Assistant Professor of English - Rhetoric & Composition (tenure-track)
Posted Monday, August 3, 2020
The Virginia Military Institute Department of English, Rhetoric, and Humanistic Studies is seeking applications for a tenure-track assistant professor with expertise in rhetoric and composition to teach three courses per semester, including Core and upper-level courses, in an interdisciplinary English major with a central focus on rhetoric, beginning August 2021. Ph.D. in English or Rhetoric required. Those with professional interest in classical rhetoric, civic engagement, and/or writing centers are particularly encouraged to apply.
Review of applications will begin immediately. Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply by September 15. Preliminary interviews will be conducted virtually and on a rolling basis.
Candidates should apply on-line at: Assistant Professor of English - Rhetoric & Composition (tenure-track) Job Application and attach these supporting materials: a letter of application, résumé, and unofficial transcript.
Three letters of recommendation must either be attached to the application or sent via email to RCSearch@vmi.edu.
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.
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. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are also encouraged to apply. VMI will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with documented disabilities to ensure equal access and equal opportunities with regard to employment, educational opportunities, programs and services.