Monday, October 26, 2009


Assistant/Associate Professor of English (Rhetoric)

Institution: Winston-Salem State University
Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Faculty - Liberal Arts - English and Literature
Posted: 10/23/2009
Application Due: 11/30/2009
Type: Full Time
Winston-Salem State University, one of the 17 constituent institutions of the University of North Carolina system, occupies a picturesque 110-acre campus overlooking the woodlands of Salem Lake in the heart of Winston-Salem. Winston-Salem State University has been listed as a top public liberal arts college in U.S. News & World Report's issue of America's Best Colleges for ten straight years (2001-2010). This Master's Level I university enrolls more than 6,400 diverse students and offers more than 40 bachelor's programs and ten master's programs.

The College of Arts and Sciences invite applications for a tenure-track position in English at the level of assistant, associate or full professor in the Department of English & Foreign Language.

Requirements: Ph.D. in English or Rhetoric from a regionally accredited institution. ABD will be considered for the rank of instructor. At least two years experience teaching composition, rhetoric, technical writing at the post-secondary level at a culturally diverse liberal arts institution. Demonstrated potential for scholarly productivity and evidence of professional involvement.

Duties: Teach 12 hours per semester, including distance learning classes, to day and evening student; teach composition, rhetoric, creative writing, and/or technical writing; perform departmental duties which may include curriculum development, serving on committees, and advising students; engage in scholarly research and/or grant writing, and other duties as assigned by the department chair.

Apply online at:

Deadline November 30, 2009

Complete applications include the following:
1. Online application form
2. Letter of application, including contact information for references
3. Curriculum vitae
4. Teaching philosophy and a brief description of research goals
5. Official transcripts of all college level work
6. Three (3) current letters of recommendation
7. Evaluations of foreign (non-US)transcripts by one of the organizations which provide such services

Materials that cannot be submitted online may be sent to the following address:

English/Rhetoric Faculty Search
c/o Dr. Shirley F. Manigault, Associate Dean
College of Arts and Sciences
127 Carolina Hall
Winston-Salem State University
Winston-Salem, NC 27110

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