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Department of English
Assistant Professorship in Rhetoric and Composition

Details: The Department of English at Bowling Green State University seeks an individual for an Assistant Professorship in Rhetoric and Composition.  The principal assignments include teaching courses in the Rhetoric & Writing PhD Program, working with doctoral students on dissertations and examinations, and teaching undergraduate courses such as those that support the preparation of future secondary teachers.  Preferred scholarly areas of expertise include writing program administration, writing across the curriculum, queer rhetorics, disability studies, and literacy studies.  The successful candidate will join a program committed to faculty and student collaboration. 

Qualifications: Doctorate in hand or by time of appointment;  Strong and varied record of graduate courses in Rhetoric and Composition;  Dissertation centered in Rhetoric and Composition;  Scholarly interests and professional commitments aligned with the goals and curriculum of the Rhetoric & Writing PhD Program;  Evidence of or potential for significant scholarly publication in Rhetoric and Composition;  Evidence of outstanding teaching.

Application: Submit application materials to: Lawrence Coates, Chair, English Department, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403-0191.   Application files must include: 1) letter outlining qualifications for this position; 2) a CV which includes a list of graduate courses taken and brief descriptions of courses taught; 3) at least three current letters of reference; 4) copies of official graduate transcripts. Final candidate(s) will be required to authorize and pass a background investigation prior to an offer of employment.  Application must be received by October 15, 2014.


BGSU is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.