University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee ASSISTANT PROFESSOR in Milwaukee, Michigan

Posting Details

Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)

The English Department at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee seeks two accomplished scholars who can contribute to our undergraduate and MA programs in Rhetoric and Professional Writing, and PhD program in Public Rhetorics and Community Engagement.Our new, innovative PhD combines expertise across Rhetoric, Composition, Professional Writing, Technical Communication, and Community Engagement from our current programs in Rhetoric and Composition and Technical and Professional Writing. We will welcome our first cohort for the PhD in Public Rhetorics and Community Engagement in Fall 2019 and are looking for two scholars, one at Assistant and the other Open rank, who are invested in working with local communities and mentoring students in a large metropolitan area.

Job Summary

Regular teaching assignment is two courses per semester. Candidates may eventually rotate into the role of administering our first-year composition program, which was awarded the CCCC Writing Program Certificate of Excellence. Competitive salary and benefits.

Minimum Qualifications

PhD in Rhetoric and Composition, Professional Writing, Technical Communication, or related field. Applicants at the Assistant level must have the Ph.D. completed by time of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications

Record of peer-reviewed publication and/or scholarly achievement in one or more of the following areas: digital rhetorics/new media, community writing/literacies, public rhetorics, technical and professional communication, cultural studies, writing program administration; experience teaching using internships, service learning, or other academic community engagement.

Application Instructions

Please provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample (no more than 30 pages), and three letters of reference. Applications must be made at http://jobs.uwm.edu/postings/27904. Applications will be considered beginning November 1, 2018 until the position is filled. Applications received after October 31, 2018 may not receive full consideration.

Application Notes

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Official Job Title: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Position Number: 02208409 / 02208410

Division: B48 College of Letters and Science

Department: B4833 ENGLISH

Position Type: Faculty

Appointment Type: Tenure Track Faculty

FLSA Status: Exempt

Percent: 100

Posting Type: Faculty & Instructional

Continuous (Open Until Filled?): Yes

If Continuous, Initial Review Date: 11/01/2018

Position Contact Name: Prof. Shevaun Watson

Contact Phone: 414-229-5911

Contact Email: watsonse@uwm.edu