University of Illinois - Springfield, English
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of English
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The English Department at the University of Illinois Springfield seeks a specialist in composition/rhetoric with an emphasis in digital rhetoric to begin August 2014. Applicants should be able to teach digital research methodologies and to teach writing at multiple levels including developmental writing, ESL/ELL, first-year composition, and advanced composition both on-ground and online to undergraduate and graduate students. Within a year of initial hire, the successful candidate will be expected to direct our first-year writing program. Requirements include a Ph.D. in English or related field from an accredited university. A.B.D. will be considered. Normal teaching load is 12 credit hours a semester (3-3). Deadline for applications is November 1, 2013.
Located in the state capital, the University of Illinois Springfield is the third campus of the University of Illinois. The UIS campus serves over 5,100 students in 20 graduate and 23 undergraduate programs. The academic curriculum of the campus emphasizes a strong liberal arts core, an array of professional programs, extensive opportunities in experiential education, and a broad engagement in public affairs issues. The campus offers many small classes, substantial student-faculty interaction, and a technology-enhanced learning environment. Its diverse student body includes traditional, non-traditional, and international students. Twenty-five percent of majors are in 17 undergraduate and graduate online degree programs, and the campus has received several national awards for its implementation of online learning. UIS faculty members are committed teachers, active scholars, and professionals in service to society. To learn more, visit the university web page at http://www.uis.edu and the department website at http://www.uis.edu/english/. UIS is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Persons with disabilities, women, and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Submit electronically a CV and a letter of application consistent with the goals and values of an English department at a liberal arts institution to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please use the subject line: “Comp/Rhet Search.” Semi-finalists will be interviewed at MLA in Chicago.