Assistant Professor for Professional Writing and Publishing

Department of Languages and Literature

Position: The Department of Languages and Literatures at The University of Wisconsin – Whitewater is hiring for a tenure track position in its flourishing Professional Writing and Publishing program. We seek a specialist in digital rhetoric and writing to develop courses in electronic media writing and visual literacy. Experience in publication design and production is a plus.

Twelve-hour teaching load per semester, beginning August 20, 2014.

Qualifications: Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in related studies by date of appointment. Also required are demonstrated potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching, especially working with traditionally underrepresented groups, and an active research agenda leading to scholarly publication.

Rank: Assistant Professor

Salary: Competitive

University: UW – Whitewater consistently ranks as one of the best places to work in Wisconsin; it is 50 miles from Milwaukee, 45 miles from Madison and 110 miles from Chicago.

Application: A complete application package must include a letter of application, curriculum vita, three letters of recommendation, graduate transcripts (photocopies are acceptable for initial application), and statement of teaching philosophy. Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, lists of applicants must be released upon request.

Please e-mail all materials as attachments to Mary Orval (orvalm@uww.edu). They may be addressed to:
Dr. Janine Tobeck
Department of Languages and Literatures
University of Wisconsin—Whitewater
800 West Main Street
Whitewater, WI 53190-1790

Review: Applications received by 12:00 pm on 1 December 2013 are ensured consideration; the position is considered open until otherwise noted.

A criminal background check is required for employment. UW-Whitewater is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.