Wednesday, September 24, 2008

37.4 Work in one of the Best Programs I know of...

Position: Assistant Professor
Salary: $50,000 to less than $60,000
Institution: University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee
Location: Wisconsin
Date posted: 9/23/2008

Tenure-track position. We seek an energetic scholar/teacher whose work focuses on theories of professional/technical writing and who has a strong research agenda with potential for solid publications. Especially desirable would be a demonstrated expertise in one or more of the following areas: ethics; cultural, cross-cultural, and global issues; environmental rhetoric; and business writing.

The successful hire will teach and help develop face to face and online graduate seminars and undergraduate courses; assume a leadership role in the professional writing program's student organization and advisory board; contribute regularly to interdisciplinary and outreach initiatives across the department (with its specializations in rhetoric and composition, literature, modern studies, linguistics, and creative writing), college, and campus and in southeast Wisconsin; and eventually administer undergraduate and graduate programs in professional and technical writing. Salary dependent upon qualifications and experience.

PhD required within a year of hire; workplace experience is highly desirable.

Please provide a letter of application, vita, a brief writing sample, and three letters of reference
by November 1; review of applications will begin on November 15. Applications must be made
at http://www.jobs.uwm.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=50802.

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