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POSITION DESCRIPTION

Open Rank - Tenure Track Position
Writing and Rhetoric Program

The Writing and Rhetoric Program at Hobart and William Smith Colleges invites applications for a tenure-track position, open rank, beginning Fall 2014. Ideal candidates hold the Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition or related field. The position would involve teaching electives in the candidate's subfield(s); one or more of the Program's core courses in rhetorical theory, discourse analysis, rhetorical grammar, or composition pedagogy; and the entry-level writing course, which serves both our majors/minors and the general curriculum.

The successful candidate will eventually share administrative duties with other program members, which could include participating in the Writing Colleagues Program, WAC/WID initiatives, or writing program development. Candidates must offer evidence of teaching excellence and a developed research agenda.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Application files should be submitted for review by December 13, 2013. Send through Interfolio via the link on the MLA Job Information List a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, official graduate transcript, and statements of teaching and research interests, and arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to:

Margueritte S. Murphy, Acting Chair
Writing and Rhetoric Program
Hobart & William Smith Colleges
300 Pulteney Street
Geneva, New York 14456
EOE

Hobart and William Smith Colleges are committed to attracting and supporting faculty and staff that fully represent the racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity of the nation and actively seek applications from under-represented groups. The Colleges do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or any other protected status.

Hobart and William Smith Colleges are a highly selective residential liberal arts institution located in a small, diverse city in the Finger Lakes region of New York State.  With an enrollment of approximately 2,200, the Colleges offer 62 majors and minors from which students choose two areas of concentration, one of which must be an interdisciplinary program.  Creative and extensive programs of international study and public service are also at the core of the Colleges’ mission.