Thursday, February 18, 2010

183. The English Department at the University of South Carolina invites applications for an Associate Professorship in Composition and Rhetoric. We seek colleagues with excellent research and teaching credentials to contribute to our thriving M.A. and Ph.D programs in Composition and Rhetoric, as well as to our strong undergraduate curriculum. We are especially interested in applicants who specialize in one or more of the following areas: digital rhetoric/digital literacies, professional and technical writing, writing program administration, research methodologies, assessment, composition theory, and/or composition pedagogies. Applicants must have a Ph.D in Composition and Rhetoric or a related field, a significant publication record, and an active scholarly agenda.

The University of South Carolina, the state's flagship university, is classified as an institution of "very high research activity" by the Carnegie Foundation. The application deadline is February 25, 2010, and review of applications will begin immediately. Please send a letter of application, curriculum vita, three letters of reference and a writing sample to Christy Friend, Search Committee Chair, Department of English, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208.

The University of South Carolina is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Minorities and women are especially encouraged to apply. The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

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