Rhetoric and Composition (http://class.georgiasouthern.edu/writling/). Two tenure-track assistant professor positions. Ph.D. in rhetoric and composition or related field required by appointment date, with specialization in cultural studies, literacy studies, rhetorical history, writing technologies, and/or composition theory as they relate to teaching and research in the field of writing studies. Ph.D. required by starting date of position, August 1, 2007. Experience teaching with technology and evidence of scholarly potential and excellence in teaching are required. Two to four years college teaching experience preferred. Preference may be given to candidates with publications or presentations at professional conferences and to candidates with experience working with diverse student populations. Duties will include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in the department’s degree concentration in Writing and Culture, as well as first-year composition. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications. Screening of applications begins November 1, 2006 and continues until the position is filled. A complete application consists of a letter addressing the qualifications cited above; a curriculum vitae; and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references. Applications should be sent to Professor Michael Pemberton, Search Chair, Search #51761, Department of Writing and Linguistics, Georgia Southern University, P.O. Box 8026, Statesboro, GA 30460-8026. Additional materials may be requested at a later date. Georgia Southern University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is the largest and most comprehensive center of higher education in the southern half of Georgia. Georgia Southern University is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a Doctoral/Research institution. A residential university serving 16,646 students in Fall 2005, Georgia Southern’s hallmark is a superior undergraduate experience emphasizing academic distinction, excellent teaching, and student success. Founded in 1906, the university offers 120 degree programs at the baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral levels through eight colleges. The 675-acre campus is located in Statesboro, a community of approximately 30,000 residents, 50 miles northwest of historic Savannah and 200 miles southeast of Atlanta. Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act in order to participate in the search process should contact the Associate Provost. Georgia is an open records state.
Dr. Michael Pemberton
Associate Professor, Department of Writing and Linguistics
Director, University Writing Center
Georgia Southern University
P.O. Box 8026
Statesboro, GA 30460