Friday, November 13, 2009


Assistant Professor in Rhetoric/Composition

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Institution: The University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Location: Pembroke, NC
Faculty - Liberal Arts - English and Literature
Posted: 11/11/2009
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time
Rhetoric/Composition: Multiple tenure-track positions, beginning August 2010, in a growing, student-centered department offering a new writing minor. The successful candidate will join six rhet/comp Ph.D.s in teaching courses in first-year composition and will have the opportunity to teach upper-division and graduate courses. 4/4 teaching load. We seek applicants who will help us strengthen the first-year program and the writing and creative writing minors and who will participate in the university's writing in the disciplines initiative. Requirements: Ph.D. in composition/rhetoric in hand by August 2010. Desired specializations: basic writing, technical/professional writing, writing in the disciplines, minority rhetorics, or creative writing. Rank/salary commensurate with credentials and experience. Applicants must apply online at Attach vitae and letter of application to online application. Additional application materials, such as letters of recommendation, teaching portfolio, and transcripts, may be requested of finalists. Consideration of candidates will begin immediately and will continue until positions are filled. Interviews at MLA.

Founded in 1887 as an American Indian institution to serve the Lumbee people, the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, one of the fastest-growing campuses in the UNC system, offers an affordable, highly personalized, student-centered education to a culturally and ethnically diverse student body. Small classes, close relationships with students, and opportunities for innovation, collaboration, and outreach make this a wonderful place to work. UNCP is located near I-95, close to the best beaches in North and South Carolina, 90 minutes from Raleigh-Durham, and two hours from Charlotte. UNCP is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. UNCP complies with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. AA/EEO. For more information, see the university website at
Application Information
Contact: Dr. Mark Canada
Department of English and Theatre
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Online App. Form:

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