advisement and university service are also expected. The successful candidate will have an excellent academic record and teaching experience.

Required evidence of:

  • Effective teaching experience
  • Excellent academic record
  • Expertise in theory of teaching English
  • ABD by date of appointment (August 2012)

Preferred:

  • Experience with or willingness to develop expertise in ESL
  • Expertise in theory of teaching secondary literacy, literature for young adults, and/or literature for children
  • National Writing Project experience
  • Expertise incorporating new technologies into teaching
  • Experience supervising student teachers or teaching interns
  • Ph.D. or Ed.D.

The University: A vibrant community of teacher-scholars with a highly selective student body, Truman is a residential university focused on providing its approximately 6,000 students with broad liberal arts experiences and depth of study in 48 undergraduate majors and 9 graduate programs. Truman is nationally recognized for the quality of the educational opportunities it offers students and for its leadership in the assessment of student learning and continuous improvement. For the fifteenth consecutive year, Truman, Missouri's public liberal arts and sciences university has been recognized as the No. 1 Public University in the Midwest Region - Master's Category by U.S. News and World Report. Located in Kirksville, Missouri, Truman plays a vital role in the life of a thriving rural community served by commuter air service and Amtrak. More information about Truman State University can be found at www.truman.edu and faculty positions at http://provost.truman.edu/positions.

Send a letter of application, a statement of teaching and research, CV, graduate and undergraduate transcripts (copies of both acceptable for now), three recent letters of recommendation, names/phone numbers/e-mail addresses of three references, and evidence of teaching effectiveness either electronically to saldean@truman.edu (please put "English Education Search" in the subject line) or by mail to School of Arts and Letters, 1101 Ophelia Parrish, 100 East Normal Avenue, Truman State University, Kirksville, Missouri 63501. Review of complete applications will begin on December 15, 2011 and will continue until the position is filled. Truman is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Application Information: Apply for this Position through My HigherEdJobs Postal Address: School of Arts & Letters,Truman State University, 100 E. Normal St. OP 1101, Kirksville, MO 63501-4221 Phone: 660-785-7777 Fax: 660-785-7109 Email Address: saldean@truman.edu

LINK(HigherEdJobs)

Deadline: December 15, 2011

Acknowledgment received:

Request for Additional Materials:

Rejection Letter:

Phone interview scheduled:

Campus interview scheduled:

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES AND QUERIES:

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University of Alabama, Birmingham - Assistant Professor, Rhetoric and Composition - FIRST OFFER MADE AND DECLINED[edit | edit source]

Entry-level, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Composition with specialization in professional writing and communication technologies. PhD in rhetoric and composition, professional communication, or related field must be completed by 15 August 2012 starting date. College-level teaching experience required. Teaching duties include undergraduate and graduate courses in areas such as rhetoric and technology, digital communication and publishing, and composition. 3/3 course load.

Our 30+ member department offers B.A. and M.A. degrees in a nationally ranked teaching and research urban university with more than 17,500 students. Review of applications will begin on 15 October. Send letter and c.v. to Rhetoric and Composition Search Committee, Department of English, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294-1260. Requests for writing samples and dossiers will be made after our initial screening. Preliminary interviews at MLA. Visit us at http://www.uab.edu/english. With a Carnegie Classification of Doctoral/Research Universities-Extensive, UAB is an EEO/AA employer and actively seeks applications from women and minority candidates.

MLA JIL 9/13/11

Deadline: October 15, 2011

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials: 11/10 (x3), 11/11 (x4)

Rejection (no interview): 2/6 by mail

MLA interview scheduled: 12/7 (x2)

Rejection (after MLA interview):

Campus interview scheduled: 1/21; 1/29

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made: 2/26, declined 3/5

Offer accepted:

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University of Alabama, Birmingham - Director of Freshman Composition - CAMPUS INTERVIEWS SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

Open Rank, Tenured, Tenure-track, or Non-Tenure, 9-month faculty position; beginning date to be August, 2012. 2/1 teaching load with administrative duties throughout the summer. Experience in program assessment, online teaching, TA training, WID/WAC preferred.

Our 30+-member department offers B.A. and M.A. degrees within a nationally ranked teaching and research urban university with more than 17,500 students. Review of applications will begin 15 October. Send letter and c.v. to Freshman Composition Search Committee, Department of English, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294-1260. Requests for writing samples and dossiers will be made after our initial screening. Visit us at http://www.uab.edu/english. With a Carnegie Classification of Doctoral/Research Universities-Extensive, UAB is an EEO/AA employer and actively seeks applications from women and minority candidates.

MLA JIL 9/13/11

Deadline: October 15, 2011

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials: 11/10 x2;

Rejection (no interview): snailmail 2/17

MLA interview scheduled: MLA interview request by email 12/8

Rejection (after MLA or phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled: 1/24

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

Any word on this position post MLA?

I interviewed for the other position and haven't heard anything, either. I believe they have one hiring committee working a number of positions, so that could be why they're taking longer.

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University of Albany (SUNY) - Assistant Professor of Writing and Rhetoric - OFFER MADE AND ACCEPTED[edit | edit source]

The Department of English at the University of Albany (SUNY) seeks a tenure track Assistant Professor in the area of writing and rhetoric. Secondary expertise in rhetorical theory, history of rhetoric, and/or creative writing is preferred. Potential to develop a strong research profile will be expected. The candidate will teach in both the undergraduate major and an innovative writing practices concentration at the doctoral level.See complete details and application instructions at: http://albany.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=28373"

From MLA JIL 11/18/11

Deadline: December 15, 2011

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Skype, phone or MLA interview scheduled: 12/29 req. for Skype interview

Rejection (after Skype, phone or MLA interview): email 1/24, a pleasant and kind rejection

Campus interview scheduled: <--date?

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made and accepted: 2/2012

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University of Arkansas - Visiting Assistant Professor: Composition and Service-Learning - SKYPE INTERVIEW SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

The successful candidate will be able to teach service-learning writing courses designed especially for upper-division pre-medical undergraduates, in cooperation with a few interested medical doctors who will oversee the service-learning experience for these courses. The courses may be either literary or rhetorical in nature, but the students' writing will focus on medical ethics, end-of-life issues, populations that are underserved medically, medical issues involving diversity, or the like. The job entails teaching, service, and research; the teaching load will be two courses in the first semester and three for each subsequent semester. In addition to service-learning courses, the teaching will include World Literature courses and one upper-division course per year in any literary field. The salary will be highly competitive. The term of appointment is two years, beginning in Fall 2012, with the possibility of renewal. Candidates should have the English Ph.D. in hand and demonstrable teaching experience with service-learning courses.

Submit letter, résumé, writing sample, statement of teaching philosophy, and letters of recommendation. These materials may be sent via Interfolio, in hard copy to the address above, or as email attachments, in .docx or .pdf, to Elías Domínguez Barajas, Director of Composition, via Sara Beth Spencer Bynum, Assistant, at engl@uark.edu. If submitting by email, please put "Application for Visiting Service Learning Specialist" in the email header and begin every filename with the applicant's last name. Applications will be acknowledged by letter. The department will start reviewing applicant files on December 1, 2011, and interviews will be conducted via Skype in February.

HigherEdJobs.com

Deadline: 1 Dec.

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Skype interview scheduled: [From Generalist 2012: "2/8"]

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after Skype or campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

Also posted at Generalist 2012

University of Arkansas, Fort Smith - Assistant Professor[edit | edit source]

EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2012

JOB DUTIES: Primary responsibilities include teaching courses in the rhetoric and writing major and introductory composition courses. Literature surveys and courses in the creative writing minor may be assigned depending on experience and area of expertise. Additional responsibilities include participation in professional/ instructional development; student advisement, recruitment, and retention activities; ongoing curriculum planning and review; the general education/assessment program; University and departmental committees; and other related duties as required and/or assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition, Professional/Technical Writing, or other closely related field; plus two years of demonstrated college-level teaching experience. ABD candidates with confirmed dissertation defense date(s) may be considered. Preferred qualifications include experience/expertise in digital literacy, new media, visual rhetoric, computer mediated communication, and/or writing for the web. Desired characteristics include a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and innovation in general education, an ability to work collegially with others in a collaborative setting, experience and facility with online and/or other alternative course delivery methods, and a potential or proven record of scholarship. Other job related education and/or experience may be substituted for part of these requirements.

SALARY & BENEFITS: Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience, with appointment expected at a minimum rank of assistant professor. Competitive benefits package available including health, dental, vision, life, and income protection plans; excellent retirement benefits; liberal leave plan; flex benefit plan and tuition benefits for employee and family.

DEADLINE: Complete applications received by January 27, 2012 will receive full consideration. Late applications will be reviewed only if necessary to fill the position.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, and unofficial college transcripts with employment application form to: Search Committee, c/o Human Resources, UAFS, 5210 Grand Avenue, Fullerton Administration Building, Room 239 or P.O. Box 3649, Fort Smith, AR 72913-3649 or by e-mail to: jobs@uafs.edu. Electronic submission is encouraged. Incomplete applications may be eliminated without consideration.

Visit our website at http://www.uafs.edu for a listing of all current job opportunities and employment application form.

LINK(Chronicle)

Deadline: review begins January 27, 2012

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Phone interview scheduled:

Rejection (after phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

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University of Arkansas, Little Rock - Asst. Professor - OFFER MADE & ACCEPTED[edit | edit source]

The Department of Rhetoric and Writing at the University of Arkansas-Little Rock seeks an Assistant Professor to serve as Director of First-Year Composition (R99363). This is a 12 month tenure-track position. A PhD in Rhetoric and Composition or a related field is required. Experience and training in Writing Program Administration preferred. Candidates must have an active research agenda and be involved in appropriate professional organizations. They will also be expected to demonstrate a commitment to student retention and a respect for diversity.

The Director of First-Year Composition manages all aspects of first-year writing courses, such as faculty development, assessment, curriculum development, and supervision of adjuncts and graduate assistants.The department offers a BA in Professional and Technical Writing, a Minor in Writing, and an MA in Professional and Technical Writing. These degrees include courses in rhetoric, editing, creative non-fiction, and technical writing. The department has approximately 90 active majors and 50 active graduate students.

Applicants should submit a letter of application (referencing R99363), a current CV, and three references to George H. Jensen, Chair, Department of Rhetoric and Writing, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2801 South University Avenue, Little Rock, AR 72204. Additional information may be requested later. The department will begin screening applications on September 15, 2011. The position will begin January or July 2012.

LINK

Deadline: review begins Sept. 15

Acknowledgment received: Postmarked 9/21/2011 (incl. demographics survey)

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview): Rejection by mail on 1/8, said "an offer has been made and accepted."

NOTES:

Congratulations to the recipient of the offer!

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University of Baltimore - Full/Assoc. Professor & Founding Director of Writing Collaborative[edit | edit source]

Full/Associate Professor and Founding Director of Writing Collaborative, {C}College of Arts and Sciences. {C}University of Baltimore

Faculty position with benefits package

Position will remain open until filled. Primary consideration will be given to candidates who submit their materials by no later than March 26, 2012.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications

The University of Baltimore seeks an innovative leader at the rank of Professor or Associate Professor to serve as the Founding Director of UB's Writing Collaborative. The Writing Collaborative will foster Writing Across the Curriculum in UB's four schools and colleges (Arts and Sciences, Public Affairs, Business, and Law). Successful candidates will demonstrate a sophisticated approach to writing in many forms, including digital writing technologies, and will show proven ability in curricular development, advocating for writing with faculty, and developing the standing of writing within the university both intellectually and programmatically.

Qualifications include a Ph.D. in writing studies or related field; a demonstrated strong record of scholarship, teaching, service, and administration appropriate for appointment as a tenured full or associate professor in an academic program at UB; a demonstrated ability to work well with a diverse community of students and faculty; and a demonstrated familiarity, through teaching and/or publication, with state-of-the-art pedagogical strategies and innovations in teaching, learning, and professional development.

Duties and responsibilities will include: coordinating writing across the university curriculum; teaching a one-one load in writing courses per year; organizing professional development for faculty across disciplines; assisting faculty with the development of learning modules based on assessable learning outcomes across teaching platforms (face to face, online, hybrid).

Salary, rank, and appointment will be commensurate with the candidate's background, experience, and record of achievement. Employment offer is contingent on position funding.

To apply, please email an application package including a letter of interest addressing qualifications and leadership philosophy; current curriculum vitae; a list of references; and a recent publication or sample of scholarship directed to Dr. Heather Pfeifer, Chair, Search Committee at hpfeifer@ubalt.edu. To ensure consideration, all materials must be clearly marked with the UB employment Vacancy Number 2012-025. Position will remain open until filled. Primary consideration will be given to candidates who submit their materials by no later than March 26, 2012.

Chronicle

Deadline: March 26

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Phone interview scheduled:

Rejection (after phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

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University of British Columbia - Assistant Professor, History and Theory of Rhetoric[edit | edit source]

The Department of English at the University of British Columbia seeks to fill a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the History and Theory of Rhetoric.

Applicants must have a PhD (or be near completion), publications, and experience teaching at the post-secondary level; they are expected to provide strong evidence of active and excellent research, and demonstrate a record of or potential for high quality teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active program of research, teaching, graduate supervision, and service.

Positions are subject to final budgetary approval. Applicants should submit a letter of application, an example of their published research, a current CV containing full contact information, and evidence of teaching effectiveness.

Applicants should arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be forwarded to Dr. Stephen Guy-Bray, Head, Department of English, University of British Columbia, 397-1873 East Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z1, Canada.

Position start date: 1 July 2012. Complete applications and reference letters must be postmarked by 1 December 2011 (no electronic submissions or subsequent updates can be accepted).

Please consult the departmental website for details on our programs, faculty, and activities: http://www.english.ubc.ca.

The University of British Columbia hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. We encourage all qualified persons to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. Applicants from this group are encouraged to self-identify. UBC is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

MLA JIL 9/13/11

Deadline: December 1, 2011

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Phone interview scheduled: x4 (contacted by email on 1/3)

Rejection (after phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled: (1/26) 3 candidates have been short-listed. Campus visits scheduled on 1/30, 2/03 and 2/06.

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted: 2/27

NOTES:

any news? (1/26)

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University of California, Irvine - Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment - SKYPE INTERVIEW SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

The English Department of the University of California, Irvine, seeks a rhetoric and composition Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment (Lecturer PSOE). Lecturer PSOE is a full-time faculty position designed for individuals who wish to focus their careers on teaching, professional activities, and University and public service. These individuals are not evaluated on their research. Lecturers PSOE are members of the University of California Academic Senate. Like Assistant Professors, Lecturers PSOE are evaluated for reappointment and merit salary increases every two years and within eight years (or less) are evaluated for promotion to Lecturer with Security of Employment (Lecturer SOE), which has the permanence of a tenured position.

Duties include teaching in a nationally recognized English department with strengths in literature, theory, creative writing, and journalism. Other duties will likely include administrative work in our new Writing Center and/or elsewhere in our writing programs and units. Candidates should hold the PhD in Comp/Rhet, English, or a related field. Specialization in comp/rhet and the teaching of writing is required; additional interests and qualifications may include (but are not limited to) ethnic and minority literatures; writing center and writing program administration; new media.

Application procedure: upload a curriculum vitae, cover letter and three letters of recommendation online at https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/. Fullest consideration will be given to those who submit their applications by January 6, 2012.

The University of California, Irvine is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and has an Advance Program for faculty equity and diversity.

MLA JIL 2 December 2011

Deadline: January 6, 2012

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials: 2/22 (X2)

Rejection (no interview):

Phone interview scheduled: 3/13

Rejection (after phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

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University of California-Merced - Writing Program Lecturers[edit | edit source]

Located in the San Joaquin Valley of Central California and inaugurated in 2005, UC Merced is the tenth University of California campus. Pending university approval for new hires, the Merritt Writing Program of UC Merced is seeking experienced teachers of composition, ESL, technical or science writing, writing in the disciplines or professions, and related fields. Of particular interest are candidates with experience working with first-generation students and English-language learners. All Merritt Writing Program appointments staff lower- and upper-division writing courses, including required composition courses and writing-intensive sections of required general education courses. Full-time Lecturers in the Merritt Writing Program teach five courses annually with section enrollment capped at 20 students. See http://www.ucmerced.edu for further information about the campus and community.

Qualifications: A record of teaching excellence that demonstrates broad experience working with students of different abilities, ethnic backgrounds, and educational attainment, including international or immigrant students; a record of scholarly achievement pertinent to the teaching of writing preferred; familiarity with general education curricula. PhD or equivalent terminal degree desired; exceptions may be made for comparable experience. Full- and part-time appointments are available. Full-time Lecturers hired in this national search will receive one-year contracts with possibility of renewal. Terms and conditions of employment are subject to UC policy and appropriate collective bargaining agreements. See the following url for additional information: http://atyourservice.ucop.edu/employees/policies_employee_labor_relations/collective_bargaining_units/nonsenateinstructional_nsi/agreement.html.

Chronicle

Deadline: open until filled (posted March 7)

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Phone interview scheduled:

Rejection (after phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

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University of California-Merced - Lecturer with Security of Employment - DEADLINE PASSED[edit | edit source]

Rhetoric/Literature: University of California, Merced, Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts: Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment (P/SOE). The Merritt Writing Program invites applications for a position as a Lecturer P/SOE in rhetoric and composition, a position that has Academic Senate standing. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to student learning that is evidence-based, with realted experience teaching scientific, technical or professional writing at a resarch university. We are also looking for a record of success in curriculum development and course planning; experience implementing online hybrid courses for WAC/WID purposes; and, thorough engagement in interdisciplinary and collaborative pedagogy. To apply or for mor information, please visit our website:http://jobs.ucmerced.edu/n/academic/position.jsf?positionId=3552

LINK(Chronicle)

Deadline: November 10, 2011

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Phone interview scheduled:

Rejection (after phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

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University of California-San Diego - Associate Director for Writing at Sixth College[edit | edit source]

Sixth College at the University of California, San Diego, is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. The department seeks a Writing Director / Academic Coordinator who will also serve as Associate Director in the Culture, Art, and Technology program at the college. Details about the program may be found at http://sixth.ucsd.edu and at http://cat.ucsd.edu. UCSD is a Research I Institution with a diverse student body.

The Sixth College Writing Director is expected to be an academic leader who, in addition to teaching in the program, contributes to its design and implements the highest standards articulated by current research in composition and rhetoric. The Sixth College Writing Director should have demonstrated skills to: collaborate with faculty from many different departments and interdisciplinary programs; recruit, train and supervise teaching assistants; monitor the program's effectiveness; develop support services; and work collaboratively with senior staff to coordinate the activities of and to set goals for the college as a whole. Supervision of the program in summer session as well as during the academic year is normally required.

The successful applicant should have a Ph.D. in a field with significant knowledge of the pedagogy of composition, or a Ph.D. in Composition and Rhetoric with significant background in literary studies. The candidate should have a record of distinguished teaching in composition and experience administering a college writing or comparable program. Appropriate candidates with demonstrated expertise in scientific or technological writing will also be considered. Successful candidates will demonstrate strong or potential accomplishments in areas contributing to diversity, equity and inclusion, and a desire to play a leadership role in advancing UC, San Diego's commitment to achieving excellence and diversity.

Salary: Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications and in accordance with UCSD academic pay scales.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on March 6, 2012 and continue until the position is filled.

To apply: Applicants should submit: · letter of application · CV · names and addresses of three referees · syllabi of courses applicant has designed and taught · a proposed syllabus or curriculum plan for a freshman level writing sequence that addresses the Sixth Writing Program's goals (see web site) as well as the needs of a diverse group of students, instructors, and staff. {C}· Applicants are also asked to summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity in a personal statement {C}(http://facultyequity.ucsd.edu/Faculty-applicant-C2D-Info.asp for further information)

Please send application materials to: {C}Provost Daniel Donoghue, {C}Sixth College, UCSD, {C}9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0054, {C}La Jolla, CA 92093-0054, {C}and reference job # 10-380.

Chronicle

Deadline: March 6

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Phone interview scheduled:

Rejection (after phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

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University of California-San Diego - Writing Center Director - DEADLINE PASSED[edit | edit source]

DESCRIPTION: A new Writing Center at the University of California, San Diego seeks applicants for a Director/Academic Coordinator. This is an opportunity to participate in the creation of a new writing center at a Research I institution with a diverse student body. At UC San Diego, the institutional structure of undergraduate education is unique in that there are six colleges which constitute relatively independent learning and living communities with different GE requirements and writing programs. The writing center will provide peer tutoring services for academic writing to lower and upper division undergraduate students, primarily through the training and employment of undergraduate tutors. Development of the new writing center will be generally overseen by the Council of Provosts, comprised of the chief administrators of the six colleges.

For information regarding the UC San Diego undergraduate colleges: http://www.ucsd.edu/prospective-students/colleges.index.html

Under the direction of the Chair of the Council of Provosts, the Writing Center Director’s responsibilities include the development and day-to-day administration of the new writing center.

Duties include, but are not limited to, the following: interview, hire, train, and supervise undergraduate tutors; meet regularly with tutors; supervise writing center administrative assistant; develop Center policies; oversee short and long-term planning; conduct outreach to university faculty and the campus at large; develop and facilitate writing workshops; maintain pertinent records; and develop assessment tools for tracking the Center’s use and efficacy. The director is expected to meet regularly with administrators from the college writing programs to discuss issues pertinent to the unique writing requirements of each writing program. The training and supervision of undergraduate tutors constitutes a teaching component of the position that is covered by a collective bargaining agreement.

QUALIFICATIONS: Advanced degree with an emphasis in Composition or related discipline. Ph.D., Ed.D., MFA preferred · Demonstrated experience in designing and teaching composition courses · Experience coordinating a writing center, including training and supervising of peer tutors · Experience in writing center evaluation and assessment. · Familiarity with use of technology in writing intensive classes · Professional activities relevant to writing center leadership and administration · Excellent organizational skills and ability to plan and prioritize tasks/projects · Ability to work effectively and professionally with faculty, staff, and students. The level of appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. This is an academic year non-tenure track position, renewable annually.

SALARY: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

APPLY: Submit a letter of application, current CV, an article-length writing sample, names and addresses of at least three references, and a brief statement of your approach to writing centers, and relevant experience including contributions to diversity to: Co-Chair, Writing Center Director Search Committee c/o Revelle College Provost, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093-0321.

Please reference position number 10-271-AD on all correspondence. For primary consideration, applications must be postmarked no later than November 21, 2011.

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Deadline: November 21, 2011

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University of California-Santa Cruz - Lecturer with Security of Employment (2 positions) - CAMPUS VISITS SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

The Writing Program at the University of California, Santa Cruz, seeks applicants with expertise in composition and rhetoric and significant experience working with multilingual students to fill up to two permanent, full-time leadership positions as Lecturer with Security of Employment (SOE). UCSC’s Writing Program has a moderately sized faculty, and is interested in a teacher-administrator with faculty development experience whose expertise in applied linguistics/multilingualism, program assessment, or both will help us develop our programs for incoming UCSC students. The successful candidate will teach a range of writing courses and share administrative responsibilities with other Writing Program faculty, and will take a leadership role in grant writing, program assessment and faculty and course development, especially involving courses designed to effectively support the success of English language learners: thus collaborative work with other campus units engaged in related enterprises is important.

The holder of this position will be expected to teach the equivalent of six quarter courses for the Writing Program; to participate in Writing Program business such as placement and advising, program and personnel reviews, and discussions of pedagogy and policy; to contribute to campus wide work relating to undergraduate education; and at some point to serve a term as program chair, which carries course release.

The Writing Program offers a lower-division writing curriculum that includes interdisciplinary residential college Core courses, entry-level writing courses that integrate instruction for English language learners, and “1B”-level composition courses. Faculty also train and supervise undergraduate writing assistants, and graduate students from a number of fields preparing to teach classes in the program. The Writing Program is an independent unit within the Humanities Division, which also includes the Departments of American Studies, Feminist Studies, History, History of Consciousness, Linguistics, Literature, Philosophy, and the Program in Languages. The Division has a strong tradition of collaborative and interdisciplinary work, and encourages applications from qualified candidates eager to extend their activities across departmental and disciplinary boundaries.

RANK: Lecturer with Security of Employment. The Lecturer SOE rank is a full-time, permanent position with the rights and responsibilities of membership in the Academic Senate; “Security of Employment” is analogous to tenure. Though Lecturer SOE is primarily a teaching position with no set expectations for research and publication, holders are expected to be conversant with scholarship in the theory and practice of composition and rhetoric; and faculty development leaves are possible. Criteria for advancement include teaching, professional achievement and activity, and University and public service.

SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Doctoral degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline. A minimum of six years of successful university-level teaching. Demonstrated excellence in teaching college composition and rhetoric, including teaching writing to multilingual, second language, heritage, and/or generation 1.5 students. Demonstrated engagement with the pedagogy of writing and rhetorical theory. Evidence of skill at working with students and colleagues from diverse social and cultural backgrounds.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience in program leadership and administration. Preferred candidates will have the ability to help Writing Program faculty develop and teach our programs for multilingual writers, and will therefore have a background in one or more of the following: applied linguistics, with a focus on bilingualism or multilingualism; program assessment; faculty development.

POSITION AVAILABLE: July 1, 2012, with academic year commencing Fall 2012 (subject to final budgetary approval).

TO APPLY: Please send (1) a detailed letter of application describing how your teaching, training, and administrative experience prepare you for this position; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) three current letters of recommendation*, sent directly to the address below, dated September 2009 or later; and (4) sample syllabi, including syllabus and writing assignments for a composition course for first-year students akin to Writing 2 (for course descriptions and other information, see the Writing Program website at http://writing.ucsc.edu). Applicants are invited to submit a statement addressing their contributions to diversity through their teaching and/or service. Other pertinent materials may also be sent. For more information about the position, please contact Writing Program Manager Pamela Edwards (pedwards@ucsc.edu).

Please send application materials via U.S. mail*** to:

  • LSOE Search Committee
  • c/o Pamela Edwards, Manager
  • Writing Program
  • MS: Kresge College Please refer to Position #618-12 in all correspondence
  • University of California
  • 1156 High Street
  • Santa Cruz, CA 95064
  • Please do not submit applications electronically

CLOSING DATE: The position will remain open until filled. In order to be considered at the initial screening, the complete application must be postmarked by October 11, 2011.

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Deadline: Oct. 11

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University of Central Arkansas - Assistant Professor - CAMPUS VISITS SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

The Department of Writing invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position beginning August 2012. Teaching load is 4/4 (12 hours per semester). Responsibilities include teaching advanced courses in rhetoric and composition and/or technical communication as well as courses in general education writing. In addition to strong experience teaching general education writing, the successful candidate should have expertise in writing with technology and teaching writing with technologies. The candidate should also have the capacity to teach, research, advise, and provide leadership. Preference will be given to candidates who have training and experience in technical communication, grant writing, and/or other professional writing.

Minimum Qualifications: College writing teaching experience and a Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition, Technical Communication, or closely related field.

Application: Review of applications begins November 14, 2011 and will continue until filled. Electronic submission of materials is encouraged. Candidates should submit a cover letter describing interest, experience, and teaching philosophy; curriculum vitae; and contact information for five references to:

Dr. Scott Payne, Chair, Department of Writing, College of Fine Arts and Communication, University of Central Arkansas, 201 Donaghey Avenue, Thompson 308, Conway, AR 72035. Email: spayne@uca.edu

MLA JIL 9/23/11

Deadline: November 14, 2011

Acknowledgment received: 11/14

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Phone interview scheduled: 12/8, 3/7

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NOTES: anyone heard anything? I had what I thought was a solid phone interview two weeks ago and they've contacted references. Haven't heard anything though.

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University of Central Florida - Assistant Professor, Technical Communication - ADDITIONAL MATERIALS REQUESTED[edit | edit source]

The Department of English at the University of Central Florida invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Technical Communication.

The position requires the Ph.D. in English or a related field by August 8, 2012. The ideal candidate will have strong scholarly potential, recognition that Technical Communication is an applied field based on writing, and a focus on current trends and emerging technologies. The successful candidate will have the ability to teach and conduct research in one or more of the following areas: data visualization, usability studies, technical illustration, specialized writing in defense or medical industries, online help design. The successful candidate will teach in both our undergraduate and graduate Technical Communications programs and the Burnett Honors College and contribute to the interdepartmental Ph.D. program in Texts and Technology. The position entails a teaching load of 3/2 or 3/3, depending upon publishing and grant productivity. Initial interviews with be conducted via videoconference or conference call.

UCF (http://www.english.ucf.edu) is an AA/EOE/ADA employer. As an agency of the state of Florida, UCF makes all selection procedures and application materials available for public review upon request. The University requires that all applicants apply online at www.jobswithucf.com (position #33353). Please attach the following documents at the time of application: cover letter, curriculum vitae, a list of three names, addresses and phone numbers of references who have observed your teaching, and a scholarly writing sample (thirty pages maximum). Selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts.

    • NOTE: Please have all documentation ready when applying for the position, so it can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents later. In addition, please have three letters of recommendation mailed to Dr. Patrick Murphy, Chair, Department of English, University of Central Florida, PO Box 161346, Orlando, FL 32816-1346. Review of applications will begin on December 5th and continue until the position is filled; contingent on funding

MLA JIL 11/11/11

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University of Central Florida - Assistant Professor in Rhetoric/Comp. - OFFER ACCEPTED[edit | edit source]

The Department of Writing and Rhetoric is searching for a tenure-earning Assistant Professor in Rhetoric and Composition, specialization(s) open. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition or a related field from an accredited institution by the time of hiring and experience teaching writing at the college level. Preferred candidates will have a demonstrated excellence in the teaching of writing, a developing scholarly agenda, and a relevant research specialty (including but not limited to medical and science writing, rhetorical theory, non-Western and global rhetorics, sociolinguistics, intercultural professional communication, and educational and language policy).

This is a 9-month position with a 3-2 teaching load, with summer teaching opportunities available. Teaching responsibilities will typically include first-year writing courses, small sections of Honors Composition, new upper-division courses in writing and rhetoric studies, and rotating graduate courses. Due to the UCF administration’s recent financial investment in the scholarship and teaching of writing, new hires will be part of a vibrant rhetoric and composition faculty as it develops a range of outreach services and a new undergraduate curriculum.

The targeted start date is August 8, 2012. The University requires that all applicants must apply online at http://www.jobswithucf.com (position number 37187). Please attach the following documents at the time of application: cover letter, curriculum vitae, and list of three references with contact information, one of which who has observed your teaching. Selected candidates will be required to provide official transcripts.

Note: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents.

For more information contact Blake Scott, Search Committee Chair at bscott@ucf.edu or see http://writingandrhetoric.cah.ucf.edu.

The committee will begin reviewing applications on November 17, 2011. This position is open until filled.

MLA JIL 10/14/11

Deadline: November 17, 2011

Acknowledgment received: 11/21 Email from sec. confirming application and indicating that they will be setting up phone interviews for Dec. (x2)

Request for additional materials: 12/1

Rejection (no interview): letter 3/20

Phone interview scheduled: 11/30 (x2)

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Rejection (after campus interview): 2/22 I was told the offer was made to someone else, and he/she accepted.

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University of Central Missouri - Lecturer (two positions) - REVIEW BEGAN NOV. 15[edit | edit source]

The University of Central Missouri invites applications for two one-year renewable non-tenure track Instructor positions starting August 2012. Teach 4 composition courses per semester. M.A. in English or TESL with two years experience teaching composition required. Experience working in a computer-assisted classroom and serving on department committees desirable.

UCM requires all faculty applicants to complete an online faculty profile at https://jobs.ucmo.edu.

Apply to position #998142 and #998603 (apply for both), and attach to the profile a letter of application, a current CV, black and white scanned transcripts, and three letters of recommendation.

Screening will begin on November 15, 2011, and will continue until the position is filled.

For questions about the online application process contact Human Resources at jobs@ucmo.edu or (660) 543-4255.

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Deadline: Nov. 15

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University of Central Missouri - Assistant Professor - OFFER ACCEPTED[edit | edit source]

The Department of English and Philosophy at the University of Central Missouri invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Composition to begin August, 2012. Degree or specialization in Rhetoric and Composition required. Ph.D., preferred; ABD considered. Twelve-hour teaching load includes first year writing, graduate and upper-level courses in rhetoric and composition, and literature surveys. UCM requires all faculty applicants to complete an on-line faculty profile at https://jobs.ucmo.edu. Apply to position #998411 and attach to the profile a letter of application, CV, three letters of recommendation, and black & white scanned transcripts. List on the faculty profile the names, phone numbers and e-mail addresses for three additional professional references.

Questions regarding the position should be sent to Dr. Don Melichar, Chair of English and Philosophy at melichar@ucmo.edu, (660) 543-8665. Screening will begin on November 15, 2011, and will continue until the position is filled. For questions about the online application process contact Human Resources at jobs@ucmo.edu or (660) 543-4255.

HigherEdJobs.com

Deadline: Nov. 15

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University of Central Oklahoma - Assistant Professor, TESL (Jan or Aug Start)[edit | edit source]

POSITION SUMMARY: The Department of English invites applications for a full-time, tenure track, assistant professor effective either in January 2012 or in August 2012, depending on the availability of the individual selected. We are looking for a scholar who will teach in the area of TESL (Teaching English as a Second Language.) Scholarly activities and service to the department, college and university are required.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The teaching load is 12 hours per semester. Primary teaching responsibilities are undergraduate courses in the sheltered first-year composition sections for English as a second language (ESL) students, undergraduate and graduate courses in teaching English as a second language (TESL), and other courses as assigned by the department chair.

Other responsibilities include mentoring TESL graduate students, participation in student recruitment and advisement, active pursuit of a substantive agenda for scholarly/creative work, and service on various department, college, and university teams. This position may require multiple campus assignments, including teaching assignments in other countries, as well as varied time and delivery methods of instruction.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: PhD in English with specialization in Teaching English as a Second Language is required. The applicant must possess strong commitment to teaching in an interdisciplinary environment. We are especially interested in candidates with active research agendas, commitment to high quality teaching and dedication to service to the department, college, university, profession, and the community.

PREFERRED/REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: On-line faculty application with cover letter, resume, a list of 3 professional references, and degree transcripts attached is required.

For technical assistance, please call 405-974-2327.

The College of Liberal Arts currently has 110 full-time and 145 part-time faculty in 8 academic departments. The College serves the University's Core Curriculum programs and enrolls more than 2,500 undergraduate majors and more than 200 graduate students in 32 undergraduate and 12 graduate degree programs. For further information see our website at: http://www.libarts.uco.edu.

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University of Dayton - Assistant Professor, Professional/Technical Communication - CAMPUS INTERVIEWS SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

Assistant professor of professional and/or technical communication. Tenure-track assistant professor in professional or technical communication, with secondary interests in composition. We seek a scholar-teacher prepared to contribute to curriculum development and delivery in writing studies within a diverse and collaborative Department of English: at the undergraduate level, we are expanding options in writing studies for our undergraduate majors and moving into a new 2-year composition requirement for general education; at the graduate level, we are seeing growth in our MA writing track. PhD in English or a related field preferred, but ABD candidates near completion will be considered. Experience teaching undergraduate courses in professional and/or technical communication and scholarly research or substantial professional publication in the field is required, as is ability to contribute to department-wide curriculum development in writing studies. Experience writing for industry, teaching a variety of undergraduate writing courses, and working with students from diverse backgrounds are strongly preferred. Additional preferred areas of expertise include writing in the disciplines; workplace writing technologies; technical editing; publishing; digital media; document design; and/or ESL. Teaching responsibilities include first-year composition, courses for English majors and for majors in the professional schools, upper-level courses in the candidate’s specialty, and occasional graduate courses. Excellent teaching and publication, in addition to service and student advising, are expected for tenure and promotion. The University of Dayton, founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, is a top ten Catholic research university. The University seeks outstanding, diverse faculty and staff who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence in teaching, research and artistic creativity, the development of the whole person, and leadership and service in the local and global community. For Department information, visit http://www.udayton.edu/artssciences/english/. Apply online at http://jobs.udayton.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=52593 with letter of application, one-page statement of teaching philosophy, and C.V., by Nov. 14, 2011.

To attain its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, inclusion and affirmative action and to equal opportunity policies and practices. We act affirmatively to recruit and hire women, traditionally under-represented minority groups, people with disabilities and veterans.

MLA JIL 10/21/11

Deadline: November 14, 2011

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials: 11/22

Rejection (no interview): 12/19

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University of Denver - Lecturers in Writing Program CAMPUS VISITS SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

-PhD or terminal degree in Rhetoric, Writing, or Composition Studies; English; or related field
-Dissertation or extensive coursework in the field of rhetoric and composition studies
-Successful experience teaching in a writing center
-Experience working in WAC, WID, ESL, or faculty development
-A demonstrated career interest in writing, rhetoric and composition studies

Link: https://www.dujobs.org/postings/15653

Deadline: 9 March 2012

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University of Florida - Director of University Writing Program - DEADLINE PASSED[edit | edit source]

Director – The University Writing Program at the University of Florida. The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Florida seeks applications for Director of the University Writing Program (http://www.writing.ufl.edu) and the Reading and Writing Center (http://at.ufl.edu/rwcenter/index.html ). We seek a recognized scholar in rhetoric and composition who can strengthen student writing and drive program improvement. The successful candidate will be an experienced, dynamic leader who can develop the various components of the program and work productively with its allied units. Appointment will be at the level of Professor or Associate Professor with tenure in an appropriate department in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University Writing Program and the Reading and Writing Center have recently been integrated into the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The University Writing Program provides First-Year Writing and Writing in the Disciplines courses to almost 5,000 students a year. Courses are taught by lecturers and graduate students from several departments, mainly English. The courses are guided by common objectives and are closely aligned with the Council of Writing Program Administrators’ Outcomes Statement (http://wpacouncil.org/positions/outcomes.html). The Program is staffed by an associate director, coordinators for First-Year Writing and Writing in the Disciplines, and support staff. The Reading and Writing Center, which offers tutoring in writing for undergraduate and graduate students from across the campus, has a director and support staff.

Required Qualifications: Applicants must have a Ph.D. in rhetoric and composition or a closely related field, as well as several years of experience as director of a college or university writing program or writing center. Applicants also must have a record of productive scholarship appropriate to a tenured position at an RU/VH (very high research activity) university.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to applicants with significant experience in administrative tasks such as budget management, course scheduling, teacher evaluation, and coordination with allied academic units.

To apply, applicants should submit a letter of application, CV, and contact information for three to five professional references. Review of applications will begin on November 30, 2011 and will continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered.

Applications must be made on-line at the following web address: http://jobs.ufl.edu (#00004211). Nominations may be sent to Associate Dean David Pharies, Search Committee Chair, at pharies@ufl.edu.

The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Minorities, women and those from other underserved groups are encouraged to apply.

MLA JIL 10/21/11

Deadline: November 30, 2011

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University of Georgia - Lecturers - PHONE INTERVIEWS SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

The University of Georgia English Department invites applications for several, renewable appointments at the rank of Lecturer that the Department hopes to fill between January and August 2012. These are non-tenure track positions renewable on a yearly basis depending on satisfactory performance and the availability of funding.

We are interested in applicants who have a disciplinary interest and significant experience in teaching first-year composition, supplemented by teaching interests and expertise in one or more fields of English and American literature. Lecturers must hold the PhD at the time of appointment and will teach a 4/4 load, primarily though not exclusively composition classes in a technology-rich, electronic portfolio-based program. The academic-year salary for these positions will be $50,000. After six years in rank, Lecturers with outstanding teaching records may be promoted to the rank of Senior Lecturer.

Please send the following materials by March 15 to Michael G. Moran, Head/Department of English/University of Georgia/Athens, GA 30602-6205, mgmoran@uga.edu: a cover letter, a CV, three letters of reference, a writing sample and a teaching portfolio. The Search Committee will solicit transcripts from selected applicants and interview finalists by conference call in late April. This faculty appointment is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check, including the verification of references.

MLA JIL 2/10/12

Deadline: March 15

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University of Guam - Asst Professor Composition & Rhetoric - SKYPE INTERVIEW SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

The Division of English and Applied Linguistics seeks a tenure-track Composition and Rhetoric Specialist to begin August 2012. The ideal candidate will: 1) contribute to our undergraduate composition program, graduate program, and teach introductory composition courses; 2) assist with advances in student-learning outcome assessment in the English and Applied Linguistics Program; 3) maintain a continuous record of scholarly activity. Duties include: 1) teaching 12 credit hours per semester (faculty may apply for one-course load reduction for research, instructional innovation, or service); 2) student advisement; and 3) division, college and university service.

Required: (1) Ph.D. in Composition/Rhetoric or a related field from a U.S. regionally-accredited institution or foreign equivalent; (2) a record of scholarly publication and activity in areas of interest and expertise; and (3) teaching experience at the university level.

Desired: Preference will be given to candidates with experience and expertise in: (1) college-level writing instruction; (2) online learning or composition and technology; (3) business, technical and scientific writing; (4) placement testing; and (5) learning assessment.

All applicants must submit: (1) Letter of application that describes the candidate’s qualifications; (2) Curriculum vita; (3) Unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts; (4) Complete contact information, including fax number and email address, for three professional references; and (5) Writing sample (preferably published, maximum 30 pages); and (6) Student evaluation ratings to the following email address: uogcompsearch@yahoo.com.

Short-listed candidates must submit: (1) Government of Guam application form (available at UOG Human Resources Office link:http://www.uoghro.com); (2) Three recommendation letters; and (3) Evidence of excellence in teaching composition (eg., pedagogical materials such as syllabi and assignment sheets, copies of peer-observation reports, copies of student evaluations, student testimonials, and a statement of teaching philosophy). Selected candidates must submit official undergraduate and graduate transcripts sent directly from the awarding institution. All application materials should be sent to Dr. Sharleen Santos-Bamba, Chair, English Search Committee, c/o Human Resources Office, UOG Station, Mangilao, GU 96923. For further information, please email santossj@uguam.uog.edu .

Review of completed application packets will begin February 1, 2012.

LINK(WPA Job Board)

Deadline: February 1, 2012

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University of Hawai'i at Manoa - Assistant Professor, Composition Studies - MLA INTERVIEWS SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH, full-time, tenure-track position in Composition Studies, with an emphasis in composition theory and practice, beginning August 1, 2012 (position number 84820); position contingent upon funding and availability. Teaching Duties: teach introductory, upper-division, MA- and PhD-level courses in Composition/Rhetoric (C/R) track; 2-2 teaching load first year and at least one other year during probationary period; 3-2 load in other years, with reductions available for administrative duties in C/R. Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in English, Composition Studies, Composition and Rhetoric, or equivalent; dissertation and/or publications in Composition Studies; strong commitment to teaching, research, service, and student advising; significant evidence of scholarly activity. Desirable Qualifications: Any suitable combination of the following research and teaching interests is acceptable: composition theory, history, and pedagogy; technology and digital composition studies; rhetorical theory and pedagogy; writing program administration. Salary: commensurate with credentials and experience. Send letter of application and CV to Professor Jeffrey Carroll, Chair, English Department, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, 1733 Donaghho Road, Honolulu, HI 96822. The University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa is committed to equal opportunity and affirmative action. Closing Date: November 21, 2011. Initial interviews will be conducted at MLA.

MLA JIL 10/28/11

Deadline: November 21, 2011

Acknowledgment received: via email 11/10 (x4)

Request for additional materials: via email from chair 11/14 (x2) 11/29 (x1)

Rejection (no interview): 11/28, 12/2 (x4), 12/6 via mail

MLA interview scheduled: 12/13 by phone (x2)

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University of Illinois at Chicago - Assistant Professor, Rhetoric - OFFER ACCEPTED[edit | edit source]

Assistant Professor, Rhetoric. Beginning fall 2012. Candidates must be committed to making a significant contribution to the intellectual life of the English department as well as to broader discussions throughout the university. In addition to expertise in the history and theory of rhetoric, an interest in any of the following interdisciplinary areas is preferred: civic engagement, urban theory, social theory, political theory, economics, anthropology, health sciences, media/communications, visual studies, and literary theory. Applications from women and minorities are encouraged. The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants should be ABD or have PhD in hand. For fullest consideration, please complete an application and upload letter of application, cv, and writing sample (maximum 25 pages) to our online job site at https://jobs.uic.edu by November 5, 2011. Click on “Job Search”; in Keywords, type “Rhetoric”; click on the job title, then click on “Apply Now,” and create an account. Send (by mail) three letters of recommendation to Barbara Powell at the above mailing address. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue through November 5, 2011 or until the position is filled. Final authorization of the position is subject to availability of state funding.

Assistant Professors in the Department of English at the University of Illinois at Chicago have a 2/2 teaching load and are expected to teach undergraduate and graduate classes; conduct research that has the potential to result in publication; advise students at the graduate level; and provide service as appropriate to the department, the university, and the profession.

At minimum applicants should have ABD status, and a demonstrated aptitude for scholarly publication. For fullest consideration, please complete an application and upload letter of application, cv, and writing sample (maximum 25 pages) to our online job site by clicking the Apply Now button by November 5, 2011.

LINK (H-Net Job Guide)

Deadline: November 5, 2011

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

MLA interview scheduled: x3 (12/6)

Rejection (after MLA interview):

Campus interview scheduled: job talks for both UIC positions (British Lit. & Rhetoric) are listed on the calendar on the dept. website (1/18).

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted: made and accepted (2/21)

NOTES:

Does anyone know about this job? Has this search been canceled?

don't know, but I know that their other search in English is still on.

As far as I know, it hasn't been cancelled.

Any updates? If we haven't heard, should we go ahead and cross this off the list? (12/13)

Checked the department website, and it appears that interviews have been scheduled.

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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Writing Studies Assistant Professor) - OFFER ACCEPTED[edit | edit source]

Writing Studies Assistant Professor. Full-time, tenure-track appointment in the Department of English, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. To participate in an active, interdisciplinary writing studies program. Teaching experience and a promising research agenda required in any area of writing studies and rhetoric including, but not limited to: rhetorical theory; digital literacies; writing theory; historical, linguistic, or sociocultural research on writing.

The target starting date of appointment is August 16, 2012. PhD in pertinent area required at time of appointment. Please create your candidate profile through https://jobs.illinois.edu and upload initial application materials to this system. To ensure full consideration, submit letter, curriculum vitae, a 1-3 page description of dissertation or current research projects, and writing sample by October 31, 2011. Select applicants will be asked to submit letters of recommendation at a later date.

HigherEdJobs

Deadline: Oct 31

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials: Letters of recommendation requested 10/27 (x3); Letters requested 11/3 (x9); Letters requested 11/11 (x2)

Rejection (no interview): 12/15 (x7)

MLA interview scheduled: 12/13 (x5)

Rejection (after MLA interview): 1/24 via email

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made: 1/24 sans campus visit

Offer accepted: 2/6 or so (it wasn't me, but was announced to dept listserv)

NOTES:

Anyone hear anything yet? Anxiously waiting... (1/23)

It doesn't seem customary to offer a position sans campus visit. Is there any publicly available information as to why or how this occurred? (2/12)

No, not customary, but from what I've heard, it does happen on occasion. I get the sense that they must have known who they wanted. They all agreed and were able to make the case to admin and EEO that this person was clearly the best candidate and that no visits were needed. As far as publicly available, idk. I don't know what other candidates heard in their emails, but this is basically what I was told. (2/13)

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University of Indianapolis - Assistant Professor - OFFER MADE & ACCEPTED[edit | edit source]

The English Department at the University of Indianapolis seeks applications for an Assistant Professor in English (Composition/Rhetoric). This is a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track position to begin August 2012.

The successful candidate will teach Composition/Pedagogy. Classes include English 365: Issues of Literacy and Language for the English classroom, and English 465: Teaching Writing: Theory and Practice. All faculty teach freshman composition and literature survey courses and teach 25 hours per academic year.

Qualifications: PhD specializing in Writing Theory/Teaching of Writing required. Experience in Young Adult Literature, Professional Writing, Advanced Composition, and /or ESL desired. The successful candidate must have a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate teaching, research, and preparing preservice teachers of English. Preference will be given to candidates with secondary teaching experience, background in National Writing Project pedagogy and philosophy, and an interest in articulation with secondary schools.

Apply electronically at http://www.uindy.edu/visitors/hr. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

LINK(HigherEdJobs)

Deadline: Review begins immediately

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials: 12/4(x2), 12/5

Rejection (no interview):

Phone interview scheduled: 1/20

Rejection (after phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

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University of Iowa - Lecturers in Rhetoric (2 positions) - PHONE INTERVIEWS SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

The University of Iowa's Department of Rhetoric invites applications for two full-time Lecturer positions to begin in January 2012. Our curriculum introduces students to rhetoric by having them engage controversies from multiple perspectives and these two positions will help to boost critical thinking, writing and speaking specifically about science. Lecturer positions are academic-year, term faculty appointments, with summer session appointment possible on the same basis as for other faculty. Although they are not tenure-track, Lecturers are considered regular (not temporary) faculty. The appointments are initially for one academic year, renewable up to three years, with subsequent three-year appointments possible, subject to satisfactory review. The teaching load will be 3/3 and courses are 4 hours. Responsibilities include teaching the undergraduate Rhetoric General Education requirement course and advising graduate teaching assistants. Beginning salary will be in the $39,000 range.

Required qualifications: 1] demonstrated excellence in teaching introductory college writing or speaking courses with an emphasis on scientific controversy, science and public policy, or science and public discourse; 2] a terminal degree (PhD, MFA) in Communication Studies, English, English Education, Rhetoric, science education, STEM-related subjects [Science, Technology, Engineering and Math] and/or Composition Studies. Applicants who are All But Dissertation will be considered but the final degree must be in hand by December 15, 2011.

Desirable qualifications: experience teaching in a writing and/or speaking center, and experience in professional development and mentoring, advising or training new teachers.

Screening of applications: begins on October 15, 2011 and continues until the positions are filled. The Department and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are strongly committed to gender and ethnic diversity; the strategic plans of the University, College and Department reflect this commitment.

Applications consisting of a curriculum vitae, a letter describing interest in and qualifications for the positions and the names of three references must be submitted electronically [No paper submissions will be accepted] to http://jobs.uiowa.edu. Refer to requisition # 59904. Inquiries may be directed to search chair, Mary Trachsel (mary-trachsel@uiowa.edu).

HigherEdJobs.com

Deadline: Oct. 15

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials: 11/4

Rejection (no interview):

Phone interview scheduled:11/30

Rejection (after phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

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University of Kentucky - Assistant Professor - OFFER ACCEPTED[edit | edit source]

Assistant Professor in the Division of Writing, Rhetoric, and Digital Media

The University of Kentucky’s Division of Writing, Rhetoric, and Digital Media (WRD), a newly independent program in the College of Arts and Sciences, seeks an outstanding teacher-scholar in writing, rhetoric and digital media at the rank of assistant professor. All WRD faculty develop courses and offer intellectual leadership to a variety of curricular innovations: a new undergraduate major and a new graduate program in writing, rhetoric, and/or digital media; and two first-year general education courses integrating oral, written, visual, and digital communication. A promising research agenda and teaching experience required in any area of rhetoric and writing studies, including, but not limited to, the following: public rhetoric, community writing, professional writing, visual rhetoric, new media/multimedia production, cultural or comparative rhetorics, and composition pedagogy. A PhD in rhetoric and composition or an equivalent field is required. Candidates must show evidence of excellence in research and teaching. The teaching load for the position is 2/2. Preliminary interviews will be conducted via teleconference.

Please email electronic copy of letter of application, vita, 3 letters of reference, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of excellence in teaching, and awriting sample by October 15 to be considered for preliminary interviews to Ms. Diane Robertson - email: georgia.robertson@uky.edu

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Appointment begins August 16, 2012.

Via WPA Listserv

Deadline: Oct. 15

Acknowledgment received: 10/13/11 (the day I submitted them)

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Phone interview scheduled: Skype int. requested 11/5 x 3

Rejection (after phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled: 12/1

Rejection (after campus interview): 2/3

Offer made: Yes

Offer accepted: Yes

NOTES:

They are conducting Skype interviews and then campus visits, likely by the end of the semester.

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University of La Verne - Assistant Professor - CAMPUS VISITS SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

The College of Arts and Sciences of the University of La Verne invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Department of Modern Languages. The appointment will begin August 2012. Position duties include teaching composition courses, advising students, curriculum development of the writing program, and university service.

Candidates must demonstrate an understanding of teaching, research, and service at a liberal arts college and be committed to the mission and vision of La Verne. The Writing Program is responsible for composition and rhetoric classes and offers a creative writing major; it is part of a college that stresses interdisciplinary approaches to education, community engagement, and values undergraduate research. Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in rhetoric/composition (Ph.D. in English with an emphasis in rhetoric/composition will be considered) and demonstrate a commitment to undergraduate teaching and have a record of scholarship with a promise of continued publication. Additional experience in any of the following is desirable: TESOL, writing across the curriculum, or creative writing.

Review of applications will begin December 15, 2011. Interviews will be conducted at the MLA Conference in January.

Please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and research agenda, along with three letters of reference in Word or PDF format to:[http:// mailto:jobs@laverne.edu jobs@laverne.edu], or mail to Human Resources, University of La Verne, 1950 Third Street, La Verne CA 91750. Reference position #3122.

LINK (HigherEdJobs.com)

Deadline: Dec. 15

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

MLA interview scheduled: 12/11(x1); 12/22 by email (x2)

Rejection (after MLA interview): 2/9 by email (x2)

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

-Has anyone heard anything after MLA? (2/1) x2

- x2 here: Not only have I still not heard anything, but the faculty position in writing has disappeared from the ULV website and other F12 start date faculty positions remain. I don't know what this means other than the fact that I have too much time to speculate with nothing but silence on their end.

[I haven't heard anything and would appreciate to know as well, the chair said they would let people know by late Jan/early Feb and I know their semester started this week]

They have made their decision on final candidates and either have, or will very shortly invite candidate to campus.


[Question: How does review begin on 12/15/11 and yet an MLA interview could be scheduled four days before that? I certainly understand one can turn an application in early, but why wouldn't search committee just publish "review begins immediately - for full consideration submit by 12/15/11" instead?]

wondering the same thing here. It seems that some jobs stick to what they say and others don't.
It is unprofessional.
They probably just wanted to get a jump on the large stack of applications they got. I wouldn't read too much into it. Also, the information on this wiki is sometimes provided by anonymous users who may not be completely trustworthy. Take it for what it is.

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University of Louisiana, Lafayette - Instructor of English[edit | edit source]

Instructor of English, non-tenure-track position, beginning Fall 2012. Duties include teaching Freshman writing, technical and advanced writing, American and British literature survey and other courses, and some departmental service. Qualifications: M.A. in English required, teaching excellence and commitment to undergraduate teaching. Salary competitive. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Send letter of application, current CV, and names and addresses of three references to Professor James McDonald, Department Head, Department of English, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, P.O. Box 44691, Lafayette, LA 70504 by March 15, 2012. UL Lafayette is a selective-admissions, state-supported university of 16,300 students located in the heart of Louisiana's Acadian-Creole region. The department offers the B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. AA/EEO compliant (LA 10-11). http://english.louisiana.edu.

Chronicle

Deadline: March 15, 2012

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

Phone interview scheduled:

Rejection (after phone interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

University of Louisiana, Lafayette - Lecturer/Assistant Professor, Writing Center Director - POSITION FILLED[edit | edit source]

University of Louisiana at Lafayette/Writing Center Director. Lecturer (non-tenure-track) or assistant professor (tenure-track), depending on qualifications, beginning Fall 2012. Duties: supervising Writing Center and computer lab (including developing policies and procedures, hiring and training tutors, publicity), teaching undergraduate courses, some departmental service (e.g., advising, departmental and university committees). Qualifications: M.A. in English required, preferably in rhetoric and composition, writing center experience, teaching excellence; for assistant professor, earned doctorate. Salary competitive. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Send letter of application, current CV, and names and addresses of three references to Professor James McDonald, Department Head, Department of English, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, P. O. Box 44691, Lafayette, LA 70504-4691. Applications will be reviewed as they arrive. UL Lafayette is a selective-admissions, state-supported university in the heart of Louisiana’s Acadian-Creole region. The department offers the B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. in English, with concentrations in Literary Studies, Rhetoric, Creative Writing, Folklore, and Linguistics. AA/EEO compliant. http://english.louisiana.edu. Any questions about this position may be directed to James McDonald at jcm5337@louisiana.edu.

WPA Website

Deadline: Review begins immediately.

Acknowledgment received: 10/27 by Administrative Assistant

Request for additional materials: 11/2

Rejection (no interview):

MLA or phone interview scheduled: 11/22 phone interview scheduled for early December

Rejection (after MLA interview):

Campus interview scheduled:

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted: according to rejection email of 3/28 (x3)

NOTES:

Any news? (1/24)

  • I believe they have scheduled a campus visit. From what I understood at the phone interview stage, they were able to only schedule one campus visit at a time, though, so if you've not been contacted that just means you may not have been their first choice--you may still be on the short list.

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University of Louisville - Assoc. Professor, Digital Media - CAMPUS INTERVIEWS SCHEDULED[edit | edit source]

The Department of English invites applications for an Associate Professor in Digital Media, to begin Fall 2012. Ph.D. and teaching experience required. Candidates should have a demonstrated commitment to pedagogy and the ability to do successful research. We are particularly interested in candidates with experience teaching digital production and expertise in one or more of the following areas of specialization: digital media and composition, new media studies, new literacies, digital humanities. Teaching load appropriate to a research institution; salary competitive. Course assignments range from undergraduate writing, which all professorial faculty teach, to seminars in an established, successful doctoral program in Rhetoric and Composition.

Send letter, c.v., writing sample of no more than 25 pages, and teaching statement to Professor Debra Journet, Chair, Search Committee, Department of English, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2011 and continue until position is filled.

All applicants must also apply online and attach a current version of their vita. If you have trouble with the online application, please e-mail Steven Gonzales at: sbgonz01@louisville.edu, or phone 502-852-0504.

Online Application Form

HigherEdJobs.com

Deadline: Nov. 15

Acknowledgment received:

Request for additional materials:

Rejection (no interview):

MLA interview scheduled:

Rejection (after MLA interview):

Campus interview scheduled: [From New Media & Digital Humanities 2011-2012: "for January (3 candidates)"]

Rejection (after campus interview):

Offer made:

Offer accepted:

NOTES:

Also posted at New Media & Digital Humanities 2011-2012

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University of Massachusetts - Amherst - Junior Year Writing (JYW) Lecturer[edit | edit source]

Lecturer - Junior Year Writing

College of Natural Sciences

University of Massachusetts Amherst

The Junior Year Writing (JYW) Lecturer reports to the Associate Dean for Academics and is responsible for teaching junior year writing for the students in the Life Sciences