Digital Rhetorics, Comparative Media, and Civic Culture (2 positions, Clemson)

The Department of English at Clemson University seeks to hire two tenure-track faculty—one assistant professor and one possibly advanced assistant or associate professor, pending funding—in Digital Rhetorics, Comparative Media and Civic Culture, to begin Fall, 2014. Applicants should have interests or background in one or more of the following areas: writing across the curriculum, writing program administration, digital or visual rhetorics, public rhetorics, digital media and film, professional writing, or related areas that enhance current strengths of the faculty. The English Department offers BAs in Literature and in Writing and Publication Studies, MAs in English and in Professional Communication, and participates in the interdisciplinary Rhetorics, Communication, and Information Design doctoral program. The department also contributes to the activities of the Pearce Center for Professional Communication, home to many of Clemson’s WAC initiatives. Clemson University was again cited this year by US News and World Report for an emphasis on Writing in the Disciplines. The successful candidates will provide leadership and vision while collaborating with current faculty to develop emergent initiatives and programs.

Candidates must have a PhD in-hand by August 1, 2014. Please send a letter of application and a CV through Interfolio ( Please address questions to Professor Lee Morrissey, Chair ( For full consideration, applications must be received by October 15, 2013.

Clemson University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group of individuals on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information.