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Composition, Rhetoric, and English Studies (CRES)

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Candidates for this position should visit the University of Alabama website at http://facultyjobs.ua.edu to initiate an application and upload various materials. The application will include the following documents: A letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, and writing sample of up to 30 pages. Three letters of recommendation should be sent directly to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Amy Dayton, at englishoffice@ua.edu, with a subject line specifying the position being applied for. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. We expect to conduct preliminary meetings by video conference and final interviews on campus. Prior to hiring, the final candidates will be required to successfully pass a pre-employment background check. Please upload writing sample to the "Other Document 1" tab.

Posting Details

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Requisition Number: 0810892
Number of Open Positions: 1
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Other Title Information: Composition, Rhetoric, and English Studies (CRES)
Position Type: Faculty
Organization: 204221 - ENGLISH
Position Summary:

Maintain active program of research and scholarly activity. Teach graduate and undergraduate courses in Composition, Rhetoric, and English Studies, and assist in developing new course offerings. Service to department as appropriate.

Ad Text:

The Department of English at The University of Alabama 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), 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 rhetorical theory and/or history of rhetoric, cultural rhetorics, and non-canonical or vernacular rhetorics. The successful candidate may also help us to support the College of Arts and Sciences’ research efforts in cultural studies, global connections, and/or digital humanities. The successful candidate will maintain a productive research agenda, teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, assist in curriculum development, and provide service to the department as appropriate. For more information about our program, department, and community, please visit our website at http://english.ua.edu/grad/cres. Position begins 8/16/18.

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Search Initiation Date: 08/16/2017
Expected Starting Date: 08/16/2018
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Candidates for this position should visit the University of Alabama website at http://facultyjobs.ua.edu to initiate an application and upload various materials. The application will include the following documents: A letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, and writing sample of up to 30 pages. Three letters of recommendation should be sent directly to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Amy Dayton, at englishoffice@ua.edu, with a subject line specifying the position being applied for. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. We expect to conduct preliminary meetings by video conference and final interviews on campus. Prior to hiring, the final candidates will be required to successfully pass a pre-employment background check.

Please upload writing sample to the “Other Document 1” tab.

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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Other Document 1
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  1. Other Document 2