Friday, August 21, 2009


English - Composition & Rhetoric Tenure Track Position

Institution: Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
Location: Kutztown, PA
Faculty - Liberal Arts - English and Literature
Posted: 08/20/2009
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time
The Department of English invites applications for a tenure track position in Composition and Rhetoric with a specialization in Multi-Ethnic Rhetorics. Ph.D. in Composition and Rhetoric preferred, ABD may be considered with completion of dissertation within one year of hire. Candidates should have experience and research in Multi-Ethnic Rhetorics, defined broadly as American rhetorical traditions that have developed independent of, or in response to, the European American rhetorical tradition. Specialties may include (but are not limited to) African American, American Indian, Asian American, and/or Latina/o rhetorics. Research and teaching experience in other multicultural rhetorics a plus. Applicants should show a strong record of teaching college composition and be committed to a "stretch model" approach to introductory composition courses.

The 4/4 teaching load will include Introduction to College Composition, College Composition, Honors Composition, and Advanced Composition with opportunities to develop and teach upper-level and graduate courses in Composition, Rhetoric, and Literacy Studies. Three years of college level teaching experience or equivalent required with significant experience teaching Composition. Successful interview and demonstration of teaching abilities required. Salary competitive.

Send a letter of application, vita, three current letters of reference, and all official college-level transcripts to Dr. Linda Cullum, Chair, Composition Faculty Search Committee, English Department, Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA 19530. Only complete application packets will be considered. Review of applications will begin on November 2, 2009, and will continue until the position is filled. For more information on our program, visit our website at: or contact the Committee Chair at The Search Committee will be interviewing at the MLA Convention in Philadelphia. Kutztown University is an AA/EOE member of the PA State System of Higher Education and actively solicits applications from women and minorities. All applicants for employment are subject to a criminal background check.
Application Information
Postal Address: Dr. Linda Cullum
English Department
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
PO Box 730
Kutztown, PA 19530

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