Assistant Professor of Composition, Rhetoric, and English Studies

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The University of Alabama English Department invites applications for a tenure-track position in CRES (Composition, Rhetoric, and English Studies) at the rank of assistant professor. The successful applicant will have a PhD in rhetoric-composition (or closely related field) by August 2023, an active research agenda with a primary emphasis in composition-rhetorical studies, and a record of effective teaching. Area of specialization is open, but we are particularly interested in candidates whose interests include professional and technical writing, writing technologies, and/or rhetorics of science and health. The successful candidate will contribute to our MA and PhD program in composition and rhetoric as well as assist in developing our new undergraduate minor and concentration in digital, public, and professional writing. They may also help us to support the College of Arts and Sciences research efforts in cultural studies, global connections, and/or digital humanities.

To apply, candidates should submit a CV including names and contact information for three references, letter of application, a writing sample of up to 30 pages, and a teaching philosophy statement with evidence of inclusive pedagogy.

Review of applications will begin October 24 and will continue until the position is filled.

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