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Assistant Professor, Professional and Technical Writing

Tenure-track position. Ph.D. in Professional or Technical Writing, Rhetoric and Writing, or a related field with preparation in professional writing by August 2016. Preferred areas of specialization include digital media; social media; editing; workplace writing; civic engagement/social justice; and science, medical, public health, and/or environmental communication. Digital humanities experience and innovative work across media are welcome.

Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate courses in professional writing; five course per year teaching load.  Opportunities to build upon existing undergraduate and graduate courses, enhance cross-disciplinary collaborations across the university, and mentor graduate students. Demonstrated excellence in teaching, evidence of research and publication or its potential required. Commitment to diversity through pedagogy and course content required.

Information about the department and university can be found at http://www.k-state.edu/english

Apply via Interfolio ByCommittee or send letter of application, c.v., and a list of graduate courses completed to Karin Westman, Head, English Dept., ECS Building, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506. (Letters of reference, writing samples, and evidence of teaching effectiveness will be requested later.) Review of applications begins October 26, 2015 and continues until the position is filled. Background check required. Kansas State is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

 



Assistant Professor, World Literature

Tenure-track position in Anglophone and/or Comparative World Literature. Ph.D. in English or related field by August 2016. Candidates should demonstrate strength in diasporic, transnational, migration, or global studies with a strong understanding of global/postcolonial literary theories. Strength in environmental discourse, translation, film, childhood studies, queer identities, or transnational feminism desirable. Digital humanities experience and innovative work across media are welcome.

Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate courses; five course per year teaching load.  Opportunities to develop foundational courses in world literature, innovative interdisciplinary pedagogies, and mentor graduate students. Demonstrated excellence in teaching, evidence of research and publication or its potential required. Commitment to diversity through pedagogy and course content required.

Information about the department and university can be found at http://www.k-state.edu/english

Apply via Interfolio ByCommittee or send letter of application, c.v., and a list of graduate courses completed to Karin Westman, Head, English Dept., ECS Building, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506. (Letters of reference, writing samples, and evidence of teaching effectiveness will be requested later.) Review of applications begins October 26, 2015 and continues until the position is filled. Background check required. Kansas State is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks diversity among its employees.