Two Assistant Professor Positions in Rhetoric and Writing (Oakland University)

7 November 2006

The Department of Rhetoric, Communication and Journalism at Oakland University (Rochester, MI) seeks applicants for two tenure-track positions at the rank of assistant professor beginning fall 2007 for the Rhetoric and Writing Studies program.

The successful candidates will teach first-year composition and upper-division courses for our proposed Rhetoric & Writing major, will develop new courses for the major, and will pursue active research agendas. Expected teaching assignment is 3/2.

Required: PhD in Rhetoric and Composition in hand by fall 2007 and demonstrated excellence in teaching writing on the post-secondary level. Preferred: experience teaching with new technologies. Areas of interest might include: literacy and new technologies, visual literacy, writing across the curriculum, history of rhetoric, pedagogy, or rhetorical theory.

Submit letter of application indicating research and teaching interests, detailed CV, one-page statement of teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information for three references to: Rhetoric Search Committee, Department of Rhetoric, Communication & Journalism, Oakland University, Rochester, MI 48309-4492. Review of applications will begin in November and will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, applications should be submitted by December 10, 2006. MLA interviews possible.

Oakland University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. See for more information on the Rhetoric program.