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Assistant Professor of Rhetoric of Science

Employer
Kennesaw State University
Location
Kennesaw, Georgia
Salary
Not Specified
Posted Date
Nov 2, 2022

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Assistant Professor of Rhetoric of Science

Department of English

 

Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Rhetoric of Science in the Department of English that begins August 2023. 

 

A commitment to excellence in teaching, complemented by strong scholarship, service, and support for student success is expected of all faculty members in KSU’s Radow College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

 

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in rhetoric and professional writing and other areas relevant to the candidate’s expertise on a 3/2 teaching load in face-to-face, hybrid, and online modalities
  • Producing quality and significant discipline-specific research/scholarly/creative activities;
  • Contributing to curriculum development and departmental initiatives in rhetorics of science, medical rhetorics, or health humanities;
  • Contributing to the service efforts of the department, university, profession, and community;
  • Supporting student success and student engagement in professional opportunities via mentorship and high-impact practices (HIPs).

 

Teaching assignments will be based on earned degrees and SACSCOC Faculty Credentials Guidelines.

 

A Ph.D., or its foreign equivalent, in English (Rhetoric and Composition) or a closely related field is required, with specializations in rhetoric of science or health and medical rhetorics. Candidates who are ABD may apply provided the degree is conferred before the start date.

 

Preferred Qualifications Include

  • Graduate training in rhetoric and composition.
  • Evidence of a scholarly agenda relevant to and teaching interests in rhetoric of science, especially health humanities and medical rhetorics.

 

We seek an outstanding colleague in the area of rhetoric of science to support our effort to build interdisciplinary curriculum and research strengths in health humanities and medical rhetorics. Interest in program development and administration is also desirable but not necessary.

 

KSU’s student population is as diverse as the population of the Atlanta metro area and includes a high proportion of traditionally underrepresented groups and first-generation college students. We prefer candidates who share the Department of English’s explicit commitment to teaching diverse communities and our belief that our diversity is our strength. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply.

 

For a full description of this position, application deadlines, and application procedures, visit https://hr.kennesaw.edu/careers.php.  Search for Job ID 251099.

 

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State is located just north of Atlanta, and combines a suburban setting on two metro-Atlanta campuses in Kennesaw and Marietta. As one of Georgia’s largest universities, Kennesaw State offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. A member of the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

                                               

Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.

 

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