WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY
Assistant Professor of English – Rhetoric and Writing Studies/First Year Writing.
Responsibilities: Support First-Year Writing and Developmental Writing
Programs; teach within Rhetoric and Writing Studies undergraduate major
and English graduate programs; engage in research; provide university
Qualifications: Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Writing Studies or
closely related area (e.g., composition studies, professional
communication); a record of research and successful college teaching,
including rhetoric and writing studies courses; involvement with teacher
mentoring; experience with digital technologies.
Interest in curriculum development, diversity, community writing,
collaborative projects and grants, community outreach, new media.
University: Western Michigan University is a dynamic, student-centered
research university with an enrollment of 25,000. WMU is focused on
delivering high-quality undergraduate instruction, advancing its growing
graduate diversion and fostering significant research activities. The
Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching places WMU among the
76 public institutions in the nation designated as research
universities with high research activity. U.S. News & World Report’s
annual ranking of American colleges and universities includes WMU as
one of the nation’s top-100 public universities.
Salary: Competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, with an excellent benefits package.
Required Application Documents:
Applicants must visit WMU’s Human Resources site at http://www.wmich.edu/hr/careers-at-wmu.html to apply and submit:
• Letter of application
• Curriculum vitae
• Graduate transcripts
• Three letters of recommendation
• Summary of teaching evaluations (if available)
materials that cannot be submitted electronically to: Dr. Jonathan
Bush, Chair, Department of English, Western Michigan University,
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5331.
Western Michigan University is an
affirmative action/equal opportunity employer consistent with applicable
federal and state law. All qualified applicants are encouraged to