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Assistant Professor of English - Rhetoric and Composition

Position Deleted on 5/24/2012. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Terre Haute, IN
Faculty - Liberal Arts - English and Literature
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
Indiana State University
English, 424 N. 7th Street, Terre Haute, IN 47809-1928

Assistant Professor of English--Rhetoric and Composition

Tenure-track assistant professor, beginning August 20, 2012, to teach courses in rhetoric, composition, and other English courses depending on the secondary specialty, plus undergraduate advising. Secondary expertise in American literature, English teaching, early British literature, or creative writing (poetry) is desirable. Salary competitive. PhD required. Screening will begin February 15, 2012, and continue until the position is filled.

Applicants should create an online application at and attach (1) a cover letter, (2) a CV, (3) copies of transcripts of graduate work, and (4) two sample syllabi for composition courses. Three letters of reference should be sent to Dr. Robert Perrin, Department of English, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN 47809; the reference letters may also be faxed to 812.237.3156.

Indiana State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to excellence through diversity. The University actively encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.

Responsibilities: Publish scholarly articles and give conference presentations.

Serve on the Department's Writing Committee, assist with the Writing program, and serve on other Department committees, as well as serve on College and University committees, if selected.

Required Education: PhD in English

Required Skills: We seek faculty who value quality instruction, thrive in a collaborative environment of scholars, embrace experiential learning and community engagement in the educational experience, desire to mentor diverse students, and integrate multicultural content into their teaching.

Preferred Education: Secondary specialty in American literature, English teaching, early British literature, or creative writing (poetry) desirable.

Preferred Experience: Previous college-teaching experience preferred but not required.
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