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Lexington, VA 24450

Assistant Professor of English

Virginia Military Institute: Openings for three tenure-track assistant professors of English with professional interest and expertise in Rhetoric and Composition, beginning August 2015, to teach three courses per semester, including freshman and upper-level courses in an English major with a central focus on rhetoric.

Requires Ph.D. by August 2015.  Those with substantial training and professional activity in one or more of these areas are particularly encouraged to apply: classical rhetoric, creative writing (fiction), and oral communication.

Candidates must both fill out an on-line application at

and submit required supporting materials (a letter of application, résumé, transcript, and three letters of recommendation) either by e-mail to or by mail to Dr. Emily Miller, Head, Department of English, Rhetoric, and Humanistic Studies, Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, VA 24450.

Review of applications will begin October 10 and continue until the position has been filled. Preliminary interviews will be conducted via Skype. In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, VMI encourages women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans to apply. Virginia Military Institute is a state-supported undergraduate military college of engineering, the sciences, the humanities, and the social sciences with a strong emphasis on teaching excellence. Military experience is not required for faculty.