Tenure-Line (Open Rank) Position in Rhetoric and Composition, Georgetown University

Rhetoric/Composition (Open Rank): We seek candidates for a tenure-line position at any rank to provide intellectual leadership in the teaching of writing across our campus. Successful candidates will demonstrate a sophisticated approach to writing in many forms, to oral communication, and to digital writing technologies and will show promise or proven ability in curricular development, in advocating for writing with faculty, and in developing the standing of writing within the university, both intellectually and programmatically. Candidates should expect to pursue an active research agenda and to teach on both an undergraduate and graduate level. Minimum requirements include a PhD in Rhetoric and Composition or a related field by August 2012. Georgetown University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from women and minority candidates as part of its commitment to professional excellence and diversity. Please email your application letter and c.v. to engjobs@georgetown.edu, noting in the subject line the title of the position for which you are applying. Applications sent by November 1, 2011 will receive first consideration. Writing samples and dossiers will be requested only after initial screening. [R]