[CPTSC] Assistant professor opening at Syracuse University
cslipson at syr.edu
Tue Oct 28 20:20:51 CDT 2008
Syracuse University has an opening for an assistant professor in
Professional and Technical Writing. The Writing Program is an exciting
place to work, with a doctorate in Composition and Cultural Rhetoric, a
Major in Writing and Rhetoric, a Minor in Writing, and large service
courses in composition and professional communication. There are a number
of upper-division courses in technical communication. Here¹s the ad below:
> Assistant Professor in Professional and Technical Writing
> The Writing Program at Syracuse University invites applications for a
> tenure-track Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Writing, specializing in
> Professional and Technical Writing, to begin in the fall semester of 2009. The
> following areas of secondary interest/specialization are also welcome:
> environmental rhetorics, medical rhetorics, rhetorics of science, and/or
> technology studies.
> The Writing Program is a freestanding unit at Syracuse, with a nationally
> recognized faculty and course offerings ranging from first-year writing to its
> Ph.D. in Composition and Cultural Rhetoric. As of Fall 2008, the Writing
> Program is also home to a Major and Minor in Writing and Rhetoric. The
> successful candidate for this position will demonstrate scholarly promise and
> teaching excellence and will join an active research faculty, teach
> undergraduate and graduate courses, provide curricular leadership for our
> professional writing course offerings, and help us develop undergraduate
> internships and partnerships with local businesses and industries. That
> candidate should have PhD in hand by August of 2009.
> Applicants must complete a confidential, online summary at
> https://www.sujobopps.com and upload a letter of application and CV (including
> the names of at least 3 references). We encourage prospective applicants to
> visit our website, http://wrt.syr.edu, and to contact the Search Committee
> Chair, Collin Brooke (cbrooke at syr.edu) with any questions. Review of
> applications will begin November 15 and continue until the position is filled.
> Syracuse University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity institution,
> and we welcome applications from diverse candidateswomen and minorities are
> especially encouraged to apply.
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