University of Illinois - Chicago, English
Assistant Professor in Rhetoric
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Department of English (MC 162)
University of Illinois at Chicago
601 South Morgan Street
Chicago, IL 60607
Assistant Professor, Rhetoric. Beginning fall 2012. Candidates must be committed
to making a significant contribution to the intellectual life of the English department as
well as to broader discussions throughout the university. In addition to expertise in
the history and theory of rhetoric, an interest in any of the following interdisciplinary
areas is preferred: civic engagement, urban theory, social theory, political theory,
economics, anthropology, health sciences, media/communications, visual studies,
and literary theory. Applications from women and minorities are encouraged. The
University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants
should be ABD or have PhD in hand. For fullest consideration, please complete an
application and upload letter of application, cv, and writing sample (maximum 25
pages) to our online job site at https://jobs.uic.edu by November 5, 2011. Click on
“Job Search”; in Keywords, type “Rhetoric”; click on the job title, then click on “Apply
Now,” and create an account. Send (by mail) three letters of recommendation to
Barbara Powell at the above mailing address. Review of applications will begin
immediately and continue through November 5, 2011 or until the position is filled.
Final authorization of the position is subject to availability of state funding.
Assistant Professors in the Department of English at the University of Illinois at Chicago
have a 2/2 teaching load and are expected to teach undergraduate and graduate classes;
conduct research that has the potential to result in publication; advise students at the
graduate level; and provide service as appropriate to the department, the university,
and the profession.
At minimum applicants should have ABD status, and a demonstrated aptitude for
scholarly publication. For fullest consideration, please complete an application and
upload letter of application, cv, and writing sample (maximum 25 pages) to our online
job site by clicking the Apply Now button by November 5, 2011.