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Faculty Position FY18-039
September 29, 2017

Position Title
Assistant Professor of English, Composition and Rhetoric

Job Description/Responsibilities
The Assistant Professor of English is a tenure-track position in Composition and Rhetoric. Specialization open within Composition and Rhetorical Studies. The teaching assignment for the Assistant Professor of English will include courses in MA Teaching of Writing Program, undergraduate minor in Rhetoric and Writing, first-year writing sequence, and English major and general education curricula.

Terms of Appointment
Continuing tenure track academic year (nine month) appointment beginning August 16, 2018.

Salary
Commensurate with experience and credentials.

Qualifications
PhD in English or closely related field required. Persons who have not completed all degree requirements by the beginning of the contract period (ABD) may be considered for a one-year term appointment at the rank of instructor until the degree is completed. Demonstrated scholarly promise essential. Demonstrated interest in teaching technical/business writing and/or basic writing a plus.

Source of Funds
State

Application Process
Candidates should submit an initial letter of application and curriculum vitae either through this web link: https://apps.mla.org/login_dual&xurl=jil_search
Or by mail to:
Search Committee Composition Rhetoric
English Department
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Campus Box 1431G
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1431

Candidates who advance to the second round will be asked for a writing sample, statement of teaching philosophy, letters of recommendation and transcripts.

Application Deadline
For optimal consideration in a first pool of applicants, all application materials must be received by November 15, 2017. A second pool of applicants may be reviewed after this date if the position is not filled from the first pool of applicants. The position will remain open until the position is filled.

SIUE is a state university - benefits under state sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas. Applicants will be subject to a background check prior to an offer of employment.
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce. We will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status. We encourage applications from women, minorities, protected veterans and people with disabilities.

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