Assistant Professor of Rhetoric, Eckerd College

Eckerd College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the assistant professor level. Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition in hand by start date, September 2008. As member of Writing Excellence Program, hire will teach five courses plus a two course equivalent administrative assignment per year, work with students on independent projects in specialty, and assist with
junior-level portfolio assessment. Eckerd College, the only independent national
liberal arts college in Florida, has a tradition of innovative education and
teaching/mentoring excellence. Participation in an interdisciplinary, values-oriented
general education program is required, including a regular rotation in the two-semester
freshman program. The ideal candidate will demonstrate success in the classroom and
thorough knowledge of writing pedagogy (including assessment), will have identified a
research area in rhetoric, and will be dedicated to liberal arts education. Screening
interviews at MLA, Chicago, 12/27-30/07. Please submit a letter addressing the criteria
above, a statement of teaching philosophy, CV, graduate transcripts, teaching
evaluations, and three letters of recommendation by 12/07/07, to Dr. William B. Kelly,
Eckerd College/FDN, 4200 54th Avenue South, St. Petersburg, FL 33711.
Email inquiries or notifications of intent to apply are welcome: (no
FAX or electronic applications, please). EOE.