Job Description: The English Department at Bridgewater State University is interested in locating a colleague to contribute to our vibrant and growing Writing and Writing Studies Concentration.
Preferred applicants should have research and teaching interests in rhetorical theory, composition theory, and the history of rhetoric; secondary areas might include, but are not limited to, visual/digital rhetorics, multimodal writing, second language writing and WAC. Teach first-year composition, advanced composition and rhetoric, and courses of special interest; contribute to the development of courses in rhetorical theory and the history of rhetoric.
Applicants should be willing to participate in the university's first-year composition program or develop courses to meet general education requirements including First and Second Year Seminar. The department seeks a colleague committed to the ongoing development of its expanded Writing and Writing Studies minor and concentration. The candidate joins a vibrant campus that includes a thriving Writing Studio, Writing across the Curriculum program, Second Language Services, and Undergraduate Research program. The ideal candidate demonstrates interest in working with a diverse student body.
Review of applications will begin October 15. Applications received by then will receive early consideration. Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in English with a specialization in Rhetoric and Composition.
Applicants should be strongly committed to excellence in teaching and advising, and to working in a multicultural environment that fosters diversity. They should also have an ability to use technology effectively in teaching and learning, the ability to work collaboratively, evidence of scholarly activity, and a commitment to public higher education. Preferred Qualifications: Special Instructions to Applicants: Review of applications will begin October 15. Applications received by then will receive early consideration.