Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a
nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor of
English (Rhetoric and Composition) in the Department of
English beginning August 1, 2022.
A commitment to excellence in teaching, complemented by strong
scholarship, engagement and service is expected of all faculty
members in KSU’s Radow College of Humanities and Social
Specific responsibilities include:
- Teaching undergraduate courses such as Rhetorical Theory (ENGL
4240), Topics in Digital Rhetoric (WRIT 3150), Digital Community
Engagement (WRIT 3152), Research Methods for Writers (WRIT 3810),
and first-year composition, as well as graduate courses for the MA
in Professional Writing.
- Contributing to departmental efforts to develop curriculum in
digital humanities as well as one or more of these areas: rhetoric
of science, rhetoric of health and medicine, legal rhetoric.
- Producing quality and significant discipline-specific
- Contributing to the service efforts of the department,
university, profession, and community.
- Supporting the professional interests and experiences of
students through internships, community/work-based initiatives, and
A Ph.D., or its foreign equivalent, in Rhetoric and
Composition, English, or a closely related field is required.
Candidates who are ABD may apply provided completion is before the
The Department of English seeks a collaborative and collegial
teacher-scholar of rhetoric and composition whose areas of
expertise include current practices in digital rhetorics, digital
methods, and digital publishing, especially in relation to the
study of rhetoric of science, rhetoric of health and medicine, or
legal rhetoric. Experience or interest in undergraduate research,
writing in the disciplines (e.g., legal writing), writing program
administration, literacy studies, archival research, and/or public
humanities is also highly desirable. Ideal candidates will
have a promising record of scholarship in their area.
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
For a full description of this position, application deadlines,
and application procedures, visit https://hr.kennesaw.edu/careers.php.
Search for Job ID 237352.
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.