Washington State University Assistant professor rhetoric/composition

Assistant professor of English with specialty in rhetoric/composition, entry-level, tenure track, beginning August 2009. Duties and responsibilities will include teaching in undergraduate option in rhetoric and professional writing and graduate courses in rhetoric, composition, technical and professional writing, and critical technology studies. PhD in Rhetoric and Composition or related field required by July 1, 2009. Evidence of excellence in college teaching required. Promise of scholarly potential in the rhetorics of race, history and theory of rhetoric, or cultural and intercultural rhetoric strongly preferred. Other preferred areas of scholarship may include technical communication, critical technology studies, and composition theory and pedagogy. Demonstrated ability to work in diverse communities highly desirable. Salary commensurate with experience. Send a letter of application, c.v., 3 letters of reference and a writing sample (maximum 20 pages) to Chair, Rhet/Comp/Tech Search Committee, Department of English, Washington State University, PO Box 645020, Pullman, WA 99164-5020. Applications must be postmarked by Nov. 7, 2008. WSU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Members of ethnic minorities, women, Vietnam-era or disabled veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 or over are encouraged to apply.