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Department of English and Linguistics - College of Arts & Sciences - Assistant Professor of English

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Institution: Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne
Location: Fort Wayne, IN
Category:
Faculty - Liberal Arts - English and Literature
Posted: 11/03/2009
Application Due: 11/30/2009
Type: Full Time
Type of appointment:
Academic Year

Discipline:
Rhetoric, composition, professional writing

Area(s) of Expertise:
Rhetoric & composition, professional writing, business writing, technical communication, research methods, or service learning.

Qualifications/Requirements:
Degree Required:
PhD in English in hand by August 2010

Years of Experience Required:
One or more years teaching experience

Other Qualifications Required or Preferred:
Preferred areas of expertise include one or more of the following: business writing, technical communication, research methods, or service learning. Ability to teach advanced courses in business writing as well as courses supporting the writing concentration in our BA and MA degree programs.

Duties:
The Department of English and Linguistics at Indiana University Purdue University, Fort Wayne (IPFW) invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in rhetoric and composition at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 2010. We seek a faculty member who values a balance between teaching and research. Preferred areas of expertise include one or more of the following: business writing, technical communication, research methods, or service learning.

The successful candidate will join a department that already includes seven tenure-track faculty who specialize in rhetoric, composition, or professional writing. Teaching load will include advanced courses in business writing as well as courses supporting the writing concentration in our BA and MA degree programs. Workload is approximately 75% teaching and 25% research.

Description and location of the university:
Indiana University Purdue University, Fort Wayne is located on a growing campus with more than 13,000 students in a metropolitan area of approximately 300,000 people.

Effective date:
August 2010

Application deadline:
November 30, 2009

Send letter of application including research focus and detailing one or more years of teaching experience, curriculum vita, unofficial transcript, and names and contact information of three (3) professional reference, and three letters of reference to:

Dr. Stevens Amidon
Director of Writing
Department of English and Linguistics
Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne
2101 E. Coliseum Blvd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46805

Contact for information:
Dr. Stevens Amidon
Director of Writing
Department of English and Linguistics, IPFW
Phone: 260-481-6751
email: amidons@ipfw.edu

Department web address:
www.ipfw.edu/engl/

Additional Information:
Employment is contingent on a satisfactory background records check.

IPFW is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action Employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.
Application Information
Postal Address: Dr. Stevens Amidon
Department of English and Linguistics
Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne
2101 E. Coliseum Blvd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46805
Phone: 260-481-6106

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