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Visiting Assistant Professor of Writing and Rhetoric (EXPIRED)

Davidson College

Job category Visiting fellowship / Professorship / Contract type open
AOS Writing & Rhetoric, pedagogy, curricular design, and intellectual life
AOC Writing & Rhetoric, pedagogy, curricular design, and intellectual life
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Job description

Visiting Assistant Professor of Writing and Rhetoric

Davidson College is seeking a person to teach in its Writing Program, which supports the teaching of intellectual and academic discourses in its first-year courses and in writing-attentive courses across the college (http://www.davidson.edu/academics/writing-program). The individual (PhD required in the Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, or Humanities) will annually teach three first-year writing courses designed around issues of interest both to the wide reading public and to scholars, and two writing-attentive or rhetoric-intensive courses that examine the traditions of inquiry and modes of scholarly exchange particular to the applicant's home discipline.

The position will be attractive to those interested in undergraduate pedagogy, curricular design, and intellectual life in a select liberal arts setting that values innovative thinking, the interdependence of public and scholarly action, and deliberative leadership in its students. The position provides opportunities to examine how intellectual discourse informs civic argument, cultural critique, or scientific inquiry in the liberal-educational tradition. Starting on July 1, 2017, the appointment lasts two years, with the possibility of renewal for a third.

Review of applications begins March 31, and continues until a pool of finalists has been identified. Applicants should apply online at http://employment.davidson.edu and include a letter of interest and a CV.

Davidson College is a highly selective, independent liberal arts college located in Davidson. North Carolina, close to the city of Charlotte. The College has graduated 23 Rhodes Scholars and is consistently ranked among the top liberal arts colleges in the country. Davidson faculty enjoy a low faculty-student ratio and a collegial, respectful atmosphere that honors academic achievement and integrity. Davidson College is strongly committed to achieving excellence and cultural diversity, and welcomes applicants from women, members of minority groups, and others who would bring additional dimensions to the College's mission.


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Application type Online
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Hard deadline April 16, 2017, 11:59pm EST
Web address for more information http://www.Click2Apply.net/9vv24cyd7cxj8hsd
Time created March 13, 2017, 2:33pm EST
Scheduled expiry date April 16, 2017, 11:59pm EST
Expired on April 18, 2017, 12:46am EST
Last updated June 18, 2017, 3:00pm EST
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