Monday, October 26, 2009


Assistant Professor, Composition and Rhetoric

Institution: Bradley University
Location: Peoria, IL
Faculty - Liberal Arts - English and Literature
Posted: 10/21/2009
Type: Full Time
The Department of English invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Composition and Rhetoric to begin August 2010.

Bradley University is a distinctive, medium-size, comprehensive private institution of higher learning. The University is located on an 85-acre campus in Peoria, the largest metropolitan area in central Illinois. With approximately 5,000 undergraduate and 800 graduate students, Bradley offers the opportunities and choices of a larger university (with over 130 programs in five colleges, plus a graduate school) and the quality, personal attention, and challenge of a small private college. Bradley is rich in tradition and full of promise to become one of the nation's best comprehensive universities. For additional information about the University visit

Candidates must have a PhD or doctoral degree in Composition and Rhetoric in hand by August 15, 2010, teaching experience, and potential for publication. Preference will be given to candidates with training or experience in English Education or Linguistics. The successful candidate will also have the ability to teach in a general education curriculum (composition, literature, Western Civilization). Successful teaching and refereed publications required for tenure and promotion.

Qualified candidates should submit a letter of application addressing the qualifications for the position, current vita, (including a list of courses taught and numbers of sections for each course), and dossier (including at least two letters of recommendation that attest to successful teaching and potential for scholarly publication) to:

Professor Demetrice A. Worley, Search Chair
Department of English
Bradley University
Peoria, IL 61625

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by November 13, 2009. Initial interviews will be conducted at MLA. Review of applications will continue
until the position is filled.

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