Assistant Professor of English (Professional Writing and Rhetoric)

Elon University in North Carolina

Deadline January 15, 2014
Date Posted December 2, 2013
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time


Elon University invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor position in Professional Writing and Rhetoric (PWR) in the English department starting August 2014. Ph.D. in Professional Communication, Rhetoric and Writing, or related field, and record of excellence in teaching required. The successful candidate will teach courses within the concentration’s core and PWR electives, as well as first-year writing and courses within the University’s General Studies program.  Preferred areas of specialization include visual rhetorics, international rhetorics, or writing for non-profits or NGOs.  Send letter of application, CV, teaching philosophy, research interests, and three letters of recommendation to the search chair Dr. Rebecca Pope-Ruark at, including in the subject line your name, please.  Application materials must be received by January 15, 2014.  Position will remain open until filled.  Elon is a dynamic private, co-educational, comprehensive institution that is a national model for actively engaging faculty and students in teaching and learning.  To learn more about Elon, please visit our website (  Elon University is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body and welcomes all applicants.

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