Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Winter '08 - Job Announcements

Assistant Professor. African-American Literature, preferably with a focus on the 19th century. Tenure-line.
Ph.D. required; ABD applicants will be considered but must have the degree conferred by the time appointment begins. Candidates must have a strong teaching record and outstanding scholarly potential. The teaching assignment will include a range of undergraduate and graduate courses. 2/2 teaching load. Salary and benefits competitive. 9 month appointment per year; summer appointment possible. Position contingent upon funding. Letter, vita, writing sample not to exceed 30 pages, list of graduate courses, and dossier of recommendations to Hunt Hawkins, Chair, English Department, CPR 107, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620-5550. Applications will be accepted until position filled. According to Florida Law, applications and meetings regarding them are open to the public. For ADA accommodations, please contact Nancy Serrano (813-974-8211 or Serrano@cas.usf.edu at least five working days prior to need. USF is an AA/EEO institution.

Assistant Professor Rhetoric/Composition and Director of Freshman Composition

Plattsburgh State University of New York invites applications for a full-timetenure-track assistant professorship in Rhetoric/Composition that includesdirectorship of the first-year composition program. Start date: fall 2008. Earned doctorate by appointment date. Ideal candidates will have English Ph.D. in Rhetoric/Composition or related field with teaching and someadministrative experience, especially in the areas of placement testing,assessment, and mentoring composition faculty. WAC/WID useful. Secondaryinterest is open but could include writing, literature and English Education. 2/2 teaching load with compensated summer responsibilities. Teachingfirst-year writing and other courses commensurate with expertise, includingGeneral Education and upper-division courses. University service andscholarship in rhetoric/composition required.SUNY College at Plattsburgh is an equal opportunity employer committed toexcellence through diversity.Review of applications begins November 5 and continues until the position isfilled. Original transcripts will be required prior to the start ofemployment. Please submit cover letter specifically addressing this position,curriculum vitae, scholarly writing sample (as MS-WORD document and/or hardcopy), and three letters of reference to Chair, Search Committee (PJ# 4853),c/o Human Resource Services, SUNY Plattsburgh, 101 Broad Street, Plattsburgh,NY 12901-2681.


Blogger Martha Cutter said...

The University of Connecticut, Department of English seeks candidates for the managing editor of MELUS, the journal for Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States, to assist in the organization, formatting, and production of the journal. Other duties: edits, proofreads, checks facts; tracks subscriptions and payments using, responds to mail, communicates with evaluators/ authors, supervises student workers. MELUS website.: http://english.uconn.edu/affiliated_programs/melus_docs/melus.html

Min Qual: BA in Jour., Engl, Comm. or related field; 2-5 yrs writing/editing experience w/ general publications, academic and/or other research-based journals/publications; familiarity w/ design/production of printed publications; excellent proofreading, editing, copy-editing skills.

Preferred Qual: MA or PhD in English, Journalism, Communications, or Related Field; knowledge of MLA style; background in editing academic publications; familiarity with multiethnic literature of the US or Am Lit; knowledge of editing/formatting programs, graphic design/journal layout and/or web design; good interpersonal, communication, organizational skills; ability to expand computer skills.

One year position starting mid-June – mid July. Possible renewal. Salary low to mid-40s. Send cover letter describing applicable experience and skills, resume, 3 recommendation letters with full contact information, and proof of experience (such as a sample publication edited or other work samples) to Robert Tilton, Head, Department of English, MELUS, 215 Glenbrook Road, U-4025, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, 06269-4025. Consideration of candidates will begin on immediately and continue until the position is filled. The University of Connecticut actively solicits applications from minorities, women, and people with disabilities. # 2008476. You may also contact the editor-in-chief, Martha Cutter, Martha.Cutter@uconn.edu with questions.

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