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Assistant Professor in Com and Rhetoric
University System of New Hampshire in Durham, New Hampshire
Date Posted 05/06/2021
Faculty-Liberal Arts-Other Liberal Arts
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled

The Department of English, University of New Hampshire, invites applications for a full-time benefits-eligible Assistant Professor in Composition and Rhetoric to begin September 2021. Qualified applications will have a PhD. in Composition-Rhetoric or closely related field by August 2021. The Department of English is committed to DEIA in its hiring, curriculum, and educational mission. We seek to create a learning and working community in which diversity, equity, inclusiveness and access are central to departmental culture and to the educational goals of both students and faculty. This commitment is inextricably linked to our mission of teaching and research excellence.
The successful candidate will teach an array of graduate and undergraduate classes in composition and rhetoric; maintain an active and productive research agenda; advise students and serve on exam and dissertation committees; and participate in general program-building efforts. The successful candidate will also participate in writing program administration efforts (first-year writing, professional writing program, undergraduate writing minor, and PhD program). The course load is 2/2.

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PhD by August 2021
Commitment to diversity and social justice, and to promoting and sustaining these values in teaching, research and administration.
Experience working with college age and non-traditional students.
Experience and training in providing services that reflect multicultural competency.

Additional Preferred Qualifications

Applicants with secondary interest/specializations in any of following areas are encouraged to apply: cultural rhetorics, public and community rhetorics, writing pedagogy, digital and visual rhetorics, or writing/literacy-across-the-curriculum.

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Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.

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EEO Statement

The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status, genetic information, and political orientation. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.

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