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University of Wisconsin - Madison

Location: MadisonWI 53705 Document ID: AC386-0M3H Posted on: 2018-11-2011/20/2018 Job Type: Regular

Job Schedule:Full-time


Position Vacancy ID:

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Working Title:
Assistant Professor of English

Official Title:

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Anticipated Begin Date:
AUGUST 19, 2019


Advertised Salary:
ACADEMIC (9 months)

Degree and area of specialization:
PhD in English with an emphasis in Composition & Rhetoric

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
Minimum of three years outstanding teaching experience at the college/university level. Experience teaching while in a PhD program is acceptable.

License or Certificate:

Position Summary:
Summary: The English Department seeks an outstanding teacher-scholar in writing studies, literacy and/or rhetoric at the rank of assistant professor. The ideal candidate will have an interdisciplinary profile, be able to mentor students across the field of Composition & Rhetoric, and conduct research that engages current or historical public problems. Area of specialty is open.

Duties: The successful candidate will teach four courses per year at the undergraduate and graduate levels, develop and maintain a research program appropriate to a major research university, participate in a lively graduate program, and contribute rank-appropriate service in the program and department.

Additional Information:

Spring Sherrod
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to Applicants:
Apply at: https://jobs.wisc.edu/ (search PVL 96117). You will be required to upload the following 4 documents: 1) A current CV, 2) a letter of application describing research and teaching strengths, 3) dissertation abstract or research statement, and 4) Name and contact information for three references.

Questions about the position may be directed to Christa Olson, search chair: christa.olson@wisc.edu.

Successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the research, teaching, and service mission of the Department of English. UW-Madison is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and the department encourages under-represented minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities to apply. Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality. A criminal background check will be required prior to start of employment.

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The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Applications Open: Sep 28 2018 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Nov 20 2018 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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