West Chester University, English
Assistant Professor of English, Multimodal Writing and Rhetoric
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Pennsylvania, United States|
NEW POSITION. Join a vibrant campus community whose excellence is reflected in its diversity and student success. West Chester University is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant Professor of English with a specialization in Multimodal Writing & Rhetoric. Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. completed or expected by August, 2014, in Rhetoric and Composition or related field, with a demonstrated commitment to multimodal writing and rhetoric as a primary field of study; experience designing and teaching courses in multimodal composition and rhetoric; and experience and interest in teaching FYC. Preferred candidates will demonstrate an active and ongoing research agenda in the field of Multimodal Writing & Rhetoric; experience with new and emerging forms of media in composition, including but not limited to photography, video, and other digital media; and experience or interest in writing program administration. Demonstrated excellence in multimodal rhetoric through a history of publication, in either digital or print modalities, is essential. There is a four course teaching responsibility per semester, with two courses per semester in general education writing. Salary and benefits are highly competitive. Finalists must demonstrate effective teaching and communication skills during an on-campus interview. References with contact information will be required prior to interview.
The filling of this position is contingent upon available funding. All offers of employment are subject to and contingent upon satisfactory completion of all pre-employment criminal background and consumer reporting checks. Send letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and dossier of materials including three letters of reference and undergraduate and graduate transcripts to Dr. Victoria Tischio, Chair, Dept. of English, West Chester University, West Chester, PA 19383-2124. Review of applications will begin November 1st and will continue until position is filled; notification begins 15 December 2013 for interviews to be held at MLA 2014 in Chicago. Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty advances West Chester University’s educational mission and Plan for Excellence. West Chester University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Send letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and dossier of materials including three letters of reference and undergraduate and graduate transcripts to Dr. Victoria Tischio, Chair, Dept. of English, West Chester University, West Chester, PA 19383-2124.
|Secondary Categories:||Visual Studies