Assistant Professor of English in Rhetoric of Science

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Assistant Professor of English in Rhetoric of Science
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Department of English, Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
January 19, 2019


Colorado State University. Tenure-track, nine-month appointment, beginning August 16, 2019. Full-time appointment in the English department with expectation of contributions to the interdisciplinary Microbiomes cluster. Required: PhD in English, Rhetoric and Composition, or closely related field in hand at time of appointment; evidence of scholarly potential; teaching ability. Teaching expectation of 2-2. This hire is expected to collaborate with a network of microbiome researchers across campus, in connection to the office of the Vice President for Research, to enhance interdisciplinary microbiome research. The microbiomes systems research community spans multiple colleges and departments at CSU. Start-up package provided. We encourage graduate students who will have the degree by appointment and professors of any rank to apply. The successful candidate will be appointed untenured and at the rank of Assistant Professor. Submit letter of interest, vita, sample publication(s) or researched writing, teaching dossier, and enter the name and contact information for three references who will receive a request for a letter of recommendation upon submission of your application. Applicants who can advance the department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion through scholarship, creative activity, and teaching are encouraged to address these goals in their application. For an application to be considered complete, all three letters of recommendation must be submitted by 1/26/19. No mail in applications or letters will be accepted. Address cover letter to Dan Beachy-Quick, Search Chair. Materials of semifinalists, including letters of recommendation, will be available for review by the entire faculty of the Department of English. Applications will be considered until the position is filled; however, for full consideration, applications must be received through online portal by 11:59pm on January 19, 2019. Hard-copy applications cannot be accepted. To view a full position announcement and submit your application visit:

Direct routine inquiries to Mary Ellen Sanger at Semifinalists will be invited in February to schedule a video interview.

CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.