The Department of Rhetoric and Writing Studies at San Diego State University is seeking applicants for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning Fall Semester, 2006.
Ph.D. in Rhetoric, Composition or comparable area. Degree must be completed by August 24, 2006.
Candidates should combine background in Rhetoric and Composition studies with strong expertise and experience in writing and community practices. The person chosen for this position will coordinate the departmentâ€™s initiatives related to community writing. Demonstrated ability to work with students from diverse cultural backgrounds and a commitment to teaching and scholarship are essential. Responsibilities include teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in rhetoric, writing, and related areas. Desirable areas of specialization include ethnic rhetorics, assessment of writing, and program design and development.