Wabash College, Rhetoric
tenure-track Assistant Professor
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Tenure-Track Position: Rhetorical Studies
The Wabash College Rhetoric Department invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor to begin July 1, 2011. Ph.D. and a commitment to excellence in teaching required. We seek candidates with training in rhetorical studies and an ability and interest in annually teaching Classical Rhetoric. Area of specialty is open while candidates with scholarly expertise in Classical Rhetoric or Cultural Studies are especially encouraged to apply.
The teaching load is three courses per semester, and candidates will have the opportunity to develop new elective courses related to their specialties. Additional teaching responsibilities include Public Speaking, all-college courses, periodic assistance with the department's modest debate program, and other interdisciplinary opportunities based on individual expertise. The initial two-year appointment is as a Byron K. Trippet Assistant Professor, which provides an additional summer stipend and an opportunity for research funds during each of the first two years. Generous travel and faculty development funds are also available. The department teaches rhetorically-focused courses in theory and criticism, as well as reasoning and persuasion at the undergraduate level.
About the College: Wabash College is a selective, independent, liberal arts college for men. Founded in 1832, Wabash today enrolls 870 men from 34 states and 23 countries. About 70% of the students are from Indiana, with minority students and international students comprising approximately 20% of the student body. A high percentage of Wabash graduates continue their education in graduate or professional schools. The college offers majors in 22 subjects; the only degree is the Bachelor of Arts. Wabash College's mission statement emphasizes "excellence in teaching and learning within a community built on close and caring relationships."
The College is located within an hour of Indianapolis and three hours of Chicago. It is within in easy driving distance to Purdue University, Indiana University, and the University of Illinois. Crawfordsville is a mid-western town with fine schools and a strong sense of community. See http://www.wabash.edu for more information.
Submit letter of interest, vita, teaching portfolio, evidence of scholarly program or potential, graduate transcripts, and three recent letters of recommendation by October 27, 2010 to Eileen Bowen, Rhetoric Search, Wabash College, P. O. Box 352, Crawfordsville, IN 47933. Wabash College, a liberal arts college committed to the undergraduate education of men, encourages applications from women and minorities. EOE
Eileen Bowen, Rhetoric Search