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University of Hartford - Assistant Professor, Rhetoric and Professional Writing

Location: Connecticut, United States
Institution Type: College/University
Position Type: Assistant Professor
Submitted: Wednesday, September 30th, 2009
Main Category: Rhetoric
Secondary Categories: Composition

Tenure-track, Assistant Professor in the Department of Rhetoric and Professional Writing at the University of Hartford (September 2010). The department administers both a first-year writing program and an undergraduate degree program in Rhetoric and Professional Writing. Areas of specialization: first-year writing, rhetorical theory, and professional writing; other possible interests: environmental rhetoric, medical/science writing, new media writing, and computer-mediated instruction. Requirements include a Ph.D. degree (or near completion) plus evidence of successful teaching and scholarly

The 3/3 teaching load will include at least one section of first-year writing and at least one 200- to 400-level course per term. Candidates will be expected to excel at teaching, pursue scholarship, and provide departmental/collegiate service. For further information, go to and

The University of Hartford is an open and welcoming community, which values diversity in all its forms. In addition, the University aspires to have its faculty and staff reflect the rich diversity of its student body and the Hartford region. Candidates committed to working with diverse populations and conversant in multicultural issues are encouraged to apply.

Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, dissertation abstract, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Donald Jones, Chair, Department of Rhetoric and Professional Writing, Auerbach Hall, University of Hartford, 200 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford, CT 06117. Writing samples and teaching portfolios only upon later request. Application deadline: October 30, 2009. Members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/M/F/D/V.

Contact Info:
Dr. Donald Jones, Chair
Department of Rhetoric and Professional Writing
Auerbach Hall, University of Hartford
200 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117.

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