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Job Title: Assistant Professor of English, Composition and Rhetoric
Location: Edwardsville, IL United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 10/02/2017
Expire Date: 12/02/2017
Job Categories: Collegiate Faculty, Staff, Administration
Job Description
Assistant Professor of English, Composition and Rhetoric
The Assistant Professor of English is a tenure-track position in Composition and Rhetoric. Specialization open within Composition and Rhetorical Studies. The teaching assignment for the Assistant Professor of English will include courses in MA Teaching of Writing Program, undergraduate minor in Rhetoric and Writing, first-year writing sequence, and English major and general education curricula.

Terms of Appointment
Continuing tenure track academic year (nine month) appointment beginning August 16, 2018.

Salary
Commensurate with experience and credentials.

Source of Funds
State

Application Process
Candidates should submit an initial letter of application and curriculum vitae either through this web link: https://apps.mla.org/login_dual&xurl=jil_search

Or by mail to:
Search Committee Composition Rhetoric
English Department
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Campus Box 1431G
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1431

Candidates who advance to the second round will be asked for a writing sample, statement of teaching philosophy, letters of recommendation and transcripts.

Application Deadline
For optimal consideration in a first pool of applicants, all application materials must be received by November 15, 2017. A second pool of applicants may be reviewed after this date if the position is not filled from the first pool of applicants. The position will remain open until the position is filled.
Qualifications & Requirements
PhD in English or closely related field required. Persons who have not completed all degree requirements by the beginning of the contract period (ABD) may be considered for a one-year term appointment at the rank of instructor until the degree is completed. Demonstrated scholarly promise essential. Demonstrated interest in teaching technical/business writing and/or basic writing a plus.
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Contact Information
Contact Name:Jennifer Oates-Blair
Contact Email:joatesb@siue.edu
Website:http://www.siue.edu/employment/employmentopportunities/cas/FY18-039.shtml
Company Description:
SIUE is a nationally recognized university that provides students with a high-quality, affordable education that prepares them for successful careers and lives of purpose. Built on the foundation of a broad-based liberal education, and enhanced by hands-on research and real-world experiences, the academic preparation SIUE students receive equips them to thrive in the global marketplace and make our communities better places to live. SIUE awards degrees in undergraduate and graduate programs encompassing the arts, sciences, nursing, education, health, human behavior, business and engineering. The Schools of Dental Medicine and Pharmacy award first-professional doctoral degrees in dental medicine (DMD) and pharmacy (PharmD). SIUE is an NCAA Division I member of the Ohio Valley Conference, as well as the Missouri Valley Conference in men’s soccer and the Southern Conference in wrestling. The Edwardsville campus is supplemented by campuses in Alton and East St. Louis. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce. We will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status. We encourage applications from women, minorities, protected veterans and people with disabilities.
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