Friday, September 04, 2009


Assistant Professor of English, Tenure-Track

Institution: Roosevelt University
Location: Chicago, IL
Faculty - Liberal Arts - English and Literature
Posted: 09/03/2009
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time
Roosevelt University seeks a tenure-track assistant professor to direct its thriving composition program. The successful candidate will join six recently-hired faculty in rhetoric and composition, will teach undergraduate composition and graduate courses in his/her areas of specialization, and will join a department with an expressed commitment to the theory and practice of writing. Supported by an assistant director, the successful candidate will work with faculty, students, and administrators to lead our program. We are open to a variety of teaching and scholarly specialties within rhetoric and composition, but are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in critical literacies, theories of composition and rhetoric, and/or writing as social practice. Applicants should have PhD by August 15, 2010. Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate composition and graduate courses for our new M.A. Certificate in the Teaching of Writing. This faculty member will teach three courses per academic year and will receive additional compensation for summer program leadership.

Minimum Qualifications:
Applicants should have PhD by August 15, 2010.

Roosevelt University is a national leader in educating socially conscious citizens for active and dedicated lives as leaders in their professions and their communities.
Application Information
Contact: Chris Willis
Human Resources
Roosevelt University
Phone: 312-341-2290
Online App. Form:

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