Rhetorical Criticism, Part Time (Adjunct) Position

Rhetorical Criticism, Part Time (Adjunct) Position

University of San Francisco

Department: Arts & Sciences

Job Type: Adjunct

Job Summary:

The Department of Communication Studies at the University of San Francisco invites applications for a part time (adjunct) instructor to teach one section of our “Critical and Rhetorical Methods” (rhetorical criticism) course. Students taking this course will have already taken a lower-division Rhetoric and the Public Sphere course. The purpose of this course is to teach students the skills of close reading and critical analysis. Assigned readings include rhetorical theory, criticism, and a variety of non-fiction primary texts; students write 22-30 pages of rhetorical criticism in the semester.

Job Responsibilities: This course will most likely be scheduled for one of three times: M/W/F 9:15-10:20am; M/W/F 2:15-3:20pm OR T/TH 4:35-6:25pm. The Fall semester runs from August 19 – December 11, 2014. This position is pending approval and funding.

Minimum Qualifications:

Preference is for a candidate who has completed at least some doctoral-level work in Rhetoric, Communication Studies or a related field, who has taught a similar course at the university level.

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: www.usfjobs.com

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