Assistant Professor of English

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Opening for a tenure-track assistant professor with expertise in rhetoric and composition, and interest and/or experience in teaching oral communication, to teach three courses per semester, including Core and upper-level courses, in an interdisciplinary English major with a central focus on rhetoric, beginning August 2020. Ph.D. required. Those with professional interest in classical rhetoric, civic engagement, and/or writing centers are particularly encouraged to apply.

Candidates should apply on-line at:

Candidates must apply separately online for each for each position and submit required supporting materials (a letter of application, résumé, transcript, and three letters of recommendation) either by e-mail to or by mail to Dr. Emily Miller, Head, Department of English, Rhetoric, and Humanistic Studies, Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, VA 24450

Review of applications will begin immediately. Applicants are encourage to apply by October 1. Preliminary interviews will be conducted via Skype.

Virginia Military Institute is a state-supported undergraduate military college of engineering, the sciences, the humanities, and the social sciences with a strong emphasis on teaching excellence. Military experience is not required for faculty.

In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, VMI encourages women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans to apply.  AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are also encouraged to apply.

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