Department of English, Arizona State University

Position ID:ASU-English-WRL17 [#9914]
Position Title: Assistant Professor - Writing, Rhetoric, and/or Literacy (JOB# 12110)
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Tempe, Arizona 85287, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Writing Studies / Communication Studies, Rhetoric, Rhetorical Studies, Composition, English
English / Rhetoric and Composition, Writing Studies, Rhetoric, Literacy Studies, Social Media Studies, Electracy Studies, Video Game Studies
Rhetorical Studies / Communications Studies, Rhetoric
Appl Deadline:2017/11/02 (posted 2017/09/22)
Position Description:    

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Assistant Professor (JOB# 12110)
Arizona State University
Department of English

The Department of English at Arizona State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position as Assistant Professor with an anticipated start date of August 2018. We are interested in candidates with a research interest in Writing, Rhetoric and/or Literacy Studies, or related field, with a primary scholarly expertise and experience in one or more of electracy, social media studies, digital literacies, or video games. The department welcomes a secondary proficiency in online pedagogy.

The successful candidate will join a dynamic faculty working to advance innovative research and excellence in teaching through its work with the diverse and growing undergraduate and graduate student population at Arizona State University.

The successful candidate will be expected to conduct research in area of expertise and publish scholarship in top-tier outlets, teach Writing, Rhetoric, and/or Literacy Studies at the undergraduate and graduate (Master's and doctorate) levels (including online), and provide service to the institution and the profession.

We invite you to learn more about the Department of English and Arizona State University by visiting https://english.clas.asu.edu and https://newamericanuniversity.asu.edu, respectively.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Ph.D. in Composition, Rhetoric, and/or Literacy Studies, or related field, with a specialty in of electracy, social media studies, digital literacies, or video games, by time of appointment.
  2. Evidence of a research agenda and potential for publications
  3. Evidence of potential to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, such as Writing in Digital Spaces; Digital Rhetoric; Social Media; Online Ethnography; Digital Literacies & Social Media

Desired Qualifications:

  1. Evidence of proficiency in on-line pedagogy
  2. Evidence of ability to meet the needs of diverse student populations and/or to reach out to diverse communities
  3. Evidence of digitally managed research methods, or network based methods.

To apply, please submit the following materials within a single PDF document to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/ASU/English: (1) cover letter outlining a research program and teaching philosophy, and a description of how the applicant's experiences fit the area(s) of expertise listed above and (2) a curriculum vitae, including a list of names of three references. This is a paperless search; only electronic materials will be accepted.

Preliminary review of completed applications will begin on October 04, 2017. Application deadline is November 02, 2017 at midnight. If not filled, applications will continue to be reviewed weekly thereafter until the search is closed. A background check is required for employment.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran
status, or any other basis protected by law. ASU's full non-discrimination statement (ACD 401) is located on the ASU website at https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/.


Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
english.clas.asu.edu
 
Department of English
P O Box 870302
Tempe, AZ 85287-0302

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