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Assistant Professor of English: Interdisciplinary Rhetoric

by Daniel Tripp — Posted Nov 05, 2013 06:47 PM

The Department of English at The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA seeks an interdisciplinary scholar of rhetoric to join a top ten research department in the humanities with a history of leadership in rhetorical studies beginning August 2014.  Successful applicants will demonstrate a compelling research agenda with significant promise of publication in diverse top tier outlets and across disciplinary boundaries.  PhD must be in hand by time of appointment. Faculty will teach two courses per semester (four per calendar year) and have opportunities for supported research leave.

Please apply directly online, including letter of application, curriculum vitae, abstract of dissertation (1000 words), and one writing sample at:

Please arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly to Karen Davis at   Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until appropriate candidate is found.

Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.  Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity, and the diversity of its workforce.